Georgia to shape national supply chain competitiveness strategy

State’s Center of Innovation director appointed to federal advisory committee on logistics, Deal announces  Gov. Nathan Deal today congratulated Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics Executive Director Page Siplon on his appointment to the newly formed U.S. Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness. Recognizing the state of Georgia as a leader in logistics and supply chain competitiveness, Acting U.S. Secretary […]

Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 8 Percent in Third Quarter of 2012 as the Market Prepares for the Launch of Windows 8

Lenovo Takes Slight Lead Over HP for No. 1 Global Position STAMFORD, Conn., October 10, 2012 – Worldwide PC shipments totaled 87.5 million units in the third quarter of 2012, a decline of 8.3 percent compared with the third quarter of 2011, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. “A continuing slowdown in consumer PC shipments played a big part in […]

Terra Technology: Forecasting Benchmark Study Shows a Year of Forecasting Challenges, Product Innovation and Increased Promotions

Study demonstrates the value of Demand Sensing in volatile markets Norwalk, Conn., 2 October, 2012 – The Terra Technology Forecasting Benchmark Study, published today, reveals the effect of continued volatility on the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry and the benefits of Demand Sensing to accurately predict demand in rapidly changing markets. Now in its third year, the study identifies forecasting […]

Self-driving Cars: Are Google Trucks Next?

An article on AllThingsD caught my eye today, and got me thinking. Self-driving cars could be a great improvement, as Google Founder Sergey Brin said when interviewed by AllThingsD: “These cars have the potential to avoid accidents. … They can save lives and reduce congestion. I expect that self-driving cars will be far safer than human driven cars.” Google’s self driving […]

Gartner Announces Ranking of Top European Supply Chain Organizations for 2012

Region’s Supply Chain Leaders Revealed at Supply Chain Executive Conference 2012, London, U.K., September 17-18 Egham, UK, September 18, 2012 – Gartner, Inc. has revealed its annual ranking of the top 15 supply chain organizations headquartered in Europe at its Supply Chain Executive Conference, currently underway in London. The goal of Gartner’s Supply Chain Top 15 in Europe research initiative is to raise awareness […]

Penske Again Listed Among InformationWeek 500 Innovators

Penske has been named to the InformationWeek 500 list for the 12th consecutive time, ranking No. 114 this year. A private company, Penske Truck Leasing earned the listing alongside Fortune 500 corporations. “The InformationWeek 500 has recognized the most innovative users of business technology for 24-years, and this year’s innovations were particularly impressive,” stated Rob Preston, InformationWeek editor-in-chief. “What the […]

FedEx Recognized by InformationWeek 500 as a Top Technology Innovator for the 17th Consecutive Year

MONARCH BEACH, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced that it ranked 35th on this year’s InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. FedEx has made the list every year since 1995. This year, FedEx was recognized for its Platinum Core program which enables application modernization and simplification, driving flexibility […]

DHL Vision Suite opened up at DHL Innovation Center

Launch of cutting edge projection room on DHL Innovation Day Views and insights into relevant future logistics challenges Bonn, 03/15/2012, 03:00 PM CET – With the new DHL Vision Suite, we display how the world of tomorrow with its challenges for the logistics industry may look like. DHL today inaugurates the DHL Vision Suite at its DHL Innovation Center near Bonn […]

DHL is looking for innovative young scientists

DHL Innovation Award endowed with 5.000 Euro Applications possible until 31 December 2011 Bonn, 11/16/2011, 12:30 PM CET Entries will be judged by a prestigious jury of decision-makers from industry, academia and politics. Unconventional ideas, new solutions, environmentally friendly applications and all things logistical: young scientists and entrepreneurs again have the chance to win the DHL Innovation Award as the […]

DHL announces new packaging solution for technology goods

DHL Secure Box with computer-based locking mechanism Safety along the entire supply chain Bonn, 11/14/2011, 10:00 AM CET Zoom Download After the box is filled with the goods, it is connected to a computer for locking and then transported to its destination. DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, has developed the DHL Secure Box, a new system for the transportation […]