Universal acquires Roadrunner Intermodal Services

Dec 4, 2019
Universal acquires competitor in the midst of Roadrunner’s restructuring to create fleet of 2,500 tractors

Chinese blockchain company VeChain announces partnership with ASI Group and DNV GL for cross-continental tracking of food and beverages

Dec 3, 2019
Public blockchain solution hopes to tap into Chinese consumers’ desire for safe, quality food

90% of leading 3PLs see value-added services as a key differentiator says report

Dec 2, 2019
3PLs will need to expand their offerings in order to compete, such as better options to track and trace shipments

10 things eft’s been reading this week

Nov 28, 2019
Same-day superiority

Prologis buys rival Liberty Property Trust for $12.6 billion

Nov 28, 2019
Buying spree in warehousing continues, with Prologis’ purchase of US logistics REIT by Prologis

Shipwell raises $35m in Series B funding round

Nov 27, 2019
Company hopes to use the money raised to add staff and draw in customers into its centralised logistics management hub

Planning challenges abound in retail supply chain

Nov 27, 2019
Forecasting, visibility, capacity to react to changes and system integration are the key issues, with few happy in their planning capacity to handle these challenges says new report

China’s Dada-JD Daojia pivots to omnichannel and country’s interior in search for more growth

Nov 26, 2019
Logistics and e-commerce giant looking at linking physical and digital, with an eye on China’s interior to drive growth

Retailers still not planning enough for home delivery

Nov 25, 2019
Retailers do not consider home and same-day delivery as critical for the future as other segments of the retail supply chain, with potentially negative consequences

10 things eft’s been reading this week

Nov 22, 2019
Shortening the supply chain through software