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Smart Logistics Newsletter Archives: September 2018

 
SAP adds Intelligence to Digital Supply Chain



SAP has added new features to its Digital Supply Chain solutions, including machine learning. The new intelligent features added to its supply chain solutions are a result of the company integrating its SAP S/4HANA cloud based systems with its digital supply chain products.
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S&P adds global supply chain data to markets data
Panjiva's global supply chain data is now available over S&P's data feed management system Xpressfeed. This includes global trade and transaction details of goods, with information on buyers, sellers, product descriptions and values through a single integrated data source
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Alibaba, myDevices partner for turnkey IoT solutions for China
Alibaba and myDevices have agreed to market and sell turnkey IoT solutions in China through Alibaba Cloud's reseller network
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World's largest cosmetics franchiser to build intelligent supply chain with SAP
Grupo Boticário, has partnered with SAP and SAP Ariba to build a connected and intelligent supply chain. Grupo Boticário has 4,000 points of sale in Brazil, and a presence in 12 other countries. The company will leverage solutions from SAP Ariba to create digital processes through which it can manage and collaborate efficiently across its entire source to settlement value chain
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Trimble smart tools for bulk fuel deliveries
Trimble has launched two new services designed to improve the management of fuel deliveries. The enhanced Fuel TMS module is a management tool for fuel delivery that incorporates fuel demand monitoring, order creation, planning and asset management. The new TMW Go! Fuel mobile application enables dispatchers the ability to access the system when they are away from their computers
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Vineti partners World Courier to support global gene logistics



Digital genetic traceability specialist Vineti and speciality logistics firm World Courier are partnering to simplify global supply chains and logistics for cell and gene therapies.
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Navis enables ship to shore cargo with greater cloud integration



Navis greater integration and data migration to the cloud provides ship owners, ship managers, liner operators, terminals and ports access to data necessary to operate cargo loading computers
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o9 AI driven Supply Chain Planning on Azure

Supply chain specialist o9 Solutions has made its entire software range of AI-driven demand and supply chain planning available on the Microsoft Azure Cloud platform.

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Honeywell and Carnegie Mellon collaborate on supply chain robotics




Honeywell is collaborating with Carnegie Mellon University to advance artificial intelligence and supply chain robotic technologies to help distribution centres address rising demands fuelled by rapid growth in ecommerce.
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UPS launches digital platform for warehouse fulfilment




UPS has launched Ware2Go, a technology company and digital platform that matches available warehouse space and fulfilment services with merchants who need to get online orders to customers fast.
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Microsoft boosts Gravity SaaS offering




Microsoft is helping Hong Kong-based Gravity Supply Chain accelerate the delivery of its software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering. Gravity provides organisations with real-time, end-to-end visibility of the supply chain.
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ParcelX uses blockchain to connect logistics players

Singapore-based ParcelX is set to connect delivery companies, individual consumers and other key players from the logistics industry on a single platform, applying blockchain technology to introduce decentralisation, interoperability, information integrity and trust into cross-border delivery logistics.
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FoodLogiq gives Tyson Foods supply chain visibility




Tyson Foods has selected North Carolina-based FoodLogiq Connect's Manage + Monitor product for global supply chain visibility, streamlined supplier management, and issue tracking and reporting.
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Pod M2M and Falcom partner on tracking technology




German M2M-based asset tracking company Falcom and Pod M2M, a mobile virtual network operator  specialising in IoT data connectivity, plan to demonstrate flexible, modular telematics and tracking technology at this month’s IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover.
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Booking and tracking start-up raises $5m




Freight booking and tracking technology start-up DrayNow, a real-time marketplace for transforming the way intermodal shipping brokers connect with motor carriers, has completed a $5m series A funding round.
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