The Innovators and the Disruptors – The New Businesses Tackling Supply Chain

Published on: Sep 25, 2015

The supply chain is currently enjoying incredible change as technology, new innovative business models and start-ups are changing the way goods are brought to market.

Is EDI dead? We asked 200 Supply Chain Executives on Their Thoughts

Published on: Sep 25, 2015

With data playing an ever increasing role in supply chain, eft wanted to explore one of the technologies that has been a mainstay of data interchange for over 30 years – EDI. Why does it still exist? Do people in the industry really like it?

Achieving Actionable INSIGHTS into Profitability with DHL Express

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

In this webinar, DHL Express answers questions that are common for any company trying to understand profitability such as:

  • Which customers are your most and least profitable?
  • Which customers are not meeting transaction commitments?
  • Where do operational costs not line up with revenue?
  • Is all business good business?
  • How do you balance the demand of increased service without giving up market share, revenue, EBIT, or a combination of all three? 

The Airbnb for Warehousing? - New Business Models, Innovation, ROI Webinar

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

Steve Banker, Service Director, Supply Chain Management, ARC Advisory Group, Karl Siebrecht, Co-Founder and CEO, FLEXE and Dhruv Agarwal, CEO, True Fabriation discuss FLEXE's business model, and how it's set to disrupt traditional warehousing.

Augmented Reality and Logistics

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

Markus Kuchkelhaus, Director - Trend Research, DHL Customer Solutions and Innovation joins Dr. Steve Brady, CEO, Supply Chain Innovations Today to discuss the benefits of augmented reality.

The Sharing Economy and the Future of the Transportation Industry

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

Logistics is in a very exciting space as technology is allowing companies to re-thing how they’re doing business. One of the models that has been grabbing headlines in the last year has been the ‘sharing economy’ – using technology to allow individuals or organization to share the excess capacity of their assets – generally goods or services – to maximize returns.

In an effort to better understand how the sharing economy is affecting logistics, eft asked Robert Nathan, LoadDelivered’s CEO to provide some insight from his vantage-point.

IoT - What's really in it for logistics?

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

In an effort to better understand the Internet of Things and what it means for logistics, eft engaged with IoT experts at the global IT service provider, Luxoft, for answers.

In this interview we discuss everything from IoT’s history to its ROI in logistics companies. We look at how organizations should be incorporating IoT into their strategies and the costs to become a connected business.

The Role Start-ups Play in the Hi-tech Supply Chain

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

A break-down of the role start-ups play in the hi-tech supply chain, from innovators to drivers of the industry.

The State of Logistics Tech: 2015

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

The state of logistics technology in 2015 according to the 2015 Logistics Technology Survey based on the responses of 130 logistics executives working in IT

The 2015 3PL Contracting Report

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

  • Year on year increase in customer dissatisfaction 
  • 32% of manufacturer/retailer respondents expect their 3PL to have at least some expertise/knowledge of augmented reality
  • 30% of manufacturer/retailers expect 3PLs to have at least some expertise/ knowledge on drone delivery

The 2015 CSCO Report

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This report aims to give senior supply chain executives some guidance in terms of what challenges their global peers are facing, and how they’re positioning their companies for future growth.

The 2015 Logistics Technology Report

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

How will IoT, 3D Printing, Drones, Driverless Vehicles and Augmented Reality play out in the industry? Will investment strategies change for companies as new technologies impact the way the business is done? Will the CIO’s role continue to evolve from operations to strategy? Will the role of the CIO get churned into that of the COO? We don’t’ have all the answers, but this report will provide you with a unique glimpse into how technology and logistics are coming together.

The Rise of Automated, Real-time Visibility

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

  • Real-time visibility very important, and is one of the top challenges as supply chain processes go
  • Large % of processes involve the exchange of information with partners and often results in manual processes
  • Profitability and increase companies capacity are the two key drivers for why automating manual processes happens
  • 16% currently do not use EDI
  • Cost, lack of real-time and difficulty to implement are the top challenges when it comes to EDI n 14% have no current plans related to EDI, and 29% are outsourcing EDI implementation to a partner
  • 60% have teams of analysts, data analysts, or data scientists, when it comes to handling logistics and supply chain information in their organization

Logistics M+A Activity, January 2014 – June 2015

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

2014-2015 was a year where acquisitions played a major role in supply chain and logistics headlines. In addition to XPO’s expansion into Europe, tech driven companies featured heavily in this year’s activity along-side major consolidation in Asia-Pacific as APL Logistics and Toll Global became targets of major Japanese LSPs. In this report you will find some analysis from some of eft’s M+A collaborators in addition to a snapshot of the major M+A deals that took place January 2014 – June 2015. 

IoT Pack - The potential of IoT on Supply Chain and Logistics

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This pack contains:

  • Presentations by Zebra, Avnet, Cirrus Link and Jabil
  • Articles by Dr. Steve Brady and Karen Reddington
  • Interview with Michael Minkevich – VP Technology Services, Luxoft l Anders Brown – MD IoT Practice, Luxoft l Patrick Corcoran – Director of Analyst & Advisor Relations, Luxoft

The Impact of Big Data on the Supply Chain

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This Pack Contains:

  • 3 exclusive interviews and presentations with the industry experts, exploring the biggest opportunities in big data
  • Industry analysis from the recent big data survey of over 200 supply chain and logistic executives
  • Snapshot into Lora Cecere’s latest research on supply chain big data

3D Printing and the Impact on Supply Chain and Logistics

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This package includes:

  • Opinion pieces from the experts on this game-changing phenomenon
  • 3 presentations and video interviews exploring the biggest challenges and opportunities related to 3D printing
  • Insight and analysis from the recent 3D printing survey of over 250 supply chain and logistic executives

Omnichannel Retailing - Interviews, Analysis, Presentations, Opinions

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This package includes:

  • Interviews and analysis from omnichannel supply chain experts
  • 4 omnichannel presentations from supply chain executives
  • Opinions from 300 surveyed supply chain executives

Mexico Supply Chain and Logistics SWOT Analysis

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This infographic explores Mexioc's Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats and how supply chain and logistics will be affected.

LATAM Supply Chain Executive Q+A

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

A Q+A Series with Latin American supply chain executives from Cargill, Bosch, Pirelli, and Coty.

Brazil SWOT Infographic

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This infographic explores Brazil's Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats and how supply chain and logistics will be affected.

Visibility, Speed and Agility- How M2M is Redefining the Supply Chain and Transportation

Published on: Oct 18, 2014

Transportation and supply chain management are critical pillars of global commerce and are facing unprecedented challenges and change. 
Not the least of which are: 
  • Higher operating costs and the commodization of prices 
  • An increasingly complicated regulatory environment 
  • Capacity crunches in the face of swings in customer demand 
  • Demands for business growth and delivering higher customer satisfaction results 

Successful inbound supply chain management

Published on: Mar 3, 2014

AEB's white paper provides you with five opportunities to optimize the planning, monitoring, and efficiency of your supply chain

Hi-Tech Supply Chain Industry Trends 2014

Published on: Mar 3, 2014

eft, in collaboration with Jabil, have released a Hi-Tech Supply Chain Infographic identifying the key industry trends, pressures facing hi-tech & supply chain executives and the top 3 markets hi-tech companies are looking to expand into.

Logistics and Transport IT Executive Infographic

Published on: Jan 24, 2014

eft, in collaboration with HP, have created an infographic on the biggest challenges and trends facing the logistics IT industry for 2014.

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Warehouse Density Map of top North American 3PLs

Published on: May 31, 2013

This map lists the locations of over 1000 North American 3PL owned warehouses and shows the density of warehouses on a state by state basis

IT Strategy for Logistics CIOs

Published on: Jan 16, 2013

eyefortransport have just released the 2012-2013 Transport & Logistics CIO Report. The report is created from the responses of senior IT executives from logistics and transport companies from across the world, giving you exclusive global insight into...

Location Density Map of top North American 3PLs

Published on: Jan 10, 2013

eyefortransport has just put together a map of the location density of all of the major North American 3PLs. The map gives you a macro view of 3PL headquarters throughout the US and Canada, allowing you to understand the industry’s distribution across...

60% Reduction in Number of Customers Planning to Increase 3PL Use in North America

Published on: Nov 15, 2012

3PLs, 4PLs and customer companies who use their solutions have given their input into 3PL selection and contracting trends in a survey focused on the North American market.

3PL CEO and COO Q&As Released – 11 new, candid interviews

Published on: Nov 7, 2012

eyefortransport have just released their latest in a series of topical Q&As with the CEOs of some of North America’s largest and most respected third party logistics providers. This special issue of the series features speakers from the 3PL Summit...

Current Supply Chain Trends - executive global insight

Published on: Oct 17, 2012

Created from the responses of supply chain executives from retailers, manufacturers and solution providers to the industry eyefortransport's annual Chief Supply Chain Officer Strategy Report offers a unique snapshot of the current business value of...

Global 3PL & Logistics Outsourcing Strategy Report 2012

Published on: Oct 8, 2012

eyefortransport’s annual global survey of 3PLs and their customers gathered data from across the industry, to get a representative view of the how the relationship dynamics between these groups have changed, compared with previous years. The survey also...

Executive Insight into Cloud Technology Adoption and Use Trends

Published on: Oct 2, 2012

eyefortransport have just released the second part of the 3PL Technology Procurement Strategy Report Series. Results focus on key reasons for choosing vs. not choosing cloud technology, the general trends of cloud-based application, traits sought when...

3PL Technology Procurement Strategy - executive insight from solution providers

Published on: Oct 2, 2012

eyefortransport have put together a report on 3PL Technology Procurement Strategy.The report provides a great snapshot into the technology procurement strategies of 3PLs - with information on drivers for investment in technology, expected change in...

European Transport and Logistics Service Providers Map

Published on: Oct 2, 2012

eyefortransport have just created a map showing the top European Transport and Logistics Providers in 28 European countries, organised by revenue. You can also see data on transport volume, transport intensity and overall logistics expenses per company.

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3D Printing and the Impact on Supply Chain and Logistics

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This package includes:

  • Opinion pieces from the experts on this game-changing phenomenon
  • 3 presentations and video interviews exploring the biggest challenges and opportunities related to 3D printing
  • Insight and analysis from the recent 3D printing survey of over 250 supply chain and logistic executives

Omnichannel Retailing - Interviews, Analysis, Presentations, Opinions

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This package includes:

  • Interviews and analysis from omnichannel supply chain experts
  • 4 omnichannel presentations from supply chain executives
  • Opinions from 300 surveyed supply chain executives

Mexico Supply Chain and Logistics SWOT Analysis

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This infographic explores Mexioc's Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats and how supply chain and logistics will be affected.

LATAM Supply Chain Executive Q+A

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

A Q+A Series with Latin American supply chain executives from Cargill, Bosch, Pirelli, and Coty.

Brazil SWOT Infographic

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This infographic explores Brazil's Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats and how supply chain and logistics will be affected.

Visibility, Speed and Agility- How M2M is Redefining the Supply Chain and Transportation

Published on: Oct 18, 2014

Transportation and supply chain management are critical pillars of global commerce and are facing unprecedented challenges and change. 
Not the least of which are: 
  • Higher operating costs and the commodization of prices 
  • An increasingly complicated regulatory environment 
  • Capacity crunches in the face of swings in customer demand 
  • Demands for business growth and delivering higher customer satisfaction results 

Successful inbound supply chain management

Published on: Mar 3, 2014

AEB's white paper provides you with five opportunities to optimize the planning, monitoring, and efficiency of your supply chain

Europe's most desirable logistics locations

Published on: Oct 17, 2013

This research was done by PROLOGIS, identifying the top 10 most desirable logistics European locations in 2013

Supply Chain Big Data Report 2013

Published on: Sep 15, 2013

This report series will form a concrete overview of where the industry is headed, exploring the challenges and
benefits of implementing a supply chain big data analytics solution.

Global Chief Supply Chain Officer Strategy Report 

Published on: Sep 14, 2013

Through surveying supply chain executives from a variety of industries, eyefortransport have endeavoured to provide a detailed overview of the key concerns and priorities driving supply chain forward

Retail Supply Chain Report

Published on: Sep 3, 2013

The report is based on the responses of senior retail executives and results concentrate on the retail sector’s expected performance, supply chain priorities and concerns, planned investment in supply chain technology and perspectives on supply chain...

Big Data Infographic 2013

Published on: Aug 14, 2013

Big Data in the Supply
Chain – a Snapshot of
Industry Trends

Big Data Supply Chain & Logistics Report 2013

Published on: Aug 14, 2013

A brief analysis of the use of Supply Chain Big Data Solutions
at logistics companies, manufacturers and retailers

CSCO - The future of supply chain webinar

Published on: Jun 14, 2013

The future of supply chain webinar included talks by Greg Aimi, Robert Brenner and a Q&A

Avnet and Gartner Discuss The Future of Supply Chain in Recorded Webinar

Published on: May 31, 2013

eyefortransport hosted a webinar on March 29th featuring presentations by Avnet and Gartner, looking into Near Shoring and some of the other trends, game changers and disruptive technologies set to affect supply chain in the years to come

New Report Gives Insight into Supply Chain Big Data Priorities for 2013

Published on: May 31, 2013

eyefortransport has released its latest industry report on the impact of supply chain big data on operations in 2013

Enhancing Supply Chain Visibility with Big Data - complimentary webinar recording

Published on: May 31, 2013

Eyefortransport has released the second installment of the recordings and slides from the webinar - Supply Chain Big Data – analytics for intelligent decision making

Executive Insight into Supply Chain Big Data in 2013

Published on: Mar 20, 2013

eyefortransport has released its latest industry report on the impact of supply chain big data on operations in 2013.

Supply Chain Technology Report 2013

Published on: Jan 15, 2013

Retailers & manufacturers weigh in on the supply chain technology decisions driving their business

Transport & Logistics CIO Report 2013

Published on: Jan 15, 2013

This report focuses on the responses of senior IT executives from logistics companies – tackling IT investment trends, the role of the CIO and vendor sourcing strategies.

New Online Sales & Growth of Top European E-Tailers Map

Published on: Oct 17, 2012

eyefortransport have just released a new map which details the European regions with the largest growth in online retail sales, from amongst the top 400 European e-tailers.

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Logistics and Transport IT Executive Infographic

Published on: Jan 24, 2014

eft, in collaboration with HP, have created an infographic on the biggest challenges and trends facing the logistics IT industry for 2014.

Truck IT Industry Report

Published on: Jan 24, 2014

Following on from the Truck IT infographic eft have released a comprehensive report exploring trucking technologies further.

Big Data report by Lora Cecere 2013

Published on: Oct 11, 2013

In this report, we define the concepts and share insights to
help leaders better understand how Big Data concepts can help solve problems in today’s
supply chain

Supply Chain Big Data Report 2013

Published on: Sep 15, 2013

This report series will form a concrete overview of where the industry is headed, exploring the challenges and
benefits of implementing a supply chain big data analytics solution.

Big Data Infographic 2013

Published on: Aug 14, 2013

Big Data in the Supply
Chain – a Snapshot of
Industry Trends

Big Data Supply Chain & Logistics Report 2013

Published on: Aug 14, 2013

A brief analysis of the use of Supply Chain Big Data Solutions
at logistics companies, manufacturers and retailers

2013 Logistics CIO Webinar

Published on: Jun 15, 2013

Webinar: Leveraging IT for competitive advantage in the logistics industry

IT Strategy for Logistics CIOs

Published on: May 31, 2013

Created from the responses of 3PLs, 4PLs and other transport providers, eyefortransport's 2012-2013 Transport & Logistics CIO Report (CIOs Weigh In: Investment Plans, Solution Sourcing + Career Trajectories) offers a unique snapshot of where...

Supply Chain Technology Procurement Trends for 2013

Published on: May 31, 2013

Created from the responses of manufacturers and retailers, eyefortransport's 2012-2013 Supply Chain Technology Report offers a unique snapshot of key shipper technology investment areas for 2013.

Majority of Logistics IT Solution Providers See Increase in Customer Revenue – new report

Published on: May 31, 2013

Created from the responses of IT solution providers to the transport and logistics industry, this report charts market trends, new areas of revenue opportunity and marketing strategy for 2013.

Supply Chain Visibility Webinar - Complimentary Slides

Published on: May 31, 2013

eyefortransport have just released the recordings for the webinar – Supply Chain Visibility - A Logistics CIO and Shipper’s Perspective

Supply Chain Technology Procurement Trends for 2013

Published on: Jan 24, 2013

eyefortransport have just released the 2012-2013 Supply Chain Technology Report

IT Strategy for Logistics CIOs

Published on: Jan 16, 2013

eyefortransport have just released the 2012-2013 Transport & Logistics CIO Report. The report is created from the responses of senior IT executives from logistics and transport companies from across the world, giving you exclusive global insight into...

Supply Chain Technology Report 2013

Published on: Jan 15, 2013

Retailers & manufacturers weigh in on the supply chain technology decisions driving their business

Transport & Logistics CIO Report 2013

Published on: Jan 15, 2013

This report focuses on the responses of senior IT executives from logistics companies – tackling IT investment trends, the role of the CIO and vendor sourcing strategies.

Key areas of trucking technology 2012

Published on: Dec 15, 2012

Interactive infographic - your trucking technology menu

TruckIT 2012 Industry report - part 3

Published on: Dec 15, 2012

This year’s truckIT Report emphasizes a stabilisation of the trucking industry in recent years in the aftermath of the economic crisis, as well as the industry coming to terms with a new reality of continued economic instability.

TruckIT 2012 Industry report - part 1

Published on: Dec 15, 2012

This year’s truckIT Report emphasizes a stabilisation of the trucking industry in recent years in the
aftermath of the economic crisis, as well as the industry coming to terms with a new reality of
continued economic instability.

TruckIT 2012 Industry report - part 2

Published on: Nov 15, 2012

This year’s truckIT Report emphasizes a stabilisation of the trucking industry in recent years in the aftermath of the economic crisis, as well as the industry coming to terms with a new reality of continued economic instability.

2012 truckIT Report 2 - Specific Fleet IT Issues

Published on: Oct 17, 2012

Completed by over 250 trucking industry executives, the report highlights:
10 graphics highlighting respondents and specific fleet technology areas.
58% of respondents chose data metrics as the most important part of Big Data strategy.
Almost 20% of...

Top technology areas fleets are investing in according to solution providers

Published on: Oct 4, 2012

The Solution Provider Perspective. Completed by over 250 trucking industry executives, the report highlights the solution provider perspective.

Hi-Tech Manufacturing Locations in Brazil

Published on: Oct 2, 2012

eyefortransport have created a map showing the manufacturing locations (and planned locations for 2012) of some of the top hi-tech companies in Brazil.
It shows the key areas in Brazil where these hi-tech companies are setting up manufacturing...

Trucking Technology Info-Graphic

Published on: Sep 2, 2012

eyefortransport have just created a new info-graphic listing trucking technology solution providers and which areas each solution provider fits into the trucking industry. See in one place which solution providers are providing the latest technology...

TruckIT 2011 Mini report

Published on: May 15, 2012

This mini report explores the view from solution providers on carrier fleet technology

The TruckIT 2011 report

Published on: May 15, 2012

A brief analysis of eyefortransport's recent CIO and Fleet Director Survey

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