Logistics Articles


Chris Caplice - academic who helped make freight a science

Dr Chris Caplice of MIT is one of the most decorated and influential thinkers around freight and logistics, being behind MIT FreighLab and other ventures

Logistics turning to rail freight in race to net zero

When it comes to freight, rail is far greener than road, yet it’s far more complex, and a change in mindset is needed if it's to make a difference


Logistics round-up: Amazon Freight & FedEx Express expanding

FedEx Express opens new South China centre; Amazon Freight extends 3PL offering; Lufthansa strike averted; New record for DP World London Gateway


Air, rail, sea and road freight logistics news round-up

Maersk withdraws from ICS over net zero progress; Deutsche Bahn to transport trapped Ukrainian grain; Biden forms panel to avert US rail freight strike

Supply chain 'needs structural change', says Apex Logistics

Supply chain disruption is caused by poor infrastructure and too many firms doing the same thing, says Rex Paschall, Freight Director at Apex Logistics


Accenture insight into last-mile logistics & ecommerce boom

Accenture's Sarah Banks on why the rise of ecommerce & omnichannel retail is placing last-mile logistics under pressure to handle greater loads sustainably

The art of supply chain orchestration

Kuehne+Nagel leverages its data-centric IT architecture and its global control tower footprint to support Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise competitive positioning


Trial run for DCSA container shipping digital standards

Digital Container Shipping Association - back by the major shipping players - set to trial interoperable digital standards, designed to streamline trade