Inbound Logistics | May 2022


LTL shipping solution with its suite of e-commerce warehouse management systems. This integration allows customers to improve their warehouse and shipping performance through a unified solution. > FourKites, provider of a real-time supply chain visibility platform, unveiled Sustainability Hub, a suite of analytics tools to provide better visibility into resource consumption and waste generation. Through the platform, companies can input their sustainability goals and track saved emissions; benchmark progress against industry averages; and drill down into load-level details to pinpoint opportunities for optimization. > Retailers can now use the Freight Intel analytics dashboard to view and analyze data such as shipping trends, damage percentages, net losses, and average transit times. Part of Freight Club, an end-to-end freight shipping platform from Cymax Group Technologies , the dashboard provides real- time assessment of carrier performance. > Magaya launched Quote Automation by Magaya, an AI-powered inland freight quote automation solution, which automates the process of receiving quote requests, gathering rates from multiple carriers, and preparing, formatting, and sending quotes. Quote Automation by Magaya can save an estimated 15 minutes on average per quote.

high-performance cells to provide high energy capacity in a smaller footprint. With their modular construction, they can be customized to power and fleet demands and can reduce carbon dioxide emissions and water consumption. > Siemens Logistics introduced a space-saving version of its Visicon singulator, which processes large volumes of parcels in various shapes for sorting operations. Utilizing an AI-based vision system, the Visicon Compact system performs package singulation in small spaces. It singulates up to 7,000 consignments per hour, preparing them for the sorting process.

> The In-Sight 2800 series vision system from Cognex can be trained to perform classification and sorting tasks with no programming required. In-Sight’s EasyBuilder interface guides users through the application development process to set up jobs. Tools can be used individually for simple jobs or chained together for more complex logic sequences.


> Supply chain risk management software

provider Avetta launched a subcontractor management solution within the Avetta One platform. The solution gives users visibility into their connected suppliers’ subcontractors that may pose hidden risks.

> Supply chain visibility platform project44

introduced Yard Solutions, a set of dock, yard, and asset management capabilities designed to automate yard operations from a single platform. project44’s Yard Solutions suite includes slot booking, yard visibility, and yard management. > Descartes Systems Group integrated its ShipRush multi-carrier parcel and

> CEVA Logistics opened a contract logistics warehouse in Jundiai, Brazil. The facility features 37 docks and a storage capacity of 38,000 pallets. The company’s LATAM contract logistics management team is now located on-site.

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