Inbound Logistics | April 2023


> Freight coordination platform Leaf Logistics now o ers Flex Fleets to provide shippers with dedicated trucking fleets without the financial commitment. Shippers can access a flexible dedicated service in several regions across the United States. The program leverages the company’s Leaf Adapt technology to analyze data and coordinate multi-shipper moves. > ToolsGroup, a provider of supply chain optimization software, released the latest version of its

Service Optimizer 99+ software, introducing advancements in its

forecasting and demand sensing capabilities. One new feature is probabilistic forecasting, which combines historical, real-time, and other demand-relevant data into a model that determines the possibility of a range of outcomes. > Financial services technology provider Fiserv introduced Delivery Optimization to help companies with last-mile delivery, fulfillment, and returns. The solution, which is enabled by Carat , a global commerce operating system, lets businesses connect their digital commerce operations to more than 40 delivery providers and access functionality that simplifies multi-party settlement. > Ambi Robotics, a provider of artificial intelligence- driven robotic parcel sorting systems, introduced AmbiAccess , a cloud- based business intelligence

> The Georgia Ports Authority is set to spend $170 million on 55 hybrid-engine rubber-tired gantry cranes to outt the Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal, as it is redeveloped into an all-container facility. The hybrid machines reduce emissions by half compared to conventional diesel cranes. Crane 237 (pictured) is a hybrid- engine rubber-tired gantry crane working container stacks at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal.

> The EcoShield heat sealable paper from Cortec is a packaging material that can be recycled and transformed into bags, envelopes, tags, or bands. For example, it could be turned into dunnage bags and placed inside shipping boxes for product cushioning and void space ll.

platform that lets warehouse operators get more out of their Robots-as- a-Service investment. The platform helps companies optimize sorting operations with advanced analytics and real-time robot performance monitoring. > HyperTrack unveiled new features for its last- mile logistics platform, including a logistics map that can streamline the order fulfillment process and enhancements to its Orders API to help logistics teams plan, assign, and track orders.

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