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LOGISTICS ARTICLES

Roundtable Profiles: The Schneider Enterprise

Supply Chain Management: Humanitarian Logistics
Uncertainty, damaged infrastructure, politics highlight top-10 challenges facing analysts during a disaster.

Relief Operations: How to Improve Humanitarian Logistics
Conference addresses major challenges and identifies 10 as a part of a strategic model for successful humanitarian relief operations.

Corporate Profile: Analytics At UPS
An inside look at the technical tools empowering a $50 billion delivery and logistics company that operates in more than 200 countries worldwide.

Vehicle Routing Software: On The Road To Connectivity
Creative integration of computer, communication and location technologies help a wide range of industries thrive in difficult times.

Driving Value Chain Resiliency Through Analytics
How Cisco’s dedicated SCRM team helps tame large, complex, global supply chain.

Predictive analytics in field service
Practical ways to drive field service, looking forward.

LOGISTIC NEWS

Supply Chain Analytics becoming more and more important

UPS wins Gartner BI Excellence Award

Terra Technology’s transportation forecasting improves Kraft Foods efficiency

Street smarts: IBM researching personalized travel routes for commuters

Newsmakers: Disaster Relief, Biodefense Policy, Management Ideas
Humanitarian Research Group Reacts To Haiti.

Analytics Blog

Electoral College put to the math test


With the campaign two months behind us and the inauguration of Donald Trump two days away, isn’t it time to put the 2016 U.S. presidential election to bed and focus on issues that have yet to be decided? Of course not.


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Headlines

Gartner: AI technologies to be pervasive in new software products

Market hype and growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI) are pushing established software vendors to introduce AI into their product strategy, creating considerable confusion in the process, according to Gartner, Inc. Analysts predict that by 2020, AI technologies will be virtually pervasive in almost every new software product and service. Read more →

Drone delivery: Professor develops solution to minimize delays in operations

When delivery companies like FedEx, Amazon and UPS launch drones to deliver packages in the near future, one Kennesaw State University computer science professor may be at the crux of solving one of its most complicated problems. Donghyun (David) Kim, assistant professor of computer science and an expert in computer algorithm optimization, is designing a fast-running algorithm to tackle simultaneous coordination problems among multiple delivery trucks and the drones launched from them. Read more →

Tech spending growth limited to about 5 percent through 2018

Forrester predicts U.S. business and government tech spending will continue to grow by 4.8 percent through 2017 and increase to 5.2 percent in 2018. While these forecasts are higher than Forrester’s projections following the 2016 presidential election, they are lower than the expected numbers from a year ago. Read more →

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