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Teletrac Navman introduces AI tool to combat driver fatigue
2 days ago
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fleet management
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ai
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Teletrac Navman introduces an AI-powered dashcam feature aimed at improving driver safety by monitoring for fatigue and distraction.
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Peak launches AI performance guarantee amid inventory concerns
3 days ago
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digital transformation
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inventory management systems
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In response to the predicted $1.77 trillion cost of inventory distortion for retailers in 2023, AI provider Peak is launching a guarantee for its inventory applications, aiming to prove that using technology for inventory optimisation doesn't have to be a high-risk strategy.
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Deloitte & TeamViewer collaborate to digitalise warehouse tasks
3 days ago
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digital transformation
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vr
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smart glasses
Deloitte and TeamViewer plan to set a new industry standard in warehousing with their collaborative vision picking system, using AR technology to drive efficiency and precision against a backdrop of strained global supply chains.
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Infosys successfully delivers cloud transformation for Team Global Express
4 days ago
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migration
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hybrid cloud
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cloud services
Infosys completes a seamless technology separation project for Team Global Express, transitioning over 300 applications and 4,000 users to a sustainable data centre and public cloud.
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Exclusive: How Portt is seeing the procurement landscape evolve
Last week
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edutech
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wfh
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compliance
Silvério Governo of Portt discusses the company's innovative approach to procurement and spend management, addressing sector-specific challenges and leveraging technology.
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Craven Dunnill partners with Aston University for digital revamp
Last week
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digital transformation
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supply chain & logistics
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digitisation
UK's ceramic tile company, Craven Dunnill, collaborates with Aston University to digitise its warehouse operations and streamline business processes as part of a growth strategy.
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FourKites uses Clari's AI for optimised operations & customer success
This month
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digital transformation
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ai
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supply chain & logistics
Supply chain tech company, FourKites, maximises its revenue process and boosts operational efficiency through the adoption of AI-powered Clari's revenue platform.
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FreightExchange launches CO2 emissions tool for green logistics
Last month
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sustainable it
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supply chain & logistics
FreightExchange has launched a CO2 emissions reporting tool in its platform, aiming to provide customers real-time insights into the environmental impact of their freight operations.
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KPMG Australia announces formal alliance with SAP
Last month
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partner programmes
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digital transformation
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KPMG Australia partners with SAP through the SAPPartnerEdge programme to accelerate the delivery of industry-specific, tech-driven solutions.
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Turbulent waters: The Red Sea Crisis and tech implications
Last month
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infor
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germany
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piracy
The Red Sea crisis' enduring impact on global shipping extends beyond geopolitical tensions, spiralling into shipping delays and rerouting, spiking costs, and disrupting trade routes, with intrusive fallout on tech and worldwide supply chains.
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Infosys & PIL form strategic tech partnership for digital transformation
Last month
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cx
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martech
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digital transformation
Global digital services leader, Infosys, joins forces with shipping titan Pacific International Lines to accelerate digitalisation, modernise customer portal and enact transformative changes across the logistics sphere.
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NVIDIA enhances robotics platform with latest AI & simulation tech
Last month
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ai
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oem
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supply chain & logistics
NVIDIA aims to expedite AI-assisted robotics development by enriching its Isaac platform, combining advanced simulation technologies and innovative AI, including foundational models and robotic learning systems.
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Oracle unveils AI-based Smart Operations for supply chain efficacy
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ai
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it in manufacturing
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oracle
Oracle has launched its Smart Operations feature, designed to enhance the performance of global supply chains by utilizing AI to increase productivity and visibility across operations.
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Heavy reliance on manual data tracking in supply chains
Last month
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productivity
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wakefield research
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supply chain & logistics
Findings from a LeanDNA and Wakefield Research survey highlight a high dependency on manual data-tracking in the supply chain sector.
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Publicis Sapient acquires Spinnaker SCA to boost digital supply chain capabilities
Last month
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big data
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contact centre
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bi
Publicis Sapient acquires Spinnaker SCA to bolster its digital supply chain transformation capabilities, promising enhanced efficiency and advanced analytics for clients.
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WiseTech Global outperforms with robust half-year financial results
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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financial results
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supply chain & logistics
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wisetech global
Australian logistics software firm WiseTech Global outstrips forecasts with a 32% surge in half-year revenue to AUD $500.4 million, buoyed by the robust performance of the CargoWise platform.
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AS Colour to upgrade Melbourne centre with advanced automation system
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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inventory management systems
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supply chain & logistics
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warehouse
AS Colour plans to boost its Melbourne operation with a state-of-the-art automation system, replicating the success of its automated New Zealand centre.
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Retail firms urged to fortify supply chains via strategic M&A
Tue, 9th Jan 2024
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supply chain & logistics
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oem
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m&a
Virtualstock urges retail companies to use strategic M&A activities to bolster their supply chains, in light of rising volatility.
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Software security strains under supply chain complexity, Slim.AI reveals
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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ai
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cybersecurity
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security vulnerabilities
Over 40% of firms struggle to tackle vulnerabilities in the rising complexity of software supply chains, despite sizeable resource allocation, says Slim.AI's recent Container Report.
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RELEX Solutions acquires Optimity to boost supply chain planning
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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m&a
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supply chain & logistics
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productivity
RELEX Solutions bolsters its supply chain optimisation capabilities by acquiring Optimity, offering a unified platform for production and distribution planning.
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Could AI help santa outperform e-commerce giants?
Mon, 18th Dec 2023
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inventory management systems
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digital transformation
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ai
As we delve deeper into the logistics and supply chain management for Team Santa, we see there are many components that could easily go wrong.
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DerScanner introduces Supply Chain Security to protect third-party code elements
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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cybersecurity
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security vulnerabilities
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cios
DerScanner adds Supply Chain Security feature to verify third-party code, combating rising threats amid increasing open-source software cyberattacks.
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Five essentials for supply chain success
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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onboarding
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esg
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infor
Supply chain finance emerges as a critical solution for companies facing challenges in today's complex business landscape.
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Why Australian organisations must act now to meet new ESG reporting requirements
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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it automation
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ai
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supply chain & logistics
As mandatory ESG reporting requirements come into effect, ultimately, the only way to reliably achieve compliance will be through AI-powered automation.