The 2015 3PL Contracting Report

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

  • Year on year increase in customer dissatisfaction 
  • 32% of manufacturer/retailer respondents expect their 3PL to have at least some expertise/knowledge of augmented reality
  • 30% of manufacturer/retailers expect 3PLs to have at least some expertise/ knowledge on drone delivery

The 2015 CSCO Report

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This report aims to give senior supply chain executives some guidance in terms of what challenges their global peers are facing, and how they’re positioning their companies for future growth.

The 2015 Logistics Technology Report

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

How will IoT, 3D Printing, Drones, Driverless Vehicles and Augmented Reality play out in the industry? Will investment strategies change for companies as new technologies impact the way the business is done? Will the CIO’s role continue to evolve from operations to strategy? Will the role of the CIO get churned into that of the COO? We don’t’ have all the answers, but this report will provide you with a unique glimpse into how technology and logistics are coming together.

The Rise of Automated, Real-time Visibility

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

  • Real-time visibility very important, and is one of the top challenges as supply chain processes go
  • Large % of processes involve the exchange of information with partners and often results in manual processes
  • Profitability and increase companies capacity are the two key drivers for why automating manual processes happens
  • 16% currently do not use EDI
  • Cost, lack of real-time and difficulty to implement are the top challenges when it comes to EDI n 14% have no current plans related to EDI, and 29% are outsourcing EDI implementation to a partner
  • 60% have teams of analysts, data analysts, or data scientists, when it comes to handling logistics and supply chain information in their organization

Logistics M+A Activity, January 2014 – June 2015

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

2014-2015 was a year where acquisitions played a major role in supply chain and logistics headlines. In addition to XPO’s expansion into Europe, tech driven companies featured heavily in this year’s activity along-side major consolidation in Asia-Pacific as APL Logistics and Toll Global became targets of major Japanese LSPs. In this report you will find some analysis from some of eft’s M+A collaborators in addition to a snapshot of the major M+A deals that took place January 2014 – June 2015. 

IoT Pack - The potential of IoT on Supply Chain and Logistics

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This pack contains:

  • Presentations by Zebra, Avnet, Cirrus Link and Jabil
  • Articles by Dr. Steve Brady and Karen Reddington
  • Interview with Michael Minkevich – VP Technology Services, Luxoft l Anders Brown – MD IoT Practice, Luxoft l Patrick Corcoran – Director of Analyst & Advisor Relations, Luxoft

The Impact of Big Data on the Supply Chain

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This Pack Contains:

  • 3 exclusive interviews and presentations with the industry experts, exploring the biggest opportunities in big data
  • Industry analysis from the recent big data survey of over 200 supply chain and logistic executives
  • Snapshot into Lora Cecere’s latest research on supply chain big data

3D Printing and the Impact on Supply Chain and Logistics

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This package includes:

  • Opinion pieces from the experts on this game-changing phenomenon
  • 3 presentations and video interviews exploring the biggest challenges and opportunities related to 3D printing
  • Insight and analysis from the recent 3D printing survey of over 250 supply chain and logistic executives

Omnichannel Retailing - Interviews, Analysis, Presentations, Opinions

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This package includes:

  • Interviews and analysis from omnichannel supply chain experts
  • 4 omnichannel presentations from supply chain executives
  • Opinions from 300 surveyed supply chain executives

Mexico Supply Chain and Logistics SWOT Analysis

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This infographic explores Mexioc's Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats and how supply chain and logistics will be affected.

LATAM Supply Chain Executive Q+A

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

A Q+A Series with Latin American supply chain executives from Cargill, Bosch, Pirelli, and Coty.

Brazil SWOT Infographic

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This infographic explores Brazil's Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats and how supply chain and logistics will be affected.

Visibility, Speed and Agility- How M2M is Redefining the Supply Chain and Transportation

Published on: Oct 18, 2014

Transportation and supply chain management are critical pillars of global commerce and are facing unprecedented challenges and change. 
Not the least of which are: 
  • Higher operating costs and the commodization of prices 
  • An increasingly complicated regulatory environment 
  • Capacity crunches in the face of swings in customer demand 
  • Demands for business growth and delivering higher customer satisfaction results 

Successful inbound supply chain management

Published on: Mar 3, 2014

AEB's white paper provides you with five opportunities to optimize the planning, monitoring, and efficiency of your supply chain

Hi-Tech Supply Chain Industry Trends 2014

Published on: Mar 3, 2014

eft, in collaboration with Jabil, have released a Hi-Tech Supply Chain Infographic identifying the key industry trends, pressures facing hi-tech & supply chain executives and the top 3 markets hi-tech companies are looking to expand into.

Logistics and Transport IT Executive Infographic

Published on: Jan 24, 2014

eft, in collaboration with HP, have created an infographic on the biggest challenges and trends facing the logistics IT industry for 2014.

Truck IT Industry Report

Published on: Jan 24, 2014

Following on from the Truck IT infographic eft have released a comprehensive report exploring trucking technologies further.

Trucking Tech Infographic

Published on: Dec 16, 2013

EFT has just released an infographic on trucking IT, providing the industry with a snapshot on investment trends, impactful technologies and innovation gaps in the trucking space.

Europe's most desirable logistics locations

Published on: Oct 17, 2013

This research was done by PROLOGIS, identifying the top 10 most desirable logistics European locations in 2013

European 3PL Warehousing Map

Published on: Oct 16, 2013

This European 3PL Warehouse Map is an interactive map listing all warehouses and capacity by country.

3PL Innovation Webinar

Published on: Oct 16, 2013

This 4 parts webinar covers 3PL relationship game changer

Hi-Tech & Electronics S&OP guide Webinar 2013

Published on: Oct 15, 2013

This webinar is a step by step guide to S&OP for the Hi-Tech and Electronics Industry

Hi-Tech & Electronics Webinar 2013

Published on: Oct 15, 2013

This three part webinar looks at how to mitigate risk through the supply chain.

Hi-Tech Reverse Logistics & Aftermarket Services Report 2013

Published on: Oct 15, 2013

A brief analysis of eyefortransport’s recent survey

Big Data report by Lora Cecere 2013

Published on: Oct 11, 2013

In this report, we define the concepts and share insights to
help leaders better understand how Big Data concepts can help solve problems in today’s
supply chain


Enhancing Supply Chain Visibility with Big Data - complimentary webinar recording

Published on: May 31, 2013

Eyefortransport has released the second installment of the recordings and slides from the webinar - Supply Chain Big Data – analytics for intelligent decision making

Executive Insight into Supply Chain Big Data in 2013

Published on: Mar 20, 2013

eyefortransport has released its latest industry report on the impact of supply chain big data on operations in 2013.

Supply Chain Technology Report 2013

Published on: Jan 15, 2013

Retailers & manufacturers weigh in on the supply chain technology decisions driving their business

Transport & Logistics CIO Report 2013

Published on: Jan 15, 2013

This report focuses on the responses of senior IT executives from logistics companies – tackling IT investment trends, the role of the CIO and vendor sourcing strategies.

New Online Sales & Growth of Top European E-Tailers Map

Published on: Oct 17, 2012

eyefortransport have just released a new map which details the European regions with the largest growth in online retail sales, from amongst the top 400 European e-tailers.


Hi-Tech Manufacturing Locations in Brazil

Published on: Oct 2, 2012

eyefortransport have created a map showing the manufacturing locations (and planned locations for 2012) of some of the top hi-tech companies in Brazil.
It shows the key areas in Brazil where these hi-tech companies are setting up manufacturing...

Trucking Technology Info-Graphic

Published on: Sep 2, 2012

eyefortransport have just created a new info-graphic listing trucking technology solution providers and which areas each solution provider fits into the trucking industry. See in one place which solution providers are providing the latest technology...

TruckIT 2011 Mini report

Published on: May 15, 2012

This mini report explores the view from solution providers on carrier fleet technology

The TruckIT 2011 report

Published on: May 15, 2012

A brief analysis of eyefortransport's recent CIO and Fleet Director Survey

Logistics & Supply Chain Technology Vendor Forecasts

Published on: Feb 15, 2012

A market report on customer needs, marketing strategies
and revenue trends.