Supermarkets continue to lag behind Amazon and Walmart in e-commerce satisfaction

Nov 20, 2018
US consumers rate Amazon top for overall satisfaction when ordering food and grocery items online, with Amazon scoring 4.70 on a five-point scale, followed by Walmart (4.54) and Supermarkets/Food Stores (4.36)

Schneider Electric and Lidl Finland to build Finland's largest distribution centre

Nov 19, 2018
The distribution centre will cover a surface of 60,000 sq m, the largest in Finland and equivalent to 10 football fields in size

The logistical consequences of a soft, hard or no-deal Brexit

Nov 16, 2018
James Hookham, deputy chief executive of the British Freight Transport Association (FTA), provides tips for action for each scenario

10 things eft’s been reading this week

Nov 15, 2018
All eyes on Asia

Uber seeks to resume AV trials nearly eight months after Arizona fatality

Nov 14, 2018
Uber wants to resume testing its self-driving cars on public roads nearly eight months after one of its autonomous vehicles (AV) killed a pedestrian in Arizona. First published on www.ITSInternational.com

Amazon effect changing e-commerce and omnichannel environment says study

Nov 13, 2018
80% of respondents have purchased from Amazon’s marketplace in the past six months, as opposed to 65% who have purchased from a physical retail store, but an omnichannel environment is still critical

Ryder’s Q3 revenues up 17% and company increases full-year earnings forecast

Nov 12, 2018
Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R) saw a record Q3 revenue of $2.2 Billion and record Q3 operating revenue of $1.7 Billion, up 13%

10 things eft’s been reading this week

Nov 8, 2018
Politics, policies and the supply chain

A bad deal Brexit will endanger materials handling industry says expert

Nov 8, 2018
A leading expert in materials handling warns of the impact of Brexit on the industry

Collaborative robots driving big productivity gains for consumer packaged goods companies but adoption currently low

Nov 7, 2018
collaborative robots (cobots), artificial intelligence and big data have huge potential, with the former driving major value gains for users.