The Week of January 8th: 10 things eft's been reading

Predictions, punts and pitfalls. 2018’s first 10 Things

1. Supply chain visibility’s dark side. ‘EXCLUSIVE: TRACING ISIS’ WEAPONS SUPPLY CHAIN—BACK TO THE US.’ [Wired]

2. AI, coming to manufacturing? ‘Andrew Ng’s wants to bring artificial intelligence to the manufacturing industry, starting with Foxconn.’ [TechCrunch]

3. Retail fighting to stay relevant. ‘7-Eleven tests app-based deliveries in Dallas.’ [engadget]

4 Trucker Path gets bought… by a Chinese company? ‘China's Renren reaches deal to purchase Trucker Path.’ [FleetOwner]

5. eCommerce is taking over…the streets. ‘Crowded streets: Cities face a surge in online deliveries.’ [BBC News]

6. Other eCommerce side-effects. ‘Two-day shipping has helped double warehouse land prices.’ [Recode]

7. Who said that the logistics industry isn’t good with data? ‘FedEx Employee Discovers Largest Known Prime Number Containing a Staggering 23 Million Digits.’ [Gizmodo]

8. A slightly different take on autonomous. ‘TOYOTA JOINS WITH UBER AND AMAZON TO FIND ITS SELF-DRIVING FUTURE.’ [Wired]

9. Why ‘making stuff’ matters. ‘The 'making stuff' boom - here’s why it matters.’ [BBC News]

10. New year, new predictions. ‘Stifel Releases Its Top 10 "Game Changers" in the Logistics and Transportation Arena.’ [Supply Chain Digest]


comments powered by Disqus