ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN LOGISTICS

| September 15, 2018

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Today we find ourselves in another transformational era in human history. Much like the agricultural and industrial revolutions before it, the digital revolution is redefining many aspects of modern life around the world.

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Groupe Robert

Since its founding in 1946, Groupe Robert perpetuates a tradition of excellence that makes it a leader in the transportation industry in North America. Employees are the cornerstone of its success based on solid expertise in logistics, transportation, storage and distribution. Focusing on responsible and committed employees, Groupe Robert guarantees to its partner clients innovative and effective solutions in an environment of quality and safety.

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Supply Chain Sustainability: If a leopard can’t change its spots, can supply chains ever be sustainable?

Article | March 9, 2020

They say a leopard can’t change its spots but if they could, how would they change them? What color would the spots be? Would they even want to change them at all? While these are purely hypothetical questions, the phrase “a leopard can never change its spots” has got me thinking how this also applies to world of supply chains. However, let’s start by addressing what supply chains have in common with leopards. While the shape, size and how many spots a leopard has varies from leopard to leopard, all leopards have spots. The same applies to the supply chain.

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What’s Driving Increased Expenses in the Trucking Industry

Article | March 2, 2020

Motor-carrier costs rose 7.7% in 2019, according to the latest annual report by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). Costs in the trucking industry far surpassed the increases felt by many other industries. By comparison, inflation in the U.S. was 2.49% for the same period. Shipping rates aren’t growing at the same steady rate as costs, so motor carriers are shouldering the burden of many of these increases.

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Schneider Electric for suppliers

Article | June 27, 2020

At Schneider Electric, meeting our customers’ expectations is a key priority. As concern over COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) grows, we are monitoring developments to this situation globally, as well as following local health and government regulations, continually assessing and responding to changes. Our Business Continuity Plan (BCP) has been tested and implemented in geographies impacted. This plan includes health and safety, supply chain, lifecycle management services, and IT infrastructure. Schneider Electric operations meet the criteria of an essential critical infrastructure as defined by most governments. While we do not anticipate interruptions to our operations, local governments may require temporary containment measures. In these cases, we comply with local laws, and in most cases seek support from local authorities to maintain critical business operations as an essential business for our communities.

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3PL 2020 Trends: The Year of Tech & Services to Move Shippers Forward

Article | February 17, 2020

Recently, 3PL Central had the honor of sponsoring the annual state of third-party logistics (3PL) report. The report identified key trends and movements within the industry, and the top 3PL 2020 trends include 3PLs leveraging technology and software as a service (SaaS) models to enable continuous growth. The top 3PL 2020 trends include a major prediction to achieve a balance between shippers and carriers, and as 86% of US shoppers rely on at least two channels for their purchases, opportunities within the 3PL industry must reflect the changes and requirements of e-commerce.

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Groupe Robert

Since its founding in 1946, Groupe Robert perpetuates a tradition of excellence that makes it a leader in the transportation industry in North America. Employees are the cornerstone of its success based on solid expertise in logistics, transportation, storage and distribution. Focusing on responsible and committed employees, Groupe Robert guarantees to its partner clients innovative and effective solutions in an environment of quality and safety.

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