Technology-led Disruptive Freight Marketplaces The Future of Logistics Industry

| June 18, 2017

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The success of Uber and similar on-demand ridesharing services has inspired the creation of technology-enabled freight marketplaces - as a solution to logistics challenges. Although a number of freight marketplaces exist today, the absence of a groundbreaking logistics marketplace similar to Uber or Lyft in the passenger transportation market, calls for further innovation in engaging carriers and attracting shippers.

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From April 26-29, 2010, tens of thousands of material handling and logistics buyers from more than 60 countries will meet at Cleveland’s I-X Center. They will come to see, touch and operate the solutions of over 500 of the top material handling and logistics providers.

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