Cloudleaf | August 11, 2021
As the Cloudleaf solution ecosystem continues to grow, Cloudleaf, Inc. and EyeSeal are pleased to announce their strategic partnership. Cloudleaf provides a SaaS digital intelligence platform that leverages IoT and digital twin technologies to bring enhanced solutions that deliver end-to-end supply chain visibility across the globe.
EyeSeal provides devices that enable full visibility and protection for container shipping assets. They make it possible to continuously capture data directly from cargo assets. This level of certainty makes it possible for EyeSeal to provide its customers with the most competitive integrated insurance, intervention and recovery services.
Together Cloudleaf and EyeSeal are providing organizations with the ability to capture data directly from cargo assets on the move. Cloudleaf’s ‘single source-of-truth’ intelligence platform captures EyeSeal’s tamper-proof device data to provide customers with real-time alerts and information. In addition to this immediate visibility, the Cloudleaf platform also connects this information to other critical supply chain systems. Managing custom workflows and business rules, this level of clarity ensures shipments are moving through the supply chain in a secure and timely manner.
"With EyeSeal, we created a solution to a problem we suffered first-hand. Our mission is to eliminate uncertainty from cargo transportation. Our devices keep a watchful eye on your cargo from the moment it is loaded all the way to its final delivery,” says EyeSeal’s CEO, Enrique Acosta. “To use a metaphor, EyeSeal is very much like a 'flight recorder' for shipping containers. This level of visibility makes it possible for our customers to benefit from assured insurance coverage and swift recovery services in the event of shipping incidents.”
“Supply chain disruption due to the pandemic and resource limitations in the supply chain sometimes start with something as simple as the shipment container. It’s location, safety, and traceability in periods of heightened disruption become critical, especially in cases of insurance,” says Cloudleaf’s Head of Partnerships, Ken Carpenter. “In the journey to achieve end-to-end supply chain transformation and automation, the blend of Cloudleaf, EyeSeal, and our growing digital ecosystem effectively and cost-efficiently use IoT as a means to further those goals.”
Cloudleaf powers next-generation digital supply chains with insights from ground truth and real-time decision-making. Our SaaS platform leverages hyper-scale cloud, digital twin, AI/ML, and IoT technologies to deliver continuous visibility and intelligence. We enable business leaders to make the right decisions in real-time to increase revenues, avoid disruptions, deliver better business outcomes, improve customer satisfaction and increase sustainability.
EyeSeal's mission is to eliminate uncertainty from cargo transportation. EyeSeal's tamper-proof devices are installed inside shipping containers to keep a watchful eye on your cargo from the moment it is loaded all the way to its final delivery. The ability to capture data directly from cargo assets on the move makes it possible for EyeSeal to provide its customers with the most competitive integrated insurance, intervention and recovery services
LaneAxis | December 02, 2020
Riding a strong tailwind of demand and discontent, LaneAxis, Inc., a supply chain-centered SaaS organization, is seeing fast and eager extension of the LaneAxis Direct Network following its ongoing launch. This eagerly awaited broker-free network isn't simply disturbing, however reinventing the manner in which goods are moved from A to B. The Network's essential mission: interfacing shippers directly to carriers, and in the process disposing of the freight industry’s most problematic player: freight brokers. This immediate model will reduce enormous expenses while adding huge efficiencies to an industry needing a significant redesign.
“We understand cutting brokers out of the transportation equation will make us very unpopular in some corners,” says LaneAxis CEO & Founder Rick Burnett. “3PLs, brokers and purchased transportation have long filled in gaps in the supply chain. But LaneAxis’ patented technology and direct network solution is now available to fill that void, particularly for the 97% of trucking companies that are small and independent, owning just a handful of trucks. These are the very truckers who already hauling the freight today - but are simply unable to contractually go direct.”
Burnett says brokers have held a near stranglehold on the freight industry for decades, particularly on the omnipresent “load boards” that are often labeled “shipper-carrier direct” – but in reality are broker posted loads.
LaneAxis has revealed broadly on the reaction of outrage imposed by U.S. truckers against the freight brokerage industry in 2020. An absence of pricing transparency, low rates, and bad-faith strategies lead the list of complaints.
Lineage Logistics | September 19, 2020
Lineage Logistics raised $1.6 billion in new equity for business growth and to continue its investment in technology and automation, according to a Tuesday press release. The cold storage provider will use the equity in part to fund future M&A, adding to its growing list of recent acquisitions and in response to the global demand for cold storage. Lineage Logistics also announced new arrivals to its board — all with extensive experience in real estate investment and management, tipping its hat at the boom in property acquisition expected to follow. Lineage Logistics raising more than a billion dollars means it can invest in more properties and more automation as cold storage demand is forecast to continue. More customers than ever are buying groceries online during the pandemic, translating into the need for even more cold storage to fulfill online food orders. Pharmaceutical supply chains will also require temperature-controlled space and logistics as the world awaits a coronavirus vaccine. Lineage aims to develop "the world's most fully automated warehouses." The company's focus on automation is in line with its steps to patent technology for the automated location of inventory in the warehouse. Machine learning to reduce energy consumption, temperature automation to eliminate waste and the usage of aerospace principles to preserve produce, are some of the other technologies listed on its website.