Technology's Role in Logistics

August 22, 2018

Technology’s role in logistics has never been bigger. JDA and EFT’s “2018 Global Logistics Report” pulls together responses from 313 logistics professionals to see which tech is having the biggest impact on their industry. We've gathered a few of the key findings in the following infographic

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AEP River Operations

AEP River Operations offers unparalleled service transporting dry bulk commodities throughout the inland rivers. This includes the movement of grain, project cargo, coal, steel, ores and other bulk products. Our fleet of 3,200 hopper barges ranks as one of the newest and most dependable, ensuring your product's quality and reducing delays caused by older equipment issues. In fact, AEP River Operations now offers the largest covered hopper fleet. Whether you have a dry bulk product or project cargo, we have the barges to meet your needs. Complementing our barge operations is a fleet of 85 boats ranging from 1,550 hp fleet boats up to our lower river big tow 11,000s. In 2009, the company moved 70 million tons of cargo for our customers.

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Creating an Integrated Supply Chain in Retail Grocery

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With the ongoing expansion of online retail, consumers want more convenience and a wider selection of fresh products, which have shorter shelf lives—putting more pressure on the entire supply chain. This pressure is pushing retailers' cost and service metrics in the wrong direction and boosting tension between retailers and their CPG suppliers. But what if they dealt with this pressure by looking at the supply chain together and using digital tools to collaborate.

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Spotlight

AEP River Operations

AEP River Operations offers unparalleled service transporting dry bulk commodities throughout the inland rivers. This includes the movement of grain, project cargo, coal, steel, ores and other bulk products. Our fleet of 3,200 hopper barges ranks as one of the newest and most dependable, ensuring your product's quality and reducing delays caused by older equipment issues. In fact, AEP River Operations now offers the largest covered hopper fleet. Whether you have a dry bulk product or project cargo, we have the barges to meet your needs. Complementing our barge operations is a fleet of 85 boats ranging from 1,550 hp fleet boats up to our lower river big tow 11,000s. In 2009, the company moved 70 million tons of cargo for our customers.

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