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Agility to invest US $100-million in ‘Shipa’ digital logistics platform
Agility is investing US $100-million in its new digital arm Shipa.com as survey finds 78% of SMEs want to see their logistics move online.
Three trends that will disrupt the Middle East’s supply chain industry in 2019
As we approach 2019, Gautam Kumar, co-founder & COO, FarEye, examine the four major supply chain and logistics trends that are going to impact businesses in the MEA region.
DP World joins global shipping and port operations blockchain consortium
According to a joint statement, the new platform aims to connect various stakeholders, including carriers, terminal operators, customs agencies, shippers and logistics service providers, to enable collaborative innovation and digital transformation in the supply chain.
Tranzone FZCO Pharmaceutical deploys Infor WMS in JAFZA warehouse
Infor SCE was installed and implemented to help the company handle and monitor more than 10,000 pallets within three different storage areas depending on item categories.
Maritime’s digital dilemmas: navigating transformation across the ecosystem
Pieter Zylstra is director of digital transformation for the Middle East & Africa at Orange Business Services; he was a panel speaker at the recent Seatrade Middle East 2018 conference in Dubai
Video: Impact of AI and digitisation on GCC logistics
Gautam Kumar, co-founder & COO, FarEye, speaks to Logistics Middle East about how AI and digital technologies can enhance last mile operations in the GCC.
Dubai Customs holds Blockchain technology workshop
The workshop, attended by 68 male and female employees from different departments in Dubai Customs, is part of Dubai Customs efforts to capitalise on blockchain technology and support the Dubai Blockchain Strategy.
flydubai integrates FedEx Web Services technology
flydubai enhances air waybill generation and the digitalisation of documents
Preventing port crane failure through rope monitoring
Greater awareness of condition monitoring of wire ropes using magnetic head technology is required to avoid the risk of catastrophic port crane failure, writes Denis Hogan, performance and special projects manager at LEEA (the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association), and Keith Tonge, LEEA technical officer.
FarEye launches On-Demand for real-time logistics visibility in GCC
FarEye has designed an end-to-end platform to run distribution logistics and optimize goods movement.
Logistics tech start-up Qafila selected by leading incubator in5
Qafila aims to make the container shipping sector in UAE more efficient.
Dubai perfect for ‘swarms’ of autonomous vehicles says ACCIONA
The technology has been tested in three use cases in Spain, Romania and Norway. The first tests were carried out at the PLOCAN marine laboratory (executed by ACCIONA) in Gran Canaria.

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