Top 5 Mega Transportation Advancements – To Improve Customer Satisfaction in 2020

By |2020-03-26T18:52:29+00:00December 23rd, 2019|

Customer Expectations Drive New Technology Changes for Logistics in 2020 – Resulting in Customer-Focused Logistics If you’re going to be a top-performing logistics company and achieve measurable results, you will need to adapt to the numerous changes in the transportation industry and deliver an exceptional customer experience. Industrial customers in the logistics transportation industry [...]

Top Use Cases for Artificial Intelligence in the Logistics Industry

By |2020-03-26T19:35:44+00:00December 18th, 2019|

Especially this time of the year with a record-setting $4.2 billion in online sales on Thanksgiving Day- a 14.5 percent increase from last year, according to Adobe Analytics. Implementing AI and machine learning is completely transforming and benefiting the logistics industry as a whole. Just a few years ago, same-day delivery was a unicorn [...]

FreightWaves – The #1 Largest Logistics Freight News Site

By |2020-03-26T19:40:42+00:00December 4th, 2019|

The Fastest Growing Tech Company We all know an old saying “there is a new sheriff in town” is popular in business when a new person has come to power and significant changes are coming. This was certainly true for the freight industry when Craig Fuller took the transportation market by storm with his [...]

Top 5 Logistics Transportation Trends for 2020

By |2020-03-26T19:45:19+00:00December 4th, 2019|

A Brighter Future with Technology Innovations and Eco-Friendly Transportation A transformation in the logistics transportation industry is taking place and our future looks bright with smart solutions and sustainable alternatives. Companies need to stay competitive and are forced to add new advanced technology to improve their distribution centers, warehouses, shipping, and transport management. In [...]

How Santa is a Logistics Powerhouse

By |2019-12-02T17:48:27+00:00December 1st, 2019|

by Bill Kleyman Many believe that Santa has his own magical methods of delivering to boys and girls on Christmas and I'm surely not one to challenge Santa. However, if Santa existed* in our lifetime and could use only the tools we have at our disposal, could he deliver all of those presents to [...]

Join Aptude at FreightWaves in Chicago this November

By |2019-10-10T20:10:08+00:00October 10th, 2019|

November 12-13, 2019 Chicago, IL McCormick Place Join Aptude as we feature our support services at FreightWaves, the hottest FreightTech Event of the year! Our support services can free up your senior IT staff from the overwhelming burden of daily maintenance issues so they can launch new technology initiatives. About FreightWaves FreightWaves LIVE Chicago [...]

RPA Case Studies

By |2019-12-18T16:06:01+00:00December 18th, 2018|

Case Study 1: Refining the Process BUSINESS CHALLENGE A large company was receiving 150-200 orders a day. This required manual labor before it could be approved for payment. As data arrived from various systems in unstructured data formats (PDF/Scanned Documents), it was difficult to extract the correct details and enter them into corresponding various [...]

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Types of Location Tracking for Freight Shipments – Pros and Cons

By |2018-12-26T17:52:10+00:00October 15th, 2018|

It’s natural to assume that by implementing Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) for your shipments you will not only comply with the latest FMCSA mandate, but will also be able to track your shipment successfully. The answer is a bit trickier than a solid "yes". You see, ELD’s - physical devices with GPS meant to help [...]

Improving Technology to Keep Transportation Management Costs Down

By |2018-12-26T19:41:28+00:00August 9th, 2018|

Everyone is trying to reduce transportation costs by optimizing business processes, but not all succeed. To understand why that happens, one need not look into the ‘what’, but the ‘how’. The internet is dotted with scores of articles listing best practices and hacks to help shippers save on freight charges. However, what one must [...]

Five lessons to Learn from Amazon in Transportation Management

By |2018-12-26T19:42:05+00:00July 30th, 2018|

Transportation was never really supposed to be Amazon’s domain. But today FedEx, UPS, and the United States Postal Services are threatened by the ecommerce juggernaut’s gradual expansion into their territory. Gartner’s 2016 report states that Amazon has made vast investments in its distribution and delivery network and is poised to disrupt both the 3PL [...]

Overcoming the Challenges of LTL Shipping

By |2018-12-26T19:55:14+00:00July 24th, 2018|

When looking for ways to optimize transportation cost, Less Than Truckload (LTL) shipping is one of the first options to come to mind. By paying only for the space you use instead of the entire truck, you can significantly reduce your expenditure. However, several challenges complicate the seemingly simple practice. Let’s take a look [...]

Logistics is Getting Even More Complicated: Learn How Data Creates Competitive Advantages and Greater Efficiency

By |2018-12-26T19:44:59+00:00July 10th, 2018|

What leading organizations have done around logistics is nothing short of extraordinary. Same-day deliveries, pictures of your item at your front door, advanced tracking capabilities, and new ways to find efficiencies in transporting pretty much anything. However, behind this awesome logistics message are a lot of gears and IT components working very hard to [...]