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Ministry to Employ Latest Technologies to Boost Military Logistics Efficiency

Ministry to Employ Latest Technologies to Boost Military Logistics Efficiency

SEOUL, Apr. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The defense ministry said Wednesday that it plans to establish a defense “big data” system this year as part of efforts to enhance the military’s logistical capabilities by harnessing cutting-edge technologies. It is one of the ministry’s 18 plans to be pushed for this year under the Defense Reform [...]

Rhenus Asia-Pacific Strengthens Customer-focused Strategy as it Continues Intra-Asia Push

Rhenus Asia-Pacific Strengthens Customer-focused Strategy as it Continues Intra-Asia Push

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) - Intra-Asia Trade continues to grow steadily as Asia and the Pacific saw its gross domestic product (GDP) rise from 30.1% in 2000 to 42.6%[1] in 2017, and account for more than a third of global exports. Average container utilization globally is expected to increase significantly from 68% in [...]

Ontex UK Optimizes Home Delivery with Descartes’ Route Planning Solution

Ontex UK Optimizes Home Delivery with Descartes’ Route Planning Solution

LONDON, Jul. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announces that Ontex UK, one of the world’s leading suppliers of disposable personal hygiene products, has improved its UK home delivery service and fleet utilization with the Descartes route planning solution. The system was implemented [...]

Startup Qwyk Enables Logistics Providers to Create Their Own Online Shipping Schedules

Startup Qwyk Enables Logistics Providers to Create Their Own Online Shipping Schedules

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, May 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Logistics tech startup Qwyk announced the public launch of their QwykSchedules™ product. Qwyk’s products are designed to transform the way logistics companies interact with their customers. QwykSchedules is a new product that aims to offer a digital solution for logistics companies who want to publish and market [...]

Frameworx and YRP Announce 2017 Next Generation Logistics Open Data Contest

Frameworx and YRP Announce 2017 Next Generation Logistics Open Data Contest

TOKYO, JAPAN, Jun. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Frameworx, Inc., a Daiwa House Group company, which develops distribution systems (headquartered in Shizuoka prefecture, president: Jun’ichi Akiba) and YRP Ubiquitous Networking Laboratory (Located in Tokyo and Kanagawa, directed by Ken Sakamura, Dean of Information Networking for Innovation and Design (INIAD) at Toyo University) will hold a second [...]

SK C&C Develops Blockchain-Based Physical Distribution Service

SK C&C Develops Blockchain-Based Physical Distribution Service

SEOUL, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) – SK C&C is launching a new physical distribution service which uses a distributed database system called a blockchain, the company announced yesterday. Blockchain is a groundbreaking technology that allows users to keep a record of all their transactions transparently, in linear and chronological order. Instead of saving information on a [...]

Busan Port Incorporates IoT to Boost Competitiveness

Busan Port Incorporates IoT to Boost Competitiveness

BUSAN, March 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Still reeling from the Hanjin Shipping crisis, South Korea’s largest port is incorporating Internet of Things technology to transform into a high-tech logistics destination.  In accordance with a MOU signed on Tuesday, Lotte Data Communication, with its IoT technology, and KL-NET, a port logistics IT company, will be developing [...]

Couriers Learn First Aid Courses to Double as Emergency Helpers

Couriers Learn First Aid Courses to Double as Emergency Helpers

SEOUL, March 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Couriers for one of South Korea’s largest logistics companies, CJ Korea Express, have become certified emergency medical responders after receiving safety and CPR training, the company announced yesterday. In collaboration with the Ministry of Public Safety and Security (MPSS), CJ Korea Express trained around five hundred of its employees [...]