Konecranes Launches New Work Zone Safety Assistance System for Lift Trucks

April 18, 2018

​Konecranes Work Zone is the new addition to Smart Connected Lift Trucks. Work Zone is a suite of location-based services designed to improve the safety of lift truck operations, especially in busy, high-traffic environments. It includes different applications of geofencing. This is a big step for the lift truck industry and shows the future of Smart Connected Lift Trucks. As a part of Work Zone, Konecranes is introducing geofencing, a new safety and yard efficiency product, which uses GPS technology to create virtual fences around real-world areas. These areas can then be used to trigger user defined alerts, this can be information about height limitations, speed limits or other safety matters. The alerts can be displayed on the driver’s display or by SMS or email to chosen recipients.…See Details...

5 Technologies That are Shaking Up The Freight Industry

April 18, 2018

​If you work in logistics, there’s a good chance that your company, and even your position, will look very different in a few years. That’s because the technology that makes our jobs possible is improving so fast that we’re still struggling to catch up! The window of time in which to play catch up is closing, but the good news is that unlike previous technological revolutions, the one we are currently experiencing is much more democratic. Keeping up this time around doesn’t require hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of equipment. This time around, it’s an information revolution, and your ticket to survival has a lot to do with your attitudes towards new technology. This time around, it’s about being faster and smarter, not bigger and richer.…See Details...

Eliminate Shipping Data Errors That Increase Freight Costs

April 12, 2018

Data entry errors can occur at a number of points during shipment processing – incorrect account numbers, missing or incorrect customer reference numbers, bad shipping addresses, etc. It’s easy to view such errors as isolated incidents, and yet, taken together, they can all add up to a big addition to your freight budget. …See Details...

Video: ONE Launches First Container Ship- ONE MINATO

April 06, 2018

Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “ONE”) is pleased to announce the commencement of container shipping businesses on Apr 1, 2018. ONE is the result of an integration of the container operations of three Japanese shipping carriers, namely, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd ("K" Line), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd (MOL), and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK). The company seeks to meet customers’ needs by providing high-quality, competitive container shipping services with the consolidation and enhancement of the three companies’ global network and service structures.…See Details...