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Blockchain takes the pain out of DHL payments

Deutsche Post DHL Group’s DHL Global Forwarding air and ocean freight arm is working with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to deploy a blockchain solution to support logistics payment processing as a more robust alternative to back-end processes which are often error-prone and tedious. The Minimum Viable Product (MVP) solution links HPE and DHL Global Forwarding for management of one-off orders that are not part of standard contracts. MVP makes use ... [+]

American IT revolution gets underway

American Airlines Cargo launched the first phase of its new cargo end-to-end management system on 1 October, the carrier’s single largest investment to-date. It replaces most legacy technology, narrowing 90 systems down to less than 10 and is part of a broader initiative to modernize ... [+]

Techies get together on the Tyne

Over 40 companies including tech partners from the Connected Catapult, Royal HaskoningDHV and Nissan along with representatives from the Universities of Newcastle, Northumbria, Durham, York and University College London joined forces at a technology event held at the Port of Tyne on 30 October. A project ... [+]

Le Havre and partners to develop smart solutions

Five public and private sector partners, including the port of Le Havre (Haropa) have launched a plan to develop a Smart Data Services platform. Two regional public players, the Le Havre Seine Metropolitan Authority, and HAROPA - Port of Le Havre - have joined forces with ... [+]

ABP to set up Cardiff knowledge hub

Associated British Ports (ABP) is to set up an ‘IT hub’ at the Port of Cardiff. It will also create a range of career opportunities for IT professionals to support a number of existing systems including SAP ERP, as well as looking at how technology ... [+]

ONE members share data

Ocean Network Express (ONE) members K Line, Mitsui OSK NYK have begun sharing perational data. The Ship Data Center IoS-Open Platform carries out data conversion. ONE aims to use this data to improve the accuracy of performance evaluations and to achieve safer and more efficient ... [+]

IAG picks a winner

IAG Cargo has chosen with AllRead MLT, which has developed cost-efficient software that simplifies data extraction using machine learning technology for cargo as one of the winners of its Hangar 51 global innovation programme. AllRead will be embedded in the programme for 10 weeks where ... [+]

Menzies chooses Hermes

Hermes Logistics Technologies is to implement its cargo management system at Menzies Aviation facilities across six continents. The most recent version of HLT’s CMS, Hermes 5 (H5), will be rolled out at cargo facilities from the first quarter of next year. Menzies Aviation operates cargo ... [+]

IAG offers enhanced tracking

IAG Cargo has signed a partnership to offer customers a new tracking service using Cargo Signal’s sensor-based logistics platform. The service provides offers end-to-end monitoring and notification using cellular networks to communicate with tracking devices on cargo which transmit real time data when in cellular range ... [+]

Better box tracking in Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam has launched a 'Boxinsider' application that allows shippers and freight forwarders to see where their containers are located at any given moment. It is much more reliable than collecting information manually from different websites but draws on status information from vessels ... [+]