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Drone plan – more questions than answers

Deliveries by drone could be an exciting development but there are many questions to be asked about such a system would work, says supply chain technology experts, Kewill. With online retailer Amazon and the UK Government announced trials for delivering goods by drones on 26 July, “questions are being raised around the logistical headaches surrounding this new method of delivery,” says Kewill. Kewill’s president and chief operation officer, Jim Hoefflin, said that, ... [+]

All change at Kewill

Bob Farrell is to transfer his role as chief executive of logistics software firm Kewill to Doug Braun and will support the transition through to December. Doug Braun was previously chief executive of distribution software specialist International Business Systems. Jim Hoefflin has also been appointed president and chief operating officer. ... [+]

Technology will be key weapon in battle of the forwarders

Small- and mid-sized freight forwarders need innovative technology if they hope to remain competitive with logistics giants, according to a new white paper published by consultants Ti and technology provider Kewill. As recent acquisitions have shown, large forwarders are increasing their scale not only to leverage their buying power and ... [+]

Chemical forwarder chooses Kewill Forwarding

CLX Logistics has chosen Kewill Forwarding to provide supply chain execution software for its freight forwarding services. CLX specialises in the chemicals business and required a single solution that would improve day to day operations and increase visibility, including customs and compliance functionality and robust reporting and track and trace capabilities The service ... [+]

Kewill makes platform more shipper-friendly

Supply chain execution software specialist Kewill has expanded its Kewill MOVE on the Cloud transport management platform to more fully address the needs of shippers. It now incorporates extended functions for manufacturers who want to manage their own transportation planning and execution Key supply chain functions include multimodal transportation, customs compliance ... [+]

Raben chooses Kewill

Netherlands-based internmational logistics firm, Raben Group is rolling out the Kewill MOVE supply chain platform across its transport network. Raben says it wanted a single transport management software solution to connect its operations, automate key processes and integrate with other key operational systems and on-board devices to boost visibility and ... [+]

Kewill to buy Four Soft

Supply chain software firm Kewill is to acquire the assets of India's Four Soft. The Hyderabad-based company develops and markets a portfolio of logistics solutions for logistics service providers, retailers and manufacturers. It has over 400 customers and more than 60,000 users in 120 countries. Kewill's chief executive officer and ... [+]

CFO for Kewill

Trade and logistics software firm Kewill has appointed Andrew Hicks as chief financial officer. He joins Kewill from Misys, the banking software provider. [+]

Has the freight industry turned the corner?

Logistics service providers and freight forwarders are optimistic about 2013, according to a survey by logistics research firm Transport Intelligence and software provider Kewill. Four-fifths of the 484 international businesses surveyed reported slight business expansion over the past two years but crucially, over three quarters expect this to continue in 2013. Growth ... [+]

Kewill adds hubs and gateways

Freight software specialist Kewill has added a hub and gateway function in the latest version of its freight forwarding package. It helps ensure that all necessary declarations are made, on time, and that all paperwork is completed so that the transaction runs smoothly. Users can view which shipments are arriving ... [+]

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