BIMCO SHIPPING MARKET OVERVIEW & OUTLOOK – December 2014 – Container Shipping | Shipping Tribune

just2bruce:

Shipping rates seem very volatile. There is an increasing imbalance to Europe. and shipbuilding is down.

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Self-Driving Trucks

just2bruce:

I blogged this video and article on the USF Intermodal Transportation Institute blog.. Self driving trucks will come of age in a few years.

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Watch the neat video of a Daimler self-driving truck.  This will radically change the job of a truck driver.  It will also improve efficiency in trucking.  The major barriers are legal right now. We should see them on Will County roads when the law is changed to allow them on roads.

Self-Driving Trucks to Revolutionize Logistics – Supply Chain 24/7.

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Unlock Supply Chain Gains

just2bruce:

I posted this for the ITI. Increasing clock speed of an industry is a way of making it more productive. Here’s a way manufacturers can do that.

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The ability to build rapid prototypes can increase the clock speed and forecast ability of manufacturers. Here’s an example of how.

How Superior Sales Samples Can Unlock Supply Chain Gains | Supply Chain @ MIT.

It is one of the first really good applications of 3D printing on a mass scale.  Injection molding is a major cost of prototyping new products.

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