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Technology & Innovation

Behind the scenes: Tech at InstaFreight

As one of the leading LogTech companies in Europe, we connect shippers with the capacity of more than 25,000 carriers on our platform. Creating a great web architecture, smart algorithms and automated processes takes a lot of work – and…
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Logistics Trends 2020 – current developments in the industry that can be expected

We asked our employees what they think will be the Top 5 Logistics Trends for the upcoming year 2020. Here is what they said: Logistics Trend #1: Digitization Currently digital business models and digital platforms are not only more present…
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Urban Logistics – Traffic concepts in urban areas need improvements

Slow-moving traffic, long traffic jams and congested city centres: The inner-city traffic volume in major cities continues to grow. This not only leads to challenges for the logistics industry, for example in terms of delivery delays, but also causes more…
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How InstaFreight uses Track & Trace technology to track shipments

Technology is quickly taking over our world and especially in the logistics industry the power of technology is undeniable. Not only do technological inventions change how the world does business but they also heighten customers’ expectations of companies. Today people…
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End-to-end transparency in logistics

Despite technological progress, there is still a serious lack of transparency in the logistics sector. A digital supply chain is the basic requirement for transparency on the market and for the establishment of logistics 4.0. Tracking technologies have made their…
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Digitalization – The change of the logistics trade

“The latest time to enter digitization is now.” This is the conclusion of a study by Prof. Wolfgang Kersten on the digitization of logistics.   Innovations are essential for every industry. In order to remain competitive, companies need to utilize…
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Vision Zero – Immortality in Traffic

3,300 – that is the number of road fatalities in Germany last year, caused by the lack of attention in traffic. The aim of “Vision Zero” is to reduce this number to practically zero. Our traffic system is yet not…
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Autonomous driving – Do we hand over our control?

Safety through innovation: The trucks of the future will be controlled by advanced technology and artificial intelligence – without any human influence. However, can we rely on technology to 100 percent? The opinions on this could not be more contrasting….
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Logistics-basics: Autonomous Driving – levels 1 to 5 explained

Many will know them or even have them in their car or truck: Driving assistance systems such as cruise control, lane departure warning or emergency brake assistance. So, autonomous driving at level 1 is already a reality today. With the…
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The Top 5 logistics trends you need to be aware of in 2019

5th place: Sustainability Sustainability has been a big topic in logistics over the years. Is it still a trend in 2019? We say yes. In 2019, sustainability is actually more important than ever. Our logistics experts address the following points,…
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