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DHL Launches Global Trade Barometer, a New and Unique Leading AI Indicator for World Trade

DHL Global Trade Barometer derives predictions for global trade by evaluating large amounts of logistics data with the help of Artificial Intelligence.

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Global express delivery and logistics service provider DHL rolled out the inaugural edition of its Global Trade Barometer, which it said is an early indicator for the current state and future development of global trade. The company said that this will be published quarterly and is the result of a partnership between DHL and Accenture, whom will provide data modeling and predictive analytics to forecast future trends for DHL.

DHL Global Trade Barometer derives predictions for global trade by evaluating large amounts of logistics data with the help of Artificial Intelligence.

It’s time for the logistics industry to start looking seriously into an autonomous future with driverless trucks leading the way, the question is, are we ready?

FedEx and UPS rival DHL says it will order 10 Tesla Semis, the company's first battery-powered heavy-duty truck, also Fortigo Freight Services, one of Canada's largest fleet management companies, said they have pre-ordered the Tesla electric truck to test on limited routes, more than 200 orders have been placed by various companies to date.

DHL officials said that this 54,000 square-foot gateway will expand the company’s presence in Chicago, adding that the new state-of-the-art northeast cargo campus at O’Hare International is poised to become the largest cargo development constructed at a U.S. airport in more than a decade upon its completion in the coming years.

This study identifies major challenges that fashion industry supply chains will face in the future as well as areas where action must be taken, and it also proposes various solutions.

The Human-Centered Supply Chain Playbook aims to make sense of the new landscape while addressing the overarching challenges experienced by designers and supply chain partners alike.

‘The Human-Centered Supply Chain – Delivered by DHL’ study with CFDA and in collaboration with Accenture, highlights four key areas of focus for building a design business in the new fashion landscape.

Earlier this week, DHL Supply Chain, a subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL Group and a United States-based provider of contract logistics and transportation brokerage services, said its freight brokerage operation, Exel Freight Connect, has been renamed as DHL Transport Brokerage.

Robots and Google Glass may be here sooner than you think, according to DHL

Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL recently announced it has opened a new $6.2 million, 50,000 square-foot facility in Carrollton, Texas, which will serve the East Dallas area. This is the company’s second Dallas area-based facility.

DHL Supply Chain has made augmented reality supported glasses now business-as-usual in warehouses around the globe by proving the stability of functionalities and value of the solution and achieving productivity improvements averaging 15 percent, with higher accuracy rates and approval ratings by users.

The next big wave of change in the logistics industry might just come in the form of Augmented Reality technology.

The supply chain industry has a clear challenge ahead of it in tackling the talent shortage issue, companies have made progress, but there’s still a long way to go, as such, there are tremendous opportunities for improvement.

DHL has warned that the impact of digitalization and the status of the supply chain profession are driving a “global talent shortage crisis” across the globe.