Fredrik Svedberg

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How Do You Control a Computer with Your Brain?

By Fredrik Svedberg, Jun 07, 2018 11:31

 

Write an e-mail without even touching the keyboard. Place an order and print out a shipping label just by wanting to do so. An interface for controlling machines and devices with “your brain” has made its entrance on the market. This is how it all works.

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Fairs and events Digitization

What Happens to the E-Commerce Industry and Shipping Costs When There Are Not Enough Truck Drivers?

By Fredrik Svedberg, Apr 18, 2018 08:00

Let us sum up the e-commerce industry today with a line from a Swedish hip-hop song: Money is rolling in, it’s going well now. But how well will it keep on going when carriers need another 50,000 truck drivers to keep up with the acceleration in the e-commerce business?

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The Rural Mail Carrier and the Dog Food. A Story About the Last Mile

By Fredrik Svedberg, Dec 11, 2017 08:00

The dog food in the pantry will never run out; the spare parts the contractor will need during the day will lie waiting in his work truck every morning, but no one has made an order. Science fiction? Absolutely not. It will soon be ancient history.

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Digital logistics Digitization

LogTrade Taught the Swedish Armed Forces and Government about Fast-Moving Innovation

By Fredrik Svedberg, Nov 21, 2017 08:00

The Swedish Defense University asked the CEO of LogTrade to speak in front of parts of the Swedish Armed Forces, Government Offices and some of the largest government agencies in the country. This is what they learned:

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Inspiration Digitization

LogTrade + Alexa = Magic

By Fredrik Svedberg, Nov 02, 2017 09:00

LogTrade is now fully integrated with Alexa, which means thatAmazon's AI brain (a.k.a. Alexa)can handle LogTrade as a skill. We are pretty excited for this demonstration.

So, ladies and gentlemen, the future of transport management and digital logistics is here, and this is a close-up of what it looks like.

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Logistics is the New Black When Packages are Digitized

By Fredrik Svedberg, Nov 01, 2017 08:00

Today, millions of Americans can order products without even having to open the lids of their laptops or take their smartphone out of their pockets. How is that possible and what is a digital package?

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Amazon Delivers Inside the Door with Smart Locks and a Camera

By Fredrik Svedberg, Oct 27, 2017 01:09

Development in the e-commerce industry is going quickly, yet it is still easy to feel caught unawares. Like by the big talk on CNN last night, for example. The news channel reported that Amazon now can deliver packages inside the recipients door with the help of a so-called smart lock and a smart camera.

The service is called Amazon Key. To save time we simply include the segment from CNN below. We apologize for the quality, but we just had to share this right away. We will come back with a more in-depth analysis soon.

Update, November 1st, 2017: Logistics is the New Black When Packages are Digitized

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E-commerce

No one Knows Everything. But the Information Driven e-Commerce Giants Know That Whoever can Refine the Most Data has Come Close

By Fredrik Svedberg, Oct 24, 2017 09:00

Amazon, Alibaba, e-Bay, and Google. Four cylinders in a motor that propels the e-commerce business and world economy forward so fast it makes your stomach surge. So when these companies came to Shoptalk 2017 to speak, it was a bit like being in the eye of the storm.

We at LogTrade went to listen to the talks and remind ourselves that it is difficult to fully comprehend what is going on, even for the data-driven tech giants in our so-called Internet age. Maybe it is harder for them than anyone else.

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Fairs and events

Now the Customer Gets to Decide Who is Going to Deliver the Package: PostNord launches Multi-Carrier Checkout―Powered by LogTrade

By Fredrik Svedberg, Sep 28, 2017 05:00

On September 28th, we visited PostNord’s e-commerce forum E-handelsforum 2017 in Borås. It was extra exciting this year, since PostNord launched Multi-Carrier Checkout, a service and feature that has been developed together with LogTrade to help move consumer-driven logistics forward.

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Inspiring Logistics at ICA’s Central Warehouse

By Fredrik Svedberg, Sep 27, 2017 09:00

Few things have been as crucial for the growth of the retail business as good warehouse management and logistics. ICA, the leading Swedish grocery retailer, has understood this. Their automated central warehouse in Helsingborg, southern Sweden, is simply one big WOW.

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