Transportation and Logistics

Some would say that retailers, hauliers and warehousers make-up a community – making transport and logistics an obvious candidate for collaboration in the cloud. As well as co-ordinating procurement and delivery, hauliers can even use the cloud to find opportunities to fill empty lorries once their deliveries are made. Others in the chain benefit from the scalability of a pay-as-you-go SaaS, as customer demand is unpredictable.

News

Ford introducing big data to the motorway with new smart cars

Jun 27, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Big data and the internet of things are driving the change behind the way we will use our cars

Aeroplane in the clouds

Unisys unveils cloud-based airline accounting service

Apr 30, 2014 Rene Millman

Will keep track of cargo flying around the world

Cloud Car

Volvo trialing cloud-based car safety system

Mar 24, 2014 Rene Millman

Cloud pilot project will let car transmit road conditions to other vehicles

Orange joins EU cloud-based Ship management ERP initiative

Mar 14, 2014 Rene Millman

Cloud could improve real-time business decisions as well as safety and crew welfare

UK Cloud Awards signs up first sponsor

Nov 29, 2013 Cloud Pro Staff

Ingram Micro is the first named sponsor for the UK Cloud Awards - which has also strengthened the judges' team

Advice

Retailers reach out to cloud and sharpen the shopping experience

Jun 23, 2011 Miya Knights

Retail organisations are increasingly turning to cloud-based systems to help improve efficiencies and the ebbs and flows of demand

Overcoming FUD: how to make cloud work for your supply chain

Jun 17, 2011 Billy MacInnes

It's not easy moving your supply chain system to the cloud but it can be done and the benefits are enormous

Case Studies

Lush looks to the cloud to maintain its sustainability record

May 1, 2012 Miya Knights

Ethical cosmetics company can now collate data and report on its environmental impact with CloudApps software