Here’s some of the big players you'll find in the Transportation Logistics sector + a quick overview

Some of the most successful new companies, such as Uber and AirBNB, have taken advantage of a more connected world to monetize underutilized assets. In the freight industry, an opportunity may exist to monetize unused cargo space if a company can: 1) identify a carrier’s unused space, 2) locate a shipper who has need for that space, and 3) provide a platform for these two parties to find each other.

The sector limits its examination of the shipping process between the time when a shipper begins to choose a carrier to when the freight gets to its destination city. The focus of analysis is at the level of asset management (i.e. cargo/containers) rather than individual packages/consumer delivery. The Shipping Digital Asset Management sector primarily concerns itself with patents and patent applications that enable shippers and carriers to connect and take advantage of underutilized cargo space. As such, documents relating to the "last mile" and final item delivery are not included.

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The Transportation Logistics sector: analyzed in real time, using artificial intelligence

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