"We need to digitize from the inside of our business, but at the same time, finding the best solutions will require our industry to partner with companies across a wide range of industries."
"Technology is more important than ever, with 88 percent of shippers who contract to purchase freight saying that technology is extremely or very important when choosing a logistics provider."
A consulting firm
"Digital supply chain management now includes gathering insights from distributed data, sensors, and connected assets to drive actionable improvements via advanced analytical and digital solutions."
President, UPS Global Fleet Maintenance and Engineering
"Technology is changing things. Tenacity is what it will take for us to make sure those changes are for the better. I believe we, UPS and all of us here today, can make a huge difference in two areas: creating cleaner cities and embracing safer vehicles."
Chairman and chief executive officer of XPO Logistics
"We continue to focus on maximizing shareholder value, while remaining intensely committed to the satisfaction of our customers and employees."
A clinical professor of supply chain management and the director of development for the Center for Supply Chain Research at Penn State’s Smeal College of Business.
"The effect of Amazon is heightened expectations. Next week is no longer good enough. It’s got to be on its way now and arrive at destination within a day or two."