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3 Mindsets Logistics Providers Can Change to Be More Competitive In 2018

By Stephanie Johnson

December 21, 2017

2017 was a big year for the logistics industry, from Amazon’s continued expansion, putting pressure on retailers to solve last mile fulfillment challenges, to the continued growth of IoT, bringing us...

How to Instantly Deliver Insights Using Automated BI

By Gavin Webber

December 13, 2017

We’re all data junkies, right? With so much of it around these days, and many ways to make sense of it, we understand the value that it can bring to our business and we track our numbers carefully. 

Frictionless: Improve Friction Points in Your Supply Chain

By Darren Palfrey

November 07, 2017

In my previous blog post Frictionless: The New Supply Chain Competitive Advantage, I wrote about the problem that Gravity has set out to solve – helping businesses deliver a frictionless customer...

Frictionless: The New Supply Chain Competitive Advantage

By Darren Palfrey

November 01, 2017

Gravity hosted its first ever Community Day and it was a big milestone for us, as it’s something that we’ve been aspiring to do since the early days of Gravity in 2014. In those days, Graham Parker,...

Selecting the Best Supply Chain Visibility Platform: "A Logistics Provider's Guide"

By Hanney Seylim

October 26, 2017

In Sept 2017 I had the opportunity to demonstrate Gravity’s supply chain visibility platform at the Cargo Club of Australia in their quarterly business event. The event was filled with executive...

How to Overcome Nature's Impact over Global Supply Chains

By Stephanie Johnson

September 13, 2017

Much of the globe is in the middle of typhoon or hurricane season – a trying reality for the residents of Florida after Hurricane Irma devastated majority of the state.

Freight Forwarders are Digitizing Supply Chains

By Dave Graham

June 29, 2017

It’s common knowledge, for any logistics professional who has spent 10 minutes reading about the logistics industry, that traditional freight forwarding will continue to commoditize amongst the...

10 Tips for Writing a Successful Logistics Tender Response

By Danny Clayton

June 27, 2017

It is interesting to note that most of the logistics companies I speak to admit that their tender writing capabilities can be considerably improved. 

10 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Logistics Conference

By Stephanie Johnson

June 22, 2017

Supply Chain collaboration has never been more critical. The commoditization of freight, and rise of logistics and fulfilment disruptors like Flexport and Amazon Fulfillment mean that traditional...

The Link between Supply Chain Visibility and “Perfecting the Last Mile”

By Andrew Pickles

June 13, 2017

SupplyChainDive recently published an interesting collection of articles that examine the challenges of “Last-Mile Fulfilment”. 

3 Supply Chain Management Marketing Lessons - No Experience Required

By Stephanie Johnson

June 02, 2017

In May I had the pleasure of speaking on a panel at a Grow with Hubspot event in Hong Kong. 

Consider Your Customers When Evaluating New Technologies

By Dave Graham

May 18, 2017

You are not in the business of developing software. Your focus is on moving goods all over the world, constantly working under tight deadlines. 

The Key to Creating Competitive Advantage in Logistics

By Danny Clayton

May 03, 2017

In my last blog for Gravity I wrote about How to Stand Out in a Tender, citing some examples where technology can play its part in achieving this aim. 

APAC CIOOutlook Magazine Names Gravity a Top Logistics Tech Provider

By Darren Palfrey

April 27, 2017

Our company is growing so quickly, we’re all so busy, and I feel like we have just scratched the surface of how we can provide real-time visibility over today’s incredibly complex global supply...

Increase Your Productivity with Real Time Visibility

By Gavin Webber

April 19, 2017

How much time do you and your team spend every week on manual processes like data entry, spreadsheet updates, fielding phone calls and responding to emails? Imagine how much more productive you could...

What Shippers Are Really Looking for from Logistics Providers

By Dave Graham

March 29, 2017

The term “supply chain” has become outdated. It indicates a linear sequence of events, when the reality is that supply chains have evolved.

Route to Market: Instantly Access the World's Sailing Schedules

By Stephanie Johnson

March 15, 2017

There are few tasks more time consuming than researching and booking the best sailing route.

How to Stand Out in a Logistics Tender

By Danny Clayton

March 03, 2017

What makes a logistics provider stand out in a tender process these days? I find this a fascinating subject when talking to both logistics companies and buyers of freight.

3 Words to Summarize WCA World: Sustainability, Traceability, Visibility

By Dave Graham

February 13, 2017

Actually, I’ll add a fourth word to summarize the 9th WCA Worldwide Conference in Singapore last week: exhilarating. We met with executives representing freight forwarders and 3PL companies from all...

3 Lessons in Achieving Real Time Visibility from WCA First

By Dave Graham

February 10, 2017

I’ve been working in the supply chain management industry for over 25 years in countries across Europe, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Yet I still found myself amazed at how truly global our...

SCIS: Overcoming Supply Chain Fragmentation is a Top Priority

By Stephanie Johnson

December 08, 2016

The Gravity team exhibited and presented at the Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2016 Asia Pacific (SCIS) last year and I’d like to share with you some of what we learned from our conversations with...

5 Key Steps to Achieving Supply Chain Synchronization

By Dave Graham

December 02, 2016

There’s a famous saying that “golf is a good walk spoiled.” You can hit the perfect drive off the tee, launch the perfect approach shot… then watch that “easy” putt roll right past the hole and into...

Supply Chain Synchronization - No Magic Pills Needed

By Dave Graham

November 22, 2016

You’ve probably seen the “before” and “after” patient photos in advertisements for nutrition supplements, health clubs or plastic surgeons. So let’s consider my last post on the five obstacles to...

5 Obstacles Supply Chain Synchronization Will Help You Overcome

By Dave Graham

November 16, 2016

An efficient, well-run supply chain used to resemble the first manufacturing assembly line: materials moved down a single straight line from start to finish. And why not? Henry Ford introduced the...

4 Reasons to Get Excited for the Supply Chain Innovation Summit

By Stephanie Johnson

November 08, 2016


In Today's Supply Chain, If It's Not Real Time It's Out of Date

By Darren Palfrey

October 14, 2016

We have so much real time data around us today in our daily lives. Wherever we are and whatever the time, we are enriched with all manner of alerts, messages, tweets and likes instantly telling us...

The Need for Supply Chain Synchronization

By Dave Graham

October 06, 2016

Apple’s Chief Design Officer Jonathan Ive, arguably the world's most influential industrial designer, has said “If something is not good enough, stop doing it.”

Can End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility Software Answer a "Good Question"?

By Darren Palfrey

September 14, 2016

An editor with Inbound Logistics recently asked me to provide an answer for the magazine’s regular “Good Question” feature: “Has supply chain impatience got out of hand?” My answer along with...

Tigers Global Logistics and Gravity Create Model for Overcoming 3PL Tech Obstacles

By Darren Palfrey

September 12, 2016

We’ve been devoting space in this blog to examining the factors behind the widening 3PL Technology Gap. Now, let’s take a look at how one 3PL will use the Gravity apps to close that gap. I’m excited...

Automate the Process of Researching Shipping Schedules

By Gavin Webber

September 06, 2016

Let’s admit it: there are certainly more enviable tasks than keeping a consolidated list of the world's real-time shipping schedules up to date. It’s laborious, time-consuming, and as soon as the...

Gravity Transport App Provides Real Time Shipping Schedules

By Gavin Webber

August 29, 2016

Gravity RTM When a shipper asks its 3PL to create a sailing schedule, they are making a simple request. But too often, meeting that request becomes a frustrating and arduous exercise. Determining...

How to Leverage the ROI of Supply Chain Visibility

By Darren Palfrey

August 18, 2016

Success in business often comes down to basic arithmetic: excellent global supply chain execution + great customer service = beat the competitors. Want proof? Take a look at Gartner’s Annual Top 25...

4 Common Obstacles to Supply Chain Digitization

By Dave Graham

August 12, 2016

Take a minute to think about how much technology has changed our lives in just the past decade. 

Medium-Sized 3PLs Need New Logistics Technology to Compete

By Dave Graham

July 27, 2016

The position medium-sized logistics providers find themselves in today reminds me of the scene from “Star Wars” set in the Death Star’s garbage compactor. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and...

Turn Big Data Into Big Visibility

By Gavin Webber

June 23, 2016

You’ve likely heard the term "Big Data". Your colleagues in the IT department probably throw it around a lot to describe the ever-growing volumes of information your company collects and analyzes...

5 Business Benefits of Using Cloud Logistics

By Dave Graham

June 07, 2016

Cloud computing is revolutionizing all areas of the business, and nowhere can this be seen more clearly than within logistics. Companies across the globe are moving away from outdated technologies...

Does Your Omni-Channel Belong in the Cloud? (Hint: “Yes”)

By Darren Palfrey

May 31, 2016

Today’s consumers have the ability to purchase what they want whenever, however and wherever, putting them in total control of the market. With mobile and eCommerce on the rise, omni-channel...

Create Healthier Supply Chains With Prescriptive Analytics

By Gavin Webber

May 24, 2016

Remember the good old days when consumer purchasing patterns were simpler? When brands and retailers could actually predict or in some cases even determine what your customers wanted? Well, those...

Gravity Joins the Fashion Revolution for Supply Chain Traceability!

By Stephanie Johnson

April 18, 2016

Transparency Across the Supply Chain - The Fashion Revolution

The Curse of Outdated Supply Chain Technologies

By Stephanie Johnson

March 31, 2016

Outdated technology is holding workers back

Gravity Supply Chain Software Expands Its Operations to Australia

By Darren Palfrey

February 16, 2016

The Supply Chain Software Developer Expands Its Global Footprint Statistics show that the most challenging and difficult time for any start-up company is its first year. Fortune has reported that a...

Code Fest Ends with Less Supply Chain Risk

By Gavin Webber

February 04, 2016

Real-time Supply Chain Risk Alerts

Preparing for Our First Supply Chain Code Fest!

By Ben Chaplin

January 26, 2016

How does this sound to you? Lock yourself in a room with a group of developers, and not leaving until you’ve completed a code writing project for the latest in supply chain technology. If you’re like...

Iran Sanctions, Oil Prices and Your Supply Chain

By Gavin Webber

December 21, 2015

Iran Sanctions, Oil Prices and Your Supply Chain 

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Supply Chains, Today

By Stephanie Johnson

September 08, 2015

Dynamic Retail Supply Chain Management Solutions

Rise of the 24/7 Digital Customer

By Stephanie Johnson

December 22, 2014

The world economy is worth more than US$70 trillion a year and the products that we buy and consume daily make up a third of this figure. All these products have one thing in common: a supply chain.

Untangling The Retail Supply Chain With Analytics

By Darren Palfrey

December 22, 2014

Retail supply chains are longer and more tangled than ever before – the complexity of the data sets and the management of far-flung suppliers coupled with high customer expectations around service...

User Experience, Supply Chain Tools and Millennials

By Gavin Webber

December 22, 2014

For years we’ve had to put up with, well frankly an awful user experience (UX) when using ERP systems.

How SaaS Is Easing Supply Chain Pains

By Darren Palfrey

December 22, 2014

After decades of running their supply chains with internal enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, enterprises have seen the shift to a global economy and supply chain — requiring a myriad of...