Technology without data- like a car without petrol

The phrase “future of logistics” has found its way in to innumerable reports, blog posts, tweets and news articles with increasing frequency. Here at Ti we’ve used the phrase on many occasions including as the title of our conference series. The focus of many excitable articles appears to be the assumption that the future of…

Missed our e-commerce Twitter chat?

Following the 2016 publication of Ti’s annual Global e-commerce Logistics report, Lilith Nagorski (Head of Research) and David Buckby (Economist) took to Twitter to answer a range of e-commerce questions provided by our subscribers. Over the course of an hour on Friday afternoon (4th March 2016) Lilith and David, who were instrumental in the creation…

Twitter chat round-up

Ti recently undertook a live Twitter chat on the topic of the Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index (AEMLI) 2016. The AEMLI, written and compiled by Transport Intelligence, uses economic and trade data, social indicators and transport development to rank 45 emerging market countries for their potential as logistics markets. The key Ti team members responsible…

Driverless Trucks: Science fiction or just a matter of time?

According to Ti’s latest industry report, there are a number of emerging trends which are likely to have an impact on the fortunes of the European Road Freight sector including not only  technological improvements but also political, legislative and environmental developments. One such development is the rate at which driverless trucks are becoming a reality.…

Container Ship Cruising- Around the World in More Than 80 Days

Telling someone you’ve booked a cruise for your holiday this year will probably conjure up images of plush surroundings, nightly entertainment and copious amounts of food and drink- think Titanic but without the iceberg. Imagine then, trying to explain why you’ve chosen to forgo the entertainment and socialising of a traditional cruise to take your…