Just Drive Out! Amazon Go and the Future of Landside Logistics

By allen thomas on January 28, 2018

How this disruptive retail shopping model will entirely redefine how cargo moves through the supply chain. The Premise? Those transporting freight will come and go from ports, depots and distribution centers with complete autonomy...entirely unaffected by people and absent of lines.

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Failure, innovation & getting comfy with risk

By allen thomas on October 2, 2017


Elon Musk and his SpaceX team released a fabulously funny blooper reel this week chronicling the failures they've encountered landing their orbital rocket safely back on earth.  I especially love the subtitles…check it out here(How Not to Land an Orbital Rocket Booster).

What does this teach us? For those driving change and innovation (or just advocating for it), I think it screams this:

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How to Tell You Run (or Use) an UnGate: The 7 Key Signs of Streamlined Terminal Entry

By allen thomas on July 18, 2017

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Since introducing the UnGate concept a few weeks ago, we’ve had a flood of questions on the topic.  The most common?

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Whitepaper : The UnGate

By allen thomas on June 20, 2017

From the InGate to the UnGate: Why are We Waiting?

Automation of truck gates has increased cargo velocity, but as digital technology advances, it's time rethink the gate operation entirely and remove barriers to entry


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The 2017 Internet Trends report : insight for your business

By allen thomas on June 1, 2017

It's that time of year again...Mary Meeker has released her annual Internet Trends Report, listing an enormously detailed compilation of key stats, trends, and insight on what’s happening in technology right now.

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Port of Oakland & Advent Partner on Inland Depot for San Joaquin Valley Shippers (Clone)

By mike mayhew on April 26, 2017

Allen Thomas, Chief Strategy Officer for Advent Intermodal, based in Murray Hill New Jersey told AJOT his company is providing software support for a Port of Oakland initiative to deliver containers to new Inland Depot in French Camp California, near San Joaquin Valley, California distribution centers.

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