Big Data From Logistics Could Drive Other Industries, According to Report

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The giant logistics company DHL, recently released a report entitled “Big Data in Logistics.” The report concludes that someday logistics companies could become the go-to search engines for information on almost all other industries. Logistics companies gather a tremendous amount of information (big data) during the course of their normal operations. Information on the routes drivers take, the shifts of the drivers, the weight and sizes of their loads, and other such information offers useful data that could one day be applied to other industries.

 

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