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How FedEx Streamlines Operations At Freight Docks

EDEN system helps the logistics company shave time -- and money -- off dock operations. One of eight profiles of InformationWeek Elite 100 Business Innovation Award winners.

FedEx trucks contain sensors and GPS that communicate with EDEN, the company's messaging and scheduling system.
FedEx trucks contain sensors and GPS that communicate with EDEN, the company's messaging and scheduling system.

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4/3/2014 | 5:07:44 PM
Mobile interfaces
A number of technologies had to mature to the brought FedEx could bring them together to make this possible. I find it interesting the role mobile touchscreens play -- that makes it more valuable since people can react to data on the run, but it also makes it more efficient to use and to train people. That's something I hear often about mobile/ touchscreen apps -- the training requires not much more than a simple video, if the interface is done right.  
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