Thom Ives on Revolutionizing Transportation ManagementHow Echo Global Logistics Uses AI/ML for Smarter Logistics
Echo Global Logistics uses technology, including AI and ML, to offer transportation and supply chain management services. Its in-house data scientists develop these tools to provide real-time analytics that assist shippers in making informed decisions. The company’s Echo Accelerator platform gathers and analyzes data to facilitate efficient, safe and cost-effective product movement between businesses and carriers.
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"Data science and analytics should not be approached as a mere experiment, but rather as a dedicated commitment," says Thom Ives, senior data scientist at Echo Global Logistics.
In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Ives discusses:
- Use of digital for better data collection;
- Innovations that simplify and scale transportation management;
- Need of transformers in elements of architecture.
Ives is also a founding member and technical advisor at Phoenix Intelligence. In his career, he has developed a wide range of analytical models using data, multi-physics and experiments. He works on predictive modeling and is equally passionate to automate the entire data pipeline to achieve the greatest possible return on data for all.