Logistics, shipping, and transportation require real-time information to build efficient applications and innovative business models. Data streaming enables correlated decisions, recommendations, and alerts. Kafka is everywhere across the industry. This blog post explores several real-world case studies from companies such as USPS, Swiss Post, Austrian Post, DHL, and Hermes. Use cases include cloud-native middleware modernization, track and trace, and predictive routing and ETA planning.
Real-Time Locating System (RTLS) enables identifying and tracking the location of assets or people in real-time. This blog post explores the use cases for RTLS, the challenges of existing implementations, and an open, scalable RTLS architecture based on Apache Kafka.