According to Supply Chain Quarterly, software company JDA announced its new feature, Luminate, which lets users get data from both their supply chain and their customers.

Small businesses need to enter the supply chain arena, reports Supply Chain Management Review. The technology isn’t just for big business, it can help smaller business too.

Software firm SAP will use blockchain in some of its supply chains, reports Coindesk. Specifically, SAP will use blockchain in the agriculture sector.

According to Supply Chain Digital, Georgia Pacific will bring together several companies to create a new supply chain platform.

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have proposed a way to ease America’s urgent shortage of long-haul truck drivers: allow certified teenage drivers to cross state lines in their 18-wheelers. DRIVE-Safe (Developing Responsible Individuals for a Vibrant Economy Act), from Reps. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) and Trey Hollingsworth (R-Ind.), would scrap a federal rule that bans drivers under 21 from transporting goods outside the state where they’re licensed, lowering the legal age to 18.1 “This legislation,” said John Kearney, CEO and President, Advanced Training Systems, “will help train drivers to a level far and above current licensing standards. It creates opportunity while reinforcing a culture of safety.”