The Role of IT in a 3PL with Eze Peralta
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In this episode of Everything is Logistics, Blythe Brumleve interviews Ezequiel (Eze) Peralta, the VP of Technology at SPI Logistics, about the role of IT in 3PL.

Eze talks about his early background in technology and databases, including creating software for his own small businesses. He then goes on to describe his work with SPI Logistics on developing data warehouses and analytics solutions.

The discussion highlights the importance of investing in IT infrastructure for 3PLs and the significant role it plays in optimizing their operations.



[00:03:09] Building a database.

[05:14] Designing databases and data modeling.

[00:08:49] Data Loss Prevention.

[00:13:08] Talking to team before implementing.

[00:16:42] SPI’s tech stack.

[00:22:24] Freight management flexibility.

[00:28:17] Automating the onboarding process.

[00:30:30] Benefits of tech transition.

[00:35:37] Cybersecurity risks in remote work.

[00:41:15] AI and Chat GPT technology.

[00:43:28] Chat GPT and business processes.

[00:46:16] Digital matching of freight.

[00:53:31] Improving carrier relationships.

[00:55:10] TMS Integration and Customization.



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Blythe Brumleve
Blythe Brumleve
Creative entrepreneur in freight. Founder of Digital Dispatch and host of Everything is Logistics. Co-Founder at Jax Podcasters Unite. Board member of Transportation Marketing and Sales Association. Freightwaves on-air personality. Annoying Jaguars fan.

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