The logistics industry is competing in a changing and continuously challenging world. As the people economy is moving into this new information age, logistics industries are facing a lot of challenges as well as opportunities. The advancement of e-commerce and evolution of new data sources like sensors; GPS, Smartphone's etc exploded the business with large amount of real-time and near real-time data. However, to deal with such a large amount of data and to gain business insights, logistics firms requires faster and comprehensive data collection and analytics technologies. This paved the way for big data analytics on the logistic information.