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cross-Channel ferry routes

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New cross-Channel ferry routes to be added in case of no-deal Brexit

With little over two months to go until the official Brexit deadline, the UK government is preparing for the ‘worst-case’ scenario by awarding three new ferry contracts worth over GBP100 million. The extra freight capacity …

Chainstack

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Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: Chainstack

Chainstack was founded in Singapore in 2017 by Eugene Aseev and Laurent Dedenis (pictured) to address the challenges of enterprise blockchain adoption and integration. The start-up’s mission is to remove the technical and business barriers …

mining and metals supply chain

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Blockchain solution for global mining and metals supply chain

On 16 January, IBM announced it is working on a project in partnership with MineHub Technologies, a Canadian technology company specialized in the mining and metals industry, to build a blockchain-based platform for that sector. …

supply chain capabilities

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Retailers’ digital supply chain capabilities are underprepared for core challenges

Board members (‘C-suite executives’) of retail companies are struggling to tackle core digital transformation challenges due to a lack of supply chain visibility and reliable data, according to a recent report. A survey has revealed …

Global Trade Network

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Transparency in the Global Trade Network

BluJay’s Global Trade Network (GTN) streamlines processes, creates new opportunities and improves the performance of companies, adapted in line with their unique supply chain requirements. Connecting all supply chain partners to the network increases transparency. …

control tower

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Cloud-based control tower

Tesisquare Platform 6.0 has been enriched with a Tesi Control Tower. This cloud-based platform facilitates communication and integration between manufacturers, logistics service providers, carriers and customers, resulting in an online data-sharing community. The software manages …

end-to-end supply chain visibility

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Framework for end-to-end supply chain visibility

Rapid changes in demand and growing suppliers’ risks have made end-to-end supply chain visibility crucial for companies nowadays. To gain a clearer understanding of this concept, it is necessary to distinguish between strategic, tactical and …

MotionMiners

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Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: MotionMiners

MotionMiners offers companies automated analysis related to the ergonomics and efficiency of their manual industrial processes. The Motion Mining technology uses mobile sensors (wearables) and beacons to anonymously record manual working processes as they are …

Pfizer

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New app boosts Pfizer’s global supply chain visibility

For a biopharmaceutical company as large as Pfizer, achieving truly comprehensive supply chain visibility is a mammoth undertaking. Despite the company’s extremely complex supply chain, the End-to-End In-Transit Visibility (E2E ITV) project now makes it …

Albert Einstein

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Working Wisdom: quote about employees and work

“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars …

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