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Can We Talk About the Weather?

There can’t be a time in human memory when travel, shipping, trade and commerce have been jolted as badly by severe weather and extreme climate events as in recent months. In China this past sum...

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  • Africa
  • Environment
  • Logistics How-To
  • Supply Chain
  • Sustainability
  • Warehousing

E-commerce is globalization’s shot at equality

Originally published at the WEF Agenda blog on January 17th, 2019This article is part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting …

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  • Africa
  • Ecommerce
  • SMEs
  • Start-Up/Ventures
  • Supply Chain
  • Trade

A pragmatist’s guide to zero-emission logistics

Originally published at the WEF Agenda blog on January 17th, 2019This article is part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting …

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  • Environment
  • Supply Chain

New Technology Best Practices

How to integrate new technology into your supply chain Let’s assume you’re sold on the promise of the digital supply …

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Start-Up/Ventures
  • Supply Chain

Data Science in Supply Chain

Data science can predict the future The car you drive is the product of one of the most complex logistical …

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Logistics How-To
  • Start-Up/Ventures
  • Supply Chain
  • Trade
  • Warehousing

Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Reaping the rewards of Robotic Process Automation Two ships carrying identical cargoes have just docked at a busy port. One …

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Supply Chain

The Automation Revolution in Your Warehouse

Warehousing is in the midst of a tech-driven revolution as companies race to identify and adopt emerging technologies that cut …

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Warehousing

The Internet of Things

How the Internet of Things will revolutionize your supply chain A batch of vaccines leaves a pharmaceutical company bound for …

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Supply Chain

Why your supply chain needs blockchain

When a shirt is shipped from China to a shop in Europe, it passes through a complicated and sometimes slow …

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Fair Labor
  • Logistics How-To
  • Supply Chain
  • Trade

A Guide to the Digital Supply Chain

Digital technology is changing the way the world does business and doing so at an extraordinary pace. Whatever your part …

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Logistics How-To
  • Supply Chain

The perfect match: how digital platforms connect truckers and freight

Brazil is the third-largest trucking market in the world after China and the USA, but has historically struggled with poor …

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Environment
  • Logistics How-To
  • Supply Chain

Kuwait: The Startup Powerhouse

I recently attended a Business Year conference on the role of the private sector in the future of the Kuwaiti economy. The …

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Start-Up/Ventures

Your home is printing now! What does 3D printing mean for logistics?

3D printing is big news. It is already a $14.5 billion dollar industry, and is set to keep growing steadily over …

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Logistics How-To
  • Supply Chain
  • Trade

Is Your Company the next Google, Twitter or Airbnb?

The secrets of the World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers Community Each year since 2000, the World Economic Forum has selected …

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  • Africa
  • Digital/Tech
  • Ecommerce
  • SMEs
  • Start-Up/Ventures

Returns: The Hidden Part of E-Commerce Logistics

How GCC startups can turn online return pain into profits E-commerce in the GCC, worth $26.9 billion in 2018, could …

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  • Ecommerce
  • Logistics How-To

Smaller Companies Make The Most Valuable Partners

In recent years, large global companies have come to understand the need to innovate and evolve more rapidly to stay …

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  • SMEs
  • Ventures & Technology

The rise of the super-sized smart mall

How technology is providing a VIP shopping experience for all Q&A with Nadia Akil, CEO of UPAC E-commerce is disrupting …

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Ecommerce