Digital Connectivity and the Future of Supply Chains & Logistics

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Currently 15 billion devices connected to the internet By 2020 and estimated 50 billion devices will be connected to the internet More than 1.5 trillion devices could benefit from being connected to the internet.

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Global Supply Chain Jobs

Global Supply Chain Jobs is an Employment Board designed to cater the needs of Logistics & Supply Chain community around the world. The scope of Global Supply Chain Jobs includes all aspects of Supply Chain which include Procurement/Purchasing, Manufacutring, Transportation and Warehousing. In addition we list jobs related to various support functions such as Information Technology, Sales, Finance, Human Resources and other functions in the context of Supply Chain Management.

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Emission-free shipping: Ways of sustainable transport on the seas

Article | April 8, 2020

Around 90 % of the world’s goods are currently transported by ships causing nearly 3 % of total global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. This makes it one of the largest polluters in the transport industry, with international merchant ships and large freighters responsible for the lion’s share of these emissions. As a result of the impending climate crisis and the need to reduce global emissions, various organizations, including shipping companies themselves as well as governments, aim to achieve carbon-neutral water transport in the coming years.

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DEALING WITH WAREHOUSE CHALLENGES WHILE YOUR BUSINESS GROWS: 4 TIPS

Article | April 8, 2020 | Sponsored

In business change is inevitable, but growth is optional. Selecting a WMS system for a growing business in the UAE or Saudi Arabia is an important decision that should not be taken lightly because the right system will need to meet current needs while facilitating growth to achieve and accommodate future goals. Selecting a system is not only a matter of efficiency and productivity, for both logistics and the actual business, but also prioritises competing for and retaining customers. Current technology and variety mean customers expect supreme convenience and optimal data sharing from their logistic service providers and can find it elsewhere if you cannot meet that.

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Supply Chain Peak Season Technology: Are Your Systems Updated & Ready?

Article | April 8, 2020

Supply chain peak season technology aids supply chain leaders in understanding their operations, unlocking insights, reviewing performance, and much more. In conjunction with the rise of e-commerce and ongoing demand for more products, faster service, and better supply chain performance, the entire year begins to take on the characteristics of supply chain peak season which traditionally has occurred during the time period after Labor Day through returns season in January.

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Big disruptions and their effects on supply chains

Article | April 8, 2020

The COVID-19 virus event has been a supply chain risk waiting to happen. A virus is not a ‘black swan’ event, but a ‘known-unknown’. The potential risks and likely consequences of a new virus were evident at the time of the SARS virus of 2002-3 and the H1N1 virus of 2009. The difference between then and now is that the global economy has changed. China’s economy is about four time larger than when the SARS virus event occurred, which has influenced region trade lanes to be more dependent on China.

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Global Supply Chain Jobs

Global Supply Chain Jobs is an Employment Board designed to cater the needs of Logistics & Supply Chain community around the world. The scope of Global Supply Chain Jobs includes all aspects of Supply Chain which include Procurement/Purchasing, Manufacutring, Transportation and Warehousing. In addition we list jobs related to various support functions such as Information Technology, Sales, Finance, Human Resources and other functions in the context of Supply Chain Management.

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