Fairfly launches innovative travel management technology

| February 7, 2017

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Airfare is extremely volatile and the price for a single flight changes 90 times on average, fluctuating even up until the moment of departure. In the US, enterprises and TMCs collectively leave up to $19B on the table by forgoing savings opportunities after ticketing.

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Bibby Distribution has been providing its customers with logistics and supply chain services for over 30 years, and is well placed as one of the UK’s top ten third party logistics companies. Headquartered in Liverpool, we have over 90 sites throughout the UK and operate in a range of industries, including Consumer, Paper & Packaging, Industrial and Food & Drink.

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Design and planning process for future supply chains

Article | April 6, 2020

Black Rock, the world’s largest fund manager has stated that the crisis will fundamentally reshape business practices, society and consumer habits – rethinking the way people work, shop, travel and gather. There will be a ‘new normal’ way of functioning and businesses will need to adapt.And the timeline for recovery could be long. The investment bank, Morgan Stanley warns in a recent newsletter of no quick return to ‘business as usual’ in the US: “…we see 2Q20 GDP contracting as much as 45%, followed by a soft 3Q and a rebound in activity in 4Q20 and into 2021…even with the expected rebound, the level of output (in the US) at the end of 2021 in our bear case remains 11.5% below its pre-recession peak”.The political and financial decisions made by governments during and following the crisis could influence economies for at least 10 years.

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Cloud and cyber: benefits and challenges for supply chains

Article | March 10, 2020

Supply Chain Digital sits down with cloud and cyber experts to discuss the adoption of these technologies in the supply chain industry. “Disruptions within supply chains are becoming more common,” says Tim Mackey, Senior Principal Consultant at Synopsys CyRC. “Suppliers at every level need to understand not only what the risk of attack they might bear is, but also how any disruption in their operations will impact their consumers. When it comes to cyber attacks, it is the attacker who defines the rules. They decide the timing and the nature of their efforts. If successful, they also define what type of disruptive activity they perform.

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Accenture: digital transformation of freight and logistics

Article | March 13, 2020

One of the biggest disruptors to traditional freight and logistics, is transforming the way in which the industry continues to do business. In a recent research study, Accenture highlights the importance of traditional freight and logistics companies joining new digital entrants on their disruptive journey, or face becoming irrelevant. “If they persist with ‘business as usual’, traditional players can expect to lose both competitiveness and value. If, however, they harness the power of digital technologies and build new, digital business models, they could significantly enhance their competitiveness, boosting earnings before interest and taxes (EBITDA) by approximately 13% annually.”

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Why ISO Standards for Warehouse Work Should Be Reevaluated

Article | March 27, 2020

Lower back pain is the second most common reason for a doctor visit, and costs the supply-chain industry around $100 billion per year. One of the leading culprits for this pain and expense is the pushing and pulling that occurs in the hundreds of thousands of distribution facilities throughout the world. Thousands of employees injure themselves each year because of some sort of pushing activity with industrial equipment. It’s clear that we’re not doing enough to solve this problem. However, we are seeing improvements in measurement standards for equipment that’s involved with pushing.

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Bibby Distribution

Bibby Distribution has been providing its customers with logistics and supply chain services for over 30 years, and is well placed as one of the UK’s top ten third party logistics companies. Headquartered in Liverpool, we have over 90 sites throughout the UK and operate in a range of industries, including Consumer, Paper & Packaging, Industrial and Food & Drink.

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