Powering formula e with multimodal freight

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In 2015, DHL was tasked with transporting 40 fully-electric racing cars to Beijing for the second season of the FIA Formula E Championship. Speed, security, reliability and efficiency are essential to how we deliver Formula E’s full main freight load across continents to the starting line Transporting Formula E cars can be challenging. DHL takes utmost care to ensure the safety of all electric vehicle components, particularly the cars’ Rechargeable Energy Storage Systems (RESS) which can prove volatile if mishandled.

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Gold Star Shipping S.A.

Gold Star Shipping was formed in 1994 and since then it has been offering shipping and combined transport services. The company succeeded a shipping agency which for some fifteen years represented overseas carriers offering weekly sailings from the port of Piraeus to the Red sea ports Southbound and fortnightly sailings to U.K. North West Continent Northbound.

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Technology’s Effect on Global Automotive Supply Chains

Article | February 18, 2020

Like it has for many industries, technology is changing the game for the automotive sector – and the effects are now being felt down companies’ supply chains. As the intense focus on autonomous vehicles and electrification shows no signs of abating, automotive companies have a lot to think about as 2020 unfolds. Warranty issues should top that list. The shift from human drivers to some level of autonomous driving means companies must rethink how they deal with warranty risks, beginning at the contracting phase.

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Can AI transform the supply chain?

Article | February 18, 2020

Chief Supply Chain Officers (CSCOs) and their organizations often struggle to optimize decision making and manage disruptions because they lack end-to-end visibility. More than 75 percent of CSCOs and supply chain leaders report that they have “very limited” supply chain visibility— and 65 percent say they have limited or no visibility beyond Tier 1 suppliers. The overwhelming amount of data spread across siloed systems and external sources is a familiar challenge among CSCOs – but they don’t always know how to address it. AI has emerged among best-in-class supply chain organizations as a textbook solution to enable end-to-end supply chain visibility.

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The Supply Chain Professional of the Future Will Need These 4 Skills

Article | February 18, 2020

The supply chain professional of the future will need the types of skills you won’t find online or in a textbook. The Internet is awash with content designed to help business professionals succeed now and help the next generation¹ succeed someday. Google searches will yield a bonanza of advice served up as scholarly articles, celebrity secrets and everything in between. Look beneath the differences in tone and style and you will quickly discover that there’s considerable overlap.

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For information on our commitment and Tomorrow Rising fund to helping communities recover from the Covid-19 crisis

Article | February 18, 2020

With half a million people benefited in 60+ countries, the Tomorrow Rising Fund is now focusing on education and professional training programs to secure the best future for young people and their communities affected by COVID-19. Two months after launching the Tomorrow Rising fund to support Covid-19 emergency relief in April 2020, Schneider Electric’s Foundation moves forward to support recovery and resiliency through education and training programs. The Tomorrow Rising Fund was launched to support emergency and longer-term reconstruction related to Covid-19 in all the countries where Schneider Electric operates. The Schneider Electric Foundation appealed to its leaders and employees to get involved and all their donations have been matched by the Group. Other external stakeholders and partners have also contributed.

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Gold Star Shipping S.A.

Gold Star Shipping was formed in 1994 and since then it has been offering shipping and combined transport services. The company succeeded a shipping agency which for some fifteen years represented overseas carriers offering weekly sailings from the port of Piraeus to the Red sea ports Southbound and fortnightly sailings to U.K. North West Continent Northbound.

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