5 Mistakes to Avoid when Shipping Goods

Flexport

It is estimated that 60-80% of the global humanitarian aid spend is related to logistics services. Whether you are a shipper or receiver of goods, international trade is fraught with complexity, particularly for nonprofits. From quoting & documentation, to managing exceptions & tax exemptions, there are key details that can make or break your shipment process.
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Spotlight

Over the last two decades, the face of retail has been dramatically changed by the internet and the emergence of new digital technologies. Electronic commerce has brought new standards of customer service, convenience and choice for the consumer. For retailers, it has opened up new opportunities to make their operations more efficient, to better understand their customers and to target new customer segments around the world. It has allowed any business, however small, to go global overnight and to enjoy growth rates that are among the highest of any industry segment.


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Webinar on AI - The secret sauce of logistics

Analytics Vidhya

In today’s age, we see a tremendous rise in logistics businesses like ride sharing, food/grocery delivery etc. If you have ever used Uber you might know how simple the process is –just press a button, set the pickup location, request a car and go for a ride. The process is simple but there is a lot going on behind the scenes. The secret sauce behind growth and efficiency in these new age businesses is Artificial Intelligence. From deciding on which driver to dispatch to surge pricing, detecting fake riders/drivers to autonomous driving every thing is based on AI. Come and learn how to leverage AI to solve complex logistics problems.
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Pluto7 Webinar on Supply Chain Analytics - Machine Learning and IOT

Marketing Pluto7

During this webinar, Lean healthcare expert and author Mark Graban explains how lessons learned from other supply chain-driven industries amount to a “gold standard” for hospital supply chains – a standard that will help save time, support patient safety initiatives and, ultimately, reduce costs. The topic of the webinar was "Managing Chemical Risks in Your Supply Chain" and the discussion covered mostly four important topics i.e., Need to manage chemical risks at all levels of the supply chain, what should be done to manage these risks from both supplier's and Brand's perspectives and then a Q&A session to address any queries and comments from the attendees.
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Growth Opportunities for Partners in Global Medium-heavy Duty Trucking Industry

Frost & Sullivan

Product as a service will dominate industry narrative as proliferation of electronics and connected truck technologies creates new logistics business models. Moreover, concerns about global economic and geopolitical stability, along with concerns about strength of BRIC economies, are creating the need for recalibration of business strategies. Green, safe, connected smart trucks will be in demand. Autonomous mobility and digital freight brokering technologies are expected to receive more industry interest, and telematics technologies and business models will adapt to these changes. 2017 is also expected to experience rising product and market convergence as the value truck segment rises in prominence globally.
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DMBoK Discipline: Data Warehousing & Business

brighttalk

Chris Bradley continues to explain the different disciplines in the DAMA DMBoK 'wheel' - this time concentrating on Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
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Spotlight

Over the last two decades, the face of retail has been dramatically changed by the internet and the emergence of new digital technologies. Electronic commerce has brought new standards of customer service, convenience and choice for the consumer. For retailers, it has opened up new opportunities to make their operations more efficient, to better understand their customers and to target new customer segments around the world. It has allowed any business, however small, to go global overnight and to enjoy growth rates that are among the highest of any industry segment.

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