Daimler Trucks at a Glance Edition 2016

Welcome to the world’s leading truck manufacturer! I’m delighted that you are interested in our business. Our sector is currently in the midst of a very exciting time. From a technological standpoint, we are now entering into a new, digital era, 120 years after Daimler invented the truck. From an economic point of view, it’s often difficult to predict how the markets will develop in the future. For example, two very important truck markets, Indonesia and Brazil, experienced an unexpectedly sharp decline in 2015.

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William E. Connor & Associates Ltd.

"Connor is a merchandise sourcing service, serving international brands, retailers, department stores, specialty retailers, e-commerce and catalog companies. We do not operate as a manufacturer or trading company brokering or selling merchandise to our clients. Rather, we focus strictly on representing our client's global procurement requirements. Our services include identifying markets and vendors for required product; providing product development assistance; sampling; order placement; on-site production tracking, quality control, social accountability, and human rights due diligence etc. We source all apparel, accessory, gift, and hardgoods classifications including home furnishings, furniture, lighting, home textiles, and decorative accessories.

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The ROI Behind Freight Visibility

whitePaper | January 25, 2020

Global supply chain visibility has become an extremely hot topic in recent years. In Descartes’ 2019 survey of transportation and logistics professionals, it was rated the 1 capability needed for successful transportation management. To improve financial and service KPIs, companies must have a way to view, analyze, and communicate multimodal and visibility data in real-time.

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Technology, Data and New Models for Sustainably Managing Ocean Resources

whitePaper | January 31, 2020

We are in the middle of an explosion in new data on the ocean, creating enormous potential for advances in our understanding and stewardship of ocean resources. An exponential increase in the number and variety of ocean observing systems and other new data sources has created the prospect of a digital ocean ecosystem. Advances in processing techniques and visualisation are rapidly expanding our ability to extract information from those data, and are enabling a wide array of tools to provide real-time information in actionable form to decision-makers, such as policymakers, resource managers, resource users, consumers and citizens.

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Improving the Last Mile With Secure, Unattended Asset-Transfer Solutions

whitePaper | April 6, 2020

With final-mile deliveries on the rise, it’s more critical than ever to efficiently and securely transfer assets between business partners. Despite improvements in route planning, dock scheduling, and transportation-management systems, the biggest problem remains — sometimes there’s simply no one available to receive the delivery.

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Practical Guide to Warehouse Optimisation

whitePaper | January 27, 2020

Why do you need to optimise your warehouse? A lean and efficient business starts in your warehouse. Optimising your warehouse helps you provide your customers with a seamless service experience, reduce your operating expenses, increase your revenue and working capital. In today’s highly competitive, global market, you’re not only competing with local suppliers, but with huge global organisations making it even more important to ensure your warehouse is optimised to ensure you delight your customers each and every time they place an order with your organisation.

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Five Tips to Take your Life Sciences Supply Chain Digital

whitePaper | December 17, 2019

Life sciences supply chain challenges include demand and supply uncertainty. Market complexity and regulatory restrictions. Mergers and acquisitions. Pricing pressures. And the need for new life sciences supply chain capabilities driven by mass customization and faster new product introductions. Having the right products at the right place at the right time can literally mean the difference between life and death.

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IS YOUR LOGISTICS SOFTWARE READY FOR BREXIT?

whitePaper | January 12, 2020

By the end of October 2019, with or without an agreement, Brexit will have a major impact on crossborder shipping. Change is inevitable, so businesses should act now to ensure their shipping software solutions are up-to-date and prepared to manage the effects of Brexit. Businesses should start preparing by better understanding the specific nature and extent of the looming changes. By proactively addressing potential challenges to shipping operations brought on by Brexit and leveraging the latest global multi-carrier shipping software, businesses can work to ensure a smooth Brexit transition, provide a seamless customer experience, proficiently manage delays and keep costs in line with expectations.

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William E. Connor & Associates Ltd.

"Connor is a merchandise sourcing service, serving international brands, retailers, department stores, specialty retailers, e-commerce and catalog companies. We do not operate as a manufacturer or trading company brokering or selling merchandise to our clients. Rather, we focus strictly on representing our client's global procurement requirements. Our services include identifying markets and vendors for required product; providing product development assistance; sampling; order placement; on-site production tracking, quality control, social accountability, and human rights due diligence etc. We source all apparel, accessory, gift, and hardgoods classifications including home furnishings, furniture, lighting, home textiles, and decorative accessories.

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