Four Ways that Technology is Remolding the Digital Supply Chain

December 16, 2019

Supply chains are a prominent cog in delivering what we need in our daily lives. Almost everything around us has passed through various links in the supply chain. Supply chain efficiency is therefore vital to keeping customers happy — and loyal. And the importance of supply chain excellence is hypercritical given the growing demand for more personalized products and services, delivered exactly when and where customers specify, quickly and at exceptionally low cost.

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Port of Amsterdam manages, operates and develops the port. The main aim is stimulating economic activity and employment in the entire Amsterdam port region. Port of Amsterdam ensures a safe, swift and environmentally responsible management of shipping traffic within its working area. The exploitation is aimed at port sites (rental and leasing), quays and water. In the entire Amsterdam port region a yearly amount of over 94 million tons of goods is being transhipped.

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Port of Amsterdam manages, operates and develops the port. The main aim is stimulating economic activity and employment in the entire Amsterdam port region. Port of Amsterdam ensures a safe, swift and environmentally responsible management of shipping traffic within its working area. The exploitation is aimed at port sites (rental and leasing), quays and water. In the entire Amsterdam port region a yearly amount of over 94 million tons of goods is being transhipped.

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