Fundamentals of supply chain management

A supply chain is basically a group of independent organisations connected together through the products and services that they separately and or jointly add value on in order to deliver them to the end consumer.

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TuSimple is a global self-driving truck company based in San Diego and operating self-driving trucks out of Tucson, Arizona and Dallas, Texas. Founded in 2015, TuSimple is developing a commercial-ready Level 4 (SAE) fully-autonomous driving solution for the logistics industry. TuSimple’s trucks are the first and only capable of self-driving from depot-to-depot and do so every day for its customers. The company is driven by a mission to increase safety, decrease transportation costs, and reduce carbon emissions.

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Optimizing Supply Chain Cost - Export and Import Logistics

whitePaper | February 6, 2020

India currently has cross border trade of US$ 844 billion comprising of exports of US$ 330 billion and imports of US$ 514 billion. India has set an ambitious target of 5% share in global exports (US$ 1 Trillion by 2025). Government of India’s policy initiatives such as ‘Make in India’ and the nation-wide implementation of GST system hold promise for improving India’s global competitiveness. Logistics industry would be a crucial enabler for achieving the envisioned growth potential - with better stakeholder coordination, enhanced infrastructure, improved operational efficiency and enhanced investments

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CAPTURING TRANSFORMATIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN FACILITIES, TRANSPORTATION, & LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

whitePaper | June 30, 2022

The global pandemic has upended the Facilities Management and Transport & Logistics industries. Remote working and social distancing have driven up the reliance on delivery services as eCommerce became the norm.

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A Partnership of Trust: Dell Supply Chain Security

whitePaper | May 23, 2022

Information technology is creating a more connected world, and our dependence on technology for all aspects of our lives continues to increase. However, the advanced technology and sophisticated logistics networks that support this connectivity are facing unprecedented attacks, which risk undermining the trust on which growth, prosperity, and international relations rest. Complicating matters further, the complexity, sophistication and potential impact of attacks also have increased substantially over time.

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Chemicals supply chain

whitePaper | December 9, 2019

The chemical industry has enjoyed strong and consistent performance over the last decade. The market is now being affected by new challenges, from increased global competition and changing customer requirements to disruptive new technologies while increased demand for sustainability, safety, and efficiency is changing not only the way companies work, but the products they produce.

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Sustainable Supply Chain Finance

whitePaper | December 31, 2019

How can companies reward their suppliers’ commitment to sustainability? With Sustainable Supply Chain Finance (SSCF) companies can give preferential conditions to those of their suppliers who meet social and environmental standards. This ensures the stability of their supply chain and also improves their own environmental and social performance. They also receive an attractive return on excess liquidity. Supply chain finance platforms make it easier than ever to implement SSCF in practice.

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5 Megatrends That Make Supply Chains Growth Engines

whitePaper | November 15, 2019

In the world of business finance, supply chains tend to get the short end of the stick. Many CFOs simply see logistics as a cost center each link in the chain an additional expense. But the world of global trade is changing, and with these changes comes the opportunity to shift focus from lowering supply chain costs to strategically positioning supply networks as the driver for significant business growth.

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TuSimple

TuSimple is a global self-driving truck company based in San Diego and operating self-driving trucks out of Tucson, Arizona and Dallas, Texas. Founded in 2015, TuSimple is developing a commercial-ready Level 4 (SAE) fully-autonomous driving solution for the logistics industry. TuSimple’s trucks are the first and only capable of self-driving from depot-to-depot and do so every day for its customers. The company is driven by a mission to increase safety, decrease transportation costs, and reduce carbon emissions.

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