Revolutionizing Logistics and Transportation through Blockchain

January 17, 2020

With the sheer pace of globalization and the rise of e-commerce and other factors contributing to the cause, the global economy has become more integrated and interconnected. However, one critical aspect which has facilitated in the burgeoning rise of the integration of the world economy is the globalization of the logistics that links trade and commerce. A simple principle of trust among the various stakeholders has been the binding thread in the incredibly complex supply chain.

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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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White Paper on Transport Safety in the Era of Digital Mobility

whitePaper | February 9, 2020

While remarkable progress has been made with technological, operational and behavioral improvements in the century-old, automotive-based transport systems used around the world, rapid technological changes are occurring that could amount to a reset in outcomes for transport users. The convergence of connectivity, automation, electrification and on-demand services suggests a transformation in transport safety, community access, traffic efficiency, emissions and energy use.

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Life Maps and Supply Planning Maps

whitePaper | December 2, 2019

I met Janie at college. She was dating my roommate, Fred, who was a total knucklehead. Sound familiar? Our two children are now at college. Tuition runs a bit north of $100,000 annually. Both kids are stellar students and athletes, so I’m ‘okay’ with the spending the cash. Janie has a boutique on-line travel business, which is earning more than I do, as Janie reminds me whenever I complain about the kids' tuitions. I’ve recently accepted a role as Vice President of Operations with a very promising consumer packaged goods company in the Pacific Northwest.

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Supply Chain Sustainability Policies: State of Play

whitePaper | May 10, 2022

Supply chain sustainability can mean different things to different people. In general, however, it implies the shaping of a company’s investment, operational and procurement decisions to achieve positive environmental, social and governance outcomes and the reduction of harm. That can cover many issues from climate action to labour standards. Corporate action on sustainable supply chains has accelerated in recent years, and policy-maker attention is also deepening. This white paper charts major policy developments and gathers business views on what is needed.

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Need for due diligence in assessing supply chain substance

whitePaper | February 1, 2020

Demonstrating compliance for a variety of regulations and requirements can be a relatively challenging process. It usually begins with data collection, followed by a comparison against regulatory and industry requirements before companies conduct an assessment using comprehensive test and analytical protocols. However, substance regulations do not typically reference comprehensive and standardized testing protocols explicitly, which poses additional challenges and requirements for manufacturers and their downstream partners.

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Safety in Logistics Operations

whitePaper | February 10, 2022

In logistics operations, the commitment to safety is all too often like the half-hearted embrace we give to an older aunt we occasionally see at family gatherings. We do it because we have to and it’s expected. But we’re not giving safety the full-on bear hug it deserves.

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