Sustainable Supply Chain Finance

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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Sensitech

Sensitech® offers a robust portfolio of products and services designed to help you monitor and manage the cold chain of the world’s most temperature-sensitive, perishable products: food, pharmaceuticals, biologics, and industrial chemicals. Our expansive range of validated temperature monitors, proprietary software, customized professional services, and industry expertise help you to collect, analyze, and interpret critical data that can lead to continuous improvement in your cold chain management process. By enabling the fast and accurate flow of data where it’s needed – at the dock, the corporate office or both – Sensitech helps you to deliver higher quality products, strictly adhere to rigorous regulatory requirements, and strengthen your bottom line.

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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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TELEMATICS IN THE CANADIAN TRUCKING INDUSTRY

whitePaper | December 31, 2019

This study builds on a previous project in which we examined the potential for telematics systems to streamline the data collection and reporting methods used in the SmartWay program. Here, we delve deeper into various aspects of the telematics industry in the heavy-duty trucking sector in Canada. This study catalogs the products and services available from leading telematics providers for trucking companies and discusses the ways fleets leverage the systems to improve their overall efficiency and safety

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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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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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REVIEW OF MARITIME TRANSPORT 2019

whitePaper | November 11, 2019

Global maritime trade expanded at a slower pace in 2018, while volumes reached 11 billion tons. Reflecting developments in the world economy and trade activity, international maritime trade lost momentum in 2018. Volumes expanded at 2.7 per cent in 2018, down from 4.1 per cent in 2017. The slowdown was broadbased and affected nearly all maritime cargo segments. It undermined global port cargo-handling activities, and growth in containerized global port throughput decelerated to 4.7 per cent, down from 6.7 per cent in 2017.

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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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Spotlight

Sensitech

Sensitech® offers a robust portfolio of products and services designed to help you monitor and manage the cold chain of the world’s most temperature-sensitive, perishable products: food, pharmaceuticals, biologics, and industrial chemicals. Our expansive range of validated temperature monitors, proprietary software, customized professional services, and industry expertise help you to collect, analyze, and interpret critical data that can lead to continuous improvement in your cold chain management process. By enabling the fast and accurate flow of data where it’s needed – at the dock, the corporate office or both – Sensitech helps you to deliver higher quality products, strictly adhere to rigorous regulatory requirements, and strengthen your bottom line.

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