The Great Maersk Shift

Freightos

The following is a 5,000 word exploration of Maersk’s strategic shift to end-to-end logistics services, based on open sources. Demand for ocean freight was lower than anticipated, and Hanjin Shipping, another top ten ocean liner, was already teetering on the verge of bankruptcy.

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Three Months after Tianjin, the Area is Still Reeling.

Elementum

China’s Tianjin port suffered a devastating explosion in August which left many manufacturers, insurers and shipping supply chains crippled. New productions are also in line in Slovakia, Austria and Brazil. Supply Chain and Shipping. The blast, coupled with recent environmental and business practice concerns, has resulted in new manufacturing and shipping regulations.

Global Trends in Digital Supply Chain - 2017 Review

Abivin

Source Big Data is an expression used to represent an enormous volume of both structured and unstructured data that is so big it becomes hard to process using old database and software methods. Source Machine Learning has become hot in 2017 and suppliers are capitalizing research and development into the use of machine learning in supply chain [4]. As of today, Amazon's shipping drones are being tested at development centers in the US, UK, Austria, France, Israel.