DSV to Buy Panalpina in $4.6 Billion European Logistics Deal

Barcelona, April 17, 2019.-DSV A/S agreed to acquire Swiss rival Panalpina Welttransport Holding AG in a deal worth $4.6 billion that will create one of the world’s largest cargo-handling and logistics companies.

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“There’s seamless information sharing, financial processing, and real-time monitoring that connects frontline customer interactions directly with production”

Barcelona, April 8, 2019.-   Author of this analysis published in Supply Chain Management Review: Michael Gravier is an Associate Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at Bryant University with a focus on logistics, supply chain management and strategy and international trade

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Smart Cities and urban logistics problems

Barcelona, March 19, 2019.- Alex Chatha, Research Director of Smart Buildings and Cities at ARC Advisory Group, and has published a detailed study on the evolution of logistics in future cities connected by the IOT, and autonomous cars. This article has been published in IIoT World and we highlight a summary for its interest to the IT Directives:

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Carrefour: Case of Success in the implementation of Blockchain technology

Barcelona, March 6, 2019.- The magazine Supply Chain Digital has explained the benefits of Blockchain technology at Carrefour. Undoubtedly, an interesting success case to know the operation and the advantages of this emerging technology. For example, in improved traceability, use of QR codes and data verification in a matter of minutes. Next, we publish a summary of the report of Supply Chain Digital:

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Preparations by the UK to guarantee the transport of goods after the Brexit, on March 29 (Nº2)

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Barcelona, February 21, 2019.- No official or private department, neither in the United Kingdom nor in Europe, knows exactly what will happen next March 29 with the Brexit and the freight transport sector. In the first part of this report we publish a simple summary of the possible consequences. And here we finish it. Each professional, each company, each government, each company or multinational must invest individually how the historical fact that the UK leaves the European Union in the coming weeks will affect it.

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Preparations by the UK to guarantee the transport of goods after the Brexit, on March 29 (Nº1)

Barcelona, February 11, 2019.- One of the ways to deal with uncertainties is with official and contrasted information. We still do not know if the UK will leave the EU officially next March 29, if there will be a delay of several months or even a third opposition. Meanwhile, we present a huge administrative operation on the transport of goods from the UK to Europe, and from Europe to the UK. Here is a summary of the first preparations before an unprecedented panorama in the history of transport:

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