“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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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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“With the blurring of industrial lines, is Amazon a logistics company?”

Barcelona, January 9, 2018.-The World Congress of the IRU is one of the essential appointments for companies and transport professionals. In the last edition, very interesting tables were held on the new markets in European Transport, the new immediate challenges and all the variables affecting land transport of goods. In the next lines we may know if Amazon is already a Logistic Operator. The IRU has made public the following conclusions of a panel on new business models in European transport.

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How many data breaches we will see in 2019 and how big are they going to be?

Barcelona, December 19, 2018.-The Forbes journalist, Gil Press, has just published a list of experts’ predictions about cybersecurity by 2019. All the opinions are different approaches to the security breaches that will take place in the next few months. The following reading may be disturbing, but necessary in the IT Departments.

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We talk about business intelligence in IoT?

Barcelona, November 6, 2018.- Dresner Advisory Services has made public: 2018 IoT Intelligence® Market Study (in its 4th year of publication). Each company in the supply chain will have a vision about business intelligence in IoT. Next we highlight (thanks to Forbes) some reflections on this study that may be valid for any type of company.

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FBI: “There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that will be”

Barcelona, October 18, 2018.- Cybersecurity in logistics is another variable to be managed with strategy, specialized professionals, method, tactics and constant monitoring. In the Internet of Things era, anti-kacked protocols are essential. This is what the More Than Shipping portal understands in the following reflection:

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