Global pandemic Covid-19: How to minimize the logistical impact on the supply chain

Barcelona, April 7, 2020.- The CIPS, Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, is a center for training, study and publication of knowledge applied to procurement and supply. The day after victory over the Coronavirus Covid-19 will leave us with a different global supply chain, with substantial changes to its resources, processes, and information systems. Here CIPS has analyzed some recommendations to reduce the logistical impact of the global pandemic. We hope it will be useful for your transport or logistics company.

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We need training and business volunteering for a new generation of professionals specialized in cyber security

Barcelona, February 20, 2020.- Cyber security is another cornerstone for the good progress of information technologies in different supply chains. There is a shortage of training and professional offer in this area. The World Economic Forum ensures in the following analysis that business leaders have the resources and initiative necessary to reduce the cybersecurity skills gap. A planning that needs to know the following procedural phases.

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It’s up to the TMS software to meet the requirements of the transport companies and not the other way round

Author: Julio Borrell, Chief Operating Officer at AndSoft 

Most TMS manufactured by companies with experience in this sector are flexible solutions, but are also equipped with a standardized core

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Gartner: Top strategic technology trends for 2020 (1st part)

Barcelona, January 8, 2019.- Gartner Technology Consultant is a source of information, recommendations, trends and resources that should always be taken into account by an information technology professional. AndSoft traditionally uses Gartner to learn: “Top strategic technology trends for 2020”. This is a 52 page document that we have summarized in 8 pages for two articles. In any case, we provide the web link to be able to print the entire document. In this first part, Gartner tells us about: Hyperautomation, Multiexperience, Democratization, Human Augmentation, Transparency and Traceability.

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Predictions of technological innovations that will mature and converge to support greater resilience of the supply chain

Barcelona, Dec 4, 2019.- Supply chains already look at the technological trends that will be imposed in 2020. Apart from the uncertainties, from Supply Chain Digital, they advance in which variables we have to focus on the next exercise:

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The balance between technological innovation and transport safety

Barcelona, November 18, 2019.- Mathias Maedge, IRU´S General Delegate to the EU, has published a reflection on innovation and safety, in the Intelligent Transport magazine. Technological progress involves collaboration, coordination with the institutions and that all transport companies can benefit. Below, we publish a summary of this analysis.

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Is this true?: More than half of transportation and logistics professionals still use a pen and paper to manage their supply chain

Barcelona, November 5, 2019.- In the era of the Blockchain, the safest Internet 3.0 ever created, we find logistic realities hard to believe. A study by Business Insider Intelligence magazine says: More than half of transportation and logistics professionals still use a pen and paper to manage their supply chain. Below we publish a summary of this research and each reader will know whether or not it happens in their logistics facilities.

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