Wednesday, May 12th 2021
This week in
Post-Covid outlook on Transportation and Logistic.
This week’s must read
Last year the spike in seaborne freight rates was initially viewed as a short-term reaction to a historic demand shock in the early stages of the pandemic. But it continues, leading to a record build-up of uncompleted orders and rising prices as the economy starts to recover. Should we expect a re-balancing of freight and increases in shipping costs?
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Bloomberg about Container shipping rates around the world.
The pandemic certainly has slowed supply chain traffic and has thrown the logistics industry off balance. However, by adopting digital business models and more sustainable supply chains, logistics companies can now play a bigger role in the shopping experience.
The key to success in the transportation business is offering the most cost-effective, flexible, and efficient services. What are the current trends in the transportation industry in 2021?
Transportation is a critical industry for the growth of our economy and critical to even maintaining our basic living standards. Still, it’s also an industry that’s crucially under-served by modern technology.Will digital transformation allow transport to be synchronized with the modern world?
The Covid pandemic has had a significant impact on the transportation industry due to the high global demand for online shopping, leading to the need to adapt operations and supply chains quickly. Companies that will meet technological challenges in transportation and logistics will have the competitive advantage they need now and in the future.
This week’s Consulting News
| Leon Spencer@IDG Communications
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| Dan Miner@Buffalo Business First
This week’s media
In a COVID-19 pandemic world, the transportation and logistics industry saw astronomical demand in 2020. What will be the new normal in Logistic & Transportation?
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Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.