- Tuesday, 10 September 2019
Ever since September 11, the world has not felt secure. Governments have been looking for solutions to various challenges and brainstorming on where the next attack may originate from. The supply chain is one of the most vulnerable areas that attackers may gain entry to the US infrastructure. Consequently, the US Congress has been on the forefront seeking ways of protecting the supply chain from exploitation by hackers, state and non-state actors. Due to the advancement of technology, a slight mistake can be exploited by adversaries who might take advantage of it to cripple the country’s critical systems.Read more...
- Monday, 02 September 2019
FedEx is bringing its ground shipping contract with Amazon to an end. Despite working together for years on ground and air deliveries, Amazon is now building its own delivery network. Amazon’s go-it-alone strategy is the main reason why partners such as FedEx are moving away. Over the years, Amazon has shown its intention to compete with the leading players in the logistics industry. This means that it will become a direct competitor to FedEx in the coming days. In fact, Amazon is now building its infrastructure which includes cargo planes, trucks and is also investing in local delivery drivers. The move by Amazon to compete directly with its former business partner is evidence of tension that has been building up between the two long-time partners.Read more...
- Monday, 19 August 2019
Supply chain and logistics industry is going through a tremendous transformation made possible by innovation and new technology. Such transformation is causing customers to increasingly demand more. Consequently, competition is heating up and logistics providers are doing everything within their power to stay in the market. Technological advancements are the leading differentiators that companies are exploiting in the industry.Read more...