Better healthcare needs better logistics

Better healthcare needs better logistics

by Angelos Orfanos -

As poverty declines, better healthcare is reaching more people and improving more lives around the world than ever before. Logistics providers need to innovate to meet the growing needs of the expanding life sciences and healthcare industry.

The rise of multimodal transport

The rise of multimodal transport

by Kelvin Leung -

Rail transport has never seen better days. Developments, especially on the Asia-Europe trade lanes, are giving rise to opportunities for this relatively new transport option in the region.

Future-proofing transport design

Future-proofing transport design

by Paul Priestman -

Transport design is about more than functionality. In a world increasingly aware of the importance of sustainable practices, design must embrace two key principles: the need for longevity and to promote a change in behaviour.

Sharpening competitive edge through innovation "at the margins"

Sharpening competitive edge through innovation “at the margins”

by John Pearson -

Creating a real competitive edge in a mature market is no easy task. The highly competitive express business in the US and Europe presents a prime example of a market in which companies need to explore innovative ideas at the margins in order to stay a step ahead.

Self-driving vehicles in logistics

Taking pole position on road to self-driving vehicles in logistics

by Markus Kückelhaus -

Self-driving vehicles will change the world of logistics. The question is no longer “if” but “when” – and we’re in the pole position when it comes to innovation and the future of this technology. Our latest trend report, “Self-Driving Vehicles in Logistics”, takes you on a journey of discovery, shining the headlights on the technology’s key elements, benefits and limitations, as well as on best-practice applications and specific use cases across the entire logistics value chain.

Growing even closer together is a must

Growing even closer together is a must

by Frank Appel -

The major sources of uncertainty of our age are increasingly global in nature. Pandemics, terrorism, natural disasters and the vast stream of refugees they entail – in a globalized world everything that happens, happens as if “just around the corner”.

How globalized is the world today?

How globalized is the world today?

by Pankaj Ghemawat -

For most of the period since World War II, globalization posted steady increases. But today we find ourselves in an age of ambiguity, with some exulting about “hyperglobalization” while others worry that globalization may have ended or even begun to reverse. The reality is actually much more nuanced.