IT in the Supply Chain – Digital Strategy or Strategy for the Digital Era?

As the presentations and discussions progressed at EFT’s 17th CIO Forum (Amsterdam, 16th-17th February), a recurring question on the nature of supply chain operations emerged – What, in 2016, does IT mean to supply chains? The two days of conversation left the distinct impression that the logistics industry is entering a phase of seismic change…

Twitter chat round-up

Ti recently undertook a live Twitter chat on the topic of the Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index (AEMLI) 2016. The AEMLI, written and compiled by Transport Intelligence, uses economic and trade data, social indicators and transport development to rank 45 emerging market countries for their potential as logistics markets. The key Ti team members responsible…

Last, but not least, mile delivery

Two companies made the news two weeks ago in the French post and parcel market. US e-commerce giant, Amazon and Colis Privé. While the former company’s name rings a bell, the latter is likely to be less familiar. US giant Amazon bought the remaining 75% stake of French B2C delivery company Colis Privé, just a year and a half after…