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Working from home: Tips for shipping companies and employees

Homeworking has been a remarkable “emergency solution” for the world to keep moving during the COVID-19 outbreak, but is forecast to become an accelerating long-term trend even after the pandemic has ended, according to ILO. How can shipping organizations adapt to this new reality?

5 Digital transformation mistakes to avoid in the shipping industry

Digital transformation isn’t easy, notes Mr. Andre Simha, Global Chief Digital & Information Officer, MSC. Instead of incremental improvements, we’re looking to reimagine how we operate. To transform data, processes and platforms to unlock better communication, collaboration, and outcomes, end to end. 

Cargo theft trends on global supply chains during 2019

The transport and logistic insurer TT Club along with the global provider BSI issued the “Cargo Theft Report 2020” highlighting the impact of cargo theft on the global supply chain, while giving its recommendations of how theft risks can be reduced.

Major shipping players partner with startups on tech projects

According to a recent statement, the corporate innovation and venture development firm, Rainmaking, matched five maritime giants with eight startups as part of its Trade & Transport Impact Program.  Namely, Cargotec, HHLA, Inmarsat, Shell, and Wärtsilä will all work together with startup teams from eight different countries, on 13 separate projects with the aim of “accelerating innovation that delivers genuine business results.”

Organizations can do more to support UN SDGs, says new study

While there is a general acknowledgement of the importance of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) among organizations, there is room for more concrete action to take place in support of the SDGs if these are to be achieved by 2030, says a recent study by PwC.

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