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HOW THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC COULD REMAKE THE DIGITAL FUTURE OF GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS

The need to embrace the digital transformation (DT) of supply chains remains critically important for companies and is set to accelerate as a result of the COVID-19 crisis

 

Questions over the resilience of supply chains will be front-and-center of the review process conducted by businesses and governments across the globe in the aftermath of the COVID-19 outbreak. One outcome already seems clear; the need for an acceleration of digitization to ensure supply chains are better equipped to cope with a similar international challenge in the future.

Writing on Medium.com, Dr. Maria Jesus Saenz, director of MIT Digital Supply Chain Transformation Research and a...

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SNAP’S GERMAN INDUSTRY SURVEY REVEALS WORKERS BELIEVE A LACK OF SECURE PARKING IS ‘MAIN REASON FOR INCREASES IN CARGO CRIME’

In 2019, Germany recorded the highest number of cargo crimes in TAPA’s Incident Information Service (IIS) database – 2,905 incidents, up...
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GLOBAL PANDEMIC FAILS TO DETER CARGO THIEVES WITH 469 LOSSES RECORDED FROM SUPPLY CHAINS IN EMEA IN FEBRUARY AND MARCH; VALUE EXCEEDS €2.9M

Cargo crimes spread across 30 countries in the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region in February and March, according to the latest...
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RECORDED CARGO CRIMES IN EMEA UP 114.7% IN 2019 TO 8,548 INCIDENTS, WITH LOSSES EXCEEDING €137 MILLION

Recorded cargo thefts from supply chains in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) more than doubled to 8,548 incidents in 2019 and...
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CENTRAL POLICE SERVICES FOR TRANSPORT CRIME ARE ESSENTIAL TO TACKLE CROSS-BORDER CARGO THEFTS AND LINKS TO OTHER FORMS OF SERIOUS CRIME

Cross-border losses remain one of the biggest challenges for cargo crime and insurance investigations – a fact that is well-known, and...
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EUROPOL OPERATION LEADS TO 68 ARRESTS FOR €10 MILLION ‘FAST AND FURIOUS’ HEISTS FROM MOVING TRUCKS

An unprecedented law enforcement operation involving five countries has resulted in the taking down of one of the most active networks of...
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CYBERATTACKS ON SUPPLY CHAINS ARE EMPHASIZING THE NEED TO DEVELOP CLOSER INTELLIGENCE SHARING RELATIONSHIPS WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

Last year, Cybersecurity Ventures predicted that cybercrime would cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015....
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TAPA APAC’S ‘CORONAVIRUS IMPACT’ WEBINAR DISCUSSES THE CURRENT MANUFACTURING SITUATION IN CHINA

The global outbreak of the Covid-19 virus is still creating more questions than answers for both the general public, governments and...
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