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Technology Commercialization in Maritime Logistics & Transport

Technology Commercialization in Maritime Logistics & Transport

Technology commercialization in the maritime logistics & transport sector is rising in importance. Transport companies primarily adopt technology for three main reasons.  First, to gain a competitive advantage over rivals. Second, technology is commercialized, imported, adopted, and used to improve …

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Big Ship Ready ~ Cruise Terminal Planning

Big Ship Ready ~ Cruise Terminal Planning

Cruise tourism development requires being big ship ready.  From a global perspective, one of the most critical factors influencing new cruise port planning and existing terminal redevelopment is the trend towards ever-larger cruise vessels. The World Association for Waterborne Transport …

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Reduce Operating Costs

Reduce Operating Costs

Trying to Reduce Operating Costs? Leadership Strategies for Improvement.

Leadership behavior is critical to success and sustainable results. Organizations often fail to meet improvement targets because they focus their effort on tools and processes, not people. Thus, they try another …

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Canada’s Gateway Ports: Title Holders and Contenders

Canada’s Gateway Ports: Title Holders and Contenders

Canada’s supply chain gateway ports are enagegd in a boxing match between current title holders and contenders and intermodal transportation drives growth. Rather than relegating this metaphor to an afterthought, this article will use it to review the march of Canada’s …

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Igniting Your Supply Chain Strategy

Igniting Your Supply Chain Strategy

Wave Point Consulting presented “Moving Forward, Looking Back: Logistics Best Practices in BC” at the APICS Vancouver chapter supply chain strategy session. The summit featured industry learning, best practices, and innovation with multi-track speaker panels designed for both supply chain …

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Marine Auto Logistics Drive Port Activity

Marine Auto Logistics Drive Port Activity

Marine Transportaion Auto Logistics Drive Port Activity

Two trends within the automobile import trade are driving port activity levels. The emergence of a small number of niche ports that specialize in handling vehicles and perhaps a few other commodities. Another …

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Setting The Pace for Green Technology Use in Maritime Transport

Setting The Pace for Green Technology Use in Maritime Transport

Green technology use in maritime transport is having an impact. The Paris Agreement on Climate Change was signed by 175 countries in April 2016. The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting, which highlighted the shipping industry’s path for smart, responsible sustainable development, overlapped with the signing. The work …

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