Why it’s impossible for Technology companies to over-deliver on supply chain visibility

Today every customer wants to know the status of their order, particularly any changes to the estimated time of arrival (ETA) as well as the real-time location of each delivery vehicle. According to a YouGov survey, if supply chain performance fails to meet expectations a worrying 35% of high-tech customers may switch brands.

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Crunching car data: auto/tech convergence for the all-singing all-dancing vehicles of tomorrow

Until recently, algorithmic efficiency wasn’t high on any car buyer’s checklist. But this is changing fast as traditional tire-kicking, zero-to-sixty performance considerations give way to a new type of differentiator in the automotive industry – technology. Drivers can’t get enough of it, and increasingly customer-centric automotive manufacturers are embracing it.

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How Blockchain can help tech companies venture into new sectors

As industries converge, many of DHL’s technology customers are seizing opportunities to transform their business by venturing into new sectors. Examples include Panasonic now offering medical devices, Intel now offering IoT-enabled oil field devices, and Samsung now offering  connected car systems.

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Consumers may be driving the technology supply chain...but logistics and ecommerce must co-design it

A hot topic for technology companies is the consumer-driven supply chain, also known as the demand-driven supply chain. Instead of thinking first about the technology product (what does the company want to sell?), corporate strategists are now reversing their thinking (what does the customer want to buy, what is their perception of product value, ease of use and customer experience?)

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Why logistics and the supply chain are India’s biggest GST winners

All around the world it seems like individual companies and sometimes even entire industries are pushing the limits, attempting to move past economic roadblocks and traditional trading constraints. One place on the planet where this is particularly obvious right now is India. The country is more than 100 days on from the introduction of its revolutionizing Goods and Services Tax (GST) – a long-overdue reform of its previously complex, multi-layered taxation system.

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