DC Velocity:Freight Forwarders Mitigate COVID-19 Ocean Shipment Disruptions Using Cloud-based Descartes Solutions
Freight forwarders, such as California’s Aqualine International and Puerto Rico’s E.T.H. Cargo Services, are improving their responsiveness to interruptions in the transport of ocean cargo due to COVID-19 by using Descartes’ cloud-based solutions to streamline back office operations, regulatory compliance, security filings, and global trade flow analysis.
Anne van de Heetkamp, VP of Product Management GTC at Descartes, discusses why managing future supply chain disruptions will be an integral component of corporate strategy and offers practical steps for developing a supply chain resilience strategy.
Port Technology discusses the acquisition by Descartes of the UK’s Kontainers, a provider of digital freight execution platforms.
Reuters examines slowdown in container shipping industry as U.S. imports of retail goods, such as clothes, shrink due to the impact of COVID-19 on East-West trades.
Canadian Business Journal: Wimsatt Building Materials Improves Distribution Efficiency with Descartes and Geotab
Canadian Business Journal on Wimsatt Building Materials’ use of Descartes routing solution and Geotab devices to improve the efficiency of distribution operations.
Inbound Logistics: The Value of Global Trade Insights in Navigating COVID-19 Supply Chain Disruptions
Access to actionable global trade insight is critical to developing a proactive supply chain response to the coronavirus—and emerging from the pandemic with stronger and more resilient logistics operations going forward.
Creating supply chain resilience involves multiple stakeholders, including logistics, HR, finance, and compliance/legal. Anne van de Heetkamp, VP of Product Management GTC at Descartes, outlines strategies to build resilience into your supply chain.
Descartes has been named to AJOT’s list of Top 50 Tech Innovators for 2020
Industry analyst Adrian Gonzalez speaks to Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics and Descartes about the supply chain capabilities that will separate the leaders from the laggards in the years to come.
DC Velocity looks at how companies in diverse industries, such as ULD leasing and services provider innoAviation, are embracing logistics technology to manage pandemic-related challenges and save jobs.