Increasing sustainability in the logistics sector is simpler than anywhere else – because here, going green does not necessarily go hand-in-hand with big changes in production or design. No, fighting climate change means increasing efficiency. And optimising processes usually leads to cost reduction. Luckily enough, there are manifold solutions to reduce Carbon emissions over the course of the supply chain. Let’s take a look at the most interesting trends.
It is exciting to see that Mobility-as-a-Service is now becoming a truly global movement. There are more and more people, companies, organizations and governments recognizing that the future of mobility can be profoundly different than its past. The unity of MaaS movement comes from the shared belief that embracing the power of digital technology can lead to significant new benefits in the transportation system and therefore improved quality of life – in particular in cities.
How postal operators can uniquely profit from digitalisation on the Last Mile.
Since the transmission of the first message via the Internet in 1969, postal operators should have been anticipating its consequences. Today, digitalisation has permeated almost all areas of life and has made certain aspects of mail redundant. Why send a letter if a quick email is more efficient? Facing the current steady decline of physical mail, postal operators attempt to increase efficiency across their supply chains.
I was honoured to be a speaker and the chairman of Airline Chief Digital & Innovation Officer Summit 2017, which has just concluded in Shanghai, China. This was an excellent opportunity to get an insight into the largest emerging market in the world, which remains relatively unknown to the rest of the world. It was also a chance to discuss the hot topic of digital transformation within the airline industry with speakers and attendees from all over the world.
I’m just on my way from Berlin, where I had the privilege to give a keynote speech at the Wocomoco conference. Wocomoco – as it can be seen by its name – is not just a usual conference on mobility services, but really tries to bring new, innovative and different perspectives to the table from around the globe – many great speakers and ideas, lots of great discussions, and an excellent opportunity for me to reflect.