Alertas: es un medio de comunicación entre las Unidades de Control Conjunto, basado en información de inteligencia, con el fin de incautar contenedores que esté siendo utilizado para actividades ilícitas. Existen dos tipos de alertas, la primera se comunica al país de origen de la carga, con el propósito de incautar bienes ilícitos antes que el […]
Developing shared logistics capabilities can reduce operating costs by boosting utilization rates of warehouses and vehicles. The sharing economy has already transformed several industries through the popularity of apps such as Uber and Airbnb. The sharing economy will also bring benefits to logistics as it allows all participants to share fixed costs, enabling companies to […]
Data-driven logistics businesses can optimize operations, reduce emissions and cut costs. This theme – information services – focuses on the flow of data through the logistics value chain. Like oil in the 18th century, data today is an untapped yet immensely valuable resource.¹ To extract useful insights from crude data, it must be put into context. […]
The circular economy is disrupting the logistics industry as we know it, yet there is great potential for logistics firms to develop plays in return services, enabling items to be reused or recycled. A circular economy (see Figure 1) is an alternative to a traditional linear economy in which resources are made, used and then […]
Market trends are driving growth in logistics while technological advances are opening up new ways for the industry to meet that increased demand. An orphaned polar bear cub. Half a million bottles of vintage French wine. Organs for life-saving transplant operations. The logistics industry transports almost anything you can imagine to almost anywhere on earth.¹ The […]
Supply Chain Decarbonization was produced in January 2009 by the World Economic Forum, within the framework of the Logistics and Transport Partnership Programme.
Digitalization threatens to fundamentally disrupt logistics but could also help the industry reduce its inefficiencies and shrink its environmental impact. Over the past two decades, as the Internet revolution swept the world, our day-to-day lives have become increasingly digital. With email eclipsing ‘snail mail’ and digital downloads replacing physical products, this could well have dealt […]
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Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA), the Ecuadorian subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), welcomes the recent decision by the Guayaquil government to dredge and maintain the channel leading to the Port of Guayaquil. Through an international tender, the Technical Commission of the Municipality of Guayaquil last 5 October awarded a 25-year concession to the […]
More than just moving goods, Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA)—the Ecuadorian unit of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI)—has taken the lead in uniting stakeholders towards boosting the supply chain through the creation of the Logisitics Community of the Port of Guayaquil (Comunidad Logística del Puerto de Guayaquil), aimed at improving the competitiveness of Ecuador businesses […]