Día: 18 de diciembre de 2018

CCP Glosario de Términos

CCP Glosario de Términos

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 […]

How can digital help logistics be more sharing?

How can digital help logistics be more sharing?

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 […]

Setting data at the heart of logistics

Setting data at the heart of logistics

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. […]

A logistics revolution: The circular economy

A logistics revolution: The circular economy

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 […]

Seven trends driving change in logistics

Seven trends driving change in logistics

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 […]

Docs: Descargue aquí ‘Supply chain decarbonization the role of logistics and transport in reducing supply chain carbon emissions’

Docs: Descargue aquí ‘Supply chain decarbonization the role of logistics and transport in reducing supply chain carbon emissions’

Supply Chain Decarbonization was produced in January 2009 by the World Economic Forum, within the framework of the Logistics and Transport Partnership Programme.

The digital transformation of logistics: Threat and opportunity

The digital transformation of logistics: Threat and opportunity

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 […]

Guayaquil Port dredging welcomed by ICTSI Ecuador unit

Guayaquil Port dredging welcomed by ICTSI Ecuador unit

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 […]

Contecon Guayaquil moves to strengthen supply chain; Guayaquil logistics community launched

Contecon Guayaquil moves to strengthen supply chain; Guayaquil logistics community launched

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 […]

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