Synopsis: IQAX Webinar 29th Sept 2021

This webinar was presented by LogiSYM, in collaboration with IQAX (Intelligence to accelerate transformation). IQAX is an independent entity with a deep understanding of ocean shipping and a strong heritage in global trade digitalisation and logistics visibility. Leveraging the unique capabilities of blockchain technology, IQAX is launching solutions to create an industry-first: an ecosystem that […]

Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society (LSCMS), Supply and Distribution Group Launches Global Logistics Service Provider Benchmarking Index

Singapore 12th August 2021: Recognising the heightened focus on overall supply chain performance due to increased disruption and challenges, shippers, manufacturers and beneficial cargo owners (BCO’s), are increasingly faced with soaring freights rates and what they, correctly or otherwise, perceive to be sub-standard or inferior service. Additionally, many companies today are placing an increased focus […]

People and Halal Supply Chains

Developments The halal industry is a fast-growing industry. According to the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2020-2021 a USD 2.4 trillion industry by 2024, consisting of not only food, but also cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, modest fashion, media & creation, and Muslim friendly travel. Halal is not static, but is going through an evolution from […]

De-Carbonising Road Freight Operations: Bridging the Know-Do Gap

The sixth assessment report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published in August 2021 once again stressed the importance and urgency of decarbonising all sectors of the economy. While many sectors can already report decreasing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, logistics continues to be seen as a hard-to-abate sector given its current growth rates […]

Green Skies? Airlines Need a Tail Wind to Decarbonize

I recently attended a webinar on need to decarbonize the air transport industry – a very urgent priority ! Pierpaolo Cazzola, International Transport Forum (ITF), an inter-governmental think tank, presented the organization’s recent findings and recommendations, ahead of the upcoming International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) conferences. The “Decarbonizing Air Transport” report shows a tough road […]

IOT for Supply Chain Tracking

Background Manufacturers today face lots of challenges driven by changing customer expectations. Significant advancements in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and cloud technologies in recent years has reduced the cost of adopting new technologies and broadening the spectrum of what is available. The cost of internet-connected devices has also dropped significantly making IIoT solutions […]

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – October 2021

This edition features a summary of the IQAX webinar, the launch of a benchmarking index for logistics service providers by LSCMS, discussions on integrating halal practices in supply chains, strategies for reducing carbon emissions in road freight, and the challenges faced by airlines in achieving decarbonization. Articles in this edition include: