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Fulfilling Election Promises Needs to be More Than Ticking Boxes

Fulfilling Election Promises Needs to be More Than Ticking Boxes

Politicians are often taken to task for making election promises they fail to keep once elected. Candidates should be held accountable for the policies they advocate when campaigning for votes. However, delivering on the bluster that politicians often espouse during the heat of an electoral battle can do more harm than good. President Trump’s stanceRead More

Are You Overlooking Last-Mile Logistics Solutions?

Are You Overlooking Last-Mile Logistics Solutions?

If companies can find better ways to navigate the last mile in traffic-clogged big cities, they will open up new business opportunities in a vast and growing market. The MIT Megacity Logistics Lab is collaborating with leading enterprises to redesign last-mile logistics. Meanwhile, companies may not know it, but they already have the tools neededRead More

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Speed Bumps on the Road to Growth for China’s 3PLs

China’s logistics industry is gaining in importance and developing rapidly to support the nation’s manufacturing sector. This growth is strongly encouraged by the Chinese government, which aims to develop the country into a premium integrated transportation and logistics hub with supply chain management competence to strengthen China’s position in international trade. In 2014, researchers fromRead More

Will Reverse Factoring Cause the Next Financial Bubble?

Companies in Europe that are still struggling with the high cost of short-term capital and limited access to bank credit are turning to an unlikely financial ally: their customers. A financial arrangement called reverse factoring (RF) uses the favorable credit rating of large, solid buyers to secure relatively cheap capital for cash-starved suppliers. The methodRead More