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CFO Journal: 5 Forces Shaping the Future of Freight

“Information within transportation companies is often organized solely to meet the needs of its functions, business units, and regulators. The insights shippers seek often require another layer of specialized analysis that incorporates and considers data from all areas of the business.”

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Global Finance Magazine: Navigating The New Wave Of Food Price Hikes

“With the warring countries accounting for around one-third of global wheat exports, prices are at an all-time high, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. In addition, sanction-hit Russia is a major exporter of fertilizer ingredient potash, a shortage of which could lead to lower yields and higher prices for a range of crops. Fuel prices are also making logistics expensive.”

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CFO Magazine: The Great Logistics Crunch

“Many of these practices fly in the face of the traditional philosophy of just-in-time inventory management focused on cutting supply chain costs to the bone. The future calls for investment in supply chain professionals who can manage relationships and implement systems to integrate with and monitor suppliers. Continuing to run a supply chain that’s hostage to logistics bottlenecks, price instability, and poor visibility will ultimately result in increased business risk and disappointed customers.”

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