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Three Things

Three Things

Jul. 4 | First thing: I have been drinking this yogurt drink since I was a kid, and now that I’m an adult in charge of my own groceries, I always make sure I’m well-stocked. Not in recent months, though; I have not been able to see this drink in my nearest...

Technology Gives You A Look Inside Your Business

Technology Gives You A Look Inside Your Business

Jul. 4 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO Being in the logistics and freight business you carry out a number of processes or activities that are interlinked. If the flow of information between the interlinked processes is limited or insufficient it may cause...

Perfect Time

Perfect Time

Jun. 21 | It has become clear that we are all in this for the long run.   We may find, say, a vaccine that will definitively prevent the spread of COVID-19. Efforts continue apace, and already I’ve seen some reports speculating on who should be prioritized...

Three Ways to Succeed  in the New Normal

Three Ways to Succeed in the New Normal

Jun. 21 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO As we stride into the new normal brought about by Covid-19, logistics and freight companies are looking towards a new way of doing business if they follow three rules. Of course, technology will be instrumental in...

Q & A: The Rules of Procedure for Admiralty Cases

Q & A: The Rules of Procedure for Admiralty Cases

Jun. 9 | Atty Joey T. Banday The Supreme Court, acting on the recommendation of the Chairperson of the Special Committee for the Rules of Procedure for Admiralty Cases, resolved to approve on 17 September 2019 the “Rules of Procedure for Admiralty Cases “...

Supply Chain Runs on Trust

Supply Chain Runs on Trust

Jun. 7 | Certainly, one of the challenges we at SCMAP have relished over the past few years is telling people why supply chain is so important. Personally, it always begins with defining what supply chain is, and almost always I end up saying two things: that...

Driving Customer Experience  in Post-Pandemic Era

Driving Customer Experience in Post-Pandemic Era

Jun. 7 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO Customer experience has always been a central point around which the logistics and freight businesses have revolved. Meeting expectations of the supply chain is a daunting task considering its dynamic nature and ever-expanding...

Up to Speed

Up to Speed

May. 25 | If greater use of e-commerce is going to be part of our so-called new normal, then our existing logistics service providers have a lot of work to do.   I was reminded of our General Membership Meeting roughly two years ago, when we explored the last...

The Vaccine to Immunize your Business

The Vaccine to Immunize your Business

May. 25 | Amit Maheshwari, Softlink Global CEO The covid pandemic has given a massive jolt to logistics and freight industry especially companies that have been passive users of technology. Companies now look at a whole new business scenario where social distancing...

New Horizons

New Horizons

May. 10 | Animal Crossing is a social simulation video game series first developed by Nintendo in 2000. A few weeks back, the newest version of the game, New Horizons, was released; it was heavily-hyped, considering the last version was released in 2012. You might...