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How Logistic Uses The Blockchain

Blockchain technology was a by-product of Bitcoin’s development. The digital currency faced the challenge of finding a secure data storage and encryption technology. Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto solved this problem with the decentralized blockchain. That does not only save the payments and transactions on a central data carrier but many computers distributed across the Internet. […]

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Shipping Containers

Understanding the global supply chain and the part different modes of transport play in the whole scenario is key to managing the logistics of the whole operation. We have already seen how containerization has completely transformed moving goods around the world. But securing goods in containers only works if all the elements in the transportation […]

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Transport in the Global Supply Chain – Part 1

The logistics of moving freight around the world to fulfill the global supply chain is a complex and difficult problem to solve. Many modes of transportation are needed to shift goods from one place to another, and the chain relies heavily on the management of how to get parts, raw materials, and finished goods from […]

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How Can You Create an Effective Flight Schedule – Part 3

One of the biggest conundrums that an airline has to face is how to balance punctuality against productivity? The key to solving this conundrum is by effective scheduling which will minimize delays and improve aircraft utilization. This blog focuses on a more cross-departmental view of an airline that must be taken for a flight scheduler […]

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How Can You Create an Effective Flight Schedule – Part 2

Returning to how you can create an effective flight schedule we look further into the reasons that an airline’s schedule may be disturbed. If you analyze past data on previous schedules you can identify patterns of delays and set them apart from just spikes that are anomalies. Two examples of this are ground time patterns, […]

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How Can You Create an Effective Flight Schedule – Part 1

Entering any airport and looking at the flight departures and arrivals boards you cannot stop to wonder how on earth do they manage to regulate everything. And the air industry is renowned for operating on relatively small budgets, so aircraft have to be turned around with the least possible delay. An aircraft sitting on the […]

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The Fastest Trains in the World

The are some really fantastic rail networks across the world, that run like clockwork and provide a superb service to the passengers that are lucky enough to be able to travel on them. And there are some networks that are disorganized and the chances of a train turning up on time pretty poor. But what […]

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How Network Rail Keeps Britain’s Trains Running

Network Rail is Britain’s main rail network supplier, and as well as making sure the trains run on time and offer a first-class service, they have to ensure the network is constantly maintained and updated. The network not only transports passengers but it helps the businesses of Britain to grow and to transport their goods. […]

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The Golden Age of Steam in Britain

Travelling by steam train was once the fastest and most efficient mode of transport in Britain. Eclipsing the top speeds of canal boats and horse-drawn carriages, it was your best option if you needed to cover a long distance in the shortest time possible. However, steam trains originally started out as a method of transporting heavy goods from part of the […]

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The Logistics Involved Running a Public Transportation System

All cities across the world are facing new transport demands due a rapidly increasing population. The demand for effective public transportation systems has never been higher, and with the increasing pressure on operators to reduce their carbon emissions, operators face a battle to keep their systems running efficiently. It does not matter if the transportation […]

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