The lockdowns caused by the Covid-19 pandemic brought chaos to global supply chains. Tradeshift CEO Christian Lanng says that technology can make them more resilient to future shocks.
Distribution, transportation and storage
The task of vaccinating the world against Covid-19 has put unprecedented pressure on supply chains. Will they be able to rise to the challenge?
Hugh Welsh, board member of the Global Business Alliance and president of DSM North America, discusses how Trump, Covid-19 and shareholder capitalism have impacted FDI.
Many governments are making big promises on infrastructure spending at the moment, but they still have the Covid-19 bill to pay, writes Investment Monitor's Viola Caon.
The Covid-19 outbreak has affected every area of the transport sector, forcing it to reassess its short and long-term future, with sustainability, safety and resilience at the top of the agenda.
Lockdown restrictions unearthed many flaws in the way agribusiness works, but changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic could make the whole sector more resilient in the future.
The presence and quality of infrastructure is generally a key driver for most foreign investors. However, Covid-19 may have changed the hierarchy in favour of digital infrastructure.
Necessity has changed supply chain operations in the past 12 months. Now is the time to formalise the changes to improve resilience in the future, write McKinsey’s Mikael Hanicke and Anna Strigel.
The US tops the charts for its involvement in the light-rail space, which in many respects is considered the most sustainable form of passenger transport.
The UK government is targeting large-scale production of hydrogen, but will it be put to better, more effective use for transport instead of heating, as planned?