Daily Disruption: VR Seat Booking
Sreejith Seekumar

Daily Disruption: VR Seat Booking

How often do you pat yourself on the back for having the best seat on a flight? While it may be a good feeling, we often get the best seat on the plane through sheer luck, and not through any means under our control. For the millions of passengers who pre-select their seat choice prior to flying, it makes a big difference to get a good seat – both physically and psychologically. There are many sites that provide information on the best seats based on the airline, class of travel, flight, and aircraft type. You get to know which seat gives maximum leg room, clear window view, less disturbance (...
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IBS Software's Culture of Innovation and Diversity
Francis Wilson

IBS Software's Culture of Innovation and Diversity

Where does innovation come from? How can companies prepare for the inevitable disruption that will be caused by new technologies and changing customer preferences in the future? These were the critical questions that shaped the highly successful IBS Customer Summit this year. At the beginning of April, the Ritz Carlton in the shining city of Dubai played host to a tremendously successful summit that both asked key questions about the future of innovation and showed just how IBS has consistently cultivated a diverse and forward thinking culture from day one. The theme of this year's talk came f...
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Mobile Enablement of Airline Cargo Terminal Operations
Naveen Jacob

Mobile Enablement of Airline Cargo Terminal Operations

Cargo Operations: Going Mobile Today, mobile technology has ensured that business in every industry will face significant changes in how they operate and provide services to their customers. Major multinational companies from retailers to fast food providers are being forced to take a serious look at how mobile technology can improve customer experience and streamline supply chains. At the same time, a combination of changing industry regulations, razor thin margins and tough competition is forcing many air cargo enterprises to reengineer their existing business practices. It is only through t...
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Crisis vs. Opportunity: Benefiting From Low Oil Prices
Francis Wilson

Crisis vs. Opportunity: Benefiting From Low Oil Prices

Introduction In light of the recent oil price slump, everyone has been asking how companies around the world can properly deal with this landmark change in the market for the world's most important commodity. In this interview, Ramesh D Nair, Vice President of Oil and Gas Logistics explains how companies can actually benefit from this transformational period for the industry. Q: First of all, thank you Ramesh for taking the time to speak with us. I think a good start for our discussion would be the hottest topic in town, the oil price crisis. What is your view on the current oil price crisis a...
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Untapped Potential: Opportunities and Obstacles for Pharmaceutical Logistics - Part III
Manu Raghavan

Untapped Potential: Opportunities and Obstacles for Pharmaceutical Logistics - Part III

Pharma Logistics Tomorrow: How Your Business Can Capitalize In the previous two issues of our in depth series on pharmaceutical logistics, we've been exploring the rapidly growing and increasingly important issue of pharmaceutical logistics. In Part I of this series, we talked about the need for time-critical air transportation that has been created by increased globalization and the steady growth of the health care sector. In Part II , we revealed that there are some considerable data and infrastructure challenges that must be first be surmounted before the air cargo industry can confidently ...
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