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Winter 2019 Newsletter – Leadership & Learning

Learning About Blockchain with CSCMP!

Prism Logistics is a proud sponsor of CSCMP’s dynamic Silicon Valley / San Francisco roundtable and participated this month in the ‘Blockchain Beyond the Hype’ event. From the insights shared by execs with startups and accelerators and solution providers to IBM’s R&D lead, it’s apparent that the technology offers great promise, requires creative thinking and has not yet begun real application in the supply chain management ‘sector.’

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Beyond the wall: Dogs, blimps and other things used to secure the border

By Bonnie BerkowitzShelly Tan and Kevin Uhrmacher Feb. 8, 2019

Regardless of what “the wall” is made of or how much more of it is ever built, it will always be just one of many instruments in the toolbox of security measures on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Many devices, technologies and personnel work together to prevent drugs and people from illegally entering the United States.


Year-Over-Year Air Cargo Growth Lower in 2018

By Chris Dupin | Feb 8, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said this week that demand for air cargo transport last year grew 3.5 percent (as measured in freight tonne kilometers or FTKs), much lower than the 9.7 percent seen in 2017. Though demand softened late in the year, with demand in December actually 0.5 percent lower than in December 2017, the airline organization is forecasting growth in demand of about 3.7 percent this year.

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