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Darren Travers

Darren Travers is a Strategic Accounts Director at AEB, responsible for key accounts in the domestic and international markets.

Digitisation in the supply chain: can companies keep up?

The digital revolution is on nearly every company’s agenda. But what can be done to ensure its success, and what are the key contributing factors? Answers to these questions can be both simple and helpful.

Visibility and business intelligence: the key to competitive supply chains in the digital age

In today’s fast-moving markets with rising customer expectations, quick reactions are crucial. But you can’t react without knowing what to react to. That’s why supply chain visibility and business intelligence are more important than ever.

Artificial intelligence: When machines learn how to learn

Artificial intelligence (AI) is progressing rapidly, with particular momentum in the logistics sector. A look at how self-learning algorithms are revolutionising planning processes and controlling machines – and where the boundaries lie (for now).

IoT security risks and how to overcome them

Drone deliveries, smart homes, fitness trackers – the development of Internet of Things (IoT) devices is quickly advancing in many areas of business and private life. They make life easier - but what does it take to make them safe?

Fighting fire with fire: IoT against digitisation complexity?

Digitisation and in particular digital customer engagement has rendered supply chain management ever more complex. Could the internet of things (IoT) be the next step to balance the consequences?

The role of business apps in global trade, logistics, and supply chain management

Apps already support many business processes. The Global Trade Management Agenda 2017 explores their role in the areas of global trade, logistics, and supply chain management.

Autonomous driving: are we there yet?

There are many questions about autonomous driving. From road safety and software beta versions to ethics, morals, and potentials for logistics – what are the latest developments?

The Internet of Things, hybrid solutions, and visibility:Demands of modern supply chains

By 2020 over half of major new business processes and systems will incorporate elements of the Internet of Things (IoT). How will this affect supply chains?

Supply chain innovation: where do we go from here?

Changes in the logistics industry are happening quickly, but not in a linear way. New challenges and opportunities have emerged thanks to the rise of internet technologies. Let’s look at some of the latest developments.

3D printing and the potential for good and bad

While “additive manufacturing” (to apply the technical term for 3D printing) has been used by the automotive and aerospace industries for some time now, interesting and scary new uses for this technology have been developed in the last few years.

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