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Scanning the Horizon: 21-25 Sep

Weekly recap of news in air cargo, clean tech, drones and sustainability.

The Top 10 Digital Transformation Trends Of 2020: A Post Covid-19 Assessment

Source: Forbes

As the global pandemic continues to transform virtually every industry and aspect of everyday life, Forbes revisited their 2020 digital transformation trends initially shares at the wake of COVID-19:

  • As more and more of the worksforce are increasingly working remotely, the fast as ever connectivity powered by 5G, 6th generation Wifi and Always Connected PCs (ACPCs) are as key as ever.

  • Business who take advantage of the big data and place analytics high on the agenda will strive. And as data usage continues growing, machine learning and AI helping to analyze it should have equal focus for businesses.

Read the article for the full list of predictions.

The challenge of a lifetime: how to get billions of COVID-19 vaccines around the world

Source: World Economic Forum

The Chief Commercial Officer of DHL Katja Busch layed out the complexities of future COVID-19 vaccines across the world, fast, reliably and fairly:

  • Some 15,000 flights and 15 million cooling boxes may be needed to distribute the vaccine globally

  • Access to data and shipment transparency will be key to avoid bottlenecks in emergency response, but currently there is no platform covering all visibility needs

  • It is likely, some of the vaccines currently in trial will deman transportation in extreme cold temperatures, for which most of the regions, espcially Africa, South America and parts of Asia are not equipped to manage

Read the full article.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Supreme Court judge was 'warrior for gender equality'

Source: BBC News