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How Technology Transforms Ocean Container Shipping - A Whitepaper from INTTRA

Over the past 15 years, the ocean logistics industry experienced vast changes to business models, services and technology adoption.

In 2016, the pace of technology innovation accelerated as participants sought business model optimization. Digitalization is now a competitive necessity. This trend will continue in the next 15 years, creating new opportunities – and winners and losers. In this paper, INTTRA outlines its vision for the direction of information technology-driven innovation from its vantage point as a neutral service provider.

INTTRA foresees that:

  • Ocean shipping will become increasingly interconnected, accelerating business velocity, elevating digital networks and neutral platforms, enabling consolidation of operational/financial flows and raising intermodal visibility and engagement via multiple physical tracking devices.

  • Digitalization will leverage new integration protocols and technologies, such as blockchain, predictive analytics, and artificial intelligence to increase efficiency and reduce costs.

  • The industry will adopt an agile, iterative innovation model favoring targeted, short-term ROI technology solutions often delivered by disruptive startups.

  • The digital divide between companies embracing full digitalization and those lagging will widen.

Find out more about INTTRA's predictions! Download their whitepaper for free.

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