IT Leadership Opinion

Waves of Disruption: Shipping & Logistics Embrace More Digital, More Automation

The pandemic has brought to the forefront the magnitude and weight of the Shipping and Logistics industry, construing it as a critical sector, and not just a support function. Augmenting digitisation has been one of the most demanding needs of this industry, which was further fast tracked during the Covid-19 pandemic.

At the second edition of the ‘Maritime India Summit 2021’ held in March, 2021, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about more than 574 port projects identified at a cost of INR 82 billion, besides an array of initiatives in the pursuit of building India into the leading Blue Economy of the world.

Smruti Gandhi, Director Community Engagement & Executive Editor, Grey Head Media spoke to Saugat Dutta, Digital Solutions Leader & Head IT, DP World on how digitisation will usher in a strategic transformation in the shipping and logistics industry.

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