Infor, a specialist in cloud-based software, has announced that leading terminal operator DP World has selected its GT Nexus Commerce Network to power a “Global Supply Chain Platform Initiative”.
According to a statement, DP World has launched a series of projects to accelerate digital transformation and achieve strategic growth.
The DP World supply chain platform aims to bring together stakeholders from all links in the global supply chain on a single intelligent network, delivering enhanced end-to-end solutions and visibility for companies working in the logistics sector.
Rashid Abdullah, DP World, discusses effective ways to link the global supply chain in a recent Port Technology technical paper
Infor’s GT Nexus Commerce Network, which provides global trade management services to over 65,000 businesses, was selected for its track record and the software company’s overall strategy to drive digitalization and innovation throughout the supply chain.
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DP World’s own strategy aims make global trade smarter by establishing vital infrastructure, such as ports, logistics parks, and transport services, where it is most needed and leveraging digital technologies to make logistics processes more efficient.
In its role as a “global trade enabler”, DP World has also asserted the importance of its expansion into the logistics sector, another key part of the industry giant’s growth strategy.
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Jonathan Wood, Infor General Manager for India, Middle East, and Africa (IMEA), said: “The global digital logistics market is expected to grow by almost 8 percent between now and 2023.
“As some of the busiest production centers in the world, the IMEA region is ideally placed to maximize this opportunity, and with its heritage in global trade and strategic investment, DP World will position the Infor GT Nexus Commerce Network to help achieve its objective of a leading position in worldwide supply chain service.”