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The future of sea ports. A flash analysis.

Digital transformation within the logistics chain and its implications for inter-port competition

Automation in port terminals is just the beginning of a fundamental change in the global logistics industry. Fully autonomous supply chains and increasing volatility of international trade flows are set to re-ignite competition between ports. Both port authorities and container terminal operators will have to develop their business models to make the most of the opportunities presented by Logistics 4.0.

The current "Flash Analysis" (PDF, 408 KB, non-accessible), a product of the Credit Risk Management Department of KfW IPEX-Bank, examines several aspects relating to the topic.

Published: December 2017