P R E S S REVIEW
MEDIA COVERAGE JANUARY 2020
ECS, A NEW TYPE OF GSSA
28 JAN. 2020 Strength through diversity, this is seemingly the de facto motto for ECS as it steps into 2020. Like 2019, the year’s diary is once again fill of «innovative projects» with group chief executive officer Adrien Thominet telling Freightweek that running through all these projects is a common goal «to diversity and strengthen» its service. «ECS’s diary for 2020 is once again full of innovative projects, in a very wide range of areas, but they all have a common goal: to diversify and strengthen our service offering so we can continue to bring improved performance to our freight forwarder and airline clients, and of course to achieve TCM services of the highest quality», he says.
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ECS REMAINS AGILE IN A FLAT MARKET
13 JAN. 2020 Will 2020 be the calm after 2019’s storm fir the airfreight business? That is the expectation of Adrien Thominet, CEO, ECS Group is feeling a bit low at the start of 2020 but is certain be will see business prek up this year. He says: «I expect 2020 will be flat compared to 2019 because there are no indicators showing signs of recovery. But I’m confident that the market will become better organised in 2020. At ECS Group, all the transformations we set up in 2019 mean that we are well prepared and more agile than ever so that we can react quickly and adapt to the market situations.
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HOW THE DIGITAL ECONOMY IS RESHAPING THE AIR CARGO INDUSTRY
13 JAN. 2020 The air cargo industry, which accounts for about a third of global trade transported annually valued at over US$6 trillion, continues to struggle to fully embrace digitalization but major companies in different continents have long initiated steps to transition their operations from traditional way to digital, eliminating in the process much of the paperwork. New technologies are redefining the way we live, work Nand how business is done. The transformation has been rapid in recent years with varying industries, including air freight, forced to adopt to digitalization by reshaping their business and operating models or be left out in a highly competitive digital world. The digital transformationâ€™s impact on air cargo industry is noticeable. Less paper work. Fast transaction. Transparent tracking system and so on. Undoubtedly, it has immense potential to create added value for businesses, benefit consumers and communities in general even in remotest parts of the planet.