Travel and Transportation

Making Transit a subscription business (read: Account Based Ticketing)

Netflix, with a sign up of $7.99(Basic), $10.99(Standard), & $13.99 (Premium) and a signing page that says ‘watch anywhere, cancel anytime’, has basically transformed the big box video rental business which was characterized by asset heavy investment on the rental properties, the video content renderings in the video cassettes (and later CDs, DVDs, Blu Ray), and the video (&DVD/Blu Ray) players that playback the content. Simple translation to transit industries’ …

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SAP Connected Logistics in Cargo Conference – Early Bird to Expire

The early bird discount for the International SAP Conference for Connected Logistics in Cargo is due to expire on August 25th. If you are interested in attending, you can register your discounted place directly here: https://goo.gl/1rJJ5t Digital transformation is the key theme running through the conference. Hear your peers’ experiences and take valuable lessons learned back to your own organisation. Customer presentations will include: • Modern Terminals Ltd – Using …

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Digital Transformation and Innovations in Travel and Transportation: Join SAPPHIRENOW

Knock, knock – it`s March and SAPPHIRENOW 2017 is quickly approaching. This year it is more than ever about innovation – talking about business innovation covering all aspects of core processes, marketing, business networks, workforce and asset management. One big topic will be IOT and how industries are using it to their advantage. But what does this mean for Travel and Transportation? You can find out in our sessions and demo …

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Redefining the traveler experience with the’Live Airport’

Travelling can be a stressful experience. Probably many travelers can relate to this statement. It starts with getting to the airport, waiting in lines at the security check, and maybe also delays in departures because of malfunctions with the plane itself leading to delays. A lot of waiting is involved. A stressed traveler is a dissatisfied traveler. So, how to improve the experience? What can airports do to get rid …

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AI, Automation and Future of Travel Technology

The concept of boundaries, or business beyond boundaries, is gradually evolving. Technology is changing and morphing to complement the way you work, rather than the other way around. Let’s take a look at how this change has affected AI, automation, and the future of travel technology from an SAP perspective. Changing Face of Travel Technology SAP is the leading company in enterprise resource planning software. Delivering big, monolithic applications, SAP …

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Building a Better World

Two weeks ago I traveled with my Builders Beyond Borders family to the small village of Villa Japon in Nicaragua. I spent a mere nine days there with 28 other volunteers (ranging from age 14 to 60) but the people I met and the lessons I learned will stay with me for a lifetime. I have been traveling and volunteering with Builders Beyond Borders for 6 out of the last …

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Time to learn, share experiences and discuss during the 7th Rail Asset Management Meeting 2017

For the 7th time SAP is hosting the Rail Asset Management Meeting (RAM). This customer event is sponsored by Orianda, Vesta Partners, and SAP and will take place in Walldorf, Germany on February 15 and 16, 2017. After a successful 6th RAM meeting in 2016 where we were welcoming 125 customers from around the world, we are looking forward to having another impactful two days with you in Walldorf. Hear …

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Learn how the digital supply chain is changing the game for logistics service providers

Products, manufacturing processes, and operational assets, as well as the entire supply chain, are being transformed by digital technologies. Manufacturers, suppliers and logistics partners are now connecting in real time, resulting in digitalized demand and supply networks that are more efficient and responsive than ever. By embracing digital transformation, companies are gaining better end-to-end visibility across the extended supply chain, enabling them to plan, respond and deliver like never before. …

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Sharing experiences and learnings related to the use of SAP solutions in the Rail Asset Management space

For the 4th time SAP is hosting the Australian Rail Interest Group (RailSIG) together with Vesta Partners in Melbourne, Australia on 23 October 2016. It is taking place as a parallel activity to the highly successful North American Rail User Group (SUGRail) which has been meeting twice annually for almost 8 years. The purpose of this industry led forum is to collaborate on solutions deployed by member`s rail and transportation …

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Efficient Collaboration Platforms for Maritime Ports Also Makes Them More Competitive

The age of Ultra Large Container Vessels (ULCV) with a capacity of over 19000 TEUs poses special challenges on the infrastructure of existing maritime ports, as well as the underlying IT systems in use to facilitate daily port operations. In order to enhance Business Processes and Performance, IT Solutions need to be in place to meet those challenges. You can think of a maritime port as really like a small …

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