Feature Article @ Gigabit Magazine
Accelerate logistics enterprise’s digital transformation journey with full-fledged managed ICT solutions
Amidst today’s digital globalization, embracing new technologies is inevitable to stay competitive. Emerging technologies such as cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), and e-commerce are rapidly changing global trading and logistics models, opening up a new era of global supply chains.
Logistics can be said to be one of the first industries to consider digital transformation, because logistics involves supply chains, the amount of data is very large, and most of them need to operate across regions, and apply a large number of IoT and monitoring technologies, so there is an absolute need for digital transformation. However, logistics enterprises may encounter many potential challenges along their digital transformation journey that a right ICT service partner is crucial to the success.
CITIC Telecom CPC, as a global local ICT service enabler, has accumulated ample industry and service management experience that helps many logistics enterprises to transform by offering a holistic managed solution based on their business models and needs.
Going global: the rise of digital globalization
The strength of CITIC Telecom CPC‘s offerings is underpinned by three key areas of excellence: The company’s comprehensive portfolio of innovative ICT solutions, its extensive self-owned and self-operated global infrastructure of network linkages and world-class ICT facilities, and the company’s staff who possess deep expertise in crucial areas of both technology and business, particularly native business culture and localized language presence across the world, plus strong vertical industry sector expertise.
To propel the development of smart logistics nowadays, logistics and transportation companies must be closely connected with partners and stakeholders in different regions. Hence a reliable and flexible network infrastructure is the foundation of successful digital transformation. Leveraging the latest SD-WAN technology and its global network coverage with over 140 PoPs in 130 countries, CITIC Telecom CPC has recently helped a global logistics and transportation customer with 70 offices worldwide to design a managed TrueCONNECT™ Hybrid SD-WAN solution to connect their global branch offices, users and applications with high efficiency and optimized performance. Despite of the network complexity, the customer is now able to gain better visibility of their over network with simplified network management and better level of security so as to align with their corporate’s global expansion and digitalization strategy.
Stay local: ample customer and service management experience
In addition to incorporating the best technologies into its solutions, CITIC Telecom CPC is able to leverage its world-connected industry experience and knowledge, as well as managed services to maximize customer benefits.
With the open up of the enterprise network to cloud and IoT devices, rising severity of cybersecurity threats as well as vast amount of data being processed and analyzed over the network across regions, logistics enterprises may not have sufficient IT staff with all-round technology knowhow to ensure the data and network security at all times. CITIC Telecom CPC’s team of certified professionals across 26 offices worldwide, with mindful of native cultures and local business conditions, is able to provide 24x7 monitoring service and ensure enterprise’s data is always be complied with local data regulations, including EU GDPR and China MLPS 2.0 etc for maximum data protection.
As CITIC Telecom CPC has been very accurate at envisioning the continued digital transformation of logistics enterprises, and serving their "Go Global" need, the company can continue to truly embrace its motto that “Innovation Never Stops”, competently anticipating and addressing emerging market demands with creative solutions that deliver products and services enterprises need.