There are significant risks to the traditional way of data sharing. This is why new developments are offering data owners greater security when sharing their information with other parties.
Up until now, logistics companies have shared their own data with other companies in a traditional way: by sending a digital file. This way of data sharing has some significant disadvantages. Data is not just sent once; it also needs to be kept up to date. In addition to this, the owner loses control over his data because he doesn’t know what the receiving party will do with it. Will they make changes? Will they update certain elements? Who might they share the data with? This can result in a big risk for the owner of the data, a risk which needs to be covered one way or other. Jos Nuijten, VP Network Integration Strategy at Descartes, brings us up to speed on recent developments.
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