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7 Importance

9 Innovation

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Recommendation

As the world becomes more congested, managing the global flows of goods and people becomes more pressing. This fascinating, futuristic glimpse from the World Economic Forum explains how experts in transportation, logistics and technology are developing new processes to address these concerns. getAbstract recommends this thought-provoking report to travel, transportation and supply-chain professionals, as well as to investors looking for great tech ideas.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How innovative solutions could make worldwide travel and shipping faster, cheaper and easier;
  • Which new technologies could advance transportation; and
  • Which nations are leading the way to “a connected world.”
 

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The World Economic Forum is an independent global organization that engages leaders in business, politics, academia and society to improve the state of the world.

 

Summary

Growing urbanization, affluence and commerce are increasing traffic, travel and trade. Demographics and development drive the need for new ways to manage this increased movement of goods and people. In 2011, the world’s urban population surpassed its rural population. A further 2.6 billion people will...

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