Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SINO) has been carefully watching the penetration of mobile technology into supply chain and logistics operations. Now it has decided to follow the trend: create a mobile application that will simplify supply chain management for its clients.
According to a press release, Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SINO) has currently immersed itself in a feasibility study of mobile application in logistic operations. It is not clear how long the study will last, but the company has promised to report the findings of its investigation in the coming months.
It was the board of Sino-Global that approved exploration of mobile logistics strategy. The thinking at the company is that mobile application for logistics operations could help expand and strengthen Sino-Global’s shipping business. It turns out that an increasing number of businesses and carriers are using smartphones to manage the supply chain and logistics issues.
The management of Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SINO) also seems to believe that rolling out a mobile application for clients would help the company make the most of its expansive global shipping network and logistics relationships.
Commenting on the matter of the feasibility study that they are carrying out, Sino-Global’s CEO, Lei Cao, said that logistics management applications have become the wave of the future. Now Sino-Global wants to ride that wave.
With the mobile logistics application in place, Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SINO) hopes to simplify the moving of consignment for its clients between China and North America and the rest of the world.
Strategic partnership for Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SINO)
Earlier, Sino-Global had announced a strategic partnership with Shandong Hi-speed TEU to jointly create a platform to support coordinated transport between North America and China.
What the two entities are driving to is a standardized network that will go a long way to unit carriers of TEUs in China with parties in Australia and North America through rail and sea.
Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SINO) and TEU are looking to render a platform that will support downstream and upstream carrier operations with the hope of establishing a door-to-door supply chain service.