Disaster Relief
“How do we get Logistics to play a more efficient role in disaster relief, getting the right product, in the right quantity, to the right place, at the right time, and at the right price?”
Our world has witnessed many more hurricanes, storms and tsunamis than ever before. What are the steps we must take to reduce the impact of these natural phenomena on our lives? What can we do to be ready?

Logistics plays a critical role in disaster relief. Getting the “right product, in the right quantity, to the right place, at the right time, and at the right price” takes on new meaning when roads, airports, bridges, and other logistics infrastructure are severely damaged or destroyed.
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SOLUTION
It is important to recognize that relief supplies needed in the event of an emergency, blankets, water and medicine, also move everyday within the supply chains of our world’s largest retailers and distributors such as Wal-Mart, Costco and Tesco.

The Multi-Dimensional Digital Economy Application System (MDDEAS) provides global real-time data visibility of all available relief materials that exist within our global supply chains, whether located in warehouses or in transit.
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“The Multi Dimensional Digital Economy Application System (MDDEAS) provides global real-time data visibility of all available relief materials that exist within our global supply chains, whether located in warehouses or in transit.”
BENEFITS
“Timeliness of relief response that minimizes the loss of life and property damage.”
There are many benefits that come from implementing an effective disaster relief plan that include but are not limited to:

  • Accelerate relief response, minimize the loss of lives and property, and maintain operational capabilities.
  • Improve asset and network management through enhanced visibility and planning capacity.
  • Minimize the disruption to the supply chains by re-routing goods away from disaster zones, protecting from harm and delay.