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September 2017

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“The success of International Standards is a good example of the benefits international cooperation can bring,” said Brigitte Zypries, the German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, at the ISO General Assembly in Berlin, Germany. Ms Zypries went on to congratulate the organization for...
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All tourism activities of whatever motivation – holidays, business travel, conferences, adventure travel and ecotourism – are giving the industry a big boost. Today, tourism is one of the world’s fastest developing sectors, with increasing growth forecasted for the coming years. But how can International...
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By the end of 2016, over 65.6 million people worldwide were uprooted from their homes by conflict and persecution. Not only has this resulted in human suffering for those fleeing, but it has also created an important burden on host countries. At this year’s meeting of the ISO Committee on developing...
ISO site goes live with three official languages:  you can now browse in Russian.
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Global freight transport is a key component in the trade of goods and materials, but new demands on the transport network are creating fresh challenges for data. Transport companies are endeavouring to meet those new demands, but are they successful? Discover how an adaptive, intelligent supply chain...

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This month in ISOfocus

Cover page:  ISOfocus September/October 2017 - Transport trends
SePTEMBER-OCTOBER 2017

Transport trends

An overview of recent trends and near-term prospects for the transport sector at a global level, as well as the long-term outlook for standards in the industry (maritime, air and land).

ISOfocus

Published in English, French and Spanish, six times per year, ISOfocus is your gateway to International Standards.

Whether a multinational enterprise faced with major decisions or a small business looking for ideas, ISOfocus seeks to provide both the kind of overviews that strategic planners need and the little details that can make a big difference.

You will find international topics covering everything from IT and transport to personal stories and everything in between. Our goal is to bring you the highest-quality information and most up-to-date and internationally relevant material on standards in each issue.


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