In 1903, the Wright brothers successfully built the first airplane. Since then, there’s no question that aviation has brought many social, economic and cultural benefits to people around the world.
As we’ve discussed here in the pages of DHL Expressed, the Internet of Things (IoT) is beginning to transform the operational equation for businesses of every size, in every sector, across the globe. How is the IoT impacting logistics, and how will your company benefit? That question is the subject of a new DHL Trend Research Report developed in close collaboration with Cisco Consulting Services.
When top executives at major corporations think of cybersecurity, they usually consider the team of IT security professionals they have employed, as well as the many complex IT platforms their organization uses to keep the network safe from hackers. Small business owners may have a similar idea in mind: cybersecurity means investing in the best technology available to outwit cyber criminals. Far too often, though, so much thought is put into the technical, capital heavy aspect of cybersecurity that the human element is almost completely overlooked.
As your business expands internationally, so should your knowledge of other cultures’ business customs. Understanding professional etiquette of the country or region that your business is entering is crucial to your company’s success internationally.There are some actions customary in American business that can send the wrong message in other parts of the world. When doing business in a new country, the goal is to impress your potential business partner, not offend them.
Having effective sales teams can mean a win-win for your business and your customers. A successful sales team can bring in profits, drive traffic to your website, multiply business exposure and enhance credibility. Additionally, the way your sales teams interact with customers can generate customer loyalty and keep them coming back for more.