2023 is a crucial year to predict the next future of the supply chain. As 2022 has been a time of recovery from the pandemic issues, 2023 represents the year of “settlement” for the shipping industry, even if new challenges are on the way. The coming months will show us the true scenario with someRead More
Who is running the race for sustainability? And who benefits?
First trigger to make fashion supply chain more sustainable are consumers: they are more conscious about their purchase experience, want to buy less, make better choices and support brands who take care of people and planet. As a result, brands are embracing new models where take back programs, rental, resale and recycle are options availableRead More
The most sustainable garment is the one already in our wardrobe.
This is the wise recommendation of Orsola De Castro, founder of Fashion Revolution, the world’s largest fashion activism movement that mobilize citizens, brands and policy makers to build a global fashion industry to preserve the environment and value people more than profit. A fair fashion system, willing to conserve precious resources and regenerate ecosystems, shallRead More
Is fashion going to re-generate? A quick look at the Italian context
In Italy we have a huge asset based on Textile, Apparel and Fashion business: it is one of the most strategic industries in our economy, with around 45.000 companies, 400.000 workers and a global revenue of 55 billion euro (figures by Confindustria 2019). It is a complex, fragmented supply chain, still based on small toRead More
Alisped: sustainability for real. Embracing the three-dimensional concept of sustainability and declining it in concrete paths
One of the words of 2021 is sustainability, declined both in its macro meanings, i.e. human, environmental and economic and in the everyday micro meanings. With the view to choose concrete paths, Alisped embraces the three-dimensional nature of sustainability and applies it to the everyday business practice. That is, sustainability for real. Let’s start, forRead More
What we ship, how we ship it. Since 1968. Markets and skills
Founded in 1968, today Alisped is a certainty as per international transportation and logistics. Which are the reference markets and the skills acquired, in detail? What do we ship and how do we ship it so that we can provide certainties to our clients? Prato, cradle of the textile tradition, needs no introduction as perRead More
A-gender logistics. Alisped at the forefront against the gender gap: gender-based logistics.
The occupational gender gap is a highly complex and debated issue, up to the levels of UN WOMEN. Alisped is at the forefront against it, aiming to support what we could call A-gender Logistics: the overcoming of gender-based logistics where the main aspects to be evaluated, such as talent and commitment, are not specific toRead More
Shipping at a constant temperature. Alisped ensures an exclusive service that totally meets expectations.
“Let me explain: a reefer is a container where goods can be kept at a specific constant temperature, usually in order not to damage them in any way. In our case, the shipment included precious furniture by one of the best Italian high-end, modern design furniture companies, to be delivered to Macau. As Alisped OceanRead More
That one little miracle. Or better: organization and communication skills in a battle against time.
International shipping companies don’t believe in miracles. They believe in skills: organization, communication, thoroughness. Every detail must fit together like pieces of a puzzle and that’s how you win. No miracles, just skills. And if you’ve got them, you can take the one real challenge. Since 1968, Alisped has won battles against time nearly everyRead More
Challenge: turnkey everything. A more than $20 million production line from Italy to Shanghai, in the midst of a pandemic.
“Before starting this interview, I just want to say that we are going to talk about a challenge. Not an average one as Alisped international shipping company faces many times a day. We are going to talk about a turnkey project from Italy to Shanghai in the worst possible moment ever, about handling a moreRead More