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ICS, the dwarf become giant on the strategic airlift market

By Dominic Reed, published on Apr 6, 2018

But, in the middle, has appeared a new small but sturdy player, who keeps poking the big players in the eye: International Chartering Systems, also known as ICS. At the heart of the venture’s success: bold business moves, a network of key partners, and a new way of doing business.

The small brand with a big reach

Those who haven’t heard of ICS (1) shouldn’t blame themselves. The company has never boasted its results, advertised its existence, or aimed for fame. It was started in 1985 by French businessman Christian de Jonquières, as a solo enterprise. The French army... (more)

Tags: transportation, ics, aircraft, airlift, strategic

The empty promises of a cashless society

By Dominic Reed, published on Mar 28, 2016

Some people are already calling the note to be consigned to history, and Scandinavian countries want to be on that frontline. Yet, despite the arguments for a cashless society, often described as “futuristic” and “cool”, there are many setbacks purposefully not highlighted.

Sweden is one of the few countries to move forward the “cash-free transition.” In Stockholm, parishioners have started texting donations to their churches and sending money through phone apps. Street vendors carry mobile credit-card readers, and “even the Abba Museum, despite being a shrine to the 1970s pop group... (more)

Tags: dollar, europe, sweden, coins, cash, atm, banknotes, scandinavia, cashless

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