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Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. With approximately 70 percent of the world's trade currently transported via sea lanes, the potential benefits are significant.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. As global warming has conjured up hotter summers and milder winters, one area in which its impact has been particularly visible is the Arctic, where shrinking ice caps may give way to new shipping lanes in the future. Russia has also demonstrated its resolve to capitalize on newly-liberated shipping lanes.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

Elementum

Massive changes in technology, transportation, and power dynamics over the centuries, led to the eventual abandonment of the road. In 2013, President Xi Jin Ping introduced an initiative to construct a modern-day equivalent of the Silk Road as part of the country’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. If completed according to plan, it will reintroduce ancient land routes connecting China with Europe via parts of Central Asia and the Middle East.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

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It will allow for the automation of more complex warehousing tasks, such as unloading shipping containers and picking packets or individual e-commerce orders. Content Summary: Personal Mover Transports Employees around BMW Plant.

Outlook on U.S. Exports: Forecasting the “Perfect Storm” or Something Else?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Other commodities, such as textiles and glass, will remain in demand to Southeast Asia and Middle Eastern countries with heavy construction projects underway. export growth between now and 2030. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Logistics Exports Shipping SOLAS