China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

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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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Content Summary: Personal Mover Transports Employees around BMW Plant. To eliminate some of this traveling BMW’s R&D group developed a Personal Mover solution—a one-person means of transport for covering short distances within an operating site.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

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Many studies now predict that the thick sheets of ice which prevented ships from passing through in the past will thaw by the year 2030. 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

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Many studies now predict that the thick sheets of ice which prevented ships from passing through in the past will thaw by the year 2030. With approximately 70 percent of the world's trade currently transported via sea lanes, the potential benefits are significant. Shorter, more direct routes between Asia and ports in Europe and eastern North America would mean faster trips, reduced shipping costs, and fewer greenhouse gas emissions per trip.

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

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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