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JD.com, SF, Carlyle among bidders for CJ Group's $1 billion China logistics business: sources. Chinese air freight firm Apex up for sale after coronavirus boost: sources. JD Logistics seeks bank pitches for Hong Kong IPO of up to $3 billion, sources say.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

While relatively little cargo currently passes through the Arctic, traffic through the region is likely to increase over the next decade as shippers take advantage of freshly-thawed routes. 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. For the time being, ice-breaking cargo ships (capable of operating in ice up to four feet thick) will continue to have the strongest presence in the region.

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Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

While relatively little cargo currently passes through the Arctic, traffic through the region is likely to increase over the next decade as shippers take advantage of freshly-thawed routes. 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. For the time being, ice-breaking cargo ships (capable of operating in ice up to four feet thick) will continue to have the strongest presence in the region.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. The retail giant plans to take out 50 million metric tons (MMT) by 2030, which is equivalent to the emissions associated with the average annual electricity consumption of 40 million Chinese households. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Content Summary: Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities. Source ID. Source ID.

Blockchain and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Enterra Insights

” Many analysts are touting blockchain because it holds the potential to solve many challenges currently found in supply chains associated with things like fraud, visibility, and sourcing. “Cargo Volume often defines the cost of shipping freight. trillion in annual business value by 2030, and that’s a prediction that warrants taking a serious look at blockchain.”[3].

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

export commodity base is a diverse mix of goods and is well balanced across many commodity segments and cargo values. export growth between now and 2030. The diversity of commodities and cargo values alone creates a solid foundation for export growth while minimizing volatility when other market factors, such as currency, geopolitical shocks to the market, and fuel prices, can adversely impact the growth of U.S. Outlook on U.S.