The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

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According to a recent UNHCR report , nearly 60 million people were forcibly displaced in 2014 from countries such as Iraq, Eritrea, and Afghanistan. With a network of seven distribution centers (in Copenhagen, Jordan, Dubai, Nairobi, Tanzania, Cameroon, and Ghana), UNHCR can ship core relief items from these stockpiles to assist up to 600,000 people within 72 hours, if needed. by Kirsten Watson The Syrian refugee crisis has produced some staggering statistics.

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Big changes coming to the supply line, just not where you thought they’d be

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One can certainly imagine the time and cost savings this would have to a shipping company. Autonomous shipping is not just a huge deal for commercial shipping companies, it will also make a huge impact in military applications. by Jonathan Matthews When talking about exciting new advancements that are coming to the supply chain, the discussion will always usually end up focused around 3D printing.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

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Afghanistan. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.

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Supply Chain Movement

Afghanistan. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.

Impact of Macro Trends on Supply Chains: Digitization of Products

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The US military is doing the same thing with its Rapid Equipment Fielding expeditionary lab in Afghanistan that can quickly create or prototype products close to the point of need. The likely outcome is less long distance shipping of finished products and a shift towards transporting the base stock materials used by 3D printers. Signaling change.

The Weight of Memory

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And he had a special affinity with my uncle Roy, from my mother’s side of the family, a man who fought with the Regina Rifles who had freed Holland – creating forever more, a unique bond between that country and Canada that sees Holland shipping 100,000 tulip bulbs to Canada every year. In our industry, there are a significant number of people who have served in the military – many of whom served in the more recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.