The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?
MARCH 9, 2017
suppliers of frozen chicken to Kazakhstan began shipping product via the Black Sea and onward through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and across the Caspian Sea, to bypass trade restrictions imposed by Russia. Even though the cost of shipping a container by rail can be more than double the cost of using sea routes, for certain products the higher cost can be offset by reductions in inventory costs. Source: World Economic Forum, [link].