Bahrain forum to tackle air cargo regulations

Logistics Middle East

Event aims to shed light on issues impacting regional aviation industry

China’s COVID-19 Vaccines to Benefit Africa

Logistics Trends and Insights

The United Arab Emirates signed up for China’s Sinopharm vaccine in September followed by Bahrain in November. In terms of overall air cargo volumes, Africa and the Middle East air cargo carriers are improving. Africa Air Air Cargo China Asia COVID-19 Vaccine

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First test run of new expansion to Suez Canal complete

Logistics Middle East

Three cargo ships from US, Denmark and Bahrain successfully transit new Suez Canal ahead of its grand opening in August

The Consequences of Supply Chain Constipation

Enterra Insights

Nearly a week ago, a cargo ship — which if it stood on its end would be taller than either the Empire State Building or Eiffel Tower — ran aground in the canal completely blocking the waterway. Navy’s Fifth Fleet, based in Bahrain, told the Financial Times.”[4]

Africa 130

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors. UAE, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain outpaced all other countries. Gulf countries also rank toward the top in quality of infrastructure and transport connections: UAE (1), Bahrain (5), Oman (6), Saudi Arabia (7) and Qatar (8) were top performers.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” Everything from custom duties to cargo inspections can create bottlenecks within the supply chain. Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. By Ali Hasan Raza. Published October 25, 2019 in Global Trade Magazine. Even at some of the world’s best supply chains, redirecting chemicals and other products is a Herculean effort.