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. Poor infrastructure including cold-chain warehouses, undeveloped road networks, and ill-equipped ports and airports will challenge many developing countries.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

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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. After all, the more you know about an item’s origin — and what it takes to get it to your warehouse — the easier it becomes to identify any middlemen that might be artificially elevating the price of goods. Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations.