Global Logistics—January 2016

Inbound Logistics

Shippers unprepared for supply chain disruptions; China wants pirate hunting base in Horn of Africa; bringing cargo into Kenya; India ramps up transportation infrastructure development; air cargo carriers seek to cut costs without sacrificing growth; Amazon invests in India; China’s greenest supply chains; international shrimp supply chain linked to human trafficking and slavery; World Trade Organization rules to abolish agricultural subsidies; Mexico and U.S.

Kenya 48

The Fashion Supply Chain: Unraveling the Reality

Kinaxis

Apparently, the $67 a month workers make in Bangladesh was getting to be too costly. In April 2013, more than 1,100 factory workers lost their lives in the name of fashion in the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, now recognized as the deadliest garment-factory accident in history.

Supply Chain Experiencing High Rate of Terrorist Attacks

Material Handling & Logistics

The variety of attacks include targeting the oil infrastructure, hijacking and cargo theft through to contraband smuggling, extortion and kidnapping schemes. . In 2016 a total of 346 attacks took place, against a wider range of industries and modes of transport than in any other year.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & 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.

8-Step Importing Guide For First Timers

EMERGE App

For example, China for just about everything that can be made, Vietnam for clothing and shoes, and Bangladesh for garments. Arrange Cargo Transport. Once it clears, you have a few hours to unload the cargo yourself. Introduction.

8-Step Importing Guide For First Timers

EMERGE App

For example, China for just about everything that can be made, Vietnam for clothing and shoes, and Bangladesh for garments. Arrange Cargo Transport. Once it clears, you have a few hours to unload the cargo yourself. Introduction.