FreightWaves Classics: Building the Ledo Road kept China in World War II

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Japanese forces occupied Burma (now known as Myanmar) in 1942. Army Engineers, construction battalions and native labor from Ledo through the mountains and jungle of northern Burma, to a junction with the Burma Road.

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Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

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Burma (Myanmar). Burma, or Myanmar, benefited significantly during this time period with a 60% volume increase. Disruptions in global trade have impacted businesses across all industries as well as by consumers at the cash register.

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Loser of the last quarter (Q3-2015): Costco

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An investigation conducted by The Guardian newspaper revealed that countless men from Myanmar (Burma) and Cambodia are sold as slaves to the Thai fishing sector. On behalf of a resident of California, USA, three US law firms have filed a lawsuit against American grocery retailer Costco and its fish supplier CP Foods for allegedly misleading consumers about the fact that they are inadvertently supporting slavery.

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FreightWaves Classics: Changing the interstate landscape in 1965

The Supply Chain Journal

Two Burma-Shave signs (Photo: MNopedia.org) For those who don’t know about Burma-Shave signs, you should look them up in your encyclopedia (sorry – somewhere online!). For those of us old enough to remember, or those who are history buffs, U.S.

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Doing Business in India

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Located in Southern Asia between Burma and Pakistan, India borders the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. India was the center of one of the earliest civilizations on earth, thriving throughout the second and third millennia B.C.

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Doing Business in India

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Located in Southern Asia between Burma and Pakistan, India borders the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. India was the center of one of the earliest civilizations on earth, thriving throughout the second and third millennia B.C.

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