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How the Coronavirus May Affect Your Supply Chain

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How the Coronavirus May Affect Your Supply Chain. With the culmination of these actions, and the timing of the new year, global supply chains have been affected. Air Freight Impacts. Air export cargo to China is critically impacted due to the cancellation of many commercial airlines flying in and out of the country. but to Africa and India / Pakistan trades due to reduced demand at origin and to avoid extra operating costs.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Supply chain industry executives are split sharply about how Mexico will fare if it is able to agree with the United States and Canada on terms to update the North American Free Trade Agreement. . 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.

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

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You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Even at some of the world’s best supply chains, redirecting chemicals and other products is a Herculean effort. I’ve been in supply chain management for more than a decade now. Supply chain flow has a lot of one-way check valves. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” Everything from custom duties to cargo inspections can create bottlenecks within the supply chain.

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

As was confirmed for me yet again this week at a conference, the most utilized supply chain and logistics application, the reigning champ of them all, is the Excel spreadsheet. Global Supply Chains Open Door to Fraud ( CFO.com ). percent from last year, which includes contributions from the company’s acquisition of Phoenix International Freight Services in October 2012. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics.