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How will supply chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

These objectives are intertwined as the program aims to secure Chinese lines of communication, increase market access, employ Chinese companies globally in large infrastructure projects and to increase its presence as a global superpower in numerous countries. Core to the initiative have been ports, railways, airports and roads, all of which have clear implications for the supply chains in those countries and also globally. Gwadar Port, Pakistan.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

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.

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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 ). Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics.

How will logistics chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

These objectives are intertwined as the program aims to secure Chinese lines of communication, increase market access, employ Chinese companies globally in large infrastructure projects and to increase its presence as a global superpower in numerous countries. Core to the initiative have been ports, railways, airports and roads, all of which have clear implications for the supply chains in those countries and also globally. Gwadar Port, Pakistan.