Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Medical supply shortages are being reported across the U.S. Tariffs were placed on medical supplies from China in 2018 and only lifted in March of this year because of the pandemic. Other countries including South Korea, India, and Taiwan, as well, are blocking exports of medical supplies to save them for their own citizens, leaving the U.S. import countries were: Italy, Canada, Mexico, Pakistan, and India.

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How the Coronavirus May Affect Your Supply Chain

Transplace

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. but to Africa and India / Pakistan trades due to reduced demand at origin and to avoid extra operating costs.

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

EFT

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. It is a good example of how Belt and Road initiatives are often built as it has been purely built the first with a full industrial chain Chinese enterprises have built overseas. Gwadar Port, Pakistan.

Doing Business in India

QAD

Located in Southern Asia between Burma and Pakistan, India borders the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. India has 253 airports with paved runways and most are able to support cargo traffic. India has 1,731 vessels in its merchant marine, including bulk carriers, container ships, general cargo ships and oil tankers.

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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.

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.

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

EFT

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. It is a good example of how Belt and Road initiatives are often built as it has been purely built the first with a full industrial chain Chinese enterprises have built overseas. Gwadar Port, Pakistan.

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.