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

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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. The high-speed rail is expected to have a maximum design speed of 350 km/h and be capable of transport passengers and goods within 45 minutes between Jakarta and Bandung. Gwadar Port, Pakistan. The Gwadar Port is a flagship China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project under the Belt and Road Initiative.

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 has a robust manufacturing sector, with typical products including textiles, chemicals, food, steel, transportation equipment, cement, mining, petrochemicals, machinery, software and pharmaceuticals. . Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Transportation is equally robust.

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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 ). In North America, average truckload rate per mile charged to customers increased about two percent while truckload transportation costs increased about four percent, excluding the estimated impacts of the change in fuel.

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 survey of more than 500 global logistics executives is part of the 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, an annual snapshot of industry sentiment and ranking of the world’s 50 leading emerging markets by size, infrastructure, transport connections and business climate. .

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.

Doing Business in India

QAD

Located in Southern Asia between Burma and Pakistan, India borders the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. India has a robust manufacturing sector, with typical products including textiles, chemicals, food, steel, transportation equipment, cement, mining, petrochemicals, machinery, software and pharmaceuticals. . Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Transportation is equally robust.

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