SOHAR rail and cargo plans gather pace

Logistics Middle East

s logistics hubs and transport goods in and out of consumer markets in UAE and Saudi Arabia, through SOHAR The Oman leg of the GCC railway will connect the Gulf state?s

UPS benefits from new ops centre at King Fahad Int'l

Logistics Middle East

The new facility offers direct access to Saudi Arabia and bypasses the need for cargo to trans-ship through neighboring countries

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Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. Savannah / Brunswick are predicting import cargo decrease by 40% in March and April from 2019 levels. Port of Virginia estimates cargo lost in February thru April at 44,000 ctrs ~11% decline.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

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. Saudi Arabia was No. Gulf countries also rank toward the top in quality of infrastructure and transport connections: UAE (1), Bahrain (5), Oman (6), Saudi Arabia (7) and Qatar (8) were top performers.

Doing Business in India

QAD

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

Talking Logistics

” Back in February 2010, I wrote a report highlighting how the MENA region is a growth opportunity for companies across many vertical industries, with countries such as United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt leading the way. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” Everything from custom duties to cargo inspections can create bottlenecks within the supply chain. And in countries like Saudi Arabia, every container must go through inspection.

Doing Business in India

QAD

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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Doing Business in South Korea

QAD

South Korea has 71 airports with paved runways, more than half of which can support cargo jets. As of 2019, it has 1,880 vessels, of which 83 are bulk carriers, 86 are container ships, 368 are general cargo ships, and 187 are oil tankers.

Middle East outlook for 2020 is promising

Logistics Trends and Insights

In addition, the G20 Summit, scheduled to be held in Saudi Arabia, and the Expo, to be held in Dubai, in 2020 will have an economic impact on the region including increased air cargo demand. More from Air Cargo World. Air Cargo air freight Airports Middle East

Bahri Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Forwarders Solution

BluJay Solutions

Saudi Arabia’s leading shipping carrier extends use of BluJay technology. Bahri has been a BluJay customer since 2014, utilising the technology to track multipurpose vessels for its cargo business unit.

This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Here are some excerpts from the press release: 94 organizations are actively involved or have agreed to participate on the TradeLens platform, including more than 20 port and terminal operators across the globe; customs authorities in the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Australia and Peru; and freight forwarders, transportation and logistics companies including Agility, CEVA Logistics, and DAMCO. I’m back from vacation. Well, back physically.

Maersk-IBM blockchain shipping solution makes major strides

EFT

Customs authorities in the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Australia and Peru are participating, along with customs brokers Ransa and Güler & Dinamik. . Participation among beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) has grown to include Torre Blanca / Camposol and Umit Bisiklet. Maersk and IBM have pushed ahead with their blockchain-enabled shipping solution, which was announced on 9 th August under the name of TradeLens.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

Countries including Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, UAE, Malaysia, Mexico and Turkey are poised to leverage on concerns around skills shortages, increased living costs and rising salaries, new regulations and infrastructure limitations to seize a greater share of global trade as the ‘new tier’ of emerging markets. The emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China that make up the ‘BRIC’ acronym continue to forge ahead.

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