Global Logistics—January 2016

Inbound Logistics

Shippers unprepared for supply chain disruptions; China wants pirate hunting base in Horn of Africa; bringing cargo into Kenya; India ramps up transportation infrastructure development; air cargo carriers seek to cut costs without sacrificing growth; Amazon invests in India; China’s greenest supply chains; international shrimp supply chain linked to human trafficking and slavery; World Trade Organization rules to abolish agricultural subsidies; Mexico and U.S.

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Why Commercial Drone Is NOT the Future of Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

3) Safety of Drone Itself : even though Amazon can drive the economy of scale and make a drone a lot cheaper, there is an absolute no guarantee that a drone and its cargoes won''t become a target for theft. For your information, a motorcycle delivery is a way of life in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Global Logistics and Trade Programs: An Update on GSP and C-TPAT

TMC

trade preference program—was established by the Trade Act of 1974 to promote economic development by eliminating duties on thousands of products imported from one of the 129 designated beneficiary countries and territories, including India, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Global Logistics and Trade Programs: An Update on GSP and C-TPAT

TMC

trade preference program—was established by the Trade Act of 1974 to promote economic development by eliminating duties on thousands of products imported from one of the 129 designated beneficiary countries and territories, including India, Thailand, and Indonesia.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

Thailand government aims to expand on rail transport and cross-border infrastructure planning. of GDP in 2016, higher than those of China, Thailand and Japan.

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Global Logistics and Trade Programs: An Update on GSP and C-TPAT

CH Robinson Transportfolio

trade preference program—was established by the Trade Act of 1974 to promote economic development by eliminating duties on thousands of products imported from one of the 129 designated beneficiary countries and territories, including India, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Hanjin Bankruptcy Demonstrates Fragility of Ocean Freight Market Prior to “Black November”

NC State SCRC

However, the announcement should not have come as a surprise, as the ocean cargo market has been suffering for some time by a condition of overcapacity, low rates, and a flat global market. Many ship builders and ocean carriers overextended themselves while the economy was growing, and these expectations resulted in a huge amount of investment that has resulted in too many ships and carriers competing for too little cargo.

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

Elementum

The widespread active outbreaks has been increasing in South America and in Caribbean island countries, with cases of sporadic transmission reported in the Philippines and Thailand.

The Cannabis Supply Chain and Logistics Map!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Countries that may capitalize on growing marijuana may include Colombia, Thailand and other tropical countries that have more legalized marijuana cultivation. There are shipping and air cargo lines that specialize in distribution of goods worldwide. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Menlo Logistics Opening New Multi-client Warehouse in Ladkrabang, Thailand. Thirteen Years After 9/11, A New Attempt To Screen 100 Percent of Cargo Containers ( Roll Call ). Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week? If so, let’s connect.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & 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.

The Status of Logistics in Vietnam: A Very Brief Appraisal

Logistics Bureau

Now might be a good time to enter the Vietnamese market, as foreign penetration is not yet as advanced as in other developing Asia nations like Thailand.

Guest Post: Collaboration the Key to Unblocking Megacity Streets?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

A convenience store chain in Bangkok, Thailand, has developed a similar symbiotic relationship with the City Council of Bangkok and the Thai government. tons of cargo—50% more than a standard, four-wheel vehicle.

2012 Supply Chain Predictions: Is the End of the World Nigh?

Supply Chain Network

Little did we know that 2011 would bring earthquakes in New Zealand, a tsunami in Japan and record floods in Thailand which, looking back made 2010 look like a cake walk. Image via Wikpedia It’s that time, once again, when everyone predicts what will happen in the coming year.

Collaboration the Key to Unblocking Megacity Streets?

Supply Chain @ MIT

A convenience store chain in Bangkok, Thailand, has developed a similar symbiotic relationship with the City Council of Bangkok and the Thai government. tons of cargo – 50% more than a standard, four-wheel vehicle. Can city governments help to improve megacity logistics?

What’s Looming for Transpacific Ocean Shipments this Peak Season?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Accordingly, significant volumes of ocean cargo shifted to earlier sailings than normal, disrupting typical volume trends in the third and fourth quarters of 2018. In fact, there were some instances where vessels had to unload cargo in Panama to get through the canal.