Cargo plane destroyed by airstrikes in Yemen

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Saudi-led airstrikes are targeting several airports across the troubled country

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Iran, US and Saudi warships in tense Yemen standoff

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Iran sends warships to escort cargo ship into US and Saudi controlled waters off Yemen

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Saudi jets hit cargo ships off Yemen as ceasefire ends

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Yemeni media claim Saudi jets have launched airstrikes on UNICEF ships, but the agency has not responded to these reports

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Saudi naval coalition blockades Yemen port

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Saudi warships prevent cargo vessel carrying grain from entering Yemeni port

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Cargo ships begin to sink en-route from Oman to Alang

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Yemen flagged cargo ships issue distress calls on way from Oman to Alang in rough seas

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations


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. Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. By Ali Hasan Raza. Published October 25, 2019 in Global Trade Magazine. Even at some of the world’s best supply chains, redirecting chemicals and other products is a Herculean effort.