Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

Yesterday, the White House announced that President Obama plans to remove Cuba from the U.S. Cuba relations. All this talk about Cuba, however, sparked a question for me this week: Where does Cuba rank in logistics? Cuba was ranked 152 out of 160 countries with an LPI Score of 2.18, beating only Somalia, Afghanistan, Sudan, and a handful of other poorly-developed countries. On that side of my family, only R remains in Cuba, along with my cousin Zu and her son.

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Cuba: Preparing for Trade

CH Robinson Transportfolio

A colleague and I traveled to Cuba in March as part of a trade delegation with Engage Cuba, a coalition of private businesses and organizations working to end the travel and trade embargo on Cuba. credit cards don’t work in Cuba, and there are no ATMs. Yet, while most Cubans I met seemed to want to have the barriers lifted, they also want to preserve the Cuba that exists today. Cuba remains a communist country.

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US DOT approves emergency cargo flights to Cuba

The Supply Chain Journal

Department of Transportation has granted temporary approval to small cargo airlines in South Florida to fly emergency aid to Cuba, where large protests have erupted in recent days in response to a long-simmering economic crisis worsened by the COVID pandemic. The U.S.

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FreightWaves Flashback: Castro and Nixon have 1 thing in common

The Supply Chain Journal

Cuba stalemate during the Nixon administration. Following two years of increasing tensions between Cuba and the United States, President Eisenhower ordered diplomatic relations between the two countries severed on Jan. policy toward Cuba. products as Cuba.

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

Talking Logistics

Being the son of Cuban immigrants, people have been asking me what I think abou t the move by President Obama to normalize relations with Cuba. When I visited Cuba with my father in 2004, we drove several hours from Cienfuegos to Camaguey to visit my aunt Z and her family. On that side of my family, only R remains in Cuba, along with my cousin Zu and her son. Cuba relations. Robinson Cuba e-commerce FedEx GENCO Google OHL

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5th Production & Operations Management World Conference

SCM Research

I just came back from the 5 th Production & Operations Management World Conference , which was held in Havana, Cuba. But, although the political tensions between Cuba and the U.S. The P&OM World Conference is co-organized every four years by three leading academic associations which represent the operations management discipline in three regions: EurOMA , JOMSA and POMS. What I really like about the conference is the global networking opportunity it offers.

Global Logistics—June 2015

Inbound Logistics

fashion industry supports extension of African Growth & Opportunity Act; Cuba’s Port of Mariel attracts investment from CMA CGM; China looks to replicate U.S. Middle East countries show signs of regional collaboration around transportation and logistics; China’s “red supply chain” threatens Taiwanese semiconductor industry; India looks to Korea as both a model and partner for its economic modernization program; U.S.

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Hurricane Elsa still eyeing US landfall next week

The Supply Chain Journal

The hurricane could hit the western end of Haiti Saturday afternoon or evening, followed by Cuba Sunday. Hurricane Elsa is cruising across the Caribbean, centered just 100 miles southeast of the Dominican Republic as of 8 a.m. ET Saturday.

Global Logistics—June 2015

Inbound Logistics

fashion industry supports extension of African Growth & Opportunity Act; Cuba’s Port of Mariel attracts investment from CMA CGM; China looks to replicate U.S. Middle East countries show signs of regional collaboration around transportation and logistics; China’s “red supply chain” threatens Taiwanese semiconductor industry; India looks to Korea as both a model and partner for its economic modernization program; U.S.

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Deadly Tropical Storm Elsa heading toward mainland US

The Supply Chain Journal

ET Sunday, Elsa was centered just 40 miles northeast of Kingston, Jamaica, approaching Cuba. Elsa will move across portions of Cuba Sunday, followed by southern Florida late Monday.

Modern Slavery in Today’s Supply Chains

Kinaxis

The introduction of that bill followed the release of the US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons Report 2015 , which upgraded Cuba and Malaysia’s status but left Thailand at the lowest level after it received a downgrade last year. by Alexa Cheater I used to think slavery was, for the most part, a thing of the past. An abhorrent practice that was abolished for very good reason, and a constant reminder that human life has tremendous value and as such should be respected and honored.

FreightWaves Classics: Crowley Maritime Corporation… from a single rowboat to a global leader

The Supply Chain Journal

Specialized services include cold chain, oversized/NIT, Cuba Express and pack-and-ship. to Havana, Cuba was made by Crowley. Following its earlier delivery to Cuba, Crowley “transported the first shipments in more than 40 years of livestock (cows, sheep and bison) from the U.S.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. The Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany.

Cryptocurrency Benefits You Should Know!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Cuba’s inflation rate is roughly over 46,000 percent, which generates an economic meltdown that endangers families’ preservation. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 8 of the Best Cryptocurrencies for Investing! Get Our EBook here.

This Week in Logistics News (August 4-8, 2014)

Talking Logistics

At the top of my family tree, the one planted here after my parents arrived from Cuba, youll find a small bodega nestled in the branches. For more than two decades, my dad and uncles labored from sunrise to sunset, six days a week, in that neighborhood store, and their hard work and sacrifices opened the door to opportunity for me and my sister and cousins. The bodega is where my life story begins, a story I hope to write about someday.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital. Supply Chain Media and software vendor Slimstock have developed this checklist for working capital management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button. Checklist for working capital management.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. Advanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue. Learn more about: How data, advanced analytics and optimization technology combine to give your company the adaptability it needs in challenging markets.

Global Logistics—August 2014

Inbound Logistics

Lawrence system; Changing political relations between the United States and Cuba could signal new trade opportunities; UK faces a truck driver shortage among younger people; Panama approves new port development United States and Canada are investing $7 billion in the Great Lakes-St.

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Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation. Supply Chain Movement and software supplier Amber Road have put together this checklist for Global Trade Management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button. Checklist for Global Trade Management.

This Week in Logistics News (May 11-15, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Shipping Line CMA CGM Signs Deal for Cuba Logistics Hub (WSJ – sub. According to a survey of 2,000 office workers conducted by management software developer AtTask and market research firm Harris Interactive, people spend 45 percent of their time at work doing this. Can you guess? Answer at the end of the post. In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Alibaba Group Announces Strategic Investment in Chinese Logistics Company (MarketWatch).

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Hurricane Elsa eyeing the Caribbean this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

By Sunday, Elsa could be near Jamaica, or making landfall in southern Cuba. Note: Elsa became a hurricane after the embedded video was recorded. Tropical Storm Elsa quickly strengthened into a hurricane Friday morning, making a beeline for the Caribbean. At 8 a.m.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised? This white paper from R&G Global Consultants will help you analysing your own role in the performance of your supply chain.

FreightWaves Classics: Panama Canal serves shipping and commerce for more than 100 years

The Supply Chain Journal

Under the treaty, which was signed on December 10, 1898, Spain renounced claims to Cuba, ceded Guam and Puerto Rico to the U.S., Because Cuba was a U.S. Like Panama and much of Central America, Cuba was also plagued by yellow fever and malaria.

This Week in Logistics News (February 9-13, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Who knows, maybe we’ll see TMC open a Control Tower in Cuba in the not too distant future, in which case I’ll promptly invite myself over for a tour. With six feet of it on the ground, it’s hard not to talk about snow around here. Unless you’re talking about ice dams, of course, and how water is dripping into your house, which is what I’m dealing with at the moment.

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White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised? This white paper from R&G Global Consultants will help you analysing your own role in the performance of your supply chain.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE. Amber Road, leader des solutions de gestion du commerce international (GTM), et Supply Chain Movement ont collaboré ensemble pour établir cette carte de commerce international 2016 qui montre les accords commerciaux actuels de l’UE et les risques potentiels pour le commerce. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H. Robinson whitepaper can help companies decide, set reasonable expectations for what outsourcing can contribute to their organisation, and how much of a role a company will need to play to achieve the successful business outcome they seek. About C.H. Robinson. Robinson help companies simplify their global supply chains.

Hurricane Harvey & Irma's Threat on the Product Economy

Elementum

Currently, Hurricane Irma is monitored north of Cuba, where mandatory evacuations were ordered, and is forecast to hit Florida. As we reel from Hurricane Harvey and are still struggling to survive Hurricane Irma, here is how companies have been effected so far. Extent of Damage: After battering the northern Caribbean islands, Hurricane Irma caused fatalities and widespread damage in the region.

Global Logistics—August 2014

Inbound Logistics

Lawrence system; Changing political relations between the United States and Cuba could signal new trade opportunities; UK faces a truck driver shortage among younger people; Panama approves new port developmentUnited States and Canada are investing $7 billion in the Great Lakes-St.

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Tropical Storm Elsa to lash Caribbean islands

The Supply Chain Journal

The latest NHC outlook has Elsa remaining a tropical storm this weekend after it passes over these islands, reaching Cuba by late Sunday or Monday, followed by southern Florida late Monday or Tuesday.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert. Gemeinsam mit Supply Chain Movement hat Amber Road eine Checkliste entwickelt: Testen Sie Ihr Global Trade Management! Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic. Here, a number of leading companies show that it is possible to take a structural and creative approach to talent development.

This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

He had just arrived from Cuba, and having grown up on a farm, seeing those tall buildings rise from the ground was simply amazing. Today is September 11. I never forget. Here’s what I wrote back on this date in 2009, as I recalled the events of that tragic day eight years earlier: I grew up in Brooklyn, New York, near Red Hook and the docks. My father and uncles owned a bodega on Columbia Street, and we lived upstairs in a small apartment.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Global Trade Content and Compliance : Denied party screening services for international ecommerce and ad hoc analysis; landed cost calculation services for global trade automation; and support for customs initiatives in the United States, Canada, The Netherlands, Argentina, Cuba and Paraguay. Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

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