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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CNBC: Why Cuba’s extraordinary Covid vaccine success could provide the best hope for low-income countries

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Why Cuba’s extraordinary Covid vaccine success could provide the best hope for low-income countries. Sent from the CNBC app. Available on the App Store. – Bob

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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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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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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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Tropical Storm Elsa approaching US

The Supply Chain Journal

After blasting through the eastern Caribbean over the weekend, killing at least three people , Tropical Storm Elsa was nearing landfall in western Cuba as of Monday morning. The storm could become stronger just prior to landfall in Cuba late Monday morning or early afternoon.

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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.

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.

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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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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Major hurricane could hit US Gulf Coast this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

After Ida crosses western Cuba Friday night, the National Hurricane Center expects it to rapidly intensify into a hurricane Saturday. It started as a relatively harmless cluster of thunderstorms in the southern Caribbean Sea earlier this week.

Tropical Storm Fred eyes US landfall this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

On the National Hurricane Center’s latest forecast track, Fred’s center should be near or over the island of Hispañiola later Wednesday, move near the Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas on Thursday and move north of the northern coast of central Cuba on Friday.

3 tropical systems simultaneously impacting North America

The Supply Chain Journal

A Tropical storm warning is in effect for parts of southern Cuba and the Cayman Islands. After no named storms had formed in the Atlantic basin for about a month, three are now impacting parts of North America.

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.

FreightWaves Classics/Leaders: Marcus Garvey started Black-owned steamship company

The Supply Chain Journal

to Cuba (before Prohibition) in record time. BSL ships visited various ports in Panama, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Cuba and other countries. When the Frederick Douglass docked in Cuba on December 2, 1919, Cockburn noted, “People are just crazy about the organization.”

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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.

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.

Hot Shots: Fire whirl, train derailments, huge hail and more

The Supply Chain Journal

It’s been drenching part of the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, the Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas, and Cuba the past few days. Every Friday, FreightWaves takes a look at the past week or so in social media, highlighting images in trucking, transportation and weather.

Hot Shots: Truck spill, fearsome fires and more

The Supply Chain Journal

It will move over western Cuba Friday night, then into the Gulf of Mexico by early Saturday. Every Friday, FreightWaves takes a look at the past week or so in social media, highlighting images in trucking, transportation and weather.

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.

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.

Dry bulk ships generating 300%-plus more revenue today than 6 months ago

The Supply Chain Journal

In other areas of the world, like Iran or Cuba, ships will sometimes turn off their transponders. The effects of COVID-19 on international shipping are still actively unfolding ?—

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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FreightWaves Classics: I-20 connects Texas to the East Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

The interstate parallels or overlaps the remainder of US 80 east to Cuba, Alabama. Interstate 20 (I-20) is a major east-west interstate highway that begins in western Texas, then serves as a connection through the northern tier of the Deep South states.

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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.

If You Can’t Stand the Fire, then Tame It: Chef José Andrés and Supply Chain Management

Elementum

Since its founding, the NGO has organized meal drives around the world, including in the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Zambia, Peru, Cuba, Uganda, Cambodia, and throughout the United States. Tl;dr José Andrés is most famous for his acclaimed, Michelin star restaurants.

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.

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.