Egypt's Suez Canal revenue exceeded $482mn in October

Logistics Middle East

Suez Canal is one of Egypt''s biggest economy boosters

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700 bridges in Egypt 'on brink of collapse'

Logistics Middle East

Official from Egypt''s road and bridges authority warns of disaster

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TNT Express Egypt appoints new country general manager

Logistics Middle East

Mohamed Kamal brought in to align Egypt to regional opportunities

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Egypt-bound bulker collides with Russian oil tanker

Logistics Middle East

Egypt-bound bulker collides with oil tanker, requiring rescue boat and ten tugs to be sent by coastguard

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Aramex 'optimistic' about Egypt's business potential

Logistics Middle East

Aramex is looking to introduce a franchise model for SMEs, capitalising on the recent master franchise acquisition of PostNet

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Aramex in talks to build logistics parks in Egypt

Logistics Middle East

OTMT, an Egyptian telecommunications company, reportedly said it plans to build five logistics parks with Aramex worth $127.7 million over five years

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Duba-bound ro-ro vessel capsizes off Egypt

Logistics Middle East

The Egyptian ro-ro cargo vessel Taba capsized in the Red Sea 20 nautical miles from Safaga Port due to her cargo shifting

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Egypt prepares for August launch of new Suez Canal

Logistics Middle East

The new canal, which will be the fastest such waterway in the world, will allow two-way traffic of larger ships

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Dubai-bound ro-ro vessel capsizes off Egypt

Logistics Middle East

The Egyptian ro-ro cargo vessel Taba capsized in the Red Sea 20 nautical miles from Safaga Port due to her cargo shifting

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Egypt’s EDC awards jackup AC and refrigeration contract

Logistics Middle East

Flynn Refrigeration will supply refrigeration and AC products to Egyptian Drilling Company jackup rigs

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Egypt plans to dig new $4bn Suez Canal

Logistics Middle East

Current canal brings in $5bn of revenues per year

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Suez Canal revenues up 6.7% in 2014

Logistics Middle East

Waterway remains one of Egypt?s s key sources of income

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Middle East eCommerce Reimagined

Vinculum

Countries like Iraq, Egypt, Oman, Lebanon, Morocco, Jordan, Algeria, and Saudi Arabia have the fastest growing young generation, with a median age of 22 years old. The Middle East eCommerce is estimated to grow strong by 48.8 billion dollars in 2021.

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From Dirt to Denim: A Global Textile Logistics Story

CH Robinson Transportfolio

From Vietnam, China, Egypt, Israel, and the U.S., One of the most rewarding parts of logistics is keeping the world’s economies running—and not just at the end-product stage. For instance, our global textile logistics team uses country-specific knowledge and expertise across trade lanes to take your everyday blue jeans from dirt to denim. it takes supply chain experts to move raw materials and bring the finished product to your doorstep.

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Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Africa

SCM Research

Herein, the authors focus their discussion on ten selected economies: Algeria, Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania. As you might know, I had the great opportunity to travel to East Africa several times, where I gave logistics and supply chain management lectures ( see my previous post ). In spite of a lot of desperation, I was somewhat heartened by many developments I observed.

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The History of Shipment Tracking

Turvo

Ancient Egypt Established the First Known Courier Service Ancient Egypt established the first known courier service around 2,400 B.C.E. Of course, Ancient Egypt largely relied on slave labor to make this possible. Modern shipment tracking might not seem like a big issue. It’s a simple process that simply shows the package’s last known location. In today’s world, shipment tracking sounds new and innovative, but humanity has been tracking shipments for longer than many realize.

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Egyptian maritime training centre gets elite upgrade

Logistics Middle East

Egypt's maritime training AAST-GE DP Center gets upgraded GE Marine?s s Class A training simulator

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DP World will upgrade Egyptian port on new Suez Canal

Logistics Middle East

DP World will upgrade Egypt?s s Ain Sokhna seaport to cater to larger vessels using the expanded Suez Canal

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Take a Bold Step Today! Join us as Supply Chain Business Developer

DiManEx

The team is awesome, with Nour from Egypt, Adrian from Romania, Gloria from Uruguay and Michel from Belgium, just to name a few of our stars! We know. You’re thinking: what kind of job ad is this? And why is joining them a bold step?

Math Underpins Humanity’s Achievements…Why Not Your Business?

River Logic

Whether it’s pyramids in Egypt, sailboats that enabled commerce throughout history, the printing press, the first flight to or landing on the Moon, mathematics have made these innovations possible and played a key role in making them efficient. The most significant human achievements in science and exploration have one thing in common.

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Overcoming complex logistics in building better cities

DELMIA Quintiq

Whether it is shipping pipes to Egypt for irrigation projects or support trusses to build bridges in Italy, the logistics puzzles of the materials industry are varied and complex. We talked about production planning in building better cities , but what about logistics? Moving hundreds of tons of building materials around the globe involve lots of planning.

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Nine Myths of S&OP Technology Selection

Supply Chain Shaman

Travel in Egypt for the Grand Opening of the Suez Canal was exciting to see, but Egypt in August is very hot. _. Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is in a renaissance. The reason? With growth slowing and complexity rising, S&OP is more important than ever.

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UASC marks mega ship's first transit of new Suez Canal

Logistics Middle East

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and Ahli United Bank, Egypt have marked M.V. Al Zubara?s s first ever transit of the new Suez Canal this week

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Dubai ruler attends opening of Suez Canal expansion

Logistics Middle East

the centrepiece of President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi's plans to revitalise Egypt's economy ? The expansion to the Suez Canal ? cost an estimated $8.2 billion

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BDP International opens Cairo office

Logistics Middle East

BDP International, a leading privately held global logistics and transportation services company, is opening an office in Cairo, Egypt this month

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8 Ways Cloud Technology Is Changing the Game For Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

Furthermore, cloud technology allows for the dissolution of political debates between business practices; although, the rules of governing entities may have the capacity to limit Internet access, such as was seen in Egypt in past years. History has taught supply chain management organizations one common factor: failure to adjust to societal changes will contribute to business-downfall.

A Brief History of WMS in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

The concept of warehouse management originated in ancient Egypt as people sought ways to manage grain gathered from crops. The development and history of warehouse management systems (WMSs) have had a profound impact on how the supply chain functions. However, few understand the history of WMS and how it evolved to encompass item tracking, storage data, inbound and outbound shipping, picking and much more.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

25, second largest increase after Egypt, which climbs six spots. The countries improving their infrastructure and transport connections most were India, Indonesia, Turkey, Egypt, Iran, Pakistan, Argentina and Bangladesh. Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%).

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. As was confirmed for me yet again this week at a conference, the most utilized supply chain and logistics application, the reigning champ of them all, is the Excel spreadsheet.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Egypt. 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.

New Bookends: The Tale of Supply Chain Global Leaders in Consumer Products

Supply Chain Shaman

I am writing this post from Egypt. Definition. Bookends: To be positioned at the end or on either side of (something). Colgate. Procter & Gamble. Kimberly-Clark. Unilever. These consumer products global leaders paved the road for supply chain excellence by defining new supply chain practices. Over the last decade, each company took a different path to power global growth. With different cultures and competitive natures, tension exists between these leaders.

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Doing Business in Thailand

QAD

The 2017 estimated GDP is $1.236 trillion, between Australia at $1.248 trillion and Egypt at $1.204 trillion. Once known as Siam, Thailand became a constitutional monarchy in 1932. Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country not colonized by a European power.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Egypt. 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.

How we saved an IT contractor 15% and found them a reliable new business phone supplier

Silver Lynx Supply Chain

We didn’t know, we could only guess: trekking across Egypt; moved to the highest mountain in Tibet; taken up scuba diving in the arctic? We received an emergency email from Control Alt Delete, an IT support service who had just discovered their main phone supplier had gone out of business. They needed to order desk phones asap to install for their customer.

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How we saved an IT contractor 15% and found them a reliable new business phone supplier

Silver Lynx Supply Chain

We didn’t know, we could only guess: trekking across Egypt; moved to the highest mountain in Tibet; taken up scuba diving in the arctic? We received an emergency email from Control Alt Delete, an IT support service who had just discovered their main phone supplier had gone out of business. They needed to order desk phones asap to install for their customer.

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