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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Ever Given Causes Massive Supply Disruption - Visibility to Product is Critical to Mitigating Supply Chain Dislocation


Suez Canal, Egypt, March 24 - One of the world’s largest containerships ran aground in the Suez Canal blocking commercial container traffic and throwing global supply chains into chaos

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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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Egypt raises $8.5bn for Suez Canal expansion

Logistics Middle East

Target reached after eight days following share offer to citizens

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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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Industry Insights: Cargo Vessel Blocks Suez Canal - Impact on Supply Chain


On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, a cargo ship became wedged in the Suez Canal near Suez, Egypt, halting marine traffic from one of the busiest waterways in the world.

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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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The Consequences of Supply Chain Constipation

Enterra Insights

A journey from the Suez Canal in Egypt to Rotterdam, in the Netherlands — Europe’s largest port — typically takes about 11 days. ” The stock market was certain paying attention to situation in Egypt.

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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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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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The History of Shipment Tracking


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.

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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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Middle East eCommerce Reimagined


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.

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


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?

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


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


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%).

Suez Canal Blocked by Megaship Puts Pressure on Supply Chain Managers to Stay Strategic

Intelligent Audit

And today, it is a disruption caused by a mega container blocking Egypt’s Suez Canal, reports S&P Global. Finding a way to manage logistics has never been so hard. Yes, the past contains example after example of struggle and difficulty getting goods from point A to point B.

The need to know


Egypt’s Suez Canal must move quickly to upgrade its technical infrastructure if it is to avoid future shipping disruption, shipping industry sources said, as the major trade route tries to bounce back from a costly six-day closure. The need to know from Reuters’ global network of journalists.

The need to know


Ever Given grounding prompts plan for canal along Egypt-Israel border. The need to know from Reuters’ global network of journalists. Ship backlogs from Suez chaos could take months to clear, container lines say.

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. It is not sexy, and it requires hard work; but the greatest value of S&OP is profitable growth. The technology market is rife with unsubstantiated claims and myths.

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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.