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Freight In The Year Of The Monkey

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Freight In The Year Of The Monkey. China’s role in world trade is so large that even small changes can have a broad impact on the international freight industry. For local forwarders these platforms will drive more orders, more choices, reduced costs, and the opportunity to consolidate , allowing them to catch up with freight forwarding in advanced economies. Image Source: Brics-Info.org. China-US freight is getting Amazon’ed. Freight Insights

10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

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China was locking down hundreds of millions of people and closing manufacturing facilities. As China is the largest manufacturing country in the world the economic repercussions were really starting to be felt. And with less manufacturing output there were fewer container ships leaving Asia full of goods meaning activity in ports in North America and Europe would slow down rather quickly. Iran and Spain were highly infected. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Japan wants manufacturing back from China, but breaking up supply chains is hard to do. When Japanese firm Iris Ohyama agreed in April to begin producing much-needed face masks in Japan, it marked a win for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who wants to bring manufacturing back from China. bln in Hong Kong secondary listing -sources. German freight tech start-up Sennder merges with France's Everoad. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

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US Navy to accompany US-flagged ships in Persian Gulf after Iran seizes vessel (Fox News). UPS Freight Adds LNG Tractors. Norbert Dentressangle offers services that strongly mirror XPO’s portfolio: contract logistics, including e-fulfillment; freight brokerage; an asset-light palletized network; freight management; dedicated and owned truckload; and global freight forwarding.

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manufacturing output accelerates in December. manufacturing output increased more than expected in December, but disruptions to the supply chain as the relentless pandemic keeps some workers at home could slow production in the months ahead. Cybersecurity: Your freight depends on it.[Freight

Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

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Source: Evan, Flikr. “I SophiaTX Open Source Platform to Integrate SAP, Blockchain. And you can’t forget about the other Unpredictables: Iran, Russia, China, and ISIS; all of these entities could have a destabilizing effect on world peace and prosperity. If they actually follow through on their promise and oil prices continue to rise next year, how will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in response?