The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

suppliers of frozen chicken to Kazakhstan began shipping product via the Black Sea and onward through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and across the Caspian Sea, to bypass trade restrictions imposed by Russia. The post The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

suppliers of frozen chicken to Kazakhstan began shipping product via the Black Sea and onward through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and across the Caspian Sea, to bypass trade restrictions imposed by Russia. The post The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Checklist Freight Spend Management.

The Silk Railway: freight train from China pulls up in Madrid

Global Trade Management

En route it passed through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany and France before arriving at the Abroñigal freight terminal in Madrid. [link] The longest rail link in the world and the first direct link between China and Spain is up and running after a train from Yiwu in coastal China completed its maiden journey of 8,111 miles to Madrid.

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Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

In addition to the ‘new tier’, a further wave of countries - Kazakhstan, Morocco, Ukraine and Argentina - have been included in the top 20 emerging markets for the first time. The emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China that make up the ‘BRIC’ acronym continue to forge ahead.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Kazakhstan. The Japanese freight mover Kintetsu World Express has expanded recently outside its home market with the acquisition of APL Logistics, which has a strong base in America and Europe.

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Panalpina’s Fate and the M&A Outlook for 2019

Logistics Trends and Insights

Panalpina, along with five oil service companies, were fined for bribing officials in such countries as Angola, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Russia and Turkmenistan from 2002-2007. During this time period, the company, as well as the rest of the freight forwarding and the logistics community, were also in the midst of emerging from the global financial crisis of 2007-2008. Like many companies, Panalpina has had its ups and downs. Remember the oil scandal back in 2010?