Qatar and Kenya strengthen maritime ties

Logistics Middle East

Direct shipping line to be established between two nations

Kenya 46

Solving the biggest logistics puzzle in the floral industry

Quintiq

Flowers are gathered from far and wide, from farms in countries such as Kenya, India, Thailand, Ecuador, and Colombia. For another, shipping needs to be efficient and planned ahead of time – delays can be catastrophic to profit margins.

E-Commerce Takes Off in Developing Countries

Elementum

Smartphone use in countries like India and Kenya is growing rapidly as companies like Xiaomi offer more affordable models aimed at users in developing countries. In 2011, Nigerian startup Mall for Africa, which ships American brands to Nigerian consumers, took in $17 million in 2014.

How We Can Leverage Blockchain to Increase Transparency in Supply Chains

EcoVadis

Maersk, a Danish shipping company, is testing blockchain to improve the administrative procedures and efficiency of marine shipping.

Kenya 71

This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

The international shipment of flowers to Royal FloraHolland from Kenya, Mandarin oranges from California, and pineapples from Colombia were also used to validate the solution for shipments coming into the Port of Rotterdam. It’s snowing outside.

Commerical Air Cancellations Quarantine Ebola Supplies

Supply Chain @ MIT

By consolidating cargo from various shippers, freight forwarders reduce the cost of air shipment significantly from express services, which is important when shipping multiple pallets. Kenya Airways : Suspended commercial flights to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone on August 19.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Kenya. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.