Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Logistics Performance Rankings for 160 Countries Worldwide

Supply Chain Digest

From Number 1 Germany to Number 160 Syria, the Biannual World Bank Report Ranks them All

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Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target. Terrorism : The recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, coupled with the ongoing instability in Syria and Iraq and the spread of ISIS, have raised the risk for terrorism-related supply chain disruptions in 2016. The Case for Competing on Logistics Talent.

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The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

Kinaxis

More than 12 million people are in need of humanitarian aid as a result of the civil war raging in Syria. A crisis of this magnitude creates a mind-boggling supply chain and logistics challenge. Relief agencies normally spend as much as 80% of their proceeds on logistics and supply chain. by Kirsten Watson The Syrian refugee crisis has produced some staggering statistics.

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I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

This is not only true for financial investments, but also for supply chain and logistics predictions. Like I said last year, making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target: sometimes you get lucky and hit the mark; other times you miss the bullseye by a mile. Although there’s no evidence that hackers were involved in those incidents, they illustrate the havoc a cyber attack could create on logistics operations.

Index Suggests Growth, But Volatility

EFT

After a year of turbulence, 61 percent of logistics industry executives surveyed said that they are unclear on the direction of the global economy or expect more volatility in 2016. Russia, hurt by Western sanctions and isolated economically since the situation in Ukraine and its military intervention in Syria, fell from no.7 For the first time, logistics professionals see consumer spending in Africa as a more important driver of growth than energy and minerals.

Index Suggests Growth, But Volatility

EFT

After a year of turbulence, 61 percent of logistics industry executives surveyed said that they are unclear on the direction of the global economy or expect more volatility in 2016. Russia, hurt by Western sanctions and isolated economically since the situation in Ukraine and its military intervention in Syria, fell from no.7 For the first time, logistics professionals see consumer spending in Africa as a more important driver of growth than energy and minerals.

Carbon Emissions in Logistics: The Road To Green International Freight

Freightos

Carbon Emissions in Logistics: The Road To Green International Freight. Now that Syria’s recently signed, that leaves the world’s second largest CO2 emitting country alone outside the agreement. Optimize logistics network (Walmart has pledged to double fuel efficiency). Like Kuehne + Nagel and CMA CGM, who are both members of the Clean Cargo Working Group, an organization that aims to reduce the environmental impact of global transportation and logistics.