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.

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. I’ve been wrong with many of my predictions in the past (still waiting for a major third-party logistics provider to buy a major software company or vice versa), and I will be wrong again.

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).

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. by Kirsten Watson The Syrian refugee crisis has produced some staggering statistics.

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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.