Coronavirus Pandemic: How 20Cube is making things easier for customers

20Cube Logistics

We are in regular touch with our shipping lines, Govt. We, through our location offices in Australia, Sri Lanka, East Africa, China and Dubai including India are sending regular updates that will help our customers globally, make arrangements for their consignments to be delivered to the final destination. Coronavirus outbreak has gripped the world and its set to impact the logistics supply chain in a big way.

One belt, one road, and one very blurry supply chain benefit

DELMIA Quintiq

There was just not enough products being shipped back and forth. A similar question can be asked of Sri Lanka striking a deal with the Fund to construct a new container terminal in Colombo. Good project for Sri Lanka, but not clear how valuable it is from the logistics network design perspective, as the port is there today and it is already accounted for in the supply chain network designs. It is big. It is bold. It is talked about. It is … well … complicated.

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How will supply chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

Colombo Port City, Sri Lanka. The China-funded Colombo Port City, the largest project between China and Sri Lanka under the Belt and Road Initiative, completed land reclamation of 269 hectares in January. billion project, co-developed by Sri Lanka's government and China Communication Construction Co Ltd, is expected to bring 83,000 jobs to locals in 20 years.

How will logistics chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

Colombo Port City, Sri Lanka. The China-funded Colombo Port City, the largest project between China and Sri Lanka under the Belt and Road Initiative, completed land reclamation of 269 hectares in January. billion project, co-developed by Sri Lanka's government and China Communication Construction Co Ltd, is expected to bring 83,000 jobs to locals in 20 years.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and 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. Infrastructure and transport rankings fell for Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka, Colombia, Brazil, Thailand and Kuwait. --In

5 Tactics for Transforming Your Supply Chain into a Lean, Mean, Green Machine

AFFLINK

On a larger scale, British retailer Marks and Spencer partnered with supplier MAS to open four eco-factories in Sri Lanka that are carbon neutral, thanks to state-of-the-art waste reduction processes and renewable energy. In a related move, UPS, the shipping and logistics company, recently added 700 18-wheeler trucks powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Sri Lanka. 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. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

Elementum

With 64,000 km of rail route and highway proposed, we can anticipate some adjustment in the coming years for shipping and logistics operators — but in the long run the new routes may drastically reduce delivery and lead times for countless raw and finished materials, aiding a more seamless supply chain experience for Chinese companies and buyers of Chinese goods. China is leading an initiative to revive one of the largest feats of trade infrastructure the world has ever known.

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China and the global textile machinery

Exapro Hub

Number of draw-texturing spindles and shuttle-less looms that were shipped increased by 23% and 13%. Most of the new short-staple spindles (95%) are shipped to Asia. Other interesting fact 30% of long-staple spindles go to Europe while the majority are shipped to China (68%). Sri Lanka: 15% / 38%. With a population of over than 1.4 billion, China is one of the largest consumer markets in the world.