Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

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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. It’s also important to note that shipping and aviation, two industries with significant greenhouse gas emissions, are not included in the COP21 agreement. There will be a lot less air shipped in boxes, trailers, and containers next year.

Doing Business in Turkey

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Its borders consist of Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Syria, and the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas. Shipping. Turkey’s merchant marine boasts 1,234 vessels, including 57 bulk carriers, 54 container ships, 363 general cargo ships, 124 oil tankers and 636 other vessels.

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The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

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More than 12 million people are in need of humanitarian aid as a result of the civil war raging in Syria. With a network of seven distribution centers (in Copenhagen, Jordan, Dubai, Nairobi, Tanzania, Cameroon, and Ghana), UNHCR can ship core relief items from these stockpiles to assist up to 600,000 people within 72 hours, if needed. by Kirsten Watson The Syrian refugee crisis has produced some staggering statistics.

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Impact of Trump Pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement on Manufacturing & Transportation

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manufacturers, distributors or other partners, except for Syria and Nicaragua, will be at risk. Shippers could face higher tariffs and additional troubles in shipping goods domestically or abroad. The Paris Climate Agreement. Let those words hang for a moment. Throughout the course of the 2016 election and now the Trump Administration, many Americans have expressed dissatisfaction with the Paris Climate Agreement.

Carbon Emissions in Logistics: The Road To Green International Freight

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Now that Syria’s recently signed, that leaves the world’s second largest CO2 emitting country alone outside the agreement. Ocean shipping accounts for 2.2% Investigating use of alternative fuels , equipping nine of their largest ships for natural gas. Insist that carriers use more fuel-efficient equipment (General Mills cut its shipping emissions by 8% in part by doing this). Carbon Emissions in Logistics: The Road To Green International Freight.

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

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All of these entities could have a destabilizing effect on world peace and prosperity, whether it’s Russia and its military actions in Syria and elsewhere (not to mention its fighter jets buzzing U.S. planes and ships ); Iran and North Korea and their nuclear ambitions; ISIS exporting its brand of terrorism around the world; and China building islands in the South China Sea (and reportedly putting weapons on them ). Past performance is not indicative of future results.