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This Week in Logistics News (April 13 – 19)

Logistics Viewpoints

The seizure happened the same day that Iran fired hundreds of drones and missiles against Israel in retaliation for Israel’s earlier raid on the Iranian consulate in Syria. That’s all for this week. Enjoy the weekend and the song of the week, The Tortured Poets Department by Taylor Swift.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 4 – 10)

Logistics Viewpoints

Worst January US Intermodal in 10 years Our thoughts and prayers are with those in Turkey and Syria impacted by the recent earthquakes. The port of Iskenderun in the southeast of Turkey was severely damaged by the earthquakes.

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Conflict Worsens Global Food Insecurity

Enterra Insights

The first thing that must be acknowledged is that when a nefarious leader, like Russia’s Vladimir Putin or Syria’s Bashar al-Assad, are hellbent on committing atrocities, little can be done to stop them. Al-Assad deliberately used starvation as a military tactic in Syria’s on-going civil war.

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How Will Climate Change Impact Supply Chains in 2024?

Resilinc

Water scarcity also poses significant risks, driving down crop yields and escalating food prices while exacerbating socio-economic disparities and geopolitical tensions, as seen in conflicts over water resources among nations like Turkey, Syria, and Iraq.

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Polycrisis, Antifragility, and What’s Missing from Digital Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

Digital transformation in a time of polycrisis Supply chains are no strangers to disruptions, like the recent earthquake in Turkey and Syria, but polycrisis is meant to describe interconnected impacts of crises with repercussions rising to a much more serious level. Digital transformation is no longer optional.

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Relief Efforts in Turkey, Syria Face Logistical Hurdles

Supply Chain Brain

For now, transportation and logistics are a major concern. Many routes into and out of the region by ocean, air and road are blocked or heavily congested.

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Doing Business in Turkey

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Its borders consist of Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Syria, and the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas. Since its founding, Turkey has dealt with instability and military coups, although each time, the country returns to democracy. Its latest constitution was adopted in 1982. The country is located in southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia.

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