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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Aqaba in Jordan to benefit as Lebanon-Syria border shut

Logistics Middle East

Lebanon to route Middle East exports via Aqaba in Jordan after closing Syrian border

Syria 43

The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

The 21st Century Supply Chain

More than 12 million people are in need of humanitarian aid as a result of the civil war raging in Syria. 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

Cerasis

manufacturers, distributors or other partners, except for Syria and Nicaragua, will be at risk. 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. True to campaign promises, the new Administration has started the process of removing the U.S.

10 Things to Consider in the Global Economy

NC State SCRC

What is remarkable is that 53% come from Somalia, Syria, and Afghanistan. I had the opportunity to sit in on the CPO Leadership Summit in Atlanta, GA this week, hosted by IBM Watson Supply Chain. (I I drove by the famous collapsed bridge on the way to the airport this morning as well!).

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Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

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. Well, my big audacious prediction for 2015 did not come true. Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor.

Carbon Emissions in Logistics: The Road To Green International Freight

Freightos

Now that Syria’s recently signed, that leaves the world’s second largest CO2 emitting country alone outside the agreement. Carbon Emissions in Logistics: The Road To Green International Freight.

Index Suggests Growth, But Volatility

EFT

Russia, hurt by Western sanctions and isolated economically since the situation in Ukraine and its military intervention in Syria, fell from no.7

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

Talking Logistics

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. Past performance is not indicative of future results.