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Asia Pacific

By Patrick Burnson · October 18, 2017
While transpacific oceanborne traffic was especially robust this past peak season, industry analysts were also impressed by the air cargo surge in the region. If this trend is to continue, however, the need for improved airport infrastructure is obvious.
By Patrick Burnson · October 16, 2017
While transpacific oceanborne traffic was especially robust this past peak season, industry analysts were also impressed by the air cargo surge in the region. If this trend is to continue, however, the need for improved airport infrastructure is obvious.
By Patrick Burnson · June 5, 2017
Surveys undertaken by global research firms often reveal a “disconnect” between what respondents say they’ll do and how they actually behave. A recent example of this was revealed when Gartner researchers asked Asia/Pacific CEOs about their spend on technology.
By Patrick Burnson · June 1, 2017
Surveys undertaken by global research firms often reveal a “disconnect” between what respondents say they’ll do and how they actually behave. A recent example of this was revealed when Gartner researchers asked Asia/Pacific CEOs about their spend on technology.
By Patrick Burnson · April 19, 2017
The Asia Pacific region became the largest regional market for contract logistics, overtaking Europe last year.
By Patrick Burnson · March 20, 2017
The world’s largest regional economic cooperation group convened earlier this month in an effort to assure freer Asia-Pacific trade that secures the advantages of globalization while safeguarding the welfare of people hurt by it in the past.
By Patrick Burnson · November 29, 2016
Leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) gathered in Lima, Peru, just after Donald Trump’s stunning victory in the U.S. presidential election in November to regroup—and perhaps rethink—free trade alternatives for the coming year.
By Patrick Burnson · August 15, 2016
Declining freight volumes and reconfigured container vessel deployments may give Asia’s ports time to regroup, say industry analysts, who add that investment in infrastructure is badly needed.
By Patrick Burnson · August 15, 2016
Declining freight volumes and reconfigured container vessel deployments may give Asia’s ports time to regroup, say industry analysts, who add that investment in infrastructure is badly needed.
By Patrick Burnson · June 2, 2016
When the consultancy, Armstrong & Associates, staged their “3PL Value Creation Asia Summit” last month in Hong Kong, analysts came away with some predicable observations and a few new takeaways.
By Patrick Burnson · December 29, 2014
Prospects for further expansion remain positive, with Asia already the world’s largest aviation market.
By Patrick Burnson · October 1, 2014
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced August 2014 data for global air freight markets showing continued “robust”growth in air cargo volumes.
By Patrick Burnson · August 29, 2014
Supply chain security provider Freightwatch International has released its semi-annual report on cargo theft in the Asia Pacific region for the first half of 2014, which contains some heartening news for U.S. shippers reliant on trucking, warehousing and retail.
By Patrick Burnson · September 1, 2013
Threatened by “emerging nation” neighbors that can provide cheaper labor and more cost-effective transportation, China is now pushing back with even more development to keep pace.
By Patrick Burnson · March 5, 2012
Brian Conrad, Executive Administrator, Transpacific Stabilization Agreement, says markets is "prone to wild swings"

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