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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
By Focusing on the Right Success Factors, Transportation and Logistics Companies Can Achieve Profitable Growth, Says BCG Report
Friday, October 14, 2016
Another sobering note was sounded when Airports Council International (ACI) released the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Forecasts (WATF) 2016–2040 in Montreal last month, confirming that the weakened global economy and a sluggish global trade environment were definite deterrents to growth in air cargo volumes.
Tailwinds that used to propel global trade and air cargo volumes are likely to be much weaker in the future than they were in the past
While load factors for most of 2016 remained historically low – thereby keeping yields under pressure – industry analysts forecast a “soft turnaround” in final quarter. Regulatory obstacles and trade barriers must be addressed before logistics managers see any significant long-term improvement, however.
Global economic risk, as measured by the IHS Global Risk Service short-term risk index, has been rising since late 2014 and now sits at elevated levels compared to its pre-Great Recession readings.
Monday, October 10, 2016
The Republican Party was always noted for being pro-trade, but with Trump as the GOP leader, it seems the GOP is becoming the anti-trade party.
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
The human toll of Hanjin's financial catastrophe is much worse for the seafarers still held hostage by the company
Monday, October 03, 2016
At this time last year, we examined the worsening conditions in global supply chains brought about by dramatic shifts in climate patterns. Industry analysts maintain that it’s not too late to reverse the trend.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
“The internet of things is transforming business models among all sizes around the world”
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Monday, September 26, 2016
World-Class Procurement Orgs Spend Less, Operate With Fewer Staff While Generating More Than Twice the Return on Investment