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Laos’ route from landlocked to land-linked
As a high-speed railway linking the country to China prepares to launch in 2021, Laos is slowly shaping up to be one of Asia’s most promising economies.
These patents could usher logistics into the future
With innovation high on the agenda, key players are tapping technology to solve problems that have long plagued the industry.
Deep dive: Hokkaido’s scallops reel in billions
Scallops dominated seafood exports for Japan last year, with the country’s northernmost island of Hokkaido netting the bulk of it.
From sugarcane economy to business hub
Against all odds, Mauritius has embarked on a remarkable economic transformation to become one of Africa’s biggest success stories today.
The future of logistics takes flight
Drones have the potential to revolutionize supply chains and shape the future of unmanned aerial vehicles in logistics.
Vietnamese textile exports set to rise amid global trade tensions
Vietnam’s textile industry is on the rise, fueled by free trade agreements like the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
5 lessons to learn from Jiangsu’s deadly chemical blast
A fatal explosion at a Chinese chemical plant caused disruptions in chemical supply chains and sparked a strong regulatory response.
In the wake of Cyclone Idai, DHL’s Disaster Response Team picks up the pieces
When one of the deadliest storms in Africa hit Mozambique, a group of DHL employee volunteers were among the first to respond to the crisis.
IMO 2020: What’s at stake
With the new regulation on low sulfur fuel coming into effect in 2020, how will the logistics industry and its customers be impacted?
In baseball-crazy Taiwan, sports technology firm Jingle has developed a solution to help players up their game.
Pitch perfect: How a Taiwanese firm is revolutionizing baseball
In baseball-crazy Taiwan, sports technology firm Jingle has developed a solution to help players up their game.
Pitch perfect: How a Taiwanese firm is revolutionizing baseball
In baseball-crazy Taiwan, sports technology firm Jingle has developed a solution to help players up their game.
Asia’s appetite for fresh Australian produce
A surge in cross-border e-commerce, improved logistics, and bilateral trade agreements are cementing Australia’s status as a leader in fresh food exports.
How a Hong Kong start-up thrives in an age of individualism
Creative collaborations and bold expansion plans have set Hong Kong start-up CASETiFY on the road to be the world's fastest-growing tech accessories brand.
Data protection and its legal implications on logistics
As supply chains undergo rapid digitalization, data protection has emerged as a key challenge for the logistics sector.
One small step for mankind, one giant leap for logistics
From its humble beginnings in 1969 to a worldwide logistics network today, the DHL brand has become a household name in just 50 years.
Vision 2030: The future of logistics in Saudi Arabia
For decades, Saudi Arabia has banked on oil and gas to build the largest economy in the Middle East. This may change going forward.
A new spring for Egypt
Years on from the Arab Spring, and after the introduction of many economic reforms, Egypt is experiencing a new spring that promises new opportunities.
In an era of eco-consciousness, a green supply chain is the future
Consumer demand is pushing companies to not only offer sustainable products but also relook their logistics operations.
Sialkot, the little-known capital of sporting goods
With a population of just over 650,000, the small city in northeastern Pakistan has honed its reputation as a quality sporting goods manufacturer.
5 ways to tackle counterfeiting in the supply chain
Counterfeiting has become a pervasive problem in the logistics industry, but there are solutions to prevent fake goods from entering the supply chain.
Europe to Thailand: The unconventional path of a Thai smartphone accessory label
Largely under the radar in its home market, BEZ, a Thai online label specializing in smartphone accessories, has earned its fair share of fans in Europe.
A woman’s mission to transform education in Madagascar
There is an urgent need to revolutionize the education system in Madagascar, and one woman has taken it upon herself to fix it.
Digital freight puts UAE SMEs in the driving seat for growth
Small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking to expand across the region are turning to digital platforms for their evolving logistics needs.
Tap the benefits of blockchain, but mind the pitfalls
Businesses are eager to tap the touted benefits of blockchain, but they should be wary of the roadblocks ahead for the evolving technology.
Pitch perfect: How a Taiwanese firm is revolutionizing baseball
In baseball-crazy Taiwan, sports technology firm Jingle has developed a solution to help players up their game.
In a matter of days after the Palu earthquake last year, DPDHL Group’s Disaster Response Team was on the ground facilitating aid relief logistics.
Palu earthquake: Through the lens of disaster responders
In a matter of days after the Palu earthquake last year, DPDHL Group’s Disaster Response Team was on the ground facilitating aid relief logistics.
Palu earthquake: Through the lens of disaster responders
In a matter of days after the Palu earthquake last year, DPDHL Group’s Disaster Response Team was on the ground facilitating aid relief logistics.
What you need to know about e-waste
Electronic waste is posing a serious threat to the environment as well as to human health.
Meet Fatima Ait Bendawad: A figure of grit and benevolence
In the 15 years she has spent in humanitarian logistics, Fatima Ait Bendawad has seen and done it all.
Why the private sector holds the key to Iraq’s new dawn
With victory over ISIS declared and fresh hopes of a new government, the private sector is investing in Iraq to finally discover its full potential.
Morocco’s automotive industry racing ahead at full speed
Morocco may be known for its vibrant traditional crafts and refreshing mint teas. But something else is powering its economic engines these days.
5G: Five things it means for logistics
The fifth generation of cellular internet connectivity is set to be the supercharged gateway to a smarter and more connected logistics world.
Why e-commerce is booming in a region with a largely ‘unbanked’ population
The bulk of Southeast Asia’s 658 million people do not own a bank account. Yet, online shopping is gaining traction.
Advancing workforce capabilities with wearables
Bionic enhancements may just be the right countermeasure to an aging workforce and common workplace hazards.
Japan: All charged up for deliveries by electric vehicles
Electric vehicles are becoming the new norm for consumers in Japan, but can the same be said for all-electric commercial vehicles?
5 transport hubs paving the way for the Belt and Road Initiative
Thanks to their strategic locations and other prized attributes, these key nodes are changing the way goods are being moved across Eurasia.
Just another day of work in Iraq
In his seven years with DHL Global Forwarding Iraq, Moustafa Elbanhawi has become well-acquainted with crises and challenges of all kinds.
Top 10 supply chain risks to watch out for in 2019
Often caught unaware by external risks, supply chain networks deal with disruptions better if they know what to look out for.
One of Southeast Asia’s smallest countries is diversifying its economy
Long reliant on oil exports for its revenue, Brunei is now taking steps to create a conducive entrepreneurial environment for local companies to flourish.
Preparing logistics for the omni-channel revolution
Businesses are revolutionizing the face of retail in order to provide customers with a seamless, personalized shopping experience.
Education in Madagascar a work in progress
In a country where some children as young as five have to be breadwinners for their family, formal education is often placed on the back burner.
After Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte wore an Ibarra watch at an event, the firm sold four months’ worth of timepieces in just two days.
It’s time — Filipino watch brand takes to global stage
After Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte wore an Ibarra watch at an event, the firm sold four months’ worth of timepieces in just two days.
It’s time — Filipino watch brand takes to global stage
After Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte wore an Ibarra watch at an event, the firm sold four months’ worth of timepieces in just two days.
The sharing economy has disrupted many industries. Is logistics next?
Logistics providers are paving new roads for businesses and customers by embracing the sharing economy.
A breath of fresh air in Lesotho
With its forests dwindling and air quality declining, something had to be done to reduce carbon emissions and the use of firewood by the people in Lesotho.
What do Asia’s e-commerce laws mean for retailers?
Tony Chen, Vice President, Public Policy, North East Asia, DPDHL Group, gives his take on how retailers should navigate e-commerce in Asia.
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