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An inside look at DHL’s disaster responders in training
How do the volunteers of DPDHL Group’s Disaster Response Team train themselves to prepare for disasters? Logistics of Things finds out.
Japan-South Korea trade row triggers rethink of supply chains
Asia’s other trade war could curtail the supply of important chemicals, thereby disrupting the global electronics industry.
Ghana’s economy might be growing, but its ailing healthcare is holding it back
While Ghana has been tipped to be the world’s fastest-growing economy, one fundamental problem is threatening to derail its progress: healthcare.
Timeline: How the U.S.–EU trade dispute took shape
The trade dispute brewing between the United States and the European Union has shown no sign of abating.
Agricultural wastage is turning into a huge problem for India. Here’s why
Economically reliant on agricultural exports, India is stepping up to the plate to reduce food wastage by revamping its cold storage infrastructure.
Behind the U.S.’ trade dispute with another Asian giant
After China, the United States has doubled down on a trade war with another of its top trading partners: India.
Fashioning its future: Reforms needed in Bangladesh’s apparel industry
The world’s second-largest ready-made garment exporter is set to make bigger strides with new reforms to boost its apparel industry.
5 reasons why hydrogen is the fuel of the future
With global warming and carbon emissions dominating headlines, countries are turning to hydrogen as a secure and clean alternative to fossil fuels.
Dubai’s recipe for becoming a food oasis in the desert
Despite its reliance on food imports, Dubai has leveraged its strong foundation in logistics to become a leading culinary destination in the Middle East.
A newly inked agreement has opened the doors for frozen, whole Musang King durians from Malaysia to satiate the appetites of durian lovers in China.
Malaysia’s durian exporters see spike in demand from China
A newly inked agreement has opened the doors for frozen, whole Musang King durians from Malaysia to satiate the appetites of durian lovers in China.
Malaysia’s durian exporters see spike in demand from China
A newly inked agreement has opened the doors for frozen, whole Musang King durians from Malaysia to satiate the appetites of durian lovers in China.
A vote of confidence: Senegal on track for economic success
Under President Macky Sall, Senegal has transformed itself into a regional economic powerhouse by focusing its attention on infrastructure.
Savile Row’s best-kept secret: The master tailors of Sri City
The bespoke suits from this Savile Row tailor may have been donned by celebrities, but the true stars are the craftsmen wielding the needle and thread.
Much to be done in China’s hunt for illegal wildlife traders
The illegal wildlife trade is still flourishing in China, but express delivery companies there are doing their part for wildlife conservation.
5 ways digital twinning will revolutionize logistics
With unparalleled capabilities to track, monitor, and diagnose assets, digital twinning technologies have the potential to revolutionize logistics.
Malaysia’s durian exporters see spike in demand from China
A newly inked agreement has opened the doors for frozen, whole Musang King durians from Malaysia to satiate the appetites of durian lovers in China.
When logistics meets esports: Behind the scenes of a gaming tournament
The ESL One Mumbai tournament has been lauded for its success, but what was less obvious was the extensive logistics that went into setting the event up.
A vision to turn Indonesia into a global maritime axis
Under the Jokowi administration, a visionary five-year plan is propelling Indonesia’s ambitions as a maritime superpower.
Built to last: A Malaysian custom bag maker’s pursuit of quality
Frustrated by the quality and functionality of bags in the market, Patrick Lim did what most would not dare consider — set up his custom bag label.
What’s next after ‘Make in India’?
Years after Indian PM Narendra Modi vowed to turn India into a global manufacturing power, the “Make in India” initiative has resonated across the country.
The digital twins are coming of age
Digital twinning technology is entering the mainstream where it is predicting future situations, the state of physical things and even the world around us.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Sri Lanka is home to North Sails’ largest manufacturing site — a fully vertically-integrated facility that produces its fabric and finished sails.
Cruising ahead with the world’s largest sailmaker
Sri Lanka is home to North Sails’ largest manufacturing site — a fully vertically-integrated facility that produces its fabric and finished sails.
Cruising ahead with the world’s largest sailmaker
Sri Lanka is home to North Sails’ largest manufacturing site — a fully vertically-integrated facility that produces its fabric and finished sails.
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.
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