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The world’s largest book sale is huffing and puffing its way around the world
The co-founders’ belief of promoting English literacy by making books accessible to all has taken The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale to 32 cities globally.
Novel coronavirus outbreak to weigh heavily on ocean freight in Q1 2020
China’s prolonged shutdown to contain the novel coronavirus outbreak is expected to have a major impact on global shipping in the first quarter.
Winners and losers of the U.S.-China phase one trade deal
A pause in the trade conflict between the U.S. and China brings both good and bad news.
Jobless youth in ASEAN: Why countries and companies are paying attention
The issue could seriously impede growth in the region, dimming the glow of a projected golden age of rapid economic expansion.
6 logistics corridors that are paving the way for intra-Africa trade
The rise of multimodal corridors in Africa is a massive boost for trade within the continent, allowing countries to reap the benefits of the African Contin
Southeast Asia’s ‘final frontier’ ripe for investment
Myanmar may be one of ASEAN’s poorest economies now, but foreign investments could soon change the game.
How an aspiring humanitarian professional found her voice for the disadvantaged
A tough childhood has set Léonie Dindji on the path to helping disadvantaged communities in her native Côte d'Ivoire.
If Australia’s bushfires are the new normal, how should companies manage risks?
Companies with supply chain operations in Australia need to rethink their contingency plans to minimize disruptions caused by the bushfire season.
Ocean freight outlook: What to expect in 2020
The mid-term outlook for container trade growth appears reasonably healthy, but the shipping industry still has issues to resolve this year.
Salted egg yolk snacks are taking the world’s taste buds by storm, thanks to Singaporean snack company The Golden Duck.
How a Singaporean gourmet snack maker made salted egg snacks a global sensation
Salted egg yolk snacks are taking the world’s taste buds by storm, thanks to Singaporean snack company The Golden Duck.
How a Singaporean gourmet snack maker made salted egg snacks a global sensation
Salted egg yolk snacks are taking the world’s taste buds by storm, thanks to Singaporean snack company The Golden Duck.
5 ways the logistics industry can rethink packaging in 2020
With environmental impact a major concern for companies and consumers, the logistics industry has to rethink packaging to ensure a sustainable future.
‘Not much was left’: smartAID goodwill ambassador on Hurricane Dorian damage
Being an experienced disaster relief volunteer did little to prepare Alethea Gold for Hurricane Dorian’s devastation in the Bahamas.
Why China is expanding its footprint in the Middle East
China’s growing presence in the Middle East is facilitating greater trade with the region.
Trump’s auto tariff threat is adding to South Korea’s car industry woes
Trade tensions and a global economic slowdown have weighed on the Asian nation’s struggling automotive industry.
This Asian economy is emerging as a winner of the trade war
Taiwan’s robust technology industry makes it important to both the United States and China.
How a Singaporean gourmet snack maker made salted egg snacks a global sensation
Salted egg yolk snacks are taking the world’s taste buds by storm, thanks to Singaporean snack company The Golden Duck.
The top 10 most-read Logistics of Things stories of 2019
In the last week of 2019, we take you through the most popular stories published on Logistics of Things over the course of the year.
Can Germany and India become major trade partners?
As the U.S.–China trade war takes its toll, Germany and India explore closer links.
Asia’s mega trade deal moves on without India
India’s exit makes the pact smaller but clears the path to implementation.
Brexit uncertainty clouds UK trade outlook
The uncertainty around Brexit is starting to hurt the UK’s trade prospects.
Timeline: How the Japan–South Korea trade dispute escalated
Historical conflicts have resurfaced and increased tensions between the two Asian neighbors.
In Madagascar, producing the world’s favorite flavor is no plain vanilla
Labor-intensive practices, natural disasters and theft may be taking a toll on Madagascar’s highly prized vanilla industry, but help is on the horizon.
Bunker fuel costs set to rise in 2020 even as global trade slows
Pressure is mounting for the global shipping industry as it prepares for higher fuel costs amid a weak economic outlook next year.
A green Christmas: How to minimize packaging waste during the holiday season
Companies can consider these simple solutions before introducing sustainable practices to shrink their waste output.
Until e-mobility becomes mainstream for long-haul transport, DHL believes that e-fuels will emerge as a strong interim solution.
The first step toward a zero-emissions future? E-fuels on the roads
Until e-mobility becomes mainstream for long-haul transport, DHL believes that e-fuels will emerge as a strong interim solution.
The first step toward a zero-emissions future? E-fuels on the roads
Until e-mobility becomes mainstream for long-haul transport, DHL believes that e-fuels will emerge as a strong interim solution.
DHL’s path to zero emissions by 2050: Tree planting in Vietnam
Businesses are planting trees to combat the ill effects of climate change and global warming. The key to doing it right is long-term commitment.
Australian exporters remain upbeat amid U.S.-China trade war
The ongoing U.S.-China trade war may be cause for worry, but Australian exporters are firmly moving ahead with their growth plans.
The first step toward a zero-emissions future? E-fuels on the roads
Until e-mobility becomes mainstream for long-haul transport, DHL believes that e-fuels will emerge as a strong interim solution.
In a post-oil era, Oman wants to become a key logistics hub of the world
The Middle Eastern sultanate wants to pave a new road to success by diversifying its economy, with an eye on developing the logistics sector.
Commentary: DHL Global Trade Barometer update (Nov 2019)
The latest GTB points to a worsening global economic outlook, according to Eswar S. Prasad, professor of Trade Policy and Economics at Cornell University.
China’s secret weapon in the trade war
Tariffs aside, China has been quietly imposing barriers that restrict trade and protect its domestic industries.
5 signs the trade war may be hurting the U.S. economy
After more than a year of punitive tariffs, what are the effects of the trade war on the U.S. economy?
For Pakistan’s leading footwear exporter, every hour counts
Faced with shortening lead times from retailers, Service Industries continues to put its best foot forward.
South Korea’s pivot to ASEAN: What it means for trade
The country is keeping ASEAN closer as risks from its major partners grow.
November spot freight rate negotiations set scene for 2020
Discussions over spot freight rates commence this month with the IMO 2020 fuel regulation on the horizon.
5 things the current semiconductor slowdown tells us about the global economy
A downturn in the semiconductor industry is never a good sign.
How India and Russia are expanding their trade ties
India and Russia are aiming to diversify their collaboration beyond the cornerstones of energy and defense.
Kiwi exporters cautiously optimistic about 2020 in light of trade uncertainty
As trade woes worsen, what has been the impact on New Zealand’s export trade?
U.S.–Japan limited deal: What it means for trade
While the U.S. gets lower duties on its beef exports, Japan gains no security from American threats of crippling auto tariffs.
The Middle Eastern sultanate wants to pave a new road to success by diversifying its economy, with an eye on developing the logistics sector.
In a post-oil era, Oman wants to become a key logistics hub of the world
The Middle Eastern sultanate wants to pave a new road to success by diversifying its economy, with an eye on developing the logistics sector.
In a post-oil era, Oman wants to become a key logistics hub of the world
The Middle Eastern sultanate wants to pave a new road to success by diversifying its economy, with an eye on developing the logistics sector.
Forever alone: The world’s largest shopping event in a league of its own
Before Singles’ Day became synonymous with an annual online shopping frenzy, the date was an occasion for university students to celebrate singlehood.
The Belt and Road Initiative breathes life into one of China’s oldest cities
Better known for its rich culture and history, the Chinese city of Xi’an is honing its reputation as a leading city in the Belt and Road Initiative.
Can Asia’s next trade pact make a difference to global trade?
The proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) would create the world’s largest free trade zone.
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