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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.
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.
High-tech supply chains just became more complex, thanks to the trade wars
Global technology companies have much to think about as they seek to limit supply chain risks caused by the trade wars.
How do the volunteers of DPDHL Group’s Disaster Response Team train themselves to prepare for disasters? Logistics of Things finds out.
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.
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.
Next on the green agenda for logistics: Energy-efficient warehouses
Cleantech start-up BeeBryte is helping companies like DHL to adopt energy-efficient practices and reap savings with zero setup costs.
ASEAN–China trade surges, but for how long?
Growing trade signals shifting dynamics between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
As China sneezes, will Germany catch a cold?
The trade war takes a toll on China as its trading partners, including Germany, brace for the economic impact.
Africa’s continental free trade agreement has finally launched. What now?
With cooperation from its member countries, the landmark agreement could be a turning point for Africa’s underperforming intra-regional trade.
5 sectors feeling the brunt of the U.S.–China trade conflict
As trade friction between the world’s two most powerful economies persists, how are key sectors bearing up?
Navigating the new global fashion supply chain
How is the fashion supply chain affected by global trade tensions, and how should companies react?
Mozambique: Down but not beaten
Still reeling from a 2016 debt scandal that crippled its economy, the African nation’s rebuilding efforts have again hit a roadblock.
From Indonesia to the region: A new multimodal service to help local firms grow
A new service rolled out by DHL connects Indonesia to its road freight network and links it with the rest of the region.
‘Made in China 2025’ industrial policy lives on
China may have gone quiet about its ‘Made in China 2025’ plan, but the policy behind it is still very much alive.
As trade tensions sweep across the world, Asia is opting to keep its doors open
There may not be an end in sight to the ongoing United States-China trade war, but countries in the Asia Pacific see a way out with free trade agreements.
Cambodia plays catch-up to regional peers in e-commerce
The small ASEAN nation has made great strides in its growth, but Cambodia still has a long way to go before establishing a digital economy.
He started out running a store at age 12. Now this CEO manages a team of 4,000
The oldest of nine siblings, Amadou Diallo, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding MEA, has thrived in his career despite the lofty expectations placed on him.
DHL’s ocean freight update points to volatile Q4
The fourth quarter of 2019 will be as tumultuous a time for container shipping as any in recent memory.
Trade war accelerates shift of production from China
Countries in Southeast Asia have emerged as alternative manufacturing hubs to China as companies seek to avoid hefty U.S. tariffs.
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.
5 tips to prepare your e-commerce business for the 2019 shopping season
Businesses wanting to cash in on the holiday shopping season need to learn how best to cope with demand without unnecessary disruptions.
The solution to Uganda’s youth unemployment crisis
Rising youth unemployment may be stalling Uganda’s progress, but initiatives by the government and the private sector are helping to set it back on track.
How a popular Muay Thai brand is reinventing itself for knockout success
Fairtex, an established Muay Thai equipment brand in its native Thailand, is gearing up to knock out its competition in the international fight scene.
Eurozone: Can growth continue amid global economic headwinds?
As trade tensions between the U.S. and China compound a wider slowdown in global trade, what is the knock-on effect on the eurozone?
Beyond Brexit: UK trade opportunities and challenges revealed
UK is experiencing a trade upturn amid the Brexit situation, but will that growth persist?
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.
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.
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.
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