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5 Ways the Pandemic has Changed the Supply Chain

When ports clear and freight rates come down, the way we think about the supply chain will be different.

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Supply Chain
  • Trade
  • Ventures & Technology

Warehousing in Saudi Arabia

Warehousing in Saudi Arabia could play a crucial role in the global warehousing market. The country is at a crossroads …

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  • Supply Chain
  • Warehousing

Light manufacturing in Africa: Benefits, regulations, trends, and opportunities

Substantial opportunity and potential exist in light manufacturing in Africa. For decades, African countries have struggled to industrialize at a …

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  • Africa
  • SMEs

What are logistics problems in West Africa? Considerations and solutions for small and medium enterprises

Although Africa has become a hotbed for investors looking to expand enterprise and penetrate new markets, many logistics problems in …

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  • Africa
  • Supply Chain

10 Reasons Sustainability is Pandemic-Proof

The economic damage and costly business disruption brought on by the global spread of the COVID-19 virus have failed to …

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  • Environment

A “green retailing” how-to: Optimizing the supply chain for environmental sustainability

As global focus shifts toward addressing and combating the effects of climate change, the retail industry must adapt to meet …

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  • Environment
  • Logistics How-To

What is green distribution? A guide to sustainable logistics

Businesses that regularly transport goods often ask an important question: What is green distribution, and is it a feasible way to …

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  • Environment
  • Logistics How-To

Guide to sustainable and green supply chain practices

Environmentally conscious businesses often ask a critical question: What are green supply chain practices, and what’s the first step to developing …

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  • Environment
  • Logistics How-To

The difference between 1PL, 2PL, 3PL, 4PL, and 5PL

In a global economy that demands efficient product delivery to satisfy customer demand, companies must find ways to optimize their …

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  • Logistics How-To
  • Warehousing

LBS Fireside Chat: The Rise of Successful Startups

Agility’s Tarek Sultan joined the London Business School’s Middle East Club for a fireside chat on the rise of successful …

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Start-Up/Ventures

Small, Mid-Size Companies See Tech Driving Their Trade Growth

Nearly 90% expect export growth by using tech to overcome shipping, regulatory obstacles DUBAI – May 10, 2018 – Small and …

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  • SMEs
  • Trade

How green warehouse practices reduce cost: The double benefit of environmental sustainability

By understanding how green warehouse practices reduce cost, modern companies reap the benefits of improved bottom lines while boosting their corporate image. …

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  • Environment
  • Warehousing

How to improve your warehouse efficiency

As the field of logistics changes, many organizations need to address the factors affecting warehousing efficiency in order to prepare …

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  • Supply Chain
  • Warehousing

What is green warehousing? How sustainable warehouses can satisfy stakeholders, improve the bottom line, and prioritize the planet

What is green warehousing? And why is it important in the modern business climate? As the Information Age advances and …

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  • Environment
  • Warehousing

Immunizing the World: What the Global COVID-19 Vaccination Effort Could Look Like

After a difficult year of deaths and lockdowns, hope is finally on the horizon as the first COVID-19 vaccines appear …

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  • COVID-19
  • Supply Chain

4 Technologies Helping Supply Chains Fly

This article is part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting The number of potentially disruptive technologies in logistics is daunting. …

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  • Digital/Tech
  • Supply Chain

How Companies See China: 5 Things to Know

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies across virtually every goods-based industry have been re-examining their reliance on China, …

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  • COVID-19
  • Emerging Markets