Trade

FUTURE OF LOGISTICS

Trade

South Sudan
Since gaining independence, South Sudan has gone from relative peace to political infighting and violence requiring the assistance of the United Nations and aid organizations.
Mid East ties
Africa’s Middle East trade ties, dating to first millennium caravan routes and shipping lanes, connected the continent’s interior to merchants in the Arabian Peninsula and Asia over the centuries.
Autonomous Shipping
The technology exists. Now it’s a matter of safety and maritime legislation.
Automotive Supply Chains
As someone who spends a lot of time travelling to major automotive markets and speaking with logistics managers, I am often asked about global trends and even to make predictions about automotive logistics.
Fiat Chrysler Center
Just five years ago, with its survival in doubt, Chrysler, maker of Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, RAM and SRT brands, sought a loan from the US government and protection from bankruptcy courts, then formed an alliance with Italy’s Fiat, which ultimately assumed control of the automaker.
Swedish Hub
Suppliers look to Agility for innovation and service.
Trend Spotting
When looking at the near-shoring/re-shoring debate, there are many factors at work, notably strategies to avoid currency fluctuations, reduce supply chain risk and the cost of engineering changes.
Energy Africa
Geoffrey White, CEO of Agility Africa, looks at the impact of low oil and gas prices on Africa.