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How a Latvian e-commerce marketplace is bridging China with the world
Launched in 2016, Latvia-based digital shopping app Joom is now one of the world’s fastest-growing online platforms.
Oil price volatility nudges Kuwait to accelerate economic diversification
Kuwait’s plan to reduce dependence on oil revenues is now a priority as oil price volatility takes a toll on its economy.
He pioneered DHL’s disaster response program 20 years ago. Here’s his story
Humanitarian logistics veteran Chris Weeks started DHL’s disaster response program and has led disaster deployments around the world for the past 20 years.
What an AU-EU free trade agreement will mean for Australia’s exporters
As trade negotiations between Australia and the EU continue, how might Australia benefit?
Saree success: Made in India, delivered to the world
DHL Express India’s Yellow Yatra program is helping to accelerate India’s e-commerce industry by providing local SMEs with expertise and insights.
Keeping the doors open: India and 4 of its most important FTAs
India’s economy has reaped growth over the last two decades through various Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), though not all have been in its favor.
In Africa, three women are challenging gender bias in a male-dominated industry
Where gender equality is still far from the norm at the workplace in Africa, three female leaders at DHL are doing their part to turn things around.
9 e-commerce trends to watch for in 2020
Technological innovations are changing the e-commerce game and providing new opportunities for all players involved.
Ocean freight impact: Is your shipment affected by the coronavirus?
Discover the latest developments in China and the control measures taken by country authorities worldwide.
Humanitarian logistics veteran Chris Weeks started DHL’s disaster response program and has led disaster deployments around the world for the past 20 years.
He pioneered DHL’s disaster response program 20 years ago. Here’s his story
Humanitarian logistics veteran Chris Weeks started DHL’s disaster response program and has led disaster deployments around the world for the past 20 years.
He pioneered DHL’s disaster response program 20 years ago. Here’s his story
Humanitarian logistics veteran Chris Weeks started DHL’s disaster response program and has led disaster deployments around the world for the past 20 years.
Meet the people manager at the heart of DHL’s award-winning workplace culture
Eva Mattheeussen has been instrumental in transforming DHL Global Forwarding into a top employer in Middle East and Africa.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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?
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