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A skilled, digitalized workforce is the key to India’s economic growth
The digitalization journey for the logistics industry in India stems from its traditional manpower-rich resource.
Improving reliability is among positive signs for ocean freight
A closing gap in the demand and capacity imbalance is also putting downward pressure on rates.
All that’s green is gold: The growing market for avocados in Australia
Amid shortages and soaring food prices, Australian avocados stand out as an anomaly to the trend, evading inflation as supply continues to exceed demand.
Consumer demand likely less vigorous ahead of upcoming peak season
Caution should still be exercised in light of ongoing events that could jolt the supply chain once more.
Tasmanian salmon farmers find a novel way to get their catch to market
Covid-19 presented a logistical challenge for an industry off the beaten track.
Multiple disruptions putting pressure on supply chain
Trade is growing at a sluggish pace as cargo movers across international borders continue to fight fires.
Adopt cautious approach ahead of peak season despite brief respite
While air capacity saw some return with reduced demand from lockdowns, the approaching peak season and economic outlook spell further uncertainty.
Potential economic headwinds add stress to supply chain
Despite softened rates from a Q2 slowdown, uncertainties loom heavily.
The digital revolution of freight forwarding: Not a matter of if, but when
In the era of digitalization, freight forwarders need to keep pace with the latest technologies that elevate the customer experience.
Temper expectations of quick recovery after end of China lockdowns
Freight rates are expected to normalize in 2023, but unlikely to return to pre-pandemic levels.
With home gardening surging in popularity during lockdowns, Thai cactus nursery Cactus Inter is laying the groundwork to sustain interest beyond Covid-19.
Business is spiking for this Thai cactus seller amid a Covid-19 gardening boom
With home gardening surging in popularity during lockdowns, Thai cactus nursery Cactus Inter is laying the groundwork to sustain interest beyond Covid-19.
Business is spiking for this Thai cactus seller amid a Covid-19 gardening boom
With home gardening surging in popularity during lockdowns, Thai cactus nursery Cactus Inter is laying the groundwork to sustain interest beyond Covid-19.
How did Neelofa build her fashion empire?
In the world of young female entrepreneurs, Neelofa stands out with her charm, success and strong business acumen. Here's why.
Awaiting the “bull-whip”: all eyes are on post-lockdown demand
A rebound is expected, but uncertainty about the scale of pent-up export demand from China could be crucial for global supply chains in the coming weeks.
Volatile air freight rates a reality as fuel prices go sky high
Other factors such as ongoing Covid-19 restrictions place a huge question mark over freight recovery and fears of yet another ‘false dawn’ for Asia.