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Back to normal or damp squib?
Optimism for a late peak season has faded after some end-of-summer excitement, but some traders are viewing 2023 as simply a return to normality.
Managing the peak holiday season: Your e-commerce toolkit
Singles Day, Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas are all coming soon! Follow our e-commerce toolkit to ensure you are ready for the peak season.
Navigating Southeast Asia’s rise as the ultimate Plus One destination
Southeast Asian countries are capitalizing on local expertise and multilateral trade treaties to leverage new opportunities as a Plus One region.
How Thai plant-seller Plantspath branched out from local roots to global routes
Riding on the Covid gardening boom, here’s how Thai plant seller Plantspath found its way from local nurseries to gardening hobbyists in the United States.
The journey to supply chain excellence begins with optimizing the first mile
As optimizing the first mile becomes a key priority, companies are tapping on digital tools to transform this critical first stage of their deliveries.
How to reach Chinese millennials
China's millennials are driving growth for the country's e-commerce market. Here's how you can make them your customer.
Building supply chain resilience by keeping logistics liquid
As consumer expectations change, so must supply chains. Here’s why more companies are moving towards flexible, asset-light logistics models.
Delivering fresh approaches for supply chain growth with reefer logistics
Carriers are increasingly adopting reefer containers as key supply chain tools to export perishable goods across greater distances.
Are nearshoring strategies finally impacting ocean volumes?
China’s slow recovery is costing the country its market share in some containerized import markets as reshoring and friend-shoring find traction.
Breaking down the resurgence of Breakbulk shipping
Buoyed by the need for industry alternatives, breakbulk shipping is making a resurgence from the background of the maritime industry.
The East Africa trade spat could affect the supply of milk and poultry products, raising questions over the future of trade integration in the region.
Kenya and Uganda: What’s at stake in the recent trade row
The East Africa trade spat could affect the supply of milk and poultry products, raising questions over the future of trade integration in the region.
Kenya and Uganda: What’s at stake in the recent trade row
The East Africa trade spat could affect the supply of milk and poultry products, raising questions over the future of trade integration in the region.
Globalization is the way forward to a secure future for Bangladesh
Embracing broader global integration, trade agreements and participation in value chains is vital for unlocking Bangladesh’s untapped economic potential.
Could we have an air cargo peak season after all?
The evidence remains scant, but there are distinct signs that air cargo markets are firming.
How parcel lockers are transforming last-mile delivery today
Navigating the challenges and promises of last-mile logistics, this transformative solution is revolutionizing the way goods are delivered and received.