The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese Guangzhou Port Authority to improve the efficiency of port operations in the African country.
September 20, 2018: As a pharmaceutical market, India has witnessed spiraling growth in the past few years. Industry estimates indicate that India is likely to emerge among the top three pharmaceutical markets by incremental growth and sixth largest market globally in size, with an expected size of about $20 billion by 2020.
RSA National, the joint venture between US-based National and UAE-based RSA Global, has opened the doors of its new air cargo terminal, located airside at Dubai World Central (DWC). To mark the occasion, a ceremony was held at RSA National’s new cargo terminal with the attendance of Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum,
Air Austral and Air Madagascar partnership will launch a new route between Madagascar and Reunion from December this year.
With key focus on logistics sector in the next few years, Dubai South will be investing Dh1 billion in the development of facilities and infrastructure, said Khalifa Al Zaffin, executive chairman, Dubai South.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is planning to create staple crops processing zones (SCPZs) in African countries to help them become net exporters of processed foods and commodities.
Turkish Airlines will launch twice weekly flights from Istanbul to Lusaka, the Zambian capital from December 13, 2018. The development comes following Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s state visit to Zambia in July this year when air links were also on the working agenda
Making online shopping easy for the user by offering flexible payments options, reasonable shipping modes, user-friendly website makes them trust your brand to some extent.Customers decide to purchase a product after thinking hard on the total product costs. After your product has successfully cleared the pricing hurdle, the customer now orders your product. But, is it good to offer flat shipping rate everytime ? Let see, what are the cons of flat shipping rates.
With the use of new technologies, the traditional freight forwarding business of simply buying and selling is disappearing. Shippers are comparing the areas of consumption with - where they have their production facilities and warehouses to optimise logistics. Steering logistics networks and capacities is therefore becoming crucial.
Freightos, a Singapore-based online international freight marketplace has completed a US$ 44.4 million dollar Series C funding round, led by Singapore Exchange (SGX). Since its launch in 2016 by Zvi Schreiber, Freightos’ marketplace has expanded from price comparison to instant booking, online shipment management, trac
DHL Group has decided that the international parcel and e-commerce businesses - previously known as DHL Parcel Europe and DHL eCommerce - will be established as a standalone division, DHL eCommerce Solutions, under the leadership of corporate board member Ken Allen.
The world now has bigger problems to solve, which will require more human-machine collaboration and creativity, writes Jon Pittman.

Humanity inevitably needs, desires, and demands more. At the same time, it must also confront the reality of less—fewer natural resources, less space, and fewer skilled construction and manufacturing workers than the world needs.