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Recent Growth Picture Mixed in Africa, But Donít Count the Region Out
Many observers are questioning whether Africa's economic advances are running out of steam. Five years ago, growth was accelerating in almost all of the region's 30 largest... »

One-Size-Fits-All Foreign Direct Investment Doesn't Work in Highly Diverse Africa One-Size-Fits-All Foreign Direct Investment Doesn't Work in Highly Diverse Africa
Only a few years ago, Africa was being dubbed "the next Asia," and multinationals watched with mounting interest as local economies boomed across the continent. Although a... »

Prescriptive Analytics to Be 'Crucial' for Industrial Internet of Things
Prescriptive analytics is a bit of a unicorn - a thing of beauty, but rarely seen. That's about to change, with prescriptive analytics and the Industrial Internet of Things... »

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Growth in Cross-border Freight
In a wide-ranging discussion, Julie Luna, XPO Logistics chief commercial officer, addresses what's driving growth in trade between Mexico and the U.S. [Run Time (Min.):... »

The World of Extreme Supply Chains
Steve Geary, president of Supply Chain Visions, shares stories of "extreme" supply chains in Afghanistan -- and tells how those strategies and lessons can be... »

Leveraging the Private Sector to Get Life-Saving Drugs to Africa Leveraging the Private Sector to Get Life-Saving Drugs to Africa
The Supply Chain Management Systems Project is a PEPFAR funded program administered by USAID designed to get life-saving drugs for the treatment of HIV/AIDs to many... »

News
Machining Centers Market Expected to See Robust Growth in APAC Region
The global machining centers market in automotive, aerospace, metal fabrication and other verticals is expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 6 percent during the period... »

IAG Cargo Launches New Route to Tehran IAG Cargo Launches New Route to Tehran
IAG Cargo has commenced service from London to Tehran, Iran.

APL Logistics Inks New Joint Venture in Oman APL Logistics Inks New Joint Venture in Oman
APL Logistics Ltd. has entered into a joint venture with Arab Global Logistics LLC in Oman.

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The Self-Learning Supply Chain
Most companies have some basic form of analytics. This is the next step for the truly competitive: A supply chain that intuitively learns from your business reality to offer... »

Optimizing Your Sourcing and Procurement: Five Simple Rules
According to Gartner, North American companies spent $1.4 billion on sourcing and procurement applications in 2013. For their investment, companies are seeking two... »

2014-15 MGO Security & Supply Chain Risk Outlook
In this 34-page report, Monitor Global Outlook analysts predict significant shake-ups for global supply chains as risk levels shift in emerging and frontier markets. From... »

Supplier Case Studies
Import of Paper for Worldwide Destinations
Challenge: In a world where speed continues to gain in importance, customers expect their ordered products to be delivered quickly. As a result of digitalization, the client... »

Exporting Pears from Antwerp to China
Challenge: The conference pear is firm and well suited to export, but short transit times are nevertheless very important. Also, the cost of transport plays an important... »

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