Speculation and Shipping in the South China Sea

Less has been said about the Permanent Court of Arbitration's ruling on territorial claims to the South China Sea than about the People’s Republic’s controversial—and yet not unexpected—dismissal of the tribunal’s conclusion. When dealing with an...

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G20 Summit: Supply Chains Disrupted For Clear Blue Skies

In preparation for the upcoming G20 summit in China this September, the Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau (SEPB) issued an order for an estimated 1,000 factories within a 300-km radius of Shanghai to cut down production.

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How The Dow-DuPont Merger Will Impact The Chemicals Industry

In December, Dow and DuPont, the world’s fourth and fifth largest chemical companies announced their plan to merge as DowDupont, with a combined value US $130B.

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3 Things You Can Learn from Subaru's Supply Chain

Subaru’s problem is a decidedly sweet one: where most automotive companies find themselves scrambling for orders (especially in a post-emissions scandal era), the Japanese car-maker has had to invest millions to expand its supply.

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Alliances in the Shipping Industry: A Dance among Top Global Container Lines

The game of musical chairs in the container shipping industry continues: Several players have agreed to form shipping alliances to combat the confluence of a 30% oversupply of ships and weaker consumer demand amid a faltering global economy.

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How Growing Consumer Demand is Reshaping Logistics

As more people turn to the Internet to purchase products, industries are feeling the pressure to improve efficiency while ensuring customer satisfaction.

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Brussels Attacks: What You Need to Know

Transportation and business operations grind to a halt in the wake of deadly terrorist attacks in Brussels. 

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Amazon Takes On the Fashion Supply Chain

Almost anything is available on Amazon—now get ready to wear their clothes.

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Manufacturing Spotlight: Philippines

20 Japanese electronics firms were considering to transfer their hubs from China to the Philippines in 2016, due to China’s declining economic growth and rising wages.

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