SUNIL K VASWANI EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CONTAINER SHIPPING LINES ASSOCIATION (INDIA)
The Covid-19 crisis has brought with itself a new set of challenges both from the health perspective as well as from the business angle. The Shipping Lines, who are well sensitized towards this situation, have taken steps to ease the pain for the trade as far as possible.
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GARMENT TRADE TRAMPLED
As retailers face a shutdown in US and Europe, the cascading affect has caused mass cancellation of orders in Bangladesh
TRADE RESUMES WITH CHINA
While India has allowed uninterrupted movement of imports into Nepal even during lockdown, China is reopening its borders as it emerges from the pandemic
LESS HUMAN INTENSIVE, MORE DATA DRIVEN
AI provides transformational opportunity for logistics industry by improving customer experience, operational efficiency, faster turnaround time and lower cost while ensuring security and transparency. Macro environment requires industry to transform to be less human intensive, agile and data driven, all of which can be accelerated by AI adoption, shares Gangadhar Gude, Founder & CEO, atai.ai
SHAKEN AND STIRRED
The COVID-19 pandemic has partially paralysed the logistics and supply chain, but the industry is still deterred to ensure supply of essentials continues
TRADE STUCK, ECONOMY SLOWS DOWN
Sri Lankan economy slows down as trade deficit widens and supply chain disrupts amidst lockdown
LENDING INTELLIGENCE TO SUPPLY CHAIN
If you’re shipping millions of dollars’ worth of pharmaceuticals, high-end electronics, expensive seafood, or precious metals, what would you be willing to pay for the ability to ‘ask’ your shipment where it is right now and whether it’s ok? What would you pay for a freight smart enough to raise an alarm before it spoils? Artificial Intelligence enables that and much more…
CONTAINER LINES SIGNAL ‘SOS'
As the per-unit cost of operations increases many lines are forced to blank sailings which has hit their bottom line real hard. The Government and Terminal Operators therefore need to actively consider reduction in Vessel Related Costs
Digital Platforms Defy Lockdown
Digital trading modules such as eNAM are enabling farmers to move their produce from farm to market even during the lockdown
Impact Of Covid-19 On Shipping And Logistics
Industry stalwarts discuss threadbare the prevailing logistics and supply chain scenario and issues in clearing cargo during the COVID-19 lockdown
MONGLA PORT ADDS MORE MUSCLE
Mongla Port is expanding its infrastructure and boosting connectivity to better handle the domestic exim traffic and transhipment of goods from India, Nepal and Bhutan
Sometimes, an idea needs time to incubate until it’s ready to grow. That was the case with Sujata Massey’s series about Perveen Mistry, a woman attorney practicing in India during the 1920s.
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Recap of the 39th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Fall 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals
Klara Landrat & Her Journey with Endometriosis
Klara Landrat is an American-Israeli actress of Polish origin, producer, a writer known for her talent worldwide. She is starring in the Irish TV series – “Gods & Fighting Men” due for release in 2021.
HER MAJESTY PEDDLING HOMEMADE HOOCH!
QUEEN ELIZABETH looks like a dowdy, straitlaced granny, but she’s turned into a heck of a bartender — serving up her own brands of homemade hooch!
The Winter of Discontent
Even though america is preparing for a summer reopening, the Coronavirus will still be around to dog us when the temperatures fall.
India thought it had the virus beat. The virus had other ideas
Governments around the world keep repeating the same mistakes. In a country of 1.4 billion, the consequences are on a whole new scale
A Colossal Secret
Ian Evenden discovers how British WWII braniacs, faced with an impossible task, helped save millions of lives and invented the computer as we know it
Reincarnation And Realpolitik
China, India, and the U.S. are vying to influence the selection of the next Dalai Lama
An Exclusive Interview With Nandakumar Narasimhan
The Little Red Train