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A Barrage of Rain & Bandits

By Ebony Fox
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 An epidemic of maternal mortality and the blight of AIDS have plagued Kenya. In March 2003, newly elected Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki declared total war on AIDS in Kenya. Also in 2003, U.S. President George W. Bush announced PEPFAR; in July 2013, he revisited Kenya to reaffirm that promise. 

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The Oft-Ignored SC Risk

By Jim Percival
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Logistics service providers can offer guidance on avoiding corruption and other risks in emerging markets.

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Meeting Mexico's Retail Challenges

Family-run Grupo Elektra is pushing forward with tools to address its retail market
By Perry A. Trunick
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Grupo Elektra adopts logistics methods and technology to address Mexico's rising retail market.

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Penny Wise and Pound Foolish

By Perry A. Trunick
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  Currency risk is part of every extended supply chain, but the risks can be reduced.

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Big in Texas - Houston is the New Logistics Powerhouse

By Josh Foster

Say goodbye to outdated images, Greater Houston is growing and increasing its role in extended supply chains.

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Making a Logistical Footprint

The infrastructure is in place to ensure an efficient transportation and distribution strategy in the American Southwest.
By Ken Krizner
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With the infrastructure in place, the Southwest U.S. is ready for logistics.

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Embrace the Difference

Entering emerging markets often comes with an emerging awareness that things are not bad, just different.
By Dan McCue
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In emerging markets, different doesn't have to mean "bad" if you plan ahead.

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Air Cargo's Low Altitude

Positive signs for the air cargo industry may not signal a full recovery.
By Mary Shacklett
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Despite some positive signs, the air cargo still shows slow growth in the short term.
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Slashing Carbon Footprints

Across the board, in all modes, shipping is cleaner and more efficient.
By Gail Dutton
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The transportation modes supporting extended supply chains around the world are getting cleaner and more efficient.

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Raise a Little Help

By Josh Foster
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When disasters strike, the logistics community pitches in to help get the right relief to the right area quickly.

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