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Feature articles that cover important developments related to ocean shipping.

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GLOBAL ECONOMIC UPDATE AND TRENDS IN THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY

The global economy will be booming in the decades ahead. Our near-term economic problems are severe, but the fundamental factors – the desire and willingness of billions to people to work to improve their living conditions – will be unstoppable and will drive growth.


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Maersk Import/Export Global Service Network

 For exports, with frequent sailings and an extensive feeder system, Maersk line delivers the largest service network available and imports, the comprehensive Maersk Line coverage utilizing reliable, weekly, fixed day sailings provides a competitive advantage. 


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Come to Terms With Trade Finance

No export is successful until the seller is paid. Understanding terms of sale spells fast, accurate payment.


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KC SmartPort Momentum

Kansas City SmartPort Momentum 2013 focused on 3PLs, the issues facing the industry, and the role or logistics in economic development

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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions

                                         

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World Trade 100 Magazine

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2014 October

Check out the October 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring our cover story: Logistics Drives Site Selection, plus much more!

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World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling, 1st Edition

Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.

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