Monthly Archives: October 2013

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    Singapore – A supply chain hub for emerging markets and beyond

Singapore – A supply chain hub for emerging markets and beyond

For such a highly developed economy, Singapore continues to grow at an impressive pace. Expansion over the second quarter of 2013 implied an annual growth rate of 3.5%, yet even this is down slightly on the average 5.6% seen between 2007 and 2013. For the medium term, the Singapore government foresees a more modest 2-3% growth per annum.
Driving this expansion are a number of factors including the ‘China trade’, but also the new prosperity […]

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    Supply Chain Risk: Understanding Emerging Threats to Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Risk: Understanding Emerging Threats to Global Supply Chains

Understanding Emerging Threats to Global Supply Chains
Supply Chain Risk assesses the various sources of external threats, including environmental, geopolitical, economic and technological. John Manners-Bell clearly describes the evolving risks to supply chains and how multinational corporations should be dealing with them at a strategic level. He examines the lack of supply visibility which puts businesses at risk and includes case studies of best practice, as well as citing examples of when and how things […]

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Global Logistics Strategies: Delivering the Goods

Global Logistics Strategies examines how the logistics industry has developed, how it is influenced by macro-economic factors and demand-side trends, what the risks are to the industry and how it will develop over the coming years. It features strategies and recommendations that companies can leverage. John Manners-Bell examines individual logistics segments looking at each one’s unique micro-economic dynamics: freight forwarding, contract logistics, shipping, road freight, air cargo and express are defined, explored and described […]

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