Ocean Freight in Troubled Waters Carriers, shippers and forwarders struggle to get their sea legs as mega-ships, rapid industry consolidation and overcapacity roil the waters. READ MORE Reality Check Cas Pouderoyen, one of the logistics industry’s leading experts on ocean shipping, talks about the volatility faced by everyone involved in ocean freight. READ MORE VGM: What it Means? Shippers around the world are now required to verify the weight of containers prior to being loaded onto ships. What are the implications and who pays? READ MORE Pharma Supply Chain Read More Life sciences companies making medicines in India face significant logistics and infrastructure hurdles to be competitive. Education in Africa Read More Making education more accessible to young women in Africa has big multiplier effect in long term outcomes. Canals expand Read More Despite upgrades and widening, Panama & Suez canals fight to stay relevant as shipping lines look at alternatives. Pressure to Cut Emissions Read More The shipping industry faces demand for a carbon tax and 50% cut in CO2 emissions by 2050. Total Visibility Read More Arrival of the smart container brings the Holy Grail of total in-transit visibility a step nearer. High-Velocity Fashion Read More The retail year, with distinct seasons and four or five major inventory turns, is a thing of the past for apparel retailers and brands: “Fast” fashion and what it means for the supply chain. Destination or Origin? Read More A look at what’s driving direct-to-store supply chains and offshore distribution centers: Why retailers are storing merchandise overseas – and you should too. The Omni-Channel Supply Chain Read More Why it Matters: The biggest challenge faced by retailers today is how to meet the consumer’s desire for a seamless, consistent buying experience regardless of how or where a purchase gets made. Search for Logistics Answers Read More In the world’s emerging markets, the business of engineering supply chains and optimizing warehousing, transportation, distribution and inventory is growing rapidly. The Customer Portal Read More Affordable online tools are giving SME's a complete view of the supply chain and access to the same information once used only by large, IT-savvy enterprises. Winning with warehousing Read More How a fashion group and personal care products brand found the answers in Pakistan. Indonesia: view on the ground Read More Supply Chain Success Story. Don’t just manufacture in South East Asia, sell there too. A success story in Indonesia and how to retool supply chains to serve new markets.