From the monthly archives:

April 2011

Social Networking

by David on April 8, 2011

Freight executives are increasingly making use of social networking opportunities such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to network, communicate and debate topics with other key decision-makers in the industry. As part of our continuing commitment to delivering the most relevant freight and logistics stories, IFW has harnessed the power of Facebook and launched its very […]

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Knowledge at Wharton | January 24, 2011 Building on the foundation of the well-known BRIC countries — Brazil, Russia, India and China — a new set of up-and-coming emerging markets is gaining attention. The so-called “CIVETS” countries — Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa — are now touted as hot markets because they have […]

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On 1 May 2011, Zambia will officially implement a Pre-Export Verification of Conformity (PVOC) to Standards Programme, which will see the majority of imports into the country having to be inspected prior to arriving in the country.  Bureau Veritas has been appointed by the Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) Authorities to implement the PVOC Programme […]

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American Shipper | February 01, 2011 Now that the clouds of economic doom and gloom are showing signs of lifting, the liner shipping industry — carriers, shippers and fourth-party logistics providers included — have the opportunity to shift from survival mode to driving innovation and true competition into the business. Numerous firms spent the past two […]

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