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Ice Cream Through the Ages, and Across Continents

As the World Churns

You know, there are a lot of similarities between beer and ice cream. One’s a delicious treat on a hot day that can nevertheless prove harmful if consumed too greatly or too quickly, and therefore should be monitored around children; the other is ice cream. There is another similarity: Both are ancient products experiencing increasing… Read More

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Site Selection Planning Guide, Pt. 2

A STATE-BY-STATE DIRECTORY OF THE NATION’S BEST ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES, FROM MONTANA TO WYOMING

As exporters, the readers of Global Trade are stewards of businesses that grow faster than those concerned only with the domestic market. That growth, and the need to strategically position in areas nearer to the ports and airports that can access the global marketplace, means that exporters are going to have a greater, more frequent… Read More

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Why China Didn’t Rule the Waves

Woods, Winds, Shipbuilding, and Shipping

Quick—what were the largest ships in the pre-industrial world? Not the Spanish galleons that brought New World silver across the Atlantic; and not the British men o’ war that finally drove those galleons from the sea. Both were outclassed by the “treasure ships” made for the Chinese navy. First put afloat centuries before those European… Read More

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13 Logistics Industry Thought Leaders

Executives From Some of America's Top 3PLs That Are Moving the Industry Forward

What does it mean to be a thought leader? The term has become common corporate-speak for just about anything involving advice on how to do business, but we set out to look for the executives who have ushered in new eras, quickly and creatively adapted to changing landscapes, and reinvigorated age-old challenges with innovative thinking… Read More

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SITE SELECTION PLANNING GUIDE, pt. 1

A State-by-State Directory of the Nation’s Best Economic Development Opportunities

As exporters, the readers of Global Trade are stewards of businesses that grow faster than those concerned only with the domestic market. That growth, and the need to strategically position in areas nearer to the ports and airports that can access the global marketplace, means that exporters are going to have a greater, more frequent… Read More

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Top 25 Business Class Airlines

Travel in Style The Next Time You Go See Your Global Partners

The 1960s—considered the “golden age of air travel”—may be long gone, but the 25 carriers below are bringing glamour back to the international skies. Whether you’re flying to Sydney, Seoul or somewhere in between, the following airlines offer business travelers five-star service: AIR CANADA International business class travelers can enjoy cuisine by renowned Canadian chef… Read More

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Pick your port 2016

Picking a port isn’t as simple as going to the closest option. Sure, some ports can do it all, but many specialize in certain types of cargo and don’t offer service for other types. Perhaps you’ve negotiated great rail rates and can benefit from the on-dock rail option at a port that wouldn’t otherwise be… Read More

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Global logistics technologies aim to create better supply chain management

Will new tech really make the difference?

Industry events may seem to have become a form of collective memento mori for logistics professionals these days, as logistics conferences often contain at least one industry guru or IT wizard presenting the audience with a prediction that they will be swept aside by “disruptors”—those new technology outfits like Amazon or Uber that will surely… Read More

Brexit is posing problems for the UK as far as the costs of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

UK Facing Problems Over Brexit As European Economy Improves

Global Credit Insurer Coface’s Quarterly Review Finds Elevated Risk in Emerging Economies

The uptick in household consumption reflects restored confidence among households and companies in Western Europe. This positive dynamic has led the information and communication technology (ICT) and automotive sectors to be reclassified as low risk in western, central, and eastern Europe in the latest quarterly review from Coface, the global trade credit insurer. The rise… Read More


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