Automotive Logistics

Automotive Logistics is increasing its focus on the Middle East and Africa with a new conference and increased editorial coverage Automotive Logistics is launching a major conference focusing on the growth and opportunities for the automotive supply chain across the Middle East and North Africa, and its key logistics and trade links globally. Vehicle sales…

SHAPING THE FUTURE OF BREAKBULK – ANTWERP XL 2020

Antwerp XL, the world’s only event dedicated exclusively to maritime breakbulk, will have an expanded show floor and an even greater international audience when it returns to the Port of Antwerp on 21st-23rd April 2020. The inaugural exhibition and conference, held at the largest breakbulk and steel port in Europe, made an impressive debut, attracting attendees from more…

Next Generation Shipping – Ultramax 2030 – Eco Friendly shipping

The shipping industry is taking the climate challenge head-on, and designers are combining the best green energy technologies and efficiency enhancements to set new records in eco-friendly shipping. A new joint project sets an example. In response to the IMO strategy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Oshima Shipbuilding and classification society DNV GL have…

IMO Meets to Discuss the Future Targets to reduce Vessel Emissions

Maritime transport emits around 940 million tonnes of CO2 annually and is responsible for about 2.5% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (3rd IMO GHG study). These emissions are projected to increase significantly if mitigation measures are not put in place swiftly. According to the 3rd IMO GHG study, shipping emissions could under a business-as-usual scenario increase between…

Emirates SkyCargo strengthens its pharma corridors – Great Achievement

In a recent announcement, Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, highlighted three milestones related to its pharma-handling capabilities. The airline is continuing to invest in pharma-handling facilities, as well as working towards expanding its pharma corridor network.   With over 75,000 tonnes of pharmaceuticals flown across the world during the Financial Year 2018/19, Emirates…

Driver-less Trucks – Successful Logistics formula in UAE

From lowering freight and logistics costs to improving fuel efficiency and reducing delivery times, autonomous vehicle technology could be a game-changer for the shipping industry. DUBAI-The UAE, which ranks ninth in KPMG’s 2019 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index, is getting its roads and regulations ready for the use of driverless trucks to further boost the efficiency…

Impacts of Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chain

What is Artificial Intelligence? Artificial intelligence (AI) is an area of computer science that emphasizes the creation of intelligent machines that work and react like humans. Some of the activities computers with artificial intelligence are designed for include: Speech recognition. Artificial intelligence is already powerful and continuing to grow. Everything from self-driving cars to social media is being defined by…