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We need more women seafarers says Director General of Shipping

 Top Indian fleet owners have been hiring women in key roles to run ships for many years now, but a recent guideline issued by India’s maritime administration will give it a further fillip and also nudge those who have shied away from recruiting women in a highly male-dominated profession. Director-General of Shipping Amitabh Kumar speaks to Businessline…

Logistics a key catalyst for UAE e-commerce

The UAE eCommerce market is on an upward trajectory. Its unique growth path, compared to both emerging and mature economies, is led by government adoption of eCommerce payments on platforms such as Dubai Smart City. Government payments lead the eCommerce landscape by far, despite exponential growth in other categories such as quick-service restaurants and transportation.…

UAE Shipping Association Joins International Chamber of Shipping

The United Arab Emirates Shipping Association (UAESA) joined the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) during the Seatrade Shiptech event at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE. Marking a milestone achievement in the country’s maritime industry, the UAE Shipping Association becomes a full member of the International Chamber of Shipping. UAESA and ICS on September 24 signed…

Connecting Minds, Creating the Future-Logistics expo 2020 UAE

Expo 2020 Dubai has chosen leading global logistics firm UPS (NYSE: UPS) to handle the logistics operations for World Expo 2020 Dubai, which is expected to attract millions of visitors between its opening day on October 20, 2020 through April 10, 2021. With more than 180 countries expected to participate and hundreds of thousands of visitors on peak days, the…

Top Digitization Trends in Freight Forwarding for 2019 – 2020

The digitization of cargo transportation processes is an evolutionary step change, presenting new challenges and opportunities for freight forwarders. But one thing is clear: embarking on the digitization journey is no longer optional for international freight forwarders. These seven trends all have ramifications for shippers and will be worth watching during 2019. IAG Cargo today…

Playing the Logistics game with New Digital keys

Agility, innovation, efficiency, predictability and customer satisfaction are all markers of a successful new-age digital organisation. And they all depend on an efficient supply chain and logistics management. India is exploring its opportunities to become a fully 21st-century digital economy. The country is taking plenty of initiatives to promote economic digitalization and the countless new…

Offering new services- Amazon Logistics

The e-commerce giant, Amazon, has expanded its services to begin conducting business in the logistics industry, according to CNBC. As a result of Amazon’s progress in the shipping sector, logistics firms FedEx and UPS has begun to make changes to their strategies moving forward. In his ​2017 annual shareholder letter​, Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos lauded “divinely discontent” customers as innovation drivers.…