Category: General

Saturday, November 2, 2019 General

A Conversation With Bill Paul Regarding The Fate Of Flexportpermalink

www.linkedin.com

is the industry veteran, who has been critical of the freight forwarding tech-startup Flexport since their inception. We both had a chance to converse regarding the fate of Flexport as below. We know that Logistics technology works. That’s why CH Robinson, DSV, Expeditors, Kuehne + Nagel and pretty much every other Freight Forwarder on the […]

Sunday, October 27, 2019 General

Getting I.T. Right: What forwarders can learn from DHL’s strugglepermalink

aircargoworld.com

An 800 pound gorilla (DHL) tried to use SAP for digital transformation, and lost $1 Billion in the process. When in IMO they could have achieved all this under $10-$20 Million, only if they had hired 50-100 full stack Rails developers. 😐 But neither do they know what is a full stack developer nor Rails. […]

Saturday, October 26, 2019 General

Bangladesh looks at flying boxes to alleviate congestionpermalink

splash247.com

That’s brilliant, never been to Bangladesh though, but everyone who did, tells the same, too much traffic congestion. It’s the most densely populated country in the world1. However I cant’ appreciate enough how their Govt is involved in developing the export sector and its infrastructure. In particular their garment export industry that was kicked off, […]

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 General

The Life of A Freight Forwarder

We are capable of calculating quotations for three major projects, making booking for 5 different shipments and answering 12 totally unnecessary calls per hour, all simultaneously. We do not require sleep and are at your service 25 hours a day, 8 days a week. Our home numbers are your numbers. We are responsible for production […]

Monday, September 9, 2019 General

Pakistan's Garment Industry Could Become More Competitive Than Bangladesh Due To Massive Currency Devaluationpermalink

www.reuters.com

The government of the world’s second biggest garment exporter behind China said this week it would consider demands for an increase in the minimum wage, after clashes between police and protesters killed one worker and wounded dozens. the first such increase since 2013. But union leaders say that increase will benefit only a small percentage […]

Saturday, September 7, 2019 General

Pakistan's Exports To US Increased by 6.11% YoY and 24.1% Overall in May 2019permalink

nation.com.pk

, according to State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). This was followed by United Kingdom, wherein Pakistan exported goods worth $1171.950 million against the exports of $1161.099 million last year, showing growth of 0.93 percent. China was the at third where Pakistan exported products worth $1150.523 million during the current fiscal year against the exports of […]

Monday, August 5, 2019 General

List 4 is The Most Impactful

The 10% tariff is being imposed against the items on List 4, starting from 1st September 2019. This is going to be the most impactful, because, it covers massive 4000+ HTS, including those that are related to consumer electronics and appliances. So an average consumer, I guess for the first time going to be affected […]