Alesssandro: It didn’t take long for feedback in my marketplace to explode at the end of last week, when I went after the status of relations between Germany’s DB Schenker and Denmark’s AP Møller-Mærsk as the former, shamelessly, tries to poach Damco customers in what appears to be the epitome of a strained forwarder-carrier connection. […]
In further sweeping changes at A.P. Moller-Maersk, Damco will disappear as an NVOCC, while the Safmarine brand, the African shipping line acquired by Maersk in 1999, is to be phased out and subsumed into the Maersk product. Press F for respects.
Our gross revenue went through the roof due to an unprecedented increase in airfreight prices, however I personally do not use it as a vanity measure, anyhow Earning Before Tax (EBT) has been up by at least 15% thus far in 2020; given we already had an exceptional financial year of 2019. I wasn’t expecting […]
Nike® Imports from six factories in Pakistan. All of them are located at Lahore. Karachi is the port city and has a lot of apparel factories too. However the highest quality products or tier-1 branded (Nike, Adidas, Zara etc) apparel are mostly produced at Lahore or adjacent cities like Faisalabad.
Meanwhile in Redmond, Washington. Satya Nadella has some figures to share with you. He has always been very impressive even prior to rising to the title of CEO, and glad they got rid of Steve Ballmer, whose obsession with mobile was . If you can never be good at something, admit it, move on and […]
I rather find it strange that in US import air and sea manifest isn’t available publicly online1, in Pakistan every single import by air and sea is available online by Pakistan Customs. It’s a very crowded portal all FFs / Customs Brokers and their Tele Reps are busy calling customers right away the shipment lands […]
Qatar Airways is pouring on the freighter capacity, using all-cargo aircraft and passenger planes in cargo-only mode to meet high demand for moving fresh produce and meat, pharmaceuticals and general cargo in Australia, India, Kuwait, Oman and the Netherlands. Literally QR (Qatar Airways) is keeping the lights on here in Pakistan too, under current circumstances. […]
These startups raised billions and then laid off thousands. Workers are shocked and frustratedpermalink
Just a few months ago, discount hotel chain OYO seemed unstoppable. The India-based startup touted plans for global expansion and saw its valuation double to $10 billion in October. But in mid-January, the company began sweeping layoffs that have seen thousands lose their jobs. Last September, Fair.com, a car-leasing startup that raised nearly $400 million in a funding […]
Neither success nor failure are spontaneous. Both are the result of an enduring process. No one becomes a billionaire overnight, and no one goes bankrupt overnight either. In short, you have to persistently screw up a lot of things to go bankrupt. And likewise, you have to persistently do most things right to succeed.
I don’t’ think Softbank made a mistake by investing in WeWork1, If you are sitting on top of a $100 billion VC Fund, and you want to shop for startups., suddenly you would realize, that all of the ‘tech-startups niches’ are either too much saturated or dominated by very big players, leaving a little room […]