Coronavirus: Does China, the world’s factory, paralyze the global supply chain?

Barcelona, March 5, 2020.– Breaks of stock of certain merchandise are already being registered in some western countries. The vast majority of Chinese transport modes are closed, so there is damage to the global supply chain, due to the expansion of the Coronavirus, originating in China, considered the world’s factory. In fact, the OECD has forecast declines in GDP growth in several countries in the coming months, and the first losses are estimated at $ 200 billion. In this sense, we highlight an analysis of the Logistics Management magazine with a very early approach to the effect on the logistics sector:

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USA: Euphoria in the hiring of logistics professionals in warehouses and transport companies

Barcelona, October 8, 2018.- The US trade wars with other economic powers seem to positively affect the American economy. At the moment The American logistics operators struggle to attract new employees and respond to the high demand for consumer products. According to WSJ:

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World shipping of goods registers unexpected data for the main European economy

Barcelona, September 24, 2018.- The export potential of each country is directly reflected in the volume of goods that leave by maritime transport. This mode of transport is very interesting to study the junctures of large economic areas. And in this analysis you find unexpected data. The prestigious World Street Journal has published a thorough analysis that reveals the pros and cons of the main European economy.

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