Q2 2020 | Trade and Industry Development

Q2 2020

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Trade & Industry Development Magazine

Logistics & Access to Market 2020

This issue features a number of important topics, including supply chain management & logistics, plastics and metalworking & fabricating. But there seems to be one theme that continues to find its way into virtually every area, and that has to do with workforce—development, training and availability. One of the biggest concerns and considerations that companies, executives and site selectors need to factor into any decision is how they can conduct their business with their current workforce, how to improve their talent and how to ensure they’ll have the qualified labor needed for the future.

In this issue

Shifting Trade Routes Shape Seaports

BY: Lori Musser

Trade routes shift. Constantly. That presents a challenge to seaports whose strategies and investments in infrastructure and services are shaped by trade flows. The aggregation of products by origin, waypoint and destination and their shipment from mode to mode along a predetermined path creates critical trade routes, each of which is temporary. more....