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Logistics Trends for 2020 You Should Know About
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Logistics Trends for 2020 You Should Know About

In any year, keeping up to date on the latest trends is vital for logistics business owners and operators. In 2020, though, when the world has been hit by a pandemic and shipping and other areas have been impacted, it’s even more important to keep your finger on the pulse. Market conditions and operational possibilities change all the time, but here are some of the key logistics trends for this year that you need to know about. New Marine Emissions Standards At the beginning of this year, the new maritime regulations for sulfur oxides (SOx) came into effect. Shipping and logistics firms now must cut their sulfur oxide emissions to achieve compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2020 regulations. The rule is designed to curb pollution produced by the wor...
The all-new Google’s Pixel Slate is Arriving Tomorrow
Tech

The all-new Google’s Pixel Slate is Arriving Tomorrow

Google’s last major piece of hardware, Google Pixel Slate, for the year is finally shipping this week. A number of pre-orders have already begun receiving shipping notifications for the Pixel Slate. The detachable tablet, which was announced alongside the Pixel 3 and Google Home Hub last month, joins last year’s Pixelbook on the high-end of the Chromebook spectrum. It also presents an interesting crossroads for the OS moving forward. The Slate doesn’t provide a whole lot to differentiate itself from the Pixelbook, right down to the specifications. The only major differences here are a higher-res screen and a detachable form factor, the latter of which isn’t hugely distinct, given the laptop’s fully swiveling keyboard. The tablet starts at $599 standalone, that gives you 4GB of ...
Dubai Comes Under the World’s Top 5 Maritime Hubs
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Dubai Comes Under the World’s Top 5 Maritime Hubs

Dubai, the largest city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been given the title of one of the world's top five maritime/shipping hubs in the International Shipping Centre Development Index (ISCD). The countries that stand above Dubai in the index published by the London-based shipping exchange the Baltic Exchange and Xinhua are Singapore, Hong Kong, London and Shanghai. The report stated that Dubai is well-known for its advanced infrastructure, logistics capabilities and world-class maritime, a commendable environment conducive to trade, business and investment. "We are proud of the new achievement, which is a testament to the success of our dedicated efforts to enhance the competitiveness of the local maritime sector and consolidate Dubai's leadership as a major global maritime ...