Supply Chain

Investment Corporation of Dubai launches ISS Global Forwarding in supply chain push
ISS Global Forwarding will initially be present in 18 countries across the Middle East, Africa, Europe, India and Turkey.
Schneider Electric developing new end-to-end traceability tool for food supply chains
Schneider Electric has unveiled a proof of concept for its new “End to End Traceability” application for food and beverage logistics.
DP World acquires container feeder and shortsea network operator Unifeeder
The acquisition of Unifeeder will enhance DP World's competiveness in the global supply chain
Danube Home boosts warehouse efficiency with WMS from Infor
In an effort to enhance its supply chain, Danube Home chose Infor SCE to increase efficiency, throughput, and service levels of its operations.
DP World invests in Mali inland port and railways
The multimodal logistics platform, Mali Logistics Hub (MLH), will have inland container depots (ICD) and Container Freight Stations (CFS) that will facilitate the import and export of goods.
Dubai tech freezones make moves on e-waste supply chains
Electronic waste is the fastest-growing component of the world’s domestic waste stream.
Logistics supports 400% growth in companies at Dubai South’s Business Park
Many of the companies that have set up operations in the park are logistics and supply chain-oriented businesses.
Comment: It’s time the construction supply chain went green
Dr Sreejith Balasubramanian, lecturer in Supply Chain Management, School of Business, Middlesex University Dubai, says each supply chain stake holder in construction needs to step up to enact green policies.
UAE wants more landowners to become farmers to secure local fresh food supply chain
Only 1% of UAE land owners contribute to local food supply, 80% of fresh produce is imported and grain production is highly seasonal.
Emirates Flight Catering invests in supply chain with world’s largest vertical farm
The project is a joint venture with U.S.-based Crop One Holdings, the world’s leading vertical farm operator. When complete, the vertical farm facility will cover 130,000 square feet, but have a production output equivalent to 900 acres of farmland.
VAT tax expert warns of potential supply chain hurdles for UAE
Jeremy Cape, tax and public policy partner, Squire Patton Boggs says VAT implementation in UAE could become more complicated later in the year.

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