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DHL Global Trade Barometer: World trade momentum weaker but growing

  • Indices for all seven countries indicate further growth
  • Pace slows down in all index countries – particularly in Asia
  • India continues to grow most dynamically; weakest trade growth in the UK
  • Tim Scharwath, CEO DHL Global Forwarding, Freight: “The DHL Global Trade Barometer shows that global trade continues growth, but at a slower pace”

Global trade will continue to grow over the next three months. This is the conclusion of the latest DHL Global Trade Barometer (GTB). With an overall index of 61 points, the GTB’s analysis of international air and containerized ocean trade flows indicates that the development of the previous quarters will continue: Indices for all seven countries that constitute the GTB index are above 50 points, which corresponds to a positive growth forecast according to the underlying methodology. Th


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09 Mar 2016
CASE STUDY: On the road to Industry 4.0: advanced planning & finite capacity scheduling (FLORIM case study)
 

Florim Ceramiche SpA has been worldly recognised as a leader in ceramics industry for more than 50 years, thanks to its committment to research, innovation and social responsibility. Florim business style can be summarised in these three core principles: the MADE IN FLORIM style. The company core business is the production of porcelain tiles that offers surfaces for all requirements in architecture, interior design and building construction. 1300 employees, with a consolidated turnover of 330 million Euro and 24 milion sqm of ceramic material produced per year: these are outstanding FLORIM figures.

 
Daniela Taglioretti
Plannet

03 Mar 2016
RESEARCH: Supply chain resilience best defense against growing global risks
 

Building resilience to ‘expect the unexpected’ isn’t only the best defense against supply chain disruption, global companies who get it right could avoid million dollar losses and enjoy organization-wide competitive advantage. This is one of the central findings presented in DHL’s new InsightOn report on risk management and supply chain resilience.

 
DHL
DHL

26 Feb 2016
RESEARCH: Transport Market Monitor: Transport prices decrease due to higher availability of capacity and low diesel prices
 

This is the twenty-sixth edition of the Transport Market Monitor. It outlines developments in European road transport rates and includes the figures of the fourth quarter of 2015.
- The price index decreased by 2.4% in Q4 2015 leading to an index of 98.2, which is at the exact same level as in Q4 2014.
- The capacity index increased to 88.6 (14.3%). However, the capacity index in Q4 2015 was 2.6% lower than in Q4 2014 (index 90.9).
- In Q4 2015, the diesel index increased by 0.1% to an index of 73.1, just above the six year low.
These are the conclusions of the Transport Market Monitor by TRANSPOREON and Capgemini Consulting, a quarterly publication, which aims to track transport market dynamics.

 
Transporeon
Transporeon

02 Feb 2016
RESEARCH: Energy industry comes out of its shell to recognize need to share resources and exchange best practices
 

New research from DHL shows that a lot of companies operating in the energy industry yet have to adapt their supply chains to the exceptional harsh market conditions the sector faced in 2015 - and will continue to do so in 2016. The new whitepaper looks at both the conventional and renewable energy industry and suggests improving supply chain visibility and efficiency as well as adopting a new mindset to share logistics assets and resources across departments and companies.

 
DHL
DHL

27 Jan 2016
RESEARCH: Global Trade Management Agenda 2016
 

Collaboration in the supply chain: That is the focus as this year’s Global Trade Management Agenda examines a very intense form of partnership between companies – a partnership for which many examples already exist in business practice but for which there are no standard prescriptions (yet).

 
Prof. Dr. Dirk H. Hartel and Dr. Ulrich Lison
AEB


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