“An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject, and how to avoid them.”

Significant skills shortage in the shipping and logistics fields is serious business

The current shortage of skilled labour across various industries is a fact. The very specialised reefer shipping and logistics fields are suffering it, too. More concerning is the fact that the list of sectors affected continues to grow. This shortage in skilled managers and workers is a growing problem for many countries, practically worldwide, and […]

“Change is inevitable. Change is constant.”

Drewry: Container Shipping Heading to a Better Tomorrow

The container shipping industry is facing an exceptionally high level of uncertainty amid numerous headwinds, according to shipping consultancy Drewry. The uncertainty ranges from the extra cost associated with IMO 2020 and how much carriers will recover from shippers, to the possibility of a trade recession and unknown future engagement by shipowners in large vessel […]

“Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring in the field that interests you.”

Koper; even better for the Egyptian grapes: The port opens a second truck gate

From the perspective of project value, the new Sermin entrance to the port belongs among the minor strategic projects currently in progress in the Port of Koper, but it has a great symbolic value. For the first time since it opened 60 years ago, the Port of Koper can boast two truck entrances. Over the […]

“We are strong, each in our purpose, and we are all more strong together.”

Stronger together in Egypt. The co-op concept, kicks-off together with the grape season

The Egyptian Growers’ Organization is pioneering the co-op concept in Egypt, and MD Hassan Zaher offers an insight into its aims Would you tell us about the Egyptian Growers’ Organization, how it came about and what its goals are?Hassan Zaher: The Egyptian Growers’ Organization (EGO) is proud to be the first cooperative concept for growers […]

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Why now it’s a Golden Age for Grocery Shopping?

Conversely, it is a great time — arguably the best time ever — to buy groceries. In a climate of fierce competition, store owners are racing to roll out new technology, lower prices, and win, by any means necessary, consumers’ ever-elusive “stomach share.” Here’s why the produce-buying public is benefiting from the massive upheaval that’s happening in […]

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ANUGA 2019

05-09 OCTOBER 2019