Trade & Logistics Role in Today's Global Economic Woes
These days, most of us expect goods to arrive at our doorstep with a click of a button, without much thought of where these products come from and the journey these products have taken to get to us. Many of these goods have travelled half-way across the world, and likely onboard a large shipping vessel, nestled in a box within a metal shipping container Most of the world’s largest ports have moved away from cities and out of view of consumers, to more remote locations.
Like many of the world’s critical operations today, from farming, food production, or energy generation; trade and logistics is also a largely dormant sector. That is, until something happens to bring it to our attention. Though traditionally, trade is mostly affected by politics – such as countries deciding to wage a trade-war, and government