Inian Air Force C-17 at Suvarnabhumi Airport

BGL Supporting India’s Fight Against COVID

Best Global Logistics Thailand has handled 2 shipments of Cryo-technic tanks to be used for purified oxygen storage at Indian hospitals. The tanks are vital to helping save people with life threatening COVID-19 cases. Today and yesterday (April 27th & 28th), the special ISO tanks were picked up from Suvarnabhumi Airport by an Indian Air Force C-1 ...

Satellite view of Ever Given

Ports Still Feeling Effects of Ever Given Grounding

The Ever Given may be free and now traffic is passing through the Suez Canal, but as much as 1.9m teu of cargo is expected to be caught up in the supply chain that will affect many, if not all of the world’s largest container shipping ports. Supply chain visibility platform Project44, has concluded that the recent canal blockage has led to a cumulative ...

GMS Logistivs Forum Guests

BGL @ The GMS Logistics Forum

The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Logistics Forum was recently held in Pattaya, Thailand. The event was jointly hosted by a number of organizations including the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), Mekong Institute, E-Commerce, JFCCT, Logistics ASEAN Association, Bangkok Post, and others. Best Global Logistics CEO Stefan Van der Sluys as ...

Ranong Port & Lighthouse

Thailand’s Ambitious Landbridge Plans

For years Thailand has entertained the ambitious thought of linking the Gulf of Thailand to the Andaman Sea. This connection between the Pacific and Indian Oceans would serve as a component of an Eastern Economic Corridor to boost the economy of Thailand’s eastern seaboard. The landbridge plan is part of an effort to make Thailand a hub of sea transpor ...

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Shippers & Forwarders Consider Legal Bid Against Alliances

After being presented with data by the European Shippers’ Council (ESC) and European freight forwarder Association CLECAT; the European Commission has decided it doesn’t consider the large container spot rate increase between Asia and Europe as reason to investigate carriers for infringement of the Block Exemption Regulation (BER). The shippers and for ...

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Bringing Dutch Camper Van Home

Roderick and Marleen - a couple from The Netherlands – have been travelling the world in a camper van for years. Their epic journey came to a sudden end due to the Coronavirus and they got stranded in Thailand. In these uncertain times connections are even more important. Read how they found a solution, thanks to the NTCC network. The last years we h ...