All roads on the Silk Road lead through Xiamen, China

All roads on the Silk Road lead through Xiamen, China

China’s government is making the port-city of Xiamen, in the south-east of the country, one of the main nodes oin its 21st Century version of the Silk Road. A major new initiative involving ports, road transport, maritime carriers, rail transport, common-marketing, a logistics single trade window and many other features are being set up in the City.

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Today’s Pickup: Driver wages still rising; autonomous cargo ships; and hyperloop tunnels

Today’s Pickup: Driver wages still rising; autonomous cargo ships; and hyperloop tunnels

Rising driver wages can’t slow driver shortage plus a Boston-based company receives funding for autonomous technology development for cargo vessels and more empty containers are leaving U.S. ports

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