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Nippon Express opens logistics warehouse in Thilawa SEZ

Japan’s largest international freight forwarder Nippon Express Co. began operating a multifunctional logistics warehouse at the Thilawa Special Economic Zone, near Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon, on Thursday. Company officials said the Thilawa Logistics Center offers bonded warehouse services for foreign cargo, while the temperature- controlled and dehumidified warehouse will also be used to store apparel […]

Roads can convert Myanmar from economic void to hub

  YANGON — Once regarded as “Asia’s missing link,” Myanmar is undergoing a road construction boom. Seen as vital for economic development, arterial roads are being planned and built with greater urgency, and advances in democratization as well as cease-fires with ethnic minority rebels have sped projects along. The construction of roads connecting Myanmar with […]

Air Cargo:Emerging Myanmar requires patience

After more than two decades of isolation, the nation of Myanmar is moving back into the international market. As this Southeast Asian country makes cautious steps towards democracy, the forwarding industry is watching – and waiting – for opportunities to turn Myanmar into the region’s next logistics powerhouse. For some logistics firms, the wait may be […]