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2017 Global Logistics Guide by Inbound Logistics

2017-Global-Logistics-GuideThe folks at Inbound Logistics magazine published their 13th annual Global Logistics Guide in the March 2017 issue.  You can also read the full report online.  As part of the report, Inbound Logistics ranks major foreign countries according to the following criteria:

  1. Transportation infrastructure (T)
  2. IT competency (I);
  3. Business culture (B); and
  4. Intangibles (X).

For your benefit, we have summarized the Inbound Logistics rankings below (10 is the highest score and 3 is the lowest):

Region Country Overall T I B X
Europe Netherlands 10 4 3 3 0
Europe Germany 9 4 3 2 0
ME/Africa UAE 9 4 2 2 1
SE Asia/India Singapore 9 4 3 2 0
Europe Switzerland 8 3 3 2 0
Asia Hong Kong 8 3 3 2 0
Asia Japan 8 3 3 2 0
Americas Canada 7 2 3 3 -1
Americas Panama 7 3 1 2 1
Europe France 7 3 2 2 0
Europe Belgium 7 3 2 2 0
SE Asia/India Malaysia 7 3 2 2 0
SE Asia/India India 7 2 1 2 2
SE Asia/India Taiwan 7 3 3 2 -1
Asia South Korea 7 3 3 2 -1
Americas Chile 6 2 2 2 0
Europe Poland 6 2 1 2 1
Asia China 6 3 1 2 0
Americas Colombia 5 2 1 2 0
Americas Mexico 4 2 1 2 -1
Europe Russia 4 2 1 1 0
SE Asia/India Indonesia 4 2 1 1 0
SE Asia/India Thailand 4 2 1 1 0
Asia Vietnam 4 2 1 1 0
Americas Brazil 3 2 1 1 -1
Europe Turkey 3 2 1 1 -1
ME/Africa South Africa 3 2 1 1 -1

 

The good news is that if you are exporting to, or importing from, any of these countries, Logistics Plus has local offices or reliable agents in almost every one of these countries. So we can help you with affordable import/export transportation rates and customs clearance fees; we can help you with warehousing and distribution solutions if they’re needed; and we can help you address virtually any global trade compliance issue that might apply.  If you do business in any of these countries, we invite you to contact us to learn more.

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