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A Simple Truth, Jamaica Best Positioned for Global Logistics Hub, Part II

What the logistics hub is intended to do is deepen and expand this participation.

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Why it is difficult to find good managers

As a law firm with a focus on commercial and corporate law and contract design we had the chance to experience a lot of managers in various positions in companies. Some of them really impressed us and that made us curious about the secret of “good managers”. Therefore we spoke to a lot of company…

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A contract is a “good” contract, if…

Contract negotiations are a demanding but also fascinating part in a project, no matter what the project is. A “good” contract as the result of the negotiations improves the relationship between the parties and ensures a high quality performance on both sides. Many people, however, do not pay attention to the contract to be signed…

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A Simple Truth: Jamaica Best Positioned for Global Logistics Hub, Part I

What Jamaica represents is a centralized location in the Americas where logistics and related activities can all be clustered on one island. Jamaica will become a platform for the use of digital technology to plan the design, production, packaging and distribution of goods; financial services; a strategic depot for the storage of natural resources, ship and airplane repair, legal services, tourism and so on.

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The lack of a start-up culture in Germany and how to change that!

A vibrant entrepreneurial culture is an important part of the business environment in every country – and that is particularly true for Germany. To encourage more people to start a business society must succeed – as a basis for further steps – in improving the public opinion about start-up entrepreneurs (and about entrepreneurs in general) so that entrepreneurship becomes a legitimate, respected and desirable option as a career opportunity.

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The fascinating method behind the “Nigeria Connection Spam”

Everyone knows these emails and has already received such emails themselves: A man or a woman, often with Asian, English or African-sounding name, and often an employee of an important-sounding foreign bank, has discovered a large sum of money in an account of the bank. The money does not belong to anyone and therefore the…

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Jamaica, why a logistics hub?

What Jamaica represents is a centralized location in the Americas where logistics and related activities can all be clustered on one island. Jamaica will become a platform for the use of digital technology to plan the design, production, packaging and distribution of goods; financial services; a strategic depot for the storage of natural resources, ship and airplane repair, legal services, tourism and so on.

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A reflection on Jamaica’s Maritime Awareness Week 2014

Yes, the land of Bolt and Bob is a maritime state. While it is true that Jamaica isn’t often thought of in this way, even by Jamaican’s themselves, it is none the less true.

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Jamaica’s Logistics Hub Initiative: Airfreight – The sleeping Giant

The development of Jamaica’s airfreight sector is indispensable and is a high priority for the Logistics Hub Initiative, even more so than its maritime counterpart. This is due to the fact that higher valued merchandise is usually transported by air and Jamaica’s air connectivity enhances our near shore advantage for goods destined to the Americas.

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Air connectivity: taking Jamaica to the world and the world to Jamaica

A nation’s development and prosperity are increasingly joined to its connectedness to the rest of the world. The Global Logistics Hub Initiative has the goal of integrating and expanding Jamaica’s role in the global supply and value production system. The Initiative is the government’s response, in the form of a growth and development strategy, to the challenges and opportunities of globalization

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