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Longitudes is the UPS blog about macro forces shaping the global economy today and over the horizon.

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The Business Case for Sustainability
Brian Becker | UPS ...
Aug 9, 2016 10:45 AM ET
From “Nice to Have” to Business Critical
Tom Bihn | TOM BIHN, INC. When I was a kid, I was a gear geek: I eagerly poured over the catalogs from outdoor equipment companies, dreaming of the adventures I might have with a backpack, tent and sleeping bag. Being 10 years old, I couldn’t afford to buy any of that hi-tech stuff made of nylon and...
Aug 4, 2016 3:30 PM ET
Narrow Streets, Unlimited Innovation
Frank Horch | City of Hamburg Home to the second largest port in Europe, Hamburg, Germany has been a transportation center for centuries, serving as a vital link to trade between the continent and the world beyond. Since early times, people have settled by great rivers to engage in trade. Ports are...
Aug 3, 2016 11:30 AM ET
Shining a Light on Trade
Laura Dawson | Canada Institute...
Jul 22, 2016 3:30 PM ET
At the Heart of Free Trade
Christoph Atz | UPS  With free trade under relentless attack in certain political circles, it’s time for a reality check. We shouldn’t shut down borders. The U.S.-Canada trade lane, for example, is proof of the transformative power of the global movement of goods. The U.S.-Canada story...
Jun 29, 2016 3:15 PM ET