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Why Migration and Terrorism Are Causing Supply Chain Disruption Across Europe

Published: 20 May 2016

ID: G00301884

Analyst(s): David Gonzalez , Lisa Callinan , John Johnson


In the wake of record migration and terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels, tighter border controls may cripple supply chains that used to flow freely across Europe. Logisticians should prepare for more border security, slower transport of goods and billions of euros in added transportation costs.

Table Of Contents


  • The Economic Fallout of Even Partial Border Closings Could Be Substantial for Shippers
  • Despite the Negative Connotation, Logistics Firms Could Benefit From Border Controls

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