Estonia rises notch in World Bank's logistics performance rankings ({{commentsTotal}})

Estonia has risen by one notch, to the 38th position, in this year's World Bank logistics performance rankings, coming in ahead of its southern neighbor Latvia but behind Lithuania.

Countries' performance was measured according to six criteria: customs, infrastructure, international shipments, logistics competence, tracking and tracing, and timeliness.

Estonia did well in timeliness with a score of 4.08 points, and received the lowest score, 3.07 points, for international shipments.

Lithuania jumped 17 ranks to 29th place whereas Latvia fell seven spots to 43rd. The top performers were Germany, Luxembourg, Sweden and the Netherlands.

The World Bank's Logistics Performance Index measured the international supply chain efficiency of 160 countries.

Editor: Editor: Aili Sarapik

Source: BNS



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