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  • Kerry Logistics expands cold chain activities in China with new joint-venture

    Hong Kong’s Kerry Logistics has expanded its perishable cold chain business in mainland China, forming a majority interest joint-venture with Shanghai Zhizhen Logistics.Kerry Cold Chain Solution...


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    https://theloadstar.com/coolstar/kerry-logistics-expands-cold-chain-activities-in-china-with-new-joint-venture/5669
  • Logistics industry short of 2 million employees

    Figures by the association showed that there are more than 30,000 logistics companies across the country, of which around 4,000 firms are operating in domestic and international shipping sector.The nu...


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    http://sggpnews.org.vn/business/logistics-industry-short-of-2-million-employees-81900.html5670
  • SmartHop is automating load-booking process for owner operators and small fleets

    For owner-operators and small fleets working in the spot market, the fragmentation within the trucking industry means many load details coming in from different load boards – data that is often ...


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    https://www.freightwaves.com/news/smarthop-is-automating-load-booking-process-for-owner-operators-and-small-fleets5671
  • Urban Logistics makes 74% return on disposal

    Urban Logistics, the specialist UK industrial and logistics REIT, has sold one of its Bedford sites to Apperly Estates for £9.2 million, realising a Total Property Return of 74%.The 85,012sq ft ...


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    https://www.shdlogistics.com/news/urban-logistics-makes-74-return-on-disposal5663
  • Imperial Logistics opens Volkswagen packaging centre in Germany

    Imperial Logistics has opened a Volkswagen Group packaging centre at JadeWeserPort, in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, which is said to be highly automated.Construction on the 40,000m² facility started i...


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    https://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/imperial-logistics-volkswagen-packaging/5664
  • DHL launches intelligent urban drone delivery service in South China

    DHL Express has entered into strategic partnership with autonomous aerial vehicle company EHang to jointly launch a fully automated and intelligent smart drone delivery solution to tackle the last-mil...


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    https://www.stattimes.com/dhl-launches-intelligent-urban-drone-delivery-service-in-south-china-logistics5665
  • Major Investment Made By Logistics Giant

    An international logistics company has invested more than £250,000 to refit its Birmingham site.Europa Worldwide Group's Minworth base at Prologis Park is home to all four divisions of the b...


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    https://www.insidermedia.com/insider/midlands/major-investment-made-by-logistics-giant5656
  • Descartes acquires NZ logistics tech company

    Descartes, a global software-as-a-service solutions provider for logistics-intensive businesses has announced that it has acquired Core Transport Technologies NZ Limited, a NZ electronic transportatio...


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    https://logisticsmagazine.com.au/descartes-acquires-nz-logistics-tech-company/5657
  • Amazon Jumps Into Freight Brokerage

    Amazon.com has jumped into the market of the third-party logistics broker, roiling the waters and raising concern that the Seattle-based e-commerce giant could disrupt the freight industry forever and...


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    https://www.ttnews.com/articles/amazon-jumps-freight-brokerage5658

EVENTS

Conferences

IMRG Delivery Summit

IMRG DELIVERY SUMMIT

May 22-22, 2019
IMRG Delivery Summit is where the focus is on debating and progressing a series of key logistics themes – identified by IMRG’s Delivery Retail Advisory Board – to help delegates understand where the opportunities and challenges are for retailers. It will cover areas like the changi...

Logistics Cyber Security Conference

LOGISTICS CYBER SECURITY CONFERENCE

May 21-22, 2019
Logistics Cyber Security Conference will bring together cyber security strategists from leading global logistics companies, infrastructure operators and supply chain, to better understand the global threat landscape, cyber risk governance strategy and the latest tools and techniques towards developi...

traffiX + logistiX Innovation Forum

TRAFFIX + LOGISTIX INNOVATION FORUM

May 22-22, 2019
The ‘traffiX + logistiX Innovation Forum’ is an important platform for all those involved in the transport and logistics eco-system.

Baltic Container Logistics Conference

BALTIC CONTAINER LOGISTICS CONFERENCE

May 27-28, 2019
Baltic Container Logistics Conference will feature areas like turnover of containerized cargoes globally – from world trends to prospects for the Baltic region, land transport corridors as a result of containerization of freight traffic by Eurasian inland regions, digitalization of container t...

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2019

GARTNER SUPPLY CHAIN EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE 2019

May 13-16, 2019
Attend Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference and join fellow chief supply chain officers and their senior executive teams to learn how to build a more responsive, agile and customer-centric supply chain. Hear how others are implementing new technologies and rethinking the organizational design. ...

SHD Logistics Conference

SHD LOGISTICS CONFERENCE

May 14-14, 2019
The SHD Logistics Conference returns on Tuesday 14 May 2019 to The British Museum in London.Themed Transforming Logistics Through Technology, the event will deliver a strong programme of speakers from industry-leading companies including NHS Supply Chain, XPO Logistics, Kingfisher, Prologis UK and A...

Heavy Duty Trucking eXchange

HEAVY DUTY TRUCKING EXCHANGE

May 08-10, 2019
The Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange (HDTX) is a hosted buyer event that will be held at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, Scottsdale, Ariz. For more info, visit the show's website.

Supply Chain Logistics Management Executive Seminar

SUPPLY CHAIN LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE SEMINAR

May 05-10, 2019
The Supply Chain Logistics Management Executive Seminar is designed for experienced executives whose firms are driving integrated logistics within the context of an overall supply chain strategy. Emphasis is placed on supply chain integration, performance measurement, supply chain technology and ana...

 

Webinars

MAY 21, 2019 | 11:00 am
CATCHING EXCELLENCE: THE THREE FUNDAMENTAL REQUIREMENTS FOR A SUCCESSFUL SUPPLY CHAIN
This webinar will lay the foundation for these requirements, discuss their validity in managing modern supply chains, and provide some ideas that while they may not provide supply chain perfection will help you catch excellence.
MAY 21, 2019 | 1:00 pm
PROCUREMENT: THE FORGOTTEN MEMBER OF THE SUPPLY CHAIN FUNCTION
Today a Procurement professional must constantly be ready to lead change and, more importantly, listen to what the internal and external customers’ needs are to find the most optimal situation. While Procurement has traditionally been thought of as the price chasers and part chasers,...
MAY 22, 2019
COLD CHAIN I
A truly integrated cold chain facilitates the seamless movement of product and data among all stakeholders in the food supply chain-from food growers and manufacturers to transportation partners, ports, cold storage providers and others who collectively ensure food safety and freshness. Wh...
MAY 22, 2019 | 11:00 Am
HOW TO LEVERAGE MARKETING BEST PRACTICES TO IMPACT YOUR RFP SUCCESS
Transportation RFP’s have changed dramatically over the past decade; they have grown in frequency, scale and complexity. Despite the investment in CRM software, many sales and marketing leaders struggle with coordinating pricing, fulfillment and quoting activities across their busine...
MAY 22, 2019 | 11:00 am
LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY CONVERGENCES TO TRANSFORM SUPPLY-CHAIN VISIBILITY AND DRIVE ADOPTION
The Emergence Of New Technologies, And More Importantly The Convergences Between Them, Like AI, Blockchain, Intelligent Sensors, Edge Computing Has The Potential To Disrupt, Collapse, Transform And Streamline Traditional Supply-Chain Operations. This Webinar Will Have Supply Chain Experts ...
MAY 22, 2019 | 2:00 PM
WHY YOUR LIFT TRUCK FLEET DESERVES A TURNKEY MOUNTING SOLUTION
The stalwarts of any distribution operation, lift trucks serve multiple purposes in today’s fast-paced warehouse and distribution center (DC) environments. To ensure that those vehicles and their drivers stay efficient and productive in today’s “want it now” e-comme...

THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING: IMPLICATIONS FOR SC
Jayson Myers, CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, will reveal the critical changes he thinks are transforming Canadian manufacturing—and will talk about what they mean for supply chain management. This is a live, must-attend webinar for everyone who operates in supply chain logistic...
SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY AS FOUNDATIONAL CAPABILITY
Supply chain visibility (SCV) helps enable value for an organization. This webinar outlines the importance and business impact of end-to-end visibility for supply chain leaders, and what solution capabilities can be leveraged on your company's journey to the upper echelons of supply ch...
SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES FOR MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
The pace of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in manufacturing companies has been increasing, deals are getting larger and the pressure to realize deal value objectives is growing. Strong M&A activity is projected to continue through 2017. CSCOs and their organizations must take measu...
SUPPLY CHAIN AND DEMAND-DRIVEN TRANSFORMATION
On the demand-driven journey, the supply chain transforms twice: Functions and processes are internally integrated and streamlined, and supply chains become externally aware and optimized to deliver targeted outcomes. Understand the differences and what initiatives are required for each ty...
GAIN CONTROL OF YOUR PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING SUPPLY CHAIN
Pharmaceutical and Life Science companies are under pressure to ensure initial packaging and documented changes on existing pharmaceutical packaging are properly managed and coordinated, globally. Daily functions are often performed in “silos” inside a company or between differ...
INNOVATIVE TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION AND LOGISTICS PARTNERSHIPS
The Southwest Transportation Workforce Center (SWTWC) and the National Association of State Directors for Career and Technical Education (NASDCTE) are co-sponsoring a featuring teachers, administrators, and industry partners who will provide insights and best practices from innovative educ...

RESOURCES

Fleet managers are constantly seeking better ways to control costs and improve profitability. Many operational expenses, such as the price of fuel and replacement parts for vehicles, are beyond your c...

GPS vehicle tracking systems provide fleet operators with a powerful tool to help cut costs and operate their vehicles more efficiently. But there’s another benefit to a telematics solution that...

A special compilation of published posts summarizing key issues around the truck driver shortage, and changes the transportation industry is making to address the ongoing problem....

As a leader in global logistics, UPS dedicates its expertise, innovative technologies and resources to support communities worldwide in disaster preparedness, relief assistance and post-conflict recov...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is fundamentally changing the operations of food shippers and the logistics providers that support them. Our special ...

The logistics sector is a key driver of EU economic integration and growth. Access to internal and global markets depends on efficient and cost-effective logistics throughout the EU for long-term econ...

As pressure rises in the healthcare industry to reduce costs and improve quality, multiple methods have been proposed to address performance improvement. One of the first areas that should be looked a...

Supply Chain sustainability has become a major corporate responsibility over years. Corporations are increasingly putting more importance and resources to this as an investment into the future. Along ...

Executives know the world has changed. SAP’s research shows 90% of CEOs believe the digital economy will have a major impact on their industry, though less than 15% are funding and executing on ...