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  • Zhuhai port co-operates with EY and Insurwave

    Chinese port operator Zhuhai Port Group is to jointly develop shipping logistics and marine insurance solutions in the Greater Bay Area via the cooperation with EY and Insurwave.The parties will focus...


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    http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/asia/zhuhai-port-co-operates-with-ey-and-insurwave.html5689
  • TuSimple starts autonomous truck deliveries for the US Postal Service

    California-based self-driving truck company TuSimple has started long-haul autonomous deliveries for the United States Postal Service (USPS), transporting mail between logistics hubs in Arizona and Te...


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    https://www.traffictechnologytoday.com/news/autonomous-vehicles/tusimple-starts-autonomous-truck-deliveries-for-the-us-postal-service.html5690
  • Express Parcels Direct by Air to Clients Become a Reality for One Logistics Customer

    International delivery service provider, DHL Express, and the intelligent autonomous aerial vehicle company, EHang, have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly launch a fully automated and in...


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    https://handyshippingguide.com/shipping-news/express-parcels-direct-by-air-to-clients-become-a-reality-for-one-logistics-customer_119545682
  • ESR raises US$630m for Japanese logistics fund

    Hong Kong-based logistics real estate platform ESR has raised JPY 70bn (US$630m) in the closing of its ESR Japan Logistics Fund 3 to fund its development pipeline in Greater Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya.ES...


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    https://apacrealestate.com/esr-raises-us630m-for-japanese-logistics-fund/5686
  • Freight Transport and Logistics Groups Back Scathing Report on Training Youngsters

    The Public Accounts Committee has been looking into the Department for Education reforms to the apprenticeships programme, something dear to the hearts of all in the logistics and road transport arena...


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    https://handyshippingguide.com/shipping-news/freight-transport-and-logistics-groups-back-scathing-report-on-training-youngsters_119535685
  • 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

EVENTS

Conferences

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...

Grain & Maritime Days

GRAIN & MARITIME DAYS

May 30-01, 2019
Grain & Maritime Days in Odessa is the largest international conference for the professionals of the industries of international grain trade, transportation, shipping. Its slogan definitely proves itself Connecting Industries. More than 500 experts, business-owners and decision-makers gather in ...

Richmond Logistics & Supply Chain Forum USA

RICHMOND LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN FORUM USA

June 02-04, 2019
The Richmond Logistics & Supply Chain Forum USA provides a platform for the attendees to generate new business, renew friendships and to address current issues affecting their profession. The conference aims to give attendees the intellectual stimulus and opportunity to plan the next steps for t...

JOC Canada Trade Conference

JOC CANADA TRADE CONFERENCE

June 03-05, 2019
JOC Canada Trade Conference is a platform to hear the latest market forecasts, analysis, expert opinion and more concerning container Canadian shipping, freight rates, labor issues, hear shippers and transportation providers showcase how business problems were solved or cost savings achieved, and me...

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.

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. ...

 

Webinars

MAY 28, 2019 | 2:00 PM
INCOTERMS MADE EASY - DECODING YOUR SHIPMENT
This 60-minute webinar will help exporters understand International Commercial Terms, or (INCOTERM) Any company that imports or exports goods internationally needs to know which International Commercial Term (INCOTERM) to use for each shipment.
MAY 29, 2019 | 4:00 am
LOGISTICS 4.0: AN INTERVIEW WITH RIO
Transportation of goods has been at the core of our society since the most early ages. Since then the way we transport goods has changed significantly: we’ve replaced humans and animals as our vehicles with trucks, ships and planes. Now the commercial vehicle industry is going throug...
MAY 30, 2019 | 1:00 pm
US-MEXICO TRADE: A NEW ERA TAKES SHAPE FOR IMPORTERS AND EXPORTERS
The stars are aligning for Mexico’s transportation and logistics sector, with cargo volumes through the ports growing, the number of trucks across the border rising, and a new sense of stability and hope. 
MAY 30, 2019 | 10:00
WHAT DO YOU MEAN I’M SHIPPING HAZMAT
Each day, US businesses transport over one million HazMat shipments, and every one of them is subject to the DOT standards. Chances are, your company is shipping HazMat whether you know it or not, and while your logistics and operations personnel may be well-versed in the requirements, Haz...
JUN 04, 2019 | 11:00 AM
MID-YEAR LOGISTICS INSIGHTS WEBINAR WITH INDUSTRY EXPERT NOËL PERRY
Learn about key trends impacting 2019 and 2020 Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear from the Chief Economist for Truckstop.com and Principal of Transport Futures on the state of logistics. This will be a powerful webinar for you to quickly get up to speed on trends affecting fr...
JUN 04, 2019 | 10:00 am
LOGISTICS INSIGHTS WEBINAR WITH EXPERT NOËL PERRY
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear from the Chief Economist for Truckstop.com and Principal of Transport Futures on the state of logistics. This will be a powerful webinar for you to quickly get up to speed on trends affecting freight and logistics and gain insight on how the...

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 ...