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  • Ospentos International joins Internet of Logistics initiative

    Trucker and cargo handler Ospentos International and its software provider Qstep have joined the Internet of Logistics initiative led by Finnair, Air France KLM and Ericsson.The Internet of Logistics ...


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    https://www.aircargonews.net/technology/airfreight-digitisation/ospentos-international-joins-internet-of-logistics-initiative/5529
  • Echo Global Logistics launches app for bidding, managing freight

    Freight broker and third-party logistics provider (3PL) Echo Global Logistics Inc. has launched EchoDrive, a carrier app and web portal that displays Echo's available loads for bidding, the compan...


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    https://www.dcvelocity.com/articles/20190418-echo-global-logistics-launches-app-for-bidding--managing-freight/5530
  • Schneider expands middle-mile services

    Transportation and logistics provider Schneider has broadened its middle-mile delivery services to include its van truckload and intermodal-owned assets, the company said Wednesday.Middle-mile service...


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    https://www.dcvelocity.com/articles/20190418-schneider-expands-middle-mile-services/5531
  • 3Gtms Announces Strategic Investment by Sumeru Equity Partners

    3Gtms, Inc., a global provider of Tier 1 transportation management software solutions (TMS), announced that Sumeru Equity Partners (“SEP”)—a growth-focused technology investment firm...


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    https://www.ajot.com/news/3gtms-announces-strategic-investment-by-sumeru-equity-partners5532
  • Vacancies Filled and Available Throughout the Freight and Logistics Sector

    Independent freight forwarding and logistics provider Davies Turner, has announced John Adams to its Ocean Management Team as Head of Trade for Middle East, Indian Sub-Continent, South Africa, and eme...


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    https://handyshippingguide.com/shipping-news/vacancies-filled-and-available-throughout-the-freight-and-logistics-sector_118755533
  • Rhenus acquires Freight Logistics

    Global logistics company The Rhenus Group has acquired Miami-based freight forwarder and logistics solutions provider Freight Logistics Group, the companies said today.Holzwickede, Germany-based Rhenu...


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    https://www.dcvelocity.com/articles/20190416-rhenus-acquires-freight-logistics/5519
  • Bolloré Logistics wraps up French freight volumes at CDG

    Bolloré Logistics handled 690,000 tonnes of airfreight worldwide in 2018 and has seen air cargo tonnages at its Roissy CDG hub in Paris grow by 44% since 2016 as it consolidated traffic flows f...


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    https://www.aircargonews.net/freight-forwarder/bollore-logistics-wraps-up-french-freight-volumes-at-cdg/5520
  • Ethiopian Cargo set to expand further its Addis Ababa freight capacity

    Ethiopian Airlines is planning the next expansion phase of its Addis Ababa Cargo Terminal-II facility, which opened in July 2018, to accommodate 1.2m tonnes per year.The new 38,000 sq m facility incre...


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    https://www.aircargonews.net/airlines/freighter-operator/ethiopian-cargo-set-to-expand-further-its-addis-ababa-freight-capacity/5521
  • DHL processes 800 tonnes of cargo for cyclone-hit Africa

    Deutsche Post DHL Group’s Disaster Response Team (DRT) has ended its first deployment in Africa having processed nearly 800 tonnes of humanitarian relief aid cargo.Three teams of 12 volunteers p...


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    https://www.aircargonews.net/airlines/freighter-operator/dhl-processes-800-tonnes-of-cargo-for-cyclone-hit-africa/5522

EVENTS

Conferences

NASSTRAC SPRING MEETING

NASSTRAC SPRING MEETING

April 23-24, 2019
Committed to reducing your rising freight costs - You must be kidding The increased focus on freight is putting pressure on transportation and logistics executives who are responsible for managing their company’s freight budget.

FVL North America

FVL NORTH AMERICA

April 23-25, 2019
By registering for the FVL North America 2019, you agree that Automotive Logistics and its affiliates may send you industry news, intelligence and insights alongside information on related products and services. You always have a choice about this, and can amend your preferences here

RACCA Conference

RACCA CONFERENCE

April 23-25, 2019
RACCA Conference is the only platform dedicated to meeting the policy, communications and information needs of on-demand cargo aircraft operators in the United States. It is a key advocate on behalf of regional cargo carriers operating throughout the U.S. and internationally, before various federal ...

AMERICAN SUPPLY CHAIN SUMMIT 2019

AMERICAN SUPPLY CHAIN SUMMIT 2019

April 25-26, 2019
The Supply Chain Summit serves as an annual platform to exchange ideas and collaborate on the impact of market dynamics and new technologies for current and future supply chain & operations leaders. This year’s Summit creates an opportunity to examine key case studies on how workforce mana...

NPSA Conference & Trade Show

NPSA CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW

April 16-18, 2019
The NPSA Conference & Trade Show focuses on offering secure, portable storage containers, portable or mobile storage trailers, portable or mobile offices, portable or mobile storage units and the industry that surrounds us. It is dedicated to helping smaller companies grow.

24th International Exhibition for Transport and Logistics Services and Technologies

24TH INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION FOR TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGIES

April 15-17, 2019
International exhibition TransRussia is the largest exhibition of transport and logistics services and technologies in Russia. For more than 20 years, TransRussia exhibition has been the largest industry platform for a wide range of representatives of the transport and logistics market, setting obje...

TransRussia/TransLogistica

TRANSRUSSIA/TRANSLOGISTICA

April 15-17, 2019
International exhibition TransRussia is the largest exhibition of transport and logistics services, technologies and warehouse equipment in Russia. For more than 20 years, TransRussia exhibition has been the largest industry platform for a wide range of representatives of the transport and logistics...

Reverse Logistics Association Conference & Expo

REVERSE LOGISTICS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE & EXPO

April 17-17, 2019
Reverse Logistics Association Conference & Expo will be offering information, research, solutions and services for Manufacturers, Branded, and Retail companies from Third Party Providers. Our goals are to educate and inform Reverse Logistics professionals around the world and be the voice of the...

 

Webinars

APR 23, 2019 | 1:00 pm
HOW AI & TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP RETAILERS WITH LAST MILE DELIVERIES
Being the only touch point with customers for home delivery companies, last-mile delivery has become a key differentiating factor when it comes to the consumer experience. With more and more retailers opting the omnichannel route, it is only normal that retailers are now much more focused ...
APR 23, 2019 | 1:00 pm
DAIRY LOGISTICS: FOOD SAFETY IN STORAGE AND TRANSPORTATION
This session will cover these FSMA rules that impact storage, load and unload operations, transportation, packaging, bacterial testing, and other issues related to milk, cheese, eggs, cream, yogurt,butter,margarine and other dairy products. As a result of the FDA’s rules for the sani...
APR 24, 2019
BLOCKCHAIN & IOT
The impact of transformational technologies such as blockchain and IoT on the global food supply chain is beginning to reveal itself in a variety of areas, including tracking and tracing of products and assets as well as verifying the integrity of data and streamlining the flow of informat...
APR 24, 2019 | 2:00 PM
UTILIZING BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE IN YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN
BlueGrace Logistics will discuss the benefits and importance of properly designed business intelligence. Daniel Pulley, Senior Data Engineer, will provide an overview of database design, and we will present an example of using historical shipment data to build a predictive model for foreca...
APR 24, 2019 | 1:00 pm
3PL SALES SUCCESS STRATEGIES FOR LOGISTICS, TRANSPORTATION, AND WAREHOUSING SERVICES IN 2019
The 3PL (transportation, logistics, warehousing and technology) space is very crowded. The average salesperson is not meeting sales goals and their message can’t cut through the clutter. Furthermore, most shippers treat transportation and logistics services as a commodity. Salespeopl...
APR 25, 2019 | 12:00 AM
RISK MITIGATION I
The growing complexity of global supply chains equates to increased risks associated with regulatory compliance along with a greater higher potential for disruptions related to transportation, weather, changes in trade policy and a host of other issues. Identifying risk in your supply chai...

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 ...