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    AXLE LOGISTICS ENHANCES SERVICE AND OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE WITH DESCARTES MACROPOINT CAPACITY MATCHING SOLUTION

    Mar 20, 2019

    Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Knoxville, Tennessee-based Axle Logistics is using the Descartes MacroPoint Capacity Matching solution to improve their ability to find new carriers and cover loads with lower costs, resu...

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    TIA PARTNERS WITH TRANSPORTATION ECONOMIST NOËL PERRY

    Mar 20, 2019

    The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) announced today its partnership with Noël Perry, the transportation industry’s leading transportation economist. Perry will provide TIA members with exclusive, laser-sharp insight and analysis on the latest economic, technological, and r...

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    U-FREIGHT LAUNCHES LOGISTICS PRODUCT DESIGNED FOR E-COMMERCE START-UPS

    Mar 20, 2019

    As the global e-commerce market develops apace, a significant increase in the number of small business start-ups is being seen.Often they have limited resources and are looking for cost effective behind-the-scenes assistance with order fulfilment, plus associated logistics and administration operati...

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    U-FREIGHT LAUNCHES LOGISTICS PRODUCT DESIGNED FOR E-COMMERCE START-UPS

    Mar 20, 2019

    As the global e-commerce market develops apace, a significant increase in the number of small business start-ups is being seen.Often they have limited resources and are looking for cost effective behind-the-scenes assistance with order fulfilment, plus associated logistics and administration operati...

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    ATRAN AIRLINES RAMPS UP ITS FLEET BY TAKING DELIVERY OF ITS FIRST BOEING 737-800BCF

    Mar 20, 2019

    Atran Airlines, the Russian air express carrier within Volga-Dnepr Group, has enlarged its fleet with the delivery of its first Boeing 737-800BCF, increasing its total number of freighters to five.Having successfully completed certification of the Boeing 737-800BCF in Russia, the airline will be the...

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    E COMMERCE START UPS CAN LOOK TO FREIGHT FORWARDER FOR COMPLETE LOGISTICS PACKAGE

    Mar 20, 2019

    With the seemingly unstoppable growth in e-commerce no logistics agency can afford to ignore developments, and one well known forwarder, U-Freight, points out that this explosion of trade has had a side effect of significantly increasing the number of small start-up operations as the global market d...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=53645364

    DRY BULK CARGO IMPORT TERMINAL FEEDS NORTHERN PORT'S SUCCESS

    Mar 20, 2019

    The Port of Hull has recently celebrated a milestone, completing the largest shipment of wood pellets ever handled at Associated British Port's (ABP) Dry Bulks Terminal. The ABP operations team discharged nearly 30,000 tonnes from the 200 metre bulk carrier, Isadora, destined for the Drax Power ...

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    COUNTERFEIT GOODS TOTAL $509B, 3.3% OF GLOBAL TRADE AND GROWING

    Mar 20, 2019

    Counterfeit and pirated goods made up 3.3% of global trade volumes in 2016, totaling an estimated $509 billion, up from 2.5% in 2013, according to a report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).Footwear, clothing and leather goods topped the list of industries hit mos...

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    MICHAELS BRINGS E-COMMERCE FULFILLMENT IN-HOUSE

    Mar 20, 2019

    Michaels is working to bring e-commerce fulfillment in house "to support future e-commerce growth," Michaels CFO Denise Paulonis said on a recent earnings call. E-commerce orders for the company grew 77% in 2018, accounting for 4% of total sales.The crafting retailer is "building a ne...

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    FEDEX REVENUE MISSES AS SHORT-HAUL SMALL PARCELS DOMINATE

    Mar 20, 2019

    FedEx's third-quarter results showed revenues missing expectations despite growing package volume for FedEx Ground. Revenue for the last quarter was up 3% year-over-year but missed targets by nearly $700 million.A larger-than-expected share of light, low-rate e-commerce packages, along with the ...

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    ORCA AI IS HELPING SHIPS NAVIGATE SAFELY IN CONGESTED WATERS

    Mar 20, 2019

    The maritime industry has witnessed a steady rise in the number of near-port and in-port vessel collisions. The number of collisions has climbed from 2,000 vessels in 2011 to nearly 4,000 in 2017. Though a part of this could be attributed to the increase in the overall vessel count across the globe,...

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    ARVATO SCM SOLUTIONS EXPANDS LOGISTICS AND WAREHOUSE CAPACITY IN HONG KONG

    Mar 19, 2019

    Arvato SCM Solutions has recently launched a new distribution center in Hong Kong for a key global high-tech client. With a logistics area of 100,000 square feet and an office space of 4,500 square feet the site complements the existing network of distribution centers in Louisville (Kentucky, US), O...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=53495349

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    OSPENTOS INTERNATIONAL JOINS INTERNET OF LOGISTICS INITIATIVE

    Apr 18, 2019

    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 initiative was launched last year and aims to transform peer-to-peer message-based communication tow...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=55295529

    ECHO GLOBAL LOGISTICS LAUNCHES APP FOR BIDDING, MANAGING FREIGHT

    Apr 18, 2019

    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 company said this week.The product complements Echo's self-service shipping platform, EchoShip, and is...

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    SCHNEIDER EXPANDS MIDDLE-MILE SERVICES

    Apr 18, 2019

    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 provides connectivity from and between local last-mile terminals. Green Bay, Wis.-based Schneider&#...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=55315531

    3GTMS ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT BY SUMERU EQUITY PARTNERS

    Apr 18, 2019

    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—has made a strategic investment in the company to accelerate growth and product innovation. T...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=55325532

    VACANCIES FILLED AND AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS SECTOR

    Apr 18, 2019

    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 emerging Markets. Adams rejoins the group following seven years at container shipping giant, Mediterran...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=55335533

    SOME SMALLER ITEMS OF GLOBAL FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS NEWS

    Apr 18, 2019

    The 'bits and pieces' of freight and logistics items you might have missed this week start with the news that the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has supplied a 'sniffer' drone which began operations last week, flying over an area north of The Great Belt, where many large tank...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=55345534

    FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS ASSOCIATIONS SPLIT ON NIC REPORT PLANNING DEMISE OF DIESEL LORRIES

    Apr 18, 2019

    The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has released a new report which recommends that Ministers should ban the sale of new diesel HGV lorries by no later than 2040, news that has split the opinions of key industry associations. The report, 'Better Delivery: the challenge for freight' ...

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    FROM VESSEL SHARING TO DIGITAL PARTNERSHIPS AS THE OCEAN CONTAINER FREIGHT CARRIERS COLLABORATE

    Apr 18, 2019

    After gaining regulatory approval from the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) last month, four container shipping companies, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express (ONE), have officially established the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) last we...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=55365536

    GROWTH CONTINUES, BUT RISK OF RECESSION LOOMS LARGER, ECONOMIST SAYS

    Apr 18, 2019

    Freight brokerage and third-party logistics firms can expect another year of positive business growth before facing an increased threat of recession, according to economist Noel Perry.The probability of an economic downturn in 2020 is at least 40% due to a falloff in auto sales, an increase in unsol...

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    RHENUS ACQUIRES FREIGHT LOGISTICS

    Apr 17, 2019

    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 Rhenus said the acquisition strengthens its Rhenus Air & Ocean business in the Americas, giving it a ...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=55195519

    BOLLORÉ LOGISTICS WRAPS UP FRENCH FREIGHT VOLUMES AT CDG

    Apr 17, 2019

    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 from around France.Philippe de Crecy, vice president for airfreight Europe, estimates that around one...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=55205520

    ETHIOPIAN CARGO SET TO EXPAND FURTHER ITS ADDIS ABABA FREIGHT CAPACITY

    Apr 17, 2019

    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 increased Ethiopian Airlines’ previous throughput capacity at the earlier single terminal operation...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=55215521

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