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    SIZE NOW MATTERS TO FEDEX AS IT JOINS SCRAMBLE FOR BULKY HOME DELIVERIES

    Jan 18, 2019

    The integrator has started trials of full-service home deliveries of items like washing machines, exercise bikes and sectional sofas in six areas in the US through FedEx Freight, the company’s LTL arm.  Increasingly consumers are ordering things like exercise equipment and household appli...

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    DFS LIFTS WAREHOUSING EFFICIENCY TO NEW LEVEL

    Jan 18, 2019

    The UK’s leading retailer of living room and upholstered furniture, DFS, recently ordered two specially-developed Transdek mezzanine floor lifts for its Glasgow Customer Distribution Centre. DFS has over 120 stores in its retail estate covering the UK, Ireland, Spain and the Netherlands, and r...

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    FREIGHT AND PASSENGER RORO FERRY GROUP PARTNERS UP TO MAKE VESSEL LOADING FASTER

    Jan 17, 2019

    RoRo Ferry line Tallink Grupp and the Tallin University of Technology's (TalTech) EstonianMaritime Academy have announced a scientific collaboration with the aim of developing various innovative solutions for Tallink Grupp's vessels over the next two years. The group carries both passenger a...

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    APPEAL SAYS FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS GROUP SHOULD HAVE BEEN ALLOWED TO ACQUIRE PARCEL CARRIER

    Jan 17, 2019

    he European Court of Justice (ECJ) has confirmed that the European Commission's (EC) decision to deny the proposed takeover of Dutch parcel carrier TNT, by US freight and logistics giant UPS, must be annulled due to 'procedural irregularity', agreeing with the General Court in finding th...

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    NEXT TRANCHE OF SERVICE OFFERINGS FROM CONTAINER SHIPPING ALLIANCE

    Jan 17, 2019

    Beginning in April 2019 the Ocean Alliance, the container line services provided jointly by CMA CGM, COSCO Shipping, Evergreen Line and OOCL, will launch what the partners have termed its Day 3 Product. The quartet claim that their alliance is the largest operational agreement between shipping compa...

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    BREXIT - THE REACTIONS OF THE ROAD HAULAGE, FREIGHT TRANSPORT AND WAREHOUSING COMMUNITY

    Jan 17, 2019

    Now the dust has settled somewhat on the scuttling of the Prime Minister's plans to exit the European Union, and subsequent efforts to remove her from office, it is time to hear exactly how the major players in the warehousing, freight and road haulage sectors see the future. The analysis of pot...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN OPTIMIZATION SLOWLY GAINS TRACTION AT RETAIL'S BIG SHOW

    Jan 17, 2019

    The growing importance of the supply chain in retail operations was a strong undercurrent at the National Retail Federation's "Retail's Big Show" in New York City. NRF itself knows it, hosting its first ever Supply Chain Workshop concurrent with the Big Show this year. The show'...

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    SHIPPING INDUSTRY CYBER ATTACKS PROMPT GOVERNMENT ACTION

    Jan 16, 2019

    he Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs has launched a new strategyfor the shipping industry aimed at reinforcing and improving cyber and information security activities within the sector. In recent years, the global shipping industry has faced increasing vulnerability to cybe...

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    CONTAINER ALLIANCE SHIFTS TRANSATLANTIC FREIGHT FURTHER NORTH IN PORT SWAP

    Jan 16, 2019

    Container shipping alliance 2M has confirmed that the Port of Liverpool will become a permanent call on its TA4 service connecting Europe with several US ports. Apparently the move by members MSC and Maersk move follows the introduction of a temporary call in July 2018 resulting from continued disru...

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    WALMART UNVEILS ITS HIGH-TECH CONSOLIDATION CENTRE TO OPTIMISE SUPPLY CHAIN PROCESS

    Jan 16, 2019

    The world’s largest retailer, and a world leader in sustainability, has announced a new 340,000-square-foot consolidation centre that will optimise the company’s supply chain operations. Walmart announces this week that it’s newly built high-tech consolidation centre in Colton, Cal...

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    MAERSK, HMM, ZIM TO CHARGE 'STREET TURN' FEES IN THE US

    Jan 16, 2019

    Shippers in the U.S. will face fees for requesting "street turns" — the exchange of a container outside of a marine terminal — from HMM, ZIMand Maersk Line starting in February, according to various filings. The administrative fees — charged for the "reuse" of e...

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    EXPECTING DEMAND BOOM, SAMSKIP INTRODUCES PRE-BREXIT PEAK SURCHARGE

    Jan 15, 2019

    European shortsea shipping line and multimodal operator Samskip is planning a pre-Brexit peak volume surcharge on shipments to the UK. The company told customers it was already seeing increased demand for container services to the UK as an alternative to using ro-ro services through the ferry ports....

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TRENDING NEWS


    FREIGHT AND PASSENGER FERRY AND MULTIMODAL LOGISTICS HOLDINGS ACQUIRED BY GLOBAL PORT OPERATOR

    Feb 20, 2019

    DP World has continued its expansion into the world of shipping and logistics with confirmation that it has acquired the holding company of P&O Ferries and P&O Ferrymasters (together P&O Ferries) thus moving again away from its traditional territory of global port management.The purchase...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=51835183

    LEADING US LOGISTICS COMPANY ANNOUNCES RECORD GROWTH AND AGGRESSIVE EXPANSION GOALS

    Feb 20, 2019

    Capital Logistics, LLC is thrilled to announce a record year of growth in 2018, and several exciting initiatives to further propel growth for years ahead."2018 was a great year for Capital Logistics. Our business has been accelerating, with revenue increasing over 75% compared with 2017," ...

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    PRIORITY FREIGHT FORGING LOGISTIC GLOBAL RELATIONSHIPS AT WORLD CARGO ALLIANCE

    Feb 20, 2019

    Priority Freight, one of Europe's leading logistics and freight specialists, is exhibiting at the 11th Annual Worldwide Conference of the WCA at the Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre between the 18 - 22 February 2019.The European time-critical logistics specialist w...

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    WFS EXTENDS ITS LEASE ON TWO FACILITIES AT HEATHROW CARGO CENTRE

    Feb 20, 2019

    Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has renewed its lease on two units it currently occupies at Heathrow Cargo Centre, the airside freight facility owned and managed by real estate investment trust SEGRO at the UK’s busiest airfreight gateway.The five-year leases are for airside units at 551 Shore...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=51895189

    KALE LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS HIGHLIGHTS VALUE OF AFRICAN MARKET

    Feb 19, 2019

    Kale Logistics Solutions, which supplies IT systems to the global logistics sector, has revealed its belief in the importance of the African continent as an emerging market.Air Cargo Africa is currently taking place (it runs between February 19 and 21 February) at Casino Convention Resort, Emperors ...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=51765176

    CASS FREIGHT INDEX IS SOLID IN JANUARY DESPITE TOUGH ANNUAL COMPARISONS

    Feb 19, 2019

    Freight transportation shipments and expenditures were solid to begin 2019, in light of difficult annual comparisons, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index report, which was released today by Cass Information Systems.Many freight transportation and logistics executives and a...

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    REDWOOD LOGISTICS ANNOUNCES PLANS TO ACQUIRE STRIVE LOGISTICS, IN DEAL BETWEEN CHICAGO-BASED 3PLS

    Feb 19, 2019

    Chicago-based 3PL Redwood Logistics recently announced it plans to acquire Strive Logistics, also a Chicago-based 3PL.Redwood said that upon completion of this deal, it will be a technology-focused, high growth industry leader that is both a top-15 truck broker and an emerging multimodal logistics p...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=51795179

    85% OF RETAILERS HAVEN'T DIGITIZED END-TO-END SUPPLY CHAIN: STUDY

    Feb 19, 2019

    85% of retailers in the U.S. still rely on manual methods within their supply chain and have yet to digitize the entire process from the consumer to the company, according to a survey by Gravity Supply Chain Solutions, which creates digital supply chain products.54% of 500 respondents said improved ...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=51805180

    AMAZON PLEDGES 50% NET-ZERO CARBON SHIPMENTS BY 2030

    Feb 19, 2019

    Amazon pledged to achieve carbon neutral shipments by 2030 in a blog post written by SVP of Worldwide Operations Dave Clark published Monday.
    Steps toward this new target, deemed "Shipment Zero," along with information regarding "Amazon’s company-wide carbon footprint&quo...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=51815181

    HONDA PLANT CLOSURE COULD AFFECT 7,000 JOBS IN ‘THE SUPPLY CHAIN’

    Feb 19, 2019

    Japanese car maker Honda said on Tuesday, that the closure of the Swindon car plant could see as many as 7,000 potential job losses, due to the supply chain of subsidiaries and partnering companies.The car manufacturer announced on Tuesday morning the closure of the Swindon factory will see 3,500 jo...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=51825182

    CASS FREIGHT INDEX IS SOLID IN JANUARY DESPITE TOUGH ANNUAL COMPARISONS

    Feb 19, 2019

    Freight transportation shipments and expenditures were solid to begin 2019, in light of difficult annual comparisons, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index report, which was released today by Cass Information Systems.Many freight transportation and logistics executives and a...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=51845184

    REDWOOD LOGISTICS ANNOUNCES PLANS TO ACQUIRE STRIVE LOGISTICS, IN DEAL BETWEEN CHICAGO-BASED 3PLS

    Feb 19, 2019

    Chicago-based 3PL Redwood Logistics recently announced it plans to acquire Strive Logistics, also a Chicago-based 3PL.Redwood said that upon completion of this deal, it will be a technology-focused, high growth industry leader that is both a top-15 truck broker and an emerging multimodal logistics p...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=51855185

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