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    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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    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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    ASTRAZENECA ADJUSTS SUPPLY CHAIN FOR NO-DEAL BREXIT

    Feb 19, 2019

    Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca expects a no-deal Brexit to impact its operations and has begun taking steps to deal with the potential blow, the company's CFO Marc Dunoyer said on an earnings call last week. The company is making changes to packaging, getting the necessary licenses, duplicatin...

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    BY OFFERING SUPPLY CHAIN OPTIMIZATION AND BETTER USE OF DATA, MANAGED TRANSPORTATION PROVIDERS CONTINUE GROWTH TRAJECTORY

    Feb 19, 2019

    Most shippers faced high rates and capacity squeezes in 2018. FTR Transportation Intelligence reports that truck utilization reached 100% in 2018, with only a slight dip coming this year. Add in a lack of drivers, and 2019 may look very similar to 2018 for shippers – continued rate hikes and t...

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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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    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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    AIRFREIGHT HELPS DRIVE PROFIT IMPROVEMENT AT AGILITY

    Feb 18, 2019

    Logistics firm Agility saw revenues and profits improve last year, while it has also confirmed that it has entered tie-up talks with Panalpina.The Kuwait-headquartered logistics firm saw revenues for 2018 increase by 10.2% year on year to KD1.5bn, while ebitda was up 14.5% to KD154.8mand net profits...

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    NEW ROUTES HELP TURKISH CARGO GROW RAPIDLY IN 2018

    Feb 18, 2019

    Turkish Cargo saw air cargo volumes grow by more than 20% last year, according to figures from analyst World ACD.Figures from the data provider show the airline noted a 21.7% increase in the chargeable weight of cargo transported, which the airline pointed out is 10 times higher than the average mar...

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    BALTIC EXCHANGE SHIPPING INSIGHTS

    Feb 18, 2019

    Despite the focus on Vale and reduced Brazil exports, there were signs of further demand this week that checked further falls.On the downside, higher bunker prices negated any real increase in owners' returns.Other charterers took up some of the slack from Vale, providing several February cargoe...

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    DIGITAL REVOLUTION TRANSFORMING ASIAN SUPPLY CHAINS

    Feb 18, 2019

    The oft-debated relationship between digital technology and economic growth was elevated to the global platform when China’s Luohan Academy presented its research paper at the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos two months ago. The institute, created by Alibaba Group Holding Limited, subsequent...

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    NISA BOOSTS SUPPLY CHAIN WITH NEW TRACKING TECHNOLOGY

    Feb 15, 2019

    Nisa has become the first UK company to use a new pallet-tracking technology which helps improve supply chains.The digital tracking system, provided by pallet services company Chep in partnership with BXB Digital, gives Nisa data and intelligence on the movement of pallets which has enabled it to im...

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    CHINA TARIFF UNCERTAINTY CLOUDS CONTAINER SUPPLY CHAIN OUTLOOK

    Feb 15, 2019

    A 25 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports scheduled to begin next month could be delayed until May - or may not occur at all, if a trade agreement can be reached - making it more difficult to forecast the effect on supply chains and the outlook for freight capacity. A list of some...

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    NISA BOOSTS SUPPLY CHAIN WITH NEW TRACKING TECHNOLOGY

    Feb 15, 2019

    The digital tracking system, provided by pallet services company Chep in partnership with BXB Digital, gives Nisa data and intelligence on the movement of pallets which has enabled it to improve processes and reduce costs and inefficiencies. Nigel Mitcheson, facilities manager at Nisa, said: “...

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    TRANSPACIFIC AIRFREIGHT RATES DECLINE AGAIN IN JANUARY

    Feb 14, 2019

    Airfreight rates on the transpacific trade lane continued to come under pressure in January as contacts say that demand at the start of 2019 has been lacklustre. Figures from Tac Index show that airfreight rates on services from Hong Kong to North America declined by 0.8% year on year to an average ...


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    CIRQUE DU SOLEIL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP IMPLEMENTS OPENBRAVO POS SOFTWARE FOR OMNICHANNEL EXPERIENCE

    Feb 14, 2019

    One of the world’s leading entertainment group has extended its partnership with a cloud-based omnichannel and supply chain software solutions provider, as it looks develop its digital strategy. Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, producer of world-renown shows, multimedia productions, theme...

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    BOUTIQUE LA VIE EN ROSE IMPLEMENTS BLUECHERRY PRODUCT LIFECYCLE COMMERCE SOLUTION

    Feb 13, 2019

    The leading lingerie and swimwear retailer in Canada has chosen a unified retail commerce solution to accelerate its digital transformation. Boutique La Vie en Rose has selected the BlueCherry Product Lifecyle Management (PLM) commerce solution, provided by Cegid, CGS and Techni-Connection. The comp...

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    FRANKFURT CARGO VOLUMES FALL 4.3% IN JANUARY

    Feb 13, 2019

    Cargo was the poor performer at Frankfurt airport in January, the only sector to register a decline versus the same month in 2018. Airfreight and airmail at the German airport, Europe's largest cargo hub, posted a 4.3% decline in January to 163,332 tonnes. A spokesperson for the airport's ow...

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    SUPPLY CHAINTECHNOLOGYDIGITAL TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES AND JDA SOFTWARE PARTNER TO DEVELOP COGNITIVE SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS

    Feb 11, 2019

    One of the world’s leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organisations, has entered into a partnership with JDA Software to develop “cognitive supply chain solutions.” Tata Consultancy Services announced this week that it has partnered with JDA Software to build ne...

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    CREDITSAFE: EFFECTIVE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

    Feb 10, 2019

    Chris Robertson, UK CEO at Creditsafe, explores how with Brexit looming and finances becoming ever tighter, supply chain personnel at all levels need to understand how they can manage supply chains more effectively. Every year, KPIs within a business seem to become tougher and that affects everyone ...

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    ODESMA: AI IN THE MANUFACTURING SUPPLY CHAIN

    Feb 10, 2019

    Ed Cross, Executive Director, Odesma, explores the true impact of Artificial intelligence in the supply chain of manufacturing. When it comes to predicting future business trends numerical data has always been king; gathering as much of it as possible and developing the most sophisticated algorithms...

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    VISIBILITY AND CONNECTIVITY: THE COMPLEXITY OF THE DIGITAL GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jan 31, 2019

    In the early days of July, the U.S. cargo ship Peak Pegasus made its way toward the port of Dalian in China, with a $20mn cargo of soybeans. If everything went right, the ship would have arrived with about an hour to spare before new tariffs went into effect. But as is often the case in the world of...

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    SEVERE US WEATHER AFFECTS PORTS, FREIGHTER FLIGHTS, TRUCK AND TRAIN SERVICES

    Jan 31, 2019

    The ending of the 35 day government shutdown probably came at an opportune time for many in the northern and mid-western United States where the effect of the polar vortex has caused temperatures to plummet. With the Port of Chicagoseeing the thermometer plunge as low as -45 degrees Fahrenheit, and ...

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    LATEST GAS POWERED ICE CLASS VESSELS UTILISE ADAPTIVE DRIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR NORTHERN SEA ROUTE

    Jan 31, 2019

    When any powered technology moves to a new type of fuel there are almost bound to be disadvantages as well as the advantages which prompted the shift in the first place. ESL Shipping made a conscious decision to move much of its fleet to liquefied natural gas (LNG) as opposed to conventional fuel oi...

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    FRENCH AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS OUTFIT SUPPORTS FREIGHT FORWARDING EFFORT

    Jan 30, 2019

    GEFCO, which provides a range of complex supply chain services particularly in the field of automotive logistics, has announced the launch of its grandly named Mission Control Centre (MCC) in Amsterdam dedicated to managing global time critical delivery solutions supporting its freight forwarding ac...

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    CARRIERS STILL AIMING TO ADD CAPACITY ON ASIA-NORTH EUROPE, DESPITE SOFTER DEMAND

    Jan 30, 2019

    Despite warnings of uncertain times ahead for demand, ocean carriers plan to add around 10% more capacity to the Asia-North Europe route this year. According to the latest Alphaliner analysis, with the addition of one new loop and the upsizing of other vessels, weekly capacity on the tradelane will ...

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    AFTER 'BIG BANG' IN 2018, TRUCKING MARKET CORRECTS

    Jan 29, 2019

    The capacity crunch that dominated the trucking market in 2018 is nearing its end as shippers and carriers alike are adjusting their operations to experience a more stable 2019, DAT Solutions projected in its 2019 Spot Freight Roadmap. "In 2018, fleets bought record numbers of trucks and made o...

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    MSC SUBSIDIARY INVESTS MILLIONS IN NEW FREIGHT CONTAINER TERMINAL IN PORTUGUESE DRY PORT

    Jan 29, 2019

    Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has announced that, through its freight operator Medwayin Iberia, the world's second largest container shipping company is to make a significant investment in the construction of Portugal's largest dry port in order to address the growing needs of exporte...

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    CEVA APPOINTS CMA CGM EXECUTIVE TO HEAD ITS OCEAN FREIGHT

    Jan 29, 2019

    A senior CMA CGM executive is to head Ceva’s sea freight business as global head of ocean, according to an internal company document. Bertrand Simion, currently CMA CGM’s vice president logistics and supply chain will report to Jerome Lorrain, chief operations officer, freight management...

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    CONTAINER SHIPPING GROUP CONFIRMS MOVE INTO WIDER LOGISTICS ARENA

    Jan 28, 2019

    A couple of items from the French shipping and container group CMA CGM this week as it pushes on with its expansion into the wider logistics arena. Today it published the full details of its offer prospectus for all publicly held registered shares of CEVA Logistics AG. Meanwhile subsidiary company C...

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    A BUSY 2018, NOW ID LOGISTICS IS LOOKING FORWARD TO 'ANOTHER DYNAMIC YEAR'

    Jan 25, 2019

    French contract logistics specialist ID Logistics has reported a 9.2% year-on-year increase in fourth-quarter income, and full-year revenue growth of 6.1%.In the fourth quarter it earned €374m, with operations in its home market of France bringing in €178.4, year-on-year growth of 10.7%. I...

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    XPO LOGISTICS SUPPORTS LAUNCH OF ZOOPLUS E-FULFILLMENT IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL

    Jan 24, 2019

    XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been selected by zooplus AG to manage e-fulfillment operations in Spain and Portugal. Zooplus is a leading online retailer of pet supplies in 30 European countries. Spain represents important growth potential for zoop...

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    DIMERCO IMPLEMENTS DUAL-BRAND STRATEGY IN SINGAPORE

    Jan 24, 2019

    Taiwan based freight forwarding company Dimerco has implemented its dual-brand strategy in Singapore with a dedicated new ocean freight service operation, Diversified Freight System (Singapore). The dedicated ocean freight service operation, which was formally opened on January 18th 2019, will provi...

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    TRANSPACIFIC VOLUMES TO THE US HIT NEW HIGHS, BUT THE FUTURE LOOKS MORE UNCERTAIN

    Jan 23, 2019

    Container imports to the US from Asia in December were 30% higher than in the same month of 2017, but the tariff-beating rush of Chinese goods, the main cause of the surge, has reportedly “overwhelmed” the two main west coast gateways. According to PIERS data, analysed by Alphaliner, US ...

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    ANOTHER RORO FERRY CREWING ROW AS FLAG OF CONVENIENCE CONTROVERSY SPREADS AND UNION PROTESTS

    Jan 23, 2019

    Yet another controversy over the manning of ships this week as P&O Ferries announced that more of its vessels plying between Britain and France are to be reflagged from the UK to Cyprus. The flag of convenience status has been said to be necessary to avoid any Brexit controversy but has met with...

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    OTHER CARRIERS SHOULD COPY MAERSK AND SPOT CHECK CONTAINERS, SAYS TT CLUB

    Jan 22, 2019

    With just six governments currently believed to be providing reports to the IMO, TT Club believes expanding this to commercial entities may get a better pool of responses. “It is unclear why governments are not participating, it may be due to a lack of resources. Adding carriers to the mix cou...

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    ANOTHER CONTAINER SHIP ILLEGAL SCRAPPING COSTS DUTCH COMPANY DEAR

    Jan 22, 2019

    Dutch ship owner Holland Maas Scheepvaart Beheer II BV (HMSB) has been fined €780,000 and paid a settlement of €2.2 million for having beached a container ship for scrapping in India, the amount that HMSB had earned by selling the ship to the beaching yard. Under the new legal regime, Euro...

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    HOW PRODUCT RECALLS SPREAD THROUGH THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jan 22, 2019

    Romaine lettuce, airbags, antibiotics, dog food. Nearly every industry at some point faces product recalls, which seemingly are in the news almost daily and can be catastrophic — financially or in human lives. According to a report from Kiplinger, the total cost of the Top 10 recalls is $73.8 ...

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    FEDEX EXPRESS ANNOUNCES PLANS TO ACQUIRE ISRAEL-BASED FLYING CARGO GROUP

    Jan 22, 2019

    FedEx Express, the largest subsidiary of global transportation and logistics power FedEx, said last week that it has reached a conditional agreement to acquire the international express business of Israel-based Flying Cargo Group. FedEx officials said that it has had a 30-year relationship with Flyi...

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    FELIXSTOWE TO PROVIDE MORE CAPACITY FOR GROWING DFDS RO-RO TRAFFIC

    Jan 21, 2019

    The port of Felixstowe has announced that it is to increase its ro-ro capacity for ferry operator DFDS by some 40%.The development could be seen to be preparation for a surge in demand for services outside the cross-Channel Dover Straits corridor post-Brexit, but a source at the port said it was alr...

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    DHL EXPRESS INVESTS €134 MILLION IN NEW HUB

    Jan 21, 2019

    DHL Express has invested €134 million in new hub at Copenhagen Airport to increase its activities in the region. DHL Express’ new freight terminal will be located on a 43,116 m2 site in the eastern freight area of the airport, where a new Airport Business Park is being built. It will be r...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    US SHIPPER FURY AS CONTAINER LINES ANNOUNCE 'INSANE' STREET TURN FEES

    Jan 15, 2019

    US  agricultural shippers and forwarders have lashed out at “insane” and “appalling” “huge mistake” by shipping lines, which will impose a “street turns” fee next month. Carriers including Zim and HMM have announced that, from February 4, they wil...

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    CONTAINER SHIPPING LINE EXTENDS LATIN AMERICAN REACH WITH NEW OFFICES

    Jan 15, 2019

    Evergreen Line has been busy of late in terms of the Latin American trade for which it sees real potential for growth. Having established offices in Peru, Chile and Mexico over the past few months the Taipei headquartered shipping group which celebrated its 50th anniversary last year, has now opened...

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    FEDEX TIPTOES INTO $9BN ONLINE MARKET FOR BULKY DELIVERIES

    Jan 15, 2019

    FedEx Corp. is testing full-service residential delivery of bulky products, a $9bn market that couriers had left to more traditional trucking companies because large items don’t fit well in their sorting operations. The service would be offered through FedEx’s freight business, which is ...

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    FEDEX PILOTS HOME DELIVERY SERVICE FOR BULKY GOODS

    Jan 14, 2019

    FedEx is piloting a service for the delivery of large and bulky products to homes and businesses, the company confirmed to Supply Chain Dive in an email. Bloomberg first reported the news. The white glove service, dubbed FedEx Freight Direct, "is in the beginning stages" and is being teste...

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    'MAJOR CHANGES' EXPECTED ON THE U.S AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY CHAIN WITH MEXICO CANADA AGREEMENT

    Jan 11, 2019

    An agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada regarding proposed tariffs on Chinese products in the automotive industry looks set to force ‘major changes’ in a number of leading supply chains. The U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) is a trade deal that will enable more than USD $1.2...

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    FTR REPORTS GROWTH FOR MOST RECENT READING OF TRUCKING CONDITIONS INDEX

    Jan 11, 2019

    The most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI), which was recently released by freight transportation consultancy FTR showed that growth remained intact, due to a few major factors.  The TCI reflects tightening conditions for hauling capacity and is comprised of various metrics,...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSPARENCY IS ‘OUR DUTY,’ TIFFANY CEO SAYS

    Jan 11, 2019

    Tiffany & Co. is telling consumers where its diamonds come from as the jeweler tries to become more transparent in a notoriously opaque industry. Its top executive says the change was imperative.
    “This is a topic that has become more and more relevant for new generations,” Chi...


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    DARPA PROBES TECH TO SOLVE SUPPLY CHAIN UNCERTAINTY

    Jan 10, 2019

    The federal government is worried about possible consequences of vulnerabilities in the global electronics and IT supply chain. The Department of Homeland Security and the intelligence community are leading efforts to persuade tech companies to fundamentally alter the way they do business to better ...


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    AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY CHAIN BRACES FOR CHANGE

    Jan 10, 2019

    Automotive industry executives are bracing for changes to their supply chains in light of the newly negotiated the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA), according to a survey from cloud-based cost-management solutions provider LevaData, released today.
    Most of the 100 auto-industry e...


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    GLOBAL PROTECTIONISM, POOR LOGISTICS HOLDING BACK INDIAN EXPORTS: EXPERTS

    Jan 10, 2019

    Global protectionism measures and inefficient logistics in the country have resulted in lower exports from India, experts and industry leaders said here on Wednesday. Drawing attention towards India's share in global exports, Puneet Dalmia, the Dalmia Bharat Group Managing Director, said that In...


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    FIVE RESOLUTIONS FOR SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERS IN 2019

    Jan 10, 2019

    As I wrote in my last column, 2018 was a banner year for supply chains. Companies across the globe found ways to grow revenue (not just cut costs!) through the digital transformation of their supply chains. Customers demanded more, and expected more, in terms of delivery accuracy, personalization an...


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    TWO MAJOR PROTESTS AIMED AT RORO FREIGHT AND PASSENGER FERRY CREW TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

    Jan 09, 2019

    It seems the controversy surrounding the award to Brittany Ferries, DFDS and, most noticeably Seaborne Freight, of contracts with a value exceeding £107 million by the government for extra RoRo truck services post-Brexit, should the negotiations end in stalemate, has engendered even more strif...


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    EMIRATES SKYCARGO REPORTS 4 PERCENT INCREASE IN 2018 TRAFFIC

    Jan 09, 2019

    Logistics companies and carriers are beginning to release their end-of-the-year results – one of the first being Dubai-based Emirates SkyCargo, which moved 2.6 million tonnes of cargo during the year, a 4 percent increase over the 2.5 million tonnes it moved in 2017. One reason for the increas...


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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN TAKES A LONG LOOK AT KEY 2019 SUPPLY CHAIN TRENDS

    Jan 09, 2019

    DHL Supply Chain, a subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL Group, this week unveiled a publication highlighting what it views as the key trends impacting supply chain management. The company labeled these trends as the four “Ts...


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    AIRASIA X, UNILODE EXTEND ULD PARTNERSHIP

    Jan 09, 2019

    AirAsia X, the long-haul affiliate of Malaysia-based carrier Air Asia, and Switzerland-based Unicode Aviation Solutions have extended their unit load device (ULD) management agreement to 2023, the companies announced today. This renewal marks the second extension of the partnership over the past ten...


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    DAIMLER: THERE IS 'NO BUSINESS CASE' FOR TRUCK PLATOONING

    Jan 08, 2019

    The news comes amid a wave of investments Daimler is making in automated truck technology-signaling platooning, compared to the other self-driving alternatives, is far from ready for prime time.
    Daimler has been evaluating platooning technology since at least 2017, when it conducted tests on ...


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    Jan 08, 2019

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    SUPPLY CHAIN RADAR: STRUGGLING WITH LIQUIDITY

    Jan 08, 2019

    “MSC takes four ships and 49% share of Messina Group”, ran the headline in Splash 24/7 on New Year’s Eve. In short, MSC is providing short-term liquidity to the parent company, while taking a controlling stake in a holding which holds assets as collateral.
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    5 ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR SUPPLY CHAIN RISK MANAGEMENT

    Jan 08, 2019

    While all areas of risk management involve blind spots, supply chain risk management might be the murkiest. To be effective in this field, risk professionals must account for risks from a wide variety of sources, from bad password management to geopolitical upheaval. Supply chain risks can be diffic...


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    LATAM CARGO LAUNCHES NEW ROUTE BETWEEN SANTIAGO DE CHILE AND CHICAGO | AIR CARGO

    Jan 08, 2019

    LATAM Cargo has announced a new cargo route between Santiago de Chile and Chicago to begin operations on February 19, making this city the company’s sixth destination in the United States. Thanks to Chicago’s strategic connectivity to Asia, with this new route the company expects to offe...


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    MODERN WAREHOUSES ADAPT TO THE NEW REALITY OF E-COMMERCE

    Jan 08, 2019

    It’s no secret that consumer expectations coupled with the rise of e-commerce have caused disruptions throughout the supply chain. Warehouses and distribution centers are no exception. "Warehouses are changing because business is changing," Matthew Butler, director of the industry st...


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    HIGH OCEAN FREIGHT RATES IN DECEMBER FORESHADOW EXPENSIVE 2019

    Jan 07, 2019

    Downturns are expected at the end of the year, as freight providers normalize their supply and demand fundamentals after peak season and before the start of the new year.
    Although spot rates dropped in December 2018 compared to November, the figures remain far above what has been previously c...


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    TRUCKING MARKET EXPECTED TO COOL IN 2019

    Jan 07, 2019

    "We are past the peak" in the trucking industry, Noel Perry, principal at Transport Futures, declared at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' (CSCMP) Edge 2018 conference in Nashville, Tennessee. At the time, it was a new idea. Now three months later, all indications, ...


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    LOGISTICS STARTUPS TO COMPETE IN CARGO FACTS EMEA DEMOVATION CHALLENGE

    Jan 07, 2019

    Does your startup have what it takes to compete at the 2019 DEMOvation Challenge? The challenge, which will take place on Feb. 5 at the premiere Cargo Facts EMEA in Frankfurt, will offer unique demonstrations of innovative aviation and logistics technology in front of an engaged and enthusiastic aud...


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    PROCUREMENT PEOPLECLOUD: INTERIM RECRUITMENT PLATFORM FOR THE PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN SPACE

    Jan 07, 2019

    A contract recruitment company has launched an innovative recruitment platform, designed to connect procurement and supply chain professionals to opportunities all across the sector. Procurement PeopleCloud® is a marketplace that specializes in the procurement and supply chain interim market, en...


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    A 2019 WISH: U.S. HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERSHIP WILL LEARN TO ‘JUST SAY NO’

    Jan 07, 2019

    “The price of doing the same old things is higher than the price of change.” Although Bill Clinton is credited with the quote, that same wisdom has been cleverly conveyed hundreds of different ways throughout history. Regarding the change in a healthcare supply chain context, it’s ...


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    AS THE US SHUTDOWN DRAGS ON, THE THREAT TO SUPPLY CHAINS GROWS

    Jan 07, 2019

    Initial repercussions for logistics from the US government shutdown have been slight so far, but the prospect of lingering paralysis is raising fears of severe supply chain disruption that may take a long time to mend. Canine screening of air cargo got under way at US airports on January 1 as schedu...


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    SHOULD APPLE’S RESULTS WORRY THE AIR FREIGHT MARKET?

    Jan 04, 2019

    This week Apple slashed its sales forecast in anticipation of a slowdown in iPhone sales. Ti has examined what effect this might have on the air freight market. While hi-tech has been a heavy user of air, other commodities such as pharma have taken the focus more recently as the smartphone market ma...


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    ONWARD HOLDINGS CAN DO A DEAL THAT WILL TAKE THOSE BREXIT BLUES AWAY

    Jan 04, 2019

    Logistics property provider Onward Holdings Ltd is bracing itself for a stampede of inquiries from businesses frozen out by the Brexit effect after a warehouse unit became available in Yorkshire at its popular Langthwaite Business Park on the edge of South Kirkby, close to the major motorway network...


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    RHENUS ACQUIRES CESPED IN ITALY

    Jan 04, 2019

    Rhenus Logistics has announced an agreement to acquire Italian Logistics company, Cesped, which was signed on December 17th 2018. The acquisition, which will be formalised shortly following approval from the competent antitrust authorities, strengthens its already market-leading position in the Ital...


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    CALIFORNIA PUBLISHES LIST OF TRUCKING COMPANIES WITH PENDING LABOR VIOLATIONS

    Jan 04, 2019

    The California labor commissioner published a list of trucking companies with unsatisfied final court judgments, tax assessments or tax liens as a result of a new law (SB 1402) signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last year that went into effect Jan. 1.SB 1402 requires that any entity that hires the listed co...


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    ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS LOOM AFTER MSC LOSES 270 CONTAINERS AT SEA

    Jan 04, 2019

    MSC is directly taking over some clean-up efforts of German and Dutch waters and beaches after rough waters caused one of its cargo ships to reportedly lose 270 containers at sea on Jan. Already, eight containers of materials have been collected from the Dutch island of Terschelling, according to a ...


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    ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS LOOM AFTER MSC LOSES 270 CONTAINERS AT SEA

    Jan 04, 2019

    MSC is directly taking over some clean-up efforts of German and Dutch waters and beaches after rough waters caused one of its cargo ships to reportedly lose 270 containers at sea on Jan. Already, eight containers of materials have been collected from the Dutch island of Terschelling, according to a ...


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    HOW WALMART HIRED 1,400 DRIVERS LAST YEAR

    Jan 03, 2019

    The driver shortage in the trucking industry is in part a product of a historically tight labor market (with the unemployment rate at 3.7% in November), but it's also representative of a generational shift as older drivers age out and retire.  Targeting younger drivers has been a goal of tr...


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    NEW CAPITOL HILL LEADERSHIP READY TO PUSH FREIGHT INFRASTRUCTURE AGENDA

    Jan 03, 2019

    As the 116th Congress convenes today, changes in leadership among House and Senate committees will be important to the success or failure of an infrastructure agenda. Will, that agenda find bipartisan support by politicians looking to score political points on Capitol Hill and within the Trump admin...


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    TO REDUCE IT SUPPLY CHAIN RISK, WATCH FOR INSIDER THREATS AND EXTERNAL ATTACKERS

    Jan 03, 2019

    A recent Bloomberg Businessweek report claims that China’s military infiltrated the supply chain used to build hardware that Apple and Amazon Web Services both use. Both tech giants deny the story’s allegations. Supermicro, the component maker that was allegedly hacked, also says it&rsqu...


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    SUPPLY CHAIN TRACEABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY

    Jan 03, 2019

    The definition or meaning of “supply chain transparency” is far more comprehensive today than in the past. It is no longer circumscribed to traceability. Supply chain transparency now encompasses myriad issues ranging from ethical and regulatory considerations, such as implementing safeg...


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    DEGREES IN SUPPLY CHAINS AND LOGISTICS ARE ON THE RISE

    Jan 03, 2019

    Supply chain and logistics degrees are starting to boom at Oregon State University after professor of Supply Chain and Operations Management Wu Zhaohui started comparing the industry to the e-commerce giant, Amazon. "We say we're like Amazon," Zhaohui tells Freight Waves. "It'...


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    FROM MAGAZINE: KICKING THE LOGISTICS NETWORK INTO OVERDRIVE

    Jan 02, 2019

    The package delivery and logistics business has always been where the rubber meets the road – literally. Shippers rely on their logistics partners to get items from one location to another and usually on a deadline. There’s little margin for error and no excuse for unmet commitments.Over...


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    GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN PRICING MAY FACE NEW PRESSURES IN 2019

    Jan 02, 2019

    The global economy started 2018 with strong, synchronized growth, but the momentum faded as the year progressed and growth trends diverged. Notably, the economies of the eurozone, the United Kingdom, Japan and China began to weaken. In contrast, the U.S. economy accelerated, thanks to fiscal stimulu...


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    AIR CARGO SERVICE LAUNCHED BY SPICEJET FROM GUWAHATI

    Jan 02, 2019

    SpiceFresh, a subsidiary of SpiceJet has launched an air freight, air cargo service from Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport on 31 December. Two flights carrying 1000 kgs of mandarin fruits for export flew to Hong Kong and Dubai.  Industries and Commerce minister, Chandra Mo...


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    SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS DEGREE PROGRAMS ON THE UPSWING

    Jan 02, 2019

    Wu Zhaohui, a professor of Supply Chain and Operations Management at Oregon State University, was having a hard time selling undergraduates on a new supply chain academic option. Accounting and marketing, the students understood – logistics, not so much. That is, until Zhaohui and his colleagu...


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    IN LATEST LEGAL BATTLE BETWEEN FEDS AND STATE RULES, TRUCKERS WIN ONE

    Jan 01, 2019

    Over the past few years, there have been growing tensions relative to rules on state-specific rules on trucking, covering hours of service, environmental issues, policies relative to contract drivers, and more, creating a nightmare for trucking companies facing a landscape of different rules for dif...


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    ASSESSING YOUR WAREHOUSE LOGISTICS NEEDS

    Dec 31, 2018

    As 2019 planning takes shape, consider your company warehousing needs beyond the numbers and take a hard look at the logistics structure from the last year. This begins with an honest assessment of what is and what isn’t working from an operations standpoint as well as employee satisfaction an...


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    NEW INVESTMENTS AND EXPO 2020 FUEL RAPID SECTORAL GROWTH

    Dec 27, 2018

    The logistics and supply chain industry in the UAE is big business, with many companies vying for a piece of the action. “There are close to 5,000 established companies that operate in the logistics sector across the UAE, ranging from small freight forwarding companies, large conglomerate logi...


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    ALL ROADS ON THE SILK ROAD LEAD THROUGH XIAMEN, CHINA

    Dec 27, 2018

    Cargo transport to/from Xiamen in the Fujian province of China received a boost this week when “Silk Road Shipping” was formally launched at Xiamen Port Haitian Terminal. Silk Road Shipping is one aspect of China’s famous resurrection of the ancient “Silk Road,” a colle...


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    LOGISTICS AND WAREHOUSING TRENDS: TECHNOLOGY LIFTS THE BAR

    Dec 27, 2018

    The logistics industry is in the midst of a technological revolution as it meets the challenges of rapidly changing markets by exploiting robotics, the blockchain, IoT, big data, artificial intelligence and other innovations in everything from warehousing and material handling to the last-mile deliv...


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    GLOBAL PACKAGING ROBOTS MARKET 2018

    Dec 27, 2018

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    KROGER AND NURO NOW PROVIDING DRIVERLESS GROCERY DELIVERY SERVICE IN ARIZONA

    Dec 26, 2018

    Though it's often derided as a "toaster on wheels," there aren't many toasters, mobile or otherwise, that have the potential to disrupt the supply chain that the Neuro R1 possesses. The Silicon Valley startup Neuro was founded by two veterans of Google's self-driving car progra...


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    THE YEAR IN AVIATION: BILLIONS OF PASSENGERS, TWO HIGH-PROFILE ACCIDENTS

    Dec 26, 2018

    2018 was an average year for air safety based on the number of accidents for cargo and passenger operators. Let’s put it into a little broader perspective. Airlines flew nearly 4.5 billion passengers on nearly 45 million flights worldwide. Those are both record-breaking figures. But sadly, the...


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    GLOBAL HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT MARKET GROWTH BY 2028: LEADING COMPANIES

    Dec 26, 2018

    Global Healthcare Supply Chain Management Market 2019 research report delivers industry business trends and the enterprise data, accepting one to comprehend customers and the merchandise driving profitability and yield growth. The report features info on developments and global healthcare supply cha...


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    BLOCKCHAIN MARKET IN SUPPLY CHAIN MARKET 2019 TO POST-HUGE REVENUE IN THE NEAR FUTURE 2019-2023

    Dec 26, 2018

    Blockchain Market in Supply Chain Market report is prepared based on the in-depth analysis with inputs from industry experts with forecast to 2022. The report covers the market size, market drivers, market challenges for the Blockchain Market in Supply Chain market. It also presents market opportuni...


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    CHINA TO BUILD 150 ADVANCED LOGISTIC HUBS BY 2025

    Dec 26, 2018

    China’s top economic planning agencies, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Transport, have revealed a joint plan to develop the country’s logistics hubs, earlier last week. According to the plan, China will continue to develop six different types of...


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    TODAY’S LOGISTICS REPORT: ‘TIS DELIVERY SEASON; NIMBLE WAREHOUSING; BRAKING TRUCKING’S REST RULES

    Dec 24, 2018

    Retailers and parcel carriers are delivering strong results along with signals of steep changes in sales and shipping patterns this holiday season. Early measures suggest stores met lofty sales expectations, the WSJ’s Sarah Nassauer and Paul Ziobro report, as Americans crowded stores and retai...


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    UNCHAINED: CARGOCHAIN TO EASE SUPPLY CHAIN DATA SHARING

    Dec 24, 2018

    Jade Logistics Group, a New Zealand-based provider of seaport management software, has announced the launch of CargoChain, its new blockchain-augmented business for easy data sharing.
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    DHL STUDY REVEALS WINNING LOGISTICS STRATEGIES FOR THE LAST MILE

    Dec 24, 2018

    Increasing urbanization is making the last mile of delivery more complex and critical for the success of e-commerce companies, according to new research by DHL and market research company Euromonitor. With more than 600-million more people forecast to live in urban environments by 2030 and new techn...


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    ON-DEMAND WAREHOUSE SPACE GAINS TRACTION IN TIGHT REAL-ESTATE MARKET

    Dec 23, 2018

    Some big retailers are looking to become as flexible as short-term apartment renters when it comes to managing warehouses. This holiday season, Walmart Inc. used Flexe Inc., a Seattle-based marketplace that connects warehouse operators with businesses in need of storage, to secure about 1.5 million ...


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    THE HEMP SUPPLY CHAIN HAS A RARE CHANCE TO GET TRACEABILITY RIGHT

    Dec 21, 2018

    The farm bill rarely makes everyone (or anyone) completely happy, but one small group of farmers is ending the year on a high note. Hemp is now legal at the federal level, after President Trump signed the Farm Bill into law yesterday. This means hemp and its derivatives are no longer classified as a...


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    BEING WISE ABOUT SUPPLY CHAIN AI

    Dec 21, 2018

    Artificial intelligence is drastically changing the way the manufacturing supply chain works, from how human workers need to be trained to how managers oversee and run warehouses.
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    FAST 5: VIRGIN ATLANTIC LOOKS TO LIMIT TRENT 1000 SUPPLY CHAIN IMPACT

    Dec 21, 2018

    We have been successful in driving efficiencies in our maintenance operation and adapting our team’s resources around the Virgin Atlantic operation. However, due to the well documented Trent 1000 supply chain issues, we have needed to supplement our teams with additional contractor resources t...


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    A FESTIVE RATE RESPITE, BUT CARRIERS MAY BE IN FOR 'A BUMPY RIDE' IN 2019

    Dec 21, 2018

    The penultimate reading from the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) for 2018 saw continued erosion of spot rates on the transpacific, countered by gains on the Asia-Europe trades. With US retailers now reported to be overstocked after the advance booking rush to beat the postponed 1 January...


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    ABU DHABI'S MUBADALA UNIT PICKS DHL TO BOOST AEROSPACE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Dec 20, 2018

    UAE - DHL Global Forwarding, a leading international provider of air, sea, and road freight services, has been selected by Strata Manufacturing, the advanced composite aerostructures manufacturing company wholly-owned by Mubadala Investment Company, to provide Fourth Party Logistics (4PL) services s...


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    WANT TO SAVE MONEY ON SUPPLY CHAIN? USE PHYSICIAN-LED COUNCILS

    Dec 20, 2018

    Over a five-year period, Baptist Health revamped its supply chain operations to reduce expenses and focus on a more clinically driven process that has resulted in a total savings of $74 million.
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    WEST COAST WAREHOUSE CAPACITY STRETCHED THIN AMID IMPORT RUSH

    Dec 20, 2018

    Despite the 90-day stay of an additional tariff hike, retailers and importers are still rushing to get product into the U.S. before the rate on $200 billion in goods could go up from 10% to 25%. And the more they prepare for the worst, the more warehouses fill up. Warehouse capacity has been stretch...


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    ELD EFFECTS RIPPLE FAR BEYOND TRUCKING — TO AIR CARGO

    Dec 20, 2018

    The electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is changing the shape of transportation logistics.
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    FEDEX DOESN'T SEE AMAZON AIR AS A COMPETITOR, CEO SAYS

    Dec 20, 2018

    "Have you seen any impact from Amazon Air, Raj?" asked analyst Ken Hoexter of Merrill Lynch in writing.  "Ken, the short answer to that question is no," responded Raj Subramaniam, executive vice president and chief marketing and communications officer, and soon to be preside...


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    EU BANS UNFAIR FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN PRACTICES

    Dec 20, 2018

    The European Commission has introduced new measures to protect farms in the EU food sector against unfair supply chain practices, the body said in an announcement Wednesday (Dec. 19).
    The European Commission, along with the European Parliament and European Council have reached an agreement to...


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    AUTOMATED SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT CAN SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVE PATIENT CARE

    Dec 20, 2018

    Forty percent of all surgical staff and hospital supply chain decision-makers say their hospital has canceled a surgical case due to missing supplies, and more critically, 27 percent knew of a patient being harmed due to supply chain problems. That's according to Cardinal Health's hospital s...


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    THE YEAR OF THE DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN

    Dec 20, 2018

    The year we are about to leave behind has been a banner time for supply chains and many companies have made substantial progress toward implementing a truly Digital Supply Chain that lowers cost and increases revenue. The introduction in 2018 of new technologies, new business models and new people w...


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    FRAUD IS RAMPANT IN FISH SUPPLY CHAINS, NEW YORK AG FINDS

    Dec 19, 2018

    Seafood mislabeling — often referred to as "fish fraud" — is a known and rampant phenomenon. But understanding the size of the problem does not help to determine where in the supply chain the subterfuge takes place — or begins for that matter. The incentive at any link in...


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    RETAIL’S HOLY GRAIL: THE PERFECT ALIGNMENT OF SUPPLY AND DEMAND

    Dec 18, 2018

    Digitization is the new hot topic in supply chains today, and with good reason. As fashion continues to move faster and faster, companies can’t afford their supply chains to be disconnected, siloed and slow-moving. Digital supply chains are essential in help...


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    THE COMING AGE OF AUTONOMY: HOW ROBOTICS WILL RESHAPE THE FUTURE OF LOGISTICS

    Dec 18, 2018

    We have long awaited the introduction of robotics into the supply chain. So long, in fact, that some people began to believe that autonomous vehicles and robots would never be anything more than a science fiction-style experiment. But that was because, until recently, robots were stationary, simple-...


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    THE SUPPLY CHAIN REVOLUTION ON THE BLOCKCHAIN

    Dec 18, 2018

    Supply chain management is currently undergoing a transformational moment. Past antiquated systems are proving to be unsuccessful in navigating the complexity and immediacy of the modern supply chain, and new models are emerging that promise to improve these systems.
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    GLOBAL LOGISTICS MARKET SHARE TO 2023: XPO LOGISTICS, UPS SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS, DHL SUPPLY CHAIN AND JB HUNT TRANSPORT SERVICES

    Dec 18, 2018

    The global Logistics market report is presence analysis of the industry that organization accelerates. The report covers the condition of business as well as the Logistics growth prospects for 2018-2023 of the Logistics market. The report provides economic matters with Logistics developments and tre...


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    NEW DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAINS ARE POWERED BY ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

    Dec 17, 2018

    “The digital supply chain will be the predominate model within the next five years,” agree 80% of respondents to the Material Handling Institute’s 2018 annual survey. According to the report, digital supply chains are “information ecosystems” where all actions are track...


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    GLOBAL LOGISTICS LABELS MARKET 2018

    Dec 17, 2018

    Global Logistics Labels Market report presents a comprehensive overview of the key drivers influencing market growth, opportunities, the challenges and the risks faced by key players and the market as a whole. It also analyzes key emerging trends and their impact on present and future development. T...


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    SUPPLY CHAIN RADAR: VALUE EVAPORATES AT DENMARK'S DSV... 'BUT THIS IS NOT A SUPERMARKET'

    Dec 17, 2018

    Everybody in the logistics arena expects DSV to strike a deal sooner rather than later, and while I have looked at alternative options in recent weeks, its buyback programme is significantly more interesting nowadays – and it is slowing down. As broader market volatility surges (see the c...


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    GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYTICS MARKET 2018-2027

    Dec 17, 2018

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    AI CAN REALISE $300BN+ IN VALUE IF RETAILERS UTILISE IT ACROSS ENTIRE VALUE CHAIN - CAPGEMINI

    Dec 17, 2018

    Retailers are focusing on implementing artificial intelligence into sales and marketing, ignoring the sea of opportunity that it could unleash throughout their entire value chains, a Capgemini global study has found. In the report released this week, Capgemini found that while retailers are starting...


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    SIEMENS DIGITAL LOGISTICS MERGES WITH LOCOM SOFTWARE

    Dec 17, 2018

    The corporate merger of Siemens Digital Logistics GmbH, LOCOM Software GmbH and LOCOM Consulting GmbH was successfully completed on December 14, 2018. The merged entities will operate under the brand name Siemens Digital Logistics, which is the legal successor firm of the former LOCOM companies. The...


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    LOWE'S SUPPLY CHAIN OVERHAUL STARTS IN NASHVILLE

    Dec 14, 2018

    Supply chains can’t be rebuilt overnight. Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison knows this, and he’s not afraid to say it to analysts and investors alike. Still, after taking the wheel at Lowe’s to high expectations in June followed by a less-than-stellar Black Friday performance due to ...


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    CRITICAL SUPPLY CHAIN AND PROCUREMENT STRATEGIES IN THE ERA OF OIL PRICE VOLATILITY

    Dec 13, 2018

    Oil and Gas companies operate in dynamic and complex environments, where they face constant challenges especially in terms of supply and demand. Now with the current volatility in oil prices, the time has come to evaluate the supply chain and procurement techniques and costs.
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    DELTA CARGO GETS ITS WIRES CROSSED AS IT TRIES TO UPDATE ITS IT

    Dec 13, 2018

    Delta Cargo has apologized to customers after a failed attempt to update its IT system.
    It has now resumed freight operations after a system failure forced it suspend operations between Tuesday and Wednesday. On December 11, the carrier issued a statement noting it had implemented an “e...


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    LOGISTICS UNICORN POSTMATES IS LAUNCHING A FLEET OF DELIVERY ROBOTS IN THE US

    Dec 13, 2018

    Over the past few years, food delivery has grown into a multibillion-dollar market where tech giants such as Amazon.com Inc. compete with heavily funded startups for orders. One of the latter, Postmates Inc., hopes to gain an edge by enlisting robots to assist its human couriers. The delivery startu...


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    PEACE MAY BE BREAKING OUT BETWEEN GERMAN FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS GIANT AND UNION INTERESTS

    Dec 13, 2018

    The Deutsche Post DHL (DP DHL) freight and logistics group has come in for some harsh criticism in the past few years with regard to the way it handles staff relations and its lack of response to such. Now however comes news of hopefully improving relations after the Global union federations, the In...


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    GROUND BROKEN AT NEW BMW LOGISTICS CENTRE IN AUSTRIA

    Dec 12, 2018

    A ground-breaking ceremony was held this week to mark the official start of construction of a new logistics center at Steyr, Austria, to serve BMW’s nearby engine plant.  Contract logistics services provider Industrie-Logistik-Linz will rent the property and use it to consolidate activiti...


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    BNSF LOGISTICS SELECTS BLUME GLOBAL TO POWER ITS DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFORMATION

    Dec 12, 2018

    Blume's digital supply chain solutions will assist BNSF Logistics in optimizing the intermodal transport services it offers to customers worldwide. BNSF Logistics announced that it has selected Blume Global as its digital supply chain platform. The company's digital supply chain solutions wi...


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    ADIDAS, BURBERRY, HUGO BOSS EXAMINE SUPPLY CHAIN IN FASHION INDUSTRY CHARTER FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

    Dec 12, 2018

    A major global supply chain charter for climate action in the fashion industry has been launched in a bid to collectively address the climate impact of the fashion sector across its entire value chain. The Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, launched under the UN Climate Change, pulls toget...


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    CHINA-US TRADE UNCERTAINTY KEEPS CARGOLUX'S JV CARGO AIRLINE ON THE BACK BURNER

    Dec 12, 2018

    We are in a time of political uncertainty (especially if you happen to be in the UK today); but more challenging for the supply chain are US-China relations, which look complex, with no real resolution on any matter in sight As a result, Cargolux’s Chinese airline joint-venture, Henan Cargo Ai...


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    SAUDIA CARGO TRANSPORTS 58 CARS AS PART OF THE FORMULA E RACING SERIES

    Dec 12, 2018

    Saudia Cargo transported 58 cars to Riyadh from around Europe for the FIA Formula-E championship.
    Saudia, for the first time, is sponsoring the season-opening race for the ABB FIA Formula E Championship that will be held, also for the first time, in the historic city of Ad Diriyah, located on...


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    NEW CONTAINER TERMINAL SET TO BECOME HUB FOR SHIPPING COMPANY GLOBAL NETWORK

    Dec 11, 2018

    COSCO Shipping Ports and Abu Dhabi Ports have officially opened the new container terminal at Khalifa Port, the CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal, positioning Abu Dhabi as the regional hub for COSCO’s global network of 36 ports and further connecting the Emirate to the major trade hubs along the Belt and...


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    FROM MUSHROOM TO HANDBAG: CREATING A CLOSED LOOP TEXTILE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Dec 11, 2018

    Spoiled milk becomes toilet paper. Pineapple leaves become faux leather. Spider silk becomes a Lexus seat. These are just a few of the applications on the market as supply chains seek sustainable solutions to meet growing consumer demand. In Supply Chain Dive's series, Deborah Abrams Kaplan expl...


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    MAERSK WILL OFFER EXTENDED CARGO PROTECTION FOR SHIPPERS

    Dec 11, 2018

    Maersk will offer an alternative to cargo insurance to cover goods while they're in Maersk's care, World Maritime News reported. Called "Value Protect," the extended liability solution will cover loss or damage to cargo from fire, accidents due to the danger of the sea, theft, natu...


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    HOW A WWII AGREEMENT ALLOWS TRUCKS TO TRAVEL FROM CHINA TO EUROPE IN JUST 13 DAYS

    Dec 11, 2018

    A couple of weeks back, a truck hailing from China drove into the depths of central Asia as it journeyed West, traversing through Kazakhstan and Russia to enter Europe through Belarus and finally unloading its freight in Poland. Though a lot of trucks have likely traced this path before, what is of ...


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    QLD ECONOMY COULD SEE BILLIONS MORE WITH ROBOTICS, AUTOMATION

    Dec 11, 2018

    n the coming decade, the new robot economy could transform Queensland industry, productivity and quality of life in ways not before imagined, a new report indicates. The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) partnered with the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision to commission an independent rep...


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    SUPPLY CHAIN RADAR: XPO LOGISTICS 'OFFICIALLY A TAKEOVER TARGET'

    Dec 11, 2018

    “As unimaginable as it might seem, it could happen, sure,” the US-based head of a large private equity house told me, while I touched upon the latest market rumours on XPO Logistics. The “3PL could attract interest as soon as Q1 from a trade buyer”, according to another NY-ba...


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    SHIP RECYCLING TRANSPARENCY INITIATIVE’S ONLINE PLATFORM GOES LIVE

    Dec 10, 2018

    The platform comes nine months after a group of shipping companies led by Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk, first announced their collective effort to use the market-drivers that transparency brings to make responsible ship recycling the norm. The platform aims to create a level-playing field for responsible ...


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    P3 TO DEVELOP HUGE ROMANIAN LOGISTICS PARK

    Dec 10, 2018

    This is the fifth new park that we have added to our pan-European portfolio this year,” said P3 chief executive Ian Worboys, “Romania is a key strategic market for P3. We believe that the country has strong growth potential. Our portfolio in the country has performed really well over the...


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    ANALYSIS: SUPPLY CHAIN SLOWDOWN COULD TURN INTO A HORROR MOVIE FOR THE STAR PLAYERS

    Dec 10, 2018

    A global recession could be just around the corner, we have often been warned in the past nine and a half years – so should we begin preparing for a worst-case scenario to transpire as soon as 2019?
    Equally, how should we prepare for a supply chain meltdown if worldwide trades slow mate...


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    ONLINE HOLIDAY SHOPPING EXPECTED TO LOGJAM DELIVERY

    Dec 10, 2018

    Delivery companies are warning shoppers to send holiday gifts and make online purchases within the next 10 days as a record number of packages are expected to be delivered. The U.S. Postal Service, UPS Inc. and FedEx Corp. have taken extra steps to ensure timely delivery of billions of packages this...


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    SUPPLY CHAIN NORTH EAST LAUNCHES TO HELP FIRMS DIVERSIFY AND FIND NEW CLIENTS

    Dec 10, 2018

    A new multimillion-pound programme aimed at businesses wishing to diversify and grow their customer base has been set in motion in the North East. Supply Chain North East plans to work with more than 800 businesses over the next three years to help them find new opportunities in new and existing mar...


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    DIAGEO LAUNCHES A NEW SUSTAINABLE SOURCING STRATEGY FOR AFRICAN SUPPLY CHAINS

    Dec 08, 2018

    Through the strategy, the firm says it will increase expenditure in the local sourcing of key raw materials like sorghum, barley, and maize in Africa. The strategy will cover the following countries in the coming year: Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Ghana, Cameroon, South Africa, and Uganda. &l...


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    UNLOCKING THE VALUE IN SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFORMATION WITH CAPGEMINI

    Dec 08, 2018

    Ensure transformation efforts are driven by C-suite leadership and senior management. Supply chain digitization is a complex process that spans planning, procurement, IT and HR and as such it cannot be led by any one business unit and must be driven from the top to succeed. Leadership needs to advoc...


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    U.K. IS PAVING THE WAY FOR ELECTRIC PLANES, URBAN DRONES

    Dec 07, 2018

    The U.K. will plow 125m pounds ($160m) into electric planes and drones to ease congestion in urban areas, Business Secretary Greg Clark announced on Thursday. The funding — to be matched by the private sector — aims to develop new technologies to cut pollution from the aerospace industry...


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    A VERY QUICK LOOK AT SOME OF THE FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS STORIES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED

    Dec 07, 2018

    This week's look at some of the stories you may have missed from the shipping, freight, and logistics sectors begins with the news that technology group Wärtsilä has put a novel spin of awakening the world to the threat of climate change by designing a hypothetical lifeboat for use in ...


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    APPOINTMENTS AND DEPARTURES IN SHIPPING, FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS THIS WEEK

    Dec 07, 2018

    We open this week's shipping and logistics staff update with the news that Maersk Supply Service has announced the appointment of Karl Thorngren as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective April 29, 2019. Currently CFO of Svitzer Australia, Thorngren will report to CEO Steen Karstensen and wil...


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    FEDEX, WALGREENS PARTNER FOR NEXT-DAY DELIVERY PRESCRIPTION SERVICE

    Dec 07, 2018

    Walgreens has partnered with FedEx to launch a next-day prescription delivery service, according to a press release. Walgreens claims the move, part of the company's Walgreens Express service, earns it the distinction of fastest prescription delivery in the U.S. A text alert system sends notific...


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    HIGHWAYS ENGLAND: DELIVERING A BETTER SERVICE TO THE FREIGHT INDUSTRY – HAVE YOUR SAY

    Dec 05, 2018

    Highways England, which manages the 4,300-mile Strategic Road Network (SRN), wants operator views on what it is doing well, what it could do better and initiatives that could improve the service. It has recently started a three-year project aimed at improving the service it provides to the freight a...


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    GLOBAL LOGISTICS ROBOTS MARKET OUTLOOK TO 2023: ANTICIPATED TO GROW AT A CAGR OF 22.4% - RESEARCHANDMARKETS.COM

    Dec 05, 2018

    The global logistics robots market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 22.4% over the forecast period of 2017-2023. The growing e-commerce industry is one of the major drivers driving the demand for the use of logistics robots. The total number of service robots for professional use sold in 2015 incre...


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    CEVA TRIALS TRUCK ROUTE FROM CHINA TO EUROPE

    Dec 05, 2018

    CEVA Logistics Greater China has sent the first-ever TIR (Transports Internationaux Routiers) truck from Khorgos, China via Kazakhstan to Europe. The trial run was on 13 November 2018 and was operated as a joint initiative between CEVA Logistics, the IRU (International Road Transportation Union) and...


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    HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENTS MARKET GROWTH ANALYSIS,OPPORTUNITIES FORECAST REPORT TILL 2025

    Dec 05, 2018

    Healthcare Supply Chain Management Market Insights, Forecast To 2025 Report presents the worldwide size, value, production, and consumption, splits the breakdown (data status 2013-2018 and forecast to 2025) by manufacturers, region, type and application. This study also analyzes the market status, m...


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    GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN IN SUPPLY CHAIN MARKET 2018-2023

    Dec 05, 2018

    A Blockchain is a distributed digital ledger. It records transactions in a series of blocks. It exists in multiple copies, spread over multiple computers, which are called anodes. The ledger is secure because every new block of transactions is linked again to previous blocks in such a way that tampe...


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    COULD THERE BE A BREXIT DIVIDEND FOR THE SUPPLY CHAIN?

    Dec 05, 2018

    Currency fluctuations caused by worldwide geopolitical events like Brexit and changing US trade policy may be being exploited by companies seeking to save money in their supply chain, says a new report from Cranfield School of Management’s Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

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    HOUSE TO INVESTIGATE XPO AFTER REPORTS OF WORKERS' MISCARRIAGES

    Dec 05, 2018

    The House of Representatives is calling for a congressional investigation into working conditions at XPO Logistics after several women reported suffering from miscarriages due to alleged pregnancy discrimination, The New York Times reports.  The Times previously reported a string of women who p...


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    Q&A | MAPPING THE NEW SUPPLY-CHAIN PLANNING LANDSCAPE

    Dec 04, 2018

    The demand forecast is never 100-percent accurate, but it can get better. Brian Dooley, expert and demand-driven thought leader with AIMMS, relates the progress of technology and business-process transformation toward an improved planning environment.


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    PORTS AND HARBOURS GROUP ADVANCES THE CAUSE OF LNG AS FUEL FOR CRUISE, CARGO AND CONTAINER SHIPS

    Dec 04, 2018

    The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), a not-for-profit global alliance of roughly 170 ports and 140 maritime companies and institutes, met in London recently at its at the LNG Ship/Shore Conference and saw the product of an IAPH Clean Marine Fuels Working Group which has develop...


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    ORIGINTRAIL PARTNERS WITH ORACLE TO BRING BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY TO SUPPLY CHAIN

    Dec 04, 2018

    A technology partnership has been creating to create a blockchain cloud service that will become the global language of the supply chain. original, the global supply chain transparency blockchain technology developer, has partnered with Oracle to integrate the Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service and the...


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    TWO DIGITAL FREIGHT BROKERS FOCUS ON PRICE TRANSPARENCY FOR SHIPPERS

    Dec 03, 2018

    Digital freight brokers Convoy and Uber Freight have separately launched new tools intended to make pricing options for hauling loads more transparent for shippers.
    Convoy Shipper Platform 2.0 includes Market Outlook, which shows shippers current and future trends by region. Also, it adds a f...


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    US, CHINA AGREE TO DELAY JAN. 1 TARIFF HIKE

    Dec 03, 2018

    Tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods from China will remain at the rate of 10% and not rise to 25% on Jan. 1, 2019, The White House announced after a meeting between Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit over the weekend. China has agreed to purchase a "very substan...


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    ECO-FRIENDLY SUPPLY CHAINS BRING IN MORE PROFITS

    Dec 03, 2018

    An HSBC survey found that businesses that are making sustainable changes in their supply chains will improve their bottom line over the next three years.  The survey, Navigator: Now, Next and How for Business, found that almost a third of companies plan to make sustainability-related changes to...


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    CIPS AND THE KEY CHALLENGES FACING MRO PROCUREMENT PROFESSIONALS IN 2018

    Dec 03, 2018

    The need to reduce operational budgets, reduce inventory costs and improve asset performance have been identified as some of the biggest challenges facing maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) procurement professionals.  This is the takeaway from a new white paper released from RS Components...


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    SIMON MCWILLIAMS WILL HEAD UP NEW SUPPLY CHAIN CONSULTANCY FOR JLL

    Dec 02, 2018

    In a press release, the company said: “it is looking to help clients unlock the value of their physical infrastructure, and incorporate these factors into their real estate strategy, adding that supply chain resilience is an increasingly important factor when influencing commercial property de...


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    US, MEXICO AND CANADA SIGN NEW TRADE DEAL

    Nov 30, 2018

    The heads of state of the U.S., Mexico and Canada on Friday signed a new trade deal at the 2018 G-20 Leaders Summit in Argentina. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will replace NAFTA once the three countries' legislatures have ratified the treaty. "The USMCA is the largest, ...


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    A*STAR DEVELOPS NEW ANALYTIC METHOD TO IDENTIFY SUPPLY CHAIN VULNERABILITY

    Nov 29, 2018

    The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore’s largest public sector agency for economically-oriented research, announced today its new analytic measure that allows companies to determine its vulnerability to disruptions within the supply chain.
    According to the c...


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    E2OPEN BRINGS CLOUD-BASED SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TO LARGEST OCEAN SHIPPING NETWORK

    Nov 29, 2018

    E2open announced in a statement this week that it had completed the acquisition of INTTRA. E2open, the largest cloud-based provider of networked supply chain solutions, offers a complete portfolio of intelligent applications that enables the world’s most complex supply chains to better plan, c...


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    DSV CANADA BREAKS GROUND ON ITS LARGEST FACILITY EVER

    Nov 28, 2018

    DSV Canada, subsidiary of Danish logistics company DSV, has broken ground on a 1.1-million-square-foot facility in Milton, Ontario, which will serve as a multi-client warehousing facility supporting its air, sea and road divisions, and will be home to its head office in Canada.
    The company&rs...


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    450,000SQ FT WAREHOUSE DEVELOPMENT IN DARTFORD UNDERWAY

    Nov 28, 2018

    A 114-acre M25 site at Dartford is to see a 450,000sq ft warehouse development as the first phase gets underway. Tritax Big Box has secured planning permission for a 28-acre slice of the site at Littlebrook, Dartford, within the M25, which was acquired in July 2017. Tritax says that the marketing ca...


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    DRONE RULES MAY NOT BE FINALIZED UNTIL 2022

    Nov 28, 2018

    Rules to regulate drones may take longer to finalize that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) originally anticipated, The Wall Street Journal reports. Trade groups predict it could take the FAA until 2022 to complete its regulatory timeline, which includes drafting rules for flying over small ...


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    GIKI'S NEW 'PALM OIL DETECTOR' WILL ENFORCE TRANSPARENCY ALONG PALM OIL SUPPLY CHAIN

    Nov 27, 2018

    In February, British-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever announced it would be the first company of its kind to disclose the mills and suppliers a the upstream and procurement end of its chain. In a statement, Unilever admitted: “the palm oil supply chain is long and complex, with the palm o...


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    FREELANCER ENTERS FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS MARKET WITH ACQUISITION

    Nov 27, 2018

    Freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace Freelancer has acquired Channel 40, an enterprise marketplace connecting freight owners and transport operators. Simultaneously with the acquisition, the company announced the launch of Freightliner, a global marketplace for freight, shipping & transport...


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    HONEYWELL COLLABORATES ON SUPPLY CHAIN ROBOTICS FOR DISTRIBUTION CENTERS

    Nov 27, 2018

    Honeywell has entered a strategic collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University to advance robotics technology for distribution centers. The initiative brings together Honeywell Intelligrated – a division of Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions – and Carnegie Mellon’s Nation...


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    HOW A MULTI-CARRIER PARCEL SHIPPING SYSTEM CAN HELP YOU COMBAT RISING DISTRIBUTION COSTS

    Nov 27, 2018

    Net landed cost of goods, the total cost associated with getting goods into customers’ hands, consists of the cost of distribution (CoD) and cost of manufacturing (CoM). For years, manufacturers and brands have worked to reduce CoM as a means of reducing their net landed cost of goods to compe...


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    WHAT IS THE BUSINESS CASE FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN?

    Nov 27, 2018

    Even the Jetsons could not fully imagine a future dominated by autonomous vehicles. Flying vehicles and robots went hand-in-hand during the animated show. But a world without a driver? Although self-driving cars have been in the popular imagination for decades, the technology has long eluded society...


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    XPO INTEGRATES HEAVY GOODS LAST MILE TRACKING WITH GOOGLE

    Nov 27, 2018

    XPO Logistics launched a new service Tuesday allowing customers to track big and bulky goods shipped through the last mile using a Google search, the company said in a news release.
    When a customer Google searches "XPO Package Tracking," a box appears allowing customers to type in t...


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    BLOCKCHAIN CAN REDUCE SUPPLY CHAIN RISKS

    Nov 26, 2018

    In the world of modern businesses, supply chains are becoming increasingly complex and such complexity increases as supply chains cross multiple countries and involve multiple interfaces with third parties. To address this, many are turning to blockchain. Blockchain can reduce supply chain risks

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    FUTURE SUPPLY CHAIN SAYS WILL DOUBLE WAREHOUSING CAPACITY IN NEXT 2-3 YEARS

    Nov 26, 2018

    Future Supply Chain Solutions Ltd (FSC), an integrated third-party logistics service provider of the Future Group, plans to more than double its scale of operations and warehousing capacity over the next two or three years.FSC has added 1.8 million square feet of warehousing space so far this year t...


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    SHIFTING THE PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF SUPPLY CHAIN CAREERS

    Nov 26, 2018

    Supply chain careers are not typically lauded the “sexiest jobs of the 21st century,” as the Harvard Business Review dubbed data science careers in 2012. Although the tech behemoths like Google, Amazon, and Apple certainly offer jobs in the supply chain sphere, advertising for positions ...


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    GEN Z, 'POPS' AND THE NEW SUPPLY CHAIN WORKPLACE

    Nov 26, 2018

    This Baby Boomer is getting older, but I’m not going anywhere just yet — or at least, that’s my plan. When my friends and I chat these days around the coffee machine, the talk quickly goes from the Red Sox to the mercurial returns on our retirement plans, a joint replacement or two...


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    FOOD AND BEVERAGE WAREHOUSING MARKET FORECAST TO 2023

    Nov 25, 2018

    Food and Beverage Warehousing Market analysis is provided for each region, based on the growth rate, consumer buying patterns, present demand and supply scenarios in Food and Beverage Warehousing Market. This market research report is a beneficial tool for its buyer to increase the profitability of ...


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    ELECTRIC STACKER TRUCKS MARKET REPORT 2018

    Nov 23, 2018

    Global Electric Stacker Trucks market research report provides company profile for Crown(US), Mitsubishi Nichiyu Forklift(Japan), UniCarriers(Japan), Tailift(Taiwan), EP(China), NOBLIFT(China), Toyota(Japan), KION Group(Germany), Jungheinrich(Germany), NACCO Industries(US) and Others.
    This ma...


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    FUTURE GROWTH: GLOBAL CLOUD LOGISTICS SOFTWARE- EMERGING MARKETS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

    Nov 23, 2018

    This report focuses on the global Cloud Logistics Software status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market, and key players. The study objectives are to present the Cloud Logistics Software development in the United States, Europe, and China. In 2017, the global Cloud Logistics Software mark...


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    SUPPLY CHAIN RADAR: ALL READY FOR CMA CGM'S BIG DAY

    Nov 23, 2018

    Now, I don’t know if this earnings season has been good so far because oil prices plummeted, or because supply chain affairs may have become easier to predict after AP Møller-Maersk Group (APMM) and Hapag-Lloyd didn’t deliver any nasty surprises earlier this month. But I know that...


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    FOURKITES PREDICTIVE SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY APPLICATION WINS RISING STAR MOMENTUM AWARD

    Nov 23, 2018

    A leader in predictive supply chain visibility has been recognized as one of the emerging technology companies that “embody the creative potential of change and innovation.” FourKites, the fastest growing predictive supply chain visibility platform that works with Fortune 500 companies, ...


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    CONNECTED LOGISTICS MARKET BY 2025

    Nov 22, 2018

    The Connected Logistics market report delivers comprehensive understandings of based on past data and assesses forecasts for 2018-2025. Connected Logistics market report covers present development, trends, market share, and estimates for the involved market segments with the effect of drivers, chall...


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    REVERSE LOGISTICS OF SPARE PARTS FOR MANUFACTURING MARKET REPORT 2018

    Nov 22, 2018

    Global Reverse Logistics of Spare Parts for Manufacturing market research report provides company profile for Deutsche Post DHL Group, FedEx, UPS, C.H. Robinson, DB Schenker, and Others.  This market study includes data about consumer perspective, comprehensive analysis, statistics, market shar...


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    CLINICAL TRIAL SUPPLY AND LOGISTICS MARKET TO WITNESS ROBUST EXPANSION BY 2026

    Nov 22, 2018

    Clinical Trial Supply and Logistics Market research report 2018, is mostly driven by the improved taking on of Clinical Trial Supply and Logistics across small- and medium-sized enterprises. worldwide Clinical Trial Supply and Logistics Market quantifying the talk on those players at the interval. T...


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    TRUCK MARKET TIGHTENS AHEAD OF THANKSGIVING

    Nov 21, 2018

    A high demand for refrigerated freight loads led average rates to rise by two cents last week, according to DAT data. "The Central Valley of California (carrots, celery, grapes, lettuce), Western Michigan (poultry and produce), and southern Idaho (potatoes) were hot markets for reefer freight,&...


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    MERCY ROI REMAINS TOP GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN FOR 10TH YEAR RUNING

    Nov 21, 2018

    Mercy Health’s supply chain organization, Resource Optimisation & Innovation (ROI), has placed No. 4 in the 10th annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 by leading research and ranking firm Gartner Inc. Mercy ROI is the only company to have consistently placed in the top 10 each consecutive ...


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    IS FEDEX DEVELOPING DELIVERY BOTS?

    Nov 19, 2018

    Could FedEx get more invested in the robotics game? According to a filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the Memphis-based shipping and logistics company has its eyes on “bots.”FedEx Express Corp. — a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. — is requesting a trademark f...


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    DIGITAL PATHOLOGY MARKET BEST PRODUCTIVITY SUPPLY CHAIN RELATIONSHIP, DEVELOPMENT BY 2026

    Nov 19, 2018

    Digital Pathology Market research report 2018, is mostly driven by the improved taking on of Digital Pathology across small- and medium-sized enterprises. worldwide Digital Pathology Market quantifying the talk on those players at the interval. The report figures the limits and strong points of the ...


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    HOME DEPOT'S 'YEAR OF THE PILOT' SPURS NEW FACILITIES, 2-DAY DELIVERY

    Nov 19, 2018

    Home Depot is reaching 95% of the U.S. population in two days or fewer with parcel shipping as a result of a five-year "investment journey" in its supply chain, executives said on a recent call with investors.
    The retailer expects by the end of its investment period, it will reach 9...


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    HOME DEPOT'S 'YEAR OF THE PILOT' SPURS NEW FACILITIES, 2-DAY DELIVERY

    Nov 19, 2018

    Home Depot is reaching 95% of the U.S. population in two days or fewer with parcel shipping as a result of a five-year "investment journey" in its supply chain, executives said on a recent call with investors.
    The retailer expects by the end of its investment period, it will reach 9...


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    GLOBAL OIL AND GAS LOGISTICS MARKET SHOWS CONTINUES GROWTH BY 2018-2025

    Nov 18, 2018

    Oil and Gas Logistics market report integrates new competitors’ eager to have a vast knowledge of the industry, experts, business foundations, key partners, efficiency, Oil and Gas Logistics suppliers, and industry partnership. Oil and Gas Logistics market report significantly centers about an...


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    NHS SUPPLY CHAIN CONSIDERED SURCHARGE FOR TRUSTS

    Nov 16, 2018

    Documents leaked to HSJ show the company that runs NHS Supply Chain explored applying a “skinny margin” to products sold to the NHS, but ditched the option partly because it was concerned about an “adverse reaction” from trusts. The option appeared to contradict previous stat...


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    TARIFFS WILL INCREASE MEDICAL SUPPLY CHAIN COSTS BY $160M, HOSPITALS WARN

    Nov 15, 2018

    Tariffs on Chinese imports will cause a $160 million rise in hospital supply chain costs next year, according to an estimate from the American Hospital Association (AHA). The estimate was delivered to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in a letter intended "to strongly oppose the tariffs th...


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    HOW AMAZON AND OTHER RETAILERS' SUPPLY CHAINS WILL BOOST USE CASES FOR AUTONOMOUS TRUCKS

    Nov 15, 2018

    Imagine this: you’re driving on the road right behind a convoy of trucks moving together fluidly like a highly synchronized chorus line. There are no glittering sequins and feathered headdresses though. Instead, there are drivers kitted out in electrode-studded caps and enormous glasses. ...


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    TACKLING THE LOGISTICS TRIPLE THREAT THAT'S THREATENING INDUSTRY

    Nov 15, 2018

    You can’t scan a publication, open an eblast or read an industry newsletter without seeing speculations about major disruptions to the industry as we have come to know it. More than just an evolution of transportation technology, the very real threats to how, when and where we get product are ...


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    BLOCKCHAIN IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: FACT VS. HYPE

    Nov 14, 2018

    With the rise of so-called “crypto-mania” over the past couple of years, “blockchain” has become a major buzzword across industries all of the kinds, including the manufacturing and industrial sphere. Many enthusiasts herald blockchain and distributed ledgers as the next step...


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    THINK SMALL WHEN IT COMES TO WAREHOUSING

    Nov 13, 2018

    A friend of mine is having a dickens of a time selling her home in Columbus, Ohio. It’s in a great neighborhood with one of the best school systems in the area. And, at over 4,000 square feet with a nice big yard, it’s the kind of house people my age aspired to. What’s not to like?...


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    DHL'S RESILIENCE360 SUPPLY CHAIN RISK MANAGEMENT PLATFORM RECEIVES $21MN FUNDING

    Nov 13, 2018

    An end to end supply chain risk management platform, created by one of the worlds largest supply chain distributor companies, has received a significant investment as moves further into the global cloud sphere. Resilience360, from DHL, has received an equity commitment of around $21mn to “acce...


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    GLOBAL LOGISTICS GROUP RELEASES FINANCIAL FIGURES AFTER TIE UP WITH CONTAINER SHIPPING GIANT

    Nov 13, 2018

    Ceva Logistics has released financial figures for the third quarter of 2018, the first since tying up with container shipping giant CMA CGM, and has updated its figures for the first 9 months of 2018. The group refinanced in August and the numbers make interesting reading.
    Whilst revenue is u...


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    LOGISTICS-FOCUSED COMPANY ADDING 100+ NEW JOBS

    Nov 12, 2018

    FreightRover, a provider of supply chain management and payment solutions technology for the logistics and transportation industry, announced plans to scale up its operations in Indiana, creating up to 120 new, high-wage jobs by 2020. The company has already hired 30 new employees toward its goal si...

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    US-BASED LINEAGE LOGISTICS ACQUIRES UK COLD STORAGE, FROZEN FOOD AND LOGISTICS SERVICE PROVIDER YEARSLEY GROUP

    Nov 12, 2018

    Lineage Logistics Holdings, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s most innovative and trusted provider of temperature-controlled supply chain solutions, today announced it has acquired Yearsley Group Limited (“Yearsley”), a leading temperature-contro...


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    TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED SUPPLY CHAIN MARKET SIZE BY 2022

    Nov 02, 2018

    Temperature Controlled Supply Chain Market report analyses the market potential for each geographical region (Americas, APAC, Europe, and others) based on the players, regions, types, applications, growth rate, development trend, current market dynamics, present scenarios in Temperature Controlled S...

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    HAVE A LOOK AT UP/DOWN MOVE:: XPO LOGISTICS, INC., (NYSE: XPO)

    Nov 02, 2018

    Market capitalization (market cap) is the market value of a publicly traded company’s outstanding shares. Market capitalization is equal to the share price multiplied by the number of shares outstanding. As the outstanding stock is bought and sold in public markets, capitalization could be use...


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    GLOBAL SPARE PARTS LOGISTICS MARKET 2023 OVERVIEW

    Nov 01, 2018

    A spare part, spare, service part, repair part, or replacement part, is an interchangeable part that is kept in an inventory and used for the repair or replacement of failed units. Spare parts are an important feature of logistics engineering and supply chain management, often comprising dedicated s...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN CONCERNED ABOUT NEW MACBOOK AIR ORDERS AND NEW APPLE TERMS

    Nov 01, 2018

    Supply chain sources have expressed concern about pricing of the new MacBook Air, fearing that it may limit sales of the latest machine. That concern, however, is driven in large part by new terms Apple has imposed on its suppliers. Historically, suppliers have sourced many of the raw materials and ...

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    GLOBAL WAREHOUSE ROBOTICS MARKET 2018

    Oct 30, 2018

    Global Warehouse Robotics market 2018 analysis report supplies an extensive analysis of market trends and stock. The report examines the economic dimensions, recent Warehouse Robotics market trends, key sections and prospects of this global industry (2018-2023). Warehouse Robotics industry stocks of...

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    DHS ROLLS OUT SUPPLY CHAIN TASK FORCE

    Oct 30, 2018

    The Department of Homeland Security announced the formation of a new task force focused on supply chain threats to information and communications technology. According to a release by DHS, the task force will develop recommendations for the industry to identify and mitigate global supply chain risks...

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    DON’T GET SPOOKED: HALLOWEEN AND THE DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN

    Oct 30, 2018

    Halloween 2018 is upon us, and here in the US – where Halloween is the world’s most commercial – supply chains have long ago swung into gear. Retailers’ anticipation of another strong year is sky-high. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), “Celebrants are p...

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    GLOBAL DRONE LOGISTICS MARKET 2018 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO

    Oct 29, 2018

    The Market Research Study titled Global Drone Logistics Market Size, Status and Forecast 2025 by ResearchStore.biz specializes in current industry updates provides attention on global Drone Logistics Market and offers a proficient and organized analysis. The report reveals size, share, trends, dynam...

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    DEXFREIGHT COMPLETES FIRST TRUCKLOAD SHIPMENT USING BLOCKCHAIN

    Oct 29, 2018

    dexFreight today announced it has completed its first blockchain-based shipment using smart contracts. dexFreight is a decentralized, blockchain-based logistics platform that allows shippers, carriers and other supply chain stakeholders to transact and collaborate more efficiently, transparently, an...


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    FETCH ROBOTICS ADDS CLOUD EXPERT TO EXECUTIVE TEAM

    Oct 29, 2018

    Fetch Robotics today announced that Tim Kimmet, former Vice President of Cloud Computing Platform at Walmart, has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering. Tim will lead Fetch’s growing hardware, software, and quality engineering teams, and scale Fetch’s Cloud Robotics Platfor...

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    STREAMLINING GLOBAL LOGISTICS WITH CARGOCOIN

    Oct 24, 2018

    The exchange of goods has never been more convenient than it is today, and it’s only getting better from here. Forgot to grab dish soap on your last trip to the supermarket? You can schedule a same-day delivery and have your dishes clean by dinner time. Amazon is already rolling out a drone de...

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    ECHO GLOBAL LOGISTICS POSTS RECORD REVENUE FOR SIXTH STRAIGHT QUARTER

    Oct 24, 2018

    Echo Global Logistics reported another record quarter for revenue and boosted its guidance for the year as demand for the company’s technology and transportation management services remains robust. “We have achieved our sixth quarter in a row with record revenue,” CEO Doug Waggoner...


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    FORWARD AIR POSTS MIXED THIRD-QUARTER RESULTS

    Oct 24, 2018

    Forward Air Corp. posted higher revenue but lower-than-expected earnings in the third quarter of 2018. The company also announced that it has agreed to acquire substantially all of the assets of Southwest Freight Distributors, a drayage service provider based in Dallas, for an undisclosed amount. Fo...

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    THE EVOLVING SUPPLY CHAIN SKILLS OF THE WORKFORCE

    Oct 23, 2018

    Supply chain management is a career that perfectly matches the skill set of the Millennial generation—if they can be persuaded to pursue it. Perhaps it’s not too much of a stretch to compare the changes that the current workforce is experiencing to the first time that human beings stood ...

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    XPO LOGISTICS NAMED TO THE FREIGHT.TECH 100 BY FREIGHTWAVES

    Oct 23, 2018

    a leading global provider of transportation and logistics solutions has been named to the 2018 Freight. Tech 100 lists by FreightWaves, a digital resource for data, news, and commentary about the North American freight market. The Freight. Tech 100 list recognizes the most technologically disruptive...

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    HOSPITALS IN THE US ANNUALLY WASTE US$25.4BN ON SUPPLY CHAIN

    Oct 23, 2018

    Hospitals in the US are expected to waste US$25.4bn on supply chain by the end of 2018, according to Navigant. The consulting firm’s report claims that the figure has risen by 10.2%, or $2.4bn, from 2017’s figures. The study, which addressed 2,300 hospitals across the US, found that each...


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    PARCEL ADVICE GROUP ASKS ARE HOME DELIVERY SERVICES GREENER THAN SHOPPING BY CAR?

    Oct 23, 2018

    As part of Government's Green GB Week, parcel price comparison site ParcelHero last week launched a new study asking whether home deliveries still carry the crown as the greenest form of shopping. A report in 2009 found home deliveries produced significantly less CO2 emissions than shopping by c...


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    WALMART WILL EXPAND 2-DAY SHIPPING, IN-STORE RETURNS

    Oct 23, 2018

    Walmart's changes to shipping and returns are another steps for the retailer toward a customer-centric supply chain and experience. "Fast" and "free" are the magic words for consumers when it comes to e-commerce deliveries, and Walmart's expansion of free two-day shipping...

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    BLOCKCHAIN AND THE FUTURE OF THE FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN

    Oct 22, 2018

    At its core, blockchain is “a public register in which transactions between two users belonging to the same network are stored in a secure, verifiable and permanent way.” The data from those transactions are saved in cryptographic blocks that are connected to each other, and can then be ...

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    THE COMING STORM IN THE PHARMA SUPPLY CHAIN

    Oct 22, 2018

    Keith Bontrager was a pioneer in mountain bike design who famously spoke of a ‘value triangle’ when it came to bikes. “Strong, light, cheap – pick 2”; meaning that if a bike is going to be light and strong then it won’t be cheap, and so on. Bontrager’s idea ...

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    ACCENTURE AND DIGITAL VENTURES LAUNCH SUPPLY CHAIN-FOCUSED BLOCKCHAIN SOLUTION IN THAILAND

    Oct 22, 2018

    Accenture and Digital Ventures, Siam Commercial Bank’s fintech subsidiary, have produced the world’s first fully integrated procure-to-pay blockchain solution to streamline purchasing processes, payments, and finance acquisition for Thai businesses The solution has been incorporated into...

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    MAERSK LINE AND DAMCO TO MERGE IN 2019

    Oct 22, 2018

    A.P. Moller-Maersk has announced that it will merge Damco Supply Chain Services and Maersk Line’s Ocean Product.  The company said that this will enhance the customer experience by ensuring fewer touchpoints and a more comprehensive service offering. The operator of Maersk Line, the world...

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    ASOS REPORTS STRONG SALES FIGURES AFTER GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN INVESTMENT

    Oct 18, 2018

    The online fashion retailer ASOS has reported a growth of 26 percent sales growth and 20 percent profit growth over the last year. The company has been investing heavily in its fulfillment operations globally.
    “This has been another year of substantial progress for ASOS. We delivered 26...


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    ON-DEMAND DELIVERY MOVING REALLY QUICKLY

    Oct 18, 2018

    Three men walk into a bar. Each of them has just purchased the same item. Before going to the bar, the first man went to a store and bought a shirt. It now sits in his car. The second man went to that store’s website, found the shirt and purchased it. Two days ago. It was just delivered to his...

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    PROJECT44 AND GATEHOUSE LOGISTICS ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP

    Oct 17, 2018

    project44 (p44) and Gatehouse Logistics jointly announced today that they have entered into an exclusive, multinational agreement which will provide secure and authorized access to the largest visibility network across North America and Europe. Ultimately, accelerating the ability of both technology...


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    SHIFTING CONSUMER HABITS, MANUFACTURING AGILITY, INVESTMENTS IN SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNOLOGIES

    Oct 16, 2018

    In an era where technology is continuing to migrate consumer spending habits online and away from brick-and-mortar stores, the newly released 2019 Third-Party Logistics Study highlights how supply chains are also going digital and using science to keep pace. The publication, available, is created an...

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    LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT SERVICES REPORT ON AND UNITED STATES MARKET

    Oct 16, 2018

    Logistics Management Services Report on and United States Market report offers an overview of the market trends, drivers, and barriers with respect to the Logistics Management Services Report on and United States market. It also provides a detailed overview of the market by different regions across ...

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    IAM ROBOTICS TEAMS UP WITH LOGISTICS PROVIDER DB SCHENKER

    Oct 16, 2018

    Global logistics provider DB Schenker announced today it will collaborate with IAM Robotics on bringing the robotics logistics technology into its operations. The companies said the new collaboration “will serve as a foundational platform for the use of these advanced technologies to help ship...

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    GULFTAINER HOSTS SISTER PORT AGREEMENT SIGNING BETWEEN MAJOR ENTITIES

    Oct 15, 2018

    Gulftainer, the world’s largest privately-owned independent port operator and logistics company based in the UAE, hosted the signing of a sister port agreement between the Department of Seaports & Customs of the Government of Sharjah and the Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC), a corpora...


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    5 MULTISTORY WAREHOUSES POP UP AMID E-COMMERCE BOOM

    Oct 12, 2018

    Five multistory warehouses are being built in at least three U.S. markets this year, as developers look for ways to meet rising industrial real estate demand amid high e-commerce growth, industrial real estate firm CBRE said in a report. The markets — Seattle, New York City and San Francisco &...

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    GLOBAL LOGISTICS PICKING ROBOTS MARKET 2018 TO WITNESS EXCELLENT LONG-TERM GROWTH OUTLOOK

    Oct 09, 2018

    The report on Logistics Picking Robots market is suitably segmented and sub-segmented so that it can shade light on every aspect of markets such as the type of product, application, and region. On the basis of recent developments and past data, the report prophesies future revenue, growth, and trend...

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    WAREHOUSE HIRES GROWS PRIOR TO PEAK SEASON

    Oct 09, 2018

    Logistics hiring rose at the fastest pace in a year last month as companies prepare for the peak holiday season.  According to the Wall Street Journal, warehousing and storage payrolls grew by 8,400 positions in September, and in order to gain employees in a tight labor market, warehouse operat...


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    RAMPANT RETURNS AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT THEM

    Oct 09, 2018

    While shoppers are getting ready for the holiday season, retailers are also ramping up to sell, sell, sell.
    The National Retail Federation (NRF) forecasts holiday sales may spike to $720.9 billion in 2018, an up to 4.8% increase from last year. Retailers and logistics providers alike are prep...

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    HOW ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPACTS YOUR OPERATIONS’ BOTTOM LINE

    Oct 08, 2018

    As businesses continue to focus on achieving more with less, companies have been finding ways to increase productivity and reduce their carbon footprint. Implementing energy-efficient efforts throughout facilities and choosing energy-efficient equipment positively impacts both bottom-line savings an...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGERS HOPING TO SEE REBOUND IN GLOBAL OCEAN CARGO CONTAINER SECTOR

    Oct 08, 2018

    Signs of a turnaround in the prospects of global container shipping companies began surfacing last July when rates began creeping up through the Peak Season. Overcapacity, however, continues to haunt the industry and may keep it from a sustainable recovery. Maritime analysts at Xeneta, a global benc...

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    WAREHOUSING OF THE FUTURE: HOW TECHNOLOGY AND THE INTERNET ARE CHANGING THE INDUSTRY

    Oct 08, 2018

    The purpose of warehouses used to be a lot simpler: a space for storing goods. Now, with the emergence of online shopping and e-commerce, warehouses have become complex headquarters for companies to ship their products directly to customers or retail stores. The management of warehouse operations, s...

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    BY UNDERTAKING ITS SIX-YEAR PROCUREMENT STRATEGY, SAFILO HAS TRANSFORMED ITS SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS

    Oct 04, 2018

    Appealing to all ages and demographics, the global eyewear market is undergoing considerable growth. Set to exceed $165bn by 2026, optical companies and those specializing in eyewear will need to transform traditional business models behind the scenes in order to cater towards increased demands.
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    XPO TO DEPLOY 5,000 COBOTS ACROSS WAREHOUSES IN NORTH AMERICA AND EUROPE

    Oct 04, 2018

    XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, has announced plans to deploy 5,000 intelligent robots throughout its logistics sites in North America and Europe. The robots, which are designed to collaborate with humans, will supplement XPO’s existing workf...

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    THERE'S NO GOOD FIX IF THE SUPPLY CHAIN GETS HACKED

    Oct 04, 2018

    A major report from Bloomberg on Thursday describes an infiltration of the hardware supply chain, allegedly orchestrated by the Chinese military, that reaches an unprecedented geopolitical scope and scale—and may be a manifestation of the tech industry's worst fears. If the details are cor...

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    THREE NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRY

    Oct 04, 2018

    Before the year is over, only 17% of companies will be operating without the use of automated supply chain management processes. This is a much faster evolution than expected, as experts once predicted that number would be closer to 40%. The bottom line is that supply chain management is here to sta...

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    XPO LOGISTICS TO DEPLOY 5,000 COLLABORATIVE WAREHOUSE ROBOTS IN NORTH AMERICA AND EUROPE

    Oct 03, 2018

    XPO Logistics to Deploy 5,000 Collaborative Warehouse Robots in North America and Europe
    Intelligent automation improves worker productivity and speeds distribution GREENWICH, Conn.-October 3, 2018-XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), a leading global provider of transportation and logistics solu...

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    INSIDE BOEING'S DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN TURNAROUND

    Oct 02, 2018

    By now, Boeing's supply chain woes are well-trod ground. Despite continually missed delivery dates, the pace of orders is not slowing for the aerospace company. United Airlines on Tuesday ordered another nine 787 Dreamliners, worth $2.93 billion, and last week the Air Force announced Boeing had ...

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    AIR FREIGHT DEMAND RISES 2.3PC

    Oct 01, 2018

    Demand for air freight in August was 2.3 percent up on a year ago, though capacity rose even more, by 4.5 percent, according to the International Air Transport Association. Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s director general and chief executive, said: “August demand for air cargo grew at 2.3 pe...


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    FDA WANTS TO NAME RETAILERS DURING FOOD RECALLS TO PROMOTE FOOD SAFETY IN SUPPLY CHAIN

    Sep 30, 2018

    Food recalls could soon disclose the names of retailers that sell the recalled items, not just the companies that manufacture them, the US Food and Drug Association (FDA) said this week.
    Today, when food is recalled, the FDA works with food manufacturers to publicise information about the rec...

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    H&M INTERIM PROFITS HIT BY BLIP IN SUPPLY CHAIN FROM NEW LOGISTICS SYSTEM

    Sep 27, 2018

    Swedish fashion giant H&M saw third-quarter sales in some of its key markets “nosedive” after problems with a new logistics system. While global group sales grew 9% year on year to reach Skr64.8bn ($7.35bn), sales in the US, Belgium, France and Italy declined by 8%. It blamed a new l...


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    HOW GPS TRACKING CAN HELP TO TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS BUSINESS?

    Sep 27, 2018

    The idea of business has changed with the advancement of technology and businesses nowadays highly rely on the technology due to its multiple advantages. Global Positioning System (GPS) technology or GPS has changed the traditional aspect of logistics businesses and it has emerged as an important fa...

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    SEA FREIGHT FORWARDING MARKET, 2018 FUTURE TRENDS BY LEADING COMPANIES

    Sep 26, 2018

    Industry Research Report on Sea Freight Forwarding Market 2018 focuses on factors that influence the market, such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, challenges and key trends. The report will let you discover the future market prospects along with the most lucrative areas in the industry. This r...


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    GLOBAL WAREHOUSE ROBOTICS MARKET 2018

    Sep 25, 2018

    Global Warehouse Robotics Market Report 2018 overviews the market estimate, improvement, properties, regional breakdowns, division, Warehouse Robotics market shares, systems, forceful scene, and examples. The report voyagers the Warehouse Robotics business status in genuine regions over the world co...

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    AMAZON & THE HISTORY OF AIR CARGO

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    HEALTHINEERS' GLOBAL SUPPLY NETWORK TO CUSHION TRADE TARIFF HIT

    Jul 30, 2018

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Siemens Healthineers (SHLG.DE) plans to cushion the impact of trade tensions between the United States and China by changing its supply routes to ship goods from its European factories, its chief financial officer said on Monday. The United States imposed tariffs on $34 billion of...

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    GLOBAL LOGISTICS SERVICES (3PL & 4PL) MARKET SIZE, STATUS AND FORECAST 2025

    Jul 30, 2018

    This report studies the global Logistics Services (3PL & 4PL) market size, industry status and forecast, competition landscape and growth opportunity. This research report categorizes the global Logistics Services (3PL & 4PL) market by companies, region, type and end-use industry. In 2017, t...

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    LOGISTICS ROBOTS PICKING ARM MARKET RESEARCH, TRENDS AND FORECASTS TO 2025

    Jul 27, 2018

    This report studies the Logistics Robots Picking Arm market status and outlook of global and the United States, from angles of players, regions, product types and end industries; this report analyzes the top players in global and United States market, and splits the Logistics Robots Picking Arm mark...

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    UPS IS PREPARED FOR WHAT IT EXPECTS TO BE AN ACTIVE PEAK SEASON

    Jul 26, 2018

    Based on comments made by its executives on yesterday’s second-quarter earnings call, Peak Season prospects for global transportation and logistics bellwether UPS appear to be solid. That is a good thing, considering the strong economic outlook, driven by ongoing e-commerce activity, strong re...

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    LEONARDO TO OVERHAUL SUPPLY CHAIN WITH NEW PARTNERSHIP MODEL

    Jul 25, 2018

    Called LEAP2020 – which stands for Leonardo Empowering Advanced Partnerships – the programme is aimed at delivering "growth of Leonardo's supply chain in terms of both scale and quality", the company says. The initiative will establish a "new model" for relationsh...

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    AS FEDEX (FDX) MARKET VALUE DECLINED

    Jul 25, 2018

    State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue decreased its stake in Dominos Pizza Inc (DPZ) by 54.36% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue sold 4,789 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.79% while stock markets declined. The institutional in...

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    UPS 2Q18 REVENUE UP 9.6% ON STRONG GROWTH AND PRICING

    Jul 25, 2018

    ATLANTA, July 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced second-quarter diluted earnings per share growth of 8.2%, to $1.71, and adjusted diluted earnings per share growth of 23%, to $1.94. Second-quarter 2018 adjusted results exclude a pre-tax charge of $263 million, or $0.23 per ...

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    TESLA SUPPLIER HALTS COBALT SUPPLY CHAIN AMID POSSIBLE CUBA TIE

    Jul 25, 2018

    Panasonic, which manufactures batteries for Tesla, suspended its supply chain with a Canadian supplier, Sherritt International because the company is unable to determine how much cobalt was sourced from Cuba, which is still under a U.S. import ban, The Bull reports. Panasonic is seeking advice from ...

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    GT USA WELCOMES MERCER TIMBER PRODUCTS AT CANAVERAL CARGO TERMINAL

    Jul 24, 2018

    The consignment from the premier producer of commodity pulp and lumber included 6,000 cubic meters or 1,300 bundles of softwood lumber, delivered to the Canaveral Cargo Terminal (CCT) at Port Canaveral in Florida, USA. The breakbulk shipment of lumber varied in length, width, and thickness. As part ...

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    BMW EXTENDS OVERLAND TRANSPORT CONTACT WITH DHL

    Jul 23, 2018

    BMW has extended its contract with DHL Freight for its overland transport in 17 countries. The new deal also operations in seven additional areas. DHL will manage about 90,000 shipments per month. Temperature-controlled shipping and dedicated transports are available in all areas covered by the cont...


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    UK MAIL BECOMES DHL PARCEL

    Jul 23, 2018

    UK Mail is to begin rebranding to become DHL Parcel UK to fully align with DHL values and corporate responsibility commitments and adopt the DHL brand after its acquisition in December 2016.
    UK Mail will rebrand its vehicles, over 50 of its sites and launch a new website with dedicated social...


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    PHARMACEUTICAL LOGISTICS MARKET OVERVIEW, INDUSTRY TOP MANUFACTURES, MARKET SIZE, GROWTH ANALYSIS & FORECAST TO 2023

    Jul 23, 2018

    The Pharmaceutical Logistics market evaluation of an industry is a vital thing for numerous stakeholders like investors, CEOs, investors, suppliers, and others. The Pharmaceutical Logistics industry research file is a useful resource, which presents the present day as well as upcoming technical and ...

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    FREIGHT ASSOCIATION APPOINTMENT LEADS LOGISTICS JOB NEWS THIS WEEK

    Jul 20, 2018

    The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has announced that Susanne Oud has joined its Board of Directors, replacing Roy Baker who has stepped down from the Board after 13 years. Oud is the Operations Director EMEA – Verticals at BIFA member company OIA Global and is based at the c...


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    GLOBAL LOGISTICS ROBOT MARKET – INDUSTRY ANALYSIS, SIZE, SHARE, GROWTH, FORECAST 2023

    Jul 20, 2018

    MarketStudyReport.com has added New Report ‘Global Logistics Robot Market’ The report focuses on global major leading players with information such as company profiles, product picture, and specification.  In the Global Logistics Robot Industry Market Analysis & Forecast 2018-20...

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    JUNE CARGO VOLUME FOR CATHAY PACIFIC INCREASES BY 5.8 PERCENT Y/Y

    Jul 19, 2018

    Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon have transported 180,354 tonnes of cargo and mail last month, an increase of 5.8 percent compared to the same month last year, according to the traffic figures released by Cathay Pacific Group. Capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilometers (AFTKs), was up ...

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    GLOBAL LOGISTICS ROBOTS MARKET 2018 DESCRIPTION

    Jul 19, 2018

    Latest industry updates that give attention on global Logistics Robots market and offers a qualified and organized analysis. Futuristic estimation for the Logistics Robots market 2018. The Logistics Robots report study complete business structure and facts related to the industrial scenario, also hi...

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    UPS TRIALING IN-APARTMENT DELIVERIES WITH LATCH SMART ACCESS TECHNOLOGY

    Jul 18, 2018

    UPS has begun a pilot with Latch smart access devices to enable in-building deliveries to multi-unit homes in New York City, which it says will provide “increased security and convenience for residents who are not at home to receive packages”.In a release, UPS said Latch’s smart ac...

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    DHL EXPRESS ORDERS 14 BOEING 777 FREIGHTERS, OPTION TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL SEVEN

    Jul 17, 2018

    The delivery of the first four planes is expected to be completed in 2019.“The acquisition of the 14 Boeing airplanes reflects a gradual replacement of our older intercontinental fleet. As the most fuel-efficient, most reliable freighter type with the best long-haul range, these aircraft will ...

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    HAVE LOS ANGELES TURNDOWNS FOUND A BOTTOM?

    Jul 17, 2018

    The Los Angeles freight market may have found the bottom of its customary July ‘mellowing’ as inbound container rates surged on tariff fears, but there’s still very little clarity as to how big a risk more protectionism might be. This morning’s strong retail numbers suggest t...

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    MARITIME INDUSTRY NAVIGATES TECHNOLOGY TO RESHAPE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jul 16, 2018

    New digitization solutions, such as big data, the blockchain, automation, drones, and robotics, are enabling the maritime freight industry to introduce game-changing approaches that will significantly reduce or eliminate non-value-added activities. Over the next five years, maritime suppliers across...

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    DHL PLACES $4.7BN FREIGHTER ORDER WITH BOEING

    Jul 16, 2018

    “We are delighted to announce the acquisition of 14 new 777 Freighters as we renew part of our long-haul fleet with this best-in-class fuel efficient freighter type that will make a significant step towards DHL’s zero emissions target by 2050,” said Charlie Dobbie, executive presid...

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    AMAZON PRIME DAY'S "CHRISTMAS IN JULY" TO TEST SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jul 16, 2018

    Today is Amazon’s annual “Prime Day.” The event kicks off today at 3:00 PM eastern time and is one of the biggest e-commerce days of the year, with sales growing at over 60% year-over-year since 2016. Prime Day features deep discounts for Amazon Prime members and will generate sale...

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    NEW SMART GLASSES SOLUTION DESIGNED TO INCREASE EFFICIENCY FOR LOGISTICS WAREHOUSE OPERATORS

    Jul 13, 2018

    The latest in a line of products designed to speed up and augment supply chain efficiency within a warehouse environment comes with the news that Toshiba has announced the arrival of its latest enhanced 'Assisted Reality' smart glass solution, xPick, a 'pick-by-vision' order picking ...

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    AIR CARGO DEMAND RISES

    Jul 13, 2018

    After a weak start to 2018, demand for global air freight has now resumed a modest trend upwards, IATA said. “However, the rapid growth seen in 2017 is now over, with demand growing at a significantly slower pace in 2018. In IATA’s mid-year industry outlook, 2018 freight growth was revis...

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    SALES RISE 2PC AT DHL SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jul 12, 2018

    DHL Supply Chain’s turnover in the UK rose by two percent in 2017 to £3.15 billion, but operating profit was down from £99.8 million in 2016 to £75.7m. In its accounts for the year to 31st December 2017, the company said the underlying business performance was robust with new...

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    FEDEX RESEARCH: GLOBAL IS THE NEW LOCAL

    Jul 11, 2018

    Recent research from FedEx Express reveals the rapidly accelerating global reach of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Asia Pacific (APAC) driven by the thriving digital economy. Overall, the number of SMEs exporting to other regions is up 254% over four years with 71% now exporting b...

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    UPS, TEAMSTER COMPACT WOULD PAY NEW SLEEPER TEAMS NEARLY $1 PER MILE

    Jul 10, 2018

    The tentative 5-year contract agreed to late last month by UPS Inc. and Teamsters union leaders would pay drivers for the company's expanded network of two-person sleeper teams up to 92 cents per mile combined for pulling single trailers, 94 cents per mile hauling double-trailers and 96 cents pe...

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    GLOBAL OCEAN FREIGHT FORWARDING MARKET 2018 – KUEHNE + NAGEL, DHL GROUP, DB SCHENKER LOGISTICS, GEODIS, PANALPINA, DSV, BOLLORÉ LOGISTICS

    Jul 10, 2018

    Intense Research Announces New latest industry research report that focuses on “Ocean Freight Forwarding Market“ and provides in-depth Global Ocean Freight Forwarding market analysis and future prospects of Ocean Freight Forwarding market 2018. The research study covers significant data ...

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    UPS SIGNS LEASE FOR MILLION-SQUARE-FOOT PENNSYLVANIA WAREHOUSE

    Jul 10, 2018

    What can brown do for you? Apparently, it can fill a 1 million-square-foot warehouse along Route 33 in Palmer Township, Pa. Package delivery giant UPS has signed a lease for the massive building being completed in 33 Logistics Park, company spokeswoman Kim Krebs confirmed. While Krebs did not have h...

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    WHEN WILL SERVICES BE BACK ON TRACK?

    Jul 09, 2018

    The state of the rail freight service in the US has been a leading topic of conversation for several months within vehicle supply chains, with discussions still ongoing between OEMs and rail providers. Questions around the availability of capacity and transit delays that have disrupted the timing of...

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    IN A GLOBAL TRADE WAR, HOW SHOULD SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONALS DEFEND THEIR COMPANIES?

    Jul 09, 2018

    After three rounds of failed trade negotiations, a trade war between the U.S. and China, the world’s two largest economies, begins today. China’s Ministry of Commerce has announced that China will fight back against the U.S. by imposing retaliatory tariffs on imports to China such as Ame...

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    WHY UPS STOCK CAN RISE 30%

    Jul 05, 2018

    Having underperformed the broader market and rival FedEx Corp By up, we mean the stock could rise 30% based on the $137 price target given by Bernstein analyst David Vernon, who is optimistic about the company’s recent agreement with the Teamsters labor union that he thinks will contribute to ...

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    GLOBAL AUTOMAKERS HAIL MORE SHIPS AS TRADE BATTLES HEAT UP

    Jul 05, 2018

    Data from a number of U.S. ports showed a surge in vehicle exports and imports in May, as U.S. President Donald Trump ratcheted up pressure on China and Europe to drop tariffs on U.S. vehicles and make other changes to their trade practices. May is the most recent month for which figures are availab...

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    PHARMACEUTICAL DRUGS AND BIOLOGICS LOGISTICS GLOBAL MARKET STRATEGIES AND OPPORTUNITIES TO 2021

    Jul 05, 2018

    Pharmaceutical drugs and biologics logistics' covers the physical movement of pharmaceutical and biologic drugs from the manufacturer to the end-user. It includes the transportation, warehousing, inventory management and other logistics functions. The market consists of those pharmaceutical drug...

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    GLOBAL AIR FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES MARKET SET FOR RAPID GROWTH & DEMAND, BY 2025

    Jul 05, 2018

    Market experts who create reports for QY Research Reports are extremely talented and experienced and know exactly what information to portray and what not to include so that readers, potential investors, established market players and those who are new to the Global Air Freight Transportation Servic...

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    MAJOR RETAILER SECURES £100 M PRE-LET AT SYMMETRY PARK

    Jul 04, 2018

    The retailer will occupy 40 acres of land for a fulfillment center and the remaining 37 acres will be available for further development. The total development cost is in excess £100million is to be forward funded by Tritax Big Box REIT. “With the deal now signed, we will look to appoint ...

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    UPS HIKES SURCHARGES AS CARRIERS OF ALL TYPES EYE FEES

    Jul 04, 2018

    The battle over freight surcharges isn’t just raging on the seas. On land and in the air, shippers face higher surcharges from carriers of all types trying to recoup rising operating costs. Existing surcharges are being raised and new fees introduced as freight demand and transportation costs ...

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    GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY HELD FOR DHL’S FREIGHT HUB IN LANGENHAGEN

    Jul 03, 2018

    DHL Freight has recently held its groundbreaking ceremony for its state-of-the-art freight hub in Hanover -  Langenhagen, Germany. A modern freight center is being built on the 63,000 square meter site, which not only will handle freight for DHL Freight’s Europe-wide network, but also wil...


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    FASTER, SMARTER

    Jul 03, 2018

    International e-commerce is thriving now more than ever. Over the past few years, this industry has only seen growth—global B2C e-commerce sales reached more than $1 trillion in 2015, and sales are expected to top $2.3 trillion this year. Buying internationally is something consumers want. Thi...

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    UPS EXPANDS OCEAN FREIGHT SERVICE IN 130 NEW TRADE LANES

    Jul 02, 2018

    UPS has announced a major expansion to its ocean less-than-containerload (LCL) service with the addition of direct sailings in 130 lanes. The origin and destination countries cover most of the globe, including ports in Asia, Latin America, Africa, Europe, US the Caribbean, and the Middle East.
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    UPS, FEDEX SHARES CARRY UPSIDE

    Jul 02, 2018

    Bernstein's David Vernon checks in with logistics giants  United Parcel Service (UPS) and FedEx (FDX) on Monday, writing that there's reason to keep the faith about both stocks.First, UPS: The company announced an agreement late last month with its Teamsters union, and while we have sca...

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    A LOOK AT SOME GOOD, AND BAD, FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS STORIES AROUND THE WORLD THIS WEEK

    Jun 29, 2018

    AUSTRALIA – This week's breakdown of some items from the past seven days freight and logistics news starts with a follow up to the horrific recent stories concerning live animal transport, particularly those emanating from down under. The overwhelming evidence of casual, sadistic cruelty h...

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    AMAZON EYEING SMALL BUSINESSES TO DELIVER PACKAGES

    Jun 29, 2018

    The ecommerce giant will take an active role in helping interested entrepreneurs start, set up and manage their own delivery business.Successful owners can earn as much as $300,000 in annual profit operating a fleet of up to 40 delivery vehicles. Individual owners can build their business knowing th...

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    AMAZON CLAIMS IT DOESN’T WANT TO TAKE ON UPS AND FEDEX. SO WHY IS IT INTRODUCING TONS OF ITS OWN AMAZON DELIVERY VANS?

    Jun 28, 2018

    For years, Amazon has been laying more and more groundwork for its own logistics and delivery network — one that today only ships and delivers Amazon orders, but could someday do much more in a direct challenge to UPS, FedEx, and the U.S. Postal Service. Today, it is taking another big step to...

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    MNX GLOBAL LOGISTICS SIGNS WITH DESCARTES TO COMPLY WITH ACAS RULES

    Jun 28, 2018

    The new Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) final rules requiring the sharing of cargo data before it is loaded onto an aircraft bound for the United States have been implemented this month, but the program is not being fully enforced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) until next year. Howev...

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    GLOBAL E-COMMERCE LOGISTICS MARKET 2018–CLIPPER LOGISTICS , XPO LOGISTICS, FEDEX

    Jun 27, 2018

    Global E-commerce Logistics market 2018-2023 research report underlines a fundamental synopsis of the E-commerce Logistics market niche that involves classifications, definitions, industry chain framework, along with applications and manufactures analysis. The E-commerce Logistics report provided by...

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    XPO LOGISTICS TURNS TO AUGMENTED REALITY TO BOOST LAST-MILE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

    Jun 27, 2018

    XPO Logistics announced this morning that it will be adding augmented reality to its Ship XPO platform, giving end customers the opportunity to visualize how items such as sofas, beds, and appliances, will look inside their home. Ship XPO is a consumer self-service platform. The new augmented realit...

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    MENTAL HEALTH THE ISSUE FOR SEAFARERS FOR SHIP MANAGEMENT GROUP

    Jun 26, 2018

    The OSM Maritime Group, which provides third-party management of ships and offshore operations to a variety of vessel types, chose The Day of the Seafarer(June 25) to launch a global campaign aimed at safeguarding and improving the mental health of its 11,000 crewmembers. The year-long initiative, c...

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    HOW THE LOGISTICS SECTOR IS CHANGING, AND WHY THE UPS STRIKE WAS UNLIKELY

    Jun 25, 2018

    Spend Matters has published an interesting Q&A with a supply chain academic on the union negotiations at UPS. Speaking before the recent agreement at the company, Beth Davis-Sramek looks at who had the upper hand, the strategies of rivals such as FedEx and potential contingency plans, and also n...

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    CONTAINER LINES DOUBLE DOWN ON TRACKING TECH

    Jun 25, 2018

    Ocean carriers have begun investing directly in startups, and in some cases deploying these solutions more broadly. Further, as the tech sector worked through initial roadblocks, the market for sensor technology to track international freight has been steadily warming the last two years, as shippers...

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    APPLE SUPPLY CHAIN 'HEALTHY AND GROWING AGAIN,' SAYS ANALYST

    Jun 22, 2018

    Crescent Securities analyst Eric Ross wrote Friday that Apple Inc.'s AAPL, +0.08%iPhone supply chain was "healthy and growing again." He said that it's too early in the iPhone production cycle for the supply chain to be fully ramped ahead of the new iPhone launch, but suppliers are...

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    ANTIBIOTIC SUPPLY CHAINS NEED BETTER MANAGEMENT TO FIX SHORTAGE

    Jun 21, 2018

    Recognizing the weaknesses of the antibiotic supply chain, the Access to Medicine Foundation released a white paper outlining key ways to strengthen the supply chain and improve antibiotic access to patients. To fix shortages stemming from the low-profit nature of the business, increasing demand, lo...

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    PETERSFIELD SKIPPER FIRST INTO NEW YORK

    Jun 21, 2018

    PSP Logistics has powered to victory in the 11th and penultimate leg of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – a ten-day 1,800 nautical mile dash from Panama to New York. The PSP Logistics team, skippered by 30-year-old Matt Mitchell from Petersfield and sponsored by Hampshire shipping compa...

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    GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL LOGISTICS MARKET 2018:PROFESSIONAL MARKET REPORT SURVEY AND ANALYSIS

    Jun 21, 2018

    Global Pharmaceutical Logistics Market Professional Survey Report 2018 presents a top to bottom evaluation of the Pharmaceutical Logistics including empowering advances, key patterns, showcase drivers, tests, institutionalization, regulatory scene, combination models, administrator contextual examin...

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    GLOBAL RURAL CLINICAL & HEALTHCARE LOGISTICS MARKET 2018-2022

    Jun 20, 2018

    The Global rural clinical and healthcare logistics market to grow at a CAGR of 5.43% during the period 2018-2022. The report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years...

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    GLOBAL LOGISTICS OUTSOURCING MARKET 2018 – EXEL LOGISTICS (U.K.), MENLO WORLDWIDE LOGISTICS (U.S.), FEDEX (U.S.)

    Jun 19, 2018

    New industry research report on Global Logistics Outsourcing Market 2018, describes an in-depth evaluation and professional study on the present state of the Logistics Outsourcing market across the globe, including valuable facts and figures. This provides a basic overview of Logistics Outsourcing m...

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    E-COMMERCE LOGISTICS MARKET OUTLOOK TO 2025

    Jun 19, 2018

    E-Commerce Logistics is a set of communication computing and collaborative technologies that help to transform logistical processes to be consumer-centric by sharing data, knowledge, and information with supply chain partners. The ultimate aim of e-commerce logistic is to deliver right product in ri...

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    TARIFFS TO RAISE HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAIN COSTS, PREMIER SAYS

    Jun 19, 2018

    The Trump Administration’s recent move to impose tariffs on goods imported from China could have a serious impact on healthcare supply chains, healthcare improvement company Premier Inc. said in a statement.“Premier is extremely disappointed with the administration’s plans to move ...

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    $29.06 BILLION DRONE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION MARKET - GLOBAL FORECAST TO 2027

    Jun 18, 2018

    The "Drone Logistics and Transportation Market by Solution (Warehousing, Shipping, Infrastructure, Software), Sector (Commercial, Military), Drone (Freight Drones, Passenger Drones, Ambulance Drones), and Region - Global Forecast to 2027" report have been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com...

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    TOTAL SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY: AN IOT APPROACH

    Jun 18, 2018

    Real-time tracking: enable your shipments with geospatial pairing to delivery location and tracking device for location confirmation down to the pallet- and package-level,Timeliness: receive status reports, alerts and advisories ,Compliance: provide validation of shipment integrity for temperature, ...

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    GLOBAL TIMBER LOGISTICS MARKET 2018-2022

    Jun 14, 2018

    Timber logistics organizes the storage and distribution of timber to ensure that the right products are delivered to customers. Timber has found a wide range of applications in various sector such as construction, furniture, and energy generation. The report covers the present scenario and the growt...

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    LOGISTICS 4.0: HOW IOT IS TRANSFORMING THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jun 14, 2018

    In market sectors running the gamut from agriculture to manufacturing, every step in the production and transit process presents challenges that can make or break a supply chain. Transportation delays, lax monitoring of cargo, theft, operator errors, outdated IT failures: All these factors and more ...

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    REPORT: OHIO EARNS AN “A” AS A LOGISTICS POWERHOUSE

    Jun 13, 2018

    Ohio is raising its game in serving as a home to logistics companies, a new university report said. Ohio raised its “grade” as a home for logistics businesses to an “A,” according to the 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card released by the Ball State University Center...

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    IS THERE A SPEED BUMP AHEAD FOR XPO LOGISTICS?

    Jun 13, 2018

    XPO Logistics has been a phenomenal growth story: Over the past decade, its shares have returned 2,000% to investors as demand for freight transportation and logistics services skyrocketed. Yet there's a worsening driver shortage in the trucking industry that could throw off the company's mo...

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    RAKUTEN SUPER LOGISTICS INCREASES INVESTMENTS IN STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY

    Jun 12, 2018

    "As an industry leader, RSL is committed to providing customers with an optimal order fulfillment experience, and that requires that we utilize state-of-the-art technology to control costs while maximizing efficiency and accuracy," said Mike Manzione, Chief Executive Officer of RSL. "...

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    FROM LOGISTICS AND FREIGHT FORWARDING EXECUTIVES TO ROAD HAULAGE DRIVERS - ALL WANTED IN 2019

    Jun 12, 2018

    UK – With just one year to go before riders from across the transport and logistics industry saddle up to take on Transaid’s 20th anniversary cycle challenge from Land’s End to John O’Groats (LEJOG), the international development agency is encouraging individuals and teams fr...

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    DSC LOGISTICS ANNOUNCES INTENT TO TRANSFER MAJORITY OWNERSHIP TO CJ LOGISTICS

    Jun 11, 2018

    DSC Logistics, a leading logistics and supply chain management company, today announced its intent to transfer majority ownership to CJ Logistics, pending regulatory and other customary approvals. The decision marks further advancement of DSC’s strategy of continuous transformation and continu...

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    TRUECOMMERCE ANNOUNCES REMOTE WAREHOUSE INTEGRATION FOR MICROSOFT DYNAMICS NAV

    Jun 11, 2018

    TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity and integration solutions, has announced today the availability of its Remote Warehouse Integration for Microsoft Dynamics NAV which connects NAV users with their remote warehouse and 3PL (3rd Party logistics) providers. The TrueCommerc...

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    CARGO SHIPPING MARKET 2017 RESEARCH REPORT | TRENDS, GROWTH & FORECAST TO 2024: DECISIONDATABASES

    Jun 08, 2018

    Cargo Shipping Market Report added by DecisionDatabases.com offers industry size, share, growth, trends and forecast analysis up to 2024. Cargo Shipping Market Report also covers top key players, Porter's five forces analysis, and market segmentation in detail. The report on global cargo shippin...

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    UPS ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF LCL OCEAN SERVICE

    Jun 07, 2018

    Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS said today it has made a significant expansion to its less-than-container-load  (LCL) ocean service, adding direct sailings in 130 lanes. The company said these origin and destination lanes “cover most of the globe” and are comprised of po...

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    WATCH: FUTURISTIC 700 MPH POD WOULD TRANSPORT PEOPLE FROM TAMPA TO ORLANDO!

    Jun 06, 2018

    Right now, there are talks of that happening and there’s another meeting happening today that could move along that process. Many families would love another option to get to Disney other than I-4. The busy interstate backs up for hours, several times a day. With the Hyperloop, people could ge...

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    RAIL WHEEL AND AXLE MARKET TO WITNESS AN OUTSTANDING GROWTH BY 2023

    Jun 06, 2018

    Rail wheels are the basis of the movement for the trains by providing traction, while axles are used to transmit vertical loads to the wheels. The assembly of rail wheels, axle, bearing and brake components are called as rail wheelset. Over the last few years, increasing government projects to conne...

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    GLOBAL COLD CHAIN LOGISTICS MARKET OUTLOOK 2018 – WORLD ANALYSIS, INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY, GROWTH STRATEGIES, RESEARCH UP TO 2023

    Jun 04, 2018

    This report contemplates in view of the global Cold Chain Logistics market. It is an entire outline of the market, covering different perspectives winning market scene. It compiles thorough data and research techniques. Market specialists have made this investigation on the outcomes got by applying ...

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    GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS INDUSTRY : MARKET OVERVIEW, SIZE, SHARE AND TRENDS 2018-2026

    Jun 04, 2018

    The global supply chain management solutions (software and services) report provides an in-depth and accurate analysis of market investment across solutions covered in the scope. It also highlights various drivers, restraints, and opportunities expected to influence the market’s expansion duri...


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    GLOBAL COLD CHAIN LOGISTICS MARKET 2018 PIONEERS BY 2023: BURRIS LOGISTICS, SSI SCHAEFER, PREFERRED FREEZER SERVICES AND AMERICOLD LOGISTICS

    Jun 04, 2018

    Global Cold Chain Logistics Market essentials: an introduction of the market, characterizations, types, applications and supply chain scenario; Cold Chain Logistics industry approaches and designs; type details; producing forms; cost structures. It also informs global fundamental regions economic si...

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    CARGO SHIP WITH DAMAGED CONTAINERS TO DOCK AT PORT BOTANY AS BAD WEATHER EASES

    Jun 04, 2018

    Sydney's harbormaster Philip Holliday said the ship was currently off the coast near Gerroa in the Illawarra and would be berthed "under slow and careful assessment" during daylight hours.
    The 268-meter Liberian-flagged ship, YM Efficiency, lost about 83 containers about 30 kilo...

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    MARKET STRATEGY : PHARMACEUTICAL WAREHOUSING MARKET GLOBALLY GROW AT A CAGR OF 4.85% BY REVENUE DURING THE PERIOD 2017-2021

    May 31, 2018

    Pharmaceutical warehousing involves physical movement of medicinal stock in and out of a medical store warehouse. It ensures the constant flow and availability of essential quality health commodities in a timely and cost-efficient manner, and in appropriate quantities through the supply chain system...

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    SG CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC CUT XPO LOGISTICS INC (XPO) STAKE BY $7.55 MILLION AS SHARES ROSE

    May 31, 2018

    Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.38, from 1.42 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 35 investors sold XPO shares while 136 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 102 raised stakes. 94.39 million shares or 4.39% less from 98.73 million shares in 2017Q4 were reporte...


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    A NEW FULL-TUITION GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

    May 30, 2018

    The MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics has announced a new scholarship in partnership with AWESOME (Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply chain Operations, Management and Education), an industry-wide organization for senior-level women in the supply chain field. The agreement was ann...

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    NHTSA REPORT FINDS NEWER CARS TO BE SAFER THAN OLDER ONES

    May 26, 2018

    Automakers often tout the array of safety vehicles available in their newer models, ranging from improved vehicle design to automatic braking if a vehicle's sensor detects a hazard before the driver does. A report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration suggests that these featur...

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    PATRIOTISM ON WHEELS: CARS PAINTED UP AS AMERICAN FLAGS

    May 24, 2018

    t's a holiday weekend, so let's look at some of the most patriotic cars out there. Here, Chris Maley gives the thumbs up to other drivers

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    CYBER ATTACKS ON SUPPLY CHAINS UP SIGNIFICANTLY IN 2017

    May 18, 2018

    2017 saw a worrying increase in ransomware and other cyber attacks targeting the supply chain, with the business and professional services sector receiving a significant increase of attacks, particularly in the EMEA region, which saw 20% of all attacks targeting this sector. This is according to Dim...


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    IN-DEPTH: THE QUEST FOR SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFORMATION AND END-TO-END LOGISTICS AT SPRINT

    May 17, 2018

    The annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) is far and away the largest showcase for the telecommunications industry. At the end of February this year, more than 120,000 exhibitors met in Barcelona to showcase the most innovative products and services and share the big ideas that will influence the futur...


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    INNOVATION AND CUSTOMER EXPECTATION DRIVING SUPPLY CHAIN INVESTMENT

    May 17, 2018

    A joint survey of supply chain executives from JDA Software, Inc. and KPMG LLP has shown that trying to keep up with customer expectations is driving retailer investment, while agility and innovation are driving manufacturers’ investment in their supply chains. The 2018 Digital Supply Chain Ex...


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    CONSOLIDATED CONTRACTORS COMPANY TO CREATE VIRTUAL WAREHOUSE WITH 3D-PRINTED INVENTORY

    May 16, 2018

    Greek construction giant Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) has teamed up with UAE-based Immensa to create a digital warehouse which will 3D-print parts on demand. Immensa predicts that companies are sitting on $10trn of inventory at any given time and says that 3D printing as and when parts are...


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    WRANGLER INVESTS IN SOIL HEALTH TO IMPROVE SUPPLY CHAIN

    May 15, 2018

    Wrangler is on a mission to boost soil health in its supply chain in order to enhance water efficiency and productivity in its agricultural suppliers. Last month the jeans manufacturer published an evaluation of U.S. cotton producers' journey toward the sustainable soil, finding while 78% of far...


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    DE BEERS TRACKS 100 DIAMONDS THROUGH SUPPLY CHAIN USING BLOCKCHAIN

    May 12, 2018

    De Beers Group has successfully tracked 100 high-value diamonds along its supply chain during the pilot of its industry blockchain platform, marking the first time a diamond’s journey has been digitally tracked from mine to retail. An immutable and secure digital trail was created for a select...


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    TOP FOUR REASONS WHY SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER BEFORE | QUANTZIG

    May 08, 2018

    Quant zig, a global analytics solutions provider, has announced the completion of their latest article on the top four reasons why supply chain visibility is more important than ever before. Supply chain visibility is all about knowing where the inventory is at a particular time, and how well compon...


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    CRAB INDUSTRY LABOR SHORTAGE UPSETS SUPPLY CHAIN

    May 07, 2018

    The crab industry failed to win visas for its seasonal non-American employees (which are awarded by lottery under the Trump administration), which means the industry just lost 40% of its workforce, The Baltimore Sun reported.
    The labor shortage is wreaking havoc on the crab industry, which mu...


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    PREPARED FOODS LEAD TYSON'S Q2 SALES, BUT TRANSPORTATION COSTS DRAG ON EARNINGS

    May 07, 2018

    Tyson Foods reported second-quarter net income of $315 billion, compared to $340 billion during the year-ago period. Total sales were up 1.9% to $9.77 billion, versus $9.08 billion a year ago. Beef, chicken and prepared foods all showed sales increases, although pork volumes were down. The company&#...


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    OHIO’S SCHOOL DISTRICTS STRUGGLE TO COVER LOST TRANSPORTATION FUNDING

    May 07, 2018

    Every school day at the Acomb household begins with a chaotic morning. Mike and Lindsay have four children - ages 6, 8, 10 and 12 - who need to catch multiple buses every morning to different schools in the Aurora City School District. That means Mike and Lindsay have to make sure all four children ...


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    CHAIN REACTION: LOCALIZING THE AUTO SUPPLY CHAIN MAY NOT WORK

    May 04, 2018

    Weekly jobless claims for the week of April 28 rose slightly to 211,000 (an increase of 2,000 week to week) but the seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate declined 0.1%. The job market is on a strong trajectory, but the logistics industry needs a million more employees, according to a report ...


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    SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS POSITIONS COMMAND HIGHER SALARIES

    May 04, 2018

    In a salary survey report of more than 2,600 supply chain professionals, APICS found 90% of those surveyed received a wage increase in 2017 year over year, with the average salary increase rising 3% over that time period.
    The report also found supply chain professionals tend to be very happy ...


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    US HOUSE LEGISLATORS TO HOLD HEARING ON BLOCKCHAIN TECH USE IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

    May 02, 2018

    Two United States House Subcommittees will be meeting next week for a hearing on blockchain technology in supply chain management, according to a notice published on the Subcommittee on Science, Space, and Technology’s website. The Subcommittee on Oversight and the Subcommittee on Research and...


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    PROLOGIS TO ACQUIRE US LOGISTICS PROPERTY DEVELOPER

    May 02, 2018

    Prologis is to acquire US logistics property company DCT in a deal worth £8.4 billion.
    DCT has interests in some 73.7 million square feet of properties leased to approximately 840 customers.
    “For some time, we have considered DCT’s realigned portfolio to be the most c...

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    RASE DISTRIBUTION INVESTS £930,000 IN ITS FLEET

    May 02, 2018

    Lincoln-based logistics firm Rase Distribution has invested £930,000 into vehicles and trailers to expand its fleet at its depot on the former RAF Wickenby Airfield. Joining the firm’s fleet of 55 vehicles are four Volvo 44-tonne tractor units, three 26-tonne Scania curtainsiders with ca...

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    CAMPBELL SOUP'S PLAN TO TRAIN 200 SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERS BEGINS WITH SOFTWARE

    May 02, 2018

    Monday's news that Campbell would implement this program across the company follows a smaller partnership with the company, which began in early 2017.
    As the U.S. faces a skill shortage, companies are actively looking for ways to spot, develop and retain talent. The workforce gap runs dee...


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    CAMPBELL SOUP COMPANY DRIVING SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFORMATION WITH CORPU

    May 01, 2018

    CorpU has announced significant progress from a year-long partnership with Campbell Soup Company, helping the company to transform its global supply chain.
    Campbell supply chain leaders across the globe have used CorpU's cloud-based software platform to collaborate, tap insights from supp...


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    BEE POPULATION DECLINE NOT SO SWEET FOR FOOD SUPPLY CHAINS

    Apr 30, 2018

    Marylou was a scientist at a semiconductor company where I worked a decade and a half ago. In addition to understanding the chemical make-up of boron and arsine, she was also an expert on Monarch butterflies. She taught my kids how to look for butterfly egg sacks on the milkweed at the park, and nur...


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    NIST UPDATES CYBERSECURITY FRAMEWORK TO TACKLE SUPPLY CHAIN THREATS, VULNERABILITY DISCLOSURE AND MORE

    Apr 30, 2018

    Four years after the initial iteration was released, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released version 1.1 of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. The framework was developed to be a voluntary, risk-based framework to improve cybersecurity f...


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    SEIKO OUTSOURCES LOGISTICS TO YUSEN

    Apr 27, 2018

    Seiko has chosen to outsource its entire UK warehousing operation and has chosen to partner with Yusen Logistics. This is Seiko’s first outsourced logistics contract and the decision comes after a strategic choice to improve cost efficiencies. Seiko UK managing director Kinya Iwami explained t...


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    IBM PARTNERS WITH JEWELRY INDUSTRY ON HYPERLEDGER SUPPLY CHAIN PROJECT

    Apr 26, 2018

    IBM is collaborating with jewellery industry leaders to create a cross-industry supply chain tracking platform, the tech giant announced on Thursday. Powered by a permission blockchain built on Hyperledger Fabric, the TrustChain initiative will facilitate the tracking of diamonds and precious metals...


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    IBM ESTABLISHES BLOCKCHAIN PLATFORM TO TRACK JEWELRY SUPPLY CHAIN

    Apr 26, 2018

    IBM and a consortium of gold and diamond industry leaders have announced the first cross-industry initiative to use blockchain to trace the provenance of finished pieces of jewellery across the supply chain for increased transparency. Asahi Refining (precious metals refiner), Helzberg Diamonds (U.S....


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    HP TO DRIVE SUPPLY AND MANUFACTURING TRANSFORMATIONS USING 3D TECH

    Apr 25, 2018

    HP has announced new agreements with industry leaders Jabil and Forecast 3D to drive the future of distributed design, manufacturing and digital supply chains leveraging the power 3D technology.  As the global economy enters what many call the 4th Industrial Revolution, new technologies such as...


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    SLOW AND STEADY RECOVERY FOR CONTAINER SHIPPING

    Apr 24, 2018

    The outlook for the container shipping market in 2018 and 2019 is a combination of healthy demand growth that will outpace the fleet; resulting in a better supply-demand balance and slightly higher freight rates and profits for carriers, according to Container Forecaster, published by global shippin...


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    MITSUBISHI RENEWS CONTRACT WITH YUSEN LOGISTICS

    Apr 20, 2018

    Mitsubishi Electric has awarded Yusen Logistics a contract renewal. Yusen provides all inbound logistics, from palletised and handball containers through to picking product for dispatch, as well as total reverse logistics, with an onsite workshop for repairs, re-work, testing and checking of recycle...


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    M&S CLOSES GREATER MANCHESTER WAREHOUSE AS RETAILERS BEGIN TO FLOCK AWAY FROM AREA

    Apr 18, 2018

    A third retailer has announced the closure of a Greater Manchester warehouse as the bad news for the city’s logistics sector begins to mount. Marks & Spencer is planning to close its 107K SF clothing distribution warehouse at Woolston, Warrington. The move - which sees the retail consolida...


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    LOGISTICS SEES 96PC FALL IN RETAINED PROFITS

    Apr 18, 2018

    Retained profits in the transport and logistics sector fell by 96 percent compared to the same period a year ago, according to figures from Creditsafe. In addition, the volume of bad debt owed to the sector reached over £2.8m, up 74.1 percent compared to last quarter. However, the Creditsafe W...

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    XPO LOGISTICS ADDS 5,000 JOBS IN NORTH AMERICA TO SERVE GROWING CUSTOMER BASE

    Apr 17, 2018

    Logistics, Inc, a leading global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, today announced the expansion of its supply chain network in North America with the creation of approximately 5,000 new jobs. The recruitment coincides with more than 40 new logistics customers signed by XPO in the ...

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    WAREHOUSE SYSTEM REPORT: A.B. BEVERAGE RACKS UP PRODUCTIVITY

    Apr 17, 2018

    What do you get when you combine a warehouse redesign with a new rack system, voice recognition technology and a warehouse management system (WMS)? If you’re A.B. Beverage, a beer, wine and spirits distributor near Augusta, Ga., the answer is: a lot. The distributor saw a nearly 45% increase i...


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    AI COULD TRANSFORM THE LOGISTICS INDUSTRY, SAYS DHL AND IBM

    Apr 16, 2018

    Artificial intelligence stands to transform the logistics industry into a proactive, predictive, automated and personalized branch, according to a report by DHL and IBM. The report identifies implications and uses cases of AI in the logistics industry. According to the partnership, the technology wi...

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    GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN IN SUPPLY CHAIN MARKET TO REACH $424MN BY 2023

    Apr 13, 2018

    The global blockchain in supply chain market is forecast to maintain a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 48% between now and 2023, reaching a total valuation of $424mn of the end of the period. A new report from IndustryARC has revealed that this significant market growth will be driven by ...


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    4 SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES TO DRIVE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Apr 12, 2018

    We see that industry boundaries are blurring due to new business models enabled by the digital economy. But are you equipped with the strategies you need to drive digital transformation and succeed in this fast-paced, ever-evolving landscape? To meet the challenges of today’s digital economy, ...


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    WOLSELEY COLLABORATES WITH HITACHI CONSULTING IN SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

    Apr 12, 2018

    Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, and leading provider of consulting-led solutions and services is delighted to announce a new relationship with Wolseley UK, the UK’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist, and part of Ferguson plc, the world’s largest distribu...

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    TESCO SAVES £104M IN LOGISTICS

    Apr 11, 2018

    Chief executive Dave Lewis said: “We have further improved profitability, with group operating margin reaching 3.0 percent in the second half. We are generating significant levels of cash, and net debt is down by almost £6bn over the last three years. All of this puts us firmly on track ...

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    RISKS TO BATTERY SUPPLY CHAIN GROWING

    Apr 10, 2018

    Motor manufacturers globally could face significant disruption as a result of a slowdown in the supply of batteries for electric vehicles, according to a study by insurance broker JLT Specialty. Eight of the 11 principal countries which supply raw materials for electric vehicle batteries, such as co...


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    BOLLORE LOGISTICS INAUGURATES NEW FOREIGN TRADE ZONE FACILITY IN MIAMI

    Apr 09, 2018

    Bollore Logistics USA has inaugurated its new Foreign Trade Zone facility in Miami. The new site of more than 200,000 square feet consolidates freight forwarding and contract logistics activities previously housed at two different locations and will support operational synergies and cargo turnaround...


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    SMART COLUMBUS PROJECTS POISED TO SHAKE UP LOGISTICS

    Apr 09, 2018

    Truck platooning, electronically connected vehicles and other projects are in the works. From NASCAR-like aerodynamics to synchronized braking, new Smart Columbus practices and technologies have the potential to make logistics faster, cleaner and safer. Since beating out 77 other cities to win a $40...


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    FACING INVENTORY PROBLEMS, HOSPITALS AUTOMATE THEIR SUPPLY CHAINS

    Apr 03, 2018

    Growing shortages of medical supplies at U.S. hospitals indicate there’s much room for improvement in the supply chain. Even when inventory does meet demand, many facilities are counting, ordering and replenishing their supplies in a manner that is, at best, inefficient and costly. Experts say...

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    TO STAY VALUABLE, NIKE, H&M INVEST IN SUPPLY CHAINS

    Apr 03, 2018

    It wasn’t the best of years for many of the top apparel brands. H&M recorded below the expected growth of 3% in 2017, with international sales in local currencies increasing to approximately $25 billion. In addition, it suffered some inventory issues, based, it says, on an unseasonably col...


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    MANUFACTURERS' DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN EXPECTATIONS OUTPACE REALITY

    Apr 03, 2018

    While companies are increasingly aware of the benefits of digital supply networks (DSNs), many remain in the early phases of adoption, according to a new study conducted by Deloitte and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity. The research has revealed a disconnect between executives' opinio...


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    GLOBAL LOGISTICS SPENDING SET TO SOAR TO $10.6TRN BY 2020

    Mar 30, 2018

    Global logistics spending is expected to reach $10.6trn in 2020, with transportation accounting for the majority at 70%, according to a new report. Research by Frost & Sullivan predicts that technologies such as cloud computing, big data, and crowdsourcing, coupled with an influx of tech-savvy s...


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    APP THAT CUTS FOOD WASTE IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN GETS $2M IN FUNDING

    Mar 28, 2018

    As the world's population grows and consumers become increasingly more concerned about cutting down on food waste at home, the grocery store, restaurants and other locations, technologies such as the AgShift's app could have a bright future. In the U.S. alone, about 40% of the food produced ...


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    BREAK BULK, RORO AND MULTIPURPOSE FREIGHT HANDLING COMPANY ACQUIRED BY GERMAN GROUP

    Mar 28, 2018

    German logistics and transport firm, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has signed an agreement with Kantauro OÜ to purchase 100% of the share of Transiidikeskuse AS, a specialised container freight and multipurpose cargo terminal operator handling everything from break bulk to RoRo, and b...


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    SAP DELIVERS LIVE INTELLIGENT ANALYSIS ENABLING COLLABORATION ACROSS SUPPLY CHAINS

    Mar 27, 2018

    SAP has introduced SAP Predictive Engineering Insights, a cloud-based solution that creates virtual equivalents of physical assets to provide real-time, intelligent analysis based on sensor feeds. Powered by SAP Leonardo, SAP said its Predictive Engineering Insights replaces the need for physical in...


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    AIRLINE CATERING BUSINESS HAS AGREED HEATHROW’S LARGEST LOGISTICS PRE-LET IN DECADE

    Mar 27, 2018

    DO & Co has taken a 172,000 sq ft pre-let in a warehouse at Segro Park Heathrow. The 25-year lease opens the way to a start of construction this autumn, subject to planning consent. It is the single largest letting in SEGRO’s Greater London portfolio in the last decade and is a new custome...


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    GOVERNMENT IN A HOLE OVER ROAD REPAIRS SAY HAULAGE AND FREIGHT TRANSPORT INTERESTS

    Mar 26, 2018

    When the government announced today that it was to make a further £100 million available to councils across the UK to repair potholes and other damage caused by recent extreme weather conditions, it probably thought that it would gain some credibility from the logistics lobby. One suspects the...

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    APPOINTMENTS AND DEPARTURES IN SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS PROFESSIONS THIS WEEK

    Mar 23, 2018

    AP Moller Maersk’s Chief Finance, Strategy and Transformation Officer and registered Director, Jakob Stausholm has announced his intention to leave the company at the end of the month, following the Danish shipping and logistics giant’s ongoing reorganization. He resigned from his positi...

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    FLEXE PARTNERS WITH SHOPIFY TO EASE FULFILLMENT FOR E-COMMERCE MERCHANTS

    Mar 22, 2018

    On-demand warehouser Flexe announced a new partnership with Shopify, an e-commerce platform for online sellers, at the Las Vegas Shoptalk conference Tuesday, according to a press release provided to Supply Chain Dive. The partnership will allow online sellers to use Flexe software to find warehouse ...

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    NEW TRUCKING BILL SETS SIGHTS ON YOUNG DRIVERS TO EASE CAPACITY CRUNCH

    Mar 21, 2018

    Reps. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and Trey Hollingsworth (R-IN) introduced on Wednesday the DRIVE-Safe Act, which allows truck drivers ages 18 to 21 to cross state lines after going through a training program. In most states, drivers can get a commercial driver's license at age 18 but can't move go...

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    LOS ANGELES, LONG BEACH TURN TIMES DROP AS CARGO VOLUME GROWS TO FEBRUARY RECORD

    Mar 20, 2018

    Truck drivers took seven minutes less, on average, to enter and exit the two large Southern California ports in February compared with the same period a year ago. It took drivers 81 minutes on average to travel across the entire San Pedro complex enveloping the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, C...

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    TONNAGE ROBUST AS DEMAND FOR TRUCKS GROWS

    Mar 20, 2018

    Truck tonnage in February was up nearly 6% compared with February 2017, according to American Trucking Associations’ monthly for-hire truck tonnage index. Tonnage is up 7.1% year-to-date, compared with the same two months in 2017. For all of last year, the index increased 3.8% over 2016. On a ...

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    ONLINE GROCERY SALES SPARK DEMAND FOR COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSE SPACE

    Mar 16, 2018

    Online grocery sales are expected to increase over the next six years, and as a result, shift demand for cold storage from retail space to industrial space in warehouses and distribution centers, according to real estate firm CBRE. Online grocery sales currently constitute 3% of all grocery sales bu...

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    THE FORECAST IS CLOUDY FOR AIR FREIGHT FORWARDERS

    Mar 14, 2018

    Although air cargo volumes are expected to rise by 3% each year, air freight forwarders' "revenues may be almost flat," according to an analysis from McKinsey&Company. Traditional air freight forwarders must digitize to compete with digital freight forwarders and carriers improving...

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    YOU SHOULD ACCELERATE YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN'S ESTIMATED DELIVERY TIME IN 2018

    Mar 14, 2018

    Demands for quick delivery have obliterated the wall we used to see between B2C and B2B eCommerce brands. There’s no longer any real need to differentiate once you get to the warehouse when it comes to fulfillment times and processes. Your business buyers are Amazon Prime members at home, and ...

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    EU PORTS WARN OF OCEAN FREIGHT BOTTLENECKS POST-BREXIT

    Mar 12, 2018

    The European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO) is calling on Brexit negotiators to make maritime transport and the flow of goods between ports a priority in their talks. ESPO warns reintroduction of border controls between the U.K. and European Union creates port congestion and "risks to turn ports...

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    E-COMMERCE AND FREIGHT DEMAND DRIVE LOGISTICS GROWTH IN US

    Mar 09, 2018

    Warehouse construction and U.S. freight are skyrocketing but U.S. exports are declining, pointing to a growing, stronger U.S. economy, according to a new logistics industry report from Statista. The U.S. logistics industry is currently valued at almost $200 billion, and in terms of growth is catchin...

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    H&M DISTRIBUTION EXPANDS NORTH WEST FOOTPRINT FOLLOWING ORION EXPRESS ACQUISITION

    Mar 08, 2018

    A leading UK transport and third-party logistics specialist, H&M Distribution, has expanded its operations following the acquisition of Orion Express Services Limited in Warrington. H&M Distribution, which has depots in Warrington, St Neots, Gloucester and Birmingham, and Orion Express, are ...

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    UBER’S SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS NOW HAULING FREIGHT IN ARIZONA

    Mar 06, 2018

    Uber Technologies Inc. announced that its self-driving commercial trucks are now conducting regular freight hauls in Arizona through the Uber Freight network. Automated trucks operated by Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group are moving loads across the state in both directions on Interstate 40 a...

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    DESCARTES REVENUE SOARS AS SHIPPERS SEEK LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS

    Mar 06, 2018

    Descartes, a logistics technology platform, saw its revenue and income rise significantly in Q4 2018, the company said in a press release. Year over year, revenue rose 16%, and net come rose 13%. The company attributes its favorable financial results to high demand for logistics efficiencies, as its...

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    INDUSTRY PULSE: AIR CARGO DEMAND GROWS 3X THE RATE OF SUPPLY

    Mar 05, 2018

    Industry-wide freight ton kilometers (FTKs) grew by 5.7% in December 2017, three percentage points lower than in November, the International Air Freight Association (IATA) reported. Freight capacity grew at a rate of 3.3%, slightly slower than November's growth rate of 4.0%. December 2017 was th...

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    DRIVER MISCLASSIFICATION BATTLE ROARS ON IN CALIFORNIA, HITTING XPO

    Feb 28, 2018

    A lawsuit filed against XPO Logistics and its drayage subsidiary in Southern California, XPO Logistics Cartage, alleges the company willingly used its independent-contractor model to deprive truckers of pay. The class-action suit includes six charges against XPO, which includes a failure to: pay min...

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    ONLY 6% OF COMPANIES BELIEVE THEY'VE ACHIEVED FULL SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY

    Feb 26, 2018

    While supply chain visibility and transparency are top priorities for the 623 companies surveyed, companies are struggling to meet their visibility goals, according to Geodis' 2017 Supply Chain Worldwide Survey. Only 6% of 623 respondents said they had full visibility within their supply chains,...

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    RETAILERS: SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY TRUMPS SAME-DAY DELIVERY

    Feb 22, 2018

    While same-day delivery is still important to retailers and consumers — it ranked second on the list of priorities in the report — Andrew said that as a member of the logistics industry, he was surprised that full visibility is considered so critical. Of the 129 retail supply chain execu...


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    SUPPLY CHAIN SECTOR COMMENTS ON KFC CHICKEN SHORTAGE

    Feb 21, 2018

    DHL stated its apologies to its partner KFC and its customers after a distribution issue which caused fresh chicken failing to arrive at its stores forced a majority of the restaurant chain’s UK outlets to close. In a statement, DHL said it plans to help address the situation with fellow suppl...


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    UK'S NETWORK RAIL BEGINS £47BN PROCUREMENT PROGRAMME WITH SUPPLY CHAIN PARTNERS

    Feb 21, 2018

    Network Rail is embarking on a £47bn procurement programme across its supply chain, which will encompass thousands of companies.  The organization’s delivery arm for renewals and projects, Infrastructure Projects (IP) organizes itself into four regional areas; Scotland North East, C...


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    POMELO FASHION CEO DAVID JOU ON MANAGING A REVERSE SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

    Feb 19, 2018

    CEO David Jou has hailed Pomelo Fashion as a new type of fashion brand promising to “make fashion fun again” and the start-up is set to shake up the Asian market by offering an omnichannel experience with investment from big names like JD.com. “We’re a vertically-integrated, ...


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    CLIPPER LAUNCHES ‘WAREHOUSE TO WHEELS’ SCHEME

    Feb 16, 2018

    Clipper Logistics has launched a “warehouse on wheels” training scheme to enable employees to gain a class 2 driving licence. The “Revolve” initiative was launched at the Swadlincote site but will be rolled-out to Clipper employees nationally over the coming year. The Road Ha...


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    PREMIER FARNELL TAKES UP 360,000SQ FT LEEDS WAREHOUSE SPACE

    Feb 16, 2018

    Premier Farnell has signed up for a 360,000sq ft at the Logic Leeds warehouse, close to junction 45 of the M1 motorway. The electronics distributor has agreed to take the largest ever warehouse development in Leeds.The site will initially stock over 420,000 products with potential to expand the site...


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    XPO LOGISTICS EXPANDS HOME DELIVERY SERVICE TO EUROPE

    Feb 14, 2018

    Last-mile delivery is a challenge, no matter where in the world it occurs. Consumers all want the same thing: speed, accuracy and low- (or no-) cost delivery, whether shopping online or at a local store. According to an Accenture study, just 36% of consumers shopping online are willing to wait for f...


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    TRUCKING CONDITIONS INDEX FROM FTR REFLECTS TIGHT CAPACITY AND HIGH RATE ENVIRONMENT

    Feb 14, 2018

    The impact of very tight trucking capacity was evident in the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index, according to the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI), which was issued this week by freight transportation consultancy FTR. According to FTR, a TCI reading above...


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    TOP SPEAKER LINE-UP CONFIRMED FOR SHD LOGISTICS CONFERENCE

    Feb 13, 2018

    The head of automation and robotics at Ocado and the general manager for one of Amazon UK’s latest fulfilment centres have been confirmed as the two keynote speakers at this year’s SHD Logistics Conference, held at London's British Museum at Tuesday 17 April. Ocado’s Alex Harve...


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    THE SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL SOLIDIFY THE DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN IN 2018

    Feb 12, 2018

    The type and capabilities of supply chain technology is expanding, and technology will only grow more important in effective supply chain management in 2018. From the increased demand to data-driven decision-making through the industrial Internet of things (IIoT) to the use of cloud-based technologi...


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    BOMBARDIER AIRCRAFT AWARDS SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT CONTRACT TO AJW

    Feb 08, 2018

    The long-term agreement will see AWJ undertake all repair management for Bombardier’s routable inventory in what it says is “a major strategic win for the company”. A key feature of the contract is the strategic sourcing of repairs from OEMs and MROs, including AJW’s maintena...


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    HOW ZTE USA STREAMLINED ITS SUPPLY CHAIN TO BECOME A TOP SMARTPHONE SUPPLIER

    Feb 08, 2018

    With its streamlined, innovative supply chain, ZTE USA is forging a new path in the telecommunications market. By transforming its customer experience, the US subsidiary is turning the mobile industry on its head and ushering in a new decade of innovation Once unknown outside of China, ZTE turned it...


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    MANAGING SUPPLY CHAINS IN CHINA: FOUR STEPS TO SUCCESS

    Feb 07, 2018

    Countless high-quality products that enrich our lives are made in and sourced from China every day. Chinese exports range from the lowest-tech toys to the highest-technology computer electronics. Yet for every successful sourcing experience in China, there is more than one disappointment or complete...


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    HFS RESEARCH AND ACCENTURE ENCOURAGE LOGISTICS MANAGERS TO EMBRACE INTELLIGENT OPERATIONS

    Feb 07, 2018

    Organizations that leverage Intelligent Operations to make decisions and act in real-time will be best placed to thrive in the future, according to a new report from HfS Research and Accenture. The survey of 460 respondents across the globe found that organizations which harness the combination of i...


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    GLOBAL PAYOUT, INC. ANNOUNCES FINTECH VETERAN JOINING ITS SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE SUBSIDIARY SECURCAPITAL CORP

    Feb 05, 2018

    Global Payout, Inc. (OTC Pink:GOHE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Rochfort, as President & EVP Sales to its newly formed logistics subsidiary, SecurCapital Corp. headquartered in Los Angeles, a leading international commerce gateway. SecurCapital will focus on logistics supply c...


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    EPALLET DISRUPTS THE WHOLESALE FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN BY ELIMINATING THE MIDDLEMAN

    Feb 05, 2018

    ePallet has announced the official launch of their technology solution that benefits a long-neglected sector of the food industry - the full pallet customer. The company, whose slogan is "True Wholesale," provides an artificial intelligence (AI) driven platform that disrupts the existing s...


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    JV OPENS NEW CONTAINER YARD

    Feb 01, 2018

    GAC Logistics Sri Lanka and Hemas Transportation have opened a new 30'000 sqm container yard with a 6,000 teu capacity at their joint integrated Spectra Logistics facility in the Muthurajawela industrial zone, Wattala (Sri Lanka). The yard is the latest development in the two companies' part...

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    GEBRUDER WEISS BANKING ON AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY

    Feb 01, 2018

    Gebruder Weiss (GW) is enhancing its expertise in the automobile logistics sector. The Austrian transport and logistics company is using its own automotive competence cluster to analyse the industry’s specific needs and develop end-to-end supply chain management solutions for manufacturers, su...

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    CHALLENGING YEAR FOR WERNER ENTERPRISES

    Jan 31, 2018

    The US transport and logistics company Werner Enterprises said its full-year 2017 revenues rose by 5% to USD 2.1 billion, and its net income amounted to USD 202.89 million. Q4/2017 and annual 2017 results included a USD 110.5 million non-cash reduction in income tax expense, due to the USA’s l...

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    BOLLORE STRENGTHENS PRESENCE IN SCANDINAVIA

    Jan 31, 2018

    Bollore Logistics has acquired the Danish freight forwarder Global Solutions. The acquisition, which is part of Bollore's strategic development through external growth, further expands the French company's European network and its global end-to-end offering in Scandinavia. Already establishe...

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    HIMAX TECHNOLOGY IS PROVING A DISRUPTIVE INFLUENCE ON INTRALOGISTICS PLANNING

    Jan 31, 2018

    Narrow Aisle Ltd has announced a significant increase in global sales of its Flexi HiMAX, high bay articulated warehouse truck technology-based intralogistics solution. Developed for use in high bay warehouses where fast throughput capability and narrow aisle storage density are required, the HiMAX ...

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    EDDIE STOBART BUILDS OPERATIONS TEAM WITH TWO SECTOR DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS

    Jan 30, 2018

    Leading supply chain, transport and logistics company, Eddie Stobart, today announced two new additions to its operations team, as it continues in its commitment to improve the services delivered to customers. Antony Leighton has been appointed as sector director for manufacturing, industrial and bu...

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    PHARMACY2U DISCUSSES PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY CHAIN AT SHD SPRING CONFERENCE

    Jan 29, 2018

    Pharmacy2U (P2U) has joined an illustrious list of key speakers for this April’s SHD Logistics Conference at London’s British Museum.P2U will join robotics experts at two of the most innovative supply chain operations in the UK, Ocado and Amazon, Wincanton and ex-Senior Traffic Commissio...

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    LOGISTICS FIRM NAMED ‘FASTEST GROWING COMPANY’ IN NOTTS

    Jan 29, 2018

    Logistics firm Baxter Freight has been named as the fastest growing mid-sized company in Nottinghamshire. The business, based in Lenton, Nottingham, has topped BDO’s Nottinghamshire Growth Barometer list  which measures turnover growth of mid-sized firms in the county and identifies the f...

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    90,000SQ FT REACHES PRACTICAL COMPLETION AT SEGRO PARK BRACKNELL

    Jan 29, 2018

    Segro has completed the first phase of development at Segro Park Bracknell; a speculative 90,000sq ft urban logistics unit.It is the first unit delivered by Segro at the 17-acre site, where planning consent has also been granted for two light industrial or logistics units of 60,000 and 31,000sq ft.T...

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    CHINESE JD.COM REPORTEDLY PLANNING US-BASED LOGISTICS

    Jan 29, 2018

    JD.com, China's second-largest e-commerce retailer after Alibaba, is working on financing in order to invest in the United States and is mulling the establishment of a fulfillment center in Los Angeles to facilitate same-day delivery, Bloomberg reports. JD CEO Richard Liu, at the World Economic ...

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    REPORT: TEAMSTERS TELL UPS TO LAY OFF DRONE, DRIVERLESS DELIVERY VEHICLES

    Jan 26, 2018

    As UPS begins contract talks with the Teamsters union this week, the union has already demanded that the logistics giant abstain from using drones or autonomous delivery vehicles to deliver packages, according to The Wall Street Journal. The Teamsters also want UPS to hire 10,000 more workers and as...

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    BREAKING DOWN THE TRUCK CAPACITY SHORTAGE

    Jan 26, 2018

    Every shipper was warned a capacity shortage would soon hit the trucking industry. Like a boogeyman, the expected impact of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has loomed large to shippers for months. Rates, they knew, would go up but by how much? It was clear the most ardent owner-operators...

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    RECYCLING MARKET SUFFERING FROM TRANSPORT CAPACITY SHORTAGE

    Jan 26, 2018

    The recycling industry, which is heavily dependent on road transport, is feeling the effects of the current trucking shortages and high costs, Plastics Recycling Update reported. Pending ELD enforcement, a driver shortage and ongoing weather challenges, such as recent hurricanes and the polar vortex...

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    CALL FOR BAN ON NON-COMPLIANT MARINE FUELS

    Jan 23, 2018

    A number of environmental organizations and the global shipping industry, including Bimco, ICS and the World Shipping Council, have joined in calling for an explicit ban on the carriage of non-compliant marine fuels from 2020 onwards.The IMO has agreed that from 1 January 2020, the maximum permitted...

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    ALSTOM TO PARTICIPATE IN DUTCH ATO TRIALS

    Jan 22, 2018

    DUTCH infrastructure manager ProRail and rail freight operator Rotterdam Rail Feeding (RRF) have signed an agreement with Alstom to start testing automatic train operation (ATO) on a section of the Betuweroute freight line this year. The tests will be carried out at Grade of Automation (GoA) Level 2...

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    LEOPARDS TRANSPORTED BY TIGERS

    Jan 18, 2018

    Some of the most spectacular animals from Africa’s fauna were transported to England as bronze sculptures recently – instead of as stuffed exhibits, as used to be the case. The logistics enterprise Tigers was in charge of handling the artist Bruce Little’s works. Bruce Little from ...

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    TAPA CERTIFICATION FOR P&O FERRYMASTERS

    Jan 18, 2018

    The British logistics company P&O Ferrymasters has demonstrated its capability in the transport of theft-attractive goods after it was awarded certification for meeting security standards by the Transported Asset Protection Association (Tapa), an international forum working to minimise crime in ...

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    SWISSLOG CONSTRUCTING HIGH-BAY PHARMA WAREHOUSE

    Jan 17, 2018

    Swisslog is building an automated high-bay warehouse in Möhlin (Switzerland) for Kuehne + Nagel. The new storage facility will be part of the logistics provider’s Swiss logistics hub for pharma and healthcare. From Möhlin, Kuehne + Nagel will offer warehouse and picking services, as ...

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    LARGER CONTAINERS HELP GREEN CARGO TO BOOST PAYLOADS

    Jan 17, 2018

    SWEDISH rail freight operator Green Cargo is set to begin the use of XXXL containers supplied by Innofreight, Austria, to transport wood chip to Soderenergi’s fuel terminal in Nykavn, a move which is reducing the number of trains the operator requires to deliver the same quantity of product. G...

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    CHINA - EUROPE RAIL FREIGHT: IN IT FOR THE LONG-HAUL

    Jan 17, 2018

    ONE of the defining rail freight trends of recent years has been the spectacular rise in the volume of intermodal traffic between China and Europe. In November, China Railway Corporation (CRC) reported that more than 3000 container trains had run between the two continents since the start of 2017, e...

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    TARGET'S SUPPLY CHAIN CAMP TAKES AIM AT TALENT CRISIS

    Jan 16, 2018

    MBA students from around the country are participating in the new Target Arrows Camp, a new initiative intended to help develop future supply chain and logistics talent, according to a company newsletter. Held in Scottsdale, AZ, the fourteen students gain applicable supply chain skills through netwo...

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    PORT OF OAKLAND: 2017 A RECORD-BREAKING YEAR

    Jan 16, 2018

    The port of Oakland handled the equivalent of 2.42 million teu in 2017. That figure broke the previous record of 2.39 million containers set in 2014. In addition the Californian port achieved two more milestones with 920,000 loaded import containers and 1.85 million combined imports and exports. The...

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    AIR FREIGHT CAPACITY STRETCHED THIN AS E-COMMERCE FLOURISHES

    Jan 16, 2018

    Shippers and carriers always view the holiday season with concern, if not dread. Do we have enough staff? Vehicles? Inventory? Are we ready for the online purchases and, later, the returns? One issue that seems to have accompanied the new year is a global air freight shortage. Where once capacity ex...

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    SIGNIFICANT GROWTH FOR HAROPA IN 2017

    Jan 11, 2018

    2017 turned out to be better than expected. With a 6% increase in maritime traffic (92.64 million t) and an over 15% upsurge in container traffic (29.13 million t/3 million teu), Haropa, the French group of ports (Le Havre, Paris and Rouen), says its results are more favourable than other North Euro...

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    NESKA SETTLES IN PORT OF DUSSELDORF

    Jan 11, 2018

    The shipping and forwarding agency Neska moved into a facility in the inland port of Dusseldorf (Germany) in December. The platform, encompassing a 10,000 sqm logistics hall, 600 sqm of office space and a 600 sqm mezzanine floor, is part of a large logistics complex developed by Panattoni. Unloading...

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    UK FIRM AND FAMILY SET UP JV PARTNERSHIP

    Jan 11, 2018

    The St Francis Group, a UK-based property development and investment entity and a brownfield development and regeneration expert, has agreed to set up a joint venture (JV) with the Richardson family. Under the agreement, the partners will speculatively develop over 56'000 sqm of new industrial a...

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    TOYOTA INVESTS $100K IN UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE SUPPLY CHAIN TALENT

    Jan 10, 2018

    Toyota Motor Manufacturing gave The University of Evansville a $100,000 grant to establish the Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCSM) Program, according to the university. The new program will begin in the fall of 2018, making the university's Schroeder Family School of Business Administra...

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    BLOCKCHAIN: THE NEXT REVOLUTION IN THE FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jan 10, 2018

    For decades, the food industry has been reliant on inefficient, paper-based recording systems, causing transparency and traceability issues. Counterfeit foods, contaminated products and pressure from the FDA are prompting organizations across the supply chain to re-evaluate current tracking and regi...

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    FIRST VESSEL TACKLES WINTER SEASON IN CANADA

    Jan 10, 2018

    The firstling has reached Canada: The "Lowlands Opal" was the first ocean-going vessel from an overseas port to dock at the port of Trois-Rivières in 2018. Winter navigation is now possible, amongst others due to the efforts of the Canadian Coast Guard, whose ice breakers keep the c...

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    PSA MARINE BANGLADESH WINS CONTRACT FOR 2019

    Jan 09, 2018

    The use of alternative fuels is gaining ground. Summit LNG terminal, an affiliate of Singapore-based Summit Power International, has awarded a 15 year contract for support vessels at its liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Bangladesh. Partner to the agreement partner is PSA Marine Bangladesh, pa...

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    INDUSTRY PULSE: OCEAN FREIGHT RATES TUMBLE AT END OF 2017

    Jan 09, 2018

    Ocean freight rates from China to both U.S. coasts continued to fall at the end of last year, according to data from the Freightos International Freight Index (FIFI). Rates from China to the west coast dropped dramatically between November and December 2017, falling more than 23%. In addition, rates...

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    GREIWING COMBATS LACK OF TRAINED STAFF

    Jan 09, 2018

    Business for the German company Greiwing, a specialist for silo logistics, developed positively in recent years. Proof of this comes from higher sales and a steady increase in staff numbers. The company’s headcount has now topped the 700 mark. Managing director Jürgen Greiwing declared: &...

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    IMPERIAL CONTINUES WORKING FOR BMW

    Jan 08, 2018

    Imperial Logistics International has once again won the BMW contract for outsourcing and intermodal services in Bavaria (Germany), for another six years. On 1 January, Imperial began handling traffic between the BMW Group’s plants in Munich, Landshut, Dingolfing, Regensburg, Wackersdorf and th...

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    WATCH MAKER BANKS ON DSV FOR EXPANSION IN CHINA

    Jan 05, 2018

    The watch and jewellery manufacturer Paul Hewitt has already been supported by the transport service provider DSV Air & Sea for two years. Hewitt grew rapidly in the last three years and DSV dispatched over 80,000 parcels in 2017, more than double the 37,000 parcels in 2016. The fashion brand&rs...

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    WAREHOUSES MOVE TO THE 'BURBS AS URBAN LAND PRICES SKYROCKET

    Jan 05, 2018

    The need for e-commerce warehouse space across the U.S. has led to a major price increase in land plots of 50 to 100 acres, a doubling of cost from this time last year, according to CBRE research, CNBC reported Tuesday. Major markets such as Atlanta, Houston, California's Inland Empire, northern...

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    JANUARY 2018 ISSUE OF SUPPLY CHAIN DIGITAL

    Jan 03, 2018

    The feature interview features Adorning the cover this month is Paul Dyer, who is celebrating a year in charge at DHL UK & Ireland.In a candid interview, the CEO looks back on the first 12 months of his tenure and explains why the company is making inroads into a number of industry sectors that ...

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    HOW OPERATIONS MADE AND BROKE SUPPLY CHAINS IN 2017

    Dec 29, 2017

    A case could be made for the buyers, as their behind-the-scenes work enables every other link in the chain. Goods could not be made without properly sourced and assessed parts, after all.Or, maybe the logistics manager deserves the accolade. This year did see an unnatural amount of disasters and shi...

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    COMMENT: COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION KEY TO TACKLING SUPPLY CHAIN SLAVERY

    Dec 28, 2017

    The practice of slavery is, in theory, confined to the history books. Yet it still exists in the modern world, in a more clandestine form, throughout the supply chains of many businesses whose products we buy and use every day. The most recent Zara incident where alleged unpaid workers in Turkey wer...

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    THE POLICY SHIFTS THAT DEFINED SUPPLY CHAINS IN 2017

    Dec 22, 2017

    The top trend in supply chain regulation this year was undoubtedly the ELD mandate. From fierce debates and testimonies to new hope renewed by a Supreme Court appeal, only to have it be struck down, many truckers held their breath hoping the mandate would at least be postponed. Nevertheless, the imp...

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    LOGISTICALLY MINDED: REPORT SAYS AUTONOMOUS TRUCKS ARE 'INEXORABLE'

    Dec 22, 2017

    Manufacturers are enjoying a rare reprieve, as indices show rising global demand is reaching production lines around the world.Industry Week reports favorable monetary policy, increased corporate investment and high consumer confidence is combining to boost manufacturing indices in the U.S., Japan a...

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    SHIPPING ALLIANCES ADD CALLS, SERVICES FOR 2018

    Dec 21, 2017

    THE Alliance announced it would expand its calls beginning in April 2018, one year after the five-member alliance's launch date, American Shipper reported Tuesday.The Ocean Alliance also intends an expansion under its "Day 2" service offering, which proposed to deploy 340 containership...

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    ICE CREAM: ONE OF MANY REASONS THE COLD CHAIN IS BOOMING

    Dec 20, 2017

    Ice cream and frozen pizza aren’t the first things that come to mind when thinking about the cold chain expansion. These food products have been around a long time a staple for college students, bachelors and parents in need of a quick meal (and treat). What changed is ice cream and frozen piz...

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    UNILEVER TAPS INTO BLOCKCHAIN TO MANAGE TEA SUPPLY CHAIN

    Dec 19, 2017

    Unilever has launched a one-year pilot project that leverages blockchain technology to manage transactions on its tea supply chain, according to GreenBiz.The company is partnering with big banks and technology start-ups to track tea farmers in Malawi, who supply tea for Unilever brands. Greenbiz rep...

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    ORGANIC FOOD IS A BIG RISK FOR THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Dec 19, 2017

    Everyone, it seems, is eating healthy today. The organic food market is growing and changing the way people eat, which means 3PLs and other links in the supply chain are growing and changing along with it. C.H. Robinson, for example, created a unit for just that reason, building year-round solutions...

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    WAREHOUSE EMPLOYMENT HAS RISEN 90% SINCE 2000

    Dec 15, 2017

    The number of workers seeking warehouse jobs has risen 8% over the past two years, according to a report by Indeed Hiring Lab. However, 50% or more of the job-seekers are already employed in the sector.Generation X has been most active in seeking warehouse employment, according to Indeed's resea...

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    BASSEN LOGISTICS READY FOR NEW YEAR

    Dec 15, 2017

    In the run-up to the New Year, it is all hustle and bustle at Bassen Logistics in Bremen (Germany). For more than a decade, the company has been transporting palletted fireworks from Bremerhaven to supermarkets and various special outlets just before the end of the year.Company owner, Peter Bassen s...

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    LOGISTICALLY MINDED: FED RAISES INTEREST RATES

    Dec 15, 2017

    Healthcare supply chains are shifting as cost pressures rise, here's how.Peak season hit retailers and carriers hard, slowing the logistics network.Mattel unveiled a new cost-savings plan, targeting its supply chain. The Federal Reserve did it again. For the third time this year, and the fifth t...

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    NEW LOGISTICS PLATFORM FOR AVIATION INDUSTRY

    Dec 15, 2017

    Daher, an industrial and supply chain partner to Dassault Aviation, is expanding its 3PL services to the aircraft manufacturer for spare parts for civil aviation aircraft. The contract between Dassault Aviation and Daher provides for the construction of a Daher logistics platform, which will largely...

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    COMPANIES USING ANALYTICS TO STOP SUPPLY CHAIN FRAUD IN ITS TRACKS

    Dec 15, 2017

    A growing number of companies are using analytics to detect and deter fraud in the supply chain, according to a poll by Deloitte.More than one-third of respondents in Deloitte's poll said they're using analytics software to detect fraud before it happens  a 10% increase from a similar s...

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    DIANA GOES FOR TIME CHARTER WITH WAN HAI LINES

    Dec 14, 2017

    Time charter rates seem to be recovering. Unitized Ocean Transport, a separate wholly-owned subsidiary of Diana Containerships, a global shipping company specialised in the ownership of container carriers, has entered into a time charter contract with Wan Hai Lines, Singapore.The gross charter rate ...

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    DUISPORT ACQUIRES BOHNEN LOGISTIK

    Dec 14, 2017

    The German contract logistics provider, Bohnen Logistik, has been an owner-managed family business for three generations. Now this has changed. The inland port of Duisburg (duisport) agreed to take over Bohnen Logistik in line with its succession plan. The competition watchdogs have already said &ld...

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    OFFSHORE DRIVES HUNTERSTON PORT'S DIVERSIFICATION

    Dec 13, 2017

    Following the decline in coal imports, the Hunterston port and resource centre (Parc) in Ayrshire has been awarded grant funding from the Scottish Government. The port plans to become one of the UK’s important oil and gas decommissioning facilities.Peel Ports, which owns and operates Huntersto...

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    INEOS AND IMPERIAL DESIGNING NEW BARGES

    Dec 13, 2017

    Ineos Trade & Shipping and Imperial Logistics are joining forces to design and build new butane river barges. Each new vessel will move about 3,000 t of butane, which is about three times as much as the current barges can move on the European Rhine system.The gas barges will link the butane tank...

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    LOGISTICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS SNUGGLE UP CLOSER

    Dec 12, 2017

    At the recent 2017 Huawei core partner convention, Huawei Technologies and logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel North Asia Pacific signed a strategic cooperation agreement to further reinforce their logistics partnership. Huawei is a Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and...

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    TRPA AND LOGISTEC INK NEW PACT IN CANADA

    Dec 12, 2017

    Canada's Trois-Rivières port authority (TRPA) has entered into an agreement with Logistec Stevedoring for the leasing and operation of its general cargo terminal. The terminal includes three warehouses, each covering 18,000 sqm, and 36,000 sqm of outdoor storage space.With three wharves a...

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    FIEGE SHOULDERS LOGISTICS FOR PALMERS

    Dec 12, 2017

    Palmers, an Austria-based fashion retailer, has outsourced its storage needs to the contract logistics provider Fiege. In a mere four days, around one million items, the decoration warehouse and shop equipment were transferred to Fiege’s logistics centre in southern Vienna. To cope with this h...

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    RETAILERS TURN TO SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYTICS FOR PROFITS BOOST

    Dec 12, 2017

    To avoid a preponderance of post-holiday inventory, retailers are working hard to carefully gauge needs through supply chain analysis as peak season continues, Business of Fashion reported last week.The goal behind limiting inventory is to ultimately increase profits, even at the cost of immediate r...

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    EFFICIENT SUPPLY CHAIN FOR FRESH SANDWICHES

    Dec 11, 2017

    The Subway fast food chain is renowned for its wide range of sandwich toppings. To ensure that the greater part of the chain’s branches in European receive their supplies, STI (UK), a subsidiary of STI Freight Management, is now organising the transport logistics. The specialist for temperatur...

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    HOW CAN HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAINS IMPROVE? EXPERTS WEIGH IN.

    Dec 11, 2017

    Across the board, healthcare is seen as one of the greatest opportunities for supply chain improvement.Whether it is a hospital, pharmaceutical manufacturer, drug distributor or retailer, every link in the chain could better manage their inventory, or work more closely with suppliers. The opportunit...

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    2 WAYS HOSPITALS ARE TAKING CONTROL OF THEIR SUPPLY CHAIN

    Dec 11, 2017

    With the health insurance system in chaos over the future of the Affordable Care Act, and a constant need to lower costs, larger health systems are finding financial success targeting the supply chain. Hospital systems are ditching the distributor and contracting directly with manufacturers, while u...

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    LOGISTICS ESTATE TAKING SHAPE IN LEICESTER

    Dec 08, 2017

    Property developer Goodman has been granted full planning permission to develop over 40,000 sqm logistics and warehouse space at its new 16.2 ha Leicester commercial park development (UK). Work is expected to commence shortly with the construction of two units of 8,900 sqm and 31,000 sqm respectivel...

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    HOW THE FASHION SUPPLY CHAIN COULD REDUCE CARBON EMISSIONS

    Dec 08, 2017

    The clothing industry is one of the world's leading contributors to greenhouse gas emissions, due largely to its waste and demanding transport practices, The Loadstar reported Thursday.Early disposal after minimal use, a material recycling standard lower than 1%, and the half million tons of pla...

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    LOGISTICS SUFFER AS WILDFIRES RAVAGE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

    Dec 08, 2017

    Wildfires are blazing throughout Southern California, prompting the state to suspend hours of service rules for truckers assisting with clearing debris and close parts of State Route 150 and State Route 33, along with many city and county roads, according to various reports.The amount of acreage bur...

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    SOUTH CAROLINA'S LOGISTICS GROWTH FUELED BY RECORD EXPORTS

    Dec 07, 2017

    A recent study by the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness finds that the state's logistics industry includes more than 600 logistics companies, from transportation to air freight providers and warehouse and distribution centers, a press release by the South Carolina Logistics Industry repo...

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    HAPPY WHEELS: A UNIQUE GAME IN ITS OWN WAY

    Dec 07, 2017

    Today we will be reviewing a game that’s very special and popular titled Happy Wheels. This review will let you know why it’s so special, but before that let me give you a bit of information about the game:

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    NEW WAREHOUSE AND NEW SERVICES

    Dec 06, 2017

    As part of an overall GBP 3.5 million investment, the freight forwarder Intersped Logistics (UK) is expanding its operations by moving into a new 2,787 sqm warehouse with a 16-bay dock facility and two low-level loading bays in Kent. The platform will provide capacity for sustainable growth of the b...

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    WAREHOUSES ARE 143% BIGGER THANKS TO E-COMMERCE

    Dec 01, 2017

    In the years since 2007, the average size of U.S. warehouses has increased by 143% to 184,693 square feet, with a corresponding ceiling height rise of 3.7 feet to an average of 32.3 feet, DC Velocity reported Tuesday. The largest expansions were urban. Atlanta warehouses became 284% larger, with Cin...

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    TRANSPORT TECH COMPANY BRINGS CHATBOTS TO SHIPPING

    Nov 29, 2017

    ARL-Shipping has created an app accessible via Facebook that allows shippers to view their cargo en route from port to warehouse, offering real-time visibility, according to a press release. Access to transport visibility is gained by truck drivers using the arl-shipping.com app, allowing shippers t...

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    NEW FREIGHT LINE AIMS TO BOOST BRAZILIAN AGRICULTURE EXPORTS

    Nov 28, 2017

    THE government of the Brazilian state of Paraná held an event in São Paulo on November 28 during which it presented plans for a new freight railway that will improve the flow of agricultural products from the midwest of Brazil through the port of Paranaguá. The new 1000km line w...

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    THE SECRET OF TOP PERFORMERS: TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT IS A COMPETITIVE WEAPON

    Nov 28, 2017

    With an intensifying focus on e-commerce and home delivery in the marketplace, transportation management is on everyone’s mind — and for good reason. A well-executed transportation management strategy can help companies optimize shipments (freight and parcel), increase visibility across ...

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    SKODA TRANSPORTATION SOLD TO CZECH INVESTOR

    Nov 27, 2017

    PPF is owned by Mr Peter Kellner, who is listed as the Czech Republic’s richest person, and the announcement ends months of speculation surrounding the future of the manufacturer. The purchase price has not been revealed by either PPF or CEIL, which has nine separate shareholders all of whom h...

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    10 TWITTER ACCOUNTS EVERY SUPPLY CHAIN LEADER SHOULD FOLLOW

    Nov 27, 2017

    It seems Twitter makes the world turn nowadays. To stay ahead, many professionals are turning to social media for the latest trends and innovations. Whether it is breaking news of disruptions or industry events, the platform can help provide minute-by-minute updates on daily issues affecting supply ...

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    HNA MODERN LOGISTICS CHOSES ITRAN SOLUTIONS

    Nov 20, 2017

    iTran Systems and HNA Modern Logistics Group, the manager of several cargo carriers including Yangtze Cargo Airlines, myCargo, Hongkong Cargo Airlines, Tianjin Cargo Airlines, HU Cargo and Air Chang'an, as well as 16 airports inside China and Swissport, have signed a long term cooperation and pa...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN INDICATORS TO WATCH THIS BLACK FRIDAY

    Nov 20, 2017

    Black Friday is make-or-break for many retailers, but once the orders are placed and shelves are stocked, the attention tends to turn away from the supply chain.But this season is a little different. Retailers are trying out new strategies to bring consumers in-store or onto their websites. Companie...

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    MERCITALIA RAIL ORDERS LOCOMOTIVES AND FREIGHT WAGONS

    Nov 15, 2017

    ITALIAN State Railways’ (FS) freight subsidiary, Mercitalia Rail, and its subsidiary TX Logistix, have agreed to purchase up to 125 new-generation Traxx DC3/MS electric locomotives from Bombardier for a total investment of around €400m, while Mercitalia Rail and Cemat will purchase 250 fr...

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    TRUCK-ONLY TOLL PLAN HITS A SNAG IN RHODE ISLAND

    Nov 13, 2017

    The spring of 2018 is the earliest Rhode Island may be instigating its trucks-only tolls as regulators further examine the environmental permitting, engineering, technical and financial requirements, Transport Topics reported last week. The initial plan was for tolling locations on Interstate 95 in ...

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    FORD APPOINTS DHL TO MANAGE GLOBAL INBOUND SUPPLY OF PROTOTYPE PARTS

    Nov 13, 2017

    Ford Motor Company has awarded a new contract to DHL, to provide freight management services under its Lead Logistics Partner solution.Under the contract, DHL Supply Chain will manage the movement of prototype parts from suppliers to Ford’s R&D locations around the world. This new contract...

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    FORD APPOINTS DHL TO MANAGE GLOBAL INBOUND SUPPLY OF PROTOTYPE PARTS

    Nov 13, 2017

    Ford Motor Company has awarded a new contract to DHL, to provide freight management services under its Lead Logistics Partner solution.Under the contract, DHL Supply Chain will manage the movement of prototype parts from suppliers to Ford’s R&D locations around the world. This new contract...

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    NEW BRAZILIAN FREIGHT CONCESSIONS SET FOR REAIS 25BN INVESTMENT

    Nov 13, 2017

    FIVE of Brazil’s rail freight concessions are set to be renewed in 2018, and this is expected to generate investments of Reais 25bn ($US 7.6bn) in railway infrastructure up to 2023, according to Mr Fernando Paes, executive director of the National Association of Railway Carriers (ANTF).Paes, w...

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    US EAST COAST STILL DELIVERING STRONG RESULTS

    Nov 11, 2017

    This time, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) can boast about a record month. The US port operator handled 185,000 teu in October, beating by far the previous October record in 2004. Fiscal year-to-date teu volume rose by 5% to 725,000 boxes since the port’s fiscal year began in July. J...

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    EXPERTS SAY ‘IOT’ WILL ALTER THE FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION LANDSCAPE IN MYRIAD WAYS

    Nov 10, 2017

    Experts agree that there are thousands of potential uses for the “Internet of Things” (IoT) line of innovative thinking that enterprises will be connecting assets and leveraging predictive analytics and advanced intelligence as part of digital transformation in freight transport. Bananas...

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    OUTAGES, CYBERATTACKS ARE TOP SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTIONS

    Nov 10, 2017

    The latest BCI Supply Chain Resiliency Report revealed the top causes of supply chain disruption are telecommunication outages, cyberattacks, data breaches and loss of talent. The report also noted that fire increased from 14th most disruptive to 7th most disruptive to supply chains. Any one of the ...

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    AI AND BLOCKCHAIN: SOLVING SUPPLY CHAIN’S TRANSPARENCY PROBLEM

    Nov 09, 2017

    Marco Polo, Columbus, and Afonso de Albuquerque were more than explorers. They didn’t merely seek silk and spices, but looked to develop new markets, pioneer the best routes to reach them, and gather vast volumes of information on winds and tides, languages, people and local customs to aid the...

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    HAS TRUMP KEPT HIS SUPPLY CHAIN PROMISES? LET'S REVIEW

    Nov 09, 2017

    Donald Trump made a lot of promises as a political candidate, and whether or not he keeps them as president, his words are enough to jumpstart supply chain managers into action. “For supply chain professionals, change is the ultimate challenge,” Toby Brzoznowski, EVP and co-founder of Ll...

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    HOW TO BECOME THE NEXT BIG LOGISTICS HUB

    Nov 07, 2017

    For 50-60 years, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania served primarily as a residential neighborhood with big farms, wide open fields and sleepy highways. But if you visit Lehigh Valley today, the landscape is crowded with huge warehouse lots and heavily trafficked state routes that work to support a booming...

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    INDUSTRY PULSE: CONTINUED TRUCKING GROWTH CONFIRMS FREIGHT RECOVERY

    Nov 06, 2017

    Although September trucking shipments decreased 0.9% MoM, shipments increased 3.2% YoY, the highest for September since 2014, the Cass Freight Index reported last week. Trucking expenditures also increased 0.3% MoM and 4.6% YoY. According to the index, September 2017's shipments weren't quit...

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    DIGITAL PROCUREMENT IS EXPLODING IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Nov 03, 2017

    Digital procurement spend nearly reached $1 trillion on SAP Ariba's platform in 2017, showing the digital revolution has finally taken hold of the supply chain, Supply Chain Digital reports. The network announced more than 150,000 new organizations joined the platform in Q3, with more than $5 bi...

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    LOGISTICALLY MINDED: AN EARLY LOOK AT THE TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT

    Nov 03, 2017

    The Trump administration was busy this week, moving the policy chains in ways that could transform the U.S. economy for years to come.Much of it had to do with his nominees for major posts, such as the Export-Import Bank and the Federal Reserve. Senators heard testimony from Former Rep. Scott Garret...

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    TRANSRISK, NODAL EXCHANGE, AND DAT TEAM UP FOR TRUCKING FREIGHT FUTURES EXCHANGE

    Nov 02, 2017

    A trio of forward-thinking transportation concerns–TransRisk Inc., a provider of data intelligence and financial products serving the freight sector, Nodal Exchange LLC, a regulated derivatives exchange that offers more than 1,000 electric power and natural gas contracts on hundreds of unique ...

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    BEST BUY TO OFFER FREE HOLIDAY SHIPPING

    Nov 01, 2017

    Best Buy will offer free shipping on all orders with no minimum from Oct. 29 to Dec. 25, according to a page on its website first spotted by holiday deals curator BestBlackFriday.com. Best Buy has not yet released its plans for Thanksgiving, Black Friday or online holiday sales, but the retailer exp...

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    COSCO SHIPPING PORTS REVENUES ON THE RISE

    Oct 31, 2017

    Results for Q3 and the first nine months of the year have been published by China-headquartered Cosco Shipping Ports. Q3 revenues increased by 9% to USD 155.6 million (Q3/2016: USD 144.1 million). With the benefit of operating leverage, gross profit increased by 15.2% to USD 56.7 million (Q3/2016: U...

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    GUIDE TO 553 THIRD-PARTY LOGISTICS PROVIDERS

    Oct 31, 2017

    Armstrong & Associates’ "Who’s who in logistics 3PL guide" provides internet access to its continually updated third-party logistics provider database of 553 companies.The surveyed companies encompass global supply chain managers (GSCMs), freight brokers, specialized/niche ...

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    EXPERT MOVES TO PROLOGIS LOGISTICS PARK

    Oct 30, 2017

    Prologis has signed two lease agreements for around 26,400 sqm of existing space in Hanover (Germany). One contract is with the electrical retail group Expert, which will start operations in a 16,500 sqm facility in Prologis Park Hanover-Langenhagen on 1 January 2018. The second agreement is with a ...

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    GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN QUALITY CONTROL SOLUTION FOR JD.COM

    Oct 27, 2017

    Kuehne + Nagel has teamed up with JD.com to design a supply chain solution that includes quality control checks at origin. The technology-driven solution provides the Chinese retailer with stock keeping unit visibility over its in-bound supply chain before products are imported into China. The solut...

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    GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN QUALITY CONTROL SOLUTION FOR JD.COM

    Oct 27, 2017

    Kuehne ,Nagel has teamed up with JD.com to design a supply chain solution that includes quality control checks at origin. The technology-driven solution provides the Chinese retailer with stock keeping unit visibility over its in-bound supply chain before products are imported into China. The s...

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    LOGISTICS CENTRE FOR FASHION STARTUP

    Oct 27, 2017

    Goodman is developing a 31,600 sqm logistics centre in the freight village near Erfurt (Germany). The facility is for Lesara, an online shop for fashion and lifestyle products. The Berlin-based enterprise is renting the centre for ten years in order to consolidate its logistics network. Construction...

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    PANAMA CANAL LAUNCHES EMISSIONS CALCULATOR FOR CARGO SHIPPERS

    Oct 26, 2017

    The Panama Canal has launched an Emissions Calculator, a tool that offers shippers a highly accurate assessment of their carbon emissions, ranks those who have reduced the most emissions by transiting the Canal versus alternate routes, and encourages action to further reduce carbon footprints, accor...

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    WAREHOUSES IN APPLE-PIE ORDER WITH ARVATO

    Oct 25, 2017

    "New thinking and experiencing the digital world” is the motto of this year’s German logistics congress, on in Berlin until 27 October. Arvato SCM Solutions, a supply chain specialist that focuses on IT, can identify with the motto as the company began the transition from physical t...

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    BEYOND VISIBILITY: HOW TO BUILD A SUPPLY CHAIN THAT THINKS

    Oct 25, 2017

    Many companies are talking about “end to end visibility”, but visibility alone is not enough. Your organization needs to go beyond visibility, to a digital supply chain that detects and responds to changes. Using comprehensive sensing capabilities, real-time data collection, and predicti...

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    COGNITIVE SOFTWARE: THE NEXT STANDARD FOR SUPPLY CHAIN TECH

    Oct 25, 2017

    Two multinational pharmaceutical companies merge. They have 20 different transactional systems between them. The first thing they ask from their software vendor is real-time visibility into their supply chain operations. They want to search for product suppliers and see all their connections. They w...

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    APICS: SUPPLY CHAINS AND S&OP MUST WORK TOGETHER

    Oct 24, 2017

    Supply chain managers know that better inventory management, better customer service and shorter lead times are often the fruits of a well-run supply chain. But there isn't a lot of talk about how to do that but the APICS 2017 conference in San Antonio last week highlighted the well-run supply c...

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    BEVERAGE LOGISTICS STUDY ON GERMAN AND INTERNATIONAL FIRMS

    Oct 24, 2017

    Miebach Consulting has conducted a first beverage logistics study to analyse the sector's current situation. It looked into measures already taken and action planned to successfully counter forthcoming challenges. 35 German and international beverage suppliers and retailers took part in the surv...

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    PORTAL TO MATCH WAREHOUSE SPACE TO RETAILERS NEEDS

    Oct 24, 2017

    The hunt for extra warehousing space in the run-up to the year’s busiest retail season has started – with an increasing number of retailers looking for extra space for inventory to fulfil their customers' orders. LogistCompare, a new portal designed for the UK market, offers an easy ...

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    MIT THINK TANK HELPS COORDINATE HURRICANE RESPONSE ALONG SUPPLY CHAIN

    Oct 23, 2017

    As emergency resources stretched ever thinner as a result of nearly concurrent hurricanes, MIT’s Humanitarian Response Lab worked with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Washington to assist with supply chain coordination across public and private sectors, the university reporte...

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    IS SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT A 'BIG COMPANY' GAME?

    Oct 23, 2017

    I once heard supply chain management is a big company game; that it takes large networks and capital resources to have a modern, technology-based supply chain. Do you agree? There are steps that business of all sizes can take to make a significant impact on their supply chains. Start with strategies...

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    LOGISTICALLY MINDED: BUSINESS BRACES FOR A STRONG START TO THE HOLIDAY SEASON

    Oct 20, 2017

    Companies are increasingly turning to startups to help them adapt to market shifts.CMA CGM last week announced it would create an incubator in Marseilles, France and back startups that can help in its "digital transformation." Such a strategy has gained popularity in recent years, with com...

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    KOBE STEEL'S QUALITY SCANDAL IS AN AGE-OLD SUPPLY CHAIN TALE

    Oct 20, 2017

    The latest supplier scandal could have far-reaching implications for automotive, aerospace and any other supply chain dependent on aluminum or copper. Kobe Steel — Japan's third-largest steelmaker admitted Sunday to having falsified data over the quality of parts it sold to more than 500 c...

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    DHL TARGETS LIFE SCIENCES SECTOR, COLD CHAIN LOGISTICS

    Oct 20, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain will offer a new last-mile solution for its life sciences and medical device division.An increasingly aging population and rising costs set by healthcare providers present rising challenges for the life sciences industry. The new service hopes to provide a just-in-time, fully tracea...

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    AMAZON'S LATEST WAREHOUSE SPECIALIZES IN OVERSIZED SHIPPING

    Oct 19, 2017

    The first item shipped from Amazon's new 1- million-square-foot warehouse in Livonia, Michigan was for custom-fit floor liners for a car, the Detroit Free Press reported last week.The warehouse employs about 1,000 workers, and specializes in shipping larger items such as household decor, sports ...

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    ITALIAN FREIGHT OPERATOR ORDERS SIEMENS VECTRONS

    Oct 19, 2017

    GENOA-based open-access rail freight operator InRail has awarded Siemens a contract to supply three Vectron electric locomotives.The order comprises one 3kV dc locomotive and two multi-system units, one of which will be equipped with a diesel power module (DPM) for operation on non-electrified sidin...

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    AMAZON'S LATEST WAREHOUSE SPECIALIZES IN OVERSIZED SHIPPING

    Oct 19, 2017

    The first item shipped from Amazon's new 1- million-square-foot warehouse in Livonia, Michigan was for custom-fit floor liners for a car, the Detroit Free Press reported last week. The warehouse employs about 1,000 workers, and specializes in shipping larger items such as household decor, sports...

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    PORT OF LA MAY SEEK TO BAN TRUCKING COMPANIES WHO HIRE CONTRACT DRIVERS

    Oct 18, 2017

    The city of Los Angeles is considering whether it has the right to block companies from using contract truck drivers from doing business at its port in order to prevent labor and employment law violations the Daily Breeze reported. Councilmen Joe Buscaino and Bob Blumenfield are behind the motion. T...

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    6 SUPPLY CHAIN LEVERS CAN BOOST THE BOTTOM LINE

    Oct 18, 2017

    A supply chain manager doubles his or her value when they understand both their company's financials and all the levers that affect it, Sandra Jessop, vice president of operations at RV Products told a room of APICS 2017 attendees Tuesday. At the end of each day, industry professionals must be a...

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    SHOPIFY AND DHL TEAM UP TO EASE GLOBAL SHIPPING FOR RETAIL SMES

    Oct 18, 2017

    Shopify recently announced it partnered with DHL Express to enable merchants of all size to access the same global shipping options as those offered to large retailers, with guaranteed express service and enterprise-grade rates. International and Express options are included in the shipping option, ...

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    NEW SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNOLOGY BEST PRACTICES

    Oct 18, 2017

    An unprecedented wave of innovation engulfs today’s supply chain professionals, and they know that they will have to adapt to survive. New breakthrough developments, such as drones and driverless vehicles, seem to be everywhere.What is going on now with the integration of drones, robotics, dri...

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    RZD DEVELOPS PLANS FOR HIGH-SPEED RAIL FREIGHT

    Oct 18, 2017

    RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) says it is pressing ahead with the development of a concept for a high-speed freight train with the aim of capturing a slice of the market for high-value goods between China and Europe from air cargo operators.RZD first vice-president Mr Alexander Misharin told delegates at SN...

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    TARGET'S NEW CLIMATE INITIATIVES TAKE AIM AT SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS

    Oct 18, 2017

    Target on Tuesday introduced a new climate policy and sustainability goals, aiming to reduce its absolute Scope 1 (direct) and Scope 2 (indirect, from consumption of purchased electricity, heat or steam) greenhouse gas emissions by 25% below 2015 levels by 2025. The retailer is also developing a Sco...

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    STUDY: MILLENNIALS SEE SUPPLY CHAIN AS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR GROWTH

    Oct 17, 2017

    Millennials are enthusiastically engaged in and embracing of a career in supply chain management, according to a report by APICS, Business Wire reported. Also according to the study, the supply chain profession is becoming a rewarding and in-demand long-term career choice for professionals in their ...

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    WHAT DRIVES SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION?

    Oct 16, 2017

    I recently had the pleasure of touring the United States, looking for the next big ideas for supply chain management. A few months ago, during a trip to the University of Arkansas, I was able to witness first-hand an innovation lab where students were working on company-sponsored projects. While the...

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    CMA CGM TO CREATE A GLOBAL STARTUP INCUBATOR IN MARESILLES

    Oct 16, 2017

    CMA CGM announced last week it would launch a new startup incubator in Marseilles, hoping to attract innovative talent from around the world. The initiative builds on various CMA CGM initiatives designed to leverage digital innovation through partnerships with academia, startups as well as establish...

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    TENSIONS RISE AS CSX DEFENDS NEW MODEL BEFORE FRUSTRATED SHIPPERS

    Oct 12, 2017

    If I don’t accomplish anything else today, I want to apologize to our valued shippers. Whatever problems we had, we had internally. We’ve made some mistakes. This is not a failure of precision scheduled railroading. Those were the words of CSX CEO E Hunter Harrison, apologizing to a room...

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    ROBOTIC INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION PARTNERS WITH OSHA, NIOSH TO ENSURE SAFETY STANDARDS

    Oct 11, 2017

    The Association for Advancing Automation has announced a combined OSHA/NIOSH/RIA Alliance that will focus on communication and education about best practices in robot safety, an A3 press release reported recently. The intent behind the OSHA/NIOSH/RIA Alliance is to enhance technical expertise about ...

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    ENHANCING MEDITERRANEAN AND BLACK SEA SERVICES

    Oct 10, 2017

    APL’s two Mediterranean services have been amended. The carrier’s Mediterranean Express 1 (MX1) loop has added the ports of Thessaloniki (Greece) and Durres (Albania), while Novorossiysk (Russia Black Sea) and Poti (Georgia), are now among the seaports served by APL's Mediterranean E...

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    EXPANSION WORKS IN NORDIC PORTS

    Oct 09, 2017

    The port of Naantali (Finland), has started construction works to extend an existing quay from 178 m to 228 m in order to create additional vessel handling infrastructure. This will support the shipping group Finnlines’ plans to expand its traffic between Finland, Åland and Sweden by emp...

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    FRIULTRASPORTI ORDERS 100 KÖGEL TRAILERS

    Oct 09, 2017

    The Livorno (Italy)-based transport company Friultrasporti Industriali has placed an order for 100 new Kögel Cargo Coil trailers. Friultrasporti is a specialist in transport and logistics for steel, chemicals, paper and other goods. Steel transport makes up over a quarter of its business. K&oum...

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    IS AMAZON'S SELLER FLEX A BIG DEAL?

    Oct 06, 2017

    Reports that Amazon is testing an independent delivery service is the latest evidence the e-commerce giant is looking to transform from a digital marketplace to a more traditional retailer, albeit one empowered by data. There are other hints. Over the past year, the company has invested heavily in a...

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    PORT OF VIRGINIA RECEIVES $1.55M SCHEDULING TECHNOLOGY GRANT

    Oct 06, 2017

    The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced on Tuesday that the Port of Virginia has won an Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant of $1.55 million, according to a port press release. The funds, which will be matched by those from the port, a...

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    PREDICTIVE LOGISTICS REACH BEYOND SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY

    Oct 05, 2017

    Getting real-time information on where goods are in a supply chain is commonplace with sensors and big data, but some firms use machine learning to predict more accurate ETAs.The availability of inexpensive sensors and internet of things connectivity has made supply chain visibility easier for manuf...

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    PREDICTIVE LOGISTICS REACH BEYOND SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY

    Oct 05, 2017

    Getting real-time information on where goods are in a supply chain is commonplace with sensors and big data, but some firms use machine learning to predict more accurate ETAs. The availability of inexpensive sensors and internet of things connectivity has made supply chain visibility easier for manu...

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    PREDICTIVE LOGISTICS REACH BEYOND SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY

    Oct 05, 2017

    Getting real-time information on where goods are in a supply chain is commonplace with sensors and big data, but some firms use machine learning to predict more accurate ETAs. The availability of inexpensive sensors and internet of things connectivity has made supply chain visibility easier for manu...

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    NEW CRM PRODUCT FOR FREIGHT AND SHIPPING INDUSTRIES

    Oct 03, 2017

    Logistaas, a provider of cloud software for freight and logistics companies, has launched a new standalone customers relationship management (CRM) solution that has been exclusively designed for freight forwarders, NVOCCs, and shipping companies. The new CRM product allows companies to save and retr...

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    TRANSPORT COSTS RISING SWIFTLY, WARNS J.B. HUNT

    Oct 03, 2017

    J.B. Hunt is warning customers about cost increases up to 10% or more as fall distribution season and the upcoming electronic logging device (ELD) mandate deepens the driver shortage, JOC.com reported Monday. Qualified driver availability is the main issue. Application numbers are healthy, but skill...

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    WHY CONSUMER-DRIVEN SUPPLY CHAINS ARE THE KEY TO SUCCESS

    Oct 03, 2017

    Matthew Luhn calls himself a storyteller because he’s worked on the stories of some of the most beloved Pixar classics, including the Toy Story trilogy, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, Cars, Ratatouille and UP. As keynote speaker of the opening session for the CSCMP Edge 2017 conference, Luhn to...

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    ECONOMICS, NOT REGULATION, DRIVES THE GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN

    Oct 02, 2017

    The Cascading Materials Vision, an initiative created by the World Wildlife Fund, is designed to explore the opportunity for managing materials more effectively, taking into account supply chain managers, waste management providers and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), GreenBiz reported. Throug...

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    DAIMLER TESTS TRUCK PLATOONING IN OR AND NV

    Oct 02, 2017

    Daimler Trucks North America last week announced it is now testing truck platooning operations on public highways in Oregon and Nevada.  Daimler cites customer interest in its efforts to find solutions for automated and connected driving. Collaborating with fleet customers, the company is resea...

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    NETWORK RAIL TO BOOST IPSWICH FELIXSTOWE FREIGHT CAPACITY

    Oct 02, 2017

    BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport Mr Chris Grayling has approved a £60.4m project to construct a second track on part of the congested 19.5km branch linking the Great Eastern Main Line at Ipswich with the port of Felixstowe.The project involves constructing a second track on the...

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    LOGISTICALLY MINDED: US ECONOMY SURGES DESPITE HURRICANE HAVOC

    Sep 29, 2017

    The Commerce Department released Q2 GDP data yesterday, reporting that real GDP grew 3.1% according to according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The BEA said that’s one percentage point higher than the “second” estimate released in August and nine percentage points higher than ...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN RENAMES EXEL FREIGHT CONNECT AS DHL TRANSPORT BROKERAGE

    Sep 28, 2017

    Earlier this week, DHL Supply Chain, a subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL Group and a United States-based provider of contract logistics and transportation brokerage services, said its freight brokerage operation, Exel Freight Connect, has been renamed as DHL Transport Brokerage. Company officials said...

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    FOOD SUPPLY CHAINS MAY NEED TO ADJUST FOR ENDANGERED FOODS

    Sep 28, 2017

    Another mass extinction is under way, this one affecting our crops, the Guardian reported Tuesday. A large number of the plant species that form the foundation of our food supply our agrobiodiversity  are now critically endangered, though few outside the sciences are aware of the threat. In Flo...

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    OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL PRAISED FOR CSR EFFORTS AT THE LOGISTICS AWARDS 2017

    Sep 27, 2017

    Family distribution company Oakland International is revelling after it won the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award at The Logistics Awards in London on Thursday 21st September. Oakland International chief executive and co-founder, Dean Attwell, commented: “The Logistics Awards celebra...

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    NEWCOLD EXPANSION MEETS HIGH DEMAND WHILE KEEPING ENERGY OUTPUT LOW

    Sep 26, 2017

    NewCold Advanced Cold Logistics is providing a specialist warehousing and logistics service for a growing number of UK frozen foods producers which, says the company, are using 50% less energy per pallet space than for a traditional cold store. Based in Wakefield, NewCold has recently extended its h...

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    FAMILY OWNED LOGISTICS PROVIDER INVESTS IN PREMIUM WINDSOR FORKLIFTS

    Sep 21, 2017

    A family owned third party logistics provider has taken delivery of a fleet of forklift trucks from Windsor Materials Handling’s premium range.Established by George Kime in the 1930s, George H Kime & Co. Limited has experienced over 80 years of operational success. Initially set up as a pr...

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    UNILEVER TOPS GARTNER EUROPEAN SUPPLY CHAIN TOP 15

    Sep 21, 2017

    Gartner has released the findings from its annual European Supply Chain Top 15, with Unilever leading the way in the continent.Identifying supply chain leaders and highlighting their best practices. Analysts announced the results at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, which is being held ...

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    HEALTHCARE ORGANISATIONS SHINE AT THE LOGISTICS AWARDS

    Sep 21, 2017

    The Logistics Awards 2017 saw two healthcare organisations lauded for their logistical operations walking away with key awards at this year’s extravagant gala event. Pharmacy2U won the Overall Winner prize on top of its New Facility Award accolade, sponsored by SEC Storage, while London Ambula...

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    EXCLUSIVE: RETAILERS DON'T THINK FAST, FREE SHIPPING IS IMPORTANT TO CONSUMERS

    Sep 21, 2017

    Only 24% of 100 retailer respondents in a Flexe survey said "free shipping" is their most important delivery offer, although 74% of consumer respondents said it was of utmost importance. Similarly, only 29% of retailers said 1 to 2-day shipping is most important, despite 44% of consumers s...

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    BEDFORDSHIRE SITE TO BE DEVELOPED FOR 1M SQ FT LOGISTICS SCHEME

    Sep 20, 2017

    A 50-acre site in Bedfordshire is to be developed as a 1m sq ft logistics scheme.Developer db symmetry has announced the acquisition of a 50-acre site at Stratton business park, Biggleswade which already has outline planning consent for B8 use. Originally developed in the early 1990’s the Park...

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    TURNOVER RATE FOR TRUCK DRIVERS RISES AMID INCREASED FREIGHT MOVEMENT DEMAND

    Sep 20, 2017

    Driver turnover rate at various carriers surged in the second quarter, a warning that the market for drivers is tightening, an ATA news release reported. Smaller carriers earning less than $30 million in annual revenue saw their turnover rate increase 19 percentage points to equal 85%, the highest s...

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    XPO LOGISTICS ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF LAST-MILE NETWORK IN US

    Sep 20, 2017

    Logistics and transportation outfit XPO Logistics has unveiled plans to nearly double its current last mile footprint to 85 service hubs by late 2018.The expansion, which is currently underway, will position XPO’s last mile footprint within approximately 90% of the U.S. population, further red...

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    STUDY: AIR FREIGHT FORWARDERS FACE SIGNIFICANT DISRUPTION WITHIN NEXT 5 YEARS

    Sep 18, 2017

    Approximately two-thirds of logistics personnel expect that traditional air freight forwarding could shrink within the next five years due to tech start-ups, carriers and Amazon, based on a report called Global Freight Forwarding by Transport Intelligence,  the Loadstar reported.The report stat...

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    EU EXPECTS AUTOMATION TO STREAMLINE THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY SOON

    Sep 18, 2017

    Violetta Bulc, the European Commissioner for Transport, is exploring the creation and use of autonomous vessels as part of a plan to “fully integrate the multimodal network” of transport, eliminating silos of methods that mask their costs, The Loadstar reported. According to Bulc, integr...

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    C.H. ROBINSON TAPS INTO PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS TO BUILD SUPPLY CHAIN RESILIENCE

    Sep 15, 2017

    3PL and freight broker C.H. Robinson has launched a software package to assist users in reducing supply chain disruption wrought by weather and other disasters using predictive analytics, DC Velocity reported Wednesday.The software, known as "Navisphere Vision," combines historical data un...

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    SUPPLY CHAINS ABSORB SIGNIFICANT FRICTION COSTS, BUT IS AUTOMATION THE ANSWER?

    Sep 15, 2017

    Supply chain friction costs the added expenses that plague inefficient payment practices culminate in an average of nearly 6,500 lost man hours and an additional £88,725 ($120,612 USD) for companies in the UK, according to Tungsten Network's inaugural Friction Index report. The top sources...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=41564156

    FMC APPROVES THE ALLIANCE'S 'SAFETY NET'

    Sep 15, 2017

    The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has voted unanimously to approve THE Alliance's right to establish a contingency fund to be used in case of a member insolvency or severe financial distress situation, American Shipper reported Thursday. Inspired by Hanjin Shipping's bankruptcy, THE Alli...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=38713871

    LOGISTICALLY MINDED: WILL CHINA MAKE ELECTRIC CARS GO MAINSTREAM?

    Sep 15, 2017

    Supply chains are constantly changing as new rules, technologies, resources and market trends transform operations. Here's a skim of the week's indexes, technology announcements, expansions and M&As from around the web.All reports indicate talks to renegotiate the North American Free Tra...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=38503850

    INCOHERENT POLICY PUTTING FRENCH RAIL FREIGHT AT RISK, WARNS COURT OF AUDITORS

    Sep 15, 2017

    FRANCE’s Court of Auditors has expressed concern over the fragility of French National Railways’ (SNCF) freight operations in a communication to government ministers which calls into question the “coherence and effectiveness” of French freight transport policy. Between 2008 a...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=38523852

    SUPPLY CHAINS ABSORB SIGNIFICANT FRICTION COSTS, BUT IS AUTOMATION THE ANSWER?

    Sep 15, 2017

    Supply chain friction costs the added expenses that plague inefficient payment practices culminate in an average of nearly 6,500 lost man hours and an additional £88,725 ($120,612 USD) for companies in the UK, according to Tungsten Network's inaugural Friction Index report. The top sources...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=39193919

    WEST MIDLANDS POLICE AWARDS END-TO-END UNIFORM SUPPLY CHAIN CONTRACT TO DHL

    Sep 14, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain has been awarded an initial six year contract by West Midlands Police (WMP) to join the National Uniform Managed Service (NUMS).As part of the contract, DHL will design and deliver police uniforms and equipment for WMP, based at a DHL site. DHL will provide a consistent, efficient a...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=38463846

    CHRISTMAS UNDER THREAT FROM HOME OFFICE PROPOSALS TO REDUCE EU WORKERS

    Sep 13, 2017

    Proposals set out in a leaked Home Office document last week would end the free movement of labour immediately after Brexit and prevent all but the most highly-skilled EU workers from entering Britain. The logistics industry depends on EU workers to keep moving. And the busiest time of year for the ...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=38803880

    FTA TO CREATE NEW AWARDS EVENT CELEBRATING SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRY

    Sep 13, 2017

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched the FTA Logistics Awards to celebrate supply chain leadership and excellence, and recognise leaders who have made a significant contribution to the industry, either as individuals or as businesses. Logistics Champion of the Year for Essential Serv...

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=38443844

    ABBEY LOGISTICS TO CLOSE GENERAL HAULAGE AND PALLET TRACK DIVISION

    Sep 12, 2017

    Abbey Logistics is to close its general haulage and Pallet Track division to focus on its road tanker business.The division, which contributes seven per cent of group revenue, is due to close by the end of October.The company said it is not part of Abbey’s long-term objectives, which focus on ...

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