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    NEW “DASH CAM” LAUNCHED FOR DELIVERY AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT MARKETS

    Oct 17, 2019

    Mapillary, the street-level imagery platform that uses computer vision to scale and automate mapping, just launched a dashcam that’s been customized for mapping purposes. Built by Pittasoft in collaboration with Mapillary, the dashcam is lightweight, flexible, and able to capture anything from...

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    UB SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT RELAUNCHES OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT DEGREE

    Oct 16, 2019

    With demand soaring for supply chain professionals, the University at Buffalo School of Management will offer a specialized Master of Science in Operations and Supply Chain Management (MS OSCM) starting in fall 2020. According to a recent global study by DHL Supply Chain, 58% of operations and suppl...

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    WITH RECORD-LOW UNEMPLOYMENT, HOW WILL SUPPLY CHAINS HIRE THOUSANDS FOR PEAK SEASON?

    Oct 15, 2019

    Year after year, supply chain professionals report hiring skilled workers as their biggest challenge. Yet year after year, peak season begins with a slew of announcements from logistics providers and retailers about their plans to ramp up hiring by hundreds of thousands of workers. Something doesn&#...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN SURVEY REVEALS WHAT BUILDERS THINK OF DEALER RELATIONSHIPS

    Oct 14, 2019

    In the lumber and building materials distribution industry, where so many factors contribute to the process of constructing a home or business, the last thing anyone along the supply chain—builder, dealer, distributor, manufacturer—wants to worry about is their relationship with one anot...

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    BLACK GOLD FARMS FINDS AN OPPORTUNITY TO INCREASE SHIPPING RELIABILITY WITH THE LAUNCH OF NEW COMPANY, HORIZON LOGISTICS LLC

    Oct 13, 2019

    Horizon Logistics is a new company formed by the Halverson Family and Black Gold Farms BB #:103182. Headquartered in Grand Forks, N.D., Horizon Logistics is an independent, full service, asset-based transportation company serving Black Gold Farms, and other grower shippers, to deliver product from t...

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    BUNDLING FREIGHT CUTS CARBON EMISSIONS 45%

    Oct 10, 2019

    Convoy estimates its Automated Reloads program has resulted in a 45% reduction in carbon emissions by reducing the number of empty miles traveled by truckers, the company said in a press release emailed to Supply Chain Dive. The Automated Reloads system automatically bundles multiple loads into a si...

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    HOW CARRIERS HANDLE IMO 2020 COULD AFFECT CAPACITY: DREWRY

    Oct 09, 2019

    The International Maritime Organization sulfur regulations going into force next year (commonly known as IMO 2020) are a "major risk" to containership supply, according to Drewry. Switching to a new fuel to comply with the regulations will add $11 billion in expenses to carriers' balan...

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    FRITO-LAY AIMS FOR ZERO EMISSIONS AT CALIFORNIA FREIGHT HUB

    Oct 07, 2019

    Frito-Lay is planning to convert its 500,000 square foot Modesto, California facility into a near-zero and zero-emissions freight hub by 2021, according to a press release. The transition will cost $30.8 million, the bulk of which will go toward replacing diesel-powered equipment and integrating nea...

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    AMERICAN TOWER: TRANSFORMING SUPPLY CHAIN INTO THE DIGITAL ERA

    Oct 04, 2019

    Supply Chain Digital speaks to Collin Mugisha, Head of Supply Chain, American Tower, to discover how the business is digitally transforming its supply chain. Established in 1995, American Tower is one of the largest global Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) that operates and develops wireless and...

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    ARE VERTICALLY-INTEGRATED SUPPLY CHAINS A THING OF THE PAST? CAMPBELL'S SAYS NO.

    Oct 03, 2019

    The bigger the supply chain the more tiers when it comes to purchasing, right? Not necessarily. Campbell's turned 150 this year and its tomato processing capabilities are nearly as old — not just for the iconic soup but also for Prego sauce and other products that require tomatoes in some ...

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    TRUCKERS PUT THE HAMMER DOWN INTO A DIGITAL MARKETPLACE FUTURE

    Oct 02, 2019

    Trucking is a difficult and vital job. It’s not only the long, often-lonely hours, but the anxiety — as well as the lost time and money — that comes from inefficient dispatching and last-minute (perhaps unwanted) loads, among other points. Stress can run high for both drivers and t...

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    COMPANIES STILL BEHIND ON DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF SUPPLY CHAIN

    Sep 30, 2019

    Only 7% of companies are reaping the benefits of digital transformation of supply chain planning, according to a new study by ToolsGroup and Spinnaker. Additionally, 54% are seeking improved service levels in the coming year, and only 14% have a machine learning project underway, meaning for many AI...

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    SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD PROPOSES RULE CHANGES

    Sep 25, 2019

    The Surface Transportation Board has begun consultation on proposed rule changes intended to reduce the cost and complexity of its rate review procedures, particularly in small cases, and to provide a streamlined market dominance process. The proposals build on recommendations made by STB’s ra...

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    VISIBLE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT CONTINUES TO DISRUPT AND IMPROVE SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRY

    Sep 24, 2019

    Visible Supply Chain Management (Visible), the industry leader in shipping and fulfillment services for small to midsize businesses, today announces that Jim Cochrane has joined the Visible Board of Directors to support the company as it continues to disrupt and improve the supply chain management i...

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    NAVIGATING THE LOGISTICS OF RECOVERY AFTER HURRICANE DORIAN

    Sep 23, 2019

    After Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas in early September, FedEx, Direct Relief, the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) and other organizations and emergency response teams have been working to deliver aid to the islands after the devastating storm. What many of them are finding, however, is gett...

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    NATION’S PORTS THRIVE ON E-COMMERCE SUPPLY CHAINS

    Sep 20, 2019

    Despite taking a dip in activity from the tariffs on Chinese goods. U.S. ports continue to benefit from the expansion in ecommerce, observe industrial real estate experts. Furthermore, the 2020 outlook for U.S. industrial real estate remains positive, with low vacancy rates and rising rental rates b...

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    76% OF SHIPPERS USING ROUTE, LOAD OPTIMIZATION IN SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS

    Sep 19, 2019

    The most common sustainability effort among shippers is optimization efforts like route or load planning, with 76% of respondents saying their companies were already using these techniques, according to a survey conducted for the 2020 Third-Party Logistics Study. "Shippers are becoming more and...

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    PETROBRAS BECOMES FIRST COMPANY TO RECEIVE ASCM ENTERPRISE CERTIFICATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL, ETHICAL AND ECONOMIC SUPPLY CHAIN EXCELLENCE

    Sep 18, 2019

    Today the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM), the global leader in supply chain learning, transformation, innovation and leadership, announced that global energy company Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras, NYSE: PBR) became the first company to achieve ASCM Enterprise Certificati...

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    SAP SUCCESSFACTORS PERFORMANCE & GOALS SOLUTION CUSTOMERS SURPASS 5,000

    Sep 17, 2019

    Over 300 new clients chose the solution in the first half of 2019 to help keep their workforces passionate, performing and focused on the right objectives. These customers include Arrocera Los Corrales S.A. (ALCSA), CLAAS Group, Constructora EBCO S.A., Compartamos Banco and TÜV Rheinland Group....

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    US EXPORTERS RELY ON TRUCKS TO MEET MEXICO’S FUEL DEMAND

    Sep 17, 2019

    U.S. exporters are increasingly relying on trucks to get fuel into Mexico as the country’s gasoline production sags and infrastructure constraints limit shipments from one coast to the other. Windstar LPG, Nustar Energy LP and Indimex Marketing and Trading are among companies capitalizing on M...

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    AUTONOMOUS TRUCKS AND BUSES MARKET TOP KEY PLAYERS, SIZE, SHARE, DEMAND, OPPORTUNITIES AND FORECASTS TO 2025

    Sep 16, 2019

    The report analysis the leading players of the global Autonomous Trucks and Buses market by inspecting their market share, recent developments, new product launches, partnerships, mergers, or acquisitions, and their target markets. This report also includes an exhaustive analysis of their product pr...

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    CONTROLANT ANNOUNCES PARTICIPATION IN FALL LIFE SCIENCES SUPPLY CHAIN EVENTS

    Sep 16, 2019

    Controlant, a leading provider of next-generation visibility solutions for digitally connected temperature-controlled supply chains, today announced its participation in the upcoming LogiPharma US and the Cold Chain Global Forum Life Sciences events. Both events connect global supply chain leaders t...

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    SAP LAUNCHES NEW ACCELERATOR PROGRAM IN MUNICH

    Sep 16, 2019

    SAP.iO Foundry Munich is part of SAP’s innovation strategy and is designed to provide the startups with access to curated mentorship, exposure to SAP technology and application programmable interfaces (APIs), and opportunities to collaborate with SAP customers.The startups in the Munich cohort...

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    WERNER LOGISTICS RECOGNIZED AS A TOP 3PL PROVIDER

    Sep 12, 2019

    Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, is honored to be named a 2019 Top 3PL Provider by Global Trade Magazine. Werner was selected for its focus on customer service and its support of its customers’ supply chain. “We are honored to be recogni...

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    SAP INTEGRATED DELIVERY FRAMEWORK EASES MOVE TO SAP S/4HANA FOR CUSTOMERS

    Sep 12, 2019

    SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the continued momentum of its SAP Integrated Delivery Framework, which helps streamline the move to SAP S/4HANA for SAP customers on partner-led projects. With SAP Value Assurance service packages and SAP Model Company services acting as the foundation for the deli...

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    VW HOSTS HACKATHON TO DEVELOP DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN

    Sep 11, 2019

    German vehicle maker Volkswagen (VW) held a hackathon to develop computer-based systems to make it easier to monitor compliance with human rights and environmental protection along complex supply chains. Goods and services involved can pass through up to nine stages in various countries in Latin Ame...

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    AMAZON'S INVENTORY VALUE UP 25% AS IT BEGINS NEXT DAY SHIPPING

    Sep 10, 2019

    Amazon's inventory value has ballooned over the last year compared to some of its retail competitors, increasing 25% up to nearly $18.6 billion in its latest quarterly report from more than $14.8 billion during the same period a year ago, according to a review by Supply Chain Dive. Other large r...

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    SAP AND CUSTOMERS INNOVATE NEW WAYS FOR INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC PARTS PLANNING

    Sep 10, 2019

    These are the result of SAP’s intelligent supply chain for assets customer initiative, which brought together SAP and more than 45 customers to co-innovate in this mission-critical area. The announcement was made at the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit in Chicago.“Every busin...

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    ROAD TO LOGISTICS PROGRAMME SEES OFFICIAL SUPPORT FOR UK HAULAGE FREIGHT SECTOR

    Sep 09, 2019

    The government has announced its support for the not-for-profit 'Road to Logistics' scheme, a brainchild of the Road Haulage Association (RHA) and fleet telematics and management systems outfit Microlise. The pair have been working together for three years to put together a plan to fill the ...

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    COTY STRENGTHENS LEADERSHIP ORGANIZATION FOR SUPPLY CHAIN TO SUPPORT ITS ONGOING TURNAROUND PLAN AND FUTURE GROWTH

    Sep 09, 2019

    Coty Inc. (NYSE: COTY) today announced a strengthened Leadership organization for its Supply Chain to support its ongoing turnaround plan and future growth. After the initial phase focusing on stabilizing the Supply Chain, putting in place the necessary immediate corrections with respect to our 2018...

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    HOW BLOCKCHAIN WILL CHANGE THE FACE OF SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS INDUSTRY

    Sep 06, 2019

    The management of supply chains and links to creating and distributing goods is extremely complex. The supply chain can span over a hundred stages, depending on the product, to multiple geographical locations, a multitude of invoices and payments, have several users and their entities involved, and ...

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    BIGTINCAN TAKES AIM AT REVENUE ENABLEMENT WITH ASDEQLABS ACQUISITION

    Sep 05, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation,  today announced the acquisition of AsdeqLabs, whose platform provides support for field-based employees and mobile service capabilities, helping to usher in the next evolution of service enablement and customer ...

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    ENSURING THE FUTURE OF INDUSTRIAL AND LOGISTICS REAL ESTATE

    Sep 04, 2019

    Industry 4.0 practices can be integrated into existing infrastructure, and the extent of success is very much dependent on landlords engaging with end users to find out what kind of space they need. ANY meaningful discussion around the future of industrial and logistics real estate cannot be divorce...

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    WAREHOUSE ROBOTICS COMPANIES RAISE HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS IN VC FUNDING

    Sep 03, 2019

    Multiple companies in the warehouse robotics space have raised tens of millions of dollars in funding over the last couple of years, according to a review conducted by Supply Chain Dive. GreyOrange, a Singapore-based company, is one of the leading companies in terms of total funding, having brought ...

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    A MANAGED OPEN-SOURCE APPROACH CAN IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF YOUR OPEN-SOURCE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Sep 02, 2019

    The rise in attacks against the software supply chain is one outgrowth of vulnerabilities in open-source code that go unnoticed and therefore unpatched, a problem that has escalated despite the best efforts of enterprise development teams. As many recent high-profile breaches have underscored, it ta...

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    WHICH MARKETS SEE THE GREATEST DEMAND FOR WAREHOUSES?

    Aug 29, 2019

    There are 14 industrial real estate markets in the U.S. that stand out "as strategic options for investors" thanks to high demand for warehouse space in the markets, according to a new report from CBRE. "These markets offer the infrastructure, labor availability, connectivity to ...

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    CBRE RESEARCH POINTS TO INDUSTRIAL & LOGISTICS REAL ESTATE POTENTIAL FOR STRATEGIC MARKETS

    Aug 28, 2019

    When it comes to prime industrial and logistics real estate markets, there are more options than just the ones available in high population primary markets, according to research published this week by Los Angeles-based industrial real estate firm CBRE. In its new report, entitled “Industrial ...

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    BIGTINCAN NAMED IN GARTNER’S MARKET GUIDE FOR SALES ENGAGEMENT PLATFORMS, MEETING ALL IDENTIFIED CAPABILITIES

    Aug 27, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation,  today announced it has been recognized as a Representative Vendor of Sales Engagement Platforms in all of the capabilities defined by Gartner as part of the August 2019 Market Guide for Sales Enablement Platform...

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    ROBOTICS IN THE WAREHOUSE: CHANGING THE FULFILLMENT PARADIGM

    Aug 27, 2019

    As barriers to entry continue to drop, innovation accelerates, and labor gets harder and harder to come by, the number of warehouses and distribution centers (DCs) deploying robotics is climbing to new heights.  According to ABI Research, over 4 million commercial robots will be installed in mo...

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    UNDERSTANDING THE VIABILITY OF BLOCKCHAIN IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

    Aug 23, 2019

    Blockchain has a lot of hurdles to overcome before it becomes mainstream; a recent Gartner supply chain technology survey of user wants and needs found that only 19% of respondents ranked blockchain as a very important technology for their business, and only 9% have invested in it. A modern enterpri...

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    GREYORANGE PARTNERS WITH EIGHT SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRY LEADERS IN THE UNITED STATES

    Aug 22, 2019

    GreyOrange, a global software and robotics company that leverages AI and machine learning to optimize supply chains, today formally announced partnerships with eight warehouse industry leaders in the United States. Avik Services, Bricz, Hy-Tek, Info-Sun, McCombs-Wall, S&H Systems, TREW and UST G...

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    WHAT SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSPARENCY REALLY MEANS

    Aug 20, 2019

    The concept of supply chain transparency was virtually unknown 15 years ago, yet today it commands the attention of mid- and senior-level managers across a broad spectrum of companies and industries. The reasons for this increased interest are clear: Companies are under pressure from governments, co...

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    MARKETERS SHOULDN’T HAVE TO BE DATA SCIENTISTS

    Aug 20, 2019

    Over the past decade, the rise of Data-Driven Marketing and Account-Based Marketing (ABM) have both followed steep trajectories, and that’s no coincidence. After all, the best ABM programs are the ones built on rich data and insights. However, the meteoric rise of data-fueled ABM has had an un...

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    US TECH START-UP RPA SET TO DISRUPT LOGISTICS WITH AI BOTS

    Aug 20, 2019

    A US start-up is bringing ‘robotic process automation’ (RPA) to the logistics arena, to speed up repetitive processes and customer interaction to free employees for other tasks. Fledgling technology company RPA Labs wants to harness the nascent technology to facilitate processes in logis...

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    DIGITAL LOAD MATCHING: A REVOLUTION IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN ECOSYSTEM

    Aug 19, 2019

    As shippers seek to optimize supply chain operations, technology allows for innovation to meet that need. This has prompted a recent rise in shipment visibility providers. The most efficient solution, however, is digital load matching which integrates supply chain technologies—including visibi...

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    THIRD-PARTY LOGISTICS PLAYERS, E-COMMERCE FIRMS DRIVE WAREHOUSING DEMAND

    Aug 16, 2019

    Warehouse leasing by corporates rose a healthy 31% Y-o-Y to surpass 13 million sq ft during the first half of the 2019 calendar year (CY), with Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore accounting for more than 60% of the activity. Warehouse leasing by corporates rose a healthy 31% Y-o-Y to surpass 13 million s...

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    CAN TRANSPORTATION ANALYTICS AID THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION EFFORTS OF TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS COMPANIES?

    Aug 16, 2019

    Quantzig, a global data analytics and advisory firm, that delivers actionable analytics solutions to resolve complex business problems has announced the completion of their latest transportation analytics engagement for a leading transportation and logistics industry player. Transportation analytics...

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    TECHNOLOGY PERMEATES THE COLD CHAIN WAREHOUSE — BUT IT HAS ITS LIMITS

    Aug 13, 2019

    When DHL decided to upgrade its 434,000-square-foot cold storage facility at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, the company had an eye not just on maintaining temperatures inside the facility, but making sure those temperatures held at all parts of the delivery cycle. DHL has deployed new t...

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    BIGTINCAN RECOGNIZED BY KEY INDUSTRY ORGANIZATIONS AS LEADER IN SALES ENABLEMENT

    Aug 13, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, was presented with the MarTech Breakthrough Award for “Best Sales Enablement Software for SMBs” for the second year in a row. Additionally Bigtincan was recently named a “Sales Automation Solution&rd...

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    IS WALMART DOING ENOUGH TO PROTECT WORKERS IN ITS SUPPLY CHAIN?

    Aug 12, 2019

    The sheer scale of Walmart's supply chain is hard to comprehend. By the retail giant's own count, it involves some 100,000 suppliers. If truly understanding the size of that network of manufacturers, distributors, subcontractors and so on is difficult, monitoring the goings on of each firm i...

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    A REQUIS ENABLED WORLD: THE SUPPLY NETWORK REVOLUTION

    Aug 10, 2019

    A decade ago, the essence of the ‘supply chain professional’ could be found hiding at the bottom of a weekly meeting agenda in a forgotten corner of the accounting department. Cost was king; tactical buying to drive down price was de rigueur; and the idea of long-term, collaborative supp...

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    DHL GLOBAL FORWARDING SUPPORTS DECATHLON'S INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN

    Aug 08, 2019

    Decathlon, the French sporting goods giant, has appointed DHL Global Forwarding, to manage its international supply chain operation. In order to enable Decathlon stores to stock over 22,400 items covering more than 85 different types of sports, both the companies discussed what it takes to operate a...

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    KODIAK IS HAULING FREIGHT WITH SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS IN TEXAS

    Aug 08, 2019

    Kodiak Robotics, a Texas-based startup, has begun commercially hauling freight with autonomous trucks, the company said this week. Kodiak has eight autonomous trucks in its fleet, but plans to grow its operation as a carrier by adding more, the co-founders told Supply Chain Dive. Kodiak is...

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    MADISON LOGIC ANNOUNCES ORACLE ELOQUA INTEGRATION

    Aug 07, 2019

    Madison Logic, the leading global account-based marketing (ABM) platform, today announced bi-directional integration with market-leading marketing automation platform Oracle Eloqua. This cutting-edge integration allows B2B marketers to combine best-in-class campaign management tools with Madison Log...

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    CARGO SERVICES FAR EAST: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS

    Aug 05, 2019

    Josephine Lee, Deputy Chief Process Officer at Cargo Services Far East, discusses the innovative and pioneering digital transformation of the company’s supply chain solutions. Cargo Services Far East (CSFE) has become a leading integrated logistics solutions provider since its founding by...

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    GOOGLE PLEDGES CARBON-NEUTRAL SHIPPING BY 2020

    Aug 05, 2019

    Google is committing to carbon-neutral shipping "to and from customers" by 2020 and and to recycled materials in 100% of its products by 2022, according to a company blog post. The tech giant plans to achieve this by increasing the amount of hardware shipped via ocean freight (as oppo...

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    MOST RECENT U.S. TARIFF PLANS ARE NOT WELL RECEIVED BY SUPPLY CHAIN STAKEHOLDERS

    Aug 02, 2019

    When President Trump yesterday announced that the United States will be implementing a 10% tariff on $300 billion in Chinese imports, effective September 1, it understandably sent further shockwaves through the freight transportation and logistics sectors. One reason for this was that it spoke ...

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    TRANSPORTATION TOTALITY: GREEN BAY REGION EMERGING AS TRANSPORTATION LOGISTICS CLUSTER

    Aug 01, 2019

    Football and toilet paper are two things that come to mind when people ask about the fabric of Green Bay, but transportation logistics has had an identity here for decades, and it continues to grow. “It’s based on our strength in manufacturing,” said Kelly Armstrong, vice pres...

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    BLOCKCHAIN IN LOGISTICS SHOWS PROMISE BUT LOCAL ADOPTION CONTINUES TO LAG

    Jul 31, 2019

    While news of an international blockchain summit in Jakarta has brought a sense of optimism, the adoption of blockchain technology in the country’s logistics sector is still very far from a reality, industry players and officials have said. One of the reasons for this is that the country lacks...

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    THE REBIRTH OF THE LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRY WITH AI

    Jul 31, 2019

    According to the report submitted by the State of Artificial Intelligence for Enterprises, Supply Chain Operations is one of the top sectors that have businesses driving revenue from AI investment. Artificial Intelligence is picking up momentum in the logistics and supply chain management industry. ...

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    SCHOELLER ALLIBERT CUTS SUPPLY CHAIN COSTS FOR GCC RETAILERS

    Jul 31, 2019

    Schoeller Allibert has been inventing, developing, designing and manufacturing Returnable Transit Packaging (RTP) for more than 60 years. Schoeller Allibert is a global leader in RTP, and had has been suppling innovative Returnable Transport Packaging solutions in Europe Asia and USA for ovet 50 yea...

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    FLEXPORT SET TO HELP SMBS WITH CAPITAL FINANCED SUPPLY CHAINS

    Jul 31, 2019

    Flexport Capital recently released a financing solution to help alleviate the working capital constraints caused by the U.S.-China tariffs. According to the company, a suite of trade finance solutions, Flexport Capital helps businesses – especially “fast-growing companies” – ...

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    HOW BLOCKCHAIN WILL REDEFINE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

    Jul 30, 2019

    When does blockchain become a significant technology in supply chain management? Only when it adds value by automating interactions and by building trust, notes Stefan Gstettner, partner and associate director at Boston Consulting Group. Gstettner expects blockchain to have the greatest impact in di...

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    LOGISTICS STARTUP LEAP RAISES $31.7 MN TO FUND NEXT PHASE OF GROWTH

    Jul 29, 2019

    Mumbai-based logistics startup Leap India has raised INR 216 Cr ($31.77 Mn) in a Series C funding round led by private equity firm TVS Capital Funds. While TVS Capital has infused INR 100 Cr ($14.52 Mn), Sixth Sense Venture Fund invested INR 32 Cr ($4.64 Mn) and Samena Capital pumped in INR 40 Cr ($...

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    THE WORLD IS IN SHIFT TO SHARED, ELECTRIC, AND AUTOMATED TRANSPORTATION

    Jul 29, 2019

    After he took part in Transition Monaco Forum in June, Papandreou, the founder of Emerging Transport Advisers and former strategic partnerships manager at Google X and Waymo, he gave an interview for Balkan Green Energy News, in which he discussed what makes urban mobility sustainable and cities sma...


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    NEW MODEL IDENTIFIES MOST EFFICIENT LOGISTICS FOR MILITARY OPERATIONS

    Jul 25, 2019

    Military deployments to environments lacking basic infrastructure - whether humanitarian missions or combat operations - involve extensive logistical planning. As part of a research project for the U.S. Army, researchers at North Carolina State University designed a model to help military leaders be...

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    BIGTINCAN EXPANDS TECH MARKET PRESENCES WITH ACQUISITION OF VEELO INC.

    Jul 25, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, today announced the acquisition of Veelo Inc., a pioneer in sales enablement, to expand Bigtincan’s presence and offerings in the technology market vertical. The combination of Bigtincan’s solution, design...

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    AMAZON LOGISTICS SERVICE LACKING FOR SMALL PARCEL SHIPPERS, PROPOSAL REVEALS

    Jul 24, 2019

    For months if not years, e-commerce stakeholders have been waiting for Amazon to enter the small parcel logistics space in earnest. In February 2018, The Wall Street Journal reported the e-commerce giant was preparing to launch a small parcel logistics service called “Shipping with Amazon&rdqu...

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    HASBRO WAREHOUSING COSTS UP AS IT PLANS FOR TARIFFS

    Jul 24, 2019

    Warehousing costs and U.S. inventories rose for Hasbro in the second quarter of 2019 as the toy brand prepared for the possibility of tranche four tariffs, executives told analysts on Hasbro's earnings call Tuesday. Retailers can buy products from Hasbro in the U.S., in which Hasbro is the prima...

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    2019 CONTENT MARKETING AWARD WINNERS & TOP FINALISTS REVEALED

    Jul 24, 2019

    The Content Marketing Institute (CMI) just announced the 85 category winners as well as the finalists for the top seven prizes in the prestigious 2019 Content Marketing Awards. The Content Marketing Awards, produced by the Content Marketing Institute, is the largest and longest-running international...

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    HOW TO CONDUCT A FREIGHT SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS

    Jul 23, 2019

    It’s really an inoffensive word externalities but when it refers to freight transport, it can be quite offensive. The U.N. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) uses it to describe the external costs that undermine sustainability objectives in freight transport. Externalities include su...

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    USE IOT TECH TO RESPOND TO CHANGES IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jul 23, 2019

    Today, consumers expect orders to be delivered faster and with constant updates along the way, putting immense pressure on retailers and manufacturers to quickly and efficiently respond to changes in supply and demand. Constantly shifting supply chains, with countless moving parts, make transparency...

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    NEW TRANSPORTATION SERVICES LINK RURAL RESIDENTS TO WAITING JOBS

    Jul 22, 2019

    EmpowerBus — a Columbus-based company that provides transportation for low-income and disadvantaged riders to and from work, health care and other services — picks up employees from their Licking County homes and drives them to manufacturing jobs in the western part of the county. The pa...

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    NO-DEAL THREAT DRIVES LOGISTICS PLAYERS INTO A GAMBLE WITH WAREHOUSE LEASES

    Jul 22, 2019

    Logistics companies face a gamble with long-term leases if they are to cope with the impact of a no-deal Brexit on UK supply chains, despite a supposedly improving warehouse market. Chief executive of the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) Peter Ward told The Loadstar reports were painting a rosier p...

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    U.S.-BOUND SHIPMENTS TREND DOWN IN JUNE, REPORTS PANJIVA

    Jul 22, 2019

    Following a three-month stretch of gains from March through April, United States-bound waterborne shipments fell in June, according to data recently issued by global trade intelligence firm Panjiva. The gains from March through April followed a decline in February, which was the first one in 24 mont...

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    BERLIN-BASED STARTUP SENNDER RAISES $70 MILLION IN SERIES C TO DRIVE CHANGE IN LOGISTICS

    Jul 22, 2019

    Following a previously undisclosed $30 million Series B led by Accel earlier this year, sennder announced today closing a $70 million Series C funding round, led by Lakestar. This brings the funding raised by the startup, which aims at solving pain points in the full truck load (FTL) market, to a to...

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    BLOCKCHAIN REMAINS TOP OF MIND FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGERS, SAYS SAP

    Jul 22, 2019

    When the 7th Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit convenes next month at the USC Marshall School of Business, Blockchain will be addressed under the auspices of the conference theme: “Evolution-Revolution-Disruption.” According to SAP, this was one of the key issues addressed at ...

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    LOGISTICS FIRM EXPANDING HQ, ADDING 87 NEW JOBS

    Jul 21, 2019

    TOC Logistics International, a global logistics management organization, announced plans to grow its Indiana-based headquarters, creating up to 87 new jobs in Indianapolis by the end of 2023. “As the Crossroads of America, our state is a hub for logistics and transportation, supporting an indu...

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    SMART TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM MARKET ANALYSIS BY MAJOR COMPANIES, SIZE, SEGMENTATION, MARKET DYNAMICS & TRENDS

    Jul 21, 2019

    Smart Transportation System Market reports provides a comprehensive overview of the global market size and share. Smart Transportation System market data reports also provide a 5 year pre-historic and forecast for the sector and include data on socio-economic data of global. Key stakeholders can con...

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    HEMA INVESTS IN AI TO TRANSFORM SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jul 18, 2019

    European retailer HEMA has invested in artificial intelligence and machine learning technology from JDA and Blue Yonder to transform its retail supply chain. It will use JDA Luminate Demand Edge, a cognitive SaaS solution that uses machine-learning algorithms to develop accurate demand forecasts, an...

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    THYSSENKRUPP MATERIALS SERVICES INTEGRATES AI FOR LOGISTICS SUPPORT

    Jul 18, 2019

    Since early 2019 an artificial intelligence (AI) system, supported by Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform, has been integrated into the processes at thysssenkrupp Materials Services. Known as “alfred,” the system helps manage the company’s global logistics network, which compris...

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    4 TECH TRENDS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF GLOBAL LOGISTICS

    Jul 18, 2019

    The global logistics market is expected to reach $ 1,374 billion by the year 2023. This age-old industry has heavily relied on human intervention for managing inventories, coordinating transport, handling materials and smooth functioning of warehouses. However, this has involved extensive coordinati...

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    NEW CAREER TRANSITION PROGRAMME LAUNCHED FOR RETIRING SAF SERVICEMEN GOING INTO LOGISTICS SECTOR

    Jul 17, 2019

    Retiring Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) servicemen could soon find it easier to transit into a second career in the supply chain and logistics industry, under a new initiative by Workforce Singapore (WSG). Servicemen on the programme will undergo workshops conducted by the Supply Chain and Logistics A...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (SCM) MARKET IS SLATED TO GROW RAPIDLY IN THE COMING YEARS

    Jul 17, 2019

    The Supply Chain Management (SCM) market research study relies upon a combination of primary as well as secondary research. It throws light on the key factors concerned with generating and limiting Supply Chain Management (SCM) market growth. In addition, the current mergers and acquisition by key p...

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    ARTA EXTENDS ITS LOGISTICS SOLUTION TO SUPPORT AUCTION HOUSES & AGGREGATORS

    Jul 17, 2019

    ARTA, a contemporary logistics platform for shipping specialized items, recently launched ARTA for Auctions, a new solution that automates shipping for auction houses and auction aggregators to ease their logistical burdens. Leveraging ARTA’s proprietary Instant Quote, which enables buyers and...

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    THE BIGGEST GATHERING OF TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS INDUSTRY KICKS OFF THIS JULY

    Jul 17, 2019

    The only event that brings together all the stakeholders of the transport and logistics industry in one venue this coming July 24 – 26 happening at SMX Convention Centre, Pasay City, Manila. Four related shows will be occupying more than 9,000 sqm of exhibition spae with more than 300 exhibito...

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    ECONOMIC SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES REMAIN AT THE LOGISTICS FOREFRONT

    Jul 17, 2019

    A little while back, in this space, I wrote a blog with the following headline: “Is it time to be (a little) concerned about the economy?” Many of the points in that blog describing various economic factors that remain the same, but what appears to be different now are other things on th...

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    DECODING TOP SUPPLY CHAIN OPTIMIZATION PROBLEMS AND IDENTIFYING WAYS TO ADDRESS THEM

    Jul 16, 2019

    SpendEdge, a leading provider of supply chain optimization solutions, has announced the completion of the latest presentation on the top supply chain optimization problems facing companies. Supply chain optimization is crucial for companies to manage the production and flow of products and services ...

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    HOLISOL LOGISTICS LAUNCHES AI POWERED SUPPLY CHAIN DATA SCIENTIST VERDIS

    Jul 15, 2019

    Delhi-based supply chain organisation Holisol Logistics Private Limited and Gurgaon-based Cogneau Systems Private Limited have launched Verdis (Virtual Data ScientistTM), an Artificial Intelligence platform focused on the supply chain function. Verdis is capable of helping organisations balance betw...

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    FM LOGISTIC REPORTS 11.8 PERCENT INCREASE IN REVENUES TO €1.3 BILLION

    Jul 15, 2019

    FM Logistic reported revenues of €1,318 million in the year ending March 2019, up 11.8 percent year-on-year, and earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of €35.1 million, up 32 percent from last fiscal year’s €26.5 million. The revenue growth is 15 percent adjusted for currenc...

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    AMAZON PRIME DAY CREATES LOGISTICS CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES ALIKE

    Jul 15, 2019

    As you may likely know, today and tomorrow are both part of Amazon Prime Day, which the global e-commerce titan refers to as “a 2-day parade of epic deals.” If that does not sum up exactly what Amazon Prime Day is, then there is a chance not much else will. This year marks the fifth year...

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    ORETA AND TELSTRA BRING SD-WAN TO KINGS TRANSPORT

    Jul 14, 2019

    IT services provider Oreta and Telstra have partnered to deploy a new SD-WAN network for Kings Transport. The Melbourne-based freight company tapped Oreta to refresh its ageing networking hardware in an effort to cut down its costs and increase bandwidth. The deployment came off the back of a nine-m...

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    LOGISTICS POLICY TO REVAMP SECTOR

    Jul 14, 2019

    India’s logistics and warehousing sector is transforming. The introduction of a structured Logistics Policy is expected to revamp the sector into an integrated, efficient, cost-effective and technology-driven system with an aim to bring the logistics cost from the current 14 per cent of GDP to...

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    CUBIC'S TRAFFICWARE TO DELIVER CENTRAL TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA

    Jul 11, 2019

    Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) today announced that Trafficware, which operates within its Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division, was selected by the City of Livermore, California to deliver its ATMS Transportation Management System to manage traffic across the city. The agreement incl...

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    COMMITTEE TO BEGIN STUDYING OHIO TRANSPORTATION

    Jul 11, 2019

    Three Northeast Ohio representatives will be part of a legislative committee studying how to improve transportation in Ohio.  The Road to Our Future Study Committee will contain a total of ten members--five from the House and five from the Senate. The committee will create a report on how best ...

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    ECO-ENERGY LAUNCHES ETHANOL LOGISTICS SERVICE, PARTNERS WITH EAGLE TRANSPORT

    Jul 11, 2019

    Eco-Energy (www.eco-energy.com), a leading biofuel supply chain company, announces the formation and launch of its Ethanol Logistics Service. This service will extend Eco’s logistics management capabilities to a broader mix of ethanol buyers and shippers, providing participants with improved v...

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    STATE OF LOGISTICS IN 2019

    Jul 11, 2019

    Experiencing the most challenging year in over a generation, shippers managed to adapt to a quickly changing transportation landscape through innovation, increased technology adoption and improved partnerships in a year of rapidly rising rates and constricted capacity. Riding a booming economy, U.S....

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    LIONBRIDGE WINS EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AWARD FROM THE CONFERENCE BOARD

    Jul 10, 2019

    Lionbridge, the world's most trusted global communications platform, is pleased to announce that it has won the Technology division award for Employee Engagement in the Conference Board's Excellence in Marketing & Communications Awards Program. This prestigious program honors organizatio...

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    AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION SERVICES IMPLEMENTS APPLICATION TO PREVENT CATASTROPHIC WHEEL SEPARATION FROM MOVING VEHICLES

    Jul 10, 2019

    American Transportation Services (ATS), a heavy-duty maintenance contracting company, is implementing a Wheel/Tire Installation application to better control its processes and limit human error, which is the leading cause of wheel separation. "We've gone to great lengths to ensure accountab...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN OPPORTUNITY COSTS ABOUT TO EXPLODE

    Jul 10, 2019

    The cost of tariffs gets a lot of popular media attention, but it’s a shallow treatment of a complex disease. Yesterday Bloomberg ran a piece titled, “The Age of Global Supply Chains Is in Trouble,” about the worrying impact of export restrictions on global supply chains. As a form...

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    LOGISTICS INDUSTRY GROWTH SLOWS IN JUNE

    Jul 09, 2019

    Logistics Manager's Index reaches historic low of 56, driven by slowdowns in warehouse prices, transportation capacity, and transportation utilization, monthly study shows. The logistics sector continued its slowing growth trend in June, as the Logistics Manager's Index (LMI) declined slight...

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    SEKO LOGISTICS ROLLS OUT MAJOR EXPANSION IN CHICAGO

    Jul 09, 2019

    Third-party logistics (3PL) services provider SEKO Logistics announced this week it has rolled out a new global gateway in its hometown of Chicago, as part of its transition to what it calls a period of acquisition growth in conjunction with company growth and a differentiation of its international ...

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    BUSINESSES MUST URGENTLY SOLVE THEIR E-COMMERCE SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES TO UNLOCK THE FULL VALUE OF THIS POWERFUL CHANNEL

    Jul 09, 2019

    DHL Supply Chain, world leader in contract logistics, today launched its latest research report on the evolution of e-commerce supply chains. The study shows that, despite understanding the vital importance of e-commerce on customer retention and satisfaction, most companies have failed to fully imp...

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    DHL FREIGHT TO LEVY 4 PERCENT PEAK SEASON SURCHARGE FROM SEPT-DEC

    Jul 09, 2019

    DHL Freight has announced a peak season surcharge effective September to December 2019. The surcharge of average 4 percent will apply to all full-truckload (FTL), part-truckload (PTL) and less than-truckload (LTL) transport in Europe. “The shortage of drivers and constantly increasing roa...

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    AUSTRALIAN LOGISTICS GIANT QUBE MAKES BID FOR CHALMERS

    Jul 08, 2019

    Integrated logistics provider Qube (ASX:QUB) issued its formal takeover to the shareholders of target logistics service provider, Chalmers (ASX:CHR) on Monday, July 8. Qube, which owns Australian marine container terminal operator Patrick, is offering one of two options. Chalmers shareholders can op...

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    CRT SUPPORTS APMT’S PLAN TO ELECTRIFY CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENT AT LOS ANGELES PIER 400

    Jul 08, 2019

    The Coalition for Responsible Transportation (CRT) has actively supported the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plans critical objective of reducing the emission of harmful air pollutants thereby improving air quality for the region.APMTs plan to invest in and install electric cargo handling equi...

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    CHARGER LOGISTICS EXPANDS CROSS-BORDER NETWORK WITH NEW 119,000 SQUARE-FOOT LAREDO FACILITY

    Jul 08, 2019

    Charger Logistics new state-of-the-art facility in Laredo is up and running. The company aims to double its business in Mexico and grow overall capacity by 200 trucks and manage 600 trailers at the location.Charger Logistics, which has its United States headquarters in Indiana, will use the new Lare...

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    RZD LOGISTICS LAUNCHES MORE CHINA-EUROPE OVERLAND SERVICES

    Jul 08, 2019

    Russia RZD Logistics is continuing to roll out new China services: the latest a container route between Moscow and Yantai.Working alongside subsidiary Far East Land Bridge (FELB), the inaugural service set off on 28 June carrying 42 containers, and is expected to arrive later this week.Sales directo...

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    INDONESIAN LOGISTICS STARTUP WARESIX BAGS USD 14.5 MILLION SERIES A FUNDING

    Jul 05, 2019

    Indonesian logistic startup Waresix has raised USD 14.5 million in a Series A round led by East Ventures’ EV Growth, with participation from SMDV and Jungle Ventures.This marks the third investment in Waresix by East Ventures, which also participated in the company’s seed round in Februa...

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    ZALANDO IS BUILDING A HUGE LOGISTICS CENTER IN THE NETHERLANDS TO ENABLE FURTHER GROWTH IN WESTERN EUROPE

    Jul 05, 2019

    This summer, Berlin-based e-commerce giant Zalando will begin construction of a 140,000 square metre logistics centre in Bleiswijk near Rotterdam. The expansion of the logistics network is an important part of Zalando’s growth target of achieving a gross value of €20 billion by 2023/2024....

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    MULLEN ACQUIRES TWO BRITISH COLUMBIA CARRIERS

    Jul 05, 2019

    Mullen Group (TSX:MTL) has acquired two carriers in British Columbia, growing the Canadian transportation and oil services companys less-than-truckload and delivery business. Alberta-based Mullen purchased Argus and Inter-Urban, which generate a combined C$25 million (A Canadian dollar equals US$0.7...

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    TRANSPORTATION, LOGISTICS BUSINESS EXPANDING IN INDIANA

    Jul 03, 2019

    A transportation and logistics business is expanding in north eastern Indiana with plans to add up to 130 jobs by the end of 2020. The state of Indiana announced Wednesday that Universal Dedicated of Fort Wayne will invest $25 million to expand its footprint in Roanoke. Construction and equipment pu...


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    4 LITTLE-KNOWN TRAVEL TIPS THAT CAN SAVE YOU MONEY

    Jul 03, 2019

    Young people are more likely to prioritize spending on travel than older generations, sometimes to the detriment of their savings accounts. But seeing the world doesn’t have to be expensive. Here are four easy ways to save money while traveling that you might not be aware of. If you use an onl...


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    TRAVELERS PREP FOR BUSIEST TRAVEL DAY OF SEASON

    Jul 03, 2019

    Nearly 50 million people will hit the road this week, according to AAA. Millions more will take to the skies. Holiday travel for July 4th is in full swing, with the busiest day expected to be Wednesday. Lines, honks and congestion are what we all may imagine when we say millions are traveling this h...


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    CEVA STRENGTHENS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE WORLD’S LARGEST PURE PLAY CONTRACTOR FOR JACK-UP RIGS

    Jul 03, 2019

    CEVA Logistics has announced a two-year extension to its contract with Shelf Drilling through to March 2021. The Dubai-headquartered shallow water drilling services specialist has been working with CEVA since its inception in 2012.Shelf Drilling is a geographically diversified market leader with ope...

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    CUBYN RAISES €12M AND LAUNCHES CUBYN FULFILLMENT

    Jul 03, 2019

    On-demand logistics startup Cubyn announces today a €12 million round led by DN Capital with participations of Partech Ventures and 360 Capital Partners, BNP Paribas Developpement and a new contribution from BPI France. Cubyn also announces the launch of Cubyn Fulfillment, in partnership with l...

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    MONARCHFX, A BUSINESS UNIT OF TOMPKINS INTERNATIONAL, PARTNERS WITH DELIVERYCIRCLE

    Jul 02, 2019

    MonarchFx, a business unit of Tompkins International has partnered with DeliveryCircle, LLC. We invited DeliveryCircle to join MonarchFx because they are an innovative same-day delivery provider.Together, MonarchFx and DeliveryCircle have collaborated to provide a same-day delivery service to any in...

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    BOLLORE LOGISTICS INVESTS $100M IN NEW WESTERN SINGAPORE WAREHOUSE

    Jul 02, 2019

    Bollore Logistics has unveiled a new 50,000 m2 state-of-the-art warehouse in western Singapore.The site known as Blue Hub is fully automated with a view to support the growth of customers in the perfumes and cosmetics sector.This site represents an investment of S$100 million and stands apart throug...

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    LOGISTICS RECRUITERS CAST A VIRTUAL NET FOR WORKERS

    Jul 02, 2019

    Warehouse workers driving to their jobs at many of the new distribution centers dotting the U.S. landscape may not be alone recruiters could be on their digital trail.Some logistics companies looking for workers in a tight U.S. job market are casting a virtual net, using a technique called geofencin...

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    BANYAN TECHNOLOGY UNVEILS FREIGHT INDUSTRY-FIRST DYNAMIC PRICING TOOL

    Jul 01, 2019

    Banyan Technology Inc., North Americas leading innovator of live carrier and API connectivity for transportation management, unveiled the launch of Intelligent Pricing— a dynamic pricing tool through its Live Connections platform.Through the tool, carriers can instantly offer pricing incentive...

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    FREIGHTWAVES ACQUIRES AMERICAN SHIPPER

    Jul 01, 2019

    FreightWaves, the leading source of news, data and insights for the freight markets, has acquired American Shipper, a leading news publication serving the global shipper community.American Shipper, founded by David A. Howard, was first published in May 1974 and is designed to serve the information n...

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    A&R LOGISTICS ACQUIRES BLUE WATER PLASTIC TRANSPORT

    Jul 01, 2019

    Wind Point Partners and portfolio company A&R Logistics are pleased to announce today that A&R has acquired Blue Water Plastic Transport, LLC. BWP, founded in 1988 and headquartered in St. Clair, MI, provides specialty bulk transportation and logistics services to the plastics industry.The a...

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    WALMART TO INVEST $1.2B IN CHINA TO UPGRADE LOGISTICS

    Jul 01, 2019

    Walmart Inc. plans to invest 8 billion yuan ($1.2 billion) in China over the next 10 years to upgrade logistics, the US retail giant said on its social media account on Monday.The company will also set up or renovate more than 10 logistics centres in the country.The comments followed a meeting betwe...

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    NEW LOGISTICS FACILITY OPENS AT KIZAD

    Jul 01, 2019

    Gallega Global Logistics, a UAE-based third-party logistics company, has opened a 325,000 m2 facility in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) to meet growing regional demand for automotive supply-chain services. The facility was inaugurated at a ceremony also attended by senior representatives ...

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    CRANE WORLDWIDE LOGISTICS OPENS OFFICE IN GUYANA

    Jun 28, 2019

    Crane Worldwide Logistics has opened a new office in Guyana as the South American country is experiencing tremendous growth and is on the cusp of a flourishing economy.The new office, located in Georgetown, Guyana, will offer complete supply chain solutions, including airfreight, oceanfreight, proje...

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    DRONES TO HELP SOHAR PORT IN INFRASTRUCTURE ANALYSIS

    Jun 27, 2019

    For the first time in the history of Oman ports, Oman Logistics (Asyad) will use a remote-controlled drone to examine the Port of Sohar for maintenance and improvement, according to Times of Oman.The aircraft will use aerial photography to detect damage to the ports infrastructure, including seaport...

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    HONG KONG’S HACTL SIGNS UP TO NEW ULD CODE FOR AIR CARGO

    Jun 27, 2019

    Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) Hong Kongs major independent handler  is the latest air cargo organisation to throw its weight behind ULD CARE’s new Unit Load Device (ULD) Code of Conduct.The 10-point Code of Conduct is a voluntary agreement promoting best practice in the ha...

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    TX LOGISTIK LAUNCHES ROTTERDAM-STUTTGART LINK

    Jun 27, 2019

    TX Logistik (TXL) with the launch of a connection between the Port of Rotterdam and Kornwestheim near Stuttgart coming online at the start of July.The new service now also connects businesses in Baden- Württemberg with the with the busiest seaport in Europe, said Berit Börke, Chief Sales O...

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    FREIGHT TRANSPORT REPORT REVEALS SOME KEY FACTS ON LOGISTICS TRENDS AND BREXIT

    Jun 26, 2019

    Earlier this week, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) released its 2019 Logistics Report which found that declining profit margins have left logistics businesses struggling to fund their Brexit preparations. As uncertainties surrounding Brexit take their toll on the sector, Seamus Leheny, Polic...

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    PITNEY BOWES AND REBOUND PARTNER TO PROVIDE INTERNATIONAL REVERSE LOGISTICS SERVUCE

    Jun 25, 2019

    Pitney Bowes, a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of shipping and mailing, data, and ecommerce, has announced an agreement with UK-based returns specialists, ReBOUND to provide retail brands worldwide with fast, data-driven international returns.Under the agreem...

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    RYDER OPENS NEW MAINTENANCE FACILITY IN MARYSVILLE, WA, AS NORTH PUGET SOUND BUSINESS ECONOMY EXPANDS

    Jun 25, 2019

    Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, recently announced the opening of a state-of-the-art maintenance facility 37 miles from Seattle in Marysville, WA. The facility, located at 3919 88th Street NE, Marysville, WA...

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    KUEBIX NAMED A HIGH PERFORMER IN 2019 G2 GRID® FOR TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

    Jun 25, 2019

    Kuebix, creator of a transportation management system that delivers true freight intelligence, has been named a High Performer in the 2019 G2 Grid® for Transportation Management Software. The grid spotlights the highest scoring transportation management systems (TMS) based on verified user revie...

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    HESSEL VERHAGE THE NEW CEO FOR DB SCHENKER AMERICAS

    Jun 24, 2019

    Veteran freight forwarder and logistics executive Hessel Verhage (pictured above) has been appointed chief executive of DB Schenker’s Americas region.Forty-seven-year-old Mr Verhage, who is also a columnist for The Loadstar Premium, will take up his new post on 1 August and report to DB Schenk...

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    SEGRO BUYS WROCŁAW LOGISTICS PARK

    Jun 24, 2019

    Investor Segro, acting on behalf of SELP (The Segro European Logistics Partnership), has finalized its acquisition of the 7R Park Wrocław logistics park in the Wrocław area from developer 7R. The transaction was brokered by JLL, which advised the seller. Renamed Segro Industrial Park Wrocław 2, the ...

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    HUDSON HILL FORMS FUSION TRANSPORT FROM TWO ACQUISITIONS

    Jun 24, 2019

    Hudson Hill Capital, a private investment firm, has acquired majority stakes in Global Transport Logistics Inc. and Am Trans Expedite Inc. to form Fusion Transport.Fusion Transport will be a logistics holding company, Hudson Hill officials said.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.The merger will cr...

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    NX GROUP COLLABORATES IN END-TO-END LOGISTICS PROJECT

    Jun 21, 2019

    A national supply chain solutions firm has joined forces with a Dutch counterpart to successfully deliver an end-to-end logistic solution with complex delivery requirements.Northamptonshire-based logistics firm The NX Group was approached in 2018 by De Rijke Group, who had secured a relationship wit...

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    URBAN LOGISTICS SCHEME SET FOR CONSTRUCTION NEAR CROYDON

    Jun 21, 2019

    A 153,000 sq ft speculative urban logistics scheme is to be built in Mitcham, one of just a handful of larger schemes inside the M25 motorway.Investec Structured Property Finance it has agreed to provide Valor Real Estate Partners, the pan-European logistics and industrial real estate investor, with...

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    LOGISTICS COMPANY TO CLOSE LOUISVILLE FACILITY, LAY OFF UP TO 74

    Jun 20, 2019

    CEVA Logistics, a global third-party logistics company based in Switzerland, plans to permanently close a worksite in southern Jefferson County in August, which could result in up to 74 layoffs.The company disclosed the plan in a federally required notice to Kentucky workforce officials, dated Monda...

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    HUDSON HILL CAPITAL CREATES FUSION TRANSPORT, A NEW LOGISTICS PLATFORM

    Jun 20, 2019

    Hudson Hill Capital (“Hudson Hill”), a private investment firm founded by Eric Rosen, announced today that it has acquired majority stakes in Global Transport Logistics, Inc. (“GTLi”) and Am Trans Expedite, Inc. (“Am Trans”) to form Fusion Transport, LLC (“F...

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    3GTMS PARTNERS WITH TRIMBLE FOR COMMERCIAL ROUTING SOLUTIONS

    Jun 19, 2019

    3Gtms, Inc., a global provider of Tier 1 transportation management software, announced today that it is partnering with Trimble for commercial routing solutions. Trimble MAPS (Maps and Applications for Professional Solutions) brings together the company’s former ALK Technologies and TMW Appian...

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    PALLETFORCE PARTNERS WITH HEPPNER

    Jun 19, 2019

    Palletforce has partnered with French distribution company Heppner to boost its European growth. Heppner will integrate its IT systems with Palletforce’s Alliance system and will have access to Palletforce’s SuperHub which will ensure seamless movement and reporting of palletised Europea...

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    ARRIVE LOGISTICS RAISES $25 MILLION FOR EXPANSION

    Jun 19, 2019

    Freight brokerage company Arrive Logistics announced June 18 that it has raised an additional $25 million for expansion.Arrive Logistics opened a Chattanooga, Tenn., office last fall. In March, it announced plans to add 500 jobs.This Series B equity financing was led by the company’s existing ...

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    US LOGISTICS COSTS RISE 11.4% IN 2018, REPORT SAYS

    Jun 19, 2019

    Businesses spent $1.64 trillion on transportation and logistics services in the United States in 2018, a jump of 11.4% from the prior year, as companies retooled supply chains in response to the growth in online sales and tight capacity drove up freight rates.The market also was affected by governme...

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    AGENCIES SEE GROWTH IN CONTENT MARKETING BUSINESS

    Jun 19, 2019

    Agencies are banking on content marketing. That’s the key finding in the newly released Content Marketing Institute 2019 Agency Survey. This inaugural research looks at how full-scope agencies, as well as specialized agencies, are doing content marketing for clients, how well it’s workin...

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    ECOMMERCE FULFILMENT SPECIALIST FULFILMENTCROWD OPENS NEW CENTRE IN SOUTH WALES

    Jun 18, 2019

    Chorley-headquartered order fulfilment and eCommerce logistics specialist, fulfilmentcrowd, has announced the opening of its latest service centre in Cwmbran, Wales, in partnership with leading seasonal decorations supplier, Festive Productions Ltd - further strengthening the capacity of its nationa...

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    ASENDIA HELPS RETAILERS TO STREAMLINE THEIR LOGISTICS

    Jun 18, 2019

    Asendia Singapore has opened a high-tech Fulfilment Centre at Singapore Changi Airport in the latest phase of its global e-commerce focused strategy.Based in the city state’s Free Trade Zone (FTZ), the new facility offers Asendia customers the ability to manage their cross-border e-commerce fu...

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    TVS SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS TO SUPPORT THE TRANSFORMATION OF NETWORK RAIL'S OPERATIONAL LOGISTICS, PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SERVICES

    Jun 18, 2019

    This 8 year contract, valued up to £300m will see TVS SCS supporting Network Rail to transform part of its Material & Logistics supply chain covering a wide range of general consumables, commodities and rail specific spares for a variety of customers including Maintenance, Works Delivery a...

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    WINCANTON WINS FIVE YEAR TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT

    Jun 17, 2019

    Logistics group Wincanton PLC has been appointed by supermarket chain WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC to provide transportation services from three distribution centres.The five-year contract will see Wincanton manage all transportation planning and operations from the three locations to support Morris...

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    VOLVO TRUCKS AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TO TRANSPORT DFDS GOODS

    Jun 17, 2019

    Volvo Trucks has collaborated with ferry and logistics company DFDS for an autonomous transport solution from a logistics centre to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Trucks will implement its electric, connected and autonomous vehicle Vera in a real application, enabling a connected syste...

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    UK & IRELAND LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SECTOR DEALS RISE BY 48%

    Jun 17, 2019

    UK transaction volumes in the logistics & supply chain management industry increased sharply in 2018, rising 48%, according to accountancy and business advisory firm BDO’s latest Logistics & Supply Chain Management M&A Review. This was supported by continued investment from interna...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN MAKES $150 MILLION INVESTMENT IN U.S. PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL NETWORK EXPANSION

    Jun 14, 2019

    DHL Supply Chain, a subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL Group, said this week it is taking steps to expand its pharmaceutical and medical device distribution network by 40% in 2019, through a $150 million investment.What’s more, DHL said that a key driver for this investment is to bring critical h...

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    DALLAS TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS FIRM RELOCATES HEADQUARTERS TO SUPPORT GROWTH PLAN

    Jun 13, 2019

    Since 2018, Dallas-based MODE Transportation was acquired, rebranded, and exceeded $1B in sales. Now, MODE is moving operations to Signature Exchange to accommodate its rapid growth and array of technology solutions. On the heels of getting acquired by a global private investment firm, rebranding, a...

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    CEVA LOGISTICS AND CMA CGM JOIN FORCES TO LAUNCH A UNIQUE SOLUTION FOR OCEAN FREIGHT CONTAINERS BETWEEN THAILAND AND LAOS

    Jun 13, 2019

    CEVA Logistics and CMA CGM have combined their expertise and service capabilities in Thailand and Laos to launch a new cross-border service for ocean freight containers used by customers across both countries. The new service provides imaginative solutions for both import and export customers and he...

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    TPS LOGISTICS AND ASX JOIN FORCES TO REVOLUTIONIZE CARGO LOGISTIC WITH EVTOL

    Jun 13, 2019

    Airspace Experience Technologies (ASX), an aviation technology start-up, re-imagining personal air transportation and global logistics innovation and services leader, TPS Logistics have signed a memorandum of understanding targeted at evaluating the future market opportunities of introducing electri...

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    ETIHAD ACQUIRES VALUABLES MANAGEMENT SUBSIDIARY UNDER ITS CARGO AND LOGISTICS PORTFOLIO

    Jun 12, 2019

    Etihad Airways has announced that it acquired the shares held by Armaguard Linfox Group Pty (Australia) in Abu Dhabi-based joint venture Armaguard Valuables Management LLC (AVM), becoming sole shareholder of the company and renaming it Etihad Secure Logistics Services LLC.In the six years since it b...

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    NEW GROUP DIRECTOR FOR FM LOGISTIC

    Jun 12, 2019

    France-based logistics and transport company FM Logistic has announced the appointment of Xavier Prévost as Group Director, Business Solutions and Information Systems.He has also joined the FM Logistic Executive Committee, reporting to the company’s president and CEO Jean-Christophe Mac...

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    BEEMAC LOGISTICS MEETS INCREASED DEMAND WITH OPENING OF NEW OFFICE IN HOUSTON, TX

    Jun 11, 2019

    Beemac Logistics, a leading transportation and logistics solutions provider, has opened a new office in Houston, Texas, to better serve existing and future clients in the region. Beemac entered into an agreement to occupy just under 5,000 square feet of the Towers at Westchase II located at 10350 Ri...

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    LOGISTICS FIRM PANALPINA LAUNCHES BLOCKCHAIN PILOTS IN ITS SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jun 11, 2019

    Swiss forwarding and logistics services company Panalpina has started blockchain pilot projects aimed at optimizing of supply chains, according to a press release on June 11.After joining the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) in May, Panalpina — one of the world’s largest transport...

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    US LOGISTICS MARKET SEES BILLION DOLLAR DEALS AS WAREHOUSES CHANGE HANDS AGAIN

    Jun 10, 2019

    Back in March at the United Kingdom Warehouse Association (UKWA) Conference we heard details of the current, and upcoming, availability of warehouse space in Britain from Kevin Mofid from property agent Savills, and details of some of the major developments. It would seem this drive to create more, ...

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    GAC READY FOR A BIGGER SHARE OF THE PI(E)

    Jun 10, 2019

    GAC is tapping into the growing contract logistics business potential of the Asia Pacific, Indian Subcontinent and Middle East, with plans to further develop and expand in its operations in the regions.That was the message Lars Bergström, GAC’s Group Vice President for Asia Pacific & ...

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    MASTERPIECE TO USE TURTLE CRATES FOR ART SHIPMENTS

    Jun 10, 2019

    Masterpiece International will exclusively distribute Turtle crates in the United States, Canada and Mexico through Turtle North America, the company said.The Turtle crate is a sustainable, durable and reusable substitute for traditional wooden crates used to provide maximum protection for artwork d...

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    CHINESE IMPORTS DROP AS GROWING TENSIONS WITH US CLOUD TRADE

    Jun 10, 2019

    China’s imports tumbled in May and a surprise rise in exports wasn’t enough to dispel concerns that the economic dispute with the U.S. will intensify and damage the global economy.Imports declined by 8.5% in May from a year earlier, according to the customs administration, more than doub...

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    BOLLORE COMPLETES GEOTHERMAL POWER PLANT LOGISTICS OPERATIONS IN INDONESIA

    Jun 10, 2019

    Bollore Logistics has handled the logistics operations, including the challenging inland transportation, for the Sumitomo Corporation’s Muara Laboh project from various global ports (Japan, China, Korea, Malaysia, Europe, USA, etc.) to Indonesia.The company has coordinated 50 shipments for the...

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    SPARX LOGISTICS COMPLETES CHINA TO CANADA SHIPMENT ON LOGCHAIN’S BLOCKCHAIN PLATFORM

    Jun 06, 2019

    Hong Kong based SPARX Logistics, one of the fastest growing 3PLs in the global market offering logistics and supply chain services, completed a successful pilot over LogChain’s Blockchain end-to-end platform, handling all aspects of the supply-chain by implementing electronic bill of lading (e...

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    WILSON LOGISTICS ACQUIRES MARKET TRANSPORT AND LARGER WEST COAST PORTFOLIO

    Jun 05, 2019

    Wilson Logistics said it has purchased Market Transport, a DSV Global Transport and Logistics subsidiary. Wilson said the purchase of Market Transport will enable a new offering: intermodal service.Terms were not disclosed.The acquisition adds 200 trucks to bring the Springfield, Mo.-based carrier t...

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    LEADING EUROPEAN ANALYST FIRM OVUM NAMES MADISON LOGIC A “LEADER” IN THEIR REPORT ON ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

    Jun 05, 2019

    Madison Logic, the leading global account-based marketing (ABM) platform, today announced that Ovum, a market-leading data, research and consulting business headquartered in the U.K., named Madison Logic a “Leader” in the Ovum Market Radar: Account-Based Marketing report. Ovum recognized...

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    WHY SEARCH AND LOGISTICS WILL SHAPE THE FUTURE OF RETAIL PAYMENTS

    Jun 03, 2019

    ronically, they are also the two things that shaped the modern payments landscape as we know it today, as it grew up and got wired over the last 60 years – and why that playbook is being disrupted by players decades their junior with market caps that rival or even dwarf their own.It’s wh...

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    SPEEDY FREIGHT OPENS GATWICK BRANCH

    Jun 03, 2019

    Speedy Freight, part of Eddie Stobart Logistics, has opened a new branch in Gatwick.Branch manager Mishal Chotai said: “The Speedy Freight service operating out of Gatwick, will deliver urgent loads or goods that require special handling. This can range from urgent airfreight coming into the a...

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    37-ACRE NORTHANTS LOGISTICS SITE UP FOR SALE

    Jun 03, 2019

    Travis Perkins Properties is selling a 37-acre site with planning consent for 324,889 sq ft of warehousing, near the M1 in Northamptonshire. Charles Binks, head of logistics and industrial at Knight Frank said: “Milton Ham in Northampton is in the Golden Triangle and has the attraction of a ne...

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    BLACKSTONE BETS $18.7 BILLION ON AMAZON EFFECT IN WAREHOUSE DEAL

    Jun 03, 2019

    The mall is now a warehouse, and Blackstone Group is betting $18.7 billion on the shift.That’s how much the alternative investment manager is paying for 179 million square feet of urban logistics properties — the warehouses used by Amazon and other retailers to fulfill orders from online...

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    3 WAYS TO TRANSFORM THE SUPPLY CHAIN WITH AI (ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE)

    Jun 02, 2019

    JDA Software and KPMG LLP recently published a wide-ranging survey regarding supply-chain technology. The main takeaway: end-to-end visibility is the No. 1 priority. But in order to make this a reality, the survey also notes that AI (Artificial Intelligence), machine learning (ML) and cognitive anal...

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    BLACKSTONE TO BUY U.S. LOGISTICS ASSETS FROM GLP FOR $18.7 BILLION

    Jun 02, 2019

    GLP and Blackstone today announced that they have entered into an
    agreement for Blackstone to acquire assets from three of GLP's U.S.
    funds for a purchase price of $18.7 billion. This overall transaction
    totals 179 million square feet of urban, infill logistics assets, nearl...

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    HOW DOES INVESTING IN JET FREIGHT LOGISTICS LIMITED (NSE:JETFREIGHT) IMPACT THE VOLATILITY OF YOUR PORTFOLIO?

    May 30, 2019

    If you own shares in Jet Freight Logistics Limited (NSE:JETFREIGHT) then it’s worth thinking about how it contributes to the volatility of your portfolio, overall. In finance, Beta is a measure of volatility. Modern finance theory considers volatility to be a measure of risk, and there are two...

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    HOW TRANSPORTATION IS SET TO CHANGE THE WORLD BY 2100

    May 30, 2019

    How we travel in 2019 is likely to be very different from how we will travel by the turn of the century. But what will it look like? Will we all commute in the sky? Will we be operative in other colonies outside work? What will the typical car look like? To get an idea on what could change, RS Compo...

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    THE CYBERSECURITY DRAWBACKS OF SUPPLY CHAINS’ IOT ADOPTION

    May 30, 2019

    Organizations are getting creative in the ways they implement the Internet of Things (IoT) into their back-office operations. In this month’s Intelligence of Things Tracker, PYMNTS spotlighted an independent brewery, Sugar Creek Brewing Company in North Carolina, that has deployed IoT technolo...

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    THE PHILIPPINES IS SHIPPING CONTAINERS OF GARBAGE BACK TO CANADA

    May 30, 2019

    The Philippines, one of two Southeast Asian countries that protested being treated like dumpsites by wealthier nations, on Friday shipped 69 containers of what its officials called illegally transported garbage back to Canada.Administrator Wilma Eisma of Subic Bay freeport said the tons of garbage w...

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    OPTIMIZING TALENT SUPPLY CHAINS: STOP THE LEAKAGE

    May 30, 2019

    Increasingly human resource professionals are applying supply chain theory to the growing misalignment of talent available to meet 21st century workforce needs. There are a number of drivers at the root cause of this trend, one notable driver being the technological evolution that has dramatically c...

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    TECHNOLOGYDRONE LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION MARKET AND ITS GROWTH LANDSCAPE IN THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE HAVING MAJOR PLAYERS

    May 29, 2019

    Drone are distantly piloted aerial devices that play a vital role in both commercial and defense sectors. Drones are extensively being used for border surveillance apart from varied commercial applications, such as inventory tracking, inventory management, parcel delivery, food delivery, and product...

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    RAIL-WATERWAY TRANSPORTATION NETWORK EXPANDS IN GUANGDONG

    May 29, 2019

    China Railway Guangzhou Group Foshan Freight Center has signed co-operation agreements with 20 ports and shipping companies locally to jointly develop a regional rail-waterway multi-modal transportation network.Most of the ports that have signed agreements come from Guangzhou, Dongguan, Huizhou, Fos...

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    27-YEAR-OLD SEARCH MARKETING CEO LANDS 13-STOP U.S. SPEAKING TOUR

    May 29, 2019

    Garrett Mehrguth, the CEO and co-founder of the B2B and enterprise search marketing agency, Directive, recently was selected to speak at 13 stops of the Digital Summit tour. Digital Summit, the largest conference series in the digital marketing industry, has invited Mehrguth to share his unique pres...

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    CLEAN HYDROGEN POWER CAN REFUEL DEBATE FOR TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY

    May 28, 2019

    As the global energy transition unfolds, conventional power sources that rely on hydrocarbon-based fuels are gradually relinquishing market share to low and zero emission alternatives. These shifts have been most dramatic in the power sector, where cheap wind and solar energy have already started to...

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    US OFFSHORE WIND SUPPLY CHAIN DECISIONS COMING SOON

    May 28, 2019

    With New York perhaps just days away from announcing the winners of its first offshore wind solicitation, and New Jersey not far behind it, the U.S. stands at the cusp of its first wave of offshore wind supply chain announcements, experts say.The supply chain picture will become “much clearer ...

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    SECURING THE LONG TAIL OF THE MODERN SUPPLY CHAIN

    May 27, 2019

    Digital supply chains are growing exponentially as organisations increasingly rely on data to power their business. They expect data to flow freely, without borders or delays – but as expectations for data-on-demand grow, risks grow along with it. Supply chains are often large and complex. Wit...

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    USING BLOCKCHAIN TO ENHANCE SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSPARENCY

    May 27, 2019

    Supply chain transparency in the automotive sector is neither clear-cut nor easily attained, thanks to the hundreds of different suppliers involved with taking a vehicle from the raw material stage to the final, drivable product. Even Henry Ford himself—who strove for the ultimate in simplicit...

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    DB SYMMETRY WINS PLANNING PERMISSION 2.3M SQ FT READING LOGISTICS SCHEME

    May 24, 2019

    Logistics developer, db symmetry has won outline planning permission for a  2.3 million sq ft logistics scheme at the 136-acre Symmetry Park, Kettering.The project will include a single unit of more than 1 million sq ft on  one of the few sites in the East Midlands capable of taking it.The...

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    UPS SHOWS ITS COMMITMENT TO REDUCE GROUND FLEET EMISSIONS

    May 23, 2019

    This is the largest commitment for use of RNG to date by any company in the United States, with a range of 22.5 – 25 million gallon equivalents per year.RNG is a key part of UPS’s strategy to increase alternative fuel consumption to be 40% of total ground fuel purchases by 2025, supporti...

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    PPG LAUNCHES PAINTS WITH PURPOSE

    May 23, 2019

    PPG (NYSE: PPG) today launched its Paints with Purpose campaign, which will showcase the many unexpected applications of next-generation paint and coatings technologies. These include paints that can cool the temperature of asphalt on a hot day to protect a puppy’s sensitive paws; coatings tha...


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    6SENSE LAUNCHES ACCOUNT-BASED EXTERNAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS ANALYTICS

    May 23, 2019

    Today 6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced its External Media Campaigns feature. This capability extends 6sense's ability to track digital media campaigns launched on non-6sense platforms for use in account segmentation within the 6sense platform, and ...

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    6SENSE LAUNCHES ACCOUNT-BASED EXTERNAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS ANALYTICS

    May 23, 2019

    Today 6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced its External Media Campaigns feature. This capability extends 6sense's ability to track digital media campaigns launched on non-6sense platforms for use in account segmentation within the 6sense platform, and ...

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    DB SCHENKER MOBILISES IN GCC FOR RAMADAN LOGISTICS RUSH

    May 22, 2019

    For retailers, the Holy Month of Ramadan is a peak time for demand in the UAE and wider region and ensuring the timely delivery of supplies to the shop floor and supermarket shelves requires specialised logistics partners.Global logistics provider DB Schenker transports goods as diverse as electroni...

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    IN MIDDLE OF TRADE WAR, PORT OF LOS ANGELES TERMINAL GETS READY FOR ROBOTS

    May 22, 2019

    Pier 400 in Los Angeles is North America’s largest shipping terminal. More than 1,700 trucks pass through on average per day, even in the middle of the U.S.-China trade war. All that cargo translates into thousands of miles driven within the facility each day, mostly by pollution-spewing diese...

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    LATAM SEES DECLINING CARGO TRAFFIC IN FIRST QUARTER

    May 21, 2019

    Reporting its first-quarter operating results last week (the period ending 31 March), South American carrier LATAM revealed that cargo revenues fell by 10.9% year on year, down to US$263.5m, driven by a 12.6% decline in cargo yields – although this fall was partially offset by an increase of 1...

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    CML CONTINUES ENVIRONMENTAL EFFORTS

    May 21, 2019

    Lutterworth-based ecommerce and logistics industry leader, Core Management Logistics (CML), has been looking at its corporate and social responsibilities to reduce the impact its activities has on the environment and create environmentally friendly projects.

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    NEWCOLD FILLS UK’S BIGGEST DEEPFREEZE

    May 21, 2019

    In the Spring of 2018, NewCold unveiled its newly-completed deep frozen storage and distribution centre which, says the company, is the largest of its kind in the UK and is now, often near to capacity.At last year’s opening ceremony in Wakefield, customers, dignitaries, staff and well-wishers ...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN ROLLS OUT LATEST VERSION OF ‘SMART GLASSES’

    May 21, 2019

    DHL Supply Chain, the arm of the Deutsche Post DHL Group that handles contract logistics, is rolling out the latest smart glasses technology across its worldwide facilities.DHL staff will use the second-generation of Glass Enterprise Edition smart glasses.The glasses ‘virtually support’ ...

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    STARSKY ROBOTICS TESTS SELF-DRIVING TRUCK ON FLORIDA HIGHWAY

    May 20, 2019

    As some technology companies scale back or eliminate their self-driving programs, Starsky Robotics is pushing forward with its autonomous truck technology.The self-driving truck startup completed a series of road tests, with a driver behind the wheel, on a section of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway ne...

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    AIRBRIDGECARGO REPORTS GROWTH IN OUTSIZE SHIPMENTS

    May 20, 2019

    AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), the Boeing 747 freighter operator that forms part of the Volga-Dnepr Group, has confirmed that demand for its ‘abc XL’ product dedicated to oversized and heavy cargoes continued to grow strongly in the first four months of this year.Volumes carried on the a...

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    TIGERS SUPPORTS K&N FILTERS’ OPERATIONS IN CHINA

    May 20, 2019

    Tigers is working with K&N Filters, a high-performance automotive air filter and air filtration manufacturer that is expanding its operations in China.China is, Tigers noted, the world’s largest automotive market and Hong Kong-based Tigers is providing logistical support through its Chines...

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    ALLOGA TAKES ANOTHER 250,000 SQ FT DC AT CASTLEWOOD

    May 17, 2019

    Alloga, the healthcare logistics specialist, has taken a 250,000 sq ft warehouse at CWC’s Castlewood development near South Normanton.It means Alloga, which is part of the Walgreen Boots Alliance, now has three buildings on the site totalling some 750,000 sq ft. Alloga offers specialist storag...

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    ABBEY LOGISTICS WIN MICROLISE DRIVER EXCELLENCE AWARD

    May 17, 2019

    The Microlise Driver of the Year Awards is an annual industry event that recognises the most talented HGV drivers working in the UK transport industry and acknowledge the vital work they do.With categories based on telematics data, the awards are open to all drivers and are a perfect way to reward o...

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    MICHELIN ACQUIRES MASTERNAUT

    May 16, 2019

    Michelin is to acquire Masternaut – its third acquisition in the fleet telematics industry, following Nextraq in North America and Sascar in South America. The acquisition give Michelin access to Europe’s telematics market.Masternaut provides solutions for fleet tracking and optimisation...

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    TALENT IN LOGISTICS CONFERENCE RETURNS FOR THIRD ANNUAL EVENT

    May 16, 2019

    The third annual Talent in Logistics conference promises to be the biggest ever with an incredible line-up of seminars, exhibitors and live competitions for 2019.The event, which takes place on 27th June at Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes, will give delegates the skills and knowledge to make real impr...

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    ST. MODWEN APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

    May 16, 2019

    St. Modwen is turning up the dial on its logistics property business.The Midlands-based developers has appointed Rupert Joseland as Managing Director of St. Modwen Industrial & Logistics.The new dedicated business unit has been formed to drive forward the company’s ambitious industrial &am...

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    HUB GROUP HERALDS NEW VISIBILITY AND SHIPMENT-LEVEL ETA OFFERING

    May 16, 2019

    Freight transportation and logistics services provider Hub Group announced today that it has rolled out enhanced end-to-end visibility with real-time shipment-level ETA (estimated time of arrivals).Hub said that this will improve visibility and accuracy for real-time arrival data access via its Hub ...

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    15,000 POSITION CAPACITY PALLET RACKING SYSTEM INSTALLED BY AR RACKING

    May 15, 2019

    The prestigious agri-food industry company Ybarra Groupproduces, packs, and commercialises olive oil, mayonnaise, sauces and a wide range of products that require a high-quality industrial storage system. The group - present in more than 80 countries and with over 175 years of experience - has relie...

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    ANAHEIM, CA TO ADD 40 NEW ELECTRIC BUSES TO PUBLIC FLEET

    May 15, 2019

    The Anaheim Transportation Network (ATN), a public transportation system operating within The Anaheim Resort District of California, has recently purchased 40 new electric buses in order to achieve their goal of a 100% zero-emission fleet. The 40 electric buses were purchased using $28.9 million in ...

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    XPO WINS BRITISH GYPSUM CONTRACT

    May 14, 2019

    XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been selected by British Gypsum to optimise its UK supply chain with a single, digitally-managed transportation network. British Gypsum is part of the Saint-Gobain Group and the UK’s leading manufacturer of plas...

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    RRS USES HYDRA-SLIDE FLEET TO INSTALL TRANSFORMER

    May 13, 2019

    Portsmouth, UK-based lifting, transport and storage specialist Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) overcame a series of challenges to install a 45,000kg transformer at East Cowes Power Station on the Isle of Wight recently.RRS accepted a scope of work from transport and logistics company CTS SpA to unloa...

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    LATAM CARGO FLIES MORE THAN 7,400 TONS OF FLOWERS FOR MOTHERS AROUND THE WORLD

    May 13, 2019

    May 12 was International Mother’s Day and, like every year, LATAM Cargo played a key role by transporting more than 7,400 tons of fresh flowers from Latin America to the world. During the last three weeks before Mother’s Day the demand of flowers increased close to 90%, that is why, toge...

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    PORT OF OAKLAND COULD RETURN TO ROOTS WITH BULK SHIPPING PLAN

    May 13, 2019

    Bulk shipping operations could soon return to the Port of Oakland for the first time in 20 years. The Port said today it’s negotiating with a Canadian building materials shipper to transport sand and gravel here.The Port’s governing Board yesterday authorized talks with Vancouver-based E...

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    REDWOOD LOGISTICS ACQUIRES EMINENT GLOBAL LOGISTICS

    May 13, 2019

    Redwood Logistics acquired Eminent Global Logistics, a transportation management systems implementation and service company, according to a May 9 news release. Terms weren’t disclosed.Chicago-based Redwood said the addition of Eminent will bolster Redwood’s technology and consulting serv...

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    NAVISTAR’S EDMONTON FACILITY AWARDED

    May 13, 2019

    Navistar’s Edmonton Parts Distribution Center has been awarded Top Performing Warehouse in the Truck and Heavy Equipment category by Carlisle & Co.It is the second year in a row the Edmonton facility has received the honor.Carlisle & Co., an industry solutions advisor, also named Quere...

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    MPLX TO ACQUIRE US MIDSTREAM COMPANY ANDEAVOR LOGISTICS

    May 10, 2019

    Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) has announced a definitive agreement to merge two midstream units in a deal with an equity value of $9bn.The deal will see the acquisition of Andeavor Logistics (ANDX) by MPLX in a unit-for-unit transaction at a blended exchange ratio of 1.07x. The enterprise val...

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    RADIANT LOGISTICS – GENERATING CASH, LOWERING DEBT, READY TO ACQUIRE

    May 10, 2019

    Third-party logistics and multimodal transportation services company, Radiant Logistics, Inc. (RLGT), reported earnings of $0.11 per share for the quarter ending March 31, 2019 (RLGT’s third fiscal quarter 2019), $0.04 better than the consensus estimate and $0.06 better year-over-year.Total re...

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    LIDL OPENS ITS FIRST LOGISTICS CENTER IN NE ROMANIA

    May 09, 2019

    German supermarket chain Lidl has inaugurated its first logistic center in Eastern Romania, near Roman. The center supplies 50 Lidl stores in the Moldova region making this activity more efficient.The center has a built area of over 45,000 sqm and was developed on a land plot of 13.3 hectares. It is...

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    KUEBIX ANNOUNCES OFFICE IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA

    May 09, 2019

    Kuebix, creator of the industry’s fastest growing transportation management system (TMS), announces the opening of an office in Phoenix, Arizona. The new location will be led by Dhimitraq Jorgji, a Software Engineering Manager who has been an integral part of the company for over 5 years. Jorg...

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    DB SCHENKER OPENS FIRST LOW-CARBON DISTRIBUTION TERMINAL IN NORWAY

    May 09, 2019

    German-headquartered logistics services provider DB Schenker has opened its first low-carbon city distribution center in Oslo, the new Oslo City Hub.Oslo City Hub will be located at Filipstadkaia in the center of Oslo. The building is being constructed from containers and is organized for effective ...

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    NOATUM LOGISTICS EXPANDS ITS NETWORK OF WAREHOUSES IN SPAIN

    May 08, 2019

    Noatum Logistics, the division of Noatum Maritime specializing in logistics, international transport, project cargo and customs, opens its largest logistics facility in Spain. With an area of 10,000 m² and 16 docks, it is located in Ribarroja (Valencia), specifically in the town’s Valenci...

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    DSV OPENS NEW FACILITY IN THE LOGISTICS CENTRE OF TURKEY

    May 08, 2019

    In April, DSV in Turkey moved into a new logistics facility in Istanbul, which consolidates all warehouse operations in the area; a total of 45,000 square metres for open and closed warehousing including 2,000 sqm offices. Located in Tuzla in the Istanbul area of Turkey, the new facility is an optim...

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    DHL MOVES TULSA OPERATIONS TO LARGER FACILITY

    May 08, 2019

    DHL Express, the world’s leading international express service provider, recently relocated its Tulsa, Oklahoma, service center operation to a new 23,730 sq.-ft. location within the city’s sprawling industrial area. Intended to accommodate further anticipated international trade growth a...

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    EMIRATI LOGISTICS SECTOR ATTRACTS MAJOR INVESTMENTS: JLL

    May 08, 2019

    The UAE’s industrial and logistics sectors are luring more international investment.Such development was evidenced by the recent sale-and-leaseback of Transworld Group’s logistics facility in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone, US-based professional services firm JLL said in a statement r...

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    ARVATO SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS AND RANGEL AGREE PARTNERSHIP FOR PORTUGAL

    May 07, 2019

    From May on the business unit Healthcare of Arvato Supply Chain Solutions will also be offering its customers an integrated solution for the final-mile delivery of medication to hospitals, pharmacies and wholesalers in Portugal by entering into a cooperation with the logistics solution company Range...

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    AMBER ROAD LAUNCHES CARRIER CARGO SCREENING

    May 07, 2019

    Amber Road, a leading provider of global trade management solutions, has announced a new cargo screening solution to address the challenge carriers face in identifying shipments that may contain prohibited, hazardous, or dual-use goods based only on the limited information provided on a transportati...

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    DB SCHENKER RENEWS FOR CHAMP’S TRAXON CARGOHUB

    May 07, 2019

    DB Schenker has renewed its agreement with CHAMP Cargosystems for its Traxon cargoHUB solution. It will continue to use the host-to-host solution for automated electronic data exchange, which enables the forwarder to seamlessly communicate digitally with its supply chain partners worldwide – r...

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    VISY TAKES DELIVERY OF NEW SCANIA P450S AS PART OF TRIAL

    May 06, 2019

    Visy Logistics in Melbourne has taken delivery of ten new P 450 6x4 prime movers.The commercial vehicles are being trialed on a sustainability initiative called Ecolution in which measurables like fuel savings, exhaust emissions and driver performance are tracked.According to Scania, the 13-litre en...

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    PORTS AUSTRALIA SETS THREE ELECTION PRIORITIES

    May 06, 2019

    Ports Australia has released its three priority policies, ahead of the 2019 federal election, that the organisation believes will save Australians money, increase our international competitiveness, strengthen the economy, create jobs in regional areas and help reduce congestion in our cities.The pol...

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    UPS TO BUILD ON SMART LOGISTICS BY USING GOOGLE CLOUD

    May 06, 2019

    As e-commerce grows, UPS is playing a greater role in the movement of goods. To become more efficient, the company is partnering with Google Cloud to help sift through massive amounts data to select the most efficient and cost effective route. By using the technology, UPS was reportedly able to desi...

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    MADISON LOGIC UNVEILS NEW DATA CLOUD TO ACCELERATE ABM FOR B2B ORGANIZATIONS GLOBALLY

    May 06, 2019

    Madison Logic, the leading global account-based marketing (ABM) platform, today announces the launch of the ML Data Cloud, powering cutting-edge ABM to accelerate your pipeline and convert your best accounts faster. With state-of-the-art architecture, rich data, and a robust data gateway, the ML Dat...

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    KUEBIX PARTNERS WITH EMERGE FREIGHT MARKETPLACES TO INCREASE ITS TRUCKLOAD CAPACITY OFFERING

    May 03, 2019

    Kuebix, a transportation management company, has partnered with Emerge, a private freight marketplace provider, to announce the addition of the Emerge marketplace to its Community Load Match platform. Shippers on the Kuebix platform will now have access to higher truckload capacity; courtesy of Emer...

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    U.S. XPRESS TABLES MARGIN GUIDANCE AMID TEPID FREIGHT ENVIRONMENT

    May 02, 2019

    U.S. Xpress (NYSE: USX), a Chattanooga-based truckload (TL) carrier, held a call with analysts and the media to discuss its first quarter 2019 earnings, which were $0.15 per share compared to the consensus estimate of $0.18.The company said that given the subdued freight market thus far in the quart...

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    XPO TO PICK UP THE PACE OF LTL RATE HIKES, JACOBS SAYS

    May 02, 2019

    Customers of XPO Logistics, Inc.’s (NYSE:XPO) less-than-truckload (LTL) business should brace themselves for a more rapid-fire pace of rate hikes, if comments made Thursday by XPO Chairman and CEO Brad Jacobs are any indication.Jacobs also said that XPO “made a mistake” by relying ...

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    SECON SIGNS UP FOR SUPER-SITE IN VICTORIA

    May 02, 2019

    Secon Freight Logistics is expanding its presence in Victoria and has committed to a new purpose-built logistics hub in Truganina.The logistics hub will be partially owned by Secon and partially retained by Berton Investment under a long-term lease with Secon.Secon Freight Logistics partnered with p...

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    PPG NAMES VP ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS FOR U.S., CANADA

    May 02, 2019

    PPG has named Jaime Irick as vice president, architectural coatings for the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Irick will succeed Dave Cole who will retire effective July 31, the company said. PPG’s architectural coatings include consumer paint brands such as Glidden, Olympic and PPG Paints. Mr. Irick was f...


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    BOURQUE LOGISTICS ANNOUNCES SPANISH VERSION OF YARDMASTER

    May 01, 2019

    Bourque Logistics, the leader in rail logistics systems for more than 30 years, announced the launch of its Spanish version of YardMaster  specifically tailored for rail shipping operations in Mexico. The first production deployment took place in early 2019 at a rail terminal located in San Lui...

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    LABRIE TAKES TOP JOB AT MNX GLOBAL LOGISTICS

    May 01, 2019

    California-based MNX Global Logistics has named John Labrie as president and chief executive, taking over from Paul Martins who becomes chairman of the MNX board of advisors.Labrie was previously chief executive of Network Global Logistics, whose express division was acquired by MNX in 2018. Labrie ...

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    BOLLORÉ OPENS DEDICATED AEROSPACE WAREHOUSE IN HAMBURG

    Apr 30, 2019

    Bolloré Logistics has opened a dedicated aerospace warehouse in Hamburg, “strategically located” next to the German city’s port.The 7,000 sq m aerospace facility is also a few kilometers from the production sites of major aircraft manufacturers and OEM suppliers.A spokespers...

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    DSV EXPECTS PANALPINA DEAL TO COMPLETE IN Q3 AS PROFITS RISE

    Apr 30, 2019

    DSV expects to close its takeover of Panalpina by the end of the third quarter of this year.In its first quarter results, Denmark-based freight forwarder DSV revealed its expected timeline for its $4.6bn takeover of Panalpina.In May, DSV will file its planned share purchase with the relevant authori...

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    CEVA AIRFREIGHT VOLUMES FALL IN Q1, MANAGEMENT CHANGES AFTER CMA CGM TAKEOVER

    Apr 30, 2019

    CEVA Logistics saw a decline in airfreight volumes during the first quarter of 2019 and the parent group has announced a series of top management changes in line with the takeover by French shipping giant CMA CGM.Air cargo volumes in the first quarter fell 6.9% year-on-year to 100,000 tonnes, mainly...

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    KOREAN AIR CARGO CONTINUES WITH ITS DIGITAL DEVELOPMENT

    Apr 29, 2019

    Korean Air has implemented a new cargo management system, named iCargo, as it continues with its IT renewal programme.The iCargo internet platform, which will replace the existing 35-year-old system, combines the full scope of end-to-end cargo business functions of Korean Air – reservation, sa...

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    REDCARGO LOGISTICS SIGNS INTERLINE AGREEMENT WITH OMAN AIR

    Apr 29, 2019

    RedCargo Logistics, the cargo and logistics platform of AirAsia, has signed an interline agreement with Oman Air.The new agreement will provide RedCargo customers with access to belly space on Oman Air’s network including to Africa, the UK and mainland Europe.Oman Air customers will  be a...

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    BUDAPEST AIRPORT STRENGTHENS LOGISTICS LINKS WITH CHINESE HUBS

    Apr 29, 2019

    Budapest Airport will cooperate with two Chinese cargo hubs, Xi’an Xianyang and Zhengzhou international airports, to develop the Hungarian gateway into a major central and eastern European distribution base for Chinese goods.This was the main goal of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signe...

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    ANTONG HOLDINGS SECURES $297M STATE FUNDING FOR LOGISTICS DEVELOPMENT

    Apr 29, 2019

    Antong Holdings, the parent group of Chinese domestic container shipping major Ansheng Shipping and logistics service provider Antong Logistics, has entered into an agreement with three state-run entities Quanzhou Financial Holding Group, Quanzhou Transportation Group and Quanzhou Fengze Investment ...

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    JD LOGISTICS EXTENDS ITS PERSONAL DELIVERY SERVICE TO 50 CITIES IN CHINA

    Apr 29, 2019

    JD.com’s logistics arm has made its parcel pick-up and delivery services available to residents in 50 Chinese cities, according to an official statement.JD Logistics, which was established in 2007 to handle the delivery of goods ordered on JD.com, opened courier service to individuals in Octob...

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    LATEST INTERNATIONAL ROAD HAULAGE TRIAL PROMISES BETTER LOGISTICS SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

    Apr 26, 2019

    Digitalisation is the current buzzword in the world of logistics but has proven to be not just hype with the development of road haulage transit documents over the past few years. Anyone connected with international road freight is familiar with the ubiquitous CMR note and the implications of using ...

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    FIRST GLOBAL & CENTRAL OCEANS UK DELIVER OVERSIZED FURNACE

    Apr 26, 2019

    First Global Logistics (Project Cargo Network members in Egypt) were tasked with shipping an oversized furnace from the UK to Egypt as the 1st job for a new client. Business Development Manager, Mazen K. Sabry explains; “The key in securing this business was the past experience in similar ship...

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    DRONES FIND THEIR LOGISTICS NICHE IN DELIVERY SERVICES OF VITAL SUPPLIES ACROSS AFRICA

    Apr 25, 2019

    The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programmes for freight and parcel delivery giant UPS, and Gavi, the vaccine alliance, has announced support for the expansion of a medical drone network into Ghana. Zipline, a California-based automated logistics company, will use drones to make...

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    SCHNEIDER EXPANDS MIDDLE MILE CONFIGURATION TO ITS VAN TRUCKLOAD AND INTERMODAL ASSETS

    Apr 25, 2019

    Green Bay, Wisconsin-based Schneider National, a provider of truckload, intermodal and logistics services, recently announced it is broadening its middle- mile configuration to include its Van Truckload and Intermodalowned asset, in a move geared to optimize the movement of freight through its 24 te...

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    KRL PROMOTES PHYTHIAN TO MANAGING DIRECTOR

    Apr 25, 2019

    Logistics firm and aircraft charter service provider KRL has appointed Peter Phythian as its new managing director. Phythian is promoted from his current role of operations director.Under his new role, all of the KRL group companies, including KRL UK, World Transhipment Services Limited (WTS), KRL F...

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    PANALPINA CONTINUES TO EXPAND IN THE PERISHABLES SECTOR WITH ITS LATEST ACQUISITION

    Apr 25, 2019

    Panalpina will continue the expansion of its perishables network in South America through the acquisition of CargoMaster in Colombia and its subsidiary, Laseair, in Ecuador.Panalpina said that CargoMaster is one of Latin America’s largest companies specialised in the airfreight export of peris...

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    UPS PROFITS HIT BY SEVERE WINTER WEATHER

    Apr 25, 2019

    UPS saw profits decline in the first quarter of the year as extreme winter weather hit earnings.During the period, the company saw revenues increase by 0.3% to $17.2bn while net income declined by 17.4% to $1.1bn.The company said that its profits were affected by “severe winter weather in the ...

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    TRUMP SAID TO CONSIDER WAIVING US SHIP MANDATE FOR NATURAL GAS

    Apr 25, 2019

    President Donald Trump is considering waiving the requirement that only U.S.-flagged vessels can move goods from American ports to Puerto Rico or energy-starved areas of the Northeast, according to sources familiar with the deliberations.The issue was debated during an Oval Office meeting April 22, ...

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    6SENSE EXPANDS INTEGRATION WITH HUBSPOT FOR HEIGHTENED ACCOUNT BASED ORCHESTRATION

    Apr 25, 2019

    6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced $27 million in funding. The round was led by Industry Ventures and included participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Battery Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and Venrock. “We b...

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    ATRI CALLS FOR OPERATIONAL COST DATA FROM FLEETS

    Apr 24, 2019

    The American Transportation Research Institute is looking for for-hire motor carriers to participate in the annual update to its Operational Costs of Trucking report.Originally published in 2008, the report offers marginal cost data on motor carrier operations. Its purpose is to provide carriers wit...

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    XPO LOGISTICS RELEASES 2018 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

    Apr 23, 2019

    XPO Logistics, Inc., a leading global provider of supply chain solutions, today announced the release of its first annual report on sustainability initiatives. The 2018 Sustainability Report details the company’s initiatives in North America and Europe in key areas, such as safety, engagement,...

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    EAST COAST WAREHOUSE & DISTRIBUTION EXPANDS ITS SALES & OPERATIONS ORGANIZATIONS

    Apr 23, 2019

    East Coast Warehouse & Distribution, a leading temperature-controlled logistics provider to the food and beverage industry located on the Port of New York/New Jersey and in Philadelphia, today announced it has expanded its sales and operations organizations by naming both Joe Rosiek and Michael ...

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    WORLD DISTRIBUTION SERVICES PLANS $6.2 MILLION WAREHOUSE RENOVATION NEAR THE PORT OF VIRGINIA

    Apr 23, 2019

    To bring a much-needed option for secure, high quality warehousing space close to the Port of Virginia, World Distribution Services (WDS) has announced that it will invest $6.2 million in collaboration with Lingerfelt Commonwealth Partners to renovate a large facility in Virginia Beach.The renovatio...

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    OLA GROUPS ARRANGE TRANSPORT OF 18 TRUCKS BY BREAKBULK

    Apr 23, 2019

    Last week, OLA Groups Logistics arranged the transport of 18 dumper trucks by breakbulk service.Each unit measured 8.66 x 2.58 x 3.45m and the total shipment reached around 1,388cbm.Sarah Chen from OLA Groups Logistics explains; “For this shipment, due to the discharging fees at the destinatio...

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    TRUMP-CHINA TRADE DEAL SEEN BOOSTING GRAIN CONTAINER SHIPMENTS

    Apr 22, 2019

    A deal ending the trade spat between the U.S. and China would boost container shipments of grain, wheat and soybeans, according to the head of Japan’s largest container-shipping company. While agricultural goods are typically transported in large volumes by bulk ships, there’s a rising t...

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    ADNOC REACHES MAJOR MILESTONE WITH FIRST-EVER UAE-PRODUCED CALCINED COKE EXPORT SHIPMENT

    Apr 22, 2019

    The first-ever shipment of UAE-produced calcined coke has begun its maiden voyage to mainland China. 10,500 tons of calcined coke were loaded by ADNOC Refining, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), onto the M/V Lucky Ocho, a vessel chartered by ADNOC Logistics & Services, ...

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    LOCUS ROBOTICS LANDS $26M IN NEW FUNDING FOR WAREHOUSE ROBOTS

    Apr 22, 2019

    Locus Robotics today announced it has raised $26 million in Series C funding to continue scaling production of its warehouse fulfillment robotics system. The round includes investments from Zebra Ventures, the strategic investment arm of Zebra Technologies, and Scale Venture Partners, which led the ...

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    MOL TO INSTALL AR NAVIGATION SYSTEM ON 21 VLCCS

    Apr 22, 2019

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced its intention to install a navigation system using augmented reality (AR) technology jointly developed by Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. and MOL Techno-Trade, Ltd. on 21 MOL Group-operated very large crude oil carriers (VLCCs). The system displays informati...

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    U.S. TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY CHAO ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF $900 MILLION IN INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT FUNDS

    Apr 22, 2019

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has formally announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $900 million in discretionary grant funding through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program.“These BUILD T...

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    FLEXPORT MAKES TWO SENIOR APPOINTMENTS AS IT CONTINUES DIGITAL DRIVE

    Apr 18, 2019

    Freight forwarder Flexport has appointed Mehmet Göker as chief data officer (CDO) and Kevin Paige as chief information security officer (CISO).Flexport chief executive Ryan Petersen said: “Hiring top talent for the CDO and CISO roles was an extremely important priority for us. Data and se...

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    SOME SMALLER ITEMS OF GLOBAL FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS NEWS

    Apr 18, 2019

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

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

    Apr 18, 2019

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

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

    Apr 18, 2019

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

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

    Apr 18, 2019

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

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    STORD RAISES $12.3 MILLION TO DIGITIZE WAREHOUSING AND DISTRIBUTION

    Apr 17, 2019

    Stord, an Atlanta, Georgia-based provider of freight and warehousing services, today announced that it’s raised $12.3 million in series A funding led by Kleiner Perkins, which comes on the heels of a seed round totaling $2.6 million and brings its total raised to $15 million.

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    EXPERTS TO DISCUSS MARITIME OPPORTUNITIES AT ABU DHABI CONGRESS

    Apr 17, 2019

    Leading experts will discuss prevailing challenges and opportunities in the regional and international maritime sector at special sessions to be held at the first International Offshore Development Congress (IODC 2019), later this month in Abu Dhabi, UAE.The event will take place on April 28 and 29,...

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    C.H. ROBINSON TRANSPORTS FEED PROCESSORS TO AUSTRALIA

    Apr 17, 2019

    Moving feed processors from Canada to Australia isn’t new for C.H. Robinson’s project logistics experts as the team had been shipping them to Australia for a customer for many years. Recently, they were asked to move two new units measuring 10.45 x 3.19 x 3.67m and weighing 16,835kg each...

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    CARGO-PARTNER LOGISTICS CENTER IN PRAGUE AIRPORT PARK NOW OFFERS TEMPERATURE-CONTROLLED SOLUTIONS

    Apr 17, 2019

    As of April 2019, cargo-partner’s Logistics Center near Václav Havel Airport in Prague has received a temperature-controlled warehouse section with a storage capacity of 1,400 m² providing 1,800 pallet slots at a temperature range between +2 °C and +8 °C. With this warehous...

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    RIEGE AND CCS ITALY ANNOUNCE CARGO IQ PLATFORM FOR SME

    Apr 17, 2019

    Riege Software announce cooperation with CCS Italy in a business venture promoting a new initiative to assist SMEs participation in Cargo iQ, the IATA interest group composed of some 80 major airlines, freight forwarders, ground-handling agents, trucking companies and IT solution providers globally....

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    LIONBRIDGE AGAIN NAMED ONE OF AMERICA'S BEST EMPLOYERS BY FORBES

    Apr 17, 2019

    Lionbridge Technologies is proud to announce it has again been named one of America's Best Employers by Forbes, which also recognized Lionbridge as a Best Employer for Women in 2018. The 2019 list recognizes organizations across a variety of industries that employ more than 1,000 people in the U...

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    6SENSE SECURES $27 MILLION TO ADVANCE BOLD VISION IN B2B AND ABM

    Apr 16, 2019

    6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced $27 million in funding. The round was led by Industry Ventures and included participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Battery Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and Venrock. “We b...

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    SCF’S “GREEN FINANCE” WINS MARINE MONEY AWARD

    Apr 16, 2019

    Sovcomflot has won the annual Marine Money “Deal of the Year” in the category Green Ship Finance – West. The publication recognized Sovcomflot’s USD 252M seven-year credit agreement with a consortium of foreign banks to finance the construction of a series of the world’...

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    EBE TECHNOLOGIES EXPANDS ITS SALES TEAM WITH TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY VETERAN

    Apr 16, 2019

    EBE Technologies, the leader in transportation-specific workflow and business process management applications, today announced that it is adding Linden Lundberg as Director of Business Development. Linden has over 30 years of experience in the transportation industry, with a solid record in sales, b...

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    AMERICOLD AGREES TO ACQUIRE CLOVERLEAF COLD STORAGE

    Apr 16, 2019

    Americold Logistics has agreed to buy Cloverleaf Cold Storage for $1.24 billion, a move that ramps up a trend toward consolidation in the refrigerated warehousing sector.The deal, which is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2019, will boost Americold’s market share in the United...

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    PORT OF OAKLAND ADDS NEW SHIPPING SERVICE TO VIETNAM

    Apr 15, 2019

    The Port of Oakland will add new direct service to Vietnam by late April. Pacific International Lines (PIL) will launch direct Vietnam links using vessels that can carry up to 11,900 20-foot containers. PIL’s new service is called AC5 and is in partnership with Cosco and Wan Hai.

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    PORT OF VIRGINIA HANDLES 240,000 TEUS IN MARCH

    Apr 15, 2019

    The Port of Virginia® in March processed 240,035 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in March, making is the second busiest March in the port’s history.Though cargo was off nearly 5 percent compared with last March, the port is handling near-peak season volume, says John F. Reinhart, the C...

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    DHL’S NEW LOGISTICS HUB IN MOROCCO TO PROVIDE END-TO-END SOLUTIONS

    Apr 15, 2019

    DHL Global Forwarding has signed a deal with Tanger Med to set up anew logistics hub in the Tanger Med Logistical Zone. The hub, at 6,000 m² will be the largest facility for DHL in the country, and serves as a gateway to the international markets for DHL’s customers, especially for import...

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    KAZAKHSTAN TO BUILD LOGISTICS CENTERS IN IRAN PORTS FOR EXPORTS TO GULF COUNTRIES

    Apr 15, 2019

    Iran will provide land in the ports of Bandar Abbas and Amirabad for Kazakhstan to build logistics centers for exporting goods through Iran to the Persian Gulf markets. Agreements on the issue were reached after the meetings of Kazakhstan’s First Deputy Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tileuberdi with...

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    RAIL LOGISTICS MARKET TO WITNESS ASTONISHING GROWTH AT A CAGR

    Apr 15, 2019

    The Rail Logistics Market is expected to register at a CAGR of +9% during the forecast period of 2019–2026.Rail Logistics plays an important role in generating a sustainable and competitive transport market Greater traffic congestion in highways is an essential factor responsible for the growt...

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    CHINA AND CENTRAL EUROPEAN COUNTRIES AGREE TO BOOST TIES

    Apr 15, 2019

    The agreement was part of the Dubrovnik Guidelines for Cooperation between China and the CEECs, which was released after the eighth China-CEEC leaders’ meeting in the Croatian city of Dubrovnik.According to the guidelines, China and the CEECs are willing to promote railway projects cooperation...

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    CEVA ADDS SEA-RAIL SERVICE FROM XIAMEN TO EUROPE

    Apr 15, 2019

    Ceva Logistics, now part of the CMA CGM Group, has begun a new sea-rail block train service from Xiamen to Europe. In conjunction with Xiamen International Railway Service (XMIRS), the Ceva block train to Duisburg, Germany consolidates ocean freight in Xiamen for delivery in Western Europe.“De...

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    MEACHERS GLOBAL LOGISTICS SEEKS TO EXPAND FREIGHT FORWARD CAPACITY WITH PURCHASE OF KEPAIR AND SEA

    Apr 15, 2019

    Meachers Global Logistics has bought the business trade of Southampton-based freight forwarder Kepair and Sea.  The acquisition, which will take effect on 30 April, forms part of Meachers Global’s strategy to expand its freight forwarding capacity and bolster key markets. For the financia...

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    NEW ROPAX VESSELS WILL SET NEW STANDARDS FOR FREIGHT AND PASSENGERS SAYS FERRY GROUP

    Apr 15, 2019

    Ferry group Stena Line has seen the latest edition to its growing fleet of RoPax vessels 'float off' at a ceremony in China when the second of its new generation E-Flexer series hit the water. Once again the ship follows Scandinavian heritage with her name, Stena Edda derived from the Norse ...

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    HORIZON ADDS LIEBHERR

    Apr 12, 2019

    UK-based company Horizon Reinforcing & Crane Hire has added the Liebherr LTM 1200-5.1 to its operations.The LTM 1200-5.1 was delivered to replace Horizon’s LTM 1250-5.1, which had a shorter boom. The five-axle crane has a telescopic boom which extends to 72 metres. Various lattice extensio...

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    AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT TO CREATE NATIONAL FREIGHT DATA HUB

    Apr 12, 2019

    The Federal Transport Minister, Michael McCormack, has now confirmed that the recommendation had been accepted, and the Data Hub will be established with more than US$5.7m (A$8m) in government funding. The hub will act as the country’s central collector and disseminator of freight and logistic...

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    PROGNOSTICS TAKES SHAPE AS THE FUTURE OF TRUCK REPAIR

    Apr 11, 2019

    Condition-based maintenance is coming to commercial vehicles, and bringing with it transformative possibilities to expand real-time operational insights, foster an improved warranty process and, perhaps, accelerate sales of replacement parts, experts said.“It’s not rocket science. It is ...

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    TRADE TENSIONS DRAG ON AIR CARGO

    Apr 11, 2019

    European air cargo volume has continued to slow into 2019, impacted by the lack of clarity over Brexit and the potential for an escalation in trade disputes with the US, according to Sebastian Scholte, chairman of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA).The Netherlands-based executive, who i...


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    PORT OF VIRGINIA EXPECTS ‘HEALTHY’ GROWTH IN 2019

    Apr 10, 2019

    The Port of Virginia has seen a slight uptick in laden container traffic since last summer, up 0.4 percent between July and February on a year-over-year basis, but port officials are confident that signs point to growth ahead.Rail traffic is on the rise, as are shipments moving by barge to Richmond....

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    N.J. FIRM RANKS IN TOP 10 OF TRANSPORT TOPICS’ TOP LOGISTICS COMPANIES LIST

    Apr 10, 2019

    Transport Topics has released its annual Top 50 Logistics Companies list, and one New Jersey-based firm made the cut.The list evaluates top logistics companies’ financial and operational information, Transport Topics said.NFI, a Cherry Hill-based supply chain solutions provider, has ranked No....

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    OCEAN CONTAINER “DWELL TIME” ADDRESSED BY OCEMA THIS MONTH.

    Apr 10, 2019

    Earlier this month, The Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association (OCEMA) published a Best Practice to address issues identified by the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) in its interim report on Fact Finding Investigation No. 28, “Conditions and Practices Relating to Detention, Demurrage,...

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    SYGIC LAUNCHES EASY-TO-INTEGRATE DRIVER SCORING SDK FOR FLEET OPERATORS IN GCC

    Apr 09, 2019

    Sygic has unveiled a new Driver Scoring SDK for fleets, which works offline and is easy-to-integrate into existing solutions, including mobile apps and fleet management, without any additional hardware costs.To achieve the best accuracy, Sygic technology uses smartphones sensors including GPS positi...

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    CRUISE LINES BEGIN DROPPING PORT CALLS IN BRUNEI

    Apr 09, 2019

    Princess Cruises and Regent Seven Seas intend to drop port calls in Brunei, while Crystal Cruises is “monitoring the situation” after the country introduced a new penal code that potentially affects some passengers, according to Cruise Arabia & Africa.“Princess Cruises is aware...

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    DRYDOCKS WORLD AWARDED FOR UAE’S HEAVIEST LOAD-OUT PROJECT

    Apr 09, 2019

    Drydocks World has been presented with an award at the 2019 Mastech Awards in recognition of its achievements in the marine industry, in particular for completing the UAE’s heaviest load-out on the BorWin Gamma High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) platform topside

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    CONTAINER SHIPPING LINE ACHIEVES ACQUISITION OF FREIGHT FORWARDING AND LOGISTICS GROUP

    Apr 09, 2019

    With outstanding shares and voting rights of freight forwarding and logistics group CEVA due for settlement as scheduled for 16 April 2019, the company's acquisition by the CMA CGM shipping group is all over bar the shouting. Loss making CEVA passes into French ownership as, by the due date, CMA...

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    SINGAPORE READY TO SUPPLY CLEAN SHIP FUEL

    Apr 09, 2019

    Singapore, the world’s largest maritime refueling port, said it will have an ample supply of cleaner fuel to meet an increase in demand next year, when the global commercial fleet will be required to cut sulfur emissions.Janil Puthucheary, the island state’s senior minister for transport...

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    POSTA SLOVENIJE BUYS 14.7 MLN EURO PACKET TRANSPORT ROUTER

    Apr 09, 2019

    Slovenian postal operator Posta Slovenije has invested 14.7 million euro ($16.6 million) in the acquisition of a packet transport router for its logistics centre in Ljubljana, it said. The router will represent the backbone of the entire logistics process at the Ljubljana centre and will increase th...

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    FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS GROUP KEEPS EXPANDING IN HOME CONTINENT AS IT AGREES DRY PORT DEVELOPMENT

    Apr 09, 2019

    Road haulage and overall freight provider Kerry Logistics has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding between its subsidiary, KLN (Singapore), and Laos's Sitthi Logistics for the establishment of a joint venture to develop a dry port in the Vientiane Logistics Park in Laos. The mo...

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    GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES REVIEW INTO NATIONAL TRANSPORT REFORMS

    Apr 09, 2019

    The Productivity Commission (PC) will undertake a review into far-reaching transport reforms, with a view to ensuring a safe and efficient national freight network.The reforms in question were made by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) to establish a national regulatory system and were des...

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    ETIHAD CARGO RESELECTS MICCO FOR ROAD FEEDER SERVICES

    Apr 09, 2019

    Etihad Cargo has once again selected MICCO, a leader in freight management and an integrated supply chain solutions provider, as its road feeder services (RFS) provider.The airline has signed a multi-year agreement with MICCO, reaffirming a decade-long partnership between the two major Abu Dhabi-bas...

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    DHL EXPRESS TO EXPAND OPERATIONS TO EZDUBAI E-COM ZONE

    Apr 09, 2019

    DHL Express has revealed that it will soon be expanding their UAE operations to its latest facility located in the state-of-the-art EZDubai, the new addition to Dubai South’s Logistics District.The expansion will allow DHL Express to serve its existing and new customers who will be based in th...

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    RETAILERS PROJECT LOW DOUBLE-DIGIT US IMPORT GROWTH

    Apr 09, 2019

    Merchandise imports are projected to show year-over-year monthly increases at least through August as trade tensions with China ease somewhat, but growth will be slower than last year, only about 1.8-3.7 percent, according to three estimates“Retailers are starting to stock up in anticipation o...

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    MAJOR SHIPOWNER TRADE ASSOCIATIONS AGREE TO ENHANCE COOPERATION

    Apr 08, 2019

    Today in Singapore, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the Asian Shipowners’ Association (ASA) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) will sign a joint memorandum of understanding.This new MOU codifies the extensive level of co-operation that already exists ...

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    DHL RELEASES SUPPLY CHAIN RISK REPORT FOR 2018 & 2019

    Apr 08, 2019

    Based on risk and incident data collected by DHL’s cloud-based risk management provider Resilience360, DHL’s first annual risk report shows last year’s major supply chain challenges and identifies trends that will shape risk landscape in 2019. The Resilience360 annual risk report i...

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    SOUTH CAROLINA PORTS HANDLES RECORD MARCH CONTAINER VOLUME

    Apr 05, 2019

    Today South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) announced the strongest March in its history and more than 11 percent fiscal year-over-year growth.SCPA moved 214,123 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) last month, making it the second highest month in SCPA history. The Port handled its highest...

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    KERRY LOGISTICS SIGNS MOU WITH SITTHI LOGISTICS TO DEVELOP DRY PORT IN LAOS

    Apr 05, 2019

    Kerry Logistics Network Limited ('Kerry Logistics'; Stock Code 0636.HK) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding between its subsidiary, KLN (Singapore) Pte Ltd, and Laos's Sitthi Logistics for the establishment of a joint venture to develop a dry port in the Vientiane Logi...

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    XPO LOGISTICS TO LAUNCH ENHANCED LAST-MILE CAPABILITIES ONLINE

    Apr 04, 2019

    XPO Logistics Inc. will launch expanded last-mile capabilities on its XPO Connect digital freight marketplace, company officials said.In 2018, Greenwich, Conn.-based XPO arranged about 40,000 last-mile deliveries per day.With the new technology, XPO’s customers and independent contractors will...

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    GRAMMER INDUSTRIES ACQUIRES STERLING TRANSPORT

    Apr 04, 2019

    Grammer Industries recently acquired Sterling Transport in a move that unites two carriers specializing in the transportation of hazardous and specialty chemicals.Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.Grammer is a portfolio company of Stellex Capital Management, a middle-market private equity ...

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    IMPERIAL LOGISTICS EXTENDS BARGE SAFETY PROGRAM TO SUPPLIERS

    Apr 04, 2019

    Imperial Logistics International has taken the next step in its highly-successful SAFETY TAKES US HOME campaign, with the staging of an event for suppliers to its inland barging operations.SAFETY TAKES US HOME was launched in 2016 to increase safety awareness among the 600 masters, officers and deck...

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    FEDEX OPENS 2,000TH RETAIL LOCATION TO SUPPORT E-COMMERCE

    Apr 04, 2019

    FedEx Office opened its 2,000th retail location with the addition of a storefront in a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia."Having stores inside a national retailer like Walmart gives FedEx Office customers convenient access to printing and shipping where they already shop," a FedEx spokespers...

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    NEW FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS HUB ADJACENT TO LONDON GATEWAY CONTAINER PORT

    Apr 04, 2019

    Freight and logistics outfit Tigershas opened a new facility in Thurrock, near the deep water Thames side port of London Gateway, to continue with long-term UK investment plans and to meet growing e-commerce demand, despite ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit. Tigers has moved its existing Basild...

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    FREIGHT FORWARDER EXTENDS ROAD HAULAGE LOGISTICS LINK WITH CHINA

    Apr 04, 2019

    CEVA Logistics has further extended its highway to the west road haulage service between China and Europe, with the freight forwarder's first ever truck from China arriving safely at its destination in Spain.16 days after initially setting off, the 70 m3, 7 tonne load of garments destined for a ...

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    GLOBALTRANZ AELECTS NEW EQUITY PARTNER

    Apr 03, 2019

    GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology-driven third-party logistics (3PL) solutions provider, today announced that it has selected funds advised by Providence Equity Partners L.L.C. and its affiliates (Providence) as its new equity partner. Providence has signed a definitive agreement t...

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    CARGO-PARTNER OFFERS NEW QUICK TRANSPORT ORDER FEATURE

    Apr 03, 2019

    With the Transport Order module of the SPOT Visibility & Collaboration Platform, cargo-partner offers customers an easy way to submit transport orders. To further simplify and speed up order creation for its clients, the company has now introduced a Quick Transport Order feature.International tr...

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    AMAZON AIR EXPANDS FLEET, WITH LARGER AIR CARGO STAKE DOWN THE ROAD

    Apr 03, 2019

    Amazon Air may take a 40% stake each in two air cargo firms — Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings and ATSG — over the next four years, according to an SEC filing reported by Freight Waves and the Loadstar. ATSG and Atlas currently operate Amazon's 40-aircraft fleet.Amazon was granted warran...

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    ETIHAD CARGO ENHANCES UAE & GCC ROAD FEEDER SERVICES

    Apr 03, 2019

    Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, has once again selected MICCO, a leader in freight management and an integrated supply chain solutions provider, as its road feeder services (RFS) provider in a multi-year agreement, reaffirming a decade-long partnership between...

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    CLOUD-BASED SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT PLATFORM SPOT OFFERS NEW CONTAINER TRACKING SERVICE

    Apr 02, 2019

    The SPOT Supply Chain Visibility & Collaboration Platform has been extended by a new container tracking service that consolidates various data streams to provide customers best possible and independent container status information.The cloud-based supply chain management platform SPOT has been ex...

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    BROEKMAN LOGISTICS CONCLUDES INTEGRATION OF VLS-GROUP

    Apr 02, 2019

    Broekman Logistics announces a major milestone in the integration process of the former VLS-Group. As from today, the 2nd of April, the location in Rotterdam-Pernis (NL) and the five Antwerp (BE) facilities operate under the Broekman Logistics flag.

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    GLOBALTRANZ ACQUIRES CIRCLE 8 LOGISTICS

    Apr 02, 2019

    GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc., a leading technology and third-party logistics solutions company providing award-winning Transportation Management System (TMS) products to shippers, logistics service providers and carriers, today announced that it has acquired Circle 8 Logistics, a service-driven pro...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN INVESTS $100 MILLION IN CHARLESTON AREA, BRINGING NEW JOBS TO REGION

    Apr 02, 2019

    DHL Supply Chain, the Americas leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, today announced plans to construct a distribution and warehouse park in Dorchester County, S.C., that will open in phases. The company’s $100 million investment is projected to create approximately...

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    MINICLIPPER IMPLEMENTS PARAGON TRANSPORT PLANNING SYSTEM

    Apr 01, 2019

    Miniclipper Logistics, the fast-growing 3rd party logistics business, is using Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to enhance service delivery and maximise profitability within its nationwide operation. The transport planning tool is helping to better manage a fleet of 40 rigid and artic...

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    DAIMLER TRUCKS BUYS SELF-DRIVING SPECIALIST

    Apr 01, 2019

    Daimler Trucks is acquiring a majority stake in Torc Robotics to accelerate its development of self-driving trucks.Torc Robotics, based in Blacksburg, Virginia, has developed an autonomous software solution for mobility applications including self-driving cars and transit vehicles. It has integrated...

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    SUTTONS BUYS DHL’S TANKER BUSINESS

    Apr 01, 2019

    Suttons Tankers is to acquire DHL Supply Chain’s domestic bulk commodity chemical business, which includes chemical transport from sites in Billingham, and Runcorn.The deal does not include DHL’s dedicated services in packed chemicals, bitumen, lubricants and fuels.We see DHL’s bul...

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    DSV TO BUY PANALPINA IN $4.6 BILLION EUROPEAN LOGISTICS DEAL

    Apr 01, 2019

    DSV A/S agreed to acquire Swiss rival Panalpina Welttransport Holding AG in a deal worth $4.6 billion that will create one of the world’s largest companies in logistics and freight forwarding.The board of directors of Panalpina recommended shareholders accept the mostly stock offer worth 196 S...

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    DSV TO BUY PANALPINA IN $4.6 BILLION EUROPEAN LOGISTICS DEAL

    Apr 01, 2019

    DSV A/S agreed to acquire Swiss rival Panalpina Welttransport Holding AG in a deal worth $4.6 billion that will create one of the world’s largest companies in logistics and freight forwarding.The board of directors of Panalpina recommended shareholders accept the mostly stock offer worth 196 S...

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    CEVA APPOINTS TOH AS GLOBAL HEAD OF OCEAN PROCUREMENT & TRADELANE MANAGEMENT

    Mar 29, 2019

    In a move which further strengthens its management team, CEVA Logistics has appointed Renee Toh as its Global Head of Ocean Procurement & Tradelane Management. Effective April 2019 and based in Singapore, Renee will report directly to CEVA’s Global Head of Ocean, Bertrand Simion.Renee brin...

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    PANTHER OFFERS SEVEN DAY A WEEK DELIVERY

    Mar 29, 2019

    Panther, the two-person delivery company, has extended its service to include Sunday deliveries, now offering two-hour delivery windows on the day, cut-off times up to 10pm and Bank Holiday collections for next-day delivery seven days a week. It also offers a “day of choice” option for c...

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    WAREHOUSE AND LOGISTICS OUTFIT LOOKS AT CYBER SECURITY, STAFF TRAINING, CHARITY AND MORE

    Mar 29, 2019

    Much happening at the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) at the moment as the organisation warms up for its 75th Anniversary celebrations. After a busy annual National Conferenceearlier this month, themed on digital progress in the logistics industry, one of the hottest topics was cyber s...

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    SEA FREIGHT FORWARDING MARKET SEGMENTATION DETAILED STUDY WITH FORECAST TO 2024

    Mar 29, 2019

    Sea Freight Forwarding Market report includes (5 Year Forecast 2019-2024) an extensive analysis of competition by top manufacturers (Kuehne + Nagel, DHL Group, Sinotrans, DB Schenker Logistics, GEODIS, Panalpina, DSV, Bolloré Logistics, Expeditors, Dachser, Nippon Express, CEVA Logistics, Pan...

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    CARGO HANDLING GETS CLEANER AT PORT OF OAKLAND

    Mar 28, 2019

    Containerized cargo handling at the Port of Oakland is about to get cleaner thanks to a crane retrofit project at the port's largest terminal, officials said this week.The Oakland International Container Terminal is converting 13 diesel-powered yard cranes to hybrid power, a project that is expe...

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    DNATA EXPANDS INTO BELGIUM WITH BRUSSELS AIRPORT CARGO HUB

    Mar 28, 2019

    Dnata has launched operations in Belgium by opening a cargo centre at Brussels Airport that represents an investment of €8m and creates up to 100 local jobs with the company.The Dubai-based global cargo handler’s first customer in Brussels is Singapore Airlines, which operates eight weekl...

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    MIQ LOGISTICS ACQUIRED BY UNIT OF SPANISH MARITIME FIRM NOATUM

    Mar 28, 2019

    U.S. third-party logistics provider MIQ Logistics has been acquired by Noatum Logistics, the transportation, logistics and customs brokerage unit of Spanish-based Noatum Maritime, from private equity firm Austin Ventures. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.Once the deal closes in the next f...

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    AEW RAISES ADDITIONAL €750M FOR PAN-EUROPEAN LOGISTICS FUND

    Mar 28, 2019

    AEW has raised an additional €750m for its European logistics strategy, taking the Logistis fund’s total net equity to €2.3bn.The real estate manager said the additional equity raised will allow the fund to grow to around €4bn of assets under management, largely through speculat...

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    FTR’S SHIPPERS CONDITIONS INDEX SHOWS CONTINUED GROWTH

    Mar 27, 2019

    Following a month in which it hit its highest reading in more than two years, the most recent edition of the Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR showed continued growth, albeit at a slightly lower level.FTR describes the SCI as an indicator that sums up all ma...

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    ETIHAD CARGO AND ETIHAD AIRLINES GET NEW FLIGHT TRACKING SYSTEM

    Mar 27, 2019

    Etihad Airways has successfully implemented the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS) recommendations for flight tracking ahead of the General Civil Aviation Authority’s (GCAA’s) proposed deadline of 1 June 2019.With an IC...

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    PORT OF DUQM IN OMAN HANDLES FIRST RORO CARGO DISCHARGE

    Mar 26, 2019

    The Port of Duqm (PDC) has handled the first RoRo (Roll on Roll off) commercial cargo discharge operation for Duqm Refinery Project EPC3.RoRo is a method to discharge cargo using wheeled or tracked cargo using a ramp from the vessel. This recent operation at PDC used both RoRo and LoLo (Lift on Lift...

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    XPO LOGISTICS INVESTS IN FUTURE LEADERS THROUGH THE GIRLS WITH IMPACT ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM

    Mar 26, 2019

    2019-XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO), a leading global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, has partnered with Girls With Impact, the nation's only live, online entrepreneurship program for teenage girls. The partnership will support girls in exploring the personal and professional...

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    UPS PARTNERS WITH MATTERNET TO TRANSPORT MEDICAL SAMPLES VIA DRONE ACROSS HOSPITAL SYSTEM IN RALEIGH, N.C.

    Mar 26, 2019

    UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a groundbreaking new logistics service to deliver medical samples via unmanned drones through a collaboration with Matternet, a leader in autonomous drone technology. The program is taking place at WakeMed’s flagship hospital and campus in the Raleigh, N.C., metr...

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    SPOTSEE EXPANDS TEMPERATURE-MONITORING RANGE

    Mar 26, 2019

    SpotSee has expanded its temperature-monitoring product line to include Cold Chain Complete, a combination of two temperature indicators that alerts users to exposure of unacceptably high or low temperatures.The Cold Chain Complete time-temperature indicator gives a reliable, cost-effective alternat...

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    MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT GROWS CARGO VOLUME DESPITE U.S. TRADE TENSIONS

    Mar 25, 2019

    Memphis International Airport remains North America’s busiest cargo airport and managed to grow volume despite global trade strife, according to Airports Council International.Air cargo volume at Memphis International Airport grew 3.1 percent in 2018, with 4.47 million metric tonnes of cargo b...

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    GOODFUELS WORKS FOR MARITIME SHIPPING

    Mar 25, 2019

    Subsequent data from the trial will give the maritime sector information into the scalability, sustainability and technical compliance of sustainable marine bio-fuel oil for the benefit of all industry stakeholders says the group.The sustainable marine bio-fuel oil is developed by GoodFuels and is c...

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    THE MPA AND LOGISTICS LOGISTEC BOOSTING CONTAINER HANDLING CAPACITY

    Mar 25, 2019

    The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and LOGISTEC Corporation are pleased to announce that Viau Terminal, which handles about 350,000 containers annually, will undergo a new construction phase to increase its handling capacity. This is its second phase, which continues and completes the most recent con...

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    APL CHX SERVICE DEVELOPS AS PART OF BUSINESS ECOSYSTEM IN CENTRAL VIETNAM

    Mar 25, 2019

    On 25 March, the APL Chu Lai Express (CHX) service will depart for China with the first reefer shipment of bananas from the Chu Lai Tam Hiep Port in Quang Nam. This marks the beginning of more reefer shipments ahead from the port as Truong Hai Automobile Joint-Stock company (THACO) recently inaugura...

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    FLEET OF KONECRANES CONTAINER HANDLING EQUIPMENT TO PORT OF WILMINGTON

    Mar 25, 2019

    Konecranes has received a major order from Gulftainer USA Wilmington LLC. The order is for nine all-electric Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes and three Konecranes Liftace Reach Stackers. The equipment will be delivered in 2019-2020. The parties involved have agreed not to disclose the val...

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    FLEET OF KONECRANES CONTAINER HANDLING EQUIPMENT TO PORT OF WILMINGTON

    Mar 25, 2019

    Konecranes has received a major order from Gulftainer USA Wilmington LLC. The order is for nine all-electric Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes and three Konecranes Liftace Reach Stackers. The equipment will be delivered in 2019-2020. The parties involved have agreed not to disclose the val...

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    THE WORLD’S BIGGEST SHIPPING LINE SEES OTHER THREATS TO TRADE BESIDES THE US-CHINA FIGHT

    Mar 25, 2019

    While the U.S. and China are negotiating a trade deal, the world’s biggest container shipping company is watching out for other problems between major economies.One risk to import and export activity include the United States’ outstanding trade negotiations with the European Union. Anoth...

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    HYUNDAI MIPO WINS USD 107 BN ORDER FOR 3 CONTAINER SHIPS

    Mar 25, 2019

    Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., a mid-sized South Korean shipbuilder, said Thursday that it has secured 120 billion won (US$107 million) worth of orders to build three container vessels.Under the deal with an Asian shipper, Hyundai Mipo will build the 2,500-TEU vessels, with the delivery of the ships to ...

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

    Mar 20, 2019

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

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

    Mar 20, 2019

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

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

    Mar 20, 2019

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

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    DRY BULK CARGO IMPORT TERMINAL FEEDS NORTHERN PORT'S SUCCESS

    Mar 20, 2019

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

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

    Mar 20, 2019

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

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    MICHAELS BRINGS E-COMMERCE FULFILLMENT IN-HOUSE

    Mar 20, 2019

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

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    FEDEX REVENUE MISSES AS SHORT-HAUL SMALL PARCELS DOMINATE

    Mar 20, 2019

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

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    ORCA AI IS HELPING SHIPS NAVIGATE SAFELY IN CONGESTED WATERS

    Mar 20, 2019

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

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    AIRBRIDGECARGO RECONFIRMS ITS COMPLIANCE WITH CARGO IQ’S QUALITY STANDARDS

    Mar 19, 2019

    AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has successfully passed its second audit reconfirming its compliance with the quality standards of Cargo iQ, an IATA interest group, following a two-day inspection of its operations in Moscow, Russia.The airline was measured against a series of KPIs to guarantee its ser...

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    JAXPORT SETS RECORD WITH LARGEST CONTAINER SHIP TO CALL JACKSONVILLE

    Mar 19, 2019

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) set a new port record today with the arrival of the ZIM vessel Cape Sounio, the largest container ship to ever call Jacksonville. The 11,000-TEU (container) vessel is operated by ZIM on a service offered by the 2M alliance. The 2M alliance is comprised of Ma...

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    LARGEST CONTAINER SHIPPING LINE EXTENDS ALUMINIUM TRANSPORT CONTRACT

    Mar 19, 2019

    UAE – Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside the oil and gas industry, has signed a volume commitment extension agreement for 2019 with the world's largest container shipping line AP Moller-Maersk for transporting its aluminium t...

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    UTS OPENS 3D PRINTING FACILITY TO GROW ADVANCED MANUFACTURING SECTOR

    Mar 19, 2019

    The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has opened a 3D printing facility to help grow advanced manufacturing in Australia.The facility, ProtoSpace, provides access to high-end equipment and expertise in 3D printing technology.Featuring 3D printers unique in Australia, including the exclusive Nano...

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    AUSTRALIA TO DEVELOP NATIONAL BLOCKCHAIN STRATEGY

    Mar 19, 2019

    Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews has announced the development of a national blockchain roadmap and $100,000 of funding to help position Australia as a global leader in blockchain technology.The roadmap will focus on a number of policy areas including regulation, skills a...

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    FREIGHT FORWARDERS REMAIN AHEAD OF THE CURVE DESPITE ONGOING BREXIT UNCERTAINTY

    Mar 18, 2019

    Whilst the UK government keeps working, pushing and grinding on to try again to make the case for its Brexit compromise, and MPs carry on hunting, and arguing for alternatives that could take the place of that compromise if it ultimately fails, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) is...

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    KUEHNE + NAGEL AND FEAM MAINTENANCE ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO PROVIDE AIRSIDE LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS

    Mar 18, 2019

    Under the agreement, FEAM, through its wide network of line maintenance stations and its licensed FAA 145 certified workforce, will complement the logistics services of Kuehne + Nagel by arranging deliveries and pick-ups in airport restricted areas also known as “airside”. In addition, F...

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    PRESSURE ON HEAVY LIFT SECTOR SEES INTERCONTINENTAL COOPERATION BETWEEN OCEAN CARRIERS

    Mar 18, 2019

    The pressure on operators in the ocean heavy lift industry sector can be gauged by the recent insolvency of one of the industry's best known names, Hansa, and now BigLift Shipping, a part of the Dutch Spliethoff group, and Busan based Chung Yang Shipping, have agreed to cooperate, pooling their ...

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    EUROPEAN HEADQUARTERED FREIGHT FORWARDING AND LOGISTICS GROUP ACQUIRES CANADIAN SUPPLY CHAIN OUTFIT

    Mar 18, 2019

    Holzwickede based freight forwarding and logistics outfit Rhenus has extended its influence in North America with the acquisition of another major player, Toronto headquartered Rodair. Just this month the group, which covers all aspects of the trade with specialist service in niche areas, such as fa...

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    ADNOC PLANS 70% GAINS BY IMPROVING LOGISTICS

    Mar 18, 2019

    ADNOC has ambitious plans to grow oil production by 70% by 2030, with AI and digitalisation key to this strategyAlready the world’s 12 largest oil producer, the UAE’s Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has ambitions to grow its oil production capacity by almost 70% by 2030. Key eleme...

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    WAREHOUSES FIND ROI IN AMRS

    Mar 15, 2019

    Third-party logistics provider (3PL) RK Logistics Group is scaling up its deployment of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), saying the bots will support the firm's time-critical warehousing and distribution operations while reducing worker fatigue and boosting recruitment efforts in a tight job mar...

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    MAINFREIGHT TO OPEN LOGISTICS SITE IN SYDNEY

    Mar 15, 2019

    Mainfreight is opening its latest food grade and dangerous goods certified 3PL warehouse in Sydney, New South Wales.The official opening of Mainfreight Kookaburra is set to be celebrated on 25 March 2019“This new site has given us the opportunity to consolidate two of our previously existing S...

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    ŻABKA ANNOUNCES PLAN TO HIRE STAFF IN ITS LOGISTICS CENTRES

    Mar 15, 2019

    Poland's Żabka has announced that it will hire more than 50 employees for various warehouse processes in its logistics centre in Szałszy and Będszyna.The new recruits will include forklift truck operators, warehouse specialists, warehouse strategy specialists, controllers, shipment specialists, ...

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    LOGISTEC ANNOUNCES 2018 YEAR-END RESULTS

    Mar 15, 2019

    LOGISTEC Corporation (TSX:LGT) (TSX:LGT), a marine and environmental services provider, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2018.Consolidated revenue totalled $584.9 million in 2018, an increase of $109.1 million or 22.9% over 2017. The marine...

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    KONECRANES RTGS TO MASSPORT IN THE USA

    Mar 14, 2019

    The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) in the USA will take delivery of four Konecranes RTGs in 2019.The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) will operate four more Konecranes RTG by the end of 2019. The cranes will be delivered to Conley Terminal in Boston, where Massport will operate a fle...

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    ROLL GROUP AWARDED TOTAL CONTRACT

    Mar 14, 2019

    Across seven voyages Roll Group will transport the structures from Hamriyah, UAE to Port Arthur in Texas, USA. The company’s scope of work also includes the land transport of the modules. Due to the size of the modules, the BigRoll module carriers will be utilised on two of the voyages, while ...

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    ROLL GROUP WINS ETHANE CRACKER PROJECT CONTRACT

    Mar 14, 2019

    Roll Group has been awarded a contract to transport 24 modules for the Total ethane cracker project in the US.The transport will cover seven single voyages, using both RollDock and BigRoll vessels. The services and expertise of Roll-Lift will also play a part in the completion of the land transport ...

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    DIMERCO DELIVERS URGENT AEROSPACE CARGO FROM US TO CHINA IN 5 DAYS

    Mar 14, 2019

    Global freight and transportation specialist Dimerco has turned round an urgent request from a long-standing, well-known aerospace customer in China to deliver two civil helicopters from Tennessee, USA to Guangdong in China, via South Korea, in just 5 days. The process of moving the oversize cargo, ...

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    AIR CARGO GROWTH SLOWED IN 2018, SAYS ACI

    Mar 14, 2019

    Air cargo volumes grew just 3.2% in 2018, compared with 7.7% in the previous year, according to preliminary world airport traffic rankings released by Airport Councils International (ACI).“The ongoing trade war between the United States and several of its closest trade partners was a shock for...

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    6SENSE ANNOUNCES SALESFORCE PARDOT INTEGRATION FOR REVENUE TEAMS TO LAUNCH COMPREHENSIVE ABM PROGRAMS

    Mar 14, 2019

    6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, extends its relationship with Salesforce to include an all-new integration with Pardot, Salesforce’s marketing automation solution. This integration combines marketing execution from Salesforce Pardot with the time-based pr...

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    PANALPINA KEEPS IT COOL IN BRAZIL

    Mar 13, 2019

    Panalpina Brazil has made a significant investment in its warehouse in Cajamar, São Paulo, as part of its strategy to improve its cold chain logistics solutions in the country.The warehouse is now exclusively dedicated to the cold chain market, with the capability to store various types of te...

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    REUSABLE BULK CONTAINERS FIND NEW USES

    Mar 13, 2019

    According to the Hurricane Research Division of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, nearly seven hurricanes hit the United States every four years on average, with three major ones crossing Atlantic coastal regions every five years. That probably isn’t much of a surprise, co...

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    SHIPPERS AT RILA HIGHLIGHT IMPORTANCE OF COLLABORATION AND NEW WAYS OF DOING THINGS

    Mar 12, 2019

    The current state of the logistics and freight transportation sectors have shown us, in recent years, when it comes to the myriad things shippers need to do, in order to adapt, survive, and thrive, there is no shortage of tasks that are need to stay on top of things.We all know many of these things,...

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    CMA CGM, IKEA, PORT OF ROTTERDAM TO TEST NEW SUSTAINABLE FUEL

    Mar 12, 2019

    CMA CGM will test a new biofuel on one of its container vessels on March 19 in a partnership with the Port of Rotterdam, the GoodShipping Program and Ikea Transport & Logistics Services, according to a press release. The company release did not specify what the next steps are after the test.The ...

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    PAYCARGO ANNOUNCED A GLOBAL AGREEMENT WITH THE INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION

    Mar 12, 2019

    PayCargo LLC which operates a patented web-based payment platform serving the freight and logistics industry, announced an agreement with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the trade association for the world's airlines, to jointly offer the Air Cargo Industry an advanced and ef...

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    PORT GROWTH TO LEVEL OFF OVER NEXT DECADE

    Mar 12, 2019

    Global port throughput growth has outpaced economic growth rates over the last 10 years, with containerisation of cargo and increasing vessel sizes coupled with supporting infrastructure at ports all contributing to growth. However, growth rates are slowing relative to historical averages as these t...

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    PROPOSED FISCAL 2020 WHITE HOUSE BUDGET ALLOCATES $21.4 BILLION FOR TRANSPORTATION

    Mar 12, 2019

    In its fiscal 2020 budget proposal, entitled a “A Budget for a Better America,” the White House gives transportation infrastructure its due, even though many freight transportation and supply chain stakeholders largely have dismissed President Trump’s inaction on transportation inf...

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    CEVA LOGISTICS EXPANDS IN ECOMMERCE SERVICES

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    CEVA Logistics has further expanded its eCommerce services with the implementation and go-live of significant new business wins in the UK, Turkey, USA, Canada and Brazil in the last few months. CEVA’s unique global footprint as well as the ability to provide both warehousing and global transpo...

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    WILL SHIPPER-CARRIER TENSION MELT AWAY IN FAVOR OF COLLABORATION?

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    SAS CARGO AND UNILODE LAUNCH DIGITALISATION PROGRAMME

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    Unilode will begin digitalising SAS Cargo’s container fleet in the next few months as part of its digital transformation programme, which enables ULD tracking and the measurement of temperature, humidity, light and shock in air freight shipments.The two companies began working together in 2011...

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    UNISYS CALLS FOR REAL TIME DATA TO INCREASE VISIBILITY AND SECURITY

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    The air cargo industry needs to make three fundamental changes to modernise cargo management while increasing security of data and shipments, says Niranjan Navaratnarajah, cargo industry director for Unisys Asia Pacific.He will be presenting his case as a member of the panel in the Cargo Transformat...

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    CEVA LOGISTICS EXPANDS IN ECOMMERCE SERVICES

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    CEVA Logistics has further expanded its eCommerce services with the implementation and go-live of significant new business wins in the UK, Turkey, USA, Canada and Brazil in the last few months. CEVA’s unique global footprint as well as the ability to provide both warehousing and global transpo...

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    HAWAIIAN AIR WORKERS SHARE $31M

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    Hawaiian Airlines recently rewarded more than 7,100 employees $31 million in profit-sharing and bonus payments in recognition of their exceptional performance in 2018. The amount represents more than 11 percent of Hawaiian’s adjusted net income of $274.8 million last year.“Our people are...

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    LBA LOGISTICS BUYS SACRAMENTO INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY

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    LBA Logistics has acquired 3771 Channel Drive, a 624,356-square-foot warehouse/distribution center in West Sacramento, Calif., from Sacramento Foodco Investors, in what is the largest industrial sale of 2019 so far.Colliers Sacramento represented both parties in the transaction, while Newport Real E...

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    AIR FREIGHT DEMAND FALLS AMID WEAK TRADE

    Mar 11, 2019

    Air cargo volumes in January, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTK), were 1.8% lower than a year earlier. This marked the third straight month of negative YoY growth, according to the International Air Transport Association.These numbers are the result of "increasing headwinds to freight d...

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    AIR FREIGHT – WORST PERFORMANCE IN THE LAST THREE YEARS

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    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), decreased 1.8% in January 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This was the worst performance in the last three years.Freight capacity...

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    LOGISTICS PLUS RECOGNIZES 2018 LTL CARRIERS OF THE YEAR

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    Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, recently recognized two of its less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers for superior results and performance in 2018. The annual awards were presented to the following carriers in each of two categor...

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    TAILWINDS PLAYING ROLE IN DECLINING EUROPEAN PORT VOLUMES, NOTES GLOBAL PORT TRACKER

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    Various tailwinds have played in role in declining port volumes out of Europe, according to the most recent edition of the “Global Port Tracker: European Trade Outlook,” by maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.Ports surveyed in the report include the six major container reports in Nor...

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    PETER MOORE ON PRICING: WHAT IS “SKINNY DIPPING” IN LOGISTICS NEGOTIATIONS?

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    While helping to lead a class in carrier costing and pricing at the recent SMC3 JumpStart Conference in Atlanta, I mentioned “skinny dipping” as a technique in logistics negotiations. This caught many attendees by surprise, and I was asked by several people to please explain what I meant...

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    PORT OF MARSEILLE EXPERIMENTS WITH BLOCKCHAIN

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    The Marseille-Fos Port in France is taking part in a pilot blockchain project for freight transportation on the Rhône-Saône transport corridor, launching in June 2019.The focus of the project is to run a trial to evaluate the security of the digital transport chain. It will involve apply...

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    FRENCH GOVERNMENT SHOWS BLOCKCHAIN SUPPORT FOR MARSEILLE FOS PORT IN FREIGHT LOGISTICS PILOT

    Mar 07, 2019

    Marseille Fors Port, France’s leading seaport and the second largest Mediterranean port, has announced it will be participating in a blockchain pilot for freight logistics to be organized by Marseille Gyptis International, BuyCo and KeeeX later in June 2019, according to reports released March...

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    2019 WAREHOUSE / DC EQUIPMENT SURVEY: STILL BULLISH, BUT MORE MEASURED

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    If last year’s “Annual Warehouse and Distribution Center (DC) Equipment Survey” reflected the need to quickly ramp up on systems, this year’s survey still indicates a bullish outlook, albeit a more cautious one. With multiple years of strong economic growth, expanding e-comme...

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    GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN RISK EVENTS INCREASED 36% IN 2018 ACCORDING TO RESILINC’S ANNUAL EVENTWATCH

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    Resilinc’s newly released 2018 EventWatch Report reveals that not only have global risks increased overall, but volatile and uncertain geopolitical conflicts—including the U.S.-China trade conflicts and Brexit—pose some of the most potentially costly and disruptive supply chain imp...

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    NORD MODULES ENTERS U.S. MARKET TO SUPPORT AMR ADOPTION

    Mar 06, 2019

    Nord Modules this week announced it would enter the U.S. market with a new series of flexible, material-moving modules that “efficiently connect production lines and internal logistics using autonomous mobile robots (AMRs).The company said its safe, ready-to-use, and industrial-quality modules...

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    OCEAN VISIBILITY IS NOW PART OF PROJECT44’S ADVANCED VISIBILITY PLATFORM

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    GLOBAL DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN LOGISTICS MARKET 2019, BY TOP PLAYERS

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    ARMY TO DEVELOP AUTONOMOUS LOGISTICS VEHICLES

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    The army could soon be using autonomous logistics vehicles to deliver supplies to troops in war zones, under a £66 million project to fast-track military robotics projects.The aim would be to remove soldiers from dangerous resupply tasks so they could focus on combat roles.

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    DX CUTS LOSSES AS TURNAROUND PLAN BITES

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    DX Group has cut its loss by 43 per cent in the first half as the turnaround plan launched last year took effect.The EBITDA loss was down to £2.5 million in the half year to 31st December 2018 from £4.4 million loss the year before.First half revenue rose seven per cent to £157 mil...

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    DIRECTIVE RANKS #1 IN CLUTCH’S TOP B2B MARKETING SERVICE PROVIDERS

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    Directive, the leading B2B and enterprise search marketing agency, has recently been honored as the number one B2B marketing and advertising service provider in Los Angeles, according to Clutch. Clutch is a B2B research, ratings and reviews site that identifies leading IT and marketing service provi...

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    MODERN SLAVERY: SUPPLY CHAIN IN THE FIRING LINE

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    All eyes might be on Brexit day at the end of this month, but there is another event that could also have a significant impact on supply chains.The report of the government’s independent review of the Modern Slavery Act is due to be published at the end of the month.

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    THE CARAVEL GROUP HAS TRANSFORMED ITS SUPPLY CHAIN ACROSS CONTINENTS THROUGH DIGITISATION

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    Maritime transport remains a significant linchpin in the world’s economy. With more than 90% of goods and services travelling via this route, global sea trade remains a significant driver in the delivery of high-quality products and services. Headquartered in Hong Kong, The Caravel Group, taki...

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    OFFICE DEPOT AND ALIBABA.COM PARTNER TO CREATE A B2B MARKETPLACE FOR SMBS

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    Office Depot and Alibaba.com have entered into a strategic partnership designed to “change how US small businesses do business”.The two companies announced the collaboration in a joint statement and will look to tap into the US $23.9trn global B2B e-commerce market. As part of its initia...

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    ISM REPORTS SOLID NON-MANUFACTURING OUTPUT FOR FEBRUARY

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    Non-manufacturing output had a strong month in February, according to the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, which was issued today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI–rose 3.0% to 59.7 (a reading of 50 ...

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    MORE AWARD WINNERS AT SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE

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    Supply Chain Excellence Award winners Primark and Heineken will talk operational strategy at the Supply Chain Conference which will be held on 19 – 20 March at 8 Eastcheap, Monument.Primark was overall Award winner in 2010 for its innovative approach to retail supply chain. The man behind that...

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    SOUTHAMPTON WAREHOUSE FOR XPEDIATOR GROUP

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    Xpediator subsidiary Regional Express has taken on a 10-year lease on a 19, 289 sq ft warehouse in Southampton to cater to its e-commerce fulfilment services.The warehouse comprises an office and a private yard on a self-contained 1.15-acre site, featuring racking for pallet storage, mezzanine floor...

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    SPEC WAREHOUSING SET FOR RECORD 2019

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    This year’s total amount of completed speculative warehouse space could surpass 2016’s previous record of circa 9 million sq ft, according to Colliers’ bi-annual Spec Map.Colliers found that there was some 8.7 million sq ft of spec warehousing under construction by the end of Janua...

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    JARDIN CORRUGATED PICKS HIGH-CUBE SOLUTION

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    Cardboard manufacturer Jardin Corrugated has chosen Bibby Distribution to distribute horticultural boxes from production sites at Ely and St Ives.Bibby is using high-cube trailers that give 15 per cent more volume than a standard trailer, reducing the number of journeys needed.
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    AVATA JOINS ORACLE CLOUD EXCELLENCE IMPLEMENTER (CEI) PROGRAMME

    Mar 01, 2019

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    U.S. COMPANIES ADAPT TO 'ENDLESS' CHINA TARIFFS

    Mar 01, 2019

    President Donald Trump’s lead trade negotiator, Robert Lighthizer, warned lawmakers on Wednesday that the United States would need to keep the threat of stiff tariffs on China in place for years, even if a trade deal is inked, as part of an enforcement mechanism that would include frequent rev...

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    SECURITY INNOVATION UNVEILS NEW BLOCKCHAIN CTF AND HACKING COMPETITION

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    Security Innovation, an authority in software security assessment and training, today announced the release of brand-new challenges to its Blockchain Capture the Flag (CTF). Starting Friday March 1, players can compete to find all the vulnerabilities in a CTF competition and win “cash” (...

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    GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN SUPPLY CHAIN MARKET 2018 GROWTH BY TOP COMPANIES & NEW TECHNOLOGIES TILL 2025

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    2023 GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN MARKET IN THE ENERGY SECTOR MARKET SEGMENTATION BY RECENT DEVELOPMENTS OF MAJOR VENDORS

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    INTRALOGISTEX SET TO GROW DRAMATICALLY FOLLOWING SUCCESS

    Feb 28, 2019

    IntraLogisteX is on target to be even bigger next year following the success of this year’s event at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.The exhibition, which had a record attendance, received praise from both exhibitors and visitors alike. One exhibitor said: “We love coming here!”Next ye...

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    SALES BOOST FOR IAG CARGO

    Feb 28, 2019

    Commercial revenue rose 7.2 per cent at IAG Cargo last year to reach €1.2 billion. Overall yield for the year was up 8.1 per cent at constant currency. Sold tonnes were up 0.2 per cent and CTK volumes were down 0.9 per cent while capacity grew by 3.8 per cent.

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    U.S. BARS LITHIUM BATTERIES AS CARGO ON PASSENGER AIRCRAFT

    Feb 27, 2019

    The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is issuing new rules barring airlines from carrying potentially hazardous lithium-ion cells and batteries as cargo on passenger aircraft, and setting new requirements for transporting them on cargo planes.

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    EMIRATES USES A NEW NAVIGATION TECHNIQUE TO INCREASE CARGO CAPACITY TO KABUL

    Feb 27, 2019

    Emirates Flight Operations has developed a new navigation technique that allows the airline to carry additional cargo into Kabul International airport. The innovative missed-approach procedure developed by the airline has replaced an older technique that required cargo bound for Kabul to be offloade...

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    NAFFAC ADVOCATES SPECIALISED CARGO PORTS IN NIGERIA

    Feb 27, 2019

    The National Association of Freight Forwarders and Air Consolidators (NAFFAC) has called for liberalisation of ports as a way forward for elimination of myriads of problems bedeviling the Nigerian port system.Prince Bakare Adeyinka, National President of NAFFAC made the call in an interview with DAI...

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    STRONG START TO 2018 MASKS K+N’S WEAK Q4 RESULTS

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    Swiss forwarding giant Kuehne + Nagel just released its annual results, which show respectable growth in volume and profit looking at the year as whole, but a less for...

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    US RETAILERS RECEIVE SOME GOOD NEWS ON TRUMP EASING CHINA TRADE TARIFF TENSIONS

    Feb 27, 2019

    As the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) convenes this week for its annual Retail Supply Chain Conference, shippers expressed relief that President Trump has called for a delay for increasing tariffs on Chinese Goods.Had the President made good on his threat, as much as $200 billion in Chin...

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    TIGERS DOUBLES ITS MIAMI STORAGE CAPACITY

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    Hong Kong-based logistics company Tigers grows North American presence by nearly doubling its storage capacity in Miami to about 31,000 square feet in a move to a new facility.

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    EMIRATES DEPLOYS NEW NAVIGATION TECHNOLOGY TO INCREASE CARGO CAPACITY TO KABUL

    Feb 26, 2019

    Emirates Flight Operations has developed a new navigation technique that allows the airline to carry additional cargo into Kabul International airport. The Dubai-based airline operates a daily flight into Kabul International airport with its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Kabul airport is situated in a ...

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    CRANLEIGH FREIGHT SERVICES LTD RETURN TO VOLVO TRUCKS FOR THE LONG HAUL

    Feb 26, 2019

    Surrey-based, Cranleigh Freight Services Ltd has returned to Volvo Trucks after a ten year gap, with the delivery of four left hand drive Volvo FH trucks which will be primarily used onlong distance European transport assignments for the company’s airfreight, events andmotorsport customers.

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    FIRST TRUCK COMPLETES EUROPE-CHINA DELIVERY IN 12 DAYS

    Feb 26, 2019

    The first overland delivery of European goods bound for China arrived safe and sound last week, in a good omen for Europe’s hopes of making the East Asian superpower’s ambitious Belt and Road initiative a two-way street.All it took was 12 days for a Dutch truck laden with automobile lubr...

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    ATR SHRUGS OFF THREAT FROM NEW REGIONAL JET

    Feb 26, 2019

    ATR head of Asia Pacific Christophe Potocki said he expects the recent decision by Bombardier to launch a 50-seat regional jet will have little impact on that segment of the market.Rather, Bombardier’s CRJ550 was more about meeting the specific requirements of scope clauses between airlines an...

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    RAIL SERVICE IS AT AN ALL-TIME LOW, SHIPPERS TELL HOUSE COMMITTEE

    Feb 26, 2019

    Precision-scheduled railroading (PSR) is driving discord between railroads and their customers, a roundtable of rail shippers told the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Thursday. Reduced headcount, service changes without notice, fewer yards i...

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    PROCUREMENT IS GETTING ITS DIGITIZED ACT TOGETHER

    Feb 25, 2019

    “The Future of Digital Procurement,” a new report released by Accenture, maintains that many supply chain managers are seeking to modernize this function, but may not have the tools to get started.

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    HIKE ON AIR CARGO FEE; MINISTER: REGULATOR CANNOT INTERVENE

    Feb 25, 2019

    Transportation Ministry supported the plan of airlines to increase the tariff of air cargo service as it would double the benefit of delivery service companies. Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said that the ministry could not intervene in airlines’ regulation on the air cargo fee.

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    MERCEDES-BENZ CARS TEST BLOCKCHAIN IN SUPPLY CHAIN

    Feb 25, 2019

    Mercedes-Benz Cars is testing a prototype blockchain project with strategic partner Icertis focusing on consistent documentation of contracts in the supply chain.

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    AIR CARGO SECURITY SCREENING SYSTEMS MARKET IS EXPECTED TO REACH A VALUE OF US$ 1,622.8 MN BY 2024-END.

    Feb 25, 2019

    Persistence Market Research projects the global air cargo security and screening systems market to see moderate growth through 2024; the market is expected to reach a value of US$ 1,622.8 Mn by 2024-end.“Air Cargo Security & Screening Systems Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast, ...

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    EMURGO LAUNCHES TRAINING ACADEMY FOR BLOCKCHAIN DEVELOPERS

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    EMURGO, the official commercial and venture arm of Cardano, a third generation blockchain, has formally announced its entry into the Indian market with the establishment of EMURGO Academy (EMURGO Learning Solutions Private Limited). Along with local support from Indian government officials and enter...

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    AIR NEW ZEALAND COLLABORATES WITH RED CARGO

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    RedCargo Logistics, the cargo and logistics wing of Kuala Lumpur-headquartered low-cost carrier AirAsia, has signed an interline agreement with Air New Zealand to provide additional market access to their respective cargo businesses.The partnership, the first of its kind for RedCargo, provides for &...

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    EXCLUSIVE: U.S., CHINA SKETCH OUTLINES OF DEAL TO END TRADE WAR - SOURCES

    Feb 21, 2019

    The United States and China have started to outline commitments in principle on the stickiest issues in their trade dispute, marking the most significant progress yet toward ending a seven-month trade war, according to sources familiar with the negotiations.

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    BLOCKCHAIN STARTUP LO3 ENERGY TEAMS WITH JAPANESE TRADING GIANT MARUBENI

    Feb 21, 2019

    Marubeni Corporation, the fifth-largest general trading company in Japan, has partnered with blockchain startup LO3 Energy to use blockchain technology in an energy pilot project.Headquartered in Tokyo, Marubeni engages in various business activities worldwide. It operates in 6 key sectors: food, co...

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    A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title “Global Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Market Insights, Forecast to 2025” has abilities to raise as the most significant market worldwide as it has remained playing a remarkable role in establishing progressive impacts on th...

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

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    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

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    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

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    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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    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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    NEW RESEARCH PULLS BACK THE CURTAIN ON ENTERPRISE CONTENT MARKETING IN 2019

    Feb 07, 2019

    With thousands of employees, working across multiple brands, products lines, offices and silos, enterprise marketers face unique content marketing challenges, yet many are scoring wins year after year. That’s according to the findings in the Content Marketing Institute’s new research rep...

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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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    LIONBRIDGE AUGMENTS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE OFFERING THROUGH ACQUISITION OF GENGO AND GENGO.AI

    Jan 16, 2019

    Today, Lionbridge, one of the world’s most trusted global communications platforms, announced its acquisition of Gengo, a Tokyo-based, leading edge technology company providing crowdsourcing, machine learning and localization services to global customers. Lionbridge has a 20-year history of le...

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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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    CEOS FOCUSING ON SUPPLY CHAIN OPTIMIZATION IN 2019

    Jan 08, 2019

    Cautious optimism remains among manufacturers despite the fact that the National Association of Manufacturers quarter four 2018 survey reported the second straight quarterly drop in confidence. Just 88.7 percent of survey respondents stated they felt either somewhat or very positive about their comp...


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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

    The report gives a detailed overview of Global “Packaging Robots“ Market 2018 and predicts future market trends throughout the forecast period from 2018 to 2025. Also, the report executes the great study of Price and Gross Margin, Capacity, Production, Revenue, current geographical zones...


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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.
    Switzerland-based CargoChain is essentially a platform for more easily and accurately sharing data such as te...


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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.
    We can think of AI as a way of intervening between data processes and humans to offset humans’ lack of acce...


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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.
    As health system executives consider strategies to manage rising costs and boost revenues amid shr...


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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.
    Trucking, of course, has been the mode most affected by the regulation, but the effects have spiraled into ocean shipping, intermodal and air freight, causing delays, bottlenecks and rate increases ...


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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.
    In particular, the blockc...


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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

    Global Supply Chain Analytics Market 2018 Research Report primarily introduces market demands and the present position of the Supply Chain Analytics industry. It provides Supply Chain Analytics industry’s historic data along with predictions for revenues, volume, and market size. The overall e...


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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.
    Oil and gas comp...


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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.
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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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    GLOBAL SEARCH MARKETING AGENCY, DIRECTIVE, ANNOUNCES COMPLETE REBRANDING

    Dec 05, 2018

    Directive, the leading B2B and enterprise search marketing agency, announced today the launch of their new branding to reflect their evolution into a global search marketing agency. Directive’s unique approach to search marketing has positioned the company as the agency of choice for leading B...

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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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    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.
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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

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    Nov 02, 2018

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

    Nov 02, 2018

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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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