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    BLOCKCHAIN AND THE FUTURE OF THE FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN

    Oct 22, 2018

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

    SMARTBRIEF
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    THE COMING STORM IN THE PHARMA SUPPLY CHAIN

    Oct 22, 2018

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

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

    Oct 22, 2018

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

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    MAERSK LINE AND DAMCO TO MERGE IN 2019

    Oct 22, 2018

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

    SUPPLY CHAIN DIGITAL
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    ASOS REPORTS STRONG SALES FIGURES AFTER GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN INVESTMENT

    Oct 18, 2018

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


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    ON-DEMAND DELIVERY MOVING REALLY QUICKLY

    Oct 18, 2018

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

    LOGISTICS & MATERIALS HANDLING
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    PROJECT44 AND GATEHOUSE LOGISTICS ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP

    Oct 17, 2018

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


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

    Oct 16, 2018

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

    GLOBAL TRADE MAGAZINE
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    LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT SERVICES REPORT ON AND UNITED STATES MARKET

    Oct 16, 2018

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

    INTERNATIONAL TRADE MARKET RESEARCH REPORTS
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    IAM ROBOTICS TEAMS UP WITH LOGISTICS PROVIDER DB SCHENKER

    Oct 16, 2018

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

    ROBOTICS BUSINESS REVIEW
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    GULFTAINER HOSTS SISTER PORT AGREEMENT SIGNING BETWEEN MAJOR ENTITIES

    Oct 15, 2018

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


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    5 MULTISTORY WAREHOUSES POP UP AMID E-COMMERCE BOOM

    Oct 12, 2018

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

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

    Oct 09, 2018

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

    FAIR REPORTER
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    WAREHOUSE HIRES GROWS PRIOR TO PEAK SEASON

    Oct 09, 2018

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


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    RAMPANT RETURNS AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT THEM

    Oct 09, 2018

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

    SUPPLY CHAIN DIVE
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    HOW ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPACTS YOUR OPERATIONS’ BOTTOM LINE

    Oct 08, 2018

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

    MATERIAL HANDLING AND LOGISTICS
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    SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGERS HOPING TO SEE REBOUND IN GLOBAL OCEAN CARGO CONTAINER SECTOR

    Oct 08, 2018

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

    SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT REVIEW
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    WAREHOUSING OF THE FUTURE: HOW TECHNOLOGY AND THE INTERNET ARE CHANGING THE INDUSTRY

    Oct 08, 2018

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

    LONG BEACH BUSINESS JOURNAL
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    BY UNDERTAKING ITS SIX-YEAR PROCUREMENT STRATEGY, SAFILO HAS TRANSFORMED ITS SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS

    Oct 04, 2018

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

    Oct 04, 2018

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

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

    Oct 04, 2018

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

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    THREE NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRY

    Oct 04, 2018

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

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

    Oct 03, 2018

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

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    INSIDE BOEING'S DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN TURNAROUND

    Oct 02, 2018

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

    SUPPLY CHAIN DIVE
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    AIR FREIGHT DEMAND RISES 2.3PC

    Oct 01, 2018

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


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

    Sep 30, 2018

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

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

    Sep 27, 2018

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


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    HOW GPS TRACKING CAN HELP TO TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS BUSINESS?

    Sep 27, 2018

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

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    SEA FREIGHT FORWARDING MARKET, 2018 FUTURE TRENDS BY LEADING COMPANIES

    Sep 26, 2018

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


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    GLOBAL WAREHOUSE ROBOTICS MARKET 2018

    Sep 25, 2018

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

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    AMAZON & THE HISTORY OF AIR CARGO

    Sep 25, 2018

    The transportation business has always been subject to seasonal and yearly cycles and fluctuations. International service has likewise always been tied to the currency value, with cargo affected by changing trade patterns, the volume of passenger business and leisure travelers. Dealing with these eb...


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    THE GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN: A THOROUGHLY MODERN MAZE

    Sep 24, 2018

    There is a global technology revolution underway that is turning even everyday objects into complex products supported by highly connected and equally complex global supply chains.  As Wendy Hopkins, Partner at DAC Beachcroft, puts it: “This digital interdependency is creating new, unfore...


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    STARTUPS GROW WHEN THEY EXTEND CORPORATE VALUES INTO THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Sep 21, 2018

    While brand values are critical to any company, they’re especially meaningful for startups. These internal beliefs provide a unifying inspiration for employees and also appeal to increasingly discerning consumers. But too often, in the rush to get to market, companies overlook the benefits of ...

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    Q&A: DOUG WAGGONER, ECHO GLOBAL LOGISTICS CEO

    Sep 21, 2018

    Logistics Managment's Jeff Berman recently talked to Echo Global Logistics CEO Doug Waggoner on a wide range of industry topics, including the freight economy, technology, last-mile logistics, and ELD, among others. A transcript of the conversation between Waggoner and Berman follows below.
    SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT REVIEW
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    ALBERT HEIJN MAKES ORANGE JUICE CHAIN TRANSPARENT WITH BLOCKCHAIN

    Sep 20, 2018

    Albert Heijn customers will soon be able to follow in detail the route that a bottle of orange juice has taken from production to their shopping cart. The supermarket chain wants to meet the increased demand from customers for more chain transparency on products and to estimate how they were produce...

    LOGISTIEK.NL
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    MARS TO OVERHAUL COCOA SUPPLY CHAIN WITH NEW SUSTAINABILITY SCHEME

    Sep 20, 2018

    Mars Wrigley Confectionery, one of the world’s largest buyers of cocoa, has launched a new sustainability plan that aims to tackle what it describes as the “broken” cocoa supply chain.
    The maker of M&Ms and Snickers said that it is overhauling its cocoa supply chain in a...

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    HSE CLARIFIES HAND PALLET TRUCK REQUIREMENTS

    Sep 19, 2018

    Responding to confusion over LOLER requirements in the marketplace, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has confirmed the CFTS position that hand pallet trucks with maximum lifting heights below 300 mm are not subject to LOLER. It’s a view which has been long held by CFTS, the body behind ...

    SHD LOGISTICS NEWS
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    LOGISTICS CENTRE AS A CAPITAL ASSET

    Sep 19, 2018

    One of the world’s biggest pension funds is investing part of its capital in the logistics industry. In China and Brazil, it operates is a cooperative venture with Australia’s Goodman Group. In the two emerging markets, the pension fund CPPIB recently increased its holdings by about USD ...

    TRANSPORT JOURNAL
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    VOLVO REVEALS NEW SELF-DRIVING TRUCK CALLED VERA

    Sep 17, 2018

    Volvo Trucks has unveiled its new transport solution consisting of autonomous electric commercial vehicles that it believes can contribute to more efficient, safer and cleaner transportation.
    The long-term goal is to offer companies that need continuous transport services between fixed hubs a...


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    FEDEX TO DELIVER SIX DAYS A WEEK

    Sep 17, 2018

    FedEx Corp. has boosted its capacity and operational innovation to expand FedEx Ground U.S. operations to six days per week in response to the growing e-commerce demand and record influx of volume expected this holiday season, and beyond.
    “FedEx anticipated early on that the growth of e...


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    HOW LOGISTICS FIRMS CAN COMPETE IN THE AGE OF AMAZON

    Sep 17, 2018

    The global transportation services market was estimated at about $5.8 trillion last year, and there is much at stake for ¬legacy freight forwarding, logistics, and supply-¬chain management companies. There also is an increased pressure to respond to the boom in package deliveries with the ri...

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    FLYING TRAINS AND FLYING WHALES: RADICAL NEW IDEAS FOR FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION

    Sep 17, 2018

    The future of rail transportation literally may be up in the air. Entrepreneurs and engineers from around the world have proposed radical concepts for hauling freight and passengers, including a multistory flying train that is pulled through the air by an electric-powered boom. Russian inventor Dahi...

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    GLOBAL LOGISTICS MARKET 2017-2018 & 2023 - MARKET IS ESTIMATED TO GROW TO $12.6 BN

    Sep 07, 2018

    The Global Logistics Market was worth 10.32 Billion USD in 2017 and it is estimated to grow to 12.68 Billion USD by 2023 with a CAGR of 3.49% between 2017 and 2023.
    Logistics is generally the detailed organization and implementation of a complex operation. It refers to the movement of goods a...


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    GLOBAL LOGISTICS SERVICES (3PL & 4PL) MARKET SEGMENTATION BY TYPES, APPLICATION, MANUFACTURERS, REGIONS, AND FORECAST TO 2022

    Sep 06, 2018

    Logistics Services (3PL & 4PL) market research report gives the overview of Logistics Services (3PL & 4PL) with product description, application, classification, key manufacturers, capacity, price. The important growing opportunities of the fastest rising Logistics Services (3PL & 4PL) m...

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    TRADE AND TECH PUSH SUPPLY CHAINS FROM GLOBAL TO LOCAL

    Sep 05, 2018

    Localism is here to stay" as supply chains shift away from globalization, Courtney Rickert McCaffrey, manager of thought leadership in A.T. Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council, told Supply Chain Dive.
    Trade protectionism, along with consumer preference for local products and e...

    SUPPLY CHAIN DIVE
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    AMAZON ORDERS 20,000 VANS TO BUILD DELIVERY FLEET, QUADRUPLING ITS ORIGINAL PURCHASE

    Sep 05, 2018

    Amazon has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program in which contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver packages for the online retailer. The company said Wednesday that it increased its van order from 4,500 after it was surprised by the number of applications it recei...

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    WAREHOUSE DRONES READY FOR DIGITAL INVENTORY MANAGEMENT

    Sep 05, 2018

    Unlike their highly publicized home delivery cousins, drones designed for warehouse uses have been flying under the radar. However, a high-profile board appointment to an indoor drone pioneer could mean aerial inventory robots are ready to come out of the shadows. In August, Chris Sultemeier, former...

    SUPPLYCHAIN 24/7
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    CAN WALMART’S BLOCKCHAIN-PROTECTED ROBOTS DELIVER THE GOODS?

    Sep 04, 2018

    Imagine an army of robots traversing the land, delivering packages from your favorite Walmart. Imagine them powered by a system made hack-proof by blockchain technology. This sci-fi story may become reality if the retail giant’s patent application is approved. The patent, filed in January, is ...

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    GLOBAL E-COMMERCE LOGISTICS MARKET GROWTH 2018 BUSINESS PLAYERS

    Sep 04, 2018

    QY Markets Insights adds “Global E-commerce Logistics Market Insights, Forecast to 2025” new report to its research database that gives a top to bottom investigation of the market as far as income and developing business sector patterns. The abstract includes the business overview, produ...

    CHILTON TIMES JOURNAL
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    BEST BUY SPEEDS UP FULFILLMENT WITH NEW, PARTLY AUTOMATED WAREHOUSE

    Sep 03, 2018

    Supply chain investments and transportation costs were an important drag on Best Buy's margins in the second quarter though overall sales were up, according to a recent conference call with investors.
    One such investment includes recently moving a major west coast distribution center (DC)...

    SUPPLY CHAIN DIVE
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    UPS LAUNCHES DIGITAL FULFILMENT PLATFORM, WARE2GO

    Aug 31, 2018

    In a press statement, UPS said the new business augments the company’s suite of custom e-commerce solutions designed to support small and medium-sized companies. “Ware2Go uses innovative online technology to match excess warehouse and fulfillment capacity with merchant demand to provide ...

    SUPPLY CHAIN DIGITAL
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    BEHIND THE SCENES: EXPLORING FRESHDIRECT’S LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAINS

    Aug 31, 2018

    “It takes us less than a day to get it down here from the boats.” Referring to harpoon-caught swordfish from Nova Scotia, FreshDirect Co-Founder David McInerney speaks from the groundbreaking logistics hub serving as online grocery provider FreshDirect’s new home in the Bronx, New ...

    THOMAS INSIGHTS - U.S. MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRIAL NEWS
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    STEPAC LEADS RESPONSIBLE SUPPLY CHAIN WITH INNOVATIVE PACKAGING

    Aug 30, 2018

    StePac L.A. Ltd. is working closely with its partners to implement a comprehensive supply chain solution for the delivery of fresh cherries from farm-to-fork. The company has joined forces with Tadbik Ltd., Israel, to produce the next generation of modified atmosphere resealable lidding film. The ne...

    MARKETS INSIDER
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    GLOBAL LOGISTICS AUTOMATION MARKET SOLUTION, SERVICES, APPLICATION AND MARKET INSIGHT 2024

    Aug 29, 2018

    Global logistics automation market is expected to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period (2018 – 2024). The adoption of driver-less vehicles and drones are performing a significant role towards the growth of the global market. Logistics automation is an application of automation...

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    HONEYWELL, CMU TEAM UP ON SUPPLY CHAIN ROBOTICS PLATFORM

    Aug 29, 2018

    Honeywell is working with robotics researchers at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to develop new technologies for distribution centers. The focus is on building an architecture that relies on artificial intelligence and advanced robotic systems to ease supply chain demands for complex e-commerce op...

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    MYSTERY OF THE CARGO SHIPS THAT SINK WHEN THEIR CARGO SUDDENLY LIQUEFIES

    Aug 29, 2018

    Think of a dangerous cargo and toxic waste or explosives might come to mind. But granular cargoes such as crushed ore and mineral sands are responsible for the loss of numerous ships every year. On average, ten "solid bulk cargo" carriers have been lost at sea each year for the last decade...

    PHYS.ORG
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    THE PHYSICAL SUPPLY CHAIN GOES DIGITAL

    Aug 28, 2018

    Our upcoming September cover story reports on the need for manufacturers to keep up with the consumer expectation that they can click on a website to order a product for next day delivery, all while maintaining visibility into the entire process. In the feature story, The Factory Faces the Amazon Ef...

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    REVERSE LOGISTICS – WHO DOES IT WELL? FROM MHD MAGAZINE

    Aug 28, 2018

    It would be tempting to think of reverse logistics as forwarding logistics done backward. Tempting, but wrong. Reverse logistics isn’t simply a reverse gear. Almost everything can change. Products come back in dribs-and-drabs, not in neatly packaged batches. They don’t come back to prede...

    TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS INDUSTRY NEWS
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    GLOBAL SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS MARKET 2018

    Aug 27, 2018

    The Global Shipping and Logistics market report offer a detailed analysis of the global Shipping and Logistics market. It also highlights the novel contributors and existing players in the Shipping and Logistics market. This report summarizes the global Shipping and Logistics market. It emphasizes t...

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    CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT MARKET DETAIL ANALYSIS BY 2018-2023

    Aug 27, 2018

    The Cloud Supply Chain Management market report offers a detailed competitive background of the worldwide market. It includes company market share analysis, product collection of the major industry participants. The report provides detailed segmentation of the Cloud Supply Chain Management market ba...

    REDFIELD HERALD
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    FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS M&A LANDSCAPE – SUMMER 2018

    Aug 24, 2018

    The volume of M&A activity in the North American Freight and Logistics industry has remained flat since 2017, with the continuing decline in trucking activity offset by increased activity in marine, rail, and air freight. Despite a lack of large landmark deals, two strategic buyers remained acti...

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    GLOBAL E-COMMERCE LOGISTICS MARKET KEY DRIVERS, BUSINESS INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND FORECAST TO 2026

    Aug 24, 2018

    he Global E-Commerce Logistics Market report is a significant structure of the major categorization of the E-Commerce Logistics market. Each segment is quickly and evenly advancing and studied through E-Commerce Logistics examination. The market observes, serving of the E-Commerce Logistics market, ...

    THE INDUSTRY HERALD
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    SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS PROVIDERS BRACED FOR HARD BREXIT

    Aug 23, 2018

    A new report from Sheffield Hallam University and SSG Insight has found that 83% of British manufacturers are now preparing for a hard Brexit scenario by actively forging new relationships with “Rest of World” (RoW) territories, a move that will place new demands on supply chain networks...

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    CONTAINER FEEDER LINE ACQUIRED BY PORT AND LOGISTICS GROUP

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    TRANSPORTATION, WAREHOUSE EMPLOYMENT FALLS BY 1,300

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    Employment in the transportation and warehousing industries fell 1,300 from June to July, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).  Not all subsectors of the industry shed jobs, however. The truck transportation industry added 4,400 jobs last month. So far this y...

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    Aug 03, 2018

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    U.S.-CHINA TARIFFS THREATEN EUROPEAN CAPITAL GOODS SUPPLY CHAINS

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    XPO POSTS RECORD SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS

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    Greenwich, Conn.-based XPO Logistics, a provider of global freight transportation and logistics services, reported very strong second quarter earnings yesterday. Second quarter revenue was up 16% annually to $4.36 billion, and quarterly net income attributable to common shareholders coming in at $13...

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    ‘DHL LOGISTICS IN FASHION’ 2018 AWARD WINNERS REVEALED

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    Logistics and fashion have always intersected, but now industry heavyweights in both sectors are coming together to make their rapports that much more apparent. The latest example comes from DHL, which has unveiled the 2018 winners of its inaugural “Logistics in Fashion” awards. This ven...

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    FREIGHT VOLUMES REGAIN MOMENTUM IN APRIL AFTER A SLOWER MARCH, REPORTS ACI

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    Airports Council International (ACI) World has released passenger as well as cargo traffic numbers for the month of April. The figures point out that passenger traffic growth remained strong in April with a 6.1 percent increase on a year-over-year basis, just below its 12-months rolling average of 6...


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    WHEELS UP: HOW DELTA USES RFID TO ENSURE A SMOOTH SUPPLY CHAIN

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    Jul 31, 2018

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    LOGILITY AND APICS SURVEY REVEALS THE TOP SUPPLY CHAIN PRIORITIES FOR ADVANCED ANALYTICS

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    HEALTHINEERS' GLOBAL SUPPLY NETWORK TO CUSHION TRADE TARIFF HIT

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

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    AS FEDEX (FDX) MARKET VALUE DECLINED

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    Jul 25, 2018

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

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    TESLA SUPPLIER HALTS COBALT SUPPLY CHAIN AMID POSSIBLE CUBA TIE

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    GT USA WELCOMES MERCER TIMBER PRODUCTS AT CANAVERAL CARGO TERMINAL

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

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    BMW EXTENDS OVERLAND TRANSPORT CONTACT WITH DHL

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    UK MAIL BECOMES DHL PARCEL

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    UK Mail is to begin rebranding to become DHL Parcel UK to fully align with DHL values and corporate responsibility commitments and adopt the DHL brand after its acquisition in December 2016.
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    FREIGHT ASSOCIATION APPOINTMENT LEADS LOGISTICS JOB NEWS THIS WEEK

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


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

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

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    UPS TRIALING IN-APARTMENT DELIVERIES WITH LATCH SMART ACCESS TECHNOLOGY

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

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

    Jul 17, 2018

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    HAVE LOS ANGELES TURNDOWNS FOUND A BOTTOM?

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

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    MARITIME INDUSTRY NAVIGATES TECHNOLOGY TO RESHAPE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jul 16, 2018

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    DHL PLACES $4.7BN FREIGHTER ORDER WITH BOEING

    Jul 16, 2018

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

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

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

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

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    FEDEX RESEARCH: GLOBAL IS THE NEW LOCAL

    Jul 11, 2018

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

    Jul 10, 2018

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

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    UPS SIGNS LEASE FOR MILLION-SQUARE-FOOT PENNSYLVANIA WAREHOUSE

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

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    Jul 09, 2018

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

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    GLOBAL AUTOMAKERS HAIL MORE SHIPS AS TRADE BATTLES HEAT UP

    Jul 05, 2018

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

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

    Jul 05, 2018

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

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

    Jul 05, 2018

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

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

    Jul 04, 2018

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

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    UPS HIKES SURCHARGES AS CARRIERS OF ALL TYPES EYE FEES

    Jul 04, 2018

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

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    GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY HELD FOR DHL’S FREIGHT HUB IN LANGENHAGEN

    Jul 03, 2018

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


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    FASTER, SMARTER

    Jul 03, 2018

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

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    UPS EXPANDS OCEAN FREIGHT SERVICE IN 130 NEW TRADE LANES

    Jul 02, 2018

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

    Jul 02, 2018

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

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

    Jun 29, 2018

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

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    AMAZON EYEING SMALL BUSINESSES TO DELIVER PACKAGES

    Jun 29, 2018

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

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

    Jun 28, 2018

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

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    MNX GLOBAL LOGISTICS SIGNS WITH DESCARTES TO COMPLY WITH ACAS RULES

    Jun 28, 2018

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

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

    Jun 27, 2018

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

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

    Jun 27, 2018

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

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    MENTAL HEALTH THE ISSUE FOR SEAFARERS FOR SHIP MANAGEMENT GROUP

    Jun 26, 2018

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

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

    Jun 25, 2018

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

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    CONTAINER LINES DOUBLE DOWN ON TRACKING TECH

    Jun 25, 2018

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

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

    Jun 22, 2018

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

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    ANTIBIOTIC SUPPLY CHAINS NEED BETTER MANAGEMENT TO FIX SHORTAGE

    Jun 21, 2018

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

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    PETERSFIELD SKIPPER FIRST INTO NEW YORK

    Jun 21, 2018

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

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

    Jun 21, 2018

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

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    GLOBAL RURAL CLINICAL & HEALTHCARE LOGISTICS MARKET 2018-2022

    Jun 20, 2018

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

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

    Jun 19, 2018

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

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    E-COMMERCE LOGISTICS MARKET OUTLOOK TO 2025

    Jun 19, 2018

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

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    TARIFFS TO RAISE HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAIN COSTS, PREMIER SAYS

    Jun 19, 2018

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

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

    Jun 18, 2018

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

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    TOTAL SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY: AN IOT APPROACH

    Jun 18, 2018

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

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    GLOBAL TIMBER LOGISTICS MARKET 2018-2022

    Jun 14, 2018

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

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    LOGISTICS 4.0: HOW IOT IS TRANSFORMING THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jun 14, 2018

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

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

    Jun 13, 2018

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

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    IS THERE A SPEED BUMP AHEAD FOR XPO LOGISTICS?

    Jun 13, 2018

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

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

    Jun 12, 2018

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

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

    Jun 12, 2018

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

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    DSC LOGISTICS ANNOUNCES INTENT TO TRANSFER MAJORITY OWNERSHIP TO CJ LOGISTICS

    Jun 11, 2018

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

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    TRUECOMMERCE ANNOUNCES REMOTE WAREHOUSE INTEGRATION FOR MICROSOFT DYNAMICS NAV

    Jun 11, 2018

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

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

    Jun 08, 2018

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

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    UPS ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF LCL OCEAN SERVICE

    Jun 07, 2018

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

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

    Jun 06, 2018

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

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

    Jun 06, 2018

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

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

    Jun 04, 2018

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

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

    Jun 04, 2018

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


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

    Jun 04, 2018

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

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

    Jun 04, 2018

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

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

    May 31, 2018

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

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

    May 31, 2018

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


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

    May 30, 2018

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

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    NHTSA REPORT FINDS NEWER CARS TO BE SAFER THAN OLDER ONES

    May 26, 2018

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

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    PATRIOTISM ON WHEELS: CARS PAINTED UP AS AMERICAN FLAGS

    May 24, 2018

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

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    CYBER ATTACKS ON SUPPLY CHAINS UP SIGNIFICANTLY IN 2017

    May 18, 2018

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


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

    May 17, 2018

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


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    INNOVATION AND CUSTOMER EXPECTATION DRIVING SUPPLY CHAIN INVESTMENT

    May 17, 2018

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


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

    May 16, 2018

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


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    WRANGLER INVESTS IN SOIL HEALTH TO IMPROVE SUPPLY CHAIN

    May 15, 2018

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


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    DE BEERS TRACKS 100 DIAMONDS THROUGH SUPPLY CHAIN USING BLOCKCHAIN

    May 12, 2018

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


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

    May 08, 2018

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


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    CRAB INDUSTRY LABOR SHORTAGE UPSETS SUPPLY CHAIN

    May 07, 2018

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


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

    May 07, 2018

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


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    OHIO’S SCHOOL DISTRICTS STRUGGLE TO COVER LOST TRANSPORTATION FUNDING

    May 07, 2018

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


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    CHAIN REACTION: LOCALIZING THE AUTO SUPPLY CHAIN MAY NOT WORK

    May 04, 2018

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


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    SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS POSITIONS COMMAND HIGHER SALARIES

    May 04, 2018

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


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

    May 02, 2018

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


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    PROLOGIS TO ACQUIRE US LOGISTICS PROPERTY DEVELOPER

    May 02, 2018

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

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    RASE DISTRIBUTION INVESTS £930,000 IN ITS FLEET

    May 02, 2018

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

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

    May 02, 2018

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


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    CAMPBELL SOUP COMPANY DRIVING SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFORMATION WITH CORPU

    May 01, 2018

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


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    BEE POPULATION DECLINE NOT SO SWEET FOR FOOD SUPPLY CHAINS

    Apr 30, 2018

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


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

    Apr 30, 2018

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


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    SEIKO OUTSOURCES LOGISTICS TO YUSEN

    Apr 27, 2018

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


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    IBM PARTNERS WITH JEWELRY INDUSTRY ON HYPERLEDGER SUPPLY CHAIN PROJECT

    Apr 26, 2018

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


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    IBM ESTABLISHES BLOCKCHAIN PLATFORM TO TRACK JEWELRY SUPPLY CHAIN

    Apr 26, 2018

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


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    HP TO DRIVE SUPPLY AND MANUFACTURING TRANSFORMATIONS USING 3D TECH

    Apr 25, 2018

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


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    SLOW AND STEADY RECOVERY FOR CONTAINER SHIPPING

    Apr 24, 2018

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


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    MITSUBISHI RENEWS CONTRACT WITH YUSEN LOGISTICS

    Apr 20, 2018

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


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

    Apr 18, 2018

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


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    LOGISTICS SEES 96PC FALL IN RETAINED PROFITS

    Apr 18, 2018

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

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

    Apr 17, 2018

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

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

    Apr 17, 2018

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


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    AI COULD TRANSFORM THE LOGISTICS INDUSTRY, SAYS DHL AND IBM

    Apr 16, 2018

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

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

    Apr 13, 2018

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


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    4 SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES TO DRIVE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Apr 12, 2018

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


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    WOLSELEY COLLABORATES WITH HITACHI CONSULTING IN SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

    Apr 12, 2018

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

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    TESCO SAVES £104M IN LOGISTICS

    Apr 11, 2018

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

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    RISKS TO BATTERY SUPPLY CHAIN GROWING

    Apr 10, 2018

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


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    BOLLORE LOGISTICS INAUGURATES NEW FOREIGN TRADE ZONE FACILITY IN MIAMI

    Apr 09, 2018

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


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    SMART COLUMBUS PROJECTS POISED TO SHAKE UP LOGISTICS

    Apr 09, 2018

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


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    FACING INVENTORY PROBLEMS, HOSPITALS AUTOMATE THEIR SUPPLY CHAINS

    Apr 03, 2018

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

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

    Apr 03, 2018

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


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    MANUFACTURERS' DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN EXPECTATIONS OUTPACE REALITY

    Apr 03, 2018

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


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

    Mar 30, 2018

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


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

    Mar 28, 2018

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


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

    Mar 28, 2018

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


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    SAP DELIVERS LIVE INTELLIGENT ANALYSIS ENABLING COLLABORATION ACROSS SUPPLY CHAINS

    Mar 27, 2018

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


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

    Mar 27, 2018

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


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

    Mar 26, 2018

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

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    APPOINTMENTS AND DEPARTURES IN SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS PROFESSIONS THIS WEEK

    Mar 23, 2018

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

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

    Mar 22, 2018

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

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

    Mar 21, 2018

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

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

    Mar 20, 2018

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

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    TONNAGE ROBUST AS DEMAND FOR TRUCKS GROWS

    Mar 20, 2018

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

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    ONLINE GROCERY SALES SPARK DEMAND FOR COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSE SPACE

    Mar 16, 2018

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

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    THE FORECAST IS CLOUDY FOR AIR FREIGHT FORWARDERS

    Mar 14, 2018

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

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

    Mar 14, 2018

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

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    EU PORTS WARN OF OCEAN FREIGHT BOTTLENECKS POST-BREXIT

    Mar 12, 2018

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

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    E-COMMERCE AND FREIGHT DEMAND DRIVE LOGISTICS GROWTH IN US

    Mar 09, 2018

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

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

    Mar 08, 2018

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

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

    Mar 06, 2018

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

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    DESCARTES REVENUE SOARS AS SHIPPERS SEEK LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS

    Mar 06, 2018

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

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

    Mar 05, 2018

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

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    DRIVER MISCLASSIFICATION BATTLE ROARS ON IN CALIFORNIA, HITTING XPO

    Feb 28, 2018

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

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

    Feb 26, 2018

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

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    RETAILERS: SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY TRUMPS SAME-DAY DELIVERY

    Feb 22, 2018

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


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    SUPPLY CHAIN SECTOR COMMENTS ON KFC CHICKEN SHORTAGE

    Feb 21, 2018

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


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

    Feb 21, 2018

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


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

    Feb 19, 2018

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


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    CLIPPER LAUNCHES ‘WAREHOUSE TO WHEELS’ SCHEME

    Feb 16, 2018

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


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

    Feb 16, 2018

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


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    XPO LOGISTICS EXPANDS HOME DELIVERY SERVICE TO EUROPE

    Feb 14, 2018

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


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

    Feb 14, 2018

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


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    TOP SPEAKER LINE-UP CONFIRMED FOR SHD LOGISTICS CONFERENCE

    Feb 13, 2018

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


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

    Feb 12, 2018

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


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    BOMBARDIER AIRCRAFT AWARDS SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT CONTRACT TO AJW

    Feb 08, 2018

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


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

    Feb 08, 2018

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


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    MANAGING SUPPLY CHAINS IN CHINA: FOUR STEPS TO SUCCESS

    Feb 07, 2018

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


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    HFS RESEARCH AND ACCENTURE ENCOURAGE LOGISTICS MANAGERS TO EMBRACE INTELLIGENT OPERATIONS

    Feb 07, 2018

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


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

    Feb 05, 2018

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


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    EPALLET DISRUPTS THE WHOLESALE FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN BY ELIMINATING THE MIDDLEMAN

    Feb 05, 2018

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


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    JV OPENS NEW CONTAINER YARD

    Feb 01, 2018

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

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    GEBRUDER WEISS BANKING ON AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY

    Feb 01, 2018

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

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    CHALLENGING YEAR FOR WERNER ENTERPRISES

    Jan 31, 2018

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

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    BOLLORE STRENGTHENS PRESENCE IN SCANDINAVIA

    Jan 31, 2018

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

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    HIMAX TECHNOLOGY IS PROVING A DISRUPTIVE INFLUENCE ON INTRALOGISTICS PLANNING

    Jan 31, 2018

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

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    EDDIE STOBART BUILDS OPERATIONS TEAM WITH TWO SECTOR DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS

    Jan 30, 2018

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

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    PHARMACY2U DISCUSSES PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY CHAIN AT SHD SPRING CONFERENCE

    Jan 29, 2018

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

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    LOGISTICS FIRM NAMED ‘FASTEST GROWING COMPANY’ IN NOTTS

    Jan 29, 2018

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

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

    Jan 29, 2018

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

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    CHINESE JD.COM REPORTEDLY PLANNING US-BASED LOGISTICS

    Jan 29, 2018

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

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

    Jan 26, 2018

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

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    BREAKING DOWN THE TRUCK CAPACITY SHORTAGE

    Jan 26, 2018

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

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    RECYCLING MARKET SUFFERING FROM TRANSPORT CAPACITY SHORTAGE

    Jan 26, 2018

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

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    CALL FOR BAN ON NON-COMPLIANT MARINE FUELS

    Jan 23, 2018

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

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    ALSTOM TO PARTICIPATE IN DUTCH ATO TRIALS

    Jan 22, 2018

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

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    LEOPARDS TRANSPORTED BY TIGERS

    Jan 18, 2018

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

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    TAPA CERTIFICATION FOR P&O FERRYMASTERS

    Jan 18, 2018

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

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    SWISSLOG CONSTRUCTING HIGH-BAY PHARMA WAREHOUSE

    Jan 17, 2018

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

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    LARGER CONTAINERS HELP GREEN CARGO TO BOOST PAYLOADS

    Jan 17, 2018

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

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

    Jan 17, 2018

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

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    TARGET'S SUPPLY CHAIN CAMP TAKES AIM AT TALENT CRISIS

    Jan 16, 2018

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

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    PORT OF OAKLAND: 2017 A RECORD-BREAKING YEAR

    Jan 16, 2018

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

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    AIR FREIGHT CAPACITY STRETCHED THIN AS E-COMMERCE FLOURISHES

    Jan 16, 2018

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

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    SIGNIFICANT GROWTH FOR HAROPA IN 2017

    Jan 11, 2018

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

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    NESKA SETTLES IN PORT OF DUSSELDORF

    Jan 11, 2018

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

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    UK FIRM AND FAMILY SET UP JV PARTNERSHIP

    Jan 11, 2018

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

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

    Jan 10, 2018

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

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    BLOCKCHAIN: THE NEXT REVOLUTION IN THE FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jan 10, 2018

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

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    FIRST VESSEL TACKLES WINTER SEASON IN CANADA

    Jan 10, 2018

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

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    PSA MARINE BANGLADESH WINS CONTRACT FOR 2019

    Jan 09, 2018

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

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    INDUSTRY PULSE: OCEAN FREIGHT RATES TUMBLE AT END OF 2017

    Jan 09, 2018

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

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    GREIWING COMBATS LACK OF TRAINED STAFF

    Jan 09, 2018

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

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    IMPERIAL CONTINUES WORKING FOR BMW

    Jan 08, 2018

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

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    WATCH MAKER BANKS ON DSV FOR EXPANSION IN CHINA

    Jan 05, 2018

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

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    WAREHOUSES MOVE TO THE 'BURBS AS URBAN LAND PRICES SKYROCKET

    Jan 05, 2018

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

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    JANUARY 2018 ISSUE OF SUPPLY CHAIN DIGITAL

    Jan 03, 2018

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

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    HOW OPERATIONS MADE AND BROKE SUPPLY CHAINS IN 2017

    Dec 29, 2017

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

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    COMMENT: COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION KEY TO TACKLING SUPPLY CHAIN SLAVERY

    Dec 28, 2017

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

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    THE POLICY SHIFTS THAT DEFINED SUPPLY CHAINS IN 2017

    Dec 22, 2017

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

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    LOGISTICALLY MINDED: REPORT SAYS AUTONOMOUS TRUCKS ARE 'INEXORABLE'

    Dec 22, 2017

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

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    SHIPPING ALLIANCES ADD CALLS, SERVICES FOR 2018

    Dec 21, 2017

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

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

    Dec 20, 2017

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

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    UNILEVER TAPS INTO BLOCKCHAIN TO MANAGE TEA SUPPLY CHAIN

    Dec 19, 2017

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

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    ORGANIC FOOD IS A BIG RISK FOR THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Dec 19, 2017

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

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    WAREHOUSE EMPLOYMENT HAS RISEN 90% SINCE 2000

    Dec 15, 2017

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

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    BASSEN LOGISTICS READY FOR NEW YEAR

    Dec 15, 2017

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

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    LOGISTICALLY MINDED: FED RAISES INTEREST RATES

    Dec 15, 2017

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

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    NEW LOGISTICS PLATFORM FOR AVIATION INDUSTRY

    Dec 15, 2017

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

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    COMPANIES USING ANALYTICS TO STOP SUPPLY CHAIN FRAUD IN ITS TRACKS

    Dec 15, 2017

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

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    DIANA GOES FOR TIME CHARTER WITH WAN HAI LINES

    Dec 14, 2017

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

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    DUISPORT ACQUIRES BOHNEN LOGISTIK

    Dec 14, 2017

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

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    OFFSHORE DRIVES HUNTERSTON PORT'S DIVERSIFICATION

    Dec 13, 2017

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

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    INEOS AND IMPERIAL DESIGNING NEW BARGES

    Dec 13, 2017

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

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    LOGISTICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS SNUGGLE UP CLOSER

    Dec 12, 2017

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

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    TRPA AND LOGISTEC INK NEW PACT IN CANADA

    Dec 12, 2017

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

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    FIEGE SHOULDERS LOGISTICS FOR PALMERS

    Dec 12, 2017

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

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    RETAILERS TURN TO SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYTICS FOR PROFITS BOOST

    Dec 12, 2017

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

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    EFFICIENT SUPPLY CHAIN FOR FRESH SANDWICHES

    Dec 11, 2017

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

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    HOW CAN HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAINS IMPROVE? EXPERTS WEIGH IN.

    Dec 11, 2017

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

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    2 WAYS HOSPITALS ARE TAKING CONTROL OF THEIR SUPPLY CHAIN

    Dec 11, 2017

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

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    LOGISTICS ESTATE TAKING SHAPE IN LEICESTER

    Dec 08, 2017

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

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    HOW THE FASHION SUPPLY CHAIN COULD REDUCE CARBON EMISSIONS

    Dec 08, 2017

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

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    LOGISTICS SUFFER AS WILDFIRES RAVAGE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

    Dec 08, 2017

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

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    SOUTH CAROLINA'S LOGISTICS GROWTH FUELED BY RECORD EXPORTS

    Dec 07, 2017

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

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    HAPPY WHEELS: A UNIQUE GAME IN ITS OWN WAY

    Dec 07, 2017

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

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    NEW WAREHOUSE AND NEW SERVICES

    Dec 06, 2017

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

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    WAREHOUSES ARE 143% BIGGER THANKS TO E-COMMERCE

    Dec 01, 2017

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

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    TRANSPORT TECH COMPANY BRINGS CHATBOTS TO SHIPPING

    Nov 29, 2017

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

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    NEW FREIGHT LINE AIMS TO BOOST BRAZILIAN AGRICULTURE EXPORTS

    Nov 28, 2017

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

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

    Nov 28, 2017

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

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    SKODA TRANSPORTATION SOLD TO CZECH INVESTOR

    Nov 27, 2017

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

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    10 TWITTER ACCOUNTS EVERY SUPPLY CHAIN LEADER SHOULD FOLLOW

    Nov 27, 2017

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

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    HNA MODERN LOGISTICS CHOSES ITRAN SOLUTIONS

    Nov 20, 2017

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

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    SUPPLY CHAIN INDICATORS TO WATCH THIS BLACK FRIDAY

    Nov 20, 2017

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

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    https://Wheels.report/news-article.aspx?ID=40364036

    MERCITALIA RAIL ORDERS LOCOMOTIVES AND FREIGHT WAGONS

    Nov 15, 2017

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

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    TRUCK-ONLY TOLL PLAN HITS A SNAG IN RHODE ISLAND

    Nov 13, 2017

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

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    FORD APPOINTS DHL TO MANAGE GLOBAL INBOUND SUPPLY OF PROTOTYPE PARTS

    Nov 13, 2017

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

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    FORD APPOINTS DHL TO MANAGE GLOBAL INBOUND SUPPLY OF PROTOTYPE PARTS

    Nov 13, 2017

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

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    NEW BRAZILIAN FREIGHT CONCESSIONS SET FOR REAIS 25BN INVESTMENT

    Nov 13, 2017

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

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    US EAST COAST STILL DELIVERING STRONG RESULTS

    Nov 11, 2017

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

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

    Nov 10, 2017

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

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    OUTAGES, CYBERATTACKS ARE TOP SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTIONS

    Nov 10, 2017

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

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    AI AND BLOCKCHAIN: SOLVING SUPPLY CHAIN’S TRANSPARENCY PROBLEM

    Nov 09, 2017

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

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

    Nov 09, 2017

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

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    HOW TO BECOME THE NEXT BIG LOGISTICS HUB

    Nov 07, 2017

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

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    INDUSTRY PULSE: CONTINUED TRUCKING GROWTH CONFIRMS FREIGHT RECOVERY

    Nov 06, 2017

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

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    DIGITAL PROCUREMENT IS EXPLODING IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Nov 03, 2017

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

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

    Nov 03, 2017

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

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

    Nov 02, 2017

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

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    BEST BUY TO OFFER FREE HOLIDAY SHIPPING

    Nov 01, 2017

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

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    COSCO SHIPPING PORTS REVENUES ON THE RISE

    Oct 31, 2017

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

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    GUIDE TO 553 THIRD-PARTY LOGISTICS PROVIDERS

    Oct 31, 2017

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

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    EXPERT MOVES TO PROLOGIS LOGISTICS PARK

    Oct 30, 2017

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

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    GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN QUALITY CONTROL SOLUTION FOR JD.COM

    Oct 27, 2017

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

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    GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN QUALITY CONTROL SOLUTION FOR JD.COM

    Oct 27, 2017

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

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    LOGISTICS CENTRE FOR FASHION STARTUP

    Oct 27, 2017

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

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    PANAMA CANAL LAUNCHES EMISSIONS CALCULATOR FOR CARGO SHIPPERS

    Oct 26, 2017

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

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    WAREHOUSES IN APPLE-PIE ORDER WITH ARVATO

    Oct 25, 2017

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

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    BEYOND VISIBILITY: HOW TO BUILD A SUPPLY CHAIN THAT THINKS

    Oct 25, 2017

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

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    COGNITIVE SOFTWARE: THE NEXT STANDARD FOR SUPPLY CHAIN TECH

    Oct 25, 2017

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

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    APICS: SUPPLY CHAINS AND S&OP MUST WORK TOGETHER

    Oct 24, 2017

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

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    BEVERAGE LOGISTICS STUDY ON GERMAN AND INTERNATIONAL FIRMS

    Oct 24, 2017

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

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    PORTAL TO MATCH WAREHOUSE SPACE TO RETAILERS NEEDS

    Oct 24, 2017

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

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    MIT THINK TANK HELPS COORDINATE HURRICANE RESPONSE ALONG SUPPLY CHAIN

    Oct 23, 2017

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

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    IS SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT A 'BIG COMPANY' GAME?

    Oct 23, 2017

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

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

    Oct 20, 2017

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

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

    Oct 20, 2017

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

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    DHL TARGETS LIFE SCIENCES SECTOR, COLD CHAIN LOGISTICS

    Oct 20, 2017

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

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    AMAZON'S LATEST WAREHOUSE SPECIALIZES IN OVERSIZED SHIPPING

    Oct 19, 2017

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

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    ITALIAN FREIGHT OPERATOR ORDERS SIEMENS VECTRONS

    Oct 19, 2017

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

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    AMAZON'S LATEST WAREHOUSE SPECIALIZES IN OVERSIZED SHIPPING

    Oct 19, 2017

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

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

    Oct 18, 2017

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

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    6 SUPPLY CHAIN LEVERS CAN BOOST THE BOTTOM LINE

    Oct 18, 2017

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

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

    Oct 18, 2017

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

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    NEW SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNOLOGY BEST PRACTICES

    Oct 18, 2017

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

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    RZD DEVELOPS PLANS FOR HIGH-SPEED RAIL FREIGHT

    Oct 18, 2017

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

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

    Oct 18, 2017

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

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    STUDY: MILLENNIALS SEE SUPPLY CHAIN AS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR GROWTH

    Oct 17, 2017

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

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    WHAT DRIVES SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION?

    Oct 16, 2017

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

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    CMA CGM TO CREATE A GLOBAL STARTUP INCUBATOR IN MARESILLES

    Oct 16, 2017

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

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    TENSIONS RISE AS CSX DEFENDS NEW MODEL BEFORE FRUSTRATED SHIPPERS

    Oct 12, 2017

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

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

    Oct 11, 2017

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

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    ENHANCING MEDITERRANEAN AND BLACK SEA SERVICES

    Oct 10, 2017

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

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    EXPANSION WORKS IN NORDIC PORTS

    Oct 09, 2017

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

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    FRIULTRASPORTI ORDERS 100 KÖGEL TRAILERS

    Oct 09, 2017

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

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    IS AMAZON'S SELLER FLEX A BIG DEAL?

    Oct 06, 2017

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

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    PORT OF VIRGINIA RECEIVES $1.55M SCHEDULING TECHNOLOGY GRANT

    Oct 06, 2017

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

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    PREDICTIVE LOGISTICS REACH BEYOND SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY

    Oct 05, 2017

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

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    PREDICTIVE LOGISTICS REACH BEYOND SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY

    Oct 05, 2017

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

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    PREDICTIVE LOGISTICS REACH BEYOND SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY

    Oct 05, 2017

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

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    NEW CRM PRODUCT FOR FREIGHT AND SHIPPING INDUSTRIES

    Oct 03, 2017

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

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    TRANSPORT COSTS RISING SWIFTLY, WARNS J.B. HUNT

    Oct 03, 2017

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

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    WHY CONSUMER-DRIVEN SUPPLY CHAINS ARE THE KEY TO SUCCESS

    Oct 03, 2017

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

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    ECONOMICS, NOT REGULATION, DRIVES THE GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN

    Oct 02, 2017

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

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    DAIMLER TESTS TRUCK PLATOONING IN OR AND NV

    Oct 02, 2017

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

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    NETWORK RAIL TO BOOST IPSWICH FELIXSTOWE FREIGHT CAPACITY

    Oct 02, 2017

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

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    LOGISTICALLY MINDED: US ECONOMY SURGES DESPITE HURRICANE HAVOC

    Sep 29, 2017

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

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN RENAMES EXEL FREIGHT CONNECT AS DHL TRANSPORT BROKERAGE

    Sep 28, 2017

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

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    FOOD SUPPLY CHAINS MAY NEED TO ADJUST FOR ENDANGERED FOODS

    Sep 28, 2017

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

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    OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL PRAISED FOR CSR EFFORTS AT THE LOGISTICS AWARDS 2017

    Sep 27, 2017

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

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    NEWCOLD EXPANSION MEETS HIGH DEMAND WHILE KEEPING ENERGY OUTPUT LOW

    Sep 26, 2017

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

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    FAMILY OWNED LOGISTICS PROVIDER INVESTS IN PREMIUM WINDSOR FORKLIFTS

    Sep 21, 2017

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

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    UNILEVER TOPS GARTNER EUROPEAN SUPPLY CHAIN TOP 15

    Sep 21, 2017

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

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    HEALTHCARE ORGANISATIONS SHINE AT THE LOGISTICS AWARDS

    Sep 21, 2017

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

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

    Sep 21, 2017

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

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

    Sep 20, 2017

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

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    TURNOVER RATE FOR TRUCK DRIVERS RISES AMID INCREASED FREIGHT MOVEMENT DEMAND

    Sep 20, 2017

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

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    XPO LOGISTICS ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF LAST-MILE NETWORK IN US

    Sep 20, 2017

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

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

    Sep 18, 2017

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

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    EU EXPECTS AUTOMATION TO STREAMLINE THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY SOON

    Sep 18, 2017

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

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

    Sep 15, 2017

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

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

    Sep 15, 2017

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

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    FMC APPROVES THE ALLIANCE'S 'SAFETY NET'

    Sep 15, 2017

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

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    LOGISTICALLY MINDED: WILL CHINA MAKE ELECTRIC CARS GO MAINSTREAM?

    Sep 15, 2017

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

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

    Sep 15, 2017

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

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

    Sep 15, 2017

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

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

    Sep 14, 2017

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

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    CHRISTMAS UNDER THREAT FROM HOME OFFICE PROPOSALS TO REDUCE EU WORKERS

    Sep 13, 2017

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

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    FTA TO CREATE NEW AWARDS EVENT CELEBRATING SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRY

    Sep 13, 2017

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

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    ABBEY LOGISTICS TO CLOSE GENERAL HAULAGE AND PALLET TRACK DIVISION

    Sep 12, 2017

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

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    THE LOGISTICS AWARDS SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON THE LOGISTICS 100

    Sep 12, 2017

    This year’s The Logistics Awards will, for the first time, honour people from the 2016/17 Logistics 100 by handing out a special Logistics 100 Award.The Logistics 100, a defined list of 100 of the UK’s top logistics operators, will offer the award to a person who SHD Logistics thinks has...

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    HOW 9/11 FORCED EFFICIENCY UPON SUPPLY CHAINS

    Sep 11, 2017

    The Sept. 11 terrorist strikes were a wake-up call to the government that our borders weren’t secure. Suddenly, every plane, ship and container became suspect. Back then, vessels carrying freight would arrive at U.S. ports uninspected, and containers’ contents were often unknown to Custo...

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    INTERVIEW: FLEX’S TOM LINTON AND THE DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN

    Sep 09, 2017

    As Chief Procurement and Supply Chain Officer at California’s Flex, Tom Linton helps run a workforce of 200,000 that designs, engineers and delivers logistical and manufacturing solutions for customers in 30 countries.A 30-year industry veteran, Linton is evangelical about digital’s abil...

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    ANALYSIS - WHAT IMPACT WILL BREXIT HAVE ON SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS?

    Sep 07, 2017

    Brexit is a great uncertainty for businesses operating cross-border. Therefore, it is crucial for companies operating complex supply chains to consider the implications of Brexit on their businesses.A PESTLE is an analysis tool that provides an understanding of the factors and external changes to th...

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    CARGO ROLLED OVER? TWO STARTUPS PROPOSE A NEW WAY TO CONTRACT FOR SHIPPING

    Sep 07, 2017

    Freight contracts can be a daily source of headaches for shippers and carriers alike, but they don't have to be, according to two new startups proposing to fix one of the industry's deepest problems: shipper no-shows and cargo rollovers.The problem is a game of chicken and the egg, rooted in...

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    IKEA WAREHOUSE STAFF DELAYS STRIKE TO DISCUSS PAY RAISE

    Sep 06, 2017

    IKEA staff at the furniture maker's Perryville, MD distribution facility came close to striking last Friday before the company and its workers agreed to extend contract talks for two weeks, the Baltimore Sun reported. Local I-460 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Worke...

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    SEPTEMBER ISSUE OF SUPPLY CHAIN DIGITAL LIVE NOW - INTERVIEW WITH SPRINT CPO, MARIANO LEGAZ

    Sep 06, 2017

    We kick off with our in-depth cover feature on telecoms giant Sprint, looking at how the company has successfully embarked on a stunning supply chain transformation journey.Chief Procurement Officer Mariano Legaz describes what has been a project several years in the making.“We think of 2015 a...

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    THE BEST WAY TO DECENTRALIZE SUPPLY CHAINS

    Sep 06, 2017

    In business and economics, decentralization often refers to the ability to participate in a market and exchange value between peers without the interference of a third-party intermediary who most likely controls and restricts barriers of entry. As Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin explains in his ...

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    THE HACKETT GROUP INTRODUCES ENTERPRISE BENCHMARKING FOR LOGISTICS

    Sep 06, 2017

    The Hackett Group, Inc. has launched Quantum Leap, a digital benchmarking and performance improvement platform designed to speed up the benchmarking process, and enable logistics managers to better assess performance gaps.According to Anthony Snowball, the Group’s global benchmarking practice ...

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    CITRANS RECEIVES NEW BOATS FOR ABIDJAN LAGOON TRANSPORT

    Sep 06, 2017

    Ivorian Transport Company Citrans on Friday received six new boats at the fishing section of the Ports Authority of Abidjan, bringing its maritime fleet to seven, the company management told APA.The catamaran-type boats have been launched and are expected to be officially presented late Saturday mor...

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    INTERNATIONAL SAP CONFERENCE FOR CONNECTED LOGISTICS LOOMS AHEAD NEXT MONTH

    Sep 05, 2017

    Software company SAP is preparing its annual International SAP Conference for Connected Logistics in Cargo in Amsterdam on October 10-11, integrating SAP executives, solution experts, partners and customers, all under one roof. Conference visitors can expect a number of key benefits in attending the...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN LANDS THREE-YEAR BMW VEHICLE DISTRIBUTION CENTRE UK CONTRACT

    Sep 04, 2017

    Inside Track, DHL Supply Chain’s specialist automotive sales and marketing services business, has been awarded a new three-year contract to manage BMW Group’s UK vehicle preparation and refurbishment services at Thorne, near Doncaster. Under the contract, DHL will provide fleet managemen...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN SPECIALIST BYBOX APPOINTS BEN HUDSON AS FINANCE DIRECTOR

    Sep 01, 2017

    ByBox, the market-leading international software and supply chain specialist, has announced the appointment of Ben Hudson as finance director. In his role, he will be reporting to the company’s chief financial officer, Pete Rowse, to manage ByBox’s Finance Team during their next surge in...

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    SUPPLY CHAINS FACE POTENTIAL LEGAL TROUBLE IN HURRICANE HARVEY FALLOUT

    Aug 31, 2017

    After Hurricane Harvey's second hit, Port Arthur is completely underwater and FedEx, UPS and the USPS have halted all deliveries to areas affected by the hurricane in Texas and Louisiana, USA TODAY reported Wednesday, while the American Aid Logistics Network rushes to provide disaster relief and...

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    MAJOR HGV INVESTMENT TO DELIVER FOR LEADING SHEFFIELD LOGISTICS FIRM

    Aug 30, 2017

    A leading Yorkshire logistics firm has announced a six-figure investment into the expansion of its fleet of vehicles.
    On the back of a strong economic performance leading to rapid expansion, DBL Logistics, on Tinsley Park Road, Sheffield, has invested more than £500,000 into six new Sca...

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    WHICH LOGISTICS TRENDS SHOULD COMPANIES BE RESEARCHING?

    Aug 30, 2017

    E-commerce is having a powerful effect on logistics and the supply chain. Here are three developments that are happening today that are likely to affect your company. Perhaps the most dynamic logistics trends that should be on your radar include the rapid rise of e-commerce and its dramatic effect o...

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    MAJOR RETAIL INVESTMENT IN BRAZIL IS ENHANCING SUPPLY CHAIN OPTIMISATION

    Aug 29, 2017

    Supply chain operations in Brazil could start to see significant improvements over the next few years, largely due to the relatively recent arrivals of major retailers, such as Amazon.The country has felt the impact of the major political and economic turmoil in the country, but could be in line for...

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    PARTIALLY ASSEMBLED BOMBS ON CARGO PLANES THREATEN GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS

    Aug 29, 2017

    The TSA is reviewing current cargo security measures after finding a partially assembled bomb on a commercial cargo plane from Turkey to Australia shipped by a senior ISIS commander, reported CNN Politics last week. Called an "IKEA-style bomb" by industry experts, the partial assembly meth...

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    DIGITIZATION & E-COMMERCE CONTINUE TO RESHAPE THE MARKETPLACE

    Aug 29, 2017

    The global freight forwarding market has grown by 2.7% in real terms since this time last year, but owing to a continuation of excess capacity issues and lower average oil prices, rates continue to fall in both air and sea freight. Forwarders now need to ramp up the value-add visibility services in ...

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    MIT TECH ENABLES DRONES TO TRACK WAREHOUSE INVENTORY VIA RFID

    Aug 28, 2017

    Warehouses may soon be equipped with tiny drones capable of managing inventory via RFID, engadget reported. Named RFly, the new unmanned areal vehicle (UAV) is considered by MIT developers to be the best new way of tracking inventory autonomously.The technology enables miniature drones to fly around...

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    SOUTH KOREA HANDS OUT FINES TO FREIGHT SHIPPING LINES

    Aug 22, 2017

    The South Korean Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has imposed a total fine of 43 billion won (around US$37.8 million) on nine international shipping companies following allegations that the shippers violated the country's competition laws by colluding to segment the market of ocean shipping services ...

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    OUTDOOR DEALER OUTSOURCES LOGISTICS

    Aug 18, 2017

    The German company B+S GmbH Logistik und Dienstleistungen is taking over all logistics services for the 39 McTrek branches and online shop customers. More than 250,000 articles ranging from t-shirts and walking sticks to tents are currently in intermediate storage at a new central warehouse in Biele...

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    AMAZON BYPASSES SHIPPING AND DELIVERY WITH NEW INSTANT PICKUP OPTION

    Aug 18, 2017

    Amazon is introducing Instant Pickup points where shoppers can retrieve items two minutes after ordering, further shortening delivery expectations, Reuters reported Tuesday. Shoppers employing Amazon's mobile app can select from several hundred fast-selling items, from snacks and drinks to light...

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    LOGISTICALLY MINDED: FREIGHT BOOMS, SUBSCRIPTION DELIVERY SERVICES BUCKLE

    Aug 18, 2017

    After various resignations, President Trump disbanded two CEO advisory councils. Next week's solar eclipse may trouble truckers, as traffic descends upon highways. Streamlining supply chain finance can help balance risk and opportunity. Just ask Nike. Freight industry growth may have slowed in t...

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    JULY CASS FREIGHT INDEX REPORT POINTS TO ANNUAL GAINS AND SEQUENTIAL DECLINES

    Aug 17, 2017

    Freight shipments and expenditures in the July edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems, which was released this week, showed annual gains for the seventh straight month and sequential declines.Many freight transportation and logistics executives and analysts consider t...

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    THE WAREHOUSE AS CLASSROOM NEW SUPPLY CHAIN ACADEMIES TARGET ENTRY-LEVEL EMPLOYEES

    Aug 16, 2017

    The warehouse, which is a joint venture between the Integrated Supply Management (ISM) program at Western Michigan University (WMU) and the non profit employment-skills organization Urban Alliance, will house two supply chain "academies" one focused on warehousing and the other on inventor...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN INSIGHTS LAUNCHES EXPERIENTIAL SUPPLY CHAIN LEARNING GAME POWERED BY LLAMASOFT

    Aug 15, 2017

    Supply Chain Insights, a leading industry advisory firm specializing in supply chain research, and LLamasoft, a global leader in supply chain optimization software and solutions, announce the release of a new supply chain simulation game that helps businesses understand market-driven supply chains. ...

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    TARGET TO ACQUIRE SAME-DAY DELIVERY COMPANY GRAND JUNCTION

    Aug 15, 2017

    Target on Monday said it will acquire Grand Junction, a San Francisco-based transportation technology company, for an undisclosed amount, to improve and expand delivery capabilities. The acquisition will accelerate Target’s investments and ongoing efforts to transform its supply chain, the com...

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    TRUCKING INDUSTRY MAY BE SERIOUSLY AFFECTED BY ECLIPSE TRAFFIC

    Aug 14, 2017

    Anticipating roads and highways crowded by viewers of the upcoming solar eclipse, states are taking measures to limit truck traffic, particularly extra-wide and superloads, Transport Topics reported last week.The path of totality, or the strip where the total eclipse is visible, runs diagonally acro...

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    AURIZON TO PULL OUT OF INTERMODAL FREIGHT BUSINESS

    Aug 14, 2017

    AUSTRALIAN rail freight operator Aurizon has announced that it will withdraw from both the intra and interstate Intermodal rail businesses through a combination of closures and sales in the coming months.Aurizon has signed a binding agreement to sell its 1067mm-gauge Queensland intermodal operation ...

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    TOP TIPS TO BUILD A ROBUST SUPPLY CHAIN

    Aug 12, 2017

    All businesses need to ensure its goods and services are procured at the lowest cost and meet the company’s needs in terms of timely delivery, quantity, quality, and location.This is essential in not only providing the best customer experience, but also in ensuring you stay on top of your comp...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN STRESS COULD CAUSE A LIMITED IPHONE 8 RELEASE

    Aug 11, 2017

    A supply chain report from Digitimes alleges that all three new release iPhones are currently in volume production preceding the September launch, 9to5mac reported. According to Mashable, nearly every iPhone 8 feature has been targeted as the possible cause of the delay, from the Wireless Charger to...

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    WEARABLE SMART GLASSES HELP FREIGHT COMPANY THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX

    Aug 10, 2017

    Wearables find new footing in industries that need to keep hands free. One company explains how Intel's Recon Jet Pro smart glasses have improved its productivity. Time is money, and time wasted is money lost. So, when efficiency stalled in a freight-forwarding company's warehouse, it turned...

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    RETURN ON LOGISTICS PROPERTY RISES

    Aug 09, 2017

    On an annualised basis, for the 12 months ending June 2017, the total return on UK Logistics was 9.3 per cent, up from 8.6 per cent for the year ending December 2016.There was a mixed performance for logistics at the regional level, with assets in the London, South East and Eastern region being the ...

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    OPTIMISATION PLAN BOOSTS PROFITS AT DHL SUPPLY CHAIN

    Aug 08, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain division saw operating profit rise by 21.6 per cent to €124 million in the second quarter. Parent group Deutsche Post DHL said that, adjusted for restructuring costs of €16 million reported in the prior-year figure, EBIT improved by 5.1 per cent. The increase reflects in p...

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    BLUE APRON ALLEVIATES SUPPLY CHAIN ANGST WITH MOVE TO AUTOMATION

    Aug 08, 2017

    Stock in Blue Apron Holdings fell to a new low of $5.83 last Friday after the meal kit company announced plans to relocate its Jersey City fulfillment center to Linden, New Jersey, resulting in the elimination or relocation of roughly 25% of its current workforce, The Wall Street Journal reported la...

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    THE 5 TYPES OF SUPPLY CHAIN RISK

    Aug 07, 2017

    Supply chain risk is everywhere, waiting to cause the next million-dollar disruption. It could come from an earthquake in Japan, a hacker in Ukraine, or even from a disgruntled employee or former partner. It could come at any time, too so supply chain managers must always be prepared. Disaster can s...

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    LNG SUPPLY CHAIN SUPPORTED BY DUNKERQUE

    Aug 07, 2017

    The decision on the project is young, yet reactions are already pouring in. On 27 June Dunkirk's LNG Terminal and Dunkerque-Port signed an agreement for the development of an LNG station to supply tank trucks. The use of LNG by shipping has grown in recent months, with new projects, orders for s...

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    GREAT LAKES BASIN TRANSPORTATION REPLIES TO CHICAGO RAIL BYPASS OPPONENTS

    Aug 03, 2017

    Great Lakes Basin Transportation (GLBT) replied to opposition groups seeking rejection of its proposed 271-mile freight railroad from Northwest Indiana to southeast Wisconsin, NWI reported Tuesday. Opponents argue GLBT does not provide adequate proof of its ability to finance the project, as it has ...

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    BOMBARDIER SHIPS FIRST TRAXX LOCOMOTIVE FOR ISRAEL

    Aug 01, 2017

    THE first of 62 Bombardier Traxx AC locomotives for Israel Railways (IR) was loaded onto the Normed Antwerpen at the port of Bremen on July 31 in readiness for the first leg of its sea voyage to Israel.The first of the 160km/h 25kV 50 Hz ac locomotives emerged from Bombardier’s Kassel plant in...

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    WHAT SHIPPERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE STATE OF OCEAN RATES

    Aug 01, 2017

    As the shipping industry continues to consolidate, ocean rates climb based on a myriad of factors. Experts weigh in on what impacts ocean rates and how they’ve changed over the past few years, but even they don’t have all the answers as the shipping industry remains in flux.Ocean rates a...

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    HOW CHANGES IN THE OCEAN CARGO INDUSTRY AFFECT SHIPPERS

    Aug 01, 2017

    COSCO-OOCL. K Line, NYK and MOL. It seems each quarter the shipping industry sees a new deal come to light, continually reducing shippers’ logistics options to but a half-a-dozen global carriers.It’s tough to keep up with all the change, especially as these deals may take months to compl...

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    ARE NEW-TECH TRUCKS READY TO REPLACE DIESEL, KEEP CALIFORNIA’S POLLUTION-FIGHTING PROMISE?

    Jul 30, 2017

    The race to replace Southern California’s biggest polluter is on. It’s going to take science, time, money and maybe an assist from Elon Musk. At the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, an ambitious $14 billion clean-air plan calls for the elimination of dirty-burning diesel equipment by...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY: BIG BROTHER SHIPPERS AND TRUCKERS NEED A PRENUP

    Jul 28, 2017

    Sushi’s journey from a Japanese street snack to one of the planet’s most coveted luxury foods seemed to happen overnight. And despite watching it happen with my own eyes, the speed at which fatty tuna went from cat food to global delicacy is still hard to believe. Is it yet another examp...

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    SMALL LOGISTICS COMPANIES OUTPACE THE LEADERS IN ACCURACY, FLEXIBILITY

    Jul 28, 2017

    The Freight Transport Association’s Logistics Report 2017 states there are roughly 178,000 UK logistics companies, many of which operate as sole proprietorships, The Telegraph reported Thursday. Collectively, however, they earn more than £1 trillion ($1.3 trillion) and provide employment...

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    SENATE PANEL FIGHTS TRUMP ON TRANSPORTATION CUTS

    Jul 27, 2017

    A U.S. Senate appropriations subcommittee has voted to beef up 2018 budgetary transportation spending in direct contradiction to the funding cuts President Donald Trump and the House included in their budget proposals, according to The Hill. Lawmakers allocated $550 million for Transportation Invest...

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    HONG KONG LEADS THE WAY FOR MOST EXPENSIVE RENTS IN PRIME LOGISTICS HUBS

    Jul 27, 2017

    Hong Kong has been named as the world’s most expensive logistics hub, with rents costing almost double that of Tokyo and London – the second and third most expensive locations respectively.The CBRE’s Global Industrial & Logistics Prime Rents report found prime rents costing $32...

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    3 REASONS TO WALK AWAY FROM YOUR CURRENT SUPPLY CHAIN MODEL

    Jul 27, 2017

    We all know change is difficult, and the longer you follow a certain path, the harder it becomes to change course. Following the traditional supply chain model feels safe and comfortable - like your favorite pair of sneakers. But over time, those sneakers wear down and stop supporting your feet as t...

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    FIVE PRINCIPLES FOR SAFELY AUTOMATING THE FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION SECTOR

    Jul 27, 2017

    In just the past few weeks, committees in both the U.S. House and Senate have held hearings on opportunities and challenges related to the advent of automated vehicles. But while self-driving passenger cars attract most of the attention, it is the freight transportation sector that has advanced the ...

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    REPORT: SUPPLY CHAIN STAFF SHORTAGES MAY REACH CRISIS BY 2020

    Jul 27, 2017

    A recent report issued by DHL stated that the US Bureau of Statistics estimates a 26% growth spurt in logistics between 2010-2020, while a different study estimates the number of jobs exceeding available staff at a 6:1 ratio, Air Cargo News reported. The DHL report surveyed 350 supply chain and oper...

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    THIS 3-D PRINTING STARTUP WANTS TO TURN SUPPLY CHAINS UPSIDE DOWN

    Jul 25, 2017

    A start-up manufacturing company in Brooklyn wants to change how low volume industrial parts are produced: with rows and rows of 3-D printers and a robot to operate them. But this particular start-up Voodoo Manufacturing is also defying stereotypes. Automation and 3-D printing are not destroying or ...

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    TWO NEW INITIATIVES SEEK TO REDUCE FOOD WASTE WITHIN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jul 24, 2017

    With current estimates of wasted food reaching roughly 18% of landfill space, the USDA is reaching out to the University of Arizona's W.P. Carey School of Business to examine two potential plans for reducing that number, ASU reported last week. The first is to explore alternative means of sellin...

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    EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS CAN CRIPPLE SUPPLY CHAIN WITHOUT ADVANCED PREPARATION

    Jul 24, 2017

    A variety of actions exist to help address potential logistics disruptions. The first step involves gathering stakeholders of all levels, high and low, to imagine possible crisis scenarios. The group should address the domino effect, the way in which each link in the supply chain affects the next, a...

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    HOW TO KEEP YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN SAFE IN EXTREME WEATHER

    Jul 22, 2017

    Extreme weather conditions are not a new feature of the world weather though change in climate has changed the frequency and severity of extremes. Development in exposed areas and the increased value (and vulnerability) of assets in such areas are also important factors. Over the last few years, the...

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    CSX TELLS SHIPPERS TO EXPECT MORE DELAYS AS PRECISION RAILROADING TAKES EFFECT

    Jul 21, 2017

    CSX reported Q2 2017 net earnings of $510 million at $0.55 per share, up 18% from Q2 2016. Despite the strong results, CEO Hunter Harrison warned shippers and investors of potential future delays, as CSX implements Harrison's Precision Scheduled Railroading program. Harrison also stated that CSX...

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    CARDINAL RULES FOR SUPPLY CHAIN EXCELLENCE: INTERVIEW WITH SCOTT NELSON

    Jul 21, 2017

    As logistics challenges go, running a supply chain in the high-stakes healthcare sector has to be near the top of the list. Scott Nelson of Cardinal Health keeps his operation on track by following five basic principles of logistics excellence.For someone training in accounting, Scott Nelson has tou...

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    HOW THE SUPPLY CHAIN IS ADAPTING TO FSMA

    Jul 20, 2017

    When the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law in 2011 by President Obama, it changed how companies and suppliers handle food safety. The act shifted the regulations from responding to contamination to preventing contamination. It’s considered the most extensive U.S. food sa...

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    THINK TANK ISSUES REPORT ON KEY ISSUES FOR TRANSPORT INDUSTRY BREXIT TALKS MUST ADDRESS

    Jul 20, 2017

    The Independent Transport Commission (ITC), a think tank that addresses long-term strategic issues in the fields of transport and land use, has issued a report addressing key Brexit concerns for the UK transportation industries to assist policymakers and representatives to champion the UK transport ...

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    LOGISTICS COMPANY BRINGING ICONIC WARBIRD BACK TO LIFE

    Jul 20, 2017

    Walker Logistics is undertaking a unique project to commemorate the role of the Berkshire village of where the freight forwarder is now based, during World War 2. Membury Airfield, where Walker Logistics' 200,000 sq ft multi-user warehouse is sited, had been the base for the United States Army A...

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    NY HOSPITALS CENTRALIZE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, SAVING $137M

    Jul 17, 2017

    NYC Health and Hospitals has instituted a system-wide standardization plan, which involved closing eight decentralized and independent purchasing offices to create a single supply chain headquarters operating 22 facilities and a $7 billion budget, Health Care Finance reported last week. The procurem...

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    LOGISTICALLY MINDED: PEAK SHIPPING SEASON IS HERE

    Jul 14, 2017

    Vacation plans and summer days are top of mind for many in July, but for shippers working with the retail industry, this month marks the beginning of the perfect storm that is peak season.Over the next six to eight months, retailers will be ordering the bulk of their shipments as consumers prepare f...

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    FDA SUGGESTS 1-YEAR DELAY ON SERIALIZATION RULES FOR PHARMA SUPPLY CHAINS

    Jul 13, 2017

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may delay enforcement of the product identifier rules within the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) by one year, according to a draft guidance recently released by the agency.The DCSCA requires "each package and homogenous case of product" within ...

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    28TH ANNUAL STATE OF LOGISTICS: INTO THE GREAT UNKNOWN

    Jul 12, 2017

    Over the course of 2016, logisticians and freight business professionals helped U.S. business costs decline for the first time since 2009, even as the booming e-commerce sector “propelled demand” for small parcel delivery services. In the meantime, the traditional transport modes truckin...

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    SURVEY: LOGISTICS PROFESSIONALS STRUGGLE TO IMPLEMENT MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

    Jul 10, 2017

    According to a global study commissioned by SOTI and conducted by Arlington Research, roughly 70% of CEOs in transportation and logistics lack understanding about the role of mobile technology, even though such devices have become vital to service delivery, DC Velocity reported last week. In additio...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE MARKET EXPECTED TO EXCEED US$13 BILLION IN 2017

    Jul 07, 2017

    The supply chain management (SCM) software market will exceed US$13 billion in total revenue by the end of 2017, up 11 percent from 2016, according to the technology research and advisory firm Gartner Inc. This increase puts the market on pace to exceed $19 billion by 2021, as software-as-a-service ...

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    FRESH LOGISTICS BEGINS CHILLED BOTTLES SAMPLING CAMPAIGN WITH TRO AND RIBENA

    Jul 06, 2017

    Fresh Logistics, a temperature controlled logistics company with headquarters in Derby will embark on a major project in conjunction with TRO and Ribena that involves supplying over a million chilled bottles to two-hundred and twenty-five specific destinations around the UK over the next five weeks ...

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    MORE TRUCK-ON-TRAIN SERVICES

    Jun 30, 2017

    The Austria-based Rail Cargo Group is shifting ever more HGVs to the railway. The Brenner shuttle’s average utilisation factor has now risen to 93%.Due to increasing demand for rolling motorway (truck-on-train) services, Rail Cargo Operator is augmenting its wagon capacity and boosting the num...

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    DHL SETS WHEELS ROLLING FOR TOUR DE FRANCE

    Jun 30, 2017

    DHL, Messe Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf airport, the utility company Stadtwerke Düsseldorf, the rail service provider Rheinbahn and the waste management service provider Awista are six of the official supporters of the Tour de France during the starting stage in Düsseldorf (Germany) fr...

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    MAERSK COMMENTS ON CURRENT CYBER STORM

    Jun 30, 2017

    The digital age is dangerous. Maersk has been the target of a number of cyber-attacks for days. The Danish group issued a statement saying that "we continue to work towards technical recovery". Apparently a number of IT systems are still deliberately shut down across multiple sites and sel...

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    NAPIER PORT AUGMENTING BOX LIFTING EQUIPMENT

    Jun 28, 2017

    Napier Port in New Zealand has ordered a range of new equipment, including two Konecranes reachstackers, two Konecranes empty and two full container handlers. Another two full container handlers recently went into operation at the terminal.As the new reachstackers will handle containers on both the ...

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    HOW SHELL EXECUTED ITS SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFORMATION

    Jun 28, 2017

    More upstream, profitable downstream. In 2005, Shell used this mantra to distil its new strategy. With upstream initiatives, the energy and petrochemicals group searches and recovers oil and gas. Shell develops the way it refines and delivers products to customers via its downstream initiative. In s...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN MARKET VALUE TO SURGE PAST $13 BILLION BY END OF 2017

    Jun 26, 2017

    The value of the supply chain market is set to surge past $13 billion this year, up by 11% compared with 2016, according to a new study.It is also on pace to exceed $19 billion by 2021, as software as a service (SaaS) enables new revenue opportunities, figures from Gartner have revealed.“Digit...

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    YOKOHAMA NAMES NEW SENIOR DIRECTOR OF SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS

    Jun 26, 2017

    Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) announced today that Rick Alonzo has joined the company as senior director of supply chain and logistics. Alonzo joins Yokohama from Roche Diagnostics, where he was a director of global supply chain management. At Roche, he supported a complex FDA regulated instrument...

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    E-COMMERCE GROWTH DRIVES DC DEMAND IN SMALLER U.S. MARKETS

    Jun 26, 2017

    Warehouse rental rates in "secondary" markets like Denver, Detroit, and Portland now exceed prerecession levels, CBRE says.The growth of e-commerce is driving demand for warehouse real estate in smaller, "secondary" markets across the U.S. as retailers expand their fulfillment in...

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    DHL: HOW 3D PRINTING IS DISRUPTING THE LOGISTICS INDUSTRY

    Jun 25, 2017

    The vision of a world where almost anything can be 3D-printed in the comfort of your own home is no longer so far-fetched. Backed up by remarkable breakthrough applications and repeatedly celebrated by the media, 3D printing has captured the interest of everyone from business entrepreneurs to at-hom...

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    ADVANCED SUPPLY CHAIN INVESTS £5.7M IN FLEET

    Jun 23, 2017

    “From an operational perspective, efficiency and reliability is always a key focus and maintaining a modern fleet is a central part of meeting our business goals,” said chief financial officer Glyn Rogan.“We do go above and beyond, particularly where our vehicles are concerned; the...

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    LAURELS FOR K+N SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTION

    Jun 23, 2017

    As in 2016, Kuehne + Nagel ( K + N) is one of the winners of the Adam Smith 2017 Awards presented by the Treasury Today Group in London. The new supply chain solution tabled by the Switzerland-based logistics service provider received its award in the "best trade/supply chain finance solution&q...

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    SURVEY: INCREASE IN SHIPPING CONFIDENCE SUGGESTS INDUSTRY IS ON THE UPSWING

    Jun 23, 2017

    Moore-Stephens, a UK based accounting and advisory committee ranked shipping industry confidence at 6.1 out of 10 in a new survey in late May, from a previous high of 5.6 in February, American Shipper reported Wednesday. The number of survey respondents expecting higher rates within the next year ro...

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    XPO LOGISTICS LTL DRIVERS IN NORTH AMERICA SURPASS ONE BILLION ACCIDENT-FREE MILES

    Jun 22, 2017

    XPO Logistics, Inc. today announced that its less-than-truckload (LTL) professional drivers have surpassed one billion miles with no preventable accidents. XPO has approximately 12,575 professional drivers in its LTL transportation network. This May, 890 XPO drivers had achieved one million, two mil...

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    KELLOGG'S NEW SUPPLY CHAIN MODEL COMES AT A HIGH COST

    Jun 22, 2017

    John thought his job delivering Kellogg snacks to stores to sell by retail was secure but he says his contract to sell Kellogg snacks was unexpectedly terminated a month ago, and now he doesn’t know how he’s going to pay his mortgage in August. Since Kellogg began moving its U.S. Snacks ...

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    KELLOGG'S NEW SUPPLY CHAIN MODEL COMES AT A HIGH COST

    Jun 22, 2017

    John thought his job delivering Kellogg snacks to stores to sell by retail was secure — but he says his contract to sell Kellogg snacks was unexpectedly terminated a month ago, and now he doesn’t know how he’s going to pay his mortgage in August. Since Kellogg began moving its U.S....

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    PROJECT44 HIRES ECHO GLOBAL LOGISTICS EXECUTIVE MIKE REED

    Jun 21, 2017

    Supply chain software vendor project44 has hired Mike Reed, a former top executive at third-party logistics (3PL) provider Echo Global Logistics Inc., in an effort to expand its transportation data visibility platform into the complex truckload, intermodal, and rail segments, the company said today....

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    NEW LAKE MICHIGAN SHIPPING ROUTE WILL CONNECT MICHIGAN TO WISCONSIN

    Jun 20, 2017

    Supply Chain Solutions will begin a new shipping route from the Port of Muskegon to the Port of Milwaukee after receiving the first marine highway designation on Lake Michigan, NIWI reported last week. The Michigan-Wisconsin shipping route could eliminate at least a million trucks and semi-trailer t...

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    XPO LOGISTICS EVALUATES NEW MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS

    Jun 19, 2017

    The CEO of America's fastest growing transportation company told a supply-chain management conference in Chicago Thursday that XPO Logistics is actively seeking "smaller, strategic" deals and larger deals with other logistics companies in Europe and North America. According to the Wall...

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    FLYDUBAI RENEWS CONTRACT WITH MERCATOR TO BOOST CARGO OPERATIONS

    Jun 19, 2017

    Dubai-based airline, flydubai, has announce the signing of a seven-year extension to its air cargo management contract with Mercator.The renewal agreement reaffirms the continuation of the strategic partnership initiated in 2012, designed to provide flydubai with a next-generation technology platfor...

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    XPO LOGISTICS EVALUATES NEW MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS

    Jun 19, 2017

    The CEO of America's fastest growing transportation company told a supply-chain management conference in Chicago Thursday that XPO Logistics is actively seeking "smaller, strategic" deals and larger deals with other logistics companies in Europe and North America.According to the Wall ...

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    UPS SAN FRANCISCO FACILITY HIT BY GUNMAN

    Jun 16, 2017

    UPS has confirmed that there was a shooting incident involving six employees at its San Francisco facility yesterday (15 June).According to police information, the gunman, who killed three men at UPS’s San Francisco site and then killed himself, has been identified as 38 year old Jimmy Lam.UPS...

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    SOB TO TRIAL AUTOMATIC TRAIN OPERATION

    Jun 15, 2017

    SOB has already applied to the Swiss Federal Transport Office (BAV) for financial support, which would enable it to begin procurement for the project.According to Mr Markus Barth, head of infrastructure at SOB, the idea is to use existing rolling stock on existing infrastructure, the aim being to op...

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    KERRY LOGISTICS AND GLOBALINKS LOGISTICS JOIN FORCES IN CARGO JOINT VENTURE

    Jun 15, 2017

    Kerry Logistics has entered into a joint venture with Globalink Logistics, a freight forwarding group headquartered in Dubai in a move that will enhance the global reach of both businesses.The partnership will see nine countries added to Kerry Logistics’ global network. They include Kazakhstan...

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    'DIRTY BOMB' THREAT SHUTS DOWN PORT OF CHARLESTON TERMINAL

    Jun 15, 2017

    Although the USCG determined there was no active threat aboard the Maersk Memphis, the incident still provokes challenges for port security going forward.Threats like these may prompt ports to increase security or develop new methods for inspecting inbound shipments. Identifying threats quickly and ...

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    SAP ARIBA AND SAMASOURCE JOIN FORCES TO ERADICATE CHILD EXPLOITATION IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jun 12, 2017

    SAP Ariba has teamed up with nonprofit Samasource to ensure that child labor within the supply chain becomes a thing of the past. The two companies have joined forces to stamp out poverty and drive fair labor practices across global supply chains by leveraging the power of technology and digital net...

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    MAERSK LINE TO RUN SALALAH FEEDER TO SIDESTEP QATAR SHIPPING BAN

    Jun 12, 2017

    Maersk Line has said it will be running its own feeder service from Salalah in Oman to Qatar to overcome the current ban on ships calling at Qatar imposed by neighbouring countries in the Middle East.Last week, Maersk said it has stopped transporting goods in and out of Qatar as a result of the ongo...

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    JLL: SECURING A HEALTHY SUPPLY CHAIN

    Jun 09, 2017

    JLL’s presence in the healthcare sector may still be relatively new, but Steve Sawyer, Vice President for JLL’s Healthcare Supply Chain Management and Procurement services group, has been working hard behind the scenes to leverage 19 years of healthcare expertise in building a supply cha...

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    LIT ENTRUSTED WITH SOFT DRINKS DISTRIBUTION

    Jun 09, 2017

    The beverage bottling company Vilsa-Brunnen appointed the Brake (Germany)-based service provider LIT as its general forwarder, as of February 2017.According to the contract, LIT is responsible for distributing mineral water, lemonade and other beverages to markets in northern Germany. On top of that...

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    CHICAGO’S BELT RAILWAY COMPANY INVESTS IN PTC

    Jun 09, 2017

    Wabtec has signed a contract worth about USD 22 million to design, install, test and commission positive train control (PTC) for the Belt Railway Company of Chicago (BRC).Wabtec will provide its interoperable electronic train management system equipment for five locomotives, a back-office server, of...

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    FAGAN & WHALLEY TAKES M65 LOGISTICS FACILITY

    Jun 08, 2017

    Hauliers Fagan & Whalley have taken occupation of a 92,000 sq ft M65 logistics facility.The 10-acre site at Bamber Bridge, Lancashire, was developed by Eshton.Stephen Fagan, commercial director at Fagan & Whalley, said:  “The new distribution hub is located at the heart of our lon...

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    NEW DHL REPORT REVIEWS SUPPLY CHAIN REAL ESTATE

    Jun 08, 2017

    Companies are re-thinking their go-to-market strategies and, as a result, making different choices about how they locate, design and operate their distribution networks.This has created a new landscape for supply chain real estate, according to a report published by DHL. Global and regional supply c...

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    CROSS BORDER 2017: MANAGING YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN FOR EFFICIENT AND SECURE CROSSINGS

    Jun 08, 2017

    Several challenges face supply chain organizations when getting your products to customers across Mexico, Canada, and the United States. Finding a solution to these challenges makes all the difference.In this webinar, we'll unveil best practices to establish a world class logistics operation tha...

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    STARSHIP TOUCHES DOWN AT LOGISTICS MANAGER

    Jun 07, 2017

    The robots are completely autonomous, navigating via pre-mapped routes, sensors and cameras. While in the trial stages, the robots are always accompanied by a human. The final aim is for the bots to be completely autonomous.What if someone kicks the robot or picks it up? Well, as the technology incl...

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    STARSHIP TOUCHES DOWN AT LOGISTICS MANAGER

    Jun 07, 2017

    The robots are completely autonomous, navigating via pre-mapped routes, sensors and cameras. While in the trial stages, the robots are always accompanied by a human. The final aim is for the bots to be completely autonomous.What if someone kicks the robot or picks it up? Well, as the technology incl...

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    SUNRISE COMING SOON SAYS DREWRY

    Jun 06, 2017

    The end of the tunnel is in sight. The London-headquartered maritime consultancy Drewry predicts rising results for container shipping companies over the course of 2017. The start, however, remains difficult.According to Drewry, an analysis of 13 shipping companies that reported their financial resu...

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    NYK DEFINING ITS DIGITALIZATION

    Jun 06, 2017

    NYK, the Japan-headquartered shipping group, has opted for the IT solutions provided by the Norwegian company Dualog. The strategic partnership will focus on further automation, the Internet of Things (IoT) and for Big Data analysis.Common goals are data gathering from an expanding array of onboard ...

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    USD PARTNERS ACQUIRES CRUDE-OIL TERMINAL IN OKLAHOMA

    Jun 06, 2017

    USD Partners LP has acquired a crude-oil terminal in Stroud, Okla., for $25 million, the company announced yesterday.The terminal will be used for rail-to-pipeline shipments of crude oil from USD Partners' Hardisty terminal in western Canada to the oil hub in Cushing, Okla., according to a compa...

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    REPORT: 'FAST OR FREE' DELIVERY ESCALATING SUPPLY CHAIN COSTS

    Jun 06, 2017

    Nearly 60% of retail supply chain executives believe it isn’t possible to fully recover fulfillment costs, and even more  70% agree that the cost of fulfilling and delivering online orders erodes gross margins, according to the Seventh Annual State of the Retail Supply Chain report from t...

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    HOW RETAIL SUPPLY CHAINS ARE ADAPTING TO THE AMAZON EFFECT

    Jun 06, 2017

    Retailers have a problem. The industry's business model has changed to absorb more costs while delivering a greater service, and profits are taking a hit. There is one primary actor to blame if recent supply chain conferences are any indication — Amazon."A wide variety of our [order] ...

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    THE REAL COST OF E-COMMERCE LOGISTICS

    Jun 06, 2017

    Amazon has been a game changing company in more ways than one. Free two-day shipping is a prime example: Retailers are realizing they must get on board or get left behind, but covering these costs and storing products in close proximity to consumers means tweaking logistics. In 2015, almost 60% of o...

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    ACQUISITION OF HEART OF GEORGIA RAILROAD COMPLETED

    Jun 02, 2017

    Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) has completed its acquisition of the shares of Atlantic Western Transportation, the parent company of Heart of Georgia Railroad (HOG). HOG operates across Georgia on 350 km of track leased from the US state's department of transportation.The railroad serves, inter...

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    LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN EDUCATION: OPPORTUNITIES ABOUND

    Jun 02, 2017

    As global supply chains continue to evolve, and as e-commerce and omni-channel continue to put more and more pressure on our operations, demand for experienced logistics and supply chain managers is increasing exponentially. Here are five emerging trends in logistics and supply chain education and c...

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    HUPAC ORDERS NEW LOCOMOTIVES AS TRAFFIC CLIMBS

    Jun 02, 2017

    SWISS intermodal operator Hupac published its annual results on June 1, revealing volumes increased 11.5% in 2016 to 737,311 road consignments, an all-time record.Around 110 trains a day were in operation throughout Europe and to Russia and the Far East. In its core market of transalpine consignment...

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    MÁV-START MODERNISES INTER-CITY COACH FLEET

    Jun 02, 2017

    SERIES production of long-distance IC3 coaches has begun at MÁV-Start’s plant in Szolnok, Hungary, with an initial batch of 20 200km/h vehicles for international services.There are also plans to build 50-150 160km/h cars for domestic operation but financing is yet to be announced.The 20...

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    GE ROLLS OUT FIRST EVOLUTION SERIES LOCOMOTIVE FOR INDIAN RAILWAYS

    Jun 02, 2017

    THE first of 1000 1676mm-gauge Evolution Series locomotives for Indian Railways (IR) was unveiled at the company’s plant in Erie, Pennsylvania, on June 1.GE was awarded a $US 2.5bn contract in November 2015 to supply 700 3.36MW and 300 4.47MW six-axle locomotives over an 11-year period through...

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    MATISA LAUNCHES ECONOMY TRACK MACHINE RANGE

    Jun 01, 2017

    IRJ at IAF 2017, Münster: Matisa unveiled two economy track maintenance machines in Münster for customers who do not require the sophistication of high-output machines.The B35C tamper and the R20E ballast regulator are smaller and simpler in design than standard units, but use the same mai...

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    HANNOVER ORDERS MORE TW 3000 LRVS

    Jun 01, 2017

    HANNOVER transport authority Üstra has exercised an option for 46 additional TW 3000 LRVs from a consortium of Kiepe Electric and Alstom.In 2011 Üstra placed an initial €126m order for 50 of the high-floor bi-directional vehicles with two options for a total of 96 additional units. Th...

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    INDUSTRY PULSE: A GUIDE THROUGH THE LATEST LOGISTICS DATA

    Jun 01, 2017

    Each section below includes a graph to visualize changes in demand, supply or rates for the trucking, air freight, maritime shipping and rail industries. Beneath each graph, additional resources can be found in the links.The Freightos International Freight Index, launched in February, aggregates rea...

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    DHL TAKES 100,833 SQ FT IN NORTH LONDON

    May 31, 2017

    DHL has taken a 100,833 sq ft unit in north London as the urban logistics market changes gear. DHL has taken an assignment on from Polyco of the unit at 19 Crown Road in Enfield, north London. Savills jointly with Bowyer Bryce and Doherty Baines, advised. DHL will pay an annual rent of £878,00...

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    QATAR AIRWAYS CARGO ADDS COLOMBO, DUBLIN TO PHARMA NETWORK

    May 30, 2017

    With Colombo just added to Qatar Airways Cargo’s Pharma Network, and Dublin set to come online June 12, the carrier’s pharmaceutical transport network will soon reach 73 destinations globally.The soon-to-commence Dublin route will be serviced by 787 flights, connecting Doha to “one...

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    DHL GLOBAL FORWARDING TO KEEP THE NORWEGIAN SEAFOOD MOVING

    May 26, 2017

    DHL Global Forwarding is to accelerate the supply chain for the North Norwegian seafood industry by shipping live crabs and seafood from the Lakselv Airport Banak in Northern Norway to Asia and Northern America.On dedicated weekly flights, DHL will transport fresh seafood to the DHL terminal in Oslo...

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    DHL IS TESTING TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE INTERNET OF THINGS IN THREE SMART WAREHOUSES

    May 25, 2017

    DHL tested in practice in collaboration with Cisco and Startup Conduce new technology-based solutions to the Internet of Things, in three pilot stores in Germany, the Netherlands and Poland. Do these stores introduced the Internet of Things in order to optimize their operational efficiency and incre...

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    UNLOCK THE VALUE OF YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN THROUGH EMBEDDED ANALYTICS

    May 25, 2017

    It is the view of IDC that the best supply chains will be those that have the ability to quickly analyze large amounts of disparate data and disseminate business insights to decision makers in real time (or close to real time).Analytics really will be the backbone of the future of the supply chain.L...

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    MOST SUCCESSFUL MONTH FOR EUROPA'S FORWARDING TEAM

    May 24, 2017

    Europa Worldwide Group's forwarding team has celebrated its most successful month to date, having recorded business worth more than GBP 1 million in a four-week period.In March this year, following on from a 120% increase in bookings in 2015-2016, the team handled a record GBP 1.2 millions&rsquo...

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    DHL SUPPLY WATCH USES MACHINE LEARNING TO MITIGATE SUPPLIER RISKS

    May 23, 2017

    DHL Supply Watch closes this gap, and flags potential risks at an early stage, therefore allowing companies working with them to take appropriate precautions in their supply chain. The extension of DHL’s early warning system uses machine learning and natural language processing to detect disru...

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    DHL ADDS SUPPLY CHAIN CYBER SECURITY MONITORING TO RISK MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

    May 22, 2017

    Last week’s WannaCry ransomware attack was the latest chapter in a series of hacks and viruses launched by increasingly sophisticated criminals and hackers. The speed at which the malicious software racked up billions of dollars’ worth of damage underscored the vulnerability of data-inte...

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    MEDICAL HELP FOR COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVERS

    May 22, 2017

    The German association “Docstop für Europäer” has been offering medical care for bus and truck drivers in Germany, Austria and northern Switzerland for ten years. The association has been supported by the freight exchange operator Timocom since 2010.Timocom has now augmented th...

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    ANALYSIS: DHL GLOBAL FORWARDING – OUT OF TUNE, OR OUT OF TIME?

    May 19, 2017

    In one of the imaginary conversations I recently had with my psychotherapist (far cheaper than the real thing), I couldn’t refrain from asking her whether there was any chance that Deutsche Post DHL’s global forwarding unit, or DGF, would be sold, despite repeated denials from management...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN SETS UP OPERATIONAL DASHBOARDS IN ITS WAREHOUSES WITH CISCO IOT

    May 19, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain, an area of the Deutsche Post DHL Group specializing in large logistics, has launched a pilot project of operational data dashboard in 3 European depots.DHL Supply Chain , an area of the Deutsche Post DHL Group specializing in large logistics, has launched a pilot project of operati...

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    GE, PORT OF LOS ANGELES LAUNCH SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY PILOT PROGRAM

    May 18, 2017

    GE Transportation and the Port of Los Angeles have implemented their joint pilot program aiming to digitize maritime data to improve accessibility and safety for shippers and container line companies, DC Velocity reported. The rollout will occur at Danish carrier Maersk Line's APM terminals, and...

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    PORT OF LOS ANGELES AND GE TRANSPORTATION INTRODUCE NEW DIGITAL CARGO HANDLING SOLUTION

    May 17, 2017

    The Port of Los Angeles in the US has collaborated with GE Transportation to launched a new digital solution in order to carry out smooth cargo handling activities.The new solution digitises maritime shipping data and makes it available to cargo owners and supply chain operators through secure, chan...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN, "PRICE SAFEST WAREHOUSE HAS BROUGHT US A LOT '

    May 16, 2017

    As DHL Supply Chain pays much attention to good tools. The configuration section, where the guests were shown around, many people cut cardboard. In the past, this much cutting incidents. Nowadays, DHL uses a knife which snaps back automatically after use. The number of cutting events is thereby decr...

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    DHL OPTIMIZES YOUR LOGISTICS WITH THE INTERNET OF THINGS

    May 16, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain , part of the Deutsche Post DHL Group specializing in large logistics, advances its commitment to digitization by implementing the Internet of Things (IoT) in its warehouses to optimize operational efficiency and lay the groundwork for a work environment every time more secure. In c...

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    GLOBAL SMART TRANSPORTATION MARKET WORTH BY VALUE, CAGR AND FORECAST BY 2022!

    May 15, 2017

    The global smart transportation market size was valued at $63,667 million in 2015, and is projected to reach $237,701 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 18.6% from 2016 to 2022. Smart transport consists of intelligent transportation systems (ITSs) that aim to offer innovative and superior service...

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    DHL AND AUCHAN RENEW SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIP

    May 15, 2017

    DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group has secured a contract renewal for continued management of Auchan’s inbound supply chain operations. Auchan Retail is the second largest supermarket operator in France, present in 16 countries in Western, Ce...

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    DHL AND FRENCH SUPERMARKET GROUP AUCHAN RENEW PARTNERSHIP

    May 15, 2017

    DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has renewed a contract for the continued management of Auchan’s inbound supply chain operations – a partnership that spans nearly ten years.Auchan Retail, the second largest supermarket operator in Fr...

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    DHL, CISCO, CONDUCE TEST IOT FOR WAREHOUSING

    May 15, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain partners with Cisco and start-up Conduce to test IoT technology for warehousing to optimize operational efficiency and lay the foundations for safer work practices. The test are taking place at three pilot sites in Germany, the Netherlands and Poland. The solution enables DHL to mon...

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    BENOÎT DUMONT APPOINTED UNILODE CHIEF EXECUTIVE

    May 15, 2017

    Unilode Aviation Solutions, the outsourced ULD management and repair company formerly known as CHEP Aerospace Solutions, has appointed Benoît Dumont as chief executive.The current president and chief executive, Ludwig Bertsch, will join the board of directors, with both appointments effective ...

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    DC VELOCITY AND SUPPLY CHAIN QUARTERLY RACK UP THE HONORS

    May 12, 2017

    Trade magazine editors tend to work behind the scenes. After all, a good reporter is supposed to be an impartial observer and avoid becoming part of the story. But every now and then, it's nice to step into the limelight and take a bow.Last month, that moment came for four editors from Agile Bus...

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    MAERSK CEO: 'THE CONTAINER MARKET IS CLEARLY IMPROVING'

    May 12, 2017

    The worst of the container shipping downturn has passed, at least according to Maersk Line CFO Jakob Stausholm, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. A.P. Moller-Maersk recorded a 4.4% increase in freight rates during Q1 2016, and a 10% increase in revenue and volumes since May 2016. However...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERS FROM DHL AND HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE KEYNOTE AT THE HI-TECH SUPPLY CHAIN SUMMIT

    May 11, 2017

    Key discussion topics include the Internet of Things, improving demand planning and supply chain visibility, and how VR/AR is being utilised in real life to optimise warehouse operations. Over 150 attendees are expected to join senior leaders including VP’s from Nokia, Liberty Global, Microsof...

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    NUMBER OF CONSUMERS RELYING ON PASSENGER INFORMATION SYSTEMS SOARS

    May 11, 2017

    Unlike before, passengers no longer need to stand in long queues for making enquiries about the arrival and departure of buses and trains. This is made possible by passenger information systems, which helps in giving all the information necessary, at real time. This is boosting the global passenger ...

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    THE WAREHOUSE OF THE FUTURE: CISCO INSTALLS IOT AT 3 MAJOR EUROPEAN HUBS

    May 11, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain is testing the technology at three pilot sites in Germany, the Netherlands and Poland. The solution enables DHL to monitor operational activities in real-time through a responsive graphical visualization of operational data aggregated from sensors on scanners and material handling e...

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    EXPRESS THE STAR PERFORMER IN Q1 FOR DP-DHL, BUT FORWARDING AND SUPPLY CHAIN PROFITS DIP

    May 11, 2017

    Deutsche Post-DHL today announced  it had increased group revenue by around €1bn in the first quarter of the year.But its freight forwarding and supply chain divisions saw pre-tax profits decrease by over 20%.DP-DHL group Q1 revenue rose by 7.3%, year-on-year, to €14.9bn, from €1...

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    DHL LAUNCHES IOT COCKPITS AT THREE SMART WAREHOUSES

    May 10, 2017

    According to DHL, the pilot system allows the company to monitor operational activities in real-time through a “responsive graphical visualization of operational data aggregated from sensors on scanners and material handling equipment, and DHL’s warehouse management system”.

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    DHL TECH MAKES FOR A SPEEDIER, SAFER WAREHOUSE

    May 10, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain is testing new technology that monitors warehouse activity in real-time at three pilot sites in Germany, the Netherlands and Poland. Data is aggregated from sensors on scanners and material handling equipment, and DHL’s warehouse management system which is then visualised on &...

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    DHL INVESTS IN SAWYER ROBOTS FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL TRIAL

    May 10, 2017

    The logistics and co-packing giant is introducing the new technology in response to changing requirements from its customer base, which needs to quickly meet peaks in demand. The new flexible approach ensures production lines are adjusting to change, while also providing additional capacity by filli...

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    XPO STRENGTHENS SALES MANAGEMENT TEAM IN EUROPE

    May 10, 2017

    Brad Jacobs-led XPO Logistics has strengthened its supply chain sales organisation in Europe with three management appointments.Mark Wilkinson (pictured above) joins with more than two decades’ supply chain experience across multiple disciplines. He will be responsible for XPO’s sales pe...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN TESTING ROBOTICS SOLUTION

    May 09, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain will be starting a pilot program using warehouse robots from Locus Robotics in late July, at Memphis facility servicing a medical device customer, with plans to expand into ecommerce fulfillment shortly thereafter should the test prove a success.Adrian Kumar, vice president of solut...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN STRIKE ACTION CALLED OFF AFTER IMPROVED PAY DEAL IS ACCEPTED

    May 09, 2017

    A strike set to affect DHL’s operations in South Yorkshire has been halted after staff accepted an improved pay deal. Workers at three DHL Supply Chain sites in South Yorkshire this week accepted an improved.

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    PROTECTION FROM CYBER ATTACKS A PRIORITY: DHL ASIA PACIFIC CIO

    May 09, 2017

    DHL Asia Pacific Chief Information Officer Steve Walker, speaking at a CEOs Forum organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, underscored the importance of making ‘security’ a priority in companies if they were to prevent such attacks.Quoting a study by Russian mult...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN TOOLKIT: HOW MANAGERS PREPARE FOR THE NEXT CRISIS

    May 09, 2017

    When an earthquake strikes, it’s not just the ground that shakes: Natural disasters frequently disrupt supply chains, piling opportunity cost atop property damage for millions of dollars in damage.A tremor hit Japan’s Kumamoto Prefecture last year. Hundreds of buildings fell, thousands o...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN NAMED A LEADER IN MAGIC QUADRANT FOR THIRD-PARTY LOGISTICS PROVIDERS, NORTH AMERICA

    May 08, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain, the Americas' leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, announced today it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc., a research and advisory firm, as a Leader in its May 2017 Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, North America report.This Magic Quadrant ...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN NAMED A LEADER IN MAGIC QUADRANT FOR THIRD-PARTY LOGISTICS PROVIDERS, NORTH AMERICA

    May 08, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain, the Americas' leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, announced today it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc., a research and advisory firm, as a Leader in its May 2017 Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, North America report.This Magic Quadrant ...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN BUYS SAWYER ROBOTS

    May 05, 2017

    In a statement issued today (5 May), DHL said: “The robots automatically stop if they touch something unexpected, which means that humans can physically be much closer to the robots without risk of harm. DHL will be upskilling its existing co-packing teams to support its growth and apply this ...

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    DHL INVESTS IN 4 COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS TO PROVIDE FLEXIBLE SOLUTION FOR ITS UKI CO-PACKING CUSTOMERS

    May 05, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain today announced the purchase of four Sawyer robots, the first step of its UKI robotics deployment programme. The robots will be flexibly used across its 19 co-packing and Production Logistics centres nationwide. Sawyer robots are some of the most advanced collaborative robots curren...

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    OFFICE SPACE: ODW LOGISTICS MOVES TO BUILDING WITH TRANSPORTATION HISTORY

    May 05, 2017

    The industrial commodities rebound is starting to lose its luster. Metals prices in China are in steep decline, the WSJ's Yifan Xie and David Hodari report, amid growing worries that demand for commodities like steel and iron in the world's No. 2 economy is weakening. The softer metals deman...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN TRASLADA SU EXPERIENCIA EN BIG DATA

    May 04, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain Iberia , a subsidiary of global logistics specialist DHL, announces its participation in the SELIS Project (Shared European Logistics Intelligent Information Space), a subsidized initiative with about 18 million euros by the European Union under the umbrella of its program Horizon 2...

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    DHL IS BRINGING INTERNET OF THINGS TO LOGISTICS

    May 04, 2017

    DHL is bringing the IoT to the warehouse with the announcement of three new IoT cockpits at smart warehouses in Germany, Poland and the Netherlands. The new technology is the result of a collaboration with Cisco and Conduce. DHL Supply Chain stated its goal is to optimize operational efficiencies an...

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    DHL RELOCATION PLANS PUT 150 WORKERS AT RISK

    May 04, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain sites in Harworth, Nottinghamshire and nearby Tickhill in Doncaster are set to close, putting 150 jobs at risk and prompting a wave of strikes.Union Unite, which has 120 workers at DHL Supply Chain’s Tickhill in Doncaster and nearby Harworth sites, has announced a programme of...

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    DHL AND UPS FACING MORE ACTION BY WORKERS UNHAPPY OVER JOB AND HEALTHCARE CUTS

    May 04, 2017

    Integrators are facing increased labour action with both DHL and UPS under threat from unions over job losses and cuts to healthcare in the UK and US.Members of UK union Unite voted 78% in favour of a strike, following DHL Supply Chain’s decision to close its Harworth site in South Yorkshire a...

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    AMAZON GAMBLED ON EXPANSION AND WON LOWER SHIPPING COSTS

    May 04, 2017

    A study by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) revealed that, in the past decade, Amazon has reduced its shipping costs by roughly 50% while at the same time growing its profit margins between 5% and 14%, Buzzfeed reported.The study notes that within the same span, a 40% reduction in pri...

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    MOST CAREERS WITHIN THE DYNAMIC SECTORS OF TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS EARN A SALARY OF $40,000 OR MORE — SOME WITHOUT A COLLEGE DEGREE.

    May 03, 2017

    While some careers in this sector may be a bit harder to attain, such as an airfield operations specialist or ship engineer, many others are in demand and just a few classes or certifications away. The following are just a small fraction of these jobs:Ohio has one of the highest truck-driver employm...

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    THE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY NEVER STOPS MOVING

    May 02, 2017

    While most don’t often ponder the ins and outs of transportation, it is a key facet of our everyday lives. Transportation enables us to move goods, trade goods and travel from place to place — three essential features of civilization. Without it, economies around the world would crumble....

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    FMC REJECTS JAPANESE LINES' MERGER OVER JURISDICTION CONCERNS

    May 02, 2017

    The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) on Wednesday rejected the "Tripartite Agreement" by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) to jointly conduct business on the grounds the regulator did not have the authority to approve the proposal. The...

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    OFFICE SPACE: ODW LOGISTICS MOVES TO BUILDING WITH TRANSPORTATION HISTORY

    May 01, 2017

    ODW Logistics packed up its old Alum Creek HQ and transported its operation to the Arena District six months ago. Its new home is a carefully thought-out floor in the Buggyworks building, site of the old Columbus Buggy Company. It is filled with meaningful decor and ‘vintage-industrial’ ...

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    LOGISTICALLY MINDED: NAFTA TRADE ROSE DESPITE FIERY RHETORIC, BUT IS THE ECONOMY WEAKENING?

    Apr 28, 2017

    Talks of NAFTA's future may have dominated headlines this week, but the Department of Transportation reminded us there's no time like the present when it released its monthly U.S.-NAFTA Freight Value statistics this week, showing $86.5 billion worth of goods were traded between the U.S. and ...

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    AT A BAIT SHOP IN ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA, FAITH IN GOVERNMENT IS WANING

    Apr 28, 2017

    Marketplace has been working on a new series since inauguration day called "The Big Promise." Based out of Erie, Pennsylvania, it's a look at how President Trump's policies and the promises he made are playing in a town where the economy is changing.We were in Erie yesterday and to...

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    IOT LOGISTICS TECHNOLOGY GAINING SPEED IN FREIGHT INDUSTRY

    Apr 28, 2017

    Initially slow to take off, the internet of things is enabling sophisticated sensors that give logistics providers more visibility into inventory and freight vehicles. Mention the internet of things, and most people immediately think of consumer electronics, wearables, smart homes and connected cars...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN TO PROVIDE SITEONE WITH CENTRALIZED DISTRIBUTION OF MORE THAN 2,300 PRODUCTS

    Apr 27, 2017

    WESTERVILLE, OHIO - DHL Supply Chain, the Americas’ leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, along with its partner SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc., the largest and only national wholesale distributor of landscape supplies in the United States, today announce that they ...

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    A NEW IT DIRECTOR AT DHL SUPPLY CHAIN FRANCE

    Apr 26, 2017

    At the age of 38, he graduated from a graduate school in transportation and logistics, joined DHL in 2011. Aupravant successively held the positions of project manager and project manager for the Mory group and then worked for Wincor Nixdorf, a retail IT solutions provider. He reports to Douglas Tay...

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    STEADY START FOR EDDIE STOBART AS IT MAKES STOCK MARKET RETURN

    Apr 26, 2017

    It was a steady start to listed life for Eddie Stobart as the owner of some of the most recognisable lorries on Britain’s roads made its stock market return on Tuesday.With the biggest float on London’s Aim this year, the company started trading on the junior market after a fully-subscri...

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    REVISED TOWNHOME PROPOSAL MOVES PAST BARRINGTON COMMISSION DESPITE CONCERNS FROM RESIDENTS

    Apr 25, 2017

    A developer who downsized a proposal that would add townhomes near Roslyn Road in Barrington recently won approval from a village commission, but area homeowners initially upset at the plan said the developer's changes do little to address their concerns.On April 18, the Barrington Plan Commissi...

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    DHL TEST ROBOTS AS PICKING AID

    Apr 24, 2017

    DHL ( No. 1 Top 100 logistics service providers ), the robots called Locus Bots, testing two months. The cobots, because they work with pickers, is an autonomous robotic solution. The technique is tested on a plant in Tennessee in the life science sector. "We believe that it is crucial to imple...

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    DHL ACQUIRES CONTROL OF POLAR TRANSPORTES

    Apr 24, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, is to acquire control of the Brazilian road carrier Polar Transportes, retaining the company’s management team. The transport service provider for the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry with 400 full-time em...

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    DESPITE AN INCREASE IN OVERALL REVENUES, QUARTERLY PROFITS AT GE TRANSPORTATION SLIPPED 5 PERCENT TO $156 MILLION.

    Apr 22, 2017

    GE Transportation, Erie County’s largest industrial employer, remains profitable, but less profitable than it was a year ago.Quarterly earnings of $156 million were announced Friday morning as part of the larger earnings report for the Boston-based General Electric Co.Profits for GE Transporta...

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    RESEARCH FOCUSED ON THE GLOBAL FOOD LOGISTICS MARKET FORECAST TO 2022

    Apr 21, 2017

    Big Market Research has added a report, titled, “Global Food Logistics  Market Size, Status and Forecast 2022.” The report offers an extensive analysis of market size & analysis of regions, competition analysis of players, and market dynamics for the historic period, 2012–...

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    MORE TRADE LANES SUFFER THE SIDE EFFECTS OF NEW ALLIANCES

    Apr 21, 2017

    A 40% increase in delays for container ships at the Yangshan port near Shanghai have been building since early April, when new alliances began,  JOC.com reported Thursday. Heavy fog, common to the region, is also contributing to the overflow. In further reporting, JOC.com cites a freight forwar...

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    DHL TO OFFER IN-PLANT LOGISTICS SERVICES FOR JAGUAR LAND ROVER’S BRAZILIAN FACILITY

    Apr 20, 2017

    Under the deal, DHL Supply Chain will manage all aspects of the supply chain ranging from warehousing to sequenced track-side delivery.At the facility, DHL will manage goods received, stores, inventory, sequencing, assembling kits and assembly line feed.In addition, the contract covers the delivery ...

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    DHL TO PROVIDE IN-PLANT LOGISTICS FOR JAGUAR LAND ROVER’S NEW FACTORY

    Apr 20, 2017

    DHL has been appointed to manage in-plant logistics for Jaguar Land Rover’s new manufacturing plant in Itatiaia, Brazil. Under the new contract DHL Supply Chain will oversee all aspects of the supply chain, from warehousing through to sequenced track-side delivery. The scope of work also inclu...

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    COOPERATION DHL AND JAGUAR LAND ROVER

    Apr 20, 2017

    The large logistics group DHL recently announced that it would be responsible for in-plant logistics for the new Jaguar Land Rover plant in Itatiaia, Brazil. The cooperation encompasses all aspects of supply chain logistics, from storage to sequenced assembly line delivery. DHL also takes care of th...

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    CACHE LOGISTICS TRUST REPORTS SHARPLY LOWER Q1 PAYOUT

    Apr 20, 2017

    Cache Logistics Trust has posted a sharply reduced distribution per unit of 1.8 Singapore cents for the first quarter, down 11.7 per cent from the same period last year.The trust reported a 2.9 per cent drop in revenue to S$27.1 million and a deeper 5.8 per cent fall in net property income to S$20.8...

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    DHL TO ACQUIRE BRAZILIAN ROAD CARRIER POLAR TRANSPORTES

    Apr 19, 2017

    With around 400 full-time employees, Polar Transportes offers temperature-controlled transportation services for the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry.Established in 1996, Polar Transportes has been working as a service provider for DHL for around 15 years. With national coverage, the company op...

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    DHL ACQUIRES CONTROL OF THE BRAZILIAN ROAD CARRIER POLAR TRANSPORTES

    Apr 19, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain is to acquire control of the Brazilian road carrier Polar Transportes, to strengthen the Group's end-to-end offering for the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry in Brazil.Polar Transportes, founded in 1996, has been working as a service provider for DHL for over 15 years and r...

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    DHL APPOINTS TWO DIRECTORS IN NETHERLANDS

    Apr 19, 2017

    John Scherders has been appointed March 15 as CEO DHL Supply Chain Benelux. Scherders began in 2005 with DHL and gave to the recent appointment to lead the business unit Technology, Engineering & Manufacturing DHL Supply Chain. Scherders has Dutch nationality and follows Briton Mark Seager on wh...

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    TRANSPORT TOPICS: FEDEX CLAIMS TOP SPOT AMONG LOGISTICS OPERATORS

    Apr 18, 2017

    FedEx Corp. has claimed the top spot in the latest edition of the Transport Topics Top 50 Largest Global Freight Carriers list.The list, produced on a yearly basis by the American Trucking Associations’ industry news outlet in conjunction with SJ Consulting Group, ranks both asset-based and no...

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    REPORT EXPLORES THE GLOBAL FOOD LOGISTICS MARKET ANALYSIS FOR 2017

    Apr 17, 2017

    This report also states import/export, supply and consumption figures as well as cost, price, revenue and gross margin by regions (USA , EU, China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia), and other regions can be added.The Global Food Logistics Market 2017 Market Research Report is a professional and in-d...

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    GE TRANSPORTATION BUYS 50% STAKE IN KAZAKHSTAN’S LOCOMOTIVE MANUFACTURER

    Apr 14, 2017

    ASTANA (TCA) — GE Transportation on April 12 said it has completed the purchase of a 50 percent interest in locomotive manufacturer Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty (LKZ) from Kazakhstan’s national railway company, KTZ.

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    RAIL SUPPLIER NEWS FROM GE, ENSCO, A & K RAILROAD MATERIALS, METROM RAIL AND REMSA (APRIL 13)

    Apr 13, 2017

    GE Transportation has acquired a 50 percent stake in locomotive manufacturer Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty from KTZ, Kazakhstan's national railway company. KTZ has been working with GE for more than a decade and has produced more than 300 Evolution Series locomotives, KTZ President Kanat Alpysbayev...

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    STOCK BUSY IN FINANCIAL MATTERS: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY

    Apr 13, 2017

    Stocks of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) closed at $29.77 in last session with the total traded volume of 27.03 Million. GE Transportation revealed that it has completed the purchase of a 50 percent interest in locomotive manufacturer Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty (LKZ) from Kazakhstan’s nati...

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    HILTON WORLDWIDE (HLT) NAMES CHARLENE BEGLEY TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Apr 13, 2017

    "We are thrilled that Charlene has agreed to join the Hilton board,” said Jonathan D. Gray, chairman of Hilton's board of directors. “Charlene brings deep experience in leadership roles at an iconic, global, multifaceted business – experience that is perfectly matched to a...

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    DHL EXPANDS ECOMMERCE FULFILLMENT SOLUTION IN US

    Apr 13, 2017

    DHL eCommerce, a division of Deutsche Post DHL Group, announced the expansion of its ecommerce order fulfillment service available for merchants in North America with the expansion of its fulfillment centers in Columbus and Riverside.As a result of growing demand, both existing US facilities have re...

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    INDUSTRIAL GOODS STOCKS REVAMPING MOVE: LOCKHEED MARTIN (NYSE:LMT), GENERAL ELECTRIC (NYSE:GE)

    Apr 13, 2017

    Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) slashed -0.65% to settle at $268.51 with the total traded volume of 955278 shares. The U.S. Air Force endorsed extending the service life of the Lockheed Martin (LMT) F-16’s designed service life to 12,000 Equivalent Flight Hours, far beyond the aircraft&...

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    LOGISTICALLY MINDED: MARCH SAW TIGHT TIMELINES, HIGH PRODUCTION EFFICIENCY IN STRONG ECONOMY

    Apr 13, 2017

    Theories for the slowdown presented last week include a forecasting error due to a mid-week winter storm in March and the sales effects of higher prices and order backlogs. Beyond overall production numbers, the report shows order backlogs, new orders and prices continue to grow while supplier deliv...

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    A BALANCE OF PRACTICAL AND TECHNICAL INNOVATIONS

    Apr 12, 2017

    Last week’s ProMat trade show in Chicago exhibited many more interesting warehouse technologies than I could possibly view in one day. Thankfully, I was able to touch upon most, but not all, of my “must see technologies.” My high-level take away is that the show exhibited everythin...

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    TNW PARTNERS WITH INDIANA PORT AUTHORITY TO EXPAND RAIL SERVICE

    Apr 12, 2017

    TNW Logistics Services LLC is partnering with the Perry County Port Authority to expand economic development near the Tell City River Port on the Ohio River in southern Indiana, the company announced last week.The partnership will start by developing and enhancing rail activity, industrial park faci...

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    GE IS INTENT ON DIGITIZING THE POWER GRID: HERE'S WHAT THAT MEANS

    Apr 12, 2017

    The Energy Thought Summit (ETS17) brought together executives and leading thinkers from various areas of the energy sector for a high level conversation centered on the topic of design. Today, one cannot discuss designing the future power network without addressing the vast revolution that will be b...

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    GE TRANSPORTATION ACQUIRES 50% STAKE IN LOKOMOTIV KURASTYRU ZAUYTY JOINT VENTURE AND INVESTS IN KAZAKHSTAN NATIONAL RAILWAY’S GROWTH

    Apr 12, 2017

    “We have been working with GE Transportation for more than ten years and, during this time, produced over 300 Evolution Series locomotives,” said Kanat Alpysbayev, President of KTZ. “These locomotives, which are built locally, are used on Kazakhstan’s railways and operated th...

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    GE TRANSPORTATION ACQUIRES 50% STAKE IN KAZAKH LOCO MANUFACTURER

    Apr 12, 2017

    GE Transportation announced on April 12 that it had completed the purchase of a 50% stake in locomotive manufacturer Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty from national railway KTZ.Formed in 2009 as a 50:50 joint venture between KTZ and Russian rolling stock manufacturing group Transmashholding,  LKZ prod...

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    HUAWEI TO COMPETE WITH ALIBABA FOR CLOUD MARKET

    Apr 12, 2017

    Starting this year, Huawei will expand into public cloud services, the Chinese-technology giant announced. And while not explicitly stated, the move pits it against Alibaba, which, in turn, is rushing to catch up with Amazon.com, the global market leader.“We will invest heavily in building an ...

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    A FOCUS ON SUSTAINABILITY AND EXPANSION FOR THE DELIVERY INDUSTRY

    Apr 12, 2017

    Sustainability is a key target for those in the logistics and supply chain sector and this week’s round-up of news shows just how important it is.Deutsche Post DHL Group has been a key innovator with its electric StreetScooter vans. The company announced this week that it is now rolling them o...

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    DHL TO EXPAND PORT OF HOUSTON INDUSTRIAL CAMPUS

    Apr 11, 2017

    DCT Industrial Trust announced it has acquired 13.2 acres in the Port submarket of Houston. The industrial real estate company will develop a 222,000-square-foot build-to-suit facility for DHL Supply Chain USA, a top logistics company.The lot is adjacent to two existing DCT Industrial buildings on S...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN LAUNCHES NEW INTEGRATED CALL CENTER MODEL FOR PORTUGUESE CUSTOMERS

    Apr 11, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain launched in Portugal the new service, Customer Support Service. This solution is managed through DHL's online platform that enables the integration of global voice, email, messaging and order management systems.DHL Supply Chain, with this offer, takes another step in the proposa...

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    GE INTERESTED IN INVESTING IN UKRAINE, INCLUDING MODERNIZATION OF RAILWAY ROLLING STOCK

    Apr 11, 2017

    U.S. General Electric Transportation is interested in investing in Ukraine, including the modernization of rolling stock of Ukrainian railways.The press service of Ukraine's Economic Development and Trade Ministry has reported that long-term investment projects to improve Ukrainian infrastructur...

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    3PL MARKET WITNESSES SLIGHT RECOVERY IN Q4 2016

    Apr 11, 2017

    The third-party logistics (3PL) market – encompassing non-asset-based transportation, warehousing, and integrated supply chain services – experienced a year-over-year growth of 2.8 percent in revenues in the fourth quarter of 2016.  This growth was primarily driven by acquisitions.&...

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    SETH BODNAR: FROM BATTLEFIELD TO BOARDROOM: LESSONS IN LEADERSHIP

    Apr 09, 2017

    Ten years ago, I was a Special Forces officer on a small island in the Philippines, serving as a combat adviser to Filipino Marines fighting a counterinsurgency. I had graduated from West Point in the 1990s, trained for a world where conventional armies prepared for conventional battles.But when you...

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    DHL TO EXPAND PORT OF HOUSTON FACILITY’

    Apr 07, 2017

    The Denver-based company has acquired 13.2 acres adjacent to DHL's two buildings at 9701 and 9708 Texas 225 near Independence Parkway. It will break ground on a 222,000-square-foot building for DHL, bringing the campus to 535,000 square feet. The new building will have room to stack goods up to ...

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    'IF YOU CAN BUILD A GOOD FOUNDATION, PARTICULARLY IN THE TECH FIELD, IT WILL TAKE YOU FAR'

    Apr 07, 2017

    Information technology veteran Christine Louw, who is currently the GE Transportation Sub-Saharan Africa IT Programme Manager, oversees the IT for GE Transportation in Nigeria, Kenya, Angola, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa, where she is based. The IT scope for these countries is significant in...

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    ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN TRUCKING: OFFERING BENEFITS THEN AND NOW

    Apr 06, 2017

    Electric power in trucks and trucking: it’s such a neo-modern, 2000s and 2010s kind of concept. Isn’t it? Or maybe, actually, it’s something much older, stretching back to the turn of the 20th century and the very earliest days of commercial and passenger automobiles. What might su...

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    AS GENERAL ELECTRIC UPGRADES FACTORIES CLOSING THE 'SKILLS GAP' IS A TOP CONCERN

    Apr 06, 2017

    In Grove City, Pennsylvania, factory workers at the General Electric remanufacturing plant scan barcodes on locomotive engines, pulling up detailed histories of the machines to diagnose for repairs. A few years ago, each would have been torn down, piece by piece, assessed using instruction manuals, ...

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    The Denver company will develop a 222,000-square-foot facility for Ohio-based DHL Supply Chain USA near the Port of Houston. Filled with “must read” stories, industry news and reporter insights, exclusive interviews with local business leaders, and expanded Top 25 Lists.

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN TESTS ROBOTS IN WAREHOUSE OPERATION

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN TO USE COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS

    Apr 05, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain, the Americas’ contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, will begin a pilot test using a collaborative, autonomous robotics solution within the life sciences sector at a facility in Tennessee in the next two months.The robots, called LocusBots from Locus Robotics...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN TO TEST COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS

    Apr 05, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics arm of Deutsche Post DHL Group, said today it will begin testing the use of so-called collaborative robots, designed to work with human warehouse and DC workers, for an unidentified customer in the life sciences sector.The 10 robots, called "LocusBots&qu...

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    LOGISTICS: PRODUCTION ‘NIRVANA’ IN NEW ALBANY

    Apr 04, 2017

    In New Albany’s growing industrial park for personal care and beauty products, there is the need for speed. Using a tightly managed logistics platform and constant communications up and down the supply chain, it’s reacting quickly to changing markets and consumer preferences.The logistic...

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    WHY THE GLOBAL COLD CHAIN IS BOOMING: A RISING MIDDLE CLASS

    Apr 04, 2017

    The economic expansion of the middle-class in China and India has increased demand for cold chain products like fresh produce, Fresh Plaza reported last week.Increase disposable income in emerging markets has allowed consumers to spend more on higher quality, organic or fresh products. As a result, ...

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    RAILWAYS ADDS FIRST BATCH OF MODERN FREIGHT LOCOMOTIVES TO ITS FLEET

    Apr 03, 2017

    The freight service of Pakistan Railways (PR) has received a boost with the addition of the first batch of ‘heavyweight’ locomotives to its fleet.Equipped with the latest technology, these fully computerised locomotives of 4,000 horsepower (HP) each can haul up to 3,400 tonnes of load, u...

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    GLOBAL ROLLING STOCK MARKET – CRRC , BOMBARDIER , ALSTOM , SIEMENS , GE TRANSPORTATION

    Apr 03, 2017

    led “Global Rolling Stock Market” gives important perceptions into global Rolling Stock industry along with new flanged industry details, chapter wise analysis of each section and looming Rolling Stock industry trends, which will guide the readers to target Rolling Stock market product S...

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    RACE FOR COUNTY EXECUTIVE DAHLKEMPER SAYS COLLABORATION IS HER STRENGTH

    Apr 03, 2017

    The Erie County executive, who is running for a second four-year term, says it is her greatest strength and a necessary skill for the county’s top elected officeholdeShe was instrumental, she said, in helping to broker a multimillion-dollar deal to move forward with the developmen...

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    GE CONSIDERING CUTTING UP TO 190 MORE JOBS FROM LAWRENCE PARK PLANT

    Apr 02, 2017

    General Electric has released a statement saying the company intends to transfer both non-production work to Erie companies and others and production work to other locations within the GE Transportation system.In all up to 190 jobs will be impacted. We are waiting for confirmation that these jobs wi...

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    TOP BENZINGA STOCKS OF THE WEEK: GE, FACEBOOK, APPLE AND MORE

    Apr 02, 2017

    "General Electric's Fundamentals Glass Viewed As Less Than Half Full" by Shanthi Rexaline suggests there is room for skepticism of General Electric Company despite high near-term prospects that it will achieve its 2017 earnings per share objectives. Does it remain a top large-cap diver...

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    DHL AND GATWICK OPEN NEW WASTE MANAGEMENT PLANT

    Mar 30, 2017

    Gatwick Airport and DHL Supply Chain formally open a new waste management plant, becoming the first airport in the world to turn airport waste, such as food and packaging, into energy onsite.DHL’s new £3.8million waste plant not only disposes of Category 1 waste safely onsite, but conver...

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    ACTIVE VOLUME STOCK: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (GE)

    Mar 29, 2017

    Bernstein Upgrades General Electric Company (GE)’s stock to Outperform with the price target of $40. This rating was issued on 12/16/16. The stock recently closed its previous session at $29.62 by showing a percentage change of 0.61% from its previous day closing price of $29.44.Price Target i...

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    DHL, GATWICK AIRPORT OPEN FIRST WASTE-TO-ENERGY PLANT FOR AIRLINE WASTE

    Mar 29, 2017

    London’s Gatwick Airport and DHL Supply Chain have opened a waste-to-energy plant, which they say makes Gatwick the first airport in the world to turn airport waste, such as food and packaging, into energy onsite.The £3.8 million ($4.73 million) waste plant disposes of category 1 waste o...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN UK & I WINS INSPIRATIONAL LEARNING AWARD

    Mar 29, 2017

    DHL Supply Chain UK & I has been recognised by leading training provider Qube Learning as its Macro Employer of the Year 2016. The company’s commitment to supporting Apprentices was celebrated at a ceremony held at the iconic Waldorf Hotel in Central London this month. The inspiring event ...

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    SUPPLY CHAIN, LOGISTICS AND INVENTORY GO 3D WITH ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

    Mar 29, 2017

    Additive manufacturing  popularly known as 3D printing has been touted as the next big thing in manufacturing, but its impact will soon be seen in supply chain management. Additive manufacturing the creation of product parts or components from a digital 3D model has gotten a lot of attention la...

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    SURVEY: RETAIL EXECS KNOW SUPPLY CHAIN TECH PROVIDES COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

    Mar 28, 2017

    Top procurement retail executives assert that the application of supply chain technology offers a significant advantage over competitors, according to C2FO's inaugural retail pulse survey, as provided to Supply Chain Dive. Of those professionals surveyed, 97% said that supply chain tech could at...

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    GATWICK AND DHL OPEN WASTE MANAGEMENT PLANT

    Mar 28, 2017

    Gatwick Airport and DHL Supply Chain have formally opened a new waste management plant, becoming the first airport in the world to turn Category 1 airport waste, such as food and packaging, into energy onsite.The new £3.8 million waste plant not only disposes of Category 1 waste safely onsite,...

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    GE NEEDS A NEW STRATEGY AND A NEW CEO

    Mar 28, 2017

    General Electric stock had a small pop recently when investors thought CEO Jeffrey Immelt might be pushed out. Obviously more investors hope the CEO leaves than stays. And it appears clear that activist investor Nelson Peltz of Trian Partners thinks it is time for a change in CEO atop the longest ru...