INCENTIVIZING VEHICLE MASS REDUCTION TECHNOLOGIES VIA SIZE-BASED PASSENGER CAR FUEL CONSUMPTION STANDARDS IN CHINA

As China is intending to roll out more stringent fuel efficiency standards for new passenger cars at an accelerated pace, regulators are looking at feasible near- to mid-term (2015–2020) vehicle fuel-saving technologies and their associated costs. Powe rtrain efficiency technologies—such as turbocharged gasoline direct injection, variable valve timing and lift, high-gear-count transmissions systems and/or continuous variable transmissions systems—that are increasingly adopted in the advanced vehicle markets will significantly, and at relatively low cost.

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KGL

Kuwait & Gulf Link Transport Company (KGL) is a highly focused group of companies, with regional interests in Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM). The company commands a network of specialized Business Units that promote efficient and effective B2B and B2G logistics related services to its customers in the Middle East. KGL Supply Chain Management (SCM) services are complemented with a range of Car and Equipment Rental and Leasing, Passenger Transport Services, Information Technology, Project Management, Technical Services, Real Estate and other Adjacent Businesses. We operate through a portfolio of highly integrated subsidiaries and affiliates to offer comprehensive services to our customers in the Middle East, Africa and beyond. KGL expansion is based on a carefully planned corporate strategy that relies on its core competencies and sustainable growth plans.

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Logistics Outsourcing: A Ropewalk for Balancing Logistics Performance and Control

whitePaper | April 6, 2015

This paper analyzes the relationships between a firm and its logistics provider to suggest a framework for efficient management of alliance between the two parties. Firstly, a framework is suggested to evaluate which areas of logistics a firm must outsource depending upon the importance of that function in a firm’s business model and industry’s competitiveness of that function. Then we analyze what functions companies outsource ranging from transportation to strategic decision making. Further, problems that arise during outsourcing are analyzed. Then a framework is discussed which establishes step by step how a company must approach outsourcing decision by having a strategic vision, choosing outsourcing function and mode of relationship carefully, the need of key performance indicators, implementation strategy and exit plan to efficiently manage balance between performance and control.

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Roadmap to a single European transport area — Towards a competitive and RESOURCE-EFFICIENT transport system

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Transport is fundamental to our economy and society. Mobility is vital for the internal market and for the quality of life of citizens as they enjoy their freedom to travel. Transport enables economic growth and job creation: it must be sustainable in the light of the new challenges we face. Transport is global, so effective action requires strong international cooperation

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SHIPCHAIN.INTELLIGENT. DECENTRALIZED. SECURE

whitePaper | October 26, 2017

Consider the magnitude of the logistics industry. Looking back through history, the wheel is essentially the cornerstone of modern civilization. It brought us transportation, and transportation afforded us the systematic transfer of goods. From farm to market, and from market to table, the movement of products in bulk has been the single most important adaptation of the last 10,000 years.

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demand_drive_logistics.pdf

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Today’s manufacturing industry necessitates 21st-century solutions; our marketplace requires manufacturers to produce at a pace to meet global demand. As need for a product grows, the manufacturer must do so too in an economical and profitable way. ODW Logistics, Inc. provides a Demand-Driven Logistics™ solution to help you meet these time-sensitive challenges using our Andon Visual Technology (AVT). ODW becomes a beacon for manufacturers by providing core logistics services from the time freight leaves a supplier to the time it becomes a finished good. In this process, you want visibility, accuracy and scalability, while using LEAN-principles to get the job done in a collaborative partnership.

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Customer Technical Education Center Student and Visitor Handbook

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The Customer Technical Education Center (CTEC) is located in Springdale, Ohio, five miles ( 8.1 Km) west of GE’s Evendale location. A state-of-the-art training facility, CTEC, provides quality engine maintenance training services and facilities for GE and CFMI customers. CTEC has a staff of instructors and administrative support personnel, who design, develop and deliver training to meet customer needs. Instructors train students representing customers from around the world.

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Cyber Security in the Transport and Logistics Industry

whitePaper | January 9, 2019

The UK’s transport and logistics sector is a complex network of public and private sector organisations. It features bodies as diverse as government departments and local authorities, multi-national haulage and logistics firms, train and rail operators, infrastructure providers, mass public transport operators and more.

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KGL

Kuwait & Gulf Link Transport Company (KGL) is a highly focused group of companies, with regional interests in Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM). The company commands a network of specialized Business Units that promote efficient and effective B2B and B2G logistics related services to its customers in the Middle East. KGL Supply Chain Management (SCM) services are complemented with a range of Car and Equipment Rental and Leasing, Passenger Transport Services, Information Technology, Project Management, Technical Services, Real Estate and other Adjacent Businesses. We operate through a portfolio of highly integrated subsidiaries and affiliates to offer comprehensive services to our customers in the Middle East, Africa and beyond. KGL expansion is based on a carefully planned corporate strategy that relies on its core competencies and sustainable growth plans.

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