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MetaPack invests in UK cross-border e-commerce shipper

MetaPack invests in UK cross-border e-commerce shipper | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
wnDirect - the UK-based cross-border e-commerce shipping specialist - has attracted another key investor, shipping management software provider MetaPack.

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Big growth projected for logistics sector - Fleet Owner

Big growth projected for logistics sector - Fleet Owner | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
Fleet Owner Big growth projected for logistics sector Fleet Owner A recent review of global logistics activity in 2013 indicates to analysts at Tompkins International that this sector is poised for “aggressive” growth in the U.S., due in part to...
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Auto 2014 Toyota GT 86 Cup Edition | Car Images

Auto 2014 Toyota GT 86 Cup Edition | Car Images | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
Auto 2014 Toyota GT 86 Cup Edition (RT @Salsabilla_ku: Futuristic Car | Auto 2014 Toyota GT 86 Cup Edition - http://t.co/VtKSSD7iL3)
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Your Next Supply Chain | MIT Sloan Management Review

Your Next Supply Chain | MIT Sloan Management Review | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
How have strategies for supply chain design changed? Two leading thinkers offer insights. (Globalization is driving #supplychain designs of the future. More insights from @davidsimchilevi and Charles H.
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Logistics excellence: NBM Distribution Ltd - The Guardian

Logistics excellence: NBM Distribution Ltd - The Guardian | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
The Guardian Logistics excellence: NBM Distribution Ltd The Guardian We decided to move from an outsourced third-party logistics and storage facility containing over £1m of stock based in Leighton Buzzard and a headquarters and administration...
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Nissan Celebrates 10 Million Vehicles; 2014 Rogue Production Begins - automotive.com (blog)

Nissan Celebrates 10 Million Vehicles; 2014 Rogue Production Begins - automotive.com (blog) | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
automotive.com (blog) Nissan Celebrates 10 Million Vehicles; 2014 Rogue Production Begins automotive.com (blog) Nissan's Smyrna, Tennessee, plant opened its doors in 1983 with production of the Nissan Hardbody pickup truck–it was simply known as...
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Lake Shore Drive reopens after flipped truck blocks traffic - Chicago Tribune

Lake Shore Drive reopens after flipped truck blocks traffic - Chicago Tribune | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
ABC7Chicago.com Lake Shore Drive reopens after flipped truck blocks traffic Chicago Tribune About 2 p.m., a semi truck belonging to the Department of Streets and Sanitation flipped in the southbound lanes, Chicago Police Department News Affairs...
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Warehouse Inventory Control - Logistics & Materials Handling Blog | Adaptalift Hyster

Warehouse Inventory Control - Logistics & Materials Handling Blog | Adaptalift Hyster | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
The Adaptalift Hyster Blog is focused on providing you with the most relevant materials handling and forklift information.
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Mercedes-Benz just had its best month of car sales in history - Quartz

Mercedes-Benz just had its best month of car sales in history - Quartz | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
Mercedes-Benz just had its best month of car sales in history
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Luxury car maker Mercedes Benz sold over 142,000 cars in September, its biggest month ever, according to the German paper Bild (link in German).
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Alibaba Tries Team Approach in Bid to Build Logistics Network -

Alibaba Tries Team Approach in Bid to Build Logistics Network - | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
Net giant builds a roster of big businesses, including major delivery companies, in attempt to finally address its shipping needs

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Green parking makes your car more efficient when it's not moving

Green parking makes your car more efficient when it's not moving | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
Green parking may be going to a new level, bringing electric vehicle charging, energy efficiency, and automated parking to drivers.
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California truckers not happy with state emission rules

California truckers not happy with state emission rules | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
Some truckers say California's mandate for a diesel emissions reduction device is cost-prohibitive and potentially dangerous. (The California dream is becoming a bit more of a nightmare, at least according to some truckers there.
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Why We Think B2B Crowdsourced Logistics Will Be a Big Hit

Why We Think B2B Crowdsourced Logistics Will Be a Big Hit | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
Six months ago Upfront Ventures announced its first Partner hire since 2007 - Greg Bettinelli. I wrote about him here. More importantly, he has just announced.

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How to become a master of business logistics - The Guardian

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How to become a master of business logistics
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"The challenge of logistics on the sales side is about scale. It is expensive to ship in small quantities.
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Developing Transportation ROI Metrics: Easier Said than Done - Bacon's Rebellion

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Developing Transportation ROI Metrics: Easier Said than Done
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Calling for a “consumer-based transportation model,” House Speaker William J.
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Material Handling 'n More!

Material Handling 'n More! | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
Hopefully we don't have to find out if she can fly (Photo of the Day: Hopefully we don't have to find out if she can fly http://t.co/YrVBhZz6jd #forklift #safety
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Ron Burgundy Introduces New 2014 Dodge Durango in Funny Spots - automotive.com (blog)

Ron Burgundy Introduces New 2014 Dodge Durango in Funny Spots - automotive.com (blog) | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
Chicago Tribune Ron Burgundy Introduces New 2014 Dodge Durango in Funny Spots automotive.com (blog) The Chrysler Group, in what many perceive as a risky move, has joined forces with Anchorman producers to promote not only the new 2014 Dodge...
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Forklift Safety – Why is it so important? - Go Workplace Training Melbourne

Forklift Safety – Why is it so important? - Go Workplace Training Melbourne | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
RT @WattsEquipment: Here's a good article on why forklift safety is so important. http://t.co/Sqx2lZztXt http://t.co/SLS5aQAJLc
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BMW i3 Production Delayed As Demand Builds - Gas 2

BMW i3 Production Delayed As Demand Builds - Gas 2 | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
Already over 8,000 orders for the BMW i3 have poured in, though production delays could hamper next month’s rollout.
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GM to offer Impalas that run on CNG or gas

GM to offer Impalas that run on CNG or gas | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it

General Motors Co. announced Wednesday it will start selling a car that can run on compressed natural gas, its latest effort to sell more vehicles that run on the alternative fuel.


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Forklift Tires: The Fall Sale

Forklift Tires: The Fall Sale | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
Tired of waiting for your current provider to remove your wheels and forklift tires, drive off with them and return later to reinstall them?
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Why Amazon Is on a Warehouse Building Spree

Why Amazon Is on a Warehouse Building Spree | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
The company spends billions on a new wave of exurban warehouses (What are Amazon's reasons for spending $13.9 billion on warehouses in the last 3 years?
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Supply Chain Risk: Answers to Five Often-asked Questions - Deloitte CFO - WSJ

Supply Chain Risk: Answers to Five Often-asked Questions - Deloitte CFO - WSJ | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
Supply chain risk can create a ripple effect that impacts global supply. Find answers to 5 FAQs from @WSJ: http://t.co/txOtWEFHj6

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India' Cargo traffic at major ports to grow by 4% in 2013-14

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Cargo traffic at major ports to grow by 4% in 2013-14
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CHENNAI: Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), in its latest report, expects cargo traffic at major ports to rise by 4% in 2013-14.

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The World's Largest Solar Thermal Power Plant Is Now Online

The World's Largest Solar Thermal Power Plant Is Now Online | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
After three years and $2.2 billion of construction, California has just flipped the switch for the planet's largest solar thermal plant--the 392 megawatt Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System.
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Google Shopping Express Launches In San Francisco Peninsula, Debuts New Apps

Google Shopping Express Launches In San Francisco Peninsula, Debuts New Apps | Social Network for Logistics & Transport | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news. (Of all google initiatives i really don't see how this fit in the big picture.

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