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E-commerce driving regionalization of distribution networks

E-commerce driving regionalization of distribution networks | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Move would allow retailers to cut delivery times, simplify returns.
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Mexico Now Open to Foreign Investment in Oil and Gas

Mexico Now Open to Foreign Investment in Oil and Gas | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
New legislation ends the monopoly held by state oil company Pemex for 75 years in the exploration and exploitation of energy resources.
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China to face widespread flight delays due to three-week ‘military exercises’

China to face widespread flight delays due to three-week ‘military exercises’ | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
PLA exercises thought to be cause of weeks of disruption in Shanghai, Nanjing and elsewhere
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Latin American Logistics: The View to the South - Inbound Logistics

Latin American Logistics: The View to the South - Inbound Logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
U.S. companies trading with Latin America face opportunities and challenges, but logistics service providers can help.
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Why China wants to build a railway across South America

Why China wants to build a railway across South America | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China's president Xi Jinping wants to build a railway across South America, Beijing's latest major infrastructure proposal for a region that it has been drawing closer to both economically and politically. Xi, on a tour through the region this week, suggested that China, Peru and Brazil form a work group to lay plans for a railway link...
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Employment, business economics and life style improvements should be the results.

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Yusen calls for better border process between Thailand and its neighbors @Yusenlogisticsa

Yusen calls for better border process between Thailand and its neighbors @Yusenlogisticsa | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Underdeveloped roads and customs procedures in Thailand's neighbours remain a challenge for the country to expand its cross-border trade, says Japanese international freight forwarder Yusen Logistics.
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Hyundai Sells Logistics Unit to Orix

Hyundai Sells Logistics Unit to Orix | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Hyundai Sells Logistics Unit to Orix
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The sale of the group's entire 88.8% stake in Hyundai Logistics Co.
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Subsidiary of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics given rights to develop new auto handling facility at Port of Melbourne

Subsidiary of  Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics given rights to develop new auto handling facility at Port of Melbourne | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Port Melbourne set for new Automobile Handling Facility
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Biggest LSPs fail to react fast enough to retail change and now face revenue hit Thanks! @theloadstar

Biggest LSPs fail to react fast enough to retail change and now face revenue hit Thanks! @theloadstar | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Contract logistics providers need to keep pace with e-commerce
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Is a sustainable supply chain an obligation or necessity ...

Is a sustainable supply chain an obligation or necessity ... | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Most organizations that once felt it was something they needed to do to meet their social, legal and regulatory responsibilities, today consider improving sustainability of their supply chain as a strategic area of focus, and the ...
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UPS increases presence by expanding ground fleet in Brazil and opening 9 new facilities in Sao Paulo

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Only about 2% of the footwear sold in the U.S. is made in US - The return of the US shoe manufacturing?

Only about 2% of the footwear sold in the U.S. is made in US - The return of the US shoe manufacturing? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A new factory in Tennessee to make work boots is a glimmer of hope for the U.S. footwear industry. U.S.-made footwear accounts for only about 2% of the market, with the rest coming from imports.
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China looking to play larger role in funding Brazil's infrastructure

China looking to play larger role in funding Brazil's infrastructure | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
In Brazil for Monday's start of a meeting of the so-called BRICS nations, Chinese officials are expected to announce investments in Brazil's transportation, energy and food sectors in coming days.
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Good interview with @Agility's GIL CEO @alsalehe - Presenting Agility

Good interview with @Agility's GIL CEO @alsalehe - Presenting Agility | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Agility has risen to become a reputed logistics services provider.
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Only 2% of Indian produce stored in adequate warehousing

Only 2% of Indian produce stored in adequate warehousing | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Only 2% of Indian produce stored in adequate warehousing FoodNavigator-Asia.com According to Dinesh Rai, chairman of the Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority (WDRA), India's incoming government has shown a desire to modernise the...
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Roadrunner Acquires Logistics Firm, Integrated Services

Roadrunner Acquires Logistics Firm, Integrated Services | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Roadrunner Acquires Logistics Firm, Integrated Services
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The Kokomo, Indiana-based company is composed of ISI Logistics South, ISI Logistics and Integrated Services.
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Today's Ti Americas briefing - Werner’s Chinese investment may prove beneficial at home

Today's Ti Americas briefing - Werner’s Chinese investment may prove beneficial at home | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Transport Intelligence is a leading independent source of research and analysis for the global logistics market. Providing timely, accurate and accessible information on competitors and industry developments covering: solutions, services, trends, third party logistics,logistic growth.
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Werner Enterprises Announces Investment in China's Hercules Logistics Co., Ltd.

Werner Enterprises Announces  Investment in China's Hercules Logistics Co., Ltd. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Werner Enterprises Announces Equity Investment in Hercules Logistics Co., Ltd.
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Microsoft layoffs signal a changing culture and changing times

Microsoft layoffs signal a changing culture and changing times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Microsoft layoffs signal a changing culture
The Seattle Times
The cuts are partly related to Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's phone business and partly a reflection of Nadella's vision of a Microsoft that's less management heavy and more agile.
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New York Ports Losing to Baltimore on Panama Canal Growth

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, enveloped in a scandal over lane closings at the George Washington Bridge that’s increased scrutiny of its management, is facing a challenge to one of its core functions as it loses business to North Atlantic shipping terminals.
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Logistics, the distance from other trade ports and labor relations are factors.

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While cloud software is gaining ground, many big companies are delaying making the switch.

While cloud software is gaining ground, many big companies are delaying making the switch. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Many big companies are in no rush to make the switch to the cloud, particularly when it comes to the applications that manage key parts of their businesses.
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TNT, FedEx and GLS accused of competition violations in France @Lloydsloading

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Staples, USPS end program to set up mini-post offices in stores

Staples, USPS end program to set up mini-post offices in stores | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Staples Inc SPLS.O said it will end a pilot program with the U.S. Postal Service to set up mini-post offices in the company's retail outlets, after several protests outside the stores.Postal
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US Intermodal shippers face rocky peak season

US Intermodal shippers face rocky peak season | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
JOC.com Intermodal shippers face rocky peak season JOC.com Six months after the most disruptive winter for North American supply chain interests in recent memory, the upcoming summer-fall period is shaping up as the intermodal peak season of...
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Ti's latest report finds profound changes underway in the US contract logistics market

Ti's latest report finds profound changes underway in the US contract logistics market | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Transport Intelligence is a leading independent source of research and analysis for the global logistics market. Providing timely, accurate and accessible information on competitors and industry developments covering: solutions, services, trends, third party logistics,logistic growth.
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China-Europe rail prospers as alternative to sea, air cargo

Xinhua Insight: China-Europe rail prospers as alternative to sea, air cargo Xinhua ZHENGZHOU, July 13 (Xinhua) -- In ancient times, the Silk Road blazed by imperial envoy Zhang Qian 2000 years ago carried caravans of Chinese silk, Indian spices and...

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