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Kerry Logistics hatching plan to enter 'chaotic' China courier market - JOC.com

Kerry Logistics hatching plan to enter 'chaotic' China courier market - JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
HONG KONG — Kerry Logistics plans to build a regional express delivery platform in China and across the Asean region to c
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Thermo King Introduces Truck Parking App | Transport Topics Online

Thermo King Introduces Truck Parking App | Transport Topics Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Refrigeration and auxiliary power unit supplier Thermo King announced a new smartphone/device application that guides drivers to overnight parking in 2,250 stalls at Thermo King dealers.
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Kerry Logistics posts 10% gain in core net profit - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Kerry Logistics posts 10% gain in core net profit - South China Morning Post (subscription) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Kerry Logistics Network core net profit, excluding one-off gains or losses, grew 10 per cent last year to HK$976 million, as it reaped benefits from its expansion plan....
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SP Express and APC Postal Logistics Announce New Partnership - GlobeNewswire (press release)

SP Express and APC Postal Logistics Announce New Partnership - GlobeNewswire (press release) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
PHOENIX, March 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SP Express, a leading national provider of logistics and order fulfillment services, is pleased to announce a new partnership with APC Postal Logistics.
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Why Hong Kong's logistics model is about to explode

Why Hong Kong's logistics model is about to explode | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

Hong Kong is a symbol of technology. Always ahead of other cities, Hongkies are famous for being earlier adopters that couldn't stop staring at their phones.

 

 

 

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Finnair to build new cargo terminal

Finnair to build new cargo terminal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Finnair Board of Directors has approved an approximately 80 million euro investment in a brand new cargo terminal to be built at Helsinki Airport. The...
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WAM Technologies introduces cloud based cargo tracking service - Logistics Business Review

M2M intermodal cold chain tracking specialist WAM Technologies and Mark-it Services (MIS) have jointly launched ReeferWatch Global Cargo Monitoring Se
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Brazil's port auctions are priority amid budget cuts -minister

Brazil's port auctions are priority amid budget cuts -minister | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
BRASILIA, March 24 (Reuters) - A plan to attract privateinvestment to Brazil's strained port infrastructure is even moreimportant in the face of federal budget cuts that will curbpublic investment,
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Flurry of Freight Spurs New Commercial Building Construction in Georgia

Flurry of Freight Spurs New Commercial Building Construction in Georgia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
There is growing demand for new warehouse and distribution space near the nation’s fourth-largest container port.
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Sumitomo invests in Myanmar's logistics market - JOC.com

Sumitomo invests in Myanmar's logistics market - JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Major Japanese trading house Sumitomo Corp. has unveiled plans to set up a logistics subsidiary in Myanmar to cash in on the increasingly promising local market and further strengthen its footprint in the entire Southeast Asian region.
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Ningbo port eyes seaway-railway routes - IHS Maritime 360

Ningbo port eyes seaway-railway routes - IHS Maritime 360 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Ningbo Port Group sees potential in seaway-railway intermodal transport as the central Chinese port looks for more business.
According to Tong Mengda, chief economist of Ningbo Port Group, the port should prioritise the development of the seaway-railway intermodal transport because that segment was
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Port of New Orleans cargo shipments hit 14-year high in 2014 - NOLA.com

Port of New Orleans cargo shipments hit 14-year high in 2014 - NOLA.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cargo moving through the Port of New Orleans in 2014 totaled 8.37 million tons, a 28 percent increase from the previous year's total and the highest tally since 2000, according to a port news release.
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Q&A: New Arvato Executive Names Brazil as Hot Spot for F&A BPO - Nearshore Americas | The New Axis of Outsourcing

Q&A: New Arvato Executive Names Brazil as Hot Spot for F&A BPO - Nearshore Americas | The New Axis of Outsourcing | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
By Narayan Ammachchi European outsourcing firm Arvato recently hired former Microsoft executive Edmund O’Brien to oversee the expansion of its operations in Latin America. The Gütersloh, Germany-based BPO provider, which already runs a few delivery centers in nearly half-a-dozen Latin American countries, has tasked O’Brien with bolstering the company’s operations throughout the Americas. Arvato has long operated in Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Peru, but ...
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Port Canaveral moves forward with study on proposed freight rail extension - Orlando Business Journal (blog)

Port Canaveral moves forward with study on proposed freight rail extension - Orlando Business Journal (blog) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Plans for an 11-mile freight rail extension are making some headway at the Canaveral Port Authority.
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OBS Logistics Launches Commercial Vehicle App Integrated With TomTom Telematics’ API.

OBS Logistics Launches Commercial Vehicle App Integrated With TomTom Telematics’ API. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
OBS Logistics Launches Commercial Vehicle App Integrated With TomTom Telematics’ API. http://t.co/qQlLD3SqS5
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Singapore to Carry Forward Lee Kuan Yew's Business-Friendly Legacy - Wall Street Journal

Singapore to Carry Forward Lee Kuan Yew's Business-Friendly Legacy - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The death of Singapore founder Lee Kuan Yew marks the end of an era at a time when the country is facing slowing economic growth and struggling to complete its transition to a first-world economy.
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Excessive red tape hampers Brazil’s progress and leaves logistics in a tangle - FT.com

Excessive red tape hampers Brazil’s progress and leaves logistics in a tangle - FT.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Brazil’s infrastructure lags behind that of many of its neighbours, as well as that of global peers. In the World Economic Forum’s 2014-15 Global Competitiveness Report, it was ranked 120th out of 144 countries for the state of its infrastructure.
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Battling Overcapacity in Container Shipping

Battling Overcapacity in Container Shipping | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Drawing on analysis from proprietary tools, BCG assesses challenges facing container shippers, including overcapacity and low returns, and offers recommendations for restoring carriers’ profitability.
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Cebu Pacific, CargoHaus inaugurate Asia’s first air cargo inspection terminal

Cebu Pacific, CargoHaus inaugurate Asia’s first air cargo inspection terminal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Gokongwei-led budget carrier Cebu Pacific has inaugurated with Cargohaus a cargo inspection terminal – the first of its kind in Asia – at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal-3 to screen cargoes going in and out of the country.
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The End Of Cheap China. But What Next? - Forbes

The End Of Cheap China. But What Next? - Forbes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The global consumer goods industry is in a state of crisis. For decades, it was enough to simply look for the next cheap place to manufacture. But the old rules no longer apply. To put it simply, there isn’t another China.
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3G in Talks to Buy Kraft in $40B Deal | Global Economy content from IndustryWeek

3G in Talks to Buy Kraft in $40B Deal | Global Economy content from IndustryWeek | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
3G Capital has been eagerly looking for more acquisition targets after it raised $5 billion for deal-making and now has Kraft Foods in its sights.
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West Coast port strike a boon to Rickenbacker airport in February, traffic up at Port Columbus - Columbus - Columbus Business First

West Coast port strike a boon to Rickenbacker airport in February, traffic up at Port Columbus - Columbus - Columbus Business First | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As shipping ports slowed amid a labor dispute, the cargo airport south of Columbus saw a huge spike in activity in February.
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India to lead Asia's economic growth: ADB

India to lead Asia's economic growth: ADB | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Projecting a slowdown in Chinese economy, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday said the economic growth in Asia would be led by India for the next couple of fiscals.
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A. Duie Pyle Warehouse Campuses Offer Rail-Siding for Intermodal Supply Chains - Marketwired (press release)

A. Duie Pyle Warehouse Campuses Offer Rail-Siding for Intermodal Supply Chains - Marketwired (press release) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
WEST CHESTER, PA--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2015) - A. Duie Pyle (Pyle), the premier leader in asset and non-asset-based supply chain solutions in the Northeast, is at the forefront of warehousing and distribution options for shippers across the U.S.
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PostNord strengthens logistics operations in Norway - Post and Parcel

PostNord strengthens logistics operations in Norway - Post and Parcel | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
PostNord strengthens logistics operations in Norway
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Jetpak Borg is a transportation and logistics company which offers tailored solutions for in night deliveries to car dealers, repair shops and related industries in Norway.
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