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WWL Adds Monthly Ocean Service to Chile | Break Bulk

WWL Adds Monthly Ocean Service to Chile | Break Bulk | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has added Antofagasta, Chile, to its ocean service route along South America’s west coast.
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US Hours-of-Service UT Study Indicates Substantial Losses in Trucking Productivity

US Hours-of-Service UT Study Indicates Substantial Losses in Trucking Productivity | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The grim reality is that since the new HOS rule became effective, trucking stakeholders are experiencing losses between 3 percent and 9 percent, with many more shippers anticipating that the deficit to be in the upper end of that range.
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Lineage Logistics Acquires Two California Cold-Storage Facilities ..

Lineage Logistics Acquires Two California Cold-Storage Facilities .. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Lineage Logistics said it has acquired two cold-storage facilities in Santa Cruz County, California, from Dreisbach Enterprises. Terms were not disclosed.
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Unionized Penske workers can keep jobs but switch employers

The good news: the contract's winner, Youngstown-based Comprehensive Logistics (CLI), intends to hire just about all of them in their same jobs.
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Japan's SBS Group to acquire 66% stake in Transpole Logistics

Japan's SBS Group to acquire 66% stake in Transpole Logistics
Business Standard
Japan's SBS Group will acquire a controlling stake in domestic logistics firm Transpole Logistics for an undisclosed amount.
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PMA-ILWU to take 72-hour break from negotiations on US west coast-wide contract. Talks to resume July 11.

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Air France-KLM Cuts Profit Target on Overcapacity on North America & Asia routes

Air France-KLM Cuts Profit Target on Overcapacity on North America & Asia routes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Reuters ir France-KLM Cuts Profit Target on Overcapacity, Cargo Businessweek Compounding the drop is a “persistently” weak cargo demand as well as the situation in Venezuela, which Air France-KLM called “challenging.” Air France-KLM took a charge...
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Retail changes revolutionizing contract logistics, report says | JOC

The logistics demands of home delivery and a shopping explosion in emerging markets are revolutionizing the contract logistics field, according to Transport Intelligence’s new Global Contract Logistics 2014 report.
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Myanmar to implement automated cargo clearance

Myanmar to implement automated cargo clearance
Eleven Myanmar
The Customs Department plans to create an automated cargo clearance system with financial aid from Japan to help speed up the checking of containers and other cargo.
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One way to solve the driver shortage? truck of the future aims to drive itself

One way to solve the driver shortage? truck of the future aims to drive itself | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Tractor-trailer drivers, if you're texting while driving in the middle of the freeway, then the future belongs to you.
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Port of Taipei seeks logistics hub status

Port of Taipei seeks logistics hub status | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
New port seeks logistics hub status
Gulf Daily News
MANAMA: The Port of Taipei is one of Taiwan's most ambitious projects as it seeks to widen the scope of its export-oriented economy.
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Pakistan Railways to add 100 new locomotives for freight trains

Pakistan Railways to add 100 new locomotives for freight trains | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Pakistan Railways to add 100 new locomotives for freight trains Daily Times The official said that administrative discipline, reduction in fare, restoration of freight trains, transparent selling of scrap and revenue collection from other...
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Ti's APAC briefing - The Silk Road Economic Belt

Ti's APAC briefing - The Silk Road Economic Belt | 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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Bosch to invest over $500m in Mexico over next few years on R&D and increase production capacity.

Bosch to invest over $500m in Mexico over next few years on R&D and increase production capacity. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As part of the expansion plan, Bosch will build a research and development center and increase its production capacity.
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Maersk Line, MSC clinch new container-shipping pact

Maersk Line, MSC clinch new container-shipping pact | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Maersk Line and MSC have clinched a new vessel-sharing deal to help the container-shipping groups save costs on some of the world's busiest shipping routes.
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#ContractLogistics undergoing biggest change since 1980s says Ti's latest report

#ContractLogistics undergoing biggest change since 1980s says Ti's latest report | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
  Transport Intelligence is pleased to announce the publication of its latest industry report 'Global Contract Logistics 2014'. The report, available to purchase from the Ti website, highlight...
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Survey finds NY/NJ, Savannah, Norfolk, Houston & Vancouver ports as alternatives in the event of West Coast port

Survey finds NY/NJ, Savannah, Norfolk, Houston & Vancouver ports as alternatives  in the event of West Coast port | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Survey: Florida ports not seen as alternatives in the event of West Coast port ...
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India to tap foreign direct investment for railway modernisation

India to tap foreign direct investment for railway modernisation | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
India is to open up its dilapidated colonial-era railway network to foreign investors in one of recently elected premier Narendra Modi’s first moves to meet election promises of boosting economic growth and strengthening infrastructure in the
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IDS Acquires Aspen Logistics

IDS Acquires Aspen Logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
IDS Acquires Aspen Logistics
Multichannel Merchant
Integrated Distribution Services announced the acquisition of Aspen Logistics, a Salt Lake City-based third-party logistics company, on July 1.
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Giti seeks to strengthen global supply chain with first U.S. plant in SC

Giti seeks to strengthen global supply chain with first U.S. plant in SC | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Giti seeks to strengthen global supply chain with U.S.
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Fewer Cargo Planes, More Cargo in Passenger Planes

Fewer Cargo Planes, More Cargo in Passenger Planes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Boeing's 777 is carrying ample freight while cargo planes take a hit
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Volkswagen to Build Two New Plants in China

Volkswagen to Build Two New Plants in China | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
VW and Chinese auto manufacturer FAW will spend around US$ 2.7 billion.
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U.S. Seen as Biggest Oil Producer After Overtaking Saudi Arabia

U.S. Seen as Biggest Oil Producer After Overtaking Saudi Arabia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The U.S. will remain the world’s biggest oil producer this year after overtaking Saudi Arabia and Russia as extraction of energy from shale rock spurs the nation’s economic recovery, Bank of America Corp. said.
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Train derailment threatens Boeing's 737 production, leads to supply chain questions

Train derailment threatens Boeing's 737 production, leads to supply chain questions | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Train derailment threatens 737 production, leads to supply chain questions
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)
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Poor logistics pushing up food prices in Qatar

Poor logistics pushing up food prices in Qatar | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Poor logistics pushing up food prices Peninsula On-line Al Khalaf added: “With a state-of-the-art new airport and an upcoming seaport, we cannot continue leaving the country's food security at the mercy of others due to a lack of enough warehouses...
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New Ti report - Global Contract Logistics 2014 - ecommerce & emerging markets leading changes

New Ti report - Global Contract Logistics 2014 - ecommerce & emerging markets leading changes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Annual comprehensive overview of the global contract logistics market including analysis, commentary, market sizing, ranking and market shares, outsourcing rates and profiles of the leading global contract logistics operators.
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