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APL Logistics opens two Quality Assurance Centers in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh - 02 Oct 2012 - APL Logistics has opened its first Quality Assurance Centre in Dhaka, and a second in Chittagong. With the new centres, APL Logistics offers a more comprehensive service offering to ...
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How Amazon Convinced USPS to Work on Sundays

How Amazon Convinced USPS to Work on Sundays | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Bloomberg’s Devin Leonard reports on how the United Stated Postal Service extended services to meet Amazon’s delivery demands. He speaks on
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“Soft” Sensors Are Breaking Into Four Major Industries

“Soft” Sensors Are Breaking Into Four Major Industries | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
From something as simple as a door sensor at a store to the new age of "smart" sensors in a rapidly emerging wearables market, the application of sensors has..
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Talks for Pacific Trade Deal Stumble

Talks for Pacific Trade Deal Stumble | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The breakdown is a setback for the Obama administration, which had promoted the talks as the final round for the largest regional trade agreement ever.
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Israel Railways establishes freight subsidiary

Israel Railways establishes freight subsidiary | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
ISRAEL: Kathriel Moriya has been appointed as the first General Manager of Israel Railways’ freight subsidiary Rail Cargo Ltd with effect from July...
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Logistics facility owner GLP to lower China development targets - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Logistics facility owner GLP to lower China development targets - South China Morning Post (subscription) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Global Logistic Properties, the biggest owner of modern logistics facilities in China, announced on Friday it will slow down its development projects in the mainland after the unusual departure of customers in June amid the stock market rout as...
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Port of Houston Authority Approaches Handling Nearly 20 Million Tons of Cargo - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Port of Houston Authority Approaches Handling Nearly 20 Million Tons of Cargo
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HOUSTON, July 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Business at the Port of Houston Authority terminals continues at a record pace.
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NOL sails back into the black in Q2 with $1.22 billion profit

NOL sails back into the black in Q2 with $1.22 billion profit | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
SINGAPORE - Neptune Orient Lines has posted a net profit of US$890 million (S$1.22 billion) in the second quarter 2015 ended June 30, reversing from the losses a year ago.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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China's 'One Belt, One Road' trade strategy to hit China-Europe air cargo - Lloyd's Loading List

China's 'One Belt, One Road' trade strategy to hit China-Europe air cargo - Lloyd's Loading List | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Land bridge rail route proves too attractively priced to ignore says UPS' head of global freight forwarding
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Asia-Europe rail union to pave way for Seoul’s membership

Asia-Europe rail union to pave way for Seoul’s membership | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
WARSAW ― The Organization for Cooperation between Railways will crank up efforts to ratify a new convention, with a special working group, which could pave the way for South Korea’s full membership and boost the pangovernmental rail industry, the agency’s chief said Wednesday.Despite Pyongyang’s unfaltering opposition to Seoul’s joining, Tadeusz Szozda gave an upbeat outlook as the Warsaw-headquartered body seek...
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Port of Portland Sees First Boxship Call in Three Months - Global Trade Magazine (blog)

Port of Portland Sees First Boxship Call in Three Months - Global Trade Magazine (blog) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The ship Westwood Rainier recently called at the Port of Portland – the first vessel to call at the Port of Portland in more than three months.
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Aramex boosts profits in Q2 2015 | ArabianSupplyChain.com

Aramex boosts profits in Q2 2015 | ArabianSupplyChain.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Aramex's logistics activities recorded a particularly strong performance, mostly driven by growth in core GCC markets and South Africa.
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Inland port complex in northwest Georgia to be built under public-private partnership – DC Velocity

Inland port complex in northwest Georgia to be built under public-private partnership – DC Velocity | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Complex in Chatsworth to provide direct rail access to Port of Savannah; part of state's plan to create the largest inland infrastructure in eastern third of U.S.
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DHL Express plans to strengthen presence in Oman, says top official

DHL Express plans to strengthen presence in Oman, says top official | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Given the impending inauguration of Muscat International Airport, fully-fledged operation of ports of Duqm and Sohar as well as Oman Rail’s plan for a national railway network, DHL Express Oman foresees a massive increase in presence through newer facilities, said the company’s country manger
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Aramex seeks e-commerce acquisitions to boost profit | The National

Aramex seeks e-commerce acquisitions to boost profit | The National | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
E-commerce is blossoming in the Arabian Gulf region, where high GDP per capita and robust mobile penetration rates are fuelling a boom in online sales.
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It’s Amazon’s World. The USPS Just Delivers in It

It’s Amazon’s World. The USPS Just Delivers in It | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The U.S. Postal Service has become an extension of Amazon and is courting other e-commerce giants
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Rickenbacker Air Cargo Terminal to Open Mid-2016 - www.breakbulk.com

Rickenbacker Air Cargo Terminal to Open Mid-2016 - www.breakbulk.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
New 100,000-sf air cargo terminal at Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus, OH, one of the world’s few cargo-dedicated airports, to open mid-2016.
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Logistics company Gati's quarterly net profit falls 32% - Economic Times

Logistics company Gati's quarterly net profit falls 32% - Economic Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Gati Thursday said its quarterly net profit fell 32% as higher operating expenses offet a rise in core revenue, other income and a fall in tax expenses.
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Grainger Announces Agreement To Acquire Cromwell, The Largest Independent ... - PR Newswire (press release)

CHICAGO, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), North America's leading broad line distributor of...
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Swissport sold on to HNA Group

Swissport sold on to HNA Group | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Qatar Airways Cargo to launch QR On-Board Courier service

Qatar Airways Cargo to launch  QR On-Board Courier service | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The new service is designed for time-sensitive supply chain customers.




DOHA: Qatar Airways Cargo  (QAC) will launch an express airfreight service for door-to-door and time-critical shipments. 
The new QR On-Board Courier service will be rolled.
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Dutch PostNL agrees to management buyout of UK arm Whistl

Dutch PostNL agrees to management buyout of UK arm Whistl | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Whistl, the postal firm whose plans to rival Royal Mail as a delivery firm were scuppered by funding issues, has agreed a management buyout from Dutch parent PostNL.PostNL said on Thursday that
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Asian forwarders upbeat despite sluggish European demand, slowing Chinese growth

Asian forwarders upbeat despite sluggish European demand, slowing Chinese growth | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cargo shipping advice, information and expertise for importing to Hong Kong or exporting from Hong Kong
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SingPost Q1 profit at record S$46.6m, boosted by e-commerce, logistics

SingPost Q1 profit at record S$46.6m, boosted by e-commerce, logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The postal service provider has declared an interim quarterly dividend of 1.5 cents per ordinary share, to be paid on Aug 27.
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GLP to buy US logistics portfolio for $4.55 billion - Reuters

Singapore-listed GlobalLogistic Properties Ltd (GLP) said it has agreed tobuy a $4.55 billion logistics portfolio in the United Statesfrom Industrial Income Trust, expanding its presence in
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