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Global supply chain and logistics news and analysis from around the world
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Delivery business fuels demand for electric vehicles - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn

Delivery business fuels demand for electric vehicles - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

Growth in demand for home deliveries will boost the electric vehicle industry domestic express delivery companies are using more such vehicles in their fleets.

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Etihad Rail suspends tendering process for phase 2 of UAE rail network

Etihad Rail suspends tendering process for phase 2 of UAE rail network | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

Company says it is reviewing 'most appropriate options' for timing and delivery of second phase of project

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IATA: Africa 2nd fastest growing air cargo market

IATA: Africa 2nd fastest growing air cargo market | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Latest data for the global air freight markets released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) showed a marginal 0.5% rise in air cargo volumes measured by freight tonne kilometers, in October, compared to a year ago...
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Fixing the Supply Chain Model, an Interview with Averitt's Charlie McGee | JOC.com

Fixing the Supply Chain Model, an Interview with Averitt's Charlie McGee | JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Averitt's Charlie McGee on international supply chain solutions, risk tolerance and expectations for 2016.
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Delivery workers struggle to keep up with China's "Black Friday"

Hundreds of thousands of delivery drivers have been working around the clock since Wednesday, which marked Singles' Day, the biggest online shopping day ...
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SUPPLY CHAIN: Road gets rougher for Inland truckers - Press-Enterprise

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Business. SUPPLY CHAIN: Road gets rougher for Inland truckers.
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Cargo Volume Up Again for Port of Long Beach - Los Angeles Business Journal

Container cargo volume at the Port of Long Beach continued its steady growth in October with a 6.3 percent increase in activity over the same month last year, port officials reported Monday.
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EFT 3PL Summit 2015: The Future of Asia Supply Chain and Logistics Panel

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UPS to invest $309M in Louisville; triple the size of ground sorting facility - Louisville Business First

UPS to invest $309M in Louisville; triple the size of ground sorting facility - Louisville Business First | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Atlanta-based package shipper also plans to add more than 300 full- and part-time jobs because of this project.
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DP World signs deal to set up logistics free zone in Senegal - Khaleej Times

DP World signs deal to set up logistics free zone in Senegal - Khaleej Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Project to create new jobs and boost African country's growth.
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Maersk inks deal to grow cargo flows in Indonesia's remote east - JOC.com

Maersk inks deal to grow cargo flows in Indonesia's remote east - JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Maersk Group today signed a letter of intent with the Indonesian government to improve the flow of cargo through the eastern port of Bitung and speed up maritime and economic development of the under-served region.
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UPS to pay $4.2 million for false delivery claims - USA TODAY

UPS to pay $4.2 million for false delivery claims - USA TODAY | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS Wednesday reached a $4.2 million settlement for overcharging 17 state and local entities by falsely recording that next-day delivery packages reached their intended destinations on time.
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M&M wants to be the Uber of logistics, launches mobile app SmartShift - Firstpost

M&M wants to be the Uber of logistics, launches mobile app SmartShift - Firstpost | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Utility vehicles major Mahindra & Mahindra on Tuesday entered the online space with SmartShift, a digital marketplace aimed at intra-city logistics tha - Firstpost
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Tapping rural areas, JD.com to use drones for deliveries - People's Daily Online

Tapping rural areas, JD.com to use drones for deliveries - People's Daily Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

A Jingdong employee uses drones to make test deliveries.[Photo/China Daily]

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YTO moves ahead with listing plan via reverse merger - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn

YTO moves ahead with listing plan via reverse merger - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

Shanghai YTO Express (Logistics) Co Ltd, one of China's largest express delivery firms, is planning to be listed through a reverse merger with Dalian Dayang Trands Co Ltd, the top garment maker.

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ByBox on the next generation of supply chains - EuropeanCEO

ByBox on the next generation of supply chains - EuropeanCEO | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
ByBox on the next generation of supply chains | As environmental concerns and consumer impatience come together, the traditional B2B supply chain is being forced to adapt, making consumers an integral part of the process...
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iContainers Reaches 16,000 Transported Containers and Expects to Double its Activity in 2015

iContainers Reaches 16,000 Transported Containers and Expects to Double its Activity in 2015 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 16, 2015
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FEC Rail boosts Port Everglades cargo volumes - American Journal of Transportation

FEC Rail boosts Port Everglades cargo volumes - American Journal of Transportation | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Besting its record 1 million TEU count, containerized cargo volumes at Broward County's Port Everglades grew another 5 percent during Fiscal Year 2015 (October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015) to 1,060,506 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units, the...
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Sears Canada sells more real estate, including $100-million distribution centre - The Globe and Mail (subscription)

Sears Canada sells more real estate, including $100-million distribution centre - The Globe and Mail (subscription) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Retail says move part of a ‘proactive’ approach to its real estate strategy
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Georgia Ports' Chris Logan on Cargo Diversions | JOC

Georgia Ports Authority's Senior Director Chris Logan spoke with JOC.com about the dramatic volumes increase they experienced when shippers diverted cargo ...
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Proliferation of Eurasian Cargo Railways Worries Air Freight Companies - Silk Road Reporters

Proliferation of Eurasian Cargo Railways Worries Air Freight Companies - Silk Road Reporters | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Long distance global shipping of merchandise is divided between maritime transport, railways and air freight.
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Philippine Senate set to approve higher duty-free limit on expat cargo - gulfnews.com

Philippine Senate set to approve higher duty-free limit on expat cargo - gulfnews.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Under the proposed changes the tex-free limit will be raised to P150 000
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Delivery Dilemma: The Package Pile-Up Happening Across the U.S. | NBC Nightly News

Shipping giant UPS expects to double the number of packages they ship over the next five years due to online shopping, and mailrooms are struggling to keep ...
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Chengdu set to become China's next logistics hub - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Chengdu set to become China's next logistics hub - South China Morning Post (subscription) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Chengdu is poised to become the next logistics hub in China, leveraging its mature logistics infrastructure and prime location to exploit the opportunities thrown up by e-commerce, say experts....
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Port of Charleston cargo business up 11% in September - Charleston Post Courier

Port of Charleston cargo business up 11% in September - Charleston Post Courier | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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The State Ports Authority on Wednesday reported an 11 percent gain in cargo volume in September from a year earlier.
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