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Lenovo to open first U.S. manufacturing plant in N.C.

Lenovo to open first U.S. manufacturing plant in N.C. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Lenovo said it will open its first computer manufacturing plant in the U.S., where it will make laptops, PCs and tablets sold under its Think brand.

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Renfe and DB subsidiary Transfesa face Spanish competition probe

Renfe and DB subsidiary Transfesa face Spanish competition probe | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
SPANISH national train operator Renfe and German Rail (DB) subsidiary Transfesa are facing an investigation by Spanish competition authorities following evidence of a possible collusion agreement and abuse of a dominant position by the public...
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Hackers find suppliers are an easy way to target companies - FT.com

Hackers find suppliers are an easy way to target companies - FT.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The windows may be bolted and the security gate locked, but security experts are warning that unless every other entrance and exit is secured, cyber criminals can still enter your company via your supply chain.
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Demands on supply chain help to boost technological innovation - Financial Times

Demands on supply chain help to boost technological innovation - Financial Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
When Target, the US discount chain, lost nearly $1bn last year in a botched move into Canada, supply chain problems were partly to blame. Shelves in stores were left bare and customers complained about a lack of choice.
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World Trade Organization Rules Against Popular U.S. Country-of-Origin Meat Labels

World Trade Organization Rules Against Popular U.S. Country-of-Origin Meat Labels | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Ben Beachy, Public Citizen

The ruling this week by a World Trade Organization (WTO) compliance panel against U.S. country-of-origin meat labeling (COOL) policies sets up a no-win dynamic, and the O
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Canada Begins Phasing Out Door-To-Door Postal Service; All Home Delivery To End by 2019

Canada Begins Phasing Out Door-To-Door Postal Service; All Home Delivery To End by 2019 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The beginning of the end is afoot for door-to-door postal delivery in Canada.
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Three Industries Going Through Dramatic Supply Chain Transformations - Forbes

Three Industries Going Through Dramatic Supply Chain Transformations - Forbes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Three industries are going through dramatic supply chain transformations:  retail with their omni-channel initiatives; health care because of new Affordable Care Act regulations; and shale oil because of the price pressures caused by booming...
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The Changing M&A Environment - What's Next?

The Changing M&A Environment - What's Next? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Come join us in St. Louis Oct. 23rd as we discuss the changing m&a environment. The CSCMP St. Louis Chapter will host its October luncheon with guest speaker is Mrs. Cathy Roberson–Senior Analy...
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China and Russia mull high-speed Moscow-Beijing rail line - Supply Chain Digital

China and Russia mull high-speed Moscow-Beijing rail line - Supply Chain Digital | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China and Russia mull high-speed Moscow-Beijing rail line
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Logistics firms set to invest in last mile technology, Barclays research reveals

Logistics firms set to invest in last mile technology, Barclays research reveals | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The growth in e-commerce has brought big business to the logistics industry and will continue to do so between now and 2018, with 92% of logistics companies seeing it as their biggest area for growth over the next four years, according to new independent research commissioned by Barclays’ Transport & Logistics and Retail banking sector teams.
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CJ Korea Express Considers NOL Logistics Business Purchase

CJ Korea Express Considers NOL Logistics Business Purchase | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
CJ Korea Express Co. (000120), the country’s
biggest courier delivery company, is considering an acquisition
of Neptune Orient Lines Ltd. (NOL)’s logistics business.
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UPS Freight to roll out optional density-based rates - JOC.com

UPS Freight to roll out optional density-based rates - JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Dimensional weight pricing is now available to all UPS Freight customers on an optional basis, a spokeswoman fo
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Retail Imports to Set New Record in Final Surge Before Holidays - National Retail Federation

The Maritime Executive Retail Imports to Set New Record in Final Surge Before Holidays National Retail Federation (press release) WASHINGTON, October 10, 2014 – Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to see a...
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Boeing Announces SF Airlines, Subsidiary of SF Express, Order for Boeing Converted Freighters

Boeing Announces SF Airlines, Subsidiary of SF Express, Order for Boeing Converted Freighters | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 – Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today that SF Airlines has placed an order for an undisclosed number of 767-300ER passenger-to-fr...
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Demand for bigger distribution buildings increasing - REjournals.com

Demand for bigger distribution buildings increasing - REjournals.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
REjournals.com Demand for bigger distribution buildings increasing REjournals.com According to Jim Martell, Chairman and CEO of Ridge Property Trust (RPT), there is an unprecedented amount of one-million plus square foot buildings being built to...
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Container shipper alliance, CKYHE, to expand to US trade

The CKYHE Alliance, which consists of five major global container shippers, including Taiwan’s Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp (陽明海運) and Evergreen Marine Corp (長榮海運), yesterday announced it would expand cooperation to US trade in the first quarter next year at the soonest.
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Aramex founder reveals aim for two acquisitions in emerging markets for 2015

Aramex founder reveals aim for two acquisitions in emerging markets for 2015 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Fadi Ghandour told reporters Africa, Asia and Turkey are of interest.
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China to Build Major Logistics Base in Harbin for Trade, Economic Cooperation With Russia

China to Build Major Logistics Base in Harbin for Trade, Economic Cooperation With Russia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A contract has been signed on the construction of a major logistics base in the northeastern Chinese city of Harbin for trade and economic cooperation with Russia, Chinanews reported Monday.
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The land of opportunity for the logistics industry over the next decade? Look no further than Asia

The land of opportunity for the logistics industry over the next decade? Look no further than Asia | 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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Puerto Rico Announces Plan for Port of the Americas - Supply Chain Digital

Puerto Rico Announces Plan for Port of the Americas - Supply Chain Digital | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Puerto Rico Announces Plan for Port of the Americas
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Investors Say Logistics Companies Are In For The Long Haul | TechCrunch

Investors Say Logistics Companies Are In For The Long Haul | TechCrunch | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
In a world where consumers are increasingly expecting frictionless, tech-enabled services, snail mail is just not cutting it. Just about anything can be..
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In historic move, FedEx Freight workers vote to unionize in Philly - Memphis Business Journal

In historic move, FedEx Freight workers vote to unionize in Philly - Memphis Business Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
​For the first time in FedEx Freight's history, the drivers at one of its terminals have voted to unionize.
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Asiana to Pay $55 Million in Freight Shipping Settlement - Bloomberg

Asiana to Pay $55 Million in Freight Shipping Settlement - Bloomberg | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Asiana to Pay $55 Million in Freight Shipping Settlement
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Logistics startup aCommerce downsizes in Singapore to avoid bloodbath

Logistics startup aCommerce downsizes in Singapore to avoid bloodbath | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Ecommerce and logistics in Singapore is a bloodbath. ACommerce decides it wants to focus on high growth markets instead.
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