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Nicaragua Using Nearly $40 Million Loan to Improve Transportation System

Nicaragua Using Nearly $40 Million Loan to Improve Transportation System | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Nicaragua will improve the efficiency and safety of its transportation system and advance regional integration with a $39.2 million loan approved by t...
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Thanks to @FedEx delivers Christmas joy to the troops

Thanks to @FedEx delivers Christmas joy to the troops | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
VIDEO: FedEx delivers Christmas joy to the troops
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BidAir acquires Imperial Air Cargo

BidAir acquires Imperial Air Cargo | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Johannesburg based BidAir Cargo has acquired the business of Imperial Air Cargo (IAC) in a deal approved by the South African Competition...
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Fort McKay Logistics marks opening of Edmonton operation - Edmonton Journal

Fort McKay Logistics marks opening of Edmonton operation - Edmonton Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Fort McKay Logistics, a trucking and delivery enterprise fully owned by the Fort McKay First Nation, now has a presence in southeast Edmonton.
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Gulf Coast Embraces U.S. Coal Shippers Rejected by West

Gulf Coast Embraces U.S. Coal Shippers Rejected by West | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
When it comes to exporting American coal, the West Coast’s loss is the Gulf Coast’s gain.
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The hidden opportunity in container shipping | McKinsey & Company

The hidden opportunity in container shipping | McKinsey & Company | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
By taking advantage of savings and revenue opportunities, container lines can return to profit. A McKinsey & Company article.
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Lithuania Post sees more than 50% of parcels arrive from China

Lithuania Post sees more than 50% of parcels arrive from China | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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DHL Supply Chain to Invest EUR 218m In Logistics Infrastructure In China

DHL Supply Chain to Invest EUR 218m In Logistics Infrastructure In China | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
DHL Supply Chain to Invest EUR 218m In Logistics Infrastructure In China - China Money Network
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White House Says Ports, Workers Must Handle Labor Dispute - Businessweek

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SF Express Will Deliver Goods for Costco

SF Express Will Deliver Goods for Costco | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
SF Express, a Chinese courier service based in Shenzhen, will be taking over the international delivery service of Costco, a U.S.-based warehouse merchandise retailer.
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Thanksgiving’s 46 Million Turkeys Get Costlier As Supply Shrinks

Thanksgiving’s 46 Million Turkeys Get Costlier As Supply Shrinks | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Recent history suggests Americans will eat 46 million turkeys during Thanksgiving, give or take a few birds.
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Supply Chain Requires Greater CEO Involvement: McKinsey

Supply Chain Requires Greater CEO Involvement: McKinsey | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
CEOs need to get more involved in the enterprise supply chain and help drive its operational contributions to profitability, says McKinsey in a report.
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US Military in $823 Million Container Fee Charge

US Military in $823 Million Container Fee Charge | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The US military practices cost taxpayers US$823 million in fees over a decade for the late return of shipping containers
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French Logistics Firm, Skipper Logistics, Establishes US Presence in Atlanta Area

French Logistics Firm,  Skipper Logistics, Establishes US Presence in Atlanta Area | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
French firm Skipper Logistics has established its first US location in this Atlanta suburb.
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Indonesia's Govt plans to use railway to cut logistics costs

Indonesia's Govt plans to use railway to cut logistics costs | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The government plans to use railway transportation services for the distribution of essential goods to cut logistical costs. Logistical costs have ...
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MIT lands $15 million to shape cybersecurity laws for self-driving cars and delivery drones

MIT lands $15 million to shape cybersecurity laws for self-driving cars and delivery drones | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Hewlett Foundation, the billion-dollar philanthropic organization set up by one of HP's founders, is pledging $15 million towards a cybersecurity initiative at MIT that will bridge the worlds of policy and future technology.

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UK truck driver shortage threatens Christmas logjam

UK truck driver shortage threatens Christmas logjam | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - A shortage of truckers on Britain's roads could leave Christmas shoppers out in the cold as tough new rules for drivers kick in.Hauliers are getting creative - training warehouse staff to
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Savage Expands Supply Chain Services by Acquiring 3PL Company Trans Dynamics

Savage Expands Supply Chain Services by Acquiring 3PL Company Trans Dynamics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Savage, a leading supply chain solutions company, has acquired third-party logistics company Trans Dynamics, a provider of over-dimensional, intermoda
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Germany quietly shelves idea of Deutsche Bahn privatisation

(Restores dropped word last in lede paragraph)BERLIN, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The German government has quietlyscrapped plans to look into partly privatising railway operatorDeutsche Bahn after a Reuters
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UPS CEO: Unplanned holiday surge could cost retailers

UPS CEO: Unplanned holiday surge could cost retailers | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
ATLANTA (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc's chief executive officer said on Monday the company's closer collaboration with major retailers should bring a smooth holiday season, but he said UPS would
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'World's longest railway' links Madrid and China - The Local

'World's longest railway' links Madrid and China - The Local | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China launched an 82-wagon cargo train on Tuesday which will take 21 days to travel 10,000km (6,200 miles) and pass through six other countries as it moves goods from the industrial city of Yiwu to the Spanish capital, Madrid.
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Technology now is the key differentiating factor in logistics

Technology now is the key differentiating factor in logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
When Bradley S. Jacobs thinks about technology and the future of transportation, he thinks big. The CEO of XPO Logistics believes autonomous driverless trucks and three-dimensional printing will change the way goods are produced and shipped within the next few decades, utterly changing global supply chains.
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US drives air cargo rebound, but crystal ball hazy into 2015 | JOC.com

US drives air cargo rebound, but crystal ball hazy into 2015 | JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The strong rebound of trans-Pacific trade will ensure the air cargo industry enjoys a happy festive season this year, but few are prepared to forecast the robust growth will continue much past Chinese New Year.
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Three ways CEOs can improve the supply chain | McKinsey & Company

Three ways CEOs can improve the supply chain | McKinsey & Company | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
CEOs increasingly view the supply chain as a critical point of competitive differentiation. Here’s how to make it better. A McKinsey & Company article.
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