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Chinese to Invest in Taiwan Port for First Time

Chinese to Invest in Taiwan Port for First Time | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Chinese investors are now allowed to buy up to a 50% stake in key public infrastructure including subways, light rail systems, bridges and tunnels, as well as cultural and educational facilities.
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XPO Logistics’ Jacobs: We’re still hungry for acquisitions | JOC.com

XPO Logistics’ Jacobs: We’re still hungry for acquisitions | JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Fresh off the announcement of yet another acquisition, XPO Logistics’ hunger can’t be sated with CEO Bradley Jacobs eying more deals in Europe and North America.
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Wal-Mart rides KCS to bring US-bound cargo through Mexico - JOC.com

Wal-Mart rides KCS to bring US-bound cargo through Mexico - JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The cargo of the world’s largest retailer contributes to the slightly more than 200 twenty-foot-equivalent units hauled on the Kansas City Southern network weekly from the port of Lazaro Cardenas to its Houston area intermodal terminal...
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LA port traffic jam may finally be ending, but shipping route changes could be permanent

LA port traffic jam may finally be ending, but shipping route changes could be permanent | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Congestion on the West Coast has triggered huge eastward shifts in ocean traffic, and long-term factors will sustain the shift.
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Amazon, Google See Shift in Regulatory Stance on Commercial Drones

Amazon, Google See Shift in Regulatory Stance on Commercial Drones | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Amazon.com and Google say U.S. regulators in recent weeks have become more receptive to their efforts to use drones for package delivery.
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FedEx wants to lengthen trailers to increase cargo - wreg.com

FedEx wants to lengthen trailers to increase cargo - wreg.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
“It's hard enough to stop 80,000 pounds as it is. They get any heavier and you can't stop them trucks."
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Automating Logistics for the Factory of the Future - Product Design & Development

Automating Logistics for the Factory of the Future - Product Design & Development | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Mass production and packaging in factories is already highly automated these days, but the same cannot be said for logistics. Movements of raw materials and finished products still depend heavily on manual labor ...
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DHL: Current IT distribution model is 'not fit for purpose' - CRN - UK

DHL: Current IT distribution model is 'not fit for purpose' - CRN - UK | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Logistics behemoth says model needs to change to cope with 'volatile' global trading environment
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Americold Launches Next Generation of Its i-3PL Visibility and Reporting Tool

Americold Launches Next Generation of Its i-3PL Visibility and Reporting Tool | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
ATLANTA, May 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Americold (
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Growing Shipping Alliances Are Straining Major U.S. Gateway Ports

Growing Shipping Alliances Are Straining  Major U.S. Gateway Ports | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Container shipping alliances to pool capacity on bigger ships is adding to congestion problems at major U.S. ports.
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Freight forwarder iContainers starts door-to-door U.S-Spain service

Freight forwarder iContainers starts door-to-door U.S-Spain service | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
#FreightForwarding company @iContainers starts door-to-door service between the US and Spain
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Gulf Warehousing Company partners with UPS - Trade Arabia

Gulf Warehousing Company partners with UPS - Trade Arabia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Gulf Warehousing Company, a leading logistics provider in Qatar, has signed an agreement with United Parcel Service (UPS) to become the authorised service contractor for its express parcel service starting from June.
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Safer packaging sought for lithium battery air cargo: UN panel - Yahoo News

Safer packaging sought for lithium battery air cargo: UN panel - Yahoo News | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
By Allison Lampert MONTREAL (Reuters) - A United Nations civil aviation-led panel on Friday called for improved, fire-resistant packaging to ship lithium batteries, which pilots and plane makers say pose a fire risk.
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Update on the Intended Offer by FedEx for TNT Express

Update on the Intended Offer by FedEx for TNT Express | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
This is a joint press release by FedEx Corporation and TNT Express pursuant to Section 7 paragraph 1 sub a of the Decree on Public Takeover Bids (Besluit Openbare Biedingen Wft, the Decree) in connection with the intended public offer by FedEx Corporation for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares in the capital of …
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Pilot Freight Services Opens Pilot de Mexico with New Station in Mexico City - MarketWatch

Pilot Freight Services Opens Pilot de Mexico with New Station in Mexico City - MarketWatch | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Pilot Freight Services Opens Pilot de Mexico with New Station in Mexico City MarketWatch LIMA, Pa., May 06, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pilot Freight Services, a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announced today that it has...
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Road Haulage and Rail Freight Carriers Will be Excited by Undersea Tunnel - Latest industry shipping news from the Handy Shipping Guide

Road Haulage and Rail Freight Carriers Will be Excited by Undersea Tunnel - Latest industry shipping news from the Handy Shipping Guide | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Guide to freight transportation and logistics.
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Why Jacksonville needs more distribution centers — and why it's having ... - Jacksonville Business Journal

Why Jacksonville needs more distribution centers — and why it's having ... - Jacksonville Business Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The city has many facilities, but has still missed out on big players such as Trader Joe's and Amazon.
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Emirates carrier to fly cargo to Rickenbacker - Columbus Dispatch

Emirates carrier to fly cargo to Rickenbacker - Columbus Dispatch | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Add the United Arab Emirates to the list of worldwide locations from which massive Boeing cargo airplanes are bringing an increasing amount of cargo to Rickenbacker Airport.
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Malaysian air cargo business affected by competition from Mideast carriers - The Star Online

Malaysian air cargo business affected by competition from Mideast carriers - The Star Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
GEORGE TOWN: The emergence of Middle East cargo carriers at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is starting to impact the local air cargo business.
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Major changes Ahead in the Global Petrochemical Supply Chain | Supply Chain content from IndustryWeek

Major changes Ahead in the Global Petrochemical Supply Chain | Supply Chain content from IndustryWeek | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
To take advantage of lower feedstock costs and increased supply, chemical manufacturers are racing to establish more U.S.-based facilities. This is resulting in an investment boom and leading to major changes to the global petrochemical supply chain.
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Intermodal trucking company formed to use only company employees as drivers – DC Velocity

Intermodal trucking company formed to use only company employees as drivers – DC Velocity | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Firm will eschew the contractor model at ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
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Damage closes Kathmandu airport, but officials say aid logistics improving - OregonLive.com

OregonLive.com Damage closes Kathmandu airport, but officials say aid logistics improving OregonLive.com KATHMANDU, Nepal — Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of...
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Deutsche Post staff out on strike again over parcel plans - The Daily Star

Thousands of workers at Deutsche Post staged another strike on Saturday over the company's plans to expand its parcel delivery service using workers on lower pay, labor union Verdi said.
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UN urges Nepal to relax customs control to allow faster aid distribution

UN urges Nepal to relax customs control to allow faster aid distribution | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The UN urges Nepal's government to relax customs controls which it says are holding up the distribution of relief supplies.
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Disruptive Technology in Trucking | The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel

Disruptive Technology in Trucking | The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Logistics M&A Still Out of Favor Despite Spate of Big Deals

Logistics M&A Still Out of Favor Despite Spate of Big Deals | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Despite recent deals, logistics and transportation M&A remains quiet. The focus is on transactions involving smaller, asset-light companies.
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