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FedEx Says 10% of Senior U.S. Executives Take Buyout

FedEx Says 10% of Senior U.S. Executives Take Buyout | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
FedEx Corp. said about 10 percent of its senior U.S. executives have accepted buyouts under a program to cut spending and boost profits by $1.7 billion over three years.
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West Coast longshore union delegates meet over contract proposal - Long Beach Press Telegram

West Coast longshore union delegates meet over contract proposal - Long Beach Press Telegram | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Select members of a West Coast dockworkers union this week will determine whether to move forward with a tentative labor contract that took nine months to reach in a protracted battle that nearly ground goods movement to a halt.About 90 delegat...
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RFID boosts supply chain management

RFID boosts supply chain management | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
More can be done with radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to improve the efficiency and visibility of goods in the supply chain. So says..
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Brazil's Modern Logistics to add first aircraft next month - ch-aviation

Brazil's Modern Logistics to add first aircraft next month - ch-aviation | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Modern Logistics (MWM, São Paulo Guarulhos) has set a May date for the delivery of its maiden aircraft, PP-YBA (msn 24683), an ex-Orenair B737-400 currently being converted into a B737-400(F) by PEMCO World Air Services at the COOPESA facility at...
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Hactl fends off rivals as it adapts to changes brought on by e-commerce

Hactl fends off rivals as it adapts to changes brought on by e-commerce | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
HK air cargo handler fends off challenges from rivals as it adapts to the transformation of the logistics chain brought about by rise in e-selling
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Dayton Freight Introduces Expedited Service - Transport Topics Online

Dayton Freight Introduces Expedited Service - Transport Topics Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Regional less-than-truckload carrier Dayton Freight Lines introduced a new expedited service using ground and air transportation.
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Deutsche Post DHL Group | Mar 27, 2015: DHL parcel delivery boxes now in apartment buildings

Deutsche Post DHL Group | Mar 27, 2015: DHL parcel delivery boxes now in apartment buildings | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Beginning in April, DHL will install private parcel delivery boxes (Paketkästen) in apartment houses managed by Deutsche Annington, Germany's largest housing company.
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Wave of change upends cargo handling at U.S. ports - The Seattle Times

Wave of change upends cargo handling at U.S. ports - The Seattle Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Slowed activity at West Coast ports isn’t just the result of a drawn-out dispute between shipping companies and the dockworkers union. Changes in shipping-industry operations are having a major impact on how the ports are run.
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Kerry Logistics hatching plan to enter 'chaotic' China courier market - JOC.com

Kerry Logistics hatching plan to enter 'chaotic' China courier market - JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
HONG KONG — Kerry Logistics plans to build a regional express delivery platform in China and across the Asean region to c
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Thermo King Introduces Truck Parking App | Transport Topics Online

Thermo King Introduces Truck Parking App | Transport Topics Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Refrigeration and auxiliary power unit supplier Thermo King announced a new smartphone/device application that guides drivers to overnight parking in 2,250 stalls at Thermo King dealers.
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Kerry Logistics posts 10% gain in core net profit - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Kerry Logistics posts 10% gain in core net profit - South China Morning Post (subscription) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Kerry Logistics Network core net profit, excluding one-off gains or losses, grew 10 per cent last year to HK$976 million, as it reaped benefits from its expansion plan....
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SP Express and APC Postal Logistics Announce New Partnership - GlobeNewswire (press release)

SP Express and APC Postal Logistics Announce New Partnership - GlobeNewswire (press release) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
PHOENIX, March 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SP Express, a leading national provider of logistics and order fulfillment services, is pleased to announce a new partnership with APC Postal Logistics.
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Why Hong Kong's logistics model is about to explode

Why Hong Kong's logistics model is about to explode | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

Hong Kong is a symbol of technology. Always ahead of other cities, Hongkies are famous for being earlier adopters that couldn't stop staring at their phones.

 

 

 

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Finnair to build new cargo terminal

Finnair to build new cargo terminal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Finnair Board of Directors has approved an approximately 80 million euro investment in a brand new cargo terminal to be built at Helsinki Airport. The...
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New shipping service connects France with Port of Charleston

New shipping service connects France with Port of Charleston | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
CaroTrans Global, a company that handles freight exports for contracting businesses, has started an expedited service between Le Havre, France to the Port of Charleston.
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Traditional supply chains to undergo radical transformation by 2025: study

Traditional supply chains to undergo radical transformation by 2025: study | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
New technologies, competition and customer demands will work together to radically change traditional supply chains over the next five to 10 years, notes a new report issued last week by international trade association MHI and Deloitte.
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Chile - Resilient in the face of natural and global threats

Chile - Resilient in the face of natural and global threats | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
An active volcano, earthquakes, forest fires and flooding have recently wreaked havoc on Chile, but this South American country of resilience. It has bounced back from adversity time after time and is predicted solid economic growth in 2015 as it bounces back again, presenting new opportunities for LSPs.
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LatAm must look to private finance to fill yawning infrastructure gap | Emerging Markets

LatAm must look to private finance to fill yawning infrastructure gap | Emerging Markets | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Huge. Massive. Vast. Pick any of these words and it would more than adequately describe the need for infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean. But having failed to take advantage of the boom years to finance major projects, governments now need to look to the private sector to fill the gap.
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Same-day delivery: Small niche or big disruption?

Same-day delivery: Small niche or big disruption? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
More than 40 years ago, FedEx disrupted delivery. Are today’s crowd-sourced same-day services about to disrupt FedEx?
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West Coast cargo loss Savannah's gain - Savannah Morning News

Earlier this week, Georgia Ports Authority reported its fifth highest month on record.
While record-breaking cargo numbers have become almost ho-hum for the country's fourth-largest and fastest-growing port, this one was different.
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Port Canaveral moves forward with study on proposed freight rail extension - Orlando Business Journal (blog)

Port Canaveral moves forward with study on proposed freight rail extension - Orlando Business Journal (blog) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Plans for an 11-mile freight rail extension are making some headway at the Canaveral Port Authority.
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OBS Logistics Launches Commercial Vehicle App Integrated With TomTom Telematics’ API.

OBS Logistics Launches Commercial Vehicle App Integrated With TomTom Telematics’ API. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
OBS Logistics Launches Commercial Vehicle App Integrated With TomTom Telematics’ API. http://t.co/qQlLD3SqS5
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Singapore to Carry Forward Lee Kuan Yew's Business-Friendly Legacy - Wall Street Journal

Singapore to Carry Forward Lee Kuan Yew's Business-Friendly Legacy - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The death of Singapore founder Lee Kuan Yew marks the end of an era at a time when the country is facing slowing economic growth and struggling to complete its transition to a first-world economy.
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Excessive red tape hampers Brazil’s progress and leaves logistics in a tangle - FT.com

Excessive red tape hampers Brazil’s progress and leaves logistics in a tangle - FT.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Brazil’s infrastructure lags behind that of many of its neighbours, as well as that of global peers. In the World Economic Forum’s 2014-15 Global Competitiveness Report, it was ranked 120th out of 144 countries for the state of its infrastructure.
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Battling Overcapacity in Container Shipping

Battling Overcapacity in Container Shipping | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Drawing on analysis from proprietary tools, BCG assesses challenges facing container shippers, including overcapacity and low returns, and offers recommendations for restoring carriers’ profitability.
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