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Shippers join forces to monitor mega-ship alliances | PortCalls Asia | Asian Shipping and Maritime News

Shippers join forces to monitor mega-ship alliances | PortCalls Asia | Asian Shipping and Maritime News | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
International shippers from Europe, Asia, and the United States have teamed up to ensure that free trade is not compromised, especially with the move by ocean
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DHL: How a logistics firm evolved to provide 'software as a service' - ComputerworldUK

DHL: How a logistics firm evolved to provide 'software as a service' - ComputerworldUK | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The logistics firm used real-time data during the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris last year, and is providing the same tool to its customers on a subscription model.
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USPS testing e-fulfillment services for small, mid-size e-commerce businesses - DC Velocity

USPS testing e-fulfillment services for small, mid-size e-commerce businesses - DC Velocity | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Chicago-based warehouse proving ground for initiative; OIG sees major opportunities for agency in domestic, international e-fulfillment; new services would take USPS beyond its historical mandate.
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Deteriorating landside connections hindering seaport efficiency | Fleet Management content from Fleet Owner

Deteriorating landside connections hindering seaport efficiency | Fleet Management content from Fleet Owner | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Vietnam to open doors for private investment in railway infrastructure

Vietnam to open doors for private investment in railway infrastructure | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Private firms will be allowed to invest in facilities to serve the transport of goods by rail, focusing on cargo yards, warehouses, cargo-handling equipment, and warehouse management systems
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Is China Facing a Warehouse Bubble?

Is China Facing a Warehouse Bubble? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The frothiness of logistics industry in China is appearing, as more residential property developers build warehouses amid a sluggish housing market.
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TRACE: ‘Shipping exposed to more corruption than any other industry’ -

TRACE: ‘Shipping exposed to more corruption than any other industry’ - | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Annapolis: Shipping is hit by more cases of corruption than just about any other industry, Alexandra Wrage, the president and founder of anti-bribery compliance expert TRACE, says in today’s Maritime CEO interview. “In many ways, the shipping industry is exposed to more levels of corruption than any other industry,” Wrage says, “as it is a …
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Deutsche Post DHL Group | Apr 22, 2015: First time in Germany: Car becomes mobile delivery address for parcels

Deutsche Post DHL Group | Apr 22, 2015: First time in Germany: Car becomes mobile delivery address for parcels | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
In May 2015 DHL Parcel, Amazon and Audi will team up to launch a Germany-wide pilot project for car drop delivery.
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U.S. Postal Service selects drone as potential new delivery vehicle - Geek

U.S. Postal Service selects drone as potential new delivery vehicle - Geek | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Amazon isn’t the only U.S. company investigating the use of delivery drones.
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Free-Trade Pilot Program Expanded to Tianjin, Fujian and Guangdong -

Cities in coastal Fujian and Guangdong provinces and northern port of Tianjin operating under localized FTZ structure in plans recently detailed by State Council
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CJ Group Joins Bidding War for Daewoo Logistics - BusinessKorea

CJ Group Joins Bidding War for Daewoo Logistics - BusinessKorea | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
With CJ Korea Express trying to take over Daewoo Logistics, the company seeks growth enough to become a leading global logistics company.
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10 Ways Mobility Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

10 Ways Mobility Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
81% of CEOs see mobile technologies as being strategically important for their enterprises. The top three technology priorities of industrial manufacturing CEOs are mobility (73%), cybersecurity (72%) and data mining and analysis (70%). 86% of CEOs say a clear vision of how digital technologies including mobile can create competitive advantage is key [...]
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Rail Insider-Grupo Mexico rail unit IPO would net $1.2 billion, Ferromex officials say. Information For Rail Career Professionals From Progressive Railroading Magazine

Rail Insider-Grupo Mexico rail unit IPO would net $1.2 billion, Ferromex officials say. Information For Rail Career Professionals From Progressive Railroading Magazine | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Rail Industry Trends article about: Grupo Mexico IPO, Ferromex, Ferrosur, Rogelio Velez. From the editors of Progressive Railroading Magazine
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Singapore's hub role looks vulnerable as China promotes Silk Routes - The Loadstar

Singapore's hub role looks vulnerable as China promotes Silk Routes - The Loadstar | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Will the announced Silk Road investment lead the Chinese city of Kunming to displace Singapore as south-east Asia's logistics hub?
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New freight facility part of airport’s growing Cargo Village

New freight facility part of airport’s growing Cargo Village | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Edmonton may be known as the Gateway to the North, but when it comes to shipping cargo there, it might
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In France, La Poste is a bank, an MVNO, a delivery service (by drone) & an IoT Network

In France, La Poste is a bank, an MVNO, a delivery service (by drone) & an IoT Network | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Whenever I speak with someone about mail, the post office (in France or around the world), or delivery in general, I like to point out that the Stamp, the

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Pantos Logistics Signs a Joint Venture with Seino Transportation of Japan

SEOUL, South Korea, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pantos Logistics (managing FNS, Inc. in the U.S.), a comprehensive...
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Austrian Post wants to expand in Turkey

VIENNA, April 21 (Reuters) - Austrian Post wantsto expand in Turkey by increasing its stake to 75 percent ofparcel delivery company Aras Kargo, Chief Executive Georg Poelzltold reporters on Tuesday.Poelzl
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Conflict Minerals Enter US Unchecked, Hidden By 'Blind Spots' In Supply Chains - International Business Times

Conflict Minerals Enter US Unchecked, Hidden By 'Blind Spots' In Supply Chains - International Business Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
According to a new report, nearly 80 percent of US companies surveyed fail to check their supply chain for “conflict minerals.”
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New Postal Service delivery fleet could include drones - Federal Times

New Postal Service delivery fleet could include drones - Federal Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Postal Service's fleet of the future could be made up of all-electric trucks launching package delivery drones.
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Bonded zone in Xinjiang's Kashgar starts operation|WantChinaTimes.com

Bonded zone in Xinjiang's Kashgar starts operation|WantChinaTimes.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A comprehensive bonded zone was opened in the border city of Kashgar in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Monday.With a total investment of 2.9 billion yuan (US$470 million), the zone was approved ...
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UPS Brings Technology and Logistics Expertise to Study of Drone Use in ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

UPS Brings Technology and Logistics Expertise to Study of Drone Use in ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
ATLANTA, April 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
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Echo Global Logistics Acquires Command Transportation in $420M Deal

Echo Global Logistics Acquires Command Transportation in $420M Deal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Echo Global Logistics (NASDAQ: ECHO) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Command Transportation, LLC ("Command"), one of the largest privately held truckload ("TL") brokers and...
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China Railway,Kerry Logistics,Huo Hongguang,Edwardo Erni,China,One Belt One Road,multimodal | China Railway, Kerry Logistics Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement | Logistics Insight Asia

China Railway,Kerry Logistics,Huo Hongguang,Edwardo Erni,China,One Belt One Road,multimodal | China Railway, Kerry Logistics Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement | Logistics Insight Asia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The strategic cooperation follows the national
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TAP Portugal pilots announce 10-day strike beginning May 1 | Labor content from ATWOnline

TAP Portugal pilots announce 10-day strike beginning May 1 | Labor content from ATWOnline | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
TAP Portugal’s Pilots Union SPAC has announced a 10-day strike from May 1 to protest the ongoing privatization process.
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