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the Loadstar » Nippon Express buys Italian freight forwarder Franco Vago

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Nippon Express buys Italian #freight forwarder Franco Vago: http://t.co/7yctcIhL
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GAC opens four new logistics offices in North America - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

GAC opens four new logistics offices in North America - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As part of its continuing strategy to develop its footprint across North America, leading shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group is opening
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Boosting Global Growth By Rebuilding Supply Chains In Asia - Forbes

Boosting Global Growth By Rebuilding Supply Chains In Asia - Forbes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
VideoThere’s a reason why overstretched supply chains in the Asia-Pacific region are keeping executives around the world up at night: They won’t help companies support the next wave of global growth in a vastly different cost environment.
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GCR - News - Ethiopia to build biggest air cargo hub in Africa

GCR - News - Ethiopia to build biggest air cargo hub in Africa | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
RT @EthioEmbassyUK: #Ethiopia to build biggest air cargo hub in Africa, able to handle 600k tonnes of freight a yr http://t.co/lM80otl7uI h…
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GSAs increase share of air cargo

GSAs increase share of air cargo | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
FreightWeek - Insights on sustainable business practices for the global logistics industry
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Philippine shippers not sold on Manila port alternatives | JOC.com

Philippine shippers not sold on Manila port alternatives | JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A presidential decree that the Philippine ports of Batangas and Subic will be considered part of Manila port is facing strong opposition from shippers and truckers, even though it will enable ships to be diverted to the alternative terminals without changes to the bill of lading.
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Exclusive: XPO to raise $3.26 billion with an eye to more deals - sources

Exclusive: XPO to raise $3.26 billion with an eye to more deals - sources | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - XPO Logistics Inc will raise $3.26 billion through new equity and debt, partly to fund acquisitions, according to people familiar with the matter, just one month after a $3.53 billion deal
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Trade patterns underline Africa’s shifting role

Trade patterns underline Africa’s shifting role | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Though there is a broad realignment, the data suggest we cast aside oversimplified emerging/developed world frameworks, writes Simon Freemantle
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NOL sold its logistics subsidiary APL Logistics for 1.21 billion USD

NOL sold its logistics subsidiary APL Logistics for 1.21 billion USD | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Singapore-based shipping operator Neptune Orient Lines sold its logistics subsidiary APL Logistics to Tokyo-headquartered Kintetsu World Express for 1.21 billion USD. After many months of discussi
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New Vietnam PPP Decree See's Vietnam Rail Network Steaming Forward - The Establishment Post

New Vietnam PPP Decree See's Vietnam Rail Network Steaming Forward - The Establishment Post | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Vietnam’s loss-making railway network and seaports are expected to be the first of the country’s age...
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Nafta Trade Drops, But Truck Freight Rises - Transport Topics Online

Nafta Trade Drops, But Truck Freight Rises - Transport Topics Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
U.S. trade with Canada and Mexico fell in in March from a year ago to $96.1 billion, but three of five transportation modes — trucks, railroads and air — rose year-over-year, the Department of Transportation reported.
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Cloud Collaboration, Sensors and Digital Commerce Are Driving Rapid Transformation of Air Cargo Carriers into Dynamic, Data-Driven Businesses, Reports Unisys

Cloud Collaboration, Sensors and Digital Commerce Are Driving Rapid Transformation of Air Cargo Carriers into Dynamic, Data-Driven Businesses, Reports Unisys | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Why Building A Distributed Data Supply Chain Is More Important Than Big Data

Why Building A Distributed Data Supply Chain Is More Important Than Big Data | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
It is time to stop the stampede to create capacity to analyze big data and instead pursue a more balanced approach that focuses on finding more data sets and understanding how to use them to improve your business.
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Overseas acquisitions pay off for Hitachi logistics unit | JOC.com

Overseas acquisitions pay off for Hitachi logistics unit | JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Japan’s Hitachi Transport System’s aggressive acquisitions in the United States and elsewhere have put it on track to almost achieve its medium-term global expansion plan, with overseas sales and profit escalating.
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CN invests C$20-million in expansion of cold supply chain reefer capacity

CN invests C$20-million in expansion of cold supply chain reefer capacity | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Freight Delays at Ports are not Just Caused by Container Lines Shipping Alliances and Bigger Ships - Latest industry shipping news from the Handy Shipping Guide

Freight Delays at Ports are not Just Caused by Container Lines Shipping Alliances and Bigger Ships - 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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The Philippines Government tapping Microsoft to track port containers

The Philippines Government tapping Microsoft to track port containers | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Aquino administration is looking at tapping Microsoft Philippines for a container tracking system that would help decongest major thoroughfares amid the growing number of cargo trucks.
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O’Hare International Airport to Gain New Intermodal Facility | Commercial Property Executive

O’Hare International Airport to Gain New Intermodal Facility | Commercial Property Executive | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport is going to get a new intermodal facility that will create approximately 3,000 construction jobs and 100
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Alibaba's logistics arm Cainiao unveils expansion plans - WantChinaTimes

Alibaba's logistics arm Cainiao unveils expansion plans - WantChinaTimes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's logistics arm Cainiao Network Technology marked its two-year anniversary by announcing expansion plans at home and abroad, Shanghai's China Business News reports. ...
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Panalpina acquires its Egypt agent

Panalpina acquires its Egypt agent | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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EBN - Hailey Lynne McKeefry - IoT Rises as New Norm for Transportation & Logistics

EBN - Hailey Lynne McKeefry - IoT Rises as New Norm for Transportation & Logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Although consumers may be most enamored by the Apple Watch or other technological toys, the really exciting uses will be in the realm of industrial IoT and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.
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Google launches its Apple Pay competitor, Android Pay

Google launches its Apple Pay competitor, Android Pay | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The tech company comes out swinging at Apple's one-touch mobile payment system.
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Global Supply Chain Growth Set to Slow Amid Technology, Labor Changes

Global Supply Chain Growth Set to Slow Amid Technology, Labor Changes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Global supply chain growth is set to slow amid technology, labor changes. Production in China will shift inland from coasts as wages continue rising, study says.
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NFI adds MacroPoint freight tracking | Technology content from Fleet Owner

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Carriers collaborate on Parcelhome Smart Box package delivery pilot in Belgium - Gizmag

Carriers collaborate on Parcelhome Smart Box package delivery pilot in Belgium - Gizmag | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Parcelhome's Smart Box letterbox from is currently undergoing pilot testing in Belgium in collaboration with carriers DHL, GLS and DPD.
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