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Hungary to build high-speed cargo rail line

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Hungary to build high-speed cargo rail line
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Hungary's government approved Wednesday the construction of a 1.2-billion euros (1.6- billion-dollars) high-speed cargo rail line bypassing Budapest.
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West Coast Port Snarls Will Take Months to Unwind

West Coast Port Snarls Will Take Months to Unwind | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The labor dispute that has magnified the snarls at U.S. West Coast ports may be on the brink of a settlement, but it will take months to end the widespread pain, freight disruptions, and losses caused by the massive cargo traffic jam.
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Congestion threatens trade as global middle class expands, economist warns - JOC.com

Congestion threatens trade as global middle class expands, economist warns - JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
With the global middle class set to grow by nearly 3 billion people by 2030, congestion threatens to choke trade and economic growth, economist Walter Kemmsies told the SMC3 2015 JumpStart conference last week.
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Deutsche Bahn widens lawsuit against 'air cargo cartel' | DE News | Expatica Germany

Deutsche Bahn widens lawsuit against 'air cargo cartel' | DE News | Expatica Germany | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
German rail operator Deutsche Bahn said Sunday it has been joined by several companies in a 2.9 billion euro ($3.2 billion) lawsuit against Lufthansa and other airlines for fixing air cargo prices.A Deutsche... | Daily {adj} news in English. Keeping you in touch with local and international news relating to Germany.
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Why Target's Big Canadian Expansion Went South - Knowledge@Wharton

Why Target's Big Canadian Expansion Went South - Knowledge@Wharton | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Target’s attempt misfired on multiple levels, and now the company is closing all 133 Canadian stores. What went wrong?
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UPS plunges on weak guidance, blames high expenses

UPS plunges on weak guidance, blames high expenses | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS shares plunged in premarket trading after the company warned profits for the fourth quarter would come in well less than Wall Street expected.
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UPDATE 1-Deutsche Post to create thousands of jobs on lower pay - Reuters

UPDATE 1-Deutsche Post to create thousands of jobs on lower pay - Reuters | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
* Deutsche Post to create 10,000 new parcel jobs by 2020* New units will offer lower pay deals* Post says current pay structures not competitive (Adds union comment, detail on industry)BONN, Jan 22
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Yodel speaks out on lessons to be learned from Cyber weekend delivery ... - InternetRetailing.net

Yodel speaks out on lessons to be learned from Cyber weekend delivery ... - InternetRetailing.net | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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How the Trucking Industry Could Be Vastly More Efficient

How the Trucking Industry Could Be Vastly More Efficient | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Meet Transfix, a start-up that fashions itself "Uber for trucks."
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China Eyes Africa for its Maritime Silk Road

China Eyes Africa for its Maritime Silk Road | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who is visiting Africa, has accelerated its drive to draw the continent into the Maritime Silk
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Thailand to launch first special economic zone in northern Tak province - The Economic Times

Thailand to launch first special economic zone in northern Tak province - The Economic Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Thailand will launch its first special economic zone located in the country's north this year to help boost trade and attract investors keen to set up logistics and supply chain networks.
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Exxon's new oil-by-rail terminal in Canada gears up for U.S. shipments

Exxon's new oil-by-rail terminal in Canada gears up for U.S. shipments | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp's new joint-venture oil-by-rail terminal in Canada, set to be the nation's largest, will begin shipping crude directly to its own refineries in Illinois and Louisiana
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Companies Tiptoe Back Toward ‘Made in the U.S.A.’

Companies Tiptoe Back Toward ‘Made in the U.S.A.’ | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
For years, the U.S. has ceded more and more of its manufacturing to low-cost corners of the global economy. Some firms now want to come home.
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Shorter Supply Chains Leading to Fewer Overall Truck Miles, TRB Panelists Say | Transport Topics Online

Shorter Supply Chains Leading to Fewer Overall Truck Miles, TRB Panelists Say | Transport Topics Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — Increasing demand for faster delivery of last-mile goods is leading to tighter supply chains with shorter truck trips, industry officials said at a freight panel.
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JD.com Beefs Up Its Imported Food Business To Compete Against Alibaba

JD.com Beefs Up Its Imported Food Business To Compete Against Alibaba | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
JD.com, the second-largest e-commerce company in China after Alibaba, has unveiled a major push to grow its imported food business. The program is significant..
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Indonesia is Toyota's Key to Africa

Indonesia is Toyota's Key to Africa | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Last year, as Indonesia’s best performing exporter, PT Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia received the Ministry of Trade’s Primaniyarta Award.
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US West Coast ports are in rough seas due to slowdown

US West Coast ports are in rough seas due to slowdown | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Time for port traffic to get moving again. Guest columnist Ron Brinson calls for more leaders to call for the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union to settle their contract.
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UPS Didn’t Have a Happy Holiday

UPS Didn’t Have a Happy Holiday | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
United Parcel Service Inc. delivered holiday packages on time this season, but expensive holiday preparations added $200 million in unexpected costs.
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Logistic companies unable to cope with e-commerce expansion - Shopsafe

Logistic companies unable to cope with e-commerce expansion - Shopsafe | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Read about Logistic companies unable to cope with e-commerce expansion at Shopsafe.co.uk
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Poland draws big banks for ‘nearsourcing’ - FT.com

Poland draws big banks for ‘nearsourcing’ - FT.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
With its quaint 13th-century market square, meandering canals and botanical gardens, Wroclaw bears little resemblance to the glass and steel-clad banking districts of London, New York or Frankfurt. But the western Polish city is emerging as one of
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Shortening supply chains may create a new reality for US trucking sector

Shortening supply chains may create a new reality for US trucking sector | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
There’s a fundamental shift underway in the transportation and logistics sector that could shorten the supply chains for shipping companies during the next few years, according to John Larkin, managing director at Stifel Transportation & Logistics Equity Research.
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A quarter of total warehousing space absorbed by e-tailers in 2014

A quarter of total warehousing space absorbed by e-tailers in 2014 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Almost 25% of the total warehousing uptake across the country in 2014 was taken up by e-commerce players, said a new study
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Russian Railways launched the international postal delivery service by rail from China to Russia

Russian Railways launched the international postal delivery service by rail from China to Russia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Russian Railways launched the international postal delivery service by rail for the Federal State Unitary Enterprise Russian Post (FSUE). The new service is implemented in the framework of cooperation between Russian Railways Holding and the Chinese Railways.,
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Kuwait's Agility breaks ground on distribution park in Ghana - ArabianBusiness.com

Kuwait's Agility breaks ground on distribution park in Ghana - ArabianBusiness.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Facility in Accra is one of a series of logistics hubs that Agility is building across the African continent
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Re-shoring still in its infancy, report finds | Fleet Management content from Fleet Owner

Re-shoring still in its infancy, report finds | Fleet Management content from Fleet Owner | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
RT @HunterLift: #Reshoring not providing returns that business leaders would like, yet. http://t.co/SIpgTVMwkJ
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Amazon eyeing majority stake in logistic firm Blue Dart - The Economic Times

Amazon eyeing majority stake in logistic firm Blue Dart - The Economic Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Amazon is learnt to be in preliminary talks with Blue Dart. At current market prices, a 75% stake in Blue Dart would cost $2 billion .
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