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FedEx plans $25M distribution center in NE Indiana

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FedEx plans $25M distribution center in NE Ind.
Ventura County Star
NEW HAVEN, Ind. (AP) - FedEx Corp. plans to build a $25 million distribution center in northeastern Indiana that's expected to create nearly 90 jobs.
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Good interview with @Agility's GIL CEO @alsalehe - Presenting Agility

Good interview with @Agility's GIL CEO @alsalehe - Presenting Agility | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Agility has risen to become a reputed logistics services provider.
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China Shipping, Alibaba join up for integrated logistics platform - South China Morning Post

China Shipping, Alibaba join up for integrated logistics platform - South China Morning Post | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China Shipping, Alibaba join up for integrated logistics platform South China Morning Post State-owned China Shipping Group, through two subsidiaries, will partner with Alibaba to establish an integrated logistics platform, combining its...
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Labor issues remain on both U.S. coasts

Labor issues remain on both U.S. coasts Savannah Morning News Labor issues continue to dominate port news, especially on the West Coast, where the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association failed to reach a...
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New book by Ti's John Manners-Bell, Thomas Cullen and Cathy Roberson - Logistics and Supply Chains in Emerging Markets

New book by Ti's John Manners-Bell, Thomas Cullen and Cathy Roberson - Logistics and Supply Chains in Emerging Markets | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Emerging Markets hold the key to the development of the global logistics industry over the next twenty years. Whilst developed economies struggle to come to terms with huge levels of debt, newly industrialized markets are showing strong growth prospects as manufacturers and investors look at low cost production locations. This, in turn, has led to urbanization and the development of more affluent middle classes in regions such as Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific.In this unique new book, John Manners-Bell will include a section on the key trends affecting development of emerging markets the social, economic and political context the reasons behind their integration within the global trading economy the main challenges security, corruption, transport infrastructure. There are individual sections on the BRIC transport and logistics sectors, as well as prospects for Asia, Latin America, Africa, Central Asia, Middle East impact of the Arab Spring, Syria and much more. A survey section showing the best markets to invest in is also included to download.)
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Ti's APAC Brief - Contract logistics to motor on with Chinese car manufacturing

Ti's APAC Brief - Contract logistics to motor on with Chinese car manufacturing | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Transport Intelligence is a leading independent source of research and analysis for the global logistics market. Providing timely, accurate and accessible information on competitors and industry developments covering: solutions, services, trends, third party logistics,logistic growth.
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US Hours-of-Service UT Study Indicates Substantial Losses in Trucking Productivity

US Hours-of-Service UT Study Indicates Substantial Losses in Trucking Productivity | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The grim reality is that since the new HOS rule became effective, trucking stakeholders are experiencing losses between 3 percent and 9 percent, with many more shippers anticipating that the deficit to be in the upper end of that range.
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Lineage Logistics Acquires Two California Cold-Storage Facilities ..

Lineage Logistics Acquires Two California Cold-Storage Facilities .. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Lineage Logistics said it has acquired two cold-storage facilities in Santa Cruz County, California, from Dreisbach Enterprises. Terms were not disclosed.
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Unionized Penske workers can keep jobs but switch employers

The good news: the contract's winner, Youngstown-based Comprehensive Logistics (CLI), intends to hire just about all of them in their same jobs.
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Japan's SBS Group to acquire 66% stake in Transpole Logistics

Japan's SBS Group to acquire 66% stake in Transpole Logistics
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Japan's SBS Group will acquire a controlling stake in domestic logistics firm Transpole Logistics for an undisclosed amount.
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PMA-ILWU to take 72-hour break from negotiations on US west coast-wide contract. Talks to resume July 11.

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Air France-KLM Cuts Profit Target on Overcapacity on North America & Asia routes

Air France-KLM Cuts Profit Target on Overcapacity on North America & Asia routes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Reuters ir France-KLM Cuts Profit Target on Overcapacity, Cargo Businessweek Compounding the drop is a “persistently” weak cargo demand as well as the situation in Venezuela, which Air France-KLM called “challenging.” Air France-KLM took a charge...
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Retail changes revolutionizing contract logistics, report says | JOC

The logistics demands of home delivery and a shopping explosion in emerging markets are revolutionizing the contract logistics field, according to Transport Intelligence’s new Global Contract Logistics 2014 report.
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Myanmar to implement automated cargo clearance

Myanmar to implement automated cargo clearance
Eleven Myanmar
The Customs Department plans to create an automated cargo clearance system with financial aid from Japan to help speed up the checking of containers and other cargo.
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Managing Supply Chain risks may be as simple as a video conference away

Managing Supply Chain risks may be as simple as a video conference away | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Managing supply chain risks may be as simple as a video conference. As many folks know, I am always on the lookout for start-up companies that offer new solutions to the supply chain market. Though...
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With GM work in question, Penske Logistics warns it could lay off 125

With GM work in question, Penske Logistics warns it could lay off 125 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
With GM work in question, Penske Logistics warns it could lay off 125
Kansas City Business Journal
"Penske Logistics filed the WARN notifications as a precautionary measure," he said.
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China Shipping Network, Alibaba team up for online logistics platform - ecns

China Shipping Network, Alibaba team up for online logistics platform - ecns | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China Shipping Network, Alibaba team up for online logistics platform ecns Under the framework partnership with China Shipping Container Lines and Alibaba, the three parties will build an online logistics information platform to allow vendors or...
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Latest TIACA Times has nice write-up on 3D printing with thoughts from @TransportIntell's CEO @Jmannersbell

 
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Malware hidden in Chinese inventory scanners targeted logistics, shipping firms

Malware hidden in Chinese inventory scanners targeted logistics, shipping firms | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Forbes Malware hidden in Chinese inventory scanners targeted logistics, shipping firms PCWorld Financial and business information was stolen from several shipping and logistics firms by sophisticated malware hiding in inventory scanners...
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Maersk Line, MSC clinch new container-shipping pact

Maersk Line, MSC clinch new container-shipping pact | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Maersk Line and MSC have clinched a new vessel-sharing deal to help the container-shipping groups save costs on some of the world's busiest shipping routes.
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#ContractLogistics undergoing biggest change since 1980s says Ti's latest report

#ContractLogistics undergoing biggest change since 1980s says Ti's latest report | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
  Transport Intelligence is pleased to announce the publication of its latest industry report 'Global Contract Logistics 2014'. The report, available to purchase from the Ti website, highlight...
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Survey finds NY/NJ, Savannah, Norfolk, Houston & Vancouver ports as alternatives in the event of West Coast port

Survey finds NY/NJ, Savannah, Norfolk, Houston & Vancouver ports as alternatives  in the event of West Coast port | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Survey: Florida ports not seen as alternatives in the event of West Coast port ...
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India to tap foreign direct investment for railway modernisation

India to tap foreign direct investment for railway modernisation | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
India is to open up its dilapidated colonial-era railway network to foreign investors in one of recently elected premier Narendra Modi’s first moves to meet election promises of boosting economic growth and strengthening infrastructure in the
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IDS Acquires Aspen Logistics

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IDS Acquires Aspen Logistics
Multichannel Merchant
Integrated Distribution Services announced the acquisition of Aspen Logistics, a Salt Lake City-based third-party logistics company, on July 1.
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Giti seeks to strengthen global supply chain with first U.S. plant in SC

Giti seeks to strengthen global supply chain with first U.S. plant in SC | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Giti seeks to strengthen global supply chain with U.S.
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Fewer Cargo Planes, More Cargo in Passenger Planes

Fewer Cargo Planes, More Cargo in Passenger Planes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Boeing's 777 is carrying ample freight while cargo planes take a hit
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