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Global supply chain and logistics news and analysis from around the world
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Deutsche Post staff out on strike again over parcel plans - The Daily Star

Thousands of workers at Deutsche Post staged another strike on Saturday over the company's plans to expand its parcel delivery service using workers on lower pay, labor union Verdi said.
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UN urges Nepal to relax customs control to allow faster aid distribution

UN urges Nepal to relax customs control to allow faster aid distribution | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The UN urges Nepal's government to relax customs controls which it says are holding up the distribution of relief supplies.
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Disruptive Technology in Trucking | The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel

Disruptive Technology in Trucking | The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Logistics M&A Still Out of Favor Despite Spate of Big Deals

Logistics M&A Still Out of Favor Despite Spate of Big Deals | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Despite recent deals, logistics and transportation M&A remains quiet. The focus is on transactions involving smaller, asset-light companies.
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China Economy Shows Small Gains But Worries Remain - Wall Street Journal

China Economy Shows Small Gains But Worries Remain - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China’s manufacturing and services sectors showed signs of modest growth last month, though not enough to erase concerns about the downward drift of the world’s second largest economy.
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America’s ports contributed $4.6 trillion to economy in 2014 | AJOT.COM

America’s ports contributed $4.6 trillion to economy in 2014 | AJOT.COM | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A new study of United States seaports, including the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, found that ports delivered a $4.6 trillion economic impact to the nation's economy in 2014.
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Iran Seizure of Maersk Container Ship Tied to Old Cargo Dispute - New York Times

Iran Seizure of Maersk Container Ship Tied to Old Cargo Dispute - New York Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Iranian officials pointed to a ruling against the Danish shipping giant over 10 containers that were sent to the United Arab Emirates in 2005.
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Logistics News: Escalating Labor Costs Drive DC Automation - Supply Chain Digest

Logistics News: Escalating Labor Costs Drive DC Automation - Supply Chain Digest | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Sortation Systems Provide Significant Productivity and Throughput Gains
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Nepal Earthquake Response Challenges Logistics Experts - Wall Street Journal

Nepal Earthquake Response Challenges Logistics Experts - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Even the most experienced experts in humanitarian relief supply chains are finding the aftermath of Nepal’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake profoundly challenging.
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UPS Commits $500,000 and Logistics Expertise in Support of Nepal Earthquake Recovery

UPS Commits $500,000 and Logistics Expertise in Support of Nepal Earthquake Recovery | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
ATLANTA -- The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced an initial commitment of $500,000 (US) to aid in response and recovery efforts following the devastating earthquake ...
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Tech, transparency and 5 ways to fix unsustainable supply chains

Tech, transparency and 5 ways to fix unsustainable supply chains | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cargill, PwC and Hewlett-Packard were among the companies gathered in London this week to talk supply chain sustainability. The key takeaway: the real work has only just begun.
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How two buddy industrial robots could upend the logistics industry forever

How two buddy industrial robots could upend the logistics industry forever | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Fetch and the Freight, two robots from Fetch Robotics, were designed to slash the costs of picking items off warehouse shelves, and moving them around factories.
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XPO Logistics goes to Europe for its latest acquisition

XPO Logistics goes to Europe for its latest acquisition | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
XPO Logistics has made its biggest acquisition yet and as a result, made that much anticipated leap onto the global logistics stage. Yesterday the US-based company announced its intent to acquire French-based Norbert Dentressangle for $3.53bn.
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Freight forwarder iContainers starts door-to-door U.S-Spain service

Freight forwarder iContainers starts door-to-door U.S-Spain service | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
#FreightForwarding company @iContainers starts door-to-door service between the US and Spain
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Gulf Warehousing Company partners with UPS - Trade Arabia

Gulf Warehousing Company partners with UPS - Trade Arabia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Gulf Warehousing Company, a leading logistics provider in Qatar, has signed an agreement with United Parcel Service (UPS) to become the authorised service contractor for its express parcel service starting from June.
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Safer packaging sought for lithium battery air cargo: UN panel - Yahoo News

Safer packaging sought for lithium battery air cargo: UN panel - Yahoo News | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
By Allison Lampert MONTREAL (Reuters) - A United Nations civil aviation-led panel on Friday called for improved, fire-resistant packaging to ship lithium batteries, which pilots and plane makers say pose a fire risk.
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Update on the Intended Offer by FedEx for TNT Express

Update on the Intended Offer by FedEx for TNT Express | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
This is a joint press release by FedEx Corporation and TNT Express pursuant to Section 7 paragraph 1 sub a of the Decree on Public Takeover Bids (Besluit Openbare Biedingen Wft, the Decree) in connection with the intended public offer by FedEx Corporation for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares in the capital of …
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Peru promotes road link to Brazil

Peru promotes road link to Brazil | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Interoceanic Highway could boost trade and convert Peru into Latin American hub for transpacific trade, Mincetur claims
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Internet of Things Reaches Into the Trucking Business

Internet of Things Reaches Into the Trucking Business | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Saia-Intel truck-tracking project shows the growing relevance of IoT to supply chain and logistics
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Old Management Systems Stifle New Business Models - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Old Management Systems Stifle New Business Models - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Competing using data means changing processes and incentives.
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The Challenge of Delivering Goods in Developing World - Wall Street Journal

The Challenge of Delivering Goods in Developing World - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Partnerships aim to transport products to growing middle class despite underdeveloped infrastructure and challenges tracking deliveries
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US Ports See Costly Delays as Cargo Ships,Volumes Grow - Wall Street Journal

US Ports See Costly Delays as Cargo Ships,Volumes Grow - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The problem shows how the logistics of global trade have fallen out of sync, which could have profound implications for the $900 billion worth of goods transported each year.
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CMA CGM acquires stake in Indian logistics group - ShippingWatch UK (subscription)

CMA CGM acquires stake in Indian logistics group - ShippingWatch UK (subscription) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
French CMA CGM has, through a subsidiary, acquired a "strategic stake" in Indian logistics company LCL Logistix in a move that expands CMA CGM's geographical coverage, says the company.
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Fetch Robotics Introduces Fetch and Freight: Your Warehouse Is Now Automated - IEEE Spectrum

Fetch Robotics Introduces Fetch and Freight: Your Warehouse Is Now Automated - IEEE Spectrum | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
This pair of brand new robots is ready to take over in warehouses, autonomously picking and delivering goods
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UPS starts 2015 with double-digit operating profit growth

UPS starts 2015 with double-digit operating profit growth | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS� first quarter earnings seem to have pleased investors as it reported a 1.4% increase in revenue to $14.0bn and an 11% gain in operating profit of $1.7bn. This in turn resulted in a 14.0% increase in EPS for the quarter.
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