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LatAm must look to private finance to fill yawning infrastructure gap | Emerging Markets

LatAm must look to private finance to fill yawning infrastructure gap | Emerging Markets | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Huge. Massive. Vast. Pick any of these words and it would more than adequately describe the need for infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean. But having failed to take advantage of the boom years to finance major projects, governments now need to look to the private sector to fill the gap.
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Same-day delivery: Small niche or big disruption?

Same-day delivery: Small niche or big disruption? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
More than 40 years ago, FedEx disrupted delivery. Are today’s crowd-sourced same-day services about to disrupt FedEx?
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West Coast cargo loss Savannah's gain - Savannah Morning News

Earlier this week, Georgia Ports Authority reported its fifth highest month on record.
While record-breaking cargo numbers have become almost ho-hum for the country's fourth-largest and fastest-growing port, this one was different.
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Port Canaveral moves forward with study on proposed freight rail extension - Orlando Business Journal (blog)

Port Canaveral moves forward with study on proposed freight rail extension - Orlando Business Journal (blog) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Plans for an 11-mile freight rail extension are making some headway at the Canaveral Port Authority.
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OBS Logistics Launches Commercial Vehicle App Integrated With TomTom Telematics’ API.

OBS Logistics Launches Commercial Vehicle App Integrated With TomTom Telematics’ API. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
OBS Logistics Launches Commercial Vehicle App Integrated With TomTom Telematics’ API. http://t.co/qQlLD3SqS5
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Singapore to Carry Forward Lee Kuan Yew's Business-Friendly Legacy - Wall Street Journal

Singapore to Carry Forward Lee Kuan Yew's Business-Friendly Legacy - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The death of Singapore founder Lee Kuan Yew marks the end of an era at a time when the country is facing slowing economic growth and struggling to complete its transition to a first-world economy.
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Excessive red tape hampers Brazil’s progress and leaves logistics in a tangle - FT.com

Excessive red tape hampers Brazil’s progress and leaves logistics in a tangle - FT.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Brazil’s infrastructure lags behind that of many of its neighbours, as well as that of global peers. In the World Economic Forum’s 2014-15 Global Competitiveness Report, it was ranked 120th out of 144 countries for the state of its infrastructure.
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Battling Overcapacity in Container Shipping

Battling Overcapacity in Container Shipping | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Drawing on analysis from proprietary tools, BCG assesses challenges facing container shippers, including overcapacity and low returns, and offers recommendations for restoring carriers’ profitability.
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Cebu Pacific, CargoHaus inaugurate Asia’s first air cargo inspection terminal

Cebu Pacific, CargoHaus inaugurate Asia’s first air cargo inspection terminal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Gokongwei-led budget carrier Cebu Pacific has inaugurated with Cargohaus a cargo inspection terminal – the first of its kind in Asia – at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal-3 to screen cargoes going in and out of the country.
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The End Of Cheap China. But What Next? - Forbes

The End Of Cheap China. But What Next? - Forbes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The global consumer goods industry is in a state of crisis. For decades, it was enough to simply look for the next cheap place to manufacture. But the old rules no longer apply. To put it simply, there isn’t another China.
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3G in Talks to Buy Kraft in $40B Deal | Global Economy content from IndustryWeek

3G in Talks to Buy Kraft in $40B Deal | Global Economy content from IndustryWeek | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
3G Capital has been eagerly looking for more acquisition targets after it raised $5 billion for deal-making and now has Kraft Foods in its sights.
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West Coast port strike a boon to Rickenbacker airport in February, traffic up at Port Columbus - Columbus - Columbus Business First

West Coast port strike a boon to Rickenbacker airport in February, traffic up at Port Columbus - Columbus - Columbus Business First | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As shipping ports slowed amid a labor dispute, the cargo airport south of Columbus saw a huge spike in activity in February.
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Dayton Freight Introduces Expedited Service - Transport Topics Online

Dayton Freight Introduces Expedited Service - Transport Topics Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Regional less-than-truckload carrier Dayton Freight Lines introduced a new expedited service using ground and air transportation.
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Deutsche Post DHL Group | Mar 27, 2015: DHL parcel delivery boxes now in apartment buildings

Deutsche Post DHL Group | Mar 27, 2015: DHL parcel delivery boxes now in apartment buildings | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Beginning in April, DHL will install private parcel delivery boxes (Paketkästen) in apartment houses managed by Deutsche Annington, Germany's largest housing company.
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Wave of change upends cargo handling at U.S. ports - The Seattle Times

Wave of change upends cargo handling at U.S. ports - The Seattle Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Slowed activity at West Coast ports isn’t just the result of a drawn-out dispute between shipping companies and the dockworkers union. Changes in shipping-industry operations are having a major impact on how the ports are run.
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Kerry Logistics hatching plan to enter 'chaotic' China courier market - JOC.com

Kerry Logistics hatching plan to enter 'chaotic' China courier market - JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
HONG KONG — Kerry Logistics plans to build a regional express delivery platform in China and across the Asean region to c
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Thermo King Introduces Truck Parking App | Transport Topics Online

Thermo King Introduces Truck Parking App | Transport Topics Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Refrigeration and auxiliary power unit supplier Thermo King announced a new smartphone/device application that guides drivers to overnight parking in 2,250 stalls at Thermo King dealers.
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Kerry Logistics posts 10% gain in core net profit - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Kerry Logistics posts 10% gain in core net profit - South China Morning Post (subscription) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Kerry Logistics Network core net profit, excluding one-off gains or losses, grew 10 per cent last year to HK$976 million, as it reaped benefits from its expansion plan....
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SP Express and APC Postal Logistics Announce New Partnership - GlobeNewswire (press release)

SP Express and APC Postal Logistics Announce New Partnership - GlobeNewswire (press release) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
PHOENIX, March 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SP Express, a leading national provider of logistics and order fulfillment services, is pleased to announce a new partnership with APC Postal Logistics.
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Why Hong Kong's logistics model is about to explode

Why Hong Kong's logistics model is about to explode | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

Hong Kong is a symbol of technology. Always ahead of other cities, Hongkies are famous for being earlier adopters that couldn't stop staring at their phones.

 

 

 

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Finnair to build new cargo terminal

Finnair to build new cargo terminal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Finnair Board of Directors has approved an approximately 80 million euro investment in a brand new cargo terminal to be built at Helsinki Airport. The...
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WAM Technologies introduces cloud based cargo tracking service - Logistics Business Review

M2M intermodal cold chain tracking specialist WAM Technologies and Mark-it Services (MIS) have jointly launched ReeferWatch Global Cargo Monitoring Se
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Brazil's port auctions are priority amid budget cuts -minister

Brazil's port auctions are priority amid budget cuts -minister | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
BRASILIA, March 24 (Reuters) - A plan to attract privateinvestment to Brazil's strained port infrastructure is even moreimportant in the face of federal budget cuts that will curbpublic investment,
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Flurry of Freight Spurs New Commercial Building Construction in Georgia

Flurry of Freight Spurs New Commercial Building Construction in Georgia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
There is growing demand for new warehouse and distribution space near the nation’s fourth-largest container port.
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