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Guangdong named top export hub - ecns

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ecns Guangdong named top export hub ecns Although Hong Kong enjoys a duty-free policy, Guangdong has outpaced its neighbor thanks to its advantages in manufacturing, logistics networks and e-commerce labor resources, said the report, which was...
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Kewill Acquires the IBM(R) Sterling Transportation Management System (TMS)

Kewill Acquires the IBM(R) Sterling Transportation Management System (TMS) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Kewill Acquires the IBM(R) Sterling Transportation Management System (TMS). Press release distribution provided by EIN News
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Commerce, logistics plans announced for Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei - WantChinaTimes

Commerce, logistics plans announced for Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei - WantChinaTimes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
WantChinaTimes Commerce, logistics plans announced for Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei WantChinaTimes The three local governments have signed a motion plan for the implementation of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei common market promotion cooperation framework...
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Asia Pacific's influential impact on supply chains

Asia Pacific's influential impact on supply chains | 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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Japan Inc. goes deeper into Southeast Asia for cheaper labor and to counterbalance China's growing influence

Japan Inc. goes deeper into Southeast Asia for cheaper labor and to counterbalance China's growing influence | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Japanese companies are turning to frontier markets such as Laos and Cambodia in search of cheaper labor, stepping into what has until now been firmly in China's sphere of influence.
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What The New Global Middle Class Is Doing To Your Supply Chain

What The New Global Middle Class Is Doing To Your Supply Chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Question: What do you get when you take millions of people in emerging markets that are rising to the “middle class” and add them to a millennial generation with a voracious appetite for consuming pro...
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Good article and one we at Transport Intelligence are interested in as well. We are conducting our annual survey on emerging markets and would appreciate thoughts. 

 

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Amerijet's regional cargo hub at Rickenbacker closes along with Reno hub

Amerijet's regional cargo hub at Rickenbacker closes along with Reno hub | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Amerijet's regional cargo hub at Rickenbacker is closed Columbus Dispatch Some of the cargo was then to be trucked to regional destinations while the remainder was flown to an Amerijet hub in Reno, Nev., and distributed by truck to West Coast...
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Holiday sales could generate freight complications, say experts - Fleet Owner

Holiday sales could generate freight complications, say experts - Fleet Owner | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Fleet Owner Holiday sales could generate freight complications, say experts Fleet Owner Current predictions for a mild uptick in holiday sales this year could become further complicated for freight carriers as a significant portion of those sales...
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Stifel Monthly Confidence Index

Stifel Monthly Confidence Index | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
It's been a while since the last post! Hope everyone is doing well. A BIG favor to ask of all please. Each month we conduct a survey concerning the health of the freight forwarding market - a topic...
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Forwarders ‘to blame for air freight delays’ - Lloyd's Loading List

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US river freight system near breaking point as huge harvest looms

(Widens distribution)By Michael Hirtzer and Karl PlumeCHICAGO, Sept 25 (Reuters) - With a record U.S. harvest justcoming in, the river transportation system that is at the heartof the nation's farm
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“K” Line establishes joint venture cold storage business in Vietnam

“K” Line establishes joint venture cold storage business in Vietnam | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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FedEx launches FedEx Global Returns

FedEx launches FedEx Global Returns | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 23, 2014—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced the launch of FedEx® Global Returns, a shipping solution designed to simplify the worldwide returns process.  The solution offers retailers...
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The global supply chain behind the iPhone 6 - $4 more to make in US but Apple would pay more in taxes

The global supply chain behind the iPhone 6 - $4 more to make in US but Apple would pay more in taxes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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The global supply chain behind the iPhone 6
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We all know that the majority of our technology gadgets are produced in China, but the supply and manufacturing process isn't quite as simple as it might appear.
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M&A deals in 2014 eclipse levels in past 5 years - FT.com

M&A deals in 2014 eclipse levels in past 5 years - FT.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Global dealmaking in the first nine months of 2014 has eclipsed the level achieved in each of the past five years, after another quarter of resurgent activity fuelled hopes of a sustained boom. In the first three quarters of the year, the value of
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Norfolk Southern to help Georgia Ports Authority double Toyota exports at Savannah port

Norfolk Southern to help Georgia Ports Authority double Toyota exports at Savannah port | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Railroad industry Intermodal news about: Georgia Ports Authority, Norfolk Southern, Toyota

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Virgin Australia to establish own freight division

Virgin Australia to establish own freight division | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Virgin Australia to establish own freight division
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Virgin Australia (VA, Brisbane Int'l) will establish its own freight division during the 2015 Financial Year CEO John Borghetti has said.
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Apple Success Lifts Cargo

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Kerry Logistics seeks quality over quantity - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Kerry Logistics seeks quality over quantity - South China Morning Post (subscription) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Kerry Logistics seeks quality over quantity South China Morning Post (subscription) More investments are expected as it plans to invest HK$973 million, or 51 per cent of the proceeds from its Hong Kong initial public offering in December last year,...
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China encourages Spain to participate in China-Europe cargo railway construction

China encourages Spain to participate in China-Europe cargo railway construction | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
CCTV China encourages Spain to participate in China-Europe cargo railway construction CCTV The cargo railway "Yixin'ou" plans to start from east China's Yiwu, the world's largest wholesale market, and ends in Madrid, Xi told Rajoy in a meeting at...
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Bad U.S. roads force just in time manufacturers to plan for 'just in case'

Bad U.S. roads force just in time manufacturers to plan for 'just in case' | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Some of America’s leanest manufacturers share a fat secret.Companies like Whirlpool and Caterpillar are making costly additions to their otherwise sinewy supply chains to compensate for aging
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36 Supply Chain Solutions You Can Learn from TED Talks

36 Supply Chain Solutions You Can Learn from TED Talks | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
If you work in any field related to the supply chain, you must watch these 36 TED Talks with supply chain solutions and tips!
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Temperature Control Technology Boosts Cold Transport Capabilities

Temperature Control Technology Boosts Cold Transport Capabilities | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Options Expand For Fresh, Refrigerated And Frozen Transport And Security (Temperature Control Technology Boosts Cold Transport Capabilities http://t.co/WH7SmTsAdB)...
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Goldman nears $1 bln-plus Neovia Logistics acquisition

NEW YORK, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc's private equity arm and buyout firm Rhone Capital LLC arenearing a deal to acquire logistics services provider NeoviaLogistics LLC for more than
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Drone delivery: DHL 'parcelcopter' flies to German isle

Drone delivery: DHL 'parcelcopter' flies to German isle | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
BERLIN (Reuters) - Logistics firm DHL is using a drone to fly parcels to the German island of Juist, in what it says is the first time an unmanned aircraft has been authorized to deliver goods in Europe.The (Drone delivery: DHL 'parcelcopter' flies...
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Singapore's Cargobase wants to cut out the middleman in logistics deals

Singapore's Cargobase wants to cut out the middleman in logistics deals | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cargobase aims to disrupt the $40 billion global logistics industry by removing all intermediaries and giving customers direct access to freight companies
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