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Railway strike threatens to hit Korea's logistics network

Railway strike threatens to hit Korea's logistics network | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
An ongoing strike by unionized workers of the state-run Korea Railroad (KORAIL) threatens to derail the nation’s logistics transportation, industry sources said Wednesday.
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The Changing M&A Environment - What's Next?

The Changing M&A Environment - What's Next? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Come join us in St. Louis Oct. 23rd as we discuss the changing m&a environment. The CSCMP St. Louis Chapter will host its October luncheon with guest speaker is Mrs. Cathy Roberson–Senior Analy...
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China and Russia mull high-speed Moscow-Beijing rail line - Supply Chain Digital

China and Russia mull high-speed Moscow-Beijing rail line - Supply Chain Digital | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China and Russia mull high-speed Moscow-Beijing rail line
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Logistics firms set to invest in last mile technology, Barclays research reveals

Logistics firms set to invest in last mile technology, Barclays research reveals | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The growth in e-commerce has brought big business to the logistics industry and will continue to do so between now and 2018, with 92% of logistics companies seeing it as their biggest area for growth over the next four years, according to new independent research commissioned by Barclays’ Transport & Logistics and Retail banking sector teams.
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CJ Korea Express Considers NOL Logistics Business Purchase

CJ Korea Express Considers NOL Logistics Business Purchase | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
CJ Korea Express Co. (000120), the country’s
biggest courier delivery company, is considering an acquisition
of Neptune Orient Lines Ltd. (NOL)’s logistics business.
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UPS Freight to roll out optional density-based rates - JOC.com

UPS Freight to roll out optional density-based rates - JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Dimensional weight pricing is now available to all UPS Freight customers on an optional basis, a spokeswoman fo
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Retail Imports to Set New Record in Final Surge Before Holidays - National Retail Federation

The Maritime Executive Retail Imports to Set New Record in Final Surge Before Holidays National Retail Federation (press release) WASHINGTON, October 10, 2014 – Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to see a...
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Shippers Push Cool Japan With Vietnam Cold Storage: Freight - Bloomberg

Shippers Push Cool Japan With Vietnam Cold Storage: Freight - Bloomberg | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Japanese shipper Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. is taking the export drive called Cool Japan literally by helping to build a $15 million refrigerated storage facility in Vietnam.
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Lufthansa Pilots to Strike, Walk Out on Cargo Flights

Lufthansa Pilots to Strike, Walk Out on Cargo Flights | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Pilots at Deutsche Lufthansa said they would walk out on all cargo flights departing from German airports as the pilots union ramps up pressure on the airline in a continuing dispute over retirement benefits.
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Welcome to the Customer Facing Supply Chain - DC Velocity (blog)

Welcome to the Customer Facing Supply Chain - DC Velocity (blog) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Leading companies are moving their supply chains to the "front office" to add provide greater value to their customers and better compete.
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Alabama's Mobile port plans auto terminal | JOC.com

Alabama's Mobile port plans auto terminal | JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Alabama State Port Authority plans to develop a 300-acre automobile terminal at Mobile to handle import and export vehicles.
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Cargo shipments on St. Lawrence increase 5% over 2013 for the period March 25 to Sept. 30

Cargo shipments on St. Lawrence increase 5% over 2013 for the period March 25 to Sept. 30 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Corn and other grains post significant rise.
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The land of opportunity for the logistics industry over the next decade? Look no further than Asia

The land of opportunity for the logistics industry over the next decade? Look no further than Asia | 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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Puerto Rico Announces Plan for Port of the Americas - Supply Chain Digital

Puerto Rico Announces Plan for Port of the Americas - Supply Chain Digital | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Puerto Rico Announces Plan for Port of the Americas
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Investors Say Logistics Companies Are In For The Long Haul | TechCrunch

Investors Say Logistics Companies Are In For The Long Haul | TechCrunch | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
In a world where consumers are increasingly expecting frictionless, tech-enabled services, snail mail is just not cutting it. Just about anything can be..
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In historic move, FedEx Freight workers vote to unionize in Philly - Memphis Business Journal

In historic move, FedEx Freight workers vote to unionize in Philly - Memphis Business Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
​For the first time in FedEx Freight's history, the drivers at one of its terminals have voted to unionize.
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Asiana to Pay $55 Million in Freight Shipping Settlement - Bloomberg

Asiana to Pay $55 Million in Freight Shipping Settlement - Bloomberg | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Asiana to Pay $55 Million in Freight Shipping Settlement
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Logistics startup aCommerce downsizes in Singapore to avoid bloodbath

Logistics startup aCommerce downsizes in Singapore to avoid bloodbath | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Ecommerce and logistics in Singapore is a bloodbath. ACommerce decides it wants to focus on high growth markets instead.
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Trucker shortage looms large as Baltimore port eyes growth

Trucker shortage looms large as Baltimore port eyes growth | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
If Tom Huesman had the manpower, his trucking business out of the port of Baltimore would spike as much as 25 percent — no questions about it.
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Boeing Moving More Manufacturing to the US

Boeing Moving More Manufacturing to the US | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Boeing is moving production of parts for the 777X to its St. Louis facility.
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Japan Post to expand intl delivery services with Hong Kong logistics company Lenton Group, a unit of France’s GeoPost

Japan Post to expand intl delivery services with Hong Kong logistics company Lenton Group, a unit of France’s GeoPost | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Japan Post Co. says it has agreed on capital and business tie-ups with Hong Kong logistics company Lenton Group, a unit of France’s GeoPost, to expand into international parcel delivery service markets.
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UPS expands early morning delivery coverage into the U.S. again - Post and Parcel

UPS expands early morning delivery coverage into the U.S.
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Court Says FedEx Drivers in Kansas Were Employees, Not Contractors

Court Says FedEx Drivers in Kansas Were Employees, Not Contractors | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Kansas Supreme Court issued an opinion that hundreds of truck drivers who delivered packages for FedEx in Kansas were employees of the company, not independent contractors. The drivers are seeking retroactive costs, expenses, and overtime.
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China to build modern logistics - Xinhua

China to build modern logistics - Xinhua | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China to build modern logistics---China plans a new logistics system by 2020, the latest effort in adjusting economic structure and the growth model.
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