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WorldLink takeover will see Tigers roar into the Chinese perishables market - The Loadstar

WorldLink takeover will see Tigers roar into the Chinese perishables market - The Loadstar | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Tigers Inc, a Hong Kong-based logistics enterprise, is expanding with an eye on cornering the fast-growing market for fresh seafood into China.
Tigers, which has grown rapidly since its inception in late 2011 through a mix of organic growth and targeted acquisitions, is now taking over WorldLink, a $50m logistics firm that specialises in perishables and also moves general cargo. WorldLink’s founding management team will stay on to work under the ...Read the full article...
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Capgemini delivers Logistics Labs program to drive innovation at PostNord using IBM Cloud | Press release

RT @Capgemini: Capgemini chosen as partner for Logistic Labs by PostNord to enable innovation http://t.co/u4xfs2F2k2 #cloud #IaaS
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Forging links into loops: The Internet of Things’ potential to recast supply chain management

Forging links into loops: The Internet of Things’ potential to recast  supply chain management | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
While many US companies cut costs to remain competitive, combining the Internet of Things and supply chain management can serve as a foundation for greater differentiation and innovation.
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Is TNT's sluggish business still good for FedEx?

Is TNT's sluggish business still good for FedEx? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Is TNT's sluggish business still good for FedEx?
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Record Breaking Fiscal Years for East and Gulf Coast Ports

Record Breaking Fiscal Years for East and Gulf Coast Ports | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Record freight is being reported at US ports as memories of the US West Coast dilemma refuse to fade. In fact, the Georgia Port Authority (GPA) attributed part of its latest record breaking fiscal ...
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How Amazon Convinced USPS to Work on Sundays

How Amazon Convinced USPS to Work on Sundays | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Bloomberg’s Devin Leonard reports on how the United Stated Postal Service extended services to meet Amazon’s delivery demands. He speaks on
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“Soft” Sensors Are Breaking Into Four Major Industries

“Soft” Sensors Are Breaking Into Four Major Industries | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
From something as simple as a door sensor at a store to the new age of "smart" sensors in a rapidly emerging wearables market, the application of sensors has..
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Talks for Pacific Trade Deal Stumble

Talks for Pacific Trade Deal Stumble | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The breakdown is a setback for the Obama administration, which had promoted the talks as the final round for the largest regional trade agreement ever.
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Israel Railways establishes freight subsidiary

Israel Railways establishes freight subsidiary | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
ISRAEL: Kathriel Moriya has been appointed as the first General Manager of Israel Railways’ freight subsidiary Rail Cargo Ltd with effect from July...
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Logistics facility owner GLP to lower China development targets - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Logistics facility owner GLP to lower China development targets - South China Morning Post (subscription) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Global Logistic Properties, the biggest owner of modern logistics facilities in China, announced on Friday it will slow down its development projects in the mainland after the unusual departure of customers in June amid the stock market rout as...
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Port of Houston Authority Approaches Handling Nearly 20 Million Tons of Cargo - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Port of Houston Authority Approaches Handling Nearly 20 Million Tons of Cargo
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HOUSTON, July 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Business at the Port of Houston Authority terminals continues at a record pace.
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NOL sails back into the black in Q2 with $1.22 billion profit

NOL sails back into the black in Q2 with $1.22 billion profit | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
SINGAPORE - Neptune Orient Lines has posted a net profit of US$890 million (S$1.22 billion) in the second quarter 2015 ended June 30, reversing from the losses a year ago.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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China's 'One Belt, One Road' trade strategy to hit China-Europe air cargo - Lloyd's Loading List

China's 'One Belt, One Road' trade strategy to hit China-Europe air cargo - Lloyd's Loading List | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Land bridge rail route proves too attractively priced to ignore says UPS' head of global freight forwarding
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Supersized Cargo Skips Small Ports - Wall Street Journal

Supersized Cargo Skips Small Ports - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Hampered by a shallow, inland location and labor strife, Portland loses out on shipping container traffic.
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US domestic intermodal shippers moving loads back to trucks | JOC.com

US domestic intermodal shippers moving loads back to trucks | JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
With carload volume, particularly coal shipments, declining and railroads’ enviable profit growth slowing, the acknowledgement shared during second-quarter earnings calls that intermodal has lost share to truck reflects not only the dynamism of...
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Distribution Space by U.S. Seaports Enjoying Record Occupancies, Demand Rising

Distribution Space by U.S. Seaports Enjoying Record Occupancies, Demand Rising | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

According to a new report by JLL, distribution centers near the nation's top seaports are bursting with consumer goods and other cargo.

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Innovation Centers Filling Manufacturers' Need for Speed

Innovation Centers Filling Manufacturers' Need for Speed | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
With disruptive change occurring constantly, large manufacturers are adapting a new model for promoting innovation.
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Japanese, South Koreans may buy stake in Century Logistics - The Star Online

PETALING JAYA: Century Logistics Holdings Bhd is in talks with parties from South Korea and Japan looking for a strategic tie-up for access into the Malaysian market, sources say.
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Aramex seeks e-commerce acquisitions to boost profit | The National

Aramex seeks e-commerce acquisitions to boost profit | The National | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
E-commerce is blossoming in the Arabian Gulf region, where high GDP per capita and robust mobile penetration rates are fuelling a boom in online sales.
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It’s Amazon’s World. The USPS Just Delivers in It

It’s Amazon’s World. The USPS Just Delivers in It | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The U.S. Postal Service has become an extension of Amazon and is courting other e-commerce giants
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Rickenbacker Air Cargo Terminal to Open Mid-2016 - www.breakbulk.com

Rickenbacker Air Cargo Terminal to Open Mid-2016 - www.breakbulk.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
New 100,000-sf air cargo terminal at Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus, OH, one of the world’s few cargo-dedicated airports, to open mid-2016.
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Logistics company Gati's quarterly net profit falls 32% - Economic Times

Logistics company Gati's quarterly net profit falls 32% - Economic Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Gati Thursday said its quarterly net profit fell 32% as higher operating expenses offet a rise in core revenue, other income and a fall in tax expenses.
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Grainger Announces Agreement To Acquire Cromwell, The Largest Independent ... - PR Newswire (press release)

CHICAGO, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), North America's leading broad line distributor of...
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Swissport sold on to HNA Group

Swissport sold on to HNA Group | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Qatar Airways Cargo to launch QR On-Board Courier service

Qatar Airways Cargo to launch  QR On-Board Courier service | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The new service is designed for time-sensitive supply chain customers.




DOHA: Qatar Airways Cargo  (QAC) will launch an express airfreight service for door-to-door and time-critical shipments. 
The new QR On-Board Courier service will be rolled.
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