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Atlas Air Worldwide Announces New 747-8F ACMI Contract with BST Logistics

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Doddle and Hermes agree tie-up to rival Post Office service

Doddle and Hermes agree tie-up to rival Post Office service | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Parcel collection service Doddle has agreed a tie-up with Hermes as it looks to ramp up its presence as a challenger to the Post Office.
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EBN - Hailey Lynne McKeefry - Omnichannel Drives Supply Chain Digitization

EBN - Hailey Lynne McKeefry - Omnichannel Drives Supply Chain Digitization | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The increased expectations of consumers, combined with the availability of ubiquitous technology, are changing the way today's electronics supply chains function.
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7 Chinese companies that will shape the future of the tech industry: My week in Beijing | ZDNet

7 Chinese companies that will shape the future of the tech industry: My week in Beijing | ZDNet | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Technology companies in China have leapt forward in Usain Bolt-like strides in recent years, as they've evolved from remarkable copiers to legitimate innovators.
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New Study: 70% of Executives Have Started Digital Supply Chain Transformation - Article from Supply Chain Management Review

New Study: 70% of Executives Have Started Digital Supply Chain Transformation - Article from Supply Chain Management Review | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Executives see a large gap between the current state of Digital Transformation across their extended global supply chains and what they expect to see just five years from now.
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Australia Post looks to drones as letter volumes fall

Australia Post looks to drones as letter volumes fall | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Australia Post has successfully field-trialled the use of drones to deliver small packages, clearing the way for test deliveries to customer homes later this year.
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DHL Unit Plans Google Glass Experiment in U.S. Warehouses

DHL Unit Plans Google Glass Experiment in U.S. Warehouses | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Exel, a unit of Deutsche Post DHL Group, will give workers Internet-connected eyewear like Google Glass in two U.S. warehouses. The technology reduced the time needed to pick out and pack items by 25% in an earlier experiment, the company says.
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Amazon Prime's free same-day deliveries arrive in 11 more US cities

Amazon Prime's free same-day deliveries arrive in 11 more US cities | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The service, which started last year, is now in a total of 27 metro areas around the country.
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Self-driving delivery vehicle startup Dispatch raises $2 million seed round led by Andreessen Horowitz

Self-driving delivery vehicle startup Dispatch raises $2 million seed round led by Andreessen Horowitz | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
On-demand delivery is something consumers have come to expect. With that in mind, startup Dispatch is building a fleet of autonomous delivery vehicles..
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Panama to Open $5.3B Canal Expansion June 26 or 'Lose Face'

Panama to Open $5.3B Canal Expansion June 26 or 'Lose Face' | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The expansion will, allow ships to reach Asia from the U.S. Gulf Coast more than two weeks faster than they would going east through the Suez Canal.
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Maersk just made the first official drone delivery to an undocked ship

Maersk just made the first official drone delivery to an undocked ship | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Maersk announced today it has made the first official drone delivery to an undocked ship, as reported by G-Captain. The test took place near the Kalundborg port in Denmark, and saw a small drone...
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China to boost express delivery service: postal chief - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn

China to boost express delivery service: postal chief - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China will improve the express delivery service in quality and efficiency in the next five years, a senior official said on Sunday.
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Emirates Post launches new doorstep delivery service

Emirates Post launches new doorstep delivery service | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

MyHome service will see company installing mailboxes near villas in selected communities in the UAE

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Exclusive: Amazon expanding deliveries by its 'on-demand' drivers

Exclusive: Amazon expanding deliveries by its 'on-demand' drivers | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is quietly inviting drivers for its new "on-demand" delivery service to handle its standard packages, as the online retailer known for low prices and razor-thin profit margins looks to speed up delivery times and...

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Dubai investment firm inks deal to build $20m Aramex facility

Dubai investment firm inks deal to build $20m Aramex facility | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Al Ashram Investments signs agreement with logistics giant to build new express courier facility in Dubai
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Japan’s cloud-based logistics platform OpenLogi gets $1.9M for Asian expansion

Japan’s cloud-based logistics platform OpenLogi gets $1.9M for Asian expansion | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
See the original story in Japanese. Various instant e-commerce platforms or consumer-to-consumer (C2C) trading platforms, which an individual can readily make use of, have been started up in recent…
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Etihad Cargo inks deal to develop trade at Italian airport

Etihad Cargo inks deal to develop trade at Italian airport | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Freighter unit signs agreement with Parma Airport to set up cargo transit centre; ops to start in July
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Google patent for drone delivery might place far too much faith in human logic

Google patent for drone delivery might place far too much faith in human logic | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Amazon, Alibaba, Walmart and others are all experimenting with novel ideas to make drone delivery a reality. One of the major concerns -- that's yet to rea
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It's a bird! It's a plane! It's ... my Australia Post parcel

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's ... my Australia Post parcel | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Within months, some Australians may get the option to have items they purchase online delivered straight to their doors by drones.
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Growing too fast: can UK logistics keep up with expanding ecommerce? - Retail Gazette

The runaway growth of ecommerce may be swiftly de-railed in a few years, as a new report suggests that warehouse space is simply not growing fast enough to meet demand.
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London-based on-demand delivery service Jinn picks up $7.5M Series A

London-based on-demand delivery service Jinn picks up $7.5M Series A | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
After months of rumours that the startup was raising, Jinn, the same-hour ‘shop on your behalf’ delivery app, is disclosing $7.5 million in Series A..
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Rakuten will test drone delivery on golf course after investing in Japanese drone firm

Rakuten will test drone delivery on golf course after investing in Japanese drone firm | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Japan's Rakuten is joining e-commerce giants Amazon and Alibaba with a foray into drones. The Tokyo-based company, Japan's largest e-commerce firm, revealed..
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Australian Delivery Service Exploring Blockchain Identity Solutions - CoinDesk

Australian Delivery Service Exploring Blockchain Identity Solutions - CoinDesk | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Australian delivery company Australia Post is looking into possible blockchain technology applications for storing identity information.
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Paris's river revolution: the supermarket that delivers groceries via the Seine

Paris's river revolution: the supermarket that delivers groceries via the Seine | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
With ever-stricter constraints imposed on road transport in a bid to make Paris greener, French supermarket Franprix now delivers to 135 of its stores using river barges.
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Express delivery changing China's consumption map - People's Daily Online

Express delivery changing China's consumption map - People's Daily Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

China has become the world’s largest e-tail market, with revenue estimates as high as 4 trillion yuan for 2015, up 33.3 percent from 2014, according to statistics provided by the Ministry of Commerce.

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Amazon is letting its part-time drivers handle more deliveries

Amazon is letting its part-time drivers handle more deliveries | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

Amazon has taken the next step in building out its own shipping network by expanding its Amazon Flex delivery program to include standard Amazon.com packages, according to a report from Reuters...

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