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Mercedes-Benz is set to open it's new Logistics Center in Alabama

Mercedes-Benz is set to open it's new Logistics Center in Alabama | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Mercedes-Benz is set to open it's new Logistics Center in Vance
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VANCE, Ala. (WAAY) - Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. Will hold a ribbon cutting and grand opening for it's new Logistics Center.
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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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Uber may deliver latest blow to European parcel firms

Uber may deliver latest blow to European parcel firms | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

Europe's postal companies, already under pressure from Amazon, could soon face a challenge from Uber [UBER.UL], which is moving into deliveries, and other start-ups.

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Sustainable cities, two related challenges: high quality mobility on foot and efficient urban logistics (Part II)

Sustainable cities, two related challenges: high quality mobility on foot and efficient urban logistics (Part II) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

In our latest post we explained why mobility on foot and urban logistics are closely related.

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Express delivery market slows in holiday - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn

Express delivery market slows in holiday - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

The explosive growth of the Chinese express delivery market slowed during the Spring Festival holiday, as many couriers followed the tradition of taking time off to return to their hometowns.

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WeChat's Rush courier service boasts 1k deliveries in three months – Ventureburn

WeChat's Rush courier service boasts 1k deliveries in three months – Ventureburn | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

WeChat's Rush on-demand courier service completes 1000 delivers since launch and adds new services for customers.

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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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Is this the next logistics revolution? | GRI

Is this the next logistics revolution? | GRI | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

Switzerland's private sector is upending the logistics scene, as it plans a nation-wide underground autonomous cargo delivery network.

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Aramex’s new model aims for agile deliveries

Aramex’s new model aims for agile deliveries | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

CEO Hussain Hachem talks technology growth markets expansion and disruption

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Internet of Things Improves Forklift Efficiency by 10%

Internet of Things Improves Forklift Efficiency by 10% | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

At ITAMCO, each forklift is linked to the company's ERP system through its GPS and an application on a smart tablet mounted in the forklift.

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