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Cargo Being Diverted as Vancouver Strike Continues - Transport Topics Online

Cargo Being Diverted as Vancouver Strike Continues - Transport Topics Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Transport Topics Online Cargo Being Diverted as Vancouver Strike Continues Transport Topics Online Shippers are diverting cargo from Port Metro Vancouver as a labor dispute enters its third week, even as truck operations at Canada's largest have...
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Re-evaluating the just-in-time production model: West Michigan manufacturers react to persistent supply chain disruptions

Re-evaluating the just-in-time production model: West Michigan manufacturers react to persistent supply chain disruptions | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A protracted labor dispute that slowed the shipment of products through ports on the West Coast has forced some West Michigan manufacturers to rethink...
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USPS ready to replace aging delivery fleet - FederalNewsRadio.com

USPS ready to replace aging delivery fleet - FederalNewsRadio.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Postal Service told a House panel Thursday that it's become too expensive to maintain its aging delivery fleet and it needs to purchase up to 180,000 new vehicles. USPS spends $4,200 annually on maintenance per vehicle to keep the fleet running.
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Cainiao Launches First Supermarket Distribution Center in Southwest China | Business Wire

Cainiao Launches First Supermarket Distribution Center in Southwest China | Business Wire | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cainiao, the logistics affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA), announced today the establishment of its first supermarket distributio
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Cargo shipping traffic returning to 'normal' in Port of Los Angeles - The Daily Breeze

Cargo shipping traffic returning to 'normal' in Port of Los Angeles - The Daily Breeze | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Ship traffic has returned to normal following months of congestion and backup during labor negotiations, Port of Los An
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The Chinese chequebook

The Chinese chequebook | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
DUBBED “Mad Maria”, the Madeira-Mamoré railway was said, with only some exaggeration, to have cost a life for every sleeper laid. Built for booming rubber...
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Lone Star Holdings Expanding Delivery Options Into Louisiana - Wall Street Journal

Lone Star Holdings Expanding Delivery Options Into Louisiana - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Regional parcel carrier Lone Star Holdings LLC, which covers Texas, Oklahoma and parts of New Mexico, is expanding its delivery options into Louisiana.
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Alitalia to scrap AF-KLM agreements from 2017

Alitalia to scrap AF-KLM agreements from 2017 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Alitalia will not renew its partnership agreement and ancillary joint ventures agreements with Air France-KLM when they come up for renewal in early...
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Driverless Trucks Installed at California Ports to Boost Efficiency | Transport Topics Online

Driverless Trucks Installed at California Ports to Boost Efficiency  | Transport Topics Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Port of Los Angeles recently put an automated terminal into service, and along with the adjacent Port of Long Beach is spending $3.7 billion to boost capacity and unravel bottlenecks that strand ships in the bay and idle trucks on land.
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Canada to Retaliate Against US Over Country-of-origin Labeling | Trade content from IndustryWeek

Canada to Retaliate Against US Over Country-of-origin Labeling | Trade content from IndustryWeek | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
America's largest trade partner had previously fought the so-called COOL (country-of-origin labeling) rule at the WTO saying it discriminated against Canadian products, and won.
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Mitsui New CEO Looks to Food, Medicine to Cure 22% Profit Slump - Bloomberg

Mitsui New CEO Looks to Food, Medicine to Cure 22% Profit Slump - Bloomberg | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Bloomberg Mitsui New CEO Looks to Food, Medicine to Cure 22% Profit Slump Bloomberg Mitsui & Co., Japan's top oil trader, is expanding its focus beyond raw materials as its incoming chief executive officer contends with an expected 22 percent...
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Deutsche Post DHL Group divests 4.16 per cent stake in Sinotrans Ltd. | Business Wire

Deutsche Post DHL Group divests 4.16 per cent stake in Sinotrans Ltd. | Business Wire | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Deutsche Post DHL Group today announced that it has reduced its financial holding in Sinotrans Ltd. of 5.16 per cent of total issued shares by disposi
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Why Volvo is launching a $500 million factory in the US - Fortune

Why Volvo is launching a $500 million factory in the US - Fortune | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Volvo's sales have been on a steady decline in the U.S. In an interview with Fortune, Lex Kerssemakers, CEO of Volvo’s North American operations, explained how he thinks a U.S. plant can help the automaker reverse the trend.
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Abilene freight company delivers relief to Oklahoma tornado victims - KTXS

Abilene freight company delivers relief to Oklahoma tornado victims - KTXS | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Con-Way Freight has been raising donations for Oklahoma City tornado victims and made a final push Saturday morning with a food and clothing drive at their Abilene facility.
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Consumers Triggering Major Changes in Retail Supply Chains

Consumers Triggering Major Changes in Retail Supply Chains | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The head of distribution at Office Depot says e-commerce competition and tech-savvy consumers are driving big changes in supply chains at retail companies.
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Royal Mail shows how it’s evolving to suit the needs of online customers – at home, and in China

Royal Mail shows how it’s evolving to suit the needs of online customers – at home, and in China | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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More technology may help thwart cargo theft - Fleet Owner

More technology may help thwart cargo theft - Fleet Owner | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Fleet Owner More technology may help thwart cargo theft Fleet Owner With cargo theft projected to increase this year, many believe more technological resources – especially the ability to frame location against theft data – need to be deployed by...
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NFI Chooses MacroPoint for Load Tracking

Supply chain solutions provider is enhancing load tracking capabilities for current customers and growing its business without adding overhead cost.
Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) May 21,...
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China's Master Plan to Become a 'World Manufacturing Power' - The Diplomat

China's Master Plan to Become a 'World Manufacturing Power' - The Diplomat | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Made in China 2025 outlines a 10-year plan for strengthening China's manufacturing capabilities.
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West Coast Port Operators Ratify Labor Contract - Wall Street Journal

West Coast Port Operators Ratify Labor Contract - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The shipping companies and terminal operators management group at West Coast ports ratified a labor contract, leaving the longshore members’ vote still to come.
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Canada's TransForce buys US-based last-mile delivery company | JOC.com

Canada's TransForce buys US-based last-mile delivery company | JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The acquisition of Hazen Final Mile gives TransForce and same-day logistics subsidiary Dynamex a longer reach in e-commerce shipping markets.
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Investment firm to buy Worldwide Flight Services | Finance & Data content from ATWOnline

Investment firm to buy Worldwide Flight Services | Finance & Data content from ATWOnline | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is being acquired by global investment firm Platinum Equity from its former owners, LBO France.
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UPS to pay $25M for false delivery claims

UPS to pay $25M for false delivery claims | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Package delivery giant UPS will pay $25 million to settle charges the company submitted false claims to the federal government in connection with delivery of Next Day air overnight packages.
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CJ Group unveils cargo-carrying drones « Post & Parcel

South Korea-the government is working with CJ Group to develop drones to deliver disaster relief supplies. http://t.co/nSiE2natZ0 #innovate
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Brambles acquires Chile's Rentapack logistics business for $79m

Brambles acquires Chile's Rentapack logistics business for $79m | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Brambles says its purchase of Chile's Rentapack crating business will increase the presence of its IFCO subsidiary in Latin America.
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