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Net spurs tailored warehouses

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Rapid changes in the retail sector, such as online traders moving to physical stores, are affecting the industrial property world, say developers and landlords.
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US shippers’ forecast freight growth falls to near five-year low | JOC.com

US shippers’ forecast freight growth falls to near five-year low | JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
U.S. shippers’ expectations for freight growth has dropped to its lowest levels in nearly five years, according to a recent survey.
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BNSF plans temporary layoffs with slipping freight demand

BNSF plans temporary layoffs with slipping freight demand | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
BNSF Railway Co. says it's planning employee furloughs due to slipping freight shipping demand across its rail network.
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Goodman Breaks Ground at its First Project in Xian, with A 22,000 sqm Built-to-suit Facility for SF Express | The Jakarta Post - PR Newswire

Goodman Breaks Ground at its First Project in Xian, with A 22,000 sqm Built-to-suit Facility for SF Express | The Jakarta Post - PR Newswire | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
SHANGHAI, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodman Group (Goodman or Group), the global integrated pro...
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Guangzhou Port to invest $484m in expansion work - Port Finance International: Online news and conferences worldwide

Guangzhou Port to invest $484m in expansion work - Port Finance International: Online news and conferences worldwide | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Chinese port management firm Guangzhou Port Group is to invest $484 million to expand the  Koumen, Dahao and Linding deepwater channels extending...
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Bigger cities, more urban freight - Fleet Owner (blog)

Bigger cities, more urban freight - Fleet Owner (blog) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The U.S. Census Bureau delivered an interesting report last week before the holiday break; a report that, by inference, indicates urban freight demand is only going to keep increasing as the number of American cities with populations exceeding the...
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Court case finds flaws in Canada Post’s plan to end home delivery for urban addresses

Court case finds flaws in Canada Post’s plan to end home delivery for urban addresses | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
City would charge $200 per box for staff to review locations
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Air Canada plugs into Mercator's RAPID Cargo

Air Canada plugs into Mercator's RAPID Cargo | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Air Canada has signed an agreement with software provider Mercator to “manage and optimise" its revenue accounting system for cargo operations....
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Vietnamese Transport Ministry,Vietnam Airlines,air freight,cargo,airport,transport | Vietnam to Restructure Air Freight Market | Logistics Insight Asia

Vietnamese Transport Ministry,Vietnam Airlines,air freight,cargo,airport,transport | Vietnam to Restructure Air Freight Market | Logistics Insight Asia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The plan is to develop the cargo transport market and increase the role of airfreight, especially in key economic zones and remote areas.
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Retailers take online route to keep e-commerce firms at bay

Retailers take online route to keep e-commerce firms at bay | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Retailers take online route to keep e-commerce firms at bay
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Canada Post refuses to disclose info about delivery complaints | Toronto Star

Canada Post refuses to disclose info about delivery complaints | Toronto Star | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Canada Post is keeping all records secret related to complaints about mail delivery in 2014 or the end of door-to-door home delivery.
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China to Cut Taxes on Some Imported Consumer Goods to Spur Spending

China to Cut Taxes on Some Imported Consumer Goods to Spur Spending | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China’s Ministry of Finance said Monday it would cut import duties on cosmetics, shoes and clothes by one-half on average, as part of a plan to boost domestic consumption and sustain economic growth.
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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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Union Pacific Moves to Offset Lower Cargo Volumes - Wall Street Journal

Union Pacific Moves to Offset Lower Cargo Volumes - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Union Pacific Corp. has mothballed more locomotives and furloughed additional employees, as its transport volumes run 4% lower so far this quarter, compared with a 2% dip in the first quarter.
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DHL Express Thailand to spend Bt180m on infrastructure - The Nation

DHL Express Thailand to spend Bt180m on infrastructure - The Nation | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
DHL Express Thailand to spend Bt180m on infrastructure The Nation DHL Express, an international express service, plans to increase its investments in physical infrastructure and services in Thailand to Bt180 million...
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Chile: Asoex asks Government to intervene strike

Chile: Asoex asks Government to intervene strike | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
FreshPlaza is the number one portal for the fresh produce industry, offering the latest news, job advertisements, pricewatch, and photo albums
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Alibaba ties up with Allcargo arm ECU Line to ship less-than-container load consignments | ET Retail

Alibaba ties up with Allcargo arm ECU Line to ship less-than-container load consignments | ET Retail | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Alibaba has tied up with Gurgaon-based Allcargo Logistics' overseas subsidiary ECU Line to ship less-than-container load or LCL consignments to India...
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Oman Rail floats tenders for three new segments of rail network - Logistics Business Review

Oman Rail has announced the tenders for the construction of a further 1,207km of railway infrastructure.
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Europa Worldwide officially opens new Dartford HQ and logistics hub

Europa Worldwide officially opens new Dartford HQ and logistics hub | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Europa Worldwide has officially moved its Erith operation into a £30m HQ and logistics hub at Prologis Park in Dartford, Kent.

The 290,000ft⊃2; facility is the company’s biggest single investment to date.
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UPS,Myanmar,Jim O’Gara,express delivery,contract logistics,ASEAN | UPS Expands Operations in Myanmar | Logistics Insight Asia

UPS,Myanmar,Jim O’Gara,express delivery,contract logistics,ASEAN | UPS Expands Operations in Myanmar | Logistics Insight Asia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS announced an expanded portfolio of services in Myanmar, introducing express delivery and contract logistics services that complement the air and ocean freight services launched in August last year.
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Allcargo Logistics to invest $500 mn in next 3-5 years

Allcargo Logistics to invest $500 mn in next 3-5 years | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
With the intension of touching a $2-billion revenue target by 2020, Avvashya Group company Allcargo Logistics will be investing $500 million in the next three-five years towards organic as well as inorganic growth of its business."To become a $2
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Aramex to buy 25% stake in WS One Investment | ArabianSupplyChain.com

Aramex to buy 25% stake in WS One Investment | ArabianSupplyChain.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
WS One Investment provides cross-border mailbox consolidation services with operations out of Ohio in the United States.
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Financial Firms Grapple With Cyber Risk in the Supply Chain

Financial Firms Grapple With Cyber Risk in the Supply Chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As cyberattackers increasingly try to gain entry into company systems through trusted partners, CISOs now have to worry about the security of partners, suppliers and other providers.
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Lithuanian Railways launches VIT EKSPRES new container train - Think Railways

Lithuanian Railways launches VIT EKSPRES new container train - Think Railways | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
railway business and industry data
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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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