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What are the implications of the Middle East’s growing economic significance for logistics providers?

What are the implications of the Middle East’s growing economic significance for logistics providers? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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DHL Express plans to strengthen presence in Oman, says top official

DHL Express plans to strengthen presence in Oman, says top official | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Given the impending inauguration of Muscat International Airport, fully-fledged operation of ports of Duqm and Sohar as well as Oman Rail’s plan for a national railway network, DHL Express Oman foresees a massive increase in presence through newer facilities, said the company’s country manger
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China Debt Woes Present a Growing Threat to Supply Chains - Report - WSJ ... - Wall Street Journal

China Debt Woes Present a Growing Threat to Supply Chains - Report - WSJ ... - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China’s troubled debt market presents a growing threat to supply chains because of possible actions by the country’s central bank raise the potential of defaults and disruptions among suppliers.
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Toll Group to open S$228m logistics facility in Tuas - Channel NewsAsia - Channel News Asia

Toll Group to open S$228m logistics facility in Tuas - Channel NewsAsia - Channel News Asia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Set to cost S$228 million, the high-tech logistics hub is one of Toll’s largest facility investments in Asia and it is expected to be completed in mid-2017. 
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Turkish Cargo sharpens focus on large North American market - Daily Sabah

Turkish Cargo sharpens focus on large North American market - Daily Sabah | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
While maintaining a presence at more than 265 destinations, Turkish Cargo is focused on enlarging its market share in North America starting with launching daily services to Miami in October
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China’s GSR Ventures Plans $5 Billion Fund for Overseas Tech Acquisitions

China’s GSR Ventures Plans $5 Billion Fund for Overseas Tech Acquisitions | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Chinese venture-capital firm GSR Ventures is raising a $5 billion fund to buy overseas assets, according to people familiar with the situation.
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Trends that are defining Africa’s growth

Trends that are defining Africa’s growth | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 25 - Two trends defining Africa's future growth plan are rising urbanisation and growing consumer class. The trends have seen the continent's
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Virginia breaks ground on infrastructure projects tied to port

Virginia breaks ground on infrastructure projects tied to port | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
State, local and federal officials, including U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, broke ground at the Port of Virginia on Thursday.
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China's rail freight remains weak - Xinhua | English.news.cn

China's rail freight remains weak - Xinhua | English.news.cn | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China's railway freight volume, an indicator of economic activity, slumped further in the first half of 2015, the country's top economic planner said on Friday.
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Big Data Keeps on Truckin'

Big Data Keeps on Truckin' | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The trucking industry is the latest sector to embrace big data as fleet owners look for new ways to improve operating efficiencies and schedule maintenance
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Trucking Report Says Shipping Customers Losing Driver Time to Inefficiencies

Trucking Report Says Shipping Customers Losing Driver Time to Inefficiencies | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A J.B. Hunt report says the truck driver shortage is made worse by wasted time at freight distribution centers that eat up the hours drivers are allowed on the road.
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6 Supply Chain Trends That Could Truly Shake You Up

6 Supply Chain Trends That Could Truly Shake You Up | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Related Posts via CategoriesTrends, Triumphs and Traps in Supply Chain OutsourcingDistribution Networks: The Industrial InfluenceSupply Chain Essentials that will Make 2014 Your Best Year YetLogistics Outsourcing Tips Part 3 – a Practical GuideLogistics...
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Toll and DP World announce intermodal JV

Toll and DP World announce intermodal JV | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The transport and stevedoring giants are joining forces to take containers to Villawood on rail
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eBay Now rapid-delivery service shut down - CNET

eBay Now rapid-delivery service shut down - CNET | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The e-commerce company continues trimming initiatives to focus on its core marketplace, saying Monday it's shuttering some delivery services and several mobile apps.
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DHL Express opens new quality control centre in Singapore « Post & Parcel

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Intra-Asia container trades growing rapidly, but still a 'blind spot' | JOC.com

Intra-Asia container trades growing rapidly, but still a 'blind spot' | JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Intra-Asia container shipping is swelling as manufacturing shifts from China to lower-cost countries, and may represent 25 percent of global container trade. In a global context, however, the trade is a 'blind spot' where accurate data and forecasts are hard to come by.
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Egypt holds trial run on second Suez Canal - BBC News

Egypt holds trial run on second Suez Canal - BBC News | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The first cargo ships pass through Egypt's second Suez Canal, as part of a test-run ahead of its official opening.
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Warehouse space becomes scarce

Industrial vacancy rates in the five-county Savannah area are the lowest they have been in 14 years, reflecting a national trend and sending a clear signal that the recent recession is well behind us, according to a report by Colliers International.
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World’s Largest Shipbuilder, Hyundai Heavy, to Focus On 3D Printing Ship Parts Via New Innovation Center

World’s Largest Shipbuilder, Hyundai Heavy, to Focus On 3D Printing Ship Parts Via New Innovation Center | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Global trade is the lifeblood of today's economy. Without it, economies would shrink, jobs would crumble and many of the products we all know and love would not
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Driver shortage could bring UK logistics sector 'to a standstill' | Supply ... - Supply Management

Driver shortage could bring UK logistics sector 'to a standstill' | Supply ... - Supply Management | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Latest procurement and supply chain news, opinion, analysis, practical advice and tips from Supply Management, the official publication of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)
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Who Really has a Supply Chain Strategy? - Supply Chain Digest - Supply Chain Digest

Who Really has a Supply Chain Strategy? - Supply Chain Digest - Supply Chain Digest | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
SCDigest editor Dan Gilmore in the first of a series of columns on supply chain strategy.
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US Remains Competitive Despite Stronger Dollar, BCG Reports

US Remains Competitive Despite Stronger Dollar, BCG Reports | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Manufacturers in the U.S. have seen the dollar rise sharply against other currencies this past year but that has not changed U.S. firms' overall competitiveness, according to new data from the Boston Consulting Group.
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With $20M In The Bank, JetSmarter Is Building The Uber Of The Skies

With $20M In The Bank, JetSmarter Is Building The Uber Of The Skies | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
JetSmarter, a private air transportation startup, wants to make commuting by private jet a reality for all travelers. With $20 million in Series B funding..
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