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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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Ports Gridlock Reshapes the Supply Chain

Ports Gridlock Reshapes the Supply Chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The labor dispute that caused months of gridlock at West Coast ports may be over, but the disruption is expected to redraw the trade routes goods follow as they journey to U.S. factories and store shelves.
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Panasonic acquires DHL Software Solutions business

Panasonic acquires DHL Software Solutions business | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Panasonic acquires DHL Software Solutions business
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United Air the latest to stop accepting rechargable battery shipments due to fire risk

United Air the latest to stop accepting rechargable battery shipments due to fire risk | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Some of the world's largest airlines are banning bulk shipments of rechargeable batteries in the face of mounting evidence of their potential to cause catastrophic in-flight fires.
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3D Printing Is Transforming the Supply Chain

3D Printing Is Transforming the Supply Chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
More than one-quarter of middle market companies are in the pilot phase of 3D printing initiatives, or actually have projects in the works.
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Sony’s Mobile Unit Seeks Profit, Innovation

Sony’s Mobile Unit Seeks Profit, Innovation | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Sony Corp.’s struggling mobile unit can’t be justified at a low profit margin and won’t tie itself to smartphones or even hardware, its new president says.
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Ports Get Creative as Cargo Piles Up - Wall Street Journal

Ports Get Creative as Cargo Piles Up - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Southern California ports are thinking about ways they can speed things up after a labor dispute contributed to near gridlock in their operations. Cargomatic, a sort of Uber for cargo, is one solution.
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Freight service between Russia, Chinese Province launched

Freight service between Russia, Chinese Province launched | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Heilongjiang accounts for about a quarter of China’s total trade with Russia.
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Shipping firms in China struggle with overcapacity and weak demand|Economy|News|WantChinaTimes.com

Shipping firms in China struggle with overcapacity and weak demand|Economy|News|WantChinaTimes.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The shipping industry in China has suffered from overcapacity and the country's weaken demand for commodities, reports the English-language Chinese financial website Caixin Online. Dalian Winland ...
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In Pictures: Top 5 Transhipment Hubs

In Pictures: Top 5 Transhipment Hubs | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
This article looks at the top 5 transhipment hubs in the world. Read on to find out the largest hub in the world
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Rail Budget 2015: Railways enter fast-growing end-to-end logistics space with ... - Economic Times

Rail Budget 2015: Railways enter fast-growing end-to-end logistics space with ... - Economic Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Prabhu said TRANSLOC will develop common user facilities with handling and value-added services to facilitate end-to-end logistics services at select terminals.
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Freight Corridors & Logistics Hubs Shape the Location Decision - Area Development

Freight Corridors & Logistics Hubs Shape the Location Decision - Area Development | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Advancements in data and technology will make selecting the optimum location with respect to logistics needs easier.
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When Drones Aren’t Enough, Amazon Envisions Trucks with 3D Printers

When Drones Aren’t Enough, Amazon Envisions Trucks with 3D Printers | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Amazon.com has filed patent applications for delivery trucks with 3D printers.
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BNSF announces $103 million investment in Kansas

BNSF announces $103 million investment in Kansas | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
BNSF announced Thursday it will invest about $103 million into its railways for maintenance and expansions in Kansas in 2015.
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Agrotechniek Westland, Dutch construction company Ballast Nedam and German intermodal logistics CargoBeamer fresh fruit and flowers by rail

Agrotechniek Westland, Dutch construction company Ballast Nedam and German intermodal logistics CargoBeamer  fresh fruit and flowers by rail | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
AN agreement to develop plans for an intermodal rail terminal to serve fresh food and flower producers in the Westland agricultural area near Rotterdam was signed at the Fruit Logistica 2015 exhibition in Berlin last month. Three companies, Cluster A...
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German giants plan global cars and apps smart logistics roll out - Computer Business Review

German giants plan global cars and apps smart logistics roll out - Computer Business Review | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
SAP and T-Systems's OEM Agreement for Connected Logistics
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Warehousing business grows but delivery problems linger - Jakarta Post

Warehousing business grows but delivery problems linger - Jakarta Post | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Port of call: Unloading goods at Samudera Port, part of the Samudera Indonesia Group. (Courtesy of Samudera Indonesia)Despite the growing trend in ...
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Chiquita keeps calling Gulfport due to congestion at Port of New Orleans

Chiquita keeps calling Gulfport due to congestion at Port of New Orleans | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Twenty-Six States Achieve Record Export Levels - Supply Chain 24/7

Twenty-Six States Achieve Record Export Levels - Supply Chain 24/7 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced new data that shows 26 states achieved records in goods exports in 2014, while eight additional states experienced growth in merchandise exports over 2013 levels.
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Not yet business as usual at Los Angeles, Long Beach ports

Not yet business as usual at Los Angeles, Long Beach ports | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Life appears to be returning to normal around the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, as dockworkers have been called to work by the hundreds in the week since their
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West Coast port cargo diverted east during slowdown likely to remain there - L.A. Biz

West Coast port cargo diverted east during slowdown likely to remain there - L.A. Biz | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
During the West Coast port slowdowns, East Coast ports had the most growth in years and they'll likely keep some of that diverted cargo.
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ITS Logistics Acquired by Two Private Investment Firms | Transport Topics Online

ITS Logistics  Acquired by Two Private Investment Firms | Transport Topics Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Private investment firms McNally Capital and Coughlin Capital announced they have jointly acquired ITS Logistics, a warehousing and logistics firm based in Sparks, Nevada, for an undisclosed amount.
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10 Inland Ports to Watch - Area Development

10 Inland Ports to Watch - Area Development | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Inland ports are poised to play an increasingly vital role and could be a large part of the answer to both the fuel and congestion concerns in the domestic supply chain.
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Morgan Stanley Said to Sell Montreal Port Terminal to a group led by Fiera Axium Infrastructure Canada

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Brazil's main port of Santos reopened on truck strike's 8th day

(Adds comments from analyst and truckers in center-west)SAO PAULO, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Brazilian police on Wednesdaydispersed striking truckers to reopen access to the country'smain port of Santos but
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