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UPS targets growth in Mexico’s middle class and manufacturing | JOC.com

UPS targets growth in Mexico’s middle class and manufacturing | JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS is making some major moves to tap growing domestic freight in Mexico, driven by the manufacturing sector and fueled by export demand and a burgeoning middle class.
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With Christmas Over, Millions of Gift Returns Begin

With Christmas Over, Millions of Gift Returns Begin | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The holidays may be over, but returns season is just getting started. Ill-fitting sweaters, the wrong Elsa doll and unwanted accessories will be headed back to retailers, many in the same boxes they came in.
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City Link announces 'disgraceful' Christmas day job losses

City Link announces 'disgraceful' Christmas day job losses | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Parcel delivery group City Link announces on Christmas day that nearly 3,000 workers are facing redundancy as the company falls into administration - a move branded "disgraceful" by the RMT union.
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Christmas shopping is over. Now bring on the deluge of gift returns.

Christmas shopping is over. Now bring on the deluge of gift returns. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
In the e-commerce era, returns are an increasingly vexing logistical challenge for retailers.
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With GeoPost, La Poste is testing a package delivery drone in the Var | Websecuritynews.com

With GeoPost, La Poste is testing a package delivery drone in the Var | Websecuritynews.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Swiss Post has tested its subsidiary GeoPost package delivery by drones in real conditions on the CEEMA site in the Var. End of 2013, Jeff Bezos, Amazon's boss
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Yodel boss apologises as thousands of parcels risk missing Christmas

Yodel boss apologises as thousands of parcels risk missing Christmas | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The firm delivers up to a million parcels a day including for Amazon, but a rise in internet shopping led to a huge backlog. Chairman Dick Stead said it will continue to deliver up until tonight.
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Bulgaria, Greece to Build Rail Link between Black Sea, Aegean Sea Ports - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria, Greece to Build Rail Link between Black Sea, Aegean Sea Ports - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Bulgaria and Greece will connect by rail the Greek ports of Kavala and Alexandroupoli on the Aegean Sea, the Bulgarian Black Sea ports of Burgas and Varna, and Port Ruse on the Danube River.
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When the Yule magic gets lost in an omnichannel supply chain

When the Yule magic gets lost in an omnichannel supply chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Hello, my name is Andrew. I’m the customer service associate dealing with your inquiry today. I’m sorry to hear about the problem with the online order that your true love sent to you.
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A Test for UPS: One Day, 34 Million Packages

A Test for UPS: One Day, 34 Million Packages | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS all year has been focused on one day above the rest: Monday Dec. 22, when it will deliver 34 million packages, more than any other in its history—putting a new high-tech sorting system to the test.
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UPS� latest acquisition reflects increasing interest for European acquisitions

UPS� latest acquisition reflects increasing interest for European acquisitions | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
On the heels of two acquisitions by FedEx, UPS announced an impressive acquisition of their own. The company purchased Polish pharmaceutical logistics company Poltraf Sp. z o.o.
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Asia-U.S. Trade Growth Adds to East-West Ports Rivalry

Asia-U.S. Trade Growth Adds to East-West Ports Rivalry | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A recovering U.S. economy and stronger dollar have spurred imports from Asia. While that should benefit the California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, a protracted labor dispute there is directing cargo to East Coast rivals.
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IRS Issues John Doe Summons To FedEx, DHL, UPS, HSBC In Massive Offshore Account Hunt

IRS Issues John Doe Summons To FedEx, DHL, UPS, HSBC In Massive Offshore Account Hunt | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
IRS is still after offshore accounts, and with FATCA and new John Doe Summonses, there is no escape.
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Kazakhstan to use port in China for int’l transportations

Kazakhstan to use port in China for int’l transportations | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Kazakhstan wants to make maximum use of its port of Lianyungang in China with container trains travelling between China and Europe
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Yodel again voted among the worst delivery - Money Saving Expert

Yodel again voted among the worst delivery - Money Saving Expert | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
DX, iPost Parcels and Yodel have been named the worst delivery firms in the UK, according to our latest annual poll
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Japan Post Sets Plans for IPO, Listing of Financial Units

Japan Post Sets Plans for IPO, Listing of Financial Units | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Japan’s state-owned postal service said Friday the government would sell part of the company to the public as soon as August, and it also disclosed plans to list its banking and insurance units.
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Cold chain logistics industry expanding rapidly in China|Economy|News|WantChinaTimes.com

Cold chain logistics industry expanding rapidly in China|Economy|News|WantChinaTimes.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China's cold chain logistics industry is yet to mature, given that up to 100 small firms scattered across the country must resort to outsourcing for cross-border transport and a lack of standards in ...
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UPS, FedEx Cap Holiday Deliveries Amid Late Surge

UPS, FedEx Cap Holiday Deliveries Amid Late Surge | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS and FedEx started capping air express deliveries in recent days after an 11th-hour increase in packages caused some retailers to exceed agreed-upon limits, according to people briefed on the situation.
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Aviation sector's turbulence rocks ecommerce shipment companies like Ecom ... - Economic Times

Aviation sector's turbulence rocks ecommerce shipment companies like Ecom ... - Economic Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Several companies that deliver shipments for online retailers are bearing the brunt of the upheaval in India’s aviation sector.
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UPS, FedEx hold retailers to volume commitments

UPS, FedEx hold retailers to volume commitments | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS (NYSE:UPS) and FedEx (NYSE:FDX) have started limiting their air express deliveries after a last-minute increase in shipped packages caused some retailers to exceed agreed-upon limits.The move is aimed at avoiding a repeat
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UPS Turns Parking Lots Into Sorting Centers to Add Speed - Bloomberg

UPS Turns Parking Lots Into Sorting Centers to Add Speed - Bloomberg | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Outside a brick-and-mortar sorting facility in suburban Atlanta, UPS has built its own Christmas village.
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Toll Group divests Cambodian railway stake

Toll Group divests Cambodian railway stake | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
CAMBODIA: Australian logistics group Toll has divested its 55% stake in the Toll Royal Railway joint venture to its local partner Royal Group with...
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UPS' latest acquisition reflects increasing interest for European acquisitions

UPS' latest acquisition reflects increasing interest for European acquisitions | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
On the heels of two acquisitions by FedEx, UPS announced an impressive acquisition of their own. The company purchased Polish pharmaceutical logistics company Poltraf Sp. z o.o.
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Wang Mengshu on a Railroad Linking China and the U.S.

Wang Mengshu on a Railroad Linking China and the U.S. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Wang Mengshu, one of China’s top railway construction engineers, talks about his idea for a “China-Russia-Alaska-Canada-U.S. high-speed rail.”
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Truckers Forced to Pick Between Profits and Law | Beijing Today

Truckers Forced to Pick Between Profits and Law | Beijing Today | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The suicide of a truck-driving couple in Henan province is drawing attention to the dark side of China’s booming logistics industry.
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Margin pressure eroding forwarder profitability, Expeditors says | JOC.com

Margin pressure eroding forwarder profitability, Expeditors says | JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Strong air cargo volume on Asia-U.S. routes in the last quarter has seen airlines raising rates faster than forwarders can pass them on to customers, placing margins under pressure.
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Singapore-based KSP Logistics sells entire 3.38% stake in Gateway Distriparks - VC Circle

Singapore-based KSP Logistics sells entire 3.38% stake in Gateway Distriparks - VC Circle | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Singapore-based hedge fund Amansa Holdings picked the stake at a price of Rs 334.96.
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