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Global supply chain and logistics news and analysis from around the world
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Alitalia investors agree cash call to keep stricken airline flying

Alitalia investors agree cash call to keep stricken airline flying | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's near-bankrupt Alitalia was thrown a lifeline on Friday when its board members - including cautious top shareholder Air France-KLM - approved a capital increase
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UPS Expands Expedited Ocean Freight Service to Mexico

UPS Expands Expedited Ocean Freight Service to Mexico | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Transport Topics Online UPS Expands Expedited Ocean Freight Service to Mexico DailyFinance ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UPS® (NYS: UPS) today announced the expansion of its UPS Preferred™ Less-Than-Container Load (LCL) expedited ocean freight service...
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DB Schenker targets healthcare with new logistics centre in the Netherlands

DB Schenker targets healthcare with new logistics centre in the Netherlands | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The latest news from Logistics Manager - the leading resource for supply chain professionals (DB Schenker targets healthcare with new logistics centre | http://t.co/6wOvlOAjoh | #logistics #3pl)...
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Driver turnover his 99% at large US truckload fleets

Driver turnover his 99% at large US truckload fleets | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Turnover at large US truckload fleets continued to increase in the second quarter, according to The American Trucking Associations’ Trucking Activity Report.
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Alcatel-Lucent to announce 15,000 job cuts as it seeks to recast itself.

Alcatel-Lucent to announce 15,000 job cuts as it seeks to recast itself. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Alcatel-Lucent's 15,000 planned job cuts are the latest step in its effort to reshape itself as a smaller company focused on a few core businesses.
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Economic slowdown adversely affecting India's auto industry

Economic slowdown adversely affecting India's auto industry | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Economic slowdown adversely affecting auto industry: Experts
Zee News
Chennai: Experts here are blaming an unstable Indian economy for the country''s auto industry being in reverse gear.
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Here's why a 3D printing startup passed on acquisition: EXCLUSIVE - Cincinnati Business Courier (blog)

Here's why a 3D printing startup passed on acquisition: EXCLUSIVE - Cincinnati Business Courier (blog) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Here's why a 3D printing startup passed on acquisition: EXCLUSIVE Cincinnati Business Courier (blog) It takes away all the inefficiencies that go along with mass manufacturing: logistics, storage, shipping, packaging and all of the other things...
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CH Robinson Strengthens Anti-Cargo Theft Strategy

CH Robinson Strengthens Anti-Cargo Theft Strategy | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., one of the world’s largest logistics companies, bolsters its anti-cargo theft strategy by joining...
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Axis Global Logistics Acquires BE Logistics

Axis Global Logistics Acquires BE Logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Axis Global Logistics—a leading provider of time-critical transportation services and supply chain solutions for customers in a variety of industries—announced that it has acquired BE Logistics, a Los Angeles area-based...
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Q-Post: Mail and packages will soon be delivered to homes in Qatar | Doha News

Q-Post: Mail and packages will soon be delivered to homes in Qatar | Doha News | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Q-Post: Mail and packages will soon be delivered to homes in Qatar Qatar residents will soon be able to have their mail and packages delivered directly to their homes, according to the Qatar Postal...
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Low-tech Magazine: Cargo cyclists replace truck drivers on European city streets

Low-tech Magazine: Cargo cyclists replace truck drivers on European city streets | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Those with strong cycling legs have ever more jobs up for grabs in Europe these days. A growing number of businesses are using cargo cycles, a move towards sustainable and free-flowing city traffic that is now strongly backed by public authorities.
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FedEx Freight opens new facility in Ohio

FedEx Freight opens new facility in Ohio | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
FedEx Freight opens new facility in Northwood
13abc Action News
FedEx has just opened a new facility in Northwest Ohio. More than 200 people work at the FedEx Freight service center in Northwood.
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Apple to Toyota Seen Gaining From Thailand's Infrastructure Upgrade

Apple to Toyota Seen Gaining From Thailand's Infrastructure Upgrade | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Apple to Toyota Seen Gaining From Thailand's Upgrade: Freight
Bloomberg
Thai floods severed global supply chains for companies such as Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Toyota Motor Corp. (7203) in 2011.
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Federal shutdown starts to crimp trade

Federal shutdown starts to crimp trade | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The U.S. government's partial shutdown is beginning to gum up trade, with companies unable to gain approval to import or export computer gear, lumber, steel and other products.
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Martinique Eyes Future as Logistics Hub - Caribbean Journal

Martinique Eyes Future as Logistics Hub - Caribbean Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Martinique Eyes Future as Logistics Hub
Caribbean Journal
Martinique is looking to develop into a major Caribbean logistics hub with the expansion of the Panama Canal.
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Travel 2 the Caribbean's curator insight, October 8, 2013 2:43 PM

 

Martinique is currently renovating the Port of Martinique with an investment of about $95 million, aimed at accomodating the larger vessels that will be coming through the expanded Panama Canal.

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Keeping Tennessee Auto and Advanced Industries Competitive - Brookings Institution (blog)

Keeping Tennessee Auto and Advanced Industries Competitive - Brookings Institution (blog) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Keeping Tennessee Auto and Advanced Industries Competitive Brookings Institution (blog) As such, these high-value industries ranging from auto and aerospace to semiconductors and medical devices are crucial drivers of local and national innovation,...
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Yusen Logistics sets up unit in Cambodia

Yusen Logistics has established a subsidiary in Cambodia that will start operations on November 1, reported Jiji Press.
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Panalpina increases customer focus with new region and CCO

Panalpina increases customer focus with new region and CCO | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
In its quest to move ever closer to its customers the Panalpina Group is realigning its regional setup and appointing a Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).
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Menlo Worldwide Increases Capacity in Australia

Menlo Worldwide Increases Capacity in Australia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO and BRISBANE, Australia, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Menlo Worldwide Logistics (Menlo), the US$1.7 billion global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc.
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Kuehne + Nagel wins warehousing services contract in Ukraine from Toyota

Kuehne + Nagel has won a contract from Toyota Ukraine to provide warehousing services supporting spare part and accessory supplies to its retailers an (#Kuehne + Nagel wins #warehousing services contract in #Ukraine
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South America rediscovers waterways - BuenosAiresHerald.com

South America rediscovers waterways - BuenosAiresHerald.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
By Guillermo Háskel In Argentina it is common to hear talk simply of the “hidrovía” as the waterway system of the Paraguay-Paraná rivers, running through Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay.
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FedEx anchors Windsor's airport cargo hub, logistics institute forms

FedEx anchors Windsor's airport cargo hub, logistics institute forms | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
BlackburnNews.com FedEx anchors airport cargo hub, logistics institute forms Windsor Star (blog) Shipping giant FedEx will become the start-up anchor tenant of a new cargo hub at Windsor International Airport that will also see the University of...
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