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US Postal Service defaults on $5.6 billion payment

US Postal Service defaults on $5.6 billion payment | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Postmaster General makes good on his warning to default.
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Solvay to build SE Asia's largest bicarbonate plant in Thailand - Business Standard

Solvay to build SE Asia's largest bicarbonate plant in Thailand Business Standard The plant will be located on Solvay's existing site in Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate (Rayong province, Thailand) and will consequently benefit from strong synergies...
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DHL Express to sell domestic UK same-day business | Post & Parcel

DHL Express looks set to sell its UK domestic same-day delivery business, after agreeing to a sale with courier firm Rico Logistics Ltd.
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Radiant Logistics buys Arizona firm for $20M - Puget Sound Business Journal

Radiant Logistics buys Arizona firm for $20M - Puget Sound Business Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Radiant Logistics Inc. said it's purchased Phoenix-based logistics company On Time...
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Choice Logistics Boosts Time-Critical Services in Japan | Business Wire

Choice Logistics Boosts Time-Critical Services in Japan | Business Wire | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Choice Logistics has streamlined the movement of high-tech spare parts throughout Asia by forging a partnership with a key Japanese logistics provider (Choice Logistics Boosts Time-Critical Services in Japan http://t.co/miRHesCfEY)...
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Puerto Rico craves for Caribbean's first air cargo hub - aircargoworld

Puerto Rico craves for Caribbean's first air cargo hub - aircargoworld | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Puerto Rico craves for Caribbean's first air cargo hub
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Officials hope establishing a new air cargo hub – the first one in the Caribbean – will kick the island's economy to life.
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OIA Global Acquires U.S. Worldwide Logistics, Inc.

OIA Global Acquires U.S. Worldwide Logistics, Inc. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
OIA Global Acquires U.S. Worldwide Logistics, Inc.: Acquisition strengthens OIA's North America capabilities http://t.co/MbsyXJ5DkK
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TransForce makes bid for Vitran's Canadian operations

TransForce makes bid for Vitran's Canadian operations | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
MONTREAL, Que. -- TransForce has made a bid for Vitran, proposing a takeover at $4.50 per share.
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China’s Transformation: Implications for Global Supply Chains - The China Sourcing Blog

China’s Transformation: Implications for Global Supply Chains - The China Sourcing Blog | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The China Sourcing Blog is an information platform for the procurement and trade industries in China.

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Analysis: Africa: opportunities for logistics firms - Arabian Supply Chain

Analysis: Africa: opportunities for logistics firms - Arabian Supply Chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Analysis: Africa: opportunities for logistics firms Arabian Supply Chain Africa continues to be a highly lucrative market for the Middle East's logistics industry.
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Oman firms ink joint venture deal with Singapore cargo operator - Arab News

Oman firms ink joint venture deal with Singapore cargo operator - Arab News | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
ArabianBusiness.com Oman firms ink joint venture deal with Singapore cargo operator Arab News In view of this initiative, Oman Air, the concessionaire for cargo handling operations at the airports in Oman and Oman Airport Management Company (OAMC),...
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Etihad Rail signs MoU with National Air Cargo

Etihad Rail signs MoU with National Air Cargo | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Etihad Rail signs MoU with National Air Cargo AME Info (press release) Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE's national railway network, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Air Cargo, a leading...
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Lufthansa Cargo focuses on Latin America

Lufthansa Cargo focuses on Latin America | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As of the start of its winter schedule for 2013 Lufthansa Cargo will be expanding its services in the growth market Latin America. Europe’s leading cargo airline will add the Peruvian capital Lima to its global route network on 27 October 2013.
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Can a Shutdown Ruin Christmas? Watch for Trouble at the Ports

Can a Shutdown Ruin Christmas? Watch for Trouble at the Ports | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
For logistics wizards who must ensure that parts and products arrive on time, the timing of this government shutdown is tricky, with stores stocking up for the holidays.
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Maersk Four Rate Rises Fail to Spread as Demand Falls: Freight

Maersk Four Rate Rises Fail to Spread as Demand Falls: Freight | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Global container-shipping operators’ efforts to boost freight rates this year are failing to bring results because of overcapacity and weak demand.
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Knight Transportation “disappointed” in rebuff of $242 million offer for USA Truck - Article from Logistics Management

Knight Transportation “disappointed” in rebuff of $242 million offer for USA Truck - Article from Logistics Management | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Phoenix-based Knight Transportation, one of the top and most profitable truckload companies, says it is “disappointed” that USA Truck has rejected Knight’s $9 per share, all cash offer to take over the financially ailing Van Buren, Ark.-based TL...
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Logistics and transportation providers to benefit from the Shanghai Free Trade Zone

Global Supply Chain Insights: Logistics and transportation providers to benefit from the Shanghai Free Trade Zone | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Procter & Gamble eyeing project south of Dallas for huge distribution center - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Procter & Gamble eyeing project south of Dallas for huge distribution center - Dallas Morning News (blog) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Procter & Gamble eyeing project south of Dallas for huge distribution center
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South Dallas County's booming warehouse district is close to landing another huge distribution deal.
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Forwarders pursue pockets of growth in Southeast Asia - aircargoworld

Forwarders pursue pockets of growth in Southeast Asia - aircargoworld | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Forwarders pursue pockets of growth in Southeast Asia
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He points to Singapore, where Kuehne + Nagel's pharmaceutical logistics business has done well. “Life sciences and pharmaceutical traffic has really been growing,” Khan says.
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FedEx Freight Continues Accelerating LTL Shipping To and From Canada

FedEx Freight Continues Accelerating LTL Shipping To and From Canada | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A market study completed on behalf of FedEx has confirmed that FedEx Freight ® Priority has the fastest published transit times of any less-than-truckload… ($FDX FedEx Freight Continues Accelerating LTL Shipping To and From Canada..
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TNT Post expands rival UK delivery service to Royal Mail

TNT Post expands rival UK delivery service to Royal Mail | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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TNT EXPRESS : TNT Post expands rival UK delivery service to Royal Mail
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Supply Chain Risk: Answers to Five Often-asked Questions - Deloitte CFO - WSJ

Supply Chain Risk: Answers to Five Often-asked Questions - Deloitte CFO - WSJ | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Supply chain risk can create a ripple effect that impacts global supply. Find answers to 5 FAQs from @WSJ: http://t.co/txOtWEFHj6
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Australia Post Is The Most Recent Target For Privatisation As The Government Tries To Pay Down Debt

Australia Post Is The Most Recent Target For Privatisation As The Government Tries To Pay Down Debt | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Australia Post is the most recent public asset to be targeted by the Abbott government in its search for ways to relieve its debt, ...
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India' Cargo traffic at major ports to grow by 4% in 2013-14

India' Cargo traffic at major ports to grow by 4% in 2013-14 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cargo traffic at major ports to grow by 4% in 2013-14
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CHENNAI: Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), in its latest report, expects cargo traffic at major ports to rise by 4% in 2013-14.
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