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Global supply chain and logistics news and analysis from around the world
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Railroads Look Past U.S. Oil-Move Costs Helping Pipelines

Railroads Look Past U.S. Oil-Move Costs Helping Pipelines | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As 57,000 miles of U.S. crude pipelines threaten to lure business from railroads, Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC and Union Pacific Corp. are sticking to their bet on the nation’s energy boom. (Railroads Look Past U.S.
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EU unprepared for road freight growth | neurope.eu

Europe is not yet properly prepared to cope with the expected growth in road freight in the years ahead, Siim Kallas, Commission Vice-Predident and Commissioner responsible for Transport, said today. "In fact, we are struggling just to ...
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Lufthansa Cargo Adds New Boeing 777F to North America

Lufthansa Cargo Adds New Boeing 777F to North America | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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atlanta Lufthansa Cargo has announced plans to add Boeing 777 freighters to its fleet as of November 2013.
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Rupee depreciation creates challenges for Indian logistics sector - Economic Times

Rupee depreciation creates challenges for Indian logistics sector - Economic Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Economic Times Rupee depreciation creates challenges for Indian logistics sector Economic Times Depreciation of Indian Rupee against the US Dollar has created a challenging environment for the Indian logistics sector, owing to the increased costs...
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New study into global emerging logistics markets - Arabian Supply Chain

New study into global emerging logistics markets - Arabian Supply Chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
New study into global emerging logistics markets
Arabian Supply Chain
Over 80% of the world's population resides in what is known as "emerging markets".
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Cargo traffic to rebound next year, Boeing says - Taipei Times

Cargo traffic to rebound next year, Boeing says - Taipei Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cargo traffic to rebound next year, Boeing says Taipei Times Aviation cargo traffic in the Asia-Pacific region may rebound next year from the bottom recorded this year following an expected recovery in global trade at the end of this year, a Boeing...
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Russia tightens border checks on freight traffic from Lithuania

Russia tightens border checks on freight traffic from Lithuania | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Russia’s customs on Thursday tightened controls on cargo transported from Lithuania thoroughly checking all freight vehicles loaded in the country.
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China Postal Airlines orders five cargo planes

China Postal Airlines orders five cargo planes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China Postal Airlines, which provides the Express Mail Service (EMS) in China, ordered five Boeing B737-300 cargo planes from PEMCO Aviation Group.
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Okinawa to build logistics center in Naha

Okinawa to build logistics center in Naha | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
September 6, 2013 Fumitetsu Jahana of Ryukyu Shimpo The Okinawa Prefectural Government plans to start building a new logistics center in the international industrial clusters area in Naha in January 2014.
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Freight cars carrying flammable liquid derails in Calgary

Freight cars carrying flammable liquid derails in Calgary | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Canada’s transportation authority is investigating a train derailment that sent eight cars, carrying flammable liquids, off the rail at Alyth yard in southeast Calgary.
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Air freight accounts for 30% of the value of Irish exports

Air freight accounts for 30% of the value of Irish exports | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Trade by air freight is a small portion of overall trade volumes, but the value of trade by air freight is very significant for Ireland, according to Peter O’Neill, director of cargo at Aer Lingus Cargo.
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China fire rattles world chip supply chain

China fire rattles world chip supply chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A fire at a giant Chinese factory making almost one sixth of the world's supply of a key high-tech component shows how vulnerable global manufacturing chains can be to an unexpected event...
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EC announces new measures to get more freight onto Europe's rivers

The European Commission announced new measures to get more freight onto Europe's rivers and canals.
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Air France Cargo to bear brunt of new Air France-KLM cost cuts

Air France Cargo to bear brunt of new Air France-KLM cost cuts | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Air France (AF, Paris CDG) CEO Frederic Gagey is to unveil Air France-KLM's new cost-cutting plans on Wednesday, September 18, among which are severe staff cuts as well as a drastic reduction in the airline's cargo fleet.
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Crane Worldwide Logistics opens new office in India - Arabian Supply Chain

Crane Worldwide Logistics opens new office in India - Arabian Supply Chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Crane Worldwide Logistics opens new office in India
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Crane Worldwide Logistics has launched its new office in Delhi, India. The new facility will allow Crane Worldwide to support their customers in the region.
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How China lost its mojo: one town's story

How China lost its mojo: one town's story | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Yantian was once an emblem of China's massive export boom. Today, the factory town is a symbol of the country's struggle to sustain a growth streak.
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The Panama Canal Expansion is a Boon for Shippers…For All the Wrong Reasons | Supply Chain content from IndustryWeek

The Panama Canal Expansion is a Boon for Shippers…For All the Wrong Reasons | Supply Chain content from IndustryWeek | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
While the Panama Canal does add yet another option for shippers to utilize, many carriers have moved beyond the Panama Canal due to necessity, a change that may become permanent.
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SA’s logistics bill climbs as transport costs rise

SA’s logistics bill climbs as transport costs rise | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
South Africa’s total logistics bill for 2012 is estimated to have risen to 12.8% of total gross domestic product (GDP), from 12.6% the previous year, as the contribution of transport to overall logistics costs hit 61% – its highest in nine years,...
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My insight on this article is that South Africa has access to all resources and labour required in this field but there is lack of human resource skills needed to run a fully functional logistical operation. This should frustrate constituencies in that their are job opportunities available but they do not have the skills taught to them- Tuletu Nelani aka Lady T

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What Works And What Doesn't In 3D Printing: A Talk With Terry Wohlers - Forbes

What Works And What Doesn't In 3D Printing: A Talk With Terry Wohlers - Forbes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
What Works And What Doesn't In 3D Printing: A Talk With Terry Wohlers
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... connect average consumers with industrial grade 3D printers.
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Doubts emerge about China's economic rebound.

Doubts emerge about China's economic rebound. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China's leaders are trumpeting their commitment to overhauls, but there are signs a recent turnaround in the Chinese economy relies on old policies, raising doubts about how long the rebound can continue.
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China rail route to Europe improves freight transport

China rail route to Europe improves freight transport | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
With shorter transport times and lower costs for freight, international rail lines linking central and western China with Central Asia have helped to improve connectivity and trade between the regions.
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Supply chains should adapt as power shifts to emerging markets: report - Canadian Transportation & Logistics

Supply chains should adapt as power shifts to emerging markets: report - Canadian Transportation & Logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Supply chains should adapt as power shifts to emerging markets: report Canadian Transportation & Logistics LONDON, UK--A recent report from Transport Intelligence, Global Emerging Markets 2013, examines a group of countries including risks...
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The New Economic Nationalism, Part 1: A 'Juche' World - EconoMonitor (blog)

The New Economic Nationalism, Part 1: A 'Juche' World - EconoMonitor (blog) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The New Economic Nationalism, Part 1: A 'Juche' World
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Developed nations and businesses control vital logistics and supply chains for vital trade. They dominate international financial activities, ...
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Cargo in deadly Quebec derailment misidentified, investigators say - CNN International

Cargo in deadly Quebec derailment misidentified, investigators say CNN International (CNN) -- Tanker cars involved in the calamitous derailment in Quebec in July were carrying fuel that was improperly described in shipping documents as being less...
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Ferrero Opens €90M Plant In Turkey | Supply Chain

Ferrero Opens €90M Plant In Turkey | Supply Chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Ferrero opens €90M plant in Turkey http://t.co/rOnYwgmI4k #confectionery #supplychain #FMCG
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