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Global supply chain and logistics news and analysis from around the world
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Guangxi gets moving on freight-focus on SE Asia and inland China

Guangxi gets moving on freight-focus on SE Asia and inland China | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Guangxi gets moving on freight
South China Morning Post
Freight forwarders are pinning hopes on the newly built high-speed rail in the province to divert passengers from the conventional train network to free up more capacity for freight movement.
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Indonesia's Airlines tap more cargo

Airlines tap more cargo Jakarta Post Despite the fact that Indonesia is currently shadowed by the weakening value of the rupiah, the air cargo sector is projected to continue growing this year because demand for fast moving consumer goods...
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Chinese airlines dangle fat salaries to woo foreign pilots

Chinese airlines dangle fat salaries to woo foreign pilots | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As economic growth boosts air travel faster then China can train captains, carriers are increasing pay and scouring the globe for crews
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Questioning China's achievements | Economy

Questioning China's achievements | Economy | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Is China emerging as a potential global superpower or just a partial one?
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Ethiopian Partnering with ASKY to Establish West African Cargo Hub

Ethiopian Partnering with ASKY to Establish West African Cargo Hub | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Ethiopian Cargo, the largest cargo operator in Africa, is pleased to announce the opening of a second cargo hub in Africa based in Lomé, Togo, in partnership with ASKY Airlines.
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Surging auto market spurs supply-chain worries - Plastics News

Surging auto market spurs supply-chain worries - Plastics News | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Surging auto market spurs supply-chain worries Plastics News Large-tonnage injection molding presses are especially at a premium right now, according to one auto industry insider, while automakers and top suppliers alike are looking all along the...
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Caparo Groupa and Procam Logistics to develop infrastructure facilities in India

Caparo Groupa and Procam Logistics to develop infrastructure facilities in India | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Economic Times Caparo Groupa and Procam Logistics to develop infrastructure facilities in India Economic Times KOLKATA: Caparo Group, part of the Swaraj Paul group, has entered into a joint venture agreement with a supply chain management company...
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U.S. senators launch bid to divert container traffic from B.C. ports

U.S. senators launch bid to divert container traffic from B.C. ports | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Proposed legislation would repeal import container tax, replace it with border-crossing fee
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India's Hubli airport gets cargo service

India's Hubli airport gets cargo service | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Hubli airport gets cargo service
Times of India
HUBLI: People can now easily export various commodities from Hubli as the long-awaited cargo service started at the Hubli airport recently.
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US Firms Doubt ASEAN 2015 Single Market Goal

US Firms Doubt ASEAN 2015 Single Market Goal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Despite their skepticism, the survey showed that U.S .companies are optimistic about overall business prospects in the region.
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BMW Owners Waiting for Repairs on Supply Chain Breakdown

BMW Owners Waiting for Repairs on Supply Chain Breakdown | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, the world’s biggest maker of luxury cars, is struggling to deliver spare parts on time because of a new supply-management system, forcing customers to wait for repairs.
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Texas ports, Corpus Christi, Laredo and San Antonio form regional trade alliance.

Texas ports, Corpus Christi, Laredo and San Antonio form regional trade alliance. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Railroad industry Intermodal news about: Port Corpus Christi, Port Laredo, Port San Antonio, South Texas Alliance for Regional Trade, BNSF, Kansas City Southern, Union Pacific, intermodal.
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Chinese consortium buys S.F. Express stake

Chinese consortium buys S.F. Express stake | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Group including Citic Capital, Oriza Holdings and China Merchants Group secure stake in privately run express delivery services company based in Shenzhen.
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South Carolina's Inland Port's first official cargo expected in October

South Carolina's Inland Port's first official cargo expected in October | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Inland Port's first official cargo expected in October Greenville News “We know the first cargo that we will handle through the site should arrive sometime in mid-October because that cargo is (already) booked on a ship,” spokeswoman Allison...
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India's Railways' perishable cargo center project yet to take off - Economic Times

India's Railways' perishable cargo center project yet to take off - Economic Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Economic Times Railways' perishable cargo center project yet to take off Economic Times MUMBAI: Even after three years of its announcement by railway minister Mamata Banerjee in the 2009-10 budget, the pilot project of Indian railways of creating...
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Japan Govt. may buy into Tokyo, Osaka port operators to counter Busan

Japan Govt. may buy into Tokyo, Osaka port operators to counter Busan | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The transport ministry is looking to acquire equity stakes in the companies that run the main container ports in Tokyo and Osaka amid strong competition from the port of Busan ...
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New Singapore centre for Ceva | FBJ

New Singapore centre for Ceva | FBJ | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Freight Business Journal is now firmly established as the leading multi modal newspaper. FBJ boasts the most informative and authoritative source of information with unrivalled in depth knowledge of the rapidly changing freight business environment.
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DHL observes changes in Africa’s technology market

DHL observes changes in Africa’s technology market | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Competition within the technology sector is becoming more intense and Asia’s importance as both a manufacturing location and a consumer market is growing.
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Transport agency orders CP Rail to resume transferring cargo to MMA - CTV News

Transport agency orders CP Rail to resume transferring cargo to MMA - CTV News | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
CTV News Transport agency orders CP Rail to resume transferring cargo to MMA CTV News MONTREAL -- Canadian Pacific Railway has been ordered by a federal agency to end an embargo that prevented Montreal Maine and Atlantic Railway from accessing...
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Congrats @smallpkgsavings! Transportation Impact and First Flight Solutions: Two Inc. 500|5000 Companies Under One Roof

Congrats @smallpkgsavings! Transportation Impact and First Flight Solutions: Two Inc. 500|5000 Companies Under One Roof | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
"Since my partner, Travis Burt, and I founded Transportation Impact in 2008, we've had our eyes on the Inc. 500|5000 list from day one," said Transportation Impact Co-founder and CEO Keith Byrd.
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Cathy Capital Invests $20M In ZhengMing Logistics

Cathy Capital Invests $20M In ZhengMing Logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Tune in for China's Financial Markets and Investment Opportunities
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German Trucker Shortage Swells Wage Costs for Companies: Freight - Bloomberg

German Trucker Shortage Swells Wage Costs for Companies: Freight - Bloomberg | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
German Trucker Shortage Swells Wage Costs for Companies: Freight Bloomberg Freight companies are struggling to raise the appeal of commanding a heavy truck along Germany's highways as an increasing shortage of drivers pushes up the cost for...
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Ramesh Kumar's curator insight, August 24, 2013 5:16 AM

Truck driver is a global phenomenon! Take it easy, my dear Indian folks!

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Asian Economies Warned against Bypassing Manufacturing | Global Economy content from IndustryWeek

Asian Economies Warned against Bypassing Manufacturing | Global Economy content from IndustryWeek | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Skipping the industrialization process on the way from agriculture- to service-focused economies can put developing countries in the 'middle income trap,' cautions the Asian Development Bank.
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Kenya Fights Off Port Competition With $13 Billion Plan

Kenya Fights Off Port Competition With $13 Billion Plan | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Kenya Fights Off Port Competition With $13 Billion Plan: Freight
Bloomberg
Kenya Fights Off Port Competition With $13 Billion Plan: Freight. By Sara Jerving - 2013-08-20T21:01:00Z.
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Canada fines LATAM Airlines C$975000 for cargo price-fixing - Reuters

Canada fines LATAM Airlines C$975000 for cargo price-fixing Reuters OTTAWA Aug 20 (Reuters) - A Canadian court fined LATAM Airlines Group SA C$975,000 ($938,000) after the carrier admitted taking part in an air cargo price-fixing cartel, Canada's...
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