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Global supply chain and logistics news and analysis from around the world
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American Airlines offers Indianapolis cargo service | Air Cargo World News

American Airlines offers Indianapolis cargo service | Air Cargo World News | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
#Freight News: American Airlines offers Indianapolis cargo service - aircargoworld http://t.co/zqdi7TV5Um
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GM Reopens Egypt Operations

GM Reopens Egypt Operations | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
General Motors has reopened its office and factory in Egypt after shutting both down last week as violence swept the country leaving hundreds dead.
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Quebec government asks CP Rail to help pay for rail cleanup following Lac-Megantic disaster

Quebec government asks CP Rail to help pay for rail cleanup following Lac-Megantic disaster | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
CP Rail is now among several companies listed on a legal notice first issued last month by the Quebec provincial government, and that demands that firms pay for the cleanup of millions of litres of crude oil following the Lac-Megantic...
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Maersk Says Emerging Market Warnings Misplaced

Maersk Says Emerging Market Warnings Misplaced | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S, owner of the world’s biggest shipping line, said concern that emerging markets are losing their growth momentum is overdone.
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How Globally Minded SMEs Are Competing Beyond Borders

How Globally Minded SMEs Are Competing Beyond Borders | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Explore how small and midsize businesses are translating their aspirations into real strategies by focusing their efforts beyond borders.
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Happy Birthday - Crane Worldwide Logistics celebrates 5 years of operations

Happy Birthday - Crane Worldwide Logistics celebrates 5 years of operations | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Starting from Scratch – Crane Worldwide Logistics celebrates 5 years of operations The Leading Aviation Industry Resource for News, Equipment and 'It has never been done before' remarks John Magee, current President and CEO of Crane Worldwide...
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Maersk uses slower ships to speed profits - FT.com

Maersk uses slower ships to speed profits - FT.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping line, raised its profit forecast for this year after beating analysts’ estimates in the second quarter.
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Brazil's Batista gives up control of superport operator LLX Logistica

Brazil's Batista gives up control of superport operator LLX Logistica | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
* EIG to invest more than $500 million in superport operatorLLX* Batista to leave LLX board when deal with EIG is completed* LLX shares up 17 percent Wednesday on expectations of dealBy Guillermo Parra-Bernal...
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Latin America: Part III - Article from Supply Chain Management Review

Latin America: Part III - Article from Supply Chain Management Review | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cathy Roberson, an analyst with the London-based think tank Transport Intelligence, says “ocean is still the key,” for U.S. shippers in Latin America
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Japanese Airline Finds New Wiring Defect in Dreamliner

Japanese Airline Finds New Wiring Defect in Dreamliner | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
All Nippon Airways finds defective wiring in a fire-extinguishing system on three of its Boeing Dreamliners, prompting rival Japan Airlines to abort a Helsinki-bound flight.
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Brazil $42 Billion Rail Bet to Cut Iron Ore-Farm Costs

Brazil $42 Billion Rail Bet to Cut Iron Ore-Farm Costs | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Brazil $42 Billion Rail Bet to Cut Iron Ore-Farm Costs: Freight
Bloomberg
Currently, only about one-third of Brazil's 28,692 km of railway are in operation, and 30 percent of freight moves by rail, compared with 52 percent by truck.
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Mexico to reform its oil and gas industry

Global Supply Chain Insights: Mexico to reform its oil and gas industry | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Kenya Ports Records Growth As Cargo Transit Time Improves - Ventures Africa

Kenya Ports Records Growth As Cargo Transit Time Improves - Ventures Africa | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Business Daily Kenya Ports Records Growth As Cargo Transit Time Improves Ventures Africa VENTURES AFRICA – The Managing Director of Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), Gichiri Ndua says there are indications that the measures put in place to reduce cargo...
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30,000 Auto Workers in South Africa on Strike, Halting Production

30,000 Auto Workers in South Africa on Strike, Halting Production | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The workers are demanding at least a 14% pay increase, but employers have offered 8%.
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Impact of Egypt unrest on oil & gas logistics

Impact of Egypt unrest on oil & gas logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Almost 18,000 ships transit through the Suez Canal annually.
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Singapore challenges London as world shipping hub

Singapore challenges London as world shipping hub | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Malaya - Business Insight News Online gives you up-to-date news in the business world and current happenings around the globe.
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Multinationals in Asia are realizing that they have to work on cultivating local talent

Multinationals in Asia are realizing that they have to work on cultivating local talent | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As Western multinationals ratchet up their operations in Asia, there is one glaring omission from the upper ranks of management: Asians.
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Automakers suspend production in Egypt amid political violence

Automakers suspend production in Egypt amid political violence | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Other companies also suspending operations in the country.
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Brazil Port must focus on road access, says Maersk

Rather than spending billions of dollars to build new facilities, Brazil could double capacity at its inefficient ports by cutting back on bureaucracy and improving road access to terminals, said the head of Brazil operations at Danish shipping...
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Twist of Freight for UPS and FedEx

Twist of Freight for UPS and FedEx | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Twist of Freight for UPS and FedEx Wall Street Journal- India For years, the businesses of United Parcel Service and FedEx have been shaped by three intertwined forces: the emergence of China, the broad implementation of just-in-time...
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Turkmenistan to build a new $2bn port on the Caspian Sea - FT.com

Turkmenistan to build a new $2bn port on the Caspian Sea - FT.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Energy-rich Turkmenistan on Thursday launched a $2bn project to build a new port on the Caspian Sea designed to boost exports.
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Signed, Sealed, Delivered . . . and Tracked

Signed, Sealed, Delivered . . . and Tracked | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Transport industry workers increasingly rely on smartphones and apps to manage their end of the supply chain.
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A pilot program in China to overhaul its tax system is hurting many small businesses

A pilot program in China to overhaul its tax system is hurting many small businesses | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
An overhaul to expand China's value-added tax system to some parts of its service and transport sectors—meant to lessen the financial burden on small companies—is actually hurting some firms by increasing their tax obligations.
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Logistics impede Pakistan-India trade

Logistics impede Pakistan-India trade | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Logistics impede Pak-India trade
The News International
According to the official, inadequate infrastructure and logistics are a major impediment to trade, which severely affects the trade potential.
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Great news - Eurozone GDP up 0.3% in 2Q, marks first step out of worst recession on record

Great news - Eurozone GDP up 0.3% in 2Q, marks first step out of worst recession on record | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Second quarter growth picked up across Europe, ending an 18-month economic decline. Germany and France, the 17-nation bloc's largest economies, led in growth.
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