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Syncreon Logistics Business Said to Be for Sale for $1 Billion - Bloomberg

Syncreon Logistics Business Said to Be for Sale for $1 Billion - Bloomberg | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Syncreon Logistics Business Said to Be for Sale for $1 Billion Bloomberg Syncreon, a closely held logistics company that ships goods for customers including General Motors Co. and Dell Inc.
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Global Supply Chain Insights: US manufacturing continues to slip

Global Supply Chain Insights: US manufacturing continues to slip | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Bangladesh disaster throws new light on supply chain management | Edelman Editions

Bangladesh disaster throws new light on supply chain management | Edelman Editions | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
RT @edelside: What are the supply chain management learnings from the Bangladesh building collapse last week? http://t.co/RvVb24oRn0
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Smartphone Supply Chain Disruptions Poised to Be 'New Norm' - TheStreet.com

Smartphone Supply Chain Disruptions Poised to Be 'New Norm' - TheStreet.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Smartphone Supply Chain Disruptions Poised to Be 'New Norm' TheStreet.com Walker said that Samsung is trying to bring 4G baseband processor technologies in-house as part of its efforts to bolster its control over the supply chain, but remains a...
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Penske Logistics Wins Bid to Operate BMW of North America Parts Distribution Center

Penske Logistics Wins Bid to Operate BMW of North America Parts Distribution Center
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Royal Mail sale: ministers set to go where Thatcher feared to tread

Royal Mail sale: ministers set to go where Thatcher feared to tread | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Business minister Michael Fallon says privatisation of postal service is a 'practical, logical, commercial decision' (Privatisation of the Royal Mail seems logical to me in this age.
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Keppel Logistics Moves Into Indonesia With Joint Venture - The ...

Keppel Logistics Moves Into Indonesia With Joint Venture - The ... | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Keppel Logistics has pumped US$122,500 into a joint venture with Indonesian's Puninar Logistics, offering its management expertise and IT infrastructure to speed up the efficiency of goods distribution as the country grows.
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Smith and Associates Survey Reveals Top Concerns for the Global Electronics Supply Chain in 2013

Smith and Associates Survey Reveals Top Concerns for the Global Electronics Supply Chain in 2013 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Smith & Associates, the largest independent distributor of electronic components, today announced the results of a survey of over 175 respondents from the electronics industry who provided insights into key issues affecting the semiconductor and...
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DHL Supply Chain launches real time data tracking mobile app | SHD Logistics News

DHL Supply Chain launches real time data tracking mobile app | SHD Logistics News | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
One of the leading logistics and third party providers, DHL Supply Chain has launched the SmartPOD app, a solution that provides DHL’s drivers and third party hauliers with a simple way of capturing real time data and electronic POD information.
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China's parcel carriers mull price hike on levy fears - China.org.cn

China's parcel carriers mull price hike on levy fears - China.org.cn | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Economic Growth Stays Soft

Economic Growth Stays Soft | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The U.S. economy perked up in the first quarter after nearly stalling late last year, but federal budget cuts and caution by businesses highlighted mounting pressures that could weaken the recovery again in the coming months.
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Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreements Covering 250000 Workers At UPS

Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreements Covering 250000 Workers At UPS | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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UPS Sees Strong Growth on Expedited European LCL Service | JOC

UPS Sees Strong Growth on Expedited European LCL Service | JOC | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS is experiencing “significant” growth in its expedited less-than-containerload service from four northern European ports to delivery destinations in the U.S.
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MRS Logistics plans Rio intermodal hub - International Railway Journal

MRS Logistics plans Rio intermodal hub - International Railway Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
MRS Logistics plans Rio intermodal hub International Railway Journal BRAZILIAN rail freight operator MRS Logistics signed an agreement with Rio de Janeiro state governor Mr Sergio Cabral on April 25 authorising the construction of an intermodal...
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Tensions in Korea could freeze electronics manufacturing: IHS - Australian Techworld

AsiaOne Tensions in Korea could freeze electronics manufacturing: IHS Australian Techworld “South Korea now plays a more important role than ever in the global electronics business,” said Howard.
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SupplyShift Helps Companies Understand The Environmental Impact Of Their ... - TechCrunch

SupplyShift Helps Companies Understand The Environmental Impact Of Their ... - TechCrunch | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Arkansas Best Corporation First Quarter Revenue...

Arkansas Best Corporation First Quarter Revenue... | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Arkansas Best Corporation First Quarter Revenue up 18.1% on Ecommerce logistics and start-ups curated by Cathy Roberson (Arkansas Best Corporation First Quarter Revenue up 18.1%. Strong growth in non-asset business.
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Seven killed in U.S. cargo plane crash in Afghanistan

Seven killed in U.S. cargo plane crash in Afghanistan | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
KABUL (Reuters) - Seven crew members of a U.S.-run cargo plane were killed on Monday when their plane crashed shortly after take off from Bagram air base near the Afghan capital Kabul, the cargo operator told Reuters.
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Grieg Star Shipping to operate break-bulk service from Brazil to Charleston port

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Penske Logistics Joins Sponsors of 2014 Third-Party Logistics Study

Penske Logistics Joins Sponsors of 2014 Third-Party Logistics Study | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Penske Logistics Joins Sponsors of 2014 Third-Party Logistics Study
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"Considering the study's ambitious objectives we are excited to have Penske Logistics as the newest member of our study team," said Penn State's Dr.
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TNT Express to see impact of cost cuts in second half

AMSTERDAM, April 29 (Reuters) - Dutch delivery group TNTExpress, the target of a failed $7 billion takeover byUnited Parcel Service, said the impact of cost-cuttingmeasures would show up in the second...
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DTDC Courier acquires 70% stake in Nikkos Logistics

DTDC Courier acquires 70% stake in Nikkos Logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
DTDC Courier & Cargo Ltd., an express courier company, today announced the acquisition of Bangalore-based Nikkos with majority stake in the company.
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Patagonia Maps Out Its Supply Chain - chain.NET

Patagonia Maps Out Its Supply Chain - chain.NET | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Casey Cheahan, CEO of Patagonia discuss his manufacturing and supply chain strategy. (Latest Video Patagonia Maps Out Its Supply Chain - Casey Cheahan, CEO of Patagonia discuss his manufacturing and s...
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Vancouver Airport March Cargo Statistics - Bloomberg

Vancouver Airport March Cargo Statistics - Bloomberg | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Vancouver Airport March Cargo Statistics Bloomberg The following table shows cargo volumes at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) for March from data provided by the airport authority.
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