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FedEx plans to open new $7M distribution center in Michigan

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FedEx Sets $1.7 Billion Savings-and-Profit Goal Over Three Years

FedEx Sets $1.7 Billion Savings-and-Profit Goal Over Three Years | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
My MoinfoFedEx Sets $1.7 Billion Savings-and-Profit Goal Over Three YearsBloombergThe size of the target reflects FedEx's view that the move of some customers to ground, freight and even ocean shipping is permanent and not a temporary change linked...
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Best Buy Taps Brightstar To Streamline Reverse Supply Chain For Mobile Devices

Best Buy Taps Brightstar To Streamline Reverse Supply Chain For Mobile Devices | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Best Buy Taps Brightstar To Streamline Reverse Supply Chain For Mobile DevicesThe Herald | HeraldOnline.com"Improving the reverse supply chain process is an innovative way for retailers to reduce costs while enhancing the customer experience," said...
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DHL subsidiary, Exel, opening 100-employee warehouse in Laredo

DHL subsidiary, Exel, opening 100-employee warehouse in Laredo | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Exel will open a new 250,000-square-foot distribution center in Laredo this week...
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GM's South Africa Production Slowed by Trucker Strike

GM's South Africa Production Slowed by Trucker Strike | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The strike by more than 20,000 truck drivers demanding higher wages is now in its second week and has halted the delivery of goods across the country.
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Is Washington the Weak Link in Your Supply Chain?

Is Washington the Weak Link in Your Supply Chain? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
For manufacturers, the choice of the next President may come down to determining who has the clearest vision for growth.
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South African Freight strike hits Christmas deliveries

South African Freight strike hits Christmas deliveries | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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In Vietnam, 70% of 800 freight forwarding companies are private and small

In Vietnam, 70% of 800 freight forwarding companies are private and small | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Twenty five foreign logistics service providers have been
present in Vietnam, a modest number if compared with the 1000 operational
Vietnamese companies in the field.
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Etihad Airways Q3 revenues up 19pc

Etihad Airways Q3 revenues up 19pc | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, on Sunday reported third quarter revenues of $ 1.3 billion, up 19 per cent on 2011 ($ 1.1 billion).
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Li & Fung in talks to buy NY-based sourcing company

Li & Fung in talks to buy NY-based sourcing company | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

Li & Fung Ltd , a global supplier of apparel, is in advanced talks to buy Synergies Worldwide, a small, New York-based supplier, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.


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TSA on track to hit Dec. 3 deadline to screen all belly cargo entering U.S., official says

Concerns remain about cargo entering from Asia, Latin America.
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South Africa freight industry losing $141 mln/week in strike

SAfrica freight industry losing $141 mln/week in strikeReutersCAPE TOWN Oct 5 (Reuters) - A strike by more than 20,000 truck drivers in South Africa is costing the freight industry 1.2 billion rand ($141 million) in lost revenue each week, an...
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IBM and DB Schenker ink Asia-Pac IT deal

IBM and DB Schenker ink Asia-Pac IT deal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
DB Schenker has signed a five-year, multi-million dollar agreement with IBM for managed services and business resiliency for its transport and logistics information technology systems and operations across 20 Asia Pacific countries.
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Wal-Mart Tests Same-Day Delivery

Wal-Mart Tests Same-Day Delivery | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The move transforms the more than 4,000 local Walmart stores into distribution centers — Amazon, by contrast, had fewer than 40 warehouses at the end of last year.
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CEVA CEO Pattullo announces plans to retire

CEVA CEO Pattullo announces plans to retire | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider CEVA Logistics announced today that CEO John Pattullo will retire on October 12 and be replaced by Marvin O.
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Strike Nation - Largest African economy crippled by series of strikes

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US Panel: China Tech Giants Pose Security Threat

US Panel: China Tech Giants Pose Security Threat | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Teva Facility in Northeast Philly still on hold

Teva Facility in Northeast Philly still on hold | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Teva Pharmaceuticals had planned to build a distribution and IT facility in Northeast Philly, but those plans remain on hold.
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Workers strike hits production at Hyundai plant in India

Workers strike hits production at Hyundai plant in India | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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'Game-changing' deal for Etihad and Air France-KLM

'Game-changing' deal for Etihad and Air France-KLM | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Etihad Airways and Air France-KLM are expected to announce one of the biggest deals the European airline industry has seen today.
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Over 3,000 Foxconn Workers on iPhone Production Line Go On Strike After New "Strict Demands"

Over 3,000 Foxconn Workers on iPhone Production Line Go On Strike After New "Strict Demands" | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

Foxconn’s plant in Zhengzhou, in central China’s Henan province, has been hit by a worker strike, according to China Labor Watch. The walk-out occurred on Friday at 1pm local time, “involved three to four thousand production workers” and therefore “multiple iPhone 5 production lines from various factory buildings were in a state of paralysis for the entire day.”


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FedEx Summit Spotlights “Borderless Healthcare”

FedEx Summit Spotlights “Borderless Healthcare” | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Global Supply Chain Insights: What to expect at FedEx's Investor Meeting Next Week

Global Supply Chain Insights: What to expect at FedEx's Investor Meeting Next Week | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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E-com logistics startup Chhotu now clocking over 1000 deliveries a day

E-com logistics startup Chhotu now clocking over 1000 deliveries a day | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
E-com logistics startup Chhotu now clocking over 1000 deliveries a dayVC CircleWhen gold rush happened most of the money was made by the diggers and shovel makers and the same could apply to the e-commerce 'boom' in India.
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Managing The Risks Of A Globalized Supply Chain

Managing The Risks Of A Globalized Supply Chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Guest post written by Milosz Majta Milosz Majta is a senior business analyst at Apriso, a provider of manufacturing software systems.
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