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Russian Railways Logistics to cut two days from China

Russian Railways Logistics to cut two days from China | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

The YuXinOu (Chongqing) Logistics joint venture has despatched its first container train from China to Europe using the CIM/SMGS Common Consignment Note.


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Port Of Baltimore Receiving Cargo From N.Y., N.J. In Sandy Aftermath

Port Of Baltimore Receiving Cargo From N.Y., N.J. In Sandy Aftermath | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Port of Baltimore is receiving cargo that was originally designated for The Port of New York/New Jersey, which is recovering from a hard hit from Superstorm Sandy.
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UPS donates $1.5 million for Sandy relief efforts

UPS donates $1.5 million for Sandy relief efforts | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
United Parcel Service Inc. pledged $1.5 million in cash and in-kind support to help...
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Navios Logistics plots Uruguay port expansion

Navios Logistics plots Uruguay port expansion | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Greek owner's logistics arm targets grain, iron ore and other commodities.
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The long, brutal haul from farm to port in Brazil

The long, brutal haul from farm to port in Brazil | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
RONDONOPOLIS, Brazil (Reuters) - When Marcondes Mendonça hauls corn from Brazil's farm belt to port in the distant south, the young trucker prays for protection from gaping potholes and dangerous drivers,...
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China's Central America investments a one-way street

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Port-centric supply chains the future

Port-centric supply chains the futuresupply chain reviewSpeaking at the recent Warehousing Futures conference in the UK, Baker Rose Consulting Partner David Baker told delegates the rising cost of fuel is increasingly putting the transportation...
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FedEx Freight Debuts New LNG Tractors in Dallas

FedEx Freight Debuts New LNG Tractors in Dallas | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
FedEx Freight Debuts New LNG Tractors in Dallas Tractors Feature All-Natural-Gas Beta Test Engines (FedEx Freight Debuts New LNG Tractors in Dallas http://t.co/FhB1TRXy...)...
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Caterpillar Logistics Services Becomes Neovia Logistics Services

Caterpillar Logistics Services Becomes Neovia Logistics ServicesPress NewsCHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/01/12 -- The business formerly known as Caterpillar Logistics Services today announced a new name and corporate brand identity, Neovia...
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Defense Logistics Agency requires DNA marking to combat counterfeit parts

Defense Logistics Agency requires DNA marking to combat counterfeit parts | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Defense Logistics Agency requires DNA marking to combat counterfeit partsSacramento BeeFORT BELVOIR, Va., Oct.
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Hurricane Sandy Disrupts Food Distribution, 'Thousands Of Trucks' In Limbo

Hurricane Sandy Disrupts Food Distribution, 'Thousands Of Trucks' In Limbo | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Hurricane Sandy Disrupts Food Distribution, 'Thousands Of Trucks' In LimboHuffington PostThousands of truckloads of food that were headed for stores in the Northeast are stuck on roadsides and in warehouses following the crippling blow Hurricane...
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World Vision Bronx devastated by flood waters

World Vision Bronx devastated by flood waters | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
World Vision's recently opened distribution center in the Bronx was significantly flooded on October 29 at the height of the storm.
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Cargo industry suffered estimated $1 billion in damages because of Superstorm Sandy

Cargo industry suffered estimated $1 billion in damages because of Superstorm Sandy | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Superstorm Sandy caused an estimated $1 billion in damage to the cargo industry in the Northeast, which is still struggling, an international consultant said Friday.
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Singapore Airlines Profit Falls 54% as Cargo Loss Triples

Singapore Airlines Profit Falls 54% as Cargo Loss Triples | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Singapore Airlines Ltd. posted a worse-than-estimated 54 percent drop in quarterly profit after losses at its cargo unit tripled.
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YRC Worldwide posts third-quarter profit on stronger operations

YRC Worldwide posts third-quarter profit on stronger operations | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Kansas City StarYRC Worldwide posts third-quarter profit on stronger operationsKansas City StarThe storm has trapped trailers and freight in some parts of the Northeast, halted shipments heading there and flooded some terminals, chief executive...
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Penske Logistics will lay off 50 in Kansas City

Penske Logistics will lay off 50 in Kansas City | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Penske Logistics will lay off 50 in Kansas CityBizjournals.comPenske Logistics plans to lay off 50 people as it shuts down a warehouse operation at 4900 Deramus Ave. in Kansas City.
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Post Sandy volumes from NY/NJ ports flow to Virginia port

Post Sandy volumes from NY/NJ ports  flow to Virginia port | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Port of Virginia has just begun receiving cargo diverted from the Port of New York/New Jersey as a result of the damage caused to that critical Northeast port by Hurricane Sandy.
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U.S. logistics industry to post 1 million job openings by 2016

U.S. logistics industry to post 1 million job openings by 2016Savannah Morning NewsAccording to the report's analysis of U.S. Department of Labor data, the U.S. will generate approximately 270,200 logistics-related job openings in the U.S.
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Radiant Logistics Acquires Los Angeles Based Operating Partner Marvir Logistics

Radiant Logistics Acquires Los Angeles Based Operating Partner Marvir Logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Radiant Logistics Acquires Los Angeles Based Operating Partner Marvir LogisticsSacramento Bee1, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Radiant Logistics, Inc.
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NY-NJ Port Unlikely to Reopen Before Weekend

NY-NJ Port Unlikely to Reopen Before Weekend | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Port of New York and New Jersey is likely to remain closed to vessel operations until at least Saturday when surveys of vessel channels are completed and marine terminals can clean up some of the extensive damage caused by the storm surge that...
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Con-way profit misses Street on employee benefit costs

UPDATE 1-Con-way profit misses Street on employee benefit costsReutersOperating income at Con-way Freight, the company's less-than-truckload unit that accounts for more than 60 percent of total revenue, fell 15.4 percent to $34.4 million in the...
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Southwest Accepts RFID Device to Track Cargo Temperatures

Southwest Accepts RFID Device to Track Cargo Temperatures | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The solution, which the airline has been testing on its flights, uses Cold Chain Technologies' insulated containers and Intelleflex's RFID sensor tags.
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Cargo ships return to Great Lakes after waves top out at 23 feet

Cargo ships return to Great Lakes after waves top out at 23 feet | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Great Lakes shipping resumed early Wednesday after a nearly two-day standstill created by waves that peaked at or above 23 feet high.
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