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Ferrari signs UPS as logistics partner

Ferrari signs UPS as logistics partner | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Ferrari has joined forces with global package delivery company UPS ahead of the 2013 season, a deal which sees the brand become the team's...
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Total Quality Logistics to Expand Operations in Lexington KY

Total Quality Logistics to Expand Operations in Lexington KY | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Lexington Herald Leader Total Quality Logistics to Expand Operations in Lexington SurfKY News “TQL is standing up to its name, delivering quality logistics in the North American marketplaces that rely on timely and accurate shipping,” said Gov.
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Chinese Lunar holiday timing gives lift to Hong Kong's cargo traffic

Chinese Lunar holiday timing gives lift to Hong Kong's cargo traffic | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Lunar holiday timing gives lift to cargo traffic
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Air cargo throughput in Hong Kong grew 21.2 per cent last month year on year to 334,000 tonnes, according to the Airport Authority.
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Supply chain visualization shows how Apple spans — and impacts — the globe

Supply chain visualization shows how Apple spans — and impacts — the globe | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
While Apple is an American company, its products have, to an extent, become inextricably linked to China, home to many of Apple's suppliers.
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FedEx hub gains on Hong Kong as US strengthens

FedEx hub gains on Hong Kong as US strengthens | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Shipments at firm's Memphis base grow faster than tonnage in world's busiest cargo airport
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Africa's cargo boom: Is it sustainable?

Africa's cargo boom: Is it sustainable? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Africa's cargo boom: Is it sustainable? aircargoworld It wasn't so very long ago when discussion of African air cargo focused on talk of cowboy operators making money where they could, sometimes carrying shipments of dubious legality.
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Pilot Freight Services tops $500 million in revenue for 2012 - Article from Logistics Management

Pilot Freight Services tops $500 million in revenue for 2012 - Article from Logistics Management | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman spoke with Pilot CEO Richard Phillips about the company’s financial milestone and related industry topics.
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the Loadstar » Nippon Express buys Italian freight forwarder Franco Vago

the Loadstar » Nippon Express buys Italian freight forwarder Franco Vago | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Nippon Express buys Italian #freight forwarder Franco Vago: http://t.co/7yctcIhL
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Cisco's reinvention is paying off

Cisco's reinvention is paying off | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cisco enjoyed a long reign as the king of routers and switches. But as Internet networking evolves, Cisco has worked to reinvent itself.
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Samsung, Apple Took 52% Of All Smartphone Sales In Q4, With No Clear Number Three In Sight

Samsung, Apple Took 52% Of All Smartphone Sales In Q4, With No Clear Number Three In Sight | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Chinese mobile maker Huawei rose to third place in the worldwide smartphone rankings for the first time in the fourth quarter of last year, according to analyst Gartner's latest global mobile report.
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LEGACY Supply Chain Services Announces Acquisition Of Vitran Corporation Inc.'s Supply Chain Operation Division

LEGACY Supply Chain Services Announces Acquisition Of Vitran Corporation Inc.'s Supply Chain Operation Division | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Bakers Shoes Implements DC Bypass - Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives

Bakers Shoes Implements DC Bypass - Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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IKEA splurges on distribution center in Australia

IKEA splurges on distribution center in Australia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
WA today IKEA splurges on distribution centre WA today FURNITURE giant IKEA has bought a 15-hectare site in Melbourne's west to house its national distribution centre.
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What's behind the Canada/North America January's spot market freight boom?

What's behind the Canada/North America January's spot market freight boom? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
TORONTO, Ont. -- There has been an abundance of available freight on the spot market to begin 2013, creating one of the most freight-rich months on record.
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India may have to start thinking about privatising heavy-haul rail movement

India may have to start thinking about privatising heavy-haul rail movement | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Hindu Business Line India may have to start thinking about privatising heavy-haul rail movement Hindu Business Line Follow · Return to frontpage · Home Today News Markets Companies Industry Opinion Features Money Wise On Campus Topics · Economy...
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Discount retailer expanding its North Las Vegas distribution center

Discount retailer expanding its North Las Vegas distribution center | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Discount retailer expanding its North Las Vegas distribution center
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The parent company of discount retailers T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods is expanding its North Las Vegas distribution center.
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MetaPack invests in UK cross-border e-commerce shipper

wnDirect - the UK-based cross-border e-commerce shipping specialist - has attracted another key investor, shipping management software provider MetaPack.
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Freight rail drives the Houston and Texas economy

Freight rail drives the Houston and Texas economy | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Freight rail drives the Houston and Texas economy Houston Chronicle Houston wouldn't be the robust economic powerhouse that it is without extensive freight rail lines; and yet, Houston surely would be a better place to live and commute if more of...
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UPS and Jabil to Provide Global Reverse Logistics Services for high-tech companies

UPS and Jabil to Provide Global Reverse Logistics Services for high-tech companies | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Procter & Gamble consolidates Latin American supply chain planning in Costa Rica

Global Supply Chain Insights: Procter & Gamble consolidates Latin American supply chain planning in Costa Rica | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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3D Printing has Reached the Upper Echelons of US Politics — 2013 State of the Union Address - 3D Printing Industry

3D Printing has Reached the Upper Echelons of US Politics — 2013 State of the Union Address - 3D Printing Industry | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
President Obama’s State of the Union address yesterday made specific reference to 3D printing within the context of bringing manufacturing back to the US.

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Ti's Emerging Markets Index cited - The resurgence of emerging markets - Article from Logistics Management

Ti's Emerging Markets Index cited - The resurgence of emerging markets - Article from Logistics Management | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The recovery in Asia’s rapid growth markets, especially those of China and India, is gradually leading the world out of recession.
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New Hubs Arise to Serve a ‘Just in Case’ Supply Chain

New Hubs Arise to Serve a ‘Just in Case’ Supply Chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Flexible planning helps retailers keep merchandise on the shelves in the event a disruption in the supply chain affects a major market.
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Move begins to ban batteries in 787 fires from air cargo

Move begins to ban batteries in 787 fires from air cargo | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Newsday Move begins to ban batteries in 787 fires from air cargo Newsday WASHINGTON - A UN agency that sets global aviation safety standards is moving to prevent aircraft batteries like the one that caught fire on a Boeing 787 last month from being...
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