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Watchdog: TSA wastes money storing old equipment

Watchdog: TSA wastes money storing old equipment | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Transportation Security Administration could save $800,000 a year by reducing storage of unusable or obsolete equipment in Texas warehouses, a government watchdog said Tuesday.
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Etihad Rail signs MoU with Hellmann to support logistics services across GCC

Etihad Rail signs MoU with Hellmann to support logistics services across GCC | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Etihad Rail signs MoU with Hellmann to support logistics services across GCC
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The U.S. military's supply chain risk called 'frightening' - Computerworld

RT @gattaca: The U.S. military's supply chain risk called 'frightening' http://t.co/WyWgQIQ24G
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N.C. coast ideal for wind farms, but logistics complicated

N.C. coast ideal for wind farms, but logistics complicated | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
For years, chatter about the possibility of offshore wind power in North Carolina has hummed among state environmental groups.
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VLA chairman warns of fiercer competition in logistics - VietNamNet Bridge

VLA chairman warns of fiercer competition in logistics - VietNamNet Bridge | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
VietNamNet Bridge VLA chairman warns of fiercer competition in logistics VietNamNet Bridge VietNamNet Bridge – The chairman of Vietnam Logistics Business Association (VLA) has notified that local logistics firms will have to cope with tougher...
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Not by air alone, flowers shipping by ocean now

Not by air alone, flowers shipping by ocean now | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal
Fresh-Cut Flowers, Shipped by Sea?
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Goodman Completes 100000 SQM of Leasing Transactions in Key Chinese

Goodman Completes 100000 SQM of Leasing Transactions in Key Chinese | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Marketwire (press release)
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Supply chain risks go far beyond fake parts -- FCW

Supply chain risks go far beyond fake parts -- FCW | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Software as a service brings new concerns, particularly in critical infrastructure.
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Extra Mile for Mom’s Smile | 2013-04-01 | World Trade 100

Extra Mile for Mom’s Smile | 2013-04-01 | World Trade 100 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS delivers with cool temperatures so sons & daughters everywhere can warm their mother’s heart: http://t.co/XHEwMDUHvP

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Brazil's Vale CEO: 12 Groups Interested In Logistics Unit - Fox Business

Brazil's Vale CEO: 12 Groups Interested In Logistics Unit - Fox Business | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Brazil's Vale CEO: 12 Groups Interested In Logistics Unit Fox Business Brazilian mining company Vale SA (VALE) has heard from 12 groups, many of them based in Asia, that interested in buying stakes in its VLI logistics unit as the company seeks...
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How Chicago’s Coyote Logistics went from startup to the middle market in record time

How Chicago’s Coyote Logistics went from startup to the middle market in record time | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Most of the merchandise that moves around the United States travels by truck.
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Sunoco Logistics buys Marcus Hook refinery

Sunoco Logistics buys Marcus Hook refinery | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P., the energy pipelines and terminal operator, has acquired the former Sunoco refinery in Marcus Hook for $60 million and plans to develop it into "world class" hub for shipping natural gas liquids from the Marcellus...
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Global Supply Chain Insights: February NAFTA import trade by weight increased almost 4%

Global Supply Chain Insights: February NAFTA import trade by weight increased almost 4% | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Global Manufacturers Lack Supply Chain Visibility Beyond Tier 1 Suppliers ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Global Manufacturers Lack Supply Chain Visibility Beyond Tier 1 Suppliers ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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China Continues To Pour Money Into Interior Infrastructure

China Continues To Pour Money Into Interior Infrastructure | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As the competitive advantage of low-cost, export-oriented manufacturing in China’s coastal industrial hubs wanes, Beijing will rely more heavily on the cities along the western and central stretches of the Yangtze River to drive the development of...
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Recap of Week 1 of Twitter Book Chat - Logistics Clusters

Global Supply Chain Insights: Recap of Week 1 of Twitter Book Chat - Logistics Clusters | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Olympics make the case for night time deliveries - News - Logistics Manager

Olympics make the case for night time deliveries - News - Logistics Manager | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The latest news from Logistics Manager - the leading resource for supply chain professionals (RT @LogisticsManagr: Olympics make the case for night time deliveries: Measures put in place by the logistics sector for the London...
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CRCW to diversify into logistics park and cold chain

CRCW to diversify into logistics park and cold chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Business Standard "We plan to diversify into logistics park and cold chain" Business Standard Also, we are planning to move away from just handling Railway cargo and become an aggregator and distributor and also diversify into segments like...
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YRC bid for ABF Freight doesn't please Teamsters - Kansas City Business Journal

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The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is none too happy to hear about YRC Worldwide Inc.'s efforts to acquire ABF Freight Systems Inc.
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Supply Chain Council Holds Local Executive Briefings in USA, Canada, Europe

Supply Chain Council Holds Local Executive Briefings in USA, Canada, Europe | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

Addressing Global Challenges in High Performing Supply ChainsJoin Distinguished Supply Chain Professionals

The SCC regional briefings offer regional networking and bring the latest Council offerings to your doorstep. SCC is touring the world to share insights gleaned from the year's global events and also to share the latest updates in SCC development with regional supply chain leaders. SCOR® 11 (years in the works!) has just been released and a standard system for managing global supply chains using SCOR® is being developed (M4SC). If you are not familiar with the global standard SCOR® (Supply Chain Operations Reference model), go here.


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Yusen Logistics warehouse gutted, may hit Nissan/Renault production - Newstrack India

Yusen Logistics warehouse gutted, may hit Nissan/Renault production - Newstrack India | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Yusen Logistics warehouse gutted, may hit Nissan/Renault production Newstrack India Chennai, May 9 (IANS) Yusen Logistics (India) Ltd's warehouse catering to Nissan Motor and Renault India's plant near here was totally destroyed in a fire that...
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Russian Freight Train Explosion Throws Railcar Into Apartment, Injuring At ... - Huffington Post

Russian Freight Train Explosion Throws Railcar Into Apartment, Injuring At ... - Huffington Post | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Independent Online Russian Freight Train Explosion Throws Railcar Into Apartment, Injuring At ...
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Why Visual Systems Will Remain A Niche Supply Chain Management Solution

Why Visual Systems Will Remain A Niche Supply Chain Management Solution | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The development of visual identification technology is interesting, but don’t expect it to revolutionize supply chain management.
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China Releases Catalog of Encouraged Industries for Qianhai Cooperation Zone - China Briefing

China Releases Catalog of Encouraged Industries for Qianhai Cooperation Zone - China Briefing | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China Releases Catalog of Encouraged Industries for Qianhai Cooperation Zone China Briefing The Qianhai Cooperation Zone aims to forge itself into a production organization center for the Asia-Pacific region and an international supply chain...
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