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Russia's Globaltrans eyes further M&A

* First-half profits flat, finance costs increase* Sees no urgent need to raise further cashBy Megan Davies and Gleb StolyarovMOSCOW, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Russian freight operatorGlobaltrans Investment...
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Retailers hail benefits of new label technologies

Retailers hail benefits of new label technologies | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Major clothing retailers are benefiting in significant ways from the new data collection and management options offered by new technology in labels, especially regarding radio frequency identification (RFID) tags.
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Aeromexico, Delta to build aircraft service center in Mexico

Aeromexico, Delta to build aircraft service center in Mexico | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Mexico's biggest airline company, Grupo Aeromexico, and Delta Air Lines plan to build and jointly operate an aircraft-maintenance, repair and overhaul centre in the central Mexican city of Queretero, reported Dow Jones Newswires.
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Vale Agrees to Sell 10 Large Ore Carriers for $600 Million

Vale Agrees to Sell 10 Large Ore Carriers for $600 Million | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Vale SA, the world’s largest iron-
ore producer, agreed to sell 10 vessels for $600 million and
lease them back from South Korea’s Polaris Shipping Co. as it
seeks to raise cash amid declining commodity prices.
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And then there were three? UPS planned merger with TNT raises competition concerns

And then there were three? UPS planned merger with TNT raises competition concerns | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
THEY work while we sleep, unloading planes and lorries, feeding packages and letters into huge sorting machines, and reloading them for rapid delivery to the four...
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Drought has Mississippi River barge traffic all choked up

Drought has Mississippi River barge traffic all choked up | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
LAKE PROVIDENCE, La. — Eight grim-faced men sit in a cramped, impromptu war room in the shadow of a levee on the Mississippi River.
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Mack Weldon picks Quiet Logistics for ecommerce solutions

Mack Weldon picks Quiet Logistics for ecommerce solutions | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Quiet Logistics, the eCommerce fulfillment provider of choice for leading fashion and apparel brands and e-tailers, has announced that it...
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Supply Chain Insights: US East and Gulf Coast Strike Threat Increases

Supply Chain Insights: US East and Gulf Coast Strike Threat Increases | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Cargolux alters Ecuador flight schedule

Cargolux alters Ecuador flight schedule | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Hurricane Isaac: Lessons For The Global Supply Chain

Hurricane Isaac: Lessons For The Global Supply Chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Guest post written by Greg Johnsen Greg Johnsen is co-founder and chief marketing officer of GT Nexus. a provider of cloud-based collaboration software.
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Elliott Electric moves distribution hub to DFW to be closer to stores - a trend?

Elliott Electric moves distribution hub to DFW to be closer to stores - a trend? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Elliott Electric Supply has purchased a 155,000-square-foot building on North Stemmons...
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Africa's Largest Media Company Invests $150m In Indian Firm Flipkart

Africa's Largest Media Company Invests $150m In Indian Firm Flipkart | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Toll sees shift away from airfreight

Toll sees shift away from airfreight | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Ericsson in pole position to buy Nokia Siemens unit-report

STOCKHOLM, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Ericsson, theworld's top mobile network infrastructure supplier, is in poleposition to buy the business support systems (BSS) unit of rivalNokia Siemens Networks (NSN),...
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Kerry Logistics expands into insurance

Kerry Logistics expands into insurance | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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High stakes for West Coast ports-competition from Canada and Mexico on increase

High stakes for  West Coast ports-competition from Canada and Mexico on increase | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
About 600 miles north of Tacoma, amid the dark, deep waters of Hecate Strait, sits a small Canadian port whose ambitions in the container shipping business have become a cause for concern for West Coast ports, particularly those in the Pacific...
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My article on pharma logistics in emerging markets is published in PMPS

One of Europe's leading pharmaceutical magazine publishers, Samedan Ltd.
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Manhattan Associates CEO: ‘Take the hardest assignments’

Manhattan Associates CEO: ‘Take the hardest assignments’ | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As global competition intensifies, logistics – getting the right product to the right place at the right time – has become even more critical for companies...
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Cargo City is Phila. airport's brawny kin

Cargo City is Phila. airport's brawny kin | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Everyone heading to Philadelphia International Airport sees the signs for Cargo City. From I-95, drivers have choices: arriving flights, departing flights, and Cargo City.
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Pentagon’s Bloated Supply Chain Targeted for Savings

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China's Official Manufacturing Index Unexpectedly Contracts as Orders Drop

China's Official Manufacturing Index Unexpectedly Contracts as Orders Drop | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China’s manufacturing unexpectedly shrank for the first time in nine months as new orders contracted and output rose at a slower pace, signaling the slowdown in the world’s second-biggest economy is deepening.
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Hampton Roads port prepares for longshoremen strike

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One Of Apple's Supply Chain Partners Is Struggling To Make iPhone 5 Screens

One Of Apple's Supply Chain Partners Is Struggling To Make iPhone 5 Screens | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Business InsiderOne Of Apple's Supply Chain Partners Is Struggling To Make iPhone 5 ScreensBusiness Insider... email address and zip code to set up customized email alerts. Email. Zip. From. To. Email Sent!
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Marken Opens Two Pharmaceutical Depots In New York & Germany

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Silicon Valley, Bay Area poised for manufacturing revival

Silicon Valley, Bay Area poised for manufacturing revival | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley is leading a regional resurgence in manufacturing, as rising costs in China, galloping gains in technology and the Bay Areas brainpower position the region as a manufacturing force for years to come.
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