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Guest Voices: Overcoming the Challenges of Merging Supply Chains - Wall Street Journal

Guest Voices: Overcoming the Challenges of Merging Supply Chains - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
In a commentary, Foster Finley of Alix Partners writes that the best-planned mergers can go awry when special concerns of supply chains are not addressed.
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Logistics Companies Expect Business Gains From Pacific Trade Deal - Wall Street Journal

Logistics Companies Expect Business Gains From Pacific Trade Deal - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Logistics companies expect big business gains from Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.
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Next Step for ConAgra: Streamlining Its Supply Chain - Wall Street Journal

Next Step for ConAgra: Streamlining Its Supply Chain - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
After jettisoning unprofitable private-label business and revamping its headquarters operation, ConAgra CEO Sean Connolly turns his sights on the company’s supply chain.
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Battle brewing over USPS delivery times - The Hill

Battle brewing over USPS delivery times - The Hill | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The U.S. Postal workers's union is challening an exemption giving private mail carriers more opportunities.
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China to set up pilot cities for modern logistics - Xinhua | English.news.cn

China to set up pilot cities for modern logistics - Xinhua | English.news.cn | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China's top economic planner has decided to set up several pilot cities to develop modern logistics.
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Migrant crisis cripples British trade across Europe as border closures halt freight | City & Business | Finance | Daily Express

Migrant crisis cripples British trade across Europe as border closures halt freight | City & Business | Finance | Daily Express | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
TIGHTER border controls triggered by the influx of migrants to Europe are clogging up trade and driving up costs for transport companies forced to seek other routes.
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Jet-Engine Maker Pratt Shores Up Weak Link in Supply Chain - Wall Street Journal

Jet-Engine Maker Pratt Shores Up Weak Link in Supply Chain - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Problems over the summer with the launch of a custom-built UPS logistics center for engine parts brought jet-engine production almost to a halt for nearly a month at United Technologies’ Pratt & Whitney unit.
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Indonesia plans two major logistics zones - Seatrade Maritime News

Indonesia plans two major logistics zones - Seatrade Maritime News | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
<p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Indonesia has its sights set on creating two free tra...
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Postal Service to buy 9113 Ram ProMaster vans for large package delivery - Automotive News

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The order is separate from the Postal Service's ongoing competition to replace its aging fleet of 180,000 aluminum mail-delivery vehicles.
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Cargolux reveals details of its new Chinese cargo airline - Air Cargo News

Cargolux reveals details of its new Chinese cargo airline - Air Cargo News | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cargolux has outlined the details of its new cargo airline based in China, which will launch with three Boeing 747 aircraft on transpacific and...
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XPO's Con-way purchase highlights shifting logistics landscape - JOC.com

XPO's Con-way purchase highlights shifting logistics landscape - JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
XPO Logistics’ pending purchase of less-than-truckload carrier Con-way is the latest sign that the lines between asset-light third-party logistics providers and asset-based motor carriers are blurring, XPO Chairman and CEO Bradley S.
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Logistics acquisition targets specialized, oversize trucking business - JOC.com

Logistics acquisition targets specialized, oversize trucking business - JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Baltimore-based Absolute Worldwide Logistics acquired a web-based portal, shipmymachinery.com, to expand its specialized and heavy-weight shipping business.
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Late hours at DCs may be key to resolving NY-NJ port congestion - JOC.com

Late hours at DCs may be key to resolving NY-NJ port congestion - JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As the Port of New York and New Jersey tries to reduce chronically long lines for the 86 percent of its containers that move by truck, there are growing cries to extend gate hours.
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Carrier turf war turns Sea-Tac into a cargo player - Air Cargo World (registration)

Carrier turf war turns Sea-Tac into a cargo player - Air Cargo World (registration) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
When the conversation turns to U.S. West Coast hubs, most for­warders, carriers and passengers think of LAX, San Francisco or San Diego. But what about Seattle
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China Delivery Services Scrutinized After Parcel Bomb Blasts - Voice of America

China Delivery Services Scrutinized After Parcel Bomb Blasts - Voice of America | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Analysts say attacks are likely to lead to new safety standards and rules for an industry that is only lightly regulated
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AGRO Merchants Group Acquires Nordic Logistics and Warehousing, LLC in Atlanta, GA - PR Web (press release)

AGRO Merchants Group Acquires Nordic Logistics and Warehousing, LLC in Atlanta, GA - PR Web (press release) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Atlanta, GA, USA (PRWEB) October 02, 2015 -- Latest acquisition adds significant scale and capabilities to AGRO Merchants’ expanding U.S. and global cold chain distribution network.
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Google attempts to curb cyber crime by raising supply chain costs

Google attempts to curb cyber crime by raising supply chain costs | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Technology giant Google is examining tactics to make cyber crime more expensive for its perpetrators, as it explores new tactics to targets cyber criminality.





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Manufacturers step up search for low cost alternative to China | South China Morning Post

Higher mainland wages have forced labour-intensive industries such as apparel to find cheaper locations, with Vietnam one of the beneficiaries
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Five benefits of using mobile technology in the supply chain - Supply Management (blog)

Five benefits of using mobile technology in the supply chain - Supply Management (blog) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Latest procurement and supply chain news, opinion, analysis, practical advice and tips from Supply Management, official publication of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS).
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Droneports: Revolutionary cargo drone delivery system to be tested in Rwanda ... - RT

Droneports: Revolutionary cargo drone delivery system to be tested in Rwanda ... - RT | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Ningbo, Zhoushan ports complete merger - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn

Ningbo, Zhoushan ports complete merger - Business - Chinadaily.com.cn | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Trading in shares of Zhejiang-based Ningbo Port Co was suspended on Tuesday as the company revealed it has completed merger procedures with Zhoushan Port Co.
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Parcel Delivery Companies Must Adjust to Empowered, Digital Consumers ... - MarketWatch

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Logistics firm Roadrunner expands credit facility to $700 million - Milwaukee Business Journal

Milwaukee Business Journal Logistics firm Roadrunner expands credit facility to $700 million Milwaukee Business Journal In July, Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NYSE: RRTS) paid $35 million, plus an earn-out capped at $5 million, for Stagecoach,...
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Former bpost executive starts new e-commerce logistics company - Post and Parcel

Former bpost executive starts new e-commerce logistics company - Post and Parcel | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Former bpost executive starts new e-commerce logistics company Post and Parcel Peter Somers intends to become shareholder and board member of SD Group Logistics, a Belgian logistics player consisting of Soditra Logistic, Sobeltax Distribution,...
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