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Global supply chain and logistics news and analysis from around the world
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Have your say in @Agility #Emergingmarkets Survey - Brazil: The Road Better Taken?

Have your say in @Agility #Emergingmarkets Survey - Brazil: The Road Better Taken? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Transport Intelligence is a leading independent source of research and analysis for the global logistics market. Providing timely, accurate and accessible information on competitors and industry developments covering: solutions, services, trends, third party logistics,logistic growth.
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Philippine port congestion is hurting the economy

MANILA (Reuters) - Severe congestion at the Philippines' main seaport due to rules restricting truck access is hurting the economy, President Benigno Aquino said on Monday, hinting it could put this year's growth target at risk.
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Samsung asks for separate terminal at Vietnam's Noi Bai Airport

Samsung asks for separate terminal at Vietnam's Noi Bai Airport | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Samsung has asked permission from the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) and the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) to use the ALS cargo terminal at the Noi Bai Airport for its export and import activities.
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Public company Samsung is asking for a massive change in Noi bai Airport

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Big cargo carrier reduces fleet, a bad omen for Boeing 747's future - Puget Sound Business Journal

Big cargo carrier reduces fleet, a bad omen for Boeing 747's future - Puget Sound Business Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The future of Boeing's 747 got some bad news Friday when a large European cargo operator decided to dump most of its freight aircraft.
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Ebola's Economic Toll on Africa Starts to Emerge

Ebola's Economic Toll on Africa Starts to Emerge | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The impact on trade, mining, agriculture and tourism in countries in Africa directly affected by the Ebola virus could mean a tough hit to growth just as these economies were gaining momentum
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China key to revival in air-cargo growth

China key to revival in air-cargo growth | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Asia, in particular China, is key to rejuvenating growth in air cargo, a US$6 trillion industry that has suffered from sustained stagnation since the 2008 financial crisis, and e-commerce is expected to spearhead that revival, global aviation and...
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Canada Ebola vaccine shipment to Africa stymied by logistics

WINNIPEG Manitoba (Reuters) - Canada's experimental Ebola vaccine was stuck in the government lab that developed it as officials puzzled over how to safely transport it, three weeks after it was offered (Canada Ebola vaccine shipment to Africa stymied...
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DB Schenker launches eastbound Europe-China rail option - Lloyd's Loading List

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All Nippon Airways, Lufthansa announce partnership for cargo between Japan and Europe

All Nippon Airways, Lufthansa announce partnership for cargo between Japan and Europe | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Tokyo (AFP) - Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Lufthansa of Germany on Wednesday announced an air cargo tie up as they look to fight off intense...
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UPS targets growth in Mexico’s middle class and manufacturing | JOC.com

UPS targets growth in Mexico’s middle class and manufacturing | JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS is making some major moves to tap growing domestic freight in Mexico, driven by the manufacturing sector and fueled by export demand and a burgeoning middle class.
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European ship-owners increase rates on cargoes and imposed surcharge on crew & vessels coming to Nigeria and other countries battling to contain Ebola

European ship-owners increase  rates on cargoes and imposed surcharge on crew & vessels coming to Nigeria and other countries battling to contain Ebola | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
FOLLOWING the out-break of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa, European ship-owners have increased freight rates on cargoes and imposed surcharge on crew and vessels coming to Nigeria and other countries battling to contain the virus.
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Inc. 5000 list adds more fast-growing transportation, logistics companies - JOC.com

Inc. 5000 list adds more fast-growing transportation, logistics companies - JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Inc. 5000 list adds more fast-growing transportation, logistics companies
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The 132 transportation and logistics companies that made the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest-growing U.S.
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3PL @GlobalTranz secures $40 mln in funding. Congrats!

3PL @GlobalTranz secures $40 mln in funding. Congrats! | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
GlobalTranz has completed a $40 million Series C funding round by Providence Equity and Susquehanna Capital. GlobalTranz is a transportation management and logistics industry.
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Few US ‘reshorings’ go ahead, study finds - FT.com

“Relatively few” of companies’ announced “reshorings” of manufacturing to the US have actually gone ahead and the trend’s effect on employment has been a “drop in the bucket,” research by a Massachusetts Institute of Technology academic suggests.
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Panama, Suez, Nicaragua canal schemes miss trade boat

London (AFP) - Vast projects to expand the Suez and Panama canals are being talked up as the biggest upheaval for decades in global maritime traffic, but...
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Railroads still struggle to move freight, despite federal warnings - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Railroads still struggle to move freight, despite federal warnings - Minneapolis Star Tribune | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Railroads still struggle to move freight, despite federal warnings Minneapolis Star Tribune A boom in oil shipments out of North Dakota has led to delays and skyrocketing freight costs that are ratcheting up tensions between rail firms and many of...
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Mexico Plans New $9.2 Billion Airport

Mexico Plans New $9.2 Billion Airport | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Tuesday will unveil plans for a new Mexico City airport that will eventually be the largest in Latin America and serve as a regional hub, officials said.
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Stifel Logistics Confidence Index Survey

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Remeber CMGI, aka ModusLink? Why would it want to buy Medifast?

Remeber CMGI, aka ModusLink? Why would it want to buy Medifast? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
ModusLink once owned now-defunct search engine AltaVista and is still paying off a bad naming rights deal for the New England Patriots' stadium.
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Task Force Needed to Iron Out Cambodia's Logistics Snags

Task Force Needed to Iron Out Cambodia's Logistics Snags | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Task Force Needed to Iron Out Logistics Snags
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Experts from the World Bank on Tuesday urged the government to establish a “logistics task force” to improve Cambodia's transportation network and boost trade.
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Indian infrastructure needs to be 'of international class' to compete on world stage

Indian infrastructure needs to be 'of international class' to compete on world stage | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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U.S. to Consult Chinese Regulators on Maersk-MSC Alliance

U.S. to Consult Chinese Regulators on Maersk-MSC Alliance | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is unlikely to approve a proposed alliance between container-shipping giants Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. before consulting with Chinese regulators, according to one of the agency's commissioners.
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Hong Kong Election Ruling Stirs Fear Over City's Status as Finance Hub

Hong Kong Election Ruling Stirs Fear Over City's Status as Finance Hub | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Beijing is pressing unpopular changes to Hong Kong's election laws that some say threaten to undermine the pillars that have made the city a commercial success at the doorstep of the world's second-biggest economy.
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UK aerospace groups voice concerns over supply chain

UK aerospace groups voice concerns over supply chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Aerospace groups voice concerns over supply chain Financial Times Some of Britain's smaller aerospace companies have expressed concern that capacity issues in the supply chain could derail the big aircraft makers' ambitious plans to step up...
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