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Where are those undelivered balikbayan boxes?

Where are those undelivered balikbayan boxes? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
MANILA, Philippines - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia topped the list of countries with the most number of complaints on undelivered balikbayan boxes by sea in 2013, according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
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Samsung to Honda Plants Prompt Singapore Port Expansion: Freight - Bloomberg

Samsung to Honda Plants Prompt Singapore Port Expansion: Freight - Bloomberg | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Samsung to Honda Plants Prompt Singapore Port Expansion: Freight
Bloomberg
The city-state is building a new port west of the current 1,000 hectare (2,471 acre) site, to double capacity to 65 million boxes a year.
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Atlas Air Worldwide, British Airways to Pursue New Opportunities - WSJ.com

Atlas Air Worldwide, British Airways to Pursue New Opportunities - WSJ.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Foreign Direct Investment in China Rebounds 5.3% in 2013 Due to Focus on Domestic Growth

Foreign Direct Investment in China Rebounds 5.3% in 2013 Due to Focus on Domestic Growth | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
FDI from the U.S. rose 7.1% to $3.35 billion.
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FedEx breaks ground on Jacksonville, FL distribution facility

FedEx breaks ground on Jacksonville, FL distribution facility | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
FedEx breaks ground on distribution facility
First Coast News
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Nearly 200 jobs could be coming to Jacksonville. On Thursday, FedEx Ground broke ground on a multimillion dollar distribution facility.
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Walmart, Schneider Logistics to go to trial over warehouse working conditions - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Walmart, Schneider Logistics to go to trial over warehouse working conditions - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Press-Enterprise Walmart, Schneider Logistics to go to trial over warehouse working conditions Inland Valley Daily Bulletin A federal court in Los Angeles has ruled that Walmart and one of its contractors must go to trial to determine whether they...
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How an Alliance of Regional Shippers Is Threatening UPS and FedEx

How an Alliance of Regional Shippers Is Threatening UPS and FedEx | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
When properly networked, small players wield greater power.
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LAN cargo airline plans hangar at MIA - South Florida Business Journal

LAN cargo airline plans hangar at MIA - South Florida Business Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Chilean cargo airline plans hangar at MIA
South Florida Business Journal (blog)
Lan Cargo had originally planned to construct the hangar facility in Bogota, Columbia.
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CSX 4Q profit down 5% but railroad hauled more freight - The Republic

CSX 4Q profit down 5% but railroad hauled more freight - The Republic | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
San Francisco Chronicle
CSX 4Q profit down 5 percent but railroad hauled more freight as economy ...
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JAL reports another battery malfunction on Boeing 787

JAL reports another battery malfunction on Boeing 787 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Japan Airlines reported a battery malfunction on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner parked at Narita Airport in Tokyo, a year after the advanced jetliner was grounded world-wide for battery problems.
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China Merchants eyes deals in logistics

China Merchants eyes deals in logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China Merchants Group will take advantage of merger and acquisition opportunities in the mainland's fragmented logistics and infrastructure sector as local governments deleverage, said the company's chairman, Fu Yuning....
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Cargo charter flight links NW China, Kazakhstan - Global Times

Cargo charter flight links NW China, Kazakhstan
Global Times
A cargo charter flight linking northwest China with Kazakhstan was opened on Saturday with hopes that it can boost development of the Silk Road economic belt spanning the Eurasia continent.
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XPO Eyes 'Next China' as Intermodal Traffic Grows | JOC

XPO Eyes 'Next China' as Intermodal Traffic Grows | JOC | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
At a recent supply chain conference, Bradley S. Jacobs heard a “financially compelling” case for investing and doing business in his country from former Mexican President Felipe Calderón.
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US Steps Up Scrutiny of Freight Train Safety - New York Times

US Steps Up Scrutiny of Freight Train Safety - New York Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
US Steps Up Scrutiny of Freight Train Safety New York Times After meeting with federal regulators on Thursday, officials from the rail and petroleum industries agreed to examine quick ways to improve the safety of freight trains carrying crude oil...
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Teamsters reach tentative agreement with YRC Worldwide

Details of the negotiated contract terms will be presented to Teamsters locals next week, allowing them to decide whether union members should vote on the offer.
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UPS warns Christmas delivery woes hit bottom line

UPS warns Christmas delivery woes hit bottom line | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS says costs associated with the service problems it suffered at Christmas will leave profits below its previous target.
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Cargo being diverted as Baltimore port labor standoff continues - Baltimore Sun

Cargo being diverted as Baltimore port labor standoff continues - Baltimore Sun | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cargo being diverted as port labor standoff continues
Baltimore Sun
Shippers already have begun diverting cargo from the port of Baltimore because of uncertainty about the ongoing labor contract standoff with the largest dockworkers union.
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Eugene Balbierz's curator insight, January 17, 2014 10:12 AM

Affecting the regional economy.

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Global Supply Chain Insights: Update for week ending January 17, 2014

Global Supply Chain Insights: Update for week ending January 17, 2014 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Dutch based Eyefreight Secures €9 million in funding to establish U.S. headquarters in Chicago area

Dutch based Eyefreight Secures €9 million in funding to establish U.S. headquarters in Chicago area | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Series B funding round used to meet growing North American customer demand January 16, 2014 – Eyefreight (www.eyefreight.com), a European leading provider of Transportation Management System (TM
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Why the U.S. Postal Service Can Win the Battle for the Same-Day Delivery Market

Why the U.S. Postal Service Can Win the Battle for the Same-Day Delivery Market | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Despite a slow start to its same-day delivery program for e-commerce purchases, the U.S. Postal Service is in a strong position to challenge FedEx, UPS and other competitors in that potentially lucrative market.
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Jerome Libeskind's curator insight, January 18, 2014 1:49 PM

article très intéressant sur l'enjeu du "same day delivery"

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Korean Air to give US$115 mln to settle cargo price rigging lawsuit - GlobalPost

Korean Air to give US$115 mln to settle cargo price rigging lawsuit - GlobalPost | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Korean Air to give US$115 mln to settle cargo price rigging lawsuit GlobalPost 15 (Yonhap) -- Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea's largest flag carrier, agreed to pay US$115 million in damages to settle an ongoing class action suit for cargo fees...
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DashHaul.com out to Disrupt the Trucking Industry, Introduces New Technology

DashHaul.com out to Disrupt the Trucking Industry, Introduces New Technology | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 -- DashHaul.com, a Chicago-based tech company is set to launch their logistics industry changing web application by the end of January 2014.
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BNSF Logistics Launches Global Project Cargo Center

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BNSF Logistics Launches Global Project Cargo Center
Business Wire (press release)
FLOWER MOUND, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BNSF Logistics announces the grand opening of their Global Project Cargo Center (PCC) in Houston, Texas.
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FedEx Express expands operations in Rio de Janeiro - Lloyd's Loading List

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Logistics firm TransCold launches rail service plan with giant BNSF

Logistics firm TransCold launches rail service plan with giant BNSF | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
McKay TransCold, a logistics company in Edina, has hatched a plan with BNSF Railway Co (Edina logistics firm TransCold hatches rail service plan with giant BNSF http://t.co/M2mJxQbfP9 via @startribune...
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