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Columbian.com - Port of Vancouver may host crude-oil facility

Columbian.com - Port of Vancouver may host crude-oil facility | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
North Dakota's oil boom is bringing crude oil — and jobs — to the Port of Vancouver.
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China's Drop in FDI Signals Shift in the Global Supply Chain - China Briefing

China's Drop in FDI Signals Shift in the Global Supply Chain - China Briefing | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China's Drop in FDI Signals Shift in the Global Supply Chain
China Briefing
Apr. 23 – The 2012 drop in foreign direct investment in China is pointing out that manufacturing capacity is being rethought by MNCs considering global trade as a whole.
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Infrastructure: Road schemes help drive central European logistics deals - FT.com

Infrastructure: Road schemes help drive central European logistics deals - FT.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
When most of central Europe had terrible roads, it was difficult to set up large warehouses that could service countries or regions.
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As the World Turns, Supply Chains Spin - Inbound Logistics

As the World Turns, Supply Chains Spin - Inbound Logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As multinational companies in the United States and around the world are increasingly influenced by changes in the international economy, global distribution networks must be fluid enough to accommodate unpredictability.
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Norwegian expands to worldwide cargo

Norwegian expands to worldwide cargo | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cut-price carrier’s freight arm will capitalise on its 120-destination plus network potential.
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Swedish transport strike set to hit forwarders - Lloyd's Loading List

Swedish transport strike set to hit forwarders - Lloyd's Loading List | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Book Chat Agenda

Global Supply Chain Insights: Book Chat Agenda | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Book title for first discussion

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Shippers to divert cargo to Guangdong to beat Hong Kong dock strike

Shippers to divert cargo to Guangdong to beat Hong Kong dock strike | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Shippers to divert cargo to Guangdong to beat dock strike
South China Morning Post
Shippers have worked out a back-up plan to move Hong Kong cargo through ports in Guangdong with no end in sight to the Kwai Tsing dock strike.
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Korean exporters gain access to services of 123 logistics centers from Pantos

Korean exporters gain access to services of 123 logistics centers from Pantos | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
South Korean exporters will have access to services of 123 overseas logistics centres for their business operation, reported Maeil Business Newspaper.
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Southwest Airlines Cargo Expands Service To AirTran Network - Wall Street Journal

Southwest Airlines Cargo Expands Service To AirTran Network - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Southwest Airlines Cargo Expands Service To AirTran Network Wall Street Journal DALLAS, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines achieved a milestone on April 14 as the carrier began shipping cargo on AirTran Airways under the Southwest...
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Sanofi opens logistics hub in Morocco - its largest in Africa.

Sanofi opens logistics hub in Morocco - its largest in Africa. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
PRESS RELEASE






Sanofi reinforces its presence in Morocco


- Inauguration of a new €20 million logistics platform -


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Commerce grows between Mexico, China as they eye U.S. market

Commerce grows between Mexico, China as they eye U.S. market | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Tico Times - Central America's leading English language news source.
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Eleets logistics company goes Chapter 7, leaves creditors sorting out ... - Florida Times-Union

Eleets logistics company goes Chapter 7, leaves creditors sorting out ... - Florida Times-Union | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Eleets logistics company goes Chapter 7, leaves creditors sorting out ...
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Asian Distribution Arc’teryx Appoint Tigers Limited in China

Asian Distribution Arc’teryx Appoint Tigers Limited in China | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Tigers Limited to manage Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. and their Asian distribution to Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong and China.
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Is St. Louis an Emerging 3PL Hot Spot?

Is St. Louis an Emerging 3PL Hot Spot? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Logistics industry trade magazine DC Velocity makes the case for St. Louis as a future 3PL mega-hub. Mark Cusumano of FW Warehousing gives his perspective. (Does #SaintLouis have the right stuff to be the next #3PL mega-hub?
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ANA, JAL Said Set to Start Battery Fixes of Grounded 787

ANA, JAL Said Set to Start Battery Fixes of Grounded 787 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Boeing Co. has begun repairs on the 787 Dreamliner to fix a battery fault that grounded the fleet for three months as it enters talks with airlines to resume deliveries and meet a full-year production target.
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Toyota to produce Lexus cars in Kentucky

Toyota to produce Lexus cars in Kentucky | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Cathay Pacific to Pay NZ$4.56M Fine in Air Cargo Price-Fixing Case

Cathay Pacific to Pay NZ$4.56M Fine in Air Cargo Price-Fixing Case | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
RT @FreightNews: #Freight News: Cathay Pacific to Pay NZ$4.56M Fine in Air Cargo Price-Fixing Case - Wall Street Journal http://t.co/1d2NxePjk6
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The Next Hot Emerging Market: the U.S.

The Next Hot Emerging Market: the U.S. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
U.S. manufacturing is becoming more competitive than you would think, and China's less, says the investing visionary who coined the term 'emerging markets.'
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7 Tips for Selecting a Chemical Logistics Company

7 Tips for Selecting a Chemical Logistics Company | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Selecting a chemical logistics provider requires many considerations, particularly in CA. 7 tips from Weber Logistics on choosing a chemical partner.
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Sequestration could undo years of progress on improving Canada-US border

Sequestration could undo years of progress on improving Canada-US border | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
It was not that long ago that the land border between Canada and the US was viewed as a serious impediment to the secure and efficient movement of goods and people between the world’s largest bilateral trading partners.
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Truck Capacity Squeezed at Mexican Border | JOC

More than 5 million commercial trucks crossed the U.S.-Mexican border in 2012, a 4.8 percent increase from 2011 that set a new record. Unfortunately, Troy Ryley says, too many tractor-trailers were headed in one direction — north.
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iPad mini shipments expected to drop as high as 30% in 2Q13

iPad mini shipments expected to drop as high as 30% in 2Q13 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Upstream sources in the iPad mini supply chain expect a 20-30% decline in shipments for the device during the second quarter of 2013 due to lacking demand in the market. The lacking demand stems from consumers waiting ...
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New York-based Railex seeks incentives to build distribution facility, create 300 jobs in Jacksonville - Jacksonville Business Journal

New York-based Railex seeks incentives to build distribution facility, create 300 jobs in Jacksonville - Jacksonville Business Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Railex USA is seeking more than $8 million in city and state incentives to build... (NY firm wants incentives to build Jacksonville facility, create 300 jobs: Railex USA is seeking more than $8 m...
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