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Quintiq to Supply Optimization Platform for DB Schenker Rail's Pan- European Operations

Quintiq, a provider of supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&) platform, announced that it will provide its optimization platform to DB Schenker Rail AG, a provider of rail freight transport, to integrate its rail network across Europe.
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Pentagon shifting Afghan logistics hub to Romania from Kyrgyzstan - Reuters

Pentagon shifting Afghan logistics hub to Romania from Kyrgyzstan - Reuters | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
AFP Pentagon shifting Afghan logistics hub to Romania from Kyrgyzstan Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Friday it has begun shifting its Afghanistan air logistics hub to a base in Romania and will complete the transition from...
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NS: Shenzhen and Halifax Port authorities sign sister port agreement

NS: Shenzhen and Halifax Port authorities sign sister port agreement | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The agreement furthers the Halifax Port Authority’s growth strategy in the development of both Asian and European trade as Canada’s Atlantic Gateway.
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Royal Mail strike: What will the impact be? - BBC News

Royal Mail strike: What will the impact be? - BBC News | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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BNSF Railway opens Logistics Park Kansas City - Kansas City Star

BNSF Railway opens Logistics Park Kansas City - Kansas City Star | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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BNSF Railway opens Logistics Park Kansas City
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Temperature-controlled facilities grows as airfreight market seeks ways to attract business

Global Supply Chain Insights: Temperature-controlled facilities grows as airfreight market seeks ways to attract business | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Large passenger planes creating cargo capacity glut

Large passenger planes creating cargo capacity glut | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Inquirer.net Large passenger planes creating cargo capacity glut—IATA Inquirer.net An increasing number of larger planes such as the Boeing 770-300 ER and Airbus A330-300, catering to growing passenger numbers, has led to an oversupply of cargo...
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Longshoremen strike, shut down port operations

Longshoremen strike, shut down port operations | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
All cargo operations at the port of Baltimore are being impacted Wednesday morning by a strike by the International Longshoremen's Association Local No.
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Asda to offer 3D printing service in stores

Asda to offer 3D printing service in stores | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Asda is set to become the first UK ­supermarket to offer a 3D printing service… (RT @foodscitech: Asda to offer 3D printing service in stores: http://t.co/CRVXwLNtm3 via @TheGrocer)...
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Kuehne & Nagel reports Q3 earnings - misses analysts' estimates as cargo stagnates

Kuehne & Nagel reports Q3 earnings - misses analysts' estimates as cargo stagnates | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Kuehne & Nagel International AG, the world’s biggest sea-freight forwarder, reported third-quarter profit that missed analysts’ estimates as cargo volume stagnated amid the company’s effort to maintain pricing.
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Oregon port to begin exporting Ford vehicles to China

Oregon port to begin exporting Ford vehicles to China | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Railroad industry Intermodal news about: Port of Portland, BNSF, Union Pacific, Ford. From the editors of Progressive Railroading Magazine
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Decaying highways, bridges slow U.S. road to recovery

Decaying highways, bridges slow U.S. road to recovery | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
America's road to recovery may face a costly detour due to traffic congestion and a fraying transportation network that is expected to raise annual costs by $430 billion by 2020.
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Etihad and Singapore agree cargo swap - ATWOnline

Etihad and Singapore agree cargo swap - ATWOnline | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Etihad and Singapore agree cargo swap ATWOnline Etihad Airways VP cargo David Kerr said, “this year we have strengthened our cargo operations by expanding the freighter fleet, launching new destinations, increasing frequencies, and by working with...
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Preferred Freezer Partners with Sinotrans to Expand Presence in China

Preferred Freezer Significantly Expands Presence in China
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Optimism results in a new high for the Stifel Logistics Confidence Index

Global Supply Chain Insights: Optimism results in a new high for the Stifel Logistics Confidence Index | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Asia And The Supply Chain of Ideas

Asia And The Supply Chain of Ideas | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Asia is swiftly becoming a critical node in the global supply chain – not just of goods – but of services and, most importantly, ideas.
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US Govt Shutdown took $24 billion bite out of economy

US Govt Shutdown took $24 billion bite out of economy | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of federal workers were furloughed during the shutdown, but that was just one if the widespread effects of the first shutdown in nearly two decades.
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YUSEN LOGISTICS CO LTD : New 16700 m2 Warehouse in Indonesia

YUSEN LOGISTICS CO LTD : New 16700 m2 Warehouse in Indonesia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
YUSEN LOGISTICS CO LTD : New 16700 m2 Warehouse in Indonesia
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Rail strike may further slow movement of huge West Canada crop

Rail strike may further slow movement of huge West Canada crop | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Oct 16 (Reuters) - A possible strike atCanada's biggest railway is compounding a vexing problem in thesecond-biggest wheat exporting country - how to move the westerncrop belt's (RT @reuters: Rail strike may further slow movement...
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Asian e-commerce cross-border trade on the increase

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CSX Raises Forecast as US Railroads Chase Cargo Beyond Coal

CSX Raises Forecast as US Railroads Chase Cargo Beyond Coal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
CSX Raises Forecast as Railroads Chase Cargo Beyond Coal
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CSX Corp. (CSX) unexpectedly boosted its full-year profit forecast as the biggest railroad in the eastern U.S.
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Hong Kong's third runway may stymie Shenzhen's big cargo vessels - South China Morning Post

Hong Kong's third runway may stymie Shenzhen's big cargo vessels - South China Morning Post | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Hong Kong's third runway may stymie Shenzhen's big cargo vessels South China Morning Post The restriction would extend beyond Hong Kong waters and into Shenzhen's marine territory and could mean a new generation of massive cargo ships could not...
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Thailand set ambitious goal as logistics springboard to China, India - Pattaya Mail - Pattaya News, Communities, Opinions and much more...

Thailand set ambitious goal as logistics springboard to China, India - Pattaya Mail - Pattaya News, Communities, Opinions and much more... | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
BANGKOK, Oct 14 – The Commerce Ministry is working on a plan to upgrade Thailand as the central logistics hub connecting Southeast Asia with China and...
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China-Based Polygroup To Open Distribution-Manufacturing Facility In El Paso, Texas-Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Region | Area Development Online

China-Based Polygroup To Open Distribution-Manufacturing Facility In El Paso, Texas-Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Region | Area Development Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China-based Polygroup will establish its first manufacturing facility outside of Asia in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and a distribution center in El Paso, Texas.
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