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MidEast cargo growth more than double global average for March

MidEast cargo growth more than double global average for March | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Air freight markets in March up 5.9 percent compared to a year ago.
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Alibaba Files to Go Public in US IPO of E-Commerce Giant

Alibaba Files to Go Public in US IPO of E-Commerce Giant | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., which rode China’s emergence as an economic superpower over the past 15 years to become a massive online marketplace for everything from forks to forklifts, filed today for what could become the largest U.S. initial public offering ever.
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UK's Clipper Logistics announces IPO

UK's Clipper Logistics announces IPO | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Leeds' Clipper Logistics announces IPO bdaily The Group, founded by Steve Parkin in 1992, is amongst the leading providers of value-added logistics solutions and e-fulfilment to the retail sector in the United Kingdom, with an expanding business in...
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Russian Railways Calls For More Government Support

Russian Railways Calls For More Government Support | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Financially struggling Russian Railways will need major government support if the state-run monopoly wishes to stay competitive with air and automobile transportation, their long-term strategy said.
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Atlas Air Worldwide places two Boeing 747-8 Freighters in ACMI Service for DHL Express

Atlas Air Worldwide places two Boeing 747-8 Freighters in ACMI Service for DHL Express | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
PURCHASE, N.Y.--Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. announced the placement of two Boeing 747-8 Freighters into ACMI service for DHL Express.
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Otis finds 'reshoring' manufacturing from Mexico to South Carolina isn't easy

Otis finds 'reshoring' manufacturing from Mexico to South Carolina isn't easy | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Otis finds 'reshoring' manufacturing isn't easy MarketWatch But the company's experience also shows that with supply chains and skilled labor following American factories overseas in recent decades, coming home can be more complex than just...
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FedEx Freight to raise fuel surcharge by 3% in June

FedEx Freight to raise fuel surcharge by 3 pct in June Reuters May 2 (Reuters) - FedEx Corp, the world's second largest parcel delivery company, said FedEx Freight would raise fuel surcharge by 3 percent next month, aiming to offset an increase in...
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FedEx Acquires Supaswift Businesses in Southern Africa

Johannesburg, May 02, 2014 - FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that its FedEx Express subsidiary acquired Supaswift businesses in South Africa and six other countries, which are Botswana, Malawi,...
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Rising cargo at Port of Charleston swamps chassis repair firm

Rising cargo at Port of Charleston swamps chassis repair firm | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Rising cargo volume at the Port of Charleston has brought with it an unintended consequence: a shortage of the trailers that truckers need to haul shipping containers.
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Freighter operations expand at Dubai World Central. Learn more @Transportintell's conference #TiDubai2014

Freighter operations expand at Dubai World Central. Learn more @Transportintell's conference #TiDubai2014 | 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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Emirates SkyCargo launches freighter service to Abidjan and Tunis

Emirates SkyCargo launches freighter service to Abidjan and Tunis | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Metro Vancouver trucking firms challenge federal right to set container rates

Metro Vancouver trucking firms challenge federal right to set container rates | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A group of companies that hires truck drivers caught up in the recent labour dispute with Port Metro Vancouver has launched a court bid to overturn the deal’s per-container fee increases, arguing that the port had no jurisdiction to set the rates in the first place.
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New name for Arkansas Best Corporation to ArcBest Corporation

New name for Arkansas Best Corporation to  ArcBest Corporation | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Arkansas Best Corporation to Become ArcBest Corporation(SM) Wall Street Journal "With the addition of Panther in 2012 and the formation of ABF Logistics in the summer of 2013, we have been providing customers a broad array of solutions across the...
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Investing in China's Future: the New Silk Road Economy - China Briefing

Investing in China's Future: the New Silk Road Economy - China Briefing | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Investing in China's Future: the New Silk Road Economy China Briefing As infrastructure projects in these cities continue to keep pace with economic growth – e.g., inland cities are being serviced by more and more airline routes – this will...
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China to Double Africa Trade. Aiming for $400bn in trade by 2020

China to Double Africa Trade. Aiming for $400bn in trade by 2020 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Africa’s “huge development potential, as a community of one billion people, is being unleashed," Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said, noting that economic growth rates topped 5% in the past decade.
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Warburg Pincus explores New Breed Logistics sale

Warburg Pincus explores New Breed Logistics sale: sources Reuters (Reuters) - Private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC WP.UL is exploring a sale of New Breed Logistics Inc in a deal that could value the supply chain management company at more than $1...
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Oman as a key global logistics hub? That's the plan. More on region's possibilities. #TiDubai2014

Oman as a key global logistics hub? That's the plan. More on region's possibilities. #TiDubai2014 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Oman to emerge as a key global logistics destination: Dr. Ahmed
Times of Oman
Muscat: Oman is going to emerge as one of the top hubs of the logistics sector in the world, Minister of Transport and Communications Dr.
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A global context to UAE’s growth story

A global context to UAE’s growth story | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Recent rankling reports record the impressive gains on multiple fronts
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UK's Pallet-Track Network Partners with Hellmann Logistics into Europe

UK's Pallet-Track Network Partners with Hellmann Logistics into Europe | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The UK Pallet-Track network is to expand into Europe after signing a partnership deal with international supply chain specialist Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK.
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Bolloré Africa Logistics launches high-speed train between the two major cities of Cameroon - Business in Cameroon

Bolloré Africa Logistics launches high-speed train between the two major cities of Cameroon - Business in Cameroon | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cameroon Railways (Camrail), a Bolloré Africa Logistics company and concession holder of the Cameroonian railway service, is launching its new (Bolloré Africa Logistics launches high-speed train between the two major cities of Cameroon
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Amerijet makes Reno airport its western hub

Amerijet makes Reno airport its western hub | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cargo carrier makes Reno airport its western hub
Reno Gazette Journal
The company, which moves cargo worldwide, will fly Boeing 767s between Reno and Columbus each day with cargo delivered by ground transportation from major cities.
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Today's briefing from @Transportintell - US manufacturing less expensive than China?

Today's briefing from @Transportintell - US manufacturing less expensive than China? | 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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Container shippers push freight-rate increases as consumer confidence strengthens

Container shippers push freight-rate increases as consumer confidence strengthens | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Leading container shippers are pushing freight-rate increases in the benchmark Asia-to-Europe route, as consumer confidence strengthens in the U.S. and Europe.
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Today's briefing from @Transportintell - NYK feels less pain in 2013 but fine lurks in background

Today's briefing from @Transportintell - NYK feels less pain in 2013 but fine lurks in background | 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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