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Why Microsoft’s 3D Printing Partnership Makes Sense | TechCrunch

Why Microsoft’s 3D Printing Partnership Makes Sense | TechCrunch | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Microsoft has to remain relevant to hardware hackers. While they are necessary - no one can dispute the strength of Windows in the business world - they have, for the past decade, fallen slowly in esteem in the eyes of designers, makers, and artists.
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MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation releases risk report - MIT News Office

MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation releases risk report - MIT News Office | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Research study conducted with PricewaterhouseCoopers suggests performance indicators dropped by 3 percent or more because of supply chain disruptions.
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UPS Freight to Open Indianapolis Facility | JOC

UPS Freight to Open Indianapolis Facility | JOC | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS Freight will open a facility in Indianapolis on Monday, Aug. 12. (UPS Freight to Open Indianapolis Facility http://t.co/j2SnyohtFB)
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China Poised to Gain Control as Shipyard Shakeout Looms: Freight - Bloomberg

China Poised to Gain Control as Shipyard Shakeout Looms: Freight - Bloomberg | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China Poised to Gain Control as Shipyard Shakeout Looms: Freight
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China Poised to Gain Control as Shipyard Shakeout Looms: Freight. By Jasmine Wang & Kyunghee Park - 2013-08-11T16:00:03Z.
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India to link with Myanmar port to boost ASEAN connectivity - India - dna

India to link with Myanmar port to boost ASEAN connectivity - India -  dna | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
In its push for greater connectivity with ASEAN countries, India is focussing its attention on a deep-sea port in southern Myanmar that would provide a much shorter sea route to the economically vibrant Southeast Asian region and help boost trade ...
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The U.S. Postal Service recorded a $740 million loss for the third quarter.

The U.S. Postal Service recorded a $740 million loss for the third quarter. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The U.S. Postal Service recorded a $740 million loss for the quarter ended June 30, a figure that virtually ensures the agency will fail to record an annual profit for a seventh consecutive year.
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Asia Wakes Up To A New Dawn Of Supply Chain Financing | Global Finance

Asia Wakes Up To A New Dawn Of Supply Chain Financing | Global Finance | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Outside established financial markets such as China, India, Singapore and Hong Kong, countries like Bangladesh, Cambodia and Tajikistan hold a lot of promise in terms of their future growth and investment potential, but companies in these frontier...
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Poland's PKP Cargo eyes freight carrier takeovers after IPO

WARSAW (Reuters) - Rail freight carrier PKP Cargo will use its planned debut on the Warsaw bourse this year to boost its No.
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Eastern Canada intermodal volumes increase in second quarter

CALVERTON, Md. -- Intermodal activity is up in Eastern Canada, posting a volume increase of 6.5% in the second quarter compared to the same time last year.
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Terror alert spurs extra screening of cargo flown into US - CNN (blog)

Terror alert spurs extra screening of cargo flown into US CNN (blog) All in-bound cargo on commercial flights from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa - and quite possibly other areas of the world - is getting screened twice, as a result of the...
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Investor group buys Worldwide Express, a UPS reseller

Investor group buys Worldwide Express, a UPS reseller | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Investor group buys Worldwide Express
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Cargo Bottlenecks Easing at Port of NY/NJ Following Computer Problems - Transport Topics Online

Cargo Bottlenecks Easing at Port of NY/NJ Following Computer Problems - Transport Topics Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Transport Topics Online Cargo Bottlenecks Easing at Port of NY/NJ Following Computer Problems Transport Topics Online Cargo bottlenecks are easing at the Port of New York and New Jersey, the busiest container port on the East Coast, as one of its...
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News UK and Telegraph Media Group sign five-year distribution deal with Ceva ... - The Drum

News UK and Telegraph Media Group sign five-year distribution deal with Ceva ... - The Drum | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
News UK and Telegraph Media Group sign five-year distribution deal with Ceva ...
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News UK currently has distribution contracts with DHL and Downtown, with Ceva the incumbent distributors for TMG.
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Ryder Announces New Transportation Solutions for Oil and Gas Industry

Ryder Announces New Transportation Solutions for Oil and Gas Industry | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Meritor names Ivor Evans chairman, CEO

Meritor names Ivor Evans chairman, CEO | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
TROY, Mich. -- Meritor has announced Ivor J. Evans has been named its chairman of the board, CEO and president, effective immediately.
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MDS Logistics targets expansion - BusinessDay

MDS Logistics targets expansion BusinessDay MDS Logistics Plc, a member of UAC of Nigeria Plc is targeting a bigger market share of the nation's logistics sector, even as the company plans global expansion having entered a strategic partnership...
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Chinese cargo ship opens new trade route to Europe via Arctic

Chinese cargo ship opens new trade route to Europe via Arctic | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Chinese cargo ship opens new trade route to Europe Arab News BEIJING: A 19,000-ton cargo vessel is making the first journey by a Chinese merchant ship to Europe via the Northeast Passage, a shortened route that could revolutionize trade, state...
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Egypt's Suez Canal Sees Record Amount of Cargo - ABC News

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The head of the agency in charge of Egypt's Suez Canal says the shipping lane has broken its record for the amount of cargo sent through it in a single day.
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Oakland Port struggles to solve cargo backlog - Contra Costa Times

Oakland Port struggles to solve cargo backlog - Contra Costa Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Oakland Port struggles to solve cargo backlog Contra Costa Times OAKLAND -- A debilitating cargo backlog at the Port of Oakland is entering its second month, leaving customers waiting weeks for their orders and truckers idling for up to seven hours...
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Honda Investing Additional $215 Million in Ohio Operations | Expansion Management content from IndustryWeek

Honda Investing Additional $215 Million in Ohio Operations | Expansion Management content from IndustryWeek | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
These new investments bring to nearly $2.7 billion the amount Honda has invested in its North American operations in the last three years.
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China is getting freight traffic back on the rails

China is getting freight traffic back on the rails | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Chinadaily USA Getting freight traffic back on the rails Chinadaily USA In his opinion, the railway used to be a curate's egg, good in parts: While the extensive network made it possible to ship freight to remote destinations, the time-consuming...
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GM's goal: Cut $1B from material, logistics cost in N. America by 2016 - The Detroit News

GM's goal: Cut $1B from material, logistics cost in N. America by 2016 - The Detroit News | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
GM's goal: Cut $1B from material, logistics cost in N. America by 2016 The Detroit News The Detroit-based automaker's goal is to cut $1 billion from material and logistics costs in North America by 2016.
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Did Bezos solve Amazon's last mile delivery issue with Washington Post purchase?

Did Bezos solve Amazon's last mile delivery issue with Washington Post purchase? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Gee, what ever would an Amazon founder want with a delivery network that can bring things to 500,000 customers by 5 a.m.? (Did Bezos buy the Post for its paperboys?
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Deutsche Post DHL Q2 Profit Surges, Lifts Forecast

Deutsche Post DHL Q2 Profit Surges, Lifts Forecast | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Courier giant Deutsche Post DHL (DPSTF.PK, DEUPF.PK) Tuesday reported a surge in second-quarter profit, supported by strong performance in the international Express business and in Germany's parcel market.
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