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Global supply chain and logistics news and analysis from around the world
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Sea-Tac gains second air cargo provider within month, Nippon Cargo joins China Eastern Airways

Sea-Tac gains second air cargo provider within month, Nippon Cargo joins China Eastern Airways | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Nippon Cargo Airlines has begun calling at Sea-Tac Airport carrying Washington fruit to Asian customers
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George Osborne plans creating ‘supercity’ for northern England - FT.com

George Osborne plans creating ‘supercity’ for northern England - FT.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
George Osborne is drawing up plans to develop a northern “supercity” to rival London as a global hub by linking up Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield.
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US Trucking firms favor proposed 12-cent tax hike

US Trucking firms favor proposed 12-cent tax hike | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The trucking industry on Thursday backed a new plan to raise fuel taxes to replenish a sagging Highway Trust Fund but urged lawmakers to keep working on a long-term solution to fixing America's roads and transit systems.
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Delays Mount in Retrieving Cargo at the Port of LA

Delays Mount in Retrieving Cargo at the Port of LA | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Delays Mount in Retrieving Cargo at the Ports
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Truck drivers are waiting as long as five to six hours to pick up cargo at some terminals at the Port of Los Angeles. The delay to haul out cargo is caused by a number of factors.
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FedEx bullish as it rides the e-commerce wave to better-than-expected results - The Loadstar

FedEx bullish as it rides the e-commerce wave to better-than-expected results - The Loadstar | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
E-commerce growth and a wide range of services helped FedEx yesterday report buoyant earnings, above analyst expectations.
Fourth-quarter revenue totalled $11.8bn, up from $11.4bn in the previous year, with net income at $730m. Full year revenues were $45.6bn and net income $2.1bn.
The ground segment, which supports online trading, saw an 8% rise in fourth-quarter volumes, and revenue was up 2%. Freight, meanwhile, saw a 12% rise in revenue, as weight grew ...Read the full article...
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New Blog Post: Cost management and e-commerce result in good fourth quarter for FedEx

New Blog Post: Cost management and e-commerce result in good fourth quarter for FedEx | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The latest earnings from FedEx depicts rising revenue, improving operating income and increasing volumes. For fiscal year 2014 (June 1, 2013 – May 30, 2014) overall revenue increased 2.9% to $45.6b...
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Can Indian Railways make the leap as a logistics provider? - Business Standard

Can Indian Railways make the leap as a logistics provider?
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Indian Railways' plan to set up the Logistics Corporation of India - a proposed one-stop solution for all its logistics needs - may soon get the nod of the Union cabinet.
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CSCMP State of Logistics Report: Slow Rebound Continues  |   blog.gopenske.com

CSCMP State of Logistics Report: Slow Rebound Continues  |   blog.gopenske.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released its 25th Annual “State of Logistics Report®, presented by Penske Logistics. The report reveals that total U.S. business logistics costs in 2013 rose to $1.39 trillion, a 2.3 percent increase from the previous year.
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Lithuania Post and CLEVY form partnership to focus on the delivery of items originating from China to European countries

"Lithuania Post and CLEVY form partnership" #postandparcel #ecommerce #logistics http://t.co/7LEfeRORKc
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More Chinese firms eye potential of cold chain logistics

More Chinese firms eye potential of cold chain logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
WantChinaTimes More Chinese firms eye potential of cold chain logistics WantChinaTimes The fresh food e-commerce sector is expected to post rapid growth over the next five years as several enterprises in China have made investments in the sector,...
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Lineage Logistics to build cold storage facility in Charleston - Charleston Regional Business

Lineage Logistics to build cold storage facility in Charleston - Charleston Regional Business | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Lineage Logistics to build cold storage facility in Charleston Charleston Regional Business Lineage Logistics plans to break ground next month on a 340,000-square-foot cold storage distribution facility in the Palmetto Commerce Park, according to a...
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Alibaba, China Post to cooperate on building logistics network to small cities and rural areas.

Alibaba, China Post to cooperate on building logistics network to small cities and rural areas. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Alibaba Group and China Post are planning a joint smart logistics network in small cities and rural areas.
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China to adopt new train operation plan. Will operate 118 freight trains across the country, including three trains between China and Europe

China to adopt new train operation plan. Will operate 118 freight trains across the country, including three trains between China and Europe | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
TheChinaRailwayCorporation(CRC)onWednesdayannouncedanewnationaltrainoperationplanwithmorebullettrain
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Procter&Gamble - good job tweaking supply chain (noted in my past blog posts)talks analytics and planning

Procter&Gamble - good job tweaking supply chain (noted in my past blog posts)talks analytics and planning | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Last week the North American 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum in Chicago took place. Procter & Gamble’s Julio Nemeth, SVP of Product Supply, spoke about P&G’s supply chain initiatives.  He had some interesting things to say: They are now using demand sensing data in fairly sophisticated ways, such as the [...]
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Today's Ti APAC briefing - Possibilities for Asia's rail network are great but hurdles exist

Today's Ti APAC briefing - Possibilities for Asia's rail network are great but hurdles exist | 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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Keurig Green Mountain to Open Manufacturing Facility in Georgia

Keurig Green Mountain to Open Manufacturing Facility in Georgia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced today that Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig) (Nasdaq: GMCR) will open a manufacturing facility in Douglas County, Ga. Keurig has closed on the...
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A win for reshoring - UK-based Bee Health to “reshore” work previously based in China, India and the US.

A win for reshoring - UK-based Bee Health to “reshore” work previously based in China, India and the US. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
East Yorkshire-based Bee Health has won £15m of contracts to “reshore” work previously based in China, India and the US. The Bridlington-based company convinced global customers that it could offer better quality and flexibility of supply by
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The Challenge of Same-Day Delivery

Sure, it's convenient for customers. But is your business equipped to try it?
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Grainger to open 1.3m sq. ft. DC in New Jersey to provide next day delivery of products to customers.

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UPS Announces Dimensional Weight Changes

The UPS Pressroom offers the latest press releases, media kits, multimedia and other resources for journalists and media.
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Maersk gives up P3 Network after China rejects plan | Reuters

COPENHAGEN, June 17 (Reuters) - A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Tuesday it had abandoned itsP3 network plan after China's Ministry of Commerce announced ithad not approved it.The idea, announced last June,
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Was this division really necessary? Delta axes cargo unit, eliminates top officer post

Was this division really necessary? Delta axes cargo unit, eliminates top officer post | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Airline says folding cargo into passenger operations will give it access to broader resource base.
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Jacksonville strength not enough to carry entire state in logistics/manufacturing

Jacksonville strength not enough to carry entire state in logistics/manufacturing | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Jacksonville strength not enough to carry entire state in logistics and ...
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Local and national businesses battle for same-day delivery supremacy

Local and national businesses battle for same-day delivery supremacy | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Medill Reports: Chicago
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eBay denies that eBay Now may shut down. Good to hear but prove it.

eBay denies that eBay Now may shut down. Good to hear but prove it. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Two years after launching its local delivery service eBay Now, eBay plans to shut it down, a VentureBeat source claims.
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