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Roadrunner Transportation Systems Announces Acquisition of Rich Logistics

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Announces Acquisition of Rich Logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Roadrunner Transportation Systems Announces Acquisition of Rich Logistics
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US Department of Defense: Flags Must be 'Made in the USA'

US Department of Defense: Flags Must be 'Made in the USA' | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
New law requires US flags be made – and wholly sourced – by US companies.
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The Supply Chain - the Silent Threat - IsraelDefense

The Supply Chain - the Silent Threat - IsraelDefense | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Supply Chain - the Silent Threat
IsraelDefense
High-value cyberspace attacks can change the status quo.
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70% of Philippines' supply chain not optimized

70% of Philippines' supply chain not optimized | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The local clients of JDA, which sells software and consultancy services in supply chain management, are SM, Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc., Rustan's, Abenson, and Puregold. ... Why aren't more Pinoys shopping online?
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Should Cargo and Passenger Pilots Fly With Different Rest Rules? - Businessweek

Should Cargo and Passenger Pilots Fly With Different Rest Rules? - Businessweek | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Should Cargo and Passenger Pilots Fly With Different Rest Rules?
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UPS crew complained of fatigue, improperly programmed landing before fatal crash last year

UPS crew complained of fatigue, improperly programmed landing before fatal crash last year | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A UPS pilot and co-pilot killed in an Alabama crash last year complained of fatigue while preparing for take-off in Louisville and improperly programmed their flight computer for a landing that was too steep and too fast, according to National Transportation Board documents and investigators.
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Weekly Update for week ending February 21

Global Supply Chain Insights: Weekly Update for week ending February 21 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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New research reveals how Britain is overpaying for parcels - Lloyd's Loading List

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Cargojet Awarded PUROLATOR and CANADA POST Domestic Air Cargo Contract

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MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb.
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Apollo, Rickmers venture buying used ships from Hamburg Sued

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Buyout group Apollo and German shipping group Rickmers are buying used ships, five months after setting up a joint venture for the purpose, another sign that private equity interest
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California's Inland Empire distribution center settles complaint with workers

California's Inland Empire distribution center settles complaint with workers | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Inland Empire distribution center settles complaint with workers San Bernardino Sun Workers at an Inland Empire warehouse contracted by Walmart are claiming yet another victory after officials announced a settlement stemming from a retaliation...
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FedEx Re-Opens B2C Service To Russia

FedEx Re-Opens B2C Service To Russia | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
FedEx is with immediate effect re-opening its service to Russia for B2C customers who have registered with FedEx. The service re-opening follows an agreement with the Russian Customs authority to...
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PwC finds increase in global transportation M&A activity. Up 57% in Q4 2013.

PwC finds increase in global transportation M&A activity. Up 57% in Q4 2013. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
PwC found a large increase in the number and value of mergers and acquisitions in the transportation sector globally in Q4 2013 compared with the previous quarter.
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How metro areas drive the U.S. economy

How metro areas drive the U.S. economy | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A handful of metropolitan areas generate the bulk of U.S. economic activity.
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Plan Developed to Stop Counterfeiting’s Spread through Supply Chains

Plan Developed to Stop Counterfeiting’s Spread through Supply Chains | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Cargo lorry corridor to operate between Dubai airports

Cargo lorry corridor to operate between Dubai airports | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Emirates SkyCargo expects to have an average of 10 trucks per hour travelling between Al Maktoum and DXB at peak times. The frequency will increase over the coming years, the company said.
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FreightWatch: Cargo theft risk in Mexico remains "Severe"

FreightWatch: Cargo theft risk in Mexico remains "Severe" | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
FreightWatch: Cargo theft risk in Mexico remains "Severe"
Land Line Magazine
Shippers and freight haulers, beware.
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Port of New York and New Jersey Asked to Tackle Freight Delays

Port of New York and New Jersey Asked to Tackle Freight Delays | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A group representing the nation’s retailers is urging officials with the Port of New York and New Jersey to do something about increasing delays at its terminals.
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Air France-KLM gains Brazil foothold with $100 million Gol deal

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Air France-KLM SA will invest $100 million in Brazilian airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA as the European carrier seeks to take
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CEVA announces expanded market presence in Panama City, Panama

CEVA announces expanded market presence in Panama City, Panama
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USPS Metro Post pilot is going in different directions - Article from Logistics Management

USPS Metro Post pilot is going in different directions - Article from Logistics Management | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Metro Post, an initiative rolled out by the USPS in December 2012 in San Francisco that serves as a package delivery service providing customers with same-day delivery from participating locations within a defined location, will cease operations on March 1, according to a report from the USPS Office of Inspector General. But that does not mean the effort is squashed permanently, as USPS continues to go forward with Metro Post in New York.
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Container carriers to have a tough time increasing freight rates ...

Container carriers to have a tough time increasing freight rates ... | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Over the last few weeks, freight rate declines have slowed compared with the trend for the majority of 2013, but broker Freight Investor Services expects this development to be short lived. Richard Ward, an analyst at box ...
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Mexican Transportation Association Seeks $30 Billion In Arbitration Action Against United States

Mexican Transportation Association Seeks $30 Billion In Arbitration Action Against United States | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Mexico's Canacar transport association has commenced an arbitration action against the United States, seeking $30 billion in compensation for Washington's refusal to fully open the border to Mexican trucks, the Excelsior daily reported Saturday.
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Profitable Q4 but TNT remains in the red - Lloyd's Loading List

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