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Global supply chain and logistics news and analysis from around the world
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Report says US's DOD fuel supply chain vulnerable to cyberattack

A study says that DLA needs to shore up security on its IP-connected fuel distribution network.
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South America's Pacific Alliance signs deal to scrap tariffs

BOGOTA, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Heads of state from SouthAmerica's Pacific Alliance, comprising of Chile, Colombia,Mexico, and Peru signed a deal on Monday that will scrapnine-tenths of tariffs on goods
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Fire breaks out at Port of Savannah warehouse, now contained but still burns

Fire breaks out at Port of Savannah warehouse, now contained but still burns | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Firefighters battled a giant blaze fueled by 5,600 tons of rubber Saturday at the Port of Savannah, where a towering column of black smoke could be seen from miles away.
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IAG Cargo targets South African pharma market - aircargoworld

IAG Cargo targets South African pharma market - aircargoworld | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Replacing the B747 model on the route, the A380 offers precision cargo transport opportunities for the South African market.
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Russian Multimodal Freight Groups 'Snowed Under' with Sochi Logistics

Russian Multimodal Freight Groups 'Snowed Under' with Sochi Logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Guide to freight transportation and logistics. Freight shipping and cargo logistics via all modes of transport including forwarding, cargo, freight, trucking, air freight, cargo shipping, express freight, freight forwarders, intermodal, container companies, third party logistics providers, maritime, moving, storage, railroads, trucking, customs house brokers, steamship companies, transportation brokers, freight clearinghouses, leasing and capital equipment financing, shipment tracking, shipment tracing, shipment pricing
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Big Companies Step Up Efforts to Trim Environmental Risks in Supply Chains

Big Companies Step Up Efforts to Trim Environmental Risks in Supply Chains | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Big Companies Step Up Efforts to Trim Environmental Risks in Supply Chains Bloomberg Bloomberg BNA -- Multinational corporations say they are increasingly taking on a regulatory role in their supply chains to improve performance on environment,...
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Mexico rail freight sector mulls legal fight to proposed reform

Mexico rail freight sector mulls legal fight to proposed reform Reuters On Tuesday, Mexico's lower house of Congress overwhelmingly approved a reform of the rail freight law, which seeks to open up a sector controlled almost entirely by two...
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Conductors' union puts Canada's CN Rail on strike notice

By Susan TaylorTORONTO, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Canadian National Railway Co said on Wednesday the union representing 3,000 of itsconductors, train and yard workers gave notice it intends tostrike as early
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Brazil's Amazon Airports Seen Cutting Cargo-Haul Times to Hours From Days

Amazon Airports Seen Cutting Cargo-Haul Times to Hours From Days Bloomberg Brazil's $3 billion plan to build remote airports to handle freight seeks to end dependence on cargo shipments along the Amazon River and potholed roads that contribute to...
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Aramex emerging markets strategy “paying off” after another record year - Post and Parcel

Aramex emerging markets strategy “paying off” after another record year - Post and Parcel | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal Aramex emerging markets strategy “paying off” after another record year Post and Parcel The company has been benefiting from the move to online trading within the retail sector around the world, with its global e-commerce...
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Brazil ports expansion, not Panama Canal’s, the real risk for Argentine trade

Brazil ports expansion, not Panama Canal’s, the real risk for Argentine trade | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
By Guillermo Háskel While the Panama Canal Authority and the Spanish-led consortium expanding the waterway’s capacity are locked in a dispute over costs that threatens to halt the works, further down the continent it is Brazil’s ports expansion what is posing the real challenge for the trade of Argentina, one of the world’s leading food exporters.
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Chattanooga enjoys cargo boom - aircargoworld

Chattanooga enjoys cargo boom - aircargoworld | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Major economic developments projects in the Chattanooga, Tenn., region have cargo booming at the city's Metropolitan Airport. Total cargo at the airport was up nearly 20 percent in 2013.
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Global Supply Chain Insights: High tech manufacturing moves closer to the customer

Global Supply Chain Insights: High tech manufacturing moves closer to the customer | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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$12-million cargo warehouse coming to Canada's Hamilton airport

$12-million cargo warehouse coming to Canada's Hamilton airport | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
$12-million cargo warehouse coming to Hamilton airport
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A $12-million air cargo warehouse is getting clearance to land at Hamilton airport.
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Security regulation affects the world, remains relatively unknown - aircargoworld

Security regulation affects the world, remains relatively unknown - aircargoworld | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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All carriers who fly cargo and mail into the European Union from non-EU countries must have their security operations validated.
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Bangladesh freight forwarders enforce new RMG handling charges

Bangladesh freight forwarders enforce new RMG handling charges | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The freight forwarders have triggered a row with readymade garment exporters as the former raised their charges to the extent
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Saudi Arabian Airlines to Purchase 50 Aircraft and IPO for Cargo Unit This Year

Saudi Arabian Airlines to Purchase 50 Aircraft and IPO for Cargo Unit This Year | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Saudia to Purchase 50 Aircraft; IPO for Cargo Unit This Year The Leading Aviation Industry Resource for News, Equipment and Altayeb confirmed plans to conduct an initial public offering for Saudi Airlines Cargo Company, a subsidiary of Saudia, this...
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Port of Portland plans to subsidize Hanjin Shipping and other cargo carriers to keep them calling

Port of Portland plans to subsidize Hanjin Shipping and other cargo carriers to keep them calling | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Port commissioners will vote Wednesday whether to authorize as much as $4 million in incentives.
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United Parcel Service expects a rail-service rebound after a 'disappointing' 2013

United Parcel Service expects a rail-service rebound after a 'disappointing' 2013 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Shippers article about: United Parcel Service, rail shipper, intermodal. From the editors of Progressive Railroading Magazine
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Weekly Update and Musings on Cybersecurity and the Supply Chain

Global Supply Chain Insights: Weekly Update and Musings on Cybersecurity and the Supply Chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Infographic: World's Most Dangerous Seas

Infographic: World's Most Dangerous Seas | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Among the world's most dangerous seas can line up East Indies, South China Sea, North Sea, Black Sea and British Isles with the biggest number of incidents in
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Aramex chief hasn't missed a beat - The National

Aramex chief hasn't missed a beat - The National | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Aramex chief hasn't missed a beat
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Hussein Hachem is approaching the second anniversary of his appointment as chief executive of Aramex, the UAE-based global logistics group.
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Counterfeits in the Supply Chain: A Big Problem and it's Getting Worse

Counterfeits in the Supply Chain: A Big Problem and it's Getting Worse | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Counterfeit products create global problems that affect a wide range of industries.
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Lockheed Martin launching new civilian cargo aircraft could benefit energy/mining companies.

Lockheed Martin launching new civilian cargo aircraft could benefit energy/mining companies. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Lockheed Martin is launching a new civilian version of its C-130J Super Hercules military cargo aircraft that a senior executive said could be available for energy and mining companies to supply remote areas with personnel and equipment by 2018.
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Panalpina adds logistics manufacturing to its services in Brazil

Panalpina adds logistics manufacturing to its services in Brazil | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The 32,000-square-meter facility replaces five separate warehouses that the customer used to operate, one for each section of its supply chain. With a 3PL company spearheading manufacturing, some order cycle processes ...
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