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Global supply chain and logistics news and analysis from around the world
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Forget Amazon -- it's Google that may revolutionize package delivery

Forget Amazon -- it's Google that may revolutionize package delivery | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Over the past six months or so, Google has quietly been acquiring multiple advanced robotics firms. Andy Rubin, who built the Android platform into the world's largest mobile OS, is said to be spearheading the effort.

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Home Depot Teams With Uber to Deliver Christmas Trees

Home Depot Teams With Uber to Deliver Christmas Trees | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Home Depot has partnered with Uber to deliver Christmas trees tomorrow in the following 10 markets: New York; Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; Boston; Atlanta; Dallas; Chicago; San Diego; Los Angeles; and San Francisco.
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Company News in Egypt: DB Schenker initiates work on new facility in Dubai World Central’s Logistics District

Company News in Egypt: DB Schenker initiates work on new facility in Dubai World Central’s Logistics District | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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US stops cargo shipments on Afghanistan-Pakistan land route, citing fears ... - NBCNews.com (blog)

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Doha airport starts cargo services - ArabianBusiness.com

Doha airport starts cargo services - ArabianBusiness.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Arabian Aerospace Doha airport starts cargo services ArabianBusiness.com “The cargo terminal complex at HIA will play a significant role in expanding our global cargo business and propels Doha as the preferred cargo hub in the region, as a result...
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Yusen Logistics introduces Cambodia-Osaka LCL service | Asian Shipping-Freight-Cargo-Logistics Newspaper - Transport and Maritime Guide

Yusen Logistics introduces Cambodia-Osaka LCL service | Asian Shipping-Freight-Cargo-Logistics Newspaper - Transport and Maritime Guide | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Yusen Logistics recently added to its LCL network a weekly consolidation service from Cambodia to Osaka, Japan, as it continues to strengthen its Asia network.
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Kerry Logistics sets range for up to $284 million IPO - FinanceAsia

Kerry Logistics sets range for up to $284 million IPO FinanceAsia Kerry Logistics Networks will start the management roadshow and institutional bookbuilding for its Hong Kong initial public offering on Monday and has set a price range that will...
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Myanmar to construct 2 cargo wharves at Thilawa with ODA loan - Eleven Myanmar

Myanmar to construct 2 cargo wharves at Thilawa with ODA loan - Eleven Myanmar | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Myanmar to construct 2 cargo wharves at Thilawa with ODA loan Eleven Myanmar Yangon - Japan is agreed to provide assistance to two new general cargo wharves with US$205 million loan from Official Development Assistance (ODA) for constructions at...
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Exporters keep off national carrier due to prohibitive cargo tariff - Times of India

Exporters keep off national carrier due to prohibitive cargo tariff - Times of India | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Exporters keep off national carrier due to prohibitive cargo tariff Times of India TRICHY: Cargo export from Trichy airport is in shambles even though Air India Express recently announced it would lift cargo from Trichy on its international...
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Chinese start-up, YTO Cargo Airlines, looks to corner Hangzhou market - ch-aviation.ch

Chinese start-up, YTO Cargo Airlines, looks to corner Hangzhou market - ch-aviation.ch | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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China's freight train to Central Asia makes maiden voyage - Global Times

China's freight train to Central Asia makes maiden voyage - Global Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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A freight train on the newly-opened Chang'an International Freight Line embarks on its maiden voyage from Xi'an, Shaanxi Province to Almaty, Kazakhstan at 10 am on November 28.
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Guangdong named top export hub - ecns

Guangdong named top export hub - ecns | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
ecns Guangdong named top export hub ecns Although Hong Kong enjoys a duty-free policy, Guangdong has outpaced its neighbor thanks to its advantages in manufacturing, logistics networks and e-commerce labor resources, said the report, which was...
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GCC countries to establish joint logistics company - Arabian Supply Chain

GCC countries to establish joint logistics company - Arabian Supply Chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
GCC countries to establish joint logistics company Arabian Supply Chain Qatar's Peninsular newspaper quoted the VP, Ali bin Abdulatif Al Misnad, as saying: “There is a serious discussion going on among the GCC members to create an integrated...
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China's logistics sector growth slows - Vancouver Desi

China's logistics sector growth slows - Vancouver Desi | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China's logistics sector growth slows Vancouver Desi The logistics performance index (LPI) for November shrank to 53 percent, down 0.6 percentage points from October but still in expansion territory, Xinhua cited from China Federation of Logistics...
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UN, Mexico: Truck with radioactive load stolen

UN, Mexico: Truck with radioactive load stolen | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A cargo truck hauling used medical equipment with extremely dangerous radioactive material was stolen from a gas station in central Mexico, and authorities have put out an alert in six central states and the capital to find it, Mexican and U.N.
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China chasing U.S. lead in 3-D printing

China chasing U.S. lead in 3-D printing | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
U.S. manufacturers hoping to use 3-D printing technology to slash labor costs and bring some production back to the U.S. from China didn't foresee this: China is developing its own 3-D printing sector.
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Wincanton Selected As UK Supply Chain Partner For Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Wincanton Selected As UK Supply Chain Partner For Williams-Sonoma Inc. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Wincanton PLC, (WIN.L), a provider of supply chain services, was awarded a multichannel contract for warehousing, store delivery and furniture home delivery services by U. (Wincanton Selected As UK Supply Chain Partner For Williams-Sonoma Inc.
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Chennai port plans multi-cargo terminal - Economic Times

Chennai port plans multi-cargo terminal - Economic Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Economic Times Chennai port plans multi-cargo terminal Economic Times NEW DELHI: The much-delayed Rs 5,000-crore Chennai mega container terminal is now being envisaged as a multi-cargo terminal under a restructuring plan on which the consultant is...
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Amazon Experimenting With Drones That Will Deliver Packages In 30 Minutes

Amazon Experimenting With Drones That Will Deliver Packages In 30 Minutes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Jeff Bezos will be on with Charlie Rose tonight to talk about drone delivery. (There might be a few details to iron out, but there's some supply chain excellence for you.
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OzSale and Australia Post Ink Logistics Deal - Power Retail

OzSale and Australia Post Ink Logistics Deal - Power Retail | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
OzSale and Australia Post Ink Logistics Deal Power Retail Described as a “multi-million dollar logistics partnership”, the deal enables OzSale to leverage Australia Post's domestic and international network, effectively lowering the cost of...
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Ministry of Commerce tackles China's high logistics costs - WantChinaTimes

Ministry of Commerce tackles China's high logistics costs - WantChinaTimes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
WantChinaTimes Ministry of Commerce tackles China's high logistics costs WantChinaTimes China's total logistics costs accounted for 18% of the nation's gross domestic product (GDP), which is more than double that of other developed countries,...
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Update for week ending Nov. 29

Global Supply Chain Insights: Update for week ending Nov. 29 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Allcargo Logistics to Enter Full Container Load Business

Allcargo Logistics to Enter Full Container Load Business | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A file photo of Shashi Kiran Shetty founder and executive chairman at Allcargo Logistics.
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MetaPack Gets $33M From Index To Help Businesses Beat Amazon in Delivery

MetaPack Gets $33M From Index To Help Businesses Beat Amazon in Delivery | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
We're entering the peak season for shopping, and along with it a big rush on e-commerce services and getting packages before the 25th. Timely news, then, that..
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MK suggests building new airport in Busan to foster it into global logistics hub

MK suggests building new airport in Busan to foster it into global logistics hub | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A new airport should be built at Busan, which considerably lacks airlift functions, to develop the city into a center of land, marine and air logistics, according to a proposal.Maeil Business Newspaper (MK) and Maeil Broa (MK suggests building new...
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