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Global supply chain and logistics news and analysis from around the world
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Global Supply Chain Insights: FedEx Delivery Manager goes up against UPS’ My Choice for a bigger slice of B2C packages

Global Supply Chain Insights: FedEx Delivery Manager goes up against UPS’ My Choice for a bigger slice of B2C packages | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Kuehne + Nagel: Kuehne + Nagel and VTG negotiate a merger of rail logistics activities

RT @KNLogistics: Kuehne + Nagel and VTG negotiate a merger of rail logistics activities http://t.co/u9I4ziIkLU
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David Simchi-Levi on the Risk Exposure Index

David Simchi-Levi on the Risk Exposure Index | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Dr. David Simchi-Levi discusses his risk exposure index in this short video interview with Supply Chain Digest.
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FedEx signs new $10.5 billion contract with USPS

FedEx signs new $10.5 billion contract with USPS | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - FedEx Corp said its FedEx Express subsidiary has entered into a seven-year express air transportation contract with the United States Postal Service for about $10.5 billion.FedEx's current...
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Sequester effects as FAA furloughs air traffic controllers as oppose to other spending cuts.

Sequester effects as FAA furloughs air traffic controllers as oppose to other spending cuts. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Wall Street Journal reports the FAA furloughs traffic controllers rather than cut other spending.
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FedEx launches flexible delivery service

FedEx launches flexible delivery service | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - FedEx Corp launched a new service to let customers select from a range of options to schedule dates, locations and times of delivery, catching up to rival UPS, which offered its UPS My Choice (Catching on with the local logistics companies...
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Do you have a scorecard to monitor your logistics partners?

Do you have a scorecard to monitor your logistics partners? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As outsourced logistics grows in popularity, manufacturers are using scorecards to monitor their 3PLs' performance.
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Eleets logistics company goes Chapter 7, leaves creditors sorting out ... - Florida Times-Union

Eleets logistics company goes Chapter 7, leaves creditors sorting out ... - Florida Times-Union | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Eleets logistics company goes Chapter 7, leaves creditors sorting out ...
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Asian Distribution Arc’teryx Appoint Tigers Limited in China

Asian Distribution Arc’teryx Appoint Tigers Limited in China | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Tigers Limited to manage Arc’teryx Equipment Inc. and their Asian distribution to Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong and China.
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It still amazes me how far business can expand in the digital age.

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Is St. Louis an Emerging 3PL Hot Spot?

Is St. Louis an Emerging 3PL Hot Spot? | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Logistics industry trade magazine DC Velocity makes the case for St. Louis as a future 3PL mega-hub. Mark Cusumano of FW Warehousing gives his perspective. (Does #SaintLouis have the right stuff to be the next #3PL mega-hub?
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ANA, JAL Said Set to Start Battery Fixes of Grounded 787

ANA, JAL Said Set to Start Battery Fixes of Grounded 787 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Boeing Co. has begun repairs on the 787 Dreamliner to fix a battery fault that grounded the fleet for three months as it enters talks with airlines to resume deliveries and meet a full-year production target.
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Despite declines in coal and agriculture, US class I railroads report positive revenue growth

Global Supply Chain Insights: Despite declines in coal and agriculture, US class I railroads report positive revenue growth | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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IBM's Chief: Think Fast, Move Faster

IBM's Chief: Think Fast, Move Faster | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
IBM's CEO Virginia Rometty delivered a rare companywide reprimand in the wake of a poor earnings report last week, saying the sprawling technology company needed to move faster and respond more quickly to customers.
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Japan's Sagawa Express expands its reach in Asia's logistics market - Newstrack India

Japan's Sagawa Express expands its reach in Asia's logistics market - Newstrack India | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Japan's Sagawa Express expands its reach in Asia's logistics market
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Singapore, April 24 (ANI): Japan's leading logistics firm Sagawa Express has been expanding its footsteps by covering the entire Asia.
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UPS to open 4,500 shops in Germany. Will face lots of competition such as DHL, Hermes, DHL, GeoPost and more

UPS to open 4,500 shops in Germany. Will face lots of competition such as DHL, Hermes, DHL, GeoPost and more | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Paketdienst setzt auf strenge Arbeitsregeln. 4500 Shops für Privatkunden geplant
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Teamsters Approve YRC Freight's Plan to Streamline Network - Transport Topics Online

Teamsters Approve YRC Freight's Plan to Streamline Network - Transport Topics Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Teamsters Approve YRC Freight's Plan to Streamline Network
Transport Topics Online
The Teamsters Union and YRC Freight have approved YRC's plan to streamline its network operations by cutting some terminals and jobs, the two sides said.
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China's logistics sector reports slower growth - Xinhua

China's logistics sector reports slower growth - Xinhua | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China's logistics sector reports slower growth
Xinhua
BEIJING, April 23 (Xinhua) -- China on Tuesday reported mild growth in its logistics sector in the first three months of 2013, with goods worth 43.3 trillion yuan (6.94 trillion U.S.
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Use empty retail Big Boxes as fulfillment centers. Good idea, close to customer.

Use empty retail Big Boxes as fulfillment centers. Good idea, close to customer. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Big box uses emerge as more Wal-Mart sales go online
The City Wire
As Amazon Prime is expected to go next-day delivery later this year, supply chain expert Dr.
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Schneider expands intermodal service with newly-designed bulk container | Commercial Carrier Journal

Schneider expands intermodal service with newly-designed bulk container | Commercial Carrier Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Commercial Carrier Journal offers news, analysis and other information to managers of trucking companies and commercial truck fleets.
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Columbian.com - Port of Vancouver may host crude-oil facility

Columbian.com - Port of Vancouver may host crude-oil facility | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
North Dakota's oil boom is bringing crude oil — and jobs — to the Port of Vancouver.
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China's Drop in FDI Signals Shift in the Global Supply Chain - China Briefing

China's Drop in FDI Signals Shift in the Global Supply Chain - China Briefing | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
China's Drop in FDI Signals Shift in the Global Supply Chain
China Briefing
Apr. 23 – The 2012 drop in foreign direct investment in China is pointing out that manufacturing capacity is being rethought by MNCs considering global trade as a whole.
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Infrastructure: Road schemes help drive central European logistics deals - FT.com

Infrastructure: Road schemes help drive central European logistics deals - FT.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
When most of central Europe had terrible roads, it was difficult to set up large warehouses that could service countries or regions.
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As the World Turns, Supply Chains Spin - Inbound Logistics

As the World Turns, Supply Chains Spin - Inbound Logistics | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
As multinational companies in the United States and around the world are increasingly influenced by changes in the international economy, global distribution networks must be fluid enough to accommodate unpredictability.
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