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Vietnam’s logistics industry finds potential growth opportunities

Vietnam’s logistics industry finds potential growth opportunities | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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The Human Hack: How to Fight an Internet Risk Technology Can't Fix

The Human Hack: How to Fight an Internet Risk Technology Can't Fix | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A year ago, James Robinson played a trick on about 600 salespeople at a company where you wouldn't expect the employees to be easily fooled.
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Logistics companies to invest Rs 500 crore in 5 years to meet India's rural demand

Logistics companies to invest Rs 500 crore in 5 years to meet India's rural demand | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Logistics sector is likely to invest at least Rs 500 crore in next five years to dot rural landscape with small outlets, and deliver packages to millions who are catching up with online shopping.
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Houston's logistics and transportation sector gets a lift from shale - Houston Business Journal (blog)

Houston's logistics and transportation sector gets a lift from shale - Houston Business Journal (blog) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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In a new PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP report about shale energy's “implications for the U.S.
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Annual Survey Highlights the Cost of Supply Chain Disruptions

Annual Survey Highlights the Cost of Supply Chain Disruptions | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
High levels of supply chain disruption are being reported. The Risk Exposure Index method can help.
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The Philippines' Tacloban, Ormoc ports resume partial operations

The Philippines' Tacloban, Ormoc ports resume partial operations | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
(UPDATED 8:16 p.m.) State-run Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) on Thursday said the ports of Tacloban and Ormoc resumed limited operations both for commercial and relief missions as more vessel operators responded to the government's call for help...
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Lack of Costa Rican customs staff blocking truck transport

Lack of Costa Rican customs staff blocking truck transport | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
COSTA RICAN customs offices do not have enough staff to handle the flow of cargo from Panama to the rest of Central America. While on the Panamanian side there are about 25 people to process
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Air China Cargo cuts over to the Unisys logistics management system based on hosted service from TravelSky

Air China Cargo cuts over to the Unisys logistics management system based on hosted service from TravelSky | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Successful transition for China’s flagship airline, completed in just six months, opens benefits of Unisys cargo management solutions to new carriers and forwarders.
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DHL sets up hub at Johor, Malaysia's Port of Tanjong Pelepas

DHL sets up hub at Johor, Malaysia's Port of Tanjong Pelepas | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 13, 2013): DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist, has unveiled its new hub facility at the Port of Tanjong Pelepas (PTP) in Johor.
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Third Point acquires stake in FedEx - Los Angeles Times

Third Point acquires stake in FedEx - Los Angeles Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Activist funds generally acquire equity stakes in companies and try to force corporate management and boards to make changes that boost share prices and investors' returns.
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Cargo forwarder, Saudi partner blacklisted for undelivered 'balikbayan' boxes - InterAksyon

Cargo forwarder, Saudi partner blacklisted for undelivered 'balikbayan' boxes - InterAksyon | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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MANILA - The government has blacklisted a local cargo forwarder and its Saudi Arabian principal for undelivered 'balikbayan' boxes.
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Global Supply Chain Insights: YRC Worldwide seeking more concessions to avoid bankruptcy

Global Supply Chain Insights: YRC Worldwide seeking more concessions to avoid bankruptcy | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Park-Ohio Holdings buys two supply chain management providers in the UK - Crain's Cleveland Business

Park-Ohio Holdings buys two supply chain management providers in the UK - Crain's Cleveland Business | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Park-Ohio Holdings buys two supply chain management providers in the UK Crain's Cleveland Business The diversified manufacturer and provider of supply chain management services said it has acquired for an undisclosed price Henry Halstead Ltd., a...
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Global Supply Chain Insights: Update for week ending Nov. 15

Global Supply Chain Insights: Update for week ending Nov. 15 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Logistics firm offers free shipping for Haiyan relief items - The Malay Mail Online

Logistics firm offers free shipping for Haiyan relief items - The Malay Mail Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Logistics firm offers free shipping for Haiyan relief items The Malay Mail Online Newborn babies lie in cribs inside a chapel which was turned into a makeshift hospital after Super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city in central Philippines...
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De-risking Nigeria's transportation, logistics industry - BusinessDay

De-risking Nigeria's transportation, logistics industry - BusinessDay | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
De-risking Nigeria's transportation, logistics industry BusinessDay The report noted that better transport and logistics capacity has a profound impact on economic growth potential and singled out a few sectors that are most relevant for T&L...
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Eva Airways to Cut Cargo Fleet as Apple Spurs Component Shift - Bloomberg

Eva Airways to Cut Cargo Fleet as Apple Spurs Component Shift - Bloomberg | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Eva Airways to Cut Cargo Fleet as Apple Spurs Component Shift
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Eva's comments echo the woes of Taiwanese computer makers, as consumers desert desktops for smartphones from Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Inc.
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Putin lobbies for ‘Iron Silk Road’ via N. Korea, hopes political problems solved shortly

Putin lobbies for ‘Iron Silk Road’ via N. Korea, hopes political problems solved shortly | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Russia’s President has pushed for an "Iron Silk Road", a trading route to link South and North Korea with Europe, as he visited Seoul. Mr Putin expressed hope that political disputes, one of the main stumbling blocks, will be solved.
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UPS staff at London depot vote for strike action | Motor Transport

UPS staff at London depot vote for strike action | Motor Transport | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Unite members at UPS's London depot in Camden have voted for strike action, something the union claims could severely disrupt the operator’s Christmas deliveries within the capital.
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Pakistan Goods transporters strike: Export goods worth around $300mn stockpiled

Pakistan Goods transporters strike: Export goods worth around $300mn stockpiled | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
ANWAR KHANKARACHI: Thousands of containers laden with export goods worth around $ 300 million have stockpiled at dry ports and industrial units in the wake of continuing transporters strike, exporter
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Manufacturing in Africa and the Kits made in Kenya | East & Horn Africa

Manufacturing in Africa and the Kits made in Kenya | East & Horn Africa | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A Nairobi tarpaulin manufacturer has a plan to help local companies win aid contracts that usually go to Asia.
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Danzas breaks ground on air freight & chemical facilities at Dubai World Central's Logistics District - Zawya

Danzas breaks ground on air freight & chemical facilities at Dubai World Central's Logistics District - Zawya | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UAE, November 13, 2013 Dubai World Central (DWC), the world's first purpose-built aerotropolis, has announced that Danzas AEI Emirates LLC, a joint venture between the Al Tayer Group and DHL Global Forwarding, has broken ground for its two new...
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Will China’s New Shipping Route “Change the Face of World Trade?” - Sourcing Journal Online

Will China’s New Shipping Route “Change the Face of World Trade?” - Sourcing Journal Online | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
In what may turn out to be an historically significant voyage, Yong Sheng, a 19,000 ton cargo ship, is scheduled to take a new Arctic route through the Bering Strait later this month.....
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Port of Portland director: Speed up longshore work or lose Hanjin cargo ships - OregonLive.com

Port of Portland director: Speed up longshore work or lose Hanjin cargo ships - OregonLive.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Port of Portland director: Speed up longshore work or lose Hanjin cargo ships
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Ltd. managers: Speed up work on the docks, or say goodbye to our cargo vessels.
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Global Supply Chain Insights: The Philippines struggle towards recovery

Global Supply Chain Insights: The Philippines struggle towards recovery | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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