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Transport and logistics takes center stage in UK's business efficiency, FTA Logistics Report 2014

Transport and logistics takes center stage in UK's business efficiency, FTA Logistics Report 2014 | Supply Chain Logistics | Scoop.it
Theo de Pencier, FTA chief executive said: “These are changing times for the transport and logistics industry, particularly in light of the explosion of ecommerce and online shopping… “The Logistics Report 2014 reflects this ...

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According to the FTA's 2014 Logistics Report:
The UK B2C parcel market, including all deliveries and returns, is due to grow by 4.8 % per year, mainly as a result of increased online consumer shopping. PwC predicts that home delivery volumes will increase by 3.7 % per year to 2018. Over 1 billion parcels are expected to be home delivered in 2018.


How will the UK combat the extreme cost of last mile door-to-door delivery and rising consumer expectations to have a point of pickup option that meets their respective scheduling needs?

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DP World Gateway to put London among 'greatest ports'

DP World Gateway to put London among 'greatest ports' | Supply Chain Logistics | Scoop.it
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A new deep sea container port in the UK will create 27,700 jobs for the capital city of London alone and contribute £2.4 billion to its economy.
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This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 2)

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 2) | Supply Chain Logistics | Scoop.it
The US Bureau of Economic Analysis estimate of first quarter GDP growth, released this week, was a paltry 0.1 percent annualized growth rate.
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Amazon Flies!

Amazon Flies! | Supply Chain Logistics | Scoop.it
I know that it is old news already: After all, it has been almost 24 hours since it was widely reported that Amazon may start delivering your packages using autonomous drones.
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From Google, with Love

From Google, with Love | Supply Chain Logistics | Scoop.it
New and expanding warehouses in all metro areas, same day delivery, free shipping over $25, Amazon Prime, Amazon Fresh, customer reviews, suggestions, hundreds of categories, millions of items offered through its “marketplace”, a large number of...
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Taming Big Data in the Reverse Logistics Supply Chain

Best-in-Class companies capture, analyze and share repair and return data. But, not knowing what to look for and how to use the information could leave you drowning in Big Data.

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Reviving the Silk Road

Reviving the Silk Road | Supply Chain Logistics | Scoop.it
It ran more than 6,000 kilometers. It was founded during the Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD). It contributed substantially in development of several of the oldest civilizations such as China, India, Persia, Europe and Arabia.
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Transportation Innovation

Transportation Innovation | Supply Chain Logistics | Scoop.it

This is a great article from Forbes on transportation innovation.  PLease read it when you have a chance.

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Instacart launches in Seattle

Instacart launches in Seattle | Supply Chain Logistics | Scoop.it
Instacart said Wednesday it has expanded its home-delivery service to Seattle, working with Costco Wholesale Corp. and Kroger-owned QFC there, with additional stores to be added.
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Got Shiny Supply Chain? Show it Off!

Got Shiny Supply Chain? Show it Off! | Supply Chain Logistics | Scoop.it
The reliability and efficiency of your supply chain obviously affects your operations and in turn how your customers view your brand.
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The Amazon and the Eagle

The Amazon and the Eagle | Supply Chain Logistics | Scoop.it
You might have heard of the USPS’s financial woes. With $65 billion revenue in 2012 and a $20 billion hole as budget gap – it is not going to be easy. Everything has been on the table, from cutting Saturday deliveries to delivering booze!
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Retailers geo-target weather-based offers

Retailers geo-target weather-based offers | Supply Chain Logistics | Scoop.it
The weather is a great conversation starter. Most of us have used it to break the ice during elevator rides and at parties. Retailers and manufacturers are using it for a different purpose: to drive sales.
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Logistics and Supply Chain Management-Overview

This presentation is designed to take an overview of global supply chain logistics, both in terms of today’s supply chain and in the demand flow management process, so you can know how to make the most of this powerful tool.

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Stream Me That Burger, I am Hungry

Stream Me That Burger, I am Hungry | Supply Chain Logistics | Scoop.it
Do you remember when you used to go to your neighborhood music store and spend hours listening to the new albums before buying a couple of CDs on your way home? Yeah, it is history now! Technology changed the physical CDs to mere bits.
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