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Global supply chain and logistics news and analysis from around the world
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Philippine Senate set to approve higher duty-free limit on expat cargo - gulfnews.com

Philippine Senate set to approve higher duty-free limit on expat cargo - gulfnews.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Under the proposed changes the tex-free limit will be raised to P150 000
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Delivery Dilemma: The Package Pile-Up Happening Across the U.S. | NBC Nightly News

Shipping giant UPS expects to double the number of packages they ship over the next five years due to online shopping, and mailrooms are struggling to keep ...
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Chengdu set to become China's next logistics hub - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Chengdu set to become China's next logistics hub - South China Morning Post (subscription) | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Chengdu is poised to become the next logistics hub in China, leveraging its mature logistics infrastructure and prime location to exploit the opportunities thrown up by e-commerce, say experts....
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Port of Charleston cargo business up 11% in September - Charleston Post Courier

Port of Charleston cargo business up 11% in September - Charleston Post Courier | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Port of Charleston cargo business up 11% in September
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The State Ports Authority on Wednesday reported an 11 percent gain in cargo volume in September from a year earlier.
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Hyperlocal delivery startup Opinio raises Rs 45 crore from logistics company ... - Economic Times

Hyperlocal delivery startup Opinio raises Rs 45 crore from logistics company ... - Economic Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Delhivery CEO Sahil Barura has joined Opinio's board. This makes Delhivery's second strategic investment in less than a year.
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Nong Khai to become a logistics hub - The Nation

Nong Khai to become a logistics hub - The Nation | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
AS A GATEWAY to Laos and China's southern part, Natha Railway Station's container yard in Nong Khai in the Northeast will be further...
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New logistics unit of Mexico's Pemex begins formally functioning - Fox News Latino

New logistics unit of Mexico's Pemex begins formally functioning - Fox News Latino | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Delta Reports 20% Drop in Air Cargo Revenue - Wall Street Journal

Delta Reports 20% Drop in Air Cargo Revenue - Wall Street Journal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Delta Air Lines says demand for moving freight by air plunged as West Coast ports recovered from a slowdown
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BMW Group awards major project for spare parts logistics to Hellmann | LOGISTIK express Newsportal

BMW Group awards major project for spare parts logistics to Hellmann | LOGISTIK express Newsportal | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Hellmann Worldwide wins tender to operate the new spare parts warehouse of the BMW Group in Bavaria Hellmann Worldwide Logistics will operate the new
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Managing Complexity, Volatility and Uncertainty in Your Supply Chain

Moderator: Stephanie Krishnan Panelist: Nazery Khalid, Kris Kosmala, Prakash Rochlani, Oliver Nicolai In today supply chain world we are facing ...
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Redesigning the Supply Chain to Meet Tomorrow’s Challenges

Moderator: Marco Tieman Panelist: Claus Kuhnert, Graham Borthwick, Henk Jan Jonge Poerink, Gavin Schwarzenbach Today's supply chains are increasingly ...
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This startup could change the game for same-day shipping

This startup could change the game for same-day shipping | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Flexe leverages excess storage to smooth out surges—and could help small companies challenge Google and Amazon on speed.
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How Floods in Thailand Made AWS Rethink Its Supply Chain • Data Center Frontier

How Floods in Thailand Made AWS Rethink Its Supply Chain • Data Center Frontier | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A hard disk drive shortage following flooding in Thailand in 2011 prompted Amazon Web Services to rethink its supply chain.
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DP World signs deal to set up logistics free zone in Senegal - Khaleej Times

DP World signs deal to set up logistics free zone in Senegal - Khaleej Times | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Project to create new jobs and boost African country's growth.
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Maersk inks deal to grow cargo flows in Indonesia's remote east - JOC.com

Maersk inks deal to grow cargo flows in Indonesia's remote east - JOC.com | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The Maersk Group today signed a letter of intent with the Indonesian government to improve the flow of cargo through the eastern port of Bitung and speed up maritime and economic development of the under-served region.
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UPS to pay $4.2 million for false delivery claims - USA TODAY

UPS to pay $4.2 million for false delivery claims - USA TODAY | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS Wednesday reached a $4.2 million settlement for overcharging 17 state and local entities by falsely recording that next-day delivery packages reached their intended destinations on time.
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M&M wants to be the Uber of logistics, launches mobile app SmartShift - Firstpost

M&M wants to be the Uber of logistics, launches mobile app SmartShift - Firstpost | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Utility vehicles major Mahindra & Mahindra on Tuesday entered the online space with SmartShift, a digital marketplace aimed at intra-city logistics tha - Firstpost
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China's Silk Road strategy takes shape in Khorgos - South China Morning Post (subscription)

China is looking to increase investment in a new government-owned dry port in Kazakhstan as part of its Silk Road plan....
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Cargo train links E Chinese city, Uzbekistan - Xinhua

Cargo train links E Chinese city, Uzbekistan - Xinhua | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Cargo train links E Chinese city, Uzbekistan---A new cargo train service linking Binzhou City in east China's Shandong Province and Uzbekistan was launched Friday.
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Kenco Opens New Upper Midwest Distribution Center - The Chattanoogan

Kenco Opens New Upper Midwest Distribution Center - The Chattanoogan | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Kenco Opens New Upper Midwest Distribution Center
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The company currently has 100 associates at this location and anticipates adding 10 more permanent jobs in the next two years.
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Port of Virginia's cargo volume sets September record as surge continues - The Virginian-Pilot

Last month was the best September on record for cargo volume moved through Hampton Roads, the Virginia Port Authority announced Tuesday.
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Improving Supply Chain Safety and Security Through Joint Initiatives with 3PLs

Moderator: Raymon Krishnan Panelist: Sajid Iqbal, Joe Lombardo, Daniel Fernandez Xavier While theft of material goods continues to be a top security concern ...
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Supply Chain Collaboration to Drive Excellence: How Far Are We Prepared to Trust?

Moderator: Joe Lombardo Panelist: Sasha Vasiljkovic, Richard Ong, Denis Nixon, Suresh Nanoo Designed around trust between partners in the supply chain ...
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How a Demand-driven Perishables Supply Chain Can Keep Grocers Fresh

How a Demand-driven Perishables Supply Chain Can Keep Grocers Fresh | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Up to 133 billion pounds of food is wasted annually in the U.S. alone. This translates to a cost of $162 billion. There is much that grocers can do to rein in the squandering of such a precious resource.
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DSV and UTi Worldwide Combination Provides a Balanced Global Presence | Global Supply Chain Insights

DSV and UTi Worldwide Combination Provides a Balanced Global Presence | Global Supply Chain Insights | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The industry had just barely digested the XPO Logistics acquisition of Con-way when DSV announced its intentions to acquire UTi Worldwide. Perhaps not as surprising as XPO Logistics’ recent acquisitions but it is one that can be a game changer within the global logistics market. In fact, the acquisition will catapult DSV among the top…
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