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UPS to offer freight forwarding services to and from Myanmar

UPS to offer freight forwarding services to and from Myanmar | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
United States-based logistics and shipping firm UPS announced the introduction of its freight forwarding services to and from Myanmar on August 19.
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DHL Express Opens New DHL Service Point in Ho Chi Minh

DHL Express Opens New DHL Service Point in Ho Chi Minh | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The global express service provider has opening its new DHL Service Point at 109 Tran Quoc Hoan, Ward 4, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City.
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DHL Opens Four New Retail Service Points across the United Arab Emirates

DHL Opens Four New Retail Service Points across the United Arab Emirates | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
DHL Opens Four New Retail Service Points across the United Arab Emirates Zawya (registration) Dubai: DHL Express, the world's leading logistics company, has recently opened an additional four new service points in the country helping to boost...
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Check out @dataprofits' latest blog post: The Truth About Demand Driven Inventory Replenishment

Check out @dataprofits' latest blog post: The Truth About Demand Driven Inventory Replenishment | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Demand Driven Inventory Replenishment Software is a bottom up approach. Plan based, top down is 98% of systems used today. Learn Why & Test Your Software.
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Intermodal Boom Will Revolutionize Supply Chain Logistics and Industrial Real Estate Strategy - Area Development

Intermodal Boom Will Revolutionize Supply Chain Logistics and Industrial Real Estate Strategy - Area Development | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
A looming capacity shortage in the trucking industry — coupled with rail’s high efficiency — is causing logistics suppliers and transportation providers to turn their focus to intermodal solutions. As a result, 30 inland port facilities have either opened or been formally announced since 2000 — including 19 since 2008 alone.
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China Invites India to Join its Ambitious Silk Road Projects

China Invites India to Join its Ambitious Silk Road Projects | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Giving final touches to its most ambitious plan to build a wide network of new silk roads on land and seas to enhance global connectivity, China has invited India to join President Xi Jinping's pet project that would revive the ancient trade route and benefit the region.
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FedEx and UPS expand domestic reach within China

FedEx and UPS expand domestic reach within China | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Transport Intelligence is a leading independent source of research and analysis for the global logistics market. Providing timely, accurate and accessible information on competitors and industry developments covering: solutions, services, trends, third party logistics,logistic growth.
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Livingston International acquires FPA Customs Brokers, Inc.

Livingston International acquires FPA Customs Brokers, Inc. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
TORONTO, Ont.--Livingston International has acquired New York-based FPA Customs Brokers, Inc., Livingston CEO Steven C. Preston announced today.
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New Blog Post: Another acquisition in the US transportation market

New Blog Post: Another acquisition in the US transportation market | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Just days after the publication of Ti brief, North America logistics and transportation mergers & acquisitions heats up, yet another acquisition has been made. The latest acquirer, Roadrunner T...
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North American Logistics and Transportation M&A Heats Up - Thanks www.logasiamag.com!

North American Logistics and Transportation M&A Heats Up - Thanks www.logasiamag.com! | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The reasons behind this apparent uptick in mergers and acquisitions seem to vary but perhaps an improving economy, fragmented trucking and logistics markets and opportunities in specific vertical industries are among the reasons for ...
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Agility in Shanghai port logistics partnership

Agility in Shanghai port logistics partnership | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
<p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Logistics provider Agility is expanding its East Chin...
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Boeing expects most of its defense unit cost cuts from supply chain

Boeing expects most of its defense unit cost cuts from supply chain | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
SEATTLE (Reuters) - The head of Boeing Co's defense, space and security business said on Monday that nearly two-thirds of the $6 billion in cost cutting the unit is undertaking will come from (Boeing expects most of defense unit cost cuts from supply...
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DPD Germany launches “digital remote control” for consumer parcels

DPD Germany launches “digital remote control” for consumer parcels | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it

Parcel carrier DPD Germany has launched a new online platform designed to act as a “digital remote control” for consumers to manage their parcel deliveries.

The company majority-owned by La Poste’s GeoPost business said its new “Parcel Navigator” will allow consumers to customise their parcel shipment to fit their own day-to-day lives.

Consumers will be able to track their packages and designate a particular day on which to receive them.


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Oman's Logistics Market Predicted to Exceed $12Bn by 2017

Oman's Logistics Market Predicted to Exceed $12Bn by 2017 | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
The market earned revenues of $7.87 billion in 2013 and is estimated to reach $12.02 billion in 2017, according to Strategic Analysis of Oman's Transportation and Logistics Market, research from Frost & Sullivan.
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Indonesia Seeks to Cut Logistics Costs from 25.2% of GDP to 23.6% of GDP in 2015.

Indonesia Seeks to Cut Logistics Costs  from 25.2% of GDP to 23.6% of GDP in 2015. | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Indonesia Seeks to Cut Logistics Costs Jakarta Globe The outgoing administration aims to reduce the nation's logistics costs to 23.6 percent of gross domestic product next year, according to the draft 2015 state budget presented to lawmakers on...
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Vietnam logistics firms losing on home ground

Vietnam logistics firms losing on home ground | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
VietNamNet Bridge Vietnam logistics firms losing on home ground VietNamNet Bridge VietNamNet Bridge – There are as many as 800 Vietnamese logistics firms in operation, but they are holding a humble market share of only 25%, as most of them are...
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Major US fleets such as US Xpress and Transport America hiking driver pay

Major US fleets such as US Xpress and Transport America hiking driver pay | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Several high-profile US carriers have in recent days announced notable increases to driver pay packages. Transport America announced it is bringing in better pay packages for solo, team, regional and O/O divisions beginning Sept. 1. “Not only have we increased entry-level pay,…
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3D Systems boosts manufacturing, distribution capacity

3D Systems boosts manufacturing, distribution capacity | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
3D Systems boosts manufacturing, distribution capacity Charlotte Business Journal The new facility announced this week will allow 3D Systems to consolidate its existing manufacturing and distribution operations in the area, while also boosting...
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Beijing implements integrated customs-clearance initiative - Lloyd's Loading List

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UPS and FedEx invest in technology to meet soaring demand

UPS and FedEx invest in technology to meet soaring demand | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
UPS and FedEx invest in technology to meet soaring demand
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Online retailing and business-to-business ordering are driving up traffic volumes for both UPS and FedEx but also making flows harder to predict.
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More to come in @Transportintell's APAC newsletter: UPS, Fedex get approval for express services in more Chinese cities

More to come in @Transportintell's APAC newsletter: UPS, Fedex get approval for express services in more Chinese cities | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - After years of waiting, United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) and FedEx Corp have received licenses in China to extend domestic express package services to Beijing
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FAA research shows lithium batteries may explode on planes

FAA research shows lithium batteries may explode on planes | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
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Lithium batteries may explode on planes, new research shows
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Fires involving lithium batteries have brought down two cargo airline flights since 2010 and prompted the FAA to ground Boeing's 787 in 2013.
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SEKO Logistics Worldwide Systematizes Rate Management and FMC Tariff Publishing With CargoSphere

SEKO Logistics Worldwide Systematizes Rate Management and FMC Tariff Publishing With CargoSphere | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
CHAPEL HILL, NC--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2014) - CargoSphere, the leading, cloud-based global rate management solution and confidential Rate Mesh for the ocean and air transportation and logistics industries, today announces SEKO Logistics, a global supply chain and logistics management company, has completed implementation of CargoSphere's contract and rate management...
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Canada's Cargojet gearing up for holiday e-commerce delivery surge

Canada's Cargojet gearing up for holiday e-commerce delivery surge | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
'We’re bringing in some extra aircraft on a short-term basis and have people ready to work extra,' CEO Ajay Virmani said in an interview, adding that Cargojet is prepared for holiday demand that’s...
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Roadrunner Transportation Systems buys Active Aero Group, a ground and air expedited services company

Roadrunner Transportation Systems buys Active Aero Group, a ground and air expedited services company | Global Logistics Trends and News | Scoop.it
Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc., a transportation and logistics provider, has reached an agreement to buy Active Aero Group, a ground and air expedited services company, for $115 million.
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