Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor
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China factory activity at 11-month low

China factory activity at 11-month low | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
China's manufacturing activity falls to an 11-month low in July, hurt by a decline in new orders, according to a preliminary survey by HSBC.
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3D printing: coming very soon to a business near you | DHL Supply Chain Matters

3D printing: coming very soon to a business near you | DHL Supply Chain Matters | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
3D printing poll results
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P&G to Convert 20 Percent of Its For-Hire Truck Loads to Natural Gas

P&G to Convert 20 Percent of Its For-Hire Truck Loads to Natural Gas | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
P&G’s commitment to the carriers will convert approximately seven percent of the company’s North America for-hire transportation network to natural gas powered trucks during the initial phase.
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London Gateway will add value to supply chain, Chicago 3PL summit told | JOC

Chicago USA: DP World’s London Gateway, the UK’s new deep-sea port and Europe’s largest logistics park opening in Q4 this year, wi
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Chinese e-commerce booms; Big environmental bill for shipping; 3PL Summit preview; New article form Lora Cecere

Chinese e-commerce booms; Big environmental bill for shipping; 3PL Summit preview; New article form Lora Cecere | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it

eyefortransport Weekly Newsletter 6th June 2013

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Frost & Sullivan is an Official Media Partner and Presenter at EyeforTransport's North American 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum - WSJ.com

Frost & Sullivan is an Official Media Partner and Presenter at EyeforTransport's North American 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum - WSJ.com | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
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What the Head of Logistics of Nestle is thinking and why are 3PL contracts so short? | EyeforTransport

What the Head of Logistics of Nestle is thinking and why are 3PL contracts so short? | EyeforTransport | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
Last week I had the honor of being invited to speak at the Supply Chain Canada conference, just outside Toronto in Mississauga.
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Ford to shut Australian production

Ford to shut Australian production | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
Ford Motor says it will shut all its Australian manufacturing plants by October 2016, after more than 85 years making cars in the country.
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Deaths as ship rams Genoa tower

Deaths as ship rams Genoa tower | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
At least seven people have died and several are missing after a ship crashed into a control tower in the Italian port of Genoa.
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US job creation strong in April

US job creation strong in April | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
The Dow Jones surges through 15,000 after news that 165,000 jobs were created in April, much better than economists had predicted.
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Colgate: A Closer Look at Supply Chain Excellence | EyeforTransport

Colgate: A Closer Look at Supply Chain Excellence | EyeforTransport | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
  Recently, I wrote a blog post that contrasted Colgate and Unilever.
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Warehouse Density Map of top North American 3PLs | EyeforTransport

Warehouse Density Map of top North American 3PLs | EyeforTransport | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
  The map provides a macro view of 3PL warehousing space throughout the US and Canada, allowing for an understanding of the industry’s capacity in the region.   You can see the complimentary map directly here.
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Forwarders’ volumes continue to fall below expectations | EyeforTransport

Forwarders’ volumes continue to fall below expectations | EyeforTransport | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
  However, a look at the present situation reveals that both air and sea freight volumes are below those expected relative to the time of year.
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Shippers show big interest in big data – DC Velocity

Survey shows logistics managers have high hopes that "big data" will help them fine-tune their distribution operations.
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3D printing gains ground | DHL Supply Chain Matters

3D printing gains ground | DHL Supply Chain Matters | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
news, 3D printing, technology, manufacturing
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Firms' confidence 'at six-year high'

Firms' confidence 'at six-year high' | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
Business confidence in the UK is at its highest level since 2007 and the economy is slowly strengthening, a survey from a leading business group suggests.
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Your Current Supply Chain Is Toast, But Its Replacement Will Be Awesome - Supply Chain 24/7

Your Current Supply Chain Is Toast, But Its Replacement Will Be Awesome - Supply Chain 24/7 | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
3D printing, intelligent robotics, and open source hardware stand to revolutionize modern-day manufacturing.
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Ocean rate war could come at a price to shippers | EyeforTransport

Ocean rate war could come at a price to shippers | EyeforTransport | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
The latest report shows that air freight rates were holding firm in contrast to tumbling ocean rates, with Drewry’s East-West Air Freight Price Index, a weighted average of airfreight rates across 21 East-West trades, rising by 1.9 points in April...
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Payback time

Payback time | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
The digital revolution is making us poorer rather than creating the bright shiny future of sci-fi canon, says Jaron Lanier, and we need to take back control of our data
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Why I No Longer Believe in the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 | EyeforTransport

Why I No Longer Believe in the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 | EyeforTransport | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
This week, Gartner is hosting their annual supply chain conference. A major item on the agenda is the announcement of what used to be named the AMR Top 25. It is now the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25.
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Annual eyefortransport 3PL Awards Shortlist Revealed – includes top North American 3PLs | EyeforTransport

Annual eyefortransport 3PL Awards Shortlist Revealed – includes top North American 3PLs | EyeforTransport | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
  “Each year the eyefortransport 3PL Awards aim to recognize those 3PLs that continuously deliver excellence in logistics operations and superior service to their customers,” said Chris Saynor, CEO of eyefortransport. “The awards are decided on by...
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Panalpina reports a first quarter profit | EyeforTransport

Panalpina reports a first quarter profit | EyeforTransport | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
  The provider of supply chain solutions reported a consolidated profit of CHF 14 million for the first three months of the year.Net forwarding revenue increased by 4% to CHF 1,602 million and gross profit by 0.5% to CHF 366 million compared to...
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Enrights sell logistics business Syncreon for $1bn - Independent.ie

Enrights sell logistics business Syncreon for $1bn - Independent.ie | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
The Enright family best known for building up the former Walsh Western haulage business are set to scoop up to a $1bn (€750m) when they sell their global logistics group.
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eyefortransport Weekly Newsletter 2nd May 2013 | EyeforTransport

eyefortransport Weekly Newsletter 2nd May 2013 | EyeforTransport | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
  A few months ago we put together a simple map of the HQ density of leading 3PLs in North America; as soon as we published this map, we were inundated with requests for a ‘more-useful’ map of actual 3PL warehousing capacity in North America.
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Gap’s Plan to Thwart “Suicide Bomber of Retail”

Gap’s Plan to Thwart “Suicide Bomber of Retail” | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
Gap’s Plan to Thwart “Suicide Bomber of Retail”
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