This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

percent from last year, which includes contributions from the company’s acquisition of Phoenix International Freight Services in October 2012. ” Back in February 2010, I wrote a report highlighting how the MENA region is a growth opportunity for companies across many vertical industries, with countries such as United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt leading the way. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics.

The need to know

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Traton commercial truck unit and self-driving technology startup TuSimple will partner to develop self-driving trucks, the companies said on Wednesday. Container giant Maersk to ship cargo between UAE and Israel. said it will now transport ocean cargo between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, a further sign of business opening up after the two countries established full ties. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

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You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” Shipping Overseas Anyone who has shipped freight by air or sea can attest to the fact that international shipping is complex — in no small part because of the rules and regulations around certain goods. Everything from custom duties to cargo inspections can create bottlenecks within the supply chain. Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations.

23 logistics professionals share the #1 way to reduce logistics costs

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trillion on logistics and transportation services in the United States in 2018, an increase of 11.4% A shift to manufacturing critical goods like pharmaceuticals in the United States would lead to higher production costs, for instance.