This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

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For Power Tools Sold In Iran. are set to launch on Friday [March 29, 2019], testing whether an old-school industry will embrace a new financial tool designed to protect cargo haulers and shippers against swings in freight rates.” The Volkswagen Industrial Cloud: A Manufacturing-Centric Supply Chain Operating Network. AWS’s IoT services will deliver new insights into manufacturing operations across facilities that will optimize production and improve process efficiencies.

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Japan wants manufacturing back from China, but breaking up supply chains is hard to do. When Japanese firm Iris Ohyama agreed in April to begin producing much-needed face masks in Japan, it marked a win for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who wants to bring manufacturing back from China. sanctions imposed on Iran’s shipping network took effect on Monday, months after they were announced in December following accusations of supporting proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

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Ports See Costly Delays as Cargo Ships, Volumes Grow (WSJ – sub. US Navy to accompany US-flagged ships in Persian Gulf after Iran seizes vessel (Fox News). Norbert Dentressangle serves customers in retail, food and beverage, manufacturing, chemicals, agriculture, e-commerce and high tech. My wife and I visited my fourth grade son’s class this morning to see the work they’ve done the past few weeks.