Global Logistics—June 2015

Inbound Logistics

fashion industry supports extension of African Growth & Opportunity Act; Cuba’s Port of Mariel attracts investment from CMA CGM; China looks to replicate U.S. rail freight modelMiddle East countries show signs of regional collaboration around transportation and logistics; China’s “red supply chain” threatens Taiwanese semiconductor industry; India looks to Korea as both a model and partner for its economic modernization program; U.S.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 2, 2016)

Talking Logistics

What does the future hold for Cuba and my family there? I go back to what I said last year when people were asking me what I thought about President Obama normalizing relations with Cuba: I really don’t know what to think. Cargobase goes Ocean Freight. Fidel is dead.

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Global Logistics—June 2015

Inbound Logistics

fashion industry supports extension of African Growth & Opportunity Act; Cuba’s Port of Mariel attracts investment from CMA CGM; China looks to replicate U.S. rail freight modelMiddle East countries show signs of regional collaboration around transportation and logistics; China’s “red supply chain” threatens Taiwanese semiconductor industry; India looks to Korea as both a model and partner for its economic modernization program; U.S.

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Checklist Freight Spend Management.

Trending Transportation News: July 2016

PLS Logistics

FedEx Delivers to Cuba. FedEx became the first American freight carrier with rights to deliver freight to Cuba. FedEx says they will begin service on January 15, 2017. Their rights extend to July 15, 2018. Amazon Tests Drone Delivery in U.K.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 26-30, 2015)

Talking Logistics

With almost 2 feet of snow on the ground, the Blizzard of 2015 hit us hard here in Boston, but I was prepared with my “Made in Cuba” snow shovels. November 2014 North American Freight Numbers.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 9-13, 2015)

Talking Logistics

December 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). billion of freight under management.” Who knows, maybe we’ll see TMC open a Control Tower in Cuba in the not too distant future, in which case I’ll promptly invite myself over for a tour.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

MercuryGate Launches Global, Omni-modal Freight Procurement Solution. Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

He had just arrived from Cuba, and having grown up on a farm, seeing those tall buildings rise from the ground was simply amazing. DAT Solutions Launches Freight Market Analytics Service. Today is September 11. I never forget.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Third, it is essential the system generate pre-invoices to reduce carrier invoice uncertainties, eliminate fraud, and manage freight spend. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

The Japanese freight mover Kintetsu World Express has expanded recently outside its home market with the acquisition of APL Logistics, which has a strong base in America and Europe.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 9-13, 2017)

Talking Logistics

It’s what my father did when he worked in the sugarcane fields in Cuba and dreamed of escaping poverty. November 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).

Logistics, Perpetually in Motion (Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2016)

Talking Logistics

Addressed customs initiatives in the United States, Canada, The Netherlands, Cuba and Paraguay. Back to the “logistics in motion” theme, the freight forwarding and customs brokerage segment of the industry has experienced significant changes over the past decade.