How Would a Hard Brexit Impact UK/EU Trade?


On 23 June 2016, the citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. This is formally named the “United Kingdom European Union membership referendum,” but is more commonly referred to as Brexit, a portmanteau of “British” and “exit”.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires UK-based freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo


Supply chain solutions leader AIT Worldwide Logistics announced the expansion of its global footprint with the acquisition of ConneXion World Cargo, a freight forwarder headquartered in London with five additional locations in Asia, Europe and North America. According to AIT President and CEO Vaughn Moore, the acquisition of ConneXion fulfills a long-term goal for the company to establish a greater presence in the United Kingdom.

This Week in Logistics News (December 3-7, 2018)

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In related news, FourKites announced last week hat it has expanded its operations into the United Kingdom, and plans to open other offices in Europe over the next few months. Which candy is mentioned the most in songs? The answer is M&Ms. But which candy came in second?

Is the European Air Cargo Market Cause for Worry?

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Coupled with declines in new orders, and new export orders from the largest European economies (France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom), recession fears are growing. Air Cargo air freight Europe Air freightBy Cathy Morrow Roberson.

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Complex costs of transportation

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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.

Extreme Global Weather Set to Continue – What’s the Supply Chain Impact (Part 1)?

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e-Commerce operations, logistics service providers (LSPs), and Freight Forwarders are all equally impacted by extreme weather scenarios. Blog Freight Forwarding (Software) Logistics Logistics (Software) Supply Chain Supply Chain (software) Transportation Management (TMS

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis


Probably the most notable outcome from a logistics standpoint has occurred in Calais, France, where trucks headed for the Channel Tunnel to the United Kingdom were being boarded by migrants. million trucks in both directions between France and the United Kingdom last year.

Refugees Cause Price Hike for EU Shippers

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Refugees cause price hike for European Union shippers; East-West shippers see sharp decline in contract rates; technology innovations to transform competitive landscape in global freight forwarding market; home delivery in the United Kingdom

BluJay Solutions Accelerates Supply Chain Efficiency for Customers with Updates to its Global Trade Network Platform

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Transportation Management – BluJay’s Transportation Management offers full multimodal support in one solution – truckload, LTL, ocean, parcel, rail and now air – for freight moves around the globe. The new release adds New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) support for Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, and the United Kingdom.

XPO Logistics (XPO) to Acquire Con-way (CNW)

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XPO will also capitalize on synergies from the combination with Con-way’s managed transportation, truckload and freight brokerage businesses. In Europe, XPO has leading LTL positions in the United Kingdom, France, Spain and Portugal. • GREENWICH, Conn. and ANN ARBOR, Mich.

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

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UPS Freight Adds LNG Tractors. Norbert Dentressangle offers services that strongly mirror XPO’s portfolio: contract logistics, including e-fulfillment; freight brokerage; an asset-light palletized network; freight management; dedicated and owned truckload; and global freight forwarding.

What Brexit means for the Global Supply Chain


turnout, the highest in a United Kingdom-wide vote since the 1992 general election. Markets and governments are still reeling from the news that citizens of the UK, by a narrow margin, have voted to leave the EU.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

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Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

This Week in Logistics News (September 2-5, 2014)

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When it comes to same-day / local delivery, Amazon is placing its bets on multiple models, including building out its own delivery fleet , experimenting with drones , and as reported in the Wall Street Journal this week, partnering with the United States Postal Service (USPS) to deliver groceries.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

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Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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The logistical consequences of a soft, hard or no-deal Brexit


That is also the judgment of James Hookham, deputy chief executive at the British freight transport association FTA. The June 2016 referendum made it clear that the United Kingdom wants to leave the political institutions of the European Union.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The 7 Benefits of Made in USA Driven by Reshoring Movement, Technology, and Better Transportation Costs


offers lower labor, natural gas and electricity costs than some other developed countries in Europe and Asia, including the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Japan. The trend of outsourcing to overseas suppliers and contractors may be losing some of its luster.

enVista Opens EMEA Office, Expands Global Services Footprint


Global freight audit and payment provider opens office near Liverpool, UK to better serve clients in all areas of the world. September 3, 2014— enVista, a leading supply chain consulting and IT services provider, announced today that it has opened an office in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, United Kingdom that will serve as its EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) headquarters. enVista has some of the deepest freight invoice audit and payment expertise in the industry.

Strong demand and tight supply define industrial property sector in markets around the world


Fieder adds: "This situation is most apparent in Toronto – and in Vancouver, where strata units increasingly offer the only opportunities for developers to justify their land costs. United Kingdom Whilst industrial continues to be the best performing U.K. industrial property supply has risen during the past year, as there have been significant levels of speculative development and large second-hand units have returned to the market.

ShipChain and GTX Corp Launch Global NFC Blockchain Shipment Tracking Solution


These built-in security measures can prevent the distribution of contaminated supplies in the marketplace and unauthorized modification of data logs, allowing brands, retailers, distributors, and freight forwarders to verify shipment quality. GTX Corp United Kingdom.


The Lean Supply Chain

Actual Systems has successfully expanded beyond North America and penetrated Australia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Ireland and Spain.  Who are the top vendors ( called “Best of breed” ) on the market?

This Week in Logistics News (October 31 – November 4, 2016)

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Here are some excerpts from the article: October orders reflect “lingering overcapacity from too many Class 8 tractors being purchased relative to freight creation in 2015 and into early 2016,” said Kenny Vieth, ACT’s president. “We’re