This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Wal-Mart cuts delivery time for pilot shipping plan (Reuters). Hapag-Lloyd, Five Asian Liners Form New Shipping Alliance (Bloomberg). First, as reported by Reuters, “UPS is backing a start-up using drones in Rwanda to transport life-saving blood supplies and vaccine.” Finally, in more terrestrial news, Walmart is making adjustments to its subscription shipping program.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Rwanda. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.

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Supply Chain Movement

Rwanda. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.

Delivery Drones are Taking Off! (Infographic)

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What’s more, faster delivery times could potentially reduce shipping costs for customers, and this, in turn, may result in a sales boost for retailers. In 2016, Zipline partnered with the vaccine non-profit Gavi to deliver blood samples and other urgent medical supplies to remote locations across Rwanda. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

This Week in Logistics News (November 27 – December 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Shipping Networks (WSJ – sub. In Rwanda, Drones Deliver Medical Supplies to Remote Areas (WSJ – sub. Shipping firm Clarksons braces for data leak after refusing to pay hacker (The Guardian). As the Wall Street Journal reported yesterday, “Resurgent demand in the long-stagnant industrial sector and a big seasonal boost in e-commerce are pushing more goods through shipping networks on the land, water and air, say operators who expect the strengthening U.S.