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Kion names Hasan Dandashly as Dematic unit's president and CEO

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Executive comes from GE Energy unit. Material Handling

Penske Logistics Named to America’s Best Employers List by Forbes

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Penske Logistics today announced it has been named among America’s Best Employers by Forbes magazine, ranking No. 72 out of the 500 companies listed. “We’re We’re honored to be named to Forbes Magazine’s America’s Best Employers list,” said Marc Althen, president, Penske Logistics. “We

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Oracle releases artificial intelligence (AI) applications for manufacturing

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Software finds patterns and makes predictions by analyzing data from IT platforms and IoT sensors. Technology

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Maersk sets course for cost-cutting programme after unveiling first-quarter losses

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Maersk Line will cull unprofitable services, cut capacity and reduce feedering in an urgent bid to stem losses caused by a toxic mix of low freight rates and soaring fuel costs.

AirBridgeCargo Airlines Sign MOU with PACTL for Chinese Pharma Solutions

Airfreight Logistics

Russian cargo carrier AirBridgeCargo Airlines has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd (PACTL).

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Shippers with cargo on Maersk Honam must pay to get it released

The LoadStar

Shippers with cargo aboard the fire-stricken Maersk Honam will have to stump up over half its value if it is to be released under general average arrangements.

CargoLogicAir Transports Giro D’Italia Teams to Historic Race

Airfreight Logistics

British-based all-cargo airline CargoLogicAir (CLA) recently ensured teams taking part in the historic 101st Giro d’Italia race arrived in Israel and on the starting line on-time.

CMA CGM Welcomes President of Indonesia in the Port of Jakarta

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Global shipping group CMA CGM welcomed His Excellency Joko Widodo, The President of Indonesia during his visit to the Port of Jakarta (JICT) on Tuesday 15 th May 2018.

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Facility in Zelienople, Pennsylvania

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Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the opening of its new facility in Zelienople, Pennsylvania.

Cargo hit by customs delays as Brazil officials stage new walk-out

The LoadStar

More strikes have hit Brazilian customs offices – the National Union of Fiscal Auditors began a 30-day walk out on Monday. Day-to-day operations across all customs offices in the country will be affected by the dispute, but the union says “essential” services will continue to be provided.

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Delivery is the Product: Takeaways from Transplace’s Shipper Symposium 2018

Talking Logistics

“Consumers are the disruptive force today, not technology.”. So stated Ken Hughes , a leading consumer and shopper behaviouralist, in his keynote presentation at Trasnsplace’s 16th Annual Shipper Symposium a couple of weeks ago.

Top 9 Tips to Consider When Transporting Oversized Cargo

Airfreight Logistics

The role that dedicated freighters play in the air cargo market is one that fulfills a vital niche.

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Old Dominion hikes tariff rates 4.9 percent

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Increase, second in 10 months, takes effect June 4. Transportation

MOL Open Haiphong International Container Terminal in North Vietnam

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Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. in conjunction with their joint venture partner Haiphong International Container Terminal Co., recently held a ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Haiphong International Container Terminal (HICT) at Lach Huyen, Vietnam.

Major forwarders begin the fight to get ahead in the digital supply chain race

The LoadStar

Digital start-ups may hit media headlines, but some of the biggest names in forwarding are making sizeable investments in digital technologies of their own. In the past 24 hours, DHL Supply Chain and Kuehne + Nagel have announced new platforms for what the so-called disruptors claim as their USP.

Should you make VR part of your training efforts?

Fleet Owner

One of the benefits of VR is that it allows a person to make mistakes without consequences. Driver training is one place where VR might be useful. Another is technician training

Cross-border e-Commerce Looks to Drive Logistics and Air Freight Growth

Airfreight Logistics

The spread of e-Commerce has been like a wildfire. The heat from which has pushed changes into every business around the world. The transportation industry is no exception where all the players are fast adjusting themselves to accommodate this growing trend.

Report: mobile robot revenue to reach $7 billion by 2022

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Logistics fastest growing vertical market, demanding automation to handle e-commerce and omnichannel, Interact Analysis says. Technology

Sweet home Alabama

Automotive Logistics

One of the most popular songs about the US state of Alabama, ‘Sweet Home Alabama’, opens with the line “Big wheels keep on turning” – and indeed the number doing so is set to grow after the January announcement that a $1.6

Storm clouds darken on Asia-Europe box trade as carriers struggle with rates

The LoadStar

The storm clouds on the major east-west container trades continued to darken this week as attempts to hike freight increases appeared to falter and fuel costs continued to rise.

Louisiana Love's adds truck parking and more

Fleet Owner

New truck stop opening in central Lousiana off I-49

Pallet Network Welcomes Back Founder Member

Logistics Business Magazine

Pall-Ex has expanded its operation by welcoming back well-established founder member, Panic Transport. Rugby-based Panic Transport, which was founded in 1990, will take ownership of Pall-Ex services throughout the Coventry area.

Coyote co-founder leaves UPS less than three years after acquisition

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Jeff Silver, UPS parted ways several weeks ago, sources say. Transportation

Yazaki given record fine over cartel conduct

Automotive Logistics

Japanese parts supplier Yazaki has been ordered to pay an increased penalty of A$46m ($34.5m) by Australia’s federal court in respect of cartel conduct in the supply of wire harnesses used in the manufacture of the Toyota Camry.

MSC tries ‘last-resort’ emergency surcharge to offset rising cost of fuel

The LoadStar

MSC is the first ocean carrier to react to diminishing returns caused by soaring fuel costs and announce an emergency bunker surcharge across its services. It said that, with oil at now around $80 per barrel, the situation was “no longer sustainable without emergency action”. In a customer advisory today, it added: “The continued surge in bunker prices has greatly impacted the operating environment for container shipping lines. MSC is therefore introducing a worldwide.

Damco signs 10-year lease agreement for Goodman’s Los Angeles logistics facility

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LBR Staff Writer. Published 22 May 2018. Goodman Group has entered into a new 10-year lease agreement with Damco for a 989,809ft² logistics facility in greater Los Angeles, California.

Strapping Provider Rolls Out New Service Scheme

Logistics Business Magazine

Strapping provider Mosca has rolled out its ONE service, designed to optimise service quality worldwide. Companies that need to secure goods for transport at multiple facilities around the world want to be able to do this under stable conditions with consistently high quality.

Our March issue was packed with hits

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Allusions to rock, pop, and blues hits, that is. The deadline for the April-issue contest has been extended until midnight Sunday, May 20, so get your entries in this weekend. Strategy

Ford restarts production after Meridian fire

Automotive Logistics

Ford has resumed production of the F-150 and Super Duty pick-up trucks at its facilities in the US, following inbound supply chain disruption caused by a fire at its components supplier Meridian Magnesium Products earlier this month.

US express giants pour cash into technology as e-commerce deliveries boom

The LoadStar

Express operators are ramping up investments in automation and warehousing to offset margin pressures associated with rising B2C deliveries.

DHL Supply Chain Launch MySupplyChain

Logistics Manager

One of the Americas leading contract logistics companies, DHL Supply Chain has launched their latest customer technology platform, MySupplyChain.

Woodland to Run Logistics for World Rallycross

Logistics Business Magazine

Woodland Group is to extend its partnership agreement with the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Woodland Group will deliver solutions to the World RX logistics requirements across Europe, North America and Africa.

Convey adds case-management features to shipping portal

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"Engage" product will improve workflows for shipper-carrier collaboration, firm says. Technology

New Agreement Signed Between Qatar Airways Cargo and Expo Freight Logistics

Airfreight Logistics

Award-winning carrier Qatar Airways Cargo has recently signed a partnership agreement with Expo Freight Logistics to provide weekly scheduled charter services further enhancing their ongoing partnership.

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