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merQbiz, C.H. Robinson help companies navigate big changes in the recycling market

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Industry collaboration to streamline the buying and selling of recovered paper has timely impact as China's ban on scrap imports forces sellers to find new outlets. Strategy

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Blockchain explained through college basketball

Supply Chain and Logistics

Here is the original article the Loadstar referred me to. It is a picture a bit too rosy, perhaps, but quite clear. It doesn’t say that blockchain’s smart contracts will turn logistics people from a handful of paper shufflers to … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Logistics Supply Chains Sustainability blockchain freight technology

Thermo King Recognises 2017 Dealer Award Winners

Logistics Business Magazine

Thermo King®, a leader in transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, has honoured leading dealerships at its annual dealer conference held in Marrakesh, Morocco.

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Schiphol Cargo and Schiphol Airport Merge Departments

Airfreight Logistics

Schiphol Cargo of Amsterdam will merge their current Aviation and Marketing Department with Schiphol Airport. The new division of Aviation Marketing and Cargo will be formally launched on April 1 st, 2018 and will be headed up by Ms. Maaike van der Windt.

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Tight-Space Compact Stackers Now Available from Hyster

Logistics Business Magazine

Hyster Europe has launched a new series of compact stacker trucks for stacking, storing, transporting or picking in tight spaces.

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DB Schenker Increases Automotive Logistics Involvement

Airfreight Logistics

German-based Logistics Company DB Schenker plans to meet the increased level of expectations for their customers in the automotive sector with new innovative solutions.

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DB Schenker Increases Automotive Logistics Involvement

Logistics Manager

German-based Logistics Company DB Schenker plans to meet the increased level of expectations for their customers in the automotive sector with new innovative solutions.

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Maersk CEO outlines plans to become integrator of the seas

DC Velocity

Maersk to look like FedEx, UPS, DHL in three to five years, Skou vows. Transportation

UPS to deploy first electric truck to rival cost of conventional fuel vehicles

247 Customs Broker

Collaboration with workhorse group on new, zero emission vehicles is industry first.

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EC imposes €395m fine on car carrier cartel, but whistleblower MOL wins immunity

The LoadStar

The European Commission’s competition directorate has levied fines totalling €395m on four car carriers for breaching antitrust regulations.

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Chep makes Gilder VP of automotive for EMEA

Automotive Logistics

Pallet and container pool provider Chep has appointed Murray Gilder (pictured) as its new vice-president of automotive EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa).

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Descartes Releases New Pre-Pay System for Smartanalysis Software

Logistics Business Magazine

Descartes Systems Group has launched Smartanalysis Pre-Pay. The new payment model for its Smartanalysis software will eliminate the burden of having to pay monthly invoices and offers savings when compared to the alternate pay-as-you-go method.

Robotics startup lands $20 million for grocery fulfillment system

DC Velocity

CommonSense Robotics plans to open automated facilities in U.S. cities this year, firm says. Material Handling

American Airlines Cargo Named International Carrier of the Year

Airfreight Logistics

The Airforwarders Association (AfA) have named American Airlines Cargo the International Carrier of the Year. The AfA is a trade group representing the U.S. headquartered Air Freight Companies, the award was announced recently during the Air Cargo Conference in Austin, Texas.

Maersk hints at using LNG in post-2020 low sulphur shipping

The LoadStar

Maersk Line is considering converting some of its ships to run on LNG fuel ahead of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) 0.5% sulphur cap regulation due to come into effect in 2020.

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Cole takes over from Binkley at USAL

Automotive Logistics

Richard Binkley (pictured) has left US Autologistics (USAL), where he was president, to take up the role of executive vice-president of strategic operations at Jack Cooper Transport.

Cloud and Subs-based TMS on Display at CV Show

Logistics Business Magazine

Specialist transport management software provider Mandata Ltd will be showcasing its new cloud and subscription-based transport management system along with other innovations at the CV Show (stand 4H80). The Mandata TMS Go!

Manhattan Associates CEO turns pugilist for one night to raise money for charity

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At 57, Eddie Capel enters ring for first time in 36 years to fight for camp that helps kids of imprisoned parents. Technology

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Thailand an Integral Transportation and Logistics Hub for China Says Knight Frank

Logistics Manager

Knight Frank Thailand has released a report detailing Thailand’s place as an integral transportation hub for China in Southeast Asia.

Air cargo infrastructure in crisis as it faces a perfect storm

The LoadStar

The air cargo industry is facing serious challenges as it struggles to keep surging volumes flowing through its airports. Not only are many airports operating close to capacity, but many of the existing facilities are ill-suited to the requirements of modern cargo traffic.

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Container Fleets & Demand Growing in Step -BIMCO

247 Customs Broker

For 2018, the world containership fleet is expected to grow in step with global demand, according to BIMCO’s latest container shipping market outlook. . Demand.

DB Schenker Steps up Involvement in Automotive Logistics

Logistics Business Magazine

DB Schenker plans to deploy innovative solutions in the automotive sector.

Honeywell rolls out two rugged computers to streamline fulfillment

DC Velocity

Handhelds connect to warehouse software platforms, firm says. Technology

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Cargotec Subsidiary Hiab to Open New Facility in Holland

Logistics Manager

Cargotec subsidiary Hiab has announced the opening of their new factory installation and center for competence in the Dutch city of Meppel, the company stated that the new facility will open before the end of the first quarter of 2018.

Will digitisation kill off the forwarder?

The LoadStar

Digitisation could make freight forwarders redundant in the next 20 years unless they significantly adapt their business model.

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Mercedes and MAN start real life tests of electric trucks – Logistics Manager

247 Customs Broker

Mercedes Benz and MAN have both started testing electric trucks in day-to-day operations with customers. Mercedes-Benz has started putting its eActros electric trucks out on the road with a group of fleet operators.

How Sensitive Work Environments Benefit from Polymer Barriers

Logistics Business Magazine

For some environments, cleanliness on the logistics chain is as important as safety – which is why McCue’s polymer safety barriers are used by so many companies in the food and drink, pharmaceutical, health and cosmetics industries.

Pallets as social commentary

DC Velocity

Museum installation featuring pallet-based sculptures illustrates the declining role of physical labor. Material Handling

BMW Spartanburg remains top US car exporter

Automotive Logistics

BMW’s Spartanburg vehicle assembly plant in South Carolina remained the largest US automotive exporter by value last year, even though production there decreased. The factory turned out more than 371,280 cars during the year, 9.7%

IAG chief slams Heathrow over lack of detail on third runway plans

The LoadStar

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh has slammed Heathrow’s chances of getting a new runway built on time and to budget despite the fact that the economic case for it has been there for “decades”.

Maersk to Embark on “Transformational” Supply Chain Journey

247 Customs Broker

By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor ·. February 21, 2018. According to published accounts of a presentation given to investors by Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk , the company intends to “transform” its logistics and supply chain model to compete with package delivery behemoths like UPS and Fedex.