SF Holding secures partnership with DP DHL’s Chinese contract logistics unit

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Deutsche Post DHL has sold its Chinese contract logistics business to emerging domestic logistics player SF Holding, for an initial €700m. The post SF Holding secures partnership with DP DHL’s Chinese contract logistics unit appeared first on The Loadstar. DP DHL will receive an upfront payment of Rmb5.5bn (€700m) and the two parties have signed a 10-year agreement that will see the German company paid a “revenue-based partnership fee”.

MOL Logistics Thailand Expands Logistics Services

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MOL Logistics (Japan) Co., recently announced that starting in January 2020, Their subsidiary in Thailand, MOL Logistics (Thailand) Co. MLG Thailand) will orchestrate the operations of their inland logistics and customs clearance business segment, which have been developed for many years by the Thailand subsidiary company of Mitsui O.S.K. The post MOL Logistics Thailand Expands Logistics Services appeared first on Logistics Manager.

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Nippon Express (Cambodia) Set to Build New Warehouse in Phnom Penh SEZ

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Personal consumption in Cambodia has risen as national income has improved, and this is likely to drive greater demand for the import of consumption goods and for domestic logistics/warehouse storage. The Phnom Penh SEZ offers a very convenient location as a logistics site, being 18km from the capital Phnom Penh and 8km from Phnom Penh International Airport and situated along National Road No. Contract Logistics Cambodia Nippon Express Phnom Penh SEZ Warehouse

Gefco Launches Freight Forwarding Digital Solution

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Automotive logistics specialist GEFCO Group has launched GEFCO VISIBILITY, where users can manage all freight forwarding shipments from booking to invoicing. It was developed with WiseTech Global, a global developer of cloud-based software solutions for the international and domestic logistics industries. The post Gefco Launches Freight Forwarding Digital Solution appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

The Rhenus Group Launch Operations in New Zealand

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One of Europe’s leading logistics service companies, The Rhenus Group has recently opened their own New Zealand entity, Rhenus Logistics NZ. The new division will offer comprehensive international and domestic logistics services along with a customs consultancy with a key focus on the customer experience providing both 4PL & 5PL solutions. We took over the Australian company O’Brien Logistics about one year ago and integrated it within the Rhenus Group.

Logistics Industry Expects Global Slowdown in 2020, Says Survey

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Sixty-four percent of industry professionals surveyed for the 2020 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index say a recession is likely in the next 12 months. At the same time, most logistics executives say their companies will ride out any turbulence in trade relations between the world’s two largest economies. The Index is a broad gauge of countries’ competitiveness based on their international and domestic logistics strengths and business fundamentals.

Emerging Markets Enthusiasm Tempered by ‘Crisis’ Concern

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The logistics industry sees emerging markets growing at a healthy 5% pace in 2019, but a surprising percentage of executives are bracing for a crisis amid U.S.-China of logistics executives surveyed say an emerging markets crisis is “likely” or “highly likely.” The survey is part of the 2019 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, the company’s 10th annual snapshot of industry sentiment and ranking of the world’s 50 leading emerging markets.

The Status of Logistics in Vietnam: A Very Brief Appraisal

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If you are a new Vietnamese business operator in search of logistics services, a foreign company considering entering the Vietnamese market, or a multinational logistics enterprise thinking about cashing in on the country’s economic growth, it’s a good idea to know a little at least, about the current state of play in the Vietnamese logistics sector. To help you with your research, we decided to put together this brief summary of the logistics landscape in Vietnam.

A Look At Some Logistics Trends For 2019


As the logistics industry, and the broader business world, looks to 2019, it’s time to explore what the next year will bring to logistics. After reviewing several industry sources most Logistics professionals are in agreement with all of these trends. Big Data And Blockchain Technology Will Revolutionize Logistics. The mass adoption of big data will be a game-changer in logistics. The Logistics Industry Will Continue To Consolidate, Leaving Few Major Players.

UK Freight Forwarder Expands with Santander Funding Package

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TPS Global Logistics, an award-winning Aylesford (UK)-based freight forwarding and logistics service provider, is moving into new, larger premises and hiring 20 new permanent members of staff. Established in 2003, TPS Global Logistics offers a door-to-door delivery solution for a number of specialist industries including beauty, cosmetics, retail, e-commerce, IT and telecoms.

JLL’s Dr. Walter Kemmsies Talks Economics, Supply Chain, NAFTA before Jump Start 2019 Conference

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Globalization and the Domestic Logistics Industry. To prepare for his panel, SMC³ caught up with Kemmsies to discuss globalization and the domestic logistics industry. Is there a major economic issue on the horizon that should concern members of the domestic supply chain? Importing and managing the logistics of your precious freight is no easy task. November 30, 2018 ·. By SMC³.

Necessary Steps for Smarter Logistics Planning Optimization. Increase Efficiency and Profits


Editor's Note: Today's is blog is from Nicole Lewis who shows us the steps for smarter logistics planning optimization. Ironically, the main problem of today's domestic logistics planning optimization is not in a lack of information about ‘advanced’ tools, lack of appropriate equipment and information technologies, and not even that not all managers are in principle aware of the existence of any management mechanism. External logistics services. Logistics

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[Infographic] How did Reshoring and 3rd Party Logistics Operations fare in 2016?


Third-party logistics operations (3PLs) saw additional gains and enhancements throughout 2016, as predicted earlier in the year. Reshoring was set to become a major trend as well, but at the close of the year, actual reshoring and nearshoring efforts did not surpass most logistics trends. Meanwhile, expanding the level of services offered by 3PLs stood out as the leading logistics trend throughout the year. Logistics Operations. 3PL Logistics