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Explore the key impacts of 2020 on supply chain operations and discuss what is needed for businesses to successfully outline and implement a progressive and resilient strategy to drive growth, manage ongoing risk and maintain quality of pro[...]

The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists Gridlock: UK warns industry to prepare for Brexit or face chaos Britain told businesses on Wednesday to prepare for paperwork or face 100 km-long queues of trucks when the countr[...]

The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists UPS shares hit new high as pandemic drives healthcare, e-commerce shipments United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) exceeded analyst estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Thursda[...]

The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists Walmart Canada to spend C$3.5billion on e-commerce push, store renovations Walmart Canada (WMT.N) said on the Monday it plans to spend C$3.5 billion ($2.58 billion) over the nextfi[...]

Editor-in-Chief Reuters Events: Supply Chainahadwick@fc-bi.com[...]

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Shippers and 3PL providers are struggling to adjust to demands in the market place, with the top concerns bugging executives being infrastructure issues and the capabilities of their labour forces. Among respondents, there was recognition o[...]

Project Directornstylianou@eft.com+44(207) 375 7219USA 1-800-814-3459 ex.7219Canada 1-866-996-1235 ex.7219[...]

Target looks like to reduce the time between hubs and stores as part of a bid to improve its brick and mortar operation. Target Experiments With Faster Supply Chain. [Forbes] They’re not the only ones looking at speeding up delivery as a [...]

Research Directorplecount@eft.comEU: +44(0)2073757531USA: 1-800-814-3459 ex.7531 CAN: 1-866-996-1235 ex.7531[...]

Channels: LogisticsEvent Date: Mon, 2017-11-20 to Tue, 2017-11-21Event URL: https://events.eft.com/3pl-asia/Event Location: SingaporeNumber of attendees: 200Event Organiser: Will BroadEvent Organiser E-mail:&nb[...]

Dear Friends,    Not only is technology evolving quickly but also the quality of the young professionals is high. As companies hit a retirement bubble with baby boomers leaving along with the decades of experience they carry, it is [...]

The WTO estimates that trade will grow 1.7% in 2016, the weakest number since 2009. The IMF recently pointed out that normally trade growth tended to increase far quicker than world GDP, but that for the past few years, it had been consid[...]

  What has brought new players into the retail industry? How the retail market has become more collaborative  The social aspect of online retail  The impact of the gas and oil market on the roll out of drone deliveries at [...]

Channels: Supply ChainEvent Date: Wed, 2017-06-14 to Fri, 2017-06-16Event URL: http://events.eft.com/scsc/Event Location: ChicagoNumber of attendees: 400Event Organiser: Danielle HorsnellEvent Organiser E-mail:[...]

Channels: TechnologyEvent Date: Tue, 2018-03-06 to Wed, 2018-03-07Event URL: http://events.eft.com/cioeu/Event Location: AmsterdamNumber of attendees: 200Event Organiser: Will BroadEvent Organiser E-mail: [...]

Channels: eCommerce/RetailEvent Date: Mon, 2017-05-15 to Tue, 2017-05-16Event URL: http://events.eft.com/d3/Event Location: New York Number of attendees: 300Event Organiser: Priyanka Asera Event Organiser E-mai[...]

Channels: 3PLEvent Date: Wed, 2017-06-14 to Fri, 2017-06-16Event URL: http://events.eft.com/3pl/Event Location: ChicagoNumber of attendees: 400Event Organiser: Sarah ReynoldsEvent Organiser E-mail: sreynol[...]

Speaking on an EFT webinar, Mr Massimino said that within a fortnight of signing up for Oracle’s order management platform, the system was in place – however, Telogis, which supplies vehicle tracking hardware to sectors such as trucki[...]

It’s also the ultimate test of preparedness for supply chain professionals. Planning for the holiday surge starts months in advance—a step that’s even more critical when your freight needs to cross oceans.   After a purchase or[...]

Why is this happening, and what does it mean for the delivery sector?   We cover: Does the shift towards next-day delivery mean online shopping is no longer driven by price? Is next-day delivery becoming more affordable? I[...]

For those of you not familiar with the term Hackathon:   "The word “hackathon” is a portmanteau of the words “hack” and “marathon“, where “hack” is used in the sense of exploratory programming, not its alternate meani[...]

In an information-packed exclusive interview, we cover:   The motivating factors for launching a logistics service Post Logistics' target market An Post's strategic partnership behind the new service Post Logistics' delive[...]

Michael Massimino is Director of IT at Telogis while Marco Rossi is the Supply Chain Cloud Director for Product Development EMEA. Click here to register for the complimentary webinar taking place October 6th, 14:30-15:30 BST (15:30-16:30 CE[...]

Précis: CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 12, 2016) - project44, a Chicago-based enterprise cloud company providing industry leading supply chain visibility and connectivity, today announced the close of a $10.5 million Series A investm[...]

Freight Forwarding & Logistics headlines from www.lloydsloadinglist.com

Trade association highlights tariffs would be applied to HGVs manufactured in the EU[...]

Lloyd's Loading List webinar panel highlights the key issues as end of Transition Period approaches [...]

Tie-up is part of air and ocean freight unit's 'commitment to promoting sustainable practices and environmental stewardship'[...]

Air & Sea GP-to-EBIT conversion ratio at record high while Road and Logistics business segments turn in buoyant performance[...]

Pharma giant plans to take cargo space on an average of 20 flights a day [...]

Growth across all segments, including freight forwarding, with US integrator tapping strong demand out of Asia[...]

Danish group snaps up Prime Cargo, an international forwarder with 'strong competencies' in the field of e-commerce and fashion retail[...]

Businesses impacted by Brexit should have resilient supply chains ready, irrespective of the final terms of the UK’s trade deal with the EU, according to Peel Ports[...]

Move in response to 'nationwide capacity crunch' triggered by a hike in e-commerce volumes, panic buying and intense stockpiling as a result of no-deal Brexit uncertainty, UK forwarder says[...]

Shipping giant to oversee all logistics activities to ensure efficient transportation of doses to developing countries[...]

Industry body warns of 'significant effect' on the price of all imported goods and an increase in freight transport costs[...]

Austrian forwarding group hails initial rollout as successful, as 1,000th customer applauds its ‘real-time digital consignment transparency’[...]

Operation Brock consultation response, announced today, provides some reassurance for logistics businesses, but the plans ‘still miss much of the detail operators need’ says Logistics UK[...]

While some European carriers, postal operators and e-commerce merchants are ready for the changes, many more are a long way from being prepared, compliance specialist warns[...]

Despite negative signals from negotiating teams, Logistics UK reiterated that a deal was ‘vital for the transport and logistics industry and for the whole economy, which relies on fast and efficient supply chains’[...]

Danish freight and logistics group plans to achieve a turnover of $789m by 2025, after taking exactly 120 years to reach its current size[...]

Freight group has launched an online emissions calculator that determines the carbon footprint of a freight shipment on several alternative modes[...]

European freight forwarder strengthens its global Air & Sea network with office in Christchurch [...]

Broader international trade picture shows that China’s economic rebound continued last month, according to preliminary data published today by the country’s customs authority[...]

Representatives believe certain comments from senior government minister about traders’ lack of readiness for Britain exiting EU rules on 1 January were unhelpful, although they share some of the concerns[...]

Last-mile specialist active in China, Southeast Asia and Latin America, is making its debut in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and will also reportedly launch soon in Chicago and Houston[...]

Lloyd’s Loading List, in association with Lloyd’s List and the Institute of Export and International Trade, will hold a webinar on 28 October to discuss what freight businesses should be doing to prepare themselves for the end of the UK[...]

BIFA said its first reading of the revised guidance ‘suggests a more cohesive approach to managing the UK’s trade flows and regulatory procedures with the EU’, following feedback from industry [...]

Many international traders, especially SMEs, still lack sufficiently clear information about what to do before Great Britain’s exit from the EU’s single market and customs union on 1 January, according to one well-placed UK logistics co[...]

Report by an international coalition of labour groups accuses the US-based logistics giant of an unsafe COVID-19 response and global worker abuses in six countries where it has operations[...]

Recruiting the 40,000-50,000 extra employees by the end of this year to handle more than 200 million UK-EU customs declarations annually looks impossible and is leading to wage inflation, a leading recruitment agency warns[...]

German pharma logistics specialist Trans-o-flex says emerging vaccines can be safely transported at refrigerator temperature, rejecting reports they will have to be transported at ultra-low freezer temperatures [...]

The first shipment was a special-edition coin, celebrating the recent negotiation of a peace agreement between the two countries[...]

£4.6m purchase by ambitious European freight management services provider adds £11m-turnover road freight specialist with complementary network and capabilities[...]

Peak-season frustration among some cargo owners over container and chassis availability has become so great that US forwarders report threats from customers desperate to get their cargo[...]