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Take part in a business critical discussion that will cover the following key points: Take stock of how COVID-19 has impacted the transport and logistics industry, and how we can ensure operations are resilient in preparation for peak s[...]

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[...]

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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[...]

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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 [...]

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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[...]

It’s probably the same reason that 70% of those users have used the same software for several years—even if it’s outdated. TMS technology usage is even lower when it comes to global modes as compared to domestic. Change is hard. Imp[...]

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Investors believe start-up’s model of fulfilling demand for more-flexible storage is even more relevant since the start of the pandemic, including for emergency or production peaks or the construction of flexible distribution networks or [...]

Association says failure to fully test this key technology before 1 January end of UK-EU transition period will be ‘a crushing disappointment for the logistics sector’, calling on government to ‘prioritise the allocation of more resou[...]

UK online fulfilment specialist Walker Logistics has increased the size of its workforce by more than 20% following an upsurge in omni-channel order volumes at its Berkshire multi-user storage facility[...]

Survey finds a majority of logistics firms fear they will have insufficient staff for the extra customs-related work required after 31 December and believe government guidance needs to be clearer and more accurate [...]

But Danish freight group says reports of it acquiring Istanbul-based Yurtiçi Lojistik are incorrect[...]

Freight group said it is seeing continued growth and increasing demand in the region in north-western Germany for warehousing, thanks to a strong local economy, good availability of qualified workers, and favourable transport connections[...]

Months after opening its latest facility in Werne, rapidly growing business has led the logistics provider to expand the capacity by 30%[...]

Despite the coronavirus crisis, more than 600 trainees and students have started at Dachser in Germany this year[...]

Logistics UK concerned about reports that the UK government may jeopardise British business’ ability to keep Britain trading by negating key elements of the EU Withdrawal Agreement[...]

Logistics group openly offers to take over short-term service agreements of its competitor after Maersk group announced that is it to discontinue the Damco brand and its FCL multi-carrier product[...]

Freight industry calls for 'urgent roundtable' with government and warns that if issues are not addressed UK business and the supply chain will be severely disrupted[...]

Two organisations also stepping up analysis of each other’s e-commerce and traffic big data, so as to identify and report on the logistical constraints to growth[...]

New software to be used by every company involved in exporting goods to the EU will not be ready in time for adequate testing and staff training, claims Logistics UK [...]

French logistics group 'to provide European consumers with reliable delivery at an affordable price from North America' and plans to add more destinations and countries of origin in the coming months[...]

'Changes represent a major step towards becoming an integrated container transport and logistics company, connecting and simplifying customers’ supply chains, says shipping giant [...]

Logistics UK says freight shippers want the proposed changes brought forward as soon as possible to minimise friction at the border[...]

Although there are signs of recovery in some areas, 11% of Logistics UK responding to a survey are still reporting severe or extreme disruption to overall freight volumes[...]

Leeds-based firm benefiting from e-commerce retail growth and says it is looking for M&A opportunities in the UK, mainland Europe and North America[...]

Logistics UK calls for a ‘clear recovery roadmap’ from government after research shows businesses stagnating after two months’ of cautious re-opening, with larger operators holding steady but SMEs ‘finding things increasingly tough[...]

Logistics arm of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com is to acquire a controlling stake in Shenzhen-based courier services provider Kuayue Express in a deal valued at RMB3 billion[...]

Alibaba logistics arm sees business for third party partners grow by 54% to US$1.12 billion for the three months ending 30 June due to fast-growing cross-border e-commerce retail demand[...]

Maersk Growth and Global Founders Capital have together provided $2m seed funding to the logistics start-up Ofload to expand its digital solution, which live-matches shippers and container truckers to reduce empty miles, idle time and shipm[...]

DP World, via Unifeeder, has confirmed that it is buying India-based Transworld Feeders and Avana Logistek, including its subsidiary Avana Global. Dubai-based DP World has been growing its logistics operations through a series of recent acq[...]

Although demand in some sectors has begun to stabilise, indices for automotive products and air freight are by far the worst on record since 2007, and container shipping remains ‘deeply depressed’, Goods Trade Barometer data indicates[...]

American Trucking Association complaint to FMC alleges that ‘unlawful’ actions by lines have ‘overcharged truckers and their customers for intermodal container chassis at ports and inland terminals’[...]

Pan-European Eurapid offering now also 'completely climate neutral' without extra costs for customers [...]

Worldwide storage capacity for temperature-sensitive freight is being massively expanded, German air cargo carrier underlines [...]

Investment will provide additional capital 'to continue transforming and disrupting the transport and logistics industry'[...]

Brussels says Britain can't expect to retain present level of access to the bloc after transition period ends at the start of next year[...]

Amazon delivers more of its own packages but UPS and FedEx also experience strong volume growth [...]