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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[...]

Join speakers from Ryder System, Domino's Pizza and Knight-Swift who will discuss how to: Deliver the right product at the right time by utilizing a connected network of multiple players (shippers, receivers, carriers etc) that allows you [...]

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[...]

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 [...]

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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[...]

Freight Forwarding & Logistics headlines from www.lloydsloadinglist.com

Dedicated to air freight and contract logistics, new facility is company’s largest investment in any single site globally[...]

'Significant increase' in revenue and operating profit in second quarter[...]

New location near port of Calais in response to Brexit[...]

Company says 'a lot of staff who tested positive have since returned to work'[...]

Facilities to be located in Louisville, Kentucky and Venlo, in the Netherlands, in proximity to integrator's air hubs[...]

US$300 billion industry has enjoyed steady growth for more than a decade but new challenges are emerging such as agility, sustainability and visibility, according to tech research provider[...]

Air freight posts spectacular rise in EBIT despite volume decline [...]

But 'basic assumptions' on outlook for second half of the year 'more uncertain than normal'[...]

'Up-to-date information on available transport capacities and clearly defined departure and arrival dates allow for the optimization of the entire supply chain management as well as pre- and post-carriage processes'[...]

Appointee to newly-created post has considerable supply chain experience in healthcare sector [...]

But UK forwarder body is 'keeping its fingers crossed' that the £50 million package 'produces the thousands of additional customs experts that the government agrees will be needed come 1 January, 2021'[...]

Distribution centre primarily tailored to the Food & Beverage, FMCG industries but can accommodate any vertical[...]

Proposed £50 millon funding not enough and scope too narrow for huge logistical challenge after Brexit transition ends, The Financial Times reports[...]

Spanish company appoints new director of Asia operations while ex-Panalpina executive to head Sea Freight division[...]

Container terminal operator moves into land-based logistics sector having already diversified into feeder and shortsea shipping[...]

UK does not have enough of the right sort of disease-resistant pallets to trade with the European Union, trade body says [...]

Berlin-based technology company's operating system for air cargo designed 'to simplify and streamline fragmented market'[...]

But Swiss giant tight-lipped on financial targets and projected freight volumes for the second half of 2020 'due to exceptionally high uncertainty' in the market [...]

New €26m terminal will be opened in spring 2021 to replace previous facility in Alte Poststrasse, which recently reached its capacity limits[...]

McKinsey survey of 60 senior executives indicates leaders have no intention of returning to the previous status quo but instead plan to transform and ‘reimagine’ supply chains[...]

But British International Freight Association says the questions in the consultation are restrictive and the 6-week consultation period ‘very short’[...]

Support expected to facilitate sharing of time-critical information among organizations, including to deliver relief supplies to the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic as quickly as possible[...]

European logistics group says its 32,500-sqm facility in Gurugram, near Delhi, ‘raises the bar even higher in terms of quality, sustainability and safety’[...]

DHL study indicates post-coronavirus logistics will involve adjustments to transport flows and warehouse networks, fresh impetus to digitalisation and automation initiatives, and moving from procurement by cost to procurement for resilience[...]

Kuehne + Nagel says a 15% year-on-year decline in April was reduced to -12% in May and -8% in June, as pharma, e-commerce and reefer shipments increased, but air cargo patterns are more complex[...]

Following the one-off cancellation of this year’s Global Freight Awards, Lloyd’s List has adapted its traditional awards portfolio for 2020 with new categories that may appeal to Lloyd’s Loading List readers[...]

Forwarding and logistics giant said it ‘achieved a good result’ in the three months to 30 June, despite significant drops in net turnover and operating earnings[...]

New €25m facility in Kassel allows European logistics group to replace its long-standing regional partner Schmelz Transport und Logistik[...]

Expands its pan-European solutions business with the launch of a specialist service to help customers to manage complex supply chain challenges[...]

UK-based European freight management group says it has seen a steady recovery since April, although it is ‘still too early to predict with any certainty how quickly our markets will recover’[...]