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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 s[...]

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? Is[...]

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' deliver[...]

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[...]

Millennials, individuals born between the years 1980-1999, are now almost all adults. This means that if they are not currently in a career path, then they are most likely seeking one.   Millennials Are Not Booming to get a 3PL Job l[...]

Royal Mail has partnered with UK charity Missing People. Royal Mail's Community Investment Manager, Gary Grange, joins me to explain how the partnership works. We cover:   How the relationship started Mobile technology allowing R[...]

According to an Air Cargo News article, a spokesperson from Panalpina commented, ““The consumption of more perishables is a macro trend that will continue. It is mixed in with urbanization and more people globally moving into the midd[...]

Dear Friends, Once again, we have many numbers coming in, some are concerning while others are encouraging. Most recently, the consumer price index was flat from June to July. Overall prices are only up 0.8 percent in July from a year ago[...]

The potential for IoT technology in supply chain management can be massive, says Haley Garner, head of research at eft.Short for Eye For Transport, U.K.-based eft provides logistics and supply chain solutions for companies that are increa[...]

Meet Amazon’s ‘Prime Air’. After investments in fulfillment and sortation facilities, trailers, IT and the hiring of industry expertise and know-how, Amazon added another puzzle piece to its logistics network. Unveiled August 5th, t[...]

1) Master Your Supply Chain Supply chain management is the cornerstone of procurement, production and facilities management. Going digital allows for management and leadership to see all aspects of a product lifecycle in a virtual, landscap[...]

Jason Burns has led his company’s efforts to identify, nurture and solidify customer relationships that show up on the bottom line.  In this Q & A, he talks about the pitfalls of old-style selling and marketing, comparing it the ad[...]

To remain captivating to the consumers, the entire retail supply chain has to work together and focus on providing a seamless omni-channel experience. This is especially true for 3PLs, which need to increasingly focus on not only meeting th[...]

The President gets the credit or blame, that is the way it goes; the two drivers of the economy from the governmental standpoint are monetary and fiscal policy. The President only has an indirect influence over either of these. Monetary p[...]

Logistics expert Cathy Morrow Roberson from Logistics Trends and Insights joins me to analyse what impact autonomous vehicles might have on the trucking sector. We cover:   The current truck driver shortage; Future driver recruit[...]

But what if Steve Jobs had unleased his crazed intensity and business mastery on the 3PL industry? What would Steve’s 3PL look like?   Below are 5 things that I think would characterize Steve Job’s 3PL:   1. Understanding Cu[...]

During my recent visit to Brooklyn to chair eft’s inaugural D3 retail conference, I felt a real sense of what our excellent keynote speaker Jim Tompkins meant when he talked about ‘metamorphosis.’ In my youth, Brooklyn was a risky pla[...]

The Americas are pulling me South-eastward with greater frequency these days. Having just returned from a client engagement in Brazil, where it’s currently winter with sunny blue skies and 28 degrees, our English ‘summer’ with its d[...]

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Mike King named News Journalist of the Year and Lloyd’s List’s Linton Nightingale is Seahorse Club Journalist of the Year[...]

Global Forwarding unit’s online quotation and reservations tool, recently launched for air freight shipments, will expand to more geographies and to ocean freight, COO reveals [...]

Female employees earn less at Switzerland-based forwarder in the UK, but pay gap is still significantly lower than the government benchmark[...]

UK freight forwarding and logistics sector ‘breathing a sigh of relief that UK and European Commission have reached agreement on phase 1 issues’[...]

Cautious welcome from UK freight body as EC president Juncker says ‘sufficient progress’ has been made in UK-EU talks to move to transition and trade arrangements[...]

STTAS purchase expands internationally the logistics group’s customs brokerage and trade management services capabilities[...]

Freight forwarder and container line to cut CO2 emissions by 17% by 2020 and ‘jointly develop long-term solutions for container transport’[...]

Time-critical logistics operator highlights the Iberian country’s focus on the automotive sector, one of freight firm’s core specialisms[...]

Kuehne + Nagel adds warehousing capabilities to expand range of services offered to medium-sized online retailers by e-retail software specialist 4SELLERS[...]

US group’s European supply chain business delivered 15% organic expansion in Q3, with Germany among the markets where it is considering M&As [...]

Integrator confirms planning permission submitted for expansion of operations at its second largest European air hub[...]

Agreement for 45 million litres a year is its largest commitment to date[...]

Management will move across, including CEO David Goldsborough and chairman Gavin Withers, with John Harvey in an advisory role[...]

Top companies from the international cargo transport and logistics industry recognised at last night’s event in London[...]

Group aims to replicate the success of its US ‘last mile’ delivery service for heavy consumer goods[...]

Representatives say statutory role for ‘Transport for the North’ is ‘a major milestone in more effectively managing the networks’ on which shippers rely[...]

Early preparation for this year’s exceptionally strong air freight winter demand, under direction of new CEO, boosted by launch of ‘own controlled capacity’ around-the-world freighter[...]

British International Freight Association says House of Commons Public Accounts Committee is right to question whether government and HMRC preparations are adequate[...]

Copenhagen-headquartered ro-ro and freight group buys €45m-turnover specialist heavy-load haulier to expand its European capabilities [...]

Rising rates erode margins and profits of ocean and air forwarding businesses, offset by a recovery in road freight margins[...]

As pessimism over Brexit talks rises, almost two-thirds expect to reduce sourcing from Britain, far more than planned to just a few months ago[...]

SNCF Logistics sells STVA to Groupe CAT, creating €1.5bn turnover French player[...]

DHL Global Forwarding accelerates its digitalisation efforts as customers seek more efficient solutions[...]

Demand for last-mile and contract logistics services fuelled Q3 profits, says CEO[...]

Integrator adds South Korea to its SenseAware footprint as healthcare logistics demand soars[...]

But trade body believes ‘21st Century techniques’ can overcome officer shortages[...]

iPod creator Tony Fadell among the 'angels' backing French start-up[...]

Now one of the big beasts of forwarding, DSV is using its market clout to secure “preferential” air freight access for customers[...]

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport to host live jobs fair on 22 November[...]

United Parcel Service’s ‘Supply Chain and Freight’ segment posted record results last quarter[...]