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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 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[...]

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Trump decision this month to delay 30% tariff list to 15 October likely to lead to further adjustments to freighter schedules, notes forwarder Flexport[...]

Move to showcase products and services of members and associate members, including via small ‘Logpods’, aims to increase involvement of freight forwarding sector in the event[...]

Honda plans extra three-day parts buffer and adjusted production rate, but Jaguar Land Rover says stockpiling 25 million parts needed daily ‘is not possible’, as both warn against no-deal outcome[...]

IUMI says freight crime had ‘reached alarming proportions’, with theft from trucks estimated to cost more than €2 billion in Germany alone last year, including penalties for delays in delivery, repair costs as well as lost sales and b[...]

Lufthansa Cargo subsidiary reports demand for rapid dangerous goods transport services from industries including automotive, aviation and aerospace, machinery and components, and health sectors[...]

Freight and express firms including Deutsche Post DHL, UPS, FedEx and Amazon contribute airlift and supply chain expertise for victims of hurricane Dorian[...]

With the country expected to leave the UPU in October, USPS has declined to comment on reports of potential fourfold inbound price rises from ‘developing’ countries [...]

BIFA says ‘progress has been inconsistent, with periods of activity and progress, and then little concrete news’, with concerns heightened by Brexit issues[...]

‘Dry runs’ will run from mid-September to mid-October ‘to assess the level of readiness of all factors’, French Customs and CLECAT say[...]

Freight forwarder C.H. Robinson welcomes the move by Shanghai Shipping Exchange and CargoSmart to offer ‘a standardized index to offer more insightful carrier and route recommendations for our customers’[...]

Freight body says European Commission proposal to modify the end date of its continuity arrangements for road haulage and aviation to 2020 ‘would give UK logistics operators welcome breathing space as they continue their Brexit preparatio[...]

Freight association says latest government money for Brexit preparations comes too late for already-stretched sector to make meaningful preparations for a 31 October departure [...]

Reported thefts of products from road, rail, air and maritime supply chains in the Europe, Middle East & Africa region exceeded €55 million in the first six months of 2019, but are estimated to be far higher, says TAPA[...]

Logistics specialist responds to increased demand for solar panels in South Africa, expecting further growth in the market[...]

Hong Kong-based firm to focus on expanding its asset-light IFF business organically and through M&A, after benefiting from increased intra-Asia trade [...]

But industry body underlines that a deal remains the best way to avoid potential disruptions at the border even at this late stage[...]

Appointee is current director of Dutch firm's Contract Logistics division[...]

Strategically-located facility in Ho Chi Minh City doubles the size of the company's local operation[...]

Global logistics provider also publishes latest sustainability report[...]

Creation of direct system-to-system connection that transforms manual quotation and capacity booking process into a digital automated solution[...]

French logistics firm to service sales across 12 European markets[...]

No details disclosed on the financial aspects of the agreement [...]

New strategic agreement makes provision for e-commerce giant to take equity stake in Canadian carrier[...]

Group issues profit warning and temporarily suspends trading in shares[...]

EVP Air Freight Kuehner appointed to head Charter Network and Perishables at DSV Air & Sea unit but EVP Ocean Freight, Peder Winther, has left the new combined entity [...]

Freight forwarder trade federation also seeking clarity on whether financial penalties imposed by shipping lines are limited to dangerous goods[...]

German forwarding and logistics firm posts solid growth in operating profit in H1[...]

But 'silver lining' for supply chains with US trucking shortage situation appearing to be on the mend [...]

Provision made for 'complete end-to-end air freight imports' into Australia and New Zealand, primarily from the US and Japan[...]

Freight group to support planning and design of future logistics structures around new Western Sydney Airport [...]