Cargojet adds new South America and Europe freighter operation

Cargojet will begin running its own freighter services between Canada and South America and a second frequency to Europe. Beginning early February, the Canadian operator said that on Fridays and Sundays it will offer a service from Hamilton to Bogota and Lima, via Atlanta. Meanwhile, on Saturdays it will operate a service from Hamilton […]

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Port of Antwerp scores 5th record year in a row – LOGISTIK express News

19. Januar 2018 08:19 Beitrag bequem vorlesen lassen: 🔊 Read English text The port of Antwerp has achieved a record freight volume for the fifth straight year in a row. In 2017 the port handled 223.6 million tonnes of freight, an increase of 4.4% compared with the previous year. The container volume rose in 2017 […]

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Deutsche Post DHL Group | Jan 18, 2018: DHL launches Global Trade Barometer, a new and unique leading indicator for world trade

DHL has introduced a new and unique early indicator for the current state and future development of global trade. The DHL Global Trade Barometer is based on large amounts of logistics data that are evaluated with the help of artificial intelligence. Since global trade fuels the world economy, the DHL Global Trade Barometer not only […]

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Strong December sees spot market truckload demand top capacity, says DAT

By LM Staff · January 18, 2018 Spot market demand in December was strong, finishing what DAT Solutions, a subsidiary of Roper Industries, called a “banner year” for 2017. December national averages for dry and reefer (refrigerated) van rates, respectively, saw 2017 highs, said DAT, and the national average flatbed rate was even with its […]

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Problem Solvers Caucus report takes deep dive to address U.S. infrastructure concerns

A report recently issued by the Problem Solvers Caucus platform, a bipartisan group in Congress comprised of around 40 members focused on working towards bi-partisan cooperation on key issues, focuses on bipartisan policy solutions with an eye on augmenting United States’ infrastructure. Entitled, “Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure,” the report comes at a time when the current status […]

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Maersk and IBM roll out blockchain-based joint venture with a global trade focus

With a focus on providing more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade through the usage of blockchain technology, ocean cargo giant A.P. Moller-Maersk and technology powerhouse IBM announced plans this week for a joint venture (JV). IBM and Maersk said that the objective of this JV is to provide a jointly developed global […]

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NextGen Supply Chain: We gonna rock down to Electric Avenue?

As vehicle manufacturers and investment firms continue to pour money into new vehicle technology that supports green initiatives, the transition to electric vehicles across all areas of transportation continues its rapid expansion. This push, combined with advancements in vehicle automation capabilities, proves once again that change is imminent and should no longer exist as an […]

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RFG backs northern transport plan – Logistics Manager

[og_img] The Rail Freight Group has welcomed Transport for the North’s draft Strategic Transport Plan. Executive director Maggie Simpson said: “Transport for the North have recognised that businesses in the north of England want to use more rail for transporting their goods, between ports and consumers and into rail linked warehouses, quarries and production facilities. […]

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Air Partner sees strong second half results for freight in broker division

UK-based aviation services group Air Partner has reported a “good second half” financial year for its broking division, including “strong results in the US and in freight”. In a trading statement ahead of the end of its current financial year on January 31, the company said: “Air Partner is pleased to report that it has […]

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Maersk, IBM to create JV to develop blockchain-based supply chain platform

LBR Staff Writer Published 17 January 2018 A.P. Moller – Maersk has collaborated with IBM to create a joint venture (JV) for applying blockchain technology to advance global trade and digitize supply chains. Based in New York metropolitan area, the new JV will develop a global trade digitization platform based on open standards, which can […]

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project44 rolls out multimodal integration with MercuryGate TMS

Earlier today, Chicago-based project44, a technology services provider offering standardized, secure Web service API (application programming interfaces) integrations enabling 3PLs and shippers to connect with carriers in real time, said it kicked off what it called an expanded integration into cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS) provider MercuryGate International Inc.’s TMS. One of the main benefits of this integration, […]

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Executive Moves: COSCO SHIPPING International, Hamburg SĂĽd, JAXPORT, Logistyx Technologies and Flexport

Source: Pressmaster/Shutterstock COSCO SHIPPING International announces several appointments; Hamburg SĂĽd names global head of corporate communications; JAXPORT hires director, national container accounts; Logistyx Technologies names CEO; and Flexport appoints VP of people operations.    COSCO SHIPPING International (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd., the investment arm of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd., has appointed Wang Yuhang […]

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Maersk and IBM to form global blockchain joint venture  – Canadian Shipper

Copenhagen, Denmark and Armonk, NY — A.P. Moller–Maersk and IBM announced their intent to establish a joint venture to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade using blockchain technology. The aim of the new company will be to offer a jointly developed global trade digitization platform built on open standards and designed […]

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