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Walmart Shrinks Delivery Window; Turns Up Pressure on Suppliers

Walmart Shrinks Delivery Window; Turns Up Pressure on Suppliers

The requirements for being a supplier of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. just keep getting tougher. »


DHL, United Airlines Add Service in Puerto Rico

DHL Global Forwarding and United Airlines have expanded cargo service in Puerto Rico. »


Kuehne & Nagel Unveils New Platform for Digital Interface

Kuehne & Nagel has entered into a partnership with the Transporeon Group, operator of a European cloud-based electronic logistics network, to create a digital collaboration platform with truckload and less-than-truckload carriers. »


Actively Operating Shipyards Decline Greatly Around the World

The Korea Offshore and Shipbuilding Association has released numbers confirming the expectations of many analysts: the number of actively operating shipyards around the world has fallen by more than 40 percent from what it was seven years ago. »


Retail Group Wants U.S. Government to Help Solve Problems in Wake of Hanjin Bankruptcy

The recent bankruptcy of South Korean ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping is causing "widespread disruptions" to supply chains across the country, according to the National Retail Federation, which wants the U.S. government to step in. »


Judge Orders Hanjin to Sell Ships, Return Chartered Vessels

Judge Orders Hanjin to Sell Ships, Return Chartered Vessels

Hanjin Shipping has to return chartered-in ships to owners and to sell as much of its own fleet as it can, a South Korean bankruptcy judge said Monday. »


Electronic Invoicing: European Union Directives Bring New Efficiencies and Cost Savings to Shipping

Electronic Invoicing: European Union Directives Bring New Efficiencies and Cost Savings to Shipping

Despite the benefits of e-invoicing and looming regulation deadlines, many companies doing business in Europe still print and mail invoices, following old operating standards. This white paper addresses the current state of e-invoicing in Europe, the challenges and benefits of working with... »


Global Marine Underwriting Premiums Down 10.5 Percent Last Year

Global Marine Underwriting Premiums Down 10.5 Percent Last Year

Global marine underwriting premiums last year amounted to $29.9bn, a 10.5 percent reduction on the 2014 figure, according to annual statistical report from IUMI, the International Union of Marine Insurance. »


Driverless Transport? Don't Take Your Hands Off the Wheel Just Yet

Jitendra Malik, a researcher in computer vision for three decades, doesn't own a Tesla, but he has advice for people who do. "Knowing what I know about computer vision, I wouldn't take my hands off the steering wheel," he said. »


Market for Pallets in European Logistics Expected to Grow 5 Percent Through 2020

Market for Pallets in European Logistics Expected to Grow 5 Percent Through 2020

The pallet market in Europe is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 5 percent during the forecast period of 2016 through 2020, according to Technavio. »


DHL Opens New Service Center in Seattle

DHL has expanded operations in Seattle with the opening of a new service center. »


The Painful Lessons of the Hanjin Bankruptcy

The Painful Lessons of the Hanjin Bankruptcy

Having weathered numerous downturns in the past, major container lines might have thought they were immune from the laws of supply and demand. Now they know better. »


Hanjin Woes: Cargo Transportation Prices & the Interrupted Supply Chain

The world's seventh-largest deep sea cargo transportation carrier, Hanjin Shipping, filed for court receivership - a form of bankruptcy protection - on Aug. 31. Chaos has promptly ensued in a number of markets, and it won't end any time soon, according to Ashley Cruz, IBIS World Procurement... »


AA Cargo Launches New Service From L.A. to Hong Kong

American Airlines Cargo has launched a daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Hong Kong. »


'Fully Autonomous' Ocean Vessels Will Still Rely on Humans, Study Finds

Research in the design and development of fully autonomous and unmanned merchant vessels could reduce human error and provide financial savings through crew salaries and the omission of crew accommodation. However, these vessels, monitored from land, will require high-quality and reliable... »


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