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Weak First Quarter Doesn't Dampen Confidence of Air Cargo Executives Going Forward

Now that the first quarter of fiscal 2016 is in the past, results are in from IATA's most recent airline business confidence survey, and gauging from the responses of airline CFOs and cargo heads surveyed - their outlook is bullish for the remainder of the year, despite a perceived weak first... »


Finally, Germany to Subsidize Electric Vehicles, Plug-in Hybrids

Finally, Germany to Subsidize Electric Vehicles, Plug-in Hybrids

German government ministers have met with OEM representatives to finalize the long-awaited plan to subsidize the sale of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids in the country. »


Construction Labor, Chemical Industry Partner to Create Jobs

Sparks are flying between the chemical industry and organized construction labor - two groups which, by working together, could have a major impact on economic growth and job creation in our country. »


Maersk Begins Direct Service From North European Ports to Cuba's Mariel

Maersk Begins Direct Service From North European Ports to Cuba's Mariel

Maersk Line marked the introduction of its first direct service from Northern Europe to Cuba on April 22 when a 2,556-TEU container vessel arrived in the Port of Mariel, 30 miles from Havana. »


Asia Pacific, Middle East Cities Head List of Top 50 Retail Markets

JLL's Destination Retail report, which looks at the top cities worldwide for retailing, shows 50 major global cities have risen to the top of the list for mainstream, premium and luxury retailers' expansions. »


Cuba's Economic Growth Could Reach 4 Percent Yearly Through 2021, Research Says

As Cuba has begun to liberalize its economy, U.S. companies have begun to show significant interest - and for good reason. The experiences of China, Russia, Vietnam, and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe have shown that such liberalization can lead to rapid economic growth, along with... »


Big Data Has Made Decision Making Worse, Not Better, Report Says

Big Data Has Made Decision Making Worse, Not Better, Report Says

Across many industries, both business planning and key decision-making are increasingly informed by big data. As pressure mounts to match business operations to the record pace of current, aggressive market innovation, more organizations are looking to base decisions on hard numbers in order to... »


Cellcontrol Partners With TomTom to Reduce Truck Driver Distraction

Cellcontrol has developed a customized version of its safe-driving platform specifically for TomTom Bridge, a semi-rugged navigation device built for vehicle fleets. »


The Future of Logistics? 'Bionic Enhancements' & 'Self-Learning Machines' - Eventually.

Do "self-learning machines" and "bionic enhancements" fill you with wonder about the future of logistics or just cause anxiety headaches? Fortunately, we'll all have several more years to decide how we feel about these technologies and others listed in DHL's third annual "Logistics Trend Radar"... »


Seven in 10 Decision Makers to Accelerate Warehouse Technology Investment by 2020, Study Claims

Seven in 10 Decision Makers to Accelerate Warehouse Technology Investment by 2020, Study Claims

Consumer expectations will drive increased investment in IT and operational functions in warehouses over the next four years as manufacturing and logistics companies continue to adjust to delivering directly to consumers, according to the latest Warehouse Vision Study from Zebra Technologies. »


RFID Technology Enables Energy Company to Manage Costly, Sensitive Tools

German energy technology company SSC Wind is using passive ultrahigh-frequency and high-frequency RFID tags, in combination with GPS technology, to manage tools and equipment stored within containers and service vehicles on its job sites. In so doing, the company can better account for the tools... »


Tecsys Debuts Warehouse-Management Software for SMBs

Tecsys Debuts Warehouse-Management Software for SMBs

Tecsys Inc. has developed OneSpring, offering warehouse-management system (WMS) capabilities aimed at small and medium-sized businesses. »


Hyster-Yale Acquires U.S., U.K. Businesses of Speedshield

Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. has acquired the telematics installation and distribution businesses in the U.S. and U.K. of Speedshield Technology, Pty Ltd. »


Vistex Integrates Pricing, Contract Management App With SAPHybris Commerce

Vistex Inc., a provider of applications for pricing, contract and incentive management, has integrated the pricing capabilities of the SAP Data Maintenance application for ERP [Enterprise Resource Planning] by Vistex with SAP Hybris Commerce. »


Air Amazon? E-Tailer Could Buy German Airport.

Amazon has explored buying an airport in western Germany, according to a German media report, a move that could further build out the retail giant's plan of operating its own fleet of delivery airplanes. »


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