Nik Delmeire, the newly appointed secretary general of the European Shippers' Council (ESC), has said it is time for businesses to measure, monitor and reduce emissions by freight transport. At the same time, the new European Commission should reduce existing trade barriers in the European Union....
The Ebola crisis in West Africa has helped push cocoa prices up by 10 percent since August to more than £1,000 ($1,617) per tonne, and this despite rising production.
Denso ADC has introduced a new Bluetooth 2D barcode scanner.
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Infinity QS International Inc. has published a new electronic book, "Transforming the Vaccine Manufacturing Chain: How Pharmaceutical Companies Can Ensure Quality and Accelerate Time to Market."
The Allied Products division of W&H Systems Inc., an integrator of material-handling systems, has created a new electronic-commerce website at WHEquip.com.
IGear Online LLC has developed Always On, a new software platform for global manufacturers.
The bio-based products and renewable chemical industry in the United States is growing and offers significant economic benefits, including job creation in numerous sectors, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Analysis of the automotive market in China suggests significant growth opportunity continues in many of the country's provinces, though some will start to see growth rates change significantly, according to a detailed province-level forecast available from IHS Automotive.
Equipment used at a West Australian open-pit iron mine is being managed across a 40-square-mile area via active radio frequency identification tags to identify where certain equipment is located, as well as control its operation.
BlueStar Inc., a global distributor of ADC, mobility, point-of-sale, radio frequency identification, digital signage and security technology, is now offering the Granit 1280i, a handheld laser scanner.
Champ Cargosystems has formed a new subsidiary, Champ Forwarding Systems DA.
Bellwether retailers eBay and Wal-Mart have reduced their expectations of sales growth for the current fiscal year, blaming the lower outlooks, in part, on the stronger dollar.
U.K. retailer John Lewis is preparing to launch an RFID-enabled pilot at its flagship store in London by early next month that will allow shoppers to create an image of a specific chair or sofa with the fabric covering of their choice, using toy-size pieces of furniture and swatches of fabric.
The liner services group of Crowley Maritime Corp. and Seaboard Marine Ltd. have entered into a new vessel-sharing agreement.