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Labor Violations Rife at Malaysian Electronics Factories, Report Says

Labor Violations Rife at Malaysian Electronics Factories, Report Says

Nearly one in three migrant workers in Malaysia’s thriving electronics industry toils under forced labor conditions, essentially trapped in the job, a factory monitoring group found in a report issued Wednesday. »


NASA Awards Private Industry Contracts to Build Rockets to Ferry Astronauts to Space Station

NASA on Tuesday awarded a pair of much-anticipated contracts, worth up to $6.8bn combined, to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station to Boeing and SpaceX in a deal that would allow the U.S. to launch astronauts into space from U.S. soil for the first time in years. »


China, India Remain Best Markets to Grow U.S. Exports, Report Finds

Emerging markets such as China and India offer the best trade prospects for U.S. businesses, with U.S. export growth to those countries expected to average 9 percent a year through 2030, according to a report from HSBC. »


Foot Locker Wins Race to Be First Athletic Shoe/Apparel Retailer to Try Same-day Delivery

Foot Locker Wins Race to Be First Athletic Shoe/Apparel Retailer to Try Same-day Delivery

In a first in the athletic footwear and apparel space, Foot Locker has started a trial of same-day/next-day delivery at five stores in California, with plans to roll it out at its 1,300 locations across the U.S. and Canada should it prove a success. This includes all the company's brands: Foot... »


RFID Solution Tracks Trucks Used to Haul Masonry Products

Mutual Materials, a Pacific Northwest manufacturer and hauler of stones, bricks and other masonry products used for landscaping and construction purposes, is monitoring the locations and conditions of its vehicles via an RFID-based solution provided by electronic fleet-management technology company... »


Vascor Completes Deal to Acquire Commonwealth Express

Vascor Ltd., a global provider of automotive logistics services, has acquired Commonwealth Express, Ltd., a U.S.-based specialist in asset-based transportation and brokerage. »


Onset Announces Wireless Device for Temperature, Humidity Logging

Onset Computer Corp., a vendor of data loggers for performance monitoring, has developed the HOBO MX1101. »


Yusen Logistics UK Launches Trans-Atlantic Export LCL Service

Yusen Logistics UK Launches Trans-Atlantic Export LCL Service

Yusen Logistics (UK) Ltd. has announced a new range of trans-Atlantic services, providing complete North American coverage. »


Two Thirds of Execs Admit Their Organization's Culture Fails to Line Up with Company Business Strategy

While the majority of respondents (72 percent) feel culture is extremely important to organizational performance, only 32 percent say their company's culture aligns to a great extent with their business strategy, according to a survey by Korn Ferry, a leadership and talent consulting services. »


Your Next Perfect Employee or Job Is Waiting

Your Next Perfect Employee or Job Is Waiting

SupplyChainBrain and JobsInLogistics have joined forces in 2014 for the specialized purpose of: »


Aras Issues PLM Platform on SQL Server 2014

Aras Issues PLM Platform on SQL Server 2014

Aras Corp. has made available its Aras Innovator Suite for product lifecycle management (PLM) on Microsoft SQL Server 2014. »


Datalogic Releases New Falcon Mobile Computer

Datalogic S.p.A., a vendor of technology for automatic data capture and industrial automation, has released the Falcon X3+ mobile computer. »


XPO Logistics Wraps Up Acquisition of New Breed

XPO Logistics Inc. has completed the acquisition of New Breed Holding Co., a provider of contract logistics services, at a cash purchase price of $615m. »


Technology Not Widely Used in Global Companies' Emerging Market Supply Chains, Study Says

Technology Not Widely Used in Global Companies' Emerging Market Supply Chains, Study Says

Despite the vital role that technology plays in helping companies manage the complexity and volatility in global operations, only 48 percent of the more than 1,000 global companies surveyed for an Accenture study use technology extensively in their emerging market supply chains. »


Global Driver-less Vehicle Shipments to Exceed 42 Million by 2035 14 Million by 2030

Global driver-less vehicle shipments will increase from 1.1 million in 2024 to more than 42 million in 2035, with an installed driver-less vehicle base reaching 176 million. »


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