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Airfreight Industry Continues to Record Dismal Figures

Echoing the mid-year reports from several other aviation groups, Airports Council International (ACI) said air cargo tonnage was flat for the first five months of 2016, rising just 0.6 percent in May, year-over-year, and 0.2 percent, y-o-y, over the period of January to May 2015. Passenger traffic,... »


Demand for E-commerce Fulfillment Center Space Outstrips Supply

Continuing growth in e-commerce is fueling a tight market for distribution and fulfillment centers space, either leased, purchased or through a partner, as companies look to expand their networks to meet growing consumer demand for rapid parcel delivery. »


IMF Casts Dim Eye on Global Growth Through 2017

The International Monetary Fund has downgraded its global growth projections for 2016 and 2017. It is now forecasting the global economy to increase at a 3.1 percent pace this year and 3.4 percent next year, both down 0.1 percentage points from previous projections. »


Thoma Bravo Wraps Up Acquisition of Elemica

Thoma Bravo Wraps Up Acquisition of Elemica

Thoma Bravo LLC, a private equity investment firm, has completed its acquisition of Elemica, provider of a supply-chain operating network for the process industries. »


Panasonic Upgrades Toughbook 54 Semi-Rugged Laptop

Panasonic Upgrades Toughbook 54 Semi-Rugged Laptop

Panasonic has upgraded its Toughbook 54 mobile computer. The device now contains a faster Intel Core i5-6300U vPro professor. »


uShip Partners With DB Schenker for Online Trucking Platform

uShip, an online shipping marketplace and freight-automation software vendor, is partnering with logistics services provider DB Schenker to launch an online trucking platform later this year. »


Trans-Pacific Trade May See 18,000-TEU Vessels One Day

Big 18,000-TEU vessels may be coming to U.S. ports after all. »


Automated Assembly Lines of 'Sewbots' Threaten Jobs of Apparel Workers in Asia

The jobs of nearly 90 percent of garment and footwear workers in Cambodia and Vietnam are at risk from automated assembly lines or "sewbots" according to a new report from the International Labour Organisation (ILO). »


Major Oil Companies See Future Success Lies in Natural Gas

At Australia's Curtis Island, you can see Big Oil morphing into Big Gas. »


Macy's, IBM to Use Artificial Intelligence to Enhance In-store Shopping Experience

Artificial intelligence has been widely hyped for its potential to transform a broad swath of industries, from cybersecurity to medicine. Now, we might start to get a clearer picture for how it could be used to change the way we shop. »


FedEx First to Get Right to Conduct U.S.-Cuba Cargo Flights

FedEx First to Get Right to Conduct U.S.-Cuba Cargo Flights

As the thaw continues between the United States and Cuba, the U.S. Department of Transportation has granted FedEx the rights to operate a five-times-weekly freighter service between Miami and the city of Matanzas. »


marcus evans Presents Global Third Party Risk Management Conference

marcus evans is proud to bring the Global Third Party Risk Management conference, the first of its kind, to Atlanta, GA this fall. This event will achieve advanced multi-tier visibility to expedite supplier relationship management, establish the right metrics to track and analyze performance... »


marcus evans Presents 4th Edition: Third Party Risk Management for Financial Institutions Conference

July 21, 2016 Chicago, IL marcus evans will present the 4th Edition: Third Party Risk Management for Financial Institutions conference taking place in New York, New York on November 2-3, 2016, featuring leading Third Party Risk Management experts from Capital One, JP Morgan Chase, AIG, and the... »


marcus evans Presents 3rd Process Safety for Food & Beverage Industries Conference

July 21, 2016 Chicago, IL marcus evans will present the 3rd Process Safety for Food & Beverage Industries taking place in Houston, TX on September 14-15, 2016, featuring leading Process Safety for Food & Beverage Experts from Kraft Heinz Company, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, and Dean... »


marcus evans Presents 3rd Process Safety for Food & Beverage Industries Conference

July 21, 2016 Chicago, IL marcus evans will present the 3rd Process Safety for Food & Beverage Industries taking place in Houston, TX on September 14-15, 2016, featuring leading Process Safety for Food & Beverage Experts from Kraft Heinz Company, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, and Dean... »


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