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Schneider Honors 3PLs in 12th Annual Carrier Recognition Awards

Recipients of Schneider's 12th Annual Carrier Recognition Awards comprise the top one percent of carriers serving Schneider's Supply Chain Management and Transportation Management customers.
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Modern Terminals Achieves IT Transformation Milestone with N4 Implementation in Hong Kong

Teamwork and collaboration are essential as project complexity and scale demands continuous improvement.
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IAG Cargo Enhances Premium Freight Handling Facility

IAG Cargo announced it has completed a number of significant infrastructure upgrades to Premia, its London Heathrow-based premium freight handling facility.
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Amazon Creating 80,000 Seasonal Jobs at New Fulfillment, Sortation Centers

Amazon.com announced it is creating 80,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment and sortation centers this holiday season in order to meet an increase in customer demand.
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South Carolina Ports Authority Container Volume Up 13 Percent

SC Ports Authority announced 13 percent year-over-year increases in container volume through the first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year.
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Yusen Logistics Americas Offers Short Haul Intermodal Service

Yusen Logistics Inc., a global third-party logistics provider, is expanding its Short Haul Intermodal Service, available for moving commodities within the Eastern U.S. distribution network.
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German Car Manufacturers Take Fast Train to China

Improved capacity utilization of train connections and expansion of railway system between Duisburg and China.
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Energy Department Announces $13.4 Million to Develop Advanced Biofuels, Bioproducts

The Energy Department announced up to $13.4 million for five projects to develop advanced biofuels and bioproducts that will help drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel from biomass
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EPA Honors Freight Carriers For Superior Supply Chain Efficiency

The EPA is honoring 44 top truck and multi-modal carriers as industry leaders in supply chain environmental and energy efficiency with its 2014 SmartWay Excellence Awards.
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GSA to Test Commercial Car Sharing as New Federal Fleet Solution

Following the lead of popular low-cost commercial car-sharing ventures, GSA is actively pursuing similar initiatives to help federal agencies reduce costs, improve efficiency and optimize vehicle use.
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EVENTS

Industry

3rd Annual African Railway Summit

11/18/14
Hotel Radisson Blu Gautrain
Johannesburg
South Africa
Contact: Tanaya Priya

The 3rd Annual African Railway Summit on 18 - 19 November 2014 at Hotel Radisson Blu Gautrain, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Industry

Connected Fleets USA 2014

11/20/14
Westin Buckhead, Atlanta
, GA
United States
Contact: Daniel Pavey

Connected Fleets USA 2014 Conference (20th- 21st Nov.) previously known as Telematics for Fleet Management Conference will tackle how fleet management solution are integrating connectivity to harass greater asset visibility and fleet optimization. Learn from hand-picked speakers such as: Donlen, Volvo Trucks, Daimler, LA Metro, Michigan DOT and Microsoft to drive growth in the maturing American market.

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Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

Video applications, Employee Monitoring, Field service, Plant monitoring, Improving employee safety

Podcasts

Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions

                                         

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World Trade 100 Magazine

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2014 October

Check out the October 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring our cover story: Logistics Drives Site Selection, plus much more!

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World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling, 1st Edition

Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.

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