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Monday, July 23, 2012
Company officials said that this new, twice-weekly flight will augment transit times into Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, Australia by at least one day.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Late last week UPS said that the European Commission’s review of the proposed acquisition is now expected to move to a “Phase II review,” because there are facets of the deal that require more time to analyze.
Friday, July 13, 2012
Covering roughly 13 acres, company officials said the hub can process up to 20,000 documents and 20,000 parcels per hour.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
While transportation and logistics bellwethers UPS and FedEx are well-established in all corners of the world, one area where their presences could be even greater felt is China.
Thursday, July 05, 2012
FedEx said its FedEx Express subsidiary has completed the acquisition of Rapidão Cometa Logistica e Transportes S.A., a Brazil-based transportation and logistics services provider. The acquisition was initially announced in late May.
Posted on 07/05 at 10:19 AM
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Sunday, July 01, 2012
From 2010 to 2020, China’s aggregate household income will increase by more than $3.2 trillion. Income increases in India will total $1.4 trillion during the same period. This is definitely impressive, but hardly the whole story. In fact, rises of similar significance are expected in a host of “non BRIC” countries—emerging markets that should be on the radar screens of most global companies and, by implication, most supply chain executives.
Friday, June 01, 2012
Forward logistics is the primary focus for shippers of all commodities, but fine-tuning the “reverse loop” is becoming more urgent. As high-end companies develop new revenue streams, reverse logistics and after sales services are proving to be valuable tools.
As a logistics manager, understanding that oil and fuel prices are a function of supply and demand rather than the rogue actions of “evil speculators” is important.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
A developing market like China requires an approach that differs from mature markets like Europe and the U.S
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Company officials said that this deal represents the latest step in its strategy for profitable growth in Latin America, as well as enhance FedEx Express’ international and Brazil business offerings.
Posted on 05/29 at 01:19 PM
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