E-Commerce

Kerry rides global trade resurgence to high revenues, market expansion

Kerry rides global trade resurgence to high revenues, market expansion

August 31, 2017 at 5:06 pm 0 comments

A remarkable increase in turnover at Kerry Logistics, up 31 percent to US$1.75 billion in the first half of 2017, presents further evidence that global trade has overwhelmed protectionist sentiments that dominated headlines last year. “The world economy gradually stabilized, with cyclical recovery starting from Q2,” said William Ma, groupRead More

Are drone deliveries the glue of Amazon, Whole Foods merger?

Are drone deliveries the glue of Amazon, Whole Foods merger?

August 30, 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods has, so far, produced discounted avocados. But, with US$13.7 billion on the line, we’re anticipating a lot more from the Seattle-based e-commerce giant, and much of that speculation has focused on how the two companies will merge/leverage their respective logistics strengths, and how that mightRead More

Taylor Swift — yes, that Taylor Swift — does a logistics deal with UPS

Taylor Swift — yes, that Taylor Swift — does a logistics deal with UPS

August 25, 2017 at 7:32 pm 0 comments

UPS is singing Taylor Swift’s song. UPS announced today that it inked a logistics and distribution partnership with popstar Taylor Swift. The deal lets UPS “secure distribution and shipment of CDs to retailers… along with the final delivery of the CDs to online consumers.” Yes, consumers still buy CDs. TheRead More

‘Must pass’ FAA reauthorization bill opens doors for commercial drones

‘Must pass’ FAA reauthorization bill opens doors for commercial drones

August 24, 2017 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

Pretty soon, it might be time to start taking drone delivery seriously – at least in the United States. The bipartisan Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2017 now requires the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish a delivery air carrier certificate that would allow for package deliveries byRead More

DHL eCommerce integrates FarEye’s software into services platform

DHL eCommerce integrates FarEye’s software into services platform

August 24, 2017 at 5:22 pm 0 comments

To help improve the visibility of shipments, logistics management company FarEye has signed on with DHL eCommerce to provide shippers and customers with real-time alerts and analytics tools. FarEye’s platform integrates with the DHL’s existing systems, giving DHL eCommerce the flexibility to scale up or down, depending on the demandRead More

ELEVATE panelist Dan Acosta on turning big data into intelligence [VIDEO]

ELEVATE panelist Dan Acosta on turning big data into intelligence [VIDEO]

August 23, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

Keeping pace with the digital transformation of logistics can be a challenge. Your clients want flexibility at lower costs and with more visibility, but innovation is risky and deploying new technology requires foresight. The second annual ELEVATE conference in Miami empowers you to make those decisions by consolidating the most innovativeRead More

Atlas Air pushes into Asia Pacific with second 747 Nippon Cargo CMI deal

Atlas Air pushes into Asia Pacific with second 747 Nippon Cargo CMI deal

August 22, 2017 at 5:19 pm 0 comments

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings announced today that its Atlas Air unit has entered into a CMI agreement to operate a second 747-400 freighter for Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), with an option for additional aircraft in the future. Service is scheduled to begin in September 2017. As was the case withRead More

DHL breaks ground in Bochum, cuts ribbon in Dallas

DHL breaks ground in Bochum, cuts ribbon in Dallas

August 21, 2017 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group is investing in local parcel centers to support its e-commerce and international shipping operations. As part of that strategy, DHL Parcel broke ground today on 40,000-square-meter “mega parcel” center in Bochum, Germany, just days after DHL Express opened a shipping facility near Dallas, Texas, on Aug.Read More