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Virgin Atlantic Cargo, Virgin Australia to launch Melbourne-Hong Kong route

May 30, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

With no end in sight for the growing Asia-Pacific e-commerce business, Virgin Atlantic Cargo said it will launch a new Melbourne-Hong Kong route on July 5, in partnership with Virgin Australia, bringing total capacity up to five A330-200 flights per week on the route. Each flight will offer 14 tonnesRead More

GEODIS sees supply chain as ‘strategic hub’ of companies’ activities

GEODIS sees supply chain as ‘strategic hub’ of companies’ activities

May 15, 2017 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

MUNICH — The recently released GEODIS 2017 Supply Chain Worldwide Survey (SCWS) underscored the evolution of supply chains, from the simple delivery of products to “a crucial lever for business performance.” Trends such as e-commerce require more specialization than ever, which, in turn, drives complexity According to the survey, 74Read More

DHL eCommerce launches nationwide delivery service in Malaysia

DHL eCommerce launches nationwide delivery service in Malaysia

April 28, 2017 at 5:38 pm 0 comments

DHL eCommerce has launched domestic delivery operations in Malaysia, where e-commerce is expected to grow at CAGR of 15.8 percent through 2020. The investment includes a 48,000-square foot distribution hub in Puchong, depots in other critical urban centers, and a fleet of 2-wheel and 4-wheel vehicles “E-commerce has become aRead More

DHL eCommerce begins delivery services in expanding Chilean market

DHL eCommerce begins delivery services in expanding Chilean market

April 21, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

With an e-commerce sector expected to double its size to US$2.3 billion by 2020, Chile is the latest market targeted for domestic B2C delivery expansion by DHL eCommerce, a division of the Deutsche Post DHL Group (DP-DHL). In addition to a 1,662-square meter central hub in Santiago and a growingRead More

Amazon’s on-demand manufacturing sends tremors through supply chain

Amazon’s on-demand manufacturing sends tremors through supply chain

April 19, 2017 at 11:11 pm 0 comments

If Amazon’s latest clothing manufacturing plans become a reality, air cargo companies stand to lose billions in revenues. Yesterday, the e-commerce giant was awarded a patent for a localized manufacturing setup that eliminates much of the traditional supply chain, bringing manufacturing closer to consumers than ever before. That said, it’sRead More

IBM launches blockchain-based pharma logistics services in China

IBM launches blockchain-based pharma logistics services in China

April 12, 2017 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

One of the oldest computer giants, IBM, is in the logistics news again after launching a blockchain-based financial services platform for pharmaceutical procurement that the company says will increase efficiency, transparency and operation of supply-chain finance. Blockchain technology has the potential to reduce transaction costs, eliminate redundancies and increase visibilityRead More

ALMERE - De nieuwe Containerbike van DHL. FOTO: DIEDERIK VAN DER LAAN

Deutsche Post DHL Group doubles-down on green delivery vehicles

April 11, 2017 at 4:31 pm 0 comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group (DP-DHL) is embracing the green revolution, doubling the production capacity of its own electric vehicles from 10,000 to as many as 20,000 by the end of the year. The news follows an announcement earlier that DP-DHL will reduce all logistics-related growth emissions to zero in netRead More

JD.com to build 150 drone launch facilities in China by 2020 [VIDEO]

JD.com to build 150 drone launch facilities in China by 2020 [VIDEO]

April 7, 2017 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

Chinese e-commerce heavyweight JD.com plans to build 150 drone launch facilities in southwestern Sichuan province for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) parcel delivery. Having secured government approval in select provinces, autonomous aerial deliveries in China are at the forefront of commercial drone innovation. JD.com has been making commercial drone deliveries inRead More