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E-commerce drives US$180 million investment in UPS Arizona facility

E-commerce drives US$180 million investment in UPS Arizona facility

June 2, 2017 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

The UPS response to the e-commerce revolution seems to be pouring money into the U.S. logistics sector, this time with a new package processing hub in Goodyear, Ariz. UPS is already offering Saturday ground delivery and pickup service, which began last month in Mesa, Ariz., and plans to expand theRead More

Brexit, high costs undercut strong Q1 business at K+N

Brexit, high costs undercut strong Q1 business at K+N

April 20, 2017 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

Increased volumes and turnover failed to offset currency depreciation, undercutting a strong showing at Kuehne + Nagel Group and ultimately pushing EBITDA and earnings growth into the red. For the first three months of 2017, K+N’s EBITDA was US$257 million, just shy of the previous year’s numbers, while earnings alsoRead 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

Hyperloop pioneer TU Delft teams with DHL for competition [VIDEO]

Hyperloop pioneer TU Delft teams with DHL for competition [VIDEO]

October 20, 2016 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

Amsterdam to Paris in 30 minutes. That’s the seemingly impossible goal of the “Delft Hyperloop,” a pod-like capsule developed by TU Delft for the rapid transportation of people and goods through tubes (yes, really). The apparatus that might make such a trip possible arrived in California aboard a DHL freighterRead More

DHL scans ‘Trends Radar’ report for logistics advancements

DHL scans ‘Trends Radar’ report for logistics advancements

April 25, 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Do “self-learning machines” and “bionic enhancements” fill you with wonder about the future of logistics or just cause anxiety headaches? Fortunately, we’ll all have several more years to decide how we feel about these technologies and others listed in DHL’s third annual “Logistics Trend Radar” report. The sentient machines andRead More

DHL opens urban logistics center in Singapore

DHL opens urban logistics center in Singapore

April 21, 2016 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

To prepare for an expected increase in pharmaceutical and high-tech air cargo traffic in the Southeast Asian region, DHL Supply Chain has opened a new logistics center in Singapore that the company said will improve the efficiency of its current operations by 20 percent. The design, DHL said, will beRead More

Air Cargo World introduces Elevate 2016 conference in Miami

Air Cargo World introduces Elevate 2016 conference in Miami

April 18, 2016 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Big data, analytics, digitization and the rise of global e-commerce are changing the face of airfreight logistics forever. To help propel the airfreight industry forward, Air Cargo World is proud to announce the launch of Elevate 2016, the air cargo industry’s first event focused on innovation. Elevate 2016 will take place onRead More

India to increase air cargo business by 180 percent

India to increase air cargo business by 180 percent

February 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm 0 comments

In the next 15 years, the air cargo industry in India is expected to grow by more than 180 percent, while manufacturing will rise 14 percent by 2022, according to the latest estimates by government officials speaking at the Air Cargo India event that kicked off today in Mumbai. SpeakerRead More