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In Latin America’s Booming e-Commerce Sector, Start-ups Aim to Improve on Logistics

Apr 1, 2015: When Latin America’s e-commerce heavyweights make the headlines, reports often focus on the multi-million funding rounds they keep raising again and again from high-profile global funds. However, not much is said about how this capital influx is reshaping the logistics sector across the region.

Amazon Expands Prime Now Service to Dallas

Mar 27, 2015: Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday said it expanded its Prime Now service to Dallas, as it continues to roll out its one-hour delivery service beyond New York City.

The Logistics of Epidemics: How the Supply Chain Can Help… Or Hinder

Mar 27, 2015: The flow of essential medical supplies, transportation activities and demand for medical personnel are some of the logistics-oriented features that depend on the available information regarding disease’s progression. Highly sophisticated systems in business supply chain and relevant technologies like RFID could also be adopted in the case of epidemics containment.

Q & A Steve Howard: To Expand or Not to Expand Your Warehousing Facilities. That is the...

Mar 26, 2015: In warehousing logistics, there’s a great space challenge. When is the right time to expand your warehouse facilities? And when is it time to make better use of what you have?

TNT Opens Healthcare Hub in the Netherlands - Allowing Next Day Deliveries of Medical Devices to 96...

Mar 26, 2015: Amsterdam, 26 March 2015 – Express delivery company TNT will today inaugurate an international transport hub in Heerlen, the Netherlands, dedicated to the shipping of medical devices to European hospitals and clinics.

Strategy For Logistics Service Providers

Mar 26, 2015: A strategy identifies challenges, issues and risks with markets and their dynamics; and, going forward, can set the direction where the company is going for new markets and new business and customers to grow sales and profits

Five Alternatives to Solve the Automotive Industry Talent Crisis

Mar 25, 2015: DHL Global Forwarding white paper analyses issue of talent shortage in the automotive sector and suggests options for solving the problem

Women in Logistics: International Women’s day

Mar 24, 2015: March 8th is International Women’s day. We at eft decided to look back at some of the milestones we’ve seen throughout the last year in the advancement of female participation in logistics.

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  • In Latin America’s Booming e-Commerce Sector, Start-ups Aim to Improve on Logistics

    Apr 1, 2015: When Latin America’s e-commerce heavyweights make the headlines, reports often focus on the multi-million funding rounds they keep raising again and again from high-profile global funds. However, not much is said about how this capital influx is reshaping the logistics sector across the region.
  • The Logistics of Epidemics: How the Supply Chain Can Help… Or Hinder

    Mar 27, 2015: The flow of essential medical supplies, transportation activities and demand for medical personnel are some of the logistics-oriented features that depend on the available information regarding disease’s progression. Highly sophisticated systems in business supply chain and relevant technologies like RFID could also be adopted in the case of epidemics containment.

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  • In Latin America’s Booming e-Commerce Sector, Start-ups Aim to Improve on Logistics

    Apr 1, 2015: When Latin America’s e-commerce heavyweights make the headlines, reports often focus on the multi-million funding rounds they keep raising again and again from high-profile global funds. However, not much is said about how this capital influx is reshaping the logistics sector across the region.
  • The Logistics of Epidemics: How the Supply Chain Can Help… Or Hinder

    Mar 27, 2015: The flow of essential medical supplies, transportation activities and demand for medical personnel are some of the logistics-oriented features that depend on the available information regarding disease’s progression. Highly sophisticated systems in business supply chain and relevant technologies like RFID could also be adopted in the case of epidemics containment.

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  • Coming and Going: A Look at Employee Turnover in the Logistics Industry

    Mar 19, 2015: Data from the American Trucking Association (ATA) shows that the turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose one percentage point to an annualized rate of 97% in the third quarter of 2014.
  • Panalpina heads further into Africa

    Jan 26, 2015: January 19 - Panalpina has opened two new offices in Casablanca, Morocco and Nairobi, Kenya, where the company says opportunities for growth exist predominantly in the energy and infrastructure sectors.