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Nov 25, 2014

One of the biggest challenges for a delivery provider is achieving a successful delivery drop first time and missed deliveries are costly – estimated on average at around £23 per drop. Using mobile data technology to track items combined with proactive customer alerts plays a significant role in helping to achieve higher first time success rates.

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Reports and Analysis

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market -...

Oct 30, 2014

Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Markets. We selected a few facts to share with you

Collaborative Relationships in the 3PL Industry

Oct 28, 2014

eft would like to invite you to take part in this survey on collaborative relationships and organizational innovation within the 3PL industry, aimed...

Executive Insights

Top 25 LTL Carriers 2013

Jul 24, 2014

This article from G-Force Shipping & Consulting lists the 25 top LTL Carriers of 2013

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May 13, 2014

On May 13th 2014, leading figures from business gathered in central London to celebrate the successful women working in the UK transport &...

Features and Opinion

What Is The Role Of Technology In Achieving Last...

Nov 25, 2014

One of the biggest challenges for a delivery provider is achieving a successful delivery drop first time and missed deliveries are costly – estimated...

What Do We Do Now About Planning?

Nov 24, 2014

Supply Chain Insights founder Lora Cecere overviews five different strategies to consider to implement supply chain planning technologies; stabilize...

North America

Lessons Learned: Jabil Embraces Supply Chain...

Nov 7, 2014

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Collaborative Relationships in the 3PL Industry

Oct 28, 2014

eft would like to invite you to take part in this survey on collaborative relationships and organizational innovation within the 3PL industry, aimed...

Europe

eft Weekly Newsletter 20th November 2014

Nov 24, 2014

EU 3PL Award Winners Announced; Snapshot of 3PL Summit and CSCO Forum Day One

Click and Collect Could Save Traditional...

Nov 24, 2014

As a highlight of day two: John Allen Co-Deputy Chairman and SID, Dixons Carphone plc; Chairman, Worldpay; Chairman, Barratt Developments plc;...

South America

Brazil: The Road Better Taken?

Sep 19, 2014

Brazil’s performance in the 2014 Emerging Markets survey mirrors real life – a dividing narrative is pitching Brazil’s potential against its failure...

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Much has already been written about the possible benefits of UPS's acquisition of TNT Express concerning the European market, but what about the...

Middle East/Africa

DHL Express strengthens Africa's links with...

Sep 2, 2014

Updated report on DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa’s top import & export trade lanes

ZIM Q2 2014 Results

Aug 28, 2014

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Asia-Pacific

Are The Asian ‘Tiger Cubs’ Missing a Member?

Oct 24, 2014

Take part in the 2015 Agility Emerging Markets, to give your insight on the world’s most dynamic logistics markets. All participants will be offered...

Frost & Sullivan to Speak at the Asia Pacific...

Oct 13, 2014

Frost & Sullivan’s Global Vice President, Transportation & Logistics Practice, Mr. Gopal R will be speaking at the 2014 Asia Pacific 3PL and...

Latin America

Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV Merger One Step Closer

Nov 10, 2014

Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defence (CADE) has given an unconditional clearance to the proposed merger of the container shipping...

Latin America – A Region of Great Promise Despite...

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Nearsourcing and a growing middle class are presenting great opportunities for Latin America.