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Apr 24, 2015

eft are excited to announce the launch of their 3PL Summit & Chief Supply Chain in a brand new geography, with the inaugural event taking place in São Paulo, Brazil on August 11-12th. The event will feature the brightest minds and biggest players in the logistics and supply chain space, discussing crucial trends and challenges changing the industry landscape.

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  • eft Weekly Newsletter 23rd April 2015

    Apr 23, 2015: Executive supply chain Q&A; IoT growth and impact; integrated supply chain planning
  • Norbert Dentressangle Invests in Depot Network

    Apr 23, 2015: Norbert Dentressangle is expanding its Bury St Edmunds distribution centre to incorporate a local platform for its Specialist Services operation, which makes non-standard deliveries of high value, fragile, bulky or time sensitive consignments.

Reports and Analysis

Five Alternatives to Solve the Automotive...

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...

Executive Insights

Plan Better Truck Routes

Feb 17, 2015

It’s not so long ago that route planning, fleet optimization, and driver allocation relied almost exclusively on the guile, instincts, and experience...

Top 25 LTL Carriers 2013

Jul 24, 2014

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

Features and Opinion

A Not So Distant Look at how the Industrial...

Apr 20, 2015

As manufacturing, transportation, and every aspect of humanity evolves in modernity, reliance upon the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow and...

Where Will You Manufacture? Near-shoring vs. Re-...

Apr 15, 2015

A lack of quality space remains one of the biggest challenges facing manufacturers in the U.S. Emerging technological advances, such as improved...

North America

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March...

Mar 24, 2015

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

North American 2015 3PL Awards Top 5 Released

Mar 17, 2015

The awards celebrate the top 3PLs in 8 different industry verticals for excellence in service delivery as selected by leading manufacturers and...

Europe

CEVA names Antonio Fondevilla to lead Global...

Apr 7, 2015

Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, 2 April, 2015 – CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain companies, today announced the appointment of...

IJS Global and H.Essers Announce New Strategic...

Jan 26, 2015

Global forwarder IJS Global is teaming up with Brussels-based logistics provider H.Essers.

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...

How significant will the Americas region be to...

Mar 22, 2012

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

ZIM concludes second quarter with about $29 million EBITDA and around $19 million operating cash flow

Asia-Pacific

DHL invests S$140M to build South Asia Hub

Mar 10, 2015

Singapore – DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, unveiled the blueprint of DHL Express South Asia Hub, a 24-hour...

Japan’s Kintetsu World Express pays premium to...

Feb 17, 2015

Singapore’s NOL today sealed the sale of its APL Logistics division to Japanese logistics provider Kintetsu World Express (KWE), in one of the...

Latin America

Latin America – Region of Extremes, Region of...

Apr 7, 2015

The region’s greatest enemy is itself. In order for Latin America to reach its true potential, it will have to overcome its infrastructure issues...

In Latin America’s Booming e-Commerce Sector,...

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...