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Oct 24, 2014

ICT is the proverbial level playing field today. Every company in the logistics industry now has access to the same standard software. Does that eliminate the need for a CIO? During the Amsterdam Logistics CIO Forum in November 17-18 we'll discuss turning data into value for supply chain and logistics and the future role of the CIO.

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Reports and Analysis

Strategically Managing Your Spend: An Infographic

Oct 13, 2014

Looking strategically at supply chains can lead to more complex questions than when looking for short term, easy to achieve savings. However, while...

eft Weekly Newsletter 2nd October 2014

Oct 6, 2014

Wearables in the warehouse; eBay - a supply chain darling; DHL webinar; Latest logistics stats, Logistics CIO's to meet

Executive Insights

Gasrec highlight benefits of ‘eco-friendly’ fuels...

Jan 28, 2014

Experts from Gasrec will be addressing European transport executives on key issues relating to the use of bio-fuels in transport and logistics - and...

Port of Rotterdam announces 7% revenue growth

Apr 11, 2012

For the full year 2011, the Port of Rotterdam Authority has announced revenues of €588m, a 7% increase compared to 2010. The port authority...

Features and Opinion

Supply Chain Darlings – 6 Supply Chains the...

Oct 20, 2014

‘Darling Supply Chains’ – the companies that tend to dominate the headlines of the supply chain world every-so-often for their innovative thinking,...

Reading The Mixed Tea Leaves and Fighting Off...

Oct 17, 2014

There are mixed messages in the economic data as we enter the last quarter of the year. What does this mean for the economy and logistics industry in...

North America

M2M set to surpass RFID and bar-codes as a tool...

Sep 18, 2014

A new report published by leading supply chain and logistics business intelligence and networking company eft (eyefortransport) and AT&T has...

How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

Aug 28, 2014

Industry expert Jason Craig illustrates through the Bakken oil boom of North Dakota the impact of the oil and gas industry on freight transportation...

Europe

Menlo Logistics Extends the Footprint of its...

Oct 13, 2014

AMSTERDAM — October 7 2014 Significant increased demand for services from a key hi-tech customer has required Menlo Logistics (Menlo), the global...

eft European Customer Choice Awards Shortlist...

Oct 13, 2014

October 11, 2014: eft’s elite panel of judges have finalised the 2014 European shortlist of those 3PLs that consistently deliver excellence in...

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...

Mexico Tries To Open Its Rail Industry To...

Feb 19, 2014

Once again, the Mexican government is ruffling feathers as it tries to modernize and open industries to competition and investment.

Middle East/Africa

Geodis Wilson wins long-term contract with...

Sep 24, 2013

The Industrial Projects division of international freight forwarder Geodis Wilson secured a new 3-year contract with Caracal Energy Inc. (“Caracal...

CMA CGM upgrades its West Med – Morocco service

Apr 11, 2012

CMA CGM and its Moroccan subsidiary, COMANAV, have announced the upgrade of their West Med – Morocco service.

Asia-Pacific

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...

Volkswagen begins construction of Indian...

Apr 17, 2012

The Volkswagen Group has announced it has begun construction of a new parts distribution centre (PDC) in Gurgaon, India.