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With COP 17 now underway IMO discusses the impact of its work to reduce GHG emissions from internati [...]

Mr. Sekimizu discussed matters related to IMO's work and cooperation between the UN to combat S [...]

Development of an international code of safety for ships operating in polar waters. [...]

Jack Westwood-Booth, IMO' Senior Deputy Director of the Division for marine technology and carg [...]

Gurpeet Singhota, IMO's Deputy Director for the Operational Safety Section of the Maritime Safe [...]

​IATA and lithium battery supply chain demand stricter enforcement of international regulations rega [...]

​IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard will be utilized by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agen [...]

​IATA announced global passenger traffic data for June showing that demand rose by 5.2%. [...]

​Global air freight demand in June shows 4.3% increase for FTK year-on-year, the fastest pace of gro [...]

IATA's 2016 World Financial Symposium will focus on building high-performing finance organizati [...]

American Trucking Associations announced Aug. 24 several additions to its annual Management Conferen [...]

Navistar International Corp. is recalling 3,952 ProStar trucks from model years 2014 to 2017 for a d [...]

The transportation startup Hyperloop will study its electric propulsion tube system technology for m [...]

After years of tougher drunken-driving laws and a massive awareness campaign, the public's atti [...]

Oil extended its decline after a government report showed that U.S. crude stockpiles unexpectedly ro [...]

Contributed by: Norton Rose: Stephen Woods (Senior Associate, Singapore), Ben Rose (Partner, Singapo [...]

On March 9, Ezra Holdings entered into a placement agreement with Credit Suisse and DBS in order to [...]

Last Wednesday, China’s largest private shipbuilder, China Rongsheng Heavy Industries, announced pla [...]

The global shipping industry has been grabbing headlines lately, unfortunately for less admirable re [...]

It has been a long time coming, and we all suspect it has been going on for the last year or two, bu [...]

Exposure to Swiber fallout one of the reasons for forecast loss [...]

Rates rise to more than $20 per tonne, but not everyone is convinced [...]

But Golden Ocean's Vartda expects support from US grain exports [...]

Reading the US and UK safety digests, one is struck by the repetitive nature of so many marine accid [...]

CMA CGM, Cosco, Evergreen and OOCL asked for more information before US agency prepared to give gree [...]

Key Points The 2S35 will provide the Russian Army with an extended-range indirect fire capability Th [...]

Australia's state-owned naval shipbuilder ASC has warned its workforce that it will need to red [...]

Key Points Official data presents an increasingly valuable resource for analysts seeking to understa [...]

Bolivian Minister of Defence Reymi Ferreira Justiniano and Ruben Lazo, vice-president and director o [...]

China's investment in its aircraft carrier programme continues with the construction of a secon [...]

This story examines the secrets behind a successful shipper-3PL relationship, as seen through the ey [...]

U.S.-Canada cross-border trade continues to be a mutually beneficial partnership between nations wit [...]

Importers need to know what they’re doing to ensure goods proceed through U.S. Customs and Border Pr [...]

Healthcare organizations are transforming how they source supplies and connect with manufacturers an [...]

Ice cream companies have to ensure their products maintain their quality as they travel from the man [...]

[caption]Reduced throughput at PDVSA's refineries leaves more crude available for export. Photo [...]

[caption]Carriers report difficulty getting food cargoes to Venezuela. Photo: PA[/caption]It is hard [...]

[caption]Golden Ocean Capesize KSL Seattle: part of a global fleet category unlikely to grow this ye [...]

Avance Gas Holding expects difficult trading conditions to persist throughout this year and the next [...]

[caption]Tangshan port has posted a solid first-half 2016 result. Credit: TSPGC[/caption]Tangshan Po [...]

Dear Friends, Once again, we have many numbers coming in, some are concerning while others are encou [...]

The potential for IoT technology in supply chain management can be massive, says Haley Garner, head [...]

Meet Amazon’s ‘Prime Air’. After investments in fulfillment and sortation facilities, trailers, IT a [...]

1) Master Your Supply Chain Supply chain management is the cornerstone of procurement, production an [...]

Jason Burns has led his company’s efforts to identify, nurture and solidify customer relationships t [...]

Would airliners be safer without pilots? No, says NTSB chairmanChristopher Hart argues that 'human pilots are still crucial' read more [...]

The first draft of a performance-based packaging standard for lithium-ion batteries will not be read [...]

SWA labor chief & former FAA administrator Babbitt to retireSouthwest Airlines head of labor relations and former FAA administrator Randy Babbitt is to retire, [...]

Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD) has signed an agreement with DHL Express for the c [...]

NATCA president: FAA falling behind on ATC technologyFAA is stuck in “a vicious cycle” of deploying new air traffic control (ATC) technology so slowly th [...]

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) has entered into a five-year agreement with FedEx Express to pro [...]

Japan-based All Nippon Airways (ANA) is moving cargo from its freighters to the bellyholds of its pa [...]

IAG Cargo’s Constant Climate product, which specializes in cold-chain pharmaceutical traffic, is ten [...]

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Airport Council International’s (ACI) half-year report showed that airfreight volumes remained slugg [...]

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As much as the upcoming World Cup in Brazil, has little to do with supply chain. The food supply see [...]

Kraft has volunteered to recalling 1.2 million cases of four brands of cottage cheese products due t [...]

Fast food workers protested to get a $15 minimum wage yesterday, but in Switzerland they are conside [...]

Across the US thousands of fast food workers are striking to demand a raise in their minimum wage to [...]

After Walmart announced that it expects its vendors to provide goods that have recyclable packaging, [...]

While it’s currently a shippers market, the authors of this year’s report contend that we’ve entered [...]

In this new digital issue, the editors of Logistics Management have gathered four feature articles d [...]

A growing number of low-cost lift trucks offer new avenues for pairing equipment and applications, b [...]

The most recent edition of the Truckload and Intermodal Cost Indexes from Cass Information Systems a [...]

UPS said this week it has made changes for U.S. to Canada routes that it said will help businesses a [...]

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Exporta Global, the UK plastic pallet supplier, has launched the nestable PLUS Pallet to supersede i [...]

Zanders is launching the new oil and grease resistant (OGR) food contact paper Zanbarrier OGR. In th [...]

Palletways Oxford has welcomed a new general manager based at the logistic company's new premis [...]

Schmitz Cargobull has delivered 20 fixed-roof curtainsiders to APM Commercials, the first of the new [...]

Virgin Atlantic's new US$4.4 billion order for 12 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft will mark the arriv [...]

myHermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has gone head-to-head with its competitors, such as Roya [...]

The University of Leeds has realigned its suite of Masters courses to meet industry needs. Posted vi [...]

A courier from South Lanarkshire has gone the extra mile to ensure vital deliveries were kept on tra [...]

LF&E Refrigerated Transport has adopted Paragon’s transport planning software to enhance the sta [...]

This allows them to understand your needs and make arrangements and book the required services for y [...]

San Francisco, CA and Zurich, Switzerland - August 23, 2016 - Scandit, the leading enterprise mobili [...]

London, City: Oracle Platinum Partner Inoapps ( has announced the launch of a new En [...]

A 360° Tenant Portal system from leading social housing technology innovator 1st Touch (www.1sttouch [...]

Same day delivery set to improve customer service and increase sales London, 10 August 2016… Th [...]

Award winning Oracle Platinum Partner Inoapps ( has increased its ASEAN footprint wi [...]

The 3PL arena is booming. But what does that mean for today’s supply chain manager. C. John Langley [...]

FM Global, one of t­he world’s largest commercial and industrial property insurers, today broke grou [...]

After negative growth in July, United States-bound waterborne shipments in July returned to growth, [...]

EY Climate Change and Sustainability Services recently collaborated with the UN Global Compact on th [...]

While many leading companies have transformed their procurement organizations into a linchpin of ent [...]

Report highlights key factors influencing the growth of the ATLS market. [...]

Fifth major acquisition in seven years for B2B Industrial Packaging. [...]

Old corrugated container recovery rate reached record-high 92.9% in 2015. [...]

Provider of visual scoreboards partners to offer automatic updates of data from warehouse, labor, tr [...]

Company provides battery and charger solutions for material handling and airport ground support equi [...]

JSC RZD Logistics began testing the new technology of railway transportation of perishable goods fro [...]

JSC RZD Logistics cooperated with JSC Refservice to organize transportation of food products in 40-f [...]

The Analytical Centre of ‘Expert’ media holding carried out an analysis of activities of Russian tra [...]

FELB again proves their role as main Asia-Europe railway operator and pioneer in this specific busin [...]

 RZD Logistics (a subsidiary of Russian Railways) and Azerbaijan Railways will develop the Internati [...]

The sharing economy and peer-to-peer network services open a completely new mental model. Old servic [...]

Finish Line Inc. the athletic retailer recently reported that they will be closing 25% of its stores [...]

With the ascendance of Amazon, major Ecommerce players and changing consumer/B2B purchasing behavior [...]

A recent thought provoking article by Scott Santens on Self Driving trucks brings some interesting p [...]

For years industry insiders have predicted that the logistics sector is on the brink of commoditizat [...]

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In South Sudan, the World Health Organization (WHO) supports the Ministry of Health and works with 6 [...]

In the last few months, a number of attacks against health-care workers, medical transports and faci [...]

The World Health Organization deplores the bombing of a clinic run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in Ku [...]

WHO welcomes the launch of the 2030 Sustainable Development (SDG) agenda, and commits to work with p [...]

The conflict in Yemen is entering its 10th week and the numbers of dead and injured continue to grow [...]

On 30 May 2016, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified WHO of [...]

On 2 May 2016, the Ministry of Health of Peru reported 57 cases of Oropouche fever. The majority of [...]

On 22 March 2016, the National IHR Focal Point of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) notified WH [...]

Between August 2015 and 17 May 2016, WHO has been notified of 273 cases of Lassa fever, including 14 [...]

Between late December 2015 and early May 2016, the National IHR Focal of South Sudan notified WHO of [...]

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today submitted a joint UN-Organisation for the Prohibi [...]

With global youth unemployment expected to rise in 2016 for the first time in three years and the eq [...]

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today released a follow-up note to the 2015 report of a [...]

United Nations Deputy Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Piper today said [...]

In the wake of powerful earthquakes today in Italy and Myanmar, the United Nations relief wing is mo [...]

Major macroeconomic realignments are affecting prospects differentially across the world’s countries [...]

This issue discusses a number of factors affecting global growth, as well as growth prospects across [...]

Global growth remains moderate and uneven, and a number of complex forces are shaping the outlook. T [...]

The pace of recovery has disappointed in recent years, and downside risks have increased, including [...]

Global activity has broadly strengthened and is expected to improve further in 2014–15, according to [...]

December 5, 2013, was one of the most memorable days at TEDWomen — and everywhere else in the world, [...]

Today you may have heard that TED announced a rather unusual experiment with Audible. I’m pretty exc [...]

The TED community has been very busy over the past few weeks. Below, some newsy highlights. Crime fo [...]

Cross-posted from TEDWomen curator Pat Mitchell’s blog on the Huffington Post. When Hanna Rosin, the [...]

At the TEDSummit in June, we featured a talk by a young Syrian architect, Marwa Al-Sabouni. In it, s [...]

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