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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 [...]

UPS Inc.'s pilots approved a new contract giving them a 29% raise compounded over five years. [...]

Hanjin Shipping Co., the distressed Korean container mover that filed for court protection Aug. 31, [...]

For residents along Old Berwick Road in Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania, time keeps on turning - but it seem [...]

Turnover in the U.S. residential property market is set to rise over the coming year, according to a [...]

Companies added workers to U.S. payrolls in August in line with projections, contributing to signs o [...]

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 [...]

EXCLUSIVE: Private German dry bulk owner takes delivery of one new vessel now as scheduled [...]

The indispensability of shipping is hardly something individual shipowners have the luxury in today’ [...]

Container throughput at the company’s ports was up 11.1% to 46.1m teu [...]

Declines particularly pronounced for bulkers and OSVs [...]

Modest recovery triggered by West African cargoes, fuel oil arbitrage to Singapore [...]

The Algerian Ministry of National Defence (MDN) confirmed on 30 August that it has received its firs [...]

A court order compelled The Australian newspaper to cease publishing classified data on the Indian N [...]

The Belgian government has approved a plan "to replace and modernise the [country's] stock [...]

Boeing has further expanded its presence in South Korea through the delivery of a training system to [...]

China and Ukraine have signed an agreement to recommence production of the Antonov An-225 'Coss [...]

This story looks at some recent trends affecting retail supply chains, including demand for speed an [...]

The popularity of meal and meal kit delivery services makes for some very complicated supply chain m [...]

This story provides a look at what it takes, logistically speaking, to stage various kinds of live e [...]

On the water and in the air, by road and by rail, the Sunshine State stands out as a logistics super [...]

ElectriCities of North Carolina works with companies closely to make sure they weigh electrical serv [...]

[caption]Mariel's Charles Baker highlights transhipment potential. Photo: Greg Miller/IHS[/capt [...]

[caption]Felixstowe’s Trinity Berths 6&7. Credit: Port of Felixstowe[/caption]Hutchison Ports’ ( [...]

[caption]Nautical-related costs passed new heights with the grounding of Costa Concordia in 2012. Cr [...]

[caption]Ship Finance sold the 1998 built VLCC Front Vanguard for about USD24 million. Credit: Aart [...]

Few concepts confuse the maritime business more than ‘sustainability’. Just as there are 50 differen [...]

According to an Air Cargo News article, a spokesperson from Panalpina commented, ““The consumption o [...]

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 [...]

UPS pilots ratify new labor contractUPS Airlines pilots have ratified a new, five-year labor contract by an overwhelming vote. read more [...]

Aircraft & Engine News-Aug. 31, 2016 read more [...]

Delta whines about JetBlue federal travel route rightsDelta’s got the blues again about competition, and this time the Atlanta mega carrier is whining abo [...]

Air China 1H profit down 12.4%Air China reported a 2016 first-half net profit of CNY3.46 billion ($520 million), down 12.4% compar [...]

Four questions arising from Scott Kirby's American-to-United moveWhat does United's president/CFO pairing of Kirby and Andrew Levy foretell? read more [...]

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Commercial drone deliveries could be closer than anticipated, according to Cincinnati-based Workhors [...]

Online freight broker Freightos purchased a wider variety of routes and modes of transportation in i [...]

Cargo-only carrier ABX Air is tight-lipped about whose cargo will be routed through Illinois-based R [...]

After a two-year bureaucratic battle with a rival carrier, Silk Way West Airlines has been granted a [...]

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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 [...]

Following the announcement of reaching a tentative agreement on a new five-year labor deal at the en [...]

EY Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) recently collaborated with the UN Global Compa [...]

The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) recently reported that [...]

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Varova Fashion is active in the fashion industry with store chains like Open32, Sissy-Boy and Men at [...]

Hansa Heavy Lift has transported five pipe racks and three modules, weighing a total of 1,871.51 met [...]

Staff at Sovereign Transport in Kirkby have scooped a 'UK award for Excellence 2016' from [...]

Ceva Logistics, the supply chain management company, has been awarded a three-year extension to its [...]

Specialist delivery firm Panther Warehousing is introducing a portfolio of new services which is cla [...]

There are other removal services who; when you talk with them over the phone, will recommend you the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

This is an exclusive interview with Rick Mettetel, C.H. Robinson's vice president, global forwa [...]

A new study from Forrester Consulting, commissioned by NetSuite, found that many midmarket, B2B sell [...]

The 4th Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit held on USC Campus is coming up on September 15 [...]

The 2016 Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) Global Cold Storage Capacity Report showed that cold stor [...]

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

A new study from Forrester Consulting, commissioned by NetSuite, found that many midmarket, B2B sell [...]

Biannual report shows continuous growth spurred by new construction in emerging markets. [...]

Market for automated guided vehicles expected to grow at the highest CAGR between 2016 and 2022. [...]

As part of Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions division, Intelligrated's automated mate [...]

First Canadian location follows the opening of offices in both London and Santiago earlier in 2016. [...]

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 July 2016, the Ministry of Public Health, Thailand, announced a laboratory confirmed case of M [...]

On 11 August 2016, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China notified WHO of five [...]

On 28 May 2016, the Ministry of Health of Kenya notified WHO of an outbreak of Chikungunya in Mander [...]

On 23 July 2016, the National IHR Focal Point of China notified WHO of an imported case of Rift Vall [...]

Between 2 and 14 July 2016, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WH [...]

The United Nations relief agency charged with the well-being of Palestinian refugees has started wor [...]

Addressing a major peace conference in Myanmar, the United Nations chief today highlighted that the [...]

A group of United Nations human rights experts today urged the Sudanese authorities to drop charges [...]

The United Nations envoy in Somalia has spoken out against the bombing yesterday of a hotel in the c [...]

The top United Nations humanitarian relief official has expressed extreme concern over the recent ev [...]

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 [...]

Today marks the 45th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day, which was designated in 1971 to celebrate [...]

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 [...]

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