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Tight Squeeze

In short supply and a security risk: in many countries, truck stops are not only filled to overflowing but also attract thieves. The TAPA is now cracking down on the problem of cargo crime. What might appear fascinating from a bird’s eye perspective is actually a serious problem. Parking spaces for trucks are indeed in […]

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Qatar Diplomatic Situation Impacts Logistics Operations

We would like to update our network partners and customers on the recent developments in Qatar. The following information is correct as of June 8, 2017: Air, land and sea borders have been closed, essentially cutting off the flow of goods between the above mentioned countries and Qatar. Land Border Abu Samra between Saudi Arabia […]

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First Platooning Trials in a Real Logistics Environment

High-tech trucks on the highway: the new project by DB Schenker and MAN is the first time that a logistics company and a vehicle manufacturer have cooperated to develop networked truck convoys for use in the logistics business. The two companies signed a cooperation agreement on this technology, also known as platooning, at the “transport […]

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Exact Timing is Critical for Nord Gear Corporation

NORD Drivesystems (NORD Gear Corporation) is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of drive technology for mechanical and electronic solutions. NORD’s range of products includes constant speed reducers, electric motors, industrial gear units, motor starters and AC Vector drives for cabinet mount and distributed control. Since 1965, NORD has become well established in the power […]

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Matching the Right Loads to the Right Modes

Finding the right freight mode for your shipments shouldn’t be a guessing game. Here’s an easy primer on how to match the two in the most efficient, cost-effective manner.  Despite what you may hear in e-commerce circles, not every shipment needs to get to its destination within one or two days, nor does it require […]

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Improving Competitive Advantage with Good Transportation Management

Here are six ways that good transportation management can help your company gain a stronger foothold in the marketplace and enhance its bottom line.  Historically, transportation was thought of as more of a cost center than a driver of competitive advantage. In other words, instead of producing profits and helping improve the shipper’s position in […]

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Intermodal South America 2017

For over 20 years, Intermodal South America has become one of the largest strategic platforms within the logistics, cargo transport and foreign trade industries. With more than 600 exhibitors attending the 2017 expo in São Paulo, Brazil you are guaranteed to find the answer to any of your logistics problems. Over the course of three […]

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2017 Arrow Electronics Logistics & Operations Management Conference

Arrow Electronics is a leader in electronic components and computing solutions for all industrial and commercial uses. This year, Arrow Electronics will be hosting the 2017 Logistics & Operations Management Conference – two days of reception dinners, industry presentations and vendor keynote speeches. This event will provide attendees the opportunity to showcase new products and […]

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Investing millions in a digital future: DB Schenker acquires equity interest in global internet marketplace uShip

DB Schenker is investing millions to strengthen its strategic collaboration with the US-based online shipping marketplace uShip and press ahead with the digital transformation of its business model. Following a capital increase, the global logistics company is investing USD 25 million (roughly EUR 24 million) in the online platform for freight forwarding and transport services. […]

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DB Schenker Sponsors JOC’s TPM 2017

Attendees come to JOC’s TPM to join the 2,000+ attendees to find new customers, nurture existing relationships and more. Hear the latest market forecasts, analysis, expert opinion and more concerning container shipping, freight rates, labor issues and more. If you want to meet with shippers, carriers, port officials, 3PLs, freight forwarders, government officials, and more, […]

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