Jingle Bells. . . what’s coming up on land logistics.

Projected increases in on-line sales may mean a 4-4.5% increase in sales this holiday, reports consulting firm Deloitte. “While online sales continue to climb, digital customer interactions through both virtual and physical store channels present greater sales opportunities than online or mobile commerce alone,” says Alison Paul, vice chairman of...

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US GDP boosted 3-4%. Why? Digital trade.

Digital trade is responsible for an estimated 3.4 percent to 4.8 percent boost in U.S. GDP, according to a new report released Thursday by the U.S. International Trade Commission. The report, Digital Trade in the U.S. and Global Economies, Part 2 , is the follow up to a report released...

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Meeting logistics challenges head-on, DBS is developing a transport and logistics solution that delivers real-time data while saving fuel.

Facing a host of logistic challenges: fierce competition, cost pressures, unstable energy costs, stringent emissions legislation and the requirement for accurately-measured carbon footprints. DB Schenker along with T-Systems and GAF AG are looking for solutions that deliver real-time data based on satellite navigation, earth observation and satellite communication technologies. Cutting...

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General Mills Seeks Partners with a Shared Commitment to Mitigating Climate Change

The imperative is clear: business, together with governments, NGOs and individuals, need to act together to reduce the human impact on climate change. Government policies that provide proportionate and clear guidance on mitigation and adaptation are essential for large scale progress. - See more at: http://blog.generalmills.com/2014/07/how-the-weather-forecast-impacts-food-supply/?sf3891128=1#sthash.x7pfmzMT.dpuf

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New assignments for Fast Moving Consumer Goods

The customized DB Schenker warehouse for Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) in Willebroek, Belgium is enjoying success. “Thanks to several innovations which have been implemented over the last two years, the Kellogg company entrusted us with the logistics for their new Pringles brand earlier this year. As of November Kellogg’s...

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