Update on Egypt grain storage hub

Egypt has given approval for construction of a ‘global logistics hub’ for grain storage in the country in an effort to reduce its annual food import bill. Presently spending E£32bn ($4.5bn) annually for its food imports, as reported by Reuters, construction of the global logistics hub comes as part of...

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FDA Food Facility Registration Due Before December 31, 2014

The Bioterrorism Act and Food Safety Modernization Act requires all domestic and foreign facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold food for human or animal consumption in the U.S. to register with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The requirement includes food, food ingredients, and dietary supplements. Registrations must...

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The art of staying in motion.

No one knows better than David Mulcahy how much faster the business has become in the last 25 years. Mulcahy is Operations Manager at ­Maxell Europe. His answer: exactly 1,716 times faster. In the late 1980s, the tape in a Maxell VHS cassette crawled along at a speed of 2.33...

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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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