Industries

The Future is Bright for Global Chemical Logistics

Research and Markets: Global Chemical Logistics Market 2014-2018 The chemical industry has a small number of prominent manufacturers in distant locations from one another. This ups the importance of logistics to the chemical industry so a continuous supply reaches these plants. There are three categories of chemical products that are...

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New automotive logistics center in Shenyang

Together with a Chinese partner, DB Schenker is pushing ahead with the creation of a joint venture for logistics services in Shenyang, northeastern China. A 45,000-square-meter logistics center is planned, which will distribute spare parts and supply local car production. Pending government approval, construction will start in 2015. The project...

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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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