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Feb
18
2013
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Australia ships wine in bulk, not bottles by David Fickling

Posted by  & Logistics & News Analysis

 

Hardys became Britain’s best-selling Australian wine brand by selling for as little as $5 a bottle, despite the 37 percent rise in its home country’s currency since 2009. To do that and still earn a profit, the winemaker turned to plastic bags.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Australia-ships-wine-in-bulk-not-bottles-4264644.php#ixzz2LHueQVop



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Jan
23
2013
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Should I use an NVOCC?

Posted by  & Logistics & Supply Chain

http://globalforwarding.com/blog/should-i-use-nvocc?source=linkedin

People throughout the shipping industry have different ideas about who they should work with or who makes the best customers. Many people wonder why there are companies like NVOCC’s when there are so many ocean carriers available. Are there benefits to working with an NVOCC instead of just the steamship line directly?…



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Jan
22
2013
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Carrier Rates Forced Higher By a ‘Perfect Storm’ of Circumstances

Posted by  & Logistics & Rates

http://blog.chemlogix.com/2012/09/are-you-paying-too-much-for-your-shipments-benchmark-your-carrier-activities-to-find-out/

By Mike Challman, ChemLogix, LLC

Vice President, North American Operations
ChemLogix.com

When was the last time you analyzed your actual carrier costs?   If you haven’t reviewed your carrier activity in the past 12 to 18 months, there’s a good chance your costs are above what you’ve…



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Jan
21
2013
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ITS Customer getting aid into the Sudan

Posted by  & Logistics & News Analysis

http://www.trust.org/alertnet/blogs/alertnet-news-blog/the-logistics-of-getting-aid-into-ssudan-camps

 

Global logistics company Agility donates in-kind services and expertise to the humanitarian community in major emergencies. Its partner International Medical Corps asked the firm to deploy staff to South Sudan last year to help manage the movement of relief supplies to crowded refugee camps cut off by…



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Jan
19
2013
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When Will Google Revolutionize Logistics?

Posted by  & Logistics

http://logisticsviewpoints.com/2013/01/14/when-will-google-revolutionize-logistics/

When Will Google Revolutionize Logistics?

January 14th, 2013

Google has assembled a series of technologies capable of transforming logistics as we know it. Some of them are well known and the applications obvious; others less so. I’ll start with the obvious ones.

 



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