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Smart Logistic Newsletter Archives: January 2015

 
Logistics index show emerging market growth offsetting mixed performance for big players
Dynamism in Asean, GCC countries, sub-Saharan Africa and the large, next-tier economies of Indonesia, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Mexico and Pakistan is offsetting mixed performance in the Brics countries that powered emerging markets growth in recent years, according to the 2015 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index.
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Wincanton provides logistics for BAE Systems shipbuilding
Wiltshire, UK, based Wincanton, a provider of supply chain services, has been awarded a contract with major defence manufacturer BAE Systems to provide full logistics and warehousing services in support of its UK shipbuilding operations.
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Werner upgrades cold chain telematics
Transportation and logistics company Werner Enterprises is upgrading its cold chain telematics to provide comprehensive temperature, fuel management, maintenance and logistical applications services for its refrigerated trailers.
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High-tech growth leads to UPS expansion in Europe
UPS has expanded three of its European facilities due to growing demand from retail and high-tech customers. The moves add nearly 20,000 square metres to the company's global supply chain network.
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Open platform option extends telematics system from Novatel
A mobile tracking telematics system for fleet management, usage based insurance and other connected vehicle applications has been introduced by California-based Novatel Wireless.
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TechCity lands Ceva Italian logistics company of the year award
Ceva Logistics has been named Logistics Company of the Year in Italy for the fifth time by Assologistica, the leading Italian association of logistics companies.
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IRD expands weigh stations throughout state of Georgia
Saskatchewan-based intelligent transportation system company International Road Dynamics (IRD) has won a US$8m contract for the design, supply, installation and integration of 19 mainline weigh-in-motion (WIM) systems at locations throughout the US state of Georgia.
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Digi and Qv21 combine to improve vehicle telematics

Digi International and Qv21 Technologies have combined their systems to provide vehicle telematics for the oil, gas and waste hauling industries.
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CH Robinson forms division to harness logistics technology for oil and gas industries

CH Robinson has set up an oil and gas division with the aim of using its Navisphere global technology platform to enable better coordination between transport suppliers and warehouses.
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Software brings productivity boost to DSV

Global transport and logistics company DSV has improved productivity by 20% since implementing business intelligence software from Advanced Business Solutions in October 2014.
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Ceva wins deal to transport toys in Spain and extends Ford truck contract in USA

Ceva Logistics has signed a three-year contract worth almost €2m a year with Ludendo Commerce Iberia to manage the handling, storage and delivery of its products in Spain. It has also been selected to provide complex transportation services supporting Ford's recently retooled Dearborn Truck manufacturing facility, which produces Ford's new F-150 aluminium pickup trucks.
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Redtail increases vehicle asset management offering at CES

Redtail Telematics unveiled its Vam-HD GPS hardware at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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FedEx picks Middle East firm as global logistics partner

FedEx Express has selected Abdul Latif Jameel Group as its global service provider in Saudi Arabia as of this month for international inbound and outbound services to and from 220 countries and territories.
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