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European Commission - Statement Paris, 29 August 2015 EU Commissioners Avramopoulos and Bulc attende [...]

European Commission - Press release 08 May 2015 Ljubljana, Slovenia Violeta Bulc, the EU's Tran [...]

European - Press release Commission Brussels, 15 January 2015 The European Commission has published [...]

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 December 2014 Today the European Commission has upd [...]

Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] European Brussels, 27 November 2014 Violeta Bulc, EU [...]

This conference, organised by DG MOVE, will gather industry representatives from large organisations [...]

The conference, organised in the framework of the European food-tourism week by the European Commiss [...]

The fourteenth European Tourism Forum is taking place in Luxembourg this year. The Forum will be ded [...]

This Joint Research Centre (JRC) workshop will provide comprehensive information on transport emissi [...]

Today the Commission is further delivering on its top priority of creating jobs and boosting growth [...]

The presidency briefed ministers on the state of play on the proposals for a telecommunications sing [...]

The new directive will update current EU rules on package holidays by aiming to adapt to travel mark [...]

Following two years of solid decreases in the number of people killed on Europe's roads, the fi [...]

The Council held a public policy debate on two proposals to improve rail services in the EU (fourth [...]

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With COP 17 now underway IMO discusses the impact of its work to reduce GHG emissions from internati [...]

Mr. Sekimizu discussed matters related to IMO's work and cooperation between the UN to combat S [...]

Development of an international code of safety for ships operating in polar waters. [...]

Jack Westwood-Booth, IMO' Senior Deputy Director of the Division for marine technology and carg [...]

Gurpeet Singhota, IMO's Deputy Director for the Operational Safety Section of the Maritime Safe [...]

IATA announced global passenger traffic results for July showing robust demand growth compared to Ju [...]

IATA released data for global air freight markets showing a fall in air cargo demand in July compare [...]

IATA announced that the second edition of the WFS, which will be held 14-17 September in Barcelona,  [...]

IATA announced global passenger traffic results for June showing a 5.7% increase in demand compared [...]

WASHINGTON - Longtime trucking industry advocate Mike Pennington was honored Sept. 3 with a commemor [...]

Transport Topics is closed for the Labor Day weekend. Here's a look at AAA's projections f [...]

UTi Worldwide Inc.'s fiscal 2016 second-quarter loss more than tripled to $70.6 million, or 70 [...]

The trucking industry added 700 jobs in August as the unemployment rate declined to 5.1%, a level th [...]

The Simon Cos. said it has hired Blake Rigby as chief financial officer and chief operating officer [...]

Contributed by: Norton Rose: Stephen Woods (Senior Associate, Singapore), Ben Rose (Partner, Singapo [...]

On March 9, Ezra Holdings entered into a placement agreement with Credit Suisse and DBS in order to [...]

Last Wednesday, China’s largest private shipbuilder, China Rongsheng Heavy Industries, announced pla [...]

The global shipping industry has been grabbing headlines lately, unfortunately for less admirable re [...]

It has been a long time coming, and we all suspect it has been going on for the last year or two, bu [...]

Rights offerings provide a cost effective & equitable way to raise new capital for smaller compa [...]

Improved atmospheric control has made the once far off markets become reachable [...]

Publication represents just one part of an unprecedented global expansion of reporting and analytica [...]

International Group member hit by five total losses [...]

Greece-based manager given job of co-ordinating club’s business efforts across all regions [...]

The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) has received into service the second of three Boeing RC-135W Airseeker [...]

The central event of the 3 September commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Chinese People [...]

Key Points Work has started on the Indian Navy's final Mk IV LCU The LCUs will augment the Indi [...]

The Mexican Air Force has selected the Cessna 206H Stationair to fulfill a requirement for 12 tactic [...]

Plasan Sasa has won a contract worth PLN24.75 million (USD6.56 million) to provide modified SandCat [...]

As e-commerce continues to transform consumer behavior, retailers explore hybrid omni-channel supply [...]

Sustainability and cost savings are driving shippers to reduce packaging waste. [...]

Companies searching for the just the right spot to locate their manufacturing plants, warehouses, an [...]

Freight damage, loss, and theft will always occur. Planning for those inevitabilities is key to prev [...]

With $20 million in plant products left for dead each year, Bell Nursery had to nourish and grow som [...]

Port chaplains can now track and follow up on care given to seafarers using a new phone app. Launche [...]

The Greek Coast Guard in the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos was forced to use even stun grenades to [...]

Edelweiss Asset Reconstruction Company (ARC) has revealed its priorities for reviving India's B [...]

Two seafarers are presumed drowned after an Indonesian container ship sank in the Java Sea on 2 Sept [...]

Nigeria is to deploy drones to monitor the movement of ships in an attempt to curb oil theft. The Ni [...]

eft: Congratulations again on winning last year’s Award as the best 3PL for Retail Supply Chains – W [...]

A strategic approach to sourcing what you need to keep your business moving can help avoid disruptio [...]

In the complex world of modern transportation, companies lacking the experience to professionally ha [...]

Pascal Fernandez, vice president at Avnet, one of the world's largest global distributors of el [...]

To understand the success of Nokia Networks' supply chain operations, it is important to unders [...]

Lufthansa CEO warns of ‘brutal changes’ in industryEuropean airlines need more support from their governments in a fast-changing world where now-privat [...]

Delta: US airlines won’t extend campaign to carriers outside GulfDelta Air Lines considers majority state-owned Chinese airlines to be “totally different” than state [...]

Aircraft Briefs-Sept 4 2015 read more [...]

Aeroflot agrees to lead Transaero restructuringRussia’s Aeroflot has agreed to be involved in the restructuring of Transaero Airlines, Aeroflot sai [...]

Air France considers launching low-cost, long-haul subsidiaryAir France is considering establishing a long-haul, low-cost subsidiary as part of its ongoing plans [...]

Toll Express, an arm of Australian logistics firm Toll Group, recently completed a US$20 million ren [...]

Keeping step with a changing industry, Air Canada Cargo has launched an updated website that enables [...]

  The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines said that its member airlines, while enjoying increased p [...]

An Air China Cargo 777F touched down at Edmonton International Airport (EIA) Sept. 3 to be greeted b [...]

Following President Obama’s historic state visit to Kenya in July for the Global Entrepreneurship Su [...]

AZura International, owner of Air Cargo Week, has introduced a major new data service on its azfreig [...]

Boeing has advised airlines not to carry large quantities of lithium-ion batteries as bellyhold carg [...]

Municipal waste, used food oil and natural oils are the leading contenders in a five year roadmap to [...]

A seaplane cargo drone with a 100 tonne capacity able to use sea port facilities and carry ocean fre [...]

Air cargo markets in the second quarter of this year appear to be back down to levels at the end of [...]

As much as the upcoming World Cup in Brazil, has little to do with supply chain. The food supply see [...]

Kraft has volunteered to recalling 1.2 million cases of four brands of cottage cheese products due t [...]

Fast food workers protested to get a $15 minimum wage yesterday, but in Switzerland they are conside [...]

Across the US thousands of fast food workers are striking to demand a raise in their minimum wage to [...]

After Walmart announced that it expects its vendors to provide goods that have recyclable packaging, [...]

While shippers ready themselves for the long Labor Day weekend, we’d like to remind them that new se [...]

United States Class I carloads were down 56,104 carloads–or 4.6 percent annually–at 1,115,957 in Aug [...]

A new report from Chicago-based freight transportation and logistics consultancy CarrierDirect relea [...]

You’ve heard the old saying, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Rob Handfield sees [...]

While core metrics were down from a very impressive July, the August edition of the Non-Manufacturin [...]

Acting as GAC Japan’s primary local interface, Okamoto will manage relationships with the company’s [...]

Acting as GAC Japan’s primary local interface, Okamoto will manage relationships with the company’s [...]

The company's ERP solution has won 'Best ERP Systems Provider' at the 2015 Asian Manu [...]

The company's ERP solution has won 'Best ERP Systems Provider' at the 2015 Asian Manu [...]

With the immense changes the distribution industry has undergone and continues to face today, there [...]

Five new initiatives will be launched at the Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2015, [...]

Hansa Heavy Lift has been recognised with a DNV GL Excellence - Five Stars Award for the high qualit [...]

Simon Barkworth (41) has been appointed to the position of Managing Director UK Operations at Crown [...]

Zetes has supplied a fully managed mobility solution to around 5,000 GLS ParcelShops across Germany [...]

DK Fulfilment, the Coventry-based e-commerce order fulfilment specialist, aims to raise £20,000 for [...]

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has secured a contract to provide online delivery services [...]

Transport Exchange Group is now able to provide complete visibility and control for both in-house an [...]

Freight transport Australia is big business and there is heavy demand for interstate freight service [...]

After rigorous evaluation by a panel of leading industry experts, Cronus Logistics - who offer a pre [...]

Intelligent Telematics, the leading provider of 3G vehicle camera and tracking systems, has introduc [...]

Unprecedented investment in logistics for the temporary works equipment supplierConstruction industr [...]

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 13 August 2015 - SpeedCast International Limited (SpeedCast), a leading global satel [...]

Award winning Oracle Platinum Partner Inoapps (www.inoapps.com) has announced the launch of ‘In2Clou [...]

Next generation telematics specialist, Risk Technology, has signed a regional partnership with Quant [...]

29 JULY 2015 - Lee Clinton, Senior Operations Manager, telent Rail, has been awarded a Certificate o [...]

The Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) has released a report indicating that in 2014 average CO2 emiss [...]

You’ve heard the old saying, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Rob Handfield sees [...]

The Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) August edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business s [...]

Drewry Supply Chain Advisors in London say ocean carrier M&A may be “back in vogue” [...]

According to a recent study by Prologis Research, evolving trade patterns, along with advances in te [...]

You’ve heard the old saying, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Rob Handfield sees [...]

While core metrics were down from a very impressive July, the August edition of the Non-Manufacturin [...]

Company's multi-tenant SaaS solution enables quick onboarding of new trading partners and omni- [...]

The Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) August edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business s [...]

Global demand remains stable as packaging equipment providers of all sizes shift focus. [...]

Russian Railways Logistics (member of UTLC Group) provides cargo delivery services for the stadium c [...]

Far East Land Bridge together with UTLC has the ambitious aim to establish a new service line: Weekl [...]

JSC Russian Railways Logistics increase competences in the field of logistics outsourcing for indust [...]

A recent thought provoking article by Scott Santens on Self Driving trucks brings some interesting p [...]

For years industry insiders have predicted that the logistics sector is on the brink of commoditizat [...]

Like all specialties in logistics there are often blurred lines between disciplines but there are ke [...]

As supply chain and logistics activity continues to pick up speed worldwide we are seeing aggressive [...]

Whether you are a seasoned logistics practitioner or an undergraduate student working towards a degr [...]

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Many developing countries display remarkably high degrees of urban concentration that are incommensu [...]

This paper examines the employment growth of Indian districts from 2000 to 2010 in the manufacturing [...]

This paper examines how policy governing the liner shipping sector affects maritime transport costs [...]

This paper investigates the effect of carbon or gasoline taxes on commuting-related CO2 emissions in [...]

The dynamism of air traffic markets in the Middle East obscures the persistence of restrictions on i [...]

The conflict in Yemen is entering its 10th week and the numbers of dead and injured continue to grow [...]

Worldwide close to 80 million people are currently impacted by humanitarian emergencies arising from [...]

WHO and partner organizations in Nepal have mobilized further resources including medicine and medic [...]

WHO has stepped up efforts to deliver critical medical relief to populations outside of the Kathmand [...]

Ten years since adopting the Hyogo Framework for Action shortly after the Indian Ocean Tsunami, gove [...]

Between 24 and 25 August 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified [...]

Between 26 and 28 August 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of Jordan notified WHO of 4 additional c [...]

In Ukraine, 2 cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) have been confirmed, w [...]

Between 22 and 23 August 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified [...]

Between 18 and 21 August 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified [...]

Richard Curtis is known around the world as the film-maker behind international hits such as Four We [...]

The United Nations envoy facilitating efforts to restore peace in Libya said today that real progres [...]

Wrapping up a four-day mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations Ass [...]

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Fadzai Gwaradzimba o [...]

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Major General Muhammad Tayyab Azam [...]

Global growth remains moderate and uneven, and a number of complex forces are shaping the outlook. T [...]

The pace of recovery has disappointed in recent years, and downside risks have increased, including [...]

Global activity has broadly strengthened and is expected to improve further in 2014–15, according to [...]

Global growth is in low gear, and the drivers of activity are changing. These dynamics raise new pol [...]

Global economic prospects have improved again, but the bumpy recovery and skewed macroeconomic polic [...]

How exactly do you ship fragile dinosaur bones? Or move a 12.5-ton locomotive through the air? And w [...]

The TED community has news to share. Read on for highlights. The rarest animal on Earth, spotted onc [...]

You might know artist Liu Bolin by his outline. He paints himself to disappear into backgrounds, bec [...]

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks died on Sunday, August 30, at age 82. He’d announced in February [...]

If you watch my TED Talk from 2010, you might see a confident 12-year-old, cracking jokes and stridi [...]

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