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Commission - Press release European Brussels, 17 July 2015 Today the Commission is publishing the re [...]

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 17 July 2015 What are the current rules on the minimum cr [...]

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 [...]

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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 criticized the decision by the French Government to allow the operator of Paris-Charles de Gaul [...]

IATA supports the international investigation that continues to search for the complete truth in the [...]

IATA has called for the development of a comprehensive policy for aviation aligned with the Indian G [...]

IATA will host the first World Maintenance Symposium (WMS) on 23-24 September in Miami, Florida. [...]

IATA announced global passenger traffic results for May showing strong demand growth compared to May [...]

President Obama signed the three-month extension of funding for federal highways measures July 31, b [...]

U.S. crude posted its biggest monthly drop since the 2008 financial crisis on July 31 after a string [...]

FedEx Corp. faces an in-depth probe into its bid to take over TNT Express NV just 2 1/2  years after [...]

UPS Inc. is expanding its Access Point shipment pickup option program in more than 90 metropolitan a [...]

Union Pacific Corp. selected CEO Lance Fritz to become its chairman Oct. 1 when Jack Koraleski retir [...]

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 [...]

Move marks strategic shift for Contship Italia, which has to date focused on its Italian homeland [...]

Total freight costs for the mining giant are up $75m over first quarter [...]

A softer attitude based on market developments, rather than a dramatic change of heart [...]

Purchase of York Capital VLCCs and Yasa suezmaxes comes as earnings hit seven-year high [...]

Greek owner hit by decline in freight market [...]

The US Air Force's Special Operations Command (AFSOC) has received the first of 37 Lockheed Mar [...]

The Turkish government has formally approved an 'understanding' that allows the US-led coa [...]

Airbus reported its earnings for the first half of its fiscal year 2015 on 31 July, with revenue inc [...]

The US Congress is preparing for its annual 'summer break', with the House convening on 30 [...]

Ukraine's Antonov will be the centre of the aviation industry's consolidation, the leading [...]

Finding a common ground between cost and corporate social responsibility remains a challenging propo [...]

These supply chain, logistics, and transportation companies lead the way in supporting sustainabilit [...]

A new study determines the top 15 undergraduate and graduate supply chain management programs in the [...]

Kelvin Miller, an equipment and mobility readiness spare parts allocation supervisor with the milita [...]

When Ocean Spray wanted to reduce its carbon footprint, they found the answers they were looking for [...]

Shares of Royal Caribbean rose sharply on 31 July in the wake of better than expected quarterly resu [...]

A bunker fuel supplier has insisted that a ship accused of fleeing Malta without paying a bill has a [...]

The port of Calais faced fresh disruption this weekend as MyFerryLink seafarers began new action to [...]

Port Tampa Bay plans to use a USD1.6 million federal grant to combat cyber threats and bolster secur [...]

Peel Ports Group on 31 July announced a deal worth GBP40 million (USD62.4 million) with the Hydrodec [...]

Most of the time I think predicting the future should be left to fortune tellers and meteorologists. [...]

  Now that the first six months of the year are in the rear view, we can look at what we can expect [...]

Whether you ship full truckloads of product or mainly send out LTL shipments, it's important th [...]

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Malaysia’s transport minister told media Sunday that a piece of debris found on Reunion Island last [...]

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A second piece of wreckage, possibly an aircraft door, has been found on Reunion Island in the south [...]

United CEO Jeff Smisek was practically punching the air yesterday in a hard-hitting speech in New Yo [...]

The European Commission has begun its Phase II review of FedEx’s offer to acquire TNT Express. Our s [...]

As reported last week, UPS does indeed plan to acquire Coyote Logistics from private equity firm War [...]

TNT is now calling on Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia, from its main hub in Liège, with a stop in [...]

With Japan enjoying a recovering economy at a modest pace, and with a little help from the U.S. West [...]

It’s official. PAI Partners, which acquired Zurich-based Swissport in 2010, will sell the cargo-hand [...]

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 many industry analysts contend that distribution centers near U.S. East Coast ports will see a [...]

A new Government Accountability Office report on the effects of changes to truck driver hours of ser [...]

The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that [...]

Carloads headed down 2.5 percent annually to 286,660, and intermodal containers and trailers remaine [...]

Rumors of transportation and logistics titan UPS acquiring Chicago-based transportation management s [...]

Global agri-business Syngenta has appointed Fleet Logistics to manage its fleet of 1,700 vehicles in [...]

Global agri-business Syngenta has appointed Fleet Logistics to manage its fleet of 1,700 vehicles in [...]

Transportation management software provider 3Gtms has announced that its 3G-TM is now live at Corpor [...]

SmartTrans has been chosen by Yanfeng Visteon Automotive to supply a module of the company's lo [...]

The company has promoted its general manager South Africa, Milton French, to the post of VP - Africa [...]

Bibby Distribution has seen business continue to grow by almost 10 per cent, without compromising on [...]

Based in the Cotswolds village of Bourton-on-the-Water, John Hackling (Transport) Ltd has provided a [...]

Randy Jennings, Director of Food and Beverage Sales at Swisslog Logistics, Americas has been identif [...]

Buffaload Logistics has appointed Jim Blaber as Development and Operations Manager Scotland, with re [...]

DSV Air and Sea Ltd has been named as a finalist for the Global Freight Awards 2015 in the Air Freig [...]

Lee Clinton, Senior Operations Manager, telent Rail, has been awarded a Certificate of Merit by the [...]

New logistics strategy provides OEMs with bespoke resolution to help maintain supply chain integrity [...]

Europe’s busiest ferry port – the Port of Dover – is working with Street CraneXpress to ensure that [...]

Hermes Logistik Gruppe Deutschland has acquired a 28.5 percent stake in LieferFactory GmbH, with reg [...]

Boroughbridge Motors, part of the Reed Boardall Group, the temperature controlled storage and distri [...]

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

1st Touch (www.1sttouch.com), the UK's leading developer of mobile systems for the social housi [...]

High Wycombe, UK, 22 July 2015Are you a small to medium sized merchant looking to move into mPOS wit [...]

Pioneer in food authentication and tracking now offers new NotaZone food production data management [...]

Australian legal practice Sparke Helmore has chosen the DeveloperPlus solution from Zylpha (www.zylp [...]

While many industry analysts contend that distribution centers near U.S. East Coast ports will see a [...]

Seminole State College of Florida will become the first public college or university in the Orlando [...]

Global supply chain managers will be tracking the progress of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partne [...]

Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers, based in Portland, Oregon, is an importer of high quality spec [...]

The Hackett Group’s World-Class Procurement Performance Advantage Research is based on an analysis o [...]

Through acquisition of UniCarriers, MHI and Mitsubishi Nichiyu Forklift will achieve a full lineup o [...]

his acquisition is part of OMRON’s strategy to promote its development of factory automation technol [...]

In light of the growth of e-commerce-and the fact that consumers and businesses are buying again, ma [...]

The new name better represents how the company strategically partners with customers on lifecycle pl [...]

PMMI used the EXPO PACK México stage to announce that beginning in 2017, EXPO PACK Guadalajara and E [...]

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 [...]

Russian Railways Logistics takes part in Transport Logistics 2015 in Munich. The company to be prese [...]

JSC Russian Railways Logistics took 50% stake in Latvian rail freight company SIA «Liepajas naftas t [...]

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 [...]

Germany’s Delivery Hero will consider an IPO Call by next year, on Monday. The company has raided a [...]

3D Systems (DDD) announced a partnership with The Hershey Company last Thursday, in order to collabo [...]

How often do you reach for herbal supplements during day, week, month, year..? While considering it [...]

When was the last time you decide to take the right side of the street when it comes to your daily n [...]

Coca-Cola Co. has announced a reorganization of its operating structure around main units. The remod [...]

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 16 and 25 July 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified W [...]

Between 1 and 14 July 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WH [...]

Between 1 January and 28 June 2015, the Ministry of Public Health of Niger notified WHO of 8,500 sus [...]

Between 18 and 21 July 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of n [...]

On 16 July 2015, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified WHO of [...]

The top UN children&#39s representative in Myanmar reminded candidates from more than 80 politic [...]

Oscar-winning actress and United Nations refugee agency Special Envoy, Angelina Jolie, travelled yes [...]

Having achieved its “core objective” of scaling up global action to tackle the Ebola outbreak in Wes [...]

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has engaged in widespread and systematic human right [...]

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the UN special envoy on the Middle East have strong [...]

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 [...]

TED is coming to Broadway. And curious minds of all kinds are invited. “TED Talks Live” will bring s [...]

TED.com has gone dark for two weeks. No new TED Talks will be posted until Monday, August 10, 2015, [...]

Greg Gage is a reliable source of both shock and awe at TED. Onstage over the years, this TED Fellow [...]

TED staffers travel a lot — to TEDx events all over the globe, to TED conferences in Canada, Brazil, [...]

Ever had the impulse to put everything in storage, sublet your place and travel across the country i [...]

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