UPS announces expansion of key international service offerings

Freight transportation and logistics bellwether UPS announced this week it has expanded its UPS Worldwide Express and UPS Express Plus offerings, which are part of the Atlanta-based company’s international suite of shipping services, which are comprised of time- and day-definite delivery for urgent shipments. Source: logistics Mgmt

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Deloitte research highlights impact of trade and economy on supply chain procurement

It goes without saying that day-to-day cost pressures come with the territory in the procurement world. But that sentiment takes on a more heightened feel, when seeing those pressures from the perspectives of chief procurement officers (CPO), in light of myriad economic- and trade-related challenges, among other factors. Source: logistics Mgmt

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Analyst says Panalpina is likely to reject acquisition bid from DSV

While DSV acknowledged that a combination of DSV and Panalpina would create a leading global transport and logistics company with significant growth opportunities and potential for value creation, adding that a combination presents a unique opportunity for both companies and their respective stakeholders including shareholders, employees, customers and suppliers, it now appears that the chances of a deal coming to fruition are less than likely. Source: logistics Mgmt

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