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Modern Terminals of Hong Kong rolls out advanced terminal operating system Hong Kong’s container terminal operator Modern Terminals (MTL) has gone live with Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS) at Kwai Tsing container port in Hong Kong. News
HKEx signs MoU with China Merchants Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx), HKEx Group companies the London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear Limited, China Merchants Group Limited (CMG) and China Merchants Securities Co. Limited (CMS), signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 22 October 2014 for a strategic alliance in product development and related services for market users.
News Continental Tires selects JDA software for supply chain operations JDA Software Group, Inc., today announced that German manufacturer Continental Tires, has selected solutions from the JDA Manufacturing Planning Suite to help it transform its global supply chain operations.
News XPO Logistics opens freight brokerage office in Kansas City By LBR Staff Writer
XPO Logistics has opened its first freight brokerage location center in Kansas city, Missouri, US which involved a $1.2m capital investment and is expected to create 125 new jobs in the state.
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P&S Transportation buys Purdy Brothers Trucking and Loudon County Trucking PS Logistics, the parent company of P&S Transportation, announced it has acquired Purdy Brothers Trucking and Loudon County Trucking. The purchase expands the P&S base of clients, drivers, trucking lanes and terminals.
News Knight Transportation reports 13.5% rise in Q3 Knight Transportation, Inc., one of North America’s largest and most diversified truckload transportation companies, today reported revenue and net income for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014.
News DHL opens Edmonton logistics facility in Canada By LBR Staff Writer
German logistics company DHL has inaugurated C$2.1m ($1.8m) facility in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
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Freight

XPO Logistics opens freight brokerage office in Kansas City
By LBR Staff Writer
XPO Logistics has opened its first freight brokerage location center in Kansas city, Missouri, US which involved a $1.2m capital investment and is expected to create 125 new jobs in the state.
News
P&S Transportation buys Purdy Brothers Trucking and Loudon County Trucking
PS Logistics, the parent company of P&S Transportation, announced it has acquired Purdy Brothers Trucking and Loudon County Trucking. The purchase expands the P&S base of clients, drivers, trucking lanes and terminals.
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Services

DHL opens Edmonton logistics facility in Canada
By LBR Staff Writer
German logistics company DHL has inaugurated C$2.1m ($1.8m) facility in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
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Transplace unveils transportation optimization technology
Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, today announced the release of Optimize Prime – a comprehensive platform that designs, analyzes and optimizes transportation distribution networks in order to eliminate waste and reduce transportation costs.
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Transport Infrastructure

DHL opens Edmonton logistics facility in Canada
By LBR Staff Writer
German logistics company DHL has inaugurated C$2.1m ($1.8m) facility in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
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DPD invests £10.2m on six new depots in UK
By LBR Staff Writer
UK’s express parcel delivery company, Dynamic Parcel Distribution (DPD) has invested £10.2m on its six new depots in order to support its increased B2C parcel volumes.
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Supply Chain

HKEx signs MoU with China Merchants
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx), HKEx Group companies the London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear Limited, China Merchants Group Limited (CMG) and China Merchants Securities Co. Limited (CMS), signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 22 October 2014 for a strategic alliance in product development and related services for market users.
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Katoen Natie opens expanded Singapore logistics terminal
By LBR Staff Writer
Belgium based logistics service provider Katoen Natie has inaugurated a $50m extension to its Jurong Logistics Terminal in Jurong Island, Singapore which has increased the terminal’s logistics capacity by 45%.
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Logistics Technology

Bibby Distribution LPG vehicles cut cost and carbon for Unipart Rail
Bibby Distribution has converted five MAN tractor units to dual fuel LPG for Unipart Rail, which will save up to £200,000 of fuel and cut CO ₂ emissions by 10 per cent over the next five years.
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Volkswagen Group joins Clean Shipping Network
By LBR Staff Writer
German automaker Volkswagen Group has joined the association of cargo owners, Clean Shipping Network.
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Sustainability

China plans to expand Tianjin port
By LBR Staff Writer
China, as part of the blueprint for developing its logistics infrastructure and capacity by 2020, has approved a plan to expand Tianjin port, which is the fourth largest in the world in terms of cargo throughput.
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Madras Fertilizers plans to develop logistics park in India
By LBR Staff Writer
Madras Fertilizers (MFL) plans to develop a modern logistics park in Chennai, India.
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