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Five key trends for the coming year  (25/12)

2019 is just a couple of weeks away, and it promises to be a challenging year for everyone in supply chain and logistics. So, here are my top five trends that will drive developments in the market next year:

Holiday Cargo Theft Q&A  (25/12)

Why is cargo theft more prevalent over the holiday season? With so many gifts being ordered, this time of year is holiday season for the bad guys, too. More shipments out on the roads or at warehouses and distribution centers means more potential targets and opportunity for cargo thieves. That, combined with a recent shortage of truck parking, means more freight will be sitting in various unsecured locations, leaving it vulnerable to theft, since cargo at rest is cargo at risk.

Pirate Skiffs Surround Crude Oil Tanker in Arabian Sea  (25/12)

A number of pirate skiffs have surrounded a crude oil tanker in a latest incident reported in the Arabian Sea, according to piracy watchdog ReCAAP.

ONE, PSA to Form JV Container Terminal in Singapore  (25/12)

Ocean Network Express (ONE) and PSA Singapore (PSA) have unveiled their plans to form a joint venture company based at Pasir Panjang Terminal in Singapore.

HMM to Take 50 Pct Stake in Busan Terminal  (25/12)

South Korean shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is on track with its plans to acquire 50 ownership in the Hyundai Pusan New-Port Terminal that was sold off in 2016 as part of its restructuring.

MOL, Partners Look Into Automatic Prevention of Collisions  (25/12)

Japan’s shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines is looking into advanced navigation support system with the aim of preventing collisions as part of its voyage towards autonomous shipping.

In Depth: Three Key Ship Types to Watch in 2019  (25/12)

There are three major ship types to keep a close eye on in 2019, based on what has transpired this year.

Court Confirms USD 1.8 Bn Prestige Oil Spill Compensation  (25/12)

Spain’s Supreme Court in Madrid upheld the ruling that the insurer and the captain of the Prestige oil tanker are to pay EUR 1.6 billion (USD 1.8 billion) in compensation.

Championing procurement with a human touch, Rosewood CordeValle is where luxury comes to life  (25/12)

Offering everything from world-class golf to wine tasting, Rosewood CordeValle is a hidden gem of luxury thanks in part to its diligent procurement team

Launching innovative new products during Cincinnati Incorporated’s procurement transformation  (25/12)

Justin Atkins, Purchasing Manager at Cincinnati Incorporated, discusses the company’s procurement transformation and affirms the importance of bringing innovative products to market amidst their procurement transformation

Saudi Airlines Cargo helps Cirque du Soleil (25/12)
FMC will standardize language for detention, demurrage fees (18/12)
Global Kuehne + Nagel Indicators Signal Global Supply Chain Resilience (18/12)
Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ 7-hour airfreight solution saves customer a 20-day sea journey (18/12)
Are you asking the wrong question about WMS? (18/12)
Intermodal Growth Starting to Pay Off with Inland Ports’ Development (18/12)
Good Question: What was your first job in logistics and what did it teach you? (18/12)
What to Expect in Transportation in 2019 (18/12)
In Depth: Three Key Ship Types to Watch in 2019 (18/12)
Interview: How Smart Are Your Ships? (18/12)
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