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Singapore Post (SingPost) has signed a logistics and warehousing contract with Specialized Bicycle Components. In a statement issued yesterday (5 July), SingPost said the three-year tie-up will see Specialized moving its regional warehousing operations from Hong Kong to SingPost’s regional logistics facility at the Tampines Logistics Park. As Specialized’s officially appointed Logistics and Warehouse

Every foot counts in warehousing

 Storage warehouse   As capacity tightens throughout the United States, shippers make best use of existing and future storage space. Escalating demand for freight storage in the United States is not expected to let up anytime soon, but industry analysts say various measures can be taken by warehouse operators and shippers to ensure

DHL acquires Colombian warehousing company, expands Latin American presence

Suppla operates in five regions and covers in 25 cities in Colombia with 4,500 employees.   The acquisition is enabling DHL Supply Chain to gain a competitive footprint in Colombia, a country with increasing competitiveness ranking and a favorable environment for foreign investment. DHL Supply Chain acquired Colombian company Suppla Group, a provider

Bolloré Logistics opens warehouse in Miami-area FTZ

On Thursday, March 29, Bolloré Logistics USA inaugurated its new Foreign Trade Zone facility in Miami, in presence of Clément Leclerc – Consul general of France in Miami, Cyrille Bolloré – CEO of Bolloré Transport & Logistics and Thierry Ehrenbogen. – CEO of Bolloré Logistics. The new site of more than 200,000

Managing supply chain disruption

Multiple companies at the SCOPE Supply Chain & Procurement Summit in Chicago this week discussed disruptions in their supply chains, along with what they are doing to combat disruptions. Even something as simple as what could appear to be a small kink in a company’s supply chain can actually wreak havoc,

Going Dutch: How Schiphol is solving cross-border e-commerce issues

Last December, clandestine teams of Chinese executives began showing up at airports across Europe, probing the facilities that they visited for strengths and weaknesses. They tracked shipments, timed customs delays, rated services and mapped out logistics infrastructure. While these cloak-and-dagger movements may seem to be wrapped in political intrigue, of a

UPS announces further expansion of its Worldwide Express service

The endeavour, which is comprised of expanded service into 57 countries and territories, including Brazil, India, and South Korea, and five new countries receiving Express service, including Bangladesh and Madagascar, said UPS. UPS said this week that its UPS Worldwide Express Service now is available in 124 countries and territories. This service provides customers with

DHL partners with Cologne Business School to ‘go green’

DHL Global Forwarding, the logistics arm of Deutsche Post DHL,  has published a white paper in partnership with the Cologne Business School, in an endeavor to incorporate sustainable practices into its supply chain. The white paper lists actions that all forwarders and logistics firms can take to “intensify their environmentally friendly