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Tesla about to demonstrate its electric truck
14 September 2017

Tesla is planning to bring an electrically powered truck to the market in October, according to the company’s CEO Elon Musk.


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UK Government gets in gear by investing £100m in autonomous vehicle technology
14 September 2017

The UK Government has launched MERIDIAN, a new government–backed and industry–led hub for the development of Connected and Autonomous Vehicle technology.


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Express market grows 8.5% in 2016
12 September 2017

Ti’s latest Express and Small Parcels report shows continued fundamental strength in the sector with 8.5% growth in 2016.


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Japan Post equity sale hampered by Toll experience
12 September 2017

The Japanese government is selling off another large slice of Japan Post.


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New Ti report suggests strongest growth to be found in high–end express products
07 September 2017

Ti’s latest report has revealed a strong momentum towards the use of premium services by shippers driven not least by the increasing demands of e–commerce customers.


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Carriers push up air freight rates as demand remains strong
07 September 2017

Airlines are hiking air freight rates “significantly” as demand remains strong, and it could grow further.


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A new normal: Logistics Confidence Index records a slight increase following a mixed bag of results
05 September 2017

The Logistics Confidence Index has risen by 0.9 points month–on–month, and with scores of around 55 points since February, appears to have reached a stage of normality following a long preceding period of poor performance.


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China Merchants buys into major Brazilian port
05 September 2017

China has concluded another big deal in global logistics with the US$924m dollar purchase of a Brazilian port terminal company.


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Acquisitions help Imperial through difficult market conditions
01 September 2017

In difficult market conditions, Imperial Holdings produced revenue growth of 1% and operating profit of 2%, with acquisitions providing vital boosts.


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Blockchain can boost supply chain efficiency and cut costs – and resist cyber attack
31 August 2017

Scientists at the University of Copenhagen have backed using blockchain systems in container shipping after tests led to improved efficiency and security.


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