Saturday 27th May 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

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Global trade will grow, says Frank Appel

Global trade will continue to grow despite mounting protectionist tendencies, Deutsche Post DHL chief Frank Appel told shareholders at the company’s annual meeting in Bochum.

EU rejects parallel talks on UK withdrawal and future relationship

The European Union will not start talking about a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK until there has been “substantial progress” on how the UK is to leave the union, according to a resolution passed by the European Parliament setting out the negotiating position.

UN supply chain plan to deal with pandemics

The United Nations World Food Programme is to collaborate with NEC Corporation  for the development of the first information platform to provide end-to-end visibility of supply chains for pandemic interventions, on behalf of the Global Pandemic Supply Chain Network.

WTO trade deal comes into force

Trade costs could fall by an average of 14 per cent as a result of the World Trade Organisation’s Trade Facilitation Agreement, which has come into force after the number of countries ratifying the deal topped the threshold of 110.

DHL on demand delivery for Sub Saharan Africa

DHL Express is launching its on demand delivery service in Sub Saharan Africa. The service is now offered in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Mauritius & Tanzania.

Profits rise at Kuehne + Nagel

Kuehne + Nagel opens new packaging service

Kuehne + Nagel has launched ‘KN Packaging’ a one-stop-shop contract packaging service. The service uses “state-of-the-art” software, collaborative robots and cooperation with local packaging providers.

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