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The bright side of the Amazon apocalypse...
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When Americans talk about the rise of Amazon and online retail, things get dystopian pretty quickly: loss of jobs, the death of local towns and brick-and-mortar shops, grueling conditions and low pay in Amazon's warehouses, etc. But there might be a b
By viper1 on 2017-10-31 15:40 UTC
There's precedent for Amazon competing with so many companies. It doesn't end well....
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When the upstart made inroads in home deliveries, Amazons slashed its diaper prices through a “Amazon Mom” program, absorbing millions in losses that pressured the startup to sell—which it ultimately did—to Amazon. The discounts were later rolled back leaving Amazon with a large swath
By viper1 on 2017-10-31 15:40 UTC, Edited: 2017-10-31 15:43 UTC
Russian ports to charge “investment dues” already in 2017 -
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Russia's Transport Ministry drafted regulations to introduce port investment fees, the collected money to be invested to develop state-owned port facilities
By PortToday on 2017-10-24 11:45 UTC
Rotterdam records a 10% growth in container volumes -
The port of Rotterdam has published its 9 months results this week, recording a 10.1% increase in container traffic compared to January-September 2016.
By PortToday on 2017-10-20 15:37 UTC
Wilhelmshaven welcomes OOCL Germany by arranging 21,413 on the quay -
This week, EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven served for the first time the worlds largest container ship OOCL Germany with a capacity of 21,413 TEU
By PortToday on 2017-10-20 10:24 UTC
A bitcoin ETF may be the next big thing on U.S. exchanges...
Derivatives contracts could pave the way for the funds
By rjx32 on 2017-10-19 20:48 UTC
Bitcoin suffers its biggest plunge in a month as traders fear tighter regulations...
A report by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission raised fears about future regulations.
By viper1 on 2017-10-18 15:17 UTC
Pakistan’s first coal terminal inaugurated -
Pakistans Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated the countrys first dedicated coal, clinker and cement terminal at PortQasim - PIBT.
By PortToday on 2017-10-16 14:04 UTC
Port of Durban 95% operational after severe storms -
By the afternoon of 12 October, 95% of the total Port of Durban area was declared safe for navigation of vessels, following disruption due to severe storm
By PortToday on 2017-10-13 10:34 UTC
Georgia to begin construction of Anaklia deep sea port in December -
The construction of the Anaklia port on the eastern coast of the Black Sea in Georgia will commence at the end of December 2017.
By PortToday on 2017-10-12 11:20 UTC
Japan helps Mombasa to expand its second container terminal -
Kenya signed agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency for a loan of USD 340 mln to construct Phase II of the second Mombasa container terminal.
By PortToday on 2017-10-11 14:31 UTC
P&O Ports begins running Sete container terminal in 2018 -
P&O Ports, part of DP World Group, will start operating the container terminal in the Port of Ste in the south of France in early 2018.
By PortToday on 2017-10-10 16:18 UTC
APM Terminals to leave India? -
Adani Group is chasing a bid on terminal concessions owned by APMT India at the ports of JNPT and Gujarat Pipavav on the West Coast of India.
By PortToday on 2017-10-10 16:17 UTC
Trump teases mysterious 'economic-development bill' in interview...
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A undefined effort to develop the U.S. economy is in the cards for President Donald Trump's administration.
By viper1 on 2017-10-10 13:32 UTC
Russian Miner Coin raises $43 million in ICO to challenge China in bitcoin mining...
Russian Miner Coin (RMC) raised the equivalent of $43 million through an ICO last month, as it looks to challenge China and create a Russian Miner Coin (RMC) raised the equivalent of $43 million through an ICO last month, as it looks to challenge China an
By viper1 on 2017-10-09 14:35 UTC
Paceco to provide STS crane for PSA terminal in Portugal -
Paceco Espaa, was again appointed by PSA Sines to design, construct and assemble STS Portainer Malaccamax crane for expansion of its container terminal.
By PortToday on 2017-10-05 17:38 UTC
DP World CEO explores new opportunities in Africa -
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DP World Group CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem visits West and North Africa meeting heads of the states to explore possible trade and transport solutions.
By PortToday on 2017-10-04 08:25 UTC
Walmart Purchases Same-Day Delivery Startup To Keep Pace With Amazon...
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Walmart announced Tuesday that it has acquired a same-day delivery startup, in an apparent bid to keep pace with Amazon's growing infrastructural power.
By rjx32 on 2017-10-03 22:43 UTC
Catalexit: possible impacts on ports and logistics -
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Catalexit port impact: analysing the major implications of the Catalonian independence referendum for the Spanish ports and logistics sector.
By PortToday on 2017-10-03 20:54 UTC
PSA to change JNPT logistic links -
BMCT, an upcoming PSA facility at JNPT, agreed with PNP Maritime Services to restart a regular container barge service between Dharamtar Port and BMCT.
By PortToday on 2017-09-29 09:54 UTC
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