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Same-day delivery: The next evolutionary step in parcel logistics

This report examines the drivers at work in the current logistics landscape, the coming scenario, and the challenges players will need to overcome to make same-day delivery a reality. Same-day…

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What Is Last Mile Logistics & Why Are More Shippers Looking at This Transportation Function?

Last mile logistics is among the most misunderstood parts of transportation networks. On the surface, last mile may not seem very important, but it can make up 28 percent of…

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The Past, Present, and Future of Last-Mile Logistics

The Origins of Last-Mile Logistics The concept of modern package delivery in the U.S. can trace its origins back to the California Gold Rush in 1849. With the need for…

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How to cut down your last-mile delivery cost to increase your profit margins?

In the entire supply chain, the final leg of the delivery- last-mile delivery is the biggest cost driver that accounts for 30% of the supply chain costs. The retailers competing…

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7 Top Trends in Last Mile Logistics – The Revolution is Coming

1. Last Mile Logistics Gets Faster Fulfillment Fulfillment timetables are changing. Consumers want faster fulfillment, and shippers need to move more product at a faster pace. Shipments that previously required one hour…

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Eco-Friendly Delivery: 5 Ways to Make Your Last Mile Operations Greener

Last mile delivery may cost a lot for companies that have goods and services that need to be delivered, but its cost to the environment is far greater. Transportation as…

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The Sinking of Mail Boat RMS LEINSTER

The sinking of the Mail Boat RMS Leinster in Dublin Bay on October 10, 1918 in a German U-Boat attack saw the loss of 550 lives and is the subject…

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3D Printing within Maritime Industry

Global maritime industry group Wilhelmsen are looking at alternative ways to lower supply chain costs for maritime companies. The solution? Additive manufacturing. Wilhelmsen has partnered with Ivaldi Group, a company…

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Leadership for Women in Logistics

Recent studies have shown that the number of women in leadership roles is far less than that of their male counterpart. It also has shown that women in leadership roles…

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Supply Chain Management in Challenging Regions

The mandate for the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is to support the government of the Republic of South Sudan in peace consolidation and thereby foster long-term state-building and…

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Blockchain in Supply Chain Logistics – The Regulatory Implications

Following on from the last Blockchain article in the December 2017 edition of Linkline, this article will discuss the regulations and legal framework that will assist and enable Blockchain advancement….

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Government’s Ambitious Plans for Transport Investment

Tom Ferris, Former President of CILT The much-heralded National Development Plan 2018 – 2027 has finally been published. It promises a significant level of investment, which will underpin the National…

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CILT Visit to Overseas Preparations of the 111th Infantry Battalion at Lynch Military Camp, Kilworth

On Thursday 28th September members of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport were treated to a unique insight into the operations of the Irish Defence Forces prior to deployment…

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Public Transportation in Asia

We’ve grown used to the sight of buses on the street, overcrowded tram cars and constantly late trains. Public transportation is an essential part of many people’s daily lives, but…

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