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This is real: Amazon Granted Patent for taking Photographs against White Background!

In one of the most bizarre patent news that comes straight from the US Patent and Trademark Office recently – Amazon has now been granted a patent for photographing people and products against a white background. Currently debates are going on whether the patent will cause any serious disruptions in the world of photography or [...]

Network Rail

Network Rail Plans to Open NDC at Former Peugeot Site

Network Rail plans to open a 300,000 sq ft national distribution centre, NDC, at Prologis’ Ryton site, which was the site of the former Peugeot plant. The £25 million national distribution centre, which will be located near Coventry in the West Midlands, will create as many as 100 jobs.

Steel sector of China in troubles

Steel sector of China haunted by its absent warehouse stocks

Some of the Chinese banks and companies have discovered the fact that the steel that some of the loan defaulted firms pledged on was never present in the warehouses at all. The economy of China has faltered in the recent times thereby lowering the China steel price to a record low for a span of three years. The situation made it really tough for the traders and the mills to be at par with the debt payments that amounted to about $400 billion.

Distribution Warehouses

Distribution Warehouses Under Pressure for Temporary Staffing

The warehousing sector of the supply chain industry is under pressure recently after a series of investigative reporting has uncovered the tenuous situation of thousands of temporary employees. These employees, hired by staffing firms that are several times removed from the big box retailers like Amazon and Walmart, even though these employees unload and move the products sold in these stores. This is a just a small snapshot of what is going on at these distribution warehouses and in these temporary warehouse jobs.

DHL Express

DHL To Standardize Warehouse Operations Globally

The world’s largest logistics specialist, DHL, is now working on standardizing its warehouse management system globally. In order to make use of supply chain management technology in all its facilities, DHL has fixed a deal with US software firm RedPrairie Corporation.

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Pan Asia Logistics

They Keep Your Business Flowing A holistic logistics provider for efficient, intelligent and cost-effective logistics solutions across the globe, Pan Asia Logistics offers a complete range of fully integrated logistics services and supply chain solutions through their worldwide network. With uncompromised orientation towards their customers’ needs, Pan Asia Logistics is one of the fastest growing [...]

Warehousing

Kenco. Logistic Services. The Right Way.

Kenco is one of the nation’s leading third party logistics providers (3PL) managing over 100 facilities and 25 million square feet of warehouse space across North America. Kenco’s core competencies include  logistic services, transportation, real estate management and material handling equipment. The Kenco family of companies includes Kenco Logistic Services, Kenco Transportation, Kenco Toyota-Lift, Kenco [...]