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Manufacturing slows in Asia as Chinese New Year begins Friday
Logistics operations build up extra inventory as calendar flips to Year of the Rat, Dachser says.
"Calmer waters" in trade wars could boost economy in 2020, Paul Ryan says
But long-range challenges include massive technology investments by China, former U.S. House speaker says in NRF keynote.
Container volumes expected to return to seasonal patterns in 2020 after tariff surges
Facing trade war uncertainty in 2019, traders had rushed imports and exports in recent months, NRF and Hackett report finds.
Industry growth slows in December
Growth in the logistics sector continued its slowing trend last month, as the Logistics Manager's Index hit an all-time low of 54.
Maritime container rates hit all-time high, Drewry says
Spot container freight rates post 15.1% percent rise this week, remain far above five-year average.
Businesses wary of Amazon expansion, tight labor market in 2020
Shippers could see rising costs from parcel carriers, human resources investments, experts say.
Amazon to open fulfillment center in central Florida
Deltona, Fla., facility will become part of the retail giant's statewide network that includes centers in Orlando, Miami, Tampa, and Jacksonville.
Supply chains to infinity and beyond: interview with Mark Wiese
NASA is heading back to the moon. That means it has to develop supply chains both here on Earth and in space. It's up to Mark Wiese and his team to pull it all together.
North American transborder freight flow plunged 3.3% in October
Combined imports and exports to both Canada and Mexico post biggest drop in 24 months and fourth decline in past six months, government says.
CMA CGM accelerates clean fuel initiatives
Shipping giant will use biofuel derived from cooking oil for its fleet, company leaders say.

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