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nytimes.com - Andrew E. Kramer - Russia Signs Deal With Dubai Logistics Company to Navigate Thawing Arctic
Russia Signs Deal With Dubai Logistics Company to Navigate Thawing Arctic
The New York Times

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — A Russian venture that seeks to take advantage of climate change in the Far North won a key commercial backer Friday when DP World, the gigantic Dubai-based logistics and ports company, signed a deal to help manage…

njbiz.com - null - JLL: The future of global logistics real estate
JLL: The future of global logistics real estate
NJBIZ

With e-commerce fulfillment centers popping up on every corner – likely even in your neighborhood – it's no surprise that the demand for warehouse space is strong and growing stronger. According to JLL's The Future of Global Logistics…

whatnowatlanta.com - Robinson Weeks Partners Break Ground on Two Additional Facilities at Gillem Logistics Center
Robinson Weeks Partners Break Ground on Two Additional Facilities at Gillem Logistics Center
What Now Atlanta

Rapid growth continues in Metro Atlanta's booming industrial real estate market, with the latest development breaking ground at Gillem Logistics Center just last week courtesy of developers Robinson Weeks Partners. The two new buildings, Gillem…

reuters.com - U.S. set to formalize readjustment of troop role in Iraq -officials
U.S. set to formalize readjustment of troop role in Iraq -officials
Reuters

WASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) - The United States and Iraq are expected to formalize the end of Washington's combat mission in Iraq by the end of the year and continue the transition toward training and advising Iraqi forces, U.S. officials said on…

businessinsider.com - Emma Cosgrove - Uber Freight just dropped $2.25 billion on a logistics tech acquisition that could finally make it profitable
Uber Freight just dropped $2.25 billion on a logistics tech acquisition that could finally make it profitable
Business Insider

Uber announced it has acquired logistics technology company Transplace for $2.25 billion. Transplace could bolster Uber Freight's recent move into more premium trucking services. Executives and analysts said the move is key to putting Uber Freight…

bloomberg.com - Laura Benitez - 'Chicken King' Says U.K. Supply Chain at Crisis Point
'Chicken King' Says U.K. Supply Chain at Crisis Point
Bloomberg

Company's bonds lose 10% of value amid logistical snarl ups ‘Pingdemic' worsens food industry's woes following Brexit U.K. supermarket shelves will be bare and panic buying will intensify unless problems threatening food supplies are solved…

telegraph.co.uk - Tim Wallace - Strike ballot threatens 'beer drought
Strike ballot threatens 'beer drought
The Telegraph

Unlock unlimited access to telegraph.co.uk, plus the latest news updates and daily newspaper in our app. Cancel anytime. Britain risks running short of beer this summer as lorry drivers and logistics workers threaten strike action over a…

reuters.com - Rosatom, DP World to join efforts on Arctic container shipments
Rosatom, DP World to join efforts on Arctic container shipments
Reuters

MOSCOW, July 23 (Reuters) - Russian state nuclear energy firm Rosatom and Dubai logistics firm DP World (DPWRD.UL) agreed on Friday to join efforts in developing pilot container shipping between Northwest Europe and East Asia through the Arctic…

wsj.com - Paul Berger - Supply-Chain Backlogs Turn Chicago Into New Chokepoint
Supply-Chain Backlogs Turn Chicago Into New Chokepoint
Wall Street Journal

Chicago is emerging as a new bottleneck in the global supply chain as rail, trucking and logistics operators struggle with a glut of imports from Asia reaching the Midwestern freight hub. Union Pacific Corp. and BNSF Railway Co. have limited…

reuters.com - S.Africa's Transnet says has identified and isolated the source of IT disruption
S.Africa's Transnet says has identified and isolated the source of IT disruption
Reuters

JOHANNESBURG, July 23 (Reuters) - South Africa's state-owned firm Transnet said on Friday it had identified and isolated the source of the disruption to its IT systems, which impacted its container terminals. The freight logistics firm was hit by a…

bizjournals.com - Ashley Fahey - Entitlement process, land constraints seen as key obstacles in nation's booming industrial market - Birmingham Business Journal
Entitlement process, land constraints seen as key obstacles in nation's booming industrial market - Birmingham Business Journal
The Business Journals

– Real Estate Editor, The Business Journals, Land constraints and entitlements have been identified as some of the biggest challenges within the booming industrial market. A recent survey by commercial real estate firm Jones Lange Lasalle…

techcrunch.com - Ingrid Lunden - Filing: Instant grocery startup Gopuff is raising $750M more at a $13.5B valuation
Filing: Instant grocery startup Gopuff is raising $750M more at a $13.5B valuation
TechCrunch

Gopuff, the “instant” grocery delivery startup that has been on an acquisition and expansion tear in the last several months to scale its business, is also racing to raise money to fuel those efforts. Documents uncovered by Prime…

mirror.co.uk - Matthew Dresch - Food rotting at wholesale fruit and veg market due to crippling driver shortage
Food rotting at wholesale fruit and veg market due to crippling driver shortage
mirror

Fresh fruit and vegetables are rotting at a wholesale market in London due to the UK's lorry driver shortage. Jason Tanner, director of Premier Fruits at New Covent Garden Market, says up to 25 per cent of his produce is now being wasted. It comes…

reuters.com - Sierra Jackson - Four firms steer Uber Freight's $2.25 bln Transplace buy
Four firms steer Uber Freight's $2.25 bln Transplace buy
Reuters

Cooley, Sullivan Cromwell are co-lead counsel for Uber Kirkland advising TPG Capital, Transplace Cleary Gotlieb is antitrust counsel for TPG Capital, Transplace The company and law firm names shown above are generated automatically based on the…

techcrunch.com - Alex Wilhelm - Daily Crunch: Today's widespread internet outage 'not a result of a cyberattack,' says Akamai
Daily Crunch: Today's widespread internet outage 'not a result of a cyberattack,' says Akamai
TechCrunch

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