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REPORT: Why UPS trucks only turn right (mostly) UPS has specialised routing software that favours right turns over left.

REPORT: Why UPS trucks only turn right (mostly)

The express logistics giant UPS is saving 37,000 tons of fuel per year by only making right-hand turns.

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REPORT: UPS drones are saving lives in Africa

REPORT: UPS drones are saving lives in Africa

UPS and Zipline are partnering to make emergency deliveries of blood across the most under developed and hard to access regions of Rwanda in what is a world first in last mile fulfilment.
 
REPORT: Will GCC rail projects face further delays?

REPORT: Will GCC rail projects face further delays?

The construction of rail infrastructure is expensive, and the GCC’s macroeconomic climate – recast by the post-2014 oil price decline – has brought the progress of planned projects, and the prioritisation of new developments, into question.
 
REPORT: What EMAC means for UAE logistics and shipping

REPORT: What EMAC means for UAE logistics and shipping

Much was made of the establishment of the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) in September last year, but what does it actually mean for the GCC maritime and logistics industry?
 
REPORT: Fleet management in the GCC

REPORT: Fleet management in the GCC

As the world moves towards more digitisation, technology is making life easier for everyone, including the transportation industry.
 

 

REPORT: Motors for electric vehicles, $400bn confusion

REPORT: Motors for electric vehicles, $400bn confusion

There is still no agreement on the best type of electric motor to use in heavy electric trucks and the booming, confusing traction motor business will rise to around $400 billion in 2027.
 
REPORT: Cargo theft in EMEA increases 105.4%

REPORT: Cargo theft in EMEA increases 105.4%

TAPA calls for greater sharing of incident intelligence as 489 new cargo thefts reported in Europe, Middle East and Africa in Q3 2016, a 105.4% year-on-year-increase.
 
Focus: Gulf airlines face renewed threat from Trump

Focus: Gulf airlines face renewed threat from Trump

Election of Donald Trump, one-time owner of now-defunct East Coast airline Trump Shuttle, to the US presidency could revive nationalistic attitudes to air access.
 
FOCUS: Top risks affecting the shipping industry

FOCUS: Top risks affecting the shipping industry

Ben Abraham, Head of Willis Towers Watson’s marine practice looks at navigating risk in the transportation sector based on the Transportation Risk Index 2016.
 
ANALYSIS: 2016's freight rate threat for forwarders

ANALYSIS: 2016's freight rate threat for forwarders

Recovery in short term freight rates pose potential threat for freight forwarders according to Xeneta, an ocean freight price comparison and shipping market watch index.
 
Liebherr launches SmartApp to optimise cargo handling

Liebherr launches SmartApp to optimise cargo handling

Big data analytics examines large amounts of data to uncover hidden trends, anomalies and other insights, turning statistics is about turning these numbers into useful information on which action can taken
 
FOCUS: High pent-up demand in Iranian truck market

FOCUS: High pent-up demand in Iranian truck market

With its growth potential following many years of sanctions and the pent-up demand in the transport sector, Iran offers promising opportunities for Daimler Trucks.
 
FOCUS: Small recovery apparent in air freight volumes

FOCUS: Small recovery apparent in air freight volumes

New data from the IATA show air cargo volumes continue to fall, but we may be seeing the bottom of the dip, while the Middle East remains strongest.
 
CASE STUDY: DHL and the World Touring Car Championship

CASE STUDY: DHL and the World Touring Car Championship

Logistics has always been the “behind-the-scenes” engine of motorsports events around the world, the WTCC wouldn't take place without DHL.
 
SPECIAL REPORT: Maintaining Emirates' growing fleet

SPECIAL REPORT: Maintaining Emirates' growing fleet

Emirates’ passenger operations will move to Dubai’s Al Maktoum International at some point after 2020 but its engineering facilities could remain at Dubai International.
 
SPECIAL REPORT: How Emirates brought the world to Dubai

SPECIAL REPORT: How Emirates brought the world to Dubai

Two-thirds of the world’s population is within eight hours flight of Dubai and Emirates connects hundreds of cities via its hub.
 




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