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  1. Logistics requires flexibility and innovation

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a degree in industrial engineering to work in the logistics sector, but it is not a must. The key to success is to experience different work duties, if, and when, possible, she adds. 'Individuals who are eager to develop a career in logistics should be analytical, independent and team players who value diversity, equality and innovation,' says Liu. 'It is also crucial ...

  2. Flight dispatchers must weather dangerous skies and typhoons

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Everyday, more than 850 flights and 140,000 passengers pass through Hong Kong International Airport. The Chek Lap Kok facility is famous for being one of the most efficient and well-managed airports in the world- success partly due to a profe ...

  3. Logistics of putting 'million-piece jigsaw puzzle' together

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Essentially, logistics involves moving goods from point A to B using any mode of transportation. But there is much more behind big logistics companies, such as UPS, than a man delivering ... contract logistics and warehousing. Young Post meets Steve McMichael, vice-president of ocean freight services for UPS in Asia Pacific, and learns what it takes to operate major logistics ...

  4. High tide for logistics talent

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis Think of it as Hong Kong's life blood. According to Financial Secretary John Tsang, trade and logistics comprise the heftiest of the city's economic pillars, ... that employment in the logistics sector is strong and job prospects are positive. As has been the case throughout the history of logistics, new technologies, client demands and fresh ideas keep the sector ...

  5. Freight forwarders fear global big boys

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... yesterday. 'Eventually the airports will also draw cargo and logistics businesses. We hope individual provincial governments will help raise capital and introduce incentives to attract foreign ... provinces hindered the development of e-freight- an initiative to replace supply chain paperwork with electronic messaging- a big mainland logistics firm said the government should stop ...

  6. Global players' woe over logistics boom

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com The rapid expansion of the domestic logistics market on the mainland will spur the growth of mainland logistics companies, and their expansion will pose serious competition to the big global logistics players, analysts say. 'In 10 years or less, a Chinese company will emerge that will challenge the big logistics multinationals like DHL, UPS ...

  7. Fluctuating fortunes

    Posted Jan 15th 2011, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer With potential growth in the logistics sector so dependent on trade volumes, forecasts are understandably cautious. After an exceptionally good first half of last year, ... and down quite a bit,' says Paul Tsui, chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Freight Forwarding and Logistics. 'There is a need for frontline, middle management and senior staff, ...

  8. Kerry Logistics adds Shanghai units

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis Kerry Logistics, part of the Kuok group, has bought controlling interests in shipping and logistics groups Shanghai Wisdom Group and Shanghai Huicheng Logistics. The deals show 'our commitment to building on our strong position', a Kerry spokesman said. ...

  9. A load of logistics

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... no more, we hope- and organising this list has also taken a lot of time. A big part of our preparation has involved researching our route. Half of this has been logistical research- finding out ...

  10. Agility Logistics to leave HK for Singapore

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis Agility Logistics is the latest shipping and transport-related firm to relocate from Hong Kong to Singapore. The company, which is among the 10 largest logistics operators ... firms such as rival logistics giant Kuehne+Nagel, Swire shipping company, China Navigation, and shipbroking house Clarksons, which have moved their headquarters or substantial operations ...




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