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  1. One-way traffic the big hurdle to rural services

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... in infrastructure that will better connect the countryside to the cities, but until that starts to take effect rural logistics is largely 'one-way flow' with goods transported to villages ... meet the financial needs of farmers who may, in turn, produce agricultural goods of marketable value. 'At present, costs are very high for rural logistics,' said Ding Junfa, ...

  2. IT company searches for a logistics manager

    Posted Mar 25th 2006, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft An ambitious logistics professional who can build new business will excel in this senior role with a multinational IT infrastructure solutions provider. The firm is looking for a logistics manager (IT products) to help expand its operations in North Asia and oversee a team of 20. The company, which has a staff of more than 1,000, has an annual sales turnover ...

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    As Chinese e-commerce grows, logistics companies need to adapt

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by KATE BARROW

    ... Kate Barrow As online retailing rapidly expands, warehouse businesses need to adjust their strategies Logistics adapts to Chinese e-commerce By 2015, China will be home to more than 700 ... is transforming the role of logistics real estate. Where logistics is traditionally seen as a "support" or "backroom" function, the introduction of the end-consumer into the supply ...

  4. Logistics costs up 18.5pc, report says

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com China's domestic logistics industry is facing a raft of challenges, including high costs, poor infrastructure, a lack of human resources, varying ... an offshoot of the global sourcing company, which said total logistics costs were 17.8 per cent of gross domestic product last year. While this was unchanged from 2010 and down from the 18.4 per cent ...

  5. Company profile - Shenzhen International

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shenzhen International Holdings' principal activities include investment, construction and operation of logistic infrastructure facilities. It also provides third-party logistics services and logistics information services. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Lack of adaptability the weakness of most players

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Danny Zheng manufacturing engineer The huge potential for the logistics industry is attracting excessive entry into the market, with hundreds of thousands of mainland firms calling themselves logistics companies. However, manufacturing insiders say most companies offer only the most basic services, and lack adaptability to industry-specific needs. Danny Zheng, ...

  9. In love and war, logistics plays its part

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Priscilla Jiao Long before Napoleon was touting the connection between battlefield success and food supply lines, strategist Sun Tzu asserted the importance of logistics in his military ... realised in part by the construction of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal between AD 605 and 610. Beijing Jiaotong University Logistics Academy deputy director Wang Yaoqiu says food supplies have ...

  10. Regional segmentation forces sector to think small

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Zhang Tianbing logistics analyst While the logistics industry is geographically segmented, manufacturers' most realistic approach is finding a partner in each region where they do business, says Zhang Tianbing, chief logistics analyst at AT Kearney (Shanghai). It is very difficult and costly for manufacturers to independently build a national network as local ...




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