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  1. 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 ...

  2. Business - China Business - LOGISTICS

    FedEx, UPS win licences for China courier services

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Logistics, which has about 30 per cent of the market. The licences will help Memphis, Tennessee-based FedEx and UPS benefit from rising demand driven by online shopping. The approval "sets ...

  3. Logistics sector worried by 'three links'

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Hong Kong's logistics industry is calling for government support to help it weather a possible loss of business if the 'three links' are implemented between Taiwan and the mainland. Despite assurances by Premier Wen Jiabao that the 'three links' could help promote the city's economic development, Hong Kong Logistics Association ...

  4. Logistics staff revel in China challenge

    Posted Jun 09th 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... Written by John Cremer Until quite recently, logistics companies found it difficult to convince staff in Hong Kong to accept positions in their offices in southern China. The concerns ... different problem. Applicants are queuing up for the chance to work in one of the world's most dynamic logistics markets, and staff already stationed there are generally more interested ...

  5. Zim ships out latest skills set in logistics

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Andrea Pawlyna

    ... Andrea Pawlyna ISRAELI-BASED GLOBAL containerised shipping and logistics company Zim Integrated Shipping Services is looking forward to a profitable year. 'We expect the container ... the firm opened an office here in 1976. 'Hong Kong has an extensive range of logistics and shipping companies as well as established financial institutions,' Mr Dafni said. 'It ...

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    Chinese strategists make right moves for growth

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Frank-Jurgen Richter

    ... the importance of logistics. High-speed rail has also developed rapidly to allow faster inter-city travel: China is expected to import more train sets this year from Germany, Japan and France. Its ...

  7. Bringing the world to the countryside

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... cost of produce. Logistics services are almost non-existent in rural China, meaning farmers and traders have to come up with ways to get produce to markets. Farmers in remote areas or those ... The high percentage of losses is a result of poor transport and the absence of rural logistics. Only a small fraction of farm produce is frozen or processed before it is sold. Huang Zuhui, director ...

  8. Events diary

    Posted Mar 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today, HK: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'China 5 years after WTO accession- The impact and opportunities'. HKPC's Hong Kong Logistics Technology Management Forum 2007. HKCEC. ...

  9. Global investors move out of homes and into warehouses

    Posted Mar 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Foster Wong Booming trade has sparked interest in logistics infrastructure in the mainland and Hong Kong China's booming trade sector has prompted international investors to shift their attention from residential properties and shopping malls to logistics investments, industry players said. Demand for logistics infrastructure such as warehousing facilities in the world's ...

  10. Australian giant on China growth path

    Posted Sep 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Goodman Group, one of the world's largest logistics operators, expects to see revenues from offshore increase to 60 per cent of the group's total, ... logistic space in China,' he said. Goodman has predicted that its investment in China would reach about A$3 billion (HK$24.7 billion) in five years. Assets under management in mainland China ...




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