eyefortransport Weekly Newsletter 5th December 2013

JF Hillebrand Acquires Satellite Logistics Group; EU 3PL & CSCO Video Highlights; New Column from Mark Millar

This week the eft team has taken over the newsletter as Chris is celebrating his daughter's birthday! We would like to highlight one of the things that's been keeping him up at night. Read his Scoop.it! to see what we mean: ‘What are the odds that by 2020 the two biggest logistics providers in the world are Amazon and Google?” Keep an eye out, he will be writing more for our website in the future!  

We also have a column from Mark Millar in which he examines how the container shipping industry has a lack of cargo for capacity, the financial issues and consequences of this problem, but also “How The Intra Asia Trade Offers Some Rays of Sunshine Amongst Stormy Waters”; finalising with a comprehensive explanation of how “We truly are in the Asia Era!”

Thirdly, registration for the North American 3PL Summit & CSCO Forum is open and as such we are looking for your opinions on outsourced logistics in this survey! Furthermore, if you missed our recent European version of the show you can see all of the video highlights here

Lastly, in industry news, JF Hillebrand has acquired the Satellite Logistics group, and Wincanton has been chosen as the UK supply chain provider for Willians-Sonoma, Inc.


News This Week:

Intra-Asia Trade offers Rays of Sunshine amongst Stormy Waters
How the Intra-Asia Trade is influencing the container shipping industry

IJS Global CEO Sjoerd van Loon wins the inaugural Martin Schröder Award
He received the trophy from the founder of Martinair – after who the trophy is named – at the Dutch National Air Cargo Awards held in Amsterdam on November 28th.

JF Hillebrand acquires Satellite Logistics Group
JF Hillebrand Group AG has announced the acquisition of Satellite Logistics Group, a leading US based supply-chain solution provider for the beverage industry. 

Wincanton Chosen as UK Supply Chain Provider for Willians-Sonoma, Inc
Wincanton awarded multichannel contract for warehous
ing, store delivery and furniture home delivery services by U.S. specialty retailer 


The 2014 3PL Summit Registration Opens With Speakers from MIT, CEVA, Neovia, Verizon and Walgreens Confirmed
eyefortransport’s 2014 3PL Summit has opened its registration with more top speakers than ever before confirmed for the June 11-13th event in Chicago. 

2014 CSCO Forum Registration Opens With Speakers from Walgreens, Verizon, Amedisys and MIT Confirmed
eyefortransport’s 2014 Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum has opened its registration with more top speakers than ever before confirmed for the June 11-13th event in Chicago. 

Featured This Week: 3PL & CSCO Highlight Video 

Last week we featured our 3PL Summit and CSCO Forum Storify where you could catch up on all the tweeting you might have missed at the event.

This week we take it a step further with a video containing snippets from the event including interviews! Find out what attendees such as Jordan Kass – VP Management Services for C.H. Robinson – and Eddy Wouters – VP Europe & Middle East for APL – enjoyed particularly about the event and why they attend!
You can find the video here!

Featured This Week: Mark Millar's Column

Now as a regular columnist for eyefortransport Mark Millar has provided another stupendous article for you as our readers. This month, he looks at “How the Intra-Asia Trade is influencing the container shipping industry”.

Featured This Week: 3PL & CSCO Outsource Logistics Survey

We are looking for your opinion on outsourced logistics; to provide some background on your experiences with the process no matter which side of the industry you sit on – LSP/ Shipper/Manufacturer/Retailer.

The survey should only take 5 minutes to complete. Access it here

Please note that collected responses will remain anonymous with no individual responses ever revealed. 
For filling-out the survey, we will send you a copy of the accompanying report once completed in early January. 

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