Kalmar: The $17 Billion Market Opportunity

What if in the future the world’s biggest container handling company didn’t even touch physical containers? The ongoing convergence of key disruptive technologies such as AI, the IoT, machine learning, augmented reality and blockchain is expected to lead to an autonomous supply chain that will react to every contextual situation based on the real-time data
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The crude oil price appears firmly in the hands of geopolitical concerns, with veiled Saudi threats over the disappearance of a journalist and the ramping up of U.S. sanctions against Iran getting most of the attention. However, it’s always worth looking at what is happening in the real world of physical oil flows and pricing,
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Doctor Copper is at it again, signaling upside for mining stocks, according to some analysts. This, despite it being largely overlooked by investors, and even feared by others stewing over the implications of the trade spat between the U.S. and China. The Basic Resources sector in Europe is trading lower than its starting point for
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BCTN is bundling freight in Alblasserdam from its eight terminals in the Netherlands and Belgium in order to offer point-to-point services to the deepsea terminals on Maasvlakte. Kramer and Waalhaven Group are bundling cargo at their own terminals in Rotterdam and offer clients daily point-to-point services between the Waal and Eemhaven and the deepsea terminals
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The Golden Week holiday prompted an uptick in enquiry with rates firming four points to WS 59/59.5 for 270,000mt from the Middle East Gulf to both China and Singapore and 280,000mt to the US Gulf now assessed around WS 23 Cape/Cape. West Africa to China moved in line with the Middle East Gulf, with last
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Amidst rising demand for deliveries in tier II, III & IV towns in India, Blue Dart has announced major expansion plans to reach out these regions by December 2018. The leading logistics services provider stated that the initiative is one of the biggest drives undertaken to expand Blue Dart’s reach to every corner of India
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The European thermal coal market was struggling with close to record high stockpiles at the key Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp hub, as an increased volume of off-spec coals flowed into the region, sources said. European utilities have been blending off-spec coals for many years as it is typically a more economical way of achieving the most favorable heat,
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Rates for 270,000mt, from the Middle East Gulf to both China and Singapore, were marginally firmer at WS 56.5/57.5, and a US Gulf-bound cargo to the US Gulf done at WS 20 Cape/Cape, but now assessed at WS 21.5. West Africa to China gained two points to WS 57, basis 260,00mt, US Gulf to South
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OPEC and its allies seem poised for another contentious meeting in Algeria this weekend as Iran — wounded by U.S. sanctions — cries betrayal and threatens to veto decisions. Yet none of this really matters for the oil market. Squabbles over “violations” of the supply deal, or debates about how to measure compliance rates, are
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The U.S. will find it difficult to cut Iran’s oil exports completely as the oil market is already tight and rival producers cannot make up the shortfall, a top Iranian official said on Friday. Washington is seeking to cut Iranian oil exports to zero by November as it reimposes sanctions, and is encouraging other producers
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