@LogisticsMatter: 2010 – A Year in Tweets

2010 has been the starting year for LogisticsMatter.com and April was the starting month. It all started on Twitter: After almost 9 months of sharing the best news stories and articles of interest on Logistics and Supply Chain with the world, @LogisticsMatter has seen it’s follower count rising steadily and as I write this we are at 1185 followers and […]

Barloworld to Acquire 100% of Russian Caterpillar Dealership

Barloworld today announced it has reached agreement to acquire the remaining 50% shareholding in its Russian Caterpillar equipment joint venture (Vostochnaya Technica) for $52 million (approximately R365 million) (“The Transaction”).  The Transaction is subject to certain regulatory and other approvals. Barloworld Chief Executive Officer, Clive Thomson said:  “This acquisition is in line with our strategy to grow our core Caterpillar […]

FedEx Launches Global Business Data Visualization Experience

October 28, 2010 – FedEx Corporation today launched the next evolution of its ambitious global advertising effort, “FedEx Delivers to a Changing World.”  The heart of the campaign is a digital web experience that puts global business trends and insights at visitors’ fingertips. At http:// experience.fedex.com visitors interact through a dynamic world map with data and content provided by The […]

Heineken Goes Green – Beer by Barge

On October 1st Heineken has taken another step towards a sustainable supply chain. Near one of the main Heineken Breweries in Zoetermeer lies the brand new barge terminal Alpherium in Alphen aan de Rijn. Heineken is it’s launching customer. The Alpherium is the largest in land container terminal of the Netherlands. Heineken and the Van Uden Group, which operates the […]