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Category: Logistics


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Jeep, Jaguar winners as European sales fall 1% in February

March 15, 2019

Via: Automotive News

European new-car sales fell 0.9 percent in February with Porsche, Audi and Nissan suffering steep drops in volume while Jeep and Jaguar made big gains. Registrations dropped to 1.15 million cars in the EU and EFTA markets, data released by […]


Logistics, Process

Samsung says expects $4 billion in Indian sales of new smartphone range

February 14, 2019

Via: Reuters

The South Korean giant will unveil one smartphone from the Galaxy A series every month beginning in March, through June, Ranjivjit Singh, Samsung India’s chief marketing officer, told Reuters in a telephone interview. The phones, targeted at millennials, will be […]


Logistics, Process

The Slow Exodus of Multinational Manufacturers

February 13, 2019

Via: Industry Week

I saw the headline that General Motors had announced they were closing four U.S. auto plants, and one of them was in Lordstown, Ohio. This announcement caused me to flash back to another Ohio plant closure—the Ford assembly plant in […]


Logistics, Process

Could auto tariff threat be a turning point?

February 12, 2019

Via: Automotive News

WASHINGTON — Not many issues galvanize every segment of the auto industry, from domestic producers and import brands to suppliers, unions, shippers and dealers. But give President Donald Trump credit for achieving things others wouldn’t even try. In his zeal […]


Logistics, Process

Apple iPhone sales in China fell by a fifth in fourth quarter: IDC

February 11, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Apple Inc iPhone sales in China fell 20 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2018, while sales for smartphones made by home-grown rival Huawei soared by 23 percent, data from industry research firm IDC showed on Monday. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Medical, Process

Haemonetics shares fall on Q3 sales miss

February 5, 2019

Via: Mass Device

Shares in Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE) have fallen nearly 10% today after the medical device maker posted fiscal year 2019 third quarter earnings that topped earnings per share estimates but missed sales consensus on Wall Street. The Braintree, Mass.-based company posted profits […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Medical, Process

GE gains on Q4 revenue beat, swing to black

January 31, 2019

Via: Mass Device

GE Healthcare (NYSE:GE) shares got a bump today after the company topped the consensus forecast for its fourth-quarter sales and swung to black ink for the period, with its healthcare business posting modest bottom- and top-line gains. The stock rise […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Medical, Process

Abbott misses Wall Street expectations on Q4 sales

January 23, 2019

Via: Mass Device

Abbott (NYSE:ABT) stock is down about 2% at the opening of trading today after its fourth-quarter sales failed to meet analyst expectations. The Abbott Park, Ill.–based maker of medical device, pharmaceutical, nutrition and diagnostics products brought in about $7.765 billion […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Medical, Process

What’s ahead for the drug delivery market in 2019?

January 15, 2019

Via: Mass Device

What were the trends that drove the biopharma and drug delivery markets in 2018? Many of 2018’s key trends revolved around increasing regulatory requirements. However, as the market continues to move toward more personalized medicine, such as cell and gene […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Medical, Process

Analyst downgrades pressure medtech stocks

January 3, 2019

Via: Mass Device

Several medical device companies took hits yesterday after analysts on Wall Street downgraded their stocks, on a day when the major market indices each closed up a hair, and even medtech firms that enjoyed upgrades came under pressure. Globus Medical […]