China Post and Lufthansa Cargo announce strategic cooperation; LLamasoft survey finds that nearly half of manufacturers are considering alternate suppliers and are concerned about increased operational costs thanks to taxes and duties; Survey finds shipping industry concerned about impact of trade protectionism and cyber threats but mostly optimistic about growth; Global supply chain disruptions continue to grow at an alarming rate and the potential for financial or revenue impacts is the highest in three years; Top UK imports; automated storage and retrieval systems market to witness double-digit growth
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