[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers


As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. There are two ways to view the History of Shipping Containers. Below, you can also view the history of shipping containers in one infographic. Shipping between Europe, S.E.

The History of the Shipping Container


The History of the Shipping Container. 26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. The Shipping Container: Before 1956.

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network


E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network. AUSTIN, Texas, October 22, 2018 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of INTTRA, the leading ocean shipping network, software and information provider. Today, one out of every four ocean containers shipped globally is booked through the INTTRA platform.

This Week in Logistics News (July 2-6, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Logistyx Technologies Acquires Transparix to Support and Enhance Its Industry-Leading Parcel Shipping SaaS Solution. It’s been a long hot week here in Boston, and even though we had the 4th of July holiday tucked in the middle, I still feel like I need another break.

[Infographic] How did Reshoring and 3rd Party Logistics Operations fare in 2016?


By September, shipping giant, Penske, partnering with Capegimini Consulting, forecasted a return to higher growth among logistics providers due to increased collaboration.

VTech: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

The first presented in June 2001 outlined where we were in supply chain and what we needed to do. In 2001, we were in trouble, but in 2004, we had made a lot of progress. It took us three years to right the ship. In 2001, there were three of us in planning.

Checklist: Logistics challenges in China

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain in China was once an afterthought or was only thought of in terms of the ‘Make’ and ‘Ship’ processes included in manufacturing in China. Back in 2001, China was just revving its engine, a $1.3 15 questions about Chinese supply chains.

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The First Steps of Necessary Federal Maritime Commission Changes


Long before there were trucks, trains, and planes, there were ships. Ships transformed travel and warfare, enabling humans to see beyond their villages and into the world. As the oldest mode of global transportation, shipping has a history of tradition and aversion to change.

Five Common Customs Pitfalls — and How to Avoid Them

Talking Logistics

Moreover, depending on the country, action can be enforced for up to three to ten years after the item has been shipped. She has been co-chair of the Trade Support Network’s Trade Transition Committee since 2001.

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31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats


Natural gas and oil expenses contribute to extreme cost disparities in shipping from Asia to the U.S., for example, compared to shipping state-to-state. Overall, from 2001 to 2008 average Asian wages increased 7.1-7.8%, and currently meet or exceed U.S.

Free Trade: Why U.S. Trade With Mexico and China Could Not Be More Different


Since their inclusion in the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001 (at the beginning of a decade of precipitous decline in U.S. China has a very different impact, shipping the United States over five times as many goods as they receive. .

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The Mind-Boggling Complexities of Food Distribution (Why Optimization is Critical)

Talking Logistics

Yes, parcel shipping has its own set of challenges and complexities, but I believe food distribution is further up on the complexity scale and it’s something that Amazon now has to contend with at a much larger scale than it has with Amazon Fresh.

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This Week in Logistics News (December 9-13, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Same-day delivery (or is it shipping?) German shipping banks face $22 billion in losses: Moody’s ( Reuters ). Side note: I received a comment yesterday about my Home Depot posting because the title referenced same-day delivery but I also mentioned same-day shipping in the writeup.

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Kewill Noted by Smithsonian as Key Player in the Postal Service

BluJay Solutions

Kewill was founded in 1975, and from the beginning, has had an innovative approach to parcel shipping and the dawn of what we now call “eCommerce.” In fact, Kewill Clippership was one of the world’s first multi-carrier parcel solutions and helped the USPS move to a manifesting system in the late 1980s to simplify the billing process for shipping large packages. Kewill is proud of its long and collaborative history with the United States Postal Service.

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Supply Chain Movement

The company was established in 2001. From 2001 until the end of 2004 the production was done in a traditional mass-production manner for one of the world’s biggest underwear brands from the USA. rgiyim imalatç?s? Narkonteks Yönetim Kurulu Ba?kan?

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This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Where were you on September 11, 2001 when the planes hit the towers? Toys R Us lowers free shipping limit for online orders. Today is September 11. I never forget.

Hurricane Harvey - Effects, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices


Harvey is not the first lethal and damaging flood to hit Houston: Tropical Storm Allison in 2001 killed 41 and caused $9 billion in damage, as well as flooding in 2016 that shut down the city for days.

Warehousing, the Rise of IT, Automation, and Now… Robotics

Logistics Bureau

This in turn allowed Wal-Mart to replicate sales successes between outlets; creating and managing peaks in demand via its systems for buying, shipping, and of course, warehousing. produces and ships ‘100% Pure Squeezed Sunshine’, or more prosaically, orange juice and other fruit juices. While automation helps efficiency, the New Jersey DC must rely on good processes and timely information to manage this dynamic ordering and shipping environment.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Attracting Millennials to Manufacturing: Understanding Millennial Experience in Order to Gain Talent


Editor’s Note: As an older Millennial who landed in Transportation Management & Logistics marketing, our target audience are manufacturers who ship freight.

What is a 3PL?

6 River Systems

3PLs can handle everything from receiving new inventory from manufacturers to shipping products to end consumers and everything in between. In 2017, Armstrong & Associates found that 90% of domestic Fortune 500 companies use 3PL providers, compared to just 46% in 2001.

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Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling & Logistics

She had seen reports of massive power plants being shipped in pieces from Hong Kong, which couldn’t have produced them. Personnel in the shipping department will no longer need to make a decision on the size of box to use for shipping a parcel.

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Artificial Intelligence in the Business World

Enterra Insights

” Unlike the infamous Hal 9000 in 2001: A Space Odyssey , the starship Enterprise’s computer was primarily used to augment human decision-making. He continues, “Consider barbed wire (cheap fencing), the shipping container (cheap logistics), or the digital spreadsheet (cheap arithmetic).

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016


Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). Last-mile delivery network Connect India became a UPS Authorized Shipping Outlet through a new agreement. Connect India users in more than 50 cities, 650 district towns, and 8,000 small towns across India can book international shipments through Connect India Centers, which make use of UPS’s global shipping services.

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