Trane Technologies’ Digital Simulation Journey

DELMIA Quintiq

Trane Technologies is addressing climate change by improving the way the world heats and cools indoor environments, as well as how refrigerated cargo is transported. 1] Although the Digital Twin terminology has evolved since its inception in 2002 by Dr. M. AME Group Leading the Way.

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Why the West Coast Ports Labor Dispute Matters to Retailers

The Network Effect

Shippers still bear the scars from the disastrous 2002 work stoppage and have countermeasures in-place to avoid major disruption. According to the National Retail Federation, cargo volume into the West Coast was up 6.6% By Chris Ferrell. Director, Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium. Retailers are paying close attention to labor disputes threatening to bring a stop to imports coming in to West Coast ports.

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Canadian Ports: A Fast Lane for Asia-U.S. Imports?

Talking Logistics

West Coast ports continue , causing importers like Lululemon Athletica to delay store shipments by up to 10 days, other shippers are heading to Canada’s West Coast ports, such as Prince Rupert where cargo traffic headed for the U.S. There was the infamous 11-day shutdown in 2002 , and just two years ago, 800 clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach went on strike , shutting down the ports for eight days and costing the region’s economy about $8 billion.

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7 Supply Chain Cost Saving Ideas from SpaceX

Supply Chain Opz

In June 2002, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation or SpaceX was established with the goal to make the space launch service way cheaper. And on 25 May 2012, they made a very remarkable achievement by being the first privately-fund company who could send cargo from the earth to the International Space Station. During the period of slow economic growth, many manufacturers have to deal with the cost pressure. Because customers are calling for prices to come down.

Still Think Dangerous Goods is Just Paperwork and Labels?

Talking Logistics

The prosecution was brought by [the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority] under the air navigation (dangerous goods) regulations 2002. In fact, according to a survey conducted by Labelmaster and Hazardous Cargo Bulletin — The Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook — more than one-quarter of the respondents are still doing dangerous goods compliance manually and they’re not even using general shipping or warehouse software or systems provided by carriers.

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Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

It started in 1969 as DHL Air Cargo, and by the late 1970s, the company had expanded its operations and offered services throughout the world. Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services.

Trending: Effects of West Coast Ports Labor Dispute

Tompkins Blog

Shippers still bear the scars from the disastrous 2002 work stoppage and have countermeasures in-place to avoid major disruption. According to the National Retail Federation, cargo volume into the West Coast was up 6.6% By Chris Ferrell. Director, Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium. Retailers are paying close attention to labor disputes threatening to bring a stop to imports coming in to West Coast ports.

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

Elementum

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), which impacted parts of Asia, North America and Europe in late 2002 and early 2003, has resulted to a contagion effect in Asia, a continent considered to be an electronics hub. Cargo shipments from Ebola-stricken countries going to Brazil had to wait 21 days, which serves as incubation period, before they could dock.

Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

Supply Chain @ MIT

It appears that ports on the US West Coast are back in full swing after a protracted labor dispute delayed cargo worth billions of dollars and caused untold reputational damage to the companies caught in the crossfire. In 2002, a 10-day lockout on the West Coast cost the US economy an estimated $ 1 billion per day in the first week growing to $2 billion per day in the second week, and required a presidential intervention. Limited options on the West Coast without new thinking?

Can You Trust the Information Your Supply Chain System Tells You?

NC State SCRC

For example, a Russian passenger jet and cargo plane in 2002 crashed in a mid-air collision. Can people really trust information produced from a system under high stress, high risk, supply chain disruption situations? This problem was indirectly explored by a group of researchers from NC State University’s Laboratory for Analytic Science.

How Do You Saw a Ship in Half… Underwater?

The Network Effect

The MV Tricolor is perhaps the unluckiest cargo ship in recent memory. About 20 miles north of the French coast near Dunkirk, on a foggy night on December 14 2002, The Tricolor was cruising westward on its way to Southampton England from Zeebrugge Belgium. The Tricolor was a car carrier and was loaded with a precious cargo of almost 3000 European cars.

What’s Your Plan if There’s a West Coast Port Strike?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Or, will we see a repeat of 2002, when a 10-day lockout left dozens of ships lined up outside the West Coast docks, unable to unload? Montreal uses both the CN and Canadian Pacific Railroad (CP) and is a better, more viable option for Inland Port Intermodal (IPI) cargo. There is also a good possibility that carriers might discharge cargo at the main transship points of Panama, Cartagena, and Colon and declare force majeure.

Ocean Ports Lead the Way in Logistics Technology Advancements

Material Handling and Logistics

The growth of cargo moving through America’s ocean ports has increased significantly over the last two decades. million during the period 2002 through 2017. In addition to the challenge of handing increased cargo throughput, the ports must also have the channel depth to accommodate the new deep draft Ultra Large Container Vessel ships and even larger ships currently on the drawing board.

The Amazonification of Logistics

Techgistics

Amazon has had such a major impact on eCommerce, that I thought it would make sense to look back on some of their innovations that are directly or indirectly impacting logistics: Super Saver Shipping Super Saver Shipping was introduced in 2002 offering free shipping for orders over $25. The evolution of eCommerce has had a dramatic impact on both retail and logistics.

Tailwind launches new web-based application for small to mid-sized trucking companies and freight brokers

Tailwind

Tailwind’s newest application was built for the growing number of small-to-mid sized operations that make up 97%* of the over 1.4-million trucking companies* responsible for moving approximately 70%* of all cargo weight in the US alone (*US Department of Transportation). Since 2002 Tailwind has built enterprise-grade Transportation Management Software (TMS) for trucking companies, freight brokers, as well as companies that do both.

This Week in Logistics News (January 9-13, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Container Cargo Imports Surged at End of 2016 (WSJ – sub. If Amazon has serious plans of realizing this idea, there’s already a company in the UK called Mole Solutions that has been working on creating “underground freight pipelines” since 2002. My daughter turns 9 this weekend and earlier this week I visited her third grade class to see what she and her classmates have been working on this year.