The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. The Shipping Capacity Crunch Is Back After an Active Storm Season.

Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership

Cerasis

(Eagan, MN) – North American third-party logistics (3PL) company, Cerasis, in partnership with Pierbridge , a leading transportation management software development company, announces the addition of multi-parcel carrier shipping management to the Cerasis Rater, a web-based transportation management system (TMS). Full features of the multi-parcel carrier shipping solution: Choose from multiple parcel carriers by price and transit time.

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. An active hurricane season, the forthcoming implementation deadline for electronic logging devices (ELD) and record-shattering projections for the upcoming holiday shipping season reflect some of the top factors affecting the current state shipping capacity crunch. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

I threw in a healthy dose of interesting (globalization, shipping trends and the business of logistics), a dash of history (the evolution of longitude), a sprinkle of next generation manufacturing (lean manufacturing) and some great company success stories (FedEx, Walmart. 2004).

VTech: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

The second presentation given in 2004, shared the results. 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. Slowly, more and more companies are waking up to the cold, and hard facts.

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Supply Chain Movement

Ancak 2004’te di?er 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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Throwing Down the Gauntlet

Supply Chain Shaman

Hau L Lee, Triple-A Supply Chains, Harvard Business Review, October 2004. This includes the decision to build, the digital definition of the product, the decision of when and where to ship, and the decisions of which materials to put into which products.

An interview with Norm Jerome: BP

AIMMS

Around 2004 we started a project to migrate an existing tool for planning for the BP Petrochemical Aromatics business over to AIMMS. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Norm Jerome, a longtime AIMMS customer.

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Expediting Recalls in the Food and Beverage Industry

AFFLINK

The transportation company may be using a depreciated copy of Excel on a PC from 2004. A food inspector scans a barcode on the pallet that the mango was shipped on.

Managing End-to-End Supply Chain Security Like A Pro

Supply Chain Opz

5) ISPS Code: stands for International Ship and Port Facility Security, a program initiated by International Maritime Organization to increase the collaboration among governments, related businesses and port agencies around the world to enhance the cargo security. NAVIGATE. Basics.

Putting the WoW! Into Service Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Founded in 1999, it is an online retailer selling shoes via a drop-shipping business model. In early 2004, they noticed that customer service was the biggest problem.

Not Your Father’s TMS [Episode Highlights]

Talking Logistics

The challenge for companies now is to automate and streamline both the inbound and outbound transportation processes to ensure that goods can be shipped anywhere at any time and drive additional business.

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Teamsters and UPS Freight Union Members Move to Strike, UPS Freight to Shut Down in the Interim

Cerasis

Following the last major LTL strike in 1994, as well as the most robust demand for LTL freight since 2004, UPS Freight has managed to meet capacity demand and offer competitive rates. In anticipation of a Teamsters union strike, the fifth-largest LTL carrier in the U.S.,

Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em, “Christmas in October” Sales Get Results

Supply Chain Nation

And although in 2004 almost a quarter of consumers put off holiday shopping until December, now only 17 percent wait that long. Shipping and warehouse delays caused some Black Friday and Cyber Monday purchases to be held up for days, despite thousands of extra workers hired to deal with the holiday buying surge. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

Transportfolio

Between 2004 and 2014, China imported $13.52 Requirements for importing goods to China are stringent, and not all logistics providers will have the capabilities to ship where your products are going.

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4 Logistics Technologies That Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want

FLEXE

Consumers expect shorter product life cycles with higher product variety, same- or next-day delivery, free shipping and an option to order online and pickup in-store. By getting products closer to their customers, companies are able to offer same- and next-day shipping.

6 Things We've Learned from McDonald's Procurement Management

AFFLINK

To improve the situation, McDonald's created the Restaurant Supply Planning Department in 2004 to help restaurant owners do a better job at procurement management, based on both store-specific data and national factors like holidays and promotions.

This Week in Logistics News (July 14-18, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to 3PL news, FedEx was indicted by the Justice Department for shipping packages from illegal online pharmacies despite being warned from U.S. I am going paddleboarding with my wife this afternoon, a rare break from work to enjoy the outdoors with my best friend.

3 Online Fulfillment Strategies Giving Retailers an Advantage

FLEXE

In 2004, Blockbuster was valued at $6 billion. Both retailers have started leveraging their vast network of stores, something Amazon does not have, to pack and ship online orders.

4 Ideas To Make Your Supply Chain More Agile and Give Consumers Flexible Shopping Options

FLEXE

Consumers expect shorter product life cycles with higher product variety, same- or next-day delivery, free shipping and an option to order online and pickup in-store. By getting products closer to their customers, companies are able to offer same- and next-day shipping.

Navy Awards Two Shipbuilding Contracts for New Submarines

Operations and Supply Chain Management

General Dynamics also builds guided-missile destroyers, auxiliary ships and commercial vessels. The latest deal covers the building of two submarines a year, with the block buy expanded to 10 ships from the eight ordered in the previous batch of boats which first entered service in 2004. Discussion Questions: Read the following article carefully. What are the details of the contracts that that the Navy struck with General Dynamics and Huntington Ingalls?

4 Supply Chain Technologies that Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want

FLEXE

Consumers expect shorter product life cycles with higher product variety, same- or next-day delivery, free shipping and an option to order online and pickup in-store. By getting products closer to their customers, companies are able to offer same- and next-day shipping.

Freight Driver Shortage Update: Will 2017 Come to a Head & Cause Issues for Shippers?

Cerasis

Look at the historic tightening of capacity in the shipping industry. In 2004, 2011 and 2014, capacity reached a critical point. In other words, more shippers will turn to third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ) who offer more than just shipping management, to increase profit margins across their enterprise, allowing for more expendability among the actual freight costs of shipping. Growing woes over a forthcoming capacity crunch are not going away anytime soon.

Logistics of Hurricane Harvey's Humanitarian Aid

Elementum

Houston shipping channels and ports at Corpus Christi and Galveston have been shut down. Harvey is reportedly the strongest hurricane to hit the country since Hurricane Charley in 2004 and is said to be the costliest natural disaster in US history, initially estimated to be at $160B.

3 Online Fulfillment Strategies Giving Retailers an Advantage

FLEXE

In 2004, Blockbuster was valued at $6 billion. Both retailers have started leveraging their vast network of stores, something Amazon does not have, to pack and ship online orders.

CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

Held again in Philadelphia, this year’s event brought back memories of 2004, the year the old CLM: Council of Logistics Management became today’s CSCMP: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals! On the outbound side the system automatically creates fully cubed mixed vendor and retailer owned goods to be shipped direct to store. My first CSCMP Annual Conference was in 1989 and I always try to get there every year to catch up with all my logistics and supply chain friends!

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

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: As an older Millennial who landed in Transportation Management & Logistics marketing, our target audience are manufacturers who ship freight. In 2004, Facebook was founded, and the future of inter-connected millennials would never be the same.

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

The National 12th Five-Year Plan specifically calls for strategies and tactics to enhance Hong Kong’s status as an international financial, trading and shipping centre; and also for Hong Kong to develop into a high-value goods inventory management and regional distribution centre (RDC).

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Reducing Supply Chain Costs

Logistics Bureau

For instance, oil prices were relatively low during the period between 1984 and 2004, while labour and technology costs changed more quickly. The Key Supply Chain Challenge of Cost Reduction. Supply chain costs often represent a considerable percentage of the sales price of a good or service.

California Trucking Association Combats State Contractor Test

GTG Technology Group

misclassified its employees as independent contractors since 2004. GTG Technologies offers comprehensive, integrated transportation management software for all your shipping needs. California Trucking Association Sues State. On October 25 th , the California Trucking Association and two independent owner-operators filed a lawsuit against the state of California over an unfair test adopted by the California Supreme Court.

Top 2016 Supply Chain Strategy Posts from the Supply Chain Link Blog

Arkieva

If you use certain items frequently, keep them closer to the working or shipping area. View the full post or view the snippet below: I came into the field of supply chain management in 2004. Happy new year!

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

2004=100). 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. Source: www.bloomberg.com/quote/BDIY:IND ) (The Baltic Dry Index is an index that tracks and averages worldwide international shipping prices of various dry bulk cargoes.).

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3 Fulfillment Strategies Giving Retailers an Advantage

FLEXE

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Tesla and the Future of the Trucking Industry

Elementum

from 2004 to 2014, with HCVs comprising 67% of market share. Swift Transportation, the largest truckload shipping carrier in the country, reportedly saw losses of nearly 16% in the second quarter of 2015.