Successful Cargo Space Delivery

Freightos

We’re huge fans of innovation in the logistics space. Which is why we’re taking our hats off to SpaceX for delivering 7,000 lbs of cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) this week using a reusable rocket – the Falcon 9. A Space cargo ship sounds like science fiction.

Cargo 170

This Week in Logistics News (February 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Government to import or export cargo. The 2006 SAFE Port Act required the Secretary of the Treasury to oversee an interagency initiative to establish a “single portal system,” to be known as the “International Trade Data System.” Robinson and Transplace are Talking Logistics sponsors.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks. 2006).

How to Create a Truckload Strategy That Works in Any Market

Talking Logistics

In this post, I will outline how to select reliable core carriers and find the right third party logistics provider (3PL) for your business. We have been studying truck freight attributes and strategies since 2006. Robinson logistics transportation trucking truckload

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from Freightos , is a SaaS-enabled marketplace for the logistics industry. 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. Most international ocean cargo is now containerized. .

Chain of Custody: The source of control in global supply chains? – IoT Beyond the Buzz

Global Trade Management

You may find multiple definitions of a chain of custody by governments, associations, agencies, logistics service providers, shippers. The logistics industry is slowly being transformed to the point when the utilization of the electronic data environment will become the norm in the industry and the additional technological advancements in IoT technology will enable the integration of complete cargo supply. Chain of custody is a term often thrown around as a buzzword.

FMCSA Grants $1 Million to Veterans Who Want to Be Trained as Truck Drivers

Cerasis

They’re expected to fully cover training in truck driving rules and regulations, safety, logs, defensive driving, cargo handling, personal finances, business, preventative maintenance, emergency equipment and safe operations — all in all, complete truck driver training — for around 400 veterans.

How Shipping Overcapacity Could Be Maersk’s Salvation

Freightos

In 2015, Maersk Transport and Logistics generated nearly 75% of Maersk’s revenue. The new unit, merging Maersk Line with DAMCO, Svitzer, APM Terminals and Maersk Container Industry, will be called Maersk Transport and Logistics.

Amazon, FedEx and Adjacent Innovation

Techgistics

In 2006, Amazon leveraged their expertise in eCommerce fulfillment to create another adjacent business, Fulfillment by Amazon, which provides fulfillment services to small and mid-size merchants.

Tesla and the Future of the Trucking Industry

Elementum

Tesla, one of the most successful players in the recent history of the automobile industry, aims to address these issues to improve the logistics industry. Around 14,547M tons worth of cargo was in transit in 2013, accounting for 73% of cargo delivered that year.