Current State of the Capacity Crunch


However, inconsistencies in service levels, including the use of inaccurate data, an economy that hinges on the state of foreign markets (think China), and changes to regulations and labor requirements are continuing to impact the capacity of the shipping industry. Unfortunately, the capacity crunch is real, and shippers need to know how to face the prospects of a slower 2016 to stay competitive and meet the demands of their customers and partner businesses.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Greater Globalization.

Global Trade Management

Monday, 19 November 2007. This results in a projected container traffic volume of around 700 Million TEU by 2015 (+ 195%), whereas the capacity of the top 30 ports only increases by +37% in the same timeframe. Wednesday, November 21, 2007 2:44:00 pm. ▼ 2007. (4). Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 30 – May 4, 2018)

Talking Logistics

According to a 2007 report, one of these products is sold every 17 seconds in the U.S. – FourKites Launches Predictive Capacity Management. It will expand freight transportation capacity by connecting with existing modes of road, rail, port and air transport.

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5 Truckload Shipping Trends to Watch for in Today’s Freight Market

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In short, it is a good freight year paired with an exceptional capacity year. While it’s challenging to measure the additional capacity available today, reports indicate that both trucking jobs and truck sales (for replacement and incremental growth) have increased.

The State of the Industry: A Mid-year Look at Transportation and the Economy

Talking Logistics

It is also interesting to frame up this discussion in terms of capacity in recent years – something that is never quite certain. Capacity tightened up in 2014 , but then loosened again in 2015. How much excess capacity is there today?

Can Co-opetition Save your Company?


The difference between BlackBerry in 2007— with a net worth of US $40B and BlackBerry in 2013—willing to be sold for a measly a tenth of its 2007 figure—has a lot to do with a failure to identify and deal with its competitors in the correct way. In 2007, it released the Kindle.

Air Cargo Tech Is Falling Behind. It Doesn’t Have to.


It was made possible by a foundation of pricing and capacity automation dating back to Sabre’s reservation system in the ‘60s. In the 1970s, it became clear that that passenger travel prices and capacity fluctuate radically. This article first appeared in The Loadstar on June 8th, 2018.

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Sales and Operations Alignment: Often The Missing Link

Supply Chain Shaman

I first met Shane in 2007 at the beginning of his work with Syngenta’s value chain. In 2007, Shane Emms was asked to take a Global Supply Chain leadership assignment at Syngenta. We were out of capacity, needed to build it, and needed to redefine the supply chain.

7 Laws of Successful Supply Chain Alliance

Supply Chain Opz

To provide the big picture, the essence from the article " Simple Rules for Making Alliances Work " by Hughes and Weiss (2007) is presented as below, 1) Avoid knee jerk reaction: don''t form alliances based on actions of your competitors.

The Better Goal: More Fuel Efficient Trucks or Using Fewer Trucks?

Talking Logistics

miles out of its network from 2007-2010 and had increased its CWT per truck from 382 in FY 2007 to 415 in FY 2010, an 8.6 Put differently, in FY 2007, Del Monte left 11.2 For related commentary, see Transportation Collaboration: Optimizing Freight Costs by Sharing Capacity and 5 Principles for Greener Freight. Last Friday, the U.S.

7 Laws of Successful Supply Chain Alliances - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

3) Operational Alliance (constant communication about capacity and demand/supply issues). To provide the big picture, the essence from the article " Simple Rules for Making Alliances Work " by Hughes and Weiss (2007) is presented as below, 7 Laws of Successful Alliances. NAVIGATE.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog


Enough to go through every single article published in the top tech blogs – Techcrunch, Verge, Mashable and Recode – since 2007 to count how often articles about logistics startups, freight or cargo were published.

Aya??n?z? yorgan?n?za göre uzat?n… – Cut your coat…

Supply Chain Movement

2007’de TenCate’e önce yurtiçi sonra uluslararas? 2007 y?l?nda Yes, in 2007, in order to increase our research and development capacities, we decided to start our brand called Blackspade. rgiyim imalatç?s? Narkonteks Yönetim Kurulu Ba?kan?

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The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management

Talking Logistics

Still, the requirement is not new and has been under development for a number of years following a milestone vessel collapse in 2007. The Regulation’s Impact on Ocean Shipping and Data Management.

Is A Customer-Centric Strategy the Same as Demand-Driven? Outside-In?

Supply Chain Shaman

A Demand-Driven Value Network as defined by AMR Research in 2007: A network that senses demand with minimal latency to drive a near real-time response to shape and translate demand. It was an early morning. I cradled my cup of tea in my hand. It had been a long night.

DHL expands green fleet with addition of new electric delivery vans


The vans have ultra-low floors to reduce physical stress on workers' knees and back, and a high roof design that maximizes cargo space in a small footprint (1,008 cubic feet of cargo capacity). The vans have ultra-low floors to reduce physical stress on workers' knees and back, and a high roof design that maximizes cargo space in a small footprint (1,008 cubic feet of cargo capacity). DHL will roll out a new fleet of electric delivery vans that will serve US markets in 2019.

Spreadsheets – A Look Back


From our eBook, S&OP in the 21st century , “An audit of 50 corporate spreadsheets in 2007 revealed that 94% had errors… one for $100 million!” You can’t throw more hardware at them to expand their capacity.

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Logistics IT Solutions’ Role in Near-Record Levels of Trucking Company Acquisitions

Supply Chain Collaborator

The short version is that 2014 came darn close (with 86 trucking and logistics companies acquired) to beating the record of 90 acquisitions set in 2007. The reasons; fleet operators are seeking to lock in capacity amidst a protracted shortage (the so-called strategic acquisition).

This Week in Logistics News (January 27-31, 2014)

Talking Logistics

To prepare for this year’s holiday season, UPS is “accelerating deployments in operational technologies” and investing over $500 million in capacity expansion and hub modernization. Atlanta. 2 inches of snow.

This Week in Logistics News (June 6-10, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Freight Rates Push Lower as Truck Capacity Outweighs Demand (WSJ – sub. My Little League team lost its first playoff game this past Monday.

What € 30M funding really means to us: Accelerating sustainable procurement


First of all, on behalf of the team here, we can thank our Co-Founders and Co-CEOs Pierre-François Thaler and Frédéric Trinel for their tireless dedication, and who have devoted their intelligence, passion and seemingly endless energy to building EcoVadis since 2007.

Will Warehouses Eventually Go Dark?

Enterra Insights

Today’s warehouses are 143% larger than they were in 2007. It takes longer to build them, and they’re more expensive to rent, driving up the rates and adding pressure to the capacity crunch.” Thanks to the popularity of e-commerce, warehouses are some of the hottest properties in real estate. Erica E.

Enabling Business Growth Via Optimized Operations


Core Technology turns to IQMS (DELMIAWORKS) to optimize capacity planning, minimize risk, nurture innovation, and improve cash flow. Since 2007, two words have marked the foundation of its success story: organic growth. With the move to IQMS, the manufacturer is furthering its initiatives to improve communications, capacity planning, and cash flow, as well as reduce risk and ensure high quality.

Supply Chain Planning and an Uncertain Economy


Dale Davidson, famed economist who predicted the economy collapse of 1999 and 2007 warns, “Don’t imply that a 50% collapse is looming – it’s already at our doorstep.” The end is nigh; is that a good thing or bad thing?

How can innovative Manufacturers utilize Route Optimization Software?


Trips are optimized in line with the specific requirements, including delivery time windows, vehicle capacity and road block. 2007). EvoCOP 2007.

Quality Management in Supply Chains: Performance and Conformance

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

As another example, Mattel suffered from a massive recall of toys in 2007 because one of their contractor’s subcontractor’s employees substituted the paint purchased by Mattel with toxic lead paint. Quality Management in Supply Chains: Performance and Conformance. By Guillaume Roels.

Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

In fact, the company helps its supply chain both measure its carbon impact but also provides solutions, such as right-sizing packages to maximize trailer capacity and thus reduce the number of deliveries.

3 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

In fact, during 2007 and 2008, Starbucks leadership began to have serious doubts about the company’s ability to supply its 16,700 outlets. Starbucks had to shake up its third party relationships and increase production capacity.

The Best Practice Frontier in the 3D Supply Chain Triangle


If we assume a fixed inventory, a higher service could come from ‘excess’ or so-called ‘sprint’ capacity, that allows to react quickly to unpredicted demand. It took a hit from 2007 to 2008, most probably because of the financial crisis and it never recovered.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

In fact, during 2007 and 2008, Starbucks leadership began to have severe doubts about the company’s ability to supply its 16,700 outlets. Starbucks had to shake up its third-party relationships and increase production capacity.

Amazon vs. Flipkart: The Race to Dominate Indian E-Commerce


Founded in 2007 by two former Amazon employees, Flipkart is now tasked with the challenge of maintaining its market-share lead over Amazon India. Both Amazon and Flipkart have already funneled billions of dollars into expanding infrastructure and delivery capacity in the country.

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The Holidays and The Logistics Crunch: It’s all about the Planning & a Fun Comparison of Logistics & A Successful Turkey Day!


As we see this year, there are more cars on the road (meaning carriers want that attractive freight), and we are also seeing tight capacity. This year, more Americans will give thanks for the opportunity to travel to friends and family than any year since 2007,” Doney said.

The Amazonification of Logistics


Amazon Fresh A grocery delivery service that started in Seattle in 2007 and now operates in 16 cities. It’s likely a strategic play to build even more scale and give them further capacity to offer convenient same-day delivery.

Location, Location, Location: Amazon Buys Whole Foods


Fresh Food - Groceries / Meal Kits / Food Delivery: Amazon launched grocery delivery in 2007 with Amazon Fresh, but perishable groceries require a completely different logistics infrastructure to the rest of Amazon’s business.

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Amazon, FedEx and Adjacent Innovation


Reading these words, my mind can't help but track back to to this statement by Research in Motion Co-CEO Jim Balsillie in 2007 following the release of the first iPhone: It's kind of one more entrant into an already very busy space with lots of choice for consumers," Jim Balsillie said of Apple.