Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Sunday, 25 November 2007. The ability to real time monitor the status of goods requires a combination of container based technology, back-end business applications and an extended network of logistics fulfillment partners. Speakers from supply chain management, freight forwarding, air carrier and inland distribution companies addressed the problems with perishables, which include major product groups ranging from foodstuffs and medicines to flowers. ▼ 2007. (4).

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LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight. Con-Way Freight is the second largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.3B Con-Way Freight has 9.4% Con-Way Freight is the largest of three 3 operating units owned by Con-Way Inc. The other operating units are: Menlo Worldwide Logistics and Con-Way Truckload. Menlo Worldwide Logistics is Con-Way’s supply chain division. Con-Way Freight was already located in Ann Arbor.

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The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

Logistics is the prime example of a changing industry – colossal, ripe for disruption and utterly opaque. And it’s about to get hit by a freight train of innovation. How much do we love freight innovation? 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. Logistics.

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. But we got it down to ten logistics and supply chain books you’ll actually want to read. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks. When I started in logistics, I realized that I knew nothing. The Top Ten Logistics and Supply Chain Books: 1.

Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

Logistics providers have discovered that sustainability in the supply chain delivers a good ROI. This is where it gets tricky, according to Yossi Sheffi, director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. This solution has not been overlooked by logistics companies. Building on their push to incorporate alternative fuels as an emission reduction strategy, logistics companies are increasing their focus on one of the highest cost areas they face: last mile delivery.

3 Initiatives Driving Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Management

Supply Chain Nation

In 2007, the U.S. The realities of today’s complex global marketplace make fulfilling sustainability objectives anything but simple as companies navigate fulfillment, transportation and logistics challenges. What If” Analysis: Many of the older transportation solutions planned freight by minimizing miles. The post 3 Initiatives Driving Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Management appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog.

Eco-Responsible Rail-Freight

Global Trade Management

Improvements in the logistics chain are not only good for the environment. Less emissions usually also translate to less logistics cost, less capital cost, less insurance, etc. On this subject, only rail freight can claim to have a low environmental footprint. However, slightly resting on its “CO2” laurels, rail freight has never really brought forward all of its other societal and environmental assets.

Uberisation of Logistics – Are You Too Late?

Logistics Bureau

How close is it to significantly disrupting logistics? Walmart is using Uber itself to “uberise” its home delivery network, but logistics operators could become “Ubers” in their own right, offering no-strings, one-off, whenever and wherever logistics services. Before we delve into the possibilities for logistics operators, let’s take a look at the origins of uberisation. The same argument might extend to logistics in general. Levels of Uberisation of Logistics.

Logistics Services Providers Make Progress against Green Targets

BluJay Solutions

The recent announcement from Maersk Line the world's largest container shipping company, that it has reached its 2020 target of reducing CO2 emissions by 25% from its benchmark 2007 levels a whole 7 years early, and is increasing the 2020 target to 40%, provides clear evidence that logistics services providers (LSPs) are increasingly taking green issues seriously. Subscribe to our Logistics Newsletter to receive regular industry updates.

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

Freightos

JOIN OVER 1,000 TOP FORWARDERS AND CARRIERS AUTOMATING AIR FREIGHT. DISCOVER AIR FREIGHT SOLUTIONS. Get Air Freight Standardized. While electronic passenger tickets were introduced in 1994 and reached a 97% penetration rate by 2007, the eAWB standards was adapted as an IATA standard in 2010, and adoption in 2018 still hovers at 53%. Get Air Freight Dynamic. Get Air Freight Connected. Get Air Freight Customer Facing.

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Eight Key Takeaways From FreighTech 2018:TLV

Freightos

This week, Freightos hosted over forty logistics and innovation executives for FreighTech 2018, a symposium dedicated to discussing challenges and opportunities in the industry. The catalyst was fairly simple – there are freight conferences and tech conferences, but few that really mesh both very well. There was also some startling consensus on some core ideas: Freight is complex and transformation won’t happen overnight. Freight is cool again.

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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!

Cerasis

By now, you’ve probably thought about all the logistical details like: what items are required to bring the meal together; who’s responsible for bringing each dish; what time guests should arrive; and where dinner should be served so there’s enough room for everyone. The same is true for logistics planning. 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.

The Amazonification of Logistics

Techgistics

The evolution of eCommerce has had a dramatic impact on both retail and logistics. Many customers now want their packages next-day, same-day, or even within one hour and as a result logistics networks have evolved to reflect these changing customer preferences. Looking back, the program signalled that logistics was integral to the customer delivery experience. Amazon Fresh A grocery delivery service that started in Seattle in 2007 and now operates in 16 cities.

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. However, in today’s information-driven supply chain, data often flows in parallel with the passage of freight. Over the last 10 years, Eric has built significant experience in maritime logistics and customs compliance software, electronic messaging and more. The Regulation’s Impact on Ocean Shipping and Data Management.

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. – In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Richard Branson’s Virgin Hyperloop partners with backer DP World to launch logistics startup (TechCrunch). Freight Railroads Get Boost from Tight Trucking Markets (WSJ – sub. Logistics leader Prologis to acquire DCT Industrial for $8.4

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WTO trade barometer at rock bottom

EFT

The WTO’s Goods Trade Barometer has slumped to a historically low level for its June value , with the reading its lowest in recorded data going back to 2007. and air freight (76.5) are by far the worst on record since 2007.”.

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

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. FedEx set out to become a global logistics player as a full-service freight operator.

A Brief Commentary on the Future of Delivery

Talking Logistics

There are countless possibilities, especially when you consider emerging technologies and delivery models like drones, driverless trucks, hyperloop, and the Uber-ization of freight. As I mentioned to the attendees at the conference, if I was giving a presentation ten years ago today about the future of delivery, I wouldn’t have a single slide about “the Uber-ization of freight” or about “sharing economy” delivery models.

Trucking Companies Are (Finally) Recruiting More Women

Elementum

Now, trucking and logistics companies are trying to recruit more women to overcome growing driver shortages. They’ve since been struggling to meet increasing demand for freight transport. Women In Trucking (WIT), a non-profit organization founded in 2007, encourages the employment of women in the trucking industry by partnering with carriers to minimize the obstacles faced and by creating realistic expectations of what the job entails.

Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

For example, no single logistics service provider has a distribution network resembling anything close to nationwide coverage. Far from it, in fact – estimates of the number of logistics service providers in China range from one million to two million companies, many of which have just a couple of trucks. In 2007, the Dutch producer of pushchairs relocated its factory from Taiwan to the free trade zone close to Xiamen in China.

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Can Co-opetition Save your Company?

Elementum

While it may seem counterintuitive, co-opetition is slowly becoming a strategy that more and more companies are utilizing to widen their options—and survive.Particularly in the freight and transport industry, with shipping capacity low and demands increasingly stringent (customers who want to ship goods want it done quickly), the need for efficient routes is pressing but unsustainable. In 2007, it released the Kindle. Co-opetition can Save the Freight Industry.

Rangel Invests In BluJay Software To Manage Air, Sea And Road Transport Operations

BluJay Solutions

SOURCE: Rangel Logistics Solutions. Technological platform is leader in logistics and transport software. 1 October 2020 – Rangel Logistics Solutions announced today the adoption of the BluJay Solutions technological platform to manage its air, sea and road transport operations. BluJay Solutions is a leader in software for logistics and transport operations as well as supply chain management, enabling to optimize the future of companies in an increasingly globalized economy.

Current State of the Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

Shippers are focusing on using dimensional pricing to cut down on wasted space, and consolidation of freight has become the new buzzword. Although capacity is tight, especially considering the number of carriers who are prioritizing freight to boost production, reports Roger W. Yet, contractual parties, such as third party logistics providers ( 3PLs ) are expecting increases in freight of between 2 and 3 percent from 2015.

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

Talking Logistics

At Transplace’s recent Shipper Symposium, a diverse group of shippers, logistics experts and analysts came together to discuss the latest industry trends and obstacles faced by supply chain and transportation professionals, and identify strategies for addressing these issues and improving operations. Freight volumes are up a little with lackluster economic growth, which leaves an implied excess capacity of 2-4%. Industrial production – the freight economy relevant to GDP.

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

Talking Logistics

Regardless of your point of view on truck fuel efficiency standards, the reality is that it only addresses part of the opportunity available to shippers, carriers, and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) to reduce transportation costs and carbon emissions. 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 Last Friday, the U.S.

Staying Ahead of Supply Chain Paradigms – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Demand sensing technology will help supply chain professionals to become smarter about the sales side, which helps to drive sales but also allows for better planning of logistics and manufacturing capacity. Bain & Company finds that “Across industry sectors, companies that took bold and effective action during the 2007–08 global financial crisis performed much better than those that retreated to precrisis approaches and activities”.

The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward

Cerasis

” We have many manufacturing shipper customers, and we love to create content of value for them on such subjects as best practices in logistics or trends around the supply chain. In July 2007, the price of natural gas rose to an astronomical $14 per MMBtu. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis

Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

Cerasis

This “invisible” part of Walmart’s business is a logistical and supply chain management and the practices they employ should give supply chain managers pause to take a bit out of their day and inspect what Walmart is doing in order to mimic into the supply chain manager’s own practice. 17, 2007. When someone hears the company name “Walmart” several things come to mind from a pop culture standpoint.

Becoming a High Performing Sense and Respond Enterprise: End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility is Key

Talking Logistics

The flow of supplies, finished goods, and information are widely distributed, presenting significant challenges across a manufacturer’s entire supply chain network of customers, suppliers, and logistics providers. Next-generation business networks, where commerce is digitized and flows across buyers, suppliers and logistics providers, is key to enabling future looking capabilities. Freight charge reductions from 5% to 3.5%

The Top Logistics and Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders to Know for 2020

Shipchain

That’s why we’ve created this list of the top logistics and supply chain journalists and thought leaders that we follow and suggest you check out in 2020. . Top Logistics & Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders We Follow. David “Dave” Blanchard is the Senior Director of Content at EHS Today and Material Handling and Logistics. Steve Banker is the Vice president of Supply Chain Management at ARC Advisory Group and co-author of Logistics Viewpoints.

An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles

CH Robinson Transportfolio

There were subsequent challenges in 2005 and 2007. Today’s Google self-driving car is not far removed from the vehicles that competed in the DARPA Challenge in 2007, according to Sertac Karaman, Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He recently described the technology’s latest development arc at the Crossroads 2016 conference hosted in March by the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics.

Distribution Models in Vietnam: Primary, Secondary, and Last-mile Distribution

Abivin

Source: Department for Transport [DfT] (2007). London: Freight Best Practice. Distributors are in charge of connecting manufacturers with retailers, they market products through different channels and handle the logistics requirements that manufacturers are not able or do not want to conduct in-house. This stage includes logistics delivery activities from stores/ smaller distribution centers to customers/end-users.

Can a Start-up save the World’s Largest Retailer

Techgistics

In 2007, the year the iPhone was released, the iPod was Apple’s pre-existing cash cow with 48% of Apple’s revenue from iPod sales. Walmart's Logistics Network Pre eCommerce, Walmart was revered for its collaboration and technology-driven supply chain practices to move freight between suppliers, distribution centers, and stores in pallet and case quantities. None of these new developments fit very well into the old model’s logistics infrastructure.

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How Carrier Technology Affects Your Supply Chain

CH Robinson Transportfolio

After all, without carriers, your freight wouldn’t move. Robinson in 2007. Those relationships mean that when my customers have freight to move, I have reliable carriers to call on to make it happen. I’m based in San Diego, CA, which means I help a lot of customers move their freight across the Mexico border. The first step you should take is to have a conversation with your carriers or logistics provider.

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey

Global Trade Management

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey. Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey by Staff Writers Hamburg, Germany (AFP) Jan 24, 2008 A goods train from Beijing arrived in Hamburg on Thursday after having crossed six countries in a journey organisers said could ring in a new era of rail transport between Asia and Europe. At the same time, we are considerably cheaper than air freight for many types of cargo." ► 2007. (4).