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. Monday, December 03, 2007 8:01:00 am. ▼ 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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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Greater Globalization.

Global Trade Management

Monday, 19 November 2007. This trend raises critical challenges for international supply chain, quality control, traceability and logistics management. At the same time, considerations on these advantages have to be balanced against higher logistics costs, supply chain fulfilment and supplier management risks. Wednesday, November 21, 2007 2:44:00 pm. ▼ 2007. (4). Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking.

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4 Important Benefits of a Sustainable Reverse Logistics Strategy


Businesses must decide which routes to use, where to manufacture products, and whether to employ the use of a third party logistics provider. However, one of the most important aspects of supply chain strategies is often overlooked: the reverse supply chain (also referred to as reverse logistics ). Basically, reverse logistics in the supply chain revolves around dealing with end-of-life, malfunctioning, or hardware upgrades.

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! What do we know about "Logistics" and "Supply Chain" to date? According to Lummas et al 2001 , the word "Logistics" in English appeared in the article as early as in 1898. 2) Origin of "Logistics". NAVIGATE. Basics.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog


Logistics is the prime example of a changing industry – colossal, ripe for disruption and utterly opaque. It’s no coincidence that Transport Intelligence just emailed me an invitation to The Future of Logistics conference. The Ultimate Logistics Startup List.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read


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. 2007).

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

Talking Logistics

Now, on to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Thoma Bravo Announces Acquisition of Elemica. The post This Week in Logistics News (June 6-10, 2016) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Frequency of “Supply Chain” in Books

SCM Research

The following Google Ngram Viewer graph shows the frequency of the terms “supply chain”, “logistics” and “procurement” in books published between 1975 and 2008. Practice Research Logistics Procurement Supply Chain Management

Out with the Old, In with the New: Technology Logistics

Supply Chain Link

The very first Apple iPhone™ was released eight years ago on June 29, 2007 1. Since then, Apple has worked tirelessly to keep the latest. Read more. 06/23/2015. Distribution. Global. Supply Chain. Transportation. Distribution, Global , Supply Chain, Transportation.

Out with the Old, In with the New: Technology Logistics

Supply Chain Link

The very first Apple iPhone™ was released eight years ago on June 29, 2007 1. Since then, Apple has worked tirelessly to keep the latest technology in the palm of their customers’ hands which included nine hardware updates and numerous software updates.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

Ratings for President Obama’s “State of the Union” address were the lowest since 2000 , but if you tuned in, he raised a couple of points related to supply chain and logistics. Robinson and UltraShipTMS are Talking Logistics sponsors. Atlanta. 2 inches of snow.

Logistics Services Providers Make Progress against Green Targets

BluJay Solutions

This type of measurement will work retrospectively, in the same way as attributing costs, and LSPs will rely on accurate measurement by their logistics software to ensure they can comply. Subscribe to our Logistics Newsletter to receive regular industry updates.

Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling & 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.

A Real World Humanitarian Logistics Model

Supply Chain @ MIT

A humanitarian logistics model developed by the Center for Latin American Logistics Innovation (CLI) improves the efficiency of response efforts by taking a holistic view of these operations. There were 500 nodes in the logistics network.

7 Trending Transportation Updates: November 2016

PLS Logistics

The same-day delivery window requires a new way of thinking about transportation and logistics. Busiest Thanksgiving Since 2007. increase over 2015, and the most Thanksgiving travelers since 2007. Little Change in Economy, but Rate Increase Coming.

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The Amazonification of Logistics


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.

The Role of Technology in the Logistic Industry’s Evolution

BluJay Solutions

The functional boundaries between different systems are breaking down as logistics operations evolve into leaner, more agile services. Twenty years ago, the Logistics division of UPS in Europe developed a platform combining order management, inventory management and cross docking along with transportation management. The post The Role of Technology in the Logistic Industry’s Evolution appeared first on Kewill Inc.

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


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.

March Logistics Market Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics


The March Edition of your Logistics Market Snapshot is now available! The previous record was German carrier Lufthansa’s 2007 profit of $2.6 million square feet , the highest annual level of demand since 2007. Download your free.PDF copy directly from our website [ HERE ]. The State of Georgia has experienced a record increase in both exports and imports for the fourth consecutive year. Georgia increased to the 11th largest exporting state from the 12th.

The Supply Chain Talent Drought

3PL Insights

The Supply Chain Talent Drought by Matt Magpantay, Evans Distribution Systems When the recession of 2007 hit the United States, it hit hard. 3PL Employees Logistics Logistics Careers Matt Magpantay Staffing

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

Supply Chain Collaborator

Is your trucking or logistics company an acquisition target? In either event, there is a case to be made for the role of logistics IT solutions to help smooth the process of consuming or being consumed. Or perhaps you’re considering making such an acquisition.

Citation of Excellence Awards 2012

SCM Research

2008): Unraveling the food supply chain: Strategic insights from China and the 2007 recalls. 2007): The severity of supply chain disruptions: Design characteristics and mitigation capabilities , and Holweg et al. Journal of Business Logistics, 29 (1), 133-155 DOI: 10.1002/j.2158-1592.2008.tb00072.x. Unraveling the food supply chain: Strategic insights from China and the 2007 recalls.

A Brief Commentary on the Future of Delivery

Talking Logistics

Because Uber didn’t exist in 2007 (the company was founded in 2009) and the original iPhone, which revolutionized the smartphone and ushered in the app economy, was barely three months old. Supply Chain & Logistics Trends delivery driverless vehicles drones e-commerce Las Vegas shooting MercuryGate MercuryGate Velocity 2017I’m heading back home today from the MercuryGate Velocity 2017 user conference in Las Vegas.

“You’re Only as Good as Your Worst Supplier”

Talking Logistics

in an effort to streamline its supply chain as it prepared to ramp up manufacturing…UPS said last year it would set up a logistics center in Londonderry, N.H., But the 130-person logistics facility was beset by problems after it opened in July, said people familiar with the operation, slowing assembly to a crawl. Procuring logistics services is not the same as buying paper clips, yet that’s how many procurement organizations approach it.

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


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%. Freight Insights Logistics Technology

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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. 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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Trucking Companies Are (Finally) Recruiting More Women


Now, trucking and logistics companies are trying to recruit more women to overcome growing driver shortages. 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. Logistics truck drivers transportation women

6 Strategies for Better Supply Chain Management in the Current Economy

Oracle SCM

The years from 2007 through 2009 were notable for their economic volatility, reflected not only in the global economic recession but also the instability of customer demand and rapid movement in raw material, fuel, and commodity prices. By Maha Muzumdar.

Manhattan Associates’ Expanded Solution Footprint

Logistics Viewpoints

The conference has about 1,100 attendees and offers a substantially broader selection of sessions than the first Manhattan conference I attended in 2007. Mobile Technologies Omni-channel logistics Warehouse Management SystemsToday is the final day of Manhattan Associates’ 2015 annual user conference. This year’s conference theme is “Building The Commerce-Ready Enterprise.” When I hear “commerce-ready” I envision a concept broader than the […].

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.

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.

Eight Key Takeaways From FreighTech 2018:TLV


This week, Freightos hosted over forty logistics and innovation executives for FreighTech 2018, a symposium dedicated to discussing challenges and opportunities in the industry. She was involved in the eTicket project that helped retire the last paper ticket used back in 2007.

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


” 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.

Flipkart-Walmart Deal and What It Means for the Indian Online Retail Sector


Despite entering India way back in 2007, Walmart till now, operated only 21 stores catering to B2B segment across the country. Efficient Supply Chain and Logistics With increased internet penetration?—?thanks ecommerce retail logistics walmart flipkart

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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.

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. As supply chains extend globally, they become more complex.