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.

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.

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". Its here that the word "Logistics" in English language appeared for the first time. 1) Practitioners with traditional view sees SCM as part of logistics (Traditionalist). (2) NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog


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

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. 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.

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. In short, this acquisition is the latest example of investments rising in Supply Chain Operating Networks, which is being driven by various factors including the convergence of commerce, logistics, and technology. 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. It turns out that the use of the term “supply chain” accelerated in the late 1990s and took over “logistics” in 2007. Practice Research Logistics Procurement Supply Chain Management

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. Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (January 27-31, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Atlanta. 2 inches of snow.

This Week in Logistics News (February 29 – March 6)

Logistics Viewpoints

And that number could be even higher when you factor in those near misses of the 2007, 2010, and 2017 Patriots, 2012-2013 and […]. The post This Week in Logistics News (February 29 – March 6) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. logistics news Supply Chain News This Week in News Logistics NewsIt’s an interesting and unsettling time to be a Boston sports fan.

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. Distribution Distribution Global Global Supply Chain Supply Chain Transportation 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. The Moore’s Law, a principle which states that the processing power of our chips. READ MORE. Distribution Global Supply Chain Transportation

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. Logistics networks can be severely disrupted if critical facilities such as hospitals, shelters, and infrastructure are located in these high-risk areas. There were 500 nodes in the logistics network. Floods in Colombia caused widespread damage.

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North Carolina named best state for business – Logistics a big reason

Kanban Logistics

The magazine has given this award each year since 2007, and this was the first year that North Carolina took home the prize. The best state for business…and logistics? To us at Kanban Logistics, it never comes as a surprise when North Carolina is ranked as a great state for business.

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.

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. Next year, the US economy won’t change much, growth expected to be about 2%. FTR predicts more of the same, but when you factor in low expectations, 2017 will feel like a good year.

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.

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. Front page news from Transport Topics “Trucking, Logistics Acquisitions Expected to Continue in 2015”. 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.

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.

5 Ways Companies are Thinking Green in Logistics

Aborn and Co.

Prior to the last decade the discussion about green logistics has often been segmented from traditional supply chain management. By 2012 they already reached their 2020 target of reducing CO2 emissions by 25 percent per container from 2007 levels. (. Listen to this article. ).

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.

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. 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 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. The same is true for logistics planning. Below you will see some updates on expected travel for the Holiday season and a personal story where I compare preparing a Thanksgiving meal to logistics.

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 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. It greatly impacted the middle class, bankrupt thousands of people, and it... The post The Supply Chain Talent Drought appeared first on 3PL Insights - Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics. 3PL Employees Logistics Logistics Careers Matt Magpantay Staffing

“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.

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 […].

WTO trade barometer at rock bottom


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. are by far the worst on record since 2007.”.

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

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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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.

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 TechnologyThis article first appeared in The Loadstar on June 8th, 2018. Digital is an attitude…that has to do with serving our customers better.

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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. – 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). Logistics leader Prologis to acquire DCT Industrial for $8.4

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. They prioritized projects that reduced inventory and logistics expenses. Logistics Maintenance Manufacturing Oracle Supply Chain Management Product Lifecycle Management Supply Chain Management Supply Chain PlanningBy Maha Muzumdar.