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. He said many large air carriers and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have opposed air waybill temperature requirements and temperature records, in large part because of liability concerns. The problem comes in transport.

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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. Transportation Supply Chain NewsLittle 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.

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3 Initiatives Driving Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Management

Supply Chain Nation

Recent studies have shown that transportation is the single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. In 2007, the U.S. Department of Energy calculated that CO2 emissions from transportation surpassed two billion metric tons ; it’s hard to imagine what that number looks like today. Using a modern transportation management tool that fuses flexibility into distribution networks is effective in creating cleaner, smarter transportation strategies.

4 Important Benefits of a Sustainable Reverse Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

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.

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. Rangel Logistics Solutions aims to access a wide range of benefits with this partnership, that will enable to streamline the main business processes in all subsidiaries and geographies.

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. During the event, we had the opportunity to examine how the transportation world is shifting and what it all means to attendees’ business strategy.

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. iContainers, Expedia for transporting freight internationally, raises $6.7 April 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). 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.

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. Sustainable transportation is a key component of future development of many cities. “As

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. Transportation. Distribution, Global , Supply Chain, Transportation. Distribution Distribution Global Global Supply Chain Supply Chain Transportation TransportationSince then, Apple has worked tirelessly to keep the latest. Read more. 06/23/2015. Distribution. Global. Supply Chain.

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

Freightos

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.

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. Distribution Global Supply Chain TransportationSince 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.

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.

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 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.

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. Over 70 percent of consumer goods rely on transportation via highways to reach store shelves. Logistics truck drivers transportation womenThe American Trucking Association estimates that trucking companies are short by as much as 45,000 drivers.

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

Talking Logistics

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) jointly proposed standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that would improve fuel efficiency and cut carbon emissions. Over the past five years, our transportation department in Mexico has demonstrated continued improvement in the area of efficiency. Put differently, in FY 2007, Del Monte left 11.2 Last Friday, the U.S.

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 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. 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.

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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The Role of Technology in the Logistic Industry’s Evolution

BluJay Solutions

“In the future, highly functional systems operating as a single application – covering every aspect of operations from pricing, order management, shipping, warehousing and transportation management – will emerge. The functional boundaries between different systems are breaking down as logistics operations evolve into leaner, more agile services. 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

Twitter Insights from GT Nexus Bridges 2015 Conference

Talking Logistics

Author’s Note: I was completely unplugged on vacation last week, so it wasn’t until I returned to the office on Monday that I learned Infor is acquiring GT Nexus (a Talking Logistics sponsor). Brooks Brothers: “SAP is our internal ERP system, @GTNexus is our external (supply chain) ERP system” #Bridges2015 #logistics #SCM. Six of the top ten logistics service providers are GT Nexus customers, and the network is a key reason why. Transportation Analytics.

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. Each of these supply chain participants may use various protocols, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Transportation Management (TM) systems, and information may be transmitted at different times. Over the last 10 years, Eric has built significant experience in maritime logistics and customs compliance software, electronic messaging and more.

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

The other operating units are: Menlo Worldwide Logistics and Con-Way Truckload. Menlo Worldwide Logistics is Con-Way’s supply chain division. Menlo provides supply chain solutions including: transportation management, warehouse management, and information technology. In 2007, Con-Way bought CFI and merged it into Con-Way’s existing truckload addition. The post LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

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 It will expand freight transportation capacity by connecting with existing modes of road, rail, port and air transport.

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

Freightos

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%. Yes, believe it or not it costs US$999 to take a look at a not-so-complex set of XML “open” standard, which is still incomplete, 13 years after the initiative was launched by the International Air Transport Association. Freight Insights Logistics Technology

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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.

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.

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.

3 Ways Crowdsourcing Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

Kinaxis

Crowdsourcing transportation presents a solution for smaller enterprises to compete in this environment. The “last-mile” phase of the traditional fulfillment process is often the most expensive (accounting for as much as 50 percent of a company’s logistics costs), but crowdsourced transportation can sometimes enable same-day delivery at the cost of standard shipping. Dell has received more than 16,000 ideas through the site since 2007, and has implemented nearly 500 of those.

Supply Chain Leadership Driving Industry 4.0 & Resilience During Crisis – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Team re-building, split of responsibilities/tasks, border closure challenges, quick navigation of stock management, prioritisation of logistics to consumer needs and coordination with partners upstream and downstream.

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”.

What Makes Zipline Logistics One of the Top Places to Work in Columbus?

Zipline Logistics

In 2019 Zipline Logistics earned numerous awards for its outstanding company culture — a definitive attribute that consistently makes it one of the top places to work in Columbus. Sticking to its mission set in 2007 – to improve the lives of transportation professionals – it has solidified its spot as a best place to work in Columbus. The company aims to improve the lives of transportation professionals and build meaningful, long-term partnerships both inside and out.

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. While this is bad news for oil producers, it is good news for US manufacturers who will see a significant fall in the cost of manufacturing and transportation. In July 2007, the price of natural gas rose to an astronomical $14 per MMBtu.