Freight Rates News October 2015

Freightos

Since we live and breath freight, we constantly come across information that’s critical for our customers – logistic providers, shippers and carriers. And as freight innovators ourselves, we love seeing more innovation. Freight index jitters.

Top Freight Blogs of 2016… So Far

Cerasis

We will feature our 5 main categories all week: Logistics , Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Transportation , and Freight. Our goal is and will always be with the Cerasis blog to provide as much value through informative and education blog posts in several categories that are pertinent to those in the manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and freight industries. 5 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2016.So 9 KPIs to Track for Proper Freight Management.

Bringing Freight Online with WebCargoNet and Freightos

Freightos

Bringing Freight Online With WebCargoNet And Freightos. But this story is more about a vision for a better future of freight, than just another acquisition. WebCargoNet’s focus has been more on the carrier-forwarder relationship and has also placed more focus on air freight.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

Freightos

The broader climate issue.and freight’s role. The emissions from freighting Shawn’s TV is a miniscule percentage of this year’s 33 billion ton cube. Finding freight’s contribution to GHG took a lot of digging. . and Green Freight Europe. Freight Insight

[INFOGRAPHIC] Will APIs Replace Freight EDI? The Transportation Industry Moves Technology Forward

Cerasis

Why does Freight EDI still exist? Freight EDI is costly to set up and maintain, leads to more headcount, and frequently breaks. Now, going further, what is EDI in freight? IS Freight EDI Dead?”. Is Freight EDI Dead? Alternatives to Freight EDI.

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey

Global Trade Management

Thursday, 7 February 2008. Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey. At the same time, we are considerably cheaper than air freight for many types of cargo." ▼ 2008. (7). Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden j.

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Guest Viewpoint: What’s Driving Freight Costs Higher?

The Logistics of Logistics

<strong><em>If you think the price of fuel is the only element driving freight costs higher – </em><em>Think again! </em></strong> Introduction. The latest Master of Logistics 20 th Annual Study of Transportation and Trends Study reports that in 2011 the highest percent of transportation costs was ground freight at 76.1%, of which US long haul trucking holds a major position at 64.4%. Ground freight was then followed by 8.7%

What are the Impediments to an Effective Global Trade?

Global Trade Management

Monday, 4 August 2008. GLOBAL SHIPPING & LOGISTICS - Service provider of freight forwarding, custom clearance, shipping services, transportation, sea transportation, air transportation, India. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. ▼ 2008. (7). Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today.

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The Box or the Chocolates? - Global Trade Management - Blogger

Global Trade Management

Tuesday, 26 February 2008. Friday, February 29, 2008 7:59:00 am. Friday, March 07, 2008 3:28:00 pm. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. ▼ 2008. (7). Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden j. 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: Seeking Sustainability on.

Global Trade Management

Monday, 14 January 2008. That is over five million fewer lorry miles and 180,000 freight tones off the road each year. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. ▼ 2008. (7). 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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Cash Flow Strategies for Freight Brokers

DAT Solutions

During the first part of this year we’ve seen more shippers extend their payment terms than at any time since the financial crisis of 2008. What does that mean for freight brokers? In our experience, freight broker factoring is “feast or famine.”

Is The Freight Industry Ready For SOLAS?

Freightos

Is The Freight Industry Ready For SOLAS? In the run up to the July 1, 2016 requirement that there must now be a verification of the gross mass of packed containers, Freightos research has determined that only one third (36%) of FCL freight quotes are still being saved with a weight.

Greg Lehmkuhl Named President of Con-Way Freight

Supply Chain Network

Gregory (Greg) Lehmkuhl has been named President of Con-way Freight Inc., president and CEO, who has served as interim President of Con-way Freight since August 2010. Greg Lehmkuhl’s team-building experience and management skills have been instrumental in returning operating stability and profitability to Con-way Freight,” said Stotlar. “He These strengths will serve him well as he assumes the leadership reins at Con-way Freight.”. Con-way Inc.

Uncertainty in Today’s Air Freight Market: What it Means for You

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The cyclical nature of air freight. Air freight service predictably follows the law of supply and demand. New disruptors to the air freight market. Adjust your air freight strategy based on the market. Air Freight Global Forwarding Global Transportation

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

For centuries the expense, risk, and frustration with ocean freight held back expansion of the international economy, despite the invention of the steam invention. First use of a modern container for ocean freight. Did You Know That … It wasn’t just about freight.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

2008). Why this book rocks: Whether you focus on ocean, air, truck, barge or rail freight, it’s probably a steam engine that’s making it all work. Read this if you’re interested in: What the important freight shipping origins and destinations of the future will be.

What is a 3PL? The Ultimate Guide Including Definitions of 1PL, 2PL, and 4PL!

Supply Chain Game Changer

International freight forwarding services. SCM #SupplyChain #Distribution #Logistics #Freight #Transportation. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Distribution Freight Logistics SCM supplychain TransportationSubscribe Here! Email Address.

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Navigating Ongoing International Transportation Capacity Challenges

Talking Logistics

From import space and export space tightening up and a hot drayage market causing capacity constraints to volatile air freight rates – international transportation has had its share of challenges the last 10-12 months. Soaring Air Freight Rates. While air freight is another mode of international transportation, it is an expensive option right now. This has driven quite the demand for air freight.

Six Logistics “Facts” That Are Wrong

Freightos

Six Freight “Facts” That Are Wrong. And the freight industry is no exception. This post looks at six freight “facts”, and what makes them more fiction than fact. When it comes to freight, it’s the personal touch that shippers are looking for in their third party logistics relationship, right? This attitude, prevalent until 2008, may have once been warranted. Ocean freight faring the worst, with only 44% considering it currently profitable.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

The Freightos System is SaaS for freight contract management, automatic price quotations, and business intelligence. Although our core focus is not on freight forwarding services, we still love to connect the community to providers and technology of value to shippers who are in the pursuit of efficiencies and resource reduction in order to remain competitive. First use of a modern container for ocean freight. It wasn’t just about freight.

Freight Density Is King in the LTL Kingdom

Quantified Freight

” The carriers have been upping their game since 2008 by hanging their “fricking lasers” from the rafters of their barns. The only ones upset are the shippers who were getting a sweet deal by minimally describing their freight and slapping the ol’ class fitty on der.

Transportation Outlook: What if There's Another Recession?

PLS Logistics

But given the damage the 2008 recession did to the freight transportation industry, questions have to be asked – what happens if there’s another recession? How will this impact freight transport, and how can that impact be mitigated? As of June 2016, the U.S.

What Exactly is Blockchain? And How Does it Work? (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

The term “Blockchain” was first coined by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008 as the name for the electronic transaction ledger to be used in support of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Blockchain in the Supply Chain is a Game Changer! Blockchain!

Freight Density Is to LTL Pricing as the King is to His Kingdom

Quantified Freight

” The carriers have been upping their game since 2008 by hanging their “fricking lasers” from the rafters of their barns. The only ones upset are the shippers who were getting a sweet deal by minimally describing their freight and slapping the ol’ class fitty on der.

Videos & Visions: Of Electrifying the Last Mile for E-Commerce Delivery

Supply Chain Network

Gnewt Cargo is an all electric Last Mile delivery provider started in the UK in 2008 and the Founder Matt Linnecar shares the following case study on Gnewt Cargo from the eDrive conference.

How General Average Could Ruin Your Ocean Cargo Deliveries

CH Robinson Transportfolio

When this happens, all the merchants with freight on the vessel are required to share in the cost of the expenditure before the goods are released. From 2008 to 2017, fire/explosion was the third most common cause of total losses, behind foundered and wrecked/stranded vessels.

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Preparing Your Supply Chain for the Holidays

Talking Logistics

Following the Great Recession of 2008, unemployment rates have been steadily decreasing, currently resting at 3.7% The labor costs associated with calling brokers and carriers to book spot rates for freight are high, and become increasingly difficult during this busy season.

Logistics Past, Present, and Future

Supply Chain @ MIT

One reason is the increased focus on cost control in the aftermath of the financial meltdown of 2008. “We Another determinant of competitiveness, freight network density, is also a function of scale. Logistics on the move.

Do People Skills Matter in the World of Logistics?

The Logistics of Logistics

Even as the industry is becoming more data driven than ever before and cutting-edge software is increasingly used to manage freight from start to finish, the development of your sales team is still important. How you develop your sales team has a big impact on your logistics business.

Ready for Full Enforcement of Importer Security Filing?

Talking Logistics

The Importer Security Filing regulation — commonly referred to as “10+2” because importers or their agents have to submit ten data elements to customs 24 hours prior to vessel departure, and ocean carriers have to submit two additional data elements — was published in the Federal Register on November 25, 2008 and has been in effect since January 26, 2009. Starting on July 9, 2013, U.S.

Reshoring in America: The Future Outlook, Current Hindrances & Issues, and Ways to Stimulate Reshoring

Cerasis

There were 10% fewer manufacturers in 2011 than in 2008—a record low since 1977, when the Census Bureau started collecting Business Dynamics data. However, there are a million fewer manufacturing jobs than in 2008.

Truck Capacity Shortage: The Past, Present and Future

Talking Logistics

economy in 2017 and so far in 2018, manufacturers have been producing more goods than usual and requiring more freight to be shipped. According to recent findings , the GDP has grown by close to $5 trillion since the Great Recession in 2008. trillion at the start of 2008 — and this growth is expected to continue. Modal changes help free up on-the-road truck capacity after your freight has been transitioned to the rail.

Current State of the Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

The shipping industry saw growth and expansion in 2014 when compared to the state of the industry since 2008. 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. Expansion of the Panama Canal Will Increase Incoming Ocean Freight.

Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival

Freightos

Supply and demand on US-China exports, combined with historically low freight prices, meant that, shipping a 40′ foot container from the Port of Long Beach to the Port of Shenzhen costs less than the price of a mid-range MacBook. Freight Insights LogTech

Where have all the Truckers Gone? 10 Strategies for Shippers to Fight the Capacity and Trucker Shortage

Cerasis

2009 was an exception due to the 2008–2009 recession.) Preferred shippers maintain complete, detailed communications about each freight load with carriers. 10 Strategies for Shippers to Fight the Capacity and Trucker Shortage appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

A Green Future For Freight: Eric Beckwitt at COP22

Freightera

As many of you may be aware, freight shipping, international shipping and also aviation are not included in the COP21 agreement. As I mentioned before, freight transport is currently seven percent of freight emissions. Full transcript of the video: My name is Eric Beckwitt.

Accellos Names Bill Ashburn General Manager of Transportation Software Solutions

Supply Chain Network

Ashburn joined Accellos in autumn 2008 with the acquisition of Prophesy Transportation Solutions, Inc., Freight & Transportation Information Technology News & Info Third Party Logistics freight management scm suite supply chain TMS transport Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, has named Bill Ashburn General Manager of its line of transportation software solutions.