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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. This is our personal take on logistics news trends. Check out our Top Logistics Providers. Freight Rates News that rates for freight and logistics trends – October 2015. Freight index jitters.

Bringing Freight Online with WebCargoNet and Freightos

Freightos

Bringing Freight Online With WebCargoNet And Freightos. We have exciting news at Freightos – we’re proud to announce that we’ve acquired WebCargoNet , a leading logistics technology provider. But this story is more about a vision for a better future of freight, than just another acquisition. In many respects, this should be a good time for the logistics industry. Two years ago they partnered with ECS Group to offer online freight booking.

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Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. WorldShipping.org cites data from The Network for Transit and the Environment that shows that measured by grams/kg/km air freight as the largest carbon footprint impact and steamships as the lowest. Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics.

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. But zooming out to freight as a whole, we found that the freight industry’s contribution to total GHG (Green House Gasses) is about 10% for developed countries (and much more for developing countries). Finding freight’s contribution to GHG took a lot of digging. . and Green Freight Europe.

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey

Global Trade Management

By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Thursday, 7 February 2008. Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey. The companys logistics chief, Norbert Bensel, said the inaugural journey on the new rail route had delivered its cargo in roughly half the time it would have taken to arrive in the northern German port city by sea.

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%

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target. How will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in light of this cheap oil environment? The Rebirth of Transportation Marketplaces (UberCARGO, Cargomatic, and Freight Friend). The Case for Competing on Logistics Talent.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Seeking Sustainability on.

Global Trade Management

By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Monday, 14 January 2008. Global warming, food and product recalls, energy costs and consumer demand for fair trade practices are driving global importers to actively manage the sourcing of their products, requiring closer scrutiny and control. ▼ 2008. (7). Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking.

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Logistics Trends Part 2

BluJay Solutions

Global manufacturers have found ways in which to flex their supply chains to utilize lower cost sea freight rather than more expensive air cargo. Even higher value producers, such as consumer electronics companies, have adopted sea freight strategies, although air cargo uplift is often employed to meet the global demands of new product releases. This has a profound effect on freight forwarders. On average, between 1990 and 2008, real GDP grew at 3.2%

Google Will Acquire a 3PL – And Other Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2015

Talking Logistics

made that prediction in 2008 (see the Barron’s article What $300-a-Barrel Oil Will Mean for You ). Brent crude oil prices Dec 2009 – Dec 2014 (Source MoneyAM.com). I use this example to illustrate the challenges (or, perhaps, the futility) of making supply chain and logistics predictions. So, here is my invented future for 2015, starting with my most audacious prediction: Google will acquire a logistics service provider (3PL) and/or a logistics software vendor.

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What&#8217;s the Difference Between Logistics and Distribution? Most people involved in logistics or supply chain related fields would have heard of the term 3rd Party Logistics or 3PL. I ‘m not sure however if many would be that familiar with the terms 1st Party Logistics, 2nd Party Logistics or 4th Party Logistics let alone even pondered the meanings of 1PL, 2PL or 4PL. 2nd Party Logistics (2PL). 3rd Party Logistics (3PL).

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. By and large, logistics providers and shippers currently avoid getting accurate weights for FCL freight shipments. There are more players than shippers and logistics providers involved.

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

Global Trade Management

By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. 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.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Source: US BEA). Source: US DOC & Census Bureau). Source: The Conference Board) (The consumer confidence index is based on a monthly survey of 5,000 U.S. in February 2016, the lowest level since February 2008. Source: US DOL) . Source: Conference Board) (The LEI is a composite of 10 economic indicators that together create an analytic system designed to signal peaks and troughs in the business cycle. Source: US Census). Source: US Census).

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Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste

Talking Logistics

As the table below shows, back in 2008, the U.S. Logistics complexities in the conventional sector can quickly drive up costs and eat into profit margins, if not well managed. Source: “The Future of Natural Gas: An Interdisciplinary MIT Study,” [link]. Execution (Tendering, Dock Scheduling, Track & Trace, Freight Audit & Pay). The post Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

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Easier than reducing carbon footprint – 5 Steps to make a dent in the Huge and Hidden Cost of CPG Sustainability

Cerasis

Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. WorldShipping.org cites data from The Network for Transit and the Environment that shows that measured by grams/kg/km air freight as the largest carbon footprint impact and steamships as the lowest. While trucks have a smaller carbon footprint/kg/km than air freight, the enormous volume of truck freight explains why reducing the carbon footprint is a priority goal. .

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

I have long argued that third party logistics providers (3PLs) should set themselves apart from the competition by fully harnessing the power and value of their customer and employee communities. Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation and Logistics. Source: “Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation & Logistics,” Jason Mathers, EDF, Ryder Innovate 2014. Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends.

Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

China is not only an attractive market in terms of sourcing and manufacturing but also for the sale of goods due to the rapid growth of its middle class. 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.

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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. Source: [link]. Source: Wikipedia [link]. Source: [link]. Source: [link]. ” Source: [link]. Source: [link]. ” Source: [link]. SCM #SupplyChain #Technology #blockchain #AI #Iot #Logistics #Procurement. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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. International logistics experts and attorneys can facilitate to avoid extreme delays and surprise costs. More Regulation Hindrances to Reshoring In America: Sourcing New Minerals and Metals Mines.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. Importers are using multiple sourcing vendors to improve their ability to respond to market demand and opportunities. Tuesday, February 19, 2008 1:29:00 pm.

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Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015

Cerasis

We've already listed the top 10 manufacturing articles, the top 10 supply chain articles, and yesterday, the top 10 logistics articles. We will then conclude the 5 main categories by featuring the top 10 freight articles of 2015. In fact, we will release next week our first e-book of 2016 (of a monthly series of e-books) which will highlight several areas for shippers to focus on in order to create an effective transportation and logistics management strategy. .

Why investors are looking at supply chain technologies in 2020

Requis

You can start with things like logistics, and see how much things have changed in just the past five years. For example, we’re working with a company, True Load Times, that focuses on detention times at logistics hubs.

How to run a supply chain war room that's ready for anything part 2: Planning for and preventing risk

EFT

Ed Barriball, Partner at McKinsey & Company, takes a similar position and suggests looking at internal systems and metrics first, with an emphasis on keeping it simple, followed by building out into easily available data sources. “I

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Green Supply Chain Management - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Logistics Design : Efforts should be practiced to reduce fuel consumption. Less use of air freight, increased use of rail and sea transport. Logistics partners have to be included while product designs so that it improves cubic space utilization and effective fleet management. December 2008. November 2008.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

The company was replenishing dealers’ inventory weekly, using direct shipment and cross-docking operations from source warehouses located near Deere & Company’s manufacturing facilities. The company also increased its use of third-party logistics providers and effectively created a network that could be optimized tactically at any given point in time. Inbound and outbound logistics planning.

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

Manufacturing sales peaked in early 2008 at over 500 million a month and were over $450 until mid-2008 and then plunge down to $100 million in just two months! Sources: The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) [link]. Twitter The post Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. How Can USMTO Reports Help Drive Manufacturing Sales and your Bottom Line?

Supply Chain Management:Retailer Multi-Channel Operations.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. As in the past, the biggest beneficiaries will likely be parcel and air freight carriers such as FedEx and UPS who will become the last mile fulfillment agents of the holiday sale. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008.

Supply Chain Management:The Role of Information Sharing in.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods.

Deutsche Telekom and arviem AG launch M2M partnership

Global Trade Management

By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. The partners will jointly offer their customers a real-time monitoring solution for freight consignments, the two companies announced. In the next step Deutsche Telekom will be offering a complete, single-source service, including the software. Hellmann Worldwide Logistics kooperiert mit arviem.