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

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will face shortages in trucking resources again , predominatly a trucker shortage, in the near future due to an array of developments that may cause shippers to find loads left on the ground, shipping costs rapidly escalating, and shrinking profit margins that stun stakeholders. 2009 was an exception due to the 2008–2009 recession.) Stark explains that both contract rates and spot rates are increasing, and the fourth quarter shipping season will likely exacerbate the situation.

50 warehouse automation stats you should know

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General warehouse industry statistics Warehousing costs & revenue statistics Warehouse efficiency statistics Labor statistics in the warehousing industry Automation adoption in the warehousing industry Warehouse performance metrics Warehouse automation stats: General warehouse industry statistics 1. Bureau of Labor Statistics , there are 18,182 private warehousing establishments as of 2018, up from 15,203 in 2008. in Q1 2017, the lowest since 2008.”

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SanDisk’s Story of Customer Segmentation Strategies Using Inventory Postponement

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The supply chain is vertically integrated and global shipping almost 2 million units daily. The journey began with a one size fits all approach in 2008, and the policies evolved over the course of the last seven years. With the downturn of volume in 2008 with the recession, the company shifted to sales incentives based on channel sell through, implemented cost-to-serve strategies, and actively began the journey to design and implement customer segmentation strategies.

New IMO 2020 Regulations Help Reduce Marine Sulphur Emissions

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This bold initiative, which goes into effect on January 1, 2020, will help reduce the environmental impact of the international shipping industry. . As we look forward to the new year, it’s important to understand why these new regulations are taking place and how IMO 2020 will impact the global shipping market. Ocean shipping , an efficient and cost-effective means for transporting international goods, accounts for more than 80% of global trade.

IMO 2020 is Here. Are You Ready?

Supply Chain Game Changer

The ships now have to reduce their Sulphur emission by over 80% – 85% by switching to Lower Sulphur Fuel. Due to the high level of pollutants in the exhaust of the bunker currently used to power some 60,000+ ships globally, the IMO is going to implement a new regulation regarding these fuels on January 1, 2020. Ships and carriers use heavy fuel oil that contains Sulphur. The ships use the lowest grade of fossil fuel today. million metric tons annually.

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

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The volume of product damage occurring in between manufacturing and retail is substantial - a 2008 study by Deloitte estimated “unsaleable” product cost manufacturers $15 billion annually or 1-2% of gross sales. With the production of quality products creating less waste, the ‘scorecards’ for source reduction targets are met, provided to mass retailers and promoted, but no metrics are dealing with in-transit shipping damage.

Offering Prayers While Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun

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The PCA Corporation lost their case in the court of public opinion in 2008, but the federal conviction is seven years later. In 2008, the company manufactured 2.5% Instead, it take active sensing, tracking and pattern recognition of shipping, chain of custody and quality information. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

Sales and Operations Alignment: Often The Missing Link

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However, in 2008 when the business grew +20%, inventories declined substantially, and part of his team won a Syngenta internal award, it became clear. In 2008 the market was ballistic. We outsource about 80% of the primary ingredients of our crop protection business, and pack it in finishing plants and ship to warehouses. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

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

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The volume of product damage occurring in between manufacturing and retail is substantial - a 2008 study by Deloitte estimated “unsaleable” product cost manufacturers $15 billion annually or 1-2% of gross sales. with the production of quality products creating less waste, the ‘scorecards’ for source reduction targets are met, provided to mass retailers and promoted but there are no metrics dealing with in-transit shipping damage.

6 Common Supply Chain Mistakes and How to Resolve Them

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The fundamental challenge in shipping for supply chain managers is the requirement to wait until all parts are present before shipping the product. Managers must tie their efforts to mitigate risk with metrics that will result in the long-term support of higher management. While the planes were supposed to hit markets in 2008, supply chain management problems delayed the production for three years.

Seven Thoughts to Build a Customer-Centric Supply Chain Organization

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In the fall of 2008 I attended a major consumer packaged goods company’s global customer team meeting. Shipping Standards. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters. ‘Chin Music’ Definition: Idle Chatter, Idle Talk or Vague Explanations. Urban Dictionary.

Three Key Trends From The WERC DC Measures Survey

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This year’s survey showed the growing importance of labor-related metrics in assessing DC performance. Trend One: Labor Metrics Dominate . Every year the WERC report lists the top 12 metrics used by DC and warehouse managers and tracks how those rankings change from year to year. The metrics cover inventory, warehouse operations, financial, and labor-related measures. Conversely, the percentage of warehouses using automation was basically unchanged since 2008.

Logistics Past, Present, and Future

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While reliable service and low prices are still important, these metrics have become prerequisites for commercial success. One reason is the increased focus on cost control in the aftermath of the financial meltdown of 2008. “We We have a shipping community that is dialed into using technology and trying to make sure that they bid everything electronically.” Logistics on the move. The logistics role is changing according to John Wiehoff, CEO of C. Robinson.

Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival

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One popular metric – a country’s logistics costs as a percentage of GDP – has China at 18% and the US at only 8.5%. It’s Mind-Bogglingly Cheap to Ship To China. 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. Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival.

Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

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state authorities to collect sales taxes into an opportunity to deploy same-day shipping capabilities in the not too distant future, allowing consumers the same convenience and gratification that they would get by purchasing goods from a physical store. Some stores are being turned into convenient pick-up locations for online purchases while online sites offer consumers various options for larger selection along with shipping and pickup options. December 2008. November 2008.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

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in February 2016, the lowest level since February 2008. Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). Last-mile delivery network Connect India became a UPS Authorized Shipping Outlet through a new agreement. AIR FREIGHT: Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In January, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 49,799 metric tons of cargo, a 10.7%

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

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Starts for single-family homes were an annualized 768,000 in November 2015, the highest level since January 2008. Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). . Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0% MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

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Starts for single-family homes were an annualized 768,000 in November 2015, the highest level since January 2008. Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). . Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0% MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

Supply Chain Management:Growing interest in sustainability from.

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A further benefit of integration of these many systems is to allow organizations to effectively report on their sustainability metrics. Transportation industry can have a close eye on resource consumption, including the fuel burned by the vehicle or the electricity and water used by passengers in aircrafts, trains, ships and coaches. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs.