Who said supply chains are boring?: The Pony Express and.

Supply Chains Rock

Thursday, December 04, 2008. The outsourcing of logistics is really nothing new, corporations have been doing it since the 1800s choosing to use the US Pony Express over their own internal resources to ship parcels. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Being smarter when it comes to.

Supply Chains Rock

Tuesday, August 05, 2008. Pictured to the left is the shipping box that T-Mobile used to ship me my new iPhone. Because of its size less containers fit on the truck that shipped me the iPhone, meaning more gas was burned using another truck. Frankly, they could have just wrapped the actually iPhone box in brown paper, for security, and shipped it to me like that. Who said supply chains are boring?

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Doing away with cardboard at HP

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, September 08, 2008. I caught a video this weekend on HPs new strategy in shipping its laptops. Instead of packing them in cardboard boxes, which then sit on the shelves of retailers they have begun to ship them in 100% recyclable laptop cases (see photo). Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Internally promoting supply chain security and compliance

Supply Chains Rock

Thursday, October 30, 2008. In one video, an employee illustrates the importance of including the right country of origin and the right value declaration when shipping things - he takes these rules for granted and eventually gets investigated. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Supply Chain in a Box

Supply Chains Rock

Thursday, June 26, 2008. And I dont mean, simply going to a website and choosing the RAM and hard drive and having it shipped all assembled. From there you put on your logistics hat and have the parts shipped. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Logistics Disaster, Leads to.

Supply Chains Rock

Thursday, May 22, 2008. The pieces will then be shipped back to Asia and recycled and perhaps made into cars again. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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UASC: market hasn't been this bad since the 2008 crash

Logistics Middle East

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) president says the container market is experiencing pressure akin to the 2008 recession

The Potential Impact on Shipping of a Global Recession

Intelligent Audit

The question now is what will the impact of such a recession be, particularly on shipping. What Happens to Shipping. Shipping, especially global shipping, is uniquely vulnerable to recessions and the effects of the downturn of 2008-2009 are still being felt today. Truck, Rail, Freight, Air: While the potential recession will likely be global, it will also have a significant impact on domestic shipping. Which, in turn, will drastically impact shipping.

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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Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey

Global Trade Management

Thursday, 7 February 2008. Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey by Staff Writers Hamburg, Germany (AFP) Jan 24, 2008 A goods train from Beijing arrived in Hamburg on Thursday after having crossed six countries in a journey organisers said could ring in a new era of rail transport between Asia and Europe. We have demonstrated that we can transport goods by rail between China and Germany safely, reliably and yet twice as fast as compared with ships," Bensel said.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. There are two ways to view the History of Shipping Containers. Below, you can also view the history of shipping containers in one infographic. Shipping between Europe, S.E.

Ocean Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This has been an interesting year for the ocean shipping industry. Or, yet again, is this just a temporary recovery, as the trend has been since 2008? 2019 Ocean Shipping Trends. We saw tariffs and retaliatory tariffs enacted, leading many importers to ship earlier than normal to avoid paying higher tariffs. Besides front loading their shipping to avoid tariffs , importers are accelerating supply chain diversification by moving toward Southeast Asia.

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Ocean Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This has been an interesting year for the ocean shipping industry. Or, yet again, is this just a temporary recovery, as the trend has been since 2008? 2019 Ocean Shipping Trends. We saw tariffs and retaliatory tariffs enacted, leading many importers to ship earlier than normal to avoid paying higher tariffs. Besides front loading their shipping to avoid tariffs , importers are accelerating supply chain diversification by moving toward Southeast Asia.

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Decarbonization of shipping in 2050: More needs to be done, and quicker, says report

EFT

Shipping decarbonization is "off course", said DNV GL's Øyvind Endresen, one of the report's authors, and there needs to be more effort to achieve the IMO's climate goals. To achieve the 50% cut of carbon emissions by 2050 from 2008 levels, Endresen said that the decarbonisation programme must speed up by using coastal and short-sea shipping as a testbed for new technologies and fuels.

Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2018

TMC

Overall, 2017 was a good year for the ocean shipping industry. It’s a big switch from 2016, when the bankruptcy of Hanjin, one of the largest container shipping providers, forced everyone to confront how volatile this industry really is. While this is very positive for the shipping industry, you have to wonder. Or is this simply part of the cycle we’ve experienced between 2008 and today—a vicious cycle where carriers are truly profitable for only 3 to 4 years at a time?

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

Global Trade Management

Tuesday, 26 February 2008. Friday, February 29, 2008 7:59:00 am. Just the opposite, Cadbury, recently announced that it is not shipping its famous chocolate Easter Eggs in boxes, but rather just using the foil wrapping. 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). Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Interest Rates : The Federal Reserve in the United States is expected to raise interest rates this week , the first increase since cutting the rate to near zero following the Great Recession in 2008. It’s also important to note that shipping and aviation, two industries with significant greenhouse gas emissions, are not included in the COP21 agreement. There will be a lot less air shipped in boxes, trailers, and containers next year.

Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2018

TMC

Overall, 2017 was a good year for the ocean shipping industry. It’s a big switch from 2016, when the bankruptcy of Hanjin, one of the largest container shipping providers, forced everyone to confront how volatile this industry really is. While this is very positive for the shipping industry, you have to wonder. Or is this simply part of the cycle we’ve experienced between 2008 and today—a vicious cycle where carriers are truly profitable for only 3 to 4 years at a time?

Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2018

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Overall, 2017 has been a good year for the ocean shipping industry. It’s a big switch from 2016, when the bankruptcy of Hanjin, one of the largest container shipping providers, forced everyone to confront how volatile this industry really is. Or is this simply part of the cycle we’ve experienced between 2008 and today—a vicious cycle where carriers are truly profitable for only 3 to 4 years at a time? Global Forwarding Carrier Alliance Ocean Shipping

Are Ocean Freight Prices Absolutely Broken?

Freightos

Shipping containers are like scotch. . But decisions about how many barrels to produce or how many ships to sail have to be made in advance. It starts back in 2008. . And unlike ship building, which would mean huge supply chain bullwhips, containers are relatively agile.

Will 2017 Drive a Higher TMS Adoption for Small to Mid-Sized Shippers?

Cerasis

In 2008, statistics involving TMS adoption rates ranged from 20 to 30 percent. Meanwhile, 2008 was a time when the deployment of cloud-based technologies was in infancy, so some companies may not have understood survey questions and their applicability to existing operations. In fact, the shipping industry saw continued decline in rates and industry health for nearly five years. Yes, that’s free shipping!

The Return of Catalog Sales

Logistyx

Catalog production went into a deep decline after the 2008 recession struck, […]. Blog catalog shopping multichannel marketing omnichannel shippingWhy It’s Time To Add Catalogs Back Into Your Customer Orders Long live mail order catalogs! Even though online shopping is taking the world by storm, a growing number of retailers have discovered that they can further boost online sales through smart catalog marketing.

Top Freight Blogs of 2016… So Far

Cerasis

So with all of that said, the most popular freight blog posts written in 2016 and that have received the most views so far echo what we saw with the previous blog posts: trends and changes in the industry we all must be aware of in order to maximize our shipping practices. 13 Small Package Shipping or Parcel Shipping Best Practices. According to Jeff Berman of Logistics Management, 71 percent of shippers believe the greatest focus for small package shipping is cutting costs.

WTO trade barometer at rock bottom

EFT

The WTO said that this is equivalent to the level reached during the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis but it is seeing signs of stabilisation in the trade environment. Although container shipping (86.9)

A Brief History of WMS in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

However, few understand the history of WMS and how it evolved to encompass item tracking, storage data, inbound and outbound shipping, picking and much more. Railroad companies often had monopolies on both the storage and shipping of such goods. By 2008, Microsoft Azure reached the stage, and within a few short years, major companies, ranging from IBM to Rackspace Hosting, began offering off-site storage at costs that rival on-site document storage.

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SanDisk’s Story of Customer Segmentation Strategies Using Inventory Postponement

Supply Chain Shaman

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.

The coronavirus supply chain

Supply Chain Movement

All companies that produce and ship tangible goods are currently working hard to assess the impact of the outbreak on their own supply chains. He warns that – just as during the financial crisis in 2008 – companies will continue to be affected by the so-called bullwhip effect for some months. In China, South Korea and Italy, there has been some drop in product demand, and at the same time it’s virtually impossible to ship goods from those countries.

New IMO 2020 Regulations Help Reduce Marine Sulphur Emissions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

I threw in a healthy dose of interesting (globalization, shipping trends and the business of logistics), a dash of history (the evolution of longitude), a sprinkle of next generation manufacturing (lean manufacturing) and some great company success stories (FedEx, Walmart. Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate by Rose George ( Link ). 2008).

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

Cerasis

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.

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. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Supply chain pain points: Automotive

Kinaxis

While demand is picking up, and companies are responding by increasing their production, suppliers are still cautious after the recession of 2008. Increased expediting and premium shipping charges. Failing to have the right parts available in the right place at the right time has resulted in increased expediting and premium shipping charges. by Alexa Cheater 6 speed bumps on the road to automotive supply chain success.

Trucking Rates Looking to Increase: The Driving Factors & What You Can Do About It

Cerasis

Since the collapse of the housing market and the economy in 2008, the freight transportation industry has managed to claw its way out of a damaging situation and maintain historically low trucking rates. Shipping companies have attempted to reduce the cost through the use of advanced shipping methodologies , condensation of routes, 3PL services, and implementation of a TMS throughout the industry. 3PLs Eat Much of Shipping Costs.

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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. However, inconsistencies in service levels, including the use of inaccurate data, an economy that hinges on the state of foreign markets (think China), and changes to regulations and labor requirements are continuing to impact the capacity of the shipping industry.

3PL Logistics Companies Up Services to Continue to Meet the Needs of Shippers

Cerasis

When the housing market collapsed in 2008 , the US and global economies went into a tailspin. Small package auditing, consulting, and contract negotiation enable shippers to ensure greater compliance with shipping concerns, better fulfillment, and tracking of packages, enhanced dimensional-weight pricing models to give small packages a fair-share of the focus in transport, and better rates when negotiating prices with the top carriers. International Shipping Optimization.

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