Who said supply chains are boring?: UPS to the Rescue

Supply Chains Rock

Thursday, April 16, 2009. really it is great topic i wish to exchnge themes with me in the shame field freight & shipping so ,you also can found another news in economic or freight in [link] wiating 4 ur comments in there. 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.

Supply Chain Comment: Expedited Freight ? Authority without.

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Ocean Freight Procurement and Going with the Stream


Not that long ago, they were the only way people listened to music, peaking at 23 million units sold in Q1 2009. The annual fixed-price contract is the current go-to for ocean freight procurement. Searching for Ocean Freight’s Spotify. Remember iPods?

Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

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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%

How Freight Disrupted Itself: The View From Within A Changing Industry


How Freight Disrupted Itself. In the last year, a new dynamic has begun to reshape the freight industry. Phil knows his (freight) stuff. In his PhD thesis he developed a product to secure ocean freight rates with financial derivatives. Declining Freight Rates.

This Week in Logistics News (March 9-13, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Here’s the news that caught my attention this week: January 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Truckload Freight and Rates Dip Seasonally in February: DAT Freight Index. Cass Freight Index – February 2015. Freight stats dominated the news this week.

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Freight Forwarding Outlook for the U.S. Market May Not Be Rosy in 2020

Logistics Trends and Insights

was the lowest reading since June 2009 and the fifth straight month of contraction. A number of freight forwarders have enjoyed positive revenues from the U.S. At the same time, freight forwarders will come under more pressure from non-traditional competition. The latest U.S.

Logistics News: Getting a Handle on Expedited Freight

Supply Chain Digest

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B YRC Freight has 9.2% YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. Yellow Transportation and Roadway formally merged to create YRC Worldwide in 2009. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Equipment & People. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Service Area. YRC Freight also covers Guam, U.S.

Supply Chain Scope: New Study Shows Rise in US Inventories; California Estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030


Sustainable Freight Action Plan for California is estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030. Targets for 2030 Include: Improve freight system efficiency 25 percent by 2030. Foster future economic growth within the freight and goods movement industry.

This Week in Logistics News (September 26-30, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Another Friday where I have limited time, so let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: Uber to move freight, target trucking for the long haul (Reuters). Global Container Volume on Track for Worst Year Since 2009 (WSJ – sub.

Freight economy continues to grow, despite market volatility

DAT Solutions

Financial markets are largely driven by emotion, but freight flows are not. Despite these potential problems, we maintain a cautiously bullish outlook, since the freight markets — or more accurately goods flows — have a well-earned reputation for predictive value.

The History of the Shipping Container


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.

Crowdfunding Fulfillment Solutions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Since its founding in 2009, Kickstarter has raised more than $3 billion to fund almost 125,000 successful projects, for a total of over $5.3 Logistics #Transportation #SCM #SupplyChain #Crowdfunding #Distribution #Freight #ECommerce. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Time to Squeeze Carriers for Better Rates?

Talking Logistics

There was a deceleration in freight volumes during the second half of 2015 which continued into the first month of 2016. So, that tells me that the inventory situation continues to weigh on truck freight volumes. The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, dropped 0.4 percent in December from November , with December 2015 freight shipments down 2.0

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


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.

Transportation Industry Braces for a Looming Transportation Capacity Crunch Crisis in 2017


Well, basically, because getting freight in a smooth matter is clearly important to helping combat the capacity crunch as it is and of course, moving forward. Economically, these requests make financial sense, considering the changes in freight regulations that has occurred in recent years.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

in 2009. Since 2009, when ScottsMiracle-Gro began implementing its new distribution model, the Company has reduced the number of miles traveled to ship products to home center customers by approximately one-third. We have improved our order cycle time by one day, and we have also increased our peak shipping capacity in the locations we converted to this model since 2009,” Swihart added. A new 100,000-sq.

Conquering the high seas: What’s shaking the global liner shipping industry?

DELMIA Quintiq

While container terminal operators certainly feel the pressure, freight forwarders and the shipping lines themselves have a few planning puzzles to sort out on their own. Decrease in port calls for big ships since 2009. Massive ships. Slow steaming. Alliances and consolidation.

Middle East air cargo still solid despite fall

Logistics Middle East

IATA head says air freight load factors near 2009 crash levels, but the Middle East is still leading the pack

This Week in Logistics News (February 11-15, 2019)

Talking Logistics

This week a sobering reminder from New England Motor Freight (NEMF) that all parties ultimately come to an end. We have worked hard to explore options for New England Motor Freight,” Colistra explained in a statement posted on the company’s website on Feb.

Market Monitor of Turkish domestic logistics market

Supply Chain Movement

The heydays of 2009 to 2011 may be over but Turkey is still a very attractive market for European manufacturers. Market Monitor: Turkish domestic Freight and Distribution.

This Week in Logistics News (June 10-14, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Transplace Updates, Enhances TMS Freight Allocation Module 2.0. Con-way Freight Announces 2013 General Rate Increase. Freight Shipments Fell 1.2% Starting June 24, Con-way Freight will implement a general rate increase averaging 5.9

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Since 2009, ocean carriers have faced many uncertainties—and they’re expected to continue for the foreseeable future. Freight Services Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Supply Chain ConsultingThe start of a new year means budget planning is likely back on your agenda.

A Brief Commentary on the Future of Delivery

Talking Logistics

There are countless possibilities, especially when you consider emerging technologies and delivery models like drones, driverless trucks, hyperloop, and the Uber-ization of freight. As I mentioned to the attendees at the conference, if I was giving a presentation ten years ago today about the future of delivery, I wouldn’t have a single slide about “the Uber-ization of freight” or about “sharing economy” delivery models.

Logistics Industry’s Slow Economic Comeback Continues in Spite of Challenges

Supply Chain Network

trillion, an increase of $114 billion from 2009. percent from 2009 levels, with trucking lagging behind the performance of other modes, rising only 9.3 Penske Logistics delivers value through design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing, and international freight forwarding and carrier management.

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.

Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Freight Cost Management eliminates post-audits and disputes. in Freight Cost Savings Per Shipment: Logistics Sourcing activities improve negotiated rates.

Reasons For Logistics Pros to Be Thankful this Season

Supply Chain Collaborator

Freight Volumes Up and Rising. According to the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics, “For-hire freight shipments in August 2017 were 38.0 percent higher than the low in April 2009 during the recession.”

CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

Since 2009 I have been writing and presenting on the same, in fact Social is one of The Seven S’s of Supply Chain Management which highlights seven key trends emerging to support future state SCM. Associations Conferences Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology New Ideas Social SC Synergy Supply Chain Management Support Services & Industry Initiatives Third Party Logistics

Road to Nowhere: The Dire Status of U.S. Infrastructure


Congress is under pressure to quickly deliberate on effective measures that resolve the seemingly chronic problem of transportation money, but it’s following a pattern of putting things off: there have 34 short-term funding bills like last week’s passed since 2009.

The 2017 State of Logistics Report: Uncertainty, Unsustainabiltiy Usurp Logistics  


logistics costs fell last year for the first time since 2009, reflecting concern within the industry. Freight Fragmentation and Spread Are Causing Issues in Carrier Networks. It is that time of year again.

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What is the Hyperconnected Era & “The Internet Of Things” and What does it Have to Do with Manufacturing & Logistics?


Ashton talked in depth about IoT to the RFIDJournal.com in 2009″ “Today computers – and, therefore, the internet – are almost wholly dependent on human beings for information. appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

This Week in Logistics News (July 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

It was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, with robots and weak freight demand dominating the headlines. Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters). Global trade volumes fell for the first time since 2009 by 1.7

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers


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.

Blockchain can make global supply chains more efficient and secure

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

After the development of bitcoin invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, computer scientists, software industry, and the banking industry were intrigued by the potential applications of bitcoin’s underlying “blockchain” process. Christopher Tang.