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.

Digital Freight in 2019: The Next Chapter

Freightos

In 2019, digital freight isn’t a vision; it’s a reality. There are now literally dozens of platforms, from enterprise forwarders to top five ocean carriers, air freight carriers to online marketplaces , that prove this. So where will freight be in 2019?

Supply Chain Comment: Expedited Freight ? Authority without.

Supply Chain Digest

Ocean Freight Procurement and Going with the Stream

Freightos

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

Content Being Accessed: Supply Chain Question: How to Calculate Discount for Customer Freight Pick-Up? Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization.

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

Freightos

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.

Logistics News: Getting a Handle on Expedited Freight

Supply Chain Digest

Why Thinking “Global, Yet Local” Makes Sense in Your Air Freight Strategy

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Why Thinking “Global, Yet Local” Makes Sense in Your Air Freight Strategy | C.H. If you utilize air freight to the Oceania region (Australia and New Zealand), you can certainly use our expertise to minimize the impact of market forces and streamline the flow of air-cargo to work in your favor.

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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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

Arkieva

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

[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.

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

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

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.”

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

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.

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

Cerasis

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.

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.

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. First Trend: Yield Dilution.

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.

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

Elementum

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.

All Aboard the Rate-Hike Express

APICS

Company decision makers whom rely on railroads to ship their goods are finding that their prices are increasing even though freight volume is decreasing.