Trends—December 2010

Inbound Logistics

Department of Transportation pursues ban on cell phone use while driving; Proposed air cargo screening legislation enhances security measures; U.S. retailers place increased emphasis on supply chain management

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Trends—December 2010

Inbound Logistics

Department of Transportation pursues ban on cell phone use while driving; Proposed air cargo screening legislation enhances security measures; U.S. retailers place increased emphasis on supply chain management

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Incoterms 2010 the Right Way - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Incoterms 2010 the Right Way. The current version is Incoterms 2010. The purpose of this article is to show factors you should take into account so you can use incoterms 2010 the right way. Then, incorporating the knowledge of cargo insurance into Incoterms will ensure that risk can be mitigated and trading partners can do business with confidence. Also, file a claim to a carrier in tandem with a claim to a cargo insurance company. NAVIGATE. Basics.

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Digitizing the Global Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

Global supply chain visibility and detail can only be achieved by modern electronic data transmissions that are already available and can reduce the costs of international cargo movement

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Digitizing the Global Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

Global supply chain visibility and detail can only be achieved by modern electronic data transmissions that are already available and can reduce the costs of international cargo movement

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Trends—November 2010

Inbound Logistics

David Bennett of Schneider Logistics addresses how shippers, ocean carriers, and trucking companies are struggling with responsibility for providing chassis for cargo container units at ports; Boeing appoints new VP to handle 787 Dreamliner delays; companies restructure outsourced technology contracts

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Trends—October 2010

Inbound Logistics

transportation spending lags, according to Transportation Performance Indexes; International air cargo traffic increases; Ocean volumes rise; Large corporations band together to help smaller suppliers sell goods and services to global companies

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Trends—October 2010

Inbound Logistics

transportation spending lags, according to Transportation Performance Indexes; International air cargo traffic increases; Ocean volumes rise; Large corporations band together to help smaller suppliers sell goods and services to global companies

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Air Cargo Tech Is Falling Behind. It Doesn’t Have to.

Freightos

While the air passenger industry has a solid tech foundation, air cargo does not. And while that’s easy for me to say as a startup, it’s echoed by industry professionals as well: I think, in general, the air cargo industry is still pretty traditional and it’s not really embracing technology. Lufthansa Cargo chief commercial officer Alexis von Hoensbroech. Air cargo pricing is, in almost all cases, still set manually, with most rate sheets updated twice a year.

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

Talking Logistics

Heavy-Duty Truck Orders Fall to Lowest Since 2010 (WSJ – sub. Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters). Trucking companies ordered 13,100 Class 8 trucks, which are used for long-haul routes, the fewest orders since the third quarter of 2010 and a more-than 30% drop from last year, according to preliminary numbers from ACT Research released Wednesday.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Compliance with.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Wednesday, December 29, 2010 7:48:00 am. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time. arviem real-time cargo monitoring. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today.

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The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages. Small trucker, Malcom McLean, fumes at slow loading of cargo aboard ship – “There has to be a better way.”. First intermodal cargo transportation (containers are stacked on deck). Fitting facilitates cargo security and enables automation of container handling processes. Most international ocean cargo is now containerized.

Canadian Ports: A Fast Lane for Asia-U.S. Imports?

Talking Logistics

West Coast ports continue , causing importers like Lululemon Athletica to delay store shipments by up to 10 days, other shippers are heading to Canada’s West Coast ports, such as Prince Rupert where cargo traffic headed for the U.S. the only railway that serves Prince Rupert and one of three major railroads serving Port Metro Vancouver, has spent C$3 billion since 2010 to cut travel times along its western corridor, and has added new container terminals in Joliet, Ill.,

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The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management

Talking Logistics

The revised Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) container weight verification requirement is a significant change in the ocean cargo supply chain. In regard to rolling out the regulation in practice, multiple considerations remain depending on the type of cargo and other factors. A typical ocean cargo dataflow includes the shipper, carrier, terminal and the vessel. The Regulation’s Impact on Ocean Shipping and Data Management.

Mobile Technology in Transportation Management & The Future Impact on the Supply Chain

Cerasis

So, fleet managers need to ask a fundamental question, “What does it mean if my drivers, assets and cargo are continuously connected to the enterprise and how can I leverage this fact to create value for my organization?”. Namely, enterprises now have the advantage of continuous connectivity with their drivers, assets and cargo.

Kinks in Your Supply Ch?ain? Dealing with Port Congestions & Shutdowns

Cerasis

If your firm is currently importing cargo from Asia, you know about the challenges faced by what is rapidly becoming a crisis on the West Coast. This changed in 2010, when the steamship lines, starting with Maersk, decided to divest itself of ownership of chassis and no longer provide equipment to trucking companies.

Linking the Supply Chain and Reverse Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Their Cargo Carousel System links the supply and reverse chains with its ability to drop-off new merchandise and pick-up recyclables at the same time. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? GET our EBOOK HERE.

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Still Think Dangerous Goods is Just Paperwork and Labels?

Talking Logistics

The dangers of shipping lithium-ion batteries, particularly via air, has been in the spotlight in recent years following several deadly incidents, including the crash of a UPS cargo plane in September 2010 that was attributed to “the autoignition of the contents of a cargo pallet, which contained more than 81,000 lithium type batteries and other combustible materials.”.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors. GDP gain in 2010. Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%).

How To Keep Your Supply Chain Moving Fast as Fuel Costs Rise

Elementum

manufacturing experienced its highest quarterly growth since 2010. Manufacturers of everything from clothing and food to construction equipment are shipping more cargo than usual. In recent years the trucking industry has been faced with a double-edged sword — rising fuel costs and a plummeting labor force. In today’s blog we’re taking a look at what this means for shipping costs, and how retailers can fortify their operations against price hikes. Why are shipping costs growing?

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The need to know

EFT

A Swedish consortium aims to launch commercially by 2025 a wind-driven car carrier that will emit 90% less carbon dioxide than a conventional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) cargo ship, it said on Thursday. Second quarter best since 2010, as container shipping sees $2.7bn profit.

The need to know

EFT

A Swedish consortium aims to launch commercially by 2025 a wind-driven car carrier that will emit 90% less carbon dioxide than a conventional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) cargo ship, it said on Thursday. Second quarter best since 2010, as container shipping sees $2.7bn profit.

Can Co-opetition Save your Company?

Elementum

The Kindle’s popularity was usurped by the iPad release in 2010— but Amazon quickly partnered up with Apple (and later, Android) to release the Kindle App, again widening its market. By working with a lot of different companies so as to solicit enough cargo to fill up bigger ships within the same period of time, each trip is made worth the money and effort spent.

Swisscom and ZKB Join investiere in CHF 1.35M Round for arviem

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Zug, 16 December 2013 - arviem, a Zug-based startup providing global cargo monitoring services, announces the successful closing of a CHF 1.35 arviem provides its well-known blue chip clients such as DOW Chemical, Nestlé, Bacardi and Hellmann Worldwide Logistics with a real-time end-to-end cargo monitoring service that empowers them to optimize their supply chains. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

This Week in Logistics News (October 9-13, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Demand for truckload capacity, already at a premium due to economic growth and seasonal freight activity, experienced the largest year-over-year increase since 2010. Hypleroop One is rebranding itself as Virgin Hyperloop One, and Branson is joining the board…Virgin Hyperloop One will focus on a passenger and mixed-use cargo service.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

It started in 1969 as DHL Air Cargo, and by the late 1970s, the company had expanded its operations and offered services throughout the world. In 2010, Americold acquired Versacold, making it the largest temperature-controlled warehousing and distribution services provider in the world.

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

” Back in February 2010, I wrote a report highlighting how the MENA region is a growth opportunity for companies across many vertical industries, with countries such as United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt leading the way. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics. As was confirmed for me yet again this week at a conference, the most utilized supply chain and logistics application, the reigning champ of them all, is the Excel spreadsheet.

Omnichannel is another Word for Complexity

Enterra Insights

“117 such facilities were built across the United States from 2010 to 2016 for a total of 141.2 ” Burnson goes to note that e-commerce is having an impact on air freight hubs, maritime cargo, middlemen, and intermodal operations. Omnichannel retail operations are well on their way to becoming the norm.

This Week in Logistics News (May 13-17, 2013)

Talking Logistics

What I found most interesting, however, was this statistic quoted in the press release: “According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, as of January 2013, 31 percent of American adults own a tablet computer , up from 25 percent in August 2012 and four percent in 2010.” “We’re toast,” said one of my son’s baseball teammates from the bench last night, as their team quickly fell behind 8-0 against the best team in the league.

Imports Set Records As Retail Sales Continue to Increase

Material Handling & Logistics

Total retail sales have grown year-over-year every month since November 2009, and retail sales as calculated by NRF – excluding automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants – have increased year-over-year in all but three months since the beginning of 2010. Cargo volume does not correlate directly with sales because only the number of containers is counted, not the value of the cargo inside, but nonetheless provides a barometer of retailers’ expectations.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Wolfgang Lehmacher!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In 2010, I joined global strategy firm CVA to head the global logistics practice. Since 2010, I have been supporting startups, like Hyperloop Transportation Technologies as well as asset owners – including serving on various boards. I am judge of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Awards and the Automotive Logistics Awards Europe. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

2012 Supply Chain Predictions: Is the End of the World Nigh?

Supply Chain Network

At the start of 2011, I wrote a blog (Supply Chain Risk and Charles Darwin) that highlighted 2010 as the worst on record for supply chain disruptions. Little did we know that 2011 would bring earthquakes in New Zealand, a tsunami in Japan and record floods in Thailand which, looking back made 2010 look like a cake walk. As cross boarder trading rises (a necessary evil of Globalization) so does the incidents of counterfeit products, cargo theft and other scurrilous.

Economic cost of supply chain disruptions on the increase. Is the logistics industry doing all it can to mitigate disruption?

BluJay Solutions

Those incidents where the eruption of ash from the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland in 2010, which disrupted air cargo for several weeks, and the 2011 earthquake and tsunami which hit Japan and affected the surrounding areas, causing major supply chain disruptions affecting all modalities.

All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 1.14 - 1.18

Aborn and Co.

New York City has seen a 29% increase in residential deliveries from 2010 to 2015. Two cargo bikes can replace one motorized vehicle, Peters Mendes pointed out. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

Content Summary: Kentucky ranks 3rd in the nation in total air cargo shipments. The Port brings over 13-million tons of cargo through the Cleveland Harbor, resulting in $3.5 Opened in 1996, the airport covers an area of 1,198 acres and accommodates air cargo, corporate aviation, and military needs. More than 175 million pounds of cargo are shipped through ths state's airports annually. by cargo.