Who said supply chains are boring?: What are you saying HSBC?

Supply Chains Rock

Friday, November 04, 2011. Cargo ships and cargo planes carrying electronics, paper goods and food all use the same ports, trucks and planes. 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.

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

Our relationships go beyond cargo. Capgemini Consulting, the global strategy and transformation consulting brand of the Capgemini Group, in cooperation with Penn State University, leadership advisory firm, Heidrick & Struggles and global logistics provider, Panalpina, today announced the findings of the 16th Annual Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Study, examining the global market for outsourced logistics.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: arviem and KeyTone.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Thursday, 10 February 2011. Trying to manage a global supply chain without knowing exactly where cargo is located, its condition, who has custody of it, or when events occur, is experiencing the supply chain – not managing it. Friday, September 23, 2011 1:54:00 pm. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. ▼ 2011. (1).

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Top Five Air Cargo Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Top Five Air Cargo Carriers. The top five air cargo carriers by weight, according to the IATA , are: Fedex. As the biggest air cargo carrier by weight, Fedex had a revenue of $44.3 To support its air cargo business, Fedex has 634 aircraft and services 375 airports. million tons of cargo in the 2012-2013 financial year, earning $2.8 Cargo makes up 30% of Cathay Pacific’s revenues. million tons of cargo were shipped ( Korean Air ).

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Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

One of the fastest growing forms of cargo theft is deceptive pick-ups (aka fictitious pick-ups). Here’s how the scheme works, as described in an AP article published last October ( Thieves Pose as Truckers to Steal Huge Cargo Loads ): Thieves assume the identity of a trucking company, often by reactivating a dormant Department of Transportation carrier number from a government website for as little as $300. Keep the cargo moving.

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How to Ship in Alaska

Inbound Logistics

The variety of cargoes that fly in and out of Alaska—ranging from time-sensitive medical supplies and oil field equipment to perishable seafood—means companies must identify specific shipment needs and align them with asset and service requirements

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: What's your definition of.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Realtime cargo monitoring does not solve all these ideas 100% itself. But realtime cargo monitoring could contribute substantially. 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. ► 2011. (1).

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Perishables represent a particularly important segment of the Miami air cargo market, because Miami International Airport is a primary hub for perishables moving between Latin America, the Caribbean islands, and North America. But air carrier Martinair Cargo has built temperature monitoring into its records system and handling processes, and found it has been a useful tool in protecting themselves from damage claims.

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Super Ships: The Biggest Ships in the World (Part 2)

The Network Effect

Super Ships Gain Weight In 2011, the Triple-E Class Maersk ships, coming in at 400 meters in length (1,312 ft) and capable of carrying 18,000 20ft containers, nudged […]. Logistics The Network Effect Transportation cargo freight Maersk MSC Oliver MSC Oscar MSC Zoe ocean Seawise Giant shipping Triple-E ClassThis part 2 of our look at the largest ships in the world. You can read Super Ships Part 1 here on the Emma Maersk container ship.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Desperate Refugees

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Is it morally defensible to write about African refugees to actually advertise a commercial cargo monitoring service? Customs clearance of containers will be slower, cargo will arrive later and/or miss the vessel and most likely some of the cargo can’t be used anymore. arviem’s cargo monitoring services help to address such issues. arviem real-time cargo monitoring. ► 2011. (1).

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Une start-up suisse.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Arviem, une start-up zougoise spécialisée dans les services de monitoring pour le transport cargo a bouclé un tour d’investissement d’1,35 million. 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.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: arviem at CEBIT in.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. 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. ► 2011. (1). International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Police warning after drug.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Cargo monitoring could not only be used to prevent trafficking drugs - but also to prevent smuggling huge amount of money in containers from one country to another. **. The attack on the port of Antwerp is thought to have taken place over a two-year period from June 2011. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. ► 2011. (1).

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Cubic Global Tracking.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Cubic Global Tracking Solutions and arviem AG Form Strategic Partnership for Global Cargo Monitoring Services. – January 27, 2014 – Cubic Global Tracking Solutions , a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today it has entered into a five year leasing agreement and strategic partnership with leading cargo monitoring service provider, arviem AG of Switzerland. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: 14 Tons of Cigarettes.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Many companies probably are faced with the same questions as our client: Is cargo of ours affected? Is cargo of ours damaged? Thanks to arviem real-time cargo monitoring, such questions can quickly and easily be answered and decisions can be taken proactively. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Fuel optimized Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. 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. ► 2011. (1). International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990.

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Damco Extends BluJay Partnership

BluJay Solutions

Damco has been a BluJay customer since 2011 and is extending its partnership to increase efficiency, digitise customer interactions, and better position its business for the future. Read the full article at Daily Cargo News. . In The News Daily Cargo NewsBluJay Solutions has announced a new multi-year agreement with Damco to continue use of its Transportation Management for Forwarders software platform.

Hours of Service: The “Obamacare” of the Trucking Industry?

Talking Logistics

The results are similar to Schneider’s forecasted 3–4 percent, which was based on predictive modeling and presented as testimony to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in February 2011. . And from Werner Enterprises’ Q32013 financial results press release : The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”) published final driver hours of service (“HOS”) rules in December 2011, which became effective July 1, 2013.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Greater Globalization.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Many sourcing strategies underestimate the magnitude of the hidden costs of a longer international supply chain, including increased transaction cost and complexity, reduced flexibility, potential lost gross margin from delivery delays and cargo loss, resulting in production delays and or missed sales. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Seriously Flawed.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. 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. ► 2011. (1). International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Compliance with.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. 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. ► 2011. (1). International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Rebuilding Public.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. 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. ► 2011. (1). International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990.

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Supplier Risk Management: 4 Things To Look Out for During On-Site Evaluations

Cerasis

Does the training cover how to properly perform pre-trip inspections, how to properly secure cargo, or what to do in the case of emergency? According to a 2011 Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance study , the most prominent securement violations are “failure to prevent shifting cargo, and “leaking/spilling/blowing/falling cargo.” In addition to securing cargo, also evaluate how well your carrier’s equipment is being maintained.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: US CBP suspends GTX.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. bound maritime cargo containers be limited to high-risk trade lanes. CBP officials said this additional information would allow the agency to be more precise in identifying risks and to thus conduct fewer and better-targeted cargo inspections. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. arviem real-time cargo monitoring. ► 2011. (1).

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Seeking Sustainability on.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. 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. ► 2011. (1). International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990.

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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.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: The Inspection Chimera

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. 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. ► 2011. (1). International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990.

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The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As such, by 2011, the first regular rail connections from China to Europe opened between Chengdu-?ód?, Robinson, you can choose from a wide range of rail service options including full block train, single or multiple containers, less than container (LCL) shipments, and oversize cargo service. Cargo insurance. Since the liable party of a shipment changes throughout a shipment’s journey, consider adding extra cargo insurance through C.H.

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

Talking Logistics

percent in 2012 compared to 2011 (including contribution from acquisitions). The company’s North American truckload volumes increased eight percent in the quarter, and its average truckload rate per mile charged to customers (excluding fuel) increased about 1 percent in Q4 2012 compared to Q4 2011, while its truckload transportation costs increased approximately two percent (excluding fuel). percent from 2011. percent in Q4 2011.

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World Port Community Sets Priorities

Material Handling and Logistics

ICHCA - International Cargo Handling Coordination Association. Established in 1952, ICHCA International is an independent, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the safety, productivity and efficiency of cargo handling and movement worldwide. The International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) was originally founded in 2011 as the European Port Community Systems Association, by six European-based PCS operators.

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Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

Air Cargo World. This American based niche news site specialises in air cargo. This 2011 newcomer differentiates by providing content tailor-made for SME freight forwarders, who together constitute over 60% of the global logistics market in terms of volume. Cargo Business News.com. based niche site, covering air, sea, rail and road cargo news. But within that, it has a very broad scope covering, not just air cargo, but all aviation, aerospace and space news.

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This ended a 20-month run where demand grew faster than capacity and returned the industry to the state we had seen since 2011. Airlines that operate both passenger and cargo aircraft are keen to leverage passenger flights—with high yield passengers on the main deck and cargo in the belly—and limit exposure on freighters. Generally speaking, there are more aircraft in the air with less cargo capacity per flight. What is your air freight strategy for the year ahead?

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This ended a 20-month run where demand grew faster than capacity and returned the industry to the state we had seen since 2011. Airlines that operate both passenger and cargo aircraft are keen to leverage passenger flights—with high yield passengers on the main deck and cargo in the belly—and limit exposure on freighters. Generally speaking, there are more aircraft in the air with less cargo capacity per flight. What is your air freight strategy for the year ahead?

The Cost of Disaster

Elementum

For instance, Hurricane Harvey impacted nearly 10 percent of the trucking industry for two weeks and prompted several ports and businesses in the region to shut down, consequently forcing the mass rerouting of cargo to places as far as the Bahamas and Mexico. The report also disclosed that last year's total losses were exceeded only by those in 2011, when a 9.0 Natural disasters continue to dominate headlines worldwide and are only likely to increase in prevalence in years to come.

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

BluJay Solutions

Like many other logistics industry professionals, I wasn’t surprised to read this week’s headline figures from the 2012 16th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study (published by Capgemini Consulting, in cooperation with Penn State University, Korn/Ferry International, and Panalpina), which reported a 465 per cent increase in economic losses arising from supply chain disruptions from 2009 to 2011.