CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

Associations Conferences Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology New Ideas Social SC Synergy Supply Chain Management Support Services & Industry Initiatives Third Party Logistics My first CSCMP Annual Conference was in 1989 and I always try to get there every year to catch up with all my logistics and supply chain friends! As with every year, there are opportunities to learn new things and meet new people.

Greg Lehmkuhl Named President of Con-Way Freight

Supply Chain Network

Gregory (Greg) Lehmkuhl has been named President of Con-way Freight Inc., president and CEO, who has served as interim President of Con-way Freight since August 2010. Greg Lehmkuhl’s team-building experience and management skills have been instrumental in returning operating stability and profitability to Con-way Freight,” said Stotlar. “He These strengths will serve him well as he assumes the leadership reins at Con-way Freight.”. Con-way Inc.

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

Supply Chain Network

intercontinental Air and Ocean Freight with comprehensive Value-Added Logistics Services and Supply Chain. Clients include Integrators, Freight Forwarders, 3PL Providers, Ocean Carriers, NVOCCs, Airlines, Rail Operators, Port Operators, Terminal Operators, and Airport Operators. Conferences Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Third Party Logistics

Purolator wins Third-Party Logistics Sustainability Award for its work with Echo Global Logistics

Supply Chain Network

Purolator, Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded Logistics Quarterly’s 2011 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Sustainability Award for demonstrating leadership in sustainable supply chain practices. Purolator is Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider.

Why Should Manufacturers Get Social With Their Supply Chains?

Supply Chain Network

Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology Social SC Synergy Supply Chain Management In recent years manufacturers have globalised their operations due to the need to reduce costs and to explore business opportunities in new markets. Establishing a new manufacturing plant in a remote location has its problems, the most important of which is guaranteeing a reliable supply of parts from key suppliers and more importantly maintaining regular communications with them.

RILA Urges Congressional Action to Avert National Railroad Shutdown

Supply Chain Network

Freight rail is a crucial to the movement of retail goods and any disruptions in that link would be destructive to the retail industry’s ability to deliver their goods in a “just in time” fashion. “A Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation News & Info Security Supply Chain Risk RILA Urges Congressional Action to Avert National Railroad Shutdown: Work stoppage could disrupt retail supply chains well into 2012.

Complete Innovations and the Xata Turnpike Solution Join AT&T’s Portfolio of Mobility Applications for Businesses

Supply Chain Network

2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology News & Info Professional Communications Supply Chain Management Support Services & Industry Initiatives AT&T* today announced the availability of three leading mobile transportation and dispatch management applications from Complete Innovations and Xata Corporation, enhancing AT&T’s portfolio of fleet management solutions.

Accellos Names Bill Ashburn General Manager of Transportation Software Solutions

Supply Chain Network

Freight & Transportation Information Technology News & Info Third Party Logistics freight management scm suite supply chain TMS transport Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, has named Bill Ashburn General Manager of its line of transportation software solutions.

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

Supply Chain Network

Penske Logistics delivers value through design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing, and international freight forwarding and carrier management. Associations Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Inventory Professional Communications Supply Chain Management Support Services & Industry Initiatives costs cscmp industry logistics transportation

Supply Chain Management:Retailer Multi-Channel Operations.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

» Retailer Multi-Channel Operations Capabilities Get an Early Test in the 2011 Holiday Buying Season. Today is Cyber Monday and we provide our first update to our previous commentary on how retailer multi-channel operations (MCO) capabilities will be challenged in the current 2011 holiday buying season. Posted by Bob Ferrari on November 29, 2011 5:30 AM | Permalink. December 2011. November 2011. October 2011. September 2011. August 2011.

Supply Chain Management:The Role of Information Sharing in.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

SAPs Supply Network Collaboration tool, JDAs Collaborative Supply Planning and Execution tools offer sophisticated and rich workflows to enable information sharing with the extended supply chain partners which not only provides timely visibility into supplier fulfillment constraints but also facilitates speedy resolution resulting in reduced purchasing costs, expedited freight and better supplier negotiating capabilities. Posted by Rajiv Mehrotra on September 22, 2011 9:46 PM | Permalink.

The Future of Trans-Eurasian Freight - Value Unchained - ModusLink

ModusLink Corporation

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LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight. Con-Way Freight is the second largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.3B Con-Way Freight has 9.4% Con-Way Freight is the largest of three 3 operating units owned by Con-Way Inc. better than 2011. to the Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2011. Con-Way Freight was already located in Ann Arbor. Con-Way Freight employs over 21,000 people and owns approximately 33,500 tractors and trailers.

Four Ways to Reduce Air Freight Costs - Value Unchained

ModusLink Corporation

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Hub Group acquires Exel Transportation Services

Supply Chain Network

NASDAQ: HUBG), one of the nation’s leading freight transportation management companies, announced today that it purchased Exel Transportation Services (ETS) for $83 million before post closing adjustments. Eastern Time on April 4, 2011 to discuss this acquisition. is a leading asset light freight transportation management company providing comprehensive intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services. Hub Group, Inc.

Maneuvering Freight Through Challenging International Areas

Inbound Logistics

If your business plans include shipping to areas where civil unrest or natural disasters have occurred, be flexible and make strong connections, advises Larry Wenrich, Pilot Freight Services

The Rebirth of Transportation Marketplaces (UberCARGO, Cargomatic, and Freight Friend)

Talking Logistics

It is a relationship-based business where trusted relationships matter — because it impacts customer service and satisfaction, and by extension, the shipper’s brand and reputation — which is why the vast majority of freight is moved via contracted carriers, not the spot market. In some ways, you can view these emerging transportation marketplaces as the coming together of the traditional freight brokerage model with e-commerce (see C.H.

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%

Maneuvering Freight Through Challenging International Areas

Inbound Logistics

If your business plans include shipping to areas where civil unrest or natural disasters have occurred, be flexible and make strong connections, advises Larry Wenrich, Pilot Freight Services

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

What is your air freight strategy for the year ahead? The surge in demand for air freight that took off in mid-2016 normalized in early 2018. It is likely that 2018 will end with a growth rate in the 4% range, down from 10% in 2017 (measured in freight tonne kilometers per IATA ). Airlines continue to hone their air freight capacity strategy. This ended a 20-month run where demand grew faster than capacity and returned the industry to the state we had seen since 2011.

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

What is your air freight strategy for the year ahead? The surge in demand for air freight that took off in mid-2016 normalized in early 2018. It is likely that 2018 will end with a growth rate in the 4% range, down from 10% in 2017 (measured in freight tonne kilometers per IATA ). Airlines continue to hone their air freight capacity strategy. This ended a 20-month run where demand grew faster than capacity and returned the industry to the state we had seen since 2011.

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. lower than 2011, however, it was the first time in 6 years that the company earned a profit. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Equipment & People. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Service Area. YRC Freight also covers Guam, U.S.

My Nightmare Shipment

The Logistics of Logistics

We wouldn’t be responsible for the sea freight or clearing customs, but we would pick up two pallets from a warehouse in California and deliver them to Chicago. On the second day, they found one of the pallets and we immediately had the pallet moved by air freight so it could be in Chicago overnight. My client had to buy and import new goods from Taiwan and this time they sent it air freight to satisfy their client’s timing.

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Logistics in 2020: The Future of Road Freight

BluJay Solutions

In a recent white paper , Kewill has looked at the issues facing the global supply chain, and how it may look in 2020, including the future picture for road freight. Road freight represents a major part of most Logistics Services Providers’ (LSPs') strategies. By 2020, the price per barrel of oil will be on average about $150, with much higher peaks possible (source: International Energy Agency Oil Market Outlook 2011).

Freight Driver Shortage Update: Will 2017 Come to a Head & Cause Issues for Shippers?

Cerasis

But, the capacity crunch may have a major impact on the freight driver shortage and vice versa. The Freight Driver Shortage IS BAD and Getting Worse. Since 2005, the freight driver shortage has grown from 20,000 unfilled positions to 70,000, and some reports suggest the shortage may worsen to more than 170,000 vacancies by 2025. In 2004, 2011 and 2014, capacity reached a critical point. However, shippers need to continue working to help the freight driver shortage.

The 5 Largest LTL Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Largest LTL Carrier: FedEx Freight. FedEx Freight is the largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $5.3B FedEx Freight has a market share of 14.9%. FedEx Freight’s revenue includes FedEx Custom Critical. FedEx Freight is one of 7 operating units owned by FedEx Corporation. Click here for more info on FedEx Freight. 2nd Largest LTL Carrier: Con-Way Freight. Con-Way Freight has 9.4% 3rd Largest LTL Carrier: YRC Freight.

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. The Sustainable Freight Action plan released by California governor Jerry Brown outlines a long-term 2050 vision and guiding principles for California’s future freight transportation system. Targets for 2030 Include: Improve freight system efficiency 25 percent by 2030. Foster future economic growth within the freight and goods movement industry.

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. Did You Know That … In 2010, Freight Farms establishes the first use of containers for agriculture. Get instant freight quotes for container shipping. Freight Insights General

This Week in Logistics News (July 8-12, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Freight Shipments Rose 1.2% The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) rose 1.2 The May level is the highest the index has been this year, “and is the second highest all-time level exceeded only by December 2011 and equal to the January 2005 level before the recession.”. My cousin Lenny shared this photo on Facebook (the boys are not us, although the socks and shorts look familiar) with the following comment: “If u know about this game, u lived a great childhood.”

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

So much so that it is split into seven topics – aircrafts, airports, capacity and demand, carriers, freight trends, traffic and viewpoints. With over 60,000 monthly viewers, Transport Topics is a prime destination for freight buffs, especially those who specialize in trucking. 150 years of Lloyd’s helps back this new website, which includes frequently updated information on freight and shipping information. Ocean freight is split into 14! Freight Dawg.

Insights from MercuryGate User Conference 2014

Talking Logistics

Hope provided several examples, including MercuryGate’s tight integration with Freight Friend , which the company helped to launch in 2011. On the surface, Freight Friend has similar features to other online load boards. Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Transportation Management Systems 3PL BlueGrace Logistics Bobby Harris Freight Friend Hope Federer Jim Davis logistics service providers MercuryGate third party logistics TMS transportation management truckload capacity

Big changes coming to the supply line, just not where you thought they’d be

Kinaxis

When looking at the amount of freight moved just in America alone, there was 9.2 billion tons (primary shipment only) moved by truck representing 67% of the total tonnage moved in 2011. General News Miscellanea 3D printing freight self-driving trucks Supply chain supply lineby Jonathan Matthews When talking about exciting new advancements that are coming to the supply chain, the discussion will always usually end up focused around 3D printing.

This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Cass Freight Index Report – April 2013. KSD provides its customers with customs declaration, security filing, transportation management and freight forwarding technology solutions. A cross-border shipment typically involves the exchange of information with about 25 external parties, including customs agencies, freight forwarders, brokers, banks, regulatory agencies, transportation providers, and suppliers. percent in the quarter, while Con-way Freight reported a 0.4

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Shippers: Don't Believe These 4 Myths about TMS Software

PLS Logistics

In a 2011 ARC Advisory group survey, 40% of respondents felt that TMS software offers a strong ROI, and that if they were to give up their TMS and go back to manual processes, their total freight spend would increase. A software as a service (SaaS) transportation management system (TMS) solution doesn’t add value, is expensive, and doesn’t present ROI for years. A TMS sanctions effective and fast decision making.

Damco Extends Partnership with BluJay to Boost Performance and Speed

BluJay Solutions

A BluJay customer since 2011, Damco has been one of the world’s leading providers of freight forwarding services for more than 100 years, helping customers manage their cargo. Damco is a global leader in Ocean and Air Forwarding and provides simplified end to end freight management and logistics management for their customers. Press Releases Cloud digitization freight forwarding