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The 12 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We conclude our “Most Popular” Blog posts series, where we have been giving you the most viewed blog posts in 2014 from our main content categories. 2014 was surely a fun year of content on the Cerasis blog. The 12 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts from 2014.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Whether you''re a manufacturing company in China, a sourcing agent in London or a world''s leading company in Silicon Valley, we''re all in a global supply chain networks.

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Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. It is this ability to present the entire freight transport and logistics supply chain under one roof that makes Multimodal the go-to event for shippers, importers, exporters, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers – all seeking ways to run a slicker supply chain. Manufacturers. Multimodal 2015.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Manufacturing systems and regulatory compliance are considered to be very complex, coupled with the limited number suppliers due to the high barriers to entry. Moreover, the aircraft manufacturers have to do whatever it takes to win the order long before the commencement of production.

Near-Shoring Trend a Cause for Celebration and Concern for Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) & Air Carriers

BluJay Solutions

Positive growth in air freight volumes reported recently by IATA (4.5% increase year on year as at January 2014 ) were tempered by a note of caution around the increasing trend towards near-shoring.

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Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, consumer purchases, manufacturing, housing, and exports contributed to a 4% increase in GDP in the second quarter, following a 2.1% They detract from GDP but add to domestic freight tonnage, so this is positive for the transportation sector.

Visibility the Key to Keeping Pace with Increasing Supply Chain Complexity

BluJay Solutions

At the same time as mega-container ships were being introduced, motorcycle deliveries took on a key role in ensuring continuous supplies during travel restrictions applied for the London Olympics, with large municipalities including New York actively exploring the expansion of bike cargo.

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Air Freight Still the Best Option for Smaller Shipments

BluJay Solutions

After a turbulent few years, news of global air freight volumes is hotly anticipated and feared in equal measure. In reality, the most recent figures announced by IATA in October 2013 prove there is continued growth in air freight, but that significant regional variances are in play (e.g.

Visibility the Key to Keeping Pace with Increasing Supply Chain Complexity

BluJay Solutions

At the same time as mega-container ships were being introduced, motorcycle deliveries took on a key role in ensuring continuous supplies during travel restrictions applied for the London Olympics, with large municipalities including New York actively exploring the expansion of bike cargo.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. Speakers from supply chain management, freight forwarding, air carrier and inland distribution companies addressed the problems with perishables, which include major product groups ranging from foodstuffs and medicines to flowers. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

Hong Kong’s critical mass of cargo and extensive air-and-ocean connectivity enable the network-effect that empowers its enviable leadership as the leading Regional Distribution Centre serving the whole of the Asia region. per cent in June 2014.

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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. Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages.

Doing Business in the United States

QAD

Manufacturing in the U.S. Manufacturing averaged about $1.98 Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. has 5,054 airports, most of which have paved runways long enough to handle large jets and cargo planes. Annual freight traffic equaled about 37.22 in 2014.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

All those books would weigh 49,000 kilograms – half the cargo mass of a Boeing 747-200F. 2014). Read if you’re interested in: How the creation of a metal box can change major world ports, power the rise of Asian manufacturing and flatten the world. 2014). 2014).

[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. Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages.

Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

Manufacturing in Belgium. Typical manufacturing products made in Belgium include engineering and metal products, automobile assemblies, transportation equipment, scientific and precision instruments, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, textiles, glass, petroleum and food and beverages.

Spot Market Carriers Get Higher Rates Than Contract Fleets

DAT Solutions

I look at freight transportation statistics all day long, and I am astonished by the rapid growth of the past few months, especially in the truckload spot market. Anticipate Freight Rate Changes. These are the kinds of trends that generate freight. Freight Rates

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

West Coast ports can now resume full operation, it will take months for trucks to clear the cargo backlog. in January, driven by a strong manufacturing sector and easier comparisons due to early 2014’s weather issues. Market Update: Transportation Industry News.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Seeking Sustainability on.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Dows supply chain staff worked with the manufacturing side of the company to identify ways to reduce the inventory of one highly toxic material, improving the overall safety of the operation and also cutting inventory by $160,000. That is over five million fewer lorry miles and 180,000 freight tones off the road each year. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time.

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What’s Driving Flatbed Shipping Demand and Is It Here to Stay?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Freight is often project based with seasonal demand. This means flatbed carriers have limited opportunities to build a “freight network” or plan routes that optimize drive time. Securing and protecting cargo. Manufacturing and automotive industry.

How can you prepare your supply chain for disruptions?

Quintiq

The recent West Coast ports cargo-handling disruption is an example of the butterfly effect. The labor dispute caused freight bottlenecks. US trade deficits rose to a massive $46 billion in December 2014. The butterfly effect.

This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

UPS Sets 2014 Rates. Port truck drivers on West Coast protest costs, working conditions ( Cargo Business News ). In other transportation-related news, UPS announced that UPS Ground, Air and International, and Air Freight rates within and between the U.S.,

Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

Also in terms of changing patterns of goods flows, it seems that manufacturing and retailing is making a return from globalization to regionalization of supply chains. This involves repatriating manufacturing from remote locations such as China to regions closer to the end consumer market.

Bahri Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Forwarders Solution

BluJay Solutions

Bahri has been a BluJay customer since 2014, utilising the technology to track multipurpose vessels for its cargo business unit. BluJay Solutions delivers supply chain software and services to the world’s most progressive retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, manufacturers, and logistics service providers. Press Releases freight forwarding Global transportation maritime logistics multimodal transportation software ocean freight TMS Transport Management Softwar

Top 5 features to look for in a Transportation Management System (TMS)

Abivin

Whether employed by the manufacturer or a third-party logistics providers (3PL) such as DHL or Kuehne + Nagel, a TMS can decrease transportation costs, enhance performance and upsurge customer satisfaction. 2014).

This Week in Logistics News (July 6-10, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Wal-Mart taps manufacturer database to aid U.S. UPS Tests Electric Cargo Bike in Basel. May 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Friday, July 10, 2015. The day is finally here — the premiere of The Minions movie.

This Week in Logistics News (January 19-23, 2015)

Talking Logistics

LLamasoft and CHAINalytics Partner to Provide Integrated Access to Freight Market Intelligence. for 2014. Teamsters lose another vote at FedEx Freight facility (Reuters).

5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have

Abivin

A Transportation Management System also helps in effective management of shipping units, transportation mode selection, freight bill auditing, outbound and inbound shipment scheduling, payment and processing of loss and damage claims etc. 2014).

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I (Don't) Drive Your Truck: West Coast Truckers Strike Again

Elementum

The trucking industry is hugely important for the United States’ supply chain— 67% of all freight in the U.S. was moved by truck in 2014. Some companies, like Cargo Transporters from North Carolina, have installed satellite TV systems with more than 100 channels to serve as entertainment for when the truck drivers are away from home.

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Ports See Costly Delays as Cargo Ships, Volumes Grow (WSJ – sub. UPS Freight Adds LNG Tractors. billion USD) in pro-forma trailing 12-month revenue for the year-ended December 31, 2014.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

After graduating from the University of Oxford, Hunter Yaw worked as a project manager for several companies, including as the Head of Special Projects, Fuel Logistics for the Sochi 2014 Organizing committee. Instant freight pricing for international freight moves.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

above December 2014. Manufacturing & Trade Sales: Total combined sales and manufacturing shipments totaled nearly $1.317 trillion in October 2015, down 0.2% Cass Freight Index: The December shipments index decreased 4.9% over the same period in 2014. MARKET: .

Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

Elementum

The country’s underdeveloped intermodal freight transportation system is consistently outperformed by its faster and better integrated U.S. The move may be risky, but the mega retailer’s play may also be indicative of an emerging trend in North American maritime freight.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2016 : robot pickers, bridge-inspecting drones, autonomous freight shuttles, and more. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2014 : hybrid DCs, 3-D prototypes, location-based inventory system, and more.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

With the Laredo facility, Ryder will manage more than 11,250 cross-border freight movements per month between the U.S. began shipping cargo to select international destinations. According to Union Pacific, it handles about 70% of the rail freight between the U.S.