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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. In 2014, more than 7,000 high-calibre visitors attended.

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. In-bound freight delivery efficiency can be optimised by consolidating in-distribution hubs and reducing stock levels at country level. Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years.

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Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

There are two things Boeing and Airbus have in common, utilization of lean manufacturing system and strategic sourcing concept. However, the overall implementation of strategic sourcing is a bit different between the two companies. Zara also works with Air France, KLM Cargo and Emirates Air in order that they can coordinate directly with the airlines to make the outbound shipments to its stores and bring back some raw materials and semi-finished materials with return legs.

Mexico Back in the Supply Chain Spotlight

Talking Logistics

A lot of companies set up operations and sourced from Mexico back in the 90s, then the focus shifted to China and other Asian countries, and now Mexico is back in the spotlight. We’ve seen, for example, instability in ocean freight, cost, and issues with [Los Angeles] ports in past years. has a surplus of natural gas; it’s a cheap energy source that helps Mexico continue to be competitive. . carriers for $100K, $150K, $250K worth of cargo liability.

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Pricing Power in a Cargo Bazaar: Does Revenue Management Add Value?

Supply Chain Nation

Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) were the center of the cargo transportation universe and the shippers were fully reliant on them for all their logistics needs. Air and ocean freight carriers were reliant on these LSPs to provide them with a view of the market; in most cases they had no transparency into the shipper’s needs and thus were completely cordoned off from the true source of demand. A true cargo pricing bazaar was the result. Those were the good old days.

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COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

Freightos

The broader climate issue.and freight’s role. The emissions from freighting Shawn’s TV is a miniscule percentage of this year’s 33 billion ton cube. But zooming out to freight as a whole, we found that the freight industry’s contribution to total GHG (Green House Gasses) is about 10% for developed countries (and much more for developing countries). Finding freight’s contribution to GHG took a lot of digging. . and Green Freight Europe.

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. Indeed for many IATA members whose operations largely center around air cargo, near-shoring is cause for concern, with manufacturing shifting closed to ‘home’ a risk to the sustainability of air freight volumes longer term. .

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The Silk Railway: freight train from China pulls up in Madrid

Global Trade Management

En route it passed through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany and France before arriving at the Abroñigal freight terminal in Madrid. It consisted of 30 containers carrying 1,400 tonnes of cargo – mostly toys, stationery and other items for sale over Christmas across Europe. It is also Spain’s third largest source of imports, after Germany and France. However, the cargo had to be transferred three times during the journey as a result of incompatible rail gauges.

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What Impact Could Ebola Have on the Global Supply Chain?

BluJay Solutions

billion and goods exports to sub-Saharan Africa were $24 billion in 2013 (source: Office of the United States Trade Representative ). In the same period, the EU traded 38,273 million Euros in imports and 30,471 million Euros in exports with Western African countries specifically, much of which is petrochemical based product that cannot easily be sourced elsewhere (source: European Commission ).

Port of Los Angeles: Disintermediation and Other Risks

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

increase in containerized cargo volumes in May 2014 from the previous year. Its proximity to the Port of Long Beach creates a maritime cluster that supports flexible supply chains with ready access to 14 major freight hubs across the US. Pollution and port congestion: environmentalists have targeted the port for being a major source of CO2 emissions – the city will need to find a path that improves the environmental situation without significantly burdening businesses.

Air Cargo Got It Wright: 9 Incredible Air Cargo Facts

Freightos

Celebrating the anniversary of this first flight, we’re taking a look at nine most amazing things you should know about air cargo. 1 First air cargo flight: 1910. 2 Craziest air cargo market entry: DHL Express. 3 Largest air cargo plane: Antonov An-225. The largest air cargo plane in the world is the Antonov An-225 Mriya , which can take off with a maximum weight of 640 tons (580 tonnes). 5 Most Evil Genius Cargo: Lasers. Source: Imugr.

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Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

Long established as a regional commercial hub and sourcing centre, Hong Kong is the world's eighth largest trading economy. 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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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time.

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Introducing the Freightos Marketplace

Freightos

By 2014, it reached $77 trillion dollars. This tremendous growth was driven by freight shipping, which scaled in size but didn’t significantly improve underlying technology, getting bigger, not getting smarter. In an era that has embraced data technology for improving everything from entertainment to finance, freight is still manual. Sources: A , B. Four years ago… …we set out to change this by bringing freight shipping online.

Deutsche Telekom and arviem AG launch M2M partnership

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Sunday, 26 January 2014. Deutsche Telekom AG today signed a nearly double-digit million euro contract with leading cargo monitoring service provider arviem AG of Switzerland. arviem real-time cargo monitoring. ▼ 2014. (13).

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Seeking Sustainability on.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Global warming, food and product recalls, energy costs and consumer demand for fair trade practices are driving global importers to actively manage the sourcing of their products, requiring closer scrutiny and control. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and 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. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Content Summary: Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities. Source ID. Source ID.

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

6 River Systems

Revenue data is sourced from the companies’ websites and market research platforms such as Macrotrends. A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery.

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

Talking Logistics

Transervice Announces Launch of Tech-Based Freight Management Company. The company’s overall share of container volume has grown from 22% in 2014 to 24% in recent months. This live and predictive analytics platform filters through news sources (including Lloyd’s Maritime, CNN, and more), blogs, social media (ex. Twitter), and natural disaster alerting sources to find and disseminate content relevant to global supply chains.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

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This Week in Logistics News (February 9-13, 2015)

Talking Logistics

December 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Transportation Department pushes tough oil train standards – sources (Reuters). With more than 30 cargo ships anchored offshore, countless supply chains scrambling, and the prospect of a $2 billion per day hit on the U.S. million, respectively, for the full year 2014. billion of freight under management.” With six feet of it on the ground, it’s hard not to talk about snow around here.

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

Abivin

Strategic Freight Management: Arrange bids by carriers for long-standing contracts based on Risk, Capacity and Cost.Selection of Carrier: Arrange carriers for each shipment considering allocations, business shares, and costs. By incorporating TMS information with other inner sources of data, such as ERP and WMS or OMS, the businesses can attain approximately real-time visibility into products from purchase through inventory and transportation. 2014).

Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

Third Trend: Regionalization, Near-sourcing and Emerging Markets. . This shows that trade is re-balancing – with obvious consequences to shipping lines, air cargo carriers and freight forwarders. At the same time, near-sourcing is becoming more important. The reasons for near-sourcing include: Reducing transportation costs. Chart 1: Top 10 regional trade flows of goods by value 2014 (US $bn).

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

Talking Logistics

UPS Tests Electric Cargo Bike in Basel. May 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Here is a photo of the Flex Pulse Center: Flextronics is basically building upon its investment in Elementum , a supply chain software start-up it spun off in February 2014 (see my comments at the time ). Friday, July 10, 2015. The day is finally here — the premiere of The Minions movie.

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. Norbert Dentressangle offers services that strongly mirror XPO’s portfolio: contract logistics, including e-fulfillment; freight brokerage; an asset-light palletized network; freight management; dedicated and owned truckload; and global freight forwarding.

6 Tips to Avoid Common Canada Cross-Border Shipping Mistakes

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Whenever possible, you can better position your freight and your business if you make time to find appropriate carriers and drivers and prepare your compliance documentation. All freight crossing the border can undergo cargo examinations. While inspections may be unavoidable—especially if your freight falls into certain categories—an experienced in-country customs broker can make all the difference. Did you know that the U.S.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

Click the links below to compare this year's innovations to those from previous years: 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. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

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). Integrating route optimisation with vehicle and unloading dock scheduling in LCL cargo collection. Introduction Third-party logistics provider (3PL) is a company that provides outsourced logistics services to other organizations.

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Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey. At the same time, we are considerably cheaper than air freight for many types of cargo." The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

Bed Bath & Beyond @BedBathBeyond Bed Bath & Beyond has discovered a way to save millions of dollars on freight over the next few years, thanks to a new 755,000 square-foot distribution facility slated to open in the fall of 2019. Strategies include sourcing more items directly from manufacturers to improve margins, SKU rationalization and space reduction, “show more carry less” and assisted-store ordering. manufacturing facility in 2014.

Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

36 percent of Belgium’s energy consumption comes from renewable sources, making it the eighth country in the world for renewable energy production. Belgium has 41 airports, 26 of which have paved runways and six of which can handle large cargo aircraft. The seven registered air freight carriers in Belgium carried 1.4 Coupled with its prime location and healthy multimodal freight system, Belgium has the ability to move goods quickly around Europe and the rest of the world.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

RFID tags and robotic warehouse systems generate and transmit data that, when combined with other data sources, allow companies to optimize the supply chain and make better predictions and forecasts to improve efficiency and boost the bottom line. They can also be used to track the provenance of adulterated products to identify the source. Charles Marrale is the COO of Exfreight Zeta , an international freight forwarder headquartered in Lake Worth, Florida.

Tesla’s Master Plan Part Deux and the Future of Line Haul deliveries

Techgistics

Source: Mercedes-Benz. In general the manifesto was in line with the assumed direction of the industry - fully autonomous cars, autonomous commercial vehicles, and the ability for your Tesla to drive other people/cargo around for money while you are not using the car. In 2014 there were 3,903 people killed and an estimated 111,000 people injured in crashes involving large trucks. one of the most common jobs are truck drivers: Source: NPR.

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What are the Impediments to an Effective Global Trade?

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. If you define an ‘Effective Global Trade’ as a trade that is executed on schedule, without damage to the cargo and at planned cost, then your threshold for an ‘Effective Global Trade’ is too low. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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