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Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

The problem is also evident, for example, in the trucking industry. 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.

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

We believe many practices in global supply chain management can be applied in every industry. Work with your broker to see if you can get priority on unloading the ship and inland transport.

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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.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

In order to accelerate the learning, this article has gathered 20+ most sought-after supply chain case studies, analyzed/categorized them by industry and the findings are presented. Aerospace Industry is characterized by high material costs (about 65-80%).

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from Freightos , is a SaaS-enabled marketplace for the logistics industry. As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. There are two ways to view the History of Shipping Containers.

Conquering the high seas: What’s shaking the global liner shipping industry?

DELMIA Quintiq

Massive ships. While container terminal operators certainly feel the pressure, freight forwarders and the shipping lines themselves have a few planning puzzles to sort out on their own. Capacity of container ships handled in 2014. Shipping lines alliances.

Aboard a Cargo Colossus

SCM Research

Møller – Mærsk of Denmark, the world’s largest container shipping company, the Triple-E’s went into service last year, muscling their way into the $210 billion container industry.”

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The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

The History of the Shipping Container. 26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. The Shipping Container: Before 1956.

The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

trillion in cargo annually. Federal agencies—in particular DHS— and industry stakeholders have specific roles in protecting maritime facilities and ports from physical and cyber threats. . The botnet then sends the scanner a second piece of malware that targets the victim’s corporate financial, customer, shipping, and manifest information. Two recent reports highlight the growing threat of cyber-terrorism on supply chains.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships.

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What Impact Could Ebola Have on the Global Supply Chain?

BluJay Solutions

crew and ground handling teams wearing protective clothing and physical contact minimized) • Possible quarantines on passengers, crew and cargo coming into port • Tighter regulations for airline passengers traveling to and from the region • New IATA regulations on how to handle, store and ship goods.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships. The company offers same day and overnight delivery, including international shipping through a partnership with TNT Express. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships. The company offers same day and overnight delivery, including international shipping through a partnership with TNT Express. Introduction.

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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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Los Angeles and Long Beach Terminal Congestions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Robinson and other Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCOs) participated to ensure that customers’ voices are heard. The lack of drivers add pressure to the industry, especially as it relates to the movement of containers as some terminals have moved from a wheeled to a grounded operation.

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.

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Port of Los Angeles: Disintermediation and Other Risks

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

  The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are vital to the LA economy, not only because they provide a significant number of jobs in the shipping and logistics industries, but also because they give the city itself a competitive edge with regard to shipping times and transportation costs when it comes to operating a global businesses here. increase in containerized cargo volumes in May 2014 from the previous year.

More Challenges for the Transportation Network: Day 2 of the SCRC Meeting

Supply Chain View from the Field

For example, the widening of the Panama Canal will change the conditions here in North Carolina, as enormous container ships will be circumnavigating the globe. And in Panama a huge transshipment area will grow where they will will do break bulk, put cargo onto smaller ships and send to North America. These are little vials with very short half-lives, and to ship them you need a category 3 ILS equipped airport so autopilot technology landings are possible.

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. Sign up for our Supply Chain in Motion newsletter to stay up-to-date with the latest news and industry developments.

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Regional Parcel Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Although large carriers like UPS and FedEx are global and offer many options, regional parcel carriers occupy a significant niche in the industry. Headquartered in Woburn, MA, Eastern Connection has a large array of services ; in addition to same day and overnight delivery, it also offers international shipping through a partnership with TNT Express and offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. Introduction to Regional Parcel Carriers.

Overcoming Automotive Logistics Challenges – Part II

Supply Chain Nation

Supply Chain Nation recently sat down with Automotive Logistics Group Publisher, Louis Yiakoumi, about the hot topics in this industry. In Part I of our blog, Mr. Yiakoumi discussed the major industry challenges. SCN: What are companies doing to overcome the key challenges facing the automotive industry? Is it because some of the biggest parts are being shipped from another manufacturing location? Automotive logistics as an industry needs investment.

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

The National 12th Five-Year Plan specifically calls for strategies and tactics to enhance Hong Kong’s status as an international financial, trading and shipping centre; and also for Hong Kong to develop into a high-value goods inventory management and regional distribution centre (RDC).

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TransRussia 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Being focused primarily on cargo transportation services, the TransRussia exhibition demonstrates the full range of industry solutions – from transport and forwarding services to software and equipment for cargo handling. TransRussia is an ideal marketing place for companies shipping to/ from/ through Russia and its neighbouring countries, as well as for companies wishing to launch into the Russian market or reinforce their market position. TransRussia 2015.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

Basically, responsible for ocean freight carriers, ocean ships that rely on truck companies. Allows carriers to think better and is slowly automating this industry that has been behind for the last 20 years. More than half of Hanjin’s ships were chartered.

Addressing a Legal Threat to Local Delivery Operations (The FedEx Ground Case on Driver Classification)

Talking Logistics

After taking a closer look at most local delivery operations, including the vast majority of the local delivery and courier industry, it’s readily apparent that drivers are essentially employees because their companies don’t (1) offer them the freedom to accept other work during the day, and (2) they dictate the end-customer experience drivers must provide.

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

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Wednesday, 12 February 2014. 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. **. We have effectively a service-orientated industry where organised crime groups are paying for specialist hacking skills that they can acquire online," he adds. arviem real-time cargo monitoring. ▼ 2014. (13).

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. That was the message of a panel of experts on perishables shipping Wednesday at the AirCargo Americas Conference in Miami. 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. • Disagreements over shipping practices within the industry itself.

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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Here’s an easy way to think about the regular and potential future disruptions that could impact your ocean shipping strategy, and what you can do to prepare for what comes next.

How Shipping Overcapacity Could Be Maersk’s Salvation

Freightos

These two graphs explain why Maersk is splitting its shipping business, which is reeling from overcapacity; from it’s energy business, which is reeling from low oil prices: As Tolstoy observed, “each unhappy family is unhappy it its own way.” Twenty such ships were ordered.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Flatbed shipping is known for its cyclical and seasonal trends, fragmented marketplace and carrier demographics, and variability in demand. However, if you’re shipping material on open deck trailers, these topics aren’t the primary drivers of flatbed demand.

Air Freight Still the Best Option for Smaller Shipments

BluJay Solutions

For example, the pharmaceutical industry, which has several products requiring a temperature controlled environment, presents a large opportunity for growth in air freight given that generic products are routinely produced in developing economies such as India and South America and shipped worldwide.

Doing Business in the United States

QAD

is known as a world leader in many industries. Industrial production grew at about 2.3 Other Important Industries. As a leader in the telecommunications industry, you would rightly expect strong communications infrastructure in the U.S. Shipping. in 2014.

Tesla and the Future of the Trucking Industry

Elementum

The global trucking industry is currently facing two great challenges for sustainability: to transport a significantly higher volume of goods, and to further develop new means of delivery concepts. from 2004 to 2014, with HCVs comprising 67% of market share.

Ship it Good: What Do Maersk’s New Ships Mean for Water Transportation?

Elementum

Shipping giant Maersk posted healthy profits this quarter despite declining freight rates. Maersk must find a way to mitigate recent issues with low shipping rates, overcapacity, and delays. But ships have proven to be inefficient, especially due to recent port strikes and bottlenecks.

Deutsche Telekom and arviem AG launch M2M partnership

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. 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. Each customer specifies in advance which events he wants to be informed of - such as whether his container has been opened in shipping or is taking a route that differs from the one that was scheduled. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

Large Shipping Losses Have Declined 38% over Past 10 Years

Material Handling & Logistics

There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017, down 4% year-on-year -- the second lowest in 10 years after 2014. There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017, down 4% year-on-year (98) -- the second lowest in 10 years after 2014.

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Here’s an easy way to think about the regular and potential future disruptors that could impact your ocean shipping strategy, and what you can do to prepare for what comes next. With so many options, ocean shipping can be challenging.

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