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This Week in Logistics News (February 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

White House Directs the EPA and the Department of Transportation (DOT) to Set the Next Round of Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles. Government to import or export cargo. This is not only leading to stockouts, but also higher transportation rates.

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. Work with your broker to see if you can get priority on unloading the ship and inland transport.

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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.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. There are significant improvements in sectors of the economy that generate lots of freight—namely, manufacturing, construction, and imports.

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.

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.

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

BluJay Solutions

increase year on year as at January 2014 ) were tempered by a note of caution around the increasing trend towards near-shoring. But does the resurgence in near-shoring represent a true return to close-to-home manufacturing, demonstrating increasing protectionism?

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Wanted: Innovative Responses to a New Security Threat

Supply Chain @ MIT

Sadly, software updates provided by the manufacturer failed to rectify the vulnerability. And they are in the business of aiding and abetting the theft of cargo and competitive intelligence, and doing damage by altering information on customers and shipments.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Market Update: Transportation Industry News. In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. West Coast ports can now resume full operation, it will take months for trucks to clear the cargo backlog.

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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Manufacturing and Logistics: Manufacturers Look towards Logistics Efficiency to Stay Competitive

Cerasis

A traditional viewpoint of manufacturers reveals many flaws in the efficiencies of standard shipping, transportation, and other logistics processes. Inherently, manufacturing and logistics go hand in hand. Why Is Manufacturing and Logistics Efficiency Important?

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

Abivin

Selecting the correct software system for the business helps to attain process efficiency, gain visibility into the supply chain, and decrease general transport costs. TMS has become an indispensable tool in a growingly competitive and complex transportation landscape. 2014).

Cargo Flight Launches a Vital Link in the Ebola Response Effort

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Lab is part of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics. Some manufacturers have increased their output as demand has soared. Airlink, the NGO that provided the air transportation, collaborated with the ACCEL logistics team to secure cargo space.

Overcoming Automotive Logistics Challenges – Part II

Supply Chain Nation

The biggest savings won’t be from trying to make transportation cheaper at a plant, but looking at why logistics cost are so high for that plant. Is it because some of the biggest parts are being shipped from another manufacturing location? By looking more broadly than just how can we reduce the transportation or warehousing costs, they will find the big savings, the billion dollar savings.

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

Leveraging Hong Kong’s extensive connectivity and privileged free-port status, coupled with cost effective multi-modal transportation options, provide an ideal platform from which to serve all markets in Asia as a Regional Distribution Centre (RDC). per cent in June 2014.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: arviem and KeyTone.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. 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. ” A bout KeyTone Technologies KeyTone Technologies is a recognized leader in RFID solutions for clients in Manufacturing, Distribution, Transportation & Logistics, Financial Services, and Aerospace & Defense.

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Still Think Dangerous Goods is Just Paperwork and Labels?

Talking Logistics

As reported by The Guardian : The items included lithium-ion batteries and flammable aerosols, which were flown in and out of the UK between January 2014 and June 2015. It outlines how dangerous goods must be handled when transported by air. Department of Transportation UPS

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. 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. The problem comes in transport.

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

Talking Logistics

Although the FedEx ruling suggests many companies with a local delivery operation are potentially at legal risk, the emergence of specialized local delivery software platforms for shippers, the adoption of smartphones among drivers, the increasing availability of telematics in vehicles, and a close examination of the top growing pain of “crowdsourced” transportation companies, suggest a potential solution is on the horizon. Lessons to Learn from Crowdsourced Transportation Providers.

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. Cargo transportation in the U.S. in 2014.

Bahri Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Forwarders Solution

BluJay Solutions

Manchester, UK – February 6, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network , today announced that Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has expanded its use of BluJay technology to include the Transportation Management for Forwarders solution. Bahri has been a BluJay customer since 2014, utilising the technology to track multipurpose vessels for its cargo business unit.

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. US trade deficits rose to a massive $46 billion in December 2014. Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics The butterfly effect.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

New Capabilities from JDA Create Transportation Resiliency – Enabling Shippers to Balance Service and Cost Pressures. Latest Versions of SAP® Transportation Management, SAP Extended Warehouse Management and SAP Event Management Now Available.

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

Talking Logistics

TomTom launches toll reporting to help transport companies manage costs. UPS Sets 2014 Rates. Port truck drivers on West Coast protest costs, working conditions ( Cargo Business News ). By now, most companies should have their transportation budgets in place for 2014.

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.

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.”. Export manufacturing starts moving away from ports.

Air Freight Still the Best Option for Smaller Shipments

BluJay Solutions

The reality is transportation rates are continuing to increase across board regardless of mode, with the global supply chain seeing increased momentum, and Kewill's customers both on the retail/manufacturing and the logistics side benefiting from that trend.

9 Headlines Striking Fear into Shippers Lacking a Strong TMS

Supply Chain Collaborator

These 9 headlines culled from Transport Topics over the first three weeks of 2016, coupled with the emerging economic slowdown should give pause to all shippers. Headline: US Manufacturing Contracts at Fastest Pace in Six Years. As noted, manufacturing is shrinking at a fast pace.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

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. As a bonus, at the Imagine 2014 Magento e-commerce Conference, Malcolm Gladwell spoke about Malcolm McLean (just as he did in this Inc. It then overtakes the US in 2014.

Seeking Logistics Perfection

Enterra Insights

These tools aid in determining the ‘sweet spot’ solution (number, location, role, and size of facilities — manufacturing, DCs, cross-docks, etc., transportation modes, inventory deployment, and policies) by balancing the trade-offs between customer service requirements, assets and costs. Capture transportation, distribution, and service costs. ” Apptricity Blog , 25 November 2014. [2]

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

Elementum

Ships like Maersk’s transport over 95% of the world’s manufactured products, and demand is set to increase 3% - 5% this year. Manufacturers are looking elsewhere for transportation options, and shippers need to work to increase efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have

Abivin

For instance, platforms such as Uber Carriage and Cargomatic enable real-time, cost-effective, on-demand transport arrangements to the other business logistics services, which brings great competitiveness to this industry. 2014).

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[INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics

Cerasis

Google’s 2014 purchase of the British firm Deep Mind for something more than $ 400 million produced a bonanza of publicity earlier this year, when its game playing program whipped a human master of the ancient strategy game Go.