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

Talking Logistics

According to the product sheet , “Oracle Global Trade Intelligence provides a dashboard view into the unique metrics by which your customs and compliance operation measures success. Government to import or export cargo. I went downhill skiing for the first time in 15 years yesterday.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

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.

Changing SRM Behaviors in a Period of $70/bbl Oil

Supply Chain View from the Field

Business at the Port of Houston is robust, and the volume is growing, based on the hope that the Panama Canal expansion will drive more cargo into the port. Procurement executives need to re-think how they establish performance metrics, how they evaluate and measure performance against these metrics, and find ways to resolve the inevitable conflicts when they occurred.

Cargo Flight Launches a Vital Link in the Ebola Response Effort

Supply Chain @ MIT

The 63 metric ton air shipment of personal protective equipment (PPE) and sanitation supplies valued at some $1.8 Airlink, the NGO that provided the air transportation, collaborated with the ACCEL logistics team to secure cargo space.

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

Talking Logistics

Telematics, which provides data to and from vehicles in order to manage vehicle performance, provide delivery and routing information and capture performance metrics, are inching closer to being an OEM part. Leading providers, such as Telogis and Fleetmatics, are forging partnerships with commercial vehicle manufacturers — e.g., truck cabs, box trucks and cargo vans.

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

Abivin

For example, the TMS system employed by Transwide Analytics uses visual reports covering key transport metrics to offer a comprehensive performance view, individual carrier score cards, and freight costs. 2014).

Global Logistics Is No Longer Human Scale

Haven

With nearly ten trillion metric tons transported by sea in 2014, the global shipping industry is more than massive—it’s gargantuan. Every day, thousands of logistics firms utilize dozens of ocean carriers loading and unloading cargo in myriad ports for clients around the world.

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5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have

Abivin

Third is the ability to execute real-time workflow and productivity metrics, access real-time inventory visibility. 2014). Integrating route optimisation with vehicle and unloading dock scheduling in LCL cargo collection.

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Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Establish appropriate metrics that correspond with the steps outlined in your contingency plan. When a breakdown in labor negotiations led 20,000 dockworkers to go on strike at two of Washington state's largest ports in October 2014, cargo-laden ships were left stranded as the flow of goods came to a halt for six months. Supply chain disruptions are inevitable, whether resulting from natural disasters, technical failures, worker strikes, or other unforeseen incidents.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2014 : hybrid DCs, 3-D prototypes, location-based inventory system, and more. Content Summary: Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

above December 2014. billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. billion of cargo, decreasing 1.13% from October 2015 and the lowest level since June 2011. over the same period in 2014. from December 2014.

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Establish appropriate metrics that correspond with the steps outlined in your contingency plan. When a breakdown in labor negotiations led 20,000 dockworkers to go on strike at two of Washington state's largest ports in October 2014, cargo-laden ships were left stranded as the flow of goods came to a halt for six months. Supply chain disruptions are inevitable, whether resulting from natural disasters, technical failures, worker strikes, or other unforeseen incidents.

Next-generation supply chains: Efficient, fast and tailored

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. metrics that really impact the bottom line; the Leaders in our survey. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time. arviem real-time cargo monitoring. ► 2014. (13).

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How Tianjin's Aftermath is Affecting West Coast Ports

Elementum

percent decline in container volumes from 2014 , while Long Beach reported its best month ever during the same time. According to data from the first half of 2015, Los Angeles held a 34 percent market share and Long Beach held a 13 percent market share of cargo transport from Tianjin to the U.S. Port traffic has always been a good metric of overall economic health. West Coast ports are seeing limited recovery after months of congestion and reduced volume.

Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

Belgium has 41 airports, 26 of which have paved runways and six of which can handle large cargo aircraft. billion metric tons of goods in 2015. The office of Prime Minister is occupied by Charles Michel, who has served in the role since 2014.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Mobile apps can generate reports and monitor performance metrics. 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.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

So today and yesterday, there was not enough capacity, cargo was rolled, prices spiked. So I wanted to tell you, why does your cargo get bumped. Why does your cargo get rolled? It was mainly because most of your cargo today is moving on standby.