Before a Cargo Claim Happens, Prepare a Plan: Part 1

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Before a Cargo Claim Happens, Prepare a Plan: Part 1. Want more effective and efficient resolution of cargo claims? The first thing to know is that when freight is damaged or lost in transit, the initial burden is on the claimant to file a cargo claim with the carrier.

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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.

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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. One of the opinions expressed (which I heard from several people) is that the Saudis are in effect hoping to drive out the “bottom feeders” in the industry, referring to the startups that have come out of the fracking craze.

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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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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The Latest: What to Expect in Transportation Regulation

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While there will continue to be periodic articles about attempts to roll back the 2013 HOS changes, I think we will see fewer and fewer references to the 2013 HOS changes. The Latest: What to Expect in Transportation Regulation.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

Capacity of container ships handled in 2014. In 2014, 39% of all container ships travelling worldwide had capacities of over 14,000 TEUs and the number of megaships continues to grow. Massive ships. Slow steaming. Alliances and consolidation.

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

Abivin

This integrated outlook of the products through the whole supply chain can be realized through a single portal that gets data from several sources, combines it and offers it in a searchable and easy-to-use cockpit that acts as a single reference point for tracking visibility through the supply chain.

5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have

Abivin

Contact us now for a free trial of Abivin vRoute - The proprietary Dynamic Route Optimization and Transportation Management System References 1.Baruffaldi, G., 2014). Integrating route optimisation with vehicle and unloading dock scheduling in LCL cargo collection.

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

Talking Logistics

Ports See Costly Delays as Cargo Ships, Volumes Grow (WSJ – sub. billion USD) in pro-forma trailing 12-month revenue for the year-ended December 31, 2014. All sub-shipments reference the original shipment for the purpose of tracking.

Top 10 supply chain trends for 2020

Requis

Another example from fulfillment might involve things like faster alternate transportation route planning in case of the unexpected, or monitoring cargo temperature for shipments of perishable food or medicines. January 1st not only the start of a new year, but a new decade.

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

Cerasis

To take a quick step back, logistics refers to the forward and reverse flow of goods and services to retailers, businesses, and consumers. You also are reducing risk for the manufacturer, because the 3PL will even cover the cargo insurance for shipments.

[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.

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.

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.