EV Cargo delivers Christmas to UK retailers

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo, the UK’s largest privately-owned logistics business, is playing a significant role in delivering Christmas to the UK. The post EV Cargo delivers Christmas to UK retailers appeared first on Adjuno. News Adjuno Allport Cargo Services cargo Christmas CM Downton Emergevest EVCargo Jigsaw NFT Palletforce supply chain UKCreated […].

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

After a year full of more scandals, indictments, political contentiousness, workplace violence, school shootings and natural disasters, maybe it’s time we all took a collective breath and focused on some of the positives that came out of 2018. We hope you enjoy this salute to the best of 2018, and we look forward to even more innovations in 2019. Content Summary: Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities.

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The eAWB Continues to Drive Change in the Air Cargo Industry

Descartes

Carriers are continuing to require digital data instead of paper in the air cargo supply chain. Starting at €1 and increasing to €12 beginning Oct 1 st 2018, the airline is looking to leverage digital information to enable better communication and improve data quality. The eAWB is a fundamental step to Lufthansa Cargo that currently handles approximately 1.5 One recent highlight is Lufthansa’s introduction of a per paper air waybill fee for applicable tradelanes.

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Eight Key Takeaways From FreighTech 2018:TLV

Freightos

This week, Freightos hosted over forty logistics and innovation executives for FreighTech 2018, a symposium dedicated to discussing challenges and opportunities in the industry. In a conversation beginning at the tail-end of a lecture and concluding on a patio overlooking the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, I spoke to Celine Hourcade, IATA’s Head of Cargo Transformation. Cargo can’t complain about you on twitter, so there’s less of a drive to relentlessly optimize.

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Who Is Most Susceptible to Cargo Theft?

All Things Supply Chain

Cargo theft is a growing problem that impacts nearly every industry. … Supply Chain Management cargo theft digital supply chainAll supply chains are different, and their complexities often permit gaps in security that increase the risk of theft.…

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Air Cargo Tech Is Falling Behind. It Doesn’t Have to.

Freightos

This article first appeared in The Loadstar on June 8th, 2018. While the air passenger industry has a solid tech foundation, air cargo does not. And while that’s easy for me to say as a startup, it’s echoed by industry professionals as well: I think, in general, the air cargo industry is still pretty traditional and it’s not really embracing technology. Lufthansa Cargo chief commercial officer Alexis von Hoensbroech. The post Air Cargo Tech Is Falling Behind.

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How General Average Could Ruin Your Ocean Cargo Deliveries

CH Robinson Transportfolio

How General Average Could Ruin Your Ocean Cargo Deliveries | Transportfolio. Start by building your knowledge of how general average works, how it can impact your shipments if general average is declared, and how marine cargo insurance can help you sleep like a baby at night. General average is a throwback to the days when a crew tossed cargo overboard to lighten the ship in a storm. During the emergency, there wasn’t time to figure out whose cargo should be jettisoned.

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Global Trends in Digital Supply Chain - 2018 Review

Abivin

The year 2018 saw the increasing use of advanced technology to give more intelligence to logistics operations. With the end of 2018 approaching, let’s look back with Abivin at some of the most prominent trends in supply chain management. Source In the year 2018, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Advanced Analytics have evolved into the kind of “can’t do without” technology. Source In 2018, companies continue to rely on data to make decisions in logistics.

This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Cass Truckload Linehaul Index – September 2018. Intel partners with Rolls-Royce to develop autonomous cargo ships (VentureBeat). The post This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. How cold does it have to get inside your house before you accept reality and turn on the heat? Is wearing a jacket and hat while watching the Red Sox game in your family room a visual cue that the time has come?

This Week in Logistics News (June 11-15, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Driver pay has surged so far in 2018, NTI reports, with gains expected to continue (CCJ). beefs up security of air cargo imports (American Shipper). At the Descartes Evolution 2018 conference in March, Mark Holifield, Home Depot’s Executive Vice President of Supply Chain and Product Development, discussed how the retailer is investing $1.2 The post This Week in Logistics News (June 11-15, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Cass Truckload Linehaul Index (July 2018). I’m curious how the 40 percent reduction in transit time was actually achieved since blockchain doesn’t make cargo ships move through water any faster. The post This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. I’m back from vacation. Well, back physically. Getting back mentally has been a very slow process.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. For 2018, the conference focused on introducing the concept of “Push Possible.” In 2018, the event brought together industry leaders from across Skechers, Gartner, Cdiscount, and Adidas, including more than 30 sessions and plenty of opportunities to connect with other supply chain leaders across the globe.

This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Full block train, single or multiple containers, LCL shipments and oversized cargo are available options. The post This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. My wife often jokes that she is the VP of Supply Chain and Logistics in our family. But it’s no joke, it’s true.

Top 5 Tips To Optimize Your Warehouse Storage System

Cerasis

We know that you are also the victim of the ‘ Warehouse Disease’ , i.e. even after regularly organizing your warehouse, it turns messy the minute you receive or ship some cargos. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Use Automatic Data Collection and Cargo Handling. If data collection is automated, the possibility of everything going haywire is minimized, and same is the case with cargo handling.

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Airfreight Forwarders and Carriers Prepare for Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

Hoping to avoid a repeat of the 2017 holiday period when air capacity was tight and rates increased, forwarders are preparing ahead of the 2018 holiday/peak period. Booking air cargo space may be easier than last year but ground transportation will be a sticky situation for many shippers. Air Cargo air freight airfreight

Blockchain Technology in Logistics: What Are the Implementation Challenges?

Cerasis

At the same time, this technology helps decrease the amount of fraud and cargo theft. Blockchain explores more and more industries every day. Due to a popularity of Bitcoin , this technology has already demonstrated countless opportunities for the financial area. Entrepreneurs from many other industries are trying to use the blockchain technology in other areas, and the window of opportunities looks impressive.

Tips for Safely Transporting Pharmaceuticals

Cerasis

Guarding Against Cargo Theft Cargo theft is one of the largest risks associated with pharmaceutical manufacture and transport. Between May and June 2017, more than 90 percent of cargo thefts involved trucks. The first step to preventing cargo theft is to complete a risk assessment. Find out where you are vulnerable to cargo theft. These cargos are also at risk. The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018.

The Battle for Air Cargo Space

BlueYonder

This week: how expectations for rapid delivery are driving competition in the air cargo space; the growing driver shortage in the trucking industry; how in-store mobility could help boost retail sales; the startup business behind reducing food waste; and how the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact the supply chain. The battle for air cargo space. The growing need to support rapid delivery is driving greater demand for air cargo shipments, reports The Wall Street Journal.

Blockchain for Bill of Lading – A Much Needed Update to the Traditional Bill of Lading for E-Commerce?

Cerasis

Reduction in costs and hassle associated with cargo insurance claims filing and processing, says CargoX Founder and CEO Stefan Kukman. The opportunities within the use of blockchain for bill of lading in international trade, especially e-commerce, are significant. According to The LoadStar, the first ocean container use of a blockchain-based bill of lading was released successfully in the port of Koper, Slovenia.

Cargo Trade Faces Life in the Slow Lane After Brexit

Supply Chain Brain

Cargo has no controls.” SC Analysis & Consulting Regulation and Compliance Air Cargo All Logistics Global Gateways Global Logistics Transportation & DistributionBrexit risks putting U.K. freight in the slow lane as well. Everybody goes through passport control,” Els Creyf, duty manager at the P&O Ferries Ltd. terminal in Zeebrugge, said as she stood alongside the 32-ton vessel that had made the overnight voyage. For now. The U.K.

2018 Likely to Be Coldest Year on Record for Food Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

Smart grocery chains, food producers and other food processors can protect themselves against claims, FSMA penalties and costly brand reputation damage by putting measures in place now to improve visibility into cargo temperature while in transit. The post 2018 Likely to Be Coldest Year on Record for Food Shippers appeared first on UltraShipTMS.

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The Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics

Cerasis

The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018?. 4) Computer vision Another set of eyes is always a bonus when moving cargo around the world – and this is especially true when those eyes are connected to state-of-the-art technology. This article is written by Asparuh Koev, the chief executive officer of Transmetrics , predictive analytics software for cargo transport optimization.

Southwest Airlines Cargo Now Shipping Internationally, Beginning With Mexico

EFT

Cargo is expanding internationally in its shipping operations, with Mexico City the first port of call and further routes planned shortly. Our Teams have been hard at work getting ready for this historic milestone, and now we're set to take our award-winning Cargo services to places we've never been able to reach before," said Matt Buckley, Southwest's Vice President of Cargo and Charters. "We Southwest Airlines Co.

SupplyOn customer Telair celebrates its 50th anniversary – hidden champion for Cargo Management

SupplyOn

CEO Marko Enderlein welcomed the guests Telair CEO Marko Enderlein and his team celebrated the company’s 50 th anniversary on July 13, 2018, together with customers, suppliers, business partners as well as political and industry representatives. The cargo specialist Telair, located in the Bavarian town of Miesbach, Germany, is the world’s leading supplier for cargo handling systems. Telair celebrated its 50th anniversary.

Top Logistics & Supply Chain Blogs We Followed in 2018 & Suggest You Follow in 2019

Shipchain

The More Than Shipping blog is a comprehensive resource for shipping trends, supply chain planning, project and specialized cargo and more. The post Top Logistics & Supply Chain Blogs We Followed in 2018 & Suggest You Follow in 2019 appeared first on ShipChain Blog. Blockchain technology is a major disruptor in the supply chain. It stands to change the game as we know it by giving companies a better way to ensure traceability throughout vast supply chain networks.

Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update W2

Freightos

2018 started with China-US ocean freight prices increasing by 27% as supply chains came back into full swing. Following disruptions caused by bad weather in US and Europe two weeks ago, last week airport operations quickly returned to normal, and cleared any cargo backlogs. Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update Wk 2. By John Edmonds, Research & Marketing, Freightos.

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E-Commerce and TMS: The Role of Transportation Technology for Shippers to Kill It at E-Commerce

Cerasis

Superior customer service and freight management in-house and outsourced services, including managed freight cargo insurance claims and invoice auditing to prevent instances of over- or double-billing. E-commerce is growing faster than ever, and more consumers are leveraging online platforms in making purchasing decisions.

The Battle for Air Cargo Space

BlueYonder

This week: how expectations for rapid delivery are driving competition in the air cargo space; the growing driver shortage in the trucking industry; how in-store mobility could help boost retail sales; the startup business behind reducing food waste; and how the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact the supply chain. The battle for air cargo space. The growing need to support rapid delivery is driving greater demand for air cargo shipments, reports The Wall Street Journal.

How to Protect Your Freight From Cargo Thieves

GTG Technology Group

5 Tips for Protecting Your Freight Against Cargo Thieves. In 2018, motor carriers reported almost 600 incidents of cargo theft nationwide. Cargo thieves can take advantage of opportunities for crime, such as low security at a cargo hold, to steal thousands of dollars worth of cargo. Thieves stealing cargo can cause disaster along the supply chain. Use these tips to protect your cargo against criminals and avoid costly mishaps.

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How to Mitigate Risk of Full Truckload Shipping: Freight/Cargo Insurance!

Cerasis

The Problem: Full Truckload Carries Less Risk, So Shippers Forgo Cargo Insurance Risk exists in all transportation modes, and failure to consider risk in full truckload shipping is a poor strategy that will result in loses. Therefore, shippers should review existing policy or contract liability and opt for additional cargo insurance to reduce risk, depending on freight fragility. This includes purchasing freight or cargo insurance.

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Developing an LTL and E-Commerce Focused Shipping Strategy

Cerasis

Although the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed in early 2018, the likelihood of new taxes and tariffs levied in the coming year is great. Freight brokers can help SMBs access volume discounts, expand carrier selection, take advantage of value-added services, such as invoice auditing and even cargo insurance. Omnichannel is “in.” Siloed channels are out.

3 Air Freight Trends to Watch for in 2018

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In fact, those events seem likely to produce some headwinds for air freight shippers in 2018 in locating available air capacity, especially during peak seasons. They can easily scale up or down the number of planes needed for cargo. Although commercial 747s are being sold to cargo carriers in greater numbers, airlines can position their planes more accurately. 3 Air Freight Trends to Watch for in 2018. There is only so much air cargo space available.

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2018 D3: Future-Proof Your Warehouse Strategy

FLEXE

Last month, we attended the 2018 D3 Retail Summit in Brooklyn, put together by eyefortransport (EFT). I don’t know if anyone’s ever heard of Cargo. The post 2018 D3: Future-Proof Your Warehouse Strategy appeared first on FLEXE. It was a packed couple of days with a lot of great speakers brought together for a common interest: how to solve the retail supply chain challenge.

11 Best Practices to Ship Parcel Like a Pro

Cerasis

Things go wrong, but freight or cargo insurance , often reserved for less-than-truckload and full truckload shipments, is available for parcels as well. Shippers face an uphill battle against Amazon and the big box retailers. These giants have deep pockets, capable of offering low-cost, if not free, parcel shipping. However, that does not mean all shippers must face the challenges to ship parcel at their expense.

Chainalytics and Drewry partner to create Ocean Buying Group for small and medium sized shippers

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA, 02 March 2018 – Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, and Drewry, the global shipping consultancy, have partnered to launch an innovative ocean freight procurement solution for shippers. Press Release Transportation Beneficial Cargo Owners Ocean Carrier Ocean Freight Procurement