This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2019)

Talking Logistics

As I struggle to put on my ski boots, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week, starting with a $1 billion investment in a logistics startup. This Week in News Amazon ATA Truck Tonnage Index cargo theft Cass Freight Index Flexport tariffs Walmart

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This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Speaking of learning, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Will Truckers Trade Futures? The post This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (February 25 – March 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

So, while I plot my next move, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. Robinson Acquires The Space Cargo Group to Expand Global Presence Transplace Partners with Noodle.ai I’m driving around with one headlight.

Digital Freight in 2019: The Next Chapter

Freightos

In 2019, digital freight isn’t a vision; it’s a reality. So today, we’re going to dive into the vector that digital freight has followed, charting out the journey so far, highlighting the gaps (which are substantial), and projecting where 2019 will lead us.

This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Walmart Toughens Delivery Demands for Suppliers (WSJ – sub. P&G and Wayfair: More Shippers Taking Direct Control of Logistics Operations.

This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. req’d) Walmart taking over operations at Inland distribution centers [operated by Schneider Logistics] (The Press-Enterprise). Stating the Obvious: Amazon Competes in Transportation and Logistics Services.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

Although dozens of conferences exist around the globe, warehouse managers should consider going to one of the best supply chain conferences of 2019 (plus MODEX, which is held in even-numbered years and occurs in 2020).

Adjuno Joins Ev Cargo, The Largest Privately-owned Logistics Business In The Uk

Adjuno

Adjuno is one of six EmergeVest-backed companies forming EV Cargo. EV Cargo is a £850 million business focused on intersection of logistics and technology. Cargo-centric model delivers mission-critical supply chain services.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

This Week in Logistics News (May 6-10, 2019)

Talking Logistics

— Before I head out, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: The US just raised tariffs on Chinese goods. The post This Week in Logistics News (May 6-10, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Logistics Trends to Watch!

Supply Chain Game Changer

6 Major Delivery Logistics Trends! As the logistics industry, and the broader business world, looks to 2019, it’s time to explore what the next year will bring to logistics. After reviewing several industry sources most Logistics professionals are in agreement with all of these trends. Big Data And Blockchain Technology Will Revolutionize Logistics. The mass adoption of big data will be a game-changer in logistics. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Seeking Logistics Perfection

Enterra Insights

Logistics professionals could adopt that statement as their motto. Half-a-decade ago, Apptricity analysts wrote, “In the world of supply chain and logistics management, perfection remains an elusive goal. ”[1] Between then and now, logistics has become a focal point in today’s e-commerce environment; but, the perfect order remains the elusive ideal. “Logistics companies cannot afford not to be innovative,” he explains.

This Week in Logistics News (April 15-19, 2019)

Talking Logistics

This week’s supply chain and logistics news was dominated by investment news, including Sumeru Equity Partners’ investment in 3Gtms (a Talking Logistics sponsor). Logistics Market (WSJ – sub. It’s Good Friday and the beginning of Passover, so I’ll keep it short today.

This Week in Logistics News (February 11-15, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Billion Deal for Ceva Logistics (WSJ – sub. NEMF Files for Bankruptcy, XPO Warns on 2019: Is the Party in Transportation and Logistics Ending? While 2018 was a banner year for most transportation and logistics companies, this year might prove to be a little less festive.

What’s the Difference Between a Freight Forwarder and a Customs Broker?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Their main function is to help the business or the shipper of the goods to find a reliable carrier that ship their cargos under the terms negotiated by the forwarder as well. Customs brokers, on other hand, deal with the government and port authorities with jurisdiction over cargo importation.

Ocean Freight Procurement and Going with the Stream

Freightos

Tenders can take BCOs (Beneficial Cargo Owners) three to five months of preparation, but despite this, the fixed price often breaks down during peak season. Global logistics providers have large teams working full-time on nothing else. Remember iPods?

New Savi IoT Sensors Reduce Theft and Diversion of Sensitive Cargo While Supplying and Protecting Troops

Savi

As military missions change, so must the logistics systems and tools used to support the warfighter. Both the hybrid sensor and the encrypted sensor support the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) industry engagement focus to assess and mitigate supply chain risk. The post New Savi IoT Sensors Reduce Theft and Diversion of Sensitive Cargo While Supplying and Protecting Troops appeared first on Savi Technology.

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Welcome to the Supply Chain where the Risks Never Stop Coming

Enterra Insights

2018 challenged them in new ways, and 2019 is shaping up to present continued uncertainty as long-standing trade relationships are reconfigured.” “2019 portends to be revenue risk roller coaster,” he writes. ”[2] He adds, “According to Control Risks, an international consultancy, there are five major global risks for 2019.” 2] Andrew Rudin, “ Top Global Risks in 2019: Coming Soon to Your Community!

Do More Shipping with Less Work

Shipchain

Blockchain technology holds great promise for transparency and accountability in logistics. Increased accountability for all parties, reducing the risk of cargo theft and streamlining claims processing when problems arise. Shippers everywhere face an uncertain future.

BluJay Gains Momentum with Record Number of Companies Selecting its Supply Chain Technology Solutions

BluJay Solutions

Companies across all global sales regions selected BluJay’s platform in record-breaking first quarter of 2019. BluJay is pleased to welcome a record number of new customers to start 2019. Rangel Logistics – a global logistics operator that offers a wide variety of transportation and logistics services. Rangel moves cargo around the world by land, sea, and air.

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

Shipchain

We follow an exhaustive list of supply chain and logistics blogs to make this possible. If you want to start learning, we suggest you check out these top logistics and supply chain blogs. Top Logistics and Supply Chain Blogs We Love. Cerasis is another leader in the world of supply chain and logistics. The More Than Shipping blog is a comprehensive resource for shipping trends, supply chain planning, project and specialized cargo and more. Logistics Management.

How will logistics chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

Thus far Belt and Road has been felt by no fewer than 125 countries and 29 international organizations through 173 cooperation agreements under the initiative framework as of March 27 2019. km, by January 11 2019, the train service had delivered 1.23

5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have

Abivin

Introduction Third-party logistics provider (3PL) is a company that provides outsourced logistics services to other organizations. In the past years, activities of logistics have increased and particularly outsourcing services to 3PL providers. 2019).

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Supply Chain Complexity and Technology

Enterra Insights

They write, “Many leading logistics companies are harnessing these technologies to fine tune their core strategies like warehouse locations. The CIO Review staff notes, “The transportation industry has been accumulating data for decades as trucking, rail, and sea cargo was being tracked by satellite via telematics. 1] Steve Dowse, “ Simplifying complex supply chains with technology ,” Supply Chain Dive , 7 March 2019. [2]

This Week in Logistics News (December 31, 2018 – January 4, 2019)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon serves up 1 billion items through Prime over holidays (The Mercury News) Swamped With Inventory, U.S. Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a fun and relaxing holiday.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

Because of its strategic location and strong infrastructure, the Netherlands plays a key role in the global logistics industry. The Netherlands has a total of 29 airports, five of which are considered major airports, and two of which have paved runways capable of handling cargo planes.

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

Abivin

Whether employed by the manufacturer or a third-party logistics providers (3PL) such as DHL or Kuehne + Nagel, a TMS can decrease transportation costs, enhance performance and upsurge customer satisfaction. Retrieved 2019, from [link] 2. Retrieved 2019, from [link] 3. 2019).

ShipChain and Scanlog Partner Over Blockchain-Based Track-and-Trace Platform

Shipchain

ShipChain , the blockchain-based end-to-end logistics startup, has announced the integration of its platform with Scandinavian logistics company Scanlog , to help with the track-and-trace of Scanlog’s freight moving across the company’s global logistics network.

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Maritime and Container Logistics: Who Will be the Catalysts to Drive Total Value Optimization?

Maine Pointe

Mike Notarangeli, is EVP, Logistics at Maine Pointe and a former Executive Director for the Semiconductor Manufacturing Global Council at RosettaNet / GS1 US. Logistics providers, Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCOs), solution providers, and other members of the maritime logistics ecosystem came together to discuss important topics that will affect the industry in the near term and into the future. Logistics Sustainability Supply Chain Performance

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How will supply chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

Thus far Belt and Road has been felt by no fewer than 125 countries and 29 international organizations through 173 cooperation agreements under the initiative framework as of March 27 2019. km, by January 11 2019, the train service had delivered 1.23

Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

Capacity fell by 3 percent, and up to $14 billion in cargo was unable to dock. Furthermore, shippers should purchase cargo or freight insurance where possible to create a safety net. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Procurement Supply Chain Management Distribution Logistics Risk ManagementSubscribe Here! Email Address. Inventory Turnover Breakthrough … Go Back To The Basics!

Chain of Custody: Source of Control in Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain 24/7

The logistics industry is slowly being transformed to the point when the utilization of the electronic data environment will become the norm in the industry and the additional technological advancements in IoT technology will enable the integration of complete cargo supply

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How LCL Shipping Creates Better Worldwide Supply Chains

Transportfolio

And among different global shipping options like air, ocean full container load (FCL), and ocean less than container load (LCL), working out the logistics can feel like a tall order. Fortunately, savvy third party logistics (3PL) providers, like C.H.

TPM Recap–Is It Finally Time to Embrace Technology to Address Capacity, Transparency and Risk in Ocean Shipping?

Savi

Beneficial Cargo Owners, or BCOs, openly said shipping price increases are necessary for carriers to stay profitable. These discussions led to the realization that technology is an important and necessary component of all areas of supply chain logistics.

Amber Road Launches Carrier Cargo Screening

Amber Road

Today, Amber Road announced a new cargo screening solution to address the challenge carriers face in identifying shipments that may contain prohibited, hazardous, or dual-use goods based only on the limited information provided on a transportation manifest or air waybill.

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Artificial Intelligence & Predictive Analytics – Buzzwords or Business Benefits?

Adjuno

We recently spoke at the International Supply Chain Seminar hosted by Allport Cargo Services in London. Artificial Intelligence has dominated the headlines over recent years, yet it is only now that it is really coming to the forefront of the logistics industry.

As the US Shutdown Drags On, the Threat to Supply Chains Grows

American Global Logistics

The Loadstar —Initial repercussions for logistics from the US government shutdown have been slight so far, but the prospect of lingering paralysis is raising fears of severe supply chain disruption that may take a long time to mend. Canine screening of air cargo got under way at US airports on January 1 as scheduled, but the […].

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