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How to Successfully Integrate an E-Commerce Shipping Plan Into Your Traditional Shipping Practices

Cerasis

E-commerce value will exceed $4 trillion by 2025, and demand for e-commerce requires seamless integration between traditional shipping practices and an e-commerce shipping plan. Its global nature makes conventional shipping strategies inefficient and utterly unworkable. Challenges in Integrating an E-Commerce Shipping Plan A primary issue in integrating e-commerce shipping goes back to the extent of current shipping practices. E-Commerce Logistic

Made in China 2025 Promises a Manufacturing Revolution

Elementum

At the end of May the Ministry of Industry and Telecommunications Technology announced the introduction of China’s own manufacturing legislation: Made In China 2025. According to Miao Wei, Minister of Industry and Information Technology (MITT), success of the initiative will mean that by 2025 China will be at a level of industrialization on par with “Germany and Japan at their early stages of industrialisation". Martin Abegglen/ Flickr. Manufacturing Agendas: So Hot Right Now.

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The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers. From Amazon to hyper-local retailers, 2017 will be a year of intense scrutiny and pressure on logistics providers. Fortunately, your organization can get ahead of the learning curve by knowing what trends in logistics to watch for this year. The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2016. Autonomous Trucks Will Drive Logistics Forward. Logistics

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What Are the Trends in Last Mile Logistics?

Cerasis

Shippers face many challenges in successfully delivering products to end-users, and last mile logistics will be a core focus of change in the coming months. Also, same-day delivery will reach a 25-percent market share by 2025. By 2018 alone, same-day delivery and last mile logistics will be valued at more than $1.35 E-commerce is the driving force behind the sudden uptick in last mile logistics, and as explained by Logistics Management, e-commerce is expected to grow to $2.4

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How GST (Goods and Services Tax) Has Affected Logistics in India!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Over time it was understood that this was much needed and it actually helped in organizing and setting up different logistics and transport sectors to speed up their overall processes. From the movement of trucks to managing a good economic supply chain, GST affected logistics in a great way. The logistics sector in India is worth $130 million and the number is gradually increasing with a passing day. Right after first party logistics, came second and third party logistics.

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What are the Top 7 Trends in Last Mile Logistics?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out 6 Major Delivery Logistics Trends! Shippers face many challenges in successfully delivering products to end-users, and last mile logistics will be a core focus of change in the coming months. Also, same-day delivery will reach a 25-percent market share by 2025. By 2018 alone, same-day delivery and last mile logistics will be valued at more than $1.35 Last Mile Logistics Gets Faster Fulfillment. Supply Chain Disruptors Impact Last Mile Logistics.

Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

Logistics providers have discovered that sustainability in the supply chain delivers a good ROI. This is where it gets tricky, according to Yossi Sheffi, director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. This solution has not been overlooked by logistics companies. The company also set a new goal that by 2025, 40% of all ground fuel will be from sources other than conventional gasoline and diesel, an increase from 19.6%

This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The Hyperloop and drones headlined this week’s supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Hyperloop One Accelerates Toward Future With High-Speed Test (WSJ – sub. Wal-Mart cuts delivery time for pilot shipping plan (Reuters). Hapag-Lloyd, Five Asian Liners Form New Shipping Alliance (Bloomberg). 73-hour, seven-day workweek limit set by Senate panel for truck drivers (Logistics Management). trillion short through 2025 (Reuters).

What is the Hyperconnected Era & “The Internet Of Things” and What does it Have to Do with Manufacturing & Logistics?

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is our second post in a collaborative blog post series about mobility in manufacturing & logistics along with Catavolt, who helps manufacturing organizations drive operational excellence with mobile apps. As supply chain and transportation visibility is a hot topic for Logistics Managers and Directors, 3rd party logistics providers , who adopt this type of technology, are surely to reap the rewards of highly satisfied customers.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. His observations include trends in first and last-mile logistics, and the increase in SMEs entering global markets. 2020 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends: What’s Around the Corner? Forecasters such as McKinsey estimate potential savings as being worth over $1 trillion (US) by 2025. The Digital-First Logistics Effect.

Freight rates forecast to rise 10-20%

EFT

Research suggests that the new IMO 2020 MARPOL Annex VI policy, which looks to tackle ship emissions through reducing their sulphur content, will raise freight rates by around 10-20%. The forecast from business intelligence provider CRU notes that costs are associated with the new fuel blends and fitting scrubbers to ships’ exhausts. Historically, bunker fuel has been the mainstay of shipping engines. Normal. false. false. false. EN-GB. X-NONE. X-NONE.

How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

CH Robinson Logistics

If projections and recent rhetoric are to be believed, India will join China as the only non-North American countries in the $500 billion club by 2025. How is Global Shipping Growing in India? After long years of lethargy, there is now some urgency to address some of the logistical challenges businesses are wary of. How to Take Advantage of Increased Shipping in India. Learn more about planning your international shipping strategy to fit India’s growing markets.

Freightera in Trucks.com Article about Expected Fast Adoption of Digital Freight Brokerage Solutions

Freightera

She has published more than 30 research studies covering trucking and logistics. The installation of telematics devices in trucks has jumped exponentially and will cover nearly half the trucks in operation in North America by 2025. Digital brokerage solutions – whether digital load boards DAT or Truckstop.com or automated-on-demand solutions like those offered by Convoy, Uber Freight, Loadsmart, Transfix, Next and Freightera – are modernizing the brokerage process.

Beyond Multi-Carrier Shipping Software, a Move to the Cloud

Cerasis

Shipping is all about movement. The crux of the situation is that the need to move items faster, more efficiently, and cheaper to keep up with the quickening pace of parcel and consumers’demands for fast and free shipping. Well, this is where more movement, to multi-carrier shipping software, makes sense to shippers’ bottom lines. billion by the end of 2025, according to a study reported by DC Velocity. Moving product off of shelves.

Utilizing a 3PL to Apply Transportation Management Best Practices For E-Commerce

Cerasis

E-commerce is expanding to reach $1 trillion by 2025, and demand for more products and services among the world’s shippers is keeping third-party logistics providers, like Cerasis, on their toes. Transportation Management Challenges in E-Commerce Although e-commerce represents an excellent opportunity for shippers, it results in the creation of additional challenges in managing freight spend and moving products. Faster shipping. Lowered freight spend.

Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend, Rachel Everly, a freelance writer in business and finance who shows us how digitized trucking will change the game for logistics companies. . Imagine that you own a truck and you receive an order from a soft drink manufacturer in Missouri to transport around 5000 kilograms of freight. The introduction of digitized trucking marks the beginning of a new era and is set to turn the logistics value chain upside down. . By 2025, 63.5

Freight Driver Shortage Update: Will 2017 Come to a Head & Cause Issues for Shippers?

Cerasis

But, the capacity crunch may have a major impact on the freight driver shortage and vice versa. The Freight Driver Shortage IS BAD and Getting Worse. Since 2005, the freight driver shortage has grown from 20,000 unfilled positions to 70,000, and some reports suggest the shortage may worsen to more than 170,000 vacancies by 2025. This contributes to a growing bleakness among the trucking industry, causing turmoil among shippers and logistics providers. Freight

Autonomous Vehicles in Logistics: What are the Impacts?

Cerasis

After Google’s autonomous car has crashed in Mountain View, many critics have jumped to the conclusion that the whole idea behind autonomous vehicles in logistics is unsafe. They will definitely disrupt the logistics industry, which is currently facing a huge market increase. Autonomous Vehicles in Logistics. Many people outside this industry don’t know that autonomous vehicles in logistics have already taken on a significant part of the logistics work process.

Can Technology Save the American Freight System?

Elementum

We’ve talked about the truck driver shortage and its potential to disrupt domestic freight shipping—fewer people are choosing to become truck drivers, leading to a serious dip in trucking capacity over the course of just a few years. Freight trucking accounts for over 70 percent of all domestic freight leaving many manufacturers scrambling to develop contingency plans. of all freight revenue will be done through mobile brokering by 2025.

A Logistics Technology Reality Check

Freightos

A Logistics Technology Reality Check. But has the digital age of freight arrived? of freight services are still being sourced and booked offline. Maersk recognized this by managing their digital freight forwarder as an autonomous team with its own brand, Twill Logistics. Logistics customers want the functionality that’s being offered – shipment management, booking, and tracking. Logistics provider? By Zvi Schreiber, CEO, Freightos.

McDonald’s Supply Chain Challenge: Switching from Frozen to Fresh Burgers!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The cold chain requirements – tricky even for frozen foods – mean that there’s only a 1-degree margin for error as the patties get shipped in refrigerated trucks. With this change – as well as other supply chain initiatives like investments in Blockchain technology and a commitment to using exclusively cage-free eggs by 2025 – McDonald’s is also responding to changing consumer habits. SCM #SupplyChain #mcdonalds #hamburgers #retail #logistics. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Autonomous Vehicles in logistics: What are the impacts

Cerasis

After Google’s autonomous car has crashed in Mountain View, many critics have jumped to the conclusion that the whole idea behind autonomous vehicles in logistics is unsafe. They will definitely disrupt the logistics industry, which is currently facing a huge market increase. Autonomous Vehicles in Logistics. Many people outside this industry don’t know that autonomous vehicles in logistics have already taken on a significant part of the logistics work process.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

Given the swiftly changing logistics environment, those who navigate the new world we live in need a roadmap to guide their actions. The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' annual State of Logistics report attempts to offer just such a map -- accompanied by some timely warnings. The high demand for logistics services took some by surprise, including the researchers. Overall, total spending on logistics rose to a record of nearly $1.5

How the Food Blockchain is Bringing Tech to the Table

Zipline Logistics

According to research from Gartner, 20 percent of the top-10 global grocers will use the technology in everyday operations by 2025. Work with a Tech-Focused Logistics Solutions Provider. Even though the widespread implementation of food blockchain technology may be some years away, tech-focused logistics firms are providing similar benefits to customers. The post How the Food Blockchain is Bringing Tech to the Table appeared first on Zipline Logistics.

Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

There are articles which describe what the future of Supply Chain will be like in 2020, 0r 2025, or even 2030. Techniques such as drop shipping and full case fulfillment and replenishment eliminate several handoffs and touches throughout any Supply Chain. Now consider that this same data entry occurs between all suppliers, customers and logistics carriers. It will include any of your logistics carriers and all of your customers. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America

Freightera

Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Frost & Sullivan, the top 25 global market research and analysis firm, just placed Canadian startup Freightera among the leading global freight digitization startups in their new report “Global Digital Freight Brokerage Market Opportunities, Forecast to 2025.”

This Truck Could Save the American Freight System

Elementum

We’ve talked about the truck driver shortage and its potential to disrupt domestic freight shipping: fewer people are choosing to become truck drivers, leading to a serious dip in truck capacity in only a few years. Freight trucking accounts for 69 percent of all domestic freight leaving many manufacturers scrambling to develop contingency plans. Another game-changer is the possibility of an Uber-for-trucks business for the freight industry.

Pharma companies will increasingly take cues from retail and consumer goods….why?

The Network Effect

Generic drugs may be distributed over several logistical steps involving several distributors and transport providers while high-value specialty drugs and medical devices might be distributed from a single global or regional distribution center directly to the hospital (pharmacy or ward) or even the physician specialist at point of care. Better visibility in the supply chain is essential to control and optimize logistics processes.

Trends Driving Growth of 3PL in 2019

Cerasis

trillion by 2025. The astonishing growth is attributable to the expansion of e-commerce , the emergence of new markets in Asia and Europe, changes in ocean container shipping, the development of new technology and more. 3PL Use Expected to Continue Due to Uncertainty Over Government Funding According to Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide , the government shutdown of December 2018, which persisted into 2019, will impact shipping decisions. 3PL Freight LTL Trends

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The need to know

EFT

Changing tack: windpower breezes back into shipping with Swedish venture. A Swedish consortium aims to launch commercially by 2025 a wind-driven car carrier that will emit 90% less carbon dioxide than a conventional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) cargo ship, it said on Thursday.

The need to know

EFT

Changing tack: windpower breezes back into shipping with Swedish venture. A Swedish consortium aims to launch commercially by 2025 a wind-driven car carrier that will emit 90% less carbon dioxide than a conventional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) cargo ship, it said on Thursday.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

2015 was a big year in terms of logistics and globalization for Amazon, who began making their way into the shipping industry, registering in China as a freight forwarder and a shipping broker for 12 routes, including Shanghai to Los Angeles and Hamburg. They’ve also named themselves as a cross-border logistics service and an ocean freight company, with ports in Japan, Europe, and the United States.

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Why alternative truck fuels are coming sooner than you think

EFT

The idea of the new regulation is simple: For the shipping industry to clean up its act. The regulation, widely known as IMO 2020 after the International Maritime Organisation and the date of introduction set for 1 st January next year, demands that ships reduce sulphur released from burning fuel. The net result of this is that big expenditure is going to have to be made to make ships around the world comply and one of the easier ways of doing this is to switch fuels.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. GDP by 2025; $7 trillion in lost business sales by 2025; and.

This Week in Logistics News (June 26-30, 2017)

Talking Logistics

We’re getting ready to print our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure Team jerseys for this year’s ride (September 14-17) in Saratoga Springs, NY in support of JDRF International. Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… FedEx says operations at TNT Express disrupted after virus attack (Reuters). Global shipping feels fallout from Maersk cyber attack (Reuters). UPS Commits To More Alternative Vehicles, Fuel And Renewable Power By 2025.