What is the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative?

The Supply Chain Journal

Building vessels to haul large loads of freight across the world’s oceans for years requires extensive time, materials, labor and energy. Confronting those types of issues is the goal of the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative (SRTI), an independent platform hosted by the SSI.

Made in China 2025 Promises a Manufacturing Revolution


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


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.

Air Passenger Travel is Climbing, is Capacity Relief on the Way?

CH Robinson Logistics

Air freight has been in nonstop peak-season mode despite pandemic-induced capacity decline, while other disruptions, such as the Suez Canal blockage, drove even more demand to air. Global shippers will need to look at how cargo planes and charters fit into their shipping strategies long term.

Why this tanker shipping depression is different from past slumps

The Supply Chain Journal

Shipping busts can be even more exciting than shipping booms. But not all shipping collapses are so action-packed. Let’s not forget we’re just a few months past one of the best years tanker shipping has ever gone through. How can shipping rates fall below zero?

Freight rates forecast to rise 10-20%


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%. Historically, bunker fuel has been the mainstay of shipping engines. Normal. false. false.

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


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.

Boom Time for the Shared Economy within Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

The World Economic Forum estimates that by 2025, 15 percent of trucking will be via shared transport platforms and shared warehousing will comprise 20 percent of the market. 5) Freightos, Shipa Freight, Convoy.

Subscription box boom: How solutions provider innovates to sustain 300% growth

The Supply Chain Journal

trillion by 2025, doubling the $650 billion it’s worth today. Then the freight just blew up along with it. However, as freight costs went up, it became apparent we needed to provide some relief to our clients. To view more Future of Freight content, click here.

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? How to Take Advantage of Increased Shipping in India. Shippers should include India in their global shipping strategy by looking into new carriers, routes, distribution centers, warehouses, and customers and planning their supply logistics around them.

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


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. Look at the historic tightening of capacity in the shipping industry. Freight

Can Technology Save the American Freight System?


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.

FreightWaves Classics: The Port of Virginia – America’s first port

The Supply Chain Journal

The port also has the largest ship-to-shore cranes in the Western Hemisphere. The Port of Virginia is a hub port; nearly 30 international shipping lines offer direct, dedicated service to and from Virginia, with connections to 200+ countries around the world.

5 Ways We’re Helping Our European Customers Surpass Their Sustainability Targets

CH Robinson Logistics

To sceptics the vision of a sustainable supply chain remains an oxymoron, due to the emissions from 18-wheeler trucks, cargo planes, container ships and delivery vans as they move freight around the world. In other words, every single freight trip is fully optimised.

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

Talking Logistics

Wal-Mart cuts delivery time for pilot shipping plan (Reuters). Hapag-Lloyd, Five Asian Liners Form New Shipping Alliance (Bloomberg). trillion short through 2025 (Reuters). March 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Finally, in more terrestrial news, Walmart is making adjustments to its subscription shipping program.

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

The statistics have shown an increase in freight shipping volume to about 1325 billion and these numbers are predicted to double by 2025. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Freight Management Goods and Services Tax Logistics logistics managementSubscribe Here! Email Address. To Centralize or to Decentralize? That is the Organization Design Question! Article, and permission to publish here, provided by Sunita Singh at [link].

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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. Blog Post Data and Technology Industry Trends Retail and Grocery Shipping Best Practices

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


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. This is regardless of whether freight consolidation was used or not.

The Importance of Transportation Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

I am working on my latest Transportation Execution and Visibility Systems study, which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2025, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, customer size, and mode.

This Truck Could Save the American Freight System


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.

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


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.”

What are the Top 7 Trends in Last Mile Logistics?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Also, same-day delivery will reach a 25-percent market share by 2025. Up to 84 percent of global freight spend on trucking costs, including fuel, labor, technology and asset tracking, amounting to more than $800 in the industry. In interstate or international shipping regulations, who will be listed as the official owner of merchandise being sold by drivers? Retail #ECommerce #SupplyChain #Logistics #SCM #Freight #Omnichannel. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Volvo Renews and Expands TMS Partnership with BluJay

BluJay Solutions

Volvo’s locations in Europe, China, and the United States use BluJay’s Transportation Management solution for global outbound shipping operations, from manufacturing plant to car dealerships.

The Daily Dash: Kansas City Southern favors CN merger proposal

The Supply Chain Journal

The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem. reduction of CO2 emissions per mile by 2025 and a 60% reduction by 2035. Inflation alert: Container shipping rates just spiked (again).

Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Ships also account for around 3% of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions [2] , contributing to the acceleration of climate change. It is the IMO’s strictest environmental regulation to date and ushered shipping and terminal sectors in a new era to transform the way marine supply chains operate.

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017


According to PLS Logistics , global companies will install procurement managers in China for entire organizations by 2025. To meet this increased demands, more manufacturing and logistics partners are looking for ways to shorten product lifecycles through improving inventory management systems, changing shipping strategies and altering the fundamental ways products move from point A to point B. The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers.

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Trends Driving Growth of 3PL in 2019


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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Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down


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 truck, after dropping off 2000 kilograms in New York, will be left with empty space that can be filled up if we could somehow find out if someone needs around 2000 kilograms of freight cargo to be transported from New York to Atlanta on the same day. By 2025, 63.5 Freight Technology Transportation

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. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

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% The first delivery of commercially viable and available alternative jet fuels is anticipated in 2020.That is part of an overall vehicle efficiency goal of a 50% reduction (from a 2005 baseline) by 2025. Logistics providers have discovered that sustainability in the supply chain delivers a good ROI.

What Are the Trends in Last Mile Logistics?


Also, same-day delivery will reach a 25-percent market share by 2025. Up to 84 percent of global freight spend on trucking costs, including fuel, labor, technology and asset tracking, amounting to more than $800 in the industry. In interstate or international shipping regulations, who will be listed as the official owner of merchandise being sold by drivers?

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

The Network Effect

By 2025 most companies providing medical devices and pharmaceuticals will have tailored their supply chain along product categories such as; high-value/specialty drugs and implants; innovative standard drugs and devices; generic drugs and frugal/low-tech devices; and OTCs and consumer medical devices.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia


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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C.H. Robinson still charging ahead after 654% growth in renewables business

The Supply Chain Journal

Robinson said for every flatbed truck available to haul freight, 100 loads are waiting to be delivered. Shipping groups want action on $5B fund for zero-emission fuels, tech. Prologis: 2025 sustainability goals largely on track.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Forecasters such as McKinsey estimate potential savings as being worth over $1 trillion (US) by 2025. International shipping is complicated, and documentation requirements hard to understand. It’s time to start looking ahead again.