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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.


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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. Faster shipping. Lowered freight spend.

Boom Time for the Shared Economy within Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

In logistics and supply chain management, however, transport and warehousing are the most significant sharing processes thanks to a welter of economic benefits for all parties—and the trend is accelerating despite the dampening effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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. Transportation ManagementMoving product off of shelves.

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.

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). On Wednesday Hyperloop One (one of several companies, including Hyperloop Transportation Technologies , focused on bringing this idea to life) conducted a test of its propulsion system in North Las Vegas.

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. appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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 including transportation, warehousing, pool distribution, packaging solutions, inventory management, management consulting, logistics optimization and last-mile delivery the logistics sector complemented advanced supply chain facilities. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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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. transportation network at only 25 percent of the current cost.

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. Zipline’s intelligence tool, KanoPI , can provide end-to-end transportation visibility to shippers. Our freight visibility platform and shipment tracking tool, The Summit, provides Zipline Logistics’ customers with illustrated real-time updates about the location and status of their orders.

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

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


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. This post got us and many others thinking about the more entrenched possibility of the Internet of Things and the rise of the “Hyperconnected Era” and it’s impact on transportation and logistics.

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.”

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.

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.

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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Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

This is where it gets tricky, according to Yossi Sheffi, director of the MIT Center for Transportation 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.

How Will New Government Policies Impact the Transportation Industry?


Changes to regulations or policy that may impact the transportation industry take time to flush out from each newly elected official or congressional session to the next. However, the new administration’s actions to date have not yet brought the relief that so many have wished for but the transportation industry is looking forward to any new government policies that may impact the industry for the better. President Trump on the State of the Transportation Industry.

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? appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Autonomous Vehicles in Logistics: What are the Impacts?


Although there are still no autonomous trucks that transport thousands of tons of goods on the open road, autonomous forklifts, and robot arms are a common piece of technology in modern warehouses. They load, unload and transport goods within the warehouse area, by connecting to one another and forming flexible conveyor belts. Some truck manufacturers have already made significant steps to introduce the first fully autonomous heavy duty freight vehicles.

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


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. US News Best States for Transportation Rank.

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. As detailed in a 2017 report by Agility Logistics subsidiary Shipa Freight, businesses in the SME category—which comprises 95% of all the world’s companies and generates more than 50% of the gross domestic product in many countries—face considerable difficulties when trying to compete globally with their larger counterparts. It’s time to start looking ahead again.

Autonomous Vehicles in logistics: What are the impacts


Although there are still no autonomous trucks that transport thousands of tons of goods on the open road, autonomous forklifts, and robot arms are a common piece of technology in modern warehouses. They load, unload and transport goods within the warehouse area, by connecting to one another and forming flexible conveyor belts. Some truck manufacturers have already made significant steps to introduce the first fully autonomous heavy duty freight vehicles.

Why alternative truck fuels are coming sooner than you think


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.

Freightera Tops 100 Fastest-Growing Companies List in British Columbia


Freightera, the rapidly growing Vancouver-based B2B Freight Marketplace offering instant all-inclusive LTL, FTL and rail freight quotes in Canada and the USA, was recently listed as #3 of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in B.C. Today, the Freightera marketplace connects 10,000+ businesses with over 20 billion freight lanes from 800+ transport carriers in the platform. Freightera is creating a unified global marketplace for freight shipping.

Freightera Wins 2019 Ready to Rocket Placement Among Top Private Technology Companies in British Columbia


VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Freightera, a leading freight shipping marketplace offering instant freight quotes and online shipment bookings in North America, was recognized as a top private company in the ICT category by Rocket Builders. Freightera’s customers are manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and other business that regularly ship freight in Canada, U.S.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

But some Class 1 railroads, CSX in particular, are cutting back on intermodal service to favor more profitable freight. In addition to fully autonomous trucks, innovations include Uberization of freight, blockchain, artificial intelligence applications, truck platooning, electric vehicles, autonomous mobile robots, and drones and unmanned aerial vehicle delivery systems, according to the CSCMP report. The capacity crunch and technology are reshaping ?the the supply chain.

Full List of President Trump’s Tariffs on $34 Billion of Chinese Goods

Aborn and Co.

The aim of the Trump administration's tariffs look to disrupt China's Made In 2025 initiative to become a dominant leader in those industries. Parts suitable for use solely or principally with passenger or freight elevators other than continuous action, skip hoists or escalators. Ships' or boats propellers and blades therefor.

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

Talking Logistics

Global shipping feels fallout from Maersk cyber attack (Reuters). UPS Commits To More Alternative Vehicles, Fuel And Renewable Power By 2025. FourKites Partners with HaulFox to Provide Freight Brokers with Next Generation Supply Chain Visibility. The company said it was unable to measure the financial impact of the service disruption at TNT, but it could be “material” Global shipping is still feeling the effects of a cyber attack that hit A.P.