Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3rd, 2019

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Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3 rd , 2019. Changes to International Fuel Surcharges Coming in 2020 : On January 1, 2020, a new global regulation will be put into effect in the effort to reduce air pollution from container ships. The post Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3rd, 2019 appeared first on.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. As global warming has conjured up hotter summers and milder winters, one area in which its impact has been particularly visible is the Arctic, where shrinking ice caps may give way to new shipping lanes in the future. Russia has also demonstrated its resolve to capitalize on newly-liberated shipping lanes.

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Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. As global warming has conjured up hotter summers and milder winters, one area in which its impact has been particularly visible is the Arctic, where shrinking ice caps may give way to new shipping lanes in the future. Russia has also demonstrated its resolve to capitalize on newly-liberated shipping lanes.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Trimble Acquires Brazil-Based Veltec to Expand its Global Portfolio of Transportation Solutions. Trucking costs to halve by 2030, study predicts (LLoyd’s Loading List). So if you can provide warehousing, transportation and/or material handling equipment to support disaster relief efforts, I encourage you to contact ALAN. And this week ShippingEasy announced its integration “with Amazon Alexa to ship with your voice!”

TMS Delivers on NASSTRAC’s Five Common Sense Suggestions for Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

The hard-hitting new report from the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) is titled, “ Logistics 2030: Navigating a Disruptive Decade, Year 1 – Freight Transportation ” and it is full of powerful conclusions about what shippers are facing in the coming decade as the pace of technological advancement and change continues to accelerate. A whopping 87% of respondents believe next-gen tech will have transformative effect on transportation operations.

Coming soon to a supply chain near you: 8 big digital disruptors

Kinaxis

HP has a printer that can order ink and have it shipped directly to your door automatically. In the way that Uber has transformed passenger transportation, similar companies are doing the same thing for product and package delivery. Manufacturers are getting in on the action as well, splitting shipping costs with competitors to ensure trucks don’t go out half-filled. Understand autonomous vehicles can improve transportation safety.

Retailers, Shippers, Manufacturers to Reduce Fashion Supply Chain Emissions

Material Handling and Logistics

Industry suppliers will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030 and will phase out coal-fired boilers in their own companies and direct suppliers from 2025. Under the auspices of UN Climate Change, leading fashion brands, retailers, supplier organizations, and others, including a major shipping company, have agreed to collectively address the climate impact of the fashion sector across its entire value chain.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

It will allow for the automation of more complex warehousing tasks, such as unloading shipping containers and picking packets or individual e-commerce orders. Content Summary: Personal Mover Transports Employees around BMW Plant. To eliminate some of this traveling BMW’s R&D group developed a Personal Mover solution—a one-person means of transport for covering short distances within an operating site.

Blockchain and the Law of Unintended Consequences

Enterra Insights

Analysts from Winnesota Regional Transportation assert, “From dispute resolution to administrative efficiency and order tracking, blockchain has the answer to the problems that have been plaguing the transportation industry for decades.”[2] “Cargo Volume often defines the cost of shipping freight. “Many transportation companies are wary of load boards because data can often get muddled or duplicated, providing an unreliable representation of demand.

Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables

Requis

Although the share of renewables in global electricity generation reached almost 27% in 2019, renewable power as a whole still needs to expand significantly to meet the SDS share of almost half of generation by 2030.”

A Guide to Sustainable Gift Giving

EcoVadis

After its single use, it’s sent to a materials recovery facility or to another country in a container ship. As wealthier countries shipped their waste overseas to meet their own recycling targets, developing countries were inundated with contaminated plastics. So, it’s probably not surprising that food transport alone contributes 11 percent of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to food production.

Food 40

Technology Support in Integrated Business Planning: Automation, Augmentation and Human Centricity

Supply Chain Trend

For over a century, we have seen increasing automation in supply chain, especially in manufacturing and the pace has quickened in the past decade with robotization in production, warehousing, and transport.

Outlook on U.S. Exports: Forecasting the “Perfect Storm” or Something Else?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

export growth between now and 2030. As carriers grapple with capacity adjustments, exporters can benefit from the surplus space available on export ships to Asia and Europe. For export planners, it remains essential to evaluate many factors relating to the costs of labor, regulatory requirements, licensing, production, transportation, or warehousing, in combination with the peripheral conditions or signals, which indicate the relative stability and growth of the export market.

Is Your Supply Chain Producing Too Much Waste?

AFFLINK

Transportation time and expenses are wasted when any part of the raw material or finished product are shipped without cause. The USDA announced a plan to cut food waste – now a whopping $165 billion annually – in half by 2030. Unilever has officially achieved zero waste , and now it wants to help other companies follow suit. But what exactly is zero waste?

Technologies Reshaping the Global Digital Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It is estimated that 5 billion people will live in urban areas by 2030. We may still be a long way away from a future where trucks and ships will be controlled by artificial intelligence (AI) alone. The applications in Logistics and transportation are real as well. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post originally created by, and permission to publish here provided by, Michael Gaughan and published at [link]. Check out 5 Seismic Shifts in Supply Chain Technology!

Ultimate guide to technologies that are transforming supply chains

6 River Systems

Manufacturers can gather valuable granular data such as the time an item spent in storage, at what temperature, how long it took to sell, the length of time between purchase and fulfillment and how long it spent in transport. Thanks to the ability to track the location of items in real-time during shipping, companies can deliver excellent customer service by providing customers with accurate delivery estimates and real-time location information. are transported by truck.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

This includes the optimal placement of inventory within the supply chain, minimizing operating costs including manufacturing costs, transportation costs, and distribution costs. This is based on their calculations of costs, comparisons between various transport options to reduce overall lead time and also evaluate the final leg of the completed product’s journey before it reaches the final customer. Transportation planning. trillion to the global economy by 2030.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

This includes the optimal placement of inventory within the supply chain, minimizing operating costs including manufacturing costs, transportation costs, and distribution costs. This is based on their calculations of costs, comparisons between various transport options to reduce overall lead time and also evaluate the final leg of the completed product’s journey before it reaches the final customer. Transportation planning. trillion to the global economy by 2030.

Apple – carbon

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Needleman reports, in a plan aimed at having every Apple device by 2030 to be produced with no net release of carbon into the atmosphere. Wilhelmsen Ship Management and Germany’s MPC Capital will combine their container ship management departments under a joint venture.

Surging Package Volume Explains Why Drones Make Sense

Techgistics

Amazon recently released that they shipped more than one billion items through Amazon Prime and Fulfillment by Amazon this holiday season which is five times more than what was shipped the previous year over the same period. To try to understand how many boxes that equates to, let’s assume that each Amazon order contains three items and each order ships in an average of 1.4 retail sales will be via e-commerce by 2030. Source: Amazon.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

“A 3PL can provide a range of fulfillment services, from setup, to shipping, to customer service. If you are a retailer that sells various types of goods, cross docking can use ‘consolidation’ which would take small shipments and compile them into one large transport. “Amazingly, this can often be done from a single logistics management software platform that serves to handle your most pressing shipping, financial and HR figures.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

So some of the companies that actually are in the forefront of supply chain management and technology implementations are excluded from contention: airlines, railroads, trucking companies, package delivery companies, shipping companies, construction firms, healthcare, metals producers, energy companies, banks, oil & gas, pipelines, utilities, and more. And on the packaging side, the company set a goal of recycling a used bottle or can for every one it sells by 2030, Gartner notes.

Supply chain sustainability focus: Gustaf Asp, Managing Director, Treadler on circular economies

EFT

The group also set standards to encourage our transport companies to reduce their social and environmental impacts and collaborate on solutions such as electrical trucks for last mile delivery in China and delivery to customers by bike in the Netherlands. We have a focus on the following parts of the value chain to achieve that goal: Transport. Upstream transport represents around 3% of the greenhouse gas emissions in a garment’s lifecycle.

Global Status of the Physical Internet — A Vision for Sustainable, Secure, Resilient Supply Chains

Freightera

BM: For society, the Physical Internet (PI) enables order-of-magnitude improvements in the efficiency, sustainability, security, trustability and resilience of supply chains, logistics, and freight transportation, all around the world, within each company and across industries. Now planning for complete Physical Internet system by 2030.

Transitioning to a low carbon future, while boosting profits

EFT

A specific example is Siemens, having set the target to be carbon-neutral by 2030 and to have halved carbon emissions by 2020. We ship goods around the world. Logistics companies need to transport goods for thousands of miles on behalf of the industrial companies. To reduce carbon emissions of transport is no easy task, acknowledged. Low carbon emission forms of transportation, such as with electric vehicles, are not yet where they need to be.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

Elementum

Massive changes in technology, transportation, and power dynamics over the centuries, led to the eventual abandonment of the road. In 2013, President Xi Jin Ping introduced an initiative to construct a modern-day equivalent of the Silk Road as part of the country’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. China is leading an initiative to revive one of the largest feats of trade infrastructure the world has ever known.

China 89

Green Future of Freight [Infographic]

Freightera

FREIGHT SHIPPING EMISSIONS TODAY. Global Freight Transport produces 10% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Freight transport produces up to half the toxic diesel particulate matter (PM) emissions and 45% of the Nitrous Oxides. Emissions from cargo ships are 3% of greenhouse gases today, but without change will grow to 6% by 2020 and 15% by 2050. Emissions from cargo ships are 3% of GHG today. link] pollution from ships_New_Nov-11(3).pdf.