American Airlines deploys new cargo platform

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IBS Software's iCargo platform has been deployed by American Airlines Cargo, with AA saying in a press release that this will help “To overhaul legacy infrastructure and provide a single, digital platform to modernize its business and deliver enhanced customer experience.”.

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Cargo ticks up on West Coast as Chinese factory output starts arriving

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Mario Cordero, executive director of the Port of Long Beach said that “Following three consecutive months of declines, we expect cargo volumes in April to be stronger due to the recovery of China’s manufacturing sector.

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Southwest Airlines Cargo Now Shipping Internationally, Beginning With Mexico

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Cargo is expanding internationally in its shipping operations, with Mexico City the first port of call and further routes planned shortly. Our Teams have been hard at work getting ready for this historic milestone, and now we're set to take our award-winning Cargo services to places we've never been able to reach before," said Matt Buckley, Southwest's Vice President of Cargo and Charters. "We Southwest Airlines Co.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Global Cargo Theft Stats for 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Average Value of Theft in North America Really Jumped Last Year

Embracing the South American Ecommerce Marketplace

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Ecommerce is on the rise in South America. That’s great news for shippers looking to expand their online retail presence in South America. South America infrastructure at port and inland. In 2018, Brazil’s busiest container cargo port handled 4.3

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

North America Market. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. Savannah / Brunswick are predicting import cargo decrease by 40% in March and April from 2019 levels. Port of Virginia estimates cargo lost in February thru April at 44,000 ctrs ~11% decline.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires UK-based freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo

EFT

Supply chain solutions leader AIT Worldwide Logistics announced the expansion of its global footprint with the acquisition of ConneXion World Cargo, a freight forwarder headquartered in London with five additional locations in Asia, Europe and North America. He said, "AIT has many customers in the UK with consistently high cargo volume and the company's aspiration to expand there has intensified in recent years.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Meanwhile, the 2013 American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Report Card for America’s Infrastructure gives roads a D grade — with other transportation infrastructure not doing much better (bridges earned a C+, ports a C, inland waterways a D-, and rail a C+).

Freightera Featured in North America Cargo Logistics Conference in Vancouver on Feb 5, 2020

Freightera

Freightera CEO to Open the Cargo Tech Track at the 2020 Cargo Logistics Canada Expo in Vancouver. According to Cargo Logistics Canada, the conference is ” the platform for logistics industry professionals to learn, share, network, and move their supply chains into the future.”

America’s Largest Ocean Ports

3PL Insights

Thus, these are America’s largest ocean ports: The Port of Los Angeles, The Port of Long Beach (California), The New York/New Jersey Port (Newark, NJ), The Georgia Ports (Savannah, Brunswick, Bainbridge & Columbus) and The Northwest Seaport Alliance (Washington State). The New York/New Jersey Port, America’s largest ocean port on the east coast, saw 4.5 Inbound cargo included apparel, auto parts, footwear, electronic equipment and heavy machinery.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. That was the message of a panel of experts on perishables shipping Wednesday at the AirCargo Americas Conference in Miami. Perishables represent a particularly important segment of the Miami air cargo market, because Miami International Airport is a primary hub for perishables moving between Latin America, the Caribbean islands, and North America. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Tailwind presenting at Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference!

Tailwind

Cargo Logistics Canada is North America’s Multi-modal Supply Chain Expo. It addresses the needs of cargo owners, managers and agents who contract the flow of goods through Canadian supply chains. The post Tailwind presenting at Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference!

2019 – The Year of Amazon Air

Logistics Trends and Insights

In what was an overall dismal global air cargo market, I’m declaring 2019 the year of Amazon Air. Amazon’s air cargo group literally took off as the overall company went from 2-day free delivery for Prime members to next-day free deliveries for its members.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (November 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

I wrote those words in March 2014 in response to a great in-depth article in the Wall Street Journal about Oracle Team USA’s incredible come-from-behind victory in The America’s Cup.

Rising demand for seafood is creating opportunities for air carriers and airports

Logistics Trends and Insights

According to food distributor Food Services of America, Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent) is the busiest day of the year for frozen seafood sales, and the six weeks following is the top-selling season for the entire year. Air Cargo Perishables

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Top Ocean Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

COSCO Container Lines Americas – www.cosco-usa.com. The smart, good looking folks over at Inbound Logistics have provided a great list of the top ocean carriers. The list contains the top 22 ocean carriers along with their contact information, company profile and a list of services. The article also provides the number of ships and the latest news on each company. For shippers, it pays to understand the ocean carrier marketplace.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Police warning after drug.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Cargo monitoring could not only be used to prevent trafficking drugs - but also to prevent smuggling huge amount of money in containers from one country to another. **. Prosecutors say a Dutch-based trafficking group hid cocaine and heroin among legitimate cargoes, including timber and bananas shipped in containers from South America. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Doing Our Part To Help Logistics Companies Adapt to COVID-19

Freightos

Meanwhile, massive passenger airline restrictions dramatically reduced air cargo capacity, sending rates through the roof. WebCargo Sky , the world’s largest air cargo platform for live pricing, capacity assessment, and eBooking from global airlines.

The Panama Canal is thirsty. That’s a problem for ocean carriers.

American Global Logistics

Supply Chain Dive –With one of the worst droughts in history, the canal is forced to place restrictions on the amount of cargo ships can carry. The Panama Canal, and Central America more broadly, is experiencing one of the worst droughts in its recorded history. With less water, the canal is forced to place restrictions […]. The post The Panama Canal is thirsty. That’s a problem for ocean carriers. appeared first on AGL.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

While relatively little cargo currently passes through the Arctic, traffic through the region is likely to increase over the next decade as shippers take advantage of freshly-thawed routes. transportation climate change shipping global warming cargo

Exxon Jumping in to Mexico's Fuel Market With First US Cargo

Material Handling & Logistics

Gulf refineries have seen increasing utilization rates, they are cheaper and more efficient than they were previously, and they have an abundant supply for the Mexican market,” said Alejandra Leon, Latin America upstream director at IHS in Mexico City.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up: 05/22/20 – 05/28/20

All Things Supply Chain

FAA exemption allows cargo to travel in passenger seats After Airlines for America, a trade association representing the airline industry, filed paperwork asking for an exemption to the rules regarding… General Supply Chain News Weekly wrap-up coronavirus supply chain news weekly wrap-up

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Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

While relatively little cargo currently passes through the Arctic, traffic through the region is likely to increase over the next decade as shippers take advantage of freshly-thawed routes. Shorter, more direct routes between Asia and ports in Europe and eastern North America would mean faster trips, reduced shipping costs, and fewer greenhouse gas emissions per trip. transportation climate change shipping global warming cargo

Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update W2

Freightos

Following disruptions caused by bad weather in US and Europe two weeks ago, last week airport operations quickly returned to normal, and cleared any cargo backlogs. Europe-South America Atlantic. Europe-South America Pacific.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages. Small trucker, Malcom McLean, fumes at slow loading of cargo aboard ship – “There has to be a better way.”. Most international ocean cargo is now containerized.

Supply Chains (And Freight Rates) Crank Up Again: Freight Rate Update W1

Freightos

Expect cargo backlogs to return, with rates only dipping a little until mid-January, when the Chinese New Year runup begins. Europe-South America Atlantic. Europe-South America Pacific. Supply Chains (And Freight Rates) Crank Up Again: Freight Rate Update Wk 1.

FedEx further distances itself from Amazon with end of ground delivery contract

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Primary Event: 21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: Contract not to be renewed and follows on from termination of air cargo contract with the online e-commerce giant Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Logistics 3PL Region: North America Publish as a report

4 Fascinating Freight Facts

Freight Center

It’s because those trucks are transporting the majority of moving cargo in the U.S. Although digital commerce has connected us to conduct business like never before, cargo from one side of the world still has to reach its destination on the other side. The majority of trucking companies in America are small businesses. The freight industry is a key component to the success of modern commerce.

Helping You Plan Ahead During the Coronavirus Outbreak

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Cargo space may be constricted as certain limitations are imposed on passenger travel resulting from adjusted flight schedules and capacity.

Three Months after Tianjin, the Area is Still Reeling.

Elementum

To mitigate the investment and production loss in Tianjin, JLR has planned new production centers in continental Europe and South America. Tianjin is considered the fourth largest global port in terms of cargo throughput.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Introduction.

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Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

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consultation firm, runs four ‘Logistics Briefing’ newsletters: Global, Americas, Asia/Pacific and Mergers & Acquisitions. Air Cargo World. This American based niche news site specialises in air cargo. Cargo Business News.com.

This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Intel partners with Rolls-Royce to develop autonomous cargo ships (VentureBeat). This partnership is a win for both companies, as it provides p44 with access to a large connected network of carriers in Europe and the same for GateHouse Logistics in North America.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

Enough to go through every single article published in the top tech blogs – Techcrunch, Verge, Mashable and Recode – since 2007 to count how often articles about logistics startups, freight or cargo were published. Provides online shoppers from Latin America a U.S.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. US Cargo serves a large range of industries and also has a large range of services to match, including same day and next day service.

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