Reshoring in America: The Future Outlook, Current Hindrances & Issues, and Ways to Stimulate Reshoring

Cerasis

Yesterday we spoke about the top motivations and reasons why reshoring in America from offshored facilities has several benefits and what are the statistics of reshoring since 2013. Future Outlook of Reshoring in America. Reshoring in America Outlook in the News & New Polls.

Latin America's e-commerce problem

EFT

Latin America has the second lowest per capita e-commerce sales of any region globally. According to the Freedonia Group study Global E-Commerce , e-commerce sales in Latin America totaled $80 billion in 2018, accounting for 2% of the global total.

Truckstop.com and Chainalytics Team Up to Unleash North America’s Largest Freight Rate Database

CHAINalytics

The partnership between industry data giants will combine Chainalytics’ market intelligence products with Truckstop.com’s rates data to provide increased visibility into contract and spot rates in North America. Press Release FMIC Freight Market Intelligence Consortium Freight Rate Truckstop.com

The Freight Costs of Trump’s China Tariffs

Freightos

The past year has also seen transpacific freight prices, air and ocean, hit hard, with some interesting, expensive dynamics emerging. Trump’s standing in political opinion polls, America’s standing in the international community, and the global economy are at stake as well.

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Logistics in Latin America: A Mosaic of Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

Talking Logistics

People often think of Latin America as a single entity, but in reality, it’s a fragmented environment, with country-specific trends, challenges, and opportunities. That was my main takeaway from a conversation I had recently on Talking Logistics with Ricardo Carrion, Senior Director, Operations and Business Development at DHL Latin America. Dealing with this mosaic of operating environments is one of the challenges that shippers and logistics service providers face in Latin America.

What Freight Brokers Should Expect in 2015

Cerasis

As a freight broker , you know the importance of staying ahead of trends in your business. 2014 was a dynamic year for shipping and freight, and 2015 might present us with some surprising changes as well. What does this mean for freight? Freight Broker Info freight broker 2015

Trucking in America *Infographic*

Kuebix

The job of a truck driver in America is crucial. In fact, 71% of all freight tonnage moves on trucks in the USA. The post Trucking in America *Infographic* appeared first on Kuebix. Trucking is the backbone of our economy and just about every industry would collapse without it. That means everything from food to medicine to building materials at one point probably rode on […].

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication.

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

Freightos

Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update Wk 2. Weekly update article on the Freightos International Freight Index exploring rate trends and their driving forces. Air Freight Pricing. There are currently no air freight capacity issues on any routes.

Air Freight Rates Peak, Ocean Rates Slowly Sink: Freight Rate Update W50

Freightos

Air Freight Rates Peak, Ocean Rates Slowly Sink: Freight Rate Update Wk 50. According to Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos, “The air freight spot market is playing an increasingly prominent role in holiday supply chains. Europe-South America Atlantic.

The FAST Act: America’s Infrastructure Promoting the Transportation Industry

Cerasis

America’s infrastructure , which ranges from bridges to potholes, has an average rating of a “D+.” The problems with America’s infrastructure are not specific to any one state. https://www.whitehouse.gov/campaign/rebuild-america. What’s Next for America's Infrastructure?

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

Freightos

Supply Chains (And Freight Rates) Crank Up Again: Freight Rate Update Wk 1. As supply chains crank back into action following the vacation, the January ocean freight GRI (General Rate Increase) stuck, with China-US rates increasing by 27%. The situation is better for air freight.

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight. Con-Way Freight is the second largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.3B Con-Way Freight has 9.4% Con-Way Freight is the largest of three 3 operating units owned by Con-Way Inc. Contract Freighters was based in Joplin, MO and grew to be one of America’s largest truckload carriers. Con-Way Freight was already located in Ann Arbor. Con-Way Freight has 425 service centers.

50 Most Read Articles of All Time in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight

Cerasis

Since today is the last day of the year before we all get ramped up towards a productive 2016 and after finishing out top 10 most read articles in each of our five main categories ( Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation , & Freight ) we wanted to give you all a treat and list the top 50 most read articles of all time from the Cerasis blog. 8 Most Common Reasons Why You May Receive a Freight Claim Declination Letter. Happy New Year!

America's Trucker Shortage Is Hitting Home

Supply Chain Brain

freight and generated $719bn in revenue in 2017, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). “We And now this compression point is sending waves of pain through the supply chain from distributors and wholesalers to retailers and consumers in the form of fast-rising shipping costs. Even Amazon and its Prime members are feeling the pinch. This predicament was a long time coming.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act & F.A.S.T and US Infrastructure Facts

Cerasis

In order for our freight economy to stay healthy, it requires a stable infrastructure, specifically in the transportation sector. What is the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act? Highlights of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act. Freight (Private).

A Tipping Point?

Supply Chain Shaman

The merged company will be the third largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth in the world. For the larger supply chain (the larger freight infrastructure of the North American market), I worry. ” As a result, the loading of freight lanes will change.

How Freight Brokers Can Help Ease the Effects of the Capacity Crunch

NFI

Economic growth, paired with other factors like driver retention, continues to cause tight transportation capacity and impact supply chains across North America.

American Freight Selects RELEX Solutions to Provide Forecasting and Replenishment

RELEX Solutions

American Freight Furniture and Mattress , one of the fastest growing omni-channel furniture retailers in the US with over 160 stores, has selected RELEX Solutions to power its forecasting and replenishment technology. Press Releases american-freightRead PDF.

An Update on the Reshoring Revolution in America & Some Surprising Facts

Cerasis

Essentially, the problems with reshoring are reflecting the growing skills gap in America and traditional competitive advantage actions. Freight costs of offshoring may exceed the freight costs of domestic shipping. . Customers are more involved in the product lifecycle when Made in America. customers want products made in America. is starting to feel more comfortable with paying slightly more for goods made in America than goods made in China.

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

Cerasis

INFOGRAPHIC: Making it In America. Making it in America showcases the opportunities manufacturing offers millions of workers and the variety of career pathways available.

Do you have a Freight Management Strategy or are you Spinning your Wheels?

Supply Chain Game Changer

In going door to door trying to sell a Freight Management service, as well as in my experience working in companies, I have had the opportunity to see a variety of ways in which companies, large and small, were managing their Freight and Logistics spend. But I’ve seen instances where Freight is one of the top 5 largest expenses within a company. Aside from the cost impact the service implications of a poor Freight management system are enormous.

Step Out of Line America: A Need for Action & Middle Class Paradigm Changes in the New American Economy

Cerasis

My passion lies with the “Made in America” movement. I don’t speak much about my accomplishments, but working my butt off since I was a little boy playing America’s game, I thought I would give myself a pat on the back.

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

TBSx3 Launches Consortium With Freight Industry Giants to Fight Trade in Fake Goods with Blockchain (BlockchainNews). CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born.

This Week in Logistics News (October 29 – November 2, 2018)

Talking Logistics

UPS Tells Shippers to Prepare for Freight Strike (WSJ – sub. The America-Free Trans-Pacific Partnership Is a Done Deal (WSJ – sub. Supply Chain & Logistics Trends This Week in News altitude sickness America-Free Trans-Pacific Partnership Baidu C.H.

Air Freight Still the Best Option for Smaller Shipments

BluJay Solutions

After a turbulent few years, news of global air freight volumes is hotly anticipated and feared in equal measure. In reality, the most recent figures announced by IATA in October 2013 prove there is continued growth in air freight, but that significant regional variances are in play (e.g.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

But issues surrounding labor and rising fuel prices pose real threats to the freight industry. To give you an idea of the size of America’s trucking industry , U.S. Technology Comes to the Aid of Freight Companies. truck drivers transportation freight truckingTransportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run.

Air Freight Frenzy: Freight Rate Update W49

Freightos

Air Freight Frenzy: Freight Rate Update Wk 49. Last week saw yet more congestion for air freight, along with more sky-high air rates around the globe. I’ve seen forwarders paying more than 18€ per kg (over $20/kg) for Europe to South America, and even one offer around 30€ per kg.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

But issues surrounding labor and rising fuel prices pose real threats to the freight industry. To give you an idea of the size of America’s trucking industry , U.S. Technology Comes to the Aid of Freight Companies. truck drivers transportation freight truckingTransportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run.

Logistics in 2020: The Future of Air & Sea Freight

BluJay Solutions

Globalization has meant that air and sea freight play a major role in getting consumer goods on the shelves in stores (online and virtual). In a recent white paper , Kewill has looked at the issues facing the global supply chain , especially logistics services providers and freight forwarders , and how it may look in 2020, including the future picture for air and sea freight. The post Logistics in 2020: The Future of Air & Sea Freight appeared first on Kewill Corporate.

Freight Rate Update Wk 43

Freightos

Freight Rate Update Wk 43. But following two solid months of downward drifting freight rates, and with no capacity issues on any of the major lanes, achieving anything more than a fraction of these increases seem aspirational at best. Europe-Sth America Atlantic.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Less than ten days after Hurricane Harvey, trucks are already moving freight out of Houston, with almost the same volume as before the storm. Outbound freight has picked up by now, and rates have declined in both directions after the initial, post-storm peak.

LSPs and Freight Forwarders optimistic on market recovery

BluJay Solutions

With over two thirds of companies surveyed expecting growth in the next 12 months and the majority of smaller firms feeling more optimistic, including 90% of 4PLs and over 80% of freight forwarders and 3PL’s, the outlook for the logistics and transport industry seems to be looking up.

All Quiet On The Eastern Front: Freight Rate Update W7

Freightos

Freight Rate Update Wk7. Weekly update article on the Freightos International Freight Index exploring rate trends and their driving forces. Air Freight Pricing. Ocean Freight Pricing. Europe-South America Atlantic. Europe-South America Pacific.

How Far Will Ocean Freight Rates Fall?: Freight Rate Update W9

Freightos

How Far Will Ocean Freight Rates Fall? Freight Rate Update Wk9. Weekly update article on the Freightos International Freight Index exploring rate trends and their driving forces. Ocean Freight Pricing. Europe-South America Atlantic. Europe-South America Pacific.