Donate to Feeding America with iTradeMarketplace and Uber Freight

ITradeNetwork

As an extension of our recent partnership with Uber Freight , iTradeMarketplace users can now donate produce to Feeding America food banks using Uber Freight via our site with zero shipping charges.

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.

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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

Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?

QAD

Trucking Challenges in North America. But why just in North America? Automotive retail sales models in North America are also disparate compared to places like Europe. The post Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?

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.

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.

Editor’s Choice: BluJay Solutions Freight Market Index

Logistics Viewpoints

This week, we look at BluJay Solutions’ Freight Market Index. Our April 2020 Freight Market Index report will show America’s […]. The post Editor’s Choice: BluJay Solutions Freight Market Index appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary Transportation freight market freight market index

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the next three decades while the value of the freight will almost double, increasing by 92 percent, according to the latest projections by the U.S.

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.

2020 Trends in Freight Transportation, and the COVID-19 Impact

Logistics Bureau

Now the entire freight transportation industry, across air, ocean, road, and rail sectors, is awash with disrupted expectations and has retreated into survival mode. Let’s take a look then, at each sector in turn, starting with air freight. Air Freight Transportation Trends 2020.

4 Fascinating Freight Facts

Freight Center

The freight industry is a key component to the success of modern commerce. Check out these fascinating freight facts that perhaps you never knew. Freight Fact #4: Trucks are King. of the nation’s freight by weight.” You’ve probably been stuck behind a freight trailer once or twice on the highways, but it’s for a good reason. Freight Fact #3: Sea to Shining Sea. When you think about it, this might actually be one of the lesser surprising freight facts.

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?

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.

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.

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.

Digital Freight Marketplaces (DFM): The Growth of the Tech-Enabled Carrier Space

NFI

Brokerage DFM Digital Freight Marketplace Supply Chain Technology

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.

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.

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.

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. While surface transportation remains stagnant, ocean freight shows promise.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (April 17, 2020)

Talking Logistics

News This Week in News American Logistics Aid Network Cass Freight Index Convoy COVID-19 cyber attack DHL Feeding America freight volumes Indago J.B. It was more of the same bad news this week with regards to the impact COVID-19 is having on supply chain and logistics operations.

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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.

Connecting and Optimizing Freight Capacity with Blue Yonder

Supply Chain Nation

About $3 billion worth of it comes from empty miles traveled, according to Shelley Simpson of JB Hunt in an interview with Freight Waves magazine. Enabling truckers and shippers to better match their freight and capacity is key to margin improvement on both ends.

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.

How Machine Learning Is Redefining Supply Chain Management

IQMS

Reducing freight costs, improving supplier delivery performance, and minimizing supplier risk are three of the many benefits machine learning is providing in collaborative supply chain networks.

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.

How To Benefit From The Indisputable Facts About Rail Freight

Gravity Supply Chain

Advances in platform capabilities such as Gravity create opportunities for shippers making use of North America’s green and efficient freight network.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 21, 2020)

Talking Logistics

News This Week in News Amazon Apple ATA Truck Tonnage Index Cass Freight Index coronavirus Elemica Feeding America Indago logistics Maersk Performance Team supply chain supply chain news Target TransplaceHow’s my week been? I’m a little poorer, but no broken bones.

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.