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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A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide!

Supply Chain Game Changer

When it comes to the state of working in America, warehouses have seen a huge increase of workers with over 1,000,000 total since the start of 2018. Warehouses, often full of moving machinery carrying heavy loads, are inherently one of the most dangerous places to work.

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.

23 warehouse pros reveal the best ways for warehouses to control & reduce fulfillment costs

6 River Systems

Every warehouse strives for efficient order fulfillment. There are many factors that can impact costs, from warehouse replenishment practices to the warehouse equipment deployed to support the fulfillment process. ” Meet Our Panel of Warehouse Pros: Nate Masterson.

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.

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. Menlo provides supply chain solutions including: transportation management, warehouse management, and information technology. Con-Way Freight was already located in Ann Arbor. Con-Way Freight has 425 service centers.

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2nd, 2019

Transplace

and the CVSA’s current roadcheck inspections across North America. For three days in June, enforcement officials will be conducting International Roadcheck at more than 1,500 roadside locations across North America. Warehousing Market Cooling Down : The white-hot market for U.S.

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.

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2nd, 2019

Transplace

and the CVSA’s current roadcheck inspections across North America. For three days in June, enforcement officials will be conducting International Roadcheck at more than 1,500 roadside locations across North America. Spot Van, Reefer Rates Show Signs of Life : Spot truckload freight volumes continued to build during the week ending May 26 and improving van and refrigerated load-to-truck ratios contributed to higher rates on major lanes, according to DAT Solutions.

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

Talking Logistics

UPS Tells Shippers to Prepare for Freight Strike (WSJ – sub. The world’s first humanless warehouse is run only by robots and is a model for the future (CNBC). Firm linked to Alibaba opens China’s biggest robot warehouse (CNBC). Robots and AI in the Warehouse. “A

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). Ocado uses £150m from shareholders for warehouse robots (The Guardian). CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update.

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.

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.

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.

Greg Lehmkuhl Named President of Con-Way Freight

Supply Chain Network

Gregory (Greg) Lehmkuhl has been named President of Con-way Freight Inc., president and CEO, who has served as interim President of Con-way Freight since August 2010. Greg Lehmkuhl’s team-building experience and management skills have been instrumental in returning operating stability and profitability to Con-way Freight,” said Stotlar. “He These strengths will serve him well as he assumes the leadership reins at Con-way Freight.”. Con-way Inc.

This Week in Logistics News (October 1-5, 2018)

Talking Logistics

HighJump Launches Warehouse Control System at CSCMP Edge 2018. For Cloud Logistics, this acquisition will help the company expand its solution footprint (which today is mostly over-the-road and intermodal transportation) and grow its geographic presence beyond North America.

How to Change the Freight Industry

Freightos

Today I’m proud to announce that Freightos is releasing a private beta version of an online freight marketplace — an Expedia for freight shipping — and that we have closed a Series B round of $14 million dollars to power global growth. International freight started with the Silk Road.

Bucking the 80/20 Trend: 4 Key Benefits of Adopting a Digital Yard

Talking Logistics

Now, because of the costs involved in transporting freight, companies have a tendency to focus their attention and capital around the actual movement of goods. Remove the “hidden costs” of warehousing and transportation.

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Self-Storage Has Become Big Business! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out Warehouse Fulfillment – Optimize Your Storage Locations. Much like in America, Europeans have steadily been accumulating more goods over the decades. warehouse #storage #freight #logistics #SupplyChain #SCM. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

This Week in Logistics News (December 3-7, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Robot Punctures Can Of Bear Repellent At Amazon Warehouse, Sickening Workers (NPR). Brexit Stockpiling Frenzy Leaves Firms With Few Warehouses (WSJ – sub. Which candy is mentioned the most in songs? The answer is M&Ms. But which candy came in second?

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

July 2015 North American Freight Numbers. These include freight rating, carrier selection, load tendering and visibility as well as match pay. This capability can lead to next-generation productivity gains for both supervisors and employees and can increase warehouse throughput.

Transportation TIP List: Week of December 16th, 2018

Transplace

Transportation Management and The Promise of Machine Learning : Transportation management systems (TMS) have a proven ROI; primarily, a TMS can save companies money by lowering their freight spend. A recent ARC Advisory Group strategic report found that respondents indicated freight savings of approximately 8% with the use of a TMS. Logistics : Technology has upended one business after another across America, and logistics companies are starting to feel the technology heat.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

And it’s about to get hit by a freight train of innovation. How much do we love freight innovation? And we found that freight innovation is hot. Supply chain platform matching drop-ship retailers, manufacturers, distributors and freight forwarders. Freight Forwarding.

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace

Freightera

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. has partnered with Natural Resources Canada’s SmartWay program in an initiative to reduce fuel costs and emissions from freight transportation.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Short Answer: Yes.

Berlin Packaging opens 231,000 sq ft warehouse in Ontario, California

EFT

Strategically located near the busiest seaport in the United States, the adjoining ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, and with easy access to highways I-10 and I-15, the 231,000-square-foot Ontario mega-warehouse strengthens Berlin Packaging's operations in Southern California. The warehouse has 23 dock doors, a fully secured yard with two separate entryways, and a training facility.

Factors Affecting the State of Capacity

Supply Chain Link

Total spend of shipments as well as the volume of shipments declined for all of North America in October. In the past month freight shipments have dropped 4.7% Brokerage Distribution Supply Chain Transportation Dedicated Fleets supp Warehousing

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Short Answer: Yes.

Is Google the most innovative supply chain company in the world?

Freightos

In particular, emerging markets such as Asia-Pacific, Africa and Latin America, the adoption of mobile devices is rapid as consumers and businesses bypass traditional laptops and desktops in favor of smartphones and tablets. This, in turn, could reduce shipping and air freight volumes.

This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Warehouses promised lots of jobs, but robot workforce slows hiring (Los Angeles Times). DAT’s Accelerated Freight Matching Launches with New Load Board App for Carriers and Paperless Onboarding Service for Brokers. R2 Freight & Logistics, Inc.

Are High Freight Rates in December the New Normal?

DAT Solutions

Both those markets are distribution hubs for e-commerce, which has stretched the traditional holiday retail freight season well into December. A lot of holiday freight heading into the Northeast ends up in distribution centers in Allentown, PA, which has led to higher inbound rates there.

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These Logistics Trends Will Force a Reevaluation of Logistics Strategy in 2018

Cerasis

Instead of focusing solely on perfect order deliveries, shippers will begin working more on just-in-time (JIT) delivery, meaning inbound freight will arrive at warehouse just in time for shipment. As a result, overall warehousing costs are likely to decline as carrying costs decrease. Companies Will Localize Warehousing Construction. JIT needs reevaluation in logistics strategy is the JIT is affecting where warehouses are built, as well as how they are used.

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The Top 7 Most Popular 3PL Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

When commoditized warehousing and transportation functions dictated contractual arrangements, the idea of partnership was buried in the fine print. Freight Outlook Infographics Explain Strong Growth Thru 2025 & Why Now’s the time for Shippers to Evaluate Expert Help : Overall U.S.

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Excess Inventory? No Problem. You Have Trailers In the Yard.­­

Talking Logistics

With the national warehouse vacancy rate hovering at record lows and warehouses bloated with inventory pulled in from China during 2018 to get ahead of impending tariffs, companies can combine flexible storage options with advanced technology to create an end-to-end supply chain solution that works. This trend gathered steam last year thanks to a warehouse vacancy rate of 4.3% million square feet of warehouse and distribution space was absorbed by the market (versus 49.9