Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015

Cerasis

We continue our series on the most read articles from the Cerasis blog for 2015 today by featuring any of the blogs in the transportation management or transportation categories. . We've already listed the top 10 manufacturing articles, the top 10 supply chain articles, and yesterday, the top 10 logistics articles. We will then conclude the 5 main categories by featuring the top 10 freight articles of 2015. Read the full article here. .

What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo?

Freightos

What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo? . As the cream of air cargo’s innovators held turns on the floor, this question came up time and again. The industry’s mindset is holding customer-centric air cargo back. That was my big take from Elevate , presented by Air Cargo World earlier this month. Full disclosure: This article contains many great quotes from the conference’s speakers. Delta Cargo and Panalpina who have introduced digital cargo sales.

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American Airlines deploys new cargo platform

EFT

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.”. Business functions that have been fully integrated into the iCargo solution, include cargo sales, cargo terminal operations, warehouse management, ULD management and cargo revenue accounting.

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Containerized Shipping – Technology Advancements And Value Creation

Gravity Supply Chain

Learn about the benefits of containerization and how Gravity supply chain solutions’ container tracking feature enables real time visibility of your cargo.

4 Common Reasons Cargo Claims Are Rejected: Part 2

CH Robinson Transportfolio

4 Common Reasons Cargo Claims Are Rejected. You have a plan for processing cargo claims before they happen. In my previous article, I explained what is generally expected when filing a cargo claim, and what kind of documentation you may need in support. As part of this case, the claimant must prove the cargo shipped in good condition and arrived in a damaged condition. Each cargo claim has nuances that render it unique, and no process can cover everything.

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Automotive Industry Transformation and Tariffs have Long-Term Implications for Airfreight

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our Air Cargo World article contribution takes a look at the latest tariffs as well as transformation in the automotive industry. Air Air Cargo air freight Automotive Air freight Automotive Industry Tarrifs TransformationWe believe that the current tariffs will hasten the industry transformation and as such, the automotive supply chain will shift in support of the changes.

How Air Cargo has kept Supply Chain moving during the Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Air cargo article and permission to publish here provided by Ed at eleven-tenths.com. The efforts required to make this happen illustrate the challenges faced by air cargo planes in the current environment – the equipment had to be sourced from a range of countries around the world, and funnelled through Dubai en route to its final destination. International travel has been brought to a halt, which has dire implications for the air cargo industry. Subscribe Here!

Cargo Trade Faces Life in the Slow Lane After Brexit

Supply Chain Brain

Cargo has no controls.” Read full article. SC Analysis & Consulting Regulation and Compliance Air Cargo All Logistics Global Gateways Global Logistics Transportation & DistributionBrexit risks putting U.K. freight in the slow lane as well. Everybody goes through passport control,” Els Creyf, duty manager at the P&O Ferries Ltd. terminal in Zeebrugge, said as she stood alongside the 32-ton vessel that had made the overnight voyage. For now. The U.K.

Air Cargo Needs an Upgrade for 2019

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our first article by Cathy Morrow Roberson for Freightwaves looks at the air cargo market’s need to automate and respond to rising e-commerce volumes despite a global slowdown in demand for air cargo. Check out the article here and let us know what you think. Air Cargo e-commerce

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Temperature-controlled products heat up air cargo demand

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our Air Cargo World Article for this week looks at temperature-controlled opportunities and a chat with DHL Freight Forwarding’s Gordon Johnson. Air Cargo Temperature-control

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The Battle for Air Cargo Space

Supply Chain Nation

This week: how expectations for rapid delivery are driving competition in the air cargo space; the growing driver shortage in the trucking industry; how in-store mobility could help boost retail sales; the startup business behind reducing food waste; and how the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact the supply chain. The battle for air cargo space. The growing need to support rapid delivery is driving greater demand for air cargo shipments, reports The Wall Street Journal.

Sourcing And The Value Chain – Why Digital Platforms Matter

Gravity Supply Chain

Articles Graham Parker Supply Chain Risk Coronavirus Technology disruption supplychain transparency visibility sourcing manufacturing agile platform silo silos #COVID-19 #risk #demand #nearshore #offshore #management #cargo #vessel #shipment #tracker proactive mitigate onshore outsource outsourcing consumer forecasting connectivity impact carbon footprint eco sustainability design planning ordering shipping delivery siloed purchase order POM purchaseordermanagement tracking container

Supply Chain Management Success – What You Need To Know But No One Told You

Gravity Supply Chain

Articles inventory retail #retailers Gravity Technology disruption supplychain visibility logistics performance #automation #realtime #management #cargo #shipment #transportation purchase tracking container freight solution platform order track operations global industry automating manufacturers service providers cloudbased trace carrier shipper data warehousingHow can end-to-end visibility and container tracking prevent supply chain disruptions?

Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

One of the fastest growing forms of cargo theft is deceptive pick-ups (aka fictitious pick-ups). Here’s how the scheme works, as described in an AP article published last October ( Thieves Pose as Truckers to Steal Huge Cargo Loads ): Thieves assume the identity of a trucking company, often by reactivating a dormant Department of Transportation carrier number from a government website for as little as $300. Keep the cargo moving.

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The Battle for Air Cargo Space

Supply Chain Nation

This week: how expectations for rapid delivery are driving competition in the air cargo space; the growing driver shortage in the trucking industry; how in-store mobility could help boost retail sales; the startup business behind reducing food waste; and how the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact the supply chain. The battle for air cargo space. The growing need to support rapid delivery is driving greater demand for air cargo shipments, reports The Wall Street Journal.

Southwest Airlines Cargo Now Shipping Internationally, Beginning With Mexico

EFT

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 You can find the original article here. Southwest Airlines Co.

Air Cargo’s Peak Season – Promising or Bust?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our Air Cargo World article in which we looked at what this year’s peak season may bring. Air Air Cargo air freight Ocean ocean freight Peak Season Road Road FreightPromising volumes? It depends – Tariff implementation dates, an early Chinese New Year 2020, IMO 2020 implementation date of Jan 1, 2020, the health of consumer spending and more. A brief look at all modes of transport included.

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6 Checks Every Supply Chain Should Take To Stay Healthy

Gravity Supply Chain

6 ways supply chain health checks ensure streamlined operations, mitigate risk, minimize disruption, meet customer needs and protect the bottom line.

Technology Is The Key To Supply Chain Orchestration

Gravity Supply Chain

It’s not just the supply chain! Entire logistics networks, manufacturing bases, and workers face a multitude of unprecedented disruption challenges.

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Sourcing – What You Need To Know About Coronavirus Supply Chain Disruption

Gravity Supply Chain

Sourcing: Mitigate risk during periods of supply chain disruption, such as those caused by the Coronavirus outbreak, by using digital technology. . The post Sourcing – What You Need To Know About Coronavirus Supply Chain Disruption appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain.

Aboard a Cargo Colossus

SCM Research

” Watch the video from the article. New York Times reports : “As companies look for more efficient ways to move freight from factories in China to consumers in Europe, the Mary is among the newest giants, known as the Triple-E’s. Owned and operated by A.P. Møller – Mærsk of Denmark, the world’s largest container shipping company, the Triple-E’s went into service last year, muscling their way into the $210 billion container industry.”

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Is the European Air Cargo Market Cause for Worry?

Logistics Trends and Insights

To read the rest of our Freightwaves article, click here. Air Cargo air freight Europe Air freightBy Cathy Morrow Roberson. There are worrisome economic signals coming from Europe as airports and airlines across the continent report dismal February volumes. Coupled with declines in new orders, and new export orders from the largest European economies (France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom), recession fears are growing.

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

EFT

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. Air cargo shipments into and out of Ontario International Airport (ONT) have also risen, with the airport reporting one of their largest single-month gains ever.

Outlook is Positive for African Air Cargo Carriers as Trade with China Grows

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our Air Cargo World article …African carriers have been a shining star in an otherwise dismal global air freight market. Africa Air Cargo air freight Asia Pacific China Air freightYear-to-date through July, freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) are up 4.9% year-over-year while capacity is up 13.6%. This region has been on an upward but erratic path in recent years with much of the growth attributed to its trade relations with Asia-Pacific.

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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.

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

This is certainly welcomed news, however, according to an AP article , the Chinese government has required makers of N95 masks to sell all or part of their production internally instead of shipping masks to the U.S. Air Cargo Asia Pacific China Supply chain risks Trade Globalization Medical SuppliesDisruptions in global trade have impacted businesses across all industries as well as by consumers at the cash register.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 3-7, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Cargo Chief Cracks the Code on Transportation Capacity. For example, there’s Cargo Chief , which issued a press release this week on how it is “cracking the code on transportation capacity.” From the press release: [Cargo Chief’s] proprietary technology leverages its vast network of 500,000 available trucks/carriers to locate hard-to-source capacity for shippers from an aggregated carrier search on www.cargochief.com.

3 Tips for Cargo Theft Prevention

Logistics Bureau

As globalization continues to increase the amount of freight shipped across international boundaries, so too does it increase the risk of losses through cargo theft. Already this year (2015)`, a spate of cargo vessel hijackings in the Asia Pacific region has resulted in millions of litres of fuel oil and, to a lesser extent, chemicals, being lost to the black market. Cargo Theft Update as at End of 2017. I originally published this article in April of 2015.

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Air Menzies International Selects New Supply Chain Software

BluJay Solutions

Read the full article at Air Cargo News. In The News Air Cargo NewsAirfreight and express firm Air Menzies International has selected BluJay Solutions’ supply chain software across its global operations. Their new platform will be comprised of BluJay’s Transportation Management, Customs Management, and Control Tower applications, replacing AMI’s current operating systems. The post Air Menzies International Selects New Supply Chain Software appeared first on BluJay Solutions.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: arviem and KeyTone.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Trying to manage a global supply chain without knowing exactly where cargo is located, its condition, who has custody of it, or when events occur, is experiencing the supply chain – not managing it. But now i am enjoying reading articles related to this topic. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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The 11 Transportation Service Offerings

The Logistics of Logistics

The article listed 11 different types of transportation services and I decided to write an overview of those 11 transportation service offerings described in the article. Transportation Service Offering 2 – Air Cargo. Air transportation is used to transport air cargo by plane. Air cargo or air transport is a vital component of many international logistics networks. There are many different types of cargo that are moved in various types of ships.

Prime Day’s Peaks Bring Supply Chain Dilemma For Delivery Networks

BluJay Solutions

” Read the full article at Air Cargo Week. In The News Air Cargo WeekMohit Paul, SVP Sales EMEA at BluJay, explores the pressures and risks associated with Amazon Prime Day for delivery networks. He considers how business can turn these challenges into opportunities to revolutionize their supply chain, saying, “With such a challenge on their hands, delivery businesses must harness opportunities for collaboration and streamlined workflow.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters). A similar situation exists in the air cargo market, as reported by Reuters: Following a sharp fall in freight prices air cargo companies are set to trim their fleets and jobs further to battle overcapacity while looking for new partnerships and products to carry, industry executives and analysts say. According to the article: DS Co.,

The New Silk Road — A Web Of Digital Choices

Gravity Supply Chain

The level of need for digital integration has become a much-debated subject centered around the shift from port-to-port cargo movement to that of more seamless first and last-mile delivery considerations. Articles Growth & Competitiveness Automation & DigitizationThe Silk Road created around 200BC spans around 4,000 of complex geographical, physical, and climate zones.

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Is Amazon’s Prime Air expanding European operations?

Logistics Trends and Insights

In our Freightwaves article we look at Amazon’s Prime Air’s European operations. Air Cargo Amazon Europe