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. .

The 11 Transportation Service Offerings

The Logistics of Logistics

There are 11 transportation service offerings. 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 1 – Small Package. Transportation Service Offering 2 – Air Cargo. Air transportation is used to transport air cargo by plane. Transportation Service Offering 3 – Ocean.

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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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. Why does air transport matter? International travel has been brought to a halt, which has dire implications for the air cargo industry. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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.

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

Logistics Bureau

When I first began planning this article, the most significant impacts of COVID-19 were primarily limited to Mainland China. Now the entire freight transportation industry, across air, ocean, road, and rail sectors, is awash with disrupted expectations and has retreated into survival mode. Air Freight Transportation Trends 2020. Using passenger airliners to provide cargo-only services. Ocean Freight Transportation Trends 2020.

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.

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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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?

Air Cargo Tech Is Falling Behind. It Doesn’t Have to.

Freightos

This article first appeared in The Loadstar on June 8th, 2018. While the air passenger industry has a solid tech foundation, air cargo does not. And while that’s easy for me to say as a startup, it’s echoed by industry professionals as well: I think, in general, the air cargo industry is still pretty traditional and it’s not really embracing technology. Lufthansa Cargo chief commercial officer Alexis von Hoensbroech. The post Air Cargo Tech Is Falling Behind.

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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.

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.

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.

Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

In this article, leading experts from various sectors in transportation industry will discuss transportation trends you should take a closer look. James Winebrake, Dean of College of Liberal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology There are a number of important trends happening in the freight industry, spanning all modes of transportation: trucking, shipping, rail, pipeline, and air. Are there other transportation trends to watch and why

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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. A brief look at all modes of transport included. 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.

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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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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.

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

Talking Logistics

Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters). More data points this week confirming what we already know: demand for freight transportation is weak, which is leading carriers to cut back on capacity. percent between the final quarter of 2015 and the first quarter of 2016 and the International Air Transport Association has lowered its growth forecast for air freight demand in 2016 to 2.1 According to the article: DS Co.,

Air Menzies International Selects New Supply Chain Software

BluJay Solutions

Their new platform will be comprised of BluJay’s Transportation Management, Customs Management, and Control Tower applications, replacing AMI’s current operating systems. 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.

Boom Time for the Shared Economy within Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

In logistics and supply chain management, however, transport and warehousing are the most significant sharing processes thanks to a welter of economic benefits for all parties—and the trend is accelerating despite the dampening effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to Improve Freight Labeling for Transport and Logistics Management

Cerasis

To combat the problem here’s a way to improve freight labeling for transport and logistics management. Goods in’ depots are unlikely to receive mislabelled freight, while incorrect shipping details could result in cargo ending up at the wrong delivery address. However, if the information on labels or paperwork is incorrect, putting them inside the cargo makes no difference. Equipping transport fleets with computers and printers can improve freight labeling.

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. ” A bout KeyTone Technologies KeyTone Technologies is a recognized leader in RFID solutions for clients in Manufacturing, Distribution, Transportation & Logistics, Financial Services, and Aerospace & Defense.

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Top 5 features to look for in a Transportation Management System (TMS)

Abivin

Selecting the correct software system for the business helps to attain process efficiency, gain visibility into the supply chain, and decrease general transport costs. One of such software is transportation management system (TMS) which is a subset of supply chain management regarding transportation operations (Mei & Eliot, 2017). TMS has become an indispensable tool in a growingly competitive and complex transportation landscape.

A Model for Transporting Goods in Brazil

Supply Chain @ MIT

Distributing product in Brazil involves endless transportation choices. When shipping product into a country as large and complex as Brazil, the choice of transportation routes has a critical impact on supply chain costs. A new decision support system developed for a luxury goods company* helps enterprises to make optimal transportation decisions in these markets. However, the volume of product should be carried in each transportation mode wasn’t obvious. “We

How to Make Your Dry Bulk Cargo More Attractive to Carriers

Bulk Connection

In this article, we’ll look at ways that dry bulk cargo shippers can do just that. Bulk Transportation Dry Bulk Transport Freight Brokerage Freight Industry IssuesBecoming a “shipper of choice” is something we talk about quite a bit here on the Bulk Logistics blog. The term represents a sea change in the way that shippers must now view their operations in order to secure capacity from carriers in a strained marketplace.

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. Air Transport Services Group.

UPS moves to promote Free Trade Zone opportunities in a world of uncertainty

Logistics Trends and Insights

To that end, in a well-timed move, UPS recently announced the incorporation of foreign trade zone (FTZ) capabilities within its customs brokerage, warehousing, logistics and transportation business. Read our latest Air Cargo World article here. Air Air Cargo air freight Cargo e-commerce ecommerce Trade Air freight Free Trade Zones International Trade

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and Hamburg port to explore hyperloop possibilities in new joint venture

EFT

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT/HTT) has announced the creation of a joint venture company with Hamburger Hafen und Logistik Aktiengesellschaft (HHLA), the leading container terminal operator in the Port of Hamburg. The joint venture will develop and bring to market a hyperloop transport system for seaport and inland shipping container operations. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies' images and assets can be found here.

Global Logistics and the Transportation Management Center: The Next Phase in Network Agility

Supply Chain Nation

In my previous article on the evolution of transportation management, Driving Value from a Transportation Management Center: Think Global, Act Local , I discussed how transportation best practices were evolving from more rigid, centralized control towers to more flexible and collaborative Transportation Management Centers (TMC). Domestic transportation management systems have sometimes been extended to support global movements as well.

Air Traffic Control Privatization: Will It Solve Anything?

Supply Chain Brain

a consultancy serving the air-transport industry. Baiada also offers his view on the Federal Aviation Administration’s controversial and long-delayed Next Generation Air Transportation System , or NextGen. Show notes : An article by Michael Baiada in the Journal of Air Traffic Control: “NAS Congestion: Who’s to Blame?”

How Blockchain Could Create the 'Autonomous Container'

Supply Chain Brain

One can imagine a world in which blockchain becomes an indispensable part of tracking and monitoring all types of containers, via multiple modes of transportation. The development of autonomous shipping equipment is likely to track that of self-driving vehicles, as the need for human involvement in transportation gradually diminishes. Comment on this article.

Supplier Risk Management: 4 Things To Look Out for During On-Site Evaluations

Cerasis

The second article in our series on identifying supplier risk explores what to look for during on-site evaluations. Specifically, in the transportation and logistics industry it can be very beneficial to visit your carriers in person. Does the training cover how to properly perform pre-trip inspections, how to properly secure cargo, or what to do in the case of emergency? In addition to securing cargo, also evaluate how well your carrier’s equipment is being maintained.

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. Robinson Convoy Delta Cargo Forager Google Kroger Roadie supply chain news transportation market Uber Freight World Series XPO LogisticsIf a computer is telling you one thing, but your eyes, experience, and gut are telling you something else, trust yourself more than the computer.

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. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Take cargo airships, for example. The article goes on: Last March, the U.S.

Real Results Magazine: Must-Have Tips to Boost Your Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

A survey of readers following our last issue indicated that articles focused on customer case studies and business strategies were of greatest interest. LG Electronics , which improved truck-loading efficiency rations using efficient load configurations, increased consolidation ratios and significantly increased service levels and customer satisfaction in its logistics and transportation management operations. What’s on your summer reading list?