Companies in Asia Pacific Eager to Innovate with Supply Chain Optimization

AIMMS

The adoption of advanced analytics has moved at a much slower pace in Asia Pacific compared to Europe or North America. Chief concerns preventing the adoption of Advanced Analytics in Asia Pacific. AIMMS Asia Pacific Supply chain optimization

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Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

Logistics Viewpoints

trade war, and the trade conflict between Japan-Korea all impact today’s shipping market. Robinson’s coverage of these and other disruptions has focused on what it means for companies shipping into North America. The post Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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A planning guide for beverage manufacturers in Asia

DELMIA Quintiq

Last week I explained how individual tastes, compounded by geography, climate and less developed distribution and logistics infrastructure challenge beverage manufacturers in Asia.

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Canadian Ports: A Fast Lane for Asia-U.S. Imports?

Talking Logistics

Prince Rupert, for instance, is the closest North American port to Asia due to the curvature of the Earth, and is more than 68 hours closer to Shanghai by boat than Los Angeles, according to its port authority [emphasis mine]. As the WSJ article reports, “In one example of that surge in demand, a container terminal operator at Port Metro Vancouver in August told its customers it didn’t have enough railcars to ship Asian goods to the U.S. While the delays at the U.S.

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Getting your drinks to the market: Asia’s unique logistics challenges

DELMIA Quintiq

In recent blogs I explained why beverage manufactures wanting to succeed in Asia have to acknowledge the region’s rich diversity. Incoming customer orders will continuously generate shipping orders to be transferred to distribution.

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The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For example, you might be surprised how beneficial rail service between Europe and Asia can be for your business today. . Robinson’s average rail transit time between Europe and Asia is 14-18 days, with some routes completing the trip in only 12 days.

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Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

Logistics Trends and Insights

By all accounts, it looks as if the airfreight market from Asia has cooled a bit. According to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines , September international air cargo demand as measured in freight ton kilometers increased 4.4% air freight Asia Pacific airfreight Asia-Pacific

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The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

The History of the Shipping Container. 26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. The Shipping Container: Before 1956.

How Global Pandemics Impact Shipping

Intelligent Audit

The repercussions for global trade, and shipping in particular, have also been significant. Shipping Impact from COVID-19. Shipping by sea to either the U.S. There are a variety of ways that a continued pandemic will impact supply chains and shipping.

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.

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The Potential Impact on Shipping of a Global Recession

Intelligent Audit

The question now is what will the impact of such a recession be, particularly on shipping. What Happens to Shipping. Shipping, especially global shipping, is uniquely vulnerable to recessions and the effects of the downturn of 2008-2009 are still being felt today.

This is the invisible network that keeps the world running

The Network Effect

As a nice follow-up to last week’s post on the world’s largest container ship , the BBC has an in depth article on an “invisible network that keeps the world running” Just what is this network, you ask? Yantian Port in China/BBC.

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Blank Sailings Due to Corona Virus-Increasing Shipping Costs

Shipsy

With container exports from China reduced drastically, Shipping lines were losing millions of dollars sailing as per committed schedule but with ships partially filled. JNPT handled 141 ship calls last month, about 15% less than in January. What is Blank Sailing?

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Shipping rates on Asia-Europe routes see record fall

Logistics Middle East

Freight rates per teu on the major Asia-Europe container trades have seen an unprecedented 30% tumble this week

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G6 shipping alliance follows O3 in Asia-Europe rate war

Logistics Middle East

G6 shipping alliance follows O3 with capacity reduction on key Asia-Europe trade amid freight rate collapse

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Global shipping trends: What to expect in 2020

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Now that the fireworks are over and New Year’s resolutions are set, it’s time to prepare for global shipping in 2020. Recapping 2019’s top global shipping disruptors. was a drastic change that will likely continue to affect shipping costs and capacity availability.

Conquering the high seas: What’s shaking the global liner shipping industry?

DELMIA Quintiq

Massive ships. Rules for container traffic between Europe and Asia are being rewritten and this has had profound implications for West European terminals: Supply fluctuations have resulted in a fragmented terminal capacity. Capacity of container ships handled in 2014.

Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

trade war, and the trade conflict between Japan-Korea all impact today’s shipping market. Robinson’s coverage of these and other disruptions has focused on what it means for companies shipping into North America. Ongoing impact in Southeast Asia countries.

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Ocean Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This has been an interesting year for the ocean shipping industry. 2019 Ocean Shipping Trends. We saw tariffs and retaliatory tariffs enacted, leading many importers to ship earlier than normal to avoid paying higher tariffs. Ocean Shipping Technology.

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Evergreen cargo ship launches new Oman-South Asia loop

Logistics Middle East

The Evergreen cargo ship Messini has made a maiden port call to Sohar with the launch of the new Oman-South Asia service

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Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2017

TMC

All of this mounted to the Hanjin bankruptcy, one of the largest container shipping bankruptcies in history. These three alliances will control more than 90% of the Trans-Pacific trade and 96% of Asia-Europe trade.

Free Shipping Just Got More Expensive – Retailers and Consumers to Spend More to Counter Carrier Cost Hikes

BluJay Solutions

Free shipping is top of the list for consumers when making purchase decisions and it’s been shown that they will modify their spending patterns to ensure they get it, feeling that spending more is worthwhile to save a few dollars in shipping charges.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. There are two ways to view the History of Shipping Containers. Below, you can also view the history of shipping containers in one infographic. Shipping between Europe, S.E.

Cross-Border Ecommerce: The Future is Here

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The business transaction, cargo shipping, payment wiring and collection, and document exchanges are no longer individual pieces of the chain. It includes international fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) shipping, U.S. Cross-Border Ecommerce: The Future is Here | C.H. Robinson.

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Ocean Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This has been an interesting year for the ocean shipping industry. 2019 Ocean Shipping Trends. We saw tariffs and retaliatory tariffs enacted, leading many importers to ship earlier than normal to avoid paying higher tariffs. Ocean Shipping Technology.

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How the Covid-19 Crisis is Moving the Shipping Industry Towards a Spot Driven Rate Procurement Model and Reduce Cost through Shipsy’s Inquiry Module

Shipsy

The spread of the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19 is affecting the shipping industry in unprecedented ways. Experienced professional in logistics technology space and handles sales at Shipsy for Southeast Asia. Blank Sailings Due to Corona Virus-Increasing Shipping Costs.

What the Chinese Shipping Merger Tells Us About the Future of Freight

Elementum

What do I need to know about China’s shipping merger? Two Chinese shipping companies, Cosco and CSCL, are merging to form one alliance. Which sounds like a big deal, but it won’t have an effect on Asia-Europe shipping costs. The merger is not going to shake up shipping—but it does point to a downwards trend in shipping capacity. And while it will reduce capacity on Asia-Europe lines, the demand doesn’t exist to justify raising prices.

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Trending: Effects of West Coast Ports Labor Dispute

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Retailers rely heavily on these ports for imported goods coming in from Asia. Article: Inland Port Development: What is the Impact on Shipping Patterns, and How Can 3PLs Take Advantage? Blog Post Asia Global Ports Shipping Transportation By Chris Ferrell.

Direct container shipping route opens between Central China's Wuhan and Japan

EFT

A direct container shipping route that connects Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province, with cities in Japan including Osaka, Kobe and Nagoya has been officially opened. Government officials say that compared with existing routes, the river-ocean container shipping route can save about two days of transit and takes only five days for cargo to reach the above-mentioned ports of Japan from Wuhan city.

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Asia-Europe to take hit as Cosco places mega ship order

Logistics Middle East

Cosco orders nine 20,000-teu ULCSs putting further pressure on critically depressed freight rates

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The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

China’s so-called “One Belt One Road” strategy connects the country via an overland and sea corridor to Central Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Global Transportation Management asia logistics Europe Global Trade

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

China’s so-called “One Belt One Road” strategy connects the country via an overland and sea corridor to Central Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Global Transportation Management asia logistics Europe Global Trade

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

Basically, responsible for ocean freight carriers, ocean ships that rely on truck companies. Shipping a 40-ton container back in July or June used to cost about $700 — a 40-ton container. More than half of Hanjin’s ships were chartered.

CMA CGM adds Iranian port on Asia-Europe loop

Logistics Middle East

s 11,500 teu Andromeda is expected to call in Iran in August, with the country added to the ship's Asia-Europe loop CMA CGM?s

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Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The manufacturers, key suppliers, and customer industries of semiconductor device makers are global, with a strong Asia presence. All have considerable significance for global supply chain managers: Manufacturing is shifting to North Asia.