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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

As shoppers count down the days until they can score deals on the hottest products, cargo thieves are counting on cashing in on opportunities to swipe unattended trailers and shipments. The industry experiences more cargo theft incidents when there is a higher volume of consumer goods moving through the supply chain. But while we are in the midst of a season notorious for a spike in cargo thefts , there are a few precautions you can take to protect your freight.

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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft? As shoppers count down the days until they can score deals on the hottest products, cargo thieves are counting on cashing in on opportunities to swipe unattended trailers and shipments. The industry experiences more cargo theft incidents when there is a higher volume of consumer goods moving through the supply chain. The post Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

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The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar Coat the Real Issue

Supply Chain Shaman

Others say February… Where they all agree is that the labor union discord was the icing on the top of a broken link in the supply chain. As a country, I think that we need to rethink supply chain flows for chassis, drayage and the unloading of larger ships. I don’t think that the ports are up to the challenge of moving the high-levels of freight with larger ships without rethinking unloading space, equipment and flows.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

40’ containers: Due to the lack of imports, this equipment is in limited supply across the country. The expectation is that two mega ships will arrive at the ports to pick up empties this week as the equipment is needed in China. The supply of 40’ equipment across the U.S. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China.

Chainalytics and Drewry partner to create Ocean Buying Group for small and medium sized shippers

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA, 02 March 2018 – Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, and Drewry, the global shipping consultancy, have partnered to launch an innovative ocean freight procurement solution for shippers. Press Release Transportation Beneficial Cargo Owners Ocean Carrier Ocean Freight Procurement

All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 3.11-3.15

Aborn and Co.

British Navy saves 27 aboard doomed cargo ship. The ship ultimately sank to a depth of 2,800 miles. Lanes from Dallas to Los Angeles, Memphis to Atlanta, and Philly to Boston all gained ground. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE.

All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 1.14 - 1.18

Aborn and Co.

In fact, in 2018 we saw investments go up across the entire supply chain technology spectrum.” parcel shipping. Two cargo bikes can replace one motorized vehicle, Peters Mendes pointed out. Sluggish iPhone sales felt across Apple’s supply chain. Normal.

Examining the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

BlueYonder

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This quick roundup of industry news includes a look at the skills gap in manufacturing, how small businesses are benefiting from a newer generation of robots, the development of an autonomous ship, as well as how some retailers are tackling e-commerce. . Autonomous Ships to Set Sail . Manufacturing Supply Chain friday in 5

Examining the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

BlueYonder

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This quick roundup of industry news includes a look at the skills gap in manufacturing, how small businesses are benefiting from a newer generation of robots, the development of an autonomous ship, as well as how some retailers are tackling e-commerce. . Autonomous Ships to Set Sail . Manufacturing Supply Chain friday in 5

What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

Freight Center

Last year, Hurricane Michael had a devastating effect on coastal towns, disrupting the supply chain and leaving close to total destruction. Extreme weather events affect each sector of the supply chain but knowing what to expect helps ease the stress. Securing the Supply Chain. Supply chain delays are inevitable when roads are impassable. Air shipments were re-routed through surrounding hubs—Atlanta, Chicago, and Dallas/Fort Worth.

Will sub-zero temps stall trucking operations?

DAT Solutions

Cargo can also be damaged by the cold. If there are delays, or the truck is stranded on the highway, the cargo could be ruined. Reefers protect freezable cargo. Most LTL operations won’t pick up freezables, and shippers may be forced to ship products on temperature-controlled trailers that can provide heat. That caused prolonged disruptions in the supply chain that led to tight capacity and higher rates. Large swaths of the U.S.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery. Revenue: $74.969 billion (12 months ending March 31, 2020), $74.094 billion (2019) Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia, USA CEO: Carol Tome 2.

Truckload vs LTL: The Right Mode for your Load

Aborn and Co.

have many shippers rethinking which strategy they use to approach their inland cargo. Are you doing all you can to ensure efficient shipping over the road? Full truckload shipping typically means that one trailer is contracted to a single customer, shipper, or consignee. Normal.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

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Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). . billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. billion of cargo, decreasing 1.13% from October 2015 and the lowest level since June 2011. Source: Supply Chain 24/7). MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

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Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). . billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. billion of cargo, decreasing 1.13% from October 2015 and the lowest level since June 2011. Source: Supply Chain 24/7). MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). billion of cargo, decreasing 1.6% billion of cargo, decreasing 3.3% Last-mile delivery network Connect India became a UPS Authorized Shipping Outlet through a new agreement. Source: Institute for Supply Management) (The PMI combines data on new orders, inventory, production, supplier deliveries, and employment.

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This Week in Logistics News (June 13-17, 2016)

Talking Logistics

But before I head out, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 Amazon Cuts Shipping Fees in Threat to Alibaba’s U.S. Uber for shipping startup Roadie picks up $15 million investment from UPS, others (Atlanta Business Chronicle). Descartes: The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management.

This Week in Logistics News (February 8-12, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Driverless vehicles and package delivery dominated the supply chain and logistics news this week, so let’s go straight to it: Google wants to deliver packages from self-driving trucks ( Quartz ). Future of brokerage: Cargo Chief to bet on pay for time ( Overdrive ). The report envisioned a global delivery network that controls the flow of goods from factories in China and India to customer doorsteps in Atlanta, New York and London.