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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The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others. Conferences exist for a variety of purposes and supply chain specialties, including cold chain storage, transportation management , omnichannel best practices , and much more. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018.

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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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Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others. Conferences exist for a variety of purposes and supply chain specialties, including cold chain storage, transportation management, omnichannel best practices , and much more. The Amazon Effect: How the Retail Giant Has Shaken Up the Supply Chain and What Supply Chains Can Do to Keep Up.

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 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. Retail supply chains are slowing as customers are staying home in many areas of the country which will affect the global supply chain to an extent.

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others. Conferences exist for a variety of purposes and supply chain specialties, including cold chain storage, transportation management, omnichannel best practices , and much more. RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference LINK ($1,095 to $1,595, Depending on Membership and Registration Date).

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

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. With dynamic product lines (more than 8,000 styles of boots, shirts, jeans and more), the company requires flexibility in how it operates throughout the supply chain, and HighJump’s solution helps to improve order accuracy and efficiency from top to bottom.

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

More findings on the cloud cargo transportation and warehouse management systems you may discover on the web. Each industry has its peculiarities, among the others, in the logistics, manufacturing, and supply. The cloud-based supply chain software can be customized to suit your industry, your transportation , freight-forwarding and warehousing specialty, import-export regulations. A supply chain cloud helps to build a highly collaborative community of users.

Organized Retail Crime is Growing, Losses up 7% from Last Year

Material Handling and Logistics

These criminals find new ways to expand their networks and manipulate the retail supply chain every day. Some ORC activity happens before merchandise ever reaches stores, with 29% of retailers saying they had been the victim of cargo theft that occurred along their supply chains. A National Retail Federation report found that 92% of companies surveyed had been a victim of organized retail crime in the past year.

Examining the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

Supply Chain Nation

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. The article, A self-driving electric ship will replace thousands of truck trips at a Norwegian fertilizer firm , examines the benefits of autonomous ships, as well as how other companies are developing self-driving vehicles for use in their global cargo supply chains. Manufacturing Supply Chain friday in 5

Examining the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

Supply Chain Nation

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. The article, A self-driving electric ship will replace thousands of truck trips at a Norwegian fertilizer firm , examines the benefits of autonomous ships, as well as how other companies are developing self-driving vehicles for use in their global cargo supply chains. Manufacturing Supply Chain friday in 5

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. Areas of the Midwest and Northeast were buried for weeks, and even the Southeast got hit with snow and ice, including places like Birmingham, Atlanta, Nashville and Charlotte. That caused prolonged disruptions in the supply chain that led to tight capacity and higher rates.

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

6 River Systems

Revenue: $74.969 billion (12 months ending March 31, 2020), $74.094 billion (2019) Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia, USA CEO: Carol Tome 2. It started in 1969 as DHL Air Cargo, and by the late 1970s, the company had expanded its operations and offered services throughout the world.

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.

Van freight gears up for the holidays

DAT Solutions

On the other end of the supply chain, Atlanta volumes also rose 13% and rates are stabilizing in that market. The threatened strike by UPS Freight (LTL) may already be causing shippers to divert their cargo to other channels. The West Coast continued to drive spot market demand last week. Load-to-truck ratios in Los Angeles hit 12.2 on Friday, even stronger than the prior Friday when it was just over 10.

The Opportunities of Digitalization in Chemical Logistics

Talking Logistics

Shipments consist of general cargo, partial or full loads or – in the case of samples – small parcel shipments. They allow for the integration of all participants along the supply chain, where processes are automated, data availability increases, and the quality of information grows. In practice this leads to reduced logistics costs, faster and more responsive supply chains, and enhanced collaboration between functional groups and trading partners.

This Week in Logistics News (February 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

And yet, despite the continued advancement of global trade management solutions, many companies still rely on Excel spreadsheets to manage this highly strategic and risky supply chain process. Government to import or export cargo. Transplace’s Ben Cubitt was quoted in the article: Many truck shipments leaving cities such as Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas have been delayed two to three days after each storm, says Ben Cubitt, senior vice president of logistics company Transplace.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

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). Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0% MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

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). Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0% MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

billion of cargo, decreasing 1.6% billion of cargo, decreasing 3.3% AIR FREIGHT: Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In January, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 49,799 metric tons of cargo, a 10.7% Source: www.bloomberg.com/quote/BDIY:IND ) (The Baltic Dry Index is an index that tracks and averages worldwide international shipping prices of various dry bulk cargoes.). MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 1.0%

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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 Uber for shipping startup Roadie picks up $15 million investment from UPS, others (Atlanta Business Chronicle). law [as] a simple and efficient solution for assuring the continued smooth flow of export cargoes.”

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.