[Webinar] Introduction to Freight Market Intelligence | Australia


Chainalytics’ Freight Market Intelligence Consortium Now Available for APAC Region In a dynamic global market defined by carrier fragmentation, a heavy reliance on third parties, and widespread pricing and capacity volatility, measuring performance and periodically benchmarking transportation rates are critical components to an organisation’s ability to remain competitive over time. Chainalytics’ Freight Market Intelligence Consortium (FMIC) […].

Freight Rates News December 2015


Freight Rates News. Freight and logistics trends that rate in the news. OUR TAKE There is a lot more flexibility with parcel delivery, but some aspects of this change also applies to freight. Overcapacity has plunged freight rates, profit, and prompted mergers.

Etihad doubles freight handling capacity to Australia

Logistics Middle East

The additional flight will be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft

The National Truck Driver Shortage is Threatening the Freight Industry


The trucking industry, which moves 70% of US freight, has been facing a driver shortage for the past 15 years. Other countries including Australia , Canada , and the UK are facing the same issue.

Does Rail Freight Transportation Really ‘Suck’ that Much?

Logistics Bureau

Why aren’t we using more rail freight in Australia? According to logistics theory, rail freight comes into its own over greater geographical distances. OK, so we have vast distances here in Australia. Rail Freight Australia. Autonomous Freight Shuttle System.

Who Wins and Who Loses in Australia’s Fuel Shell Game?


The post Who Wins and Who Loses in Australia’s Fuel Shell Game? Blog Transportation Uncategorized Chainalytics Freight Carriers Fuel Surcharge Levies Logistics Richard KochBy Richard Koch | Associate Director, Logistics Operations, Chainalytics | Unless you’ve been otherwise preoccupied, you know there’s an ongoing global fuel glut. Transport Topics reports oil prices have plummeted 45 percent over the past year. Meanwhile, U.S.

Is The Freight Industry Ready For SOLAS?


Is The Freight Industry Ready For SOLAS? In the run up to the July 1, 2016 requirement that there must now be a verification of the gross mass of packed containers, Freightos research has determined that only one third (36%) of FCL freight quotes are still being saved with a weight.

Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

Logistics Trends and Insights

According to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines , September international air cargo demand as measured in freight ton kilometers increased 4.4% year-on-year increase in terms of freight demand. air freight Asia Pacific airfreight Asia-Pacific

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Can Technology Save the American Freight System?


We’ve talked about the truck driver shortage and its potential to disrupt domestic freight shipping—fewer people are choosing to become truck drivers, leading to a serious dip in trucking capacity over the course of just a few years. Freight trucking accounts for over 70 percent of all domestic freight leaving many manufacturers scrambling to develop contingency plans. of all freight revenue will be done through mobile brokering by 2025.

The History of the Shipping Container


For centuries the expense, risk, and frustration with ocean freight held back expansion of the international economy, despite the invention of the steam invention. First use of a modern container for ocean freight. Did You Know That … It wasn’t just about freight.

Last Mile Delivery Explained! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Last mile delivery has been a key factor for businesses across the globe, including Australia, where businesses have established a need for a more effective Australia delivery service. SCM #SupplyChain #freight #logistics #ecommerce #transportation #retail. Subscribe Here!

This Truck Could Save the American Freight System


We’ve talked about the truck driver shortage and its potential to disrupt domestic freight shipping: fewer people are choosing to become truck drivers, leading to a serious dip in truck capacity in only a few years. Freight trucking accounts for 69 percent of all domestic freight leaving many manufacturers scrambling to develop contingency plans. Financial analysts are sure that this technology will drastically change the face of the freight industry—just ask Australia.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Checklist Freight Spend Management.

A Supply Chain Christmas Carol


Production Freight Receiving Purchasing Retail Logistics Production: Santa’s little helpers. Production Freight Logistics Retail Purchasing Receiving Freight: Dasher, Carrier, Forwarder (and Rudolph). There is certainly demand for better freight.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers


The Freightos System is SaaS for freight contract management, automatic price quotations, and business intelligence. Although our core focus is not on freight forwarding services, we still love to connect the community to providers and technology of value to shippers who are in the pursuit of efficiencies and resource reduction in order to remain competitive. First use of a modern container for ocean freight. It wasn’t just about freight.

5 E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Choices!

Supply Chain Game Changer

ShipWire also has a lot of storage facilities built in different countries such as US, China, Europe, Australia, and Asia. SCM #SupplyChain #Freight #Logistics #Transportation #ECommerce. E-Commerce Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management ECommerce Freight Logistics SCM supplychain TransportationSubscribe Here! Email Address.

Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?


As our customer presence in Australia is growing, we are learning new things from our Commonwealth cousins from ‘’Down Under’’. Although we have much in common, the transportation laws in Australia and New Zealand have a distinct difference with those in Europe, the U.K.

6 Key Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch in 2017

Logistics Bureau

The first driverless car trials in Australia took place in Adelaide last year and automated trucks have already been a reality in Western Australia’s mining industry for some years.

Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

Logistics Trends and Insights

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

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Selecting the Best Supply Chain Visibility Platform: “A Logistics Provider’s Guide”

Gravity Supply Chain

In Sept 2017 I had the opportunity to demonstrate Gravity’s supply chain visibility platform at the Cargo Club of Australia in their quarterly business event.

“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño


Raw materials will be cheaper to export from Australia. El Niño tends to cause drier winters in Australia, and a lower chance of cyclones. There’s a 75% chance of fewer cyclones in Australia this winter , meaning that mining in the region will get easier.

This Week in Logistics News (July 9-13, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Simply put, while it’s impossible to predict what will happen with oil and diesel prices in the future, the current trend is certainly not favorable to freight spend budgets. The ability to generate recipient-created tax invoice (RCTI), of particular importance in Australia, was also added.

Extreme Global Weather Set to Continue – What’s the Supply Chain Impact (Part 1)?

BluJay Solutions

e-Commerce operations, logistics service providers (LSPs), and Freight Forwarders are all equally impacted by extreme weather scenarios. Blog Freight Forwarding (Software) Logistics Logistics (Software) Supply Chain Supply Chain (software) Transportation Management (TMS

BluJay Gains Momentum with Record Number of Companies Selecting its Supply Chain Technology Solutions

BluJay Solutions

a wholly owned subsidiary of leading beef processor Teys Australia, the second-largest meat processor in Australia. BluJay Solutions delivers supply chain software and services to the world’s most progressive retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, manufacturers, and logistics service providers. Companies across all global sales regions selected BluJay’s platform in record-breaking first quarter of 2019.

4 Questions to Ask to Take Your Supply Chain to the Next Level

Talking Logistics

Often shippers that have the most issues in this area serve customers in rural locations or have highly volatile freight volumes. His leadership responsibilities include marketing strategy, execution, and operations oversight for North America, South America, Europe, Asia, India and Australia. Businesses go through many stages. At inception, business might be simple and consist of serving only a few local customers.

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

world such as the Middle East and Australia. intercontinental Air and Ocean Freight with comprehensive Value-Added Logistics Services and Supply Chain. Clients include Integrators, Freight Forwarders, 3PL Providers, Ocean Carriers, NVOCCs, Airlines, Rail Operators, Port Operators, Terminal Operators, and Airport Operators. Conferences Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Third Party Logistics

Global Logistics—June 2014

Inbound Logistics

This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

Talking Logistics

So let’s not waste any time and go straight to the news… Google tests drone deliveries in Australia (Financial Times). June 2014 North American Freight Numbers. With summer unofficially ending this weekend, and school starting next week, the clock is ticking on summer vacation.

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

TBSx3 Launches Consortium With Freight Industry Giants to Fight Trade in Fake Goods with Blockchain (BlockchainNews). Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born. He was a tiny little thing when he was born, smaller than the palm of your hand.

This Week in Logistics News (April 3-7, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Delivery Connect is designed to manage the movement of freight from the shipper to the end receiver, including scanning, proof of delivery (PoD), exception management, cross dock and in-depot activities through to job dispatch, customer service and reporting. My garage door is crumpled.

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

Talking Logistics

MercuryGate Launches Global, Omni-modal Freight Procurement Solution. Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

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Transport and Transportation: Do They Mean the Same Thing?

Logistics Bureau

Check out our Related Transportation Pages Below: Freight Consultants. What can you Say about Other Terms Used In the Freight Transport Sector? By the way, that’s the name used in America and Australia; in Europe, it’s referred to as “trunking”. What is Transportation?

This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I’m back from vacation. Well, back physically. Getting back mentally has been a very slow process. My family and I spent more than a week in Costa Rica, where everyone greets you with “Pura Vida,” which means “Pure Life” in Spanish.

Supply Chain Leaders Insights in Melbourne and Sydney This October

Logistics Bureau

GPSM: Freight forwarding. SmartFreight: Freight solutions provider. SSI Schaefer Australia: Materials handling and logistics solutions. Geodis: Logistics service provider (contract logistics and freight forwarding). Fracht: Freight and logistics service provider.

This Week in Logistics News (September 30 – October 4, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Menlo Worldwide Increases Capacity in Australia. Robinson announced that it has enhanced its anti-cargo theft strategy “by joining CargoNet® to provide customers with a proactive approach to strengthening security around sensitive and high value product freight.”