New regulations target truck emissions at Southern California warehouses

The Supply Chain Journal

A process four years in the making to regulate the emissions of truck traffic in and out of Southern California warehouses reached its end earlier this month with the adoption of a new rule that the warehouse industry says will ratchet up costs in the sector.

Borderlands: Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April; VW cuts production in Mexico and Tennessee plants; ATRG acquires Texas trailer fleets; and CBP officers seize $5.5M Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April. Security for cargo transportation is being challenged.

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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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FreightWaves Classics: The importance of logistics in the Korean War

The Supply Chain Journal

This FreightWaves Classics article will provide a brief overview of logistics during the first months of the war. Logistics/support services were critical. and UN operations in Korea were due in large part to the logistics and support activities. The logistics of war.

What shippers should know about driver misclassification by California drayage carriers

West Coast and California Logistics

With the state supreme court’s Dynamex decision, followed by its Senate Bill 1402 (SB 1402), California’s position on the hiring of independent owner-operators by drayage carriers is now firmly established. Many beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) have seen the writing on the wall and are protecting themselves from possible legal and financial penalties by turning away from drayage carriers who engage contractors.

Perishable produce puts more pressure on tight air cargo market

The Supply Chain Journal

The competition for scarce aircraft to transport international cargo is about to get even more intense, especially for exports from the U.S. California cherry harvesting went into full swing earlier this month.

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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. Leverage relationships with your third party logistics provider (3PL).

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FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Burlington Northern Air Freight has changed hands, names and missions during its run…

The Supply Chain Journal

The company was an air freight forwarder specializing in shipping heavy materials within the United States using contracted cargo space on commercial lines. billion global cargo express and logistics company. The company’s headquarters was also moved to Irvine, California.

This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 5)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. Schiphol airport gears up for chilled vaccine cargos. Holiday toy supplies at risk amid southern California port jam. The post This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 5) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Expeditors paying more to move freight but has solid quarter

The Supply Chain Journal

The asset-light logistics company, which is a member of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and which is a “dividend aristocrat” with 25 years of annual increases in payouts to shareholders, topped Wall Street estimates for both earnings per share and revenue.

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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Expeditors paying more to move freight but has solid quarter

The Supply Chain Journal

The asset-light logistics company, which is a member of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and which is a “dividend aristocrat” with 25 years of annual increases in payouts to shareholders, topped Wall Street estimates for both earnings per share and revenue.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

There are seven counties in Northern California where people have been asked to stay home: The railroads and dray carriers are exempt from this at this time. Delays in Northern California and Seattle are limited at this time. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China.

Logistics property update: January 2021

EFT

FM Logistics aims to be market leader in India. India-based logistics provider FM Logistics wants to double its warehousing space to 12 million sq ft in the next three to four years, up from 6 million sq ft. In the last six months, FM Logistics has added a total of 10 lakh sq.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Speakers: Sharon Perry, Vice President of Logistics, Carhartt; Gregg Lanyard, Director, Product Management, Manhattan Associates; Adrian Gonzalez, President, Adelante SCM. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Hanjin says U.S.-bound Baidu receives approval from California DMV to test self-driving cars (Reuters). The fallout from Hanjin’s bankruptcy continues, with $14 billion of cargo still stranded at sea.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: arviem and KeyTone.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Managing logistics operations for a global supply chain is challenging. 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. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. In the digital transformation age, logistics is once again undergoing a major shift. These technologies also contribute to a rise in big data and analytics in the logistics field. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. The ability to real time monitor the status of goods requires a combination of container based technology, back-end business applications and an extended network of logistics fulfillment partners. Perishables represent a particularly important segment of the Miami air cargo market, because Miami International Airport is a primary hub for perishables moving between Latin America, the Caribbean islands, and North America.

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Amazon Air begins daily service to Pittsburgh, Kansas City

The Supply Chain Journal

Add Pittsburgh and Kansas City, Missouri, to Amazon’s (NASDAQ: AMZN ) rapidly growing network of airports served by its in-house cargo airline, which helps the company cut ground transport times and quickly deliver online orders to businesses and consumers. Cargo PIT stop.

This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The Hyperloop and drones headlined this week’s supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Hyperloop One Accelerates Toward Future With High-Speed Test (WSJ – sub. California Shippers Face Trucking Surcharge (WSJ – sub. 73-hour, seven-day workweek limit set by Senate panel for truck drivers (Logistics Management). The post This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Walmart Toughens Delivery Demands for Suppliers (WSJ – sub. The thing that makes supply chain and logistics so exciting and frustrating and challenging is that just when you think you’ve figured something out or have it under control, the world changes on you. P&G and Wayfair: More Shippers Taking Direct Control of Logistics Operations.

This Week in Logistics News (October 9-13, 2017)

Talking Logistics

I’m on borrowed time this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: DAT Freight Index Hits All-Time High in September. California proposes altering regulations to allow driverless vehicles (CCJ). Hypleroop One is rebranding itself as Virgin Hyperloop One, and Branson is joining the board…Virgin Hyperloop One will focus on a passenger and mixed-use cargo service.

Xwing completes landmark unmanned flight with Cessna aircraft

The Supply Chain Journal

Xwing, a startup company developing technologies for self-flying aircraft, announced Thursday it has completed what it called the world’s first fully autonomous demonstration flight of a commercial cargo aircraft from gate to gate.

Sea change: Testing maritime uses for alternative energy

The Supply Chain Journal

The 100-foot-long catamaran, a converted racing boat, carries only five passengers and no cargo. At first blush it might seem irrelevant to the container industry or other segments of the marine cargo industry. Onshore applications in trucking and logistics.

This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

UPS to Rollout Fleet of Electric Vehicles in California. ILA, USMX reach tentative labor contract agreement ( Logistics Management ). Net revenues from “other logistics services,” which include transportation management services, customs, warehousing, and small parcel, increased about 15 percent in Q4 2012 (excluding contribution from acquisition), driven primarily by transaction increases in its transportation management and customs services.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2019)

Talking Logistics

As I struggle to put on my ski boots, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week, starting with a $1 billion investment in a logistics startup. Billion Valuation After $1 Billion Investment Led By SoftBank (Forbes) US and China are sketching the outlines of a deal to end the trade war (CNBC) Import Wave Jams California Warehouses (WSJ – sub. It was school vacation week, which means I got more skiing than work done these past few days.

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Warehouse automation the next necessary frontier of logistics digitization

The Supply Chain Journal

This latest warehouse enhancement positions ENERGY as a one-stop shop for customers’ needs, whether those needs require assets, logistics solutions or warehousing services ?—

This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Anyway, I’m on borrowed time again this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Kewill and LeanLogistics Rebrand as BluJay Solutions, Unveil World’s First Global Trade Network. In order to prove the potential value of a commercial trade digitization solution, IBM and Maersk have worked with a number of trading partners, government authorities and logistics companies. It’s snowing outside.

Amid freight congestion, Matson launches fast-boat service to Oakland

The Supply Chain Journal

is launching a new express vessel service into northern California Tuesday designed to help U.S. The China-California Express (CCX) will have a 12-day transit time from Shanghai direct to the Port of Oakland, with a Ningbo departure taking 14 days. Matson Inc.

Kinks in Your Supply Ch?ain? Dealing with Port Congestions & Shutdowns

GlobalTranz

So In this Extreme Case, What are Supply Chain & Logistics Managers to Do? If your firm is currently importing cargo from Asia, you know about the challenges faced by what is rapidly becoming a crisis on the West Coast. All modes of the logistics industry are seeing a shortage of drivers. Workers sympathetic to the California dock workers, as well as diverted freight have slowed down operations at other ports up and down the west coast.

FreightWaves Classics: Crowley Maritime Corporation… from a single rowboat to a global leader

The Supply Chain Journal

owned and operated logistics, government, marine and energy solutions company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Services are provided worldwide by four primary business units – Crowley Logistics, Crowley (Government) Solutions, Crowley Shipping and Crowley Fuels.”.

3PL Basics: The 11 Transportation Services with Jeremy Thone

The Logistics of Logistics

Joe Lynch and Jeremy Thone discuss the 3PL basics: the 11 transportation services provided by 3rd party logistics providers. Jeremy Thone is the Marketing Director at 3PL Systems, which is a transportation management system software company based in Signal Hill, California.

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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. Boot Barn @bootbarn In 2016, Boot Barn improved operations at its distribution center in Fontana, California by implementing HighJump’s Warehouse Advantage WMS. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy.

MSC warns of international intermodal impacts on West and East coasts

The Supply Chain Journal

As a result, delivery of onboard or discharged cargoes to Chicago will be impacted since cargo will be held at marine terminals until the restriction is lifted or “abated,” MSC said. Ocean carrier MSC reports that U.S.

What’s going on with global supply chains: A primer for the casual consumer

Freightos

A third of all cargo is carried in passenger planes. So to meet capacity, airlines started to convert passenger planes into cargo planes at scale. In the last quarter of 2020, it became clear cargo rates weren’t coming down anytime soon. Logistics is global.