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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.

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. produce with lower-grade items or ones sourced from other countries.

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9 logistics companies named to Inc.’s Best Workplaces

The Supply Chain Journal

Nine logistics companies were recognized on Inc. The nine logistics companies include: ACI Transport (Ferndale, Michigan) — A transportation and logistics company built around adaptability, communication and integrity. magazine’s sixth annual list of Best Workplaces.

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.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: arviem and KeyTone.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Managing logistics operations for a global supply chain is challenging. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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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. Source: Xwing).

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.

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.”.

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. Source ). In the last quarter of 2020, it became clear cargo rates weren’t coming down anytime soon. Logistics is global.

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. Strategies include sourcing more items directly from manufacturers to improve margins, SKU rationalization and space reduction, “show more carry less” and assisted-store ordering. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy.

The need to know

EFT

COVID helps Canadian logistics robot firm Attabotics raise $50 million. Tankers ship Iranian fuel cargoes to U.S. Tankers carrying Iranian fuel cargoes covered by a U.S. government source and a shipping source said on Thursday.

Teamsters protest in SoCal gets burst of support from longshoremen

The Supply Chain Journal

What had been deemed a strike in Southern California by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters — but was undertaken by people who were not employed — does appear to have disrupted some port operations in the Los Angeles/Long Beach port area Wednesday, albeit briefly.

Teamsters protest in SoCal gets burst of support from longshoremen

The Supply Chain Journal

What had been deemed a strike in Southern California by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters — but was undertaken by people who were not employed — does appear to have disrupted some port operations in the Los Angeles/Long Beach port area Wednesday, albeit briefly.

The need to know

EFT

EXCLUSIVE-Automakers seek delays, exemptions to India's planned new rules for parts -sources. A Swedish consortium aims to launch commercially by 2025 a wind-driven car carrier that will emit 90% less carbon dioxide than a conventional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) cargo ship, it said on Thursday.

The need to know

EFT

EXCLUSIVE-Automakers seek delays, exemptions to India's planned new rules for parts -sources. A Swedish consortium aims to launch commercially by 2025 a wind-driven car carrier that will emit 90% less carbon dioxide than a conventional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) cargo ship, it said on Thursday.

The need to know

EFT

bln in Hong Kong secondary listing -sources. Germany’s cabinet passed a national hydrogen strategy on Wednesday as part of a wider push to decarbonise Europe’s largest economy, government sources said. California readies nation’s first electric truck sales and reporting mandate.

Q3 2020 Freight Rates and Logistics Market Update

Zipline Logistics

Produce season is affecting the freight market much more than last year’s season, stretching capacity in California, and the Southeast where output is peaking. In areas in the South and California, markets have continued their resurgence.

China’s Full Truck digital freight platform pulls back curtain in prospectus

The Supply Chain Journal

equity markets, its prospectus is giving potential investors, competitors and potential customers a look into the online logistics’ platform’s finances and business operations. billion in investments from several private equity sources.

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Among Piers: Empty containers continue making waves

The Supply Chain Journal

Amounting to 267,542 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), the exported empties reflect “the need to reposition empty containers around the globe to provide the equipment necessary to support the strong cargo demand,” the port said in a press release this week. Port of New York and New Jersey.

Climate Change and the Supply Chain

Elementum

In September, Hurricane Irma caused flooding and the closure of several logistics hubs in Florida, while Hurricane Maria brought strong winds that destroyed almost all facilities and knocked out electricity across Puerto Rico. They already had three solar farms in North Carolina and Nevada before they partnered with First Solar in 2015 to build another solar farm in California.