Innovations in Inflatable Dunnage Bag Design Dramatically Reduce Damage Rates of Freight Shipments

Cerasis

Bureau of Transportation, trucking was the #1 mode of transport for shipments of freight between the U.S. and Canada and Mexico in 2017.read More. Freight Claims dunnage bag designNorth American supply chains for manufactured goods depend heavily on trucking.

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Global Free Trade: Europe and Canada Implement CETA

Supply Chain Link

In February, the European Union (EU) voted to implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, known as CETA, with trade partner Canada. Global Supply Chain Export Freight Forwarding Import

Flexible Online Fulfillment and the ‘Power of Two’ in Canada

Supply Chain Network

In Canada, customer demands for more rapid and cost-effective e-commerce delivery are increasing on a daily basis. Online sellers, since the dawn of e-commerce, have successfully serviced Canada from one fulfillment operation. still servicing Canada from U.S.

6 Tips to Avoid Common Canada Cross-Border Shipping Mistakes

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Canada border is one of the most important borders in the world? Canada is the number one market for U.S. exports and 60% of Canada’s overall trade is with the United States.* and Canada will remain strong trade partners into the future. From Canada to the U.S.,

Cross-Border Shipping Guide: The United States and Canada

Supply Chain Link

billion worth of freight was moved to and from Canada in 2014 1. Over $52.4 When shipping cross-border, it’s important to know what to expect and to be. Read more. 04/07/2015. Brokerage. Global. Supply Chain. Transportation.

Does Canada Need a Chief Logistics Officer?

Supply Chain Network

A few years back the Government of Canada introduced the role of Chief Technology Officer or CTO, which ultimately resulted in the formation of Shared Services Canada. So in this case only one question remains to be answered, is it time for Canada to appoint a Chief Logistics Officer?

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Expanding and Shipping to Canada

3PL Insights

Expanding and Shipping to Canada By Matt Magpantay, Evans Distribution Systems Some call it the U.S.’ 3PL Customs Freight Management Logistics Matt Magpantay Michigan Supply Chain Trucking

E-Commerce Success in Canada Depends on Power of Two

Supply Chain Network

In fact not a week goes by now without my speaking with retailers and etailers that since the dawn of e-commerce have successfully serviced Canada from one fulfillment operation for the country and are currently rethinking this model.

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How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. For Canada, $150 (CAD) for customs duties and $40 (CAD) for taxes (Section 7.8.f). The U.S.,

Shipping to Canada: Everything You Need to Know

PLS Logistics

Sending LTL or truckload shipments to Canada from the U.S. Here’s everything you need to know about shipping to Canada: Paperwork. Shipping freight to Canada requires a lot of paperwork. Shipping Insurance Canada cross border

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The Target Canada Story and the Brand Impact of the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

One of the most pronounced examples of the role of the Supply Chain in serving and protecting your brand is found in the story of Target Canada. Faced with unprecedented plans for expansion in Canada Target had to close its entire operation only two years after beginning operations. The plans for expansion in to Canada were enormous and the timetable for rapidly entering the market was unprecedented. The post The Target Canada Story and the Brand Impact of the Supply Chain!

Winds of change in freight transportation supply chain: Platooning technology

Kinaxis

This year, my family and I decided to take advantage of the event and visit National Research Council (NRC) , Canada’s 9 m wind tunnel testing facility. tons of freight in 2015, accounting for 70.1% of domestic freight tonnage.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

Freightos

The broader climate issue.and freight’s role. The emissions from freighting Shawn’s TV is a miniscule percentage of this year’s 33 billion ton cube. Finding freight’s contribution to GHG took a lot of digging. . and Green Freight Europe. Freight Insight

China to Canada shipment handled by Israeli blockchain start-up LogChain

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LogChain claims that it enables logistics, shipping companies and freight forwarding companies to reduce shipment costs by 7% to 9%, and reduces two weeks of work in bureaucratic documentation for each shipment on average. SPARX Logistics, with over 28 branches worldwide, shipped electronic goods from China to Canada over the LogChain platform.

How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. Current De Minimis: For Canada, $15 (CAD), no duty or taxes payable. The U.S.,

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B UPS Freight has 6.9% UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight Services. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight History.

Is it Time for the Widespread Adoption of Composite Pallets in Canada?

Supply Chain Network

Millions of pallets are built and used in the supply chains of Canada every year and so any innovation around these pallets can have a significantly positive and far reaching impact on overall logistics and supply chain performance.

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An Interview on the Potential Impact of the ELD Mandate in Canada

CH Robinson Transportfolio

On June 13, 2019, The Canadian Ministry of Transportation (Transport Canada) announced a formal plan to implement electronic logging devices (ELDs) in Canada. Background and timeline of ELDs in Canada. This holds true even when Canada is the country of origin.

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

Cerasis

When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important. Identify factors that impact your freight shipping costs.

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight. Con-Way Freight is the second largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.3B Con-Way Freight has 9.4% Con-Way Freight is the largest of three 3 operating units owned by Con-Way Inc. The truckload division operates in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Con-Way Freight was already located in Ann Arbor. Con-Way Freight employs over 21,000 people and owns approximately 33,500 tractors and trailers.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the next three decades while the value of the freight will almost double, increasing by 92 percent, according to the latest projections by the U.S.

6 Trends Affecting Inbound Freight Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Successful inbound freight management depends on a strong logistics management program. Shippers need to have a robust set of controls in place, a high-quality inbound freight routing guide , automated tracking technology, reporting capabilities, and much more. Shippers need to understand the trends throughout the industry affecting inbound freight management and how to plan accordingly. Congress Will Affect Successful Inbound Freight Management. Subscribe Here!

Freight Gathers Strength in Early November, Led by Western Region

DAT Solutions

The graph below depicts 24 region-to-region pairs, showing changes in rates for freight movements that originated in four Western regions, heading to destinations in six East Coast regions. These results are atypical , so they may surprise longtime freight trend watchers. Freight Rate

5 Truckload Shipping Trends to Watch for in Today’s Freight Market

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While freight volumes and the supply of trucks and drivers constantly strive for equal balance, they often fall short. Here are the five key freight trends worth watching in late 2019. Freight volumes gain strength. growth in freight volume in 2019. .

Top 10 Reasons Why Santa Has The Best Supply Chain

Kinaxis

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Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

But issues surrounding labor and rising fuel prices pose real threats to the freight industry. trucks transport 63 percent of ALL the goods that go to Canada and Mexico. Technology Comes to the Aid of Freight Companies. truck drivers transportation freight truckingTransportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

But issues surrounding labor and rising fuel prices pose real threats to the freight industry. trucks transport 63 percent of ALL the goods that go to Canada and Mexico. Technology Comes to the Aid of Freight Companies. truck drivers transportation freight truckingTransportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run.

Van freight stabilizes in early October

DAT Solutions

But freight has mostly "normalized” on the spot market. NOTE: The map depicts outbound load-to-truck ratios for dry van freight. Changes in the ratio often signal impending changes in freight rates.

3 Things to Know about Shipping Across the Canada-U.S. Border

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The world’s largest trade relationship is between Canada and the United States. In spite of this, a surprising number of companies don’t really understand how three basic issues will affect any freight that crosses the border.

3 Things to Know about Shipping Across the Canada-U.S. Border

CH Robinson Transportfolio

3 Things to Know about Shipping Across the Canada-U.S. The world’s largest trade relationship is between Canada and the United States. In spite of this, a surprising number of companies don’t really understand how three basic issues will affect any freight that crosses the border.

The National Truck Driver Shortage is Threatening the Freight Industry

Elementum

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.

New LTL Reefer Freight Rates in Canada are now Live on Freightera.com!

Freightera

The summer is almost over, but protecting freight from heat is still in high demand! The post New LTL Reefer Freight Rates in Canada are now Live on Freightera.com! Freight Rates

This Week in Logistics News (January 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Drone Delivery Canada Commences Testing its Larger 25lbs Cargo Delivery Drone Named the Raven X1400. Manufacturers, shipping lines, freight forwarders, port and terminal operators and customs authorities can all benefit from these new technologies –and ultimately consumers.

JP24 to Complicate Imports for Freight Forwarders

BluJay Solutions

And with Japan being the world’s third-largest importer, the new ‘JP24’ rule will impact on a significant percentage of freight forwarders. The post JP24 to Complicate Imports for Freight Forwarders appeared first on Kewill Corporate.

Green Freight, Freight Electrification—Freightera’s notes from COP23

Freightera

When we first shared our green freight vision two years ago, we had a few concerns. How quickly can green freight technology catch up? Perhaps the most exciting and meaningful contributor to Green Freight that we see emerging in the industry is the Deutsche Post DHL Group.

Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2019

Talking Logistics

Real-time freight visibility is quickly becoming a “must have” capability for transportation managers. Simply put, real-time freight visibility is hot right now, with both customers and investors. I’ve been an industry analyst for over 20 years, which is hard to believe sometimes.

New LTL Shipping Rates in Western Canada and USA

Freightera

Don’t miss the savings as we keep bringing online millions of new rates per month in Canada and the USA. Some Amazing New LTL-by-Road Wins in Western Canada: Calgary, AB T2A 1M6 to Regina, SK S4M 0A1. Freight RatesHappy new shipping rates!