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.

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

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.,

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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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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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.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication.

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

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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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!

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.,

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

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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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.

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.

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

Top 10 Reasons Why Santa Has The Best Supply Chain

Kinaxis

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 24th, 2019

Transplace

Freight markets were upended by the capacity crunch that followed the ELD mandate in December 2017. producers get for their exports in Latin America and Canada rose in 2019, relative to the cost of goods imported to the U.S., Transportation TIP List: Week of March 24 th , 2019.

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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.

Happy Canada Day – from Freightera

Freightera

Happy Canada Day to Freightera customers, carriers and friends! Just in time for two big celebrations, Canada Day and 4th of July, we’ve rolled out our long-awaited Freightera Cargo Insurance at no extra cost to our shippers and dramatically improved our freight quote search. The post Happy Canada Day – from Freightera appeared first on Freightera Blog.

LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight. FedEx Freight is the largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $5.3B FedEx Freight has a market share of 14.9%. FedEx Freight’s revenue includes FedEx Custom Critical. FedEx Freight is one of 7 operating units owned by FedEx Corporation. LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight History. FedEx Freight employs over 34,000 people and owns approximately 14,500 trucks. Fedex Freight Service Area.

One of Canada’s 50 Best Massaged Companies

Tailwind

I saw it on the side door of a tractor owned by one of the best trucking outfits in Canada, in North America for that matter. They should be proud to be one of the 50 Best Managed Companies in Canada. “BEST 50… vroom …”. It flew past me while I was driving to work one morning.