WARNING: Handling Dangerous Cargo

All Things Supply Chain

On August 4th, 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate – equivalent to approximately 6 million pounds – that were being stored in a facility at Beirut’s port caught fire and exploded.… … Logistics Supply Chain Fails logistics supply chain fail

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Project cargo complexities simplified

20Cube Logistics

Well, some cargos’ are special and require an eye for detail and prior planning to implement the whole operation. Such special deliveries are known as ‘Project Cargo’. What’s Project Cargo? Such cargos’ can be for a domestic as well as for international companies and may even comprise of single or multiple shipments. Managing the Project Cargo. The post Project cargo complexities simplified appeared first on 20Cube Logistics.

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EV Cargo delivers Christmas to UK retailers

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo, the UK’s largest privately-owned logistics business, is playing a significant role in delivering Christmas to the UK. The post EV Cargo delivers Christmas to UK retailers appeared first on Adjuno. News Adjuno Allport Cargo Services cargo Christmas CM Downton Emergevest EVCargo Jigsaw NFT Palletforce supply chain UKCreated […].

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3 Ways to Track Air Cargo - And One More That’ll Blow Your Mind

Roambee

The in-air segment of your air cargo’s journey is only one part and constitutes a considerably smaller part of the journey’s time on an average, the remaining comprises of the first mile, time spent in storage, time spent at airports, and the last mile. Air shipments are the quickest and safest way to transport goods, but when it comes to tracking them, the options could get tricky!

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Is Cargo iQ Enough to Monitor Your Air Shipment?

Roambee

As simple as it may seem, air cargo isn’t just about moving boxes in planes. Flying is just 10% of the whole journey of your air cargo, the remaining — the more crucial part — is when it sits at the airport before boarding, after landing, waiting for approvals and paperwork at the customs, and while traveling on the road to reach its destination. In short, your air cargo does more waiting than flying. Let’s see what Cargo iQ can and cannot do, and how you can fill this gap.

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Cargo Crime is on the Rise, Here’s Why

Shipchain

That said, in the midst of all of this instability, cargo crime is on the rise due to the current disruption in global supply chains. . Interestingly enough, since the start of the pandemic, cargo theft has fallen off as much as 85%, according to Alex Lennane at The Loadstar. As they are now being reversed, experts believe that rates of cargo theft will spike as thieves try to recoup “lost wages.” Blockchain Cargo Crime Shipping Supply Chain

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Transportation Risk Management: Keep Your Cargo Out of Danger

Logistics Viewpoints

With the main focus on maximizing time and cost efficiencies, cargo risk management is often skipped over despite being a critical step in protecting your company. The post Transportation Risk Management: Keep Your Cargo Out of Danger appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Omni-channel business models often lead to more complicated global supply chains.

e-Freight Solutions for Air Cargo

Descartes

IATA has been leading the industry e-freight program aimed at taking paper out of the air cargo supply chain to reduce costs and increase efficiency for all participants. Julie Calcunovitch is Vice President, Air Product Management at Descartes The highly demanding and competitive nature of the supply chain industry demands proactive collaboration amongst trading partners in the air freight community.

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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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6 Reasons You Should Set Up Your Own Air Cargo Tracking System

Roambee

Air cargo plays an important role when it comes to quickly transporting temperature-sensitive goods including life-saving medicines and edibles. Although until the recent past, it was difficult to track air cargo once it took flight, there have been huge advances in the direction with the help of EDI systems like Cargo iQ. But there’s still something missing in the air cargo tracking scene.

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Could drones rescue the ailing air cargo industry?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our contribution to Air Cargo World – It seems hardly a week goes by without news of another drone delivery trial. But, what if drones could rescue an ailing air cargo industry? The cargo airplane industry is undergoing a number of changes in terms of demand and design. Air Cargo DronesWhile these stories are fascinating, they are also polarizing, often pitting analysts against one another in terms of the viability of drones in last-mile deliveries.

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Successful Cargo Space Delivery

Freightos

Which is why we’re taking our hats off to SpaceX for delivering 7,000 lbs of cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) this week using a reusable rocket – the Falcon 9. Well SpaceX may well have, if that unusual cargo had been in transit for more than the scheduled two days. NASA awarded the company a commercial orbital transportation services contract in 2006, to design and demonstrate a launch system to resupply cargo to the ISS.

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EV Cargo’s Allport Takes Up Global Rebrand To EV Cargo Global Forwarding

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo is continuing its focus on growth and brand consolidation with the rebranding of Allport Cargo Services, the company’s international freight forwarding business, to EV Cargo Global Forwarding.

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When Your Air Cargo Went to Vegas With Roambee…

Roambee

Roambee can make air cargo shipping a breeze with real-time sensor data monitoring, analytics, and control-tower action. supply chain security Multimodal Shipment Tracking IoT + AI + RPA RPA In Supply Chain AI Enabled Supply Chain IoT In Supply Chain air cargo track and trace air cargo tracking air cargo efficiency Supply chain control towersTo understand how this happens, let’s follow your consignment (bottles of some fine wine!) on a trip to Vegas!

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The Aftermath of a Capsized Cargo Ship

All Things Supply Chain

On September 8th, the cargo ship Golden Ray capsized off the coast of the state of Georgia. At the time, the ship was carrying 24 people and 4,000 vehicles. Shortly… General Supply Chain Management

Who Is Most Susceptible to Cargo Theft?

All Things Supply Chain

Cargo theft is a growing problem that impacts nearly every industry. … Supply Chain Management cargo theft digital supply chainAll supply chains are different, and their complexities often permit gaps in security that increase the risk of theft.…

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Reducing Cargo Theft

Inbound Logistics

Cargo theft in the United States results in billions of lost dollars. Taking proper precautions can help minimize theft and secure the supply chain

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What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo?

Freightos

What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo? . As the cream of air cargo’s innovators held turns on the floor, this question came up time and again. The industry’s mindset is holding customer-centric air cargo back. That was my big take from Elevate , presented by Air Cargo World earlier this month. In ten years, 80% of air cargo will be unmanned and carry five times more cargo … because of increasing e-commerce.

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EV Cargo Technology Transforms Container Fill for M&S

EV Cargo Technology

The Packaging Compliance module, pioneered by global supply chain management specialists EV Cargo Technology, also cuts wastage, and promotes sustainability by improving transit packaging compliance, minimising damage, and increasing the amount of product which can be shipped.

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Watch Now: EV Cargo Technology’s e-Documentation Speed to Sale Improvements for Retail Webinar

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Technology hosted its second webinar entitled ‘e-Documentation: Speed to sale improvements for retail’ a few weeks ago. EV Cargo Technology also presented this webinar with ASCI (Australasian Supply Chain Institute), to view this recording click here.

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Watch Now: EV Cargo Technology’s Vendor e-Documentation Speed to Sale Improvements for Retail Webinar

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Technology hosted its second webinar entitled ‘Vendor e-documentation: Speed to sale improvements for retail’ a few weeks ago. EV Cargo Technology also presented this webinar with ASCI (Australasian Supply Chain Institute), to view this recording click here.

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Etihad Cargo wins 'Cargo Airline of the Year'

Logistics Middle East

The latest win comes a month after Etihad Cargo won 'Cargo Operator of the Year' at the Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATAs

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Cargo Theft and Protecting Your Shipment

Freight Center

Did you know that each year about $30 billion worth of cargo is lost due to theft ? Understanding the causes and more prominent times of cargo theft can help you protect your shipments. Shipping Costs Freight Insurance Freight Preparation

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‘Tis the Season for Cargo Theft

Enterra Insights

The post ‘Tis the Season for Cargo Theft appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Nobody likes to get ripped off; but, experts note the holiday shopping season presents an almost irresistible opportunity for thieves. … Continued. Business Risk Management Supply Chain Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

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How to Protect Your Freight From Cargo Thieves

GTG Technology Group

5 Tips for Protecting Your Freight Against Cargo Thieves. In 2018, motor carriers reported almost 600 incidents of cargo theft nationwide. Cargo thieves can take advantage of opportunities for crime, such as low security at a cargo hold, to steal thousands of dollars worth of cargo. Thieves stealing cargo can cause disaster along the supply chain. Use these tips to protect your cargo against criminals and avoid costly mishaps.

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The eAWB Continues to Drive Change in the Air Cargo Industry

Descartes

Carriers are continuing to require digital data instead of paper in the air cargo supply chain. The eAWB is a fundamental step to Lufthansa Cargo that currently handles approximately 1.5 One recent highlight is Lufthansa’s introduction of a per paper air waybill fee for applicable tradelanes. Starting at €1 and increasing to €12 beginning Oct 1 st 2018, the airline is looking to leverage digital information to enable better communication and improve data quality.

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EV Cargo Technology Joins EV Cargo, The Largest Privately-owned Logistics Business In The UK

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Technology is one of six EmergeVest-backed companies forming EV Cargo. EV Cargo is a £850 million business focused on intersection of logistics and technology. Cargo-centric model delivers mission-critical supply chain services. EV Cargo Technology, one of the UK’s leading providers of supply chain management software is one of six premier logistics companies which have joined forces to form EV Cargo.

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EV Cargo Technology’s e-Doc Webinar Showcases Speed To Sale Improvements For Retailers

EV Cargo Technology

Responding to demand from global retail clients, EV Cargo Technology’s e-documentation functionality is set to enhance efficiency and visibility for EV Cargo Technology’s clients, transforming how they work with their vendors.

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Air Cargo Basics

The Logistics of Logistics

Air Cargo Overview. Air transportation is used to transport air cargo by plane and is a crucial component of international logistics networks. Air cargo is especially useful for companies shipping time-sensitive goods or goods over large distances. Air cargo is usually transported using dedicated cargo aircraft (freighters) or passenger aircraft. The Importance of Air Cargo. As mentioned above, air cargo is transported by freighters or passenger aircraft.

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How General Average Could Ruin Your Ocean Cargo Deliveries

CH Robinson Transportfolio

How General Average Could Ruin Your Ocean Cargo Deliveries | Transportfolio. Start by building your knowledge of how general average works, how it can impact your shipments if general average is declared, and how marine cargo insurance can help you sleep like a baby at night. General average is a throwback to the days when a crew tossed cargo overboard to lighten the ship in a storm. During the emergency, there wasn’t time to figure out whose cargo should be jettisoned.

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Tackling Drug Counterfeiting — Barcodes vs. RFID vs. Blockchain

Roambee

A WHO report 1 says poor countries lose over 2,50,000 children to fake and substandard drugs of malaria and pneumonia every year. Although most industries are focusing on supply chain efficiency, pharma supply chains bring a bigger worry into the picture: patient safety. One of the major worries for the global pharmaceutical industry around patient safety is counterfeit drugs.

American Airlines deploys new cargo platform

EFT

IBS Software's iCargo platform has been deployed by American Airlines Cargo, with AA saying in a press release that this will help “To overhaul legacy infrastructure and provide a single, digital platform to modernize its business and deliver enhanced customer experience.”. Business functions that have been fully integrated into the iCargo solution, include cargo sales, cargo terminal operations, warehouse management, ULD management and cargo revenue accounting.

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EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2020 – Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2020 – Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable. With transit packaging becoming ever more critical to the retail supply chain, EV Cargo are delighted to announce a conference on Wednesday 22nd April 2020 , focused on helping retailers understand how to optimise, improve and drive greater compliance with packaging throughout the supply chain.

4 Common Reasons Cargo Claims Are Rejected: Part 2

CH Robinson Transportfolio

4 Common Reasons Cargo Claims Are Rejected. You have a plan for processing cargo claims before they happen. In my previous article, I explained what is generally expected when filing a cargo claim, and what kind of documentation you may need in support. As part of this case, the claimant must prove the cargo shipped in good condition and arrived in a damaged condition. Each cargo claim has nuances that render it unique, and no process can cover everything.

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Supply Chain Risk: Cargo Theft

APICS

However, with more trucks filled with merchandise hitting the roads during the busy buying and shipping season, cargo theft is expected to “surge,” according to NBC Los Angeles The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and retailers and distributors are working hard to meet customers’ needs.