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.

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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. What’s holding customer-centric air cargo back?

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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. 3PL Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - CH Robinson Supply Chain Risk Management Black Friday cargo theft

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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

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The Battle for Air Cargo Space

Supply Chain Nation

This week: how expectations for rapid delivery are driving competition in the air cargo space; the growing driver shortage in the trucking industry; how in-store mobility could help boost retail sales; the startup business behind reducing food waste; and how the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact the supply chain. The battle for air cargo space. The growing need to support rapid delivery is driving greater demand for air cargo shipments, reports The Wall Street Journal.

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Case Study: Project Cargo Logistics

PLS Logistics

Moving over dimensional, over weight or toxic cargo is a complex job that involves heavy shipping equipment and moving project materials to w ork sites, facilities and construction stations whether on- or off-highway.

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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Another Tragic Air Cargo Plane Crash in the U.S.

Supply Chain Matters

Tragically, there has been another fatal air cargo accident in the United States as a twin-engine turbo prop aircraft, operated by a subcontracter to UPS crashed while landing at the Charleston West Virginia Airport. Transportation and Logistics independent blog featuring analysis and insights on supply chain management Supply chain Matters blog

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

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.

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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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Knowledge is power – Start managing your cargo shipments actively

Global Trade Management

I am talking about real time information that is coming directly from the cargo, for instance a sea freight container. One platform, one dashboard Based in the heart of Switzerland arviem is about to be a melting pot for global cargo monitoring.

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A Secure Supply Chain – Reducing Cargo Theft Risk

Supply Chain Link

The Transported Asset Protection Association’s (TAPA) reported a five-year high in cargo incidents in 2015 with a large percentage of growth in freight thefts year over year 1.

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Air Cargo Industry Flying Toward Change

Kewill

Switch to Cargo-XML messaging standard to streamline processes, cut costs. The Cargo-XML message set was developed by the International Air Transport Association [IATA] as part of the push toward “e-freight,” its vision of a paper-free air cargo supply chain.

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How working with our remarkable customer, Lufthansa Cargo, got us named to the 2015 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100

Kewill

Sometimes, though, we are lucky enough to get to share these customer stories – this is the case with Lufthansa Cargo. The project was so successful that Lufthansa Cargo wanted to share their supply chain success story.

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How to Ensure Cargo Security

PLS Logistics

If you are lucky enough to avoid cargo theft issues in your transportation activities, you should still be prepared to face it. Cargo theft is one of the 5 main causes of freight claims, as research shows.

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Shocking Statistics about Cargo Theft

PLS Logistics

A new report finds that the number of recorded cargo thefts and the average value of the freight attacks declined in 2015. But, regardless of this data, cargo theft is a real problem. Cargo’s value continues to increase, and thieves are sophisticated.

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Industry 4.0 and Real-Time Cargo Monitoring

Global Trade Management

arviem cargo monitoring Control Tower digital supply chain Industry 4.0 It means reduced costs and improved efficiencies. It means greater speed and scale. It means smarter products and services. It means Industry 4.0. In order to make all this happen, factories need to become more flexible, more intelligent and more efficient – machines, assets and products will start “talking” to each other within the factory but also between the different players.

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Air Cargo Got It Wright: 9 Incredible Air Cargo Facts

Freightos

Celebrating the anniversary of this first flight, we’re taking a look at nine most amazing things you should know about air cargo. 1 First air cargo flight: 1910. 2 Craziest air cargo market entry: DHL Express. 3 Largest air cargo plane: Antonov An-225.

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Can Supply Chain Financing benefit from Cargo Monitoring?

Global Trade Management

25% financing) Cargo monitoring could increase the value of such securities. Knowing for sure, that cargo has left and knowing exactly where the cargo is and its precise Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) could increase the financing from e.g. 20% to 30%. Getting real-time information about the arrival of the cargo and a confirmation, that no intrusion has happened and all the cargo is still there, could increase the financing from e.g. 40% to 45%.

4 Common Reasons Cargo Claims Are Rejected: Part 2

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.

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NTSB Issues Accident Investigative Report on 2013 UPS Cargo Plane Crash

Supply Chain Matters

On August 14, 2013, a UPS cargo plane bound for Birmingham Alabama from Louisville Kentucky crashed in the early morning hours just short of the airport runway, tragically killing both pilots on-board. Flight 1354, an Airbus A300 cargo plane crashed shortly before 6am Eastern time near a parallel access road in the immediate airport area, about a half mile from the runway. Transportation and Logistics Supply chain Matters blog UPS cargo plane crash

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Moisture and Condensation as a Challenge for Cargo in Transit

Global Trade Management

One of the main problems our clients from all different industries encounter in terms of damage of cargo in transit is the moisture and condensation – especially on those shipments with long transit time. However, the up and down of the relative humidity is not always relevant and most likely will not affect the cargo as the container is a closed ecosystem. If the outside temperature however in this example falls below 9 °C, condensation will happen and affect the cargo quality.

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5 Tips for Choosing a Winning International Cargo Service

The Network Effect

The post 5 Tips for Choosing a Winning International Cargo Service appeared first on The Network Effect. The Network Effect 3pl 4PL cargo freight forwarding international freightChoosing the right partner for your business is among the important components for a long term success. And this applies.

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Before a Cargo Claim Happens, Prepare a Plan: Part 1

Transportfolio

Before a Cargo Claim Happens, Prepare a Plan: Part 1. Want more effective and efficient resolution of cargo claims? The first thing to know is that when freight is damaged or lost in transit, the initial burden is on the claimant to file a cargo claim with the carrier.

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Top Five Air Cargo Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Top Five Air Cargo Carriers. The top five air cargo carriers by weight, according to the IATA , are: Fedex. As the biggest air cargo carrier by weight, Fedex had a revenue of $44.3 To support its air cargo business, Fedex has 634 aircraft and services 375 airports. million tons of cargo in the 2012-2013 financial year, earning $2.8 Cargo makes up 30% of Cathay Pacific’s revenues. million tons of cargo were shipped ( Korean Air ).

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Moderating Demand for Air Cargo Continues

Material Handling & Logistics

“Governments should be focused on promoting trade, not raising protectionist barriers,” said Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO. read more. Global Supply Chain Transportation & Distribution News

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Aboard a Cargo Colossus

SCM Research

New York Times reports : “As companies look for more efficient ways to move freight from factories in China to consumers in Europe, the Mary is among the newest giants, known as the Triple-E’s. Owned and operated by A.P.

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Confirmation That Amazon Will Lease U.S. Air Cargo Lift Capabilities

Supply Chain Matters

Yesterday, business media officially confirmed in action what Supply Chain Matters and other online fulfillment focused social media sites had been predicting, namely that Amazon will reduce its sole dependence on traditional parcel carriers for air and surface transportation and logistics fulfillment. Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) confirmed a deal for Amazon Fulfillment Services to […].

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How to Thwart the Growing Menace of Cargo Theft

Kewill

While piracy on the high seas regularly makes headlines, the inland version – cargo theft – has quietly been on the rise for years. One needs to look no further than the FBI, which began tracking cargo theft statistics a few years ago after recognizing its impact on the economy – and realizing it also posed a threat to national security. Only 29 states submitted data, and 12 of those reported no incidents of cargo theft.

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Where Does Most Cargo Theft Happen?

DAT Solutions

Compared to 2016, cargo theft dropped by 32% in the second quarter of 2017, according to Keith Lewis, Vice President of Operations at CargoNet. Lewis shared these and other facts compiled by CargoNet , a national data-sharing system that seeks to prevent cargo theft and improve recovery rates.

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Breaking News: Report That Amazon to Launch Its Own Air Cargo Operations

Supply Chain Matters

The Seattle Times reported that Amazon.com is negotiating to lease 20 Boeing 767 air cargo jets for its own air-delivery service, citing cargo industry executives. The report cites an equity analyst as indicating that the highly influential online retailer is fed-up with third-party carriers being a bottleneck to growth. According to the report, a […].

Cargo Security: Protecting the Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

Ensuring supply chain security requires that shippers and logistics providers stay one step ahead of thieves

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: What's your definition of.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Realtime cargo monitoring does not solve all these ideas 100% itself. But realtime cargo monitoring could contribute substantially. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Using GPS to track cargo.

Supply Chains Rock

Using GPS to track cargo containers. Many months ago I blogged about some new services that were being created to help shippers track cargo using wireless technologies. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Cargo Insurance: What is it, What are the Types, & Do I Need it for My Shipment?

Cerasis

Following up our announcement that we have negotiated lower cargo insurance costs and now offer a zero deductible for that cargo insurance, we thought we’d take a deeper look at freight insurance (also known as cargo insurance). Specifically, what is cargo insurance, and should shippers even request it. What Is Cargo Insurance? Therefore, shippers can request cargo insurance to protect their goods from loss, damage, or theft while in transit.

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Amazon Unveils First Branded Prime Air Cargo Aircraft with Lots of Significance

Supply Chain Matters

August marks the traditional start of the peak transportation period leading up the October thru December peak holiday fulfillment period involving both traditional and online retail channels. The following two Supply Chain Matters commentaries address two important trends that will make the forthcoming period far different and perhaps far more challenging for industry supply chain […].

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Value of Air Cargo: Air Transport and Global Value Chains

SCM Research

I recently found an interesting report: Value of Air Cargo: Air Transport and Global Value Chains , published by Developing Trade Consultants. ” The report analyzes data to investigate the linkages between GVC trade and air cargo. It shows that countries engage in more trade in value terms if they have better air cargo connectivity – which is measured by an “Air Connectivity Index” A strong association is found between a higher ACI score (i.e.

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