The Opportunities of Digitalization in Chemical Logistics

Talking Logistics

The typical distribution process in the chemical industry looks mostly like this: The chemical producer distributes goods from various locations to a large number of customers, using different forwarders depending on the company’s diverse transportation requirements. Shipments consist of general cargo, partial or full loads or – in the case of samples – small parcel shipments.

How to Track Rail Parcels Using GPS Shipment Trackers

Roambee

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Invest in a Smart Rail Cargo Tracking System — It’s About Time

Roambee

Supply Chain Efficiency package tracking real-time tracking system container tracking system logistics monitoring system ETA Automotive FTL, LTL, Parcel Tracking Pharma Industrial Manufacturing Food & Beverage Chemicals Multimodal Shipment Tracking 3PL & Logistics Business IntelligenceGlobalization, containerization, and a surge in logistics connectivity have been a boon to the intermodal, multimodal, and global shipping industry.

How to Track Your Ocean Container with IoT

Roambee

With technologies like IoT, however, monitoring your cargo — even on the high seas — is no longer a daunting task. Shipping overseas often means no continuous visibility beyond the port. If you ship overseas often, you’re probably familiar with the difficulty of tracking ocean shipments.

How to Keep Your Multimodal Transport Operators on Track

Roambee

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3 Tips for Cargo Theft Prevention

Logistics Bureau

As globalization continues to increase the amount of freight shipped across international boundaries, so too does it increase the risk of losses through cargo theft. Already this year (2015)`, a spate of cargo vessel hijackings in the Asia Pacific region has resulted in millions of litres of fuel oil and, to a lesser extent, chemicals, being lost to the black market. Cargo Theft Update as at End of 2017. Freight Management Transport cargo theft prevention

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Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Industrial and chemical sectors are maintaining at seasonally expected shipping volumes as of this time. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. The reopening of factories in China would see a gradual return of demand, but Alphaliner noted in a recent newsletter that cargo volume recovery was expected to take a few weeks, and until normal volume is reached, carriers would continue to selectively implement blank sailings, likely until the end of March.

The 11 Transportation Service Offerings

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation Service Offering 2 – Air Cargo. Air transportation is used to transport air cargo by plane. Air cargo or air transport is a vital component of many international logistics networks. There are many different types of cargo that are moved in various types of ships. Bulk carriers are cargo ships used to move bulk cargo like coal, ore, grains and liquids. Bulk cargo is commodity cargo that is transported unpackaged in large quantities.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Cubic Global Tracking.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Cubic Global Tracking Solutions and arviem AG Form Strategic Partnership for Global Cargo Monitoring Services. – January 27, 2014 – Cubic Global Tracking Solutions , a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today it has entered into a five year leasing agreement and strategic partnership with leading cargo monitoring service provider, arviem AG of Switzerland. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

How Disruptions like Coronavirus Test The Resilience Of Supply Chain Planning

AIMMS

Avenues of transport are declining as major cargo airlines, like Cathay Pacific , drastically reduce flights to mainland China and Hong Kong. O ne of our chemical customers uses AIMMS S&OP Navigator to balance their su pply and demand while maximizing EBIDTA, performing risk assessments and evaluating scenarios, subject to multiple targets and constraints.

Doing Business in India

QAD

India has a robust manufacturing sector, with typical products including textiles, chemicals, food, steel, transportation equipment, cement, mining, petrochemicals, machinery, software and pharmaceuticals. . India has 253 airports with paved runways and most are able to support cargo traffic. India has 1,731 vessels in its merchant marine, including bulk carriers, container ships, general cargo ships and oil tankers.

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Three Months after Tianjin, the Area is Still Reeling.

Elementum

Tianjin is considered the fourth largest global port in terms of cargo throughput. It is also ranked as Northern China's largest port for export of hazardous chemicals and the primary logistics hub for the majority of cargo transportation in the region. Cargo import and export also took a hit with transportation disruption expected to last for several months. This could isolate supply and drive chemical costs up.

Welcome to Wilmington!

Arkieva

One in our industry cannot think of Wilmington, Delaware without making an association to the Chemical Company E.I As the world’s fourth largest chemical company based on market capitalization, they have succeed in developing polymers such as nylon, Teflon, Freon and Chroma Flair. In fact, Arkieva’s founders were once employed by DuPont which probably explains our soft spot for the chemical and process industry. Here at Arkieva we have three offices.

World Port Community Sets Priorities

Material Handling and Logistics

ICHCA - International Cargo Handling Coordination Association. Established in 1952, ICHCA International is an independent, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the safety, productivity and efficiency of cargo handling and movement worldwide.

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Doing Business in India

QAD

India has a robust manufacturing sector, with typical products including textiles, chemicals, food, steel, transportation equipment, cement, mining, petrochemicals, machinery, software and pharmaceuticals. . India has 253 airports with paved runways and most are able to support cargo traffic. India has 1,731 vessels in its merchant marine, including bulk carriers, container ships, general cargo ships and oil tankers.

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Digital Procurement Improves Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel), for example, a multi-product, multi-divisional and multi billion dollar global chemical company, ship a wide array of polymers, inorganic and organic chemical products from their 43 factories worldwide, with an annual container usage of 55,000+ TEU’s.

Will sub-zero temps stall trucking operations?

DAT Solutions

Cargo can also be damaged by the cold. If there are delays, or the truck is stranded on the highway, the cargo could be ruined. Most freezables, including water-based products, paints and chemicals, are fine as long as the truck is moving and the weather is just a little below freezing. Reefers protect freezable cargo. Large swaths of the U.S. often suffer from all kinds of severe weather during the first quarter, impacting freight movements.

Doing Business in Italy

QAD

Typical manufacturing products made in Italy include fabricated metal products; machinery and equipment; food, drink and tobacco; rubber and plastics; chemicals; ceramics; non-metallic mineral products; clothing and textiles; leather goods; footwear; and motor vehicles and transportation equipment. Italy has more than 129 airports, the bulk of which can handle cargo. Italy is a beautiful country full of golden sunshine and rolling hills that support vineyards and olive groves.

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U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Goods: Understanding the Updates

Talking Logistics

Cargo containers. Industrial items – such as chemicals and liquefied natural gas. It can be a confusing time for the international shipping community due to the U.S. government’s implementation of new tariffs on Chinese goods entering America. As these rounds of regulations have unfolded over the last few months, shippers have been left trying to understand what products have been included in the first two waves of tariffed goods and what these changes mean for their supply chains.

Doing Business in Malaysia

QAD

It’s merchant marine includes more than 1,700 vessels, including bulk carriers, container ships, general cargo ships and oil tankers. billion, included electronics, machinery, petroleum products, plastics, vehicles, iron, steel and chemicals.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Even at some of the world’s best supply chains, redirecting chemicals and other products is a Herculean effort. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.”

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

Typical manufacturing products from the Netherlands include food processing, chemicals, oil and petroleum refining, construction, electrical machinery and metal processing and fabrication. The Netherlands has a total of 29 airports, five of which are considered major airports, and two of which have paved runways capable of handling cargo planes. Export commodities include machinery and transportation equipment, other manufactured goods, chemicals, mineral fuels, food and livestock.

Eliminating Food Waste in the Agricultural Supply Chain

AFFLINK

As warm, bruised fruit isn’t exactly a top seller in supermarkets, transportation companies are adopting sophisticated methods for guaranteeing the safety of their cargo. Shaped like apples, mangos, oranges, and bananas, these sensors travel hidden within a cargo of fruit.

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CLX Logistics Turns to Kewill for Freight Forwarding Solution

BluJay Solutions

When it comes to hauling materials, few areas are as highly regulated or complex as the chemical industry. So we considered it something of a feather in our cap when CLX Logistics – a leader in global logistics services that specializes in helping companies worldwide transport chemicals – recently chose Kewill Forwarding for its freight forwarding services.

The Fashion Supply Chain: Unraveling the Reality

Kinaxis

The supply chain that brought them to you is made up of so much more than just trucks and cargo boxes. by Alexa Cheater Whether you’re a fashionista or overly fond of the frumpy look, chances are you’re buying into the multi-billion dollar clothing industry. And whether you realize it or not, the garment industry supply chain is changing – both for the better and for the worse.

What to Look for When Investing in New Fleet Vehicles

Cerasis

If you need to carry multiple employees to a jobsite, an extended-cab pickup or cargo van can both meet your needs. Payload and Towing Capacity A truck or van’s payload is the rating of how much weight it can carry in its bed or cargo compartment. This becomes essential in places that get lots of snow because road salt and other de-icing chemicals make cars more susceptible to rust. A well-maintained fleet can keep your business moving forward.

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Why should retailers change their approach to Black Friday?

EV Cargo Technology

From sustainable clothing lines using organic clothing to reducing the carbon footprint, preventing over-stocking and eliminating the use of hazardous chemicals, retailers have made big strides in their sustainability efforts this year. appeared first on EV Cargo Technology.

The Cannabis Supply Chain and Logistics Map!

Supply Chain Game Changer

People are now looking at the chemicals found in marijuana and what uses can be harness from these compounds. This stage is highly technical and requires entrepreneur with background in chemical engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, and synthetic biology. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Even at some of the world’s best supply chains, redirecting chemicals and other products is a Herculean effort. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” Everything from custom duties to cargo inspections can create bottlenecks within the supply chain. Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. By Ali Hasan Raza. Published October 25, 2019 in Global Trade Magazine.

Figuring out Fast Fashion

EV Cargo Technology

trillion litres of water and 23% of all the chemicals produced globally are used by the fashion industry each year. The post Figuring out Fast Fashion appeared first on EV Cargo Technology. Clothing has always been a necessity; however, our desire for fashion and the availability of cheap clothes has resulted in global clothing sales almost doubling in the last 15 years.

Hurricane Harvey Updates

Elementum

This has alerted shipping lines and prompted some to entertain rerouting cargo to New Orleans and Alabama, and even as far away as the Bahamas and Mexico. Another option being explored is for carriers to unload cargo at other ports in order to take in lighter loads upon entering Houston. According to Arkema officials, the potential for a chemical reaction leading to a fire or explosion due to high water is highly likely.

Swisscom and ZKB Join investiere in CHF 1.35M Round for arviem

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Zug, 16 December 2013 - arviem, a Zug-based startup providing global cargo monitoring services, announces the successful closing of a CHF 1.35 arviem provides its well-known blue chip clients such as DOW Chemical, Nestlé, Bacardi and Hellmann Worldwide Logistics with a real-time end-to-end cargo monitoring service that empowers them to optimize their supply chains. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

Typical manufacturing products made in Belgium include engineering and metal products, automobile assemblies, transportation equipment, scientific and precision instruments, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, textiles, glass, petroleum and food and beverages. Belgium has 41 airports, 26 of which have paved runways and six of which can handle large cargo aircraft. It serves as Europe’s second largest seaport and the world’s second largest chemical cluster.

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

When a breakdown in labor negotiations led 20,000 dockworkers to go on strike at two of Washington state's largest ports in October 2014, cargo-laden ships were left stranded as the flow of goods came to a halt for six months. In August 2015, two explosions occurred at a dangerous goods warehouse containing over 3,000 tons of highly hazardous chemicals.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

For example, if the supplier has several big name cosmetic industry customers (90% of their business) and you are buying specialty automotive chemicals from them (less than 5% of their business), the supplier will be influenced in the direction of the cosmetic customers and they will get the attention, products and services before you. Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years.

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