Doing Our Part To Help Logistics Companies Adapt to COVID-19

Freightos

Announcing free access to the Freightos Baltic Index Daily , WebCargo Sky, and Airline Updates to support impacted companies. Meanwhile, massive passenger airline restrictions dramatically reduced air cargo capacity, sending rates through the roof.

Project cargo complexities simplified

20Cube Logistics

The most important job of a freight forwarding company is to deliver the consignment on the agreed date. 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’.

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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.

Successful Cargo Space Delivery

Freightos

We’re huge fans of innovation in the logistics space. 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. And of course having unusual cargo, an unusual carrier and an unusual destination, calls for an unusual cargo vessel.

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Autonomous Driving and Logistics: The Effects

20Cube Logistics

Machines that can drive themselves are soon to become a reality in sea, land and air cargo delivery. It will probably change the processes currently associated with warehousing, supply chain management and several other critical features of logistics. Cargo Ships.

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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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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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What Is Reverse Logistics?

Freight Center

Freight cargo moves from seller or manufacturer to the end customer, sometimes with the help of a third-party logistics company and sometimes handled internally through a large corporation. What happens when customers need to send cargo and product back to the original shipper, or the intended end user isn’t the true final destination for cargo? That’s the process of reverse logistics. Freight Shipping & Logistics Business Shipping

Adjuno Joins Ev Cargo, The Largest Privately-owned Logistics Business In The Uk

EV Cargo Technology

Adjuno 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. Adjuno, 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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Digital Air Cargo – A Conceptual and Technological Revolution

Freightos

Market-optimized pricing and capacity will finally become the standard in air cargo – if the industry is able to follow the lead of other industries, including passenger air travel, that have leveraged digitization to reach this goal. Air cargo is a different story.

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[VIDEO] Logistics Beacons: Using Proximity As A Logistics Oversight Service

Cerasis

The global logistics industry generates $9.1 The global Third Party Logistics (3PL) industry generates $750 Billion in revenue as a part of that figure. Air and sea cargo industries generate $62 Billion each. These are huge numbers that represent the movement of every good across the globe and the reason we are seeing the rise of Logistics Beacons as a way to increase logistics and supply chain visibility. . Tagging Moving Cargo with Logistics Beacons.

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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. Freighters make up about 60% of global air cargo traffic.

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Air Cargo Tech Is Falling Behind. It Doesn’t Have to.

Freightos

While the air passenger industry has a solid tech foundation, air cargo does not. And while that’s easy for me to say as a startup, it’s echoed by industry professionals as well: I think, in general, the air cargo industry is still pretty traditional and it’s not really embracing technology. Lufthansa Cargo chief commercial officer Alexis von Hoensbroech. Air cargo pricing is, in almost all cases, still set manually, with most rate sheets updated twice a year.

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6 Checks Every Supply Chain Should Take To Stay Healthy

Gravity Supply Chain

6 ways supply chain health checks ensure streamlined operations, mitigate risk, minimize disruption, meet customer needs and protect the bottom line.

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The Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics

Cerasis

There’s no other way to describe it: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the world of logistics. Having a tool for accurate demand forecasting and capacity planning allows companies to be more proactive. Logistics

Evolution in Pharma Cold Chain — Vaccine Vial Monitors to Dataloggers to IoT

Roambee

However, today as pharmaceutical companies struggle to balance the constant tug of war between cold chain cost-efficiency and reliability, these two technologies fall short and IoT comes into the picture. Let’s walk through this technological evolution to understand the pharma cold chain challenges that each of these technologies solved, their cost impact, and why companies are migrating to using IoT for pharma cold chain monitoring today.

Logistics M&A Activity Picks Up

Logistics Trends and Insights

Uncertain times breeds opportunities and within just the past month or so we have seen a number of logistics acquisitions take place. While none can be viewed as “the big one”, many demonstrate shifts in strategies as companies prepare for changes in the market. Several of the acquisitions so far have been that of technology companies: Transplace acquired ScanData. Expeditors International of Washington acquired Fleet Logistics.

Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

Logistics professionals require exemplary international online logistics tools to help them carry out their daily businesses with ease and deliver the best for their customers. Let’s base our discussion on online trucking logistics and mobile applications that can be used in supply chain management on a global basis by the logistic professional to control their business. Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals. The Logistics mobile app.

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5 Podcasts for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

These podcasts bring the latest news and thought leadership in the supply chain and logistics industries right to your earbuds. If you’re looking to increase your podcast listening , here are five that highlight topics of interest to supply chain and logistics professionals. 5 supply chain and logistics podcasts. Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Nearly all of Supply Chain Insights’ podcasts feature executives and experts sharing their logistics insights.

This Week in Logistics News (July 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

It was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, with robots and weak freight demand dominating the headlines. Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters). As reported by Loretta Chao in the Wall Street Journal: Orders for new heavy-duty trucks hit a nearly six-year low in June, indicating that trucking companies expect little relief from a weak freight market and sluggish economic growth.

5 Examples of How COVID-19 Made Shipment Monitoring a “Must-Have” in the Industry

Roambee

However, COVID-19 is changing the way companies are looking at investment into visibility. Up until now, investing in shipment tracking solutions was like buying travel insurance - it was usually purchased in the last step of the transportation contracting process. Much like insurance, you would add it at the last step in the cart as an optional item when purchasing your air ticket, and often only if the firm had previously bitter experiences.

6 Reasons Why Companies Need IoT

Oracle SCM

With the visibility and analytics delivered by connected devices, companies can make the right decisions at the right time, safeguarding profitability and customer service. Connected devices and new sources of data streams are driving companies to reevaluate their current business models and adopt entirely new operating models. Companies can now deliver real-time insights into how their fleet is being operated and interacting with the environment.

Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. Exhibitors at Multimodal represent every logistics sector – road, rail, aviation, maritime, warehousing, storage services. Shipping Managers, Procurement Directors, Distribution Managers, Traffic Managers, Logistics Directors, SCM Directors, Sourcing Managers, Transport Managers and Supply Chain Directors from: Major High Street and Online Retailers.

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. With a fleet of 206 aircraft, the company moved 2.1 million tons of cargo in the 2012-2013 financial year, earning $2.8 Cargo makes up 30% of Cathay Pacific’s revenues.

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7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

Small and middle-sized companies are pushed by the aggressive competition to be more flexible and adaptive. The transition from an on-site data handling to the cloud one opens the new opportunities in the overall company management. In the below article I propose to have a look at the main benefits and advantages of the cloud-based logistics management. More findings on the cloud cargo transportation and warehouse management systems you may discover on the web.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. Today, anyone can start an online retailing business from any part of the world and ensure their products are delivered to customers efficiently by using a third-party logistics company. Read on to learn more about the top revenue-earning 3PL warehousing companies in 2020.

How To Choose a Freight Company That’s Right For You

PLS Logistics

Everything we eat, wear, use, and work with gets to us through cargo shipping services. A spike in e-commerce growth demands efficient and reliable freight shipping, and it is important to choose a freight shipping company that matches […]. Blog 3PL freight shipping freight shipping companies logistics outsourcingThe global economy and the entire modern world heavily relies on freight shipping on a daily basis.

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

BluJay Solutions

We are delighted when our solution can solve real business problems for the companies we work with, and that is enough for us. Sometimes, though, we are lucky enough to get to share these customer stories – this is the case with Lufthansa Cargo. As a result, our team increased Lufthansa Cargo’s supply chain transparency by displaying their customs status from point of shipment to delivery, which enabled improved customer relations.

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Can Co-opetition Save your Company?

Elementum

Co-opetition—a tactic where companies collaborate with their competitors—could be the surprising answer to some industries’ biggest problems. While co-opetition has done a lot to improve the technology industry, its biggest impact lies in transportation and logistics. By working with a lot of different companies so as to solicit enough cargo to fill up bigger ships within the same period of time, each trip is made worth the money and effort spent.

Keep Your Cargo Out of Danger: Best Practices for Transportation Risk Management

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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 risk of delays and lost cargo are real. Yet, without a crisis situation to motivate action, most companies place risk management at the bottom of the priority scale. What risk does your cargo face? Cargo insurance helps avoid additional vulnerability that you can’t afford.

EV Cargo’s Downton Looks To Future Growth As EV Cargo Logistics

EV Cargo Technology

CM Downton, the award-winning distribution business built on family values, is set to enter an exciting new chapter in its distinguished history by rebranding to EV Cargo Logistics. Operating as EV Cargo Logistics, one of six business divisions within global logistics and technology business EV Cargo, it will offer a full UK-wide service, covering both chilled and ambient logistics, across the same operational structure.

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AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires UK-based freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo

EFT

Supply chain solutions leader AIT Worldwide Logistics announced the expansion of its global footprint with the acquisition of ConneXion World Cargo, a freight forwarder headquartered in London with five additional locations in Asia, Europe and North America. The newly acquired company's six locations will be overseen by AIT's Executive Vice President, Global Operations, Greg Weigel.

Freight Transportation Companies Slashed Payrolls in January

CHAINalytics

Phillips February 3, 2017 Couriers and other cargo-handling businesses slashed payrolls by 13,000 jobs in January, ending several months of gains during which the logistics sector ramped up for the holiday season. Employers in the logistics and transportation sector … The post Freight Transportation Companies Slashed Payrolls in January appeared first on Chainalytics.

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Air Cargo Industry Flying Toward Change

BluJay Solutions

Switch to Cargo-XML messaging standard to streamline processes, cut costs. Like it or not, the industry is jettisoning the groovy, born-in-the-70s Cargo-IMP protocol and moving to the more robust Cargo-XML standard, which has already been rolled out for key air cargo documents such as air waybills, flight manifests, and house air waybills. Well, the old Cargo-IMP standard, although frozen with the last edition, is still around and working.

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Blockchain Technology in Logistics: What Are the Implementation Challenges?

Cerasis

Understanding the opportunities of blockchain, many startup companies are beginning to use this promising technology even in areas that have nothing to do with cryptocurrencies and finance. The logistics industry involves many parties: manufacturers, customers, suppliers, auditors, etc. Blockchain allows companies to use verified smart contracts that automate the whole buying process, saving time and costs. appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.