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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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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e-Freight Solutions for Air Cargo

Descartes

More than ever, organizations not only need to exchange data between disparate systems in an efficient manner, but also require full visibility into each and every shipment and corresponding document. 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.

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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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7 Benefits Realized Utilizing Big Data to Optimize Supply Chains

Cerasis

The company focuses on high tech industries such as telecome , data storage, data centers, bio-medicine, and any company who needs supply chain visibility and proactive supply chain services for replacement parts and more. Big Data and Supply Chain Analytics Offering Benefits of Continual Improvements and More… Big data is more useful than many people fully realize. All of these factors make using big data valuable.

6 Essentials of a Pharma Cold Chain Early Warning System

Roambee

Pharma cold chain monitoring technologies have progressed in leaps and bounds and evolved from manual data collection to data loggers with automated logging but manual extraction, and from data loggers to Bluetooth devices when sync was wireless using a mobile phone. While these technologies have resolved the data availability problem to a point, they still leave some gaps.

Vizion’s Quality Data Enables Smarter Container Tracking

Gravity Supply Chain

Gravity partners with Vizion to help businesses make data-driven decisions, increase shipping reliability, reduce risks, and supply chain disruptions.

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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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. 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. 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.

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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.

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

Roambee

The industry further evolved in the 70s to use data loggers, which could provide the entire trail of temperature data in shipping. Ensuring product quality when shipping pharmaceutical products is a matter of life or death. This led to the adoption of vaccine vial monitors during the better part of the 20th century, which could provide an indication about major temperature deviations that affected product quality.

How Real-time Visibility Solves 4 Key Pharma Supply Chain Challenges

Roambee

Pharmaceuticals is one industry that's always standing on the verge of doing 'the next big thing' when it comes to not only medical, but also technological breakthroughs. The same goes for transporting and tracking pharma products. With the Internet of Things (IoT) having become ubiquitous, it is now possible to be with your shipment like a shadow from the time it leaves your facility until it reaches its destination with the right solution.

cargo-partner introduces new container tracking service

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The state-of-the-art technology provides users with end-to-end data via the supply chain management platform SPOT The new and advanced container tracking feature offers customers full transparency over their FCL shipments.

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

Roambee

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. However, COVID-19 is changing the way companies are looking at investment into visibility.

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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Fuelling Supply Chains with Cargo Vessel GPS Tracking

EV Cargo Technology

But, in a world of real time supply chain management, the lack of proactive approaches to timely decision making when it comes to transporting goods is startling, particularly when dealing with sea freight cargo. While GPS cargo vessel tracking has long provided a retailer with visibility of stock in transit , retailers need to transform the way they embed this information within operations, both reactively and proactively, to improve efficiency, effectiveness and customer engagement.

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Containerized Shipping – Technology Advancements And Value Creation

Gravity Supply Chain

Learn about the benefits of containerization and how Gravity supply chain solutions’ container tracking feature enables real time visibility of your cargo.

Fuelling Supply Chains with Cargo Vessel GPS Tracking

EV Cargo Technology

But, in a world of real time supply chain management, the lack of proactive approaches to timely decision making when it comes to transporting goods is startling, particularly when dealing with sea freight cargo. While GPS cargo vessel tracking has long provided a retailer with visibility of stock in transit , retailers need to transform the way they embed this information within operations, both reactively and proactively, to improve efficiency, effectiveness and customer engagement.

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The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Amazon is at the nexus of ecommerce, data, and logistics, with a drive to constantly improve their logistics network. That’s 258 operational facilities in the US and another 486 distributed around the world (see map below, data from MWPVL ). And the career data below spells out a strong ocean slant. The post The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play appeared first on Freightos.

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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. The majority of cargo bookings are still done by phone and email, with recent research showing that shippers often wait 2-3 days just to receive a quote. IATA Data.

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The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management

Talking Logistics

The Regulation’s Impact on Ocean Shipping and Data Management. The revised Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) container weight verification requirement is a significant change in the ocean cargo supply chain. In regard to rolling out the regulation in practice, multiple considerations remain depending on the type of cargo and other factors. The Regulation and Data Management. A typical ocean cargo dataflow includes the shipper, carrier, terminal and the vessel.

The Battle for Air Cargo Space

BlueYonder

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.

Industry 4.0 and Real-Time Cargo Monitoring

Global Trade Management

The more these parts in the intelligent supply chain are able to collect data and talk in real-time the sooner the same concept in supply chain can be applied as with Industry 4.0 – the supply chain 4.0: Electronically connecting the supply chain however means also collecting a lot of additional data. And the data has to be analysed efficiently to make actionable information out of it. arviem cargo monitoring Control Tower digital supply chain Industry 4.0

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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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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. Cargo theft is estimated to cost shippers and trucking companies at least $30 billion a year in the US, according to the FBI.

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Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

Identity theft (and more broadly, cyber-terrorism) is a growing problem, as the recent data breach at Target shows. One of the fastest growing forms of cargo theft is deceptive pick-ups (aka fictitious pick-ups). According to a September 2013 white paper published by CargoNet and the Cargo Security Alliance , 8 percent of cargo thefts in 2013 (as of August 31, 2013) were due to fictitious pick-ups, up from 5 percent in 2011. Keep the cargo moving.

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Why Retailers are Trusting EV Cargo Technology to Manage their End-to-end Supply Chain Processes

EV Cargo Technology

As supply chains are becoming increasingly more complex and people are moving away from a silo-mentality to a coordinated and united approach, many of the world’s best known retailers are trusting EV Cargo Technology to manage their end-to-end supply chain processes from ‘Concept to Cash’. Find out how EV Cargo Technology can transform the visibility, transparency, efficiency and supplier management across your business.

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How This Pharma Giant Beat its Theft and Overstocking Challenges with OTIF

Roambee

real-time shipment visibility Supply Chain Digitization Supply Chain Efficiency Pharma & Life Sciences condition monitoring cargo security monitoring system End-to-end Supply Chain Security OTIF Real-time Inventory Management Pharma 3PL & Logistics Supply Chain Digital Twin Real Time Data

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Data Driven Logistics: Using Visibility for Better Customer Experience

20Cube Logistics

Data is the talk of the town. Data is not only required for smooth functioning but also for better control on the process. Is data really the show stopper? Capturing data at each point is crucial for any process optimisation and with the advent of blockchain , this is possible, but whether data-driven logistics really help us achieve better results is still debatable for a few. The captured data comes in use to analyse the trends and predict demand.

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The Battle for Air Cargo Space

BlueYonder

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.

REAL TIME DATA AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Gravity Supply Chain

As a supply chain professional, real time data is one of the most significant assets at your disposal to ensure your supply chain performs efficiently, reliably and is not subject to disruption by unforeseen circumstances. You want to see where all your shipments are at all times, and to be aware of any potential delays that may pose a risk to the delivery of your cargo, allowing you to take proactive action.

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The Benefits of IoT And Real Time Actionable Data

Gravity Supply Chain

Leveraging the power of data ensures you not only know where your inventory is but also the status of all the components and products en route from manufacturer to the final destination at any given time. When data only gets fed back along the cargo’s journey from certain checkpoints throughout the critical path, it is near to impossible for businesses to know: the geographical location of goods in transit. overall environmental/health status of cargo.

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Why technology plays a key role in sustainability for EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Technology

Gartner’s ‘ Future of Supply Chain Survey ’ data highlights how companies view CSR as an opportunity to enhance their brand reputation, rather than just satisfying government regulations. The post Why technology plays a key role in sustainability for EV Cargo Technology appeared first on EV Cargo Technology. Sustainability is the most pressing issue in the board room of retailers around the world.

How to Thwart the Growing Menace of Cargo Theft

BluJay Solutions

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.