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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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.

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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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Flying High With Electronic Air Waybills

Inbound Logistics

As major airlines implement the eAWB single-process approach in March 2016, industry-wide involvement in the program is encouraged for all participants as paperless air cargo supply chain operations lower costs, increase data accuracy, and improve the customer experience

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. Electronic airway bills (eAWB) are a familiar example. The post Air Cargo Tech Is Falling Behind.

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How A High-Tech Manufacturer Navigated The Pandemic

Logistics Viewpoints

A Hi-Tech Company’s Control Tower Helped It Better Manage Air Cargo During the Worst Days of the Pandemic In 2014, one of the world’s largest high-tech manufacturers started thinking about a digital transformation that would help them better serve their customers while also generating operational efficiencies. High Tech & Electronics Industry Supply Chain Visibility conrol tower

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Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

When I tried to file my tax return electronically, the IRS rejected it because “a return with that Social Security number has already been filed,” so I had to file a paper return and wait almost a year to get the situation cleared up and get my refund. One of the fastest growing forms of cargo theft is deceptive pick-ups (aka fictitious pick-ups). The commodities most frequently targeted for fictitious pick-ups are foods and beverages, electronics products and metals.

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New Lithium-Ion Battery Shipping Regulations Can Impact Electronics Supply Chains (Part 1)

Resilinc

This is part 1 of a 2-part blog addressing the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) recently enacted ban on the shipment of lithium-ion batteries as cargo consignments on passenger planes and the associated supply chain risks of such provisions. The ICAO – a United Nations agency regulating the transport of dangerous goods on aircraft – has enacted a controversial ban on the shipment of lithium-ion batteries as cargo on passenger aircraft.

Industry 4.0 and Real-Time Cargo Monitoring

Global Trade Management

Electronically connecting the supply chain however means also collecting a lot of additional data. 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.

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Air Cargo Industry Flying Toward Change

BluJay Solutions

Switch to Cargo-XML messaging standard to streamline processes, cut costs. The clock is ticking for the air freight industry to adopt a new, improved electronic messaging standard, but thus far many freight forwarders and ground handlers have responded with a yawn. 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 to Mitigate Risk of Full Truckload Shipping: Freight/Cargo Insurance!

Cerasis

The Problem: Full Truckload Carries Less Risk, So Shippers Forgo Cargo Insurance Risk exists in all transportation modes, and failure to consider risk in full truckload shipping is a poor strategy that will result in loses. Therefore, shippers should review existing policy or contract liability and opt for additional cargo insurance to reduce risk, depending on freight fragility. This includes purchasing freight or cargo insurance.

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New Savi IoT Sensors Reduce Theft and Diversion of Sensitive Cargo While Supplying and Protecting Troops

Savi

Environmental and electronic tamper IoT sensors can send an immediate alert if a container or pallet is opened or if sensitive medical supplies exceed viable temperature limits en route. The post New Savi IoT Sensors Reduce Theft and Diversion of Sensitive Cargo While Supplying and Protecting Troops appeared first on Savi Technology. The DoD runs the largest active Radio Frequency Identification (aRFID) enabled in-transit visibility tracking system in the world.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

Transplace

Ocean Cargo Updates. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China as the situation normalizes. 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. Carmakers and electronic manufacturers in South Korea and Japan are reporting production line shutdowns. Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The fallout from Hanjin’s bankruptcy continues, with $14 billion of cargo still stranded at sea. Cargo owners such as consumer products maker Dorel Industries Inc and the U.S. They said they were forced to make additional payments to get their cargo or were forced to retrieve it from the wrong location. Are you attending the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference later this month (September 25-28 in Orlando, FL)?

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

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. Carmakers and electronic manufacturers in South Korea and Japan are reporting production line shutdowns.

What You Need to Know About Electronic Vehicle Efficiency in Fleets

GTG Technology Group

What You Need to Know About Electronic Vehicle Efficiency in Fleets. The idea of using electronic vehicles in their fleets because of the potential for reduced maintenance and fuel costs attracts many fleet owners. Arguments Against Electronic Vehicles. Arguments in Support of Electronic Vehicles. to design a truck that has the same cargo space and carrying capacity as the fuel-based trucks that it currently uses.

US Spending Cuts to Create Issues for Freight Forwarders Through Cargo Processing Delays

BluJay Solutions

And the resulting delays in processing cargo imports are set to impact heavily on the logistics industry, with logistics services providers of all types affected, in particular freight forwarders. The CBP itself estimates the cutbacks could result in 5-6 hour delays for air cargo and up to 5 day delays in cargo examinations for ocean cargo in addition to delays for cargo screening through radiation portal monitors.

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5 Reasons to Look Forward to ACE Cargo Release

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While it’s taken CBP nearly a decade to develop the trade software, ACE is meant to streamline trade facilitation and support President Obama’s executive order mandating that all trade be facilitated electronically via a single platform by December 31, 2016. While the executive order does not go into effect until next December 2016, ACE Cargo Release (ACR) is already partially functional to align with CBP’s goal of requiring all filings to be submitted via ACR by November 1, 2015.

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Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

The Electronics Industry. As with the auto industry, some electronics companies have adopted drastic measures to keep their production lines running. Examples are: Samsung Electronics , which is shifting part of its domestic phone production to Vietnam due to the rapid advance of COVID-19 in South Korea. European electronic component distributor TTI says it is using air cargo companies UPS, FedEx, and DHL to mitigate the impact of holdups in China.

The Industrial Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis

Logistics Bureau

European automakers have also been impacted by the closure of an electronics factory in northern Italy, another hotbed of COVID-19 activity. Cargo volumes have dropped by between 5 and 25 percent in the same period at ports in Europe and the United States. Electronics. This is another sector especially exposed to the disruptions in China, with most electronic manufacturers finding themselves short of critical parts and products.

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Recent Port Shutdowns Highlight the Advantage of Modeling for Supply Chain Risk Management

Logistics Viewpoints

The Los Angeles and Long Beach ports handle nearly half of the nation’s cargo, and are the main gateway for imports from Asia including automobiles, furniture, clothing, electronic products and […]. Recent massive strikes among dockworkers on the California coast brought the reality of supply chain continuity planning to the forefront once again for global businesses.

Why Samsung Might Turn to Blockchain for Its Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

In total, the company’s logistics division, Samsung SDS, will take on 1 million shipping units and 488,000 tons of air cargo. SC Analysis & Consulting High-Tech/Electronics All Logistics Transportation & Distribution Global LogisticsSpeaking to Bloomberg in an interview published last month, Samsung blockchain chief Song Kwang-woo said that the company will decide soon whether the use the blockchain ledger to manage its supply chain shipments across the world.

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How to Best Prepare for Current (and Upcoming) Supply Chain Disruptions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

High priced commodities, like consumer electronics, primarily ship via air. Robinson took our own planning advice and proactively chartered weekly 747 cargo flights from China to the U.S. As the pandemic spread across the globe, we saw air cargo rates rise to unprecedented levels.

Chain of Custody: Source of Control in Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain 24/7

The logistics industry is slowly being transformed to the point when the utilization of the electronic data environment will become the norm in the industry and the additional technological advancements in IoT technology will enable the integration of complete cargo supply

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How Blockchain Could Create the 'Autonomous Container'

Supply Chain Brain

Beyond pharma, ideal products include sophisticated electronics, chocolate from Switzerland, fresh salmon and berries. All Technology EDI Communication (XML/EDI) Supply Chain Visibility Product Lifecycle Management Sourcing/Procurement/SRM SC Planning & Optimization Transportation Management Air Cargo All Logistics Transportation & Distribution

COVID and the Case for Digital Standards

Supply Chain Brain

Cargo has been stuck in ports waiting for physical paperwork to be delivered by flights that have been delayed. The path forward for global container shipping. Container shipping has a paper problem, and it’s never been more obvious than in 2020.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Rebuilding Public.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. The EU ITAIDE initiative, which is about testing the new ways of electronic Customs clearance procedures and data sharing schemas, is not just a Government-led initiative; it involves academics and commercial parties in working out a mutually beneficial way of sharing electronic data among public and private sectors. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Seriously Flawed.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. The first example involves leadership incongruence within DHS as demonstrated by CBP’s focus on and fascination with the electronic sensing of “doors only” access or entry into a sealed container. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Real Results Magazine: Must-Have Tips to Boost Your Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

They include: Global electronics manufacturer TE Connectivity , which uses an 18-month rolling forecast to drive sales and operations planning, gaining a granular view of demand and improving inventory turns, customer service, agility and forecast accuracy. What’s on your summer reading list?

Hours of Service: The “Obamacare” of the Trucking Industry?

Talking Logistics

The Company modified and tested its electronic HOS system and began dispatching drivers under the revised HOS rules effective July 1. I’m speaking tomorrow about Hours of Service at the CONECT 12th Annual Northeast Cargo Symposium , so I won’t steal any more of my thunder today. The new Hours of Service regulations , which went into effect July 1, 2013, might well be the “Obamacare” of the trucking industry, with yet another challenge issued last Thursday when U.S.

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

Stagnation of Air Cargo and Sea Freight Rates. Air cargo rates will also remain static. However there is good news at the moment because of the drop in jet fuel costs, improving the financial performance of the air cargo companies. Financial risk mitigation at UPS comes in the form of in-transit financing and cargo insurance that is provided by UPS Capital. This system requires a convoy of trucks with electronic systems.

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Digitizing the Global Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

Global supply chain visibility and detail can only be achieved by modern electronic data transmissions that are already available and can reduce the costs of international cargo movement

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Digitizing the Global Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

Global supply chain visibility and detail can only be achieved by modern electronic data transmissions that are already available and can reduce the costs of international cargo movement

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Trends—January 2016

Inbound Logistics

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Internet of Things and Its Impact on Modern Supply Chains

Descartes

The IoT is a network of physical objects, embedded with sensors, electronics, and network connectivity, which allow them to collect and exchange data. At the present, GPS technology already tracks people, vehicles and cargo in real time through smart devices. Smartphones help businesses track the location and conditions of cargo through embedded tags record and report that data. By 2020, over fifty billion objects will be connected by the Internet of Things and 5.8