3 Ideas for Finding Air Capacity in the Transatlantic Lane

CH Robinson Transportfolio

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), air cargo demands grew at double the rate of capacity in 2017. The growth of ecommerce is expected to add continued momentum in the air cargo business worldwide in 2018.

The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar Coat the Real Issue

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, this is not a valid assumption, and most manufacturers lack the inventory buffers for inconsistent flows. On March 16th-18th, I will be on a book tour in Europe discussing the concepts of Supply Chain Metrics That Matter.

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

Talking Logistics

Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters). Adorable self-driving robots will start making deliveries in Europe this month (Quartz). They pull data from both sides and communicate any surges in orders or depleted inventory.

Global Vendor Management: What It Is & Why It’s Essential for Your Shipping Strategy

CH Robinson Transportfolio

come in, the provider calculates the dates for cargo to be picked up and continues to verify as the delivery dates approach. In Europe, three of the most common programs are: • Combined Program.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Dec. 17, 2015

Supply Chain Digest

Toys R Us Tries Bulking Up Store Inventories, No Retailers Say They are On Top in Collaboration, Diesel Cargo Ships Cannot Find Anywhere to Unload in Europe, US Manufacturers Bullish on 2016

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Three Months after Tianjin, the Area is Still Reeling.


The company saw huge inventory and other factory investment losses in the explosion. To mitigate the investment and production loss in Tianjin, JLR has planned new production centers in continental Europe and South America.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Reducing lead times from suppliers can help turn inventory faster, freeing up cash and ultimately satisfying customers. This increases flexibility and translates into less overall inventory since it is not in the wrong place.

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This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Robinson Launches Rail Service, Connecting China and Europe. Robinson launching a trans-Eurasian rail freight service between China and Europe. Full block train, single or multiple containers, LCL shipments and oversized cargo are available options.

Compelling Use Cases for Drones in Today’s Supply Chain


Hard to Reach Rural Drones currently provide the most value to areas that have either poor infrastructure, such as rural Africa, or have geographic constraints, such as mountain communities that prevent efficient cargo delivery. Although the U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (April 11-15, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Accenture Releases Enhanced Ocean Cargo Pricing Software to Provide Greater Pricing Visibility for Carriers. Sueddeutsche Zeitung speculated that Hahn would be a reasonable location for a hub for Amazon, located in the middle of Europe and close to its logistics centre in Koblenz.

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

Talking Logistics

Let’s hope the company has better luck in Europe delivering packages on-time next holiday season. The good news is that I didn’t break any bones skiing during the holiday break. The bad news is that there was virtually no snow on the mountains to go skiing.

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The State of Supply Chain in 2019

Repl Group

If your retail business sources anything from China, the US or Europe, you could find your costs going up. With freedom of movement likely to be curtailed post-Brexit, only skilled people earning over £30,000 per year are likely to be admitted from Europe.

This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

This data allows project44 to deliver predictive insights enabling users to eliminate costs related to demurrage fees as well as reduce inventory stock outs and manual workload.

This Week in Logistics News (December 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Pentant provides its shipper and logistics service provider customers with a reliable and secure connection to both CHIEF (the central UK Revenue & Customs system) and ICS (the European Union Import Control System) to streamline declaration, cargo security and clearance processes.

This Week in Logistics News (October 12-16, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Port of Long Beach sees highest Q3 cargo volume in history (Cargo Business News). Furthermore, DSV will now be truly global within contract logistics and expand into road freight activities outside Europe. Inventory Management.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

For fast moving products, they use the production facilities in Europe. The answer is that they use the multi-echelon inventory model to solve the problem. Tesco is one of the prominent retail stores in Europe.

Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

Inventory Turnover Breakthrough … Go Back To The Basics! In Western Europe, Brexit has had an adverse effect on trade, creating volatility and weakening the British pound. Capacity fell by 3 percent, and up to $14 billion in cargo was unable to dock. Furthermore, shippers should purchase cargo or freight insurance where possible to create a safety net. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

It serves as a hub for duty-free importation and exportation of service parts, allowing clients to manage their inventory levels and distribution more competitively in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics.

Carbon Emissions in Logistics: The Road To Green International Freight


Air cargo carrier, American Airlines Cargo can match that, having cut millions of pounds of CO2 emissions since 2005. Purchasing 5,000 reusable lightweight composite cargo containers, saving over 1 million gallons annually. and Green Freight Europe. Green Freight Europe.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2014 : hybrid DCs, 3-D prototypes, location-based inventory system, and more. cities have launched Smart City Logistics innovations and protocols, following the lead of Europe and Asia. ?

Los Angeles and Long Beach Terminal Congestions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Robinson and other Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCOs) participated to ensure that customers’ voices are heard. Currently, more than 10,000 TEU vessels are cascading down to the transpacific trade from the Asia-Europe trade.

The Role of the Internet of Things in Managing Supply Chain Risk

BluJay Solutions

FreightWatch recorded 946 cargo theft incidents across the U.S. in 2012 and 689 in Europe, a 24% increase on 2011, with organized criminals known to be targeting ports and rest areas, so this is a major issue for the global supply chain. Theft costs shippers and LSPs billions of dollars each year when the impact of inventory delays, as well as the cost of the stolen goods, is taken into account. .

Doing Business in Belgium


In fact, 23 percent of its GDP in 2017 went to investments in fixed capital and inventories. Belgium has 41 airports, 26 of which have paved runways and six of which can handle large cargo aircraft.

Everything You Need to Know About El Niño and the Panama Canal Restrictions


million tons of cargo shipped. The restrictions are set to impact about 20 percent of all ships passing through the area—that’s a lot of inventory. Ships will have to reduce cargo or reroute , leading to widespread delays and bottlenecks on other shipping routes.

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Transpacific Air and Ocean Shipping Space Is Already Tight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

And, certainly, some shippers have already started repositioning their inventory in case the tariffs actually happen. Load factors—the amount of air cargo space that is already being used—run in the middle- to hi. Nippon Cargo Airlines is a significant carrier on the Transpacific Eastbound, and questions surfaced earlier this year about its plane maintenance. Most of the larger 14,000 TEU to 22,000 TEU vessels went into the Asia Europe/Mediterranean trade lanes.

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