Multimodal Europe – 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Multimodal Europe – 2015. Poland, due to its geographical location is becoming a transshipment centre for entire Europe. Presently the economical situation (lack of drivers, legislative issues, difficulties in road transport occurring in many countries) is forcing the entrepreneurs to look for alternative ways of carrying cargo. Observation of cargo in organizing mixed transport. Air cargo – development or stagnation? Date: 19 March 2015.

The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For example, you might be surprised how beneficial rail service between Europe and Asia can be for your business today. . Working in close cooperation with the government of two Chinese provinces, Sichuan and Chongqing, these companies moved manufacturing facilities to inland China. As reported by OSW studies , China determined that rail service between western China, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Europe would best serve the unique needs of these manufacturers.

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Pharma Market Remains Attractive But Can it Save the Air Cargo Market?

Logistics Trends and Insights

As the air cargo market continues to experience downward pressures, carriers, airports, and air freight forwarders are once again turning towards niche industry solutions to help not only jumpstart declining volumes but also revenues. The pharmaceutical industry has been of particular interest to the air cargo market for years. In regards to air cargo, WorldACD noted that while overall air cargo volumes declined during May, pharma and temperature-controlled goods increased 9.9%.

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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. According to Alphaliner, 30 to 60 % of the weekly outbound capacity has been withdrawn from the Asia-Europe and Trans-Pacific trades over the past three weeks, as well as from the intra-Asia routes. 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.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. According to Alphaliner, 30 to 60% of weekly outbound capacity has been withdrawn from the Asia-Europe and trans-Pacific trades over the past three weeks, as well as from the intra-Asia routes. Carmakers and electronic manufacturers in South Korea and Japan are reporting production line shutdowns. Savannah / Brunswick are predicting import cargo decrease by 40% in March and April from 2019 levels.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

There is a need to re-shore where possible, and relocate manufacturing and supplier relationships. With the rise of the global multi-national, Asian flows are essential to today’s manufacturing operations. 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.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020

Transplace

The automotive industry continues with many manufacturers closed. As soon as the manufacturers start ramping up, capacity for exports could be absorbed creating capacity issues for other industries. This past week, some states announced a mandatory shut down of manufacturing plants in Mexico until April 30. Port of Virginia’s cargo volumes are down ~ 9% YoY. Inactive container ship capacity chart 2000 – 2020 from Alphaliner : Europe.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Using GPS to track cargo.

Supply Chains Rock

Using GPS to track cargo containers. Many months ago I blogged about some new services that were being created to help shippers track cargo using wireless technologies. They are an innovative producer of high quality sweeteners, breath mints and semi-pharmaceutical products, has begun working with arviem to improve its global supply chain visibility for trade lanes between China and Europe. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring?

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Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020

Transplace

For many Canadian shippers, manufacturing, automotive, and retail (clothing / furniture) has been negatively impacted as generally is the trend for these segments. Majority of countries are re-opening gradually and cargo flows are re-emerging as shippers and manufacturers increase activities. At least 20 sailings between Asia, Europe, and the U.S. Europe. Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020. By: Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace.

Airfreight Forwarders and Carriers Prepare for Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

Panalpina has procured extra flights for its charter operation while DHL Global Forwarding announced earlier this year that it would deploy a second dedicated Boeing 747-400F — ACMI-leased through Atlas Air — to connect the US, Europe and Asia. A strong US dollar, a healthy economy and ‘bottlenecks in manufacturing supply chains in the US’ are benefiting air freight demand. Air Cargo air freight airfreight

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). A similar situation exists in the air cargo market, as reported by Reuters: Following a sharp fall in freight prices air cargo companies are set to trim their fleets and jobs further to battle overcapacity while looking for new partnerships and products to carry, industry executives and analysts say.

Doing Business in Turkey

QAD

The country is located in southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia. Manufacturing in Turkey. Primary manufacturing industries include textiles, food, automobiles, electronics, mining, steel, petroleum, construction, lumber and paper.

Doing Business in India

QAD

Various cultures rose and fell during the intervening centuries until invaders from Europe arrived in the 16 th century. Manufacturing in India. India has a robust manufacturing sector, with typical products including textiles, chemicals, food, steel, transportation equipment, cement, mining, petrochemicals, machinery, software and pharmaceuticals. . Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Indian manufacturing is an important part of the economy.

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Doing Business in Italy

QAD

Italy became a democratic republic in 1946, but it has always been among the leaders of political and economic movements in Europe. Italy, with its capital city of Rome, is located in Southern Europe on a peninsula extending into the Mediterranean Sea. Manufacturing in Italy.

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Fighting for Enhanced Supply Chain Security

Global Trade Management

By Stefan Reidy Cargo theft has been around for centuries; unfortunately, though the crime has evolved together with transportation methods. Cargo theft is a global problem affecting manufacturers, logistics providers as well as customers. Continued Terrorism Threats Are Targeted Towards more and more industries in Europe and Globally In 2015, 319 supply chain terrorism attacks were recorded by BSI.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Consider this: global sourcing, manufacturing, and sales are advancing rapidly, leaving technology providers in the tough position of playing catch up. 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. Europe Global Forwarding Supply Chain Consulting Global Supply Chain Global Vendor Management Supply Chain

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

The Netherlands is a modern and highly industrialized country located in Western Europe. Manufacturing in the Netherlands. Typical manufacturing products from the Netherlands include food processing, chemicals, oil and petroleum refining, construction, electrical machinery and metal processing and fabrication. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. This makes the country ideal for global manufacturing and distribution.

Doing Business in India

QAD

Various cultures rose and fell during the intervening centuries until invaders from Europe arrived in the 16 th century. Manufacturing in India. India has a robust manufacturing sector, with typical products including textiles, chemicals, food, steel, transportation equipment, cement, mining, petrochemicals, machinery, software and pharmaceuticals. . Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Indian manufacturing is an important part of the economy.

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Consultant Insight: Mixed results from Memphis and Louisville express hubs

Logistics Trends and Insights

(Originally published in Air Cargo World ). Cathy Roberson, Contributing Editor, Cargo Facts ConsultingApril 24, 2020 Airports, ExpressCathy Roberson, Cargo Facts Consulting senior consultant and Air Cargo World columnist. In terms of domestic total freight — parcel, cargo, and mail — FedEx domestic volumes in pounds have declined 7.6% and Europe. Meanwhile, as of October 2019, Cargo Facts notes that UPS took delivery of 10 planes for the year.

The Industrial Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis

Logistics Bureau

When leading economists start talking about a drop in manufacturing comparable to the start of the 2007-2008 global financial crisis, you can be sure that the world’s leading industries are in for a torrid few months. Since then, the impact on manufacturing and global supply chains, across multiple industry sectors, has been significant. With the city in lockdown, the supply has dried up and automakers in Europe and the United States have had to pillage their stockpiles. .

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Robinson took our own planning advice and proactively chartered weekly 747 cargo flights from China to the U.S. from October to November, as well as Europe to the U.S. Capacity on a 747 cargo aircraft can hold up to five times more freight than an average ghost flight.

Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

Manufacturing in Belgium. 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. Manufacturing accounts for about 22 percent of the GDP. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. These incentives make this an ideal time to invest in manufacturing in Belgium.

Increased Demand and Reduced Capacity Prove a Challenge for Air Freight Market

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Airlines have adapted to the changing market by introducing cargo only flights, with minimal schedules to keep global trade moving. Finding the right balance between price and transit allowed them to provide successful outcomes for cargo movements.

11th annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference and Exhibition

Supply Chain Movement

Andrea Gruber, Senior Manager, Special Cargo, IATA. Dave Edmondson, National Strategy Manager, Manufacturing Development, NHSBT (NHS Blood and Transplant). Fredrik Wildtgrube, Head of Global Sales, Finnair Cargo. Past Attendees include: Abbott, AbbVie, Actelion, Alliance Healthcare, American Airlines, Baxalta, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cell Therapy Catapult, DHL, FedEx, Genzyme Europe B.V., GlaxoSmithKline, GW Pharmaceuticals Ltd, IAG Cargo, Marken Ltd.,

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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Terrorism and Supply Chain: A Growing Threat of Supply Chain Terrorism

Cerasis

The direct impact from acts of terrorism and the indirect effects from terrorist organizations’ exploitation of the supply chain have been, and will continue to be, critically felt across Europe,” said David Fairnie , principal consultant in supply chain security at BSI. If an airport is closed, it is important to be the first one to know and the first one trying to move the cargo through alternate routes/intermodal.”.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages. Small trucker, Malcom McLean, fumes at slow loading of cargo aboard ship – “There has to be a better way.”. Western Europe selects container standards for rail, also intended for ship and truck. First intermodal cargo transportation (containers are stacked on deck). Export manufacturing starts moving away from ports.

Three Months after Tianjin, the Area is Still Reeling.

Elementum

China’s Tianjin port suffered a devastating explosion in August which left many manufacturers, insurers and shipping supply chains crippled. To mitigate the investment and production loss in Tianjin, JLR has planned new production centers in continental Europe and South America. Additionally, JLR invested £450m in its British engine manufacturing center, which can help bridge the gap between production and demand.

Gebrüder Weiss Selects BluJay’s LSP Platform to Deliver Enhanced Customer Experience

BluJay Solutions

One of Europe’s largest privately held LSPs will deploy BluJay’s LSP Platform as next-generation solution to optimise and automate over the road shipments. Gebrüder Weiss is one of Europe’s largest privately held logistics service providers, with 7,300 employees, 150 worldwide locations, and 13.7 billion euros (2019), Gebrüder Weiss is one of the leading transport and logistics companies in Europe.

The need to know

EFT

China will build 1-2 hub airports for cargo carriers by 2035 - state planner. Lukashenko considers re-routing Belarusian cargo after sanctions: Belta. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

The need to know

EFT

China will build 1-2 hub airports for cargo carriers by 2035 - state planner. Lukashenko considers re-routing Belarusian cargo after sanctions: Belta. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

Is TPPA going to ground e-commerce or let it fly (ideally, as air freight)?

DELMIA Quintiq

And, if many of those packages cross the Pacific waters, or generally travel farther than 600 kilometers, the air cargo shippers specializing in express packages will also stand to benefit from that wave of volume. But is air cargo really going to change when consumers across the TPPA member nations flock to online stores located outside their countries? Partly to blame for this situation is the slowdown in Europe and China.

Helping You Plan Ahead During the Coronavirus Outbreak

CH Robinson Transportfolio

and Europe. We continue to see elevated cases in developed nations that have a heavy reliance on manufacturing outside of the U.S., The empty container supply has also dwindled in regions where China trade has been a catalyst, primarily North America and Europe, this can have a ripple effect if these empty containers do not get repositioned back to China to support the increase demand that is anticipated at the tail end of March into April.

Logistics Trends Part 2

BluJay Solutions

Global manufacturers have found ways in which to flex their supply chains to utilize lower cost sea freight rather than more expensive air cargo. Even higher value producers, such as consumer electronics companies, have adopted sea freight strategies, although air cargo uplift is often employed to meet the global demands of new product releases. First Trend: Yield Dilution.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

Enough to go through every single article published in the top tech blogs – Techcrunch, Verge, Mashable and Recode – since 2007 to count how often articles about logistics startups, freight or cargo were published. Supply chain platform matching drop-ship retailers, manufacturers, distributors and freight forwarders. Improved cargo capacity by innovative 40 foot container design (fold). Improved cargo capacity by innovative container design (fold and nest).