Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

One of the fastest growing forms of cargo theft is deceptive pick-ups (aka fictitious pick-ups). Here’s how the scheme works, as described in an AP article published last October ( Thieves Pose as Truckers to Steal Huge Cargo Loads ): Thieves assume the identity of a trucking company, often by reactivating a dormant Department of Transportation carrier number from a government website for as little as $300. Keep the cargo moving.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

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Cargo and Container Shipping Basics

The Logistics of Logistics

Successful international shipping requires a good understanding of cargo and container shipping basics. When large cargo pieces have to be transported by sea, the best and most cost-effective way to transport them is through cargo and container shipping companies. No matter if you are shipping for residential or commercial reasons, if you are interested in shipping large or high-volume loads internationally, the ideal fit is cargo or vessel shipping.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. The ability to real time monitor the status of goods requires a combination of container based technology, back-end business applications and an extended network of logistics fulfillment partners. Perishables represent a particularly important segment of the Miami air cargo market, because Miami International Airport is a primary hub for perishables moving between Latin America, the Caribbean islands, and North America.

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Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

Many of the states affected contained key ports and supply destinations, as well as transportation and logistics hubs. Starting with Miami, this port primarily handles containerized cargo with small amounts of breakbulk, vehicles and industrial equipment.

This Week in Logistics News (February 25 – March 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

So, while I plot my next move, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. Robinson Acquires The Space Cargo Group to Expand Global Presence Transplace Partners with Noodle.ai I’m driving around with one headlight.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

The conference is primarily focused on cargo owners, transportation management, analytics and technology companies, and most importantly, this conference’s participants are the first to hear the results from the 2019 Third Party Logistics Study.

What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

Freight Center

Together, Florida and Texas represent nearly 15% of the U.S. The logistics industry is ready when disaster strikes. The security and timeliness of your freight are of the utmost importance, which is why air cargo takes extra precautions to make sure your shipment is safely on its way. This includes relocating personnel, moving equipment—cars, cargo, and locomotives—out of harm’s way, and rerouting cargo on its way to its delivery point through other rail hubs.

The need to know

EFT

From apple packing houses in Washington state to farm workers in Florida and a California county known as “the world’s salad bowl,” outbreaks of the novel coronavirus are emerging at U.S. Amazon Air's fleet expansion is a bid for logistics domination.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Self-Service Logistics. Content Summary: The Era of Do-It-Yourself Logistics.

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck Annual 3-Day Enforcement Event to Take Place June 2-4, 2015

Cerasis

The kickoff event includes speakers from CVSA, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Idaho State Police, Washington State Patrol, Florida Highway Patrol and Washington Trucking Associations. The special emphasis for International Roadcheck 2015 is cargo securement.

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How to Figure Out Cost of Freight To …

Freight Center

We aren’t fortune tellers at FreightCenter, but we have been in the logistics business long enough to predict what you’re about to ask: H ow much is the cost of freight to (insert destination) ? Even the logistics industry can’t predict what it will be. Keep in mind that the further away your cargo has to go, the higher the freight rate will be. California to Florida. Florida. Florida to California. New York to Florida. Texas to Florida.

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference LINK ($1,095 to $1,595, Depending on Membership and Registration Date) Dates: February 24 – 27, 2019 in Orlando, Florida The RILA LINK conference focuses on giving retail supply chain executives a review of emerging technologies and the opportunities through logistics service providers.

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

While the growth in the third-party logistics market has slowed somewhat, 90% of the major companies in the U.S. third-party logistics market has grown to become a $166.8 CEVA Logistics (The Americas). CEVA Logistics (The Americas). Total Quality Logistics.

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

Elementum

More than a dozen cases have been reported in Florida, prompting the logistics companies to heighten their mitigating measures against the disease. The global supply chain is more connected than ever, demanding the movement of commodities be faster, more efficient and farther-reaching.

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

Dates: February 24 – 27, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. The RILA LINK conference focuses on giving retail supply chain executives a review of emerging technologies and the opportunities through logistics service providers.

How are Christmas Trees Shipped?

Freight Center

Christmas trees are just like every other piece of freight cargo in the world and need to get from A to B the right way. Fun fact: The Christmas tree variety selected for the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in New York City is a Norway Spruce from the village of Florida in Orange County, New York. We’ll maneuver around the confusing turnpike of the logistics industry and guide you every step of the way.

FMCSA Grants $1 Million to Veterans Who Want to Be Trained as Truck Drivers

Cerasis

These specific grants, distributed through the FMCSA’s Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Safety Training (CMV-OST) program, will be given to 9 technical and community colleges around the country from Florida to Minnesota, Nebraska to Virginia.

Webinar: The Servitization Revolution in Industrial Manufacturing

Material Handling & Logistics

Involved in the logistics and transportation industry for 40 years, Reg Kenney is President of DHL’s Global E&M Sector and Head of DHL’s Customer Solutions & Innovation, Americas Region, based in Plantation, Florida. A September 5 MHL-hosted webinar, sponsored by DHL.

Climate Change and the Supply Chain

Elementum

In September, Hurricane Irma caused flooding and the closure of several logistics hubs in Florida, while Hurricane Maria brought strong winds that destroyed almost all facilities and knocked out electricity across Puerto Rico. Meanwhile, several ports in the USA, such as the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles, have also enacted similar measures through building zero-emissions terminals and using alternative sources of energy for cargo handling.

This Truck Could Save the American Freight System

Elementum

Germany-based automotive group Daimler recently developed a self-driving truck , with the intention of reducing road accidents and improving efficiency in cargo-loading and transportation. The concept caught the attention of local companies and government officials in the United States: the Department of Transportation recently partnered with Royal Truck & Equipment to pilot a self-driving truck program on some Florida highway construction sites by the end of this year.

Can Technology Save the American Freight System?

Elementum

Germany-based automotive group Daimler developed a self-driving truck , with the intention of reducing road accidents and improving efficiency in cargo-loading and transportation. The concept of the driverless truck has also caught the attention of local companies and government officials in the United States; in 2015, the Department of Transportation partnered with Royal Truck & Equipment to pilot a self-driving truck program on some Florida highway construction sites.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

FLEXE , Flexport and Convoy –three technology companies adding flexibility to the supply chain–,recently hosted the first Peak Logistics breakfast in Seattle, Washington. So today and yesterday, there was not enough capacity, cargo was rolled, prices spiked.

This Week in Logistics News (November 27 – December 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

The mad dash begins to finish all the work that needs to get done before 2018 arrives, so without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: E-Commerce Boosts U.S. UPS To Launch eBike In Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

This Week in Logistics News (June 26-30, 2017)

Talking Logistics

We’re getting ready to print our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure Team jerseys for this year’s ride (September 14-17) in Saratoga Springs, NY in support of JDRF International. Last call for riders and sponsors!