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Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Many shippers are seeing surge capacity, especially in the CPG industry (water, cleaning supplies, paper products, shelf stable, and other food items). Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. 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. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

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.

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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. billion metric tons of goods in 2015.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Supply Chain Innovators of 2013 : paperless food chain, VLMs, cold chain fleet management, and more. The retail giant plans to take out 50 million metric tons (MMT) by 2030, which is equivalent to the emissions associated with the average annual electricity consumption of 40 million Chinese households. Content Summary: Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Many metrics can be used to determine the top 3PL warehousing companies, such as company revenue, the number of warehouses, total warehouse square footage , etc. The company used to be a subsidiary of PSA Group, which is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers.

Supply Chain Goals: Gracefully Overcoming the Hurdles of Global Sports Events

BluJay Solutions

Sports organizers need equipment and outfits; restaurants and hotels need food, bed linens, and hygiene items; and the list goes on. All these goods have to be transported on time from their supplier or manufacturing location — often at the other end of the world — to the stadium or the athletes’ lodgings. million shipped items and 60 metric tons of air freight.*. If supply chain is the ultimate team sport, nothing tests the game strategy and teamwork like a worldwide event.

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

Talking Logistics

threshold for food consumables. More stringent customer delivery requirements is certainly one factor, with On-Time In-Full (OTIF) becoming a more critical metric. I then raised the question: As manufacturers and retailers start to view logistics as a core strategic function (instead of a cost center, which has been the traditional view), will their desire to take more direct control of their operations increase?

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Retail Sales: Retail and food service sales decreased in February to $447.3 Source: US Census) Manufacturing & Trade Sales Total combined sales and manufacturing shipments totaled nearly $1.296 trillion in January 2016, down 0.4% Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.812 trillion in January, up 0.1% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.6% billion of cargo, decreasing 3.3%

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Retail Sales Retail: and food service sales decreased in December to $448.1 Manufacturing & Trade Sales: Total combined sales and manufacturing shipments totaled nearly $1.317 trillion in October 2015, down 0.2% Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.814 trillion in October, virtually unchanged from September and up 2.0% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Retail Sales Retail: and food service sales decreased in December to $448.1 Manufacturing & Trade Sales: Total combined sales and manufacturing shipments totaled nearly $1.317 trillion in October 2015, down 0.2% Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.814 trillion in October, virtually unchanged from September and up 2.0% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Mobile apps can generate reports and monitor performance metrics. “Data science can bring great gains for…” Logistics efforts of retailers and manufacturers. Christoph Seitz is the Co-Owner of CFR Rinkens , a global leader in the shipping of commercial cargo, specializing in the containerized shipping of motor vehicles. In addition to those trends, a lot of smaller manufacturers are now selling online to the world through services like Alibaba.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

So today and yesterday, there was not enough capacity, cargo was rolled, prices spiked. So I wanted to tell you, why does your cargo get bumped. Why does your cargo get rolled? It was mainly because most of your cargo today is moving on standby. Until the last minute, your cargo is not confirmed. The reason that cargo is booked today? And then, during peak, your cargo is getting rolled. The cargo shouldn’t be rolled.

Addressing a Legal Threat to Local Delivery Operations (The FedEx Ground Case on Driver Classification)

Talking Logistics

That’s because most companies with a local delivery component to their business — whether a national furniture retailer offering scheduled delivery or a tech startup with an app offering one-hour food delivery — treat drivers as independent contractors to avoid all the extra costs that come with treating them as employees, such as unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation, and benefits.