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

Supply Chain Shaman

As a country, I think that we need to rethink supply chain flows for chassis, drayage and the unloading of larger ships. I don’t think that the ports are up to the challenge of moving the high-levels of freight with larger ships without rethinking unloading space, equipment and flows. It takes 2 to 3 days to unload a ship. Today, the number of chassis required for a ship is between 2,000 and 5,000. The ships are getting larger.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

The expectation is that two mega ships will arrive at the ports to pick up empties this week as the equipment is needed in China. Industrial and chemical sectors are maintaining at seasonally expected shipping volumes as of this time. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China.

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3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

Basically, responsible for ocean freight carriers, ocean ships that rely on truck companies. So today and yesterday, there was not enough capacity, cargo was rolled, prices spiked. Shipping a 40-ton container back in July or June used to cost about $700 — a 40-ton container. More than half of Hanjin’s ships were chartered. So the chartering companies are already receiving the ships back and they need to rent them. Why does your cargo get rolled?

How To Build Supply Chain Resilience in a Connected World

ShipBob

Shipping carriers were stretched beyond capacity, which slowed down the last-mile delivery in many areas. The Suez Canal became blocked, which held up inventory from the cargo on board the ship, as well as other ships that couldn’t go their planned route.

5 Ways to Reduce Fleet Management Costs!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It can also assist in determining specific metrics that affect the business. This is especially true for businesses such as landscaping/lawn care, pest control, food delivery or similar residentially based businesses. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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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. It will allow for the automation of more complex warehousing tasks, such as unloading shipping containers and picking packets or individual e-commerce orders. 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.

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. million shipped items and 60 metric tons of air freight.*. Every country has its own regulations that affect movement of goods — especially foods, seeds, plants, and animal byproducts. Climate considerations are important when it comes to transporting perishable food items and other temperature-sensitive products.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Zara also works with Air France, KLM Cargo and Emirates Air in order that they can coordinate directly with the airlines to make the outbound shipments to its stores and bring back some raw materials and semi-finished materials with return legs. Moreover, products can be shipped to stores in-time then lost sales is minimal. The products are categorized by the temperature (frozen, chilled, room temperature and warm foods).

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

Talking Logistics

Here are some excerpts from the article: The retailer wants suppliers that ship full trucks of products to deliver orders within a specified two-day window 87% of the time, up from an 85% rate it targeted previously. threshold for food consumables. More stringent customer delivery requirements is certainly one factor, with On-Time In-Full (OTIF) becoming a more critical metric.

Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

Belgium is bordered by France, Germany, Luxembourg and Netherlands, and has a robust shipping infrastructure including multiple ports, making it a perfect location for trade both within the EU and with other geographic regions. 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.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Retail Sales: Retail and food service sales decreased in February to $447.3 Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). billion of cargo, decreasing 1.6% billion of cargo, decreasing 3.3% Last-mile delivery network Connect India became a UPS Authorized Shipping Outlet through a new agreement. MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

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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 Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). . billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. billion of cargo, decreasing 1.13% from October 2015 and the lowest level since June 2011. MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Retail Sales Retail: and food service sales decreased in December to $448.1 Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). . billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. billion of cargo, decreasing 1.13% from October 2015 and the lowest level since June 2011. MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Mobile apps can generate reports and monitor performance metrics. 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. “One trends we’re pursuing is blockchain technology…” We ship live crickets all across the country. dba Cabrella Shipping Insurance Intelligence.

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.