Airfreight Forwarders and Carriers Prepare for Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

Robinson, air freight pricing has increased between China and the U.S. Panalpina, DHL Global Forwarding and Flexport are among forwarders that have added additional air freight capacity this year. In its latest report, IATA notes that available freight ton kilometers (AFTKs) grew by 3.8%

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires UK-based freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo

EFT

Supply chain solutions leader AIT Worldwide Logistics announced the expansion of its global footprint with the acquisition of ConneXion World Cargo, a freight forwarder headquartered in London with five additional locations in Asia, Europe and North America. He said, "AIT has many customers in the UK with consistently high cargo volume and the company's aspiration to expand there has intensified in recent years.

Southwest Airlines Cargo Now Shipping Internationally, Beginning With Mexico

EFT

Cargo is expanding internationally in its shipping operations, with Mexico City the first port of call and further routes planned shortly. Our Teams have been hard at work getting ready for this historic milestone, and now we're set to take our award-winning Cargo services to places we've never been able to reach before," said Matt Buckley, Southwest's Vice President of Cargo and Charters. "We Southwest Airlines Co.

The Lowdown on Shipping: Parcel, LTL, and FTL

SupplyPike

Freight and parcel shipping. What is Freight? Freight is defined as commercial goods or cargo carried across land, sea, or air. There are several types of freight including truck, rail, air, ocean (vessel), and pipeline.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. That was the message of a panel of experts on perishables shipping Wednesday at the AirCargo Americas Conference in Miami. Speakers from supply chain management, freight forwarding, air carrier and inland distribution companies addressed the problems with perishables, which include major product groups ranging from foodstuffs and medicines to flowers. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

For centuries the expense, risk, and frustration with ocean freight held back expansion of the international economy, despite the invention of the steam invention. Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages.

This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Ryder Expands Last-Mile Delivery Network in 11 North American Markets. Intel partners with Rolls-Royce to develop autonomous cargo ships (VentureBeat). This week, Uber Freight announced a similar solution called Powerloop.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

The Freightos System is SaaS for freight contract management, automatic price quotations, and business intelligence. Although our core focus is not on freight forwarding services, we still love to connect the community to providers and technology of value to shippers who are in the pursuit of efficiencies and resource reduction in order to remain competitive. Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages.

BluJay Gains Momentum with Record Number of Companies Selecting its Supply Chain Technology Solutions

BluJay Solutions

Zentis North America – a producer of canned fruits and a wide assortment of fruit specialties. Rangel moves cargo around the world by land, sea, and air. BluJay Solutions delivers supply chain software and services to the world’s most progressive retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, manufacturers, and logistics service providers. Companies across all global sales regions selected BluJay’s platform in record-breaking first quarter of 2019.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This month’s Market Update highlights key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America and will keep you up to speed on the latest news and topics that matter to your supply chain and business. Market Update: Transportation Industry News.

10 things eft’s been reading this week

EFT

Trucking, Freight Pushes Drive to Autonomous Vehicles. Massive Cargo Ships Are Going Autonomous.

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. This has a profound effect on freight forwarders. First Trend: Yield Dilution.

Green Future of Freight [Infographic]

Freightera

Please share this infographic on you site by copying and pasting the code below: Source: The Green Future of Freight – An infographic by the team at Freightera. FREIGHT SHIPPING EMISSIONS TODAY. Ocean freight: 17%. Air freight: 9%. Rail freight: 6%.

Don’t Get Caught Off-Guard: Preparing for July 2016 SOLAS Shipper Mandates

Talking Logistics

Shippers, beneficial cargo owners or non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) are responsible for verifying weights. Prior to GT Nexus, Michelle was Vice President of North America for Inttra and Vice President of Sales and Business Information Systems for Maritime Direct in New York City.

What’s Driving Flatbed Shipping Demand and Is It Here to Stay?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

After a strong finish in 2017, flatbed demand has continued to soar in 2018 resulting in historic supply and demand imbalances across North America. Freight is often project based with seasonal demand. Securing and protecting cargo.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

TMC

Complex routes or freight may require a specialized or dedicated provider. In other words, small carriers own most of the available capacity in North America. Time truly equals money when it comes to air freight.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Complex routes or freight may require a specialized or dedicated provider. In other words, small carriers own most of the available capacity in North America. Time truly equals money when it comes to air freight.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This month’s Market Update highlights key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America and will keep you up to speed on the latest news and topics that matter to your supply chain and business.

How to Make Sure That Your Global TMS Is Truly Global

TMC

For instance, a managed model might align with the organization’s strategy in North America, but a self-service model is a better choice for the company’s operation in Europe. So you’ve decided to invest in a global transportation management system (TMS).

This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Integrates Its Freight Collaboration Platform With Active Aero Group’s Technology. January 2017 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). It’s snowing outside. My boys have their first baseball games in two weeks. What’s wrong with this picture?

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As suspected, the storm is also having a significant impact on supply chains across North America. Embargoes have been enacted and may impact your freight. Operations for freight cargo will remain closed until further notice.

Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

This shows that trade is re-balancing – with obvious consequences to shipping lines, air cargo carriers and freight forwarders. In North America this is usually Mexico and in Europe, this could be North Africa.

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

CEVA Logistics (The Americas). CEVA Logistics (The Americas). CEVA Logistics provides both freight management and contract logistics services for a range of customers across all sectors. DB Schenker (The Americas). DB Schenker (The Americas).

This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Port truck drivers on West Coast protest costs, working conditions ( Cargo Business News ). This follows the company’s acquisition of 3PD this past July, another provider of heavy goods, last-mile logistics in North America.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

In particular China and India, with annual economic growth rates many multiples ahead of North America and Europe. They have good transport and trade links not only with the BRIC countries, but with North America and the EU.

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Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

James Winebrake, Dean of College of Liberal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology There are a number of important trends happening in the freight industry, spanning all modes of transportation: trucking, shipping, rail, pipeline, and air. oil sector, has created pretty thin capacity margins, especially in the Central North part of the country. Lastly, air freight has been increasing rapidly over the past decade - a trend I suspect will continue.

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Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The Market Update, a new monthly post highlighting key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America, will keep you up to speed on the latest news and topics that matter to your business.

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

Talking Logistics

October 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). The new Canadian offices allow Transplace to expand its presence and continue to specialize in Canadian cross-border and intra-Canada freight.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

In-bound freight delivery efficiency can be optimised by consolidating in-distribution hubs and reducing stock levels at country level. Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years.

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Collaborative Logistics’ Role in the Emergence of the Physical Internet

Material Handling & Logistics

Imagine moving cargo across continents as smoothly as computers process data. It may seem impossible today, but the physical Internet could be embedded into freight supply chains by 2050. That is not to say that freight exchanges will cease to exist.

Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

Elementum

Mexico’s ports have long been considered North America’s least attractive option for retailers looking to import goods to the continent. The country’s underdeveloped intermodal freight transportation system is consistently outperformed by its faster and better integrated U.S.

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Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

providers in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, as well as other locations throughout the. Dan Albright, Vice President and North American Supply Chain Leader at Capgemini Consulting. Collins, Managing Partner, Transportation & Logistics – Americas, Heidrick & Struggles. 2,258 logistics executives from both 3PL users and providers in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin.

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

Talking Logistics

percent from last year, which includes contributions from the company’s acquisition of Phoenix International Freight Services in October 2012. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics.

Konecranes to feature adaptable forklift trucks at The Precast Show 2015

Cerasis

Special masts, wider fork carriages, multiple forks and heavy-duty reinforcements are exactly what manufacturers need for sensitive concrete cargo. Additional information: Sales: Phil Stevens, North America Region Director, Lift Trucks.

Deep learning-powered autonomous truck perceives objects at 1 km

EFT

Using this system, TuSimple's self-driving Peterbilt semi-trucks are currently hauling commercial cargo for revenue on a daily basis along the I-10 corridor.