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Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the next three decades while the value of the freight will almost double, increasing by 92 percent, according to the latest projections by the U.S. Not surprising, considering the ongoing growth of e-commerce, freight moves in tons by “Multiple Modes and Mail” — which includes shipments by parcel delivery services, U.S. Take cargo airships, for example.

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Here’s an easy way to think about the regular and potential future disruptions that could impact your ocean shipping strategy, and what you can do to prepare for what comes next. At these times of the year, you should see less risk to your standard ocean shipping strategy. If you fail to book in time, you may miss your delivery deadlines, or will have to use an expedited shipping method to meet them.

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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Here’s an easy way to think about the regular and potential future disruptors that could impact your ocean shipping strategy, and what you can do to prepare for what comes next. At these times of the year, you should see less risk to your standard ocean shipping strategy. If you fail to book in time, you may miss your delivery deadlines, or will have to use an expedited shipping method to meet them.

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” And considering that our international tariff laws have been more dynamic in the past three years, shipping U.S.

Shipping by Road or Rail: Pros & Cons

Freightera

In the normal day to day business of freight transportation, there are several modes of transport such as road, rail, air, and sea. Road transport is the most commonly used mode of transport for the movement of goods connecting customers to cargo and vice versa. Many day to day items such as groceries, flowers, fruits, and dry goods are moved all across countries and continents using road freight. Freight can be delivered quickly as per a set schedule.

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6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

This means that the world has opened up to countries like China, India, Brazil and Russia open for business. Stagnation of Air Cargo and Sea Freight Rates. Even though there have been concerted efforts to reverse the downturn experienced in the year 2015, most shipping lines have not succeeded in reversing the trends in supply chain. Air cargo rates will also remain static.

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

BluJay Solutions

The 2018 FIFA World Cup soccer championship has drawn millions of sports enthusiasts to Russia. million shipped items and 60 metric tons of air freight.*. If supply chain is the ultimate team sport, the world championship in Russia and other large events are mega-examples of how logistics teams up and down the supply chain must all play a role and work efficiently to deliver the goal.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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. Are you looking to decrease air freight costs? Air freight service is a perfect option for your just in time deliveries, but those that can wait in inventory for additional time may make more sense to move via rail service. Rail freight is an environmentally friendly way to move goods.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors. Russia climbs three spots to No. Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%).

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

Shipping. The Netherlands has a total of 29 airports, five of which are considered major airports, and two of which have paved runways capable of handling cargo planes. In 2015, registered air carriers moved more than 5 billion kmt of air freight. and Russia. The Netherlands is a modern and highly industrialized country located in Western Europe. It is bordered by Belgium, Germany and the North Sea.

A Green Future For Freight: Eric Beckwitt at COP22

Freightera

As many of you may be aware, freight shipping, international shipping and also aviation are not included in the COP21 agreement. Currently international freight transport is about 10% of the total greenhouse gas emissions but it’s going to grow based on the recent projections of the European parliament to between 20 and 50% of the total global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 under business as usual scenario. How many of you have seen these solar-powered air ships?

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey. Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey by Staff Writers Hamburg, Germany (AFP) Jan 24, 2008 A goods train from Beijing arrived in Hamburg on Thursday after having crossed six countries in a journey organisers said could ring in a new era of rail transport between Asia and Europe. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

Alibaba versus Amazon in Europe

Logistics Trends and Insights

Spain is Alibaba’s fourth market by turnover volume, after China, the United States, and Russia and is the focus of this article. According to SF Express’s announcement, Europe’s outbound expansion will focus on general freight for the automotive, spare parts, heavy machinery, chemicals, 3C and the Express markets to China. The Liege Airport is already handling e-commerce shipments from the Cainiao network from such airlines as Air China Cargo.

Doing Business in the United States

QAD

For comparison, this makes the country about half the size of Russia or South America, and more than twice the size of the European Union. Shipping. has 5,054 airports, most of which have paved runways long enough to handle large jets and cargo planes. Annual freight traffic equaled about 37.22 Cargo transportation in the U.S. has nine container ports, 11 cargo ports and 11 liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals.