How General Average Could Ruin Your Ocean Cargo Deliveries

CH Robinson Transportfolio

How General Average Could Ruin Your Ocean Cargo Deliveries | Transportfolio. Start by building your knowledge of how general average works, how it can impact your shipments if general average is declared, and how marine cargo insurance can help you sleep like a baby at night.

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Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? Short Term Medium Term Special Feature Carriers & Cargo Innovation Freightos focus November 2015 freight and logistics trends that rate.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

Freightos

The broader climate issue.and freight’s role. The emissions from freighting Shawn’s TV is a miniscule percentage of this year’s 33 billion ton cube. Finding freight’s contribution to GHG took a lot of digging. . and Green Freight Europe. Freight Insight

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. Data savvy shippers are collaborating with other shippers to reduce spend, crunching big data to benchmark freight rates to make the right freight decisions. Freight Industry Is Finally Online. Freight Insights

Adjuno Joins Ev Cargo, The Largest Privately-owned Logistics Business In The Uk

Adjuno

Adjuno is one of six EmergeVest-backed companies forming EV Cargo. EV Cargo is a £850 million business focused on intersection of logistics and technology. Cargo-centric model delivers mission-critical supply chain services.

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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. More importantly, is the demand sustainable through the end of the year?

Top Five Air Cargo Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Top Five Air Cargo Carriers. The top five air cargo carriers by weight, according to the IATA , are: Fedex. As the biggest air cargo carrier by weight, Fedex had a revenue of $44.3 To support its air cargo business, Fedex has 634 aircraft and services 375 airports. million tons of cargo in the 2012-2013 financial year, earning $2.8 Cargo makes up 30% of Cathay Pacific’s revenues. million tons of cargo were shipped ( Korean Air ).

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The Tesla Semi Truck Will Change Freight

Freightos

The Tesla Semi Truck Will Change Freight. Freight innovation frequently focuses on moving data better – like visibility, eBookings , and the new generation of forwarders and brokers. What The Tesla Semi Means For Domestic and International Freight.

5 Ways a TMS Can Help You “Go Green”

Talking Logistics

In recent years, businesses and consumers across the country have demonstrated that sustainability matters – both in terms of what they buy and how vendors are selected.

Cerasis Pounds Deductible of Freight Insurance to Zero

Cerasis

(Eagan, MN) – Cerasis, a well-known leader in third-party logistics services, has secured the ability to reduce the minimum premium cost for cargo insurance on all shipments, including insurance on shipments with a zero deductible. The new type of cargo insurance will continue to maintain the previous standards of freight insurance needed by Cerasis-affiliated shippers, including “Acts of God,” terrorism, strikes, riots, civil risks and compliance complaints.

How Green Shipping Can Enhance Your Business’s Sustainability Quotient

Freightera

This rise in demand and supply of goods also calls for an added focus towards sustainable shipping practices to ensure the environment doesn’t get affected by it all. Why We Need Sustainable Shipping? Lastly, sustainable shipping practices also offer financial relief.

Carbon Emissions in Logistics: The Road To Green International Freight

Freightos

Carbon Emissions in Logistics: The Road To Green International Freight. Two major emitting industries, international freight and aviation, had been exempted from COP21 on a technicality. Carbon Freight Emission Statistics. Green freight doesn’t isn’t only about technology.

This Week in Logistics News (April 30 – May 4, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Freight Railroads Get Boost from Tight Trucking Markets (WSJ – sub. It will expand freight transportation capacity by connecting with existing modes of road, rail, port and air transport. Real-Time Visibility Evolves to Freight Capacity Matching.

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Top 4 Challenges You Need to Master for International Shipping

Talking Logistics

For many global companies, conducting seamless business overseas is critical to the vitality of partnerships, clientele, and sustained profitability. Handle arrangements for loading or take control of the cargo at the agreed upon point.

Top 4 Reasons Why Package Optimization Also Benefits Your Supply Chain

Cerasis

Package optimization has many different benefits, from not wasting money on unnecessary materials to creating a more sustainable package. Package Optimization Allows for Sustainability. With so many companies looking for ways they can go green, package optimization can be one of the best ways to promote sustainable business practices. Whether you choose to use a thinner plastic or recycled cardboard, there are many different ways to make your package more sustainable.

Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?

Kinaxis

The idea of tubes whisking freight across the land at near-supersonic speeds smacks of an old-school image of the future. The CEO of the company behind the test (Hyperloop One) estimates that the system will be transporting cargo by 2019 and passengers by 2021.

10 Incredible Logistics Infographics And Videos

Freightos

Since 1956, the shipping container has changed global freight operations. MarineTraffic maintain an incredible live map of all ships in the ocean, with the ability to narrow it down to cargo ships alone. 10: 8 Crazy Freight Facts. Freight Insights General

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Near-Shoring Trend a Cause for Celebration and Concern for Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) & Air Carriers

BluJay Solutions

Positive growth in air freight volumes reported recently by IATA (4.5% Overall, probably neutral in the medium term - any reduction in air cargo volumes will most likely be counteracted by increases in road, rail and short sea volumes.

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How to Reduce Product Damage During Shipping

Cerasis

As an alternative, you may want to find a company with smaller cargo style trucks or use a logistics company to find the right trucking solution for you. However, there is a silver-lining, according to Packaging Digest again: typically, less than 1% of the products in the cartons sustain damage. FreightEditor's Note: Today's blog is from Cindy Banker with ProCorr Display and Packaging who is bringing us some great insight on how to reduce product damage.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Seeking Sustainability on.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Seeking Sustainability on new fronts – Environmentally and Economically. They are now demanding sustainable, environmentally sound, fair trade practices, while expecting no less financial gains than before, for their trade and investment. That is over five million fewer lorry miles and 180,000 freight tones off the road each year. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Videos & Visions: Of Electrifying the Last Mile for E-Commerce Delivery

Supply Chain Network

Chanje are focused on creating sustainable solutions that improve how companies move people and packages from transportation hubs to their final destinations. In 2016, Gnewt cargo made over 3 million deliveries and in August 2017 they were acquired by Menzies Distribution.

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Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

The ocean freight industry suddenly lost one of the top ten players when Hanjin Shipping Co. Hanjin's exit strands 89 ships worldwide containing some $14 billion worth of cargo, much of which was headed to the U.S. Freight Rates

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Flash forward 10 years: What would green, sustainable freight transportation look like

Freightera

Freightera continues to build the freight transportation marketplace with a mission to transform the whole industry, releases the Green Future of Freight infographic. . Rail is currently the least polluting option for long haul freight. .

Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

Risks exist in land, air and ocean freight. Poor grasp of hazards in your supply chain will increase freight spend and diminish brand value. Capacity fell by 3 percent, and up to $14 billion in cargo was unable to dock. Extreme weather represents one of the most significant risks to ocean freight on the globe. Someone with malicious intent could bring down entire supply chain networks and force freight rates to skyrocket. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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%.

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

Cerasis

Stagnation of Air Cargo and Sea Freight Rates. Before there can be profitability and sustained improved rates, capacity will have to be taken out. Air cargo rates will also remain static.

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Supplier Risk Management: 4 Things To Look Out for During On-Site Evaluations

Cerasis

Does the training cover how to properly perform pre-trip inspections, how to properly secure cargo, or what to do in the case of emergency? In addition to securing cargo, also evaluate how well your carrier’s equipment is being maintained.

The Journey of One Banana! A Supply Chain in Motion! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Farming of banana plants has become a hot button issue in the context of sustainability and ecological living. When local production sites have packaged the yield, major distributors load up massive cargo freights on company ships, or those of 3rd party logistic providers.

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey. This latest news from Deutsche Bahn is another evidence, that Globalization, compliance and sustainability challenges create new business opportunities for LSPs!

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What are the main 3PL Services?

The Logistics of Logistics

Among the services which they provide are transportation, warehousing, cross-docking, inventory management, packaging, and freight forwarding. Air Cargo. Sustainability and Green Logistics. Admiral E.

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What are the main 3PL Services?

The Logistics of Logistics

Among the services which they provide are transportation, warehousing, cross-docking, inventory management, packaging, and freight forwarding. Air Cargo. Sustainability and Green Logistics. Admiral E.

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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. As I mentioned before, freight transport is currently seven percent of freight emissions. Full transcript of the video: My name is Eric Beckwitt.

What are the main 3PL Services?

The Logistics of Logistics

Among the services which they provide are transportation, warehousing, cross-docking, inventory management, packaging, and freight forwarding. Air Cargo. Sustainability and Green Logistics. Admiral E. King famously said “I don’t know what the hell this “logistics” is that Marshall is always talking about, but I want some of it.”. Since he was an admiral, I am pretty sure somebody got Mr. King some logistics.

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

To improve operational efficiency successfully and in a sustainable way, people across the entire business need to have a shared understanding of the supply chain goals and also what their individual roles are in achieving them.

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Can Blockchain Really Make Supply Chains More Transparent and Ethical?

Enterra Insights

For example, Christopher Tang reports blockchain solutions are being developed for ocean cargo to help make operations more efficient.[3] Vandevelde concludes, “Transparency in our supply chains is no longer a choice but a corporate responsibility as the demand for fair trade, ethically sourced and sustainable materials continues to grow. 1] Pieter Vandevelde, “ How to make supply chains ethical and sustainable with blockchain ,” Supply Chain Dive , 5 June 2018. [2]