Is the European Air Cargo Market Cause for Worry?

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Coupled with declines in new orders, and new export orders from the largest European economies (France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom), recession fears are growing. Air Cargo air freight Europe Air freightBy Cathy Morrow Roberson. There are worrisome economic signals coming from Europe as airports and airlines across the continent report dismal February volumes.

SupplyOn customer Telair celebrates its 50th anniversary – hidden champion for Cargo Management

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The cargo specialist Telair, located in the Bavarian town of Miesbach, Germany, is the world’s leading supplier for cargo handling systems. Among other things, the company manufactures the cargo loading system for the BELUGA transport aircraft, which plays a critical role in Airbus’ internal supply chain. The post SupplyOn customer Telair celebrates its 50th anniversary – hidden champion for Cargo Management appeared first on SupplyOn

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Airfreight Forwarders and Carriers Prepare for Holiday Season

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In addition, its operation launched last year will be re-routed to offer twice weekly departures from Wuxi, China to Frankfurt-Hahn, Germany. Booking air cargo space may be easier than last year but ground transportation will be a sticky situation for many shippers. Air Cargo air freight airfreightHoping to avoid a repeat of the 2017 holiday period when air capacity was tight and rates increased, forwarders are preparing ahead of the 2018 holiday/peak period.

The Silk Railway: freight train from China pulls up in Madrid

Global Trade Management

En route it passed through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany and France before arriving at the Abroñigal freight terminal in Madrid. It consisted of 30 containers carrying 1,400 tonnes of cargo – mostly toys, stationery and other items for sale over Christmas across Europe. The journey was a test run to assess the viability of adding Spain to a route that already links China with Germany five times a week.

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Global Logistics—August 2015

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In spite of U.S.

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Doing Business in Turkey

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Turkey has 91 airports with paved runways, many of which are capable of handling jets and cargo planes. Turkey’s merchant marine boasts 1,234 vessels, including 57 bulk carriers, 54 container ships, 363 general cargo ships, 124 oil tankers and 636 other vessels.

The Great Maersk Shift

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Today, 75 to 80% of cargo arrives on time. It fixed a glaring business problem in the industry – a tacit understanding that container liners would charge extra, on top of existing fees, if they had a container they could ship for more (rolled cargo).

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Celebrating Supply Chain Day

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Organize the transit of cargo by truck, train, and ferry for P&O Ferrymasters. We have been in Germany for over 10 years and are growing fast. Can you name one product that doesn’t involve logistics? It’s amazing how much logistics is part of our lives, and how much we take it for granted. So this Supply Chain Day, join us in celebrating the role of logistics by trying your hand at one of our exciting challenges below. Smart Trucker Challenge.

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

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It started in 1969 as DHL Air Cargo, and by the late 1970s, the company had expanded its operations and offered services throughout the world. billion (December 2019) Headquarters: Bonn, Germany CEO: Frank Appel 3. billion (2018) Headquarters: Essen, Germany CEO: Jochen Thewes 7.

This Week in Logistics News (April 11-15, 2016)

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Accenture Releases Enhanced Ocean Cargo Pricing Software to Provide Greater Pricing Visibility for Carriers. Robots set to aid postal workers with deliveries in Germany ( Reuters ). If the rumors are true, the next piece in Amazon’s logistics puzzle is buying an airport, specifically Hahn airport in Germany. Today marks the three-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, a sad and scary day, especially those of us living in the Boston area.

Doing Business in Italy

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Italy is the second largest manufacturing country in Europe, behind Germany. Italy has more than 129 airports, the bulk of which can handle cargo. Primary export partners were Germany, France, US, Spain, UK and Switzerland.

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Air Freight Explained: Calculating Costs and Price Trends

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Air cargo is used by global importers and exporters when they need to get goods somewhere rapidly and reliably. While 90% of everything is shipped by ocean, air connects the world faster, cutting China-US freight shipping time from 20-30 days by ocean to only 3 days by air cargo. As a matter of fact, the largest cargo airplane , the Anatov 225 – can hold an entire train. Why Ship Cargo by Air? Why Not to Ship Cargo by Air?

The need to know

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Incoming cargo to the Port of Los Angeles is surging as businesses restock depleted inventories and retailers prepare for an early holiday season, the executive director for the nation’s busiest seaport said on Wednesday. Amazon workers in Germany strike on 'Prime Day'.

The need to know

EFT

Factbox: Germany paints hydrogen energy future in green, grey, blue and turquoise. Germany’s cabinet passed a national hydrogen strategy on Wednesday as part of a wider push to decarbonise Europe’s largest economy, government sources said. Water levels on the Rhine in Germany have risen after rain in the past week but are still too shallow for cargo vessels to sail fully loaded on northern sections of the river, traders said on Monday.

Gebrüder Weiss Selects BluJay’s LSP Platform to Deliver Enhanced Customer Experience

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Bad Homburg, Germany – August 20, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of global supply chain software and services, today announced that Gebrüder Weiss GmbH selected BluJay’s LSP Platform, a powerful supply chain execution technology solution the company will deploy in its land transportation depots. One of Europe’s largest privately held LSPs will deploy BluJay’s LSP Platform as next-generation solution to optimise and automate over the road shipments.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

It is bordered by Belgium, Germany and the North Sea. 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. Primary trading partners included Germany, Belgium, the U.K., Primary import partners include China, Germany, Belgium, the U.S., The Netherlands is a modern and highly industrialized country located in Western Europe.

The conference that business leaders cannot afford to miss

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Industry experts from companies such as SIG Combibloc , ThyssenKrupp, DB Cargo, Wieland Werke AG will provide answers to the following questions: What’s the next level in planning and optimization? It is in the center of Germany, easily accessible by plane, train and car. Another year, another list of must-attend supply chain and logistics events. With so many to choose from, how do you decide? Every moment spent away from your desk has to be worth the time and investment.

The need to know

EFT

Container giant Maersk to ship cargo between UAE and Israel. said it will now transport ocean cargo between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, a further sign of business opening up after the two countries established full ties. Germany's eastern trade starts recovery from pandemic-linked damage. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Gridlock: UK warns industry to prepare for Brexit or face chaos.

This Week in Logistics News (June 6-10, 2016)

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In Google’s case, the company was issued a patent this week that, as reported in Quartz , “outlines a theoretical strategy for ensuring that autonomous and remote-controlled robots in a warehouse facility aren’t overloaded as they move cargo around the warehouse.” More from the article: The patent outlines a series of robots that could be used in a warehouse, and a system for controlling how quickly they move and accelerate to ensure that these bots can safely load cargo.

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

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Port truck drivers on West Coast protest costs, working conditions ( Cargo Business News ). The functionality accounts for all applicable national tolls in France, Germany, Austria and Slovakia. This past Monday, “truck drivers from three companies at the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach began a 36-hour strike…and Port of Oakland truckers have threatened to walk out next week,” according to an article in Cargo Business News.

2020 Trends in Freight Transportation, and the COVID-19 Impact

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Using passenger airliners to provide cargo-only services. In this case, there will be no sharp rebound in the volume of passenger-airliner capacity—which means no significant increase in cargo space. Indeed, it’s likely to be a turbulent year for air cargo carriers and freight-forwarding specialists everywhere. When I first began planning this article, the most significant impacts of COVID-19 were primarily limited to Mainland China.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

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Across twenty additional countries, Amazon’s other centers are predominantly focused on fulfillment and delivery stations while some countries, like Italy, the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Singapore, and Japan also have Prime delivery facilities. In his 2017 annual shareholder letter , Bezos lauded “divinely discontent” customers as innovation drivers.

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Hankyu Hanshin Express Deploys Kewill Global Forwarding in Belgium

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The first phase of the project kicked off in Germany and was completed in 2013. The multimodal freight forwarding solution offers quick and easy access to critical shipment information and provides visibility of cargo throughout the shipment cycle. Hankyu Hanshin Express is a global provider of air cargo, sea, logistics and customs clearance services, ensuring the smooth handling of small parcels to heavy cargo.

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network

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The shipper, beneficial cargo owner, freight forwarder and logistics service provider communities derive value from a larger combined network and new end-to-end solutions that improve operational efficiency, reduce inventories and deliver efficient logistics operations. Avantida’s platform currently serves Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy, Portugal, Poland and Spain. MONDAY 22 OCTOBER 2018.

23 logistics professionals share the #1 way to reduce logistics costs

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Thorsten Gerber Thorsten Gerber is the CEO of Gerber Holding GmbH with headquarters in Germany. According to the 30th Annual State of Logistics Report by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), companies spent $1.64

China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

The huge build-up of containers at China’s docks has created a major ocean freight imbalance, with a shortage of cargo in US and European ports and a shortfall in boxes needed by Western exporters to ship products to other parts of the world. In response to the constraints on belly capacity, outbound cargo-only flights from China are increasing and are above 2019 levels. Cargo airports in Europe have been significantly affected by belly capacity losses due to flight bans.

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and Hamburg port to explore hyperloop possibilities in new joint venture

EFT

The project will begin with an initial study on connecting a cargo-based Hyperloop system from an HHLA container terminal to container yards located further inland, thereby expanding the port's capacity, while reducing congestion within the port and city area, and lowering the carbon footprint of the port.

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

Talking Logistics

Descartes continues to broaden its footprint in the global trade management space, with two more acquisitions announced this week: e-customs, “a leading provider of electronic security and fiscal customs filing solutions in the UK,” and Pentant, “a leading UK-based Community System Provider (CSP) offering customs connectivity and import/export inventory control solutions for ocean, truck and air cargo.”

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. Belgium has 41 airports, 26 of which have paved runways and six of which can handle large cargo aircraft. Germany accounts for 16 percent of Belgium’s exports; France for 14.9 percent of the imports; Germany 13.8

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis

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The number of people admitted varies by country, with Germany taking the most migrants. For example, early in the new year, Denmark tightened its border controls with Germany, after Sweden had imposed similar measures [2]. The ability to re-route cargo dynamically is a critical resource in an uncertain operating environment. The flood of migrants into Europe that began in 2015 continues to be a major international issue in 2016.

Global Logistics—October 2012

Inbound Logistics

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba invests in logistics to support online shopping growth; Jamaica looks to transform economy with the development of a global logistics hub; Vietnam faces a dearth of logistics talent and expertise; China grants licenses to UPS and FedEx to provide parcel delivery services in select cities; China Airlines Cargo joins SkyTeam Cargo alliance; Germany debuts JadeWeserPort amid slack container volume growth

Global Logistics—October 2012

Inbound Logistics

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba invests in logistics to support online shopping growth; Jamaica looks to transform economy with the development of a global logistics hub; Vietnam faces a dearth of logistics talent and expertise; China grants licenses to UPS and FedEx to provide parcel delivery services in select cities; China Airlines Cargo joins SkyTeam Cargo alliance; Germany debuts JadeWeserPort amid slack container volume growth

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

The goal of the project, a multinational collaboration between robotics specialists in the UK, Sweden, Italy and Germany, is to enable deployment of next-generation automated guided vehicles (AGVs) into current warehouse facilities to support tasks such as packing, palletizing and transporting goods. Content Summary: First Self-Sailing Electric Cargo Ship Set to Launch. Our salute to the best advancements in supply chain technology, processes and labor management from 2017.

This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

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As reported by ShippingWatch back in May: According to [Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen] and Peter Wolf, general manager of CMA CGM in Germany, the basis prerequisite for a joint digital platform platform in the sector, one which the biggest liner companies will be part of, is to ensure a common standard. I’m curious how the 40 percent reduction in transit time was actually achieved since blockchain doesn’t make cargo ships move through water any faster. I’m back from vacation.

The Future of Last Mile Deliveries: Mercedes Vision Van makes Logistics Look cool

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Mercedes showcased the concept cargo van at the IAA Commercial vehicle show in Hannover, Germany last week. Source: Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes Benz and Matternet , a drone technology start-up, have partnered to create an integrated vision of the future for urban deliveries.