How General Average Could Ruin Your Ocean Cargo Deliveries

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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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Market Update: Transportation Industry News

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In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. While there is no contract extension in place, both parties have pledged to keep cargo moving. Which transportation indicators or topics are most relevant to your interests?

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

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Global supply chains tie the planet together, providing goods to consumers, jobs to workers, and dividends to shareholders. And this global trip isn’t just for sightseeing – leading companies find that a diversified sourcing base and far-flung manufacturing can help cut production costs, increasing the bottom line. Proximity to raw materials, increased capacity, and labor costs are just a few of the ways that global supply chains work to save money for today’s top companies.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

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In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. As the holiday season approaches, import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to see a final surge.

Air Freight: Learning the Basics to Optimize Your Global Supply Chain

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What’s probably the number one reason shippers avoid transporting their cargo by air? Air freight is often more expensive than any other mode of transportation. Definition: Providers combine your freight with the cargo of several other shippers prior.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

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In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. They detract from GDP but add to domestic freight tonnage, so this is positive for the transportation sector.

Why Thinking “Global, Yet Local” Makes Sense in Your Air Freight Strategy

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Why Thinking “Global, Yet Local” Makes Sense in Your Air Freight Strategy | C.H. If you utilize air freight to the Oceania region (Australia and New Zealand), you can certainly use our expertise to minimize the impact of market forces and streamline the flow of air-cargo to work in your favor.

Use Air Freight to Meet Consumer Demands as Supply Chains Accelerate

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According to IATA, global demand for air freight service is decreasing and capacity is growing: As air freight capacity becomes more available and at lower costs, it’s possible to move your freight faster and for less than was possible in the past. Air Global Forwarding Global Transportation

#1 Way to Save on Global Forwarding

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Want a quick “win” in global forwarding costs? Look at ocean cargo consolidation (less than container load, or LCL). The process of cargo consolidation results in better freight rates for you, and better cargo security measures.

Use Air Freight to Meet Consumer Demands as Supply Chains Accelerate

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According to IATA, global demand for air freight service is decreasing and capacity is growing: As air freight capacity becomes more available and at lower costs, it’s possible to move your freight faster and for less than was possible in the past.

5 Reasons to Look Forward to ACE Cargo Release

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While the executive order does not go into effect until next December 2016, ACE Cargo Release (ACR) is already partially functional to align with CBP’s goal of requiring all filings to be submitted via ACR by November 1, 2015. Please share your thoughts about ACE Cargo Release below.

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Research: How the Panama Canal Expansion Will Impact U.S. Logistics

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And the canal was too small for the Post-Panamax vessels, which carry two to three times as much cargo as the ships that currently squeeze through the Panama Canal. football fields, make up about 16% of the global container fleet but carry 45% of the container cargo.

Currency in India: Current State of Disruption, Confusion, and Economic Slowdown

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Tolls have been abolished temporarily to facilitate the movement of cargo. Trucking and road transportation are witnessing an acute financial crunch, as 80% of operational costs are cash driven. This is already affecting the flow of both commercial cargo and essential commodities.

The Pros and Cons of Air Charter Service

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However, that may not be the case when shipping your cargo. When it comes to quickly getting what you want, when you want it, there is no service better than air charter for your cargo.

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Bahri Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Forwarders Solution

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Manchester, UK – February 6, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network , today announced that Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has expanded its use of BluJay technology to include the Transportation Management for Forwarders solution. Bahri is one of the world’s foremost transportation and logistics companies.

Countdown to Black Friday: It’s the Final Countdown, So Get Your Shipments Up in the Air

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It’s not too late to get your product to store shelves in time for Black Friday, thanks to the swift performance of air cargo service. With significantly shorter lead times than other modes, air cargo can get your product to market in as little as a day.

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3 Air Freight Trends to Watch for in 2018

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They can easily scale up or down the number of planes needed for cargo. Although commercial 747s are being sold to cargo carriers in greater numbers, airlines can position their planes more accurately. There is only so much air cargo space available.

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New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS

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When the expanded Panama Canal opened this June, a new set of routes became available for shippers and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs). A transportation management system (TMS) can help shippers weigh the pros and cons of each option.

West Coast Port Strike Update

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Cargo will continue to move and operations will carry on at the port until an agreement can be reached through these disruptions. Global Transportation Supply Chain Port Strike

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Mega Ships: A Look at the Effect of Larger Ocean Vessels at Port

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Putting production and labor costs overseas aside, transportation becomes the prime target to help drive down costs. For example, the G6 alliance has six different cargo interests on one vessel, all of which might have different terminal and intermodal interests.

Global Logistics and Trade Programs: An Update on GSP and C-TPAT

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Updates and adjustments to global trade programs have been capturing headlines and creating uncertainty for several months. Even with NAFTA negotiations moving into 2018, there are still other possible global trade updates on the horizon that shippers should keep an eye on.

Mega Ships: A Look at the Effect of Larger Ocean Vessels at Port

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Putting production and labor costs overseas aside, transportation becomes the prime target to help drive down costs. For example, the G6 alliance has six different cargo interests on one vessel, all of which might have different terminal and intermodal interests.

5 Things to Know Before Negotiating Ocean Shipping Contracts This Year

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In light of what happened, some companies still look at carriers’ financials and try to avoid putting cargo on carriers that might be at risk. The fact remains that the cargo can still move with the carrier you are trying to avoid under a different bill of lading.

Global Logistics and the Transportation Management Center: The Next Phase in Network Agility

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I said that the next phase in this evolution would be to expand the scope of the TMC from a largely domestic view to the complexity of global transportation operations. To answer these questions, shippers must examine both global process issues and the application of technology.

Three Questions: Your Key to Saving in Global Forwarding

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Three Questions: Your Key to Saving in Global Forwarding | Transportfolio. Want a quick “win” in global forwarding costs? Look at ocean cargo consolidation (less than container load, or LCL). Do you have global coverage and LCL capabilities to provide flexibility?

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Cross-Border Ecommerce: The Future is Here

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The business transaction, cargo shipping, payment wiring and collection, and document exchanges are no longer individual pieces of the chain. The Integration of Global Forwarding Services. Cross-Border Ecommerce: The Future is Here | C.H. Robinson.

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What to Do Now Before the Panama Canal Expands

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On the West Coast, carriers might need to offer selective discounts to hold on to traffic, but will need to do so wisely, since a large chunk of time-sensitive cargo will probably continue to move through the West Coast, with or without discounts. The Panama Canal expands in 2016.

Unrest in India and the Impact on Global Supply Chains

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Since the protests began, over 1,000 trains have been cancelled, train stations and cargo trains have been burned, and other public properties have been damaged. The post Unrest in India and the Impact on Global Supply Chains appeared first on Transportfolio.

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Los Angeles and Long Beach Terminal Congestions

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Robinson and other Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCOs) participated to ensure that customers’ voices are heard. Due to the heavy influx of cargo and issues downstream, the containers continue to be stacked making it difficult for the terminals to release the older containers.

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

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The major impact will be to hazardous cargo (majority of classes), with a hold on Xiamen port from August 1st to September 7th, including imports to Xiamen, exports from Xiamen, and transfers via Xiamen. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Disruption Ocean Freight Ocean Shipping

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4 Factors to Help Negotiate Better Ocean Shipping Contracts This Year

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After this experience, some companies feel they need to consider their carriers’ financials and do all they can to avoid putting their cargo on carriers that they perceive to be at risk. And as you navigate this process, our global supply chain experts are ready to help.

What’s Your Plan if There’s a West Coast Port Strike?

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Montreal uses both the CN and Canadian Pacific Railroad (CP) and is a better, more viable option for Inland Port Intermodal (IPI) cargo. There is also a good possibility that carriers might discharge cargo at the main transship points of Panama, Cartagena, and Colon and declare force majeure.

How Does the Chinese New Year Impact Rate Volatility?

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million TEUs to the global market—and only 200,000 TEUs removed through scrapping or vessel conversion. Carriers Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Chinese New Year Rate Volatility

4 Key Takeaways from the Global Supply Chain Summit

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4 Key Takeaways from the Global Supply Chain Summit.Transportfolio. at the 4th Annual Global Supply Chain Summit , hosted by the U.S. The post 4 Key Takeaways from the Global Supply Chain Summit appeared first on Transportfolio.

The Business Case for a Global TMS

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Managing global freight is ladened with challenges. Demands on the transportation teams are growing as political posturing ramps up causing rapid disruption to global supply chains. Major Benefits of a Global TMS. Transportation Visibility and Exception Management.

What’s Looming for Transpacific Ocean Shipments this Peak Season?

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Accordingly, significant volumes of ocean cargo shifted to earlier sailings than normal, disrupting typical volume trends in the third and fourth quarters of 2018. In fact, there were some instances where vessels had to unload cargo in Panama to get through the canal.

This Week in Logistics News (January 30 – February 3, 2017)

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billion on air cargo hub, fans talk of bigger ambitions (Reuters). billion to build a large air cargo hub in northern Kentucky. Freight claims is one of those “white spaces” in transportation management that TransSolutions addresses with its solution. Toothy. Flossy. Sparkles.