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Stranger things: Air cargo becomes value play over ocean freight

The Supply Chain Journal

That’s what happens when container shipping rates exceed $20,000 per box and air cargo, normally used for high-value goods and perishable products for which speed to market is critical, doesn’t seem budget-scary anymore. Competitive advantage of air cargo: speed and price.

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Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

And import cargo keeps coming, on top of record volumes for air and ocean shipping, further straining an air logistics system stretched by a shortage of equipment and airport labor. before ticking down last week, showing the steepest expansion for the manufacturing sector since 2007.

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Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

And import cargo keeps coming, on top of record volumes for air and ocean shipping, further straining an air logistics system stretched by a shortage of equipment and airport labor. before ticking down last week, showing the steepest expansion for the manufacturing sector since 2007.

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Industry Transformation: Advanced Manufacturing and Digitalisation of Supply Chain-Logistics

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

In the last few years lacklustre Global Economic Growth and sluggish Global & Regional Trade have adversely affected Singapore’s economic growth. ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AND DIGITALISATION OF BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRY. INTRODUCTION.

Airlines to lose $48B despite banner year for cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

Airlines will rake in record-high cargo revenues in 2021 on double-digit growth in shipping demand, but lose $47.7 The financial situation would be worse without the cargo side of the business, which normally provides limited ancillary revenue, exceeding its regular performance.

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Global Supply Chains — A Source of Strength

Enterra Insights

At the beginning of the pandemic, some analysts believed the global supply chain was on the verge of breaking. 1] One of those “future shocks” occurred when the Suez Canal was blocked for days by a grounded container ship — the Ever Given.

Borderlands: Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April; VW cuts production in Mexico and Tennessee plants; ATRG acquires Texas trailer fleets; and CBP officers seize $5.5M Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April. Security for cargo transportation is being challenged.

Growth in air cargo volume hits 4-year high

The Supply Chain Journal

Air cargo volumes increased 9.9% in June, capping the strongest annual first half for carriers since 2017 and giving the industry momentum heading into the traditional holiday shipping season, the International Air Transport Association reported Wednesday.

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From Exports to Delivery: Simplifying PPE Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Policy 12 created a white and blacklist of manufacturers and suppliers. For a closer look at how China’s regulations impact PPE shipping, check out our recent PPE exporting video featuring our director of product development, Vincent Wong. FCL and LCL expedited ocean shipping.

Borderlands: More investment, manufacturing jobs for Mexico

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: More investment, manufacturing jobs for Mexico; new 3,000-acre logistics hub for Texas; TUM Logistics acquires 110 Kenworth tractors; and CBP seizes 6 kilos of DMT en route to Arkansas. . More investment, manufacturing jobs for Mexico.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

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.”

EV Cargo Technology Transforms Container Fill for M&S

EV Cargo Technology

Ground-breaking packaging optimisation technology is helping some of the world’s biggest retailers transform their global supply chains by reducing shipping costs and their impact on the environment.

E2open Completes Acquisition of INTTRA, Bringing Together Leading Global Cloud Supply Chain Management and Leading Ocean Shipping Network

E2open

The One Place in the Cloud to Run Your Supply Chain is Now the One Place in the Cloud to Manage Your Global Logistics. This brings together the world leader in ocean shipping logistics covering a majority of ocean shipping container capacity, with the global supply chain and logistics network of E2open. With this unification, customers of both companies will realize extensive efficiencies and ease of use across global supply chain and logistics management.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

The History of the Shipping Container. 26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. But the modern shipping container has changed much more than one industry. The Shipping Container: Before 1956. Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. Published October 25, 2019 in Global Trade Magazine. 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.” economy, but also the global one.

COVID-19 measures in Vietnam pummel an already bruised supply chain

The Supply Chain Journal

Add another log to the fire that is choking global supply chains. And the situation is likely to get worse, just as importers and exporters enter the traditional peak shipping season for the Halloween and Christmas holidays, logistics companies and analysts say. Malaysian manufacturing.

How to Best Prepare for Current (and Upcoming) Supply Chain Disruptions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

It’s no secret the way companies ship their freight has shifted due to COVID-19. Robinson is great at helping customers secure capacity and optimize their global freight across our suite of service offerings as their needs evolve. Prepping for peak shipping season and new tech launches.

Latvian airline leases A330 jets, removes seats for cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

Latvia’s SmartLynx Airlines, responding to strong market incentives, is diving deeper into the cargo business with the lease of five Airbus A330 widebody aircraft that have had their seats temporarily removed to increase cargo capacity.

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Global Vendor Management: What It Is & Why It’s Essential for Your Shipping Strategy

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Consider this: global sourcing, manufacturing, and sales are advancing rapidly, leaving technology providers in the tough position of playing catch up. That’s why you need a global shipping strategy with a comprehensive global vendor management program. What is Global Vendor Management? Global vendor management programs are based on a foundation of purchase order (P.O.) management of global vendors.

The Importance of the International Shipping Industry!

Supply Chain Game Changer

International shipping industry article and permission to publish here provided by Daniel Choi. Even during the epidemic, the shipping industry’s significance in the value chain and the transportation of resources and goods worldwide was emphasized, probably most prominently.

Perishable produce puts more pressure on tight air cargo market

The Supply Chain Journal

The competition for scarce aircraft to transport international cargo is about to get even more intense, especially for exports from the U.S. And blueberries and blackberries will be shipped in July. RECOMMENDED READING: Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move air cargo.

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Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Disruptions in global trade have impacted businesses across all industries as well as by consumers at the cash register. Tariffs, political upheaval and more have caused many to rethink their stance on globalization. The end of global trade?

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How The Coronavirus Epidemic is Throttling Global Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

Containers are piling up in ports, international shipping has been hammered, Western companies are battling to source products from traditional suppliers, and disruptions are being experienced throughout the global supply chain. COVID-19 Impact on Shipping.

Supply Chain Challenges Faced by Manufacturing Companies

Shipsy

Manufacturers across globe have faced multiple challenges in Supply Chain from time and again that changed (increased / decreased) with. Variation in user demand, SKU Proliferation Export-Import Cross-border laws Environmental Compliances Competition (local/global) Globalization.

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years. Due to the rapid change in global business environment, managers find it difficult to gain the edge over competitors. In this article, we will show you tips from worldwide experts that you can use to streamline your global supply chain operations. We believe many practices in global supply chain management can be applied in every industry.

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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

E2open

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. Combination of E2open and INTTRA forms the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Network with Access to World-Wide Ocean Container Capacity and information. Today, one out of every four ocean containers shipped globally is booked through the INTTRA platform. MONDAY 22 OCTOBER 2018.

Invest in a Smart Rail Cargo Tracking System — It’s About Time

Roambee

Globalization, containerization, and a surge in logistics connectivity have been a boon to the intermodal, multimodal, and global shipping industry. Supply Chain Efficiency package tracking real-time tracking system container tracking system logistics monitoring system ETA Automotive FTL, LTL, Parcel Tracking Pharma Industrial Manufacturing Food & Beverage Chemicals Multimodal Shipment Tracking 3PL & Logistics Business Intelligence

Cargo handlers move to airport suburbs to escape O’Hare congestion

The Supply Chain Journal

airports that haven’t prioritized investment in cargo facilities. Alliance, the largest cargo processor at O’Hare, manages 640,000 square feet of space in four airport terminals. Pektas said the record influx of imports is like “getting hit by cargo tornadoes every day.

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Global Logistics—August 2015

Inbound Logistics

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No relief: Global container shortage likely to last until 2022

The Supply Chain Journal

The world simply does not have enough containers to handle cargo demand. These companies order containers from the very small number of Chinese manufacturers that build them and lease the boxes to shipping lines, which also order from factories directly.

Understanding Your Role in Forced Labor Compliance

CH Robinson Logistics

Forced labor is when a product is mined, produced, or manufactured, in a municipality that has unlawful labor practices such as slave labor or child labor. To contest the WRO , sufficient evidence is needed to prove admissibility of the product from the manufacturer for a specific shipment.

Giants in the tank. Has liner shipping lost its mojo?

DELMIA Quintiq

As world affairs go, the most recent Global Liner Shipping conference in London did not stir up much interest in the global news cycle. The global trade is not cooperating and there are signs that recovery is going to be painfully slow and very uneven. Yet carriers are still talking up their new ships and cheering every uptick in container rates (already below cost levels), noisily celebrating this as a prelude to an economic spring.

How three Chinese companies cornered global container production

The Supply Chain Journal

Never before has the humble ocean shipping container been this important to American business. If you can’t get one, you can’t move your international cargo — and supply has never been tighter. Virtually every ocean shipping container in the world is built there.

The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar Coat the Real Issue

Supply Chain Shaman

As a country, I think that we need to rethink supply chain flows for chassis, drayage and the unloading of larger ships. I don’t think that the ports are up to the challenge of moving the high-levels of freight with larger ships without rethinking unloading space, equipment and flows. It takes 2 to 3 days to unload a ship. Today, the number of chassis required for a ship is between 2,000 and 5,000. The ships are getting larger.

US company sues ‘collusive’ ocean carriers, alleging price manipulation

The Supply Chain Journal

manufacturer is accusing two of the world’s largest ocean carriers of reneging on its container service contract for imports from Asia so that the carriers can instead charge other shippers exorbitant transportation rates on the spot market. A U.S.