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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.

Why Samsung Might Turn to Blockchain for Its Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

In total, the company’s logistics division, Samsung SDS, will take on 1 million shipping units and 488,000 tons of air cargo. Business Strategy Alignment Global Supply Chain Management Global Trade & Economics Quality & Metrics Supply Chain Security & Risk Mgmt. SC Analysis & Consulting High-Tech/Electronics All Logistics Transportation & Distribution Global Logistics

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Global Trends in Digital Supply Chain - 2018 Review

Abivin

reduced costs, shorter lead times and better product quality associated with the implementation of ISO 14000 standards, which provide a framework for environmental management issues) Source As the public becomes more aware of environmental issues and global warming in 2018, consumers are asking more questions about the products they are purchasing. In the past, by using more natural gas for its ground fleet, UPS decreased CO2 emissions by 100,000 metric tons in 2016.

Connect Big Data with Predictive Analytics for Increased Visibility and Control Over Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Network

percent per year, over 90% of the world’s trade is carried by sea for a total of 23 million tonnes of cargo traveling by ship every day. Global supply chains are one of the longest and most complex of business process systems due to the many moving parts, multiple transfer points, diverse company types/players involved and the sheer length of these supply chains. Spire Global has worked with Odyn.ai

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

With global attention of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, each day brings more unknowns and challenges for everyone. The expectation is that two mega ships will arrive at the ports to pick up empties this week as the equipment is needed in China. Retail supply chains are slowing as customers are staying home in many areas of the country which will affect the global supply chain to an extent. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China.

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

BluJay Solutions

million shipped items and 60 metric tons of air freight.*. For example, bananas can’t be transported by air, because they spoil in the low temperatures and the varying air humidity of the cargo area. Large global events like the World Cup underscore the requirements involved in the daily work of logistics and supply chain. Companies are confronted with an ever-more challenging, multifaceted environment, and a global economy.

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

Talking Logistics

Here are the ones that caught my attention: Maersk and IBM Introduce TradeLens Blockchain Shipping Solution. project44 Launches Global Parcel Visibility. Blockchain in Global Trade: Maersk, IBM, and CBP. Back in January, IBM and Maersk announced plans to form a joint venture focused on “applying blockchain to improve global trade and digitize supply chains.” This is self-contradictory,” said Jansen at the [Global Liner Shipping Conference].

This Week in Logistics News (May 13-17, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Chainalytics Creates New Metrics for Demand Planning Consortium. Maersk warns on slowing global trade ( Financial Times ). Descartes’ GLN, route planning and transportation management solutions and deep domain expertise can help our retail, distribution and manufacturing customers in managing their global and local inbound logistics and delivery operations.”. . In related news, Maersk downgraded its forecast for ocean shipping demand.

Global Logistics Is No Longer Human Scale

Haven

With nearly ten trillion metric tons transported by sea in 2014, the global shipping industry is more than massive—it’s gargantuan. Every day, thousands of logistics firms utilize dozens of ocean carriers loading and unloading cargo in myriad ports for clients around the world. The sheer number of shipping choices presents a complex challenge for any company looking for cost effective, efficient options for transporting their goods.

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Global Logistics Is No Longer Human Scale

Haven

With nearly ten trillion metric tons transported by sea in 2014, the global shipping industry is more than massive—it’s gargantuan. Every day, thousands of logistics firms utilize dozens of ocean carriers loading and unloading cargo in myriad ports for clients around the world. The sheer number of shipping choices presents a complex challenge for any company looking for cost effective, efficient options for transporting their goods.

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Fine-Tune Your Supply Chain By Looking at Amazon

Savi

The world’s largest online marketplace has set their sights on a new goal — becoming a huge global 4PL. From there, it can move horizontally to deliver cargo and packages for others and compete with other logistics service providers. Does that mean to compete today, you need planes, trucks, ships and a global network of distribution centers? Heads up UPS and FedEx, Amazon is piloting package delivery in Los Angeles for marketplace customers.

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

6 River Systems

Many metrics can be used to determine the top 3PL warehousing companies, such as company revenue, the number of warehouses, total warehouse square footage , etc. A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery.

Ocean Carrier Alliances: What You Need to Know

Talking Logistics

While the changing atmosphere of ocean carrier alliances for containerized cargo isn’t something new, it’s certainly top of mind for many shippers and carriers alike thanks to a tumultuous last few years. container carriers) can partner in our industry: Slot Charter Agreements: When a shipping company buys a certain number of slots from another carrier. Partners within a shipping consortium agree to operate liner services along a specified route using a specified number of vessels.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

It will allow for the automation of more complex warehousing tasks, such as unloading shipping containers and picking packets or individual e-commerce orders. The retail giant plans to take out 50 million metric tons (MMT) by 2030, which is equivalent to the emissions associated with the average annual electricity consumption of 40 million Chinese households. Content Summary: Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities.

Guest Commentary: P.O. Management Programs – Know Pain, Know Gain!

Talking Logistics

Besides providing fast, thorough answers to customers, today’s ERP, cloud-based SaaS, or 3PL-operated systems enable companies to manage the order lifecycle, control information and cargo flows, and reduce the total cost of goods. performance metrics to influence vendor behavior and impact sourcing choices. Thanks to route optimization, order speed from vendor ship date to DC delivery aligns with demand. Clark Petersen, Director of Global Forwarding at C.H.

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Establish appropriate metrics that correspond with the steps outlined in your contingency plan. Given their volatile nature, global supply chains need to be constantly monitored to ensure that contingency plans are relevant and based on up-to-date information. West Coast Port Strike Disrupts Shipping Lanes. The automotive sector was badly hit, and the explosions impacted most of the 285 ‘Fortune Global 500’ companies with offices in Tianjin.

Pharmaceutical Supply Chains Need Supply Chain Visibility Tools

Savi

Pharmaceutical supply chains demand end-to-end visibility The pharmaceutical industry is a huge global business with an intricate supply chain that demands visibility and transparency. Leverage live streaming data to improve accountability If risky shipping routes, transfers, or theft could be avoided, wouldn’t you choose to safeguard your goods by selecting safer routes? Shipping routes are no different.

50 expert warehouse optimization tips and techniques

6 River Systems

Not only does warehouse optimization result in a healthier bottom line, but it also improves key warehouse metrics like accurate orders and on-time delivery. Where is your picking operation located with respect to shipping and product storage? “The overall amount of time it takes for raw materials or parts to make their way through your warehouse and onto store shelves is another key metric in determining your success as a warehouse supervisor.

Top 5 features to look for in a Transportation Management System (TMS)

Abivin

Through ERP and WMS or OMS -TMS integration, manufacturers and distributors are intending to strengthen end-to-end visibility across shipping and warehouse functions like order processing, record access, and general ledger information, offering a more all-inclusive view of processes that should result in better planning and coordination (Stackpole, 2014). Overall, it can be concluded that TMS can act as the enabler of seamless local and global trade and supply chain management.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

With the help of a sound Logistics Management Software, manufacturers can effectively manage the multifaceted process involved right from the production cycle to the delivery of raw materials to shipping the finished products to the consumers. Rising fuel prices directly impact the shipping costs and they become an integral part of the logistics budget. What is Logistics Management Software?

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

With the help of a sound Logistics Management Software, manufacturers can effectively manage the multifaceted process involved right from the production cycle to the delivery of raw materials to shipping the finished products to the consumers. Rising fuel prices directly impact the shipping costs and they become an integral part of the logistics budget. What is Logistics Management Software?

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

With the help of a sound Logistics Management Software, manufacturers can effectively manage the multifaceted process involved right from the production cycle to the delivery of raw materials to shipping the finished products to the consumers. Rising fuel prices directly impact the shipping costs and they become an integral part of the logistics budget. What is Logistics Management Software?

Launching the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX) for Daily Rates

Freightos

As a result, nearly every industry has created on-demand metrics to gauge market performance, hedge risks, and to power intelligent decisions. For example, combining FBX and trucking data, FreightWaves have shown that as prices fluctuate, the cheapest way to ship from Asia to Chicago can flip from US West Coast to East Coast, or vice versa – an insight impossible to take advantage of without real-time price information. In the digital age, visibility is key.

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Establish appropriate metrics that correspond with the steps outlined in your contingency plan. Given their volatile nature, global supply chains need to be constantly monitored to ensure that contingency plans are relevant and based on up-to-date information. West Coast Port Strike Disrupts Shipping Lanes. The automotive sector was badly hit, and the explosions impacted most of the 285 ‘Fortune Global 500’ companies with offices in Tianjin.

This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Here are some excerpts from the article: The retailer wants suppliers that ship full trucks of products to deliver orders within a specified two-day window 87% of the time, up from an 85% rate it targeted previously. More stringent customer delivery requirements is certainly one factor, with On-Time In-Full (OTIF) becoming a more critical metric. The company had been the customer of DB Schenker, which provides a variety of logistics services globally.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Zara also works with Air France, KLM Cargo and Emirates Air in order that they can coordinate directly with the airlines to make the outbound shipments to its stores and bring back some raw materials and semi-finished materials with return legs. Moreover, products can be shipped to stores in-time then lost sales is minimal. They use the global level KPI to ensure that each player in the same supply chain is measured the same way.

Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down

Cerasis

The truck, after dropping off 2000 kilograms in New York, will be left with empty space that can be filled up if we could somehow find out if someone needs around 2000 kilograms of freight cargo to be transported from New York to Atlanta on the same day. Digitized trucking is driving the global logistics industry on the route to a better future and changing the logistics value chain.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). billion of cargo, decreasing 1.6% billion of cargo, decreasing 3.3% Last-mile delivery network Connect India became a UPS Authorized Shipping Outlet through a new agreement. The service links UPS’s global network with Connect India’s last-mile capabilities. MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

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Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

The country participates in more than 50 global organizations, including the International Olympic Committee (IOC), World Health Organization (WHO) and International Monetary Fund (IMF). 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. Shipping. billion metric tons of goods in 2015.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Mobile apps can generate reports and monitor performance metrics. Christoph Seitz is the Co-Owner of CFR Rinkens , a global leader in the shipping of commercial cargo, specializing in the containerized shipping of motor vehicles. Chris has led Jibestream’s incredible growth from an idea to a globally recognized leader in the indoor mapping world. dba Cabrella Shipping Insurance Intelligence.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

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Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). . billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. billion of cargo, decreasing 1.13% from October 2015 and the lowest level since June 2011. Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0%

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). . billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. billion of cargo, decreasing 1.13% from October 2015 and the lowest level since June 2011. Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0%

Green Future of Freight [Infographic]

Freightera

FREIGHT SHIPPING EMISSIONS TODAY. Global Freight Transport produces 10% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Emissions from cargo ships are 3% of greenhouse gases today, but without change will grow to 6% by 2020 and 15% by 2050. Emissions from cargo ships are 3% of GHG today. Cargo ships are the most rapidly growing source of NOx and SOx , predicted to produce 10% more than all land based emissions by 2020 and 40% more than land emissions by 2030.