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Cargo Crime is on the Rise, Here’s Why

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That said, in the midst of all of this instability, cargo crime is on the rise due to the current disruption in global supply chains. . Interestingly enough, since the start of the pandemic, cargo theft has fallen off as much as 85%, according to Alex Lennane at The Loadstar. As they are now being reversed, experts believe that rates of cargo theft will spike as thieves try to recoup “lost wages.” Blockchain Cargo Crime Shipping Supply Chain

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From Exports to Delivery: Simplifying PPE Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Over the past several months, China has been the main source for PPE. 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. And due to the nature of the shipping industry, these regulations can change quickly—especially for medical grade equipment. As you might imagine, this has drastically changed normal market conditions for air shipping.

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

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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.” And considering that our international tariff laws have been more dynamic in the past three years, shipping U.S. Shipping Overseas. Getting a Global Perspective.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

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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.

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

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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.

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. This is certainly welcomed news, however, according to an AP article , the Chinese government has required makers of N95 masks to sell all or part of their production internally instead of shipping masks to the U.S. The end of global trade?

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What the “New Normal” in Shipping, Logistics, and Transportation May Look Like

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Seemingly everything has been shaken up by COVID-19, and the shipping, logistics, and transportation industry is no different. All modes of travel were booming, whether it be for cargo, work, or tourism. Now, all of those norms are long gone, and it has left the shipping, logistics, and transportation industry wondering what lies ahead once COVID-19 begins to decline. Industry Logistics Shipping Supply Chain

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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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Importers are using multiple sourcing vendors to improve their ability to respond to market demand and opportunities.

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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. Once China was hit by a Coronavirus epidemic and factories ordered closed, it was inevitable that global supply chains would be affected. COVID-19 Impact on Shipping. Deere is using costly expedited shipping to avoid disruptions.

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. A global TMS solution provides an automated and systemic way of addressing the challenges that are the reality for most organizations that source globally. The major benefits that global TMS provide a company are operational, management, and “C”-level control.

Chain of Custody: The source of control in global supply chains? – IoT Beyond the Buzz

Global Trade Management

The logistics industry is slowly being transformed to the point when the utilization of the electronic data environment will become the norm in the industry and the additional technological advancements in IoT technology will enable the integration of complete cargo supply. The problem is, that most of supply chain and security managers are so busy just keeping dots connected that they tend to forget to consider that every dot and connection represents a source for a new risk itself.

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Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

Understanding the top 10 global supply chain risks can work to reduce their impact. on a scale of 1-10 regarding its concern for the impact on global trade. As explained by Lucy Dixon of Supply Chain Digital , economic instability represents another threat to global trade. For instance, the bankruptcy of South Korea’s 7th largest shipping company (Hanjin Shipping) led to a dramatic reduction in global supply chain shipping capacity.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. An Upside to Global Warming? As global warming has conjured up hotter summers and milder winters, one area in which its impact has been particularly visible is the Arctic, where shrinking ice caps may give way to new shipping lanes in the future.

Global Trends in Digital Supply Chain - 2018 Review

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Source In the year 2018, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Advanced Analytics have evolved into the kind of “can’t do without” technology. But what happens when you can’t process a huge amount of data coming from different sources? Source In 2018, companies continue to rely on data to make decisions in logistics. Cleaner ships, trains, planes and trucks combined with automation and clean technology in cargo handling and warehousing operations are accelerating.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. An Upside to Global Warming? As global warming has conjured up hotter summers and milder winters, one area in which its impact has been particularly visible is the Arctic, where shrinking ice caps may give way to new shipping lanes in the future.

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

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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. Includes decoded fields, additional metadata about source and flag country, data filters, and 7-day archive.

How to be Productive during the Global Lockdown: The ThroughPut Playbook to Maintain your Output Levels

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jump in container throughput last week, which means cargo is recovering. However, almost every public company and startup right now is looking for “productivity hacks”, so even in this more dire of situations, little seems to have been learned or changed since other still recent global crisisses have reared their ugly heads. As such, I learn new ways to increase output, almost every single day from global operational thought leaders and industry-leading customers around the world.

6 Tips to Avoid Common Canada Cross-Border Shipping Mistakes

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All freight crossing the border can undergo cargo examinations. Building strong capacity relationships is key to smooth cross-border shipping. And if all of your shipment information is in one global technology platform, like Navisphere®, it’s easy for everyone involved to access the necessary information. And depending on where you’re shipping, the PST may be blended into the Harmonized Sales Tariff (HST).**. Did you know that the U.S.

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.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

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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.

Incoterms 2010 the Right Way - SupplyChainOpz

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In global supply chain , most companies try to take an advantage of low-cost country sourcing to drive material costs down. Then, incorporating the knowledge of cargo insurance into Incoterms will ensure that risk can be mitigated and trading partners can do business with confidence. 3) Every vessel has to maintain a safety and environmental standard set by the Classification Society (something like ISO standard for shipping industry). NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies.

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

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May their memory continue to be a source of strength and comfort to their families and friends and us all. Accenture Releases Enhanced Ocean Cargo Pricing Software to Provide Greater Pricing Visibility for Carriers. How long before Amazon announces that it is buying its own 18,000 TEU container ship? Speaking of container ships, there continues to be a lot of confusion and uncertainty surrounding the new SOLAS requirements, which go into effect on July 1, 2016.

What Impact Could Ebola Have on the Global Supply Chain?

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One of the world’s most deadly diseases, killing up to 90% of people who contract it, the current outbreak of Ebola is widespread and causing panic on a global scale. After the well-publicized scares over outbreaks of SARS and Avian flu originating in China over the last decade, it seems we may now have a truly global pandemic on our hands that currently has no cure. The post What Impact Could Ebola Have on the Global Supply Chain?

5 Things to Know About U.S.-Mexico Logistics

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Completed by the exporter, the bill of lading provides a list of the contents of the shipment, establishes the value of the cargo, and acts as a legally binding document through the shipping process. NAFTA Certificate of Origin – Completed by the exporter, the NAFTA Certificate of Origin (Form 434) certifies that the goods being shipped qualify for preferential treatment under the terms of NAFTA.

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Keeping Your Business on Track During the Coronavirus Outbreak

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The coronavirus outbreak has prompted an official global health emergency that is severely affecting business operations not only in China but also around the globe. With any kind of widespread health outbreak, global importers and exporters are dealing with unpredictable logistics concerns that require a proactive approach to keep business running as usual. . We also continue to see several airlines cancelling flights in and out of China which can have impact to cargo capacity.

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Helping You Plan Ahead During the Coronavirus Outbreak

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The coronavirus outbreak, which is severely affecting business operations around the globe, was recently declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. and globally, staying close to our contract carriers and discussing continuity plans in the event shipping trajectories need to be adjusted due to disruptions or closures at any ports. Given this continued volatility, global importers are eager to restock their inventory. Backup sourcing options.

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

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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. Source: [link].

A Model for Transporting Goods in Brazil

Supply Chain @ MIT

When shipping product into a country as large and complex as Brazil, the choice of transportation routes has a critical impact on supply chain costs. In general, these products are shipped from factories to regional distribution centers, where they are consolidated, packed, and transported with other products to a destination country and distributed to retail outlets. A DSS-based model synthesizes information from a wide range of sources and help managers to make decisions.

What is Cargo Insurance and Why Is It Important?

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And if you’ve ever shipped something internationally, you realize just how many things could go wrong while goods are in transit. That’s where cargo insurance comes in. To clear up these confusions, this post will explain key cargo insurance information and how it can help mitigate your shipping risks. What is cargo insurance? Marine cargo insurance is the most common method used to protect the value of your goods from physical damage, theft, or general average.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Police warning after drug.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Fuel optimized Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: 14 Tons of Cigarettes.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Many companies probably are faced with the same questions as our client: Is cargo of ours affected? Is cargo of ours damaged?

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The Industrial Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis

Logistics Bureau

When leading economists start talking about a drop in manufacturing comparable to the start of the 2007-2008 global financial crisis, you can be sure that the world’s leading industries are in for a torrid few months. Since then, the impact on manufacturing and global supply chains, across multiple industry sectors, has been significant. Shipping. Cargo volumes have dropped by between 5 and 25 percent in the same period at ports in Europe and the United States.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 9-13, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Bigger Container Ships Pose Bigger Risks (WSJ – sub. Transportation Department pushes tough oil train standards – sources (Reuters). With more than 30 cargo ships anchored offshore, countless supply chains scrambling, and the prospect of a $2 billion per day hit on the U.S. The larger ships will further test the capacity of ports and canals and the skill of their captains and crews. 3PL Global Trade Mergers/Acquisitions This Week in News Brazil C.H.

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