Three Ways Government Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

TMC

As innovation gains speed, there are broad supply chain issues that governments need to address in order to take full advantage of the incredible opportunities that lie ahead. But there are certain wide-ranging supply chain issues in need of attention that may not be on governments’ radar.

Connected World, Growing Opportunity: How Governments Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Connected World, Growing Opportunity: How Governments Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains.Transportfolio. As innovation gains speed, there are broad supply chain issues that governments need to address in order to take full advantage of the incredible opportunities that lie ahead.

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When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

Responding to large-scale crises such as the Ebola outbreak requires government resources. I’m no fan of Big Government, but there are some cases where a system-wide view is much more efficient than a localized, distributed view.

Moderating Demand for Air Cargo Continues

Material Handling & Logistics

Governments should be focused on promoting trade, not raising protectionist barriers,” said Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO. read more. Global Supply Chain Transportation & Distribution News

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How does the government shutdown affect trucking?

DAT Solutions

The government shutdown started December 22, and it's already the longest in U.S. Some government services are suspended, and others are just slower than usual. Even military cargo is still moving , according to a report by Todd Dills at Overdrive.

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

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.

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Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

One of the fastest growing forms of cargo theft is deceptive pick-ups (aka fictitious pick-ups). Here’s how the scheme works, as described in an AP article published last October ( Thieves Pose as Truckers to Steal Huge Cargo Loads ): Thieves assume the identity of a trucking company, often by reactivating a dormant Department of Transportation carrier number from a government website for as little as $300. Keep the cargo moving.

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Why technology plays a key role in sustainability for EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Technology

Gartner’s ‘ Future of Supply Chain Survey ’ data highlights how companies view CSR as an opportunity to enhance their brand reputation, rather than just satisfying government regulations. The post Why technology plays a key role in sustainability for EV Cargo Technology appeared first on EV Cargo Technology. Sustainability is the most pressing issue in the board room of retailers around the world.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020

Transplace

Mexican government has launched its plan to reopen the economy and start releasing the country’s lockdown. Government will confirm within 72 hours if the protocols are approved in order to resume operations on June 1. Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020

Transplace

The website has information for the trade community issued by CBP as well as links to information for Partner Government Agencies. The website has information for the trade community issued by CBP as well as links to information for Partner Government Agencies.

TIA adds VPs to enhance membership and government affairs

DAT Solutions

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has appointed three new vice presidents to enhance its new membership and government affairs efforts. Chris Burroughs has been promoted to Vice President of Government Affairs.

The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

First, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report last month focused on the need for better port cybersecurity. trillion in cargo annually. Supply Chain Risk Management cyber terrorism Europol port cybersecurity port security TrapX Security United States Government Accountability Office Two recent reports highlight the growing threat of cyber-terrorism on supply chains.

Cargo and Container Shipping Basics

The Logistics of Logistics

Successful international shipping requires a good understanding of cargo and container shipping basics. When large cargo pieces have to be transported by sea, the best and most cost-effective way to transport them is through cargo and container shipping companies. No matter if you are shipping for residential or commercial reasons, if you are interested in shipping large or high-volume loads internationally, the ideal fit is cargo or vessel shipping.

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Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Government/Military. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham. Organiser: Clarion Events. URL: www.multimodal.org.uk. Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. It is a firm fixture in shippers’ diaries, whose decision-makers visit to find ways of operating more efficiently and sign contracts with those that can help them achieve their aims.

US Spending Cuts to Create Issues for Freight Forwarders Through Cargo Processing Delays

BluJay Solutions

As the US Federal Government begins to implement a Sequestration program of mandatory spending cuts to address its budget deficit, effective March 1, the Department of Homeland Security is warning of potential delays to the processing of inbound air and sea freight shipments.

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Cargo Flight Launches a Vital Link in the Ebola Response Effort

Supply Chain @ MIT

A shipment of medical equipment that arrived on January 12, 2015, in Monrovia, Liberia, from Miami, US, will enable 25 government hospitals to receive infection control training, helping the facilities which were partially or fully closed owing to the Ebola crisis to recommence regular operations.

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5 Reasons to Look Forward to ACE Cargo Release

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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

TMC

Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) is a program in CBP’s multi-layered cargo enforcement strategy to strengthen international supply chains and improve U.S. Global Regulation Global Supply Chain Global Supply Chains Government Update

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

TMC

Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) is a program in CBP’s multi-layered cargo enforcement strategy to strengthen international supply chains and improve U.S. Global Regulation Global Supply Chain Global Supply Chains Government Update

2019 – The Year of Amazon Air

Logistics Trends and Insights

In what was an overall dismal global air cargo market, I’m declaring 2019 the year of Amazon Air. Amazon’s air cargo group literally took off as the overall company went from 2-day free delivery for Prime members to next-day free deliveries for its members.

Collaboration the Key to Unblocking Megacity Streets?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Can city governments help to improve megacity logistics? How do companies overcome regulatory speed bumps in sprawling urban areas where government is highly fragmented and the movement of passenger vehicles often takes precedence over freight flows?

Freightera Featured in North America Cargo Logistics Conference in Vancouver on Feb 5, 2020

Freightera

Freightera CEO to Open the Cargo Tech Track at the 2020 Cargo Logistics Canada Expo in Vancouver. According to Cargo Logistics Canada, the conference is ” the platform for logistics industry professionals to learn, share, network, and move their supply chains into the future.”

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

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Cargo monitoring could not only be used to prevent trafficking drugs - but also to prevent smuggling huge amount of money in containers from one country to another. **. Prosecutors say a Dutch-based trafficking group hid cocaine and heroin among legitimate cargoes, including timber and bananas shipped in containers from South America. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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‘Stuck in the Middle with You’ – Atlas’ Earnings, Pilot Concerns and More

Logistics Trends and Insights

It’s hard being the middle guy but add in the highly volatile air cargo business it’s even more difficult. The company is a cargo airline, passenger charter airline, and an aircraft lessor. government, Nippon Express, SF Express, Asiana Cargo, DHL, UPS, and Amazon.

UK – ACS Programme Manager

EV Cargo Technology

Working for EV Cargo Technology. At EV Cargo Technology we help well known retailers, brands and logistics companies to manage the movement of products and the fulfilment of services all over the world. The ACS Delivery team powers all projects for our biggest customer and sister company, Allport Cargo Services, ensuring we provide what they want, when they want it within the scope of the EV Cargo Technology Product suite.

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Hours of Service: The “Obamacare” of the Trucking Industry?

Talking Logistics

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) would be required to conduct an independent assessment of the methodology FMCSA used to come up with the new 34-hour restart rule.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

While relatively little cargo currently passes through the Arctic, traffic through the region is likely to increase over the next decade as shippers take advantage of freshly-thawed routes. transportation climate change shipping global warming cargo

As the US Shutdown Drags On, the Threat to Supply Chains Grows

American Global Logistics

The Loadstar —Initial repercussions for logistics from the US government shutdown have been slight so far, but the prospect of lingering paralysis is raising fears of severe supply chain disruption that may take a long time to mend. Canine screening of air cargo got under way at US airports on January 1 as scheduled, but the […].

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Rebuilding Public.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Concurrently, Governments are challenged to effectively use only a limited budget to meet economic, customs and security policies without impeding trade. The sources of the friction include tightening customs, regulatory and security requirements, limited public infrastructure, port congestion and incompatible Business-to-Business and Business-to-Government processes. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

While relatively little cargo currently passes through the Arctic, traffic through the region is likely to increase over the next decade as shippers take advantage of freshly-thawed routes. For the time being, ice-breaking cargo ships (capable of operating in ice up to four feet thick) will continue to have the strongest presence in the region. In 2013, the first commercial bulk carrier transited the Northwest Passage, carrying cargo from from Canada to Finland.

Amazon supply chain management pushes retail to the limit

Kinaxis

Amazon is even entering the transportation space, signing agreements with the Air Transport Services Group and the Chinese government to enter into the freight cargo business – effectively cutting out the middleman. by Alexa Cheater How to overcome the Amazon effect.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: US CBP suspends GTX.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. bound maritime cargo containers be limited to high-risk trade lanes. CBP officials said this additional information would allow the agency to be more precise in identifying risks and to thus conduct fewer and better-targeted cargo inspections. He assured that the market, security and prosperity would follow sans government legislation. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Coronavirus and the Trade War: A Perfect Storm Argument for SMB Supply Chain Diversification

Freightos

As the crisis unfolded, in an effort to contain the virus, the government extended the official Chinese New Year holiday first for a few days, then for an additional week. . Big companies and even governments are learning that lesson now.

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The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Working in close cooperation with the government of two Chinese provinces, Sichuan and Chongqing, these companies moved manufacturing facilities to inland China. Cargo insurance. Have you ever considered changing your traditional mode of transportation?

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Amazon Continues to Take on Logistics

Elementum

On August 5, 2016, e-commerce giant Amazon inaugurated its air transportation network , wherein the company entered into agreements to lease 40 Prime Air cargo planes to further expand its delivery capacity for its clients.