Important Updates on Cargo Security and Customs Compliance

Talking Logistics

In this episode, Kevin Gavin , VP of Supply Chain Compliance at Descartes, provides an update on several important cargo security and customs compliance initiatives, such as the Importer Security Filing (ISF) and Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) program, along with some recommendations for shippers, freight forwarders, and 3PLs on how to create best-in-class cargo security and customs compliance processes.

e-Freight Solutions for Air Cargo

Descartes

IATA has been leading the industry e-freight program aimed at taking paper out of the air cargo supply chain to reduce costs and increase efficiency for all participants. Julie Calcunovitch is Vice President, Air Product Management at Descartes The highly demanding and competitive nature of the supply chain industry demands proactive collaboration amongst trading partners in the air freight community.

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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

As shoppers count down the days until they can score deals on the hottest products, cargo thieves are counting on cashing in on opportunities to swipe unattended trailers and shipments. The industry experiences more cargo theft incidents when there is a higher volume of consumer goods moving through the supply chain. But while we are in the midst of a season notorious for a spike in cargo thefts , there are a few precautions you can take to protect your freight.

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How to Protect Your Freight From Cargo Thieves

GTG Technology Group

5 Tips for Protecting Your Freight Against Cargo Thieves. In 2018, motor carriers reported almost 600 incidents of cargo theft nationwide. Cargo thieves can take advantage of opportunities for crime, such as low security at a cargo hold, to steal thousands of dollars worth of cargo. Thieves stealing cargo can cause disaster along the supply chain. Use these tips to protect your cargo against criminals and avoid costly mishaps.

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Chainalytics and Drewry partner to create Ocean Buying Group for small and medium sized shippers

CHAINalytics

The Chainalytics Ocean Buying Group, in partnership with Drewry, will provide participating Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCOs) with enhanced purchasing power, service monitoring and cost … The post Chainalytics and Drewry partner to create Ocean Buying Group for small and medium sized shippers appeared first on Chainalytics. Press Release Transportation Beneficial Cargo Owners Ocean Carrier Ocean Freight Procurement

EV Cargo Technology Joins EV Cargo, The Largest Privately-owned Logistics Business In The UK

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Technology is one of six EmergeVest-backed companies forming EV Cargo. EV Cargo is a £850 million business focused on intersection of logistics and technology. Cargo-centric model delivers mission-critical supply chain services. EV Cargo Technology, one of the UK’s leading providers of supply chain management software is one of six premier logistics companies which have joined forces to form EV Cargo.

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The Battle for Air Cargo Space

Supply Chain Nation

This week: how expectations for rapid delivery are driving competition in the air cargo space; the growing driver shortage in the trucking industry; how in-store mobility could help boost retail sales; the startup business behind reducing food waste; and how the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact the supply chain. The battle for air cargo space. The growing need to support rapid delivery is driving greater demand for air cargo shipments, reports The Wall Street Journal.

Adjuno Joins Ev Cargo, The Largest Privately-owned Logistics Business In The Uk

EV Cargo Technology

Adjuno is one of six EmergeVest-backed companies forming EV Cargo. EV Cargo is a £850 million business focused on intersection of logistics and technology. Cargo-centric model delivers mission-critical supply chain services. Adjuno, one of the UK’s leading providers of supply chain management software is one of six premier logistics companies which have joined forces to form EV Cargo.

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IAG Cargo Customers Can Access the Iberia A330 ‘Preighter’ Ahead of Peak Season

Supply Chain Brain

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group, will now have access to a new ‘preighter’ A330 wide-body aircraft for its customers

The Battle for Air Cargo Space

Supply Chain Nation

This week: how expectations for rapid delivery are driving competition in the air cargo space; the growing driver shortage in the trucking industry; how in-store mobility could help boost retail sales; the startup business behind reducing food waste; and how the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact the supply chain. The battle for air cargo space. The growing need to support rapid delivery is driving greater demand for air cargo shipments, reports The Wall Street Journal.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: What's your definition of.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. From time to time Im reading through the mails I get from my LinkedIn discussion group "Supply Chain Management Group ". Realtime cargo monitoring does not solve all these ideas 100% itself. But realtime cargo monitoring could contribute substantially. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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IAG Cargo and Level Restart Services to Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile from Barcelona

Supply Chain Brain

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG) and its sister airline LEVEL, have announced a return to regular services from Barcelona to Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile

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IAG Cargo Partners with IATA’s Net Rates Platform to Expand Digital Offering

Supply Chain Brain

The cargo division of International Airlines Group has recently announced that it has partnered with IATA’s air cargo rates distribution platform, IATA Net Rates, to offer an additional platform which customers can use to do business with IAG Cargo.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires UK-based freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo

EFT

Supply chain solutions leader AIT Worldwide Logistics announced the expansion of its global footprint with the acquisition of ConneXion World Cargo, a freight forwarder headquartered in London with five additional locations in Asia, Europe and North America. He said, "AIT has many customers in the UK with consistently high cargo volume and the company's aspiration to expand there has intensified in recent years.

This Week in Logistics News (August 3-7, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Cargo Chief Cracks the Code on Transportation Capacity. Same-day deliveries to customers are powered by Deliv, a rapidly growing crowdsourced delivery provider, in collaboration with major mall owners, including General Growth Properties, Macerich, PREIT, Simon Property Group, Taubman Centers and Westfield Corporation. For example, there’s Cargo Chief , which issued a press release this week on how it is “cracking the code on transportation capacity.”

Pharma Market Remains Attractive But Can it Save the Air Cargo Market?

Logistics Trends and Insights

As the air cargo market continues to experience downward pressures, carriers, airports, and air freight forwarders are once again turning towards niche industry solutions to help not only jumpstart declining volumes but also revenues. The pharmaceutical industry has been of particular interest to the air cargo market for years. In regards to air cargo, WorldACD noted that while overall air cargo volumes declined during May, pharma and temperature-controlled goods increased 9.9%.

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Adjuno Becomes EV Cargo Technology Following Rebrand

EV Cargo Technology

The company has changed its name to EV Cargo Technology in a move designed to consolidate its position as a key player within EV Cargo, a global logistics provider. EV Cargo provides mission-critical transport, logistics and freight forwarding services and logistics technology to a portfolio of leading brands. Like all business units within EV Cargo, it is undertaking a strategy of organic growth and will benefit from leveraging the well-recognised EV Cargo brand.

Emirates Group’s dnata to build new DWC cargo terminal

Logistics Middle East

The terminal could handle up to 1.6 million tonnes per year

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Speakers from supply chain management, freight forwarding, air carrier and inland distribution companies addressed the problems with perishables, which include major product groups ranging from foodstuffs and medicines to flowers. But air carrier Martinair Cargo has built temperature monitoring into its records system and handling processes, and found it has been a useful tool in protecting themselves from damage claims.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters). A similar situation exists in the air cargo market, as reported by Reuters: Following a sharp fall in freight prices air cargo companies are set to trim their fleets and jobs further to battle overcapacity while looking for new partnerships and products to carry, industry executives and analysts say.

Pricing Power in a Cargo Bazaar: Does Revenue Management Add Value?

Supply Chain Nation

Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) were the center of the cargo transportation universe and the shippers were fully reliant on them for all their logistics needs. A true cargo pricing bazaar was the result. These conditions create a perfect storm for the carriers to break out of the cargo pricing bazaar. Then and only then do they stand a chance of beating the thin margins and low yields trends that drive this cargo bazaar. Those were the good old days.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (December 6, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Park It, Trucks: Here Come New York’s Cargo Bikes (New York Times) Amazon Tests Cheap Warehouses. News This Week in News Amazon cargo bikes Descartes Systems Group drones FourKites IMO 2020 Nulogy Retail tariffs Uber UPSIt’s one of those mornings where I look out the window, see the snow, the barren trees, the colorless sky and… Nothing. So I move on.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020

Transplace

Phase 2: Companies that work for the new group of essential sectors will require to submit to authority’s health protocols. Majority of countries are re-opening gradually and cargo flows are re-emerging as shippers and manufacturers increase activities. Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020. By: Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace.

Ready for Full Enforcement of Importer Security Filing?

Talking Logistics

CBP may withhold the release or transfer of the cargo. Additionally, noncompliant cargo could be subject to further inspection on arrival. Last week on Talking Logistics , I interviewed Kevin Gavin, VP of Supply Chain Compliance at Descartes Systems Group (a Talking Logistics sponsor) about various cargo security and trade compliance programs, including ISF. Starting on July 9, 2013, U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

are set to launch on Friday [March 29, 2019], testing whether an old-school industry will embrace a new financial tool designed to protect cargo haulers and shippers against swings in freight rates.” The Volkswagen Industrial Cloud will bring together real-time data from all of the Volkswagen Group’s 122 manufacturing plants to manage the overall effectiveness of assembly equipment, as well as track parts and vehicles.

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. What a year this group had. 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. A few highlights from the year: In June Amazon Air announced it would lease an additional 15 Boeing 737-800 cargo aircraft from partner GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS).

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

Talking Logistics

Back in July 2017, I interviewed Bennett Adelson, the former CEO of MacroPoint (which was later acquired by Descartes Systems Group, a Talking Logistics sponsor) about OTIF and how it is driving demand for visibility solutions. This Week in News Descartes Systems Group enVista ocean visibility On-time In-full OTIF Procter & Gamble project44 Walmart Wayfair XPO Connect

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

Talking Logistics

Here is a quote from the press release: “The weak cargo increases expected over the next few months are consistent with other signs that the economy is slowly improving but show that retailers remain cautious, especially when it comes to stocking their inventories,” NRF Vice President for Supply Chain and Customs Policy Jonathan Gold said. “We’re This Week in News Chainalytics cloud computing container shipping Descartes Systems Group HighJump Software Maersk NetSuite UPS

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. **. The head of Europes crime fighting agency has warned of the growing risk of organised crime groups using cyber-attacks to allow them to traffic drugs. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 3-7, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Cargo Owners Complain of ‘Total Mess’ Shipping Goods to Asia (WSJ – sub. The integration between MercuryGate’s TMS platform and Banyan’s live carrier connectivity leverages Banyan’s existing connections to a large and diverse group of carriers and 3PLs.”. My garage door is crumpled. How did it happen? Rapid temperature cycling due to crazy Boston weather. Mini-earthquake right underneath garage door.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Integrates Its Freight Collaboration Platform With Active Aero Group’s Technology. The project is part of a collaboration between UC Berkeley Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology and Volvo Group of North America, sponsored by Caltrans and the U.S. It’s snowing outside. My boys have their first baseball games in two weeks. What’s wrong with this picture?

How to Avoid Damage to Your Freight

GTG Technology Group

You must first understand your cargo before you can package it properly. You will not ship bottled cargo, for example, the same way you would ship drummed cargo. Your cargo may be fragile, sensitive to temperature, sensitive to water, etc. Label Cargo Correctly. Cargo loaders may not know the proper way to handle freight without labels that give them instructions. The post How to Avoid Damage to Your Freight appeared first on GTG Technology Group.

Consultant Insight: Mixed results from Memphis and Louisville express hubs

Logistics Trends and Insights

(Originally published in Air Cargo World ). Cathy Roberson, Contributing Editor, Cargo Facts ConsultingApril 24, 2020 Airports, ExpressCathy Roberson, Cargo Facts Consulting senior consultant and Air Cargo World columnist. In terms of domestic total freight — parcel, cargo, and mail — FedEx domestic volumes in pounds have declined 7.6% Meanwhile, as of October 2019, Cargo Facts notes that UPS took delivery of 10 planes for the year. Air Cargo FedEx UPS

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Fuel optimized Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Technology exists that can review groups of orders and select the least cost route and rate to ship those orders by combining them into optimized loads. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Shippers should pay attention to this study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and C.H. 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. What will happen when the Panama Canal expansion is completed in 2016?