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

Talking Logistics

Cargo Chief Cracks the Code on Transportation Capacity. Our ability to expand same-day delivery is rooted in local merchandise inventories at Macy’s stores, as well as a newly expanded delivery footprint of our partners at Deliv [emphasis mine].”. But the ripple effect of same-day delivery on inventory management, store operations, and IT is anything but trivial. As well, Cargo Chief locates cost-saving empty—or partially empty—available backhaul from in-service carriers.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. 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. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Fuel optimized Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. 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. With low transportation costs, it often makes sense to pool inventory in fewer locations so you can optimize space, labor and inventory pooling. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2014 : hybrid DCs, 3-D prototypes, location-based inventory system, and more. Source ID. Source ID. At automaker BMW Group, for instance, plant employees can walk up to seven miles per day. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

The Coronavirus Is Shattering Traditional Supply Chains

ivalua

It was enough to prompt Foxconn Technology Group — a huge supplier of consumer electronics with 800,000 employees — to announce that its factories in China would be running at normal pace by the end of that month. Fall in demand; cashflow shortfalls due to collection challenges; port congestion; and disruptions to air cargo, trucking and rail services, affect companies globally.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. is one of the industry’s most respected logistics sources. Air Cargo World. This American based niche news site specialises in air cargo. Cargo Business News.com. based niche site, covering air, sea, rail and road cargo news. Educational research into cargo and freight.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Source: US BEA). . Source: US DOC & Census Bureau) Consumer Confidence The Consumer Confidence Index increased to 96.5 Source: The Conference Board) (The consumer confidence index is based on a monthly survey of 5,000 U.S. Source: US DOL) . . Source: US Census). .

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

6 River Systems

Revenue data is sourced from the companies’ websites and market research platforms such as Macrotrends. Deutsche Post: DHL Group DHL , though founded in the United States, is a German company today. It started in 1969 as DHL Air Cargo, and by the late 1970s, the company had expanded its operations and offered services throughout the world. Nippon Yusen (NYK) Nippon Yusen is a Japanese shipping company that is part of the Mitsubishi group of companies (keiretsu).

Top Logistics Terms to Know—A Supply Chain Glossary

Zipline Logistics

Cargo — Product carried during transportation. Carriage — In maritime shipping, carriage refers to the movement of cargo on a vessel after loading and before unloading. Class (Freight Class) — A group of commodities that are bunched together under a specific based on similar dimensions or other attributes. Carriers pick-up cargo from these designated spaces. Gross Weight — The total weight of a truck, trailer, its cargo, the driver, and any potential passengers.

50 expert warehouse optimization tips and techniques

6 River Systems

” – Emma Sturgis, 10 Great Warehouse Optimization Tips for Small Businesses , Fishbowl Inventory 4. If it’s jam-packed full, you’re typically moving inventory in and out, and you’re taking up valuable time and additional labor.” Use slotting to minimize inventory loss.

This Week in Logistics News (July 6-10, 2015)

Talking Logistics

UPS Tests Electric Cargo Bike in Basel. Friday, July 10, 2015. The day is finally here — the premiere of The Minions movie. I am not sure who is more excited to see this movie, our kids or my wife and me, but there’s something about those little yellow dudes that crack us up every time. Now, for this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: JDA Unleashes Powerful New Capabilities to Enable the Seamless Supply Chain.

Supply Chain Sins, Fallacies, and Mistakes

Enterra Insights

Surrett explains, “When shipping documents misreport significant attributes of cargo, the resulting inaccurate or false billing can prompt additional carrier charges. ” Even though technology can help mitigate or even eliminate some of those cardinal sins, Steve Banker ( @steve_scm ), Vice President of Supply Chain Services at ARC Advisory Group, asserts it would be fallacy to think technology can solve all supply chain challenges.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

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Source: US BEA). . Source: US DOC & Census Bureau) Consumer Confidence The Consumer Confidence Index increased to 96.5 Source: The Conference Board) (The consumer confidence index is based on a monthly survey of 5,000 U.S. Source: US DOL) . . Source: Conference Board). Source: US Census). . Source: US Census). . Source: US Census). . Source: U.S. Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics). . Source: US Census). .

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2014 : hybrid DCs, 3-D prototypes, location-based inventory system, and more. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Content Summary: First Self-Sailing Electric Cargo Ship Set to Launch. It’s believed to be the first autonomous and fully electric cargo ship, and it’s estimated that it could save up to 40,000 truck journeys per year. Source ID.

Modernizing the Retail Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

”[1] In fact, things are changing so fast Steve Banker ( @steve_scm ), Vice President of Supply Chain Services at Arc Advisory Group, insists we are experiencing a retail supply chain revolution.[2] He explains, “Supply chain networks need to provide greater visibility into every aspect of operations, from initial sourcing to the last mile, including fulfilment. Cargo bikes, drones, last mile robots, and autonomous delivery vans are all being trialed.”

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Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

There are two things Boeing and Airbus have in common, utilization of lean manufacturing system and strategic sourcing concept. However, the overall implementation of strategic sourcing is a bit different between the two companies. 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.

The Business Case for a Global TMS

3rdwave

A global TMS solution provides an automated and systemic way of addressing the challenges that are the reality for most organizations that source globally. Understanding how the global TMS solution addresses these 3 organizational groups is important in getting to the value that the solution will deliver. Visibility to the SKU from PO-to-Receipt and understanding its real-time availability is critical for inventory planning, management, and control.

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. Ports in the United States, The Netherlands, Britain, France, and elsewhere have reported a drop in cargo volumes ranging from around 5 percent in January to an estimated 25 percent in February.

The Internet of Things and Supply Chain Operations

Enterra Insights

” Daniel Newman ( @danielnewmanUV ), CEO of Broadsuite Media Group, calls this IoT capability “asset tracking.”[3] ”[3] He notes, “Manufacturers can use these sensors to gain granular data like the temperature at which an item was stored, how long it spent in cargo, and even how long it took to fly off the shelf. They are: Forecasting and Inventory. “IoT sensors can provide far more accurate inventories than humans can manage alone.”

Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

Since most Western European capitals are within 1,000 km of Brussels, Belgium’s capital, it is an ideal location for international groups. In fact, 23 percent of its GDP in 2017 went to investments in fixed capital and inventories. 36 percent of Belgium’s energy consumption comes from renewable sources, making it the eighth country in the world for renewable energy production.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

RFID tags and robotic warehouse systems generate and transmit data that, when combined with other data sources, allow companies to optimize the supply chain and make better predictions and forecasts to improve efficiency and boost the bottom line. AI will be able to survey an area or room and create an accurate inventory in seconds, including weights and volumes, and determine damage on items. Lucas_Group.