Doing Business in India

QAD

India was the center of one of the earliest civilizations on earth, thriving throughout the second and third millennia B.C. By the 19 th century, India became the “jewel in the crown” of the British Empire. Manufacturing in India. Agriculture in India makes up 15.5%

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Autonomous Driving and Logistics: The Effects

20Cube Logistics

Machines that can drive themselves are soon to become a reality in sea, land and air cargo delivery. Automated trucks replacing truck drivers have been a part of the future plans of the logistics industry in India for several years now. Cargo Ships.

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Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

And import cargo keeps coming, on top of record volumes for air and ocean shipping, further straining an air logistics system stretched by a shortage of equipment and airport labor. High load factors are a direct indicator of the constrained space for air cargo.

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FreightWaves Classics: Aviation begins; air cargo follows quickly (Part 1)

The Supply Chain Journal

More importantly, It was the first “cargo only” flight, scheduled specifically to transport goods from one point to another. Air mail (consisting of mail and small packages) was the primary cargo carried during the earliest years of aviation.

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Doing Business in India

QAD

India was the center of one of the earliest civilizations on earth, thriving throughout the second and third millennia B.C. By the 19 th century, India became the “jewel in the crown” of the British Empire. Manufacturing in India. Agriculture in India makes up 15.5%

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Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

And import cargo keeps coming, on top of record volumes for air and ocean shipping, further straining an air logistics system stretched by a shortage of equipment and airport labor. High load factors are a direct indicator of the constrained space for air cargo.

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Currency in India: Current State of Disruption, Confusion, and Economic Slowdown

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Currency in India: Current State of Disruption, Confusion, and Economic Slowdown.Transportfolio. Two of India’s major currency denominations have been withdrawn since November 8. As of midnight that day, the India Rupee (INR) 500 and INR 1000—which constitute 86% of the currency in circulation in India —are no longer legal tender. India is, by large, a cash economy. Tolls have been abolished temporarily to facilitate the movement of cargo.

Unrest in India and the Impact on Global Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Recent protests in Northern India states resulted in the mass blockade of key roadways, national highways, and the railway system. The area most significantly impacted has been India’s National Capital Region (NCR)—which includes Delhi and the neighboring states of Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan—with millions of people affected. Movement of containers to and from Northern India have been affected and will likely remain that way for the next couple of weeks.

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Guidelines for Filing Freight Claims

20Cube Logistics

When a large number of consignments are being transported over a significantly long distance via Logistics Company in India to international destination by sea etc.

Ever Given’s arrest and manifest — and the impact on US importers

The Supply Chain Journal

The recent arrest of the Ever Given by the Suez Canal Authority has added to the complexity of the unloading of its cargo. Cargo owners have to now scramble to rebalance and reroute alternate goods to deal with potential stock-outs on retail shelves and shortages across manufacturing sites.”.

Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

Road to VR

Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face. Transportation companies have a history of defending themselves against physical attacks. Transportation management software must be designed to withstand this kind of attack, an ever-changing, ever-present threat that forces companies to keep their software updated and protected. Transportation disruptions affect security, the economy, and public health.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020

Transplace

This indicator affects transport companies in Mexico that have income in pesos as all their parts and some of their payments could be based on U.S. Port of Virginia’s cargo volumes are down ~ 9% YoY. Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020.

Indian drug producers carry on despite COVID-19 surge

The Supply Chain Journal

The threat: Drug producers in India are facing rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, skyrocketing prices for raw materials and transportation challenges. Some states in India are running out of drugs to treat COVID-19 patients, and drug makers are working overtime to catch up.

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Learn a new term: Drayage Container Shipping

20Cube Logistics

Generally, drayage shipping is handled by trucks and is a part of the intermodal transport. How container drayage fits in intermodal transportation. The overall cargo movement depends on such drayage shipping to a lot extent. Transporting consignment from port to port.

Trans-Atlantic rivalry brews over Airbus A321 converted freighter

The Supply Chain Journal

Aviation experts say the A321 is highly desirable for express delivery and regional air cargo operations. On Thursday, Dublin-based leasing company GTLK Europe ordered four aircraft reconfigured to carry cargo on the main deck, Elbe Flugzeugwerke, the company doing the work, announced.

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

GlobalTranz

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . This means that the world has opened up to countries like China, India, Brazil and Russia open for business. This is the value of having a transportation network. Stagnation of Air Cargo and Sea Freight Rates. Air cargo rates will also remain static.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and Hamburg port to explore hyperloop possibilities in new joint venture

EFT

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT/HTT) has announced the creation of a joint venture company with Hamburger Hafen und Logistik Aktiengesellschaft (HHLA), the leading container terminal operator in the Port of Hamburg. The joint venture will develop and bring to market a hyperloop transport system for seaport and inland shipping container operations. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies' images and assets can be found here.

ASR Logistics opens Dubai facility for container cargo

Logistics Middle East

ASR Logistics India has opened a facility in Dubai to focus on transportation and warehousing in the region

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Trans-Atlantic rivalry brews over Airbus A321 converted freighter

The Supply Chain Journal

Aviation experts say the A321 is highly desirable for express delivery and regional air cargo operations. On Thursday, Dublin-based leasing company GTLK Europe ordered four aircraft reconfigured to carry cargo on the main deck, Elbe Flugzeugwerke, the company doing the work, announced.

Trusted partners key to supply chain for humanitarian aid

The Supply Chain Journal

The task: The recent surge of COVID-19 cases in India led to shortages of drugs, personal protective equipment and oxygen. Daily COVID-19 cases in India peaked at about 400,000 in early May. Oxygen concentrators await transportation at Direct Relief’s California headquarters.

How Will Ocean and Air Market Conditions Affect Your Shipping Decisions?

CH Robinson Logistics

Global transportation—like many industries—has faced unparalleled disruptions over the past year. Air passenger travel is still down, and capacity for air cargo remains tight. When this happens, expect heavy demand from both Europe and India.

Global Logistics—January 2016

Inbound Logistics

Shippers unprepared for supply chain disruptions; China wants pirate hunting base in Horn of Africa; bringing cargo into Kenya; India ramps up transportation infrastructure development; air cargo carriers seek to cut costs without sacrificing growth; Amazon invests in India; China’s greenest supply chains; international shrimp supply chain linked to human trafficking and slavery; World Trade Organization rules to abolish agricultural subsidies; Mexico and U.S.

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How COVID variants could impact container and tanker shipping

The Supply Chain Journal

importers’ transport timelines. For cargo shippers, it has led to a one-two punch of exceptionally high transport costs and exceptionally poor service. Rising COVID cases [have] hit Asia’s transport fuel demand,” reported Argus Media.

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

The 9 th annual BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) summit is being held in Xiamen September 3-5, 2017 (the summit location rotates between its member countries). The major impact will be to hazardous cargo (majority of classes), with a hold on Xiamen port from August 1st to September 7th, including imports to Xiamen, exports from Xiamen, and transfers via Xiamen. Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway.

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The Beginning of the Beginning: A Progress Report on the Digitisation of Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

All parties along the transport chain need to be well joined up. Within the European initiative of the Digital Transport Logistic Forum ( DTLF ) , concepts for a federated environment of networks of networks are also emerging and being validated within the FEDeRATED and FENIX projects.

Global Supply Chains — A Source of Strength

Enterra Insights

”[4] The Value of the Global Supply Chain Journalist Jennifer Smith ( @jensmithWSJ ) writes, “Maritime tracking data shows the cargo snared by last month’s blockage as a snapshot of global trade that is usually in constant motion.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

trade preference program—was established by the Trade Act of 1974 to promote economic development by eliminating duties on thousands of products imported from one of the 129 designated beneficiary countries and territories, including India, Thailand, and Indonesia. 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.

Micro Apps to Digitize Your Logistics Operations

20Cube Logistics

With the use of IoT, tools like RFID for cargo tracking and location finder can offer complete visibility and better decision making opportunities for a business. While transporting goods, drives have to come across toll booths where they get vouchers for which they have to pay.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

The survey of more than 500 global logistics executives is part of the 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, an annual snapshot of industry sentiment and ranking of the world’s 50 leading emerging markets by size, infrastructure, transport connections and business climate. . The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors.

Freight Forwarders: The Important Link of a Supply Chain Logistics

20Cube Logistics

Today, the freight forwarders are not just about pushing your consignment from one international destination to another, but it is how they fill the transportation gap by adding the specialized expertise along with adding transparency and complete control.

This Week in Logistics News (July 17 – 23)

Logistics Viewpoints

India’s Delhivery bags $100 million from FedEx. House Appropriations Committee approves transportation funding bill. and provide pickup and delivery services across India. FedEx will transfer certain assets pertaining to its domestic business in India to Delhivery.

The need to know

EFT

Walmart's Flipkart starts wholesale e-commerce service in India. China will build 1-2 hub airports for cargo carriers by 2035 - state planner. Britain 'absolutely confident' will keep supply chains moving after Brexit: transport minister.

The need to know

EFT

Walmart's Flipkart starts wholesale e-commerce service in India. China will build 1-2 hub airports for cargo carriers by 2035 - state planner. Britain 'absolutely confident' will keep supply chains moving after Brexit: transport minister.

Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Supply Chains (Guest Post by Wolfgang Lehmacher, WEF)

SCM Research

Wolfgang Lehmacher is Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries at the World Economic Forum. During his career he was Partner and Managing Director (China and India) at the global strategy firm CVA and President and CEO of GeoPost Intercontinental. He is member of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Awards Jury and the Logistikweisen, a think tank under the patronage of the German Federal Ministry BMVI.

Air Freight Still the Best Option for Smaller Shipments

BluJay Solutions

The reality is transportation rates are continuing to increase across board regardless of mode, with the global supply chain seeing increased momentum, and Kewill's customers both on the retail/manufacturing and the logistics side benefiting from that trend. DHL, for example is rolling out 60 certified, temperature-controlled cargo-handling stations for the life sciences and healthcare industries by end 2014 (story reported here ).