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What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo?


What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo? . As the cream of air cargo’s innovators held turns on the floor, this question came up time and again. The industry’s mindset is holding customer-centric air cargo back. What’s holding customer-centric air cargo back?

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The 11 Transportation Service Offerings

The Logistics of Logistics

There are 11 transportation service offerings. The article listed 11 different types of transportation services and I decided to write an overview of those 11 transportation service offerings described in the article. Transportation Service Offering 1 – Small Package. Transportation Service Offering 2 – Air Cargo. Air transportation is used to transport air cargo by plane. Air transport ais a vital part of international commerce.

Transportation TIP List: Week of April 7th, 2019


Transportation TIP List: Week of April 7 th , 2019. Keep reading below to stay informed about the ongoing delays. Recent threats from Donald Trump to “close” the border means Mexican companies are rushing to get cargo into the U.S.,

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Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

In this article, leading experts from various sectors in transportation industry will discuss transportation trends you should take a closer look. James Winebrake, Dean of College of Liberal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology There are a number of important trends happening in the freight industry, spanning all modes of transportation: trucking, shipping, rail, pipeline, and air. Are there other transportation trends to watch and why

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

BluJay Solutions

And the resulting delays in processing cargo imports are set to impact heavily on the logistics industry, with logistics services providers of all types affected, in particular freight forwarders.

3 Ideas for Finding Air Capacity in the Transatlantic Lane

CH Robinson Transportfolio

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), air cargo demands grew at double the rate of capacity in 2017. The growth of ecommerce is expected to add continued momentum in the air cargo business worldwide in 2018.

What Price Ocean Transportation?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Is ocean transportation a commodity? No shipper wants to pay more for ocean transportation than their competitors. For example, in certain circumstances decreasing the variability of ocean transit time is more important than reducing its duration as a way to cut inventory costs.

U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 3: Transportation Success is More than a Low Rate per Mile

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico Shipping Series Part 3: Transportation Success is More than a Low Rate per Mile.Transportfolio by C.H. More than ever before, shippers have better access to information, and better quality information about how to find transportation savings.

What is the FMSCA’s Unified Registration System (URS) And What is the Impact on Transportation & Logistics Management?


Effective transportation management can be a hassle. Transportation managers must keep up with the ship dates of inventory, where inventory is currently located in the transportation process, what insurance information is being used and appropriated for each shipment, and many more factors.

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The 7 Warehouse Service Offerings

The Logistics of Logistics

Warehouses are used by manufacturers, importers, exporters, wholesalers, transport businesses, customs, etc. Companies outsource this sub-assembly work to reduce manpower cost, maximize manufacturing space utilization, level inventory and to manage inbound packaging requirements. Access to transportation infrastructure is also a key consideration. The distribution center manages inbound and outbound shipments and inventory.

Top 5 Tips To Optimize Your Warehouse Storage System


We know that you are also the victim of the ‘ Warehouse Disease’ , i.e. even after regularly organizing your warehouse, it turns messy the minute you receive or ship some cargos. Use Automatic Data Collection and Cargo Handling. Manual handling of cargo can result in uncertain outcomes because of either the inexperience of the staff or some human mistake (tripping over cargo, forgetting where a particular product is stacked, etcetera), but it is not the case with automation.

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This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Kuebix Surpasses 10,000 Companies Using Its Transportation Management System (TMS). to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in populated areas.”

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

Talking Logistics

INTTRA Collaborates with JDA Software for Streamlined Transportation Management. According to the press release: Information presented via [the Supply Chain Information Sharing and Analysis Center] is powered by TransVoyant’s CDI™ Platform.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 30 – February 3, 2017)

Talking Logistics

billion on air cargo hub, fans talk of bigger ambitions (Reuters). billion to build a large air cargo hub in northern Kentucky. The weight, shape, and orientation of the mug are collectively used with any other relevant and/or available information (e.g., Toothy. Flossy.

The Business Case for a Global TMS


Demands on the transportation teams are growing as political posturing ramps up causing rapid disruption to global supply chains. Transportation Visibility and Exception Management. Each activity is reliant on current and accurate information. 3rdwave Transportation

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

Talking Logistics

Accenture Releases Enhanced Ocean Cargo Pricing Software to Provide Greater Pricing Visibility for Carriers. February 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). In short, everyone involved with ocean shipping needs to stay informed of the ongoing developments surrounding SOLAS.

Internet of Things (IoT) in the supply chain – a jolt of creativity required?

DELMIA Quintiq

From the presentations, it was clear that the investment in IoT hardware, from raw material tags, inventory tags, to equipment sensors – is increasing. Besides those cases, there were of course the ubiquitous examples of autonomous transport vehicles.

This Week in Logistics News (October 12-16, 2015)

Talking Logistics

SMC³ Acquires Transportation Costing Group. August 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Port of Long Beach sees highest Q3 cargo volume in history (Cargo Business News). Inventory Management.

Data Driven Logistics: Using Visibility for Better Customer Experience

20Cube Logistics

Thus, enabling the supply chain not only in achieving Just In Time inventory models but also managing their sales predictions. . and achieve just in time inventory. . Data is the talk of the town.

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[VIDEO] Logistics Beacons: Using Proximity As A Logistics Oversight Service


Air and sea cargo industries generate $62 Billion each. RFID technology can operate at both a reactive or proactive (passive versus active) manner, and can be paired at a transportation asset or product level. . Thus, RFID is now more synonymous with inventory management. .

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7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management


More findings on the cloud cargo transportation and warehouse management systems you may discover on the web. The cloud-based supply chain software can be customized to suit your industry, your transportation , freight-forwarding and warehousing specialty, import-export regulations.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources


Transport Intelligence, the well-respected U.K. The newest addition to the scene, the WSJ’s Daily Logistics Report combs through the business and logistics articles published by the WSJ team, providing a daily email at 6am EST with key information. Air Cargo World.

Don’t Wait for Dwell Time to Delay Your Freight


Rising container volumes, fluctuations in demand, and the constant need for just in time inventory have increased the impact of dwell time over recent years. Here are three ways that shippers and beneficial cargo owners can mitigate the risk of excessive dwell time in any port.

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The Role of the Internet of Things in Managing Supply Chain Risk

BluJay Solutions

Gartner believes it will “impact the information available to supply chain leaders and how the supply chain operates, depending on industry.” . FreightWatch recorded 946 cargo theft incidents across the U.S. Theft costs shippers and LSPs billions of dollars each year when the impact of inventory delays, as well as the cost of the stolen goods, is taken into account. .

The Ultimate Guide to a 3PL Business


These types of services include distribution and transportation management, public warehousing, contract warehousing and freight consolidation. It is also referred to as a cargo or freight consolidation. . You then need to ask the 3PL provider for a request for information (RFI).

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The Digital Transformation Journey: The Alignment of Industry, Company, and Technology

Talking Logistics

Inventory stockpiling is starting to occur based on prices and supply/demand curves. Ports are having to off-load cargo onto the new mega-ships offshore from multiple smaller ships because they don’t have the capacity to handle the bigger vessels.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?


Many of the states affected contained key ports and supply destinations, as well as transportation and logistics hubs. of east coast and Gulf of Mexico imports in September, according to an article from the Business Information Industry Association. Up to date inventory status.

The Factory Relocation Guide! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

By moving closer to a major transportation hub or artery, you can make a major impact on your shipping and fulfillment costs to customers, as well as your material and other expenditures. Highways, ports and air cargo hubs can all yield benefits in this area, and every mile makes a difference.

7 Benefits Realized Utilizing Big Data to Optimize Supply Chains


As a transportation management 3PL ourselves, we find it very interesting to come across other companies, also referred to as a 3PL, who offer services that require a lot of focus and attention to several moving parts.

Don’t Wait for Dwell Time to Delay Your Freight


Rising container volumes, fluctuations in demand, and the constant need for just in time inventory have increased the impact of dwell time over recent years. Here are three ways that shippers and beneficial cargo owners can mitigate the risk of excessive dwell time in any port. For example, customs brokers should keep you informed on container arrival times, so you can make sure that everything is in place to smooth the way for rapid clearance of the box.

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5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have


For instance, platforms such as Uber Carriage and Cargomatic enable real-time, cost-effective, on-demand transport arrangements to the other business logistics services, which brings great competitiveness to this industry. International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics.

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Guest Blog: 13 things you need to know about freight forwarding


He shares some interesting information about freight forwarding, that anyone in logistics should be aware of. Freight forwarding is one of the most widely used methods of international transport for both business and personal use. A freight forwarder is responsible for the transportation of goods between one destination and another. Inventory management. These extra services include warehouse storage, cargo insurance, cargo tracking and dangerous goods handling.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics


The application of AI technologies has created the ability to understand, store and use product information in an entirely new way.

Los Angeles and Long Beach Terminal Congestions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Robinson and other Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCOs) participated to ensure that customers’ voices are heard. Due to a possible strike over the USWC, most retailers took precautions and have been moving a high level of inventory replenishment in preparation for a robust year-end shopping season.

Seeking Logistics Perfection

Enterra Insights

transportation modes, inventory deployment, and policies) by balancing the trade-offs between customer service requirements, assets and costs. Capture transportation, distribution, and service costs. The Forbes Insights Team notes, “Forbes Insights research shows that 65% of senior transportation-focused executives believe logistics, supply chain and transportation processes are in the midst of a renaissance — an era of profound transformation.

What’s Looming for Transpacific Ocean Shipments this Peak Season?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As many shippers front-loaded inventory in the second half of 2018—especially the fourth quarter—to avoid potential tariff increases, the market saw drastic volume increases beyond what we’ve come to expect from years’ past. Higher inventories to avoid tariffs.

Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals


Mobile phones can offer incredible services in any business from inventory tracking and shipments to the execution of procurement transactions. It is an advanced barcode scanner that is capable of extending bar code scanning to technology savvy inventory manager. This optimization tool for inventories is cloud based. It is one of the essential online logistics tools that can help the managers forecast, plan the inventories, and a budget for the available resources.

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