Successful Cargo Space Delivery

Freightos

We’re huge fans of innovation in the logistics space. Which is why we’re taking our hats off to SpaceX for delivering 7,000 lbs of cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) this week using a reusable rocket – the Falcon 9. A Space cargo ship sounds like science fiction.

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What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo?

Freightos

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. Spearheading Tech Innovation.

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Logistics, Innovation, and the Future

Enterra Insights

If consumers ever think about supply chains and how the items they desire manage to find their way into their homes, they likely picture fleets of trucks, trains, airplanes, and cargo ships — the logistics part of supply chains. ”[1] He believes all of these innovations are good things. “More than any other time in history,” he concludes, “technology and innovation are here to make it happen.” ” E-commerce and logistics innovation.

Transportation Industry Braces for a Looming Transportation Capacity Crunch Crisis in 2017

Cerasis

Expected Transportation Capacity Issues. The concern and dialog about the transportation capacity issues for our country have bridged the past two decades and beyond. Some additional immediate needs should be self-explanatory: Highway safety innovations.

4 Companies Driving Transportation Technology Innovation

Cerasis

Historically, new technologies have been slow to come to, and be adopted by, the transportation industry. However, several innovative companies are challenging this norm. At Spendrix , we’re big fans of these advancements in transportation technology.

Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015

Cerasis

We continue our series on the most read articles from the Cerasis blog for 2015 today by featuring any of the blogs in the transportation management or transportation categories. . Top 10 Most Read Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015. In these most read 10 transportation management or transportation articles this year we saw, as with the other categories, a large portion focus on technology, such as transportation management systems.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

In that spirit, we’ve combed the MH&L archives for the most innovative supply chain developments of the past year, as reported in our print magazine, on our website, in our e-newsletters, or our various social media channels.

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

Adjuno

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.

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E-Commerce and TMS: The Role of Transportation Technology for Shippers to Kill It at E-Commerce

Cerasis

Transportation managers are spending upward of 80 percent of working hours just looking for available shipping capacity, reports Talking Logistics , reflecting a portion of companies that have not leveraged the power of a TMS. E-Commerce Logistics Technology TMS Transportation

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

With all the natural disasters, political posturings and sexual harassment revelations dominating the news cycle of the past year, we sure could use some good news, and that’s exactly what we’ve got for you—the 2017 MH&L Innovation Awards. Ocean Transportation.

Wanted: Innovative Responses to a New Security Threat

Supply Chain @ MIT

One of the main types of supply chain innovations (SCI) entails challenging the dominant design. And they are in the business of aiding and abetting the theft of cargo and competitive intelligence, and doing damage by altering information on customers and shipments.

Air Cargo Got It Wright: 9 Incredible Air Cargo Facts

Freightos

Celebrating the anniversary of this first flight, we’re taking a look at nine most amazing things you should know about air cargo. 1 First air cargo flight: 1910. 2 Craziest air cargo market entry: DHL Express. The company still aggressively pursues innovation. #3

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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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Transportation TIP List: Week of April 21st, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of April 21 st , 2019. With this week’s observance of Earth Day, it’s only natural that our TIP List showcases a number of stories impacting the current transportation environment. How is innovative technology impacting your supply chain?

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

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA, 02 March 2018 – Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, and Drewry, the global shipping consultancy, have partnered to launch an innovative ocean freight procurement solution for shippers.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Using GPS to track cargo.

Supply Chains Rock

Using GPS to track cargo containers. Many months ago I blogged about some new services that were being created to help shippers track cargo using wireless technologies. They are an innovative producer of high quality sweeteners, breath mints and semi-pharmaceutical products, has begun working with arviem to improve its global supply chain visibility for trade lanes between China and Europe. Who said supply chains are boring?

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First In Flight, Last in Drones: Regulation Hampers US Innovation

Elementum

The emergence of UAS as a commercial asset has the potential to completely alter the way the world transports physical goods as well as services infrastructure within supply chains. Amazon and Others Pioneer the Future of Commercial Drone Use.

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. HHLA has a long history of innovation.

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time I am very keen on the subject of supply chain innovation right now, for a variety of reasons. First, CEOs across the globe are putting innovation as the top or near top priority for the companies they run. It’s pretty simple why: innovation is what drives the growth and attractive margins. Supply chain in turn obviously has a key role to play in overall corporate/product innovation. First Thoughts.

Bahri Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Forwarders Solution

BluJay Solutions

Manchester, UK – February 6, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network , today announced that Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has expanded its use of BluJay technology to include the Transportation Management for Forwarders solution. Bahri has been a BluJay customer since 2014, utilising the technology to track multipurpose vessels for its cargo business unit.

Capturing E-commerce Volumes by Air and by Ocean

Logistics Trends and Insights

IATA has also made e-commerce a priority and is working to help drive change in the air cargo industry by calling on air cargo players to embrace and adapt. While one may not think of ocean freight as an opportunity to transport e-commerce goods, it is happening.

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How Blockchain Could Create the 'Autonomous Container'

Supply Chain Brain

Now, Smart Containers is combining the IoT with an even more recent innovation in information technology: the blockchain. One can imagine a world in which blockchain becomes an indispensable part of tracking and monitoring all types of containers, via multiple modes of transportation. The development of autonomous shipping equipment is likely to track that of self-driving vehicles, as the need for human involvement in transportation gradually diminishes.

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

Talking Logistics

Kuebix Surpasses 10,000 Companies Using Its Transportation Management System (TMS). Canadian Supply Chain Innovator, Nulogy, Sets Sights on Global Expansion with Supercluster Funding Boost. Rail, One of the Transportation Granddaddies, Still Relevant.

Cross-Border Ecommerce: The Future is Here

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The business transaction, cargo shipping, payment wiring and collection, and document exchanges are no longer individual pieces of the chain. Global Transportation Innovation Supply Chain Asia Cross-Border Ecommerce International Shipping Supply Chain Technology

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The Carbon Footprint in the Logistics Chain

Global Trade Management

The agreement will give confidence to both companies and investors to support clean energy investment and technological innovation that will ensure the necessary capacity to meet or exceed the stated targets. For example: Nike’s environmental goal for logistics and transportation is to achieve a 30% reduction in carbon emissions by 2020. As the mode of transport (e.g. The news called it a historic agreement, when U.S.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 9-13, 2017)

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation executive, you already know what’s happening in the market today: capacity is tightening and rates are climbing. Are you communicating what’s happening in the transportation market to upper management?

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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. Freight claims is one of those “white spaces” in transportation management that TransSolutions addresses with its solution. Toothy. Flossy. Sparkles.

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

New Capabilities from JDA Create Transportation Resiliency – Enabling Shippers to Balance Service and Cost Pressures. Latest Versions of SAP® Transportation Management, SAP Extended Warehouse Management and SAP Event Management Now Available.

This Week in Logistics News (September 26-30, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Flexport Raises $65 Million in Venture Capital to Expand Operations (Transport Topics). Moving from trucking to ocean transportation, San Francisco startup Flexport Inc.

This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

March 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). On Wednesday Hyperloop One (one of several companies, including Hyperloop Transportation Technologies , focused on bringing this idea to life) conducted a test of its propulsion system in North Las Vegas.

The conference that business leaders cannot afford to miss

Quintiq

Industry experts from companies such as SIG Combibloc , ThyssenKrupp, DB Cargo, Wieland Werke AG will provide answers to the following questions: What’s the next level in planning and optimization? Another year, another list of must-attend supply chain and logistics events.

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

It’s clear from this week’s long list of news that the pace of change and innovation in supply chain management continues to accelerate. Infor Aligns With MercuryGate To Strengthen Transportation Management. Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week?

5 Podcasts for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

Many episodes focus on technology and innovation. New episodes of the podcast have been published every Friday since its launch in 2013, touching on important topics like retail shifts, blockchain innovations, labor shortages, and the Internet of Things.

Discover, Disrupt, and Deliver (Takeaways from LeanLogistics ClientConnect 2016)

Talking Logistics

Echoing the theme of the conference were several keynote speakers, including Josh Linkner , Founder and Chairman of EPrize on Harnessing Innovation – Turning Raw Ideas into Powerful Results ; Larry Burns , Professor of Engineering Practice at The University of Michigan on The Future of Transportation ; and Seth Mattison , Founder and Chief Movement Officer at FutureSight Labs on The Future of Work Today – Insights from the New World of Work. Unified Workflow for All Transportation.

Conquering the high seas: What’s shaking the global liner shipping industry?

Quintiq

Big carriers have their own share of new planning puzzles; they need to figure out the best way to: Plan 14,000 units on a single ship adhering to all cargo specifications and constraints. Breakthrough innovations that set companies apart. Transport & Logistics Massive ships.