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. What’s holding customer-centric air cargo back?

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Is Inventory Optimization a Key to Omnichannel Survival?

ToolsGroup

Industry analysts have pointed out an obvious fit with inventory optimization. If retailers optimize their inventory—dynamically aligning their supply chains to changing customer preferences and behavior—they can position inventory to satisfy demand at the lowest possible cost.

The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar Coat the Real Issue

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, this is not a valid assumption, and most manufacturers lack the inventory buffers for inconsistent flows. Uncategorized cargo global trade inventory ports supply chain visibility

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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.

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Before a Cargo Claim Happens, Prepare a Plan: Part 1

Transportfolio

Before a Cargo Claim Happens, Prepare a Plan: Part 1. Want more effective and efficient resolution of cargo claims? The first thing to know is that when freight is damaged or lost in transit, the initial burden is on the claimant to file a cargo claim with the carrier.

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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].”.

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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). When an order comes in, the bots will drive themselves to collect their cargo, store it in their holds (which can take about two shopping bags’ worth of stuff), then trundle on to their destinations.

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.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. The ability to in real time identify the location and status of the sourced goods gives the importer the ability to fine tune its distribution channels, its inventory management and its ability to fulfill commitments to its end users. 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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IoT enabled Supply Chain Visibility: The Holy Grail of Supply Chain Managers

Global Trade Management

Real-time cargo tracking and monitoring improves in-transit visibility Today the true visibility into the movement of goods is still minimal and mostly done via processes heavily dependent on phone calls and email communication.

The 11 Transportation Service Offerings

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation Service Offering 2 – Air Cargo. Air transportation is used to transport air cargo by plane. Air cargo or air transport is a vital component of many international logistics networks. Air transport involves integration of information, transportation, inventory, warehousing, material handling, and packaging. There are many different types of cargo that are moved in various types of ships. Rail transport utilizes freight trains to haul cargo.

Air Freight: Learning the Basics to Optimize Your Global Supply Chain

Transportfolio

What’s probably the number one reason shippers avoid transporting their cargo by air? When considering the cost of a modal shift to air cargo, keep in mind that the freight cost is only one component of the equation.

Do your supply chain challenges have you feeling a little snowed under?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Borrowing a quote from CBC : “If we can move the cargo out of Halifax in a timely manner, we don’t get into this situation. Any time spent simulating a new plan is potentially time not spent moving cargo.

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The 7 Warehouse Service Offerings

The Logistics of Logistics

Companies outsource this sub-assembly work to reduce manpower cost, maximize manufacturing space utilization, level inventory and to manage inbound packaging requirements. The distribution center manages inbound and outbound shipments and inventory. Warehouse Service Offering 5 – Vendor Managed Inventory. A 3PL can also be involved to make sure that the buyer has the required level of inventory by adjusting the demand and supply gaps.

#1 Way to Save on Global Forwarding

Transportfolio

Look at ocean cargo consolidation (less than container load, or LCL). The process of cargo consolidation results in better freight rates for you, and better cargo security measures. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Cargo Consolidation Cost Savings

8-Step Importing Guide For First Timers

EMERGE App

You could do it manually but why do it when smart inventory management systems , such as EMERGE App , can automatically calculate landed costs for you? Decent inventory management software should be able to handle multiple currencies without any issues. Arrange Cargo Transport.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Fuel optimized Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. With low transportation costs, it often makes sense to pool inventory in fewer locations so you can optimize space, labor and inventory pooling. However, as transportation costs increase it is more optimal to place inventory closer to customer locations, reducing overall transportation miles. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring.

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Real Results Magazine: Must-Have Tips to Boost Your Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

They include: Global electronics manufacturer TE Connectivity , which uses an 18-month rolling forecast to drive sales and operations planning, gaining a granular view of demand and improving inventory turns, customer service, agility and forecast accuracy. What’s on your summer reading list?

8-Step Importing Guide For First Timers

EMERGE App

You could do it manually but why do it when smart inventory management systems , such as EMERGE App , can automatically calculate landed costs for you? Decent inventory management software should be able to handle multiple currencies without any issues. Arrange Cargo Transport.

Top 5 Tips To Optimize Your Warehouse Storage System

Cerasis

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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Is the “shared economy” changing logistics?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

A popular subject in several expat Facebook groups is checking to see who’s planning on flying back to their origin country, and whether those individuals would mind taking along a little extra cargo.

Supply Chain Is at Its Best When You Can’t See It

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Supply chain management Demand planning Inventory management jonathan matthews Kinaxis retail SCM Supply chainby Jonathan Matthews Playing hockey the other night, there was a particularly boisterous individual on my bench.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Compliance with.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. 1 comment: Inventory POS System. 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. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990.

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Shipment Monitoring Technology: Picking Up the Signals

Inbound Logistics

Shipment monitoring tools allow manufacturers and shippers to locate cargo, manage inventory and prevent theft

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Potential West Coast Port Disruption Raises Questions on Impacts to Upcoming Peak Shipping Period

Supply Chain Matters

The premise presented is that buyers scrambled to move cargoes earlier to avoid the potential of goods being caught-up in a port stoppage. China Supply Chain Strategy Inventory Management Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Execution Supply Chain Risk Management Transportation and Logistics impact of potential U.S. A commentary posted on Logistics Management makes the observation that the threat U.S.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Seeking Sustainability on.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Dows supply chain staff worked with the manufacturing side of the company to identify ways to reduce the inventory of one highly toxic material, improving the overall safety of the operation and also cutting inventory by $160,000. 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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E-Commerce and TMS: The Role of Transportation Technology for Shippers to Kill It at E-Commerce

Cerasis

Better forecasting for inventory management and logistics demand through analytics, preventing backorders. This also enables real-time inventory management, transition to lean, just-in-time inventory management practices and reduced carrying costs as well.

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

Cerasis

Air and sea cargo industries generate $62 Billion each. Thus, RFID is now more synonymous with inventory management. . Tagging Moving Cargo with Logistics Beacons. They ride in trucks, on trains, or in plane cargo holds. The global logistics industry generates $9.1

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Dec. 17, 2015

Supply Chain Digest

Toys R Us Tries Bulking Up Store Inventories, No Retailers Say They are On Top in Collaboration, Diesel Cargo Ships Cannot Find Anywhere to Unload in Europe, US Manufacturers Bullish on 2016

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What are the main 3PL Services?

The Logistics of Logistics

Among the services which they provide are transportation, warehousing, cross-docking, inventory management, packaging, and freight forwarding. Air Cargo. Vendor Managed Inventory. Admiral E.

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Starting with Miami, this port primarily handles containerized cargo with small amounts of breakbulk, vehicles and industrial equipment. Going up the coast in Jacksonville, FL, there is a huge port that receives the second-most automobiles in the US along with all types of cargo.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

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. This niche site focusses on all things Aviation, with plenty of air cargo news.

The Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics

Cerasis

Robots are locating, tracking, and moving inventory inside warehouses, they are conveying and sorting oversized packages at ground distribution hubs. There’s no other way to describe it: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the world of logistics.

Tips for Delivering Temperature-Sensitive Goods

PLS Logistics

Refrigerated trailers are designed to maintain the pre-cooled cargo temperature. Inventory Reefer VisibilityShippers are able to manage the challenge of transporting temperature-sensitive goods; from farm produce to fresh flowers, thanks to refrigerated shipping trailers. Refrigerated trailers can remove or pump heat or create a cool environment for products to be transported in.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 9-13, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Geodis warehouse inventory takes off with drones (Air Cargo News). I am off this morning to get a tour of Locus Robotics. Earlier this week at MODEX 2018, the company announced the release of Locus Robotics Advanced Navigation 3.0