Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

North America Market. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. The reopening of factories in China would see a gradual return of demand, but Alphaliner noted in a recent newsletter that cargo volume recovery was expected to take a few weeks, and until normal volume is reached, carriers would continue to selectively implement blank sailings, likely until the end of March. to Asia export bookings especially in markets with low container inventory.

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. That was the message of a panel of experts on perishables shipping Wednesday at the AirCargo Americas Conference in Miami. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Why Now is the Time to Choose LCL Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

By using shipments in transit as “inventory in transit,” LCL shipping can even help lower warehousing and inventory costs, which in turn can help reduce your tariff spend per shipment.

The Benefits of IoT And Real Time Actionable Data

Gravity Supply Chain

Leveraging the power of data ensures you not only know where your inventory is but also the status of all the components and products en route from manufacturer to the final destination at any given time. When data only gets fed back along the cargo’s journey from certain checkpoints throughout the critical path, it is near to impossible for businesses to know: the geographical location of goods in transit. overall environmental/health status of cargo.

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

6 River Systems

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. The strength of DSV Panalpina is the strong network of trucking in Europe, North America and South Africa.

Helping You Plan Ahead During the Coronavirus Outbreak

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Given this continued volatility, global importers are eager to restock their inventory. The empty container supply has also dwindled in regions where China trade has been a catalyst, primarily North America and Europe, this can have a ripple effect if these empty containers do not get repositioned back to China to support the increase demand that is anticipated at the tail end of March into April. Assessment of inventory levels.

Logistics Trends Part 2

BluJay Solutions

Global manufacturers have found ways in which to flex their supply chains to utilize lower cost sea freight rather than more expensive air cargo. Restructuring production schedules has been part of this, as well as encouraging consumers to pre-order, removing much of the risk of holding too much inventory. First Trend: Yield Dilution.

Navigating Ongoing International Transportation Capacity Challenges

Talking Logistics

Import space out of Asia to the US continues to be tight, and thanks to positive retail sales, retailers are having to quickly restock to ensure they have enough inventory. Examining and sharing inventory forecast data with supply chain partners can help you be proactive with your international transportation partners in order to get the space you need. International transportation is dealing with ongoing challenges of tighter capacity.

Supply Chain Transformation: Not Just Digital, But Physical Too

Talking Logistics

P&G has consolidated hundreds of offices and warehouses across North America and set up six so-called mixing centers, where computer algorithms work with robots and humans to load trucks with the optimal mix of products to ship to retailers. The aim is to pare what Target calls its replenishment cycle from days to hours and reduce inventory at stores, especially at the retailer’s new small-format stores and locations in denser urban areas.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Reducing lead times from suppliers can help turn inventory faster, freeing up cash and ultimately satisfying customers. Risk pooling is considered the most important concept in supply chain management as it governs the tradeoffs in inventory management and leads to effective strategies such as push/pull and postponement. This increases flexibility and translates into less overall inventory since it is not in the wrong place.

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23 logistics professionals share the #1 way to reduce logistics costs

6 River Systems

We follow a stringent procedure to organize inventory in our warehouses. Dealing with inventory is a significant driver of logistics costs, so simplifying your inventory processes with barcoding is a great way to lower costs.

This Week in Logistics News (December 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Descartes continues to broaden its footprint in the global trade management space, with two more acquisitions announced this week: e-customs, “a leading provider of electronic security and fiscal customs filing solutions in the UK,” and Pentant, “a leading UK-based Community System Provider (CSP) offering customs connectivity and import/export inventory control solutions for ocean, truck and air cargo.”

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

In North America, average truckload rate per mile charged to customers increased about two percent while truckload transportation costs increased about four percent, excluding the estimated impacts of the change in fuel. It serves as a hub for duty-free importation and exportation of service parts, allowing clients to manage their inventory levels and distribution more competitively in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS.

Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

oil sector, has created pretty thin capacity margins, especially in the Central North part of the country. In North America the low hanging fruit for long-haul loads is rail. This includes the ability to track a ship in the middle of the ocean, a pallet inside an aircraft, temperature of frozen cargo, etc. In this article, leading experts from various sectors in transportation industry will discuss transportation trends you should take a closer look.

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

Talking Logistics

Kuehne + Nagel inaugurates North America’s regional Integrated Logistics Control Centre in Raleigh, NC, USA. Thirteen Years After 9/11, A New Attempt To Screen 100 Percent of Cargo Containers ( Roll Call ). Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week? If so, let’s connect.

How The Coronavirus Epidemic is Throttling Global Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

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. While the European automakers have managed to cope so far by cannibalising stockpiled inventory, they fear that shortages will soon occur in the supply of critical parts from China, due to the three-to-four week lag in getting back to full capacity in that country.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Unemployment Rate: The unemployment rate in America remained at 4.9% Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.812 trillion in January, up 0.1% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.6% billion of cargo, decreasing 3.3% one of the largest privately held transportation services companies in North America, and the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority are developing a 2,700-acre tract near Rincon, Georgia.

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36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

In higher-traffic markets, Advance Auto Parts has “hub” stores that keep more inventory in-stock to give customers what they need when they need it. Bed Bath & Beyond is also implementing inventory reduction strategies and is on track for a 5% reduction year-over-year by the end of the current fiscal year. In 2016, the company increased its EBIT in the Americas by 40%, with continued growth. The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Unemployment Rate: The unemployment rate in America remained at 5.0% Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.814 trillion in October, virtually unchanged from September and up 2.0% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. billion of cargo, decreasing 1.13% from October 2015 and the lowest level since June 2011. MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Unemployment Rate: The unemployment rate in America remained at 5.0% Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.814 trillion in October, virtually unchanged from September and up 2.0% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. billion of cargo, decreasing 1.13% from October 2015 and the lowest level since June 2011. MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

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. Companies can accurately forecast demand, timely order raw materials and manage inventory more efficiently. Christoph Seitz is the Co-Owner of CFR Rinkens , a global leader in the shipping of commercial cargo, specializing in the containerized shipping of motor vehicles.

Transpacific Air and Ocean Shipping Space Is Already Tight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The situation is especially serious in the Transpacific (Asia-North America) lane because of the sheer volumes that are moving. And, certainly, some shippers have already started repositioning their inventory in case the tariffs actually happen. Load factors—the amount of air cargo space that is already being used—run in the middle- to hi. Transpacific Air and Ocean Shipping Space Is Already Tight | Transportfolio.

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Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020

Transplace

North American Market. Inventory and manufacturing flexibility are a key component to serving this market. General Motors suspended its manufacturing operations in North America, but the plan did not include its factories in Mexico, which will continue operating normally until further notice. passenger airlines such as American and United are using passenger planes to move cargo only between U.S. Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020.

This Week in Logistics News (January 2-6, 2017)

Talking Logistics

October 2016 North American Freight Numbers. and South America, collects, cleanses and commercializes logistics trade data from over 50 nations across 5 continents, including key markets in North America, Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the European Union. As the article states: Shippers traditionally go through freight forwarders to book space for goods on container vessels, but lines such as Maersk are allowing cargo owners to book directly via the internet.

Cargo Ship Woes Still Affecting Spot Market Rates

DAT Solutions

The bankruptcy of the world's 7th largest container carrier, Hanjin Shipping , has led to shippers re-adjusting inventories in the past couple of weeks in order to avoid stock-outs as we head into retail season. Rates are based on DAT RateView , with $28 billion in lane rates, updated daily, for 65,000 point-to-point lanes across North America.