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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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.

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.

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. This increases flexibility and translates into less overall inventory since it is not in the wrong place.

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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. In 2016, the company increased its EBIT in the Americas by 40%, with continued growth.

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. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2014 : hybrid DCs, 3-D prototypes, location-based inventory system, and more. Content Summary: Trucks Platoon Across North Carolina Turnpike. Content Summary: Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities.

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?

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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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016


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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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016


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% 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.

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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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.

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.