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.

The Freight Costs of Trump’s China Tariffs

Freightos

This past year has been a taxing one for companies that import from China to the United States. That pushed air cargo searches on WebCargo by Freightos up 35% for the week. On the other hand for shipments of high value and low weight, air cargo can work.

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

Kinaxis

states, obvious disruptions to supply chains and supply chain risk management were a given. Many of the states affected contained key ports and supply destinations, as well as transportation and logistics hubs. Up to date inventory status.

8-Step Importing Guide For First Timers

EMERGE App

And, if you’re importing goods into the United States , the U.S. 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? Arrange Cargo Transport. Introduction.

8-Step Importing Guide For First Timers

EMERGE App

And, if you’re importing goods into the United States , the U.S. 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? Arrange Cargo Transport. Introduction.

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Nothing in the Purchasing Managers’ Index®, Inventory-Sales ratio, or consumer confidence trends would indicate an impending surge in demand. This ended a 20-month run where demand grew faster than capacity and returned the industry to the state we had seen since 2011.

Countdown to Black Friday: It’s the Final Countdown, So Get Your Shipments Up in the Air

CH Robinson Transportfolio

It’s not too late to get your product to store shelves in time for Black Friday, thanks to the swift performance of air cargo service. With significantly shorter lead times than other modes, air cargo can get your product to market in as little as a day.

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Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Nothing in the Purchasing Managers’ Index®, Inventory-Sales ratio, or consumer confidence trends would indicate an impending surge in demand. This ended a 20-month run where demand grew faster than capacity and returned the industry to the state we had seen since 2011.

El Niño May Have Your Supply Chain Partying Like It’s 1997

Kinaxis

As a result, some shipments moving from Asia to the Gulf Coast and eastern ports of the United States will be forced to reduce cargo loads to meet the new requirements. Assess Inventory Positions.

New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS

TMC

When the expanded Panama Canal opened this June, a new set of routes became available for shippers and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs). These enterprises are no longer reliant on the Suez Canal route for shipping freight on Post-Panamax container vessels to the United States.

Three Months after Tianjin, the Area is Still Reeling.

Elementum

The company saw huge inventory and other factory investment losses in the explosion. Other insurers across the United States, Europe, Bermuda and Asia also took a hit close to US $2 billion. Tianjin is considered the fourth largest global port in terms of cargo throughput.

This Week in Logistics News (January 5-9, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Uber’s Latest Experiment Is Uber Cargo, A Logistics Service In Hong Kong. In a press release after Christmas, UPS announced that by the end of the first full week in January, it anticipates transporting 4 million return packages in the United States. Happy New Year!

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

Talking Logistics

Here in the United States, FedEx experienced significant delays again this year , with many employees volunteering to work on Christmas to deliver delayed packages. The good news is that I didn’t break any bones skiing during the holiday break.

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How the Supply Chain Can Thrive in the Face of Natural Disasters

Material Handling & Logistics

Sadly, this is something we should get used to, according to recent research from the United Nations. Unable to import or export needed parts, Toyota, GM and Nissan all closed down their facilities temporarily in Japan and the United States.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Zara also works with Air France, KLM Cargo and Emirates Air in order that they can coordinate directly with the airlines to make the outbound shipments to its stores and bring back some raw materials and semi-finished materials with return legs.

Hurricane Harvey Updates

Elementum

Tropical Storm Harvey has forced UPS, FedEx and the United States Postal Service to cease delivery to major swaths of Texas and Louisiana, posing disruptions in the medical, food and packaging industries.

Omnichannel is another Word for Complexity

Enterra Insights

“117 such facilities were built across the United States from 2010 to 2016 for a total of 141.2 David Egan, head of industrial and logistics research in the Americas for the CBRE Group, told Burnson, “These mega-facilities serve as the backbone of retailers’ fulfillment networks, distributing goods across multi-state regions. And also, how much and where the optimal inventory should go so we can satisfy that customer’s needs wherever she wants to shop.”[5]

What to Do Now Before the Panama Canal Expands

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Shippers in Columbus, OH, will be in the battleground region of the United States, with ports on the East and West Coasts vying for their business. First, more inventory would be in transit at any given time. The Panama Canal expands in 2016. What will it mean for U.S. logistics?

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.

The Future of IoT in Manufacturing

BluJay Solutions

The Current State of IoT in Manufacturing. IoT to Protect Against Cargo Theft. Stolen cargo remains to be an issue in the United States. The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly moving beyond being just a trendy, hyped technology to reality.

Countdown to Black Friday: Shoppers are Ready. Are You?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Post 2: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft? Air cargo adds efficiency and flexibility to your supply chain and better equips you to quickly replenish inventory as consumers sweep through aisles or fill their online shopping carts.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

And here’s to hoping that 2018 results in even more significant advancements in the state of warehousing and transportation technology. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2014 : hybrid DCs, 3-D prototypes, location-based inventory system, and more.

This Week in Logistics News (December 31, 2018 – January 4, 2019)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon serves up 1 billion items through Prime over holidays (The Mercury News) Swamped With Inventory, U.S. Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a fun and relaxing holiday.

What’s Your Plan if There’s a West Coast Port Strike?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Communicate with the destination distribution centers and warehouses to ensure they have the ability to plan and receive the additional inventory. Montreal uses both the CN and Canadian Pacific Railroad (CP) and is a better, more viable option for Inland Port Intermodal (IPI) cargo.

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

One manifestation of this problem is that multiple ports on the east coast are deepening their approach channels in order to attract bigger cargo ships. Imagine the chaos that would ensue if every state in the US had its own air traffic regulations or currencies, for instance.

Tesla and the Future of the Trucking Industry

Elementum

The Semi, set to be unveiled in 2017, is a large electric-powered, long-haul trucking vehicle that Musk says will “deliver a substantial reduction in the cost of cargo transport, while increasing safety and making it really fun to operate.”.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

Hanjin affected United States a lot more, the bankruptcy of Hanjin affected the United States a lot more than it affected the rest of the world. So today and yesterday, there was not enough capacity, cargo was rolled, prices spiked. Why does your cargo get rolled?

Transpacific Air and Ocean Shipping Space Is Already Tight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

And, certainly, some shippers have already started repositioning their inventory in case the tariffs actually happen. Since July, air freight pricing has increased between China and the United States. Load factors—the amount of air cargo space that is already being used—run in the middle- to hi. Nippon Cargo Airlines is a significant carrier on the Transpacific Eastbound, and questions surfaced earlier this year about its plane maintenance.

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