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Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. With container ships jumping from 5,000 TEU Panamax to 23,000 TEU Mega jumbos, carriers need huge amounts of cargo to fill these ships – and that’s only possible with cooperative vessel-sharing agreements. MSC’s Medlog says it’s the world’s geographically widest logistics and supply chain provider, with a presence in 60+ countries, including multiple container terminals. appeared first on Supply Chain Game Changer™.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Speaking of learning, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Will Truckers Trade Futures? For Power Tools Sold In Iran. are set to launch on Friday [March 29, 2019], testing whether an old-school industry will embrace a new financial tool designed to protect cargo haulers and shippers against swings in freight rates.” The Volkswagen Industrial Cloud: A Manufacturing-Centric Supply Chain Operating Network.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Supply chain industry executives are split sharply about how Mexico will fare if it is able to agree with the United States and Canada on terms to update the North American Free Trade Agreement. . The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors.

Freight Rates News December 2015

Freightos

Check out our roundup of nearly 100 digital logistics/supply chain sources. First up, no surprises, China slowdown and depressed commodity prices, then the lifting of sanctions on Iran. OUR TAKE A tonic for the (following) Carriers & Cargo section. CARRIER & CARGO: CHOPPY SEAS AHEAD FOR CARRIERS. Freight Rates News. Freight and logistics trends that rate in the news. DECEMBER 2015. We summarize key monthly trends in six sections.

The need to know

EFT

Japan wants manufacturing back from China, but breaking up supply chains is hard to do. sanctions imposed on Iran’s shipping network took effect on Monday, months after they were announced in December following accusations of supporting proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Barely three months ago, Serge Dumas had one problem: how to keep up with record demand for the metal fasteners and bolts his small aerospace supply firm manufactures just north of Toulouse.

China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

The huge build-up of containers at China’s docks has created a major ocean freight imbalance, with a shortage of cargo in US and European ports and a shortfall in boxes needed by Western exporters to ship products to other parts of the world. Belly space in passenger airliners, already in short supply, has been drastically constrained by restrictions on flights into and out of China, which came into effect on March 29.

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10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

Expect drones, robotics, augmented reality to impact lower down the supply chain. Iran’s sanction removal, agreement on the Pacific Trade Deal ). Rumors are flying of an Amazon air cargo operation. But most of this is happening at other points along the supply chain. 10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. There’s been several great predictions for logistics in 2016.

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

Expect drones, robotics, augmented reality to impact lower down the supply chain. Iran’s sanction removal, agreement on the Pacific Trade Deal ). Rumors are flying of an Amazon air cargo operation. But most of this is happening at other points along the supply chain. 10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. There’s been several great predictions for logistics in 2016.