This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Latest Versions of SAP® Transportation Management, SAP Extended Warehouse Management and SAP Event Management Now Available. Ports See Costly Delays as Cargo Ships, Volumes Grow (WSJ – sub. US Navy to accompany US-flagged ships in Persian Gulf after Iran seizes vessel (Fox News). Shippers can define item-level details including warehouse locations and constraints, profiles, groupings, packaging hierarchies and loading factors.

The need to know


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. Water levels on the Rhine in Germany have risen after rain in the past week but are still too shallow for cargo vessels to sail fully loaded on northern sections of the river, traders said on Monday. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

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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. Medlog offers warehousing, trucking, locomotives, and barges, while Maersk/Damco is working to transform itself into an integrated logistics provider. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Common Mistakes in Importing and Exporting! Infographic).

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