Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

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. Savannah / Brunswick are predicting import cargo decrease by 40% in March and April from 2019 levels.

Three Ways Government Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

TMC

Combat cargo theft. IoT technology can be a boon for cargo thieves who use it to locate and target loads. Governments should enforce strict penalties for cargo theft, and give law enforcement units the resources they need to combat cargo criminals. This post is credited to Jordan Kass. The Internet of Things (IoT) is rewiring supply chains, yet we are only at the beginning of this journey.

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30 Supply Chain Leaders Under 30—Class of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Jordan Haller, ExxonMobil. Content Summary: Jordan Haller, age 28, is a procurement supervisor with ExxonMobil. Content Summary: Lauren Sylvester, age 29, is manager, cargo air acquisitions, with the U.S. An up-close look at the the young people who embody the best traits of the new Supply Chain Generation. While the ratio of male-to-female managers in the supply chain field has hovered around 9:1 for an uncomfortably long time, that trend may slowly but finally be changing.

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

Talking Logistics

Here are some details from the press release: Opened on July 1st, the new distribution center in JAFZA serves a region encompassing a 2000-mile radius around Dubai, including countries in the midst of building their technology and communication infrastructures such as Pakistan, Kuwait, Jordan, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics.

Supply Chain IoT Unlocks Efficiency and Transparency

TMC

A key application area I described in my last IoT post was the use of sensors on trucks to track the status of perishable cargos. Last week, Jordan Kass discussed the future of “smart logistics” platforms creating a new era of supply chain control, visibility, and responsiveness.

Supply Chain IoT Unlocks Efficiency and Transparency

TMC

A key application area I described in my last IoT post was the use of sensors on trucks to track the status of perishable cargos. Last week, Jordan Kass discussed the future of “smart logistics” platforms creating a new era of supply chain control, visibility, and responsiveness.