Technology Fuels Freight Logistics: Jeff Tucker in Wall Street Journal

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Jeff Tucker 's guest column in yesterday's Wall Street Journal pointed to the pivotal role of technology, including DAT Load Boards , in freight logistics today. Jeff also highlighted the contribution of freight brokers to the efficient movement of cargo.

The Battle for Air Cargo Space

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The battle for air cargo space. The growing need to support rapid delivery is driving greater demand for air cargo shipments, reports The Wall Street Journal. The post The Battle for Air Cargo Space appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog.

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The Battle for Air Cargo Space

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This week: how expectations for rapid delivery are driving competition in the air cargo space; the growing driver shortage in the trucking industry; how in-store mobility could help boost retail sales; the startup business behind reducing food waste; and how the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact the supply chain. The battle for air cargo space. The growing need to support rapid delivery is driving greater demand for air cargo shipments, reports The Wall Street Journal.

This Week in Logistics News (August 3-7, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Cargo Chief Cracks the Code on Transportation Capacity. For example, there’s Cargo Chief , which issued a press release this week on how it is “cracking the code on transportation capacity.”

The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar Coat the Real Issue

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2018, the Journal of Commerce reports that a container will have 22,000 to 24,000 twenty-foot containers in 2018. Uncategorized cargo global trade inventory ports supply chain visibility

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

Talking Logistics

Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters). When an order comes in, the bots will drive themselves to collect their cargo, store it in their holds (which can take about two shopping bags’ worth of stuff), then trundle on to their destinations.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (November 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

I wrote those words in March 2014 in response to a great in-depth article in the Wall Street Journal about Oracle Team USA’s incredible come-from-behind victory in The America’s Cup.

"Surprises and disruptions are the name of the game in global supply chains"

Global Trade Management

arviem's real-time cargo monitoring services can provide that greater visibility. The arviem services allow among other benefits the independent calculation of the estimated time of arrival (ETA) as well as anytime visibility of the actual position of all cargo in transit. With a very user friendly arviem dashboard, shippers will not be faced with the challenges described by Mike Simon: "Where is my cargo? When can I expect my cargo?

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Put Port Resilience on the Risk Management Map

Supply Chain @ MIT

In addition, the way cargo handling facilities are owned and governed, and port-related investment policies, add to the complexity of a system that is inherently fragmented. Ports in a storm. The economic damage wrought by Hurricane Katrina underscores the vulnerability of US ports.

Air Traffic Control Privatization: Will It Solve Anything?

Supply Chain Brain

Show notes : An article by Michael Baiada in the Journal of Air Traffic Control: “NAS Congestion: Who’s to Blame?” Global Supply Chain Management Regulation and Compliance Air Cargo All Logistics Transportation & Distribution Global Logistics All Technology SC Planning & Optimization Home Page Latest News Home Page SliderProponents of a privatized ATC say the move is necessary to eliminate the delays and congestion that are plaguing airports and traffic lanes across the country.

Ultimate COVID-19 Supply Chain Resource Roundup


Industry news sources like Journal of Commerce , Loadstar and FreightWaves also provide great coverage. If you’re a freight forwarder, you can also get live air cargo updates – both in terms of pricing and actual flight updates – via the free WebCargo Sky.

Lost at Sea


One of the world’s biggest shipping companies, South Korea-based Hanjin Shipping, filed for bankruptcy earlier this month, leaving as much as $14 billion worth of cargo floating and manufacturers uncertain, according to The Wall Street Journal

Will Blockchain Lead the Next Technology Renaissance?

Logistics Trends and Insights

At last year’s Journal of Commerce’s LogTech conference, the definition and how to think about visibility was debated : “Visibility means very different things for shippers, freight forwarders, and carriers.” – Inna Kuznetsova, chief operating officer of 1010data.

Logistics Websites 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

Air Cargo World - Air Cargo – How it Works - Commercial Carrier Journal – Journal of Commerce – Below is a list of useful logistics websites. There is also a list of great logistics blogs and supply chain websites. Logistics Websites. American Shipper – Big Truck TV –

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources


So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. Journal of Commerce (U.S) Air Cargo World. This American based niche news site specialises in air cargo.

Supply Chain Transformation: Not Just Digital, But Physical Too

Talking Logistics

Here are some examples from the past few months: P&G : P&G is undertaking “a multibillion-dollar effort to remake an antiquated and inefficient network of factories, warehouses and offices into a new model that gets goods to stores more quickly,” reported Sharon Terlep in the Wall Street Journal this past February. “P&G Exhibit A is this headline from the Wall Street Journal a couple of weeks ago: “ UPS’s $20 Billion Problem: Operations Stuck in the 20th Century.”

Building Port Resilience

Supply Chain @ MIT , and first published in the August 19th, 2013 issue of the Journal of Commerce. This means that larger operations have the potential to more efficiently utilize cargo handling capacity because they are less likely to be stuck with small pieces of unused terminal space.

This Week in Logistics News (September 26-30, 2016)

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” Uber is not the first company trying to disrupt the trucking and freight brokerage business (see Transfix , Convoy and Cargo Chief ), but it certainly has the most funding and brand recognition, and with Bill Driegert on board, a proven executive who understands the industry.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

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The fallout from Hanjin’s bankruptcy continues, with $14 billion of cargo still stranded at sea. Cargo owners such as consumer products maker Dorel Industries Inc and the U.S.

E-Commerce and TMS: The Role of Transportation Technology for Shippers to Kill It at E-Commerce


Superior customer service and freight management in-house and outsourced services, including managed freight cargo insurance claims and invoice auditing to prevent instances of over- or double-billing.

Let the Holiday Shopping Madness Begin!


Import cargo volume at major retail container ports has been increasing steadily and is on track to meet or surpass last year’s levels. As the Wall Street Journal points out , that could cause big headaches thanks to a potential labor shortage in the industry.

Less-Than-Truckload Technology: Will Machine Learning, AI & Automation Solve Shipping Problems?


Cassidy of the Journal of Commerce , truck capacity is not tight; it is simply hidden from view. Every mile driven without using cargo space is lost money to carriers and shippers alike.

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

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As reported by Alexander Osipovich in the Wall Street Journal , “The first futures tied to the cost of trucking goods across the U.S. “I am playing rugby this semester,” my daughter, a freshman in college, announced a few weeks ago.

The Fashion Supply Chain: Unraveling the Reality


A recent Wall Street Journal article reveals African nations such as Ethiopia may soon be added to that list thanks to their lack of minimum wage regulations. In essence, fairly traded clothing has become its own fashion trend, another topic the Wall Street Journal has recently covered.

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management


More findings on the cloud cargo transportation and warehouse management systems you may discover on the web. Journal rated her articles as "chart-topping storytelling" in the field.

This Week in Logistics News (March 13-17, 2017)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s this week’s supply chain and logistics news: Amazon Plans Air Cargo Service for Chinese Customers (WSJ – sub. Back in January, the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon had begun “handling shipment of goods by ocean to its U.S.

An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Uncharted Waters


These big ships are expected to alter the distribution of cargo between U.S. As the Wall Street Journal [1] reported, Los Angeles port prepared for the docking of the Benjamin Franklin. An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Uncharted Waters.Connect.

Does Transparency Begin with Brands and Retailers?

EV Cargo Technology

In a latest report by Sourcing Journal – 85 percent respondents said transparency is either extremely or very important to their industries’ success. In the same report by Sourcing Journal , when asked who was mainly responsible for improving transparency in supply chain, more than two thirds (78 percent) of those polled put brands at the top of the list, followed by factories (60 percent) and retailers (50 percent). appeared first on EV Cargo Technology.

This Week in Logistics News (June 15-19, 2015)

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As reported in the Wall Street Journal this week: [Amazon] is developing a mobile application that would, in some cases, pay ordinary people, rather than carriers such as United Parcel Service Inc.,

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Omnichannel Logistics Solutions Takes the Supply Chain To The Next Level


However, their use felt some restraint, and most companies used them to track large-scale shipments, such as cargo containers, reports Claire Swedbery of the RFID Journal.

This Week in Logistics News (September 30 – October 4, 2013)

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Robinson Strengthens Anti-Cargo Theft Strategy. Union Rift Poses Test for UPS ( Wall Street Journal ). By providing coordinated incident communications, recovery support, and deterrence measures, CargoNet helps its members prevent cargo theft and improve chances of recovery.

The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt

Talking Logistics

As reported by the BBC: Prosecutors say a Dutch-based trafficking group hid cocaine and heroin among legitimate cargoes, including timber and bananas shipped in containers from South America. The breach allowed hackers to access secure data giving them the location and security details of containers, meaning the traffickers could send in lorry drivers to steal the cargo before the legitimate owner arrived.

Compelling Use Cases for Drones in Today’s Supply Chain


Andy Pasztor reporting for the Wall Street Journal : Recognizing the need for quick action, the FAA earlier this year established separate registration requirements for all drone users. Although the U.S.

China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

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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.

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Four Risk Mitigation Actions for Weathering a Stormy Market


The Wall Street Journal reported that a new joint entity could start operating from April 2018. Deciding whether to ship cargo via the U.S. The 2014-15 West Coast port labor dispute delayed cargo for a protracted period, and the economic cost ran into billions of dollars.