How to Keep Your Multimodal Transport Operators on Track

Roambee

The balance of power is shifting in the shipping industry — customers are no longer at the mercy of the shipper. Multiple modes of transportation, several freight forwarders, and a complete loss of visibility and control after the first mile — these are some of the multimodal shipment tracking challenges that customers can now tackle head-on thanks to revolutionary solutions in the IoT-enabled supply chain tracking space.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

From a manufacturing perspective, logistics management software facilitates effective planning of the supply chain itself and implementation of the final delivery to the end consumers. The role of logistics management software here is to create a viable solution that can help manufacturers easily manage the flow of things for better accuracy, to ensure that the right product reaches the right person at the right place and time. Complexity in deriving logistics analytics.

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Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Manufacturers usually define supply chain costs using the total cost of ownership. Most manufacturers aim at creating the most optimum supply chain for their organizations. However, at times they lack the complete information they need to reach that goal. The first step in calculating total supply chain costs is to create the right context and an accurate format that can consolidate all cost factors. Role of Artificial Intelligence in reducing supply chain costs.

Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Manufacturers usually define supply chain costs using the total cost of ownership. Most manufacturers aim at creating the most optimum supply chain for their organizations. However, at times they lack the complete information they need to reach that goal. The first step in calculating total supply chain costs is to create the right context and an accurate format that can consolidate all cost factors. Role of Artificial Intelligence in reducing supply chain costs.

Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Manufacturers usually define supply chain costs using the total cost of ownership. Most manufacturers aim at creating the most optimum supply chain for their organizations. However, at times they lack the complete information they need to reach that goal. The first step in calculating total supply chain costs is to create the right context and an accurate format that can consolidate all cost factors. Role of Artificial Intelligence in reducing supply chain costs.

3PL Basics: An Introduction to 3rd Party Logistics with Roberto Cadena

The Logistics of Logistics

Prior to the founding of Lean, Robert was the Founder and CEO of Chain Express, Corp, a full-service transportation brokerage specializing in LTL, volume, and truckload transportation. Robert earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Florida International University. Air Cargo.

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

Cerasis

E-commerce is growing faster than ever, and more consumers are leveraging online platforms in making purchasing decisions. In fact, two-thirds of consumer shopping journeys include internet research, reports McKinsey & Company , as well as word-of-mouth recommendations and past experiences. According to Supply Chain 24/7 , e-commerce is on track to become the dominating force in all sales. How Surface Mode Shippers Can Compete in E-Commerce Logistics.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. One visionary, Malcom McLean , features prominently in the industry’s development. Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages. Did You Know That … It wasn’t just about freight.

What are the main 3PL Services?

The Logistics of Logistics

He just didn’t know which functions were actually considered logistics. We have the same problem in the 3PL business. These firms facilitate the movement of parts and materials from suppliers to manufacturers, and finished products from manufacturers to distributors and retailers. Just-in-Time (JIT). Air Cargo. Admiral E.

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What are the main 3PL Services?

The Logistics of Logistics

He just didn’t know which functions were actually considered logistics. We have the same problem in the 3PL business. These firms facilitate the movement of parts and materials from suppliers to manufacturers, and finished products from manufacturers to distributors and retailers. Just-in-Time (JIT). Air Cargo. Admiral E.

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The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Now is the time to utilize all modes of transportation in the most efficient way possible. Investment in rail infrastructure. As early as 2008, multinational companies began experiencing rising labor costs in China’s coastal provinces. Working in close cooperation with the government of two Chinese provinces, Sichuan and Chongqing, these companies moved manufacturing facilities to inland China. The result is faster transit timesIn fact, C.H.

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What comes after the air freight capacity crunch?

EFT

Passenger aircraft pre-Covid supplied 50% of global airfreight capacity in the ‘bellyhold” space under the passenger deck, nestling alongside baggage. Airfreight, both passenger bellyhold and pure freighters, accounted for 35% of international trade by value and 1% by volume, carrying high value, time sensitive cargo, including fresh fruits, vegetables, life-saving pharmaceuticals, automotive parts and smart phones. tonnes in 2019.

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Understanding Supply Chain Management

SupplyPike

In terms of cost-effectiveness, estimates show that businesses with extended global supply chains have between 80% and 90% of their costs involved in their supply chains. With rising consumer demand, retailers are under pressure to stock the merchandise in demand or lose consumers to another who can fulfill the same demand. In the case of online shopping, consumers expect excellent service, on-time supply, and convenient return procedures for unacceptable items.

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Global Trends in Digital Supply Chain - 2018 Review

Abivin

At the same time, companies are putting more effort in the environment aspect and sustainability of the supply chain. With the end of 2018 approaching, let’s look back with Abivin at some of the most prominent trends in supply chain management. In each stage, there is a huge number of different processes, which requires numerous machines, labors, etc. Avoid big data overload: No one can deny the importance of big data in modern business landscape.

Top Logistics Terms to Know—A Supply Chain Glossary

Zipline Logistics

We will define some of the most prevalent in transportation for those of you who have ever found yourself confused by the terminology. Agile — The concept of having a flexible supply chain that allows for quick order fulfillment with short lead times and varying volume. ATA — Actual time of arrival. ATD — Actual time of departure. Audit — In logistics, an audit refers to the process of examining, adjusting, and verifying freight bills for accuracy.

Five Technology Patents that Changed the Supply Chain

Freightos

in 2013, rising costs are pushing for more efficiency, whether by cutting operating costs with improved technology. Sick of the how long it took to prototype plastic objects, Charles Hull came up with 3D printing in the earlier 80s. At the time it was called a much less sexy “stereolithography.” ” Today, almost 20% of manufacturers and retailers use 3D printing in some way, shape or form. Everything at the right time and in the right place.

Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

Elementum

The move may be risky, but the mega retailer’s play may also be indicative of an emerging trend in North American maritime freight. Before the mega-retailer started shipping goods through Lazaro Cardenas, the KCS had fallen on hard times. The ultimate goal of the project is to create a more attractive, comprehensive, and integrated supply and value chain for foreign manufacturers and importers. West Coast ports and an increase in interest from companies like Walmart.

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What is Cross-Docking? An Introduction For Wholesalers and Distributors.

EMERGE App

In today’s Internet-fuelled world, speed to market is critical for both online retailers and brick-and-mortar stores. So optimizing your supply chain and squeezing every bit out of it is important in getting a competitive advantage over other retailers. It’s best to think of cross-docking as the Just-In-Time of shipping. And it all takes place in a distribution docking terminal with trucks, docks, and floor space. Manufacturing Cross Docking.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Although our core focus is not on freight forwarding services, we still love to connect the community to providers and technology of value to shippers who are in the pursuit of efficiencies and resource reduction in order to remain competitive. In the top portion, you'll see a more text/icon layout. Below, you can also view the history of shipping containers in one infographic. Mr. Gladwell cites Malcolm McLean in the book " David and Goliath.".

Coming Soon: Increased Trade Efficiency at the United States-Mexico Border

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In an aim to increase cross border trade efficiency along the U.S. Details of the legislation are to be finalized in August and should help boost an already healthy trade relationship with the United States. ports of entry in Texas and California should see the most immediate effects of the new law, with more efficient cross-border transit times as a direct result of pre-clearing cargo through U.S.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020

Transplace

Last week, we provided an update on what we are seeing, best practices that you can incorporate in your business in response to the COVID-19 crisis, and information on how Transplace can help you navigate one of the most unique challenges of our lifetime. We are pleased to continue to provide you with this latest insight, as well as updates as near real time as appropriate. at this time. Constraints are developing in multiple areas. GDP in Q2 2020.