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

The Logistics of Logistics

3PL Basics: An Introduction to 3rd Party Logistics with Roberto Cadena. Robert Cadena and Joe Lynch provide an introduction to 3rd party logistics. 3rd party logistics services include 5 major categories: 1.) Logistics 4.) About Lean Staffing Solutions. Logistics 3.)

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EV Cargo’s Downton Looks To Future Growth As EV Cargo Logistics

EV Cargo Technology

CM Downton, the award-winning distribution business built on family values, is set to enter an exciting new chapter in its distinguished history by rebranding to EV Cargo Logistics. becoming part of EV Cargo later that year.

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How This Pharma Giant Beat its Theft and Overstocking Challenges with OTIF

Roambee

A pharma giant recently overcame its supply chain security challenges and optimized their logistics using the power of real-time logistics visibility.

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Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

The Experts’ Choice of the 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. Experts’ Choice: Supply Chain and Logistics Email Newsletters. This is the experts’ selection – but if we had to choose just one, our go-to read is the fast-rising WSJ Daily Logistics Report. Ti Logistics Briefing.

Air Cargo’s Digital Lag And The Airlines Fixing It

Freightos

It’s hardly news that cargo airline digitalization lags. One explanation for the lag is the relative influence of cargo businesses to the airline’s passenger business. Since the cargo division typically makes up just 9% of airline revenues , they are often overlooked for much-needed capital investment. But Chris Bohn, Product Owner Quote & Book at Air France KLM Martinair Cargo, sees a change. Freight Insights General Logistics Technology

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10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books. All those books would weigh 49,000 kilograms – half the cargo mass of a Boeing 747-200F. But we got it down to ten logistics and supply chain books you’ll actually want to read. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks.

#1 Way to Save on Global Forwarding

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Look at ocean cargo consolidation (less than container load, or LCL). The third party logistics (3PL) provider you choose with LCL capabilities will combine complementary freight from multiple shippers into a single container. The process of cargo consolidation results in better freight rates for you, and better cargo security measures. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Cargo Consolidation Cost Savings

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

Cerasis

By 2020, the value of B2B e-commerce will surpass $1 trillion, and manufacturers, distributors, retailers, reverse logistics managers, third-party freight brokers and logistics services providers are working to keep up with the trend. E-Commerce Is Spurring Record Growth in Logistics E-commerce has made it impossible to meet the status quo with traditional technologies, and still, some shippers have not yet implemented e-commerce and TMS solutions.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy. Globally, the company ranks 3rd in air and ocean freight, and ranks 5th for international contract logistics.

Boom Time for the Shared Economy within Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

In logistics and supply chain management, however, transport and warehousing are the most significant sharing processes thanks to a welter of economic benefits for all parties—and the trend is accelerating despite the dampening effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. Leaning on AI Technology.

‘Stuck in the Middle with You’ – Atlas’ Earnings, Pilot Concerns and More

Logistics Trends and Insights

It’s hard being the middle guy but add in the highly volatile air cargo business it’s even more difficult. The company is a cargo airline, passenger charter airline, and an aircraft lessor. government, Nippon Express, SF Express, Asiana Cargo, DHL, UPS, and Amazon. As it grows its own logistics network, it expects its logistics partners to follow and often at rates that may not be financially agreeable to its logistics partners. Air Cargo Amazon Atlas

[INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics

Cerasis

Practical Applications: Using AI Technologies to Maximize & Compliment Logistics Resources. Hong Kong: Logistics. Using a sophisticated set of AI rules and constraints, such as priority, cargo type, flight schedules, pick-up schedules and resource capabilities, resource assignments are made automatically to handle and process each container within each arriving/departing cargo aircraft. " Infographics Logistics Technology AI technologies

Terrorism and Supply Chain: A Growing Threat of Supply Chain Terrorism

Cerasis

Munters Lean Manager Marcelo Simiao weighed in on how he believes businesses can prepare themselves in the event of an attack: From the point of view of the supply chain, the consequences of a terrorist act on places such as airports, ports, and railroads are not much different from the ones caused by natural disasters. If an airport is closed, it is important to be the first one to know and the first one trying to move the cargo through alternate routes/intermodal.”.

Three Questions: Your Key to Saving in Global Forwarding

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Look at ocean cargo consolidation (less than container load, or LCL). The third party logistics (3PL) provider you choose with LCL capabilities will combine complementary freight from multiple shippers into a single container. The process of cargo consolidation results in better freight rates for you, and better cargo security measures. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Freight Consolidation Ocean Freight Logistics

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

However, commonly used KPIs used by supply chain executives are usually focused on logistics performance (e.g., That said, implementing Lean concepts would undoubtedly be part of that strategy, for example, - Lean Warehousing : Many firms (both retailers and manufacturers) are now aggressively rolling out Lean in their warehouse operations. It is safe to say that if a warehouse operation is not implementing Lean, it is falling behind its competition.

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New SOLAS Container Weight Requirements a Hefty Concern

BluJay Solutions

In just six weeks, new maritime regulations aimed at making cargo ships safer are going to also make major waves for global shippers. American Shipper suggests that shippers “lean on technology … to help with the submission process.”. Blog Carriers Freight Forwarders Logistics Service Providers freight forwarder freight forwarding freight forwarding software global supply chain ocean shipping SOLAS

New SOLAS Container Weight Requirements a Hefty Concern

BluJay Solutions

In just six weeks, new maritime regulations aimed at making cargo ships safer are going to also make major waves for global shippers. American Shipper suggests that shippers “lean on technology … to help with the submission process.”. Blog Carriers Freight Forwarders Logistics Service Providers freight forwarder freight forwarding freight forwarding software global supply chain ocean shipping SOLAS

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

There are two things Boeing and Airbus have in common, utilization of lean manufacturing system and strategic sourcing concept. Zara also works with Air France, KLM Cargo and Emirates Air in order that they can coordinate directly with the airlines to make the outbound shipments to its stores and bring back some raw materials and semi-finished materials with return legs. Cost of inbound logistics is not taken into account.

2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

Cerasis

We kick off today a month-long focus on trends in the following categories: Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management. Freight/Container Loading: Augmented reality could replace the need for a physical cargo list and load instructions. 2016 Supply Chain Trend #5: Agile = The New Lean. The fundamentals of the Lean Supply Chain are still valuable, but there is a shift to Agile?

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Five Technology Patents that Changed the Supply Chain

Freightos

The Ultimate Logistic and Supply Chain Patent Short List: 3D Printing. Prior to the container, general cargo was a general mess, requiring a veritable Tetris game every time a ship was loaded. This set the stage for Lean Manufacturing and the Just-In-Time supply chain. Freight is changing. Routes are changing. East-West global trade is on the decline, being replaced by more complicated trade networks that merge seamlessly between developing and developed countries.

Webinar: The Servitization Revolution in Industrial Manufacturing

Material Handling and Logistics

Involved in the logistics and transportation industry for 40 years, Reg Kenney is President of DHL’s Global E&M Sector and Head of DHL’s Customer Solutions & Innovation, Americas Region, based in Plantation, Florida. Roles prior to this included Executive VP, DHL Global Customer Solutions, Americas Region and – with Air Canada Cargo for 20 years – a variety of executive-level assignments including Director of Sales, GM of Western North America, and GM of System Operations.

Chain of Custody: The source of control in global supply chains? – IoT Beyond the Buzz

Global Trade Management

You may find multiple definitions of a chain of custody by governments, associations, agencies, logistics service providers, shippers. The logistics industry is slowly being transformed to the point when the utilization of the electronic data environment will become the norm in the industry and the additional technological advancements in IoT technology will enable the integration of complete cargo supply. Chain of custody is a term often thrown around as a buzzword.

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Kewill Introduces SOLAS-Compliant Freight Forwarding Solution by Integrating INTTRA eVGM Service

BluJay Solutions

The tight integration between our products will allow companies to simplify and streamline their ocean shipments, which will lower operational costs and guarantee that their cargo gets to where it needs to go on time.”. Lean on technology, whether via the booking portals or systems offered by logistics providers, to help the submission process.”. Companies team up to deliver real-time digital transmission of VGM data to carriers.

24 supply chain experts & business leaders reveal the #1 challenge of supply chain management (and how to solve it)

6 River Systems

These companies are moving operations over to lower-income countries or where they pay far less for labor and shelve taxes as well as logistic costs for raw materials. One great way to do this is by leveraging the services of an efficient logistics software development company. It can also solve problems with warehouse logistics by predicting how much product should be shipped, where it should be shipped to and when it should be shipped.

Kewill Introduces SOLAS-Compliant Freight Forwarding Solution by Integrating INTTRA eVGM Service

BluJay Solutions

The tight integration between our products will allow companies to simplify and streamline their ocean shipments, which will lower operational costs and guarantee that their cargo gets to where it needs to go on time.”. Lean on technology, whether via the booking portals or systems offered by logistics providers, to help the submission process.”. Companies team up to deliver real-time digital transmission of VGM data to carriers.

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The LCC is now of course a standard logistics practice today. The result was terribly inefficient handling on both sides of the equation, poor space utilization on the cargo ships, freight damage, and high logistics costs. Enter Malcom McLean, legendary logistics entrepreneur and visionary who invented the standard steel shipping container first implemented in 1956 at the port of New Jersey. First Thoughts. By Dan Gilmore – Editor-in-Chief. April 23, 2015.

5 Advantages of Shipping LTL Freight

Aborn and Co.

Not only does this allow for a lean process flow within your warehouse, but it also allows the consignee to purchase in shorter cycles while reducing their own inventory. below or simply search "Consulting Logistics" on your favorite podcast player of choice Normal. false. false. false.

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This Week in Logistics News (May 2-6, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Another busy week, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention, headlined by a major acquisition in the transportation management systems (TMS) market: Kewill Announces Acquisition of LeanLogistics. Amazon partners with Atlas Air Worldwide for cargo services (MarketWatch). Amazon expands European logistics role with continent-wide 3PL service (Lloyd’s Loading List). XPO Logistics Announces First Quarter 2016 Results.