Alliances, Carriers and Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

However, today the container business seems to be more logistical than purely shipping. 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. But, providing cheap container carriage from A-to-B is no longer sufficient; one needs to be an integrated logistic provider to survive profitably. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping

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and is transported to the nearest cargo-shipping airport. Memphis: The Super Hub. Interestingly enough, the biggest hub in the United States is Memphis, Tennessee. So much so that Memphis is home to the second busiest airport in the world, second only to Hong Kong. This is due largely to the fact that FedEx has set up shop for their super hub in Memphis. So, why Memphis, with a population of 650,000? BlueGrace Logistics investigates how it works.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 25 – March 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

So, while I plot my next move, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. Robinson Acquires The Space Cargo Group to Expand Global Presence Transplace Partners with Noodle.ai The post This Week in Logistics News (February 25 – March 1, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. I’m driving around with one headlight.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

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Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. FedEx set out to become a global logistics player as a full-service freight operator.

East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In fact, the battleground on which ports compete for customers will likely expand and move several hundred miles west, toward Chicago and Memphis. They serve regional markets and are unlikely to receive large volumes of cargo headed to the battleground region. Robinson, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map. Global Transportation Logistics Panama Canal Ports Shippers

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

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When you consider locations for logistics facilities, you might first think of the cities with the biggest ports or the most warehouse properties and transportation options, like New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. Or, you might think of Louisville and Memphis, where UPS and FedEx have their largest shipping hubs.

East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In fact, the battleground on which ports compete for customers will likely expand and move several hundred miles west, toward Chicago and Memphis. They serve regional markets and are unlikely to receive large volumes of cargo headed to the battleground region. Robinson, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map. Global Transportation Logistics Panama Canal Ports ShippersEast and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S.

FedEx – Despite the Lipstick Attempt, A Disappointing Earnings Report

Logistics Trends and Insights

The Domestic View from Dean Maciuba, Director of Consulting Services for Logistics Trends & Insights : While FedEx is primarily blaming poor international growth and global trade friction for their lousy Q1 earnings report, it’s the domestic performance that’s most disappointing for me, especially with a strong economy here at home. As a logistics/transportation provider, you simply cannot just sit and wait in situations like this.