Freightera Featured in North America Cargo Logistics Conference in Vancouver on Feb 5, 2020

Freightera

Freightera CEO to Open the Cargo Tech Track at the 2020 Cargo Logistics Canada Expo in Vancouver. ” Attendees will be cargo owners, logistics providers, multimodal transportation providers, brokers, agents, and government representatives. .

American Airlines deploys new cargo platform

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IBS Software's iCargo platform has been deployed by American Airlines Cargo, with AA saying in a press release that this will help “To overhaul legacy infrastructure and provide a single, digital platform to modernize its business and deliver enhanced customer experience.”.

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AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires UK-based freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo

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Supply chain solutions leader AIT Worldwide Logistics announced the expansion of its global footprint with the acquisition of ConneXion World Cargo, a freight forwarder headquartered in London with five additional locations in Asia, Europe and North America. He said, "AIT has many customers in the UK with consistently high cargo volume and the company's aspiration to expand there has intensified in recent years.

Southwest Airlines Cargo Now Shipping Internationally, Beginning With Mexico

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Cargo is expanding internationally in its shipping operations, with Mexico City the first port of call and further routes planned shortly. Our Teams have been hard at work getting ready for this historic milestone, and now we're set to take our award-winning Cargo services to places we've never been able to reach before," said Matt Buckley, Southwest's Vice President of Cargo and Charters. "We Southwest Airlines Co.

This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Powerloop, new venture from Uber, offers trailer pooling platform (CCJ). project44 and GateHouse Logistics Announce Exclusive Partnership.

Logistics Trends Part 2

BluJay Solutions

Global manufacturers have found ways in which to flex their supply chains to utilize lower cost sea freight rather than more expensive air cargo. Even higher value producers, such as consumer electronics companies, have adopted sea freight strategies, although air cargo uplift is often employed to meet the global demands of new product releases. The post Logistics Trends Part 2 appeared first on Kewill Inc. First Trend: Yield Dilution.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

North America Market. 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. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

Top 12 logistics influencers on Twitter

DELMIA Quintiq

Finding logistics people to follow on Twitter is easy. Simply key in “logistics” and voila: You’re given a long list of individuals whose profiles contain these words. Finding the right logistics people worth following however is a daunting exercise, especially if you don’t know who to look for. We’ve put together a list of logistics influencers worth following, most of whom we’ve had the pleasure of engaging with. Morai Logistics. Logistics Viewpoints.

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

Talking Logistics

As was confirmed for me yet again this week at a conference, the most utilized supply chain and logistics application, the reigning champ of them all, is the Excel spreadsheet. XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter Earnings 2013. Choice Logistics Opens Service Parts Distribution Center in Dubai Free Trade Zone. Robinson and XPO Logistics both announced Q3 2013 financial results this week. XPO Logistics continued its rapid growth, reporting a 173.3

Collaborative Logistics’ Role in the Emergence of the Physical Internet

Material Handling and Logistics

Imagine moving cargo across continents as smoothly as computers process data. He says, “I believe that collaborative logistics platforms demonstrate and validate the need for the physical Internet. The Alliance for Logistics Integration through Collaboration in Europe (ALICE), a platform funded by the European Community, shares this view. Key infrastructure such as “fully operating open logistics networks,” however, won’t be fully functional until at least the 2040s.

Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

This shows that trade is re-balancing – with obvious consequences to shipping lines, air cargo carriers and freight forwarders. In North America this is usually Mexico and in Europe, this could be North Africa. By this I mean the development of consumer markets in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The post Logistics Trends Part 3 appeared first on Kewill Inc. Blog Logistics Service Providers Supply Chain (software) Transportation Management (TMS

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Menlo Logistics Opening New Multi-client Warehouse in Ladkrabang, Thailand. Kuehne + Nagel inaugurates North America’s regional Integrated Logistics Control Centre in Raleigh, NC, USA. Thirteen Years After 9/11, A New Attempt To Screen 100 Percent of Cargo Containers ( Roll Call ). Note: Grand Junction, Kewill, and MercuryGate are Talking Logistics sponsors. Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week? If so, let’s connect.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. In the digital transformation age, logistics is once again undergoing a major shift. These technologies also contribute to a rise in big data and analytics in the logistics field. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

Tailwind presenting at Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference!

Tailwind

Cargo Logistics Canada is North America’s Multi-modal Supply Chain Expo. It addresses the needs of cargo owners, managers and agents who contract the flow of goods through Canadian supply chains.

This Week in Logistics News (December 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Descartes continues to broaden its footprint in the global trade management space, with two more acquisitions announced this week: e-customs, “a leading provider of electronic security and fiscal customs filing solutions in the UK,” and Pentant, “a leading UK-based Community System Provider (CSP) offering customs connectivity and import/export inventory control solutions for ocean, truck and air cargo.” Robinson, Descartes, and Transplace are Talking Logistics sponsors.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. The ability to real time monitor the status of goods requires a combination of container based technology, back-end business applications and an extended network of logistics fulfillment partners. That was the message of a panel of experts on perishables shipping Wednesday at the AirCargo Americas Conference in Miami. There are generally imbalances in the Americas between northbound and southbound movements.

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2019 – The Year of Amazon Air

Logistics Trends and Insights

In what was an overall dismal global air cargo market, I’m declaring 2019 the year of Amazon Air. Amazon’s air cargo group literally took off as the overall company went from 2-day free delivery for Prime members to next-day free deliveries for its members.

This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Anyway, I’m on borrowed time again this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Kewill and LeanLogistics Rebrand as BluJay Solutions, Unveil World’s First Global Trade Network. CX North America Integrates Its Freight Collaboration Platform With Active Aero Group’s Technology. It’s snowing outside. My boys have their first baseball games in two weeks. What’s wrong with this picture?

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

In particular China and India, with annual economic growth rates many multiples ahead of North America and Europe. According to a recent study with particular focus on logistics, logistics services providers are beginning to expand their strategic geographic focus (source: Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2013). They have good transport and trade links not only with the BRIC countries, but with North America and the EU.

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Why Now is the Time to Choose LCL Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Less than container load (LCL) shipping is rapidly becoming a go-to service option for businesses seeking help in a complex global logistics industry. If you’re like many other organizations around the world, you’re trying to adjust how your business operates and adjust for logistics at the same time. While many first think of LCL shipping as a service between Asia and North America, with the right provider, businesses in Europe can also benefit from strategic LCL shipping.

FedEx further distances itself from Amazon with end of ground delivery contract

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Primary Event: 21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: Contract not to be renewed and follows on from termination of air cargo contract with the online e-commerce giant Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Logistics 3PL Region: North America Publish as a report

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

Capgemini Consulting, the global strategy and transformation consulting brand of the Capgemini Group, in cooperation with Penn State University, leadership advisory firm, Heidrick & Struggles and global logistics provider, Panalpina, today announced the findings of the 16th Annual Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Study, examining the global market for outsourced logistics. Dan Albright, Vice President and North American Supply Chain Leader at Capgemini Consulting.

Overcoming Automotive Logistics Challenges – Part II

Supply Chain Nation

Supply Chain Nation recently sat down with Automotive Logistics Group Publisher, Louis Yiakoumi, about the hot topics in this industry. But you logistics guys, you’re doing a terrible job because your logistics costs have gone up by half a million dollars.” And the logistics guys would say, “Yeah, but you’re buying everything from India, so the logistics costs have gone up.” They’re factoring in, as much as they can, the logistics and supply chain costs.

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

Talking Logistics

America’s truckmakers run into soft patch ( Financial Times ). Signs of Stabilization as Air Cargo Grows in January ( IATA ). But here’s the part that caught my attention: according to the press release, the company has “more than 164,000 parties connected to the Logistics Technology Platform exchanging more than 4.5 Note: 3Gtms, Descartes, and Ryder are Logistics Viewpoints sponsors).

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. Belk experienced substantial growth in its e-commerce business in 2011 and 2012, leading to the expansion of its original North Carolina fulfillment center plus the opening of an additional 515,000 square foot fulfillment center in South Carolina.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

CH Robinson Logistics

In other words, small carriers own most of the available capacity in North America. Leveraging the capacity of small carriers requires aggregating their service, which can be a challenge without the right logistics provider to help. According to Boeing , world air cargo traffic is predicted to more than double from 2015-2035, with an average growth of 4.2% Carriers Logistics Supply Chain Carrier

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S. Content Summary: Kentucky ranks 3rd in the nation in total air cargo shipments. by cargo. North Dakota.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Introduction.

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The Benefits of IoT And Real Time Actionable Data

Gravity Supply Chain

When data only gets fed back along the cargo’s journey from certain checkpoints throughout the critical path, it is near to impossible for businesses to know: the geographical location of goods in transit. overall environmental/health status of cargo.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

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Unemployment Rate: The unemployment rate in America remained at 5.0% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. billion of cargo, decreasing 1.13% from October 2015 and the lowest level since June 2011. MARKET: .

Don’t Get Caught Off-Guard: Preparing for July 2016 SOLAS Shipper Mandates

Talking Logistics

Shippers, beneficial cargo owners or non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) are responsible for verifying weights. This is essential for carriers and logistics providers, who operate key components of the enterprise supply chain. She has over two decades of sales, marketing and operations experience in the container shipping and logistics industries.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

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Unemployment Rate: The unemployment rate in America remained at 4.9% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.6% billion of cargo, decreasing 3.3% Source: Inbound Logistics). one of the largest privately held transportation services companies in North America, and the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority are developing a 2,700-acre tract near Rincon, Georgia. Source: Inbound Logistics) . MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

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How to Make Sure That Your Global TMS Is Truly Global

TMC

Depending on your logistics needs and available resources, you might opt for a managed model or self-service TMS model. For instance, a managed model might align with the organization’s strategy in North America, but a self-service model is a better choice for the company’s operation in Europe. For example, the provider should be able to begin an implementation in Asia or Europe, if that is your strategy, before connecting to North America for a global implementation.