The Great Maersk Shift

Freightos

The following is a 5,000 word exploration of Maersk’s strategic shift to end-to-end logistics services, based on open sources. Maersk would split into two divisions – a Transport & Logistics division, and an energy division. Today, 75 to 80% of cargo arrives on time.

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Autonomous Ships: The Future of Logistics

20Cube Logistics

If this is not flattering, there is Yara Birkeland vessel, a 100% autonomous container ship which is under trial right now but will be in operation by 2020 to move fertilizer and chemicals to Norway from the agricultural industry. It is the first baby steps but with technology, there is no doubt that it will be successful and will pave the way for many such cargo ships to come and operate in the big sea. Higher revenue: Cargo ship revenue depends on the quantity of cargo it carries.

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China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

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. After almost 100 blank sailings in each of January and February, the number of cancellations decreased in March and even fewer are expected in April, according to global logistics company Agility.

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9 Apps in 2 Days: Business App Development Acceleration

AIMMS

In 2003 I moved from the United States to Norway and started to work for Höegh Autoliners. Höegh specializes in rolling cargo and some non-rolling cargo that we carry with roll-trailers. “So We leveraged input from Gartner for companies specializing in optimization and specifically logistics and supply chain. An Interview with Christian Olsen, Head of Business Development at Höegh Autoliners. Christian Olsen.

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How are Christmas Trees Shipped?

Freight Center

Christmas trees are just like every other piece of freight cargo in the world and need to get from A to B the right way. Fun fact: The Christmas tree variety selected for the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in New York City is a Norway Spruce from the village of Florida in Orange County, New York. We’ll maneuver around the confusing turnpike of the logistics industry and guide you every step of the way.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

GEODIS, a third-party logistics provider (3PL), is using exoskeletons to support and protect employees’ backs at its warehouse in Venlo, the Netherlands. A project called ILIAD (Intra-Logistics with Integrated Automatic Deployment) is developing new fleets of autonomous self-optimizing forklift trucks which can operate safely and efficiently in warehouses alongside human co-workers. Content Summary: First Self-Sailing Electric Cargo Ship Set to Launch.