Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%). Executives in a new survey, “ 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index ”, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%). Saudi Arabia was No.

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

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SOHAR rail and cargo plans gather pace

Logistics Middle East

s logistics hubs and transport goods in and out of consumer markets in UAE and Saudi Arabia, through SOHAR The Oman leg of the GCC railway will connect the Gulf state?s

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. Savannah / Brunswick are predicting import cargo decrease by 40% in March and April from 2019 levels. Port of Virginia estimates cargo lost in February thru April at 44,000 ctrs ~11% decline.

This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Back at work, getting caught up on all of the supply chain and logistics news from the past two weeks. I’m curious how the 40 percent reduction in transit time was actually achieved since blockchain doesn’t make cargo ships move through water any faster. Speaking of global trade, BluJay Solutions (a Talking Logistics sponsor) acquired Grosvenor International Systems, “a leading provider of customs and compliance solutions to the UK and European markets.”

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

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). Logistics software providers including Kewill are seeing a definite increase in logistics services providers expanding their operations to include these countries. Subscribe to our Logistics Newsletter to receive regular industry updates.

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” Everything from custom duties to cargo inspections can create bottlenecks within the supply chain. And in countries like Saudi Arabia, every container must go through inspection. Being a former geo-marketing manager, I can tell you that a global view of operations can help you appreciate the people and logistics necessary to get goods from one location to another.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” Everything from custom duties to cargo inspections can create bottlenecks within the supply chain. And in countries like Saudi Arabia, every container must go through inspection.

Bahri Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Forwarders Solution

BluJay Solutions

Saudi Arabia’s leading shipping carrier extends use of BluJay technology. Manchester, UK – February 6, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network , today announced that Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has expanded its use of BluJay technology to include the Transportation Management for Forwarders solution.

Middle East outlook for 2020 is promising

Logistics Trends and Insights

A flurry of activity from forwarders and logistics providers has focused on the Middle East region of late. More from Air Cargo World. Air Cargo air freight Airports Middle East

Maersk-IBM blockchain shipping solution makes major strides

EFT

This extends to more than 20 port and terminal operators across the globe, including PSA Singapore, International Container Terminal Services Inc, Patrick Terminals, Modern Terminals in Hong Kong, Port of Halifax, Port of Rotterdam, Port of Bilbao, PortConnect, PortBase, and terminal operators Holt Logistics at the Port of Philadelphia, join the global APM Terminals' network in piloting the solution.