Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

And import cargo keeps coming, on top of record volumes for air and ocean shipping, further straining an air logistics system stretched by a shortage of equipment and airport labor. High load factors are a direct indicator of the constrained space for air cargo.

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TSA to exempt ‘secure’ exporters from new air cargo screening

The Supply Chain Journal

Three weeks before new security rules go into effect for all export cargo moving by air, the Transportation Security Administration has finalized plans giving businesses the ability to opt out of screening every shipment prior to loading if their facilities have approved security controls.

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Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

And import cargo keeps coming, on top of record volumes for air and ocean shipping, further straining an air logistics system stretched by a shortage of equipment and airport labor. High load factors are a direct indicator of the constrained space for air cargo.

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Fed up with cargo congestion, freight forwarders flee O’Hare airport

The Supply Chain Journal

Cargo congestion has gone from bad to worse at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, forcing importers to wait several days to retrieve shipments and prompting two large logistics companies to migrate airfreight operations an hour west to an uncrowded facility in Rockford, Illinois.

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Project cargo complexities simplified

20Cube Logistics

Well, some cargos’ are special and require an eye for detail and prior planning to implement the whole operation. Such special deliveries are known as ‘Project Cargo’. What’s Project Cargo? Managing the Project Cargo. Logistics

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Borderlands: Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April; VW cuts production in Mexico and Tennessee plants; ATRG acquires Texas trailer fleets; and CBP officers seize $5.5M Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April. Security for cargo transportation is being challenged.

‘The best quarter ever’ for container shipping giant Maersk

The Supply Chain Journal

Before COVID struck, AP Moller-Maersk embarked on a transformation to become a global end-to-end logistics provider. The pandemic created an unexpected and unprecedented surge in cargo demand — which Maersk is now using to accelerate its transformation.

Let’s learn what a Shipping Manifest?

20Cube Logistics

If you are from the supply chain logistics world, then you would have definitely come across the word ‘Manifest’ many times. It is a key shipping document for international trade that provides a list of items that are shipped from supplier to the final customer.

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What Is Reverse Logistics?

Freight Center

Freight cargo moves from seller or manufacturer to the end customer, sometimes with the help of a third-party logistics company and sometimes handled internally through a large corporation. But the freight shipping world isn’t so cut and dry.

FreightWaves LIVE recap: Leveraging technology to meet cargo insurance needs

The Supply Chain Journal

FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: Achieve supply chain agility through nimble transportation and logistics insurance. Through new technology, transportation and logistics professionals can leverage tech-enabled products to reduce insurance costs and edge out the competition.

Successful Cargo Space Delivery

Freightos

We’re huge fans of innovation in the logistics space. Which is why we’re taking our hats off to SpaceX for delivering 7,000 lbs of cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) this week using a reusable rocket – the Falcon 9. Well SpaceX may well have, if that unusual cargo had been in transit for more than the scheduled two days. And of course having unusual cargo, an unusual carrier and an unusual destination, calls for an unusual cargo vessel.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (April 2, 2021)

Talking Logistics

Unless you’re a cargo ship, anchored and waiting.) —- Suez Canal Opens, but Shipping Will Be Snarled for Months (WSJ – sub. Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (April 2, 2021). Q1 2021 is in the books.

Podcast – Let’s Talk Supply Chain? Container Tracking Is Here!

Gravity Supply Chain

Gravity proudly reveals container tracking, a new cloud based, shipment visibility solution. Learn more from our information-rich podcast here.

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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

As shoppers count down the days until they can score deals on the hottest products, cargo thieves are counting on cashing in on opportunities to swipe unattended trailers and shipments. The industry experiences more cargo theft incidents when there is a higher volume of consumer goods moving through the supply chain. But while we are in the midst of a season notorious for a spike in cargo thefts , there are a few precautions you can take to protect your freight.

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What is LTL Shipping?

SupplyPike

Learn about: Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping Advantages of LTL Factors determining shipping rates. Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping is a system of transporting a smaller shipment than a typical truck filled with one order. Get better shipping rates.

EV Cargo Earth Day Webinar Highlights Commitment To Sustainability

EV Cargo Technology

Global logistics and technology provider EV Cargo has reinforced its commitment to sustainability with a special webinar coinciding with Earth Day on Thursday 22 April. The post EV Cargo Earth Day Webinar Highlights Commitment To Sustainability appeared first on EV Cargo Technology.

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Top 4 Challenges You Need to Master for International Shipping

Talking Logistics

Of course, international shipping is a complex service with countless moving parts, including regulations, security, capacity and legal considerations – all which can lead to a reliable and cost-effective shipment when tended to properly. In order to continue conducting reliable and cost-effective business overseas, it is important to know how to combat the top four international shipping challenges: 1.

Autonomous Driving and Logistics: The Effects

20Cube Logistics

Machines that can drive themselves are soon to become a reality in sea, land and air cargo delivery. This technology is set to change the dynamics of how goods are shipped over long distances. Cargo Ships.

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FreightWaves Classics: U.S. military logistics help make it the world’s best

The Supply Chain Journal

The history of military logistics in the modern world does not go back very far. In “Spearhead of Logistics” authors Benjamin King, Richard C. Coast Guard, logistics are critical for the men and women of these service branches to accomplish their myriad missions. Introduction.

Learn a new term: Drayage Container Shipping

20Cube Logistics

What is drayage shipping? When a freight forwarder has to move consignment over short distances, viz between rail yards, ports, facilities or other shipping hubs of the same metropolitan area is considered as container drayage shipping. Port to warehouse/dockyard/shipping hub.

Top 3 Benefits of Intermodal Shipping

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

Intermodal freight shipping has been around for decades, but it is growing in popularity due to its many benefits. Integrating intermodal shipping into your supply chain can bring significant cost-savings, increased levels of security, improved safety, and make shipments flexible.

11 Best Practices to Ship Parcel Like a Pro

GlobalTranz

These giants have deep pockets, capable of offering low-cost, if not free, parcel shipping. However, that does not mean all shippers must face the challenges to ship parcel at their expense. Rather than giving up, shippers need to consider what Amazon and the big box giants have done right and apply these concepts as part of a robust parcel shipping strategy. If shippers charge to ship parcel, customers will simply go to Amazon. Negotiate Shipping Rates Like a Pro.

CMA CGM Air Cargo adds first Middle East destinations

The Supply Chain Journal

Ocean shipping line CMA CGM’s new air cargo division said Wednesday it is extending its fledgling network beyond the U.S. Airfreight capacity is extremely tight so any extra capacity, no matter how small, is helpful to cargo owners.

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How to Reduce Product Damage During Shipping

GlobalTranz

If you are a product manufacturer, you know all too well the perils of shipping products from your factory or warehouse to a DC or retailer. Packaging and product damage during shipping is extremely common. Many shipping companies will stack pallets on top of one another to maximize their load, so you need to know this important piece of logistical information as well. . Trucking Logistics.

What the “New Normal” in Shipping, Logistics, and Transportation May Look Like

Shipchain

Seemingly everything has been shaken up by COVID-19, and the shipping, logistics, and transportation industry is no different. All modes of travel were booming, whether it be for cargo, work, or tourism. Now, all of those norms are long gone, and it has left the shipping, logistics, and transportation industry wondering what lies ahead once COVID-19 begins to decline. Industry Logistics Shipping Supply Chain

The Importance of the International Shipping Industry!

Supply Chain Game Changer

International shipping industry article and permission to publish here provided by Daniel Choi. Even during the epidemic, the shipping industry’s significance in the value chain and the transportation of resources and goods worldwide was emphasized, probably most prominently.

Leveraging Cold Chain Logistics Visibility for COVID-19 Vaccine

Roambee

Let's explore the logistics case study of one of the world’s largest pharma companies, the story of how this US-headquartered, globally present pharma giant improved teamwork in their logistics and is now confidently shipping COVID-19 vaccines using cold chain logistics visibility.

Perishable produce puts more pressure on tight air cargo market

The Supply Chain Journal

The competition for scarce aircraft to transport international cargo is about to get even more intense, especially for exports from the U.S. And blueberries and blackberries will be shipped in July. RECOMMENDED READING: Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move air cargo.

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From Exports to Delivery: Simplifying PPE Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For a closer look at how China’s regulations impact PPE shipping, check out our recent PPE exporting video featuring our director of product development, Vincent Wong. And due to the nature of the shipping industry, these regulations can change quickly—especially for medical grade equipment.

Ever Given’s arrest and manifest — and the impact on US importers

The Supply Chain Journal

The recent arrest of the Ever Given by the Suez Canal Authority has added to the complexity of the unloading of its cargo. Cargo owners have to now scramble to rebalance and reroute alternate goods to deal with potential stock-outs on retail shelves and shortages across manufacturing sites.”.

Cold Chain Logistics and Why It’s Important

Freight Center

Getting frozen and temperature-controlled items like these into retail locations and to customers takes a little extra something—cold chain logistics. Temperature Controlled ShippingIce, popsicles, ice cream, flowers, medicine and more!

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Do More Shipping with Less Work

Shipchain

Since documentation and paperwork make up a considerable portion of time lost in transport, shipping on the blockchain will revolutionize the industry and allow you to do more with less. Challenges of Current Shipping Practices. The challenges of current shipping processes can be attributed to fundamental flaws in the way world trade operates. Shippers have a tendency to view shipping as a standalone process, but it is much more than that. Blockchain Industry Shippin

LTL and FTL Shipping: Which is Best for You?

SupplyPike

Learn about: Key differences between LTL and FTL shipping Shipping options offered by Walmart. Two widely used means of transportation are less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping and full-truckload (FTL). If businesses need to get something shipped fast, FTL could be the best option.

How Will Ocean and Air Market Conditions Affect Your Shipping Decisions?

CH Robinson Logistics

Many of our global shipping customers are up against the clock with Chinese New Year (CNY) approaching, while also navigating potential changes from a new U.S. The global logistics market is forecasted to grow over 17% in 2021. Demand and disruption in ocean shipping.

3 Easy Ways to Waste Money When Shipping Freight

Freight Center

But logistics is a tricky industry and there are easy ways to waste money when shipping freight. We’ve put together the 3 most common ways to waste money when it comes to freight shipping and what your business can do to stay ahead of the game. Even the smallest additional shipping service that is not added when obtaining a quote can result in a costly billing adjustment. Shipping to or from limited access locations.