How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling and Logistics

Provide a forecast of your expected cargo to your shipper’s representative. Taiwan – CNY – February 15-20. “By implementing a few critical steps in advance of the holiday, shippers can avoid unnecessary bottlenecks and continue business with little or no interruption,” says Frank Guenzerodt, CEO of Dachser USA.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 30 – October 4, 2013)

Talking Logistics

I’m thinking of sending my representatives in Congress a copy of the book Getting to We , written by my friends Kate Vitasek and Jeanette Nyden — and also inviting them and all members of Congress to participate in my upcoming conversation with Kate and Jeanette on Talking Logistics. While the stalemate continues in Washington, things keep moving forward in the world of supply chain and logistics. Robinson Strengthens Anti-Cargo Theft Strategy.

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Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

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Land challenges for Hong Kong’s Logistics sector were the key topics discussed at the recent Leadership Luncheon gathering of Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals (SCLP). Trade and Logistics is the largest of Hong Kong’s four major economic pillars - generating 26% of Hong Kong’s GDP and is responsible for 22% of total employment. Regional Distribution Centre and Global logistics Hub. Land Shortages impacting Logistics Sector.

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36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

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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. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy. Globally, the company ranks 3rd in air and ocean freight, and ranks 5th for international contract logistics.

An Air Charter Solution for Teradyne in a Time of Disruption

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The spread of the pandemic directly impacted international and inter-city logistics for Teradyne’s inbound materials in Suzhou, China, and Penang, Malaysia. The order required moving oversized equipment from Shanghai (PVG) to Taiwan (TPE) within a limited time window. Even after the order arrived in Taiwan, we continued to support Teradyne with value-added services, including arranging customs clearance and negotiating a special loading zone with the airline carrier.

The need to know

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China’s world-beating economic rebound from the coronavirus pandemic is being blunted by a global shortage of shipping containers, sending cargo costs to record highs and hampering manufacturers in filling fast-recovering global goods orders.

The need to know

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US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China. A Swedish consortium aims to launch commercially by 2025 a wind-driven car carrier that will emit 90% less carbon dioxide than a conventional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) cargo ship, it said on Thursday.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

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A quick check showed that shipping the TV from Taiwan to Nashville (ocean & trucking) led to about 6.7 International shipping share of global GHG emissions: 2.5% (cargo ships are 67% of the world’s fleet). Since joining the EPA SmartWay program in 2008, Penske Logistics has improved fuel economy by 5 percent, reduced idle time by 16 percent and lowered CO2 emissions on a gram/ton-mile basis by 24 percent. – Marc Althen, President, Penske Logistics.

The need to know

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Logistics firm Wincanton forecasts strong outlook on online grocery boost. Logistics company Wincanton WIN.L soybeans on a bulk cargo vessel for shipment to Brazil, according to a Southport Agencies shipping lineup seen by Reuters. Taiwan’s Digital Minister Knows How to Crush Covid-19: Trust [Wired]. The need to know from Reuters’ global network of journalists. Lack of passenger flights squeezes air freight capacity in peak season.