Webinar: The Servitization Revolution in Industrial Manufacturing

Material Handling and Logistics

EDT (GMT -4, New York) Duration: 1 Hour Event Type: Live Webinar Cost: Free. Engineering & Manufacturing (E&M) companies are advancing their business models to focus more on providing services and capability to their customers, a practice known as “servitization.” Service type activities already make up from one-third to more than one-half of manufacturing employment in some industries. System test (opens in a new window).

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Some LTL carriers are embargoing parts of New York for the NBG Service Center due to the total number of cases of coronavirus in these zip codes: 10801, 10802, 10804, and 10805. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. Carmakers and electronic manufacturers in South Korea and Japan are reporting production line shutdowns. Savannah / Brunswick are predicting import cargo decrease by 40% in March and April from 2019 levels.

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Chef?d to Bring Meal Kits to Walgreens, Duane Reade Stores

Supply Chain Nation

restaurants and retailers unhappy; Microsoft takes on Amazon Go with checkout-free retail tech; a new report counts the costs of logistics failures; and truckers in China park their trucks to protest high fuel prices. CNBC reports that Chef’d will soon sell its meal kits at 30 Walgreens and Duane Reade stores in the New York area as part of a partnership with Smithfield Foods. Retailers and restaurants were supposed to be the big winners under the new U.S.

Chef?d to Bring Meal Kits to Walgreens, Duane Reade Stores

Supply Chain Nation

restaurants and retailers unhappy; Microsoft takes on Amazon Go with checkout-free retail tech; a new report counts the costs of logistics failures; and truckers in China park their trucks to protest high fuel prices. CNBC reports that Chef’d will soon sell its meal kits at 30 Walgreens and Duane Reade stores in the New York area as part of a partnership with Smithfield Foods. Retailers and restaurants were supposed to be the big winners under the new U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

You learn something new every day. A New Market Seeks to Draw Freight Bets (WSJ – sub. Inside Google’s Rebooted Robotics Program (New York Times) Transplace Invests in New Operations Center in Northwest Arkansas Black & Decker Fined $1.8M are set to launch on Friday [March 29, 2019], testing whether an old-school industry will embrace a new financial tool designed to protect cargo haulers and shippers against swings in freight rates.”

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

Enough to go through every single article published in the top tech blogs – Techcrunch, Verge, Mashable and Recode – since 2007 to count how often articles about logistics startups, freight or cargo were published. Supply chain platform matching drop-ship retailers, manufacturers, distributors and freight forwarders. Improved cargo capacity by innovative 40 foot container design (fold). Improved cargo capacity by innovative container design (fold and nest).

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

Talking Logistics

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new requirements go into effect on July 1, 2016, stating that all packed containers must have verified gross mass weights reported to the carrier and terminal before loading. Shippers, beneficial cargo owners or non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) are responsible for verifying weights. As often occurs with new requirements, questions continue to swirl and some companies are going to feel ill-prepared as the deadline arises.

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

And this global trip isn’t just for sightseeing – leading companies find that a diversified sourcing base and far-flung manufacturing can help cut production costs, increasing the bottom line. For instance, while transpacific rates have dropped from 12 to 25 percent for shipments from Shanghai to Los Angeles or New York respectively, the cost of moving goods from Asia to Europe are uncomfortably up 16 percent over last year.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. In markets with high land values, such as New York City, Seattle and the San Francisco Bay Area, multistory distribution centers are emerging. Content Summary: New Electronic Vehicle Export Process Debuts at Port Everglades.

Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down

Cerasis

Imagine that you own a truck and you receive an order from a soft drink manufacturer in Missouri to transport around 5000 kilograms of freight. The order states that you leave Missouri with the 5000 kilograms, drop 2000 kilograms in New York, then head towards Atlanta and drop around 1800 kilograms there and finally, the remaining 1200 kilograms need to be dropped in Washington.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Almost 75 percent of US companies are experiencing capacity shortfalls in their supply chains, due to Coronavirus-linked transport disruptions , a new study has shown. Those that look for new marketing opportunities despite the brittle trading conditions. Some US manufacturers, however, have resorted to airlifting supplies from China at a premium price.

Supply Chain Complexity and Technology

Enterra Insights

New York Times ‘ columnist Thomas Friedman once stated, “We were promised a simpler life, and technology has only complicated our lives.” Complexity across the manufacturing and retail landscapes has evolved to unprecedented levels and a breakdown in the supply chain is not an uncommon reason for failures.”[1] 4] Pervinder Johar, “ How Artificial Intelligence Is Bringing The Supply Chain To New Frontiers ,” Forbes , 22 February 2019. [5]

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. Most artificial trees are manufactured in China with non-biodegradable materials and take an abundance of resources to ship.

How The Coronavirus Epidemic is Throttling Global Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

International shipping has been hardest hit by the crisis, with a study and various reports by trusted media such as the New York Times and Financial Times showing the following dramatic repercussions in the period January-February 2020: A 30 percent drop in container volumes from China, which translates to a 9 percent fall in container volume worldwide.

Visibility the Key to Keeping Pace with Increasing Supply Chain Complexity

BluJay Solutions

At the same time as mega-container ships were being introduced, motorcycle deliveries took on a key role in ensuring continuous supplies during travel restrictions applied for the London Olympics, with large municipalities including New York actively exploring the expansion of bike cargo.

eBook 60

The need to know

EFT

initial public offering (IPO), attempting a listing on New York’s Nasdaq at a time of deepening tensions between Washington and Beijing. Amazon is sued over warehouses after New York worker brings coronavirus home, cousin dies. manufacturing activity crawls off 11-year low. Amazon looks to establish supply chain trust with new blockchain patent. Aggressive' blanking brings capacity crunch, cargo rolling and rocketing rates.

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

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? In addition to cutting the need for outsourced manufacturing, this move could give the company a leg up on the competition by making it possible to get products in the hands of consumers faster. The new facility will allow the company to offer two-day shipping to most (about 90%) of the U.S. manufacturing facility in 2014.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Wolfgang Lehmacher!

Supply Chain Game Changer

I am judge of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Awards and the Automotive Logistics Awards Europe. Expanding the network of stations and establishing new road and air connections. As director and head of supply chain and transport industries at the World Economic Forum in New York and Geneva, I was facilitating groundbreaking research in supply chain and logistics innovation. The main push comes from manufacturers and brands. Knowledge or insights that are new.

The Tesla Semi Truck Will Change Freight

Freightos

Freight innovation frequently focuses on moving data better – like visibility, eBookings , and the new generation of forwarders and brokers. Many major truck manufacturers are now investing in electric rigs, with one projection having them reaching a 25% market share by 2025. Combined with pressurized capsules and vehicle elevators, this new infrastructure will literally shoot vehicles across the country. The Tesla Semi Truck Will Change Freight.

Visibility the Key to Keeping Pace with Increasing Supply Chain Complexity

BluJay Solutions

At the same time as mega-container ships were being introduced, motorcycle deliveries took on a key role in ensuring continuous supplies during travel restrictions applied for the London Olympics, with large municipalities including New York actively exploring the expansion of bike cargo.

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When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

One manifestation of this problem is that multiple ports on the east coast are deepening their approach channels in order to attract bigger cargo ships. We have a glimpse of such an outcome courtesy of the states of New Jersey and New York. As the demand for PPE has soared manufacturing capacity has become constrained, and some distributors are citing supply concerns. Manufacturers have responded to these efforts by stepping up the production of PPE.

Uberisation of Logistics – Are You Too Late?

Logistics Bureau

They made a new solution that they (as customers) liked better and that they (as entrepreneurs) could use to make money. Manufacturing postponement tasks may require special equipment or a level of quality control that can only be guaranteed in a facility specifically equipped and staffed for such activities. If companies cannot develop new talent and innovation internally, modularity and uberisation may help to solve it externally.

Profile in Leadership: Bill Gates and the Future of Humanity

Enterra Insights

Half a decade ago, an article in the New York Times notes, “Bill Gates warned that the greatest risk to humanity was not nuclear war but an infectious virus that could threaten the lives of millions of people.”[2] According to Gates writes, “Every week, you will be reading about new treatment ideas that are being tried out, but most of them will fail. ” Manufacturing. More emissions come from airplanes, cargo ships, and trucks.

The Top Logistics and Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders to Know for 2020

Shipchain

He a sought-after author, having written both best-selling books and timely pieces in Industry Week Manufacturing Network and Supply Chain Management Group. He’s also the author of the blog, Critical Cargoes, where he encourages the industry to upgrade systems and leverage new technology to improve supply chain processes and reduce unnecessary freight spend. . tariffs assessed on imports and their impact on manufacturing, the housing market itself, and even dropshipping.

This Week in Logistics News (November 27 – December 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

The nation’s top ports of entry, Los Angeles-Long Beach and New York-New Jersey, in October imported a combined 1,031,127 20-foot-equivalent units…That amounted to a 2.5% For the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, October’s total cargo volume broke the all-time record for the month. It’s December 1, the beginning of the end of 2017. How did we get here so fast?

Ryder Places First Medium-Duty Electric Vehicle Order with Chanje Energy and Begins to Roll Out Charging Stations

Supply Chain Network

The Chanje all-electric large delivery style van is equipped to haul up to 6,000 pounds and up to 580 cubic feet of cargo, all with zero vehicle exhaust emissions. markets, as well as in the Chicago and New York markets, with the latest technology in commercial electric vehicle (EV) charging. New risks emerge from time to time. Miami, November 2, 2017 —Ryder System, Inc.