Airfreight Forwarders and Carriers Prepare for Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

All regions, except Africa and Latin America, recorded increases in capacity. Furthermore, North America capacity increased 4.0% A strong US dollar, a healthy economy and ‘bottlenecks in manufacturing supply chains in the US’ are benefiting air freight demand.

Webinar: The Servitization Revolution in Industrial Manufacturing

Material Handling & Logistics

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.” He spent ten years working in manufacturing businesses, beginning his career as an apprentice.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. That was the message of a panel of experts on perishables shipping Wednesday at the AirCargo Americas Conference in Miami. There are generally imbalances in the Americas between northbound and southbound movements. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Top 12 logistics influencers on Twitter

Quintiq

Morai Logistics is a renowned 3PL in North America and Mexico that tweets eye-catching infographics, enlightening blog posts and the latest news in logistics and supply chain. Cerasis, a 3PL servicing North America, is no stranger to the transportation and shipping industry.

This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Ryder Expands Last-Mile Delivery Network in 11 North American Markets. Intel partners with Rolls-Royce to develop autonomous cargo ships (VentureBeat). How cold does it have to get inside your house before you accept reality and turn on the heat?

BluJay Gains Momentum with Record Number of Companies Selecting its Supply Chain Technology Solutions

BluJay Solutions

Zentis North America – a producer of canned fruits and a wide assortment of fruit specialties. Rangel moves cargo around the world by land, sea, and air. O-AT-KA Milk Products – a manufacturer of dairy ingredients and value-added products such as dairy-based beverages. BluJay Solutions delivers supply chain software and services to the world’s most progressive retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, manufacturers, and logistics service providers.

Konecranes to feature adaptable forklift trucks at The Precast Show 2015

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: We love innovation and manufacturing. They recently put out a press release regarding the unveiling of adaptable forklifts which Konecranes manufactures. Additional information: Sales: Phil Stevens, North America Region Director, Lift Trucks.

Logistics Trends Part 2

BluJay Solutions

Global manufacturers have found ways in which to flex their supply chains to utilize lower cost sea freight rather than more expensive air cargo. Even higher value producers, such as consumer electronics companies, have adopted sea freight strategies, although air cargo uplift is often employed to meet the global demands of new product releases. First Trend: Yield Dilution.

Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

Also in terms of changing patterns of goods flows, it seems that manufacturing and retailing is making a return from globalization to regionalization of supply chains. This involves repatriating manufacturing from remote locations such as China to regions closer to the end consumer market.

DHL expands green fleet with addition of new electric delivery vans

EFT

The fleet of 63 NGEN-1000 electric delivery cargo vans are produced by equipment manufacturer Workhorse Group and are capable of running up to 100 miles on a charge. The vans have ultra-low floors to reduce physical stress on workers' knees and back, and a high roof design that maximizes cargo space in a small footprint (1,008 cubic feet of cargo capacity). DHL will roll out the first 30 NGEN-1000 electric delivery cargo vans in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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

Talking Logistics

Shippers, beneficial cargo owners or non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) are responsible for verifying weights. They tie together raw materials providers, suppliers, manufacturers, ocean carriers, retailers, and 3PLs. Prior to GT Nexus, Michelle was Vice President of North America for Inttra and Vice President of Sales and Business Information Systems for Maritime Direct in New York City.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages. Small trucker, Malcom McLean, fumes at slow loading of cargo aboard ship – “There has to be a better way.”. First intermodal cargo transportation (containers are stacked on deck). Fitting facilitates cargo security and enables automation of container handling processes. Export manufacturing starts moving away from ports.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

In particular China and India, with annual economic growth rates many multiples ahead of North America and Europe. Many manufacturers are seeking alternatives to BRIC countries, in particular China, as part of their future sourcing strategies.

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Whether you''re a manufacturing company in China, a sourcing agent in London or a world''s leading company in Silicon Valley, we''re all in a global supply chain networks.

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Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The Market Update, a new monthly post highlighting key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America, will keep you up to speed on the latest news and topics that matter to your business.

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

CEVA Logistics (The Americas). CEVA Logistics (The Americas). DB Schenker (The Americas). DB Schenker (The Americas). Service coverage encompasses North America, Latin America, the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This month’s Market Update highlights key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America and will keep you up to speed on the latest news and topics that matter to your supply chain and business. Market Update: Transportation Industry News.

This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Port truck drivers on West Coast protest costs, working conditions ( Cargo Business News ). This follows the company’s acquisition of 3PD this past July, another provider of heavy goods, last-mile logistics in North America.

Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

Elementum

Mexico’s ports have long been considered North America’s least attractive option for retailers looking to import goods to the continent. The move may be risky, but the mega retailer’s play may also be indicative of an emerging trend in North American maritime freight.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

The electronic validation program made its debut at Port Everglades in Florida to exporters needing to ship used vehicles from South Florida to destinations throughout the Caribbean, Central America and beyond. Content Summary: Trucks Platoon Across North Carolina Turnpike.

What’s Driving Flatbed Shipping Demand and Is It Here to Stay?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

After a strong finish in 2017, flatbed demand has continued to soar in 2018 resulting in historic supply and demand imbalances across North America. Securing and protecting cargo. Manufacturing and automotive industry.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This month’s Market Update highlights key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America and will keep you up to speed on the latest news and topics that matter to your supply chain and business.

Collaborative Logistics’ Role in the Emergence of the Physical Internet

Material Handling & Logistics

Imagine moving cargo across continents as smoothly as computers process data. Simon Bunegar is senior vice president of marketing of CX North America Information Services Inc. ,

Overcoming Automotive Logistics Challenges – Part II

Supply Chain Nation

Is it because some of the biggest parts are being shipped from another manufacturing location? Yiakoumi: Our conference in Detroit in September had a very positive feel and there was a lot about the continuing growth in North America and what it means for the supply chain. Logistics in Mexico is actually quite developed, but there are still high cargo rates, and questions about port and rail capacity.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Unemployment Rate: The unemployment rate in America remained at 4.9% Source: US Census) Manufacturing & Trade Sales Total combined sales and manufacturing shipments totaled nearly $1.296 trillion in January 2016, down 0.4% Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.812 trillion in January, up 0.1% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.6% billion of cargo, decreasing 3.3% MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

“Data science can bring great gains for…” Logistics efforts of retailers and manufacturers. Christoph Seitz is the Co-Owner of CFR Rinkens , a global leader in the shipping of commercial cargo, specializing in the containerized shipping of motor vehicles.

This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

America’s truckmakers run into soft patch ( Financial Times ). Signs of Stabilization as Air Cargo Grows in January ( IATA ). I spent several nights this week in Little League baseball tryouts and meetings, culminating in the Majors draft last night.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Unemployment Rate: The unemployment rate in America remained at 5.0% Manufacturing & Trade Sales: Total combined sales and manufacturing shipments totaled nearly $1.317 trillion in October 2015, down 0.2% MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

providers in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, as well as other locations throughout the. Dan Albright, Vice President and North American Supply Chain Leader at Capgemini Consulting. Government investment in infrastructure will contribute to attracting global manufacturers and 3PLs to do. Collins, Managing Partner, Transportation & Logistics – Americas, Heidrick & Struggles. Our relationships go beyond cargo.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S. Content Summary: Kentucky ranks 3rd in the nation in total air cargo shipments. by cargo. North Dakota.

This Week in Logistics News (December 4-8, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Daimler Trucks North America launches 3D printed parts program (Commercial Carrier Journal). We’re supposed to get our first plowable snow of the season tomorrow, which means I need to head outside and rake and bag the remaining leaves on my lawn. Rake today, shovel tomorrow.

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

Supply Chain Network

NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management , dedicated transportation , and supply chain solutions , announced today it has started to take delivery of 125 medium-duty electric panel vans, the first of their kind in North America, now available for lease or rent.

This Week in Logistics News (January 23-27, 2017)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Information Services Inc. companies that move manufacturing operations overseas? Mexico trade and relations, which is not only a concern for manufacturers and retailers, but also logistics companies.