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How working with our remarkable customer, Lufthansa Cargo, got us named to the 2015 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100

BluJay Solutions

Sometimes, though, we are lucky enough to get to share these customer stories – this is the case with Lufthansa Cargo. The project was so successful that Lufthansa Cargo wanted to share their supply chain success story.

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More Challenges for the Transportation Network: Day 2 of the SCRC Meeting

Supply Chain View from the Field

Speakers are the SCRC meeting yesterday and today continued to speak more on the topic of transportation strategy given increasing challenges in the transportation sector, and the need for an effective transportation management strategy. And in Panama a huge transshipment area will grow where they will will do break bulk, put cargo onto smaller ships and send to North America. This is impacting how you think about managing the network, and in procurement.

Cargo Flight Launches a Vital Link in the Ebola Response Effort

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Lab is part of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics. million, combined with procurement of locally available commodities, will meet two critical needs in the country’s constrained health care system.

Pricing Power in a Cargo Bazaar: Does Revenue Management Add Value?

Supply Chain Nation

Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) were the center of the cargo transportation universe and the shippers were fully reliant on them for all their logistics needs. A true cargo pricing bazaar was the result. Those were the good old days.

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Insights for Procuring a TMS in a Large Company

TMC

Insights for Procuring a TMS in a Large Company. Investing in a transportation management system (TMS) can be more complicated for large organizations that have to reconcile the needs of multiple business units in different geographies. Business Intelligence TMS Technology Procurement

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

That can make it difficult to meet your delivery times unless you take proactive steps now to minimize the risk in your supply chain. There may be instances where you will have to work more closely with carriers and book further in advance to ensure you can meet critical deliveries.

Insights for Procuring a TMS in a Large Company

TMC

Investing in a transportation management system (TMS) can be more complicated for large organizations that have to reconcile the needs of multiple business units in different geographies. Having a centralized corporate procurement function already in place is valuable.

Insights for Procuring a TMS in a Large Company

TMC

Investing in a transportation management system (TMS) can be more complicated for large organizations that have to reconcile the needs of multiple business units in different geographies. Having a centralized corporate procurement function already in place is valuable. But, to be most effective, the team must have transportation expertise and its buying practices should be aligned with the company’s culture as well as the demands of its freight network.

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

I’d welcome the opportunity to meet with supply chain executives to discuss your research questions and objectives for the coming year, and with technology companies and 3PLs to get an update on your products and services. Infor Aligns With MercuryGate To Strengthen Transportation Management.

The Digital Transformation Journey: The Alignment of Industry, Company, and Technology

Talking Logistics

In today’s market, it is imperative for process businesses to pursue digital transformations to meet changing customer expectations, global market demands, and increased competition. Then start to automate processes such as order to cash, procure-to-pay, and logistics functions.

Is It Time to Bring Your TMS Back to the Future?

BluJay Solutions

That’s why I scratch my head when I hear of logistics and supply chain professionals who are still using legacy transportation management systems (TMS). Multimodal transportation management solutions such as Kewill Transport allow companies to change their approach.

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What’s Looming for Transpacific Ocean Shipments this Peak Season?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Accordingly, significant volumes of ocean cargo shifted to earlier sailings than normal, disrupting typical volume trends in the third and fourth quarters of 2018. In fact, there were some instances where vessels had to unload cargo in Panama to get through the canal.

El Niño May Have Your Supply Chain Partying Like It’s 1997

Kinaxis

Identify Alternative Transportation Routes. As a result, some shipments moving from Asia to the Gulf Coast and eastern ports of the United States will be forced to reduce cargo loads to meet the new requirements.

Welcome to the Supply Chain where the Risks Never Stop Coming

Enterra Insights

Bindiya Vakil ( @BindiyaVakil ), Resilinc CEO, notes, “Supply chain, sourcing and procurement professionals are on the front lines of managing global trade risks for their companies. Supply Chain Management Review reports that data showed that 66 percent of the sites flagged as potentially impacted by a supply chain event were manufacturers, with only 12 percent identifying an alternative manufacturing site to meet customer needs in the event of primary manufacturing disruption.”

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

I’m Nerijus Poskus — Director of Pricing and Procurement at Flexport. Dan: I hope that I can meet all of you and you can tell me your thoughts. So today and yesterday, there was not enough capacity, cargo was rolled, prices spiked. Why does your cargo get rolled?

Ocean Ports Lead the Way in Logistics Technology Advancements

Material Handling & Logistics

From early trade to battling America’s enemies during World War II, maritime transportation has played a crucial role. Today, no other mode of transportation can carry the tonnage between the U.S. Transportation of goods via ship will continue to increase.

Flight crew rostering could be fun, unless, of course, you have to do it yourself

Quintiq

However, this particular operator, while small, had also a few all-cargo planes that could be used for unscheduled lifts to any destination. In fact, the chief complaint about his KPIs was that they were impossible to meet consistently.

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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.