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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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50 expert warehouse optimization tips and techniques

6 River Systems

Optimizing your warehouse means examining every corner of your infrastructure and every facet of your workflows and processes to identify and correct inefficiencies. Design a floor plan that meets your needs now and also allows for growth. Upgrade your warehouse equipment.


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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. Working alongside Lufthansa Cargo, we were able to modernize multi-county customs interfaces for different customs authorities, specifically preparing the Company to meet new airfreight industry standards set for filing German and Austrian customs. The project was so successful that Lufthansa Cargo wanted to share their supply chain success story.

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24 supply chain experts & business leaders reveal the #1 challenge of supply chain management (and how to solve it)

6 River Systems

“I predict we will see a greater adoption of automated tools assisting, rather than replacing, humans in specific roles within our supply chains: warehouse, manufacturing and distribution.” Also, globalization presents another hydra-headed challenge for your procurement network.

How a 3PL Empowers Shippers With LTL Transportation Stability


Fewer labor resources are available to meet the rising demand in both the warehouse and in transit. Port backlogs, cargo limitations on container ships, and a lack of available equipment and port facility staffing.

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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? Vendors act as extensions of Belk’s fulfillment centers, while Belk is able to offer a broader product assortment to meet customer needs. Boot Barn @bootbarn In 2016, Boot Barn improved operations at its distribution center in Fontana, California by implementing HighJump’s Warehouse Advantage WMS.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers


It helps coordinate the various supply chain activities, which include the complete range of procurement, development, implementation, commercialization, and delivery of the goods or services to the market. Warehouse and order management. What is Logistics Management Software?

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers


It helps coordinate the various supply chain activities, which include the complete range of procurement, development, implementation, commercialization, and delivery of the goods or services to the market. Warehouse and order management. What is Logistics Management Software?

New Nintendo Switch, old chip problems

The Supply Chain Journal

ARS Technica reports, “Nintendo forecast a 12 percent drop in sales of its flagship Switch in the financial year ending in March 2022, citing potential issues with procuring important components.” Until that time, the Ever Given, her crew and cargo could remain held up indefinitely.

The Year Ahead: CTL Research Goals Highlight Top Supply Chain Challenges

MIT Supply Chain

Chris Caplice, Executive Director, MIT CTL, Founder & Co-Director, MIT FreightLab Develop and pilot a more dynamic truckload transportation procurement and management process. from small delivery drones to heavy-lift cargo vertical takeoff and landing craft?—?can

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

No longer do the large, beneficial cargo owners have an overwhelming advantage in global supply chain operations. The driver (perhaps after completing a delivery already accepted) heads straight to the e-commerce store’s warehouse or other dispatch point and collects the items for delivery.

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Ocean Ports Lead the Way in Logistics Technology Advancements

Material Handling and Logistics

The growth of cargo moving through America’s ocean ports has increased significantly over the last two decades. In addition to the challenge of handing increased cargo throughput, the ports must also have the channel depth to accommodate the new deep draft Ultra Large Container Vessel ships and even larger ships currently on the drawing board. Cargo carried by ships must be loaded and unloaded quickly with minimal dwell time in the port.

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. Menlo Logistics Opening New Multi-client Warehouse in Ladkrabang, Thailand. Thirteen Years After 9/11, A New Attempt To Screen 100 Percent of Cargo Containers ( Roll Call ). Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week?

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

BluJay Solutions

Today’s supply chains are growing increasingly complex as companies expand their geographic footprint, procuring and selling goods all around the globe. As a result today’s supply chain complexities require a true multimodal TMS platform that is capable of planning and executing in a manner that meets consumer demand within an ever-changing environment. Remember the 1980s? If you lived through them, the answer is probably “how could I forget?” It was an interesting time.

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3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping


The speakers cover everything from air and ocean freight to trucking and warehousing. I’m Nerijus Poskus — Director of Pricing and Procurement at Flexport. We are a marketplace for warehousing services. So if you operate a warehouse, if you rely on 3PL to operate your warehouse, we are a networked marketplace of, essentially, 3PL services. Dan: I hope that I can meet all of you and you can tell me your thoughts. Why does your cargo get rolled?

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


Knowledge is power in the world of supply chain management, and every company is searching for the next best way to save money and meet consumer demand. Jason Rosing is the Managing Partner at Veridian, a third-party integrator, heavily working with major names, like Manhattan Associates, HighJump and JDA, to bring visibility and maximum use of warehouse management systems. Cathy Morrow Roberson (Air Cargo World, Logistics Trends & Insights).

Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020


One issue that is becoming more of a pinch-point is warehouse capacity. passenger airlines such as American and United are using passenger planes to move cargo only between U.S. Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020. By: Frank McGuigan, Chief Executive Officer, Transplace.