Air Cargo Tech Is Falling Behind. It Doesn’t Have to.

Freightos

While the air passenger industry has a solid tech foundation, air cargo does not. And while that’s easy for me to say as a startup, it’s echoed by industry professionals as well: I think, in general, the air cargo industry is still pretty traditional and it’s not really embracing technology. Lufthansa Cargo chief commercial officer Alexis von Hoensbroech. Air cargo pricing is, in almost all cases, still set manually, with most rate sheets updated twice a year.

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Understanding Supply Chain Management

SupplyPike

With rising consumer demand, retailers are under pressure to stock the merchandise in demand or lose consumers to another who can fulfill the same demand. Omnichannel retailers must discover the best way to blend the occasionally disputing demand between offline stores and online retail. Five Key Metrics for Monitoring the Impact of Panic Buying on your Supply Chain. Supply Chain inventory metrics OTIF metrics retail analytics supply chain management walmart

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Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Retail supply chains are slowing as customers are staying home in many areas of the country which will affect the global supply chain to an extent. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. Savannah / Brunswick are predicting import cargo decrease by 40% in March and April from 2019 levels. Port of Virginia estimates cargo lost in February thru April at 44,000 ctrs ~11% decline. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

Sustainable Logistics Practices Can Serve as a Differentiator for CPG Brands

Zipline Logistics

Consolidation can bring about supply chain improvements that allow for more sustainable practices and hit key metrics with retailers like OTIF and MABD requirements, improving customer relationships. Tracking Key Metrics to Drive Performance Improvement .

Top Logistics Terms to Know—A Supply Chain Glossary

Zipline Logistics

Cargo — Product carried during transportation. Carriage — In maritime shipping, carriage refers to the movement of cargo on a vessel after loading and before unloading. Compliance — In retail logistics, the term that refers to the regulations set by retailers for delivery of goods into their supply chain. Carriers pick-up cargo from these designated spaces. The metric is used to establish pricing for a transported order.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

The retail giant plans to take out 50 million metric tons (MMT) by 2030, which is equivalent to the emissions associated with the average annual electricity consumption of 40 million Chinese households. Content Summary: Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

This Week in Logistics News (May 13-17, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Chainalytics Creates New Metrics for Demand Planning Consortium. Retail Import Growth Expected To Slow Significantly Over Summer ( NRF ). Descartes’ GLN, route planning and transportation management solutions and deep domain expertise can help our retail, distribution and manufacturing customers in managing their global and local inbound logistics and delivery operations.”. .

Global Trends in Digital Supply Chain - 2018 Review

Abivin

" Retailers and distributors are also investing in cloud-based commerce platforms to drive a seamless experience for customers, said Jim Barnes, president and CEO of supply chain consulting firm Envista. Cleaner ships, trains, planes and trucks combined with automation and clean technology in cargo handling and warehousing operations are accelerating. In the past, by using more natural gas for its ground fleet, UPS decreased CO2 emissions by 100,000 metric tons in 2016.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Zara also works with Air France, KLM Cargo and Emirates Air in order that they can coordinate directly with the airlines to make the outbound shipments to its stores and bring back some raw materials and semi-finished materials with return legs. The last supply chain case study in the fashion retailing industry is Adidas. The last industry covered here is the general merchandise retailing industry. Tesco is one of the prominent retail stores in Europe.

This Week in Logistics News (February 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

According to the product sheet , “Oracle Global Trade Intelligence provides a dashboard view into the unique metrics by which your customs and compliance operation measures success. Government to import or export cargo. Finally, an article in USA Today discussed how “snowstorms and frigid temperatures across much of the USA the past six weeks have stalled shipments, forcing some manufacturers to shut down for days and delaying deliveries to some retailers.”

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50 expert warehouse optimization tips and techniques

6 River Systems

Not only does warehouse optimization result in a healthier bottom line, but it also improves key warehouse metrics like accurate orders and on-time delivery. “The overall amount of time it takes for raw materials or parts to make their way through your warehouse and onto store shelves is another key metric in determining your success as a warehouse supervisor. To organize your warehouse efficiently, you can bin locate your cargos. Monitor key performance metrics.

The Logistics Linchpin with Andrew Clark

Aborn and Co.

Air freight capacity was restricted to those businesses that had their own dedicated cargo fleet. Now that people have dealt with the availability crisis what is a good metric to measure where their slobs are? . Retail is the big evolution from physical stores to personal delivery.

The need to know

EFT

Online retailer Boohoo lifts outlook after strong holiday season. Retailer Boohoo raised its annual revenue target on Thursday after a strong Christmas holiday season, with the tightening of UK coronavirus curbs again pushing households to shop more online.

This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Here are some excerpts from the article: The retailer wants suppliers that ship full trucks of products to deliver orders within a specified two-day window 87% of the time, up from an 85% rate it targeted previously. More stringent customer delivery requirements is certainly one factor, with On-Time In-Full (OTIF) becoming a more critical metric.

The Logistics Linchpin with Andrew Clark

Aborn and Co.

Air freight capacity was restricted to those businesses that had their own dedicated cargo fleet. Now that people have dealt with the availability crisis what is a good metric to measure where their slobs are? . Retail is the big evolution from physical stores to personal delivery. It's not just retail it is also in B to B. In this episode, Consulting Logistics host, Kyle MacNaught, will chat with Andrew Clark, founder of Logistics Help.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Retail Sales Retail: and food service sales decreased in December to $448.1 Non-store retailer sales were up 6.3% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. billion of cargo, decreasing 1.13% from October 2015 and the lowest level since June 2011. e-commerce retailers, with revenue up 12.1% MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Retail Sales Retail: and food service sales decreased in December to $448.1 Non-store retailer sales were up 6.3% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. billion of cargo, decreasing 1.13% from October 2015 and the lowest level since June 2011. e-commerce retailers, with revenue up 12.1% MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Retail Sales: Retail and food service sales decreased in February to $447.3 Non-store retailer sales were up 5.9% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.6% billion of cargo, decreasing 3.3% AIR FREIGHT: Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In January, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 49,799 metric tons of cargo, a 10.7% MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 1.0%

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Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

Retail businesses, tourism and financial services account for the bulk of the service sector. Belgium has 41 airports, 26 of which have paved runways and six of which can handle large cargo aircraft. billion metric tons of goods in 2015. The Kingdom of Belgium achieved its independence from the Netherlands in 1830, and has become an admired modern country, well-known as the home of international organizations such as NATO and the EU.

FedEx – Despite the Lipstick Attempt, A Disappointing Earnings Report

Logistics Trends and Insights

Ground, year-over-year package yield growth was less than 2 percent which is a huge problem for the company given FedEx’s position that e-commerce growth will be driving substantial gains, across the metrics board, for the company. Additionally, forward stocking fulfillment center solutions, including fulfillment from big-box retail stores, is driving the growth of lower-yielding, zone 1, local delivery shipments.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Mobile apps can generate reports and monitor performance metrics. “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.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

So today and yesterday, there was not enough capacity, cargo was rolled, prices spiked. So I wanted to tell you, why does your cargo get bumped. Why does your cargo get rolled? It was mainly because most of your cargo today is moving on standby. Until the last minute, your cargo is not confirmed. The reason that cargo is booked today? And then, during peak, your cargo is getting rolled. The cargo shouldn’t be rolled.

Addressing a Legal Threat to Local Delivery Operations (The FedEx Ground Case on Driver Classification)

Talking Logistics

That’s because most companies with a local delivery component to their business — whether a national furniture retailer offering scheduled delivery or a tech startup with an app offering one-hour food delivery — treat drivers as independent contractors to avoid all the extra costs that come with treating them as employees, such as unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation, and benefits.