FreightWaves Classics: Aviation begins; air cargo follows quickly (Part 1)

The Supply Chain Journal

Now, airplanes enable quick travel for millions daily around the globe; and millions of packages are shipped by air freight every day. More importantly, It was the first “cargo only” flight, scheduled specifically to transport goods from one point to another.

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FreightWaves Classics: Aviation begins; air cargo follows quickly (Part 2)

The Supply Chain Journal

Yesterday’s FreightWaves article was FreightWaves Classics: Aviation begins; air cargo follows quickly (Part 1). T his is a DC-2 flown by KLM, a major European passenger/cargo airline. The Berlin Airlift also fueled public interest in air cargo in a way nothing else had done.

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Are you shipping me?!? $32,000 container move from China to LA

The Supply Chain Journal

The blows to the global supply chain never seem to end in 2021, resulting in delays that have sharply reduced the system’s effective capacity and put upward pressure on shipping rates that began reaching record highs months ago. Typhoon In-fa is causing shipping delays in China.

Among Piers: Empty containers continue making waves

The Supply Chain Journal

Port of New York and New Jersey. Exported empty containers at the Port of New York and New Jersey in March leapt 77.5% The Port of New York and New Jersey said rail volume increased by 7.8% The Virgo is MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co.’s

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Baltimore active for 300+ years

The Supply Chain Journal

Therefore it can accommodate some of the largest container ships in the world. About five years ago, on July 19, 2016, the Ever Lambent, a Taiwanese-flagged cargo-carrier, was the first supersized container ship to dock in Baltimore after traversing the just-widened Panama Canal.

Shippers, brokers square off over ocean carrier tariff prices

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA), the New York New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders & Brokers Association (NYNJ/FFF&BA), and the Association of Food Industries (AFI) weighed in on an issue that has been one of the biggest criticisms of U.S.

Hapag-Lloyd raises box order to ‘counteract the container shortage’

The Supply Chain Journal

ports’ exports of empty containers have skyrocketed as part of an industry effort to get boxes back to Asia as quickly as possible to be refilled and shipped out again. At the Port of New York and New Jersey, for example, the number of exported empties in March leapt 77.5%

FreightWaves Classics: Federal Maritime Commission is regulatory watchdog for maritime trade

The Supply Chain Journal

The Commission works “to ensure that neither the activities of liner shipping groups nor foreign government laws or regulations impose unfair costs on American exporters, or on American consumers of imported goods.”. exports and space on its ships grew quickly. An early container ship.

Container rates rocket even higher — and there’s no end in sight

The Supply Chain Journal

Another week, another record for container shipping spot rates. Different indexes come up with different numbers, and the premium charges on top of spot rates are now so high that index rates no longer capture the true cost of ocean shipping.

LAX cargo handlers arrested for pilfering gold bars worth $224K

The Supply Chain Journal

Two employees of cargo handling company Alliance Ground International who worked at Los Angeles International Airport were arrested Tuesday morning on charges of stealing four gold bars that were part of a larger shipment going from Australia to New York.

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FreightWaves Classics: Port of Long Beach celebrates 110 years of service

The Supply Chain Journal

Today, the Port of Long Beach encompasses more than 7,600 acres of “state-of-the-art cargo terminals, roadways, bridges, rail yards and shipping channels.” The ship was the first steel-hulled ship built at the port. COSCO) began sending its ships to the port.

FreightWaves LIVE recap: How to cope with ocean capacity crunch

The Supply Chain Journal

DETAILS: The global supply chain faces an unprecedented deficit of container-ship capacity and container equipment in relation to cargo demand — and this capacity crunch won’t end anytime soon. But in many cases, cargo has to pay big, big premiums in order to get moving.

FreightWaves Classics: Emery Worldwide dominated air freight forwarding for 40+ years

The Supply Chain Journal

Therefore, Emery started his own air forwarding operation with three employees, two used trucks and just one customer, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Emery made a name for itself by offering speed and savings when shipping by air could reduce or replace inventory.

Aboard a Cargo Colossus

SCM Research

New York Times reports : “As companies look for more efficient ways to move freight from factories in China to consumers in Europe, the Mary is among the newest giants, known as the Triple-E’s. Møller – Mærsk of Denmark, the world’s largest container shipping company, the Triple-E’s went into service last year, muscling their way into the $210 billion container industry.”

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Inflation alert: Container shipping rates just spiked (again)

The Supply Chain Journal

Oh, what cargo shippers would give to get the rates they paid eight or nine months ago. Shippers are paying thousands more in premiums on top of those rates just to get their cargo loaded. The headlines last August and September blared: “Trans-Pacific rates are going crazy.”

Flexport: Trans-Pacific deteriorating, brace for shipping ‘tsunami’

The Supply Chain Journal

The number of container ships stuck at anchor off Los Angeles and Long Beach is down to around 20 per day, from 30 a few months ago. I couldn’t get it loaded — and we are a growing company that ships a lot of TEUs [twenty-foot equivalent units].

Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

One of the fastest growing forms of cargo theft is deceptive pick-ups (aka fictitious pick-ups). Here’s how the scheme works, as described in an AP article published last October ( Thieves Pose as Truckers to Steal Huge Cargo Loads ): Thieves assume the identity of a trucking company, often by reactivating a dormant Department of Transportation carrier number from a government website for as little as $300. Keep the cargo moving.

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Rise in trans-Pacific spot rates is relentless — and accelerating

The Supply Chain Journal

New high for Asia-East Coast. Drewry released its weekly rate assessment for the Shanghai-New York route on Thursday: $8,017 per FEU, up 195% y/y. New high for Asia-West Coast. Cargo delayed by the outbreak will start arriving at U.S.

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FreightWaves Classics/Pioneers: Malcom McLean changed the freight world with intermodal containers

The Supply Chain Journal

In 1937, during a routine delivery of cotton bales from North Carolina to New Jersey, McLean watched dockworkers loading and unloading cargo from a ship. The process took many hours; dockhands had to pass many small boxes from the dock to others aboard the ship. Malcom P.

Flexport: Trans-Pacific deteriorating, brace for shipping ‘tsunami’

The Supply Chain Journal

The number of container ships stuck at anchor off Los Angeles and Long Beach is down to around 20 per day, from 30 a few months ago. I couldn’t get it loaded — and we are a growing company that ships a lot of TEUs [twenty-foot equivalent units].

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. Best Practices for Christmas Tree Shipping. Truckload (TL) shipping is your best bet for successfully shipping healthy trees for two big reasons.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Los Angeles is the nation’s busiest!

The Supply Chain Journal

The two ports handle more containers per ship call than any other port complex in the world. The 10 millionth container was loaded onto the CMA CGM Amerigo Vespucci, which is a ship in the port’s largest shipping line customer’s fleet. New York is docked at Berth 231.

Small and midsize businesses recovering from pandemic, but supply chain disruptions continue

The Supply Chain Journal

While many small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) like Zoomo are recovering from the financial crisis caused by the pandemic, they continue to be hampered by global supply chain issues, such as the rising cost of shipping containers and the backups at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Dry bulk ships generating 300%-plus more revenue today than 6 months ago

The Supply Chain Journal

The effects of COVID-19 on international shipping are still actively unfolding ?— but not only at the West Coast ports where there is a “parking lot” of containerized cargo ships waiting in droves. Before COVID-19, ships hauling dry bulk ?—

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

The expectation is that two mega ships will arrive at the ports to pick up empties this week as the equipment is needed in China. Industrial and chemical sectors are maintaining at seasonally expected shipping volumes as of this time. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China.

Tanker rate boost from pipeline cyberattack could be fleeting

The Supply Chain Journal

Bad news — accidents, war, extreme weather — is generally good news for commodity shipping. Ardmore Shipping (NYSE: ASC) was up as much as 10% in early trading and closed up 6%. Inventories and inbound cargoes.

The Consequences of Supply Chain Constipation

Enterra Insights

Nearly a week ago, a cargo ship — which if it stood on its end would be taller than either the Empire State Building or Eiffel Tower — ran aground in the canal completely blocking the waterway. Some ships are carrying security teams that enable them to pass through the piracy zone.

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Amazon Air begins daily service to Pittsburgh, Kansas City

The Supply Chain Journal

Add Pittsburgh and Kansas City, Missouri, to Amazon’s (NASDAQ: AMZN ) rapidly growing network of airports served by its in-house cargo airline, which helps the company cut ground transport times and quickly deliver online orders to businesses and consumers. Cargo PIT stop.

No relief: Global container shortage likely to last until 2022

The Supply Chain Journal

The world simply does not have enough containers to handle cargo demand. The New York Times reported Friday how the box shortfall is contributing to inflation: “Demand … has outstripped the availability of containers,” while the U.S. Why new boxes are still falling short.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Philadelphia has served region for 300+ years

The Supply Chain Journal

These include the importation of “perishable cargoes from South America, high-quality paper products from Scandinavia, and premium meat from Australia and New Zealand.”. A consequence of winning the Revolutionary War was that much of the new nation’s overseas trade ended.

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. Shippers are required to communicate verified weights in a shipping document.

Logistics in the City

Enterra Insights

For example, Kate Migon, Head of New Mobility Solutions, Americas, at Gemalto, asserts “it’s time for cities to reclaim their streets” and “close parts of our cities to cars and reverse decades of prioritizing drivability over mobility.”[1] ”[1] She notes some planners are “designing new city spaces that cater to pedestrians first, then cars. Calvert reports some cities, like New York, are trying to encourage the use of cargo bikes.

No relief: Global container shortage likely to last until 2022

The Supply Chain Journal

The world simply does not have enough containers to handle cargo demand. The New York Times reported Friday how the box shortfall is contributing to inflation: “Demand … has outstripped the availability of containers,” while the U.S. Why new boxes are still falling short.

‘March madness’ at LA port amid ‘once in a lifetime’ surge

The Supply Chain Journal

And volumes are expected to remain at peak levels — with container ships to remain stuck at anchor — until June. “I If those containers were placed end to end they’d stretch from Los Angeles to New York and halfway back across the country,” Seroka said. ships per day — 18.5%

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

Here are just a few pain points that are increasing transportation costs: Container shipping headaches. The ocean shipping industry might finally be righting itself, but shippers are still aggravated with issues. 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.