Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. There are generally imbalances in the Americas between northbound and southbound movements.

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Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

While relatively little cargo currently passes through the Arctic, traffic through the region is likely to increase over the next decade as shippers take advantage of freshly-thawed routes. China is another major source of trade with skin in the game.

The Lowdown on Shipping: Parcel, LTL, and FTL

SupplyPike

Freight is defined as commercial goods or cargo carried across land, sea, or air. In 2017 alone, over $1 trillion in goods were moved by freight across North America, with truck continuing to be the most heavily utilized mode at $721 billion. Image source.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

While relatively little cargo currently passes through the Arctic, traffic through the region is likely to increase over the next decade as shippers take advantage of freshly-thawed routes. Shorter, more direct routes between Asia and ports in Europe and eastern North America would mean faster trips, reduced shipping costs, and fewer greenhouse gas emissions per trip. China is another major source of trade with skin in the game.

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

CEVA Logistics (The Americas). CEVA Logistics (The Americas). Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. DB Schenker (The Americas). DB Schenker (The Americas). Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

TMC

In other words, small carriers own most of the available capacity in North America. According to Boeing , world air cargo traffic is predicted to more than double from 2015-2035, with an average growth of 4.2% Sources: * IANA.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In other words, small carriers own most of the available capacity in North America. According to Boeing , world air cargo traffic is predicted to more than double from 2015-2035, with an average growth of 4.2% Sources: * IANA.

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

Third Trend: Regionalization, Near-sourcing and Emerging Markets. . This shows that trade is re-balancing – with obvious consequences to shipping lines, air cargo carriers and freight forwarders. At the same time, near-sourcing is becoming more important.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. 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.

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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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 Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

oil sector, has created pretty thin capacity margins, especially in the Central North part of the country. In North America the low hanging fruit for long-haul loads is rail. This includes the ability to track a ship in the middle of the ocean, a pallet inside an aircraft, temperature of frozen cargo, etc. Alibaba reflects how sourcing is now online but freight has yet to reach the same level of progress.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Source: US BEA). Source: US DOC & Census Bureau). Source: The Conference Board) (The consumer confidence index is based on a monthly survey of 5,000 U.S. Unemployment Rate: The unemployment rate in America remained at 4.9% Source: US DOL) . Source: Conference Board) (The LEI is a composite of 10 economic indicators that together create an analytic system designed to signal peaks and troughs in the business cycle. Source: US Census).

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36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

Strategies include sourcing more items directly from manufacturers to improve margins, SKU rationalization and space reduction, “show more carry less” and assisted-store ordering. In 2016, the company increased its EBIT in the Americas by 40%, with continued growth.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Source: US BEA). . Source: US DOC & Census Bureau) Consumer Confidence The Consumer Confidence Index increased to 96.5 Source: The Conference Board) (The consumer confidence index is based on a monthly survey of 5,000 U.S. Source: US DOL) . . Source: US Census). .

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Content Summary: Kentucky ranks 3rd in the nation in total air cargo shipments. Kentucky offers the UPS World Port in Louisville, DHL Americas hub in Northern Kentucky and several large FedEx ground hubs throughout Kentucky.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

RFID tags and robotic warehouse systems generate and transmit data that, when combined with other data sources, allow companies to optimize the supply chain and make better predictions and forecasts to improve efficiency and boost the bottom line.

Van Rates Peak in July, Flatbed Prices Rise in Southeast

DAT Solutions

Rates were hurt by changes in the mix of cargo. If you’re running into a third day or you just want to try something new, pick a second destination with a reliable source of loads for your trailer type.

What You Need to Know About Electronic Vehicle Efficiency in Fleets

GTG Technology Group

Being the largest for-hire carrier company in North America, UPS is central to any steps the transportation and shipping industry may take in an effort to become more economical. to design a truck that has the same cargo space and carrying capacity as the fuel-based trucks that it currently uses. Source: [link]. What You Need to Know About Electronic Vehicle Efficiency in Fleets.

Green Future of Freight [Infographic]

Freightera

Please share this infographic on you site by copying and pasting the code below: Source: The Green Future of Freight – An infographic by the team at Freightera. Emissions from cargo ships are 3% of greenhouse gases today, but without change will grow to 6% by 2020 and 15% by 2050.

Ship a Pallet in 15 Easy Steps: Quick Guide to Pallet Shipping for Beginners

Freightera

The plurality of pallets used in North America are GMA (Grocery Manufacturers Association) pallets, with dimensions of 48″ x 40″ These are considered the standard pallet dimensions. This is important for the safety of people who will load and unload your cargo.

A Green Future For Freight: Eric Beckwitt at COP22

Freightera

We’re looking at emission control zones that basically only cover a narrow zone off the East and West Coast of North America, Europe, the Mediterranean and Japan and in those zones, ships are required not to use low sulfur fuels and to use scrubbers and outside the zone, it’s business as usual.

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

Talking Logistics

CX North America Information Services Inc. Internationalization and localization offers geodata sets for regions outside North America, more options for data formatting, VAT calculations, and options to use a currency other than the U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (January 2-6, 2017)

Talking Logistics

October 2016 North American Freight Numbers. and South America, collects, cleanses and commercializes logistics trade data from over 50 nations across 5 continents, including key markets in North America, Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the European Union.

This Week in Logistics News (January 25-29, 2016)

Talking Logistics

November 2015 North American Freight Numbers. Robinson announced that it opened “a new state of the art certified cargo screening facility (CCSF) in Carson, CA.” Once cargo is screened, it can be quickly transferred to or from the airlines.”