Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Global Cargo Theft Stats for 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Average Value of Theft in North America Really Jumped Last Year

Freightera Featured in North America Cargo Logistics Conference in Vancouver on Feb 5, 2020

Freightera

Freightera CEO to Open the Cargo Tech Track at the 2020 Cargo Logistics Canada Expo in Vancouver. According to Cargo Logistics Canada, the conference is ” the platform for logistics industry professionals to learn, share, network, and move their supply chains into the future.”

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes. Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities.

American Airlines deploys new cargo platform

EFT

IBS Software's iCargo platform has been deployed by American Airlines Cargo, with AA saying in a press release that this will help “To overhaul legacy infrastructure and provide a single, digital platform to modernize its business and deliver enhanced customer experience.”.

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Supply Chain Transformation: Not Just Digital, But Physical Too

Talking Logistics

Over the past couple of years, we have published many blog posts and produced several video episodes on supply chain digital transformation (see our archives ). What’s becoming clear, however, is that digital supply chain transformation is not enough; companies also have to transform their physical supply chain networks to adequately meet the more demanding challenges and opportunities before them.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years. In this article, we will show you tips from worldwide experts that you can use to streamline your global supply chain operations. 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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Southwest Airlines Cargo Now Shipping Internationally, Beginning With Mexico

EFT

Cargo is expanding internationally in its shipping operations, with Mexico City the first port of call and further routes planned shortly. Our Teams have been hard at work getting ready for this historic milestone, and now we're set to take our award-winning Cargo services to places we've never been able to reach before," said Matt Buckley, Southwest's Vice President of Cargo and Charters. "We Southwest Airlines Co.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

North America Market. 40’ containers: Due to the lack of imports, this equipment is in limited supply across the country. The supply of 40’ equipment across the U.S. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. 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.

How The Coronavirus Epidemic is Throttling Global Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

Containers are piling up in ports, international shipping has been hammered, Western companies are battling to source products from traditional suppliers, and disruptions are being experienced throughout the global supply chain. Once China was hit by a Coronavirus epidemic and factories ordered closed, it was inevitable that global supply chains would be affected. General Motors is airlifting supplies to its North American truck production.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires UK-based freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo

EFT

Supply chain solutions leader AIT Worldwide Logistics announced the expansion of its global footprint with the acquisition of ConneXion World Cargo, a freight forwarder headquartered in London with five additional locations in Asia, Europe and North America. He said, "AIT has many customers in the UK with consistently high cargo volume and the company's aspiration to expand there has intensified in recent years.

Cargo ticks up on West Coast as Chinese factory output starts arriving

EFT

Mario Cordero, executive director of the Port of Long Beach said that “Following three consecutive months of declines, we expect cargo volumes in April to be stronger due to the recovery of China’s manufacturing sector. Air cargo shipments into and out of Ontario International Airport (ONT) have also risen, with the airport reporting one of their largest single-month gains ever.

Healthcare supply chains at a key moment of transition

EFT

The global logistics supply chain challenge will be enormous, with logistics giant DHL estimating that between 7,000 and 8,000 B747 flights will be required to move one billion doses of vaccine. Pharmaceutical supply chain stakeholders have to assume that a vaccine will be approved for distribution by year end or first quarter 2021. Adapting to changes in the medical supply chain. Inoculating against vaccine supply chain failures.

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Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

Elementum

The global supply chain is more connected than ever, demanding the movement of commodities be faster, more efficient and farther-reaching. The widespread active outbreaks has been increasing in South America and in Caribbean island countries, with cases of sporadic transmission reported in the Philippines and Thailand. Ebola Cuts Off Supply Lines. Businesses invest in supply chains that can bring in this assurance.

Five Ways to Drive a High-Performance, Cross-Border Automotive Supply Chain

TMC

Five Ways to Drive a High-Performance, Cross-Border Automotive Supply Chain.Connect. Pinpointing and fixing the real causes of delays by analyzing cross-border supply chains is more important than ever. million vehicles, and was ranked seventh-largest vehicle producer in the world and number one in Latin America. Every supply chain is unique and vulnerable to a particular set of risks. Level cargo flows.

BluJay Gains Momentum with Record Number of Companies Selecting its Supply Chain Technology Solutions

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI and BluJay SOAR, Orlando, FL – April 25, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network, announcd today at SOAR 2019 a record level of new business across its Transportation Management, Customs Management, Parcel, and Logistics as a Service (LaaS) solutions in the first quarter of the year. Zentis North America – a producer of canned fruits and a wide assortment of fruit specialties.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Networked Supply Chains Require Better Visibility. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. That was the message of a panel of experts on perishables shipping Wednesday at the AirCargo Americas Conference in Miami. • Poor training for handlers throughout the supply chain.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Powerloop, new venture from Uber, offers trailer pooling platform (CCJ). Ryder Expands Last-Mile Delivery Network in 11 North American Markets.

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

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Belk experienced substantial growth in its e-commerce business in 2011 and 2012, leading to the expansion of its original North Carolina fulfillment center plus the opening of an additional 515,000 square foot fulfillment center in South Carolina.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

CH Robinson Logistics

Rather than reacting to changes that happen to your supply chain, it’s always better to develop a carrier management strategy that allows you to be proactive—no matter what the market has in store. How to deal with growing supply chain complexity. How to deal with growing supply chain complexity | Transportfolio. As the marketplace changes, new demands on supply chains are adding complexity everywhere, especially on a global level.

Tailwind presenting at Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference!

Tailwind

Cargo Logistics Canada is North America’s Multi-modal Supply Chain Expo. It addresses the needs of cargo owners, managers and agents who contract the flow of goods through Canadian supply chains.

Why Now is the Time to Choose LCL Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Trusting supply chain experts to help can bring experience and expertise to your strategy that you wouldn’t otherwise have access to. With a large, established network in North America, Europe, and around the globe, there are many advantages for LCL shipping options—visibility, handling, delivery times, and the ability to control goods in all transportation phases are just a few.

FedEx further distances itself from Amazon with end of ground delivery contract

EFT

Primary Event: 21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: Contract not to be renewed and follows on from termination of air cargo contract with the online e-commerce giant Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Logistics 3PL Region: North America Publish as a report

Helping You Plan Ahead During the Coronavirus Outbreak

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Although this is not the first or the last event to disrupt global supply chains, unpredictable logistics require a proactive approach for importers and exporters to keep business running as usual. Cargo space may be constricted as certain limitations are imposed on passenger travel resulting from adjusted flight schedules and capacity. Working through these with a supply chain expert will help you be prepared and proactive as the uncertainty around the virus continues.

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. The post The Lowdown on Shipping: Parcel, LTL, and FTL appeared first on SupplyPike - Where supply chain happens. Freight Shipping Supply Chain Uncategorized freight shipping full truckload shipping ltl shipping

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. A key driver behind this trend was the economic downturn, which prompted shippers to look at ways to de-cost their supply chains whilst still maintaining their efficiency. Blog Logistics Service Providers Supply Chain (software) Transportation Management (TMS) VisibilityFirst Trend: Yield Dilution.

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. It’s clear from this week’s long list of news that the pace of change and innovation in supply chain management continues to accelerate. SAP Ushers in New Era of Collaborative Supply Chain Management.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As suspected, the storm is also having a significant impact on supply chains across North America. We recognize that shippers likely have many questions about how this weather event is impacting their supply chain today and in the coming months. Operations for freight cargo will remain closed until further notice. Note that when the channels and port open, cargo destined for other ports may be unloaded in Houston.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As suspected, the storm is also having a significant impact on supply chains across North America. We recognize that shippers likely have many questions about how this weather event is impacting their supply chain today and in the coming months. Operations for freight cargo will remain closed until further notice. Note that when the channels and port open, cargo destined for other ports may be unloaded in Houston.

The Benefits of IoT And Real Time Actionable Data

Gravity Supply Chain

It is an essential prerequisite that for a supply chain to operate effectively, complete visibility, traceability, and accountability must be in place. While it’s widely known that IoT is an essential enabler for supply chain visibility.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Anyway, I’m on borrowed time again this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Kewill and LeanLogistics Rebrand as BluJay Solutions, Unveil World’s First Global Trade Network. Maersk and IBM Unveil First Industry-Wide Cross-Border Supply Chain Solution on Blockchain. CX North America Integrates Its Freight Collaboration Platform With Active Aero Group’s Technology.

Don’t Get Caught Off-Guard: Preparing for July 2016 SOLAS Shipper Mandates

Talking Logistics

Shippers, beneficial cargo owners or non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) are responsible for verifying weights. Today’s global supply chains reach across continents and time zones. Companies demand better insights and visibility into their supply chains to deal with the added complexity. This is essential for carriers and logistics providers, who operate key components of the enterprise supply chain.

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

Supply Chain View from the Field

For example, the widening of the Panama Canal will change the conditions here in North Carolina, as enormous container ships will be circumnavigating the globe. 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. These services will no longer occur in US ports, and this will shift the nature of supply chain designs.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Introduction.

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