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.

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Airfreight Forwarders and Carriers Prepare for Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

All regions, except Africa and Latin America, recorded increases in capacity. Furthermore, North America capacity increased 4.0% A strong US dollar, a healthy economy and ‘bottlenecks in manufacturing supply chains in the US’ are benefiting air freight demand.

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.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & 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.

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.

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. Every supply chain is unique and vulnerable to a particular set of risks.

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. In 2016, the company increased its EBIT in the Americas by 40%, with continued growth.

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.

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

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 (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. It’s snowing outside.

Top 12 logistics influencers on Twitter

DELMIA Quintiq

Morai Logistics is a renowned 3PL in North America and Mexico that tweets eye-catching infographics, enlightening blog posts and the latest news in logistics and supply chain. Looking for the best logistics, sustainability and supply chain news from around the web?

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.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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.

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. 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.

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.

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. Introduction.

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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.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

From monitoring carrier capacity and driver shortages to tracking diesel pricing and government regulations, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain.

Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

Also in terms of changing patterns of goods flows, it seems that manufacturing and retailing is making a return from globalization to regionalization of supply chains. In North America this is usually Mexico and in Europe, this could be North Africa.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

From monitoring carrier capacity and driver shortages to tracking diesel pricing, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

It has radically transformed supply chains, fundamentally changed domestic and international economies across the world, and changed societies in the process – all the while driving trillions dollars in annual trade. Most international ocean cargo is now containerized.

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.

BVL Carolinas Chapter is Launched: More than 100 participants at Volvo in Greensboro.

Supply Chain View from the Field

The move by BVL to create the chapter in the Carolinas is not only a recognition of the area as a supply chain hub but also a move to expand the organization’s footprint into North America. Supply Chain Management

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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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.

10 things eft’s been reading this week

EFT

Last week we delved into the labour crisis stretching cross the logistics and supply chain industry, one offshoot of which is a headlong rush to get autonomous vehicles onto roads and commercially viable. Massive Cargo Ships Are Going Autonomous.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

TMC

Rather than reacting to changes that happen to your supply chain, it’s always better to have 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.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

TMC

Rather than reacting to changes that happen to your supply chain, it’s always better to have 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.

What’s Driving Flatbed Shipping Demand and Is It Here to Stay?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

After a strong finish in 2017, flatbed demand has continued to soar in 2018 resulting in historic supply and demand imbalances across North America. Securing and protecting cargo. Supply and demand imbalance is here to stay for now.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

From monitoring driver shortages to tracking diesel pricing, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain.

Navigating Ongoing International Transportation Capacity Challenges

Talking Logistics

Starting with the roll out of new ocean carrier alliances that came about last spring, the realignment of carriers partnering together through vessel-sharing has impacted the supply and structuring of vessels available for international shipments. Examining and sharing inventory forecast data with supply chain partners can help you be proactive with your international transportation partners in order to get the space you need.

How to Make Sure That Your Global TMS Is Truly Global

TMC

It’s a question that more companies are asking as supply chains continue to expand globally. For instance, a managed model might align with the organization’s strategy in North America, but a self-service model is a better choice for the company’s operation in Europe.