Navigating Ongoing International Transportation Capacity Challenges

Talking Logistics

International transportation is dealing with ongoing challenges of tighter capacity. From import space and export space tightening up and a hot drayage market causing capacity constraints to volatile air freight rates – international transportation has had its share of challenges the last 10-12 months. 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.

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% The Intermodal Association of North America reported that overall traffic is 6.8% Air Cargo air freight airfreight

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Market Update: Transportation Industry News. In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. West Coast ports can now resume full operation, it will take months for trucks to clear the cargo backlog.

Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

In this article, leading experts from various sectors in transportation industry will discuss transportation trends you should take a closer look. James Winebrake, Dean of College of Liberal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology There are a number of important trends happening in the freight industry, spanning all modes of transportation: trucking, shipping, rail, pipeline, and air. In North America the low hanging fruit for long-haul loads is rail.

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Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. While there is no contract extension in place, both parties have pledged to keep cargo moving. Which transportation indicators or topics are most relevant to your interests?

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. As the holiday season approaches, import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to see a final surge.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management | Transportfolio. As the market continues to tighten, what’s your transportation strategy for handling fluctuations? Transporting goods such long distances nearly always comes with additional nuances to plan for.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

TMC

As the market continues to change, what’s your transportation strategy for handling fluctuations? Companies with supply chains that span more than one continent often have shipments, whether inbound or outbound, being transported to various regions of the world to contend with.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

TMC

As the market continues to change, what’s your transportation strategy for handling fluctuations? Companies with supply chains that span more than one continent often have shipments, whether inbound or outbound, being transported to various regions of the world to contend with.

Top 12 logistics influencers on Twitter

DELMIA Quintiq

From logistics service providers to news publications to industry bloggers, these experts will keep you updated with the latest news and insights from the world of logistics and transportation. Cerasis, a 3PL servicing North America, is no stranger to the transportation and shipping industry.

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

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Ryder Expands Last-Mile Delivery Network in 11 North American Markets. Intel partners with Rolls-Royce to develop autonomous cargo ships (VentureBeat). How cold does it have to get inside your house before you accept reality and turn on the heat?

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

Supply Chain View from the Field

Speakers are the SCRC meeting yesterday and today continued to speak more on the topic of transportation strategy given increasing challenges in the transportation sector, and the need for an effective transportation management strategy. 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.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. That was the message of a panel of experts on perishables shipping Wednesday at the AirCargo Americas Conference in Miami. Perishables represent a particularly important segment of the Miami air cargo market, because Miami International Airport is a primary hub for perishables moving between Latin America, the Caribbean islands, and North America. The problem comes in transport.

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

Talking Logistics

CX North America Integrates Its Freight Collaboration Platform With Active Aero Group’s Technology. January 2017 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Department of Transportation. It’s snowing outside. My boys have their first baseball games in two weeks.

This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

TomTom launches toll reporting to help transport companies manage costs. Port truck drivers on West Coast protest costs, working conditions ( Cargo Business News ). By now, most companies should have their transportation budgets in place for 2014.

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. transportation climate change shipping global warming cargo

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. Blog Logistics Service Providers Supply Chain (software) Transportation Management (TMS) VisibilityFirst Trend: Yield Dilution.

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. With approximately 70 percent of the world's trade currently transported via sea lanes, the potential benefits are significant. For the time being, ice-breaking cargo ships (capable of operating in ice up to four feet thick) will continue to have the strongest presence in the region.

Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

This shows that trade is re-balancing – with obvious consequences to shipping lines, air cargo carriers and freight forwarders. In North America this is usually Mexico and in Europe, this could be North Africa.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages. Small trucker, Malcom McLean, fumes at slow loading of cargo aboard ship – “There has to be a better way.”. Most international ocean cargo is now containerized.

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

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Infor Aligns With MercuryGate To Strengthen Transportation Management. Oracle Introduces New Cloud Solutions for Transportation and Global Trade Management. Kuehne + Nagel inaugurates North America’s regional Integrated Logistics Control Centre in Raleigh, NC, USA.

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

In North America, average truckload rate per mile charged to customers increased about two percent while truckload transportation costs increased about four percent, excluding the estimated impacts of the change in fuel. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS.

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.

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

TMC

million vehicles, and was ranked seventh-largest vehicle producer in the world and number one in Latin America. Level cargo flows. Going the extra mile in this way also reduces the need to expedite cargo and affords more flexibility for changing shipment schedules.

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.

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. At GT Nexus, Michelle is currently responsible for ocean transportation transaction business, which involves all of the top ocean carriers and 3PLs, plus many of the world’s largest shippers, forwarders and consignees.

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck Annual 3-Day Enforcement Event to Take Place June 2-4, 2015

Cerasis

International Roadcheck is a 72-hour period when approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified local, state, provincial and federal inspectors in jurisdictions across North America perform truck and bus inspections. The special emphasis for International Roadcheck 2015 is cargo securement.

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How to Make Sure That Your Global TMS Is Truly Global

TMC

So you’ve decided to invest in a global transportation management system (TMS). 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.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages. Most international ocean cargo is now containerized. .

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

The service most frequently outsourced to a 3PL is transportation management (24%), followed by warehouse management (19%). CEVA Logistics (The Americas). CEVA Logistics (The Americas). DB Schenker (The Americas). DB Schenker (The Americas).

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As suspected, the storm is also having a significant impact on supply chains across North America. Transportation Update by Mode. In addition, fuel surges are likely and will impact transportation costs. Operations for freight cargo will remain closed until further notice.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As suspected, the storm is also having a significant impact on supply chains across North America. Transportation Update by Mode. In addition, fuel surges are likely and will impact transportation costs. Operations for freight cargo will remain closed until further notice.

CMA CGM and Mediterranean Shipping Company join blockchain platform

EFT

With CMA CGM, MSC, Maersk, and other carriers committed to the platform, data for nearly half of the world's ocean container cargo will be available on TradeLens. IBM and Maersk have been joined by CMA CGM Group and MSC on the TradeLens, a blockchain-based shipping platform.

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. They have good transport and trade links not only with the BRIC countries, but with North America and the EU.

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DHL expands green fleet with addition of new electric delivery vans

EFT

DHL has set a target of operating 70% of first- and last-mile delivery services with clean transport modes by 2025 as part of its longer-term corporate commitment to reduce its logistics-related emissions to zero by 2050. The fleet of 63 NGEN-1000 electric delivery cargo vans are produced by equipment manufacturer Workhorse Group and are capable of running up to 100 miles on a charge. DHL will roll out a new fleet of electric delivery vans that will serve US markets in 2019.

This Week in Logistics News (December 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

October 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Department of Transportation Eliminates $1.7 Here are some excerpts from the press releases: Originally opened in 2012 with a focus on the fast growing temperature controlled transportation segment, the C.H.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Work with your broker to see if you can get priority on unloading the ship and inland transport. Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years.

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