3 Ways to Track Air Cargo - And One More That’ll Blow Your Mind

Roambee

The in-air segment of your air cargo’s journey is only one part and constitutes a considerably smaller part of the journey’s time on an average, the remaining comprises of the first mile, time spent in storage, time spent at airports, and the last mile.

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EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2020 – Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2020 – Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable. Efficient Packaging: Using the right outer carton for the product sounds simple, but there are so many challenges to truly achieving this. Ethical Packaging: With packaging, less is definitely more.

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Is Cargo iQ Enough to Monitor Your Air Shipment?

Roambee

As simple as it may seem, air cargo isn’t just about moving boxes in planes. Flying is just 10% of the whole journey of your air cargo, the remaining — the more crucial part — is when it sits at the airport before boarding, after landing, waiting for approvals and paperwork at the customs, and while traveling on the road to reach its destination. In short, your air cargo does more waiting than flying. Let’s see what Cargo iQ can and cannot do, and how you can fill this gap.

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4 Air Freight Packaging Pointers from Securing Drums to Pallets

Cerasis

Further, we focus on over the road transportation management to include the modes: LTL, Full Truckload, and Small Package. The focus of this blog post is about air freight packaging pointers. Getting cargo from one place to another is big business. When that cargo is packaged in drums and strapped on pallets, the care and proper resources make a terrific difference. 4 Air Freight Packaging Guidelines to Follow. Freight air freight packaging

EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2019- Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2019- Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable. With transit packaging becoming ever more critical to the retail supply chain, EV Cargo are delighted to announce a conference on the 13th June 2019, focused on helping retailers understand how to optimise, improve and drive greater compliance with packaging throughout the supply chain. Ethical Packaging: With packaging, less is definitely more.

EV Cargo Technology Transforms Container Fill for M&S

EV Cargo Technology

Ground-breaking packaging optimisation technology is helping some of the world’s biggest retailers transform their global supply chains by reducing shipping costs and their impact on the environment.

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EV Cargo Technology to host a Webex on ‘Ticking All the Boxes to Packaging’

EV Cargo Technology

With packaging becoming ever more critical to the retail supply chain, EV Cargo Technology will be hosting a Webex on 11 th September 2019 , focused on helping retailers understand how to optimise, improve and drive greater compliance with packaging throughout the supply chain. During the Webex, our speaker Duncan Grewcock, Chief Operating Officer APAC, will show you how you can tick all the boxes, and achieve efficient, ethical and sustainable packaging and much more.

Marks and Spencer announced as guest speaker of EV Cargo’s packaging conference

EV Cargo Technology

Stephen Jarman, Vendor Compliance and Performance at M&S will discuss its Packaging Optimisation project. EV Cargo Technology, one of the UK’s leading providers of supply chain management software, is pleased to announce the EV Cargo Packaging Conference on Thursday 5th September 2019 at the Palletforce Hub of Innovation in Burton-on-Trent. Ethical Packaging: With packaging, less is definitely more. Neither should the focus on packaging.

EV Cargo Technology speaks on How Technology Can Solve Packaging Compliance, Sustainability and Ethical Trade Challenges

EV Cargo Technology

At our recent ASCI Lunchtime Webinar, over 50% of members said they haven’t commenced their plans towards Australia’s 2025 Sustainable Packaging Targets set out by Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO). On 14 th November 2019 , EV Cargo Technology will be hosting an ASCI networking breakfast in Melbourne to discuss how technology can optimise, improve and drive greater compliance with packaging, sustainability and ethical trade throughout the supply chain.

Top 4 Reasons Why Package Optimization Also Benefits Your Supply Chain

Cerasis

But what about the way you package those products? Product packaging isn’t typically something you think about in supply chain and logistics, but it actually plays a major role in shipping and producing your products. Package optimization of your products for supply chain management can actually save your companies both time and money. What Is Package Optimization? If you’ve never heard of package optimization before, don’t worry — most manufacturers haven’t.

Tackling Drug Counterfeiting — Barcodes vs. RFID vs. Blockchain

Roambee

A WHO report 1 says poor countries lose over 2,50,000 children to fake and substandard drugs of malaria and pneumonia every year. Although most industries are focusing on supply chain efficiency, pharma supply chains bring a bigger worry into the picture: patient safety.

6 Essentials of a Pharma Cold Chain Early Warning System

Roambee

Pharma cold chain monitoring technologies have progressed in leaps and bounds and evolved from manual data collection to data loggers with automated logging but manual extraction, and from data loggers to Bluetooth devices when sync was wireless using a mobile phone. While these technologies have resolved the data availability problem to a point, they still leave some gaps.

How General Average Could Ruin Your Ocean Cargo Deliveries

CH Robinson Transportfolio

How General Average Could Ruin Your Ocean Cargo Deliveries | Transportfolio. Start by building your knowledge of how general average works, how it can impact your shipments if general average is declared, and how marine cargo insurance can help you sleep like a baby at night.

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How Real-time Visibility Solves 4 Key Pharma Supply Chain Challenges

Roambee

Pharmaceuticals is one industry that's always standing on the verge of doing 'the next big thing' when it comes to not only medical, but also technological breakthroughs. The same goes for transporting and tracking pharma products. With the Internet of Things (IoT) having become ubiquitous, it is now possible to be with your shipment like a shadow from the time it leaves your facility until it reaches its destination with the right solution.

Taking a Cyclical Approach to Transit Packaging

EV Cargo Technology

In fact, not engaging in these practices could be costing organisations more than ‘just’ their reputation, as retailers who have addressed their environmental and surplus transit packaging issues have unearthed multimillions in savings within the first few months. Using cloud based technology, retailers can approve or reject any transit packaging options and ensure suppliers use the correct packing to produce the right results.

How to Track Rail Parcels Using GPS Shipment Trackers

Roambee

IoT technology for supply chain real time visibility Real-time Monitoring Temperature Monitoring BLE Beacons package tracking real-time shipment monitoring real-time tracking system logistics monitoring system Package level monitoring Automotive FMCG Hi-tech Agri Business FTL, LTL, Parcel Tracking Condition Sensitive Cargo Monitoring Pharma Food & Beverage Chemicals Multimodal Shipment Tracking IoT In Supply Chain Cargo IQ Consume r Goods 3PL & Logistics Business Intelligence low-cost

Evolution in Pharma Cold Chain — Vaccine Vial Monitors to Dataloggers to IoT

Roambee

Ensuring product quality when shipping pharmaceutical products is a matter of life or death. This led to the adoption of vaccine vial monitors during the better part of the 20th century, which could provide an indication about major temperature deviations that affected product quality. The industry further evolved in the 70s to use data loggers, which could provide the entire trail of temperature data in shipping.

EV Cargo Technology Optimise Container Space to 95% Capacity – An M&S Case Study

EV Cargo Technology

Millions of dollars are wasted annually because of poor transit packaging standards. Stephen now manages Vendor Compliance and Performance at the high street leading brand and has given his time to talk about how M&S used EV Cargo Technology’s cloud-based Packaging Compliance module to reduce the number of containers required through packaging optimisation.

Air Cargo Basics

The Logistics of Logistics

Air Cargo Overview. Air transportation is used to transport air cargo by plane and is a crucial component of international logistics networks. Air cargo is especially useful for companies shipping time-sensitive goods or goods over large distances. Air cargo is usually transported using dedicated cargo aircraft (freighters) or passenger aircraft. The Importance of Air Cargo. As mentioned above, air cargo is transported by freighters or passenger aircraft.

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Why packaging plays a pivotal role in logistics?

20Cube Logistics

Packaging is an ever-evolving process. According to Per Engelseth’s thesis on ‘The core role of packages in a logistics network’, “The basic objective of logistics is concerned with the provision of goods to an end-user and four main activities are involved in this provision of goods. With new trends coming up every day in logistics, it has a major impact on the packaging producers and consumers. Packaging in international logistics. Security of packaging.

How IoT Improves Consumer Packaged Goods Value Chain

Savi

Agile supply chain operations, especially in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, are using IoT and end-to-end shipment visibility software to outperform competitors with better service while keeping lower inventory levels. Theft: Even though the number of cargo theft cases has decreased this year, it is a remaining problem, especially considering the lack of accurate reporting in the industry.

Invest in a Smart Rail Cargo Tracking System — It’s About Time

Roambee

Supply Chain Efficiency package tracking real-time tracking system container tracking system logistics monitoring system ETA Automotive FTL, LTL, Parcel Tracking Pharma Industrial Manufacturing Food & Beverage Chemicals Multimodal Shipment Tracking 3PL & Logistics Business IntelligenceGlobalization, containerization, and a surge in logistics connectivity have been a boon to the intermodal, multimodal, and global shipping industry.

How to Track Your Ocean Container with IoT

Roambee

With technologies like IoT, however, monitoring your cargo — even on the high seas — is no longer a daunting task. Shipping overseas often means no continuous visibility beyond the port. If you ship overseas often, you’re probably familiar with the difficulty of tracking ocean shipments.

The Battle for Air Cargo Space

Supply Chain Nation

This week: how expectations for rapid delivery are driving competition in the air cargo space; the growing driver shortage in the trucking industry; how in-store mobility could help boost retail sales; the startup business behind reducing food waste; and how the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact the supply chain. The battle for air cargo space. The growing need to support rapid delivery is driving greater demand for air cargo shipments, reports The Wall Street Journal.

Packaging has role to play in under strain food supply chains

EFT

Fresh food supply chains are under strain, with reports of dumped agricultural good in both the US and Europe , so packaging that can enhance shelf and storage lives may have a major role to play. The packaging is extensively used for prolonged storage and long-haul shipments of a range of fruits and vegetables. Customers are increasingly seeking packaged fresh produce that traditionally sit naked on the shelves.

The Battle for Air Cargo Space

Supply Chain Nation

This week: how expectations for rapid delivery are driving competition in the air cargo space; the growing driver shortage in the trucking industry; how in-store mobility could help boost retail sales; the startup business behind reducing food waste; and how the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact the supply chain. The battle for air cargo space. The growing need to support rapid delivery is driving greater demand for air cargo shipments, reports The Wall Street Journal.

Most common causes of Cargo Ship Accidents

Promptus LLC

Errors in Packaging Could Mean Bad News For Cargo Ships Source The world of cargo is immense, with millions of tons transported by containerships every year. The post Most common causes of Cargo Ship Accidents appeared first on Promptus, LLC. Just like trucks or […]. Freight Forwarding

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11 Best Practices to Ship Parcel Like a Pro

Cerasis

Unfortunately, the volume of small packages shipped , as well as the variety of carriers used, can make keeping costs in check sound like a dream, inaccessible. Customers want to pay as little as possible for shipping, and they want their packages delivered yesterday. As noted in a previous blog post , up to 37 percent of shippers are experiencing the growing pains of trying to get more packages to customers faster.

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 17th, 2019

Transplace

Amazon Sets Deadline for CPG Brands to Overhaul Packaging : Some CPG brands have been summoned by Amazon to overhaul their product packaging to be greener, sturdier and cheaper to ship. Starting in August, manufacturers with products identified for the packaging improvement program will be charged $1.99 Cargo Thefts Down 19% in 2018 : According to a report from cargo theft recording firm SensiGuard , cargo thefts across the U.S.

The 11 Transportation Service Offerings

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation Service Offering 1 – Small Package. Package delivery or parcel delivery is the shipping of packages (parcels) or high value mail as single shipments. While the service is provided by most postal systems, private package delivery services have also existed in competition with and in place of public postal services. Transportation Service Offering 2 – Air Cargo. Air transportation is used to transport air cargo by plane.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. The reopening of factories in China would see a gradual return of demand, but Alphaliner noted in a recent newsletter that cargo volume recovery was expected to take a few weeks, and until normal volume is reached, carriers would continue to selectively implement blank sailings, likely until the end of March.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. 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. • Lack of uniformity in the packaging sizes. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring.

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Understanding Cargo Insurance

3PL Insights

Wondering whether your company would benefit from cargo insurance? Read on for the tips and advice that we’ve compiled on selecting the right cargo coverage for your company’s shipments. Types of cargo insurance. The specifics of land insurance packages are decided by the regulations of the nation in which shipments are transported. The main types of marine cargo insurance include open cover (all-risk) and specific (named perils).

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This Week in Logistics News (July 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters). A similar situation exists in the air cargo market, as reported by Reuters: Following a sharp fall in freight prices air cargo companies are set to trim their fleets and jobs further to battle overcapacity while looking for new partnerships and products to carry, industry executives and analysts say.

What is Cargo Insurance and Why Is It Important?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

That’s where cargo insurance comes in. To clear up these confusions, this post will explain key cargo insurance information and how it can help mitigate your shipping risks. What is cargo insurance? Marine cargo insurance is the most common method used to protect the value of your goods from physical damage, theft, or general average. Cargo insurance is not always automatically included for all shipped goods—this often varies by region.

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