This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I’m curious how the 40 percent reduction in transit time was actually achieved since blockchain doesn’t make cargo ships move through water any faster. I’m back from vacation. Well, back physically. Getting back mentally has been a very slow process.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors. Among other Latin countries, Peru is the biggest mover, climbing three spots to No.

Maersk-IBM blockchain shipping solution makes major strides

EFT

Customs authorities in the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Australia and Peru are participating, along with customs brokers Ransa and Güler & Dinamik. . Participation among beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) has grown to include Torre Blanca / Camposol and Umit Bisiklet.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

Air: In 2016, a new air transport agreement was implemented between the US and Mexico allowing for increased market access for passenger and cargo airlines between the two nations. began shipping cargo to select international destinations.