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Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. It is this ability to present the entire freight transport and logistics supply chain under one roof that makes Multimodal the go-to event for shippers, importers, exporters, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers – all seeking ways to run a slicker supply chain. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020


This indicator affects transport companies in Mexico that have income in pesos as all their parts and some of their payments could be based on U.S. Economic and pandemic crisis impacts are creating unemployment, and are also starting to affect transportation and theft, which could start increasing during this period. Port of Virginia’s cargo volumes are down ~ 9% YoY. Overall, there is sufficient transport capacity, but there is variation per industry segment.


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The Legal Implications of Transport Visibility is NOT Good News for Truckers


Most have $1M of coverage for the carrier, because even though they did not cause the damage in many cases, they were present. To keep yourself in business, there are plaintiffs attorneys that are finding out what transportation is doing, and trying to find the big deep pockets to pay damages like the $281M damage awarded in Texas – because the smaller carrier won’t be able to pay.” Our prior post discussed the benefits and challenges of visibility in logistics. But WAIT!

Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020


Based on the above three points, one can make the argument that the Canadian transport industry has not been as impacted by the pandemic as the U.S. Majority of countries are re-opening gradually and cargo flows are re-emerging as shippers and manufacturers increase activities. Overall there is sufficient transport capacity, but there is variation per industry segment. Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020. By: Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace.

Pricing Power in a Cargo Bazaar: Does Revenue Management Add Value?


Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) were the center of the cargo transportation universe and the shippers were fully reliant on them for all their logistics needs. A true cargo pricing bazaar was the result. Fast forward to present day. Technological advances are allowing these shippers to plan relentlessly, do scenario planning and decide the likely transportation services they need for moving their products. Those were the good old days.

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

Talking Logistics

Infor Aligns With MercuryGate To Strengthen Transportation Management. Oracle Introduces New Cloud Solutions for Transportation and Global Trade Management. Thirteen Years After 9/11, A New Attempt To Screen 100 Percent of Cargo Containers ( Roll Call ). Last year at the Ariba LIVE 2013 conference, I led a discussion session titled “At the Intersection of Social and Business Networks” with about fifty senior executives in supply chain and procurement.

Blockchain for Bill of Lading – A Much Needed Update to the Traditional Bill of Lading for E-Commerce?


In other words, the technology will continue to present challenges until its use becomes a standard in global and domestic trade. Reduction in costs and hassle associated with cargo insurance claims filing and processing, says CargoX Founder and CEO Stefan Kukman. Use for transparency and traceability for buyers, marketplaces, sellers, and consumers, unifying the history of a product from procurement to end-users, as well as throughout returns, if necessary.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

The list is presented in the order the responses were received in: 1) Andreas Wieland , Assistant Professor at Copenhagen Business School Successful supply chain management means that organizations are well-orchestrated in an end-to-end value network. Research from APQC’s Open Standards Benchmarking in procurement shows that organizations without formal SRM programs report 121 percent longer supplier lead times.

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Welcome to the Supply Chain where the Risks Never Stop Coming

Enterra Insights

Bindiya Vakil ( @BindiyaVakil ), Resilinc CEO, notes, “Supply chain, sourcing and procurement professionals are on the front lines of managing global trade risks for their companies. 2018 challenged them in new ways, and 2019 is shaping up to present continued uncertainty as long-standing trade relationships are reconfigured.” Cargo caught up in industrial unrest : “Strikes, overtime bans, or work-to-rule can affect any transport mode, almost anywhere in the world.

24 supply chain experts & business leaders reveal the #1 challenge of supply chain management (and how to solve it)

6 River Systems

Also, globalization presents another hydra-headed challenge for your procurement network. Joseph Giranda @cfrrinkens Joseph Giranda is the Director of Commercial Relations at CFR Rinkens , a global leader in the shipping of commercial cargo, specializing in the containerized shipping of motor vehicles. We advised a company that deals with transportation logistics for perishable goods and delicate and expensive consumables.

Transpacific Air and Ocean Shipping Space Is Already Tight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

If you’ve heard the term “perfect storm” applied more to transportation lately than you have since the book by Sebastian Junger came out in 1997, you’re not alone. Load factors—the amount of air cargo space that is already being used—run in the middle- to hi. gh-90% range at present, an indicator that space is already tight. Nippon Cargo Airlines is a significant carrier on the Transpacific Eastbound, and questions surfaced earlier this year about its plane maintenance.

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

6 River Systems

Penske Logistics @PenskeLogistics In early 2018, Penske Logistics gained entry into the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), which encourages the development of blockchain applications in the transportation industry. In 2017, Smith & Nephew expanded its use of business network and cloud-based applications to support a centralized, efficient procurement process for managing spending from end to end. The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day.

[INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics


The data from this global virtual item master takes another step in its evolutionary journey and is refined using an online, cloud-based platform with user tools that automatically present the normalized data obtained from all sources, both internal and external, in natural English. Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The post [INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

The Top Logistics and Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders to Know for 2020


His works include podcasts, e-books, whitepapers, case studies, infographics and personalized presentations for major supply chain conferences. His works remain expansive—from procurement through reverse logistics and even facilities management for the supply chain itself. . He’s also the author of the blog, Critical Cargoes, where he encourages the industry to upgrade systems and leverage new technology to improve supply chain processes and reduce unnecessary freight spend. .