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Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. Shipping Gazette Daily News. One of the most comprehensive daily summaries, and by far the leading Asian-based summary, China’s Shipping Gazette provides daily information about carriers, forwarders and technology. Air Cargo World. This American based niche news site specialises in air cargo. Since 1974 with industry-leading expertise in, well, American shipping.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

The expectation is that two mega ships will arrive at the ports to pick up empties this week as the equipment is needed in China. Industrial and chemical sectors are maintaining at seasonally expected shipping volumes as of this time. Finding equipment and shipping through the Laredo, TX and McAllen, TX border crossing points could quickly get worse. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

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Make Freight Sourcing More Efficient!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Freight sourcing and procurement is a critical component of the whole supply chain and is crucial to the success of the business. Whether you are a BCO (Beneficial Cargo Owner), Freight Forwarder or NVOCC it is essential that you get this critical component right. In order to achieve maximum efficiency in freight sourcing and procurement, you need a strong team to handle the requirements. The team also needs to understand the characteristics and nature of the cargo.

The Pros and Cons of Air Charter Service

CH Robinson Transportfolio

However, that may not be the case when shipping your cargo. When it comes to quickly getting what you want, when you want it, there is no service better than air charter for your cargo. Although not well known, it is possible to procure a partial air charter. Companies who do not work with large forwarders can be at a disadvantage if looking for an air cargo charter because many airline companies don’t often work with smaller, niche forwarders for charter service.

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Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

For instance, the bankruptcy of South Korea’s 7th largest shipping company (Hanjin Shipping) led to a dramatic reduction in global supply chain shipping capacity. Capacity fell by 3 percent, and up to $14 billion in cargo was unable to dock. Shippers need to re-evaluate ocean route use and determine which carriers can increase shipping in anticipation of tropical storms. Create a backup data resource. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

How Green Shipping Can Enhance Your Business’s Sustainability Quotient

Freightera

This rise in demand and supply of goods also calls for an added focus towards sustainable shipping practices to ensure the environment doesn’t get affected by it all. In an effort to start a conversation on green shipping practices, this article will shed some light on the need for such practices while providing tips and techniques that will help you further the cause. Why We Need Sustainable Shipping? Lastly, sustainable shipping practices also offer financial relief.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

It helps coordinate the various supply chain activities, which include the complete range of procurement, development, implementation, commercialization, and delivery of the goods or services to the market. With the help of a sound Logistics Management Software, manufacturers can effectively manage the multifaceted process involved right from the production cycle to the delivery of raw materials to shipping the finished products to the consumers.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

It helps coordinate the various supply chain activities, which include the complete range of procurement, development, implementation, commercialization, and delivery of the goods or services to the market. With the help of a sound Logistics Management Software, manufacturers can effectively manage the multifaceted process involved right from the production cycle to the delivery of raw materials to shipping the finished products to the consumers.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

It helps coordinate the various supply chain activities, which include the complete range of procurement, development, implementation, commercialization, and delivery of the goods or services to the market. With the help of a sound Logistics Management Software, manufacturers can effectively manage the multifaceted process involved right from the production cycle to the delivery of raw materials to shipping the finished products to the consumers.

Top Logistics & Supply Chain Blogs We Followed in 2018 & Suggest You Follow in 2019

Shipchain

Ship Lilly. The blog is run by Lilly and Associates and covers a huge range of topics from drop shipping, outsourced fulfillment, the trucking shortage, U.S.-China It is an excellent resource for information on the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance too, which will grow in importance as blockchain matures. More Than Shipping. The More Than Shipping blog is a comprehensive resource for shipping trends, supply chain planning, project and specialized cargo and more.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Some of their biggest challenges lie in supply chain and logistics management, with many SMEs struggling to access shipping solutions and distribution networks controlled by gigantic enterprises that focus on serving similarly enormous customers. According to the Shipa Freight report, the primary challenges faced by internationalizing SMEs, from a shipping perspective, are as follows: International shipping costs are too high, and cost-visibility is inadequate.

Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Soft costs are those which utilize resources but have no direct cash outlay, however, they measure productivity. Investment decisions are very critical in this scenario, to help create long term smart strategies of when, why, and how to invest in new facilities such as warehouses, factories, and the resources and equipment needed. Procurement costs. What is Supply chain costs?

Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Soft costs are those which utilize resources but have no direct cash outlay, however, they measure productivity. Investment decisions are very critical in this scenario, to help create long term smart strategies of when, why, and how to invest in new facilities such as warehouses, factories, and the resources and equipment needed. Procurement costs. What is Supply chain costs?

Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Soft costs are those which utilize resources but have no direct cash outlay, however, they measure productivity. Investment decisions are very critical in this scenario, to help create long term smart strategies of when, why, and how to invest in new facilities such as warehouses, factories, and the resources and equipment needed. Procurement costs. What is Supply chain costs?

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. This both reduces the risk of error and improves speed to create a smoother shipping process. A successful demand plan can significantly cut costs due to out-of-stocks, overstocks, and expedited shipping. It can also solve problems with warehouse logistics by predicting how much product should be shipped, where it should be shipped to and when it should be shipped.

Who’s Using Blockchain in 2020, and How?

Logistics Bureau

As diamonds, and to a lesser extent, perhaps gold, are resources with origins that can sometimes be controversial, companies like De Beers have seized upon blockchain to provide evidence that their gems come from sources that don’t involve insurgency funding or forced labour.

50 expert warehouse optimization tips and techniques

6 River Systems

Implementing the right technologies, such as collaborative mobile robots , can help to optimize resource management and improve productivity. Where is your picking operation located with respect to shipping and product storage? Products with tight shipping deadlines or time constraints should also be stacked in this manner, thereby streamlining movement and overall travel time even more.” “Warehouse resource optimization is all about the efficiency of the people.

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

6 River Systems

The new facility will allow the company to offer two-day shipping to most (about 90%) of the U.S. The company is also focusing on freight savings, expanding its TMS to include more destinations and vendors, shipping more volume through a consolidated network (instead of direct to store) and working with suppliers on various savings strategies. When customers order items not stocked at one of Belk’s fulfillment centers, those items are shipped directly from the vendor.

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

Talking Logistics

FedEx to Increase Shipping Rates. 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. Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week? If so, let’s connect.

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

Responding to large-scale crises such as the Ebola outbreak requires government resources. One manifestation of this problem is that multiple ports on the east coast are deepening their approach channels in order to attract bigger cargo ships. The widening of the Panama Canal to enable larger ships to pass through the trade artery will generate this traffic. Responding to a crisis on this scale requires the resources and system-wide scope of national government.

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

Shipchain

His expertise in supply chain compliance and policies continues in his posts at American Shipper, making his voice a go-to resource for those involved in the global supply chain. . Today, he oversees the web and in-print edition of SupplyChainBrain, a go-to resource for companies undergoing digital transformation in the supply chain. . His works remain expansive—from procurement through reverse logistics and even facilities management for the supply chain itself. .

Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020

Transplace

Southern California: There were mega ships that were set to arrive over the weekend that were intended to take empty containers out of the ports and bring them back to China. Industrial and chemical sectors are maintaining seasonally expected shipping volumes as of this time. SeaIntelligence Consulting is estimating a 10% decline in global container shipments which would equate to 17m TEU carried by world’s container shipping fleet.