Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. As global warming has conjured up hotter summers and milder winters, one area in which its impact has been particularly visible is the Arctic, where shrinking ice caps may give way to new shipping lanes in the future. Russia has also demonstrated its resolve to capitalize on newly-liberated shipping lanes.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” And considering that our international tariff laws have been more dynamic in the past three years, shipping U.S.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. As global warming has conjured up hotter summers and milder winters, one area in which its impact has been particularly visible is the Arctic, where shrinking ice caps may give way to new shipping lanes in the future. Russia has also demonstrated its resolve to capitalize on newly-liberated shipping lanes.

TransRussia 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: IEC Crocus Expo, Moscow, Russia. The TransRussia exhibition is a major marketplace for transport services, each year attracting leading professionals from Russia, the CIS and Baltics. Being focused primarily on cargo transportation services, the TransRussia exhibition demonstrates the full range of industry solutions – from transport and forwarding services to software and equipment for cargo handling. TransRussia 2015. Date: 21-24 April 2015.

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Here’s an easy way to think about the regular and potential future disruptions that could impact your ocean shipping strategy, and what you can do to prepare for what comes next. At these times of the year, you should see less risk to your standard ocean shipping strategy. If you fail to book in time, you may miss your delivery deadlines, or will have to use an expedited shipping method to meet them.

BRIC 83

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

This means that the world has opened up to countries like China, India, Brazil and Russia open for business. Stagnation of Air Cargo and Sea Freight Rates. Even though there have been concerted efforts to reverse the downturn experienced in the year 2015, most shipping lines have not succeeded in reversing the trends in supply chain. Air cargo rates will also remain static.

Trends 230

Doing Business in Turkey

QAD

Shipping. Turkey has 91 airports with paved runways, many of which are capable of handling jets and cargo planes. Turkey’s merchant marine boasts 1,234 vessels, including 57 bulk carriers, 54 container ships, 363 general cargo ships, 124 oil tankers and 636 other vessels.

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Here’s an easy way to think about the regular and potential future disruptors that could impact your ocean shipping strategy, and what you can do to prepare for what comes next. At these times of the year, you should see less risk to your standard ocean shipping strategy. If you fail to book in time, you may miss your delivery deadlines, or will have to use an expedited shipping method to meet them.

BRIC 37

Supply Chain Goals: Gracefully Overcoming the Hurdles of Global Sports Events

BluJay Solutions

The 2018 FIFA World Cup soccer championship has drawn millions of sports enthusiasts to Russia. million shipped items and 60 metric tons of air freight.*. If supply chain is the ultimate team sport, the world championship in Russia and other large events are mega-examples of how logistics teams up and down the supply chain must all play a role and work efficiently to deliver the goal. Many of the deliveries to Russia span thousands of kilometers from origin to destination.

The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As reported by OSW studies , China determined that rail service between western China, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Europe would best serve the unique needs of these manufacturers. Working with a qualified provider can further enhance the many benefits rail shipping can bring to your supply chain. Robinson, you can choose from a wide range of rail service options including full block train, single or multiple containers, less than container (LCL) shipments, and oversize cargo service.

Asia 47

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Take cargo airships, for example. House of Representatives set up the bipartisan Cargo Airship Caucus, with the goal of accelerating development. In recent years, the aerospace heavyweights Boeing and Northrop Grumman have developed airships; Russia, Brazil, and China have built or conceived prototypes, and Canada has designs for a few of them, including the Solar Ship, which looks like a bloated stealth bomber, with solar panels spread across the top of helium-filled wings.

COVID-19 Airfreight Business Strong

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Workers at Russia’s Kazan International Airport disinfect a Boeing 747 freighter operated by Volga-Dnepr Airlines. Cargo carriers added to their plane orders last month even as the aircraft manufacturer registered more cancellations of passenger jets, the WSJ’s Doug Cameron reports, signaling the resilience of expedited shipping demand despite the coronavirus-driven collapse in airline passenger business. But IATA expects cargo revenues to rise 8.2%

Cargo 40

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and 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. Russia climbs three spots to No. Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%).

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

Shipping. The Netherlands has a total of 29 airports, five of which are considered major airports, and two of which have paved runways capable of handling cargo planes. and Russia. The Netherlands is a modern and highly industrialized country located in Western Europe. It is bordered by Belgium, Germany and the North Sea. The Netherlands was one of the founding countries of both the EU and NATO, showing that it is a nation of progressive and forward-thinking people.

Outlook on U.S. Exports: Forecasting the “Perfect Storm” or Something Else?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

export commodity base is a diverse mix of goods and is well balanced across many commodity segments and cargo values. The diversity of commodities and cargo values alone creates a solid foundation for export growth while minimizing volatility when other market factors, such as currency, geopolitical shocks to the market, and fuel prices, can adversely impact the growth of U.S. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Logistics Exports Shipping SOLASOutlook on U.S.

Alibaba versus Amazon in Europe

Logistics Trends and Insights

Spain is Alibaba’s fourth market by turnover volume, after China, the United States, and Russia and is the focus of this article. The Liege Airport is already handling e-commerce shipments from the Cainiao network from such airlines as Air China Cargo. As part of the agreement, Correos will work with Alibaba’s Cainiao Smart Logistics Network to better facilitate goods shipped between China and Spain.

Doing Business in the United States

QAD

For comparison, this makes the country about half the size of Russia or South America, and more than twice the size of the European Union. Shipping. has 5,054 airports, most of which have paved runways long enough to handle large jets and cargo planes. Cargo transportation in the U.S. has nine container ports, 11 cargo ports and 11 liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals. In 1776, 13 British colonies declared their independence and formed the United States.

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. The "Beijing-Hamburg Container Express" left the Chinese capital on January 9 with its cargo of shoes, toys and electronic goods and covered the distance of 10,000 kilometres (6,200 miles) in 15 days, Germanys state-owned rail operator Deutsche Bahn said. We have demonstrated that we can transport goods by rail between China and Germany safely, reliably and yet twice as fast as compared with ships," Bensel said. "At

A Green Future For Freight: Eric Beckwitt at COP22

Freightera

As many of you may be aware, freight shipping, international shipping and also aviation are not included in the COP21 agreement. The shipping industry is currently a vast producer of nitrous oxides and sulfate oxides, produce about 15% of the total nitrous oxides emissions in the world. The maritime sector shows that the nitrous oxides from shipping will eclipse that land by 2020 and then still rapidly grow until it’s 40% more than the total land production of nitrous oxides.