Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

40’ containers: Due to the lack of imports, this equipment is in limited supply across the country. The supply of 40’ equipment across the U.S. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Supply chain industry executives are split sharply about how Mexico will fare if it is able to agree with the United States and Canada on terms to update the North American Free Trade Agreement. . 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. Saudi Arabia was No.

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Doing Business in India

QAD

Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. India has 253 airports with paved runways and most are able to support cargo traffic. India has 1,731 vessels in its merchant marine, including bulk carriers, container ships, general cargo ships and oil tankers.

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

Talking Logistics

Back at work, getting caught up on all of the supply chain and logistics news from the past two weeks. Customer Experience is Driving Supply Chain Innovation, Says Report from BluJay Solutions and Adelante SCM. Back in January, IBM and Maersk announced plans to form a joint venture focused on “applying blockchain to improve global trade and digitize supply chains.” I’m back from vacation. Well, back physically.

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

As was confirmed for me yet again this week at a conference, the most utilized supply chain and logistics application, the reigning champ of them all, is the Excel spreadsheet. Global Supply Chains Open Door to Fraud ( CFO.com ). ” Back in February 2010, I wrote a report highlighting how the MENA region is a growth opportunity for companies across many vertical industries, with countries such as United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt leading the way.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Even at some of the world’s best supply chains, redirecting chemicals and other products is a Herculean effort. I’ve been in supply chain management for more than a decade now. supply chain professional.

Doing Business in South Korea

QAD

Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. South Korea has a strong infrastructure to support its manufacturing supply chain. South Korea has 71 airports with paved runways, more than half of which can support cargo jets.

Doing Business in India

QAD

Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. India has 253 airports with paved runways and most are able to support cargo traffic. India has 1,731 vessels in its merchant marine, including bulk carriers, container ships, general cargo ships and oil tankers.

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Bahri Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Forwarders Solution

BluJay Solutions

Saudi Arabia’s leading shipping carrier extends use of BluJay technology. Manchester, UK – February 6, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network , today announced that Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has expanded its use of BluJay technology to include the Transportation Management for Forwarders solution.

Maersk-IBM blockchain shipping solution makes major strides

EFT

It has been jointly developed by the two companies to apply blockchain to the world's global supply chain and follows on from a 12-month trial. 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.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

Countries including Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, UAE, Malaysia, Mexico and Turkey are poised to leverage on concerns around skills shortages, increased living costs and rising salaries, new regulations and infrastructure limitations to seize a greater share of global trade as the ‘new tier’ of emerging markets. The emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China that make up the ‘BRIC’ acronym continue to forge ahead.

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