Is Cargo iQ Enough to Monitor Your Air Shipment?

Roambee

As simple as it may seem, air cargo isn’t just about moving boxes in planes. Flying is just 10% of the whole journey of your air cargo, the remaining — the more crucial part — is when it sits at the airport before boarding, after landing, waiting for approvals and paperwork at the customs, and while traveling on the road to reach its destination. In short, your air cargo does more waiting than flying. Let’s see what Cargo iQ can and cannot do, and how you can fill this gap.

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Cargo Crime is on the Rise, Here’s Why

Shipchain

That said, in the midst of all of this instability, cargo crime is on the rise due to the current disruption in global supply chains. . Interestingly enough, since the start of the pandemic, cargo theft has fallen off as much as 85%, according to Alex Lennane at The Loadstar. As they are now being reversed, experts believe that rates of cargo theft will spike as thieves try to recoup “lost wages.” Blockchain Cargo Crime Shipping Supply Chain

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How to Protect Your Freight From Cargo Thieves

GTG Technology Group

5 Tips for Protecting Your Freight Against Cargo Thieves. In 2018, motor carriers reported almost 600 incidents of cargo theft nationwide. Cargo thieves can take advantage of opportunities for crime, such as low security at a cargo hold, to steal thousands of dollars worth of cargo. Thieves stealing cargo can cause disaster along the supply chain. Use these tips to protect your cargo against criminals and avoid costly mishaps.

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Wanted: Innovative Responses to a New Security Threat

Supply Chain @ MIT

The recent cyber attacks and security breaches at Target and Home Depot drew executives’ attention to the vulnerability of their companies to this type of crime. In this case, that means challenging the prevailing method for supply chain security in response to the cyber security threat. High-profile breaches such as the ones cited above have spotlighted cyber security, but awareness of the actual risks involved is still relatively limited.

The Wisdom of the Crowd (Sourcing) Doesn’t Apply to Commercial Shipping

Supply Chain Collaborator

More than a year ago, the Supply Chain Collaborator blog examined the trend toward crowd sourcing and wondered aloud whether an “Uber for commercial shipping” was imminent. Sixteen months later, a virtual lifetime in the technology realm, the crowd sourcing economy shows no signs of slowing with numerous solutions emerging across a host of industries. They often lack the correct equipment needed to effectively haul the cargo.

Mexico Back in the Supply Chain Spotlight

Talking Logistics

A lot of companies set up operations and sourced from Mexico back in the 90s, then the focus shifted to China and other Asian countries, and now Mexico is back in the spotlight. has a surplus of natural gas; it’s a cheap energy source that helps Mexico continue to be competitive. . Finally, I asked Troy about security, if it’s as bad as we read in the papers. carriers for $100K, $150K, $250K worth of cargo liability. It seems like we’ve come full circle with Mexico.

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US Spending Cuts to Create Issues for Freight Forwarders Through Cargo Processing Delays

BluJay Solutions

As the US Federal Government begins to implement a Sequestration program of mandatory spending cuts to address its budget deficit, effective March 1, the Department of Homeland Security is warning of potential delays to the processing of inbound air and sea freight shipments. And the resulting delays in processing cargo imports are set to impact heavily on the logistics industry, with logistics services providers of all types affected, in particular freight forwarders.

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Connect Big Data with Predictive Analytics for Increased Visibility and Control Over Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Network

percent per year, over 90% of the world’s trade is carried by sea for a total of 23 million tonnes of cargo traveling by ship every day. Most in the know will agree that the amount and sources of Big Data available around supply chains continues to grow geometrically because of increased use of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, Satellite Tracking (AIS/Automatic Identification System) for ships as well as emerging implementations leveraging blockchain technology.

Cargo Flight Launches a Vital Link in the Ebola Response Effort

Supply Chain @ MIT

Items in this shipment were sourced in the United States, and the logistics team led by Dr. Goentzel worked with a commercial distributor to access manufacturing capacity for products such as Ebola suits that are relatively scarce. Airlink, the NGO that provided the air transportation, collaborated with the ACCEL logistics team to secure cargo space. ACCEL is sourcing products locally where possible.

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Security and TMS: What Intermodal Carriers Should Know

GTG Technology Group

Many companies shy away from adopting new technology solutions because they fear security risks. With appropriate security measures, cloud TMS products will contribute to business efficiency. Security Risks in the Intermodal Transportation Industry. In freight transportation, a cyber security threat can cause delays, contribute to a cargo-stealing conspiracy, compromise sensitive data , or put digital systems at risk. Sources: [link].

What is Cargo Insurance and Why Is It Important?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

That’s where cargo insurance comes in. To clear up these confusions, this post will explain key cargo insurance information and how it can help mitigate your shipping risks. What is cargo insurance? Marine cargo insurance is the most common method used to protect the value of your goods from physical damage, theft, or general average. Cargo insurance is not always automatically included for all shipped goods—this often varies by region. Source [link].

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IoT enabled Supply Chain Visibility: The Holy Grail of Supply Chain Managers

Global Trade Management

When considering the fact that the key beneficiaries of visibility solutions are multiple business functions such as logistics, supply chain, finance, quality management and security the results of the study are not surprising. Real-time cargo tracking and monitoring improves in-transit visibility Today the true visibility into the movement of goods is still minimal and mostly done via processes heavily dependent on phone calls and email communication.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Desperate Refugees

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Is it morally defensible to write about African refugees to actually advertise a commercial cargo monitoring service? arviem’s cargo monitoring services help to address such issues. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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How Manufacturers Can Restart or Ramp Up Operations Safely and Effectively

USC Consulting Group

And, as with other consequential moments in our history, it will be manufacturers who make the difference to lead us forward—to secure the future health, safety and prosperity of all Americans.” Expand cargo capacity so suppliers can receive more raw materials to develop health solutions. Due to the suddenness of the impact of the virus, many supply chain leaders have had to react to issues with sourcing, staffing, and production.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Police warning after drug.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Cargo monitoring could not only be used to prevent trafficking drugs - but also to prevent smuggling huge amount of money in containers from one country to another. **. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Cubic Global Tracking.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Cubic Global Tracking Solutions and arviem AG Form Strategic Partnership for Global Cargo Monitoring Services. million to supply container tracking and monitoring equipment for arviem AG’s Global Cargo Monitoring Service. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

Transparency and integrity for your supply chain

Global Trade Management

With sensors container conditions including door security can be monitored in real time and door opening alarm messages can be sent to the involved persons. Clarify liability issues Especially with liability issues the source related documentation is crucial. The recipient of a shipment can for example demonstrate when and where in the distribution chain, the cargo has been damaged.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Seriously Flawed.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. The conversations, usually connected to past Bureau activities, moved to the discussion and criticism of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP). All examples involve decision-making tied to container security.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Greater Globalization.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Businesses in the EU and US are increasing their investment in manufacturing and sourcing offshore. Off shore sourcing provides lower cost, higher agility and greater performance advantages. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Compliance with.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. As an example: Customs tariffs remain a critical revenue source. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Rebuilding Public.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Concurrently, Governments are challenged to effectively use only a limited budget to meet economic, customs and security policies without impeding trade. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: US CBP suspends GTX.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. In his prepared testimony for an April 3 hearing of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, Deputy Commissioner Jay Ahern also recommended that 100 percent scanning of U.S.-bound bound maritime cargo containers be limited to high-risk trade lanes.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: The Inspection Chimera

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Nor dose anyone in the Trade Community discount the need to improve the security of ocean Containers. Advocating 100% inspection is disingenuously perpetuating the problem, while not contributing to an effective security solution.

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The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

Enough to go through every single article published in the top tech blogs – Techcrunch, Verge, Mashable and Recode – since 2007 to count how often articles about logistics startups, freight or cargo were published. So I spoke to everyone I knew in the field and looked through some other sources (Crunchbase, Jonathan Wichmann’s great list of logistics startups site, CB Insights and more) to come up with the ULTIMATE LIST of disruptive logistics startups.

6 Digitization Steps to Overcome Supply Chain Disruptions & Build Resiliency

Turvo

Few areas of the supply chain are more susceptible than sourcing strategies. In the global economy, manufacturers may source raw materials from affected regions. Of course, a more diverse supply chain contains this protective effect—enabling multi-sourcing capabilities for all needed resources from cargo space to drivers and beyond. Divert your cargo at Port, Transload, and expedite to the destination while having complete visibility on the Turvo Inc.

The Benefits of IoT And Real Time Actionable Data

Gravity Supply Chain

When data only gets fed back along the cargo’s journey from certain checkpoints throughout the critical path, it is near to impossible for businesses to know: the geographical location of goods in transit. overall environmental/health status of cargo. Imagine a time when shipping routes get fully optimized, the evaluation of carrier performance levels is simple, levels of cargo security get significantly improved, and potential risks to your supply chain reduce substantially.

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Top 7 Digital Transformation Technologies For The Supply Chain

Abivin

Many businesses are still hesitant to implement cloud technology for fear that cloud platforms cannot integrate with legacy systems and may compromise information security. As a result, businesses can both secure their sensitive data while sharing strategic data with business ,,partners,, , 3. ,Industry, 4.0

Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

Road to VR

A robust defense plan will include ongoing communication and efforts to minimize known risks and weaknesses in hopes of thwarting a security breach. Ports in the United States, the Netherlands, India and Spain were unable to accept cargo and had to shut down systems after the breach. Transportation disruptions affect security, the economy, and public health. IBM’s Cyber Security Intelligence Index estimates it is the 5 th most cyber-attacked industry. Sources: [link].

Top 5 features to look for in a Transportation Management System (TMS)

Abivin

By incorporating TMS information with other inner sources of data, such as ERP and WMS or OMS, the businesses can attain approximately real-time visibility into products from purchase through inventory and transportation. Must have: Security In addition to reporting, a TMS system protects the business from data breaches, has sufficient backup processes, and can meet rising performance demands as the needs change. TMD Security GMBH.

Five Most Common Causes of Trucking Accidents

GTG Technology Group

Improper Cargo Loading. Truckers and cargo loading teams have to abide by industry-specific rules when it comes to loading the bed of a commercial truck. There are certain weight, size, length, width, and height limits to a load, as well as special methods of securing cargo for transportation. Five Top Causes of Tractor-Trailer Accidents. Truck accidents are much more dangerous than typical passenger car crashes, due to their incredible size and weight.

5 Things to Know About U.S.-Mexico Logistics

Talking Logistics

The Free and Secure Trade (FAST) program, as part of the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program of U.S. Completed by the exporter, the bill of lading provides a list of the contents of the shipment, establishes the value of the cargo, and acts as a legally binding document through the shipping process. With the US facing a major driver shortage, some carriers are now sourcing Mexican drivers to add additional capacity, using trip-level work Visas (B1 Visa).

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Rwanda Heads Technology Revolution in Africa

The Network Effect

Not the Zip… “The Zip looks more like a plane, and it’s launched with a slingshot, delivering its cargo with a parachute before returning home. ” Source: ReCode.net. Sources. A case study on the African Healthcare Network operating nationwide in Rwanda, providing a secure, chain-of-custody, pharmaceutical network serving hospitals, clinics and the end patient.

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7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

More findings on the cloud cargo transportation and warehouse management systems you may discover on the web. Managers can control the operation efficiently as the relevant information comes from different sources, timely and all the members have access to its current updates. The increase of security level for such systems is expected.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

CH Robinson Logistics

Peak season is generally between August and the end of October, which means securing capacity during that time requires additional planning. According to Boeing , world air cargo traffic is predicted to more than double from 2015-2035, with an average growth of 4.2% The more you plan ahead, the more options you have between cargo and commercial planes and can generally find more affordable rates. Sources: * IANA.

Can Blockchain Really Make Supply Chains More Transparent and Ethical?

Enterra Insights

Hence, the ability to trace each product to its source (product lineage) is critical for companies. For example, Christopher Tang reports blockchain solutions are being developed for ocean cargo to help make operations more efficient.[3] Besides the potential of saving billions of dollars, the private blockchain solution can improve workflow and better visibility and security.

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