Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

Logistics Trends and Insights

According to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines , September international air cargo demand as measured in freight ton kilometers increased 4.4% By all accounts, it looks as if the airfreight market from Asia has cooled a bit.

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Ground services for air freight: Opportunities & obstacles in e-commerce

DELMIA Quintiq

Or so I thought until I ran into some old and new friends at the recent Payload Asia Conference in Singapore. Cargo: The hidden passenger. While a number of dedicated freighters is slowly increasing, every new passenger plane also brings cargo capacities below the deck. So, every time you take a commercial flight, you are sharing the flight with tonnes of commercial cargo. Then, both passengers and cargo shippers started demanding lower prices.

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Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

Logistics Trends and Insights

According to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, September international air cargo demand as measured in freight ton kilometers increased 4.4% By all accounts, it looks as if the airfreight market from Asia has cooled a bit.

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Doing Business in Malaysia

QAD

In 1963, Singapore, Sabah, and Sarawak joined the Federation. The fledgling country was troubled by an insurgency, confrontations with Indonesia, the Philippine’s claim on Sabah and then Singapore’s withdrawal in 1965. billion to Singapore, China, the US, Japan, Thailand and Hong Kong.

Is TPPA going to ground e-commerce or let it fly (ideally, as air freight)?

DELMIA Quintiq

And, if many of those packages cross the Pacific waters, or generally travel farther than 600 kilometers, the air cargo shippers specializing in express packages will also stand to benefit from that wave of volume. But is air cargo really going to change when consumers across the TPPA member nations flock to online stores located outside their countries? Looking at the TPPA economies, it appears that any growth in air cargo would come from the food and pharmaceuticals segments.

How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling and Logistics

Provide a forecast of your expected cargo to your shipper’s representative. Singapore – CNY – February 16-17. “By implementing a few critical steps in advance of the holiday, shippers can avoid unnecessary bottlenecks and continue business with little or no interruption,” says Frank Guenzerodt, CEO of Dachser USA.

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Delivery by Drone Remains a Foreign Pursuit

Logistics Trends and Insights

With this new funding, Volocopter will work toward certifying its VoloCity aircraft, its air taxi eVTOL designed to transport people, as well as continue the development of a next-generation iteration of its VoloDrone, which is the cargo-carrying version of its aircraft. The company recently performed a public flight over Marina Bay Reservoir in Singapore demonstrating the maturity of its technology. By Amy Wunderlin.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

While Singapore consistently remains ASEAN’s best destination for logistics investors, countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion, such as Vietnam, are boosting their logististics industry.

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Navigating Through the Disruption – An Oceania Perspective

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The Port of Tauranga has announced it is prioritising the unpacking of essential goods so that the cargo can be handled and transported first. Logistics has always been the backbone that silently keeps the world moving but, in this time of uncertainty, its importance has been magnified.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

Air Cargo World. This American based niche news site specialises in air cargo. sections in this Singapore-based niche news site. Cargo Business News.com. based niche site, covering air, sea, rail and road cargo news. But within that, it has a very broad scope covering, not just air cargo, but all aviation, aerospace and space news. This niche site focusses on all things Aviation, with plenty of air cargo news.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Across twenty additional countries, Amazon’s other centers are predominantly focused on fulfillment and delivery stations while some countries, like Italy, the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Singapore, and Japan also have Prime delivery facilities.

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Hanjin's Insolvency Leaves Few Options

Elementum

As of Friday, September 2, 45 of its ships remain adrift at different ports in China, Japan, Singapore, and India, and other countries—they’ve been denied access by operators who fear that the company might be unable to pay docking fees. And later this month, the country’s oceans ministry is expected to announce cargo-handling measures, which could include Hyundai Merchant Marine, to ease out a forecasted two to three month delay in the shipping of Korean goods.

Navigating Through the Disruption – An Oceania Perspective

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The Port of Tauranga has announced it is prioritising the unpacking of essential goods so that the cargo can be handled and transported first. For example, it may be beneficial to combine different transport types by flying goods to Singapore before shipping them to Australia rather than just shipping from their location of origin. Logistics has always been the backbone that silently keeps the world moving but, in this time of uncertainty, its importance has been magnified.

Hanjin Bankruptcy Demonstrates Fragility of Ocean Freight Market Prior to “Black November”

NC State SCRC

However, the announcement should not have come as a surprise, as the ocean cargo market has been suffering for some time by a condition of overcapacity, low rates, and a flat global market. Many ship builders and ocean carriers overextended themselves while the economy was growing, and these expectations resulted in a huge amount of investment that has resulted in too many ships and carriers competing for too little cargo.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

Apart from the 2 leading nations – Singapore and Malaysia, other nations like Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are also rapidly upgrading their road, rail, maritime and air cargo infrastructure in line with ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) frameworks.

The need to know

EFT

Cargo ship calls at Singapore hub plummet to 27-year low, marine fuel sales fall. Cargo ship arrivals in Singapore, the world’s top transhipment and bunkering hub, plummeted to their lowest in nearly three decades in May, while dragging sales of marine fuels to a three-month low, official data showed. . The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Carrefour, Google to launch voice grocery shopping service in France.

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Maersk-IBM blockchain shipping solution makes major strides

EFT

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.

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

Talking Logistics

I’m curious how the 40 percent reduction in transit time was actually achieved since blockchain doesn’t make cargo ships move through water any faster. I’m back from vacation. Well, back physically. Getting back mentally has been a very slow process.

Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

Supply Chain @ MIT

It appears that ports on the US West Coast are back in full swing after a protracted labor dispute delayed cargo worth billions of dollars and caused untold reputational damage to the companies caught in the crossfire. To make matters worse, US ports have fallen behind technologically-advanced cargo handling hubs such as Singapore and Rotterdam in the Netherlands, mainly due to union opposition. Limited options on the West Coast without new thinking?

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

Elementum

Motorola, for example, refrained 500 night-shift employees from reporting to work on their Singapore plant and quarantined 305 workers as an assembly-line worker was diagnosed with SARS. Cargo shipments from Ebola-stricken countries going to Brazil had to wait 21 days, which serves as incubation period, before they could dock. The global supply chain is more connected than ever, demanding the movement of commodities be faster, more efficient and farther-reaching.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Wolfgang Lehmacher!

Supply Chain Game Changer

I am judge of the IATA Air Cargo Innovation Awards and the Automotive Logistics Awards Europe. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

Large Shipping Losses Have Declined 38% over Past 10 Years

Material Handling and Logistics

McCain struck an oil tanker off Singapore. The recent NotPetya malware on harbor logistics causing cargo delays and congestion at nearly 80 ports underlines the emerging risks that the sector faces, in addition to traditional ones.

The Dispatch Report | Q1 2020, Issue No. 13

Shipchain

We recently partnered with Keep Truckin, released a new white paper, launched the Delivery Experience Manager for Final Mile logistics, won the Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore, queued up our next industry webinar, joined the United Nations Center for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT), and a lot more. Keep track of valuable cargo images. ShipChain wins the Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore.

eft Weekly Newsletter 12th March 2015

EFT

Yusen Logistics Expands Global Project Cargo Network to Brazil. To meet the growing demand for project cargo services in South America, Yusen Logistics Do Brasil Ltda. has established a dedicated project cargo team in Brazil. Singapore – DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, unveiled the blueprint of DHL Express South Asia Hub, a 24-hour express hub facility located within Changi Airfreight Center at Singapore Changi Airport.

Perspectives on the Global Trade Environment: A Panel Discussion

NC State SCRC

Since startup, more than 850 cumulative cargoes of LNG originating from Cheniere have been delivered to 32 countries and regions worldwide. In support of that global reach, Cheniere has additional offices in London, Singapore, Washington, Beijing, and Tokyo.

[Infographic] Driverless Trucks Filling the Gap of the Driver Shortage

Cerasis

Also, trucks are still transporting 73 percent of almost all cargo weight moved in one year. Uber has been actively working on getting driverless trucks on the roads, with a project already started in Singapore and now has turned its eyes on the trucking industry. Editor's Note: Todays blog is from our friend, Rachel Everly, a freelance writer in business and finance. Rachel discusses driverless trucks filling the gap that the driver shortage has created.

Iron Ore's Seen Back in $40s as China Challenges Loom in `18

Material Handling & Logistics

17, futures in Singapore traded 1.7% In a sign of rising supply, Rio Tinto confirmed it’s on track for record annual shipments as a production report on Tuesday showed quarterly cargoes from the world’s No. "Through the next six to 12 months you’re going to see some rebalancing of expectations between supply bullishness to more structural demand worries,” an analyst said.

Logistics Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017

Techgistics

China, Singapore, and Sweden. Amazon leased 20 cargo planes to deliver goods to and from fulfillment centers, registered as an ocean freight forwarder in China , hired former CEO of the freight forwarder UTI Worldwide , as Vice President of Global Logistics, and built an ‘ Uber for Trucking ’ app to match truck drivers with shippers.