Safer and Faster: Singapore’s Known Consignor Regime

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

It would appear that shippers are in delay to apply for Singapore Known Consignor Regime (KCR). The deadline is 30th April 2021 to submit the application to the Singapore Airport Police Division. Safer and Faster: Singapore’s Known Consignor Regime.

Stranger things: Air cargo becomes value play over ocean freight

The Supply Chain Journal

That’s what happens when container shipping rates exceed $20,000 per box and air cargo, normally used for high-value goods and perishable products for which speed to market is critical, doesn’t seem budget-scary anymore. Competitive advantage of air cargo: speed and price.

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Alibaba cargo flights supply duty-free shopping zone in China

The Supply Chain Journal

The logistics arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has contracted with Suparna Airlines to operate daily dedicated cargo flights between Singapore and Hainan province in China to support Hainan’s emergence as a duty-free shopping hub and growing e-commerce orders.

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Growth in air cargo volume hits 4-year high

The Supply Chain Journal

Air cargo volumes increased 9.9% A large portion of the lift they need comes from passenger aircraft, with cargo riding in the lower deck. From the cargo perspective, belly capacity was down 38.9% Overall air cargo capacity improved slightly to negative 10.8%

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Hong Kong relaxes COVID rules for cargo pilots

The Supply Chain Journal

The government of Hong Kong announced Friday it has loosened requirements for Hong Kong-based aircrews to quarantine after returning home from duty, removing a major operational burden for all-cargo airlines such as Cathay Pacific and FedEx Express (NYSE: FDX ). drop in cargo capacity.

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Cargo-in-cabin innovation remains popular for some airlines

The Supply Chain Journal

Passenger aircraft dedicated purely to cargo operations have played an important role during the pandemic in delivering critical humanitarian and commercial supplies, as well as generating revenue for cash-strapped airlines when travel plummeted. KLM Cargo. Photo: KLM Cargo).

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Unique Logistics books dozens of Asia cargo jets for peak season

The Supply Chain Journal

Large logistics providers have responded to the dearth of air cargo capacity during the coronavirus pandemic by leasing entire planeloads with crews to make sure they can meet customers’ transport requirements. Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo.

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Industry Transformation: Advanced Manufacturing and Digitalisation of Supply Chain-Logistics

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

In the last few years lacklustre Global Economic Growth and sluggish Global & Regional Trade have adversely affected Singapore’s economic growth. Digitalising shipping thus would create enormous opportunities for Singapore to further enhance International and Regional Trade.

Lufthansa’s CityLine passenger subsidiary to haul freight

The Supply Chain Journal

Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DXE: LHA ) is expanding its cargo capabilities with a rare investment in narrowbody freighters. Lufthansa Cargo will take delivery of an additional 777 later this year. The A321 will be the first narrowbody freighter controlled by Lufthansa Cargo.

LATAM locks in expansion plan with Boeing 767 converted freighters

The Supply Chain Journal

The South American carrier, which operates 11 767 all-cargo aircraft in addition to its passenger fleet, plans to add 10 of the aircraft during the next three years. Last week, Latvia’s SmartLynx Airlines announced a similar interim move involving cabin cargo.

ST Engineering forms freighter-leasing joint venture

The Supply Chain Journal

ST Engineering, a global technology defense and engineering group based in Singapore, on Tuesday announced an agreement with state-owned investment company Temasek Holdings to establish a joint venture for leasing freighter aircraft.

ONE giant leap — 1,432% profit gain

The Supply Chain Journal

Vessel utilization was at full capacity because of the strong cargo demand. The Singapore-headquartered ocean carrier said strong cargo demand and labor shortages have resulted in longer port stays, port congestion, and heavy rail and truck traffic.

Trans-Atlantic rivalry brews over Airbus A321 converted freighter

The Supply Chain Journal

Aviation experts say the A321 is highly desirable for express delivery and regional air cargo operations. On Thursday, Dublin-based leasing company GTLK Europe ordered four aircraft reconfigured to carry cargo on the main deck, Elbe Flugzeugwerke, the company doing the work, announced.

Pearl lesson: Safe transport of dangerous goods essential

The Supply Chain Journal

The TT Club says the fire aboard the X-Press Pearl off the coast of Sri Lanka once again illustrates the need for ensuring the safe transport of dangerous cargo. The vast majority of these are initiated by cargo of a hazardous nature. TT Club loads evidence in cargo security push.

Trans-Atlantic rivalry brews over Airbus A321 converted freighter

The Supply Chain Journal

Aviation experts say the A321 is highly desirable for express delivery and regional air cargo operations. On Thursday, Dublin-based leasing company GTLK Europe ordered four aircraft reconfigured to carry cargo on the main deck, Elbe Flugzeugwerke, the company doing the work, announced.

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% Although reporting a decline in September cargo, Singapore Airlines announced plans to begin flights to Seattle beginning in September 2019 bringing the total number of US destinations in its network to five. By all accounts, it looks as if the airfreight market from Asia has cooled a bit.

Green Corridor: Pace and Resolve Needed to Help Reach Sustainability Goals

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

As air cargo rates reduce, indicating a return of freight capacity, but could this also signal a massive carbon emission increase? Tim volunteers his free-time with the Singapore Wildcat Action Group, a not-for-profit organization that raises awareness and funds for wildlife conservation.

Current State of International Transportation Industry – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Beneficial Cargo Owners) to conduct International Freight in their very-own environment, powered by TRAMES’ technology. Analytics: The ability to harness cargo and freight data can yield significant benefits to any Shipper. What TRAMES Aims to Tackle.

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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The Beginning of the Beginning: A Progress Report on the Digitisation of Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Prerequisite is also that the participants in major supply chain networks agree on ways for identifying the cargo being transported, with different levels of granularity. Safer and Faster: Singapore’s Known Consignor Regime. OVERVIEW.

Smaller ports hampered by poor technology uptake

EFT

Reliance on old-fashioned whiteboards and spreadsheets is hampering the efficiency of second-tier ports and threatening global logistics chains, according to Innoyez-One, a Singapore-based port software provider.

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.

Shipping Container Shortage–Another Bullwhip Example

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Ikea’s Singapore operations called it a “global transport crisis” and estimates 850 of its 8,500 products are affected by shipment delays. A Chinese worker looks on as a cargo ship is loaded at a port in Qingdao, eastern China’s Shandong province.

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% Although reporting a decline in September cargo, Singapore Airlines announced plans to begin flights to Seattle beginning in September 2019 bringing the total number of US destinations in its network to five. By all accounts, it looks as if the airfreight market from Asia has cooled a bit.

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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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Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

Short Term Medium Term Special Feature Carriers & Cargo Innovation Freightos focus November 2015 freight and logistics trends that rate. But for some, like LTL drivers and Singapore , it’s not so bad. CARRIERS & CARGO BRAVE NEW ROUTES. Great opportunities abound, with some cause for concern in the traditional China-Europe channels of air and sea cargo. READ THE FULL STORY ❤ OUR FAVOURITE CANOE CARGO .

FreightWaves Classics/Pioneers: Malcom McLean changed the freight world with intermodal containers

The Supply Chain Journal

In 1937, during a routine delivery of cotton bales from North Carolina to New Jersey, McLean watched dockworkers loading and unloading cargo from a ship. Only a certain number of trailers would fit on a ship, and other cargo space on board a vessel would be wasted. Malcom P.

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. By Amy Wunderlin.

The need to know

EFT

Linde, Keppel and others to study hydrogen supply chain in Singapore. Linde Gas Singapore Pte Ltd said on Wednesday it joined four other industry partners to explore the development of infrastructure to supply hydrogen to power data centres owned by Keppel Corp’s unit in the city state.

US port congestion driving long-term changes to trade routes

EFT

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted potential problems for shippers with the over-reliance on a handful of trade lanes, an issue exacerbated by the increase in international cargo transport options.

The need to know

EFT

China’s world-beating economic rebound from the coronavirus pandemic is being blunted by a global shortage of shipping containers, sending cargo costs to record highs and hampering manufacturers in filling fast-recovering global goods orders.

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.

‘Just so big’: China’s outsize role in trade at Texas border crossings

The Supply Chain Journal

After Mexico and China, El Paso’s top trading partners were Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Singapore and South Korea. Asia predominantly ships their goods to Mexico through the Port of Manzanillo or the Port of Lázaro Cárdenas, in order to bring cargo into Mexico,” Ryley said.

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The need to know

EFT

Incoming cargo to the Port of Los Angeles is surging as businesses restock depleted inventories and retailers prepare for an early holiday season, the executive director for the nation’s busiest seaport said on Wednesday. Hyundai begins building electric vehicle hub in Singapore.

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. Singapore, a more developed nations, with its strong foundation of logistics management, strives to reinforce its position as a global hurdle for logistics. The article also reports that, “while roads in Singapore are fully paved, Cambodia and Laos have less than 10% paved highways.”

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