Preliminary Indication of Pilot Error in Fatal Atlas Air Cargo Crash

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides an update to the Atlas Air Cargo plane crash that occurred in late February. That has been a finding in some prior UPS cargo aircraft tragedies. FAA had directed revised fatigue standards for commercial pilots but excluded air cargo pilots.

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Investigators Search for Clues of the Atlas Air Cargo Plane Crash Over the Weekend

Supply Chain Matters

Over the weekend, a cargo jet operated by Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings under lease to Amazon Air , suddenly crashed on approach to Houston’s George Busch International Airport. Atlas Air operates a total of 112 cargo aircraft including 20 Boeing 767 aircraft operated on lease to Amazon Air.

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Chain of Custody: Source of Control in Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain 24/7

The logistics industry is slowly being transformed to the point when the utilization of the electronic data environment will become the norm in the industry and the additional technological advancements in IoT technology will enable the integration of complete cargo supply

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How working with our remarkable customer, Lufthansa Cargo, got us named to the 2015 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100

BluJay Solutions

Sometimes, though, we are lucky enough to get to share these customer stories – this is the case with Lufthansa Cargo. The project was so successful that Lufthansa Cargo wanted to share their supply chain success story.

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Air Cargo Got It Wright: 9 Incredible Air Cargo Facts

Freightos

Celebrating the anniversary of this first flight, we’re taking a look at nine most amazing things you should know about air cargo. 1 First air cargo flight: 1910. 2 Craziest air cargo market entry: DHL Express. 3 Largest air cargo plane: Antonov An-225.

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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. They often lack the correct equipment needed to effectively haul the cargo.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

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 manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time.

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Chain of Custody: The source of control in global supply chains? – IoT Beyond the Buzz

Global Trade Management

The logistics industry is slowly being transformed to the point when the utilization of the electronic data environment will become the norm in the industry and the additional technological advancements in IoT technology will enable the integration of complete cargo supply. The problem is, that most of supply chain and security managers are so busy just keeping dots connected that they tend to forget to consider that every dot and connection represents a source for a new risk itself.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: arviem and KeyTone.

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. Trying to manage a global supply chain without knowing exactly where cargo is located, its condition, who has custody of it, or when events occur, is experiencing the supply chain – not managing it. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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

BluJay Solutions

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. Sources: Whitehouse , CBP ).

Pricing Power in a Cargo Bazaar: Does Revenue Management Add Value?

Supply Chain Nation

Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) were the center of the cargo transportation universe and the shippers were fully reliant on them for all their logistics needs. A true cargo pricing bazaar was the result. Those were the good old days.

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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. ACCEL is sourcing products locally where possible.

This Week in Logistics News (August 3-7, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Cargo Chief Cracks the Code on Transportation Capacity. For example, there’s Cargo Chief , which issued a press release this week on how it is “cracking the code on transportation capacity.”

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What is Cargo Insurance and Why Is It Important?

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? I often compare cargo insurance with car insurance. Source [link].

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

Global Trade Management

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.

Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Shipping Managers, Procurement Directors, Distribution Managers, Traffic Managers, Logistics Directors, SCM Directors, Sourcing Managers, Transport Managers and Supply Chain Directors from: Major High Street and Online Retailers. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham. Organiser: Clarion Events. URL: www.multimodal.org.uk. Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event.

March 8, 2019 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Technology

Supply Chain Matters

businesses, and Alibaba’s direct line to sourcing experts with the Chinese online retailer’s global supplier base. Additional verification is presented indicating whether the cargo was opened and has adhered to known travel patterns from point of origin.

How Blockchain Could Create the 'Autonomous Container'

Supply Chain Brain

Ettl says that drawback can be addressed through the use of Hyperledger , an open-sourced collaborative effort to develop blockchain technologies across industries. All Technology EDI Communication (XML/EDI) Supply Chain Visibility Product Lifecycle Management Sourcing/Procurement/SRM SC Planning & Optimization Transportation Management Air Cargo All Logistics Transportation & Distribution

Trucking Industry in the USA – Application in Sourcing Used Machinery

Exapro Hub

Safe transportation of heavy cargo is not an easy task, particularly in the case of used machinery. The post Trucking Industry in the USA – Application in Sourcing Used Machinery appeared first on Exapro Hub. When it comes to handling and transporting such heavy machinery, a set protocol of loading, transport, and unloading is required […]. Buying & Selling Machinery

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More Indications of Rapidly Changing Global Transportation Trends

Supply Chain Matters

As we approach the annual peak period of global transportation over the next three months, there are additional troubling signs related to global transportation trends, trends that indicate more excess capacity remaining in ocean and air cargo, but continued restricted capacity within U.S.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Une start-up suisse.

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. Arviem, une start-up zougoise spécialisée dans les services de monitoring pour le transport cargo a bouclé un tour d’investissement d’1,35 million. 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: 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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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: arviem at CEBIT in.

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. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Report on Arctic Northern Passage Shipping Volume

Supply Chain Matters

Last year, we highlighted reports that a Chinese cargo ship successfully made the first ever commercial transit of the Northwest Passage. The Yong Sheng, a cargo vessel operated by state-owned Cosco Group set sail from the port of Dalian for Rotterdam. million tons of cargo via the Artic route in 2013. Procurement and Sourcing Transportation and Logistics Arctic shipping passage independendent blog commenting on global supply chain developments Supply chain Matters blog

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: 14 Tons of Cigarettes.

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 cargo of ours damaged? arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Transparency and integrity for your supply chain

Global Trade Management

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. Operating a global supply chain without really knowing where and in which conditions the cargo is, who has custody of it, or when a major event occurs, is experiencing the supply chain, not managing it.

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.

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: Fuel optimized Supply.

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. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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P3 Network Gains U.S. Maritime Approval as Concerns Widen

Supply Chain Matters

As noted in our previous commentaries, this alliance pools the shipping resources of Maersk Line, CMA-CGM, and Mediterranean Shipping across what is estimated to be up to 40 percent of total cargo moved in containers from Asia to Europe, as well as other major trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific ocean routes.

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An Example of One Creative Technology Approach in Addressing U.S. West Coast Port Congestion

Supply Chain Matters

Today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal includes an article, Ports Get Creative as Cargo Piles Up. Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Technology Transportation and Logistics 2014-2015 US West Coast port disruption Cargomatic Smartphone app independent blog analysis and insights on supply chain management Supply chain Matters blog

Incoterms 2010 the Right Way - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

In global supply chain , most companies try to take an advantage of low-cost country sourcing to drive material costs down. Then, incorporating the knowledge of cargo insurance into Incoterms will ensure that risk can be mitigated and trading partners can do business with confidence.

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The Silk Railway: freight train from China pulls up in Madrid

Global Trade Management

It consisted of 30 containers carrying 1,400 tonnes of cargo – mostly toys, stationery and other items for sale over Christmas across Europe. It is also Spain’s third largest source of imports, after Germany and France. However, the cargo had to be transferred three times during the journey as a result of incompatible rail gauges. arviem cargo monitoring container tracking real time monitoring supply chain monitoring supply chain visibility track and trace

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SCMR Interview with Drewry- Continued Turbulent Waters for Ocean Container Interests

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Management Review recently featured highlights from an interview with the Research Manager of Drewry Supply Chain Advisors regarding the state of the ocean cargo industry. Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Execution Transportation and Logistics challenges in ocean container shipping global transportation challenges ocean container industry consolidation Supply chain Matters blog

Potential West Coast Port Disruption Raises Questions on Impacts to Upcoming Peak Shipping Period

Supply Chain Matters

The premise presented is that buyers scrambled to move cargoes earlier to avoid the potential of goods being caught-up in a port stoppage. China Supply Chain Strategy Inventory Management Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Execution Supply Chain Risk Management Transportation and Logistics impact of potential U.S. A commentary posted on Logistics Management makes the observation that the threat U.S.