Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

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While relatively little cargo currently passes through the Arctic, traffic through the region is likely to increase over the next decade as shippers take advantage of freshly-thawed routes. transportation climate change shipping global warming cargo

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

While relatively little cargo currently passes through the Arctic, traffic through the region is likely to increase over the next decade as shippers take advantage of freshly-thawed routes. For the time being, ice-breaking cargo ships (capable of operating in ice up to four feet thick) will continue to have the strongest presence in the region. In 2013, the first commercial bulk carrier transited the Northwest Passage, carrying cargo from from Canada to Finland.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

The goal of the project, a multinational collaboration between robotics specialists in the UK, Sweden, Italy and Germany, is to enable deployment of next-generation automated guided vehicles (AGVs) into current warehouse facilities to support tasks such as packing, palletizing and transporting goods.

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis

TMC

For example, early in the new year, Denmark tightened its border controls with Germany, after Sweden had imposed similar measures [2]. The ability to re-route cargo dynamically is a critical resource in an uncertain operating environment.

Uberisation of Logistics – Are You Too Late?

Logistics Bureau

Already in 2013, DHL Freight in Sweden piloted a mobile app called “My Ways” to connect shippers with individuals willing to deliver packages along their daily routes in return for a small fee. Published with kind permission of MHD Supply Chain Solutions Magazine.

The Journey of One Banana! A Supply Chain in Motion! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

When local production sites have packaged the yield, major distributors load up massive cargo freights on company ships, or those of 3rd party logistic providers. A Supplier Relationship Management SaaS functioning out of Stockholm, Sweden. Subscribe Here! Email Address.