Maestro choreographs way around O’Hare cargo gridlock

The Supply Chain Journal

Maestro International Cargo, a local company that provides airside ground handling services for airlines, is shuttling import shipments off the ramp to a new warehouse three miles from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to alleviate huge backlogs at airport terminals.

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Shanghai airport facility in COVID lockdown, cargo backlog expected

The Supply Chain Journal

Multiple logistics companies are reporting that authorities have suspended operations in a major warehouse at Shanghai Pudong International Airport because of a COVID outbreak, putting a halt to most freighter activity at China’s largest cargo airport.

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Amazon Air bumps cargo handler from Newark airport

The Supply Chain Journal

Alliance Ground International, a Miami-based cargo handling services provider, said Tuesday it has opened a new import handling facility five minutes from Newark Liberty International Airport after getting displaced from its existing airport warehouse by Amazon Air.

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Stealing your own freight: O’Hare cargo delays force drastic measures

The Supply Chain Journal

Facilities are short-staffed and don’t have adequate space to swiftly process mountains of cargo offloaded from the giant freighters that have predominated since COVID devastated lower-capacity passenger flights. Cargo volume by weight at O’Hare grew 14.8%

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TSA to exempt ‘secure’ exporters from new air cargo screening

The Supply Chain Journal

Three weeks before new security rules go into effect for all export cargo moving by air, the Transportation Security Administration has finalized plans giving businesses the ability to opt out of screening every shipment prior to loading if their facilities have approved security controls.

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The 7 Warehouse Service Offerings

The Logistics of Logistics

There are 7 main types of warehouse services offerings. While each warehouse company has it’s own unique specialties, these are the predominant warehouse service offerings. Everyone knows what a warehouse is, but I decided to publish Wikipedia’s definition because it was really good. Warehouse Definition. A warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods. The 7 Warehouse Service Offerings. Warehouse Service Offering 1 – Pick and Pack.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. Today, there are many top 3PL warehousing companies that handle warehousing, fulfillment, logistics and distribution services for companies of all sizes.

Warehouse Digitalization: The Warehouse of Tomorrow

Vinculum

The Digi-Smart manufacturing process empowers enterprises to gain control of their warehouses and ensures that products can be delivered to customers as quickly as possible. This wave of change has made warehouses smarter and more agile.

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

As shoppers count down the days until they can score deals on the hottest products, cargo thieves are counting on cashing in on opportunities to swipe unattended trailers and shipments. The industry experiences more cargo theft incidents when there is a higher volume of consumer goods moving through the supply chain. But while we are in the midst of a season notorious for a spike in cargo thefts , there are a few precautions you can take to protect your freight.

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For air cargo security, the past is prologue

The Supply Chain Journal

Air cargo security has come far since the Sept. Today, a shipper must be known to the carrier in order to load cargo aboard a passenger flight leaving the U.S. In addition, the cargo must still be screened in one form or another. All cargo, all screening, all the time.

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What is a Bonded Warehouse? The 2021 Guide

Unleashed

Bonded warehouses are widely used by importers and exporters, as they create efficiencies in both supply chain management and cashflow. It considers how to create a bonded warehouse and the advantages and disadvantages of using one. What is a bonded warehouse?

Lufthansa Cargo begins modernizing Frankfurt warehouse

The Supply Chain Journal

Lufthansa Cargo (DXE: LHA ) is moving forward with the modernization and expansion of its logistics center at its Frankfurt Airport hub in Germany. Lufthansa Cargo said the new building will help improve handling speed for shipments and service levels for customers.

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AirBaltic to build cargo hangar in Latvia

The Supply Chain Journal

Latvian flag carrier airBaltic has leased land from Riga Airport to build a new air cargo warehouse capable of handling 33,000 tons of cargo each year, the parties announced Thursday. The warehouse will be operated by airBaltic’s cargo-handling subsidiary.

50 expert warehouse optimization tips and techniques

6 River Systems

Optimizing your warehouse means examining every corner of your infrastructure and every facet of your workflows and processes to identify and correct inefficiencies. “Warehouse optimization starts with an efficient layout. Upgrade your warehouse equipment.

5 Foundations of a Successful & Profitable Warehouse Operation

Vinculum

Introduction: A warehouse always seems like such a simple concept – “they store things, and then maybe sort them, pack them, deliver some of them – pretty straightforward”. Warehouse success is a direct result of creating efficiencies while maintaining profitability.

How E-Commerce Is Reinventing the Humble Warehouse

MIT Supply Chain

Nowhere are these changes more evident than in warehousing. The warehouse, a mainstay of supply chains, is getting a makeover as retailers move closer to customers so they can fulfill buyers’ unquenchable thirst for instant gratification.

Tackling Drug Counterfeiting — Barcodes vs. RFID vs. Blockchain

Roambee

A WHO report 1 says poor countries lose over 2,50,000 children to fake and substandard drugs of malaria and pneumonia every year. Although most industries are focusing on supply chain efficiency, pharma supply chains bring a bigger worry into the picture: patient safety.

LAX cargo handlers arrested for pilfering gold bars worth $224K

The Supply Chain Journal

Two employees of cargo handling company Alliance Ground International who worked at Los Angeles International Airport were arrested Tuesday morning on charges of stealing four gold bars that were part of a larger shipment going from Australia to New York.

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AirBaltic to build cargo hangar in Latvia

The Supply Chain Journal

Latvian flag carrier airBaltic has leased land from Riga Airport to build a new air cargo warehouse capable of handling 33,000 tons of cargo each year, the parties announced Thursday. The warehouse will be operated by airBaltic’s cargo-handling subsidiary.

American Airlines deploys new cargo platform

EFT

IBS Software's iCargo platform has been deployed by American Airlines Cargo, with AA saying in a press release that this will help “To overhaul legacy infrastructure and provide a single, digital platform to modernize its business and deliver enhanced customer experience.”.

JFK Airport to get first new cargo facility in 20 years

The Supply Chain Journal

The first new cargo facility built in 20 years will bring welcome efficiencies for cargo airlines, freight forwarders, delivery companies and shippers at John F. million tons of cargo were processed at JFK, the port authority said. Kennedy International warehouses

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Technology Is The Key To Supply Chain Orchestration

Gravity Supply Chain

It’s not just the supply chain! Entire logistics networks, manufacturing bases, and workers face a multitude of unprecedented disruption challenges.

EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2020 – Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2020 – Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable. However, getting it right can improve pack density, reduce damage and support warehouse automation. This event is a must for anyone in Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehouse Management, Packaging and CSR.

Cargo handlers move to airport suburbs to escape O’Hare congestion

The Supply Chain Journal

Ground service providers drowning in shipments delivered by airlines are responding to massive gridlock at Chicago O’Hare by permanently relocating some warehouse operations outside the property to increase capacity in what could increasingly become a model at major U.S.

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A Secure Supply Chain – Reducing Cargo Theft Risk

Supply Chain Link

The Transported Asset Protection Association’s (TAPA) reported a five-year high in cargo incidents in 2015 with a large percentage of growth in freight thefts year over year 1. The average value per cargo theft incident, occurrences when merchandise is stolen while being stored or transported, was about $187,490 in 2015 2. Distribution Supply Chain Transportation 3pl Warehousing

EV Cargo Technology’s e-Doc Webinar Showcases Speed To Sale Improvements For Retailers

EV Cargo Technology

Responding to demand from global retail clients, EV Cargo Technology’s e-documentation functionality is set to enhance efficiency and visibility for EV Cargo Technology’s clients, transforming how they work with their vendors.

Key Tools and Technologies to Build the Warehouse of the Future

DELMIA Quintiq

Warehouse management is no longer the static element in the supply chain, but an area that’s ready for smart transformation. This makes warehouse digital transformation a reality in order to sustain business and thrive amidst increasing competition and market pressures.

Evolution in Pharma Cold Chain — Vaccine Vial Monitors to Dataloggers to IoT

Roambee

Ensuring product quality when shipping pharmaceutical products is a matter of life or death. This led to the adoption of vaccine vial monitors during the better part of the 20th century, which could provide an indication about major temperature deviations that affected product quality.

Warehouse automation the next necessary frontier of logistics digitization

The Supply Chain Journal

Based on a PitchBook report from 2020, venture capital investment in warehousing automation technology in particular saw a 57% increase from 2019 to 2020. That’s why we selected 3PL Warehouse Manager to automate our warehouse.

Kuehne + Nagel hits Q2 home run amid supply chain uncertainty

The Supply Chain Journal

Air cargo rates are significantly higher than last year because of a 10% to 20% shortfall in capacity amid consistently strong shipping demand, helping to push up margins for airlines and logistics providers.

Rogue vehicle narrowly misses cargo planes at LAX

The Supply Chain Journal

The security breach at Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday involving a driver who crashed through a fence and led police on a chase across two runways occurred in the airport’s cargo area, according to local newscasts.

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Fuelling Supply Chains with Cargo Vessel GPS Tracking

EV Cargo Technology

But, in a world of real time supply chain management, the lack of proactive approaches to timely decision making when it comes to transporting goods is startling, particularly when dealing with sea freight cargo. While GPS cargo vessel tracking has long provided a retailer with visibility of stock in transit , retailers need to transform the way they embed this information within operations, both reactively and proactively, to improve efficiency, effectiveness and customer engagement.

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft? As shoppers count down the days until they can score deals on the hottest products, cargo thieves are counting on cashing in on opportunities to swipe unattended trailers and shipments. The industry experiences more cargo theft incidents when there is a higher volume of consumer goods moving through the supply chain. The post Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

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FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Burlington Northern Air Freight has changed hands, names and missions during its run…

The Supply Chain Journal

The company was an air freight forwarder specializing in shipping heavy materials within the United States using contracted cargo space on commercial lines. billion global cargo express and logistics company. million pounds of cargo each day. cargo on trucks. Early years.

EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2019- Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2019- Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable. With transit packaging becoming ever more critical to the retail supply chain, EV Cargo are delighted to announce a conference on the 13th June 2019, focused on helping retailers understand how to optimise, improve and drive greater compliance with packaging throughout the supply chain. However, getting it right can improve pack density, reduce damage and support warehouse automation.