How to Safely Handle Chemical Products!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Every time I am asked about how to handle and transport chemical products I answer that it is all about being well-informed. Indeed, there are various elements that one has to know when it comes to the storage and handling of chemical products. 1- Know your chemicals.

Seven Strategic Components for a Proactive Process Chemical Supply Chain

Logility

Process chemical manufacturers face complex supply chain challenges including dealing with hazardous and perishable ingredients whose characteristics (potency, color, composition, etc.) Add to these factors razor-thin margins, SKU-proliferation, globalization, long lead times to increase capacity, and products that tend to be heavy and expensive to move and you start to understand the complexities involved with running an efficient process chemical supply chain.

BASF Video Case Study: The Value of Real-Time Freight Visibility

Talking Logistics

A few weeks ago at the Descartes Evolution 2018 User Conference , I had the opportunity to interview William Wehrle, Director of Supply Chain at BASF, and David Bazzetta, Business Advisor – Process Optimization at BASF, about the importance and value of having real-time freight visibility. What were some of the key capabilities BASF was looking for in a real-time freight visibility solution? Benefits of Real-Time Freight Visibility.

Key Ingredients to Formulating a Winning Supply Chain Strategy in the Process Chemical Industry

Logility

Chemical manufacturers are faced with shrinking margins and cannot afford to put the wrong product in the wrong location at the wrong time. Another value-added tool that should be looked at is multi-mode freight optimization.

Real Time Freight Visibility and Why Dupre Chose Descartes MacroPoint

Descartes

Louisiana-based Dupré Logistics is a privately held, asset-based provider of transportation and logistics services that include energy and chemical transport, dedicated truck transportation, site logistics, and freight brokerage.

CLX Logistics Turns to Kewill for Freight Forwarding Solution

BluJay Solutions

When it comes to hauling materials, few areas are as highly regulated or complex as the chemical industry. That’s no small feat when your customers are moving chemicals all over the globe and needing to adhere to myriad rules and directives.

Do You Know When it’s Time for a Freight Review?

Logistics Bureau

Choosing freight carriers is not the easiest of tasks, so it’s understandable why companies often overlook the need for a freight review , even when such an undertaking is long overdue. Read and Heed the Signs that Freight Review is Due. Changes in freight-rate structure.

3 Ways LTL Freight Can Boost Your Revenue

DAT Solutions

Caleb Gardner is a student at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering. I think what I learned could help you increase your revenue and help you price LTL freight. Just keep in mind that LTL freight can be a lot more labor intensive than truckload.

Women in Supply Chain, 2018: A Conversation With Suzanne Judy

Supply Chain Brain

Suzanne Judy is senior vice president of information technology with Freight Handlers, Inc. Education & Professional Development Global Supply Chain Management HR & Labor Management Aerospace & Defense Apparel Automotive Chemicals & Energy Consumer Packaged Goods E-Commerce/Omni-Channel Food & BeverageShe joins us on this episode to relate her story of success in two distinct areas normally reserved for men: logistics and I.T.

Delivery is the Product: Takeaways from Transplace’s Shipper Symposium 2018

Talking Logistics

The comment caught my attention because later that morning I was going to moderate a discussion with Dan Dershem , General Partner at Supply Chain Ventures, about emerging technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning, autonomous trucks, and digital freight.

Watch: Intelligence Brief on Tianjin Explosions

Elementum

The cause was determined to be a chemical reaction from a storage facility belonging to Ruihai Logistics. In the devastating explosion's aftermath, we learned of port and factory closures, inventory damaged or destroyed, and severe delays on freight transport.

The Baby Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

With the use of organic cotton these clothes avoid the use of chemicals or synthetic fibres. SCM #SupplyChain #supplychainmanagement #logistics #freight #transportation #distribution #procurement #baby. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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XPO Logistics (XPO) to Acquire Con-way (CNW)

Supply Chain Network

XPO will also capitalize on synergies from the combination with Con-way’s managed transportation, truckload and freight brokerage businesses. billion of freight under management to identify carriers, assign loads and fill backhauls more efficiently; and. GREENWICH, Conn.

Heavy Haul, Oversize Freight Transportation – Case Studies

Freightera

Customer : Large US chemical and refinery services company. Industry : Chemical Processing, Oil & Gas. The post Heavy Haul, Oversize Freight Transportation – Case Studies appeared first on Freightera Blog. About Freight Shipping

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

Typical manufacturing products from the Netherlands include food processing, chemicals, oil and petroleum refining, construction, electrical machinery and metal processing and fabrication. In 2015, registered air carriers moved more than 5 billion kmt of air freight.

A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Hazard Communication : OSHA makes special reference to chemical burns when information about these hazardous materials isn’t properly communicated about the workforce. High-energy sources like electricity, steam, pressurized gas and chemicals have deadly potential. Subscribe Here!

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Forty years ago as a chemical engineering student, I learned the tedious craft of chemical plant design. Getting good at factory design is a merit badge of sorts for the chemical engineer. This work is typically periodic to accompany a freight bid or an end-to-end project.

This Week in Logistics News (January 14-18, 2019)

Talking Logistics

In the pilot, two large global chemical companies facilitate document and data transfer of invoices, purchase orders, delivery tenders and proof-of-delivery posts. Will blockchain have the same fate as RFID in supply chain management?

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Recalls and Blockchain: How Blockchain Can Aid in and Ultimately Prevent Recalls

Shipchain

In the last few years, numerous recalls have occurred following the identification of cancer-causing chemicals in medications, and foodborne illness outbreaks, including the E. Blockchain Applies to Trucking Regardless of Average Freight Volume.

This Week in Logistics News (September 17-21, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Digital Freight Startup Convoy Raises $185 Million, Surpasses $1 Billion in Value (WSJ – sub. million round, backing Freightos’ global freight platform. GateHouse Logistics and Elemica Partner to Accelerate Secure Data Sharing in Global Chemical and Process Industries.

Thailand Courts Foreign Investment, While Leadership Questions Remain

Supply Chain Brain

Projects to improve physical networks include substantial investments in electric and high-speed trains, double-tracking of railways, and the development of multiple airports, all intended to support both tourism and the movement of freight. Targeted sectors include automotive, aviation, medical and bio-based energy and chemicals. “Stop and go.” Sway and swing.”

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group. Freight trucking startup Shipwell gets a $10 million boost (TechCrunch). Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group.

Reshoring in America: The Future Outlook, Current Hindrances & Issues, and Ways to Stimulate Reshoring

Cerasis

Chemicals plants, for instance, have little labor relative to the value of production, so offshore production does not save much.

Will sub-zero temps stall trucking operations?

DAT Solutions

often suffer from all kinds of severe weather during the first quarter, impacting freight movements. If freight needs protection from freezing, the shipper may need to change routing instructions. Large swaths of the U.S.

Doing Business in Brazil

QAD

Manufactured products in Brazil include shoes, textiles, chemicals, cement, aircraft, motor vehicles and machinery and equipment. Brazil has nearly 700 airports with paved runways, most of which can handle large capacity airplanes for moving freight quickly to and from all parts of the globe.

Doing Business in the United States

QAD

Products include petroleum, steel, high-tech, motor vehicles, aerospace, telecommunications equipment, electronics, chemicals, consumer goods, food, lumber and mining products. Annual freight traffic equaled about 37.22

What Could Stop Lithium from Revolutionizing Transportation?

Elementum

Many of the country's railroad tracks and services are still not fully equipped to handle dangerous chemical transportation, and regulators are hurrying to catch up with the burgeoning market. The answer is… transportation.

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Temperature controlled freight shipping anything that needs to remain at a specific temperature. This type of freight requires special handling, which begins with packaging. Set your freight up for success by packing your items with care. Common Packaging for Temperature Controlled Freight. You may need several of the following items when shipping temperature controlled freight: New corrugated box. Traditional ice is never a good option when shipping freight.

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Temperature controlled freight shipping anything that needs to remain at a specific temperature. This type of freight requires special handling, which begins with packaging. Set your freight up for success by packing your items with care. Common Packaging for Temperature Controlled Freight. You may need several of the following items when shipping temperature controlled freight: New corrugated box. Traditional ice is never a good option when shipping freight.

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Temperature controlled freight shipping anything that needs to remain at a specific temperature. This type of freight requires special handling, which begins with packaging. Set your freight up for success by packing your items with care. Common Packaging for Temperature Controlled Freight. You may need several of the following items when shipping temperature controlled freight: New corrugated box. Traditional ice is never a good option when shipping freight.

Hurricane Harvey - Effects, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices

Elementum

As a center of petro-chemical industry and a conduit of trucking and rail out of Mexico, the key supply chain hub is currently devastated by Hurricane Harvey. According to analysis by freight research firm FTR Transportation Intelligence , Hurricane Harvey will strongly effect over 7% of U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (April 2-6, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Kuebix Introduces SupplierMAX to Optimize Inbound Freight. China shot back 11 hours later with a list of proposed duties on $50 billion of American imports, including soybeans, aircraft, cars, beef and chemicals.”. It’s 32 degrees this morning.

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Procurement Challenges Condensed

Claritum

Purchasing raw materials that are needed within a process industry (for example oil or chemicals). Logistics / Freight. Logistics / Freight. Logistics / Freight. Logistics/freight supplier selection typically over a fixed term. Claritum Article - Procurement Blog.

SIPG Logistics Continues Expansion with Kewill Global Forwarding

BluJay Solutions

Freight Agency (SIPGLFA), one of the seven specialized branches of SIPG Logistics Co., SIPGLFA integrates all the advantageous freight forwarding capabilities of SIPG Logistics and services clients in the Chemical, Manufacturing and Mining industries. SIPGLFA required a solution that could optimize its operations and support its expanding international and domestic multi-modal freight forwarding business.

Electronic Data Interchange or EDI in Transportation: Breaking Down What it is and How It Works

Cerasis

Then we will cover in subsequent posts what are the benefits of using EDI in transportation along with a transportation management system, we will debunk a few myths, and then we will end the series by highlighting how a shipper at Cerasis used EDI to reduce freight expenditures and resources.