This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 2, 2016)

Talking Logistics

What does the future hold for Cuba and my family there? I go back to what I said last year when people were asking me what I thought about President Obama normalizing relations with Cuba: I really don’t know what to think. Cargobase goes Ocean Freight. Fidel is dead.

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Checklist Freight Spend Management.

This Week in Logistics News (January 26-30, 2015)

Talking Logistics

With almost 2 feet of snow on the ground, the Blizzard of 2015 hit us hard here in Boston, but I was prepared with my “Made in Cuba” snow shovels. Oracle Delivers Intuitive and Mobile User Experience for Oracle’s PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain Management Solutions.

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This Week in Logistics News (May 11-15, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Alibaba Group Announces Strategic Investment in Chinese Logistics Company (MarketWatch). March 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Cass Freight Index – April 2015.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Remembering 9/11 seems more important to me, even if it doesn’t directly relate to supply chain and logistics. Every single link in that chain must be made more secure against the terrorist threat.”. Have we succeeded in creating ‘air-tight’ supply chains?

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. MercuryGate Launches Global, Omni-modal Freight Procurement Solution.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please

Global Logistics—June 2015

Inbound Logistics

Middle East countries show signs of regional collaboration around transportation and logistics; China’s “red supply chain” threatens Taiwanese semiconductor industry; India looks to Korea as both a model and partner for its economic modernization program; U.S. fashion industry supports extension of African Growth & Opportunity Act; Cuba’s Port of Mariel attracts investment from CMA CGM; China looks to replicate U.S. rail freight model

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

For the third consecutive year, Supply Chain Movement has put together a 3PL Subway Map Europe showing the specific services of the most important logistics service providers which have offices in several European countries. >>Please

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This Week in Logistics News (February 9-13, 2015)

Talking Logistics

December 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). With more than 30 cargo ships anchored offshore, countless supply chains scrambling, and the prospect of a $2 billion per day hit on the U.S. billion of freight under management.”

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This Week in Logistics News (January 9-13, 2017)

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It’s what my father did when he worked in the sugarcane fields in Cuba and dreamed of escaping poverty. Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon is granted a patent for using a subterranean network to deliver packages (GeekWire).

Logistics, Perpetually in Motion (Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2016)

Talking Logistics

Addressed customs initiatives in the United States, Canada, The Netherlands, Cuba and Paraguay. Back to the “logistics in motion” theme, the freight forwarding and customs brokerage segment of the industry has experienced significant changes over the past decade.