How currency changes are affecting logistics providers

The Network Effect

So what does this mean to the logistics companies in these regions? Therefore, world currency changes do affect logistics providers. More Resources: White Paper: 8 Opportunities for Today’s Logistics Providers. The post How currency changes are affecting logistics providers appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics logisticsepSos.de/Flickr. Flickr. Note: This post was written by Valerie Bonebrake, SVP Tompkins Int. .

What Do World Currency Changes Mean to Logistics Providers?

Tompkins Blog

The post What Do World Currency Changes Mean to Logistics Providers? Blog 3PL Economy Logistics Service ProvidersTompkins International - Your Supply Chain. The Right Way. In the past year, the US Dollar, the Euro, the Pound, the Canadian Dollar, and the Peso, to name a few, have had significant fluctuations across the board. appeared first on Tompkins International.

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Declining Oil prices, Fluctuating Currency Hold Back Growth for 3PLs in Second Quarter 2015

Logistics Viewpoints

The 3PL market has shown negative growth in the second quarter of 2015 mainly because of the declining reporting currency of the 3PLs. Below is the list of y-o-y comparison of various currencies in which the 3PLs report their revenues. Reporting Currency Y-O-Y Decline % Danish Krone -19.4% Logistics Service Providers 3PL C.H. Euro -19.4% Kuwait Dollars -6.7% South Korean […]. Robinson DHL Kuehne Nagel

What Do World Currency Changes Mean to Logistics Providers?

Tompkins Blog

The post What Do World Currency Changes Mean to Logistics Providers? Blog 3PL Economy Logistics Service ProvidersIn the past year, the US Dollar, the Euro, the Pound, the Canadian Dollar, and the Peso, to name a few, have had significant fluctuations across the board. appeared first on Tompkins International.

Logistics Automation and Blockchain: What’s the Potential?

Cerasis

Up to 64% of supply chain leaders consider Big Data Analytics the best way to overcome supply chain challenges, asserts Antonia Renner of ComputerWorld, but new technologies, such as logistics automation and blockchain, may hold much more opportunity than meets the eye. Logistics automation and blockchain have potential applicability to payment processing, freight location monitoring, order fulfillment, and more. How Will Logistics Automation and Blockchain Affect Supply Chains?

Logistics Trend Radar 2014

SCM Research

DHL has now published the 2014 edition of its Logistics Trends Radar. and make room for new pricing models” These trends provide flags for the logistics world of the future. Practice Logistics Report Supply Chain Management Trend Trend research helps academics and managers to discover topics that are interesting and important alike.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target. So, with darts in hand, here are my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2016: The Transportation Management System (TMS) market will become more barbell-shaped as Software-as-a-Self-Service solutions emerge. The Case for Competing on Logistics Talent.

This Week in Logistics News (July 11 – 17)

Logistics Viewpoints

The economics studies in which I have engaged over the years have always highlighted the ways in which economic activity (production, supply chain, services) impacts financial factors such as stock markets and currency values. However, this week’s global news headlines have reinforced to me that cause and effect can be bi-directional, as these financial factors […]. This Week in News

What Is the Future of and Trends in E-Commerce Logistics?

Cerasis

E-commerce is growing at a phenomenal rate and, powered by the top trends in e-commerce logistics, shippers have an amazing opportunity to increase profitability and reduce freight spend simultaneously. The time to understand the trends in commerce logistics and position their organizations succeed and overcome the challenges that accompany this unique way of moving product on a global scale. How Surface Mode Shippers Can Compete in E-Commerce Logistics. E-Commerce Logistic

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

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Exclusive: Wal-Mart seeks to test drones for home delivery, pickup ( Reuters ). Some follow-up thoughts based on the comments received: First, from a supply chain and logistics perspective, I believe Walmart continues to innovate and lead the industry in many areas. I know of at least one third-party logistics provider (3PL) working with a large customer that is experimenting with drones for this purpose.

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chain & Logistics Executives

Talking Logistics

If you’re a supply chain or logistics executive and you’re looking for ways to improve as a leader this year, here are my five recommendations: 1. Natural disasters like the Japan earthquake, product shortages due to quality issues, the impact of currency rates on product costs and demand, and disruptions caused by IT service failures or security breaches are just a few examples of the risks supply chain executives face every day.

This Week in Logistics News (May 4-8, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Pitney Bowes Expands Cross-Border Ecommerce Capabilities with the Acquisition of Borderfree. XPO Logistics Announces First Quarter 2015 Results. Borderfree manages all aspects of the international shopping experience, including site localization, multi-currency pricing, payment processing, fraud management, landed cost calculation, customs clearance and brokerage and global logistics services.

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This Week in Logistics News (June 1-5, 2015)

Talking Logistics

I’m on limited time this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: enVista Launches New Business Entity, Enspire Commerce®. We founded Enspire Commerce to address gaps in the marketplace for price-competitive solutions that solve the complexities of omni-channel inventory visibility, order routing and fulfillment execution between retailers and their stores, logistics partners and vendors.

This Week in Logistics News (May 12-16, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Echo Global Logistics, Inc. Acquires One Stop Logistics, Inc. Senate EPW Committee signs off on MAP-21 Reauthorization Act (Logistics Management). Additionally, the collaboration portal allows for real-time collaboration between shippers, logistics service providers (LSPs) and freight forwarders and their carriers. In a recent post ( Putting 3PLs and Software Vendors in a Box ), I said that the answer to “What is a third-party logistics provider (3PL)?”

At the Starting Line: New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chain and Logistics Executives

Talking Logistics

Did you come up with any New Year’s resolutions to improve as a supply chain and logistics leader this year? From “5 New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chain & Logistics Executives” originally published on January 14, 2014: 1. For a long time, C-level executives viewed supply chain management, especially the logistics function, as a cost center. Leadership Development Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Business Advice New Year's resolutionsHappy New Year!

Logistics Center of Excellence: Delivering Value to Organizations

Talking Logistics

Very often it comes from a logistics services provider, one equipped with end-to-end solutions designed to meet your needs while you concentrate your time, energy and investment in your core business. The Broader Value Proposition of a Logistics Center of Excellence. It extends well beyond visibility to give users integrated global logistics and trade compliance services. Uses of data collected by a lead logistics services provider run from the simple to the highly complex.

This Week in Logistics News (March 21-25, 2016)

Talking Logistics

With today being a holiday for many, let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: FedEx Introduces Global E-Commerce Solutions Under FedEx CrossBorder. One of my predictions for 2016 was that cross-border e-commerce would become the next frontier for shipping and logistics growth. There are plenty of three-letter acronyms in the supply chain and logistics industry, and right now, API is getting the most love and attention.

3 Questions to Ask Your Global Logistics Provider

CH Robinson Transportfolio

3 Questions to Ask Your Global Logistics Provider | C.H. But how well positioned is your global logistics provider to help you maximize your business opportunities? This answer will reveal key facts about the provider’s global logistics expertise in your key markets. In addition to global expertise, make sure your provider has local logistics knowledge. Does it have the capability to handle global currencies and work across the key regions where you do business?

[WHITE PAPER] An Introduction to Blockchain and Its Potential Benefits and Drawbacks in Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

Bitcoin, the digital currency that saw record-breaking growth last year, is built on blockchain technology, providing an endless ledger of transactions. Blockchain technology in supply chain and logistics is believed to be the end-all solution to renowned transparency and end-to-end visibility, not to mention accountability, says Robert J. Blockchain Logistics Supply Chain Technology White Papers blockchain in supply chain management and logistics

Enterprise Software Suppliers Exhibit Mixed Results in Q1 2016

Logistics Viewpoints

We track the revenues of fifteen prominent publicly traded enterprise software companies and translate financial results reported in foreign currencies to US dollars using an average exchange rate for the given reporting period. Cloud/Software-as-a-Service Logistics Software Vendors Statistics enterprise software supply chain softwareARC Advisory Group (www.arcweb.com) monitors and analyzes the enterprise software market on a quarterly basis.

World’s Largest 3PLs Off to a Weak Start in Fiscal Year 2015

Logistics Viewpoints

The 3PL market has shown negative growth in the first quarter of 2015 mainly because of the declining reporting currency of the 3PLs. Below is the list of y-o-y comparison of various currencies in which the 3PLs report their revenues Reporting Currency Y-O-Y Decline % Euro -17.6% Logistics Service Providers 3PL RevenuesDanish Krone -17.4% South Korean Won -2.6% […].

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Supply Chain & Logistics Supply

ThroughPut

Here are 6 ways Artificial Intelligence brings radical Efficiencies in the Supply Chain & Logistics Cycle: 1) Bolstering Planning & Scheduling Activities. Because supply chain managers deal with heterogeneous purchasing, procurement and logistics across global supply chains, they tend to have more complex business processes than out-of-the-box traditional software can handle.

China Flexes Its Global Logistics Muscle

Material Handling & Logistics

China aims to extend its logistics reach from the Pacific to the Atlantic through its One Belt, One Road initiative. The sheer size of the country’s “One Belt, One Road” logistics initiative, for instance, calls into question the true objective of the regional infrastructure plan. I don’t think logistics is the only thing on China’s mind. And what better way to do that than to basically control the foundation of the economy—the logistics infrastructure, Finley explains.

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A Blockchain Primer for Logistics and Supply Chain

Techgistics

Here is a brief primer on the technology and potential use cases in supply chain and logistics. The game changer here for supply chain and logistics (and many other industries) is that blockchains are: a. Bitcoin is a digital currency that enables peer-to-peer instant borderless transfers of value, verifiable by anyone on a distributed public ledger, without the need for intermediaries (like a bank or Western Union). Shipping supply chain decentralized logistics

Pulling the curtain back on blockchain in logistics

EFT

The following is the viewpoint of ShipChain, a blockchain solutions provider for the shipping and logistics industry. . All of our lives revolve around freight and logistics in some way--it is the single largest industry on the planet and is projected to be valued at over $15 trillion within the next few years. is simple: we want to make shipping and logistics more effective, transparent, and secure, all on the blockchain.

Digital Logistics & The Billions of Dollars in Venture Capital Behind It

Aborn and Co.

If you've been to a major freight or logistics conference in the past year or two you may have noticed the sessions shift from a focus on compliance and alliances to digitization, freight future-proofing, and technology.

Autonomous logistic services market is predicted to grow 41.7% per year over next decade

EFT

Within this, the autonomous logistic services market is predicted to develop at a CAGR of 41.7% Between 2020 and 2030, OEMs will begin consolidating the car data ecosystem, and vehicle usage data will become the new currency for value creation amongst B2B/B2C entities.". . Frost & Sullivan predicts that an explosion of new entrants to the Autonomous Vehicle (AV) market will create a major market for derived services that will drive the AV services market from $1.1

Enterprise Software Market Further Declines in 2Q15

Logistics Viewpoints

We track the revenues of fifteen prominent publicly traded enterprise software companies, translate financial results reported in foreign currencies to US dollars using an average exchange rate for the given reporting period. Logistics Software Vendors Logistics Trends enterprise softwareARC Advisory Group tracks the enterprise software market on a quarterly basis.

The Basics of Clearing Customs with Christopher Wall

The Logistics of Logistics

Christopher is a serial entrepreneur and investor in the logistics and enterprise software space. The total cost of goods in the currency payment was made. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast. The Basics of Clearing Customs with Christopher Wall.

What Is Transportation Management Systems Software (TMS)?

3GTMS

Transportation management systems, or TMS, has taken hold of logistics and global trade within the last decade, and for good reason. The growth of TMS has, essentially, become enterprise software, allowing companies to scale through information exchange across the world, with different operations, languages, currencies, etc.

Strengthening Dollar Hurt Enterprise Software Market in First Quarter 2015

Logistics Viewpoints

We track the revenues of fifteen prominent publicly traded enterprise software companies, translate financial results reported in foreign currencies to US dollars using an average exchange rate for the given reporting period. Cloud/Software-as-a-Service Logistics Software Vendors Descartes Manhattan AssociatesARC Advisory Group (www.arcweb.com) tracks the enterprise software market on a quarterly basis.

Bitcoin: A New Supply Chain Operating System?

Talking Logistics

I’m fairly conservative when it comes to banking (for example, I’m still not comfortable “depositing” checks using my smartphone ), so using a new digital currency, or “fake money” as my wife calls it, to buy stuff isn’t something that appeals to me, especially since bitcoin’s developer remains a mystery. But I read an article in this weekend’s Wall Street Journal – The Revolutionary Power of Digital Currency by Michael J. appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Moving Forward with Blockchain in the Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

The digital currency called Bitcoin has been in the news recently as its value has skyrocketed to over $6,500 per coin, with speculators pouring money into exchanges hoping to make an easy profit. To incentivize more computers to become part of a blockchain network , making it more robust, members can earn tiny amounts of digital currency (such as Bitcoin) for verifying and processing transactions. Blockchain Logistics Potential.

Rethink your Business Strategy by Rethinking Your Supply Chain

CH Robinson Logistics

Until recently, single worldwide technology platforms weren’t available to companies with international operations, resulting in disconnected, inefficient networks separated by language, currency, and culture. A good third-party logistics (3PL) provider offers not only strong technology but also a variety of value-added services for any kind of logistics delivery model. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Consulting

5 Hot Topics in Home Delivery this Season

Talking Logistics

In the study, a 4 hour time window was the lowest incremental charge point and prices typically varied between 8-10 of the local currency (e.g., $8 Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Descartes Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Transportation Management Chris Jones Descartes dynamic booking home delivery transportation managementWith the seasonal flood of consumer demand about hit the retail industry, advanced home delivery solutions can play an important role in success.