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. Logistics logisticsepSos.de/Flickr.

What Do World Currency Changes Mean to Logistics Providers?

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

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.

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. Logistics Service Providers 3PL C.H.

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?

What Do World Currency Changes Mean to Logistics Providers?

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

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.

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. How Surface Mode Shippers Can Compete in E-Commerce Logistics. E-Commerce Logistic

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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.

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.

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.

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 ). I know of at least one third-party logistics provider (3PL) working with a large customer that is experimenting with drones for this purpose.

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. Note: LeanLogistics and Transplace are Talking Logistics sponsors.

Soft Market in Air and Ocean Freight and Fluctuating Currencies Inhibit the Growth for 3PLs in Third Quarter 2015

Logistics Viewpoints

Soft market environment in Air and Ocean freight was one of the major reasons for decline in addition to the currency fluctuations. The 3Pl market has also witnessed some major acquisitions during the quarter Conway, whose Menlo divisions revenues have historically been party of this analysis, was acquired By XPO Logistics UTi acquired by DSV Some other relevant acquisitions which happened during the [… The 3PL market has declined significantly in the third quarter of 2015.

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®.

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.

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. Happy New Year!

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.

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)?”

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.

I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

This is not only true for financial investments, but also for supply chain and logistics predictions. I’ve been wrong with many of my predictions in the past (still waiting for a major third-party logistics provider to buy a major software company or vice versa), and I will be wrong again.

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

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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

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. . is simple: we want to make shipping and logistics more effective, transparent, and secure, all on the blockchain.

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.

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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.

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. Blockchain Logistics Potential.

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. These tokens can then be converted to their currency of choice once rewarded.

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% […].

This Week in Logistics News (July 16-20, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Walmart establishes strategic partnership with Microsoft to further accelerate digital innovation in retail. UPS IT Chief Says Analytics Project Will Improve Logistics Planning (WSJ – sub.

Cross-Border E-Commerce: Growing Fast, But Still a Messy Reality

Talking Logistics

And it’s why two years ago I included “Parcel comes out of the shadows, with cross-border e-commerce the next frontier for growth” in my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2016. In short, when it comes to cross-border e-commerce, the biggest challenge online retailers and its logistics service providers face today is answering the two most common questions consumers ask after placing an order: Where is my shipment?

Bitcoin: A New Supply Chain Operating System?

Talking Logistics

But I read an article in this weekend’s Wall Street Journal – The Revolutionary Power of Digital Currency by Michael J. Already, hundreds of specialized apps are being built on top of the digital-currency blockchain software, which is seen in this context as a kind of base operating system.”.

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Blockchain: The Next Great Leap in Supply Chain Transparency!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Put simply, Blockchain began as the technology behind Bitcoin that allows the electronic currency to record transactions in a fool-proof way without a central entity (say, a central bank) keeping track of, and verifying, every transaction. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Rethink your Business Strategy by Rethinking Your Supply Chain

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Consulting

Blockchain and TMS: A Future Match Made In Heaven?

Cerasis

Those accepting digital currencies, like Bitcoin, are already involved with blockchain, and TMS solutions that generate an ongoing ledger between parties, even 3PLs, may already have developed blockchain-based technologies that are within months, if not weeks, of launch dates.

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.

Defining the Future of E-Commerce! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

One retail outfit did and in 5 months, it generated $2million alternative currency sales and a 60% boost in new customers. SCM #SupplyChain #ecommerce #retail #logistics #supplychainmanagement. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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.

Are You Prepared for the On-Shoring Migration to the U.S.?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Is blockchain technology coming rapidly and how will that affect global trading and the currency markets? In addition, some are looking at the increasing cost of logistics and uncertainty relating to the cost of fuel. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

5 Hot Topics in Home Delivery this Season

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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.