The Smart Shipping Container Revolution

GTG Technology Group

Shipping containers are an integral part of the world’s supply chain. With smart sensors on the rise and connectivity increasing, there is a bright new future ahead for the shipping container. High-Connectivity in Shipping. Complex management systems track shipping containers across the globe. Transportation management systems (TMS) use this information in combination with cutting-edge software solutions to monitor shipping times, routes, and logistics.

Consolidation in shipping continues as DP World acquires Unifeeder

EFT

DP World’s acquisition of 100% of Unifeeder for €660 million marks out another step in the consolidation for the shipping industry, although this time instead of an alliance between shippers it is a port operator bulking up. . Based in Aarhus (Denmark), Unifeeder is Europe’s largest container feeder operator and, according to Alphaliner, the 30 th largest container shipper in the world.

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Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. As global warming has conjured up hotter summers and milder winters, one area in which its impact has been particularly visible is the Arctic, where shrinking ice caps may give way to new shipping lanes in the future. Russia has also demonstrated its resolve to capitalize on newly-liberated shipping lanes.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. As global warming has conjured up hotter summers and milder winters, one area in which its impact has been particularly visible is the Arctic, where shrinking ice caps may give way to new shipping lanes in the future. Russia has also demonstrated its resolve to capitalize on newly-liberated shipping lanes.

From the First Message to the Last Mile, BluJay’s Latest Software Releases Improve Complex Logistics and Global Trade Operations

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s Customs Management-Global application, a single, multi-country platform for import and export compliance, introduced many new declaration types for Denmark, the Netherlands, Slovakia, and the United Kingdom. Simplified shipping and last-mile service improvements. Investments for BluJay’s Parcel focused on compliance, certification, and rate changes to the wide variety of carriers supported for small-package shipping.

First test run of new expansion to Suez Canal complete

Logistics Middle East

Three cargo ships from US, Denmark and Bahrain successfully transit new Suez Canal ahead of its grand opening in August

Megaships Proving a Drag on Ocean Carriers in Trade Downturn

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Collapsing demand from coronavirus pandemic restrictions adds pressure to container lines operating half-empty ships. Ocean carriers have canceled hundreds of services, parked ships and sent vessels on longer voyages to eat up capacity and preserve their finances amid diving trade volumes. But the ultra-large ships that have come to dominate container fleets in recent years are sailing half empty as a downturn in demand envelops Western economies under lockdowns.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

In the shipping and manufacturing industries, that same “worldwide web” is now being deployed to encourage more energy-efficient operational and communication strategies for a low-carbon economy, thanks to IoT Tech. The shipping and manufacturing sectors can hope to achieve both ecological and financial gains by adding IoT tech functionality to existing supply chains and logistical frameworks.

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis

TMC

For example, early in the new year, Denmark tightened its border controls with Germany, after Sweden had imposed similar measures [2]. And as the recent action taken by Denmark underlines, governments are apt to impose new restrictions that can make border crossings more complicated. The crisis is eroding this agreement, and countries such as Denmark are being forced to introduce stringent border checks that inevitably cause delays.

The need to know

EFT

Ship owners struggle to bring home crews amid coronavirus chaos. Shipping companies are still struggling to get hundreds of thousands of crew members back home after many months at sea despite pledges by countries to ease transit restrictions for seafarers, industry officials say.

Doing Business in Germany

QAD

km and borders the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and other countries including the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg and Switzerland. Shipping. Germany ranks number 7 in the world for km of rail, 12 th in the world for roads and 18 th for inland waterways, making it fast and easy to ship by almost any method. Whether you choose to ship by rail, water, truck or air, the movement of goods is fast and efficient. .

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

6 River Systems

A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery. billion (2019) Headquarters: Hedehusene, Denmark CEO: Jens Bjørn Andersen 9.

This Week in Logistics News (July 15-19, 2013)

Talking Logistics

As I’ve commented in previous postings, if you are a 3PL or transportation company and you’re not involved in cross-border shipping with Mexico, then you are missing out on a growing business opportunity (see Reuters article from December 2012). Evenex has “over 3,000 customers exchanging more than 375,000,000 documents every year and is the leading and preferred business-to-business integration provider in Denmark.”.

Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S. to Impose Punitive Duties on The European Union

Transplace

Section 8: Cheeses and substitutes for cheese from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or the United Kingdom. This could further intensify the trade situation, and impact those shipping goods to and from countries in the EU. Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S.

The need to know

EFT

Maersk heads zero-carbon drive in shipping sector with $60 million research center. Moller-Maersk MAERSKB.CO, will team up with industry majors to set up a research center in Denmark with the aim of reducing carbon emissions in the shipping industry. Tech company uses quantum computers to help shipping and trucking industries. . The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Brazil ecommerce jumps 57% in first five months of 2020 fueled by COVID-19.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Denmark. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.

Rising costs to challenge supply chain in 2019

EFT

A report from late 2018 estimated that in just the UK, Germany, France, Denmark Sweden and Norway there was a shortage of nearly 130,000 drivers. Précis: Huge e-commerce growth, low availability of labour and rising international shipping costs are putting upward pressure on operators across the supply chain finds a new report Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Industrial Logistics Article Type: Reports & Analysis Publish as a report

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Denmark. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.

Can Maersk Transform Itself Into an Integrated Service Provider?

Supply Chain Brain

After a few years, however, shipping lines began shedding intermodal assets, vowing to focus on their core capabilities, and leaving the land portion of the move in the hands of the railroads, independent stack-train operators and intermodal marketing companies. Denmark’s A.P. Thirty years ago, following the invention of double-stack container trains , ocean carriers launched their own branded intermodal services in collaboration with the railroads.

Logistics Technology and Startup Roundup: Q1 2016

Freightos

Amazon leased 20 Boeing 767s for North America fulfillment in an effort to reduce shipping costs, which hit $8.7 Meanwhile, Amazon also hiked up its minimum free shipping spend from $35 to $49 for non-Prime members. Maersk experimented with using a drone to deliver goods to a container ship in Denmark , in an effort to save costs on barge deliveries. Logistics Technology Updates: Q1 2016.

List of Top 65 Marketplaces Across the Globe in 2019

Vinculum

Ease of shopping, product variety, secure payments and free shipping are some of the reasons that have made online shopping a huge success. It makes it easier for sellers to store, pack and ship their products. The fulfillment service of eBay – Global Shipping Program makes your items available to over 180 million buyers worldwide. Walmart Free 2-Day Shipping program, guarantees fast and free shipping with no membership needed. In 2021, over 2.14

This Week in Logistics News (October 3-7, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Denmark’s DSV eyes more big acquisitions in fragmented freight market (Reuters). Wal-Mart’s next move against Amazon: More warehouses, faster shipping (Reuters). Meanwhile, according to a Reuters report, “Denmark’s DSV, which became the world’s fifth largest freight transportation company by buying up competitors, is considering more large acquisitions to expand in a fragmented market despite weak growth in global trade.”