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.

Overcoming complex logistics in building better cities

Quintiq

Whether it is shipping pipes to Egypt for irrigation projects or support trusses to build bridges in Italy, the logistics puzzles of the materials industry are varied and complex. And not all heavy building materials can be transported in trucks, trailers or freight cars. We talked about production planning in building better cities , but what about logistics? Moving hundreds of tons of building materials around the globe involve lots of planning.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

percent from last year, which includes contributions from the company’s acquisition of Phoenix International Freight Services in October 2012. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Interesting Facts & Financial Breakdown of the Global Logistics Market

Cerasis

Since the construction of the pyramids in ancient Egypt, logistics has made remarkable strides. For example, a manufacturing partner might be able to buy materials at a bulk rate or a 3PL provider could access reliable truckload freight contractors you cannot. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post [INFOGRAPHIC] Interesting Facts & Financial Breakdown of the Global Logistics Market appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors. 25, second largest increase after Egypt, which climbs six spots.

The Rise of China-Africa Trade: Why Transportation and Logistics Should be Front and Center

Supply Chain Nation

A brief look at the China-Africa trade suggests that while Chinese imports from Africa are focused on resource-rich countries (such as South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Sudan, Algeria and Liberia), Chinese exports, in the form of cheap manufactured goods are more widespread across the continent, with machinery making up the biggest chunk at roughly 30 percent. Countries such as South Africa, Egypt and Nigeria can lead the way by tackling corruption and introducing faith in their institutions.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Egypt. The Japanese freight mover Kintetsu World Express has expanded recently outside its home market with the acquisition of APL Logistics, which has a strong base in America and Europe.

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