Egypt prepares for August launch of new Suez Canal

Logistics Middle East

The new canal, which will be the fastest such waterway in the world, will allow two-way traffic of larger ships

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UASC marks mega ship's first transit of new Suez Canal

Logistics Middle East

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and Ahli United Bank, Egypt have marked M.V. Al Zubara?s s first ever transit of the new Suez Canal this week

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The History of Shipment Tracking

Turvo

And with demand for more shipping growing across all carriers, the need for faster more accurate tracking will increase. These staggering shipping numbers will only continue to grow as the world continues to become interconnected, and more people continue to shop online.” Ancient Egypt Established the First Known Courier Service Ancient Egypt established the first known courier service around 2,400 B.C.E. Modern shipment tracking might not seem like a big issue.

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Overcoming complex logistics in building better cities

DELMIA 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. 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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A Brief History of WMS in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

However, few understand the history of WMS and how it evolved to encompass item tracking, storage data, inbound and outbound shipping, picking and much more. The concept of warehouse management originated in ancient Egypt as people sought ways to manage grain gathered from crops. Railroad companies often had monopolies on both the storage and shipping of such goods.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and 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 countries improving their infrastructure and transport connections most were India, Indonesia, Turkey, Egypt, Iran, Pakistan, Argentina and Bangladesh.

How we saved an IT contractor 15% and found them a reliable new business phone supplier

Silver Lynx Supply Chain

Within just a couple of hours we had a new short term supplier who could ship immediately; a new long term supplier who could offer wholesale rates; and we even negotiated an additional introductory new customer discount on behalf of our client. We didn’t know, we could only guess: trekking across Egypt; moved to the highest mountain in Tibet; taken up scuba diving in the arctic? We found a supplier with stock who could ship within 24 hours and guarantee delivery within 2 days.

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How we saved an IT contractor 15% and found them a reliable new business phone supplier

Silver Lynx Supply Chain

Within just a couple of hours we had a new short term supplier who could ship immediately; a new long term supplier who could offer wholesale rates; and we even negotiated an additional introductory new customer discount on behalf of our client. We didn’t know, we could only guess: trekking across Egypt; moved to the highest mountain in Tibet; taken up scuba diving in the arctic? We found a supplier with stock who could ship within 24 hours and guarantee delivery within 2 days.

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Doing Business in Thailand

QAD

Shipping. Laem Chabang, another major seaport, is also a container port, making it easy to ship goods by sea. Manufacturers have many shipping options and can choose the best mode for shipping their products, balancing location, speed and cost. The 2017 estimated GDP is $1.236 trillion, between Australia at $1.248 trillion and Egypt at $1.204 trillion. Once known as Siam, Thailand became a constitutional monarchy in 1932.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Egypt. 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.

Panama Canal Expansion Equals Trade Expansion

APICS

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World include The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus in Turkey, and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon in Iraq. The canal accommodates about one-third of Asia-to-Americas trade but required infrastructure upgrades to keep up with the latest shipping trends The modern world has its own wonders. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Panama Canal is one of those wonders.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Egypt. 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.

Expanding Into New Territories – What Should a Retailer’s Supply Chain Look Like?

RELEX Solutions

Alternatively, a retailer may choose to ship from their home market, which can add high shipping costs depending on the distance between the two markets. Footwear will need to have multiple size codes on them if being shipped from a home market and once a retailer gets to the store they need to have an understanding of the display practices and how best to display goods.

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How we saved an IT contractor 15% and found them a reliable new business phone supplier

Silver Lynx Supply Chain

Within just a couple of hours we had a new short term supplier who could ship immediately; a new long term supplier who could offer wholesale rates; and we even negotiated an additional introductory new customer discount on behalf of our client. We didn’t know, we could only guess: trekking across Egypt; moved to the highest mountain in Tibet; taken up scuba diving in the arctic? We found a supplier with stock who could ship within 24 hours and guarantee delivery within 2 days.

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[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. Outsourcing to a qualified 3PL provider is one of the best ways to reduce costs and save time while ensuring products are shipped promptly and safely. This infographic comes to us from freightXtension who are experts in cross-border shipping.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 22-26, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Symphony Commerce raises $11 million to help brands offer faster shipping (TechCrunch). In October, [The Cotton Egypt Association] said it had discovered the genomic fingerprint for Egyptian cotton and launched a crackdown to combat knockoffs using DNA testing…DNA testing, however, isn’t widespread, said a spokesman for Cotton Inc.,