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. And not all heavy building materials can be transported in trucks, trailers or freight cars. Resorting to alternative modes of transportation like air transport can raise logistics costs and sea transport can cause delays to your delivery time. Transport & Logistics

Egypt 131

A Brief History of WMS in the Supply Chain


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. The 19 th Century: The Railroad Becomes a Major Player in Transporting Goods. During the 19 th century, the use of railroads to transport goods long distances had increased.

Egypt 183

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

The survey of more than 500 global logistics executives is part of the 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, an annual snapshot of industry sentiment and ranking of the world’s 50 leading emerging markets by size, infrastructure, transport connections and business climate. . 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.

Doing Business in Thailand


Thailand’s transportation and communication pathways are well-developed for manufacturing supply chains. The country has a robust network of roads, waterways, rail and air transport, including several major seaports. Shipping. In addition to its well-developed air freight infrastructure, Thailand also has a modern and robust transportation infrastructure of paved roads, rail and waterways. 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. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Podcast: Rob O’Byrne on Digital Transformation, Sustainability, and Diversification in Sourcing


It’s a lot more forward focused than our traditional view, in which we’re steering the ship by looking over our shoulder at the wake. We’ve got to show them that the steps involved in transportation, refurbishment, reusing parts, whatever they may be, are worthwhile.

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


The financial and economic outlook of each mode of transportation. Logistics is, by definition, a functional system which consists in combining and coordinating the operations of different modes of transport as a fundamental pre-requisite for ensuring efficient service. Since the construction of the pyramids in ancient Egypt, logistics has made remarkable strides. This infographic comes to us from freightXtension who are experts in cross-border shipping.

Global 263