SCM Map Europe 2013-2014

Supply Chain Movement

Despite the economic malaise in Western Europe, multinationals are investing heavily in manufacturing and distribution in the eastern part of the continent. The Balkans are also an emerging manufacturing region for Europe. SCM Map Europe 2013.

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New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

There appears to be considerable upheaval in Europe as a result of the political unrest between Russia and Ukraine. A number of large factories have closed down in Western Europe while new ones have opened in Central Europe and further east. SCM Map Europe 2014-2015.

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Download: SCM Map Europe 2012

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chains in Europe are set to change considerably in the years ahead. The strongest economic growth can be found in the eastern part of Europe. SCM Map Europe 2012.

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis

TMC

The flood of migrants into Europe that began in 2015 continues to be a major international issue in 2016. An estimated one million refugees and migrants fled to Europe in 2015 [1]. Overall, however, the situation in Europe remains volatile and difficult to predict.

5 Differences Between Europe and U.S. Transportation Procurement

TMC

In this post, I’ll shed some light on the chief differences between Europe’s truckload procurement practices and those in the United States—and why it matters. In Europe, about 90% of the shipments managed by large EU carriers are actually subcontracted to small carriers.

Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update W2

Freightos

Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update Wk 2. Weekly update article on the Freightos International Freight Index exploring rate trends and their driving forces. Air Freight Pricing. There are currently no air freight capacity issues on any routes.

15th Annual Cool Chain & Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe

Supply Chain Movement

15th Annual Cool Chain & Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe. Europe’s Biggest and Longest-Running Gathering of Life Sciences Logistics, Supply Chain & QA Professionals will yet again bring together 500+ professionals and 60+ exhibitors to start the big discussion. New for 2016: Hear exclusive first hand feedback from the Pharma Ocean Freight Working Group Forum- the 2015 Initiative aiming to create best practices for reefer handling.

Improving Global Freight Process Management

Talking Logistics

Many companies operating in the United States have achieved an inclusive look into their transportation spend, but unfortunately many companies that do business on a global level have struggled to achieve full freight process management. State-of-the-art transportation management systems (TMS) certainly help with planning and execution, but advanced freight audit and payment processes are also vital toward obtaining complete process management results.

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Supply Chains (And Freight Rates) Crank Up Again: Freight Rate Update W1

Freightos

Supply Chains (And Freight Rates) Crank Up Again: Freight Rate Update Wk 1. As supply chains crank back into action following the vacation, the January ocean freight GRI (General Rate Increase) stuck, with China-US rates increasing by 27%. The situation is better for air freight.

Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? Short Term Medium Term Special Feature Carriers & Cargo Innovation Freightos focus November 2015 freight and logistics trends that rate.

Global Free Trade: Europe and Canada Implement CETA

Supply Chain Link

Global Supply Chain Export Freight Forwarding ImportIn February, the European Union (EU) voted to implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, known as CETA, with trade partner Canada.

The Digital Freight Ecosystem Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online

Freightos

The Digital Freight Ecosystem. Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online. In the first part of this article , Dr. Schreiber observed that freight is still largely offline and examined why freight digitalization has been so complicated. . Freight Market Intelligence.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

Freightos

The broader climate issue.and freight’s role. The emissions from freighting Shawn’s TV is a miniscule percentage of this year’s 33 billion ton cube. Finding freight’s contribution to GHG took a lot of digging. . and Green Freight Europe.

7 Ways to Strategically Elevate Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

Transportation has followed the same evolutionary pattern, moving upstream from day-to-day freight transactions to an integral component of top-level corporate planning and procurement strategy. Smaller companies have lean shipping departments and are often focused on moving product with little time and energy remaining to negotiate contracts and analyze freight spend. routes continue to hold steady but there has been a sharp decline in the rates for Asia-Europe routes.

As Europe Rebounds Supply Chain Continues to Shine

Supply Chain @ MIT

Zaragoza, Spain, where the Zaragoza Logistics Center is based, an employment bright spot in Europe. The demand is expected to increase as both Europe and Spain show signs of economic recovery. Another profile booster is the growing interest in sustainability, especially in Europe.

The Digital Freight Ecosystem Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online

Freightos

The Digital Freight Ecosystem. Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online. In the first part of this article , Dr. Schreiber observed that freight is still largely offline and examined why freight digitalization has been so complicated. . Freight Market Intelligence.

14th Annual Cool Chain & Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe

Supply Chain Movement

14th Annual Cool Chain & Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe. Europe’s Biggest and Longest-Running Gathering of Life Sciences Logistics, Supply Chain & QA Professionals. Cool Chain & Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe is coming to Frankfurt, Germany! Yes that’s right, for the first time ever we will be coming to Germany in January 2015, taking up residence in Frankfurt, one of the largest logistics hubs in mainland Europe!

Freight Rates News December 2015

Freightos

Freight Rates News. Freight and logistics trends that rate in the news. This initiative (to promote connectivity and cooperation amongst countries along land-based and maritime China-Europe routes, with benefits even spreading to other regions) is hot. News Freight Insights

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

China’s so-called “One Belt One Road” strategy connects the country via an overland and sea corridor to Central Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. These include a number of TMC customers that have begun moving product from China to Europe by rail where they previously did not.

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

China’s so-called “One Belt One Road” strategy connects the country via an overland and sea corridor to Central Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. These include a number of TMC customers that have begun moving product from China to Europe by rail where they previously did not.

Location Decision Drivers: Trends Shaping New Location Selection in Europe

EFT

Among food and beverage and freight companies, technological innovation was highly rated, but when the results were aggregated across all sectors, innovation - along with robotics - achieved only mid-range ranking. Dirk Sosef, Vice President, Research & Strategy Europe. .

Over four hundred supply chain leaders to attend the 2018 Supply Chain Summit: Europe

EFT

Eyefortransport (eft), the global leader in business intelligence and networking for the transport, logistics and supply chain industry, is pleased to announce the return of its Supply Chain Summit: Europe (29-31 st October 2018). Alexandra Morton, VP Supply Chain Western Europe, Adidas.

Cluster-Based Freight Corridors Could Drive Sustainable Logistics in Europe

Supply Chain @ MIT

A hyper-connected network of logistics clusters could play a key role in achieving the European Union’s goal of creating a sustainable, more efficient freight transportation system. is laying the groundwork for such a network by developing ways to link freight hubs via the physical internet.

Charting the Future of Transportation in Europe

Supply Chain @ MIT

Many socio-economic and environmental trends shape the evolution of freight and passenger transportation, especially within an enormous geographic region such as Europe.

The Logistics of Benchmarking European Freight Rates

CHAINalytics

By Olga Rissin | Product Manager, FMIC Europe Shippers transporting freight within Europe and some of its tangential regions face unique operational and business constraints vis-à-vis their North American counterparts. Blog Transportation What''s New Europe FMIC Olga Rissi

DHL Introduces Peak Season Surcharge in Europe Due to Driver Shortage

Intelligent Audit

Europe, like the United States, is feeling the effects of a hot economy. One proof of this is the announcement this week by DHL Freight of an average 4% peak season surcharge in Europe , due in large part to increased demand, low capacity, and a shortage of drivers. The surcharge will be effective from September through December 2019 and will apply to all Full-Truck-Load, Partial-Truck-Load, and Less-Than-Truck-Load in Europe. Economics Drive Freight Costs.

Air Freight Frenzy: Freight Rate Update W49

Freightos

Air Freight Frenzy: Freight Rate Update Wk 49. Last week saw yet more congestion for air freight, along with more sky-high air rates around the globe. In Europe, air cargo hit capacity two weeks ago and hasn’t yet pulled back. China-Europe. Europe-US East Coast.

Did the Macron Law Influence Freight Rates into France?

CHAINalytics

By Olga Rissin| Product Manager, Freight Market Intelligence Consortium Europe & Russia | Chainalytics What happened to transportation rates after the Macron Law implementation in France?

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

But issues surrounding labor and rising fuel prices pose real threats to the freight industry. Technology Comes to the Aid of Freight Companies. Kuehne + Nagel, a global transport company based in Europe, recently upgraded their fleet for pharmaceutical deliveries. truck drivers transportation freight truckingTransportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run.

Freightos International Freight Index Update March 5-12 2017 (W10)

Freightos

Freightos Freight Index Update. Weekly insights from the Freightos International Freight Index. China-Europe shipping rates have remained stable, without any significant change over the past three weeks. US – Europe. Europe – US. China – Europe.

Asia-Europe sea freight rates tumble in first quarter

Logistics Middle East

Freight rates on the Asia-Europe trade have fallen so low they barely pay for fuel says Clarksons Platou

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The Influence of IoT: How it’s Transforming Global Logistics

CH Robinson Transportfolio

We recently released the Navisphere Driver App in Europe to help surface transportation companies prepare for this critical transformation. Want to learn more about the Navisphere Driver app in Europe? The Influence of IoT: How it’s Transforming Global Logistics|Transportfolio.

When It Comes to Trucking, the EU is Not the “United States of Europe”

Talking Logistics

Robinson Europe. “If We have a very fragmented carrier market in Europe. Most of the carriers that we work with and haul the majority of the freight have maybe 4-10 vehicles. That said, “although we have the EU, Europe is not the ‘United States of Europe,’” added Eijsink.

Freight Rate Update Wk 43

Freightos

Freight Rate Update Wk 43. But following two solid months of downward drifting freight rates, and with no capacity issues on any of the major lanes, achieving anything more than a fraction of these increases seem aspirational at best. China-Europe. Europe-US East Coast.

Is TPPA going to ground e-commerce or let it fly (ideally, as air freight)?

DELMIA Quintiq

Partly to blame for this situation is the slowdown in Europe and China. Even as both economic blocs continue to recover at a decent pace, more and more of the demand for air freight will shift to sea and rail.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

But issues surrounding labor and rising fuel prices pose real threats to the freight industry. Technology Comes to the Aid of Freight Companies. Kuehne + Nagel, a global transport company based in Europe, recently upgraded their fleet for pharmaceutical deliveries. truck drivers transportation freight truckingTransportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run.

Asia-Europe freight rates tumble in the first quarter

Logistics Middle East

Freight rates on the Asia-Europe trade have fallen so low they barely pay for fuel says Clarksons Platou

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