TOC Europe 2015

Supply Chain Movement

TOC Europe 2015. TOC Europe – Your Global Container Supply Chain Event. The TOC Europe is the global meeting place for ports, terminals, shipping lines, 3PLs & shippers. Through the years TOC has built a strong reputation as the trusted event portfolio for the maritime trade, shipping, ports and terminal communities. Events 3PL Ahoy Container Supply Chain Rotterdam shipping lines TOC Europe Date: 9-11 June 2015.

Patient-centric networks at the heart of pharmaceutical supply chain management: Lessons from LogiPharma Europe 2018


by Dr. Madhav Durbha With the Alps as a backdrop, LogiPharma Europe 2018 proved to be both energizing and thought provoking. In early April I attended the LogiPharma Europe 2018 conference in Montreux, Switzerland, an event that attracted more than 800 attendees, including practitioners and executives from pharma and medical device industries, along with software vendors and many service providers.

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The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis


With a network of seven distribution centers (in Copenhagen, Jordan, Dubai, Nairobi, Tanzania, Cameroon, and Ghana), UNHCR can ship core relief items from these stockpiles to assist up to 600,000 people within 72 hours, if needed. Another noteworthy example in this area is Refugee Maps , a project that merges hundreds of grassroots donation drop-offs, fundraising endeavors, and advocacy undertakings throughout Europe.

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China-Europe rail freight up 47%


Intercontinental freight travelling between China and Europe has increased dramatically as a result of COVID-19 disruptions. Blank sailings by major cargo lines to support fragile shipping rates and a mass cull of air freight capacity, as commercial airlines stopped flying, created major headaches for many supply chains, particularly for those trying to ship time-sensitive loads.

How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption


And of course, the problem is acute right across Europe. Goods will be arriving in ships but many of them will have nowhere to go so long as many retail outlets are shut, We will see how well the logistics industry copes in a few weeks’ time, but companies such as Maersk remain confident.

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis


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. A less visible consequence is that more red tape at the borders could exacerbate the shortage of truck drivers in Europe as workers find it increasingly difficult to move freely between countries.

Alibaba versus Amazon in Europe

Logistics Trends and Insights

A battle between Alibaba and Amazon for global e-commerce dominance is brewing and Europe is the focal point. To support the necessary logistics in its European network, Alibaba’s logistics subsidiary, Cainiao, is building out a European network connecting Asia to Europe to the final mile.

5 Differences Between Europe and U.S. Transportation Procurement


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. EU shippers tend to pay a higher cost per unit to ship than their U.S. EU cabotage makes drivers and equipment more readily available throughout Europe. The post 5 Differences Between Europe and U.S.

The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For example, you might be surprised how beneficial rail service between Europe and Asia can be for your business today. . As such, by 2011, the first regular rail connections from China to Europe opened between Chengdu-?ód?, Learn more about our Europe-Asia rail service on our website.

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Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016. The largest acquisition in Europe last year was of the Dutch TNT Express by FedEx. These mergers and acquisitions are reflected on the Supply Chain Movement 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Parcel Shipping: It’s Anything But Simple

Talking Logistics

One of the things you often hear about parcel shipping is the importance of carrier compliance, but what does that mean exactly, and how do shippers stay in compliance? So, how are leading companies leveraging parcel solutions to manage the complexities of parcel shipping? The post Parcel Shipping: It’s Anything But Simple appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

The History of the Shipping Container


The History of the Shipping Container. 26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. But the modern shipping container has changed much more than one industry. The Shipping Container: Before 1956. Small trucker, Malcom McLean, fumes at slow loading of cargo aboard ship – “There has to be a better way.”.

Why Now is the Time to Choose LCL Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Less than container load (LCL) shipping is rapidly becoming a go-to service option for businesses seeking help in a complex global logistics industry. From transit uncertainty, consolidation of service providers, trade war complexity, inconsistent visibility, and even global pandemics, LCL shipping provides solutions to navigate these choppy waters. As COVID-19 affected businesses around the world, the need for expedited LCL shipping grew significantly.

Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership


(Eagan, MN) – North American third-party logistics (3PL) company, Cerasis, in partnership with Pierbridge , a leading transportation management software development company, announces the addition of multi-parcel carrier shipping management to the Cerasis Rater, a web-based transportation management system (TMS). Full features of the multi-parcel carrier shipping solution: Choose from multiple parcel carriers by price and transit time.

UPS Announces Sunday Shipping

Intelligent Audit

In recent years, that focus on experience has extended to shipping. This is an important indicator as to Amazon’s plan in the shipping space, and how carriers like FedEx and UPS are reacting. Amazon’s entrance into the shipping space began to emerge in 2015 with a string of announcements that, when taken together, showed a clear and deliberate attempt to own its own supply chain. The Shipping Industry as a Whole. The battle between carriers is heating up again.

How Global Pandemics Impact Shipping

Intelligent Audit

The repercussions for global trade, and shipping in particular, have also been significant. Shipping Impact from COVID-19. Shipping by sea to either the U.S. or Europe takes, on average, 30 days. There are a variety of ways that a continued pandemic will impact supply chains and shipping. The post How Global Pandemics Impact Shipping appeared first on Intelligent Audit.

Germany Is Re-Engineering Europe’s Most Important River

Supply Chain Brain

In an "Olympics of water engineering," the German government wants to change the current of the Rhine so that ships can load an extra 200 or more tons

How to Ship Personal Freight to Eastern Europe

I.C.E. Transport

If you’re moving to Eastern Europe from the US, get ready for an education. Shipping household goods overseas is much more complicated than sending them, say, from Boston to Arizona in a moving van. You’ll need to get up to speed on what you can and can’t ship in an ocean container, assemble the necessary paperwork and prepare to clear Customs while avoiding costly duties and delays. European Shipping

Global Vendor Management: What It Is & Why It’s Essential for Your Shipping Strategy

CH Robinson Transportfolio

That’s why you need a global shipping strategy with a comprehensive global vendor management program. In Europe, three of the most common programs are: • Combined Program. The important rule is to ship so that products never go to the company’s facility.

The Potential Impact on Shipping of a Global Recession

Intelligent Audit

The question now is what will the impact of such a recession be, particularly on shipping. According to the company, the recession will be deep and far-reaching “with Covid-19 spreading in Europe and the US after hitting Asia, the disruptions and dislocations in the economy and markets will trigger a [year over year] contraction in global growth in [the first half of 2020].”. What Happens to Shipping. Which, in turn, will drastically impact shipping.

How to Best Prepare for Current (and Upcoming) Supply Chain Disruptions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

It’s no secret the way companies ship their freight has shifted due to COVID-19. Prepping for peak shipping season and new tech launches. Additionally, ocean shipping is experiencing a busy peak season now as companies prepare for the holiday shopping surge.

When EU and U.S. Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons | C.H. Economic factors in the EU combine with cabotage to impact truckload procurement professionals: Cabotage makes drivers and equipment more readily available throughout Europe. Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons appeared first on Transportfolio. Europe Over the Road Supply ChainWhen EU and U.S. Robinson. What is truckload cabotage, and how do EU and U.S. shippers experience these rules?

Conquering the high seas: What’s shaking the global liner shipping industry?

DELMIA Quintiq

Massive ships. Rules for container traffic between Europe and Asia are being rewritten and this has had profound implications for West European terminals: Supply fluctuations have resulted in a fragmented terminal capacity. While container terminal operators certainly feel the pressure, freight forwarders and the shipping lines themselves have a few planning puzzles to sort out on their own. Capacity of container ships handled in 2014. Shipping lines alliances.

Shipping rates on Asia-Europe routes see record fall

Logistics Middle East

Freight rates per teu on the major Asia-Europe container trades have seen an unprecedented 30% tumble this week

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G6 shipping alliance follows O3 in Asia-Europe rate war

Logistics Middle East

G6 shipping alliance follows O3 with capacity reduction on key Asia-Europe trade amid freight rate collapse

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers


As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. There are two ways to view the History of Shipping Containers. Below, you can also view the history of shipping containers in one infographic. Shipping between Europe, S.E.

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. Freight Shipping

Consolidation in shipping continues as DP World acquires Unifeeder


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. .

What the Chinese Shipping Merger Tells Us About the Future of Freight


What do I need to know about China’s shipping merger? Two Chinese shipping companies, Cosco and CSCL, are merging to form one alliance. Which sounds like a big deal, but it won’t have an effect on Asia-Europe shipping costs. The merger is not going to shake up shipping—but it does point to a downwards trend in shipping capacity. And while it will reduce capacity on Asia-Europe lines, the demand doesn’t exist to justify raising prices.

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China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

The huge build-up of containers at China’s docks has created a major ocean freight imbalance, with a shortage of cargo in US and European ports and a shortfall in boxes needed by Western exporters to ship products to other parts of the world. percent slump in exports from Europe.

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Free Shipping Just Got More Expensive – Retailers and Consumers to Spend More to Counter Carrier Cost Hikes

BluJay Solutions

Free shipping is top of the list for consumers when making purchase decisions and it’s been shown that they will modify their spending patterns to ensure they get it, feeling that spending more is worthwhile to save a few dollars in shipping charges. Retailers are upping the minimum spend for free shipping by stealth, with major names such as Amazon, Best Buy and Gap recently increasing their qualifying spend according to analysis by the Wall Street Journal.

Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2017


All of this mounted to the Hanjin bankruptcy, one of the largest container shipping bankruptcies in history. These three alliances will control more than 90% of the Trans-Pacific trade and 96% of Asia-Europe trade. The post Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2017 appeared first on Connect Blog by TMC, a division of C.H. The global logistics industry was dealt a year full of surprises in 2016, and with that came challenges.

Ocean Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This has been an interesting year for the ocean shipping industry. 2019 Ocean Shipping Trends. We saw tariffs and retaliatory tariffs enacted, leading many importers to ship earlier than normal to avoid paying higher tariffs. Besides front loading their shipping to avoid tariffs , importers are accelerating supply chain diversification by moving toward Southeast Asia. Ocean Shipping Technology. What a difference a year can make!

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Direct container shipping route opens between Central China's Wuhan and Japan


A direct container shipping route that connects Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province, with cities in Japan including Osaka, Kobe and Nagoya has been officially opened. Government officials say that compared with existing routes, the river-ocean container shipping route can save about two days of transit and takes only five days for cargo to reach the above-mentioned ports of Japan from Wuhan city.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: JCREW Goes Global, with.

Supply Chains Rock

JCREW Goes Global, with Shipping. Five years after I started complaining the retailers in the US are finally wising up and shipping to Europe -- the latest being J.Crew. According to the shipping info on the website the folks at DHL won the logistics outsourcing business. While I have no insight into the size of the contract, DHL is offering flat fee shipping of only 11.95 Who said supply chains are boring?

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