Multimodal Europe – 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Multimodal Europe – 2015. The main topic of the all- day meeting will be European and global solutions for transport and logistics offered on the market and the opportunities of container, intermodal carriages in our region. Poland, due to its geographical location is becoming a transshipment centre for entire Europe. More and more production and trade companies due to the logistical costs decide on multimodal and combined transports.

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. That needs to be considered as you plan and compare transportation costs from one region to the other. EU cabotage makes drivers and equipment more readily available throughout Europe.

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The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

Kinaxis

For example, in 2013, the organization provided Syrian refugees with in-kind transportation of 394 metric tons of food and supplies. 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. The post The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

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China-Europe rail freight up 47%

EFT

Intercontinental freight travelling between China and Europe has increased dramatically as a result of COVID-19 disruptions. This has pushed long-distance rail freight into the limelight as a mode of sending relatively high volumes of freight reliably and within weeks between major population centres in Europe and China. Freight typically takes 24 days to pass between China and the UK and around two weeks to move between China and mainland Western Europe.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Have you ever considered changing your traditional mode of transportation? Now is the time to utilize all modes of transportation in the most efficient way possible. For example, you might be surprised how beneficial rail service between Europe and Asia can be for your business today.

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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. So far, we’ve found that the expected fallout in terms of higher transportation prices and operational disruptions has been relatively muted. 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. Global TMS Technology Europe Logistics migrants Supply Chain

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.

Supply chain events calendar Europe for 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Multimodal Europe. Intralogistics Europe. Fleming Europe. ECR Europe Conference. ECR Europe. CSCMP Europe. Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit – Europe. Europe Trade & Finance Week. SCL Europe. TOC Container Supply Chain: Europe. SCC Europe Regional Conference. Logitrans, Transport Logistics Exhibition. Supply Chain Forecasting & Planning Conference Europe.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. An earlier study called ‘Europe’s Most Desirable Logistics Locations’, conducted by Eyefortransport on behalf of Prologis, has previously revealed the Netherlands to be a logistics hotspot. Venlo Logistics Map Europe 2016.

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.

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe adds real-time visibility to key shipments

EFT

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe is working with logistics tech company Sixfold through its live shipment sharing platform to get visibility over key shipments in transit and also across warehouses and operational sites. thyssenkrupp will then be able to track inbound transports to its European sites in real-time. With time-critical data on inbound logistics, we will further increase our productivity," says Jens Fiedler from thyssenkrupp Steel Europe's logistics department.

New IT Subway Map: S&OP and cloud-based solutions invade Europe

Supply Chain Movement

Now that the European economy is strengthening, a growing number of supply chain software vendors are turning their attention to Europe. Those are the key conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual market study which forms the basis for the globally renowned IT Subway Map Europe. Each year, Supply Chain Movement asks supply chain software vendors with offices in more than one European country to provide their input for the SCM IT Subway Map Europe.

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Transportation Procurement in India

CHAINalytics

By Linsa Godwin Sathiamoses | Consultant, Transportation, Chainalytics | Procuring transportation services is an important activity on the supply chain calendar. By all accounts, shippers in Europe and the Americas are using transportation and analytics […]. The post Transportation Procurement in India appeared first on Chainalytics.

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A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

As shippers of all sizes expand their global sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution operations, they have to navigate the complexities involved with global transportation management. But there’s a truth about global transportation that applies to all companies, regardless of how they became global: transportation happens locally. As Mike explained: Most companies are trying to get a global view of transportation, but the reality is that transportation happens locally.

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 unemployment rate in Europe is around 12% and in Spain is about 25%, yet the current jobless rate for graduates of the MIT Zaragoza Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program in Zaragoza, Spain, is zero. The demand is expected to increase as both Europe and Spain show signs of economic recovery. Europe’s economic woes have also helped to raise awareness levels.

Differences Matter in EU 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. That needs to be considered as you plan and compare transportation costs from one region to the other. EU cabotage makes drivers and equipment more readily available throughout Europe.

American Fox Head relocates logistics hub in Europe

Supply Chain Movement

Menlo will provide transport management services for inbound product and distribution to the Fox dealer network; inventory and warehousing management and order fulfilment and dispatch. Cases American apparel distribution distribution hub Fox Head Menlo multi-channel Netherlands relocate retail Transport management Californian based Fox Head, owner of the action sports apparel and clothing brand Fox, is rapidly expanding its reach in the European market.

2020 Trends in Freight Transportation, and the COVID-19 Impact

Logistics Bureau

Now the entire freight transportation industry, across air, ocean, road, and rail sectors, is awash with disrupted expectations and has retreated into survival mode. Air Freight Transportation Trends 2020. Below are the statistics as provided by Seabury, and reported in a Flexport article in mid-April: Capacity from Europe to North America is down by 52%. Capacity from Asia Pacific to Europe – down by 30%. Ocean Freight Transportation Trends 2020.

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. Featured Transportation EU transportation study freight transportation in Europe Global SCALE Network sustainable movement of goods Zaragoza Logistics Center

FMCG CEE Logistics; Transport, Trucks and Yorkie Bars

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Tachographs have been around for ages but they are now largely superseded by satellite navigation that can track transport and shipments in real time ensuring drivers obey the rules of the road and avoid taking possibly amorous diversions they would rather keep quiet! If you look towards the east of Europe you will find that Yorkie Man and his crumbling kit are alive and well. FMCG Dave Jordan CEE Logistics Management Transport

What’s Driving the Increase in Transportation Management Technology Spend?

Talking Logistics

DC Velocity and Descartes have conducted a transportation benchmark study for the last two years to help transportation professionals understand what is driving the market, and how the strategy and tactics of top performers differ from the rest of the pack. This year’s study again showed that IT spend in transportation management is expected to increase. Figure 1: Transportation IT Spend Change Next 2 Years (Source: Descartes).

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

However, the biggest pain point for these global supply chains is the one that seems inescapable – transportation costs. Pain Points Increasing Transportation Costs. No matter how much can be saved from sourcing globally, transportation costs continue to creep in to seriously affect a product’s profit margin. A 2017 Global Sourcing study from American Shipper magazine found that 58% of shippers said their highest concern today is rising transportation costs.

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).

Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?

Cerasis

Although we have much in common, the transportation laws in Australia and New Zealand have a distinct difference with those in Europe, the U.K. Similar programs exist in Europe. As explained in the International Transport Forum’s report titled “ Moving Freight with Better Trucks ”, ‘’For many breaches of road transport law, the party directly responsible is the driver.

Location Decision Drivers: Trends Shaping New Location Selection in Europe

EFT

Their priority is to be near large population centres and transport networks, closely followed by the need to be within easy reach of customers and suppliers. By 2017, with increased emphasis on operational efficiency, the proximity of various forms of freight transport had reached seventh place. While proximity to large urban centres and transport routes was important to all customers in the 2017 survey, the results showed some variations in emphasis between different sectors.

Transport collaboration starts with regional partners

Supply Chain Movement

International transport generates approximately seven percent of the world’s carbon emissions and, if things continue as they are, those emissions will increase fourfold by 2050. So claims the Smart Freight Centre, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), based on the International Transport Forum’s figures. Hence, if the goals of the Paris climate agreement are to be accomplished, drastic changes will have to be made within international transport. “It

How Cummins Power Generation Used Lean Six Sigma to Achieve Significant Transportation Savings

Talking Logistics

Although applied throughout the organization, Cummins identified the elimination of transportation waste as an area that would have a significant impact. Subsequently, LSS projects were developed to address waste in several key areas: contract carrier freight rationalization, ship day alignment, Asia-to-US / Asia-to-Europe container optimization, CNG truck costs and impact.

Transportation Innovation 2018

EFT

A lively discussion followed regarding how the technologies will affect the transportation and warehousing industries. Parcel lockers have been used extensively in Europe and China for years.

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

Cerasis

(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). This mirrors Cerasis longstanding goal of providing shippers with more transportation choices. . Transportation visibility thru tracking and automatic alerts.

As Fuel Prices Rise, Here's How Supply Chains Can Cut Transportation Costs

Elementum

Transportation can be a significant part of a business’ logistics costs— potentially upwards of 55 percent. Fuel price is driven primarily by five factors: demand, refinery maintenance costs, transportation constraints, crude oil prices, and geopolitical disruptions. In an attempt to reduce the length of transportation for products in the supply chain, several industries have taken to nearshoring. Lean Transportation Policies.

Transport and Transportation: Do They Mean the Same Thing?

Logistics Bureau

What is Transportation? Well, I asked John Cole one of our transport experts, exactly that question, and a few others related to transport! How Would you Define “Transport” and Transportation? Check out our Related Transportation Pages Below: Freight Consultants. Transport Consultant Speaks Optimisation. Transport Expert Shares Secrets. Transportation Consultants. Transport Contract Health Check. Transport transportation

Trends and Challenges in the European Transportation Market

Talking Logistics

Mark Vos, Business Development Manager for EMEA at Manhattan Associates discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What are some of the key trends and challenges in the European transportation market? Are you seeing similar headlines across Europe? Is Brexit having an impact on transportation throughout Europe? How would you characterize the state of TMS adoption in Europe?

As Fuel Prices Rise, Here's How Supply Chains Can Cut Transportation Costs

Elementum

Transportation can be a significant part of a business’ logistics costs— potentially upwards of 55 percent. Fuel price is driven primarily by five factors: demand, refinery maintenance costs, transportation constraints, crude oil prices, and geopolitical disruptions. In an attempt to reduce the length of transportation for products in the supply chain, several industries have taken to nearshoring. Lean Transportation Policies.

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the U.S.-Mexico Border Situation

CH Robinson Transportfolio

With the news that Secretary Nielsen is cutting short a trip to Europe, what can supply chain professionals anticipate regarding cross-border operations? Work with your account managers and transportation service providers to review time critical and urgent freight shipments. Access a broad network of transportation modes to mitigate against the risk of closures by leveraging air and rail services to make sure your freight keeps moving. On March 27, U.S.

Compartmentalized Trucks Cut the Cost of Grocery Distribution

Supply Chain @ MIT

Groceries need to be stored and transported at different temperatures depending on the nature of each product – so why not rationalize the distribution of these items by accommodating different temperature zones in the same truck? This is the basic rationale of multi-compartment vehicle (MCV) distribution, which is gaining ground in Europe.