Did the Macron Law Influence Freight Rates into France?

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By Olga Rissin| Product Manager, Freight Market Intelligence Consortium Europe & Russia | Chainalytics What happened to transportation rates after the Macron Law implementation in France? In 2015, France adopted the Macron Law which addresses many areas of the economy, including the transportation sector. The law, which … The post Did the Macron Law Influence Freight Rates into France?

Bringing Freight Online with WebCargoNet and Freightos

Freightos

Bringing Freight Online With WebCargoNet And Freightos. But this story is more about a vision for a better future of freight, than just another acquisition. Notable examples include K+N’s partnership with a tech accelerator, DB Schenker’s exclusive agreement with uShip, and here at Freightos, automating freight rate management for several enterprise forwarders. A forwarder who loved their tracking software brought up a bigger problem – managing air freight rates.

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The State of Digital Freight: The 4×4 Blueprint for Freight 2020

Freightos

The journey to digitize freight, while initially off to a slow start, has gained momentum in the last two or three years. They’re licensed to be an ocean freight forwarder, and they’ve bought some aircraft and an airport; and of course they are a huge warehousing player. Online freight booking. See the 2018 State of Online Freight Sales. There is at least 100 times more manual work per shipment in freight forwarding than in Express.

Eco-Responsible Rail-Freight

Global Trade Management

On this subject, only rail freight can claim to have a low environmental footprint. However, slightly resting on its “CO2” laurels, rail freight has never really brought forward all of its other societal and environmental assets. For example, the 2007 “ Grenelle Environment Round Table ” has encouraged the SNCF (French National Railway Company) to implement a large plan for a “new green means of freight transportation”, which only highlighted the advantages of low CO2 emissions.

Doing Our Part To Help Logistics Companies Adapt to COVID-19

Freightos

In 2019, digital freight isn’t a vision; it’s a reality. Land travel restrictions in Asia extended Chinese New Year, dropping ocean freight demand, which, just weeks later, spiked when the shutdown ended. Email responses are obsolete in just minutes and only digital solutions can keep essential freight moving. In February, we launched the world’s first daily and regulated containerized freight rate index , and have now made access free for the remainder of 2020.

5 Reasons Why Carriers Are Customer-Obsessed

Freightos

Open up LinkedIn and check out the profile of senior salesperson at a freight forwarder or carrier and you’ll probably see several top-tier providers as previous employers. In their words: “freight made personal” waves proudly on Air France KLM Martinair Cargo ’s banner. “We Freight digitalization helps carriers keep up with changing customer expectations. Two growing sets of international freight customers – Millennials, who now make 36% of the U.S.

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Logistics in 2020: The Future of Road Freight

BluJay Solutions

In a recent white paper , Kewill has looked at the issues facing the global supply chain, and how it may look in 2020, including the future picture for road freight. Road freight represents a major part of most Logistics Services Providers’ (LSPs') strategies. Many regions will be beginning to see road freight shift to rail over long cross-country routes to minimize fuel costs with the added benefit of reducing CO2 emissions.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires UK-based freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo

EFT

Supply chain solutions leader AIT Worldwide Logistics announced the expansion of its global footprint with the acquisition of ConneXion World Cargo, a freight forwarder headquartered in London with five additional locations in Asia, Europe and North America. ConneXion World Cargo has offices in Halifax, Canada; Hong Kong, China and Paris, France as well as United Kingdom-based operational centres in London, Exeter and Manchester.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Not even B2B is spared from these changing expectations (which is why we at Freightos launched an online freight marketplace ). While freight industry executives likely sighed with relief when an update of Amazon’s logistics.amazon.com page on June 28th turned out to be nothing more than a franchise model for courier delivery services. There’s been less progress though with ocean freight, since Amazon registered as a freight forwarder several years ago.

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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. When it comes to air freight, global capacity is down 22 percent compared to last year, with further declines expected. Ocean Freight. Air Freight. Ocean Freight. Air Freight. Ocean Freight. Air Freight.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 17-21, 2016)

Talking Logistics

billion in France to double capacity at Roissy airport. R2 Freight & Logistics, Inc. “Adjusting for the larger ups and downs this year, as well as talking with many fleets, I currently see a softer than normal freight environment, which is likely to continue until the inventory correction is complete. How was the JDRF Death Valley Ride ? Brutal, exhilarating, and inspiring!

The Silk Railway: freight train from China pulls up in Madrid

Global Trade Management

En route it passed through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany and France before arriving at the Abroñigal freight terminal in Madrid. It is also Spain’s third largest source of imports, after Germany and France. [link] The longest rail link in the world and the first direct link between China and Spain is up and running after a train from Yiwu in coastal China completed its maiden journey of 8,111 miles to Madrid.

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Digitisation: Shifting Gears in 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

They immediately knew where they needed to take action, such as rerouting freight or adding new cross-docking facilities. An attendee poll at a recent conference of The European Freight and Logistics Forum hints at some cultural challenges.

Is the European Air Cargo Market Cause for Worry?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Coupled with declines in new orders, and new export orders from the largest European economies (France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom), recession fears are growing. Air Cargo air freight Europe Air freightBy Cathy Morrow Roberson. There are worrisome economic signals coming from Europe as airports and airlines across the continent report dismal February volumes.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. This is an important aspect of managing freight spend. France.

The Amazing Supply Chain of Chocolate Easter Eggs

Supply Chain Game Changer

It wasn’t until the 19 th century that chocolate Easter eggs finally made their way into the European market with France and Germany pioneering this artistic confectionery. SCM #SupplyChain #Chocolate #Logistics #Freight #Transportation. Guest Blog Post Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Chocolate Freight Logistics SCM supplychain TransportationSubscribe Here! Email Address.

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The need to know

EFT

Container freight rates soar on consumer goods boom, supply chain kinks. Shipping group Maersk said on Wednesday it is confident about the outlook for shipping beyond 2020 as a second wave of coronavirus infections has only had a limited impact on global freight volumes.

XPO Logistics (XPO) to Acquire Con-way (CNW)

Supply Chain Network

XPO will also capitalize on synergies from the combination with Con-way’s managed transportation, truckload and freight brokerage businesses. All of the acquired operations – Con-way Freight, Menlo Logistics, Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal – will be rebranded as XPO Logistics. In Europe, XPO has leading LTL positions in the United Kingdom, France, Spain and Portugal. • USA, and its European headquarters is in Lyon, France. GREENWICH, Conn.

Freight Rates Drop as Overcapacity Continues to Rise

GTG Technology Group

If there are not enough ships to accommodate freight, it is viewed as under capacity. Overcapacity is the opposite, with more available ships than freight. In France, CMA CGM bought APL’s parent company Neptune Orient Lines. The post Freight Rates Drop as Overcapacity Continues to Rise appeared first on GTG Technology Group. Container Shipping Overcapacity Expected to Increase.

Doing Business in Spain

QAD

Bordering countries include Andorra, France, Gibraltar, Portugal and Morocco. Spain has 99 airports with paved runways, most of which can handle freight planes. billion mt-km of air freight in 2015. In addition, the country has 10 heliports, making air travel and freight delivery a relatively simple matter. Primary trading partners included France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, the U.K.

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Doing Business in Italy

QAD

Border countries include Austria, France, Vatican City, San Marino, Slovenia and Switzerland. Annual freight traffic was 945,433,732 mt-km in 2015. Primary export partners were Germany, France, US, Spain, UK and Switzerland.

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Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery. FedEx Corporation FedEx , previously known as Federal Express, is an American multinational freight company founded in 1971 as a system for urgent deliveries.

A great leap forward: Quintiq joins Dassault Systèmes

DELMIA Quintiq

Headquartered in Paris, France, Dassault Systèmes is a world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions. We count among our loyal customers top companies in more than 30 industries, including express delivery, steel production, energy, freight rail and retail. At Quintiq, news is often greeted with excitement. That’s because it is usually great news.

The need to know

EFT

Anti-Amazon campaigners in France team up to say 'non' to firm’s expansion. France to launch 'railway highways' in push for greener economy. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

Air Cargo’s Digital Lag And The Airlines Fixing It

Freightos

But Chris Bohn, Product Owner Quote & Book at Air France KLM Martinair Cargo, sees a change. The freight forwarder market is even more fragmented than ours and has a similar pack mentality.”. That’s exactly what Chris’s Air France KLM Martinair Cargo and Jochen’s Lufthansa Cargo have achieved with dynamic pricing. Freight Insights General Logistics TechnologySome airlines still fly planes built in the 1970s. Even back then, planes were built to last.

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The need to know

EFT

German startup sennder acquires Uber's European freight business. German freight startup sennder said on Wednesday it had acquired Uber’s European freight business in an all-stock deal that will see the U.S. Online retail sales in France rose 5.3%

UK ports in disarray and trade at risk

EFT

Freight forwarder Espace Europe said to Reuters that the cost of moving a set of goods from the Netherlands to London had increased by approximately 80% in the last quarter of the year.

UPS Delivers Lower Profit Forecast After Holiday Rush

Supply Chain Network

Agence France-Presse. Copyright Agence France-Presse, 2014. Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Retail E-Commerce To make up for the holiday rush, UPS utilized 85,000 temporary employees, 30,000 more than planned. NEW YORK – UPS on Friday slashed its fourth-quarter profit forecast after the company hired 30,000 extra temporary employees due to an unexpected increase in holiday deliveries. UPS expects to report earnings of $1.25 per share, below the $1.43

Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival

Freightos

Supply and demand on US-China exports, combined with historically low freight prices, meant that, shipping a 40′ foot container from the Port of Long Beach to the Port of Shenzhen costs less than the price of a mid-range MacBook. China’s middle class surpassed the US’s middle class in 2015, and is larger than the combined middle class population of Germany, Spain, UK and France. Freight Insights LogTechWhy Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival.

BluJay’s Latest Software Releases Power Supply Chain Resiliency and Growth in 2021

BluJay Solutions

Updates to The Unified Customs Schemas (UCS) for accelerated and easy data interface from any source system now support Belgium, the United Kingdom, and France, in addition to the Netherlands in the previous release.

1001 Networks Offers Delivery Solutions! (Sponsored)

Supply Chain Game Changer

This site, which operates out of Antibes, France allows people to take control over their business’ shipping and delivery needs. Customer Service Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Freight Management logistics managementArticle and permission to publish here provided by Damien Chapus , CEO and Founder of 1001 Networks. In December 2019, 1001 Networks officially launched!

The need to know

EFT

France considers moratorium on new e-commerce warehouses, says minister. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Walmart Canada to spend C$3.5billion on e-commerce push, store renovations. Walmart Canada ( WMT.N ) said on the Monday it plans to spend C$3.5 billion ($2.58

BluJay Extends Compliance Coverage and Drives Global Trade Efficiency with Latest Software Releases

BluJay Solutions

Multi-country Customs Management software provides customs brokers, freight forwarders, express carriers, and shippers with capabilities to remain compliant and increase automation in global trade. Country and procedures coverage have been significantly increased with the addition of New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) support for Denmark, France (for the future Delta-T platform), the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland, and Latvia, as well as Export in France and the Netherlands.

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network

E2open

E2open with INTTRA and Avantida, will offer deep integrations with logistics service providers, from third-party, fourth-party, freight forwarders and NVOCCs, and carriers servicing all modes of transportation – air, road, rail and ocean. The combination provides value to all stakeholders – manufacturers, logistics service providers, freight forwarders and ocean carriers,” said Michael Farlekas, chief executive officer of E2open. “We MONDAY 22 OCTOBER 2018.

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

UPS Freight Adds LNG Tractors. The press release contains a lot of details, but here are some highlights: Headquartered in Lyon, France, Norbert Dentressangle has 662 locations and approximately 42,350 employees…and had €5.1 It serves both B2B and B2C customers in the United Kingdom, Spain and France. My wife and I visited my fourth grade son’s class this morning to see the work they’ve done the past few weeks.