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?

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. WebCargoNet’s focus has been more on the carrier-forwarder relationship and has also placed more focus on air freight.

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.

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

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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.

Is The Freight Industry Ready For SOLAS?

Freightos

Is The Freight Industry Ready For SOLAS? In the run up to the July 1, 2016 requirement that there must now be a verification of the gross mass of packed containers, Freightos research has determined that only one third (36%) of FCL freight quotes are still being saved with a weight.

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 ). There’s been less progress though with ocean freight, since Amazon registered as a freight forwarder several years ago. And As For Global Freight….

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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.

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

Talking Logistics

billion in France to double capacity at Roissy airport. R2 Freight & Logistics, Inc. How was the JDRF Death Valley Ride ? Brutal, exhilarating, and inspiring!

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.

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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. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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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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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. Checklist Freight Spend Management.

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. Primary trading partners included France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, the U.K.

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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.

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. In Europe, XPO has leading LTL positions in the United Kingdom, France, Spain and Portugal. • GREENWICH, Conn. and ANN ARBOR, Mich.

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. At Quintiq, news is often greeted with excitement. That’s because it is usually great news.

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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This Week in Logistics News (January 14-18, 2019)

Talking Logistics

France and other EU countries are starting to prepare for a “no deal” exit. France, for example, plans to invest around €50m ($57m) “in ports and airports, focusing on control points and parking areas, with the possible appointment of 580 customs and veterinary staff.”.

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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. Freight Insights LogTech

Doing Business in the Czech Republic

QAD

The Czech Republic has 41 airports with paved runways, most of which can handle large freight planes. Its major export partners are Germany, Poland, Slovakia, France, the U.K.,

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and Hamburg port to explore hyperloop possibilities in new joint venture

EFT

Initially, the construction of a transfer station for testing purposes at a HHLA terminal in Hamburg is planned, including an initial 100 meter cargo route along with a special freight capsule and loading dock.

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

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis

TMC

Probably the most notable outcome from a logistics standpoint has occurred in Calais, France, where trucks headed for the Channel Tunnel to the United Kingdom were being boarded by migrants. million trucks in both directions between France and the United Kingdom last year.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

In 2015, registered air carriers moved more than 5 billion kmt of air freight. France and Italy. The Netherlands is a modern and highly industrialized country located in Western Europe. It is bordered by Belgium, Germany and the North Sea.

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.

Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

Belgium is bordered by France, Germany, Luxembourg and Netherlands, and has a robust shipping infrastructure including multiple ports, making it a perfect location for trade both within the EU and with other geographic regions. The seven registered air freight carriers in Belgium carried 1.4

Doing Business in Portugal

QAD

Portugal also has more than 3,000 km of rail tracks, nearly 83,000 km of mostly paved roads, 1,344 km of oil and gas pipeline, and a large merchant marine fleet of bulk carriers, container ships, oil tankers and other types of freight ships.

For What It’s Worth: My Take on Last Week’s Supply Chain & Logistics News (May 30, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Take a look at what’s happening in the ocean freight industry. However, Maersk’s leading competitors, German Hapag-Lloyd and France’s CMA CGM, aren’t jumping on the Maersk-IBM bandwagon. Every Friday on Talking Logistics, I share a list of supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention that week, along with some brief commentary and analysis. For what it’s worth, here’s my take on some of the news that made the headlines last week.

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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

This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

The functionality accounts for all applicable national tolls in France, Germany, Austria and Slovakia. In other transportation-related news, UPS announced that UPS Ground, Air and International, and Air Freight rates within and between the U.S.,

Hankyu Hanshin Express Deploys Kewill Global Forwarding in Belgium

BluJay Solutions

July 12, 2016 – Manchester, UK and Chelmsford, MA, USA – Hankyu Hanshin Express, a leading Japanese provider of global logistics and freight forwarding services, has completed the implementation of Kewill’s freight forwarding software across its operations in Belgium. Kewill Global Forwarding, a fully managed solution, is being used by Hankyu Hanshin Express in Belgium to manage its air-, sea- and road-based freight forwarding and logistics operations.

Evergreen Garden Care Chooses BluJay’s MessageBroker for Fully Managed Enterprise Integration as a Service (IaaS) Solution

BluJay Solutions

Evergreen Garden Care operates in the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Poland, the Nordics, Australia, and New Zealand. BluJay Solutions delivers supply chain software and services to the world’s most progressive retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, manufacturers, and logistics service providers. Garden care supplier gains seamless information-sharing with global partners.

This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

March 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). The company also announced that it has raised $80 million in Series B financing from various investors, including France’s national rail company, SNCF, and GE Ventures.

LSPs to Benefit from Toll Cost Cuts

BluJay Solutions

But with the global downturn compounding the under-use of toll roads into what is now a serious financial problem for operators, it seems the tide is turning in favor of the supply chain with a series of localized trial measures announced to encourage road freight use by removing or reducing costs.

Logistics Services Providers Make Progress against Green Targets

BluJay Solutions

For road freight, the mileage tax or ecotax is due to come into effect in France in July 2013, with trucks incurring a surcharge based on the average fuel economies they achieve, with the higher or better the average, the lower the surcharge/tax.

Logistics Industry Responds to Rise and Rise of e-Commerce

BluJay Solutions

The formerly nationalized postal services in Eurozone countries such as the UK, Netherlands, France, Belgium and the Nordic countries have realized they are ideally placed to handle the huge volumes of parcel deliveries and the complexities of e-commerce fulfillment (e.g.