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. It should come as no surprise that we are running out the clock until Amazon competes with more aspects of the logistics industry. Online freight booking.

Bringing Freight Online with WebCargoNet and Freightos

Freightos

Bringing Freight Online With WebCargoNet And Freightos. We have exciting news at Freightos – we’re proud to announce that we’ve acquired WebCargoNet , a leading logistics technology provider. In many respects, this should be a good time for the logistics industry.

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 ). Amazon is at the nexus of ecommerce, data, and logistics, with a drive to constantly improve their logistics network. Amazon’s logistics hiring plans.

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

Talking Logistics

Our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure Team (LL4T1DCure) raised just under $43,000 for the cause! Moving on, here’s this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: IBM, Walmart, university to put Chinese food products on blockchain (Reuters).

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

Talking Logistics

As reported by The Loadstar this week, “Blockchain logistics start-up OpenPort has notified shareholders it is out of funds and intends to proceed with liquidation.” In the meantime, here’s the rest of this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: U.S.

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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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Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

Talking Logistics

I will be wrong again,” I stated last year before making my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2017 , and I was right. UPS Joins Top Alliance To Create Blockchain Standards For Logistics. Air France KLM is Evaluating MRO Potential for Blockchain. Source: Evan, Flikr. “I

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

Talking Logistics

Moving on to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week… XPO Logistics to Acquire Norbert Dentressangle SA. Fetch Robotics Unveils Robotics System for Logistics Industry. UPS Freight Adds LNG Tractors.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

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

Talking Logistics

In this week’s news… XPO Logistics Acquires Optima Service Solutions. This follows the company’s acquisition of 3PD this past July, another provider of heavy goods, last-mile logistics in North America. Robinson is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

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. They are a financially stable full-service provider with extensive local relationships and knowledge; we are very pleased that ConneXion's global team of logistics professionals have joined AIT.".

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. France. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration. Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration. France.

Eco-Responsible Rail-Freight

Global Trade Management

Improvements in the logistics chain are not only good for the environment. Less emissions usually also translate to less logistics cost, less capital cost, less insurance, etc. 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.

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis

TMC

How has the crisis affected the logistics of moving product across the region, especially at highly congested border crossings? million trucks in both directions between France and the United Kingdom last year. The increased complexity can cause delays and increase logistics costs.

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

Talking Logistics

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. The good news is that that there is a lot of work going on in this area, such as the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) , which already has several hundred companies in the transportation and logistics industry participating. Take a look at what’s happening in the ocean freight industry.

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

Talking Logistics

The Hyperloop and drones headlined this week’s supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Hyperloop One Accelerates Toward Future With High-Speed Test (WSJ – sub. 73-hour, seven-day workweek limit set by Senate panel for truck drivers (Logistics Management).

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

Supply Chain Network

– September 9, 2015 – XPO Logistics, Inc. (“XPO Logistics” or “XPO”) (NYSE: XPO) and Con-way Inc. (“Con-way”) (NYSE: CNW) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for XPO Logistics to acquire Con-way.

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.

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.

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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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 to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network. Combination of E2open and INTTRA forms the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Network with Access to World-Wide Ocean Container Capacity and information. We aim to bridge the gap between manufacturing and logistics with execution capabilities on a unified platform with real-time end-to-end visibility.

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.

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. Planet Planning Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics Workforce Optimization

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies

Elementum

by 2020 globally, the logistics industry is booming. Logistics, the complex operation involving the movements of people, facilities, and supplies, is applied in every industry from manufacturing to retail to trade. The global logistics market is expected to grow from US $8.1T

LSPs to Benefit from Toll Cost Cuts

BluJay Solutions

A period of significant investment in toll roads across Europe in the early 2000s led to increased costs for logistics services providers ( LSPs ) and further congestion on surrounding roads, as traffic of all types sought to avoid the charges.

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. Industry News CONTAINER OVERCAPACITY gtg technology group intermodal transportation logistics management OVERCAPACITY Transportation industry

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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Synchro-Modality. The Future or a Flex too far for the Supply Chain?

BluJay Solutions

In today’s terms, shippers would experience no real difference with synchro-modal logistics – their agreement with the LSP would ensure the on-time delivery of their shipments at a specified cost and under pre-determined conditions (e.g.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S. Illinois is the only state that has all seven Class I freight railroads. It is the 3rd largest in total freight railroads.

20 Years of Delivering Logistics Solutions in Poland

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Celebrating 20 Years Delivering Logistics Solutions in Poland | Transportfolio. What started as a single office in Grodzisk Mazowiecki in 1997 has now evolved into 420 in-country logistics experts spanning seven offices. Europe Logistics Over the Road

Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival

Freightos

But changing Chinese demographics and global logistics trends may transform Singles’ Day 2020 into a major milestone for US exporters and retailers. Chinese Logistics Infrastructure is Making US->China E-Commerce More Feasible. Freight Insights LogTech

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

EFT

The new company hopes to bring this new technology to ports, shipping, and logistics companies around the world. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, HyperloopTT has offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE; Bratislava, Slovakia; Toulouse, France; Contagem, Brazil; and Barcelona, Spain.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

Because of its strategic location and strong infrastructure, the Netherlands plays a key role in the global logistics industry. In 2015, registered air carriers moved more than 5 billion kmt of air freight. France and Italy.

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.