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.

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. By 2020, the price per barrel of oil will be on average about $150, with much higher peaks possible (source: International Energy Agency Oil Market Outlook 2011).

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 ). Source: Amazon.com. There’s been less progress though with ocean freight, since Amazon registered as a freight forwarder several years ago.

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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.

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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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 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.

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

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.

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

Talking Logistics

Source: Evan, Flikr. “I SophiaTX Open Source Platform to Integrate SAP, Blockchain. Air France KLM is Evaluating MRO Potential for Blockchain. For related commentary, see: On-Time In-Full (OTIF) and the Growing Demand for Real-Time Freight Visibility.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

There are two things Boeing and Airbus have in common, utilization of lean manufacturing system and strategic sourcing concept. However, the overall implementation of strategic sourcing is a bit different between the two companies.

New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

However, the main growth in freight flows lies on the periphery of Europe and the Middle East is also continuing to develop, both for domestic supply and for distribution to Africa. Slight shift in European networks.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

RFID tags and robotic warehouse systems generate and transmit data that, when combined with other data sources, allow companies to optimize the supply chain and make better predictions and forecasts to improve efficiency and boost the bottom line.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The 7 Benefits of Made in USA Driven by Reshoring Movement, Technology, and Better Transportation Costs

Cerasis

offers lower labor, natural gas and electricity costs than some other developed countries in Europe and Asia, including the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Japan. SOURCE: ORBA & Made in USA News.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

logistics are in a remarkable period of expansion,” said CBER Director Michael Hicks, George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Economics and Business Research. . Source ID. Illinois is the only state that has all seven Class I freight railroads. Source ID.

This Week in Logistics News (October 30 – November 3, 2017)

Talking Logistics

But before I head out, grab your reading glasses and check out the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: SophiaTX Open Source Platform to Integrate SAP, Blockchain. Convargo grabs $19 million to improve road freight (TechCrunch).