Digital Freight in 2019: The Next Chapter

Freightos

In 2019, digital freight isn’t a vision; it’s a reality. There are now literally dozens of platforms, from enterprise forwarders to top five ocean carriers, air freight carriers to online marketplaces , that prove this. So where will freight be in 2019?

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. It echoed the title of my September 2016 post, “ The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt.”. Source: Evan, Flikr. “I

The Amazing Supply Chain of Chocolate Easter Eggs

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out The Baby Supply Chain! I, for one, am a big chocolate lover, so I am fascinated by this amazing supply chain. To meet this increasing global demand, the complex supply chain needs to run smoothly and be well-coordinated. Subscribe Here!

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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.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Professionals in supply chain management use various methods to identify best practices to improve the operations. Boeing and Airbus Supply Chain Strategy Boeing wants to encourage more flight frequency and direct route using a smaller capacity aircraft.

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

BluJay Solutions

While most of the supply chain is still getting to grips with meaningful collaboration with its trading partners, the next phase of future development is already being excitedly discussed by experts and academics alike. Where tariffs exist for road freight in certain countries (e.g.

The India supply chain revolution

Supply Chain Movement

India is on the cusp of a supply chain transformation that may end up being nothing short of a major game changer. This usually leads to a lively discussion as to why companies in India have surprising supply chain configurations. A system of poor supply chain incentives. We spoke to Raj Reddy, supply chain VP at Glenmark Pharmaceuticals. This is the start of what will likely be a profound transformation of supply chain in India.

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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. Regardless of the importance of other modalities to global logistics, it is almost impossible for the supply chain to keep moving, either domestically or internationally, without using the road network.

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

Talking Logistics

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). billion in France to double capacity at Roissy airport. R2 Freight & Logistics, Inc.

Eco-Responsible Rail-Freight

Global Trade Management

Improvements in the logistics chain are not only good for the environment. 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. A Senate report assessed that the lone cost of pollution due to particle emissions for France accounted for more than 100 billion euros every year.

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. At E2open, we are creating a more connected, intelligent supply chain. Supply. Supply. MONDAY 22 OCTOBER 2018.

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

Talking Logistics

Will blockchain have the same fate as RFID in supply chain management? That said, leading companies are still testing blockchain in various supply chain applications. France and other EU countries are starting to prepare for a “no deal” exit.

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Supply Chain Experiencing High Rate of Terrorist Attacks

Material Handling & Logistics

Attacks on global supply chains by terrorist groups have hit the highest rate ever as have associated costs, according to a report recently released by BSI. Supply chain terror attacks occur at higher rates include Colombia, India, and Turkey. “It

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. arviem cargo monitoring container tracking real time monitoring supply chain monitoring supply chain visibility track and trace

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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. This acquisition also reinforces AIT customers' supply chains in the UK with robust local expertise, particularly when it comes to licensing and customs connections.

A great leap forward: Quintiq joins Dassault Systèmes

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. Less than two decades old, today Quintiq is the largest dedicated supply chain planning and optimization company in the world.

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.

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.

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. March 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please France.

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.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

For the third consecutive year, Supply Chain Movement has put together a 3PL Subway Map Europe showing the specific services of the most important logistics service providers which have offices in several European countries. >>Please France.

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

Supply Chain Network

The transaction will enhance XPO’s range of supply chain solutions by making XPO the second largest less-than-truckload (LTL) provider in North America, and will expand the company’s global contract logistics platform. USA, and its European headquarters is in Lyon, France.

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

BluJay Solutions

Manchester, UK – 25 October 2018 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network , today announced that Evergreen Garden Care has selected BluJay’s MessageBroker platform to provide a fully managed integration service that easily integrates all of Evergreen Garden Care’s trading partners with its new analytics data platform. Garden care supplier gains seamless information-sharing with global partners.

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.

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.

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. Infor Announces Major Enhancements to Supply Chain Management. UPS Freight Adds LNG Tractors.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics technologies such as robotic warehouse systems make automation a reality, while drones improve last-mile delivery capabilities and better tracking with tools like RFID tags improve visibility throughout the supply chain. Instant freight pricing for international freight moves.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. 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.

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. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing.

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

Talking Logistics

The company will offer the HighJump® Supply Chain Advantage suite to customers in the region. The functionality accounts for all applicable national tolls in France, Germany, Austria and Slovakia.