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?

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.

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.

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

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billion in France to double capacity at Roissy airport. R2 Freight & Logistics, Inc. Acquires IDS Transportation Services, LLC. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued federal policy for the safe testing and deployment of automated vehicles.

Eco-Responsible Rail-Freight

Global Trade Management

The European TK’Blue Agency is a labelling and rating agency of eco-responsible transportation organized as a collaborative platform. by Cassandre Hamel The transport sector is known to be one of the biggest CO2 emitters. 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 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.

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.

[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. Manufacturing reshoring Transportation benefits of made in usa

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

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New Capabilities from JDA Create Transportation Resiliency – Enabling Shippers to Balance Service and Cost Pressures. Latest Versions of SAP® Transportation Management, SAP Extended Warehouse Management and SAP Event Management Now Available. UPS Freight Adds LNG Tractors.

InSight, InControl: Real-time position and quality monitoring for production material transports

SupplyOn

By combining real-time asset tracking and condition monitoring of production material during transport, you can initiate appropriate countermeasures to keep your production running long before goods receipt. Sea freight is one big black hole: while a container is at sea, the materials planner generally has to spend weeks trusting blindly that it will arrive at the port on schedule. Here’s an example: an adhesive arrives by ship at the port of Marseilles in the south of France.

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

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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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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

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.

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

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March 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). On Wednesday Hyperloop One (one of several companies, including Hyperloop Transportation Technologies , focused on bringing this idea to life) conducted a test of its propulsion system in North Las Vegas.

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. It is also more environmentally friendly than road transport, which would produce 114 tonnes of CO2 to shift the same volume of goods, compared with the 44 tonnes produced by the train – a 62% reduction.

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

Talking Logistics

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. And just last week, the Blockchain in Supply Chain Alliance (BiSCA) was announced , with a focus on procurement, planning, warehousing, and transportation processes. Take a look at what’s happening in the ocean freight industry.

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

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TomTom launches toll reporting to help transport companies manage costs. On the technology front, TomTom Business Solutions launched “new road toll reporting functionality for its fleet management platform, providing transport companies with greater cost transparency for all European routes.”

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

Doing Business in Spain

QAD

Bordering countries include Andorra, France, Gibraltar, Portugal and Morocco. The supply chain infrastructure in Spain is strong due to its robust transportation and communications systems. Spain has 99 airports with paved runways, most of which can handle freight planes.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. France. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas.

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.

Doing Business in the Czech Republic

QAD

The Czech Republic has a central location that makes it an ideal hub for trade in Europe, and because of its size, it is easy to transport goods around the country if you have the proper credentials. Its major export partners are Germany, Poland, Slovakia, France, the U.K.,

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.

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

Founded in 2001 by the leading ocean carriers, INTTRA has created the world’s foremost and largest neutral multi-carrier network across 177 countries with more than 35,000 active shippers, 60 carriers and 150 integrations with transportation management and port system software partners. 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

When It Comes to Trucking, the EU is Not the “United States of Europe”

Talking Logistics

Many shippers, especially those that have grown through mergers and acquisitions, have transportation operations around the world, including the United States and the European Union. Most of the carriers that we work with and haul the majority of the freight have maybe 4-10 vehicles.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

In 2015, registered air carriers moved more than 5 billion kmt of air freight. Transportation of goods inside the country is also smooth and easy. France and Italy. The primary commodities included machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, fuels, food and clothing.

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

BluJay Solutions

temperature controlled, security levels), with the LSP simply exercising freedom of choice on the mode of transport used based on a range of factors including carrier schedules, capacity, equipment availability, weather forecasts and localized traffic issues.

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis

TMC

So far, we’ve found that the expected fallout in terms of higher transportation prices and operational disruptions has been relatively muted. million trucks in both directions between France and the United Kingdom last 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

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.

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. Belgium’s transportation and communication pathways are robust.

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.

Supply Chain Experiencing High Rate of Terrorist Attacks

Material Handling & Logistics

In 2016 a total of 346 attacks took place, against a wider range of industries and modes of transport than in any other year. The report also found that in 2016 terrorists targeted a wider range of industries and modes of transport than in any other year.

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

Talking Logistics

Air France KLM is Evaluating MRO Potential for Blockchain. If they actually follow through on their promise and oil prices continue to rise next year, how will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in response? Source: Evan, Flikr. “I