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. At IMD, we often discuss the distribution footprint of L’Oréal which had an outsized 15% of distribution centers located in India. This usually leads to a lively discussion as to why companies in India have surprising supply chain configurations. The India tax system is a series of complex state taxes based on origin of goods and a central, federal tax.

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Transportation Procurement in India

CHAINalytics

The post Transportation Procurement in India appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Transportation What's New Chainalytics freight benchmarking Linsa Godwin Sathiamoses Transportation Bid Transportation Procurement

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How GST (Goods and Services Tax) Has Affected Logistics in India!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Right after demonetization, another big thing that came to India was the implementation of GST (Goods and Services Tax). The logistics sector in India is worth $130 million and the number is gradually increasing with a passing day. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Conducting Business in India? Chances Are that You Could Be by 2025

CH Robinson Transportfolio

If projections and recent rhetoric are to be believed, India will join China as the only non-North American countries in the $500 billion club by 2025. Shippers around the world seem fairly optimistic about growing their engagement with India. The post Conducting Business in India?

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Moving Auto Components in India: More Complex than You’d Expect

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The new “Make in India” initiative is a major factor in the growing trend to move automotive manufacturing to India. Every day, I get to help auto manufacturing organizations with their supply chain challenges in India.

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10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. Data savvy shippers are collaborating with other shippers to reduce spend, crunching big data to benchmark freight rates to make the right freight decisions. Freight Industry Is Finally Online. Freight Insights

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. Data savvy shippers are collaborating with other shippers to reduce spend, crunching big data to benchmark freight rates to make the right freight decisions. Freight Industry Is Finally Online. Freight Insights

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. This blog examines the “red” times, like the roughly three-month period we have just entered that is historically one of the regular disruptors in the ocean freight market.

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

What is your air freight strategy for the year ahead? The surge in demand for air freight that took off in mid-2016 normalized in early 2018. It is likely that 2018 will end with a growth rate in the 4% range, down from 10% in 2017 (measured in freight tonne kilometers per IATA ).

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

What is your air freight strategy for the year ahead? The surge in demand for air freight that took off in mid-2016 normalized in early 2018. It is likely that 2018 will end with a growth rate in the 4% range, down from 10% in 2017 (measured in freight tonne kilometers per IATA ).

Air Freight Still the Best Option for Smaller Shipments

BluJay Solutions

After a turbulent few years, news of global air freight volumes is hotly anticipated and feared in equal measure. In reality, the most recent figures announced by IATA in October 2013 prove there is continued growth in air freight, but that significant regional variances are in play (e.g.

How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

CH Robinson Transportfolio

If projections and recent rhetoric are to be believed, India will join China as the only non-North American countries in the $500 billion club by 2025. Shippers around the world seem fairly optimistic about growing their engagement with India. How is Global Shipping Growing in India?

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. This blog examines the “red” times, like the roughly three-month period we have just entered that is historically one of the regular disruptors in the ocean freight market.

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Highlights of Budget 2018 and What It Means for the Logistics Sector

Shipsy

Though the implementation of the E-way bill on the same day of the budget announcement may have overshadowed it slightly, there is still a lot to cheer for the logistics and supply chain industry in India. especially in container freight forwarding and operations involving multiple contracts.

Maersk’s Transformation Embraces Digital Forwarding

Logistics Trends and Insights

A bit simplistic perhaps but if one is keeping score, digital forwarders seem to be taking the lead in the evolution of freight forwarding thanks to the recent announcements from Maersk. According to the press release, Damco’s freight forwarding business, which serves customers requiring air freight or multi-carrier options in ocean freight, will continue to be run as a separate and independent business under the Damco brand. Traditional Forwarder – 0.

This Week in Logistics News (November 10-14, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Teamsters step up union drive at FedEx Freight, Con-way (Reuters). September 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Cass Freight Index Report – October 2014. India and US reach WTO breakthrough over food (BBC News).

This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon’s Freight Push Rattles Logistics Sector (WSJ – sub. Amazon the Freight Broker. Over the past few years, freight brokerage has been a hot segment of the transportation market.

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.

Global Logistics—June 2015

Inbound Logistics

Middle East countries show signs of regional collaboration around transportation and logistics; China’s “red supply chain” threatens Taiwanese semiconductor industry; India looks to Korea as both a model and partner for its economic modernization program; U.S. rail freight model

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Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America

Freightera

Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy. Frost & Sullivan estimates that despite massive investment in the digital freight space, with more than $2.3

Peeling Back The Orange Juice Supply Chain! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

India and Mexico. Freight and Logistics Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Food Logistics orangejuice Oranges SCM supplychainSubscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Videos).

This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 2, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Cargobase goes Ocean Freight. September 2016 North American Freight Numbers. This follows Transplace’s acquisition of Canadian third party logistics provider Torus Freight Systems in 2012, and the opening of offices in Calgary and Montreal in 2014. Fidel is dead.

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The Journey of One Banana! A Supply Chain in Motion! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Two other countries that produce a notable amount of bananas are Brazil and India. When local production sites have packaged the yield, major distributors load up massive cargo freights on company ships, or those of 3rd party logistic providers. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

The Most Reliable Supply Chain…Without Technology?

Cerasis

Read on to learn about Dabbawala, a lunch box carrier company based in India, who has their system down to a science. Dabbawala’s are lunch box carriers in India, most commonly found in Mumbai. appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Global Logistics—June 2015

Inbound Logistics

Middle East countries show signs of regional collaboration around transportation and logistics; China’s “red supply chain” threatens Taiwanese semiconductor industry; India looks to Korea as both a model and partner for its economic modernization program; U.S. rail freight model

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This Week in Logistics News (February 11-15, 2019)

Talking Logistics

This week a sobering reminder from New England Motor Freight (NEMF) that all parties ultimately come to an end. We have worked hard to explore options for New England Motor Freight,” Colistra explained in a statement posted on the company’s website on Feb.

Barriers weakening world trade growth

EFT

India continues to grow most dynamically. This deceleration will be particularly strong in Asia (except for China): Index values for India, Japan and South Korea have dropped by eight, six and five points respectively compared to the previous release of the GTB in September.

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

Meanwhile, Brazil, Russia and India will become major suppliers as companies access the remaining untapped resources of the world. Meanwhile, the use of Big Data will empower new fleets and freight optimization and consolidation measures, and the IoT will provide new insights.

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A great leap forward: Quintiq joins Dassault Systèmes

Quintiq

We count among our loyal customers top companies in more than 30 industries, including express delivery, steel production, energy, freight rail and retail. We will have offices in Japan, South Korea, India and South America, and more. At Quintiq, news is often greeted with excitement.

Missing Information. What are the Repercussions?

BluJay Solutions

Last week I was in Laredo, the bordering city of US and Mexico with a colleague from India. After spending 3 busy days there and enjoying at least 10 varieties of Tacos we headed back to New York.

A Green Future For Freight: Eric Beckwitt at COP22

Freightera

As many of you may be aware, freight shipping, international shipping and also aviation are not included in the COP21 agreement. As I mentioned before, freight transport is currently seven percent of freight emissions. Full transcript of the video: My name is Eric Beckwitt.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

2015 was a big year in terms of logistics and globalization for Amazon, who began making their way into the shipping industry, registering in China as a freight forwarder and a shipping broker for 12 routes, including Shanghai to Los Angeles and Hamburg.

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6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

This means that the world has opened up to countries like China, India, Brazil and Russia open for business. Stagnation of Air Cargo and Sea Freight Rates.

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State of Logistics Outsourcing: Plenty of Room for Growth as Shipper Dissatisfaction & Technology Expectations Increase

Cerasis

After China, other regions that have growth potential, according to 3PL and supply chain executives, are North America, Asia (not including China and India) and Western Europe, in that order. Other emerging markets include South America (not including Mexico), India, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Mexico. The 3PL industry is currently at a juncture where stakeholders are being forced to reconsider the way they do business.

Spotlight on Ocean Shipping in The Transpacific Eastbound Lane

CH Robinson Transportfolio

A few have already started importing from Thailand, Vietnam, and India instead of China. Overall, shippers and consignees will need to keep a close eye on every single dollar, from ocean freight cost to drayage to chassis to free time and more.

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