Autonomous Driving and Logistics: The Effects

20Cube Logistics

Automated trucks replacing truck drivers have been a part of the future plans of the logistics industry in India for several years now. This shift is expected to bring about drastic changes in the logistics and freight transportation world.

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Guidelines for Filing Freight Claims

20Cube Logistics

When a large number of consignments are being transported over a significantly long distance via Logistics Company in India to international destination by sea etc. This is where filing freight claims come into play.

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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 ProcurementBy Linsa Godwin Sathiamoses | Consultant, Transportation, Chainalytics | Procuring transportation services is an important activity on the supply chain calendar.

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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. Logistics is one of the major sectors contributing a significant amount to the Indian economy and it is also a catalyst to speed up India’s manufacturing and e-commerce dreams. Subscribe Here! Email Address. To Centralize or to Decentralize?

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What Does the Future Hold for Sea and Air Logistics?

20Cube Logistics

The Future of the Logistics Industry in India. Due to the growth of the economy, there has been a rise in the demand for logistics providers in India. As the global economy is expecting to see changes in the near future, affects will be felt in India too.

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Keep Your Shipments Going With Fewer Trucks

CHAINalytics

The last four months have been tough on freight transportation. Specifically in India, we witnessed a combined surge in demand for essential products with a shortage of trucks – and, most critically, drivers. Blog Feature Supply Chain Consulting Transportation APAC Fleet Analysis fleet modeling Fleet Modelling India Transport Modelling Transport Network Optimization transport optimization Transportation Modeling transportation network optimization Transportation Optimization

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. On their way to becoming a preferred destination to source auto components by major OEMs and tier-1 manufacturers, India’s workforce has the knowledge and skills to deliver quality products. With a large mix of modern paved highways and narrow, unpaved trails, India’s road network is challenging at best when trying to build a consistent, reliable supply chain.

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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. Data savvy shippers are collaborating with other shippers to reduce spend, crunching big data to benchmark freight rates to make the right freight decisions. We Start Thinking Of Freight As Big Parcels.

Growing Pains: What’s Stopping India from Overtaking China?

Elementum

As China’s growth rate slows, India’s economy is picking up speed and manufacturers are taking note. stocks and threatens to severely impact India's export market. As Chinese exports get cheaper, India will face more competition and may be pushed into a "currency war" with neighboring countries. While manufacturers are optimistic about India's future, China's surprise devaluation will put pressure on the country and threaten its newly accelerated growth rate.

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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. Data savvy shippers are collaborating with other shippers to reduce spend, crunching big data to benchmark freight rates to make the right freight decisions. We Start Thinking Of Freight As Big Parcels.

Flyjac Selects BluJay’s Freight and Transportation Management Solution to Enhance Customer Experience

BluJay Solutions

Headquartered in Chennai in Southern India and founded in 1990, Flyjac Logistics is one of the leading integrated logistics solutions providers in India, specializing in freight forwarding, warehousing and transportation management. The company boasts 29 offices, 61 warehouse locations and 2,800 employees Pan India with a branch in UAE. The project was fully executed remotely online, launching across 29 offices in Pan India and UAE, with 250+ business users.

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How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

CH Robinson Logistics

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?

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 ). Airlines continue to hone their air freight capacity strategy. Even if you don’t ship much air freight, it’s never too soon to explore your options. Explore air freight consolidation.

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. The 9 th annual BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) summit is being held in Xiamen September 3-5, 2017 (the summit location rotates between its member countries). All of this will cause a tightening of space for ocean freight shipping.

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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 ). Airlines continue to hone their air freight capacity strategy. Even if you don’t ship much air freight, it’s never too soon to explore your options. Explore air freight consolidation.

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. So will air freight play a lesser role in the global supply chain going forward, or do the numbers not tell the whole story?

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. The 9 th annual BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) summit is being held in Xiamen September 3-5, 2017 (the summit location rotates between its member countries). All of this will cause a tightening of space for ocean freight shipping.

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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. lakh crore for infrastructure, the Government continues its aggressive push to modernise India’s logistics industry. especially in container freight forwarding and operations involving multiple contracts. india ecommerce startup budget logistics

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.

The Toilet Paper Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

According to the New York Times , about 10% of the supply of giant rolls of paper used in making toilet paper for North America does come from China and India. Environment Freight and Logistics Inventory Management Supply Chain Management Coronavirus Toilet PaperSubscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! Our recent trips to Costco and Walmart, in mid March 2020, had one thing in particular in common.

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, FedEx Freight drivers voted against the union in Newark, New Jersey , and Con-way Freight employees did the same in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Port Congestion Update

Shipsy

Shipping Lines & Port : C ontainers handled at state-owned Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), India’s top container port, plunged 37 per cent in April to 2,83,802 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) from a year ago as the pandemic cut demand. Logistic Post Uncategorized COVID-19 Digital Plathform Freight procurement Freight procurement software rate procurement

BluJay Solutions Acquires Australian Customs and Forwarding Technology Provider Expedient Software

BluJay Solutions

Expedient is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, and counts among its customers many of the top couriers, multi-national logistics companies, and mid-market freight forwarders in the region. The company will integrate with the global BluJay team, which has Asia-Pacific offices in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, and India.

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. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. This is an important aspect of managing freight spend. India.

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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What is a Bill of Entry (BOE)?

Supply Chain Game Changer

If you are an exporter If you are an importer If you own firms(s) that acquire goods from Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and sell them within India If you own firm(s) that import products from other countries. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post logistics managementSubscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. How to Be a Successful Importer! Infographic). Bill of Entry article and permission to publish here provided by Prajakta Pingulkar.

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Bringing It All Back Home – OTR TMS Supports Reversion to Regional Manufacturing

Supply Chain Collaborator

With trade wars and tariffs pinching operational profitability, manufacturers are looking at alternative locales like VietNam, India and, Mexico. Instead, these organizations would be able to move freight over the road, via rail and multimodal carriers. Will the trend toward a return to “regional manufacturing” boost volumes in over the road transportation in North America as manufacturers move away from Asian overseas operations?

Coronavirus Pandemic: How 20Cube is making things easier for customers

20Cube Logistics

Even though the world has come to a standstill but at 20Cube Logistics, we are in business through our virtual offices and ensuring that our customers’ freight operations are not being impacted. agencies, agents, terminals to keep our customers updated about the latest information and freight operation details. Our sales force understands the customers’ requirement and is suggesting the best way possible to support to deliver their cargos on time with the available freight options.

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. Editor’s Note: This is a blog post about remembering the fundamentals in order to achieve success.

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. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Frost & Sullivan, the top 25 global market research and analysis firm, just placed Canadian startup Freightera among the leading global freight digitization startups in their new report “Global Digital Freight Brokerage Market Opportunities, Forecast to 2025.”

The need to know

EFT

EXCLUSIVE-Automakers seek delays, exemptions to India's planned new rules for parts -sources. India's Reliance Industries Ltd RELI.NS The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China.

The need to know

EFT

EXCLUSIVE-Automakers seek delays, exemptions to India's planned new rules for parts -sources. India's Reliance Industries Ltd RELI.NS The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China.

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 (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. req’d) SAP and Uber Freight Join Forces to Deliver On-Demand Logistics Through the Power of Networks Kuebix Extends Load Matching Service with Emerge Marketplace FedEx CIO Looks to Industry Collaboration to Scale Blockchain (WSJ – sub. Amazon the Freight Broker. Freight is a very big and very fragmented pie.