2020 Trends in Freight Transportation, and the COVID-19 Impact

Logistics Bureau

Now the entire freight transportation industry, across air, ocean, road, and rail sectors, is awash with disrupted expectations and has retreated into survival mode. Let’s take a look then, at each sector in turn, starting with air freight. Air Freight Transportation Trends 2020. The Freight Rate Roller Coaster. In the two years or so before 2020, capacity growth had been outstripping the rate at which demand was rising, keeping air freight rates down.

Is TPPA going to ground e-commerce or let it fly (ideally, as air freight)?

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Since the island economies of Indonesia and Philippines are not participating in the TPPA, the volumes of goods moving by air may eke out only small gains. Even as both economic blocs continue to recover at a decent pace, more and more of the demand for air freight will shift to sea and rail. That leaves the trans-Pacific air freight lane as the key engine of growth, both in volume and revenue.

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Hanjin Bankruptcy Demonstrates Fragility of Ocean Freight Market Prior to “Black November”

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BRIC Supply Chain China Supply Chain Global Distribution Logistics Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain Management Supply Chain RiskThe recent bankruptcy announcement of Hanjin, a major shipping line, on the Friday before the last Labor Day long weekend, was a shock to everyone working in the global logistics shipping industry.

Doing Business in Malaysia

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The fledgling country was troubled by an insurgency, confrontations with Indonesia, the Philippine’s claim on Sabah and then Singapore’s withdrawal in 1965. Located in Southeast Asia, Malaysia is bordered by Thailand, Borneo, Indonesia, Brunei and the South China Sea.

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.

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. Indonesia.

How COVID-19 is Battering Australia’s Imports and Exports

Logistics Bureau

These figures indicate the extent of Australia’s exposure to the severe supply chain disruption being experienced in China, following the outbreak of the Coronavirus epidemic in December. Let’s take a closer look at how Australia’s exports to, and imports from, China are being impacted by the supply chain disruptions: How Exports Have Been Affected. A Testing Time for Australian Supply Chain Operators.

The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing

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This strategy involves a country from a high-cost country area — typically US, UK, Canada, Australia, and West European nations — purchasing materials from resource-rich low-cost countries; think China, India, Indonesia, Bolivia, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, and East European nations. Political unrest, both internal and external, can halt supply lines. Political instability can cause interruptions to your supply chain. Managing long-distance and often complex supply chain.

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 Indonesia. This dynamic has to be examined and stakeholders must determine the impact on the supply chain function: Do. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

Deemed “too big to fail” by NASA , the weather event will impact supply chains at every stage. As the event starts to take effect, here are ten things you should know about how different weather systems will impact your supply chain. During the 1997 El Niño, droughts in Indonesia and Argentina caused mining activity to halt, raising prices of copper, zinc, and nickel. El Niño is officially set to wreak havoc around the world—starting now.

BEST Inc. expands its express delivery services in Southeast Asia

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Integrated supply chain solutions and logistics services provider BEST Inc., BEST also said in a press release that it is looking to put in place additional services in the region, including supply chain management, freight delivery, and truckload capacity brokerage.

Malaysia a Key Link in Asia’s Disaster Resilience Plan

Supply Chain @ MIT

This post was published in the summer 2013 issue of the MIT SCALE Network electronic newsletter Supply Chain Frontiers. This was one of the main talking points at the 2013 Health & Humanitarian Logistics Conference, hosted by the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) in Malaysia this June. magnitude earthquake in Indonesia and floods in Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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 Indonesia. The Japanese freight mover Kintetsu World Express has expanded recently outside its home market with the acquisition of APL Logistics, which has a strong base in America and Europe.

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How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling and Logistics

One to two weeks before CNY, factories will speed up their production causing a surge of freight. The rates are slightly higher but this measure will keep your supply chain running. . Indonesia – CNY – February 16. “By implementing a few critical steps in advance of the holiday, shippers can avoid unnecessary bottlenecks and continue business with little or no interruption,” says Frank Guenzerodt, CEO of Dachser USA.

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What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

The shipment of goods to their final destination, referred to as last mile delivery in the supply chain, accounts for 30% of total logistics cost. Other agile logistics markets include Indonesia, with their logistics sector expected to grow by up to 16% annually by 2020. While Malaysia seeks to strengthen technology and human capital and boost freight demand, Indonesia simplifies logistics regulations to encourage businesses to immerse in e-commerce.

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BluJay Solutions Report Highlights Changing Consumer Expectations and Delivery Preferences

BluJay Solutions

Melbourne, AU – 26 August 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a global provider of supply chain applications, networks and data solutions, today launched a new report ‘The Delivery Experience,’ which surveyed more than 7,000 consumers across APAC, including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Supply chain industry executives are split sharply about how Mexico will fare if it is able to agree with the United States and Canada on terms to update the North American Free Trade Agreement. . The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors.

Doing Business in Singapore

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Located in southeastern Asia between Malaysia and Indonesia, Singapore is made up of a series of islands. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Singapore has nine airports with paved runways and moved 6,154,365,275 mt-km of freight on registered air carriers as of 2017. A lack of rail transport is due mostly to the size of the island, making rail freight irrelevant.

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. They’ve also named themselves as a cross-border logistics service and an ocean freight company, with ports in Japan, Europe, and the United States. Next up: The Role of Traceability in the Pharma Supply Chain

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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. HyperloopTT has signed agreements in the United States, UAE, Brazil, France, India, China, Korea, Indonesia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, and Ukraine.

The need to know

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technology company TuSimple on Wednesday launched a self-driving freight network with UPS and Berkshire Hathaway Inc supply chain unit McLane that it said should operate nationwide by 2024 and start running some driverless trucks routes by 2021. senators want review of drug supply chain. pharmaceutical supply chain on Tuesday, saying the coronavirus pandemic has exposed an over-reliance on China and other countries for the production of essential drugs.

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Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?

EFT

Apple works with suppliers in each populated continent on earth, with its iPhone supply chain stretching across 43 countries, and even with this level of sophistication smartphones are exponentially more powerful but, in real terms, cheaper than ever before. Immediately, after the Fukushima disaster, we saw a lot of companies interested in supply chain risk and diversification. The entire value chain consolidated around a few industry hubs.”.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

Countries including Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, UAE, Malaysia, Mexico and Turkey are poised to leverage on concerns around skills shortages, increased living costs and rising salaries, new regulations and infrastructure limitations to seize a greater share of global trade as the ‘new tier’ of emerging markets. The emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China that make up the ‘BRIC’ acronym continue to forge ahead.

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