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.

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.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

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. Planet Planning Transport & Logistics

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and Hamburg port to explore hyperloop possibilities in new joint venture

EFT

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT/HTT) has announced the creation of a joint venture company with Hamburger Hafen und Logistik Aktiengesellschaft (HHLA), the leading container terminal operator in the Port of Hamburg. The joint venture will develop and bring to market a hyperloop transport system for seaport and inland shipping container operations. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies' images and assets can be found here.

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

NC State SCRC

The 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. However, the announcement should not have come as a surprise, as the ocean cargo market has been suffering for some time by a condition of overcapacity, low rates, and a flat global market.

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

Elementum

During the 1997 El Niño, droughts in Indonesia and Argentina caused mining activity to halt, raising prices of copper, zinc, and nickel. A shorter monsoon season in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia will help miners procure more materials, used heavily in the electronics industry. Burning rainforests in Indonesia are wreaking havoc to Southeast Asian economies and air quality, impacting numerous industries.

Doing Business in Malaysia

QAD

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.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

Due to these diversifying characteristics, the movement of goods and services around ASEAN countries requires multi-modal transportation development. 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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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

The survey of more than 500 global logistics executives is part of the 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, an annual snapshot of industry sentiment and ranking of the world’s 50 leading emerging markets by size, infrastructure, transport connections and business climate. . 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.

Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

CH Robinson Logistics

But these same disruptions are also causing serious challenges to the transportation industry in China and Asia at large. . Unfortunately, moving factories west also creates extra expenses for inland freight as well as added transit time from the port terminal. Indonesia expected to maintain growth. Unlike other Asia Pacific countries, many experts expect Indonesia to maintain their economic growth in 2019 given its more domestically driven economy.

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Doing Business in Singapore

QAD

Located in southeastern Asia between Malaysia and Indonesia, Singapore is made up of a series of islands. Singapore’s transportation and communication infrastructure are both strong, making Singapore one of the easiest countries in the world to deal with when it comes to moving goods. Singapore has nine airports with paved runways and moved 6,154,365,275 mt-km of freight on registered air carriers as of 2017.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Indonesia. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas. The main challenge in logistics is an increasing complexity of trade-offs in transport planning. To maintain control of transportation budget consumption, the entire logistics process must be evaluated: Check.

What’s Looming for Transpacific Ocean Shipments this Peak Season?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In fact, JOC.com sites many Southeast Asia countries—including India, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia—have significantly grown their imports into the United States, anywhere from 13-37% compared to last year. Robinson’s local experts in offices around the globe use this kind of information to help manage peak season ocean freight and resolve problems in real time. Diversification in your carrier selection lowers your risk of freight delays or cancellations.

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

Logistics Bureau

Freight transport services: Shipping and air freight are among the services most badly affected by the Coronavirus epidemic, and Australia will not be able to avoid the knock-on effect. Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that China is Australia’s largest trading partner by far, with two-way trade amounting to $194.6 billion (AUD), or 24.4 percent of the country’s total bilateral trade, in the fiscal year 2017-2018 (the latest stats available).

The need to know

EFT

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. Urban transportation’s transformation has shifted up a gear as the coronavirus crisis turns travel habits on their head, with Uber making allies of public transit systems by now offering to sell them its software expertise.

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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. They have good transport and trade links not only with the BRIC countries, but with North America and the EU.

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Malaysia a Key Link in Asia’s Disaster Resilience Plan

Supply Chain @ MIT

magnitude earthquake in Indonesia and floods in Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. A 2013 MISI Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program thesis analyzes the transportation needs of UNHRD. Titled Chartering vs Commercial Air-Freight from UNHRD Subang in Response to Disaster in South East Asia, the research was conducted by student Song Yang and supervised by MISI Assistant Professor Dr. Ioannis Lagoudis.

Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?

EFT

Ports became increasingly able to dock massive container vessels holding huge numbers of ISO-standardised containers, meaning it wasn’t only manufacturing that crashed in cost but the ability to transport the goods as well. The result was massively globalised trade, where finished products could have components from dozens of countries and require tens of thousands of transport miles. Usually the issues we see are on the supply side, such as delays in manufacturing or transport.

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies

Elementum

In 2015, the Asian-Pacific region dominated the industry with significant impact from China, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, and Malaysia. Hunt Transport Services, C.H. China’s piggyback transportation route, unlike the US, is operating without a unified system, making rail, road and water transportation difficult. Cheaper than both air and ocean freight, it takes around 18 days of train travel from China to Europe. Forecast to grow by a CAGR of 7.5%

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Thailand Courts Foreign Investment, While Leadership Questions Remain

Supply Chain Brain

GDP growth lags that of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Projects to improve physical networks include substantial investments in electric and high-speed trains, double-tracking of railways, and the development of multiple airports, all intended to support both tourism and the movement of freight. Transportation alone, encompassing air, rail, road and maritime, will account for a substantial portion of the projected work. “Stop and go.” Sway and swing.”