Freight Rates News December 2015

Freightos

Freight Rates News. Freight and logistics trends that rate in the news. OUR TAKE There is a lot more flexibility with parcel delivery, but some aspects of this change also applies to freight. First up, no surprises, China slowdown and depressed commodity prices, then the lifting of sanctions on Iran. Overcapacity has plunged freight rates, profit, and prompted mergers. A great way to close Freight Rates News! GET INSTANT INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT QUOTES.

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.

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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.

The Iran Sanctions Are Coming for Your Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

Even the most conservative estimate places the count around 10: (i) the seller, (ii) the insurer, (iii) the origin warehouse, (iv) the origin trucker, (v) the ocean carrier, (vi) the destination trucker, (vii) the destination warehouse, (viii) the buyer, and (ix) the freight forwarder. This spring, President Donald Trump announced that the United States was pulling out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”), commonly known as the Iran Deal.

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Freight In The Year Of The Monkey

Freightos

Freight In The Year Of The Monkey. China’s role in world trade is so large that even small changes can have a broad impact on the international freight industry. For local forwarders these platforms will drive more orders, more choices, reduced costs, and the opportunity to consolidate , allowing them to catch up with freight forwarding in advanced economies. China-US freight is getting Amazon’ed. BETTER INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT HAS ARRIVED.

China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

The huge build-up of containers at China’s docks has created a major ocean freight imbalance, with a shortage of cargo in US and European ports and a shortfall in boxes needed by Western exporters to ship products to other parts of the world. When it comes to air freight, global capacity is down 22 percent compared to last year, with further declines expected. Ocean Freight. Air Freight. Ocean Freight. Air Freight. Ocean Freight. Air Freight.

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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.

Alliances, Carriers and Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

CMA CGM is adding CEVA Logistics to a portfolio that already includes a significant container terminal footprint, although one wonders how their April 3, 2019 announcement of a 16-day China-Europe trucking service will affect their ocean freight business. HMM’s burden of high fuel costs will increase due to the US sanctions against Iran, OPEC agreeing to cut oil production, and increase in demand for low sulfur fuel oil in preparation for IMO 2020.”. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

A New Market Seeks to Draw Freight Bets (WSJ – sub. For Power Tools Sold In Iran. are set to launch on Friday [March 29, 2019], testing whether an old-school industry will embrace a new financial tool designed to protect cargo haulers and shippers against swings in freight rates.” “I am playing rugby this semester,” my daughter, a freshman in college, announced a few weeks ago.

Global Logistics—January 2015

Inbound Logistics

United States gives Mexican truck drivers the green light for cross-border moves; Uber pilots cargo service in Hong Kong; Latin American rail freight market ripe for investment; Panama Canal Authority restructures its toll system; Turkey and Iran toil over truck fees; Global airfreight market set for steady growth; Lithuania railroad faces antitrust inquiry over competitive switching practices

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

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. The countries improving their infrastructure and transport connections most were India, Indonesia, Turkey, Egypt, Iran, Pakistan, Argentina and Bangladesh.

The need to know

EFT

German freight tech start-up Sennder merges with France's Everoad. German freight technology firm Sennder said on Tuesday it was merging with French peer Everoad in a deal that keeps it on track for its target of 1 billion euros ($1.1 sanctions imposed on Iran’s shipping network took effect on Monday, months after they were announced in December following accusations of supporting proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Global Logistics—January 2015

Inbound Logistics

United States gives Mexican truck drivers the green light for cross-border moves; Uber pilots cargo service in Hong Kong; Latin American rail freight market ripe for investment; Panama Canal Authority restructures its toll system; Turkey and Iran toil over truck fees; Global airfreight market set for steady growth; Lithuania railroad faces antitrust inquiry over competitive switching practices

The build-up to Brexit and the state of global trade

EFT

These include In no particular order: US-China tariff wars; US-EU trade sanctions, arising partly from the Airbus-Boeing state subsidy dispute; China-Australia tensions; collapse of the WTO as a functioning arbiter of trade disputes; Intra-Middle East tensions plus further US-Iran sanctions.

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

Talking Logistics

US Navy to accompany US-flagged ships in Persian Gulf after Iran seizes vessel (Fox News). UPS Freight Adds LNG Tractors. Norbert Dentressangle offers services that strongly mirror XPO’s portfolio: contract logistics, including e-fulfillment; freight brokerage; an asset-light palletized network; freight management; dedicated and owned truckload; and global freight forwarding.

Trends 2019: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The staff at Supply Chain Network (SCN) writes, “With rising customer expectations, changing business models, cut-throat competition and the influx of technologies, it’s critical that you prepare your supply chain to address challenges such as the capacity crunch, last mile strategies, balancing of costs, digital freight market opportunities and navigating the ecommerce maze.”[1]. We live in hectic times. The U.S. is in a trade war with the world.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. Third, it is essential the system generate pre-invoices to reduce carrier invoice uncertainties, eliminate fraud, and manage freight spend. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. 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. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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Flatbed Rates and Ratios at Record Highs

DAT Solutions

pullout from the Iran nuclear deal could push prices even higher. Freight RatesWhile van and reefers prices have moderated after peaking in early January, flatbed prices and demand have been red-hot for months. Flatbed rates are now at their highest level since DAT began publishing spot market rates in 2010. Flatbed rates are at record levels and have been on a steady climb for the past two years. Flatbed rates have experienced a steady climb over the past two years.

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

Talking Logistics

And you can’t forget about the other Unpredictables: Iran, Russia, China, and ISIS; all of these entities could have a destabilizing effect on world peace and prosperity. Achieving end-to-end supply chain visibility has always been (and remains) a top priority for companies, but in the past couple of years, the spotlight has been on a particular segment of the process: achieving real-time freight visibility. Source: Evan, Flikr. “I