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.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

more near-shoring and larger, less frequent shipments to minimize transportation costs). How will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in light of this cheap oil environment? Terrorism : The recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, coupled with the ongoing instability in Syria and Iraq and the spread of ISIS, have raised the risk for terrorism-related supply chain disruptions in 2016. Drones – The Birth of a New Transportation Mode.

Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

Transportation against the clock. Instead, those films merely served as an excuse to feature freight trucks travelling at high speed and the widespread destruction of police cars and houses. Transport can be dangerous. Hollywood as inspiration for managers.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas.

The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward

Cerasis

With the rise in global crude oil production and relative political stability in the major oil producing nations, particularly Iraq and Libya, the price of crude oil has fallen from above $100 a barrel to around $50 a barrel in just a year.

How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The oil and gas industry impacts freight transportation in four significant areas: Diesel Prices. My brother-in-law lives within a half a mile of the main freight rail track in the Twin Cities.