LogistaaS gives GCC freight forwarders competitive edge

Logistics Middle East

A new software developed in Jordan allows small, local freight forwarders to better compete with major global players

BluJay Partners with TriumphPay to Streamline Payment Process for Shippers and Carriers

BluJay Solutions

TriumphPay’s payment platform is used by shippers and freight brokers to process, settle, and manage carrier payments across all modes of transportation. TriumphPay is thrilled to partner with BluJay Solutions, an industry leader with an outstanding track record of success, a talented and experienced team, and a focus on delivering great value to its customers,” says Jordan Graft, President of TriumphPay.

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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. Jordan.

Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2014

Talking Logistics

5 Principles for Greener Freight (2,220 views). Keep Your Truckload Freight Moving (1,982 views). Freight Audit and Payment – Alive and Kicking! The Entrepreneur’s View of Logistics: Conversation with Jordan Kivelstadt, Founder/CEO of Free Flow Wines (1,275 views). As we head off for the holidays, a quick thank you to all of our readers, followers, and sponsors for another great year of learning and conversation on Talking Logistics.

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Supply chain & logistics webinar

Proxima

At our recent webinar, held with Supply Chain and Logistics consultancy Hatmill, Proxima’s Simon Geale welcomed Joe Metcalf, Johnathan Foster, Neil Jordan, and Simon Dixon to discuss their advice on the tools needed now to achieve supply chain and logistics success across: warehousing, automation, freight, and reverse logistics. International and domestic challenges of freight amidst COVID-19. Building a Modern Playbook for Supply Chain and Logistics Stardom.

COVID-19 accelerates four trends and changes within global supply chains

Proxima

Whether warehousing, automation, freight, retail or e-commerce, business leaders needed to evaluate and address many or all in order to maintain their supply chains and keep up with the demand, which in turn, was drastically altered by the pandemic. Sales and revenues are great, but there needs to be real confidence that you’ll get 20-30% returns,” Jordan continued. International and domestic challenges of freight amidst COVID-19.

Supply Chain Risk Management Highlighted by a Tiny Computer Chip

Enterra Insights

Jordan Robertson and Michael Riley explain what happened next.[2]. As the British journalist Rose George documents in her book Ninety Percent of Everything , some 100,000 enormous freight ships transport 90 percent of the world’s trade. 2] Jordan Robertson and Michael Riley, “ The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. As recent events demonstrate, science fiction often turns into science fact.

5 Supply Chain Priorities for U.S. Infrastructure Investments

TMC

Freight Advisory Committees. The FAST Act includes a provision requiring the Department of Transportation to encourage each state to establish a freight advisory committee that includes a cross-section of public and private freight stakeholders. These committees play an important role in advising the state on freight-related priorities, issues, projects, and funding needs. Freight Infrastructure Funding Mechanisms. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

5 Supply Chain Priorities for U.S. Infrastructure Investments

TMC

Freight Advisory Committees. The FAST Act includes a provision requiring the Department of Transportation to encourage each state to establish a freight advisory committee that includes a cross-section of public and private freight stakeholders. These committees play an important role in advising the state on freight-related priorities, issues, projects, and funding needs. Freight Infrastructure Funding Mechanisms. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

Future of Logistics Takes Center Stage in 2017

TMC

Three themes seem to be emerging around AV in freight transportation: Tension between state and federal regulators. American Trucking Associations CEO Chris Spear thinks the commercial freight industry may lead the adoption of AV technology (perhaps before cars) because the economic and safety benefits will make the ROI on the new technology crystal clear. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that freight volumes in the United States will increase by more than 40% over the next 30 years. The state will test a new communications system in the busy I-80 freight corridor. The use of signaling systems to prioritize the movement of trucks in high-volume freight corridors is another idea that is being pursued. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations

TMC

We recently participated in two conferences that both focused on this topic: Transparency 18 , a freight visibility summit hosted by FreightWaves, and the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference —Move to Mastery: Innovate, Disrupt, and Scale the Digital Supply Chain.

People Plus Technology: Maximize the Value of Your TMS Investment

TMC

This is why the people plus technology aspect of a TMS provider is especially important in the global arena, where freight networks operate across an intricate web of best practices, cultures, geographies, languages, and regulations. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

People Plus Technology: Maximize the Value of Your TMS Investment

TMC

This is why the people plus technology aspect of a TMS provider is especially important in the global arena, where freight networks operate across an intricate web of best practices, cultures, geographies, languages, and regulations. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

Three Ways Government Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

TMC

IoT technology provides important tools for developing megacity freight transportation services, such as vehicle-based sensors that track delivery patterns in cities. This post is credited to Jordan Kass. The Internet of Things (IoT) is rewiring supply chains, yet we are only at the beginning of this journey. As innovation gains speed, there are broad supply chain issues that governments need to address in order to take full advantage of the incredible opportunities that lie ahead.

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

percent from last year, which includes contributions from the company’s acquisition of Phoenix International Freight Services in October 2012. Here are some details from the press release: Opened on July 1st, the new distribution center in JAFZA serves a region encompassing a 2000-mile radius around Dubai, including countries in the midst of building their technology and communication infrastructures such as Pakistan, Kuwait, Jordan, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that freight volumes in the United States will increase by more than 40% over the next 30 years. The state will test a new communications system in the busy I-80 freight corridor. The use of signaling systems to prioritize the movement of trucks in high-volume freight corridors is another idea that is being pursued. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations

TMC

We recently participated in two conferences that both focused on this topic: Transparency 18 , a freight visibility summit hosted by FreightWaves, and the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference —Move to Mastery: Innovate, Disrupt, and Scale the Digital Supply Chain. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

Supply Chain IoT Unlocks Efficiency and Transparency

TMC

Moreover, freight monitoring drives much of this spending, says IDC, accounting for an estimated $55.9 Last week, Jordan Kass discussed the future of “smart logistics” platforms creating a new era of supply chain control, visibility, and responsiveness. For example, we will be able to analyze the risk profiles of specific freight corridors, determine where supply shortages might exist before they happen, and advise shippers on how to avoid future problems.

Supply Chain IoT Unlocks Efficiency and Transparency

TMC

Moreover, freight monitoring drives much of this spending, says IDC, accounting for an estimated $55.9 Last week, Jordan Kass discussed the future of “smart logistics” platforms creating a new era of supply chain control, visibility, and responsiveness. For example, we will be able to analyze the risk profiles of specific freight corridors, determine where supply shortages might exist before they happen, and advise shippers on how to avoid future problems.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Jordan. 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. To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Jordan. 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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Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Spot market rates are increasing for freight going from Mexico to the California, Washington, and Oregon areas. The global air freight market for Asia, Europe and North America is impacted by the dramatic decline in commercial passenger flight volume creating capacity shortages and volatile spot market pricing without transit time commitments. Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Jordan & Qatar) are moving to freighter only market as well.

Advancing into the Future of Logistics

TMC

In a level five world, we believe it is likely that three critical types of players could emerge: tech providers—companies creating technology for the vehicles—asset providers—those who own the fleets—and mega shippers—those who control the freight. This post is credited to Jordan Kass. As consumers, we’ve all seen the semiautonomous features that have been steadily added to the cars we drive.

Advancing into the Future of Logistics

TMC

In a level five world, we believe it is likely that three critical types of players could emerge: tech providers—companies creating technology for the vehicles—asset providers—those who own the fleets—and mega shippers—those who control the freight. This post is credited to Jordan Kass. As consumers, we’ve all seen the semiautonomous features that have been steadily added to the cars we drive.

The ‘Zigs and Zags’ of Business

Tailwind

I watched all of this ‘zigging and zagging’ and started reflecting on the ‘zigs and zags’ of business, especially the ‘zigs and zags’ of our trucking and freight brokerage software business. We are at the dawn of a great revolution in the trucking and freight transport industry across North America, and around the world. “I must have zigged, when I should have zagged’. – Author, In Dispute.