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. Kazakhstan.

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

According to The World Economic Forum (WEF), China hopes that the numerous transportation projects that fall under the new Silk Road umbrella will increase the value of the country’s cross-border trade by $2.5 suppliers of frozen chicken to Kazakhstan began shipping product via the Black Sea and onward through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and across the Caspian Sea, to bypass trade restrictions imposed by Russia. The post The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

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The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

According to The World Economic Forum (WEF), China hopes that the numerous transportation projects that fall under the new Silk Road umbrella will increase the value of the country’s cross-border trade by $2.5 suppliers of frozen chicken to Kazakhstan began shipping product via the Black Sea and onward through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and across the Caspian Sea, to bypass trade restrictions imposed by Russia. The post The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Have you ever considered changing your traditional mode of transportation? Now is the time to utilize all modes of transportation in the most efficient way possible. As reported by OSW studies , China determined that rail service between western China, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Europe would best serve the unique needs of these manufacturers. Every mode of transportation comes with pros and cons. Are you looking to decrease air freight costs?

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The Silk Railway: freight train from China pulls up in Madrid

Global Trade Management

En route it passed through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany and France before arriving at the Abroñigal freight terminal in Madrid. It is also more environmentally friendly than road transport, which would produce 114 tonnes of CO2 to shift the same volume of goods, compared with the 44 tonnes produced by the train – a 62% reduction.

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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.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

They have good transport and trade links not only with the BRIC countries, but with North America and the EU. All of these factors point to much greater near term investment by logistics services providers in terms of development of distribution centres, and air/road/sea freight cargo facilities along with the establishment of local partnerships and regional networks, particularly where trade restrictions prevent direct investment or operations by foreign companies.

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