Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%). Executives in a new survey, “ 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index ”, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%). Saudi Arabia was No.

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

Talking Logistics

As was confirmed for me yet again this week at a conference, the most utilized supply chain and logistics application, the reigning champ of them all, is the Excel spreadsheet. XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter Earnings 2013. Choice Logistics Opens Service Parts Distribution Center in Dubai Free Trade Zone. Robinson and XPO Logistics both announced Q3 2013 financial results this week. XPO Logistics continued its rapid growth, reporting a 173.3

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Transforming the GCC Chemical Industry with Supply Chain Integration – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

It is the fastest growing sector in the GCC with Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates as the top producers. Focussing on lowering logistics costs by coordinating time charters or invest in joint shipping lines to capture ship-owner returns. Working closely with partners can help mitigate some risk and avoid disruptions / obstacles to logistics. Governments across GCC region (Saudi Arabia and UAE) have allocated $ 1.1

Pandemic Underscores Necessity of TMS and Other Supply Chain Tech Tools

Supply Chain Collaborator

Here are three reasons why logistics management software like TMS, YMS Freight Audit and others is essential to the survival of business during events like global pandemic. The Novel Coronavirus pandemic is absolutely playing havoc on supply chains globally and for numerous reasons.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics. Saudi Arabia. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration. Saudi Arabia.

Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste

Talking Logistics

trailed both Saudi Arabia and Russia in oil production, and it trailed Russia in natural gas production. Logistics complexities in the conventional sector can quickly drive up costs and eat into profit margins, if not well managed. Execution (Tendering, Dock Scheduling, Track & Trace, Freight Audit & Pay). The post Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Suez Canal Blocked by Megaship Puts Pressure on Supply Chain Managers to Stay Strategic

Intelligent Audit

Finding a way to manage logistics has never been so hard. Other applications may include a stronger need for freight auditing or other proactive steps. What’s the Solution When Freight Is Literally Stuck in the Ground.

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. Saudi Arabia.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

According to a recent study with particular focus on logistics, logistics services providers are beginning to expand their strategic geographic focus (source: Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2013). Logistics software providers including Kewill are seeing a definite increase in logistics services providers expanding their operations to include these countries. Subscribe to our Logistics Newsletter to receive regular industry updates.

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Souq.com Rebrands in the Midst of a Vibrant Middle East E-commerce Market

Logistics Trends and Insights

Indeed, in 2017 Amazon acquired Dubai-based Souq.com, an online marketplace, similar to Amazon and with an impressive logistics-backbone. replaced Souq.com in Saudi Arabia. E-commerce is important to Saudi Arabia from a strategic perspective.

Bahri Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Forwarders Solution

BluJay Solutions

Saudi Arabia’s leading shipping carrier extends use of BluJay technology. Manchester, UK – February 6, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network , today announced that Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has expanded its use of BluJay technology to include the Transportation Management for Forwarders solution.

The need to know

EFT

Container freight rates soar on consumer goods boom, supply chain kinks. Shipping group Maersk said on Wednesday it is confident about the outlook for shipping beyond 2020 as a second wave of coronavirus infections has only had a limited impact on global freight volumes.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Shipping Overseas Anyone who has shipped freight by air or sea can attest to the fact that international shipping is complex — in no small part because of the rules and regulations around certain goods. And in countries like Saudi Arabia, every container must go through inspection. Being a former geo-marketing manager, I can tell you that a global view of operations can help you appreciate the people and logistics necessary to get goods from one location to another.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Anyone who has shipped freight by air or sea can attest to the fact that international shipping is complex — in no small part because of the rules and regulations around certain goods. And in countries like Saudi Arabia, every container must go through inspection.

The need to know

EFT

Slumping oil and gas prices as a result of the pandemic and the volume war earlier in the year between Saudi Arabia and Russia have slashed employment in the U.S. Study Shows Industrial and Logistics Sectors Likely to Rebound Faster Than Expected Beyond 2021.

Middle East outlook for 2020 is promising

Logistics Trends and Insights

A flurry of activity from forwarders and logistics providers has focused on the Middle East region of late. Air Cargo air freight Airports Middle East

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. Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Jordan & Qatar) are moving to freighter only market as well. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

Maersk-IBM blockchain shipping solution makes major strides

EFT

Through this the two companies hope that “Shippers, shipping lines, freight forwarders, port and terminal operators, inland transportation and customs authorities can interact more efficiently through real-time access to shipping data ad shipping documents, including IoT and sensor data ranging from temperature control to container weight,” according to an announcement.

This Week in Logistics News (May 30 – June 3, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Wal-Mart says it is 6-9 months from using drones to check warehouse inventory (Reuters). billion from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund (Reuters). China’s logistics sector grows steadily in 2015 (Xinhua). DAT Launches Streamlined TMS for New Freight Brokers. The post This Week in Logistics News (May 30 – June 3, 2016) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.