Plan for greater success: What experts said at Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015

DELMIA Quintiq

At the Singapore stop of the Quintiq World Tour this year, our panel of industry influencers delved into these topics and more. Charlie Macdonald (Industry Executive for Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Telstra): We’re on this journey of transformation towards customer centricity.

The State of Digital Freight: The 4×4 Blueprint for Freight 2020

Freightos

The journey to digitize freight, while initially off to a slow start, has gained momentum in the last two or three years. It should come as no surprise that we are running out the clock until Amazon competes with more aspects of the logistics industry. Online freight booking.

Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX)

Freightos

Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX). The underlying premise dates back further, even for freight. By 1985, the Baltic Exchange published its first daily dry bulk freight index. A New Freight Index.

Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? If you prefer to find the news yourself, head over to our free roundup of nearly 100 digital logistics and supply chain news sources.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Not even B2B is spared from these changing expectations (which is why we at Freightos launched an online freight marketplace ). Amazon is at the nexus of ecommerce, data, and logistics, with a drive to constantly improve their logistics network. Amazon’s logistics hiring plans.

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Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. Ti Logistics Briefing. Inbound Logistics.

This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Then how about joining our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure cycling team and help us raise money for JDRF in our quest to create a world without type 1 diabetes! Here are some excerpts from the article: XPO Logistics Inc. Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019?

Top 20: The Ultimate Logistics Technology Roundup

Freightos

Logistics startups are popping up everywhere. Logistics start-ups investments shot up from 0.1% We’ve rounded up the top 20 logistics technology innovations changing the way over $18 trillion dollars of goods are shipped annually. Freight Insights General

Is TPPA going to ground e-commerce or let it fly (ideally, as air freight)?

DELMIA Quintiq

This would mean that a consumer in Malaysia buying from Amazon in the US would not experience significant differences in pricing of the same product bought from an online store in Malaysia or neighboring Singapore. Planet Planning Transport & Logistics

This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Back at work, getting caught up on all of the supply chain and logistics news from the past two weeks. On the day I took off on vacation, project44 (a Talking Logistics sponsor) announced “a new international and domestic Parcel tracking and address validation solution.”

Disrupting Logistics: 4 Innovative Blockchain Startups to Watch in 2018

Techgistics

The global logistics market is predicted to reach US 15.5 As a result, venture capital has poured into logistics startups over the last few years in an attempt to digitize the supply chain. blockchain decentralized last mile logistics Same Day Delivery supply chain

This Week in Logistics News (February 16-20, 2015)

Talking Logistics

This was a busy week for supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it. Kintetsu to Buy Neptune’s APL Logistics for $1.2 XPO Logistics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results. Menlo Logistics Unveils Innovation Speaks.

This Week in Logistics News (June 24-28, 2013)

Talking Logistics

ATA Releases Latest Freight Forecast, Projecting Strong Trucking Growth. Menlo Worldwide Logistics and Temasek Polytechnic Establish Scholarship Programme, Announce 2013 Winners. According to the forecast, overall freight revenue will grow by 63.6

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. Singapore. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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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. Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration. Singapore.

Top Blog Posts for Q2 2019

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our next white paper will be a look at freight forwarders’ performance for the first half of the year and the outlook for the rest of the year. Welcome Amazon to the Freight Brokerage Market – It was expected and finally the company admitted that they are indeed freight brokers.

The automated container terminal and the odd (mis)adventure of the Google car

DELMIA Quintiq

In 2011, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and PSA Singapore Terminals, operating one of the world’s largest container transhipment ports, pumped in S$50 million each towards R&D in port technologies.

This Week in Logistics News (December 9-13, 2013)

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics Agrees to Acquire NLM. Freight Shipments Fell 0.7% Are UPS and FedEx becoming the equivalent of IBM and Accenture for “logistics transformation” projects like same-day delivery and ship-from-store? Same-day delivery (or is it shipping?)

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This Week in Logistics News (April 18-22, 2016)

Talking Logistics

But let’s not let the elevator bring us down, let’s go crazy…after this week’s supply chain and logistics news. These futuristic driverless pods will run on Singapore’s roads by end of the year ( Mashable ). Moving on, in another example of how the business models of technology companies and third-party logistics providers are merging, eBay Enterprise and Innotrac have joined forces to become Radial, “the largest omnichannel commerce technology and operations provider.”

How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling & Logistics

One to two weeks before CNY, factories will speed up their production causing a surge of freight. Singapore – CNY – February 16-17.

Lack of commercial property development during global downturn hampers logistics service providers’ expansion plans

BluJay Solutions

Despite continuing pressures on volumes and rates, the indicators of recovery amongst logistics service providers are growing stronger, with announcements of M&A activity, new routes and new partnerships.

Hanjin Bankruptcy Demonstrates Fragility of Ocean Freight Market Prior to “Black November”

NC State SCRC

The recent bankruptcy announcement of Hanjin, a major shipping line, on the Friday before the last Labor Day long weekend, was a shock to everyone working in the global logistics shipping industry. BRIC Supply Chain China Supply Chain Global Distribution Logistics Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk

Thailand Ecommerce Logistics for ASEAN Enterprises: Should You Go Local?

Logistics Bureau

If this is something that’s on the agenda for your company, one of the first things to consider is your ecommerce-logistics strategy, or to be a little more specific, whether you should set up operations inside Thailand or fulfill customers’ orders from outside the country. Considerations for Choosing Between Thai and Cross-Border Logistics. That said though, there are some generic pros and cons of local versus cross-border strategies for ecommerce logistics in Thailand.

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.

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

The Texas manufacturing facility will be managed by Motorola’s Singapore-based global manufacturing partner and is located less than four hours by road from the Port of Houston, which is a key US freight forwarding hub, ranking first in the United States in international waterborne tonnage handled.

Automating Arrival Notifications with AIS & Artificial Intelligence

Supply Chain Network

Since the inception of EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) in the early 1970’s logistics professionals have always taken for granted the accuracy of EDI tracking transactions sent for various activities across their global supply chains.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia

Elementum

2015 was a big year in terms of logistics and globalization for Amazon, who began making their way into the shipping industry, registering in China as a freight forwarder and a shipping broker for 12 routes, including Shanghai to Los Angeles and Hamburg.

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Logistics Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017

Techgistics

foreshadowing the potential of self-driving trucks in logistics. China, Singapore, and Sweden. Amazon and Logistics Amazon made waves in the industry in 2016 with a series of moves that illustrate that it is serious about getting into the logistics business.

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies

Elementum

by 2020 globally, the logistics industry is booming. Logistics, the complex operation involving the movements of people, facilities, and supplies, is applied in every industry from manufacturing to retail to trade. The global logistics market is expected to grow from US $8.1T

Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Unfortunately, moving factories west also creates extra expenses for inland freight as well as added transit time from the port terminal. In fact, almost all Southeast Asia countries have seen some change: Singapore as the most competitive country.

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Who Wins and Who Loses in Australia’s Fuel Shell Game?

CHAINalytics

By Richard Koch | Associate Director, Logistics Operations, Chainalytics | Unless you’ve been otherwise preoccupied, you know there’s an ongoing global fuel glut. diesel prices are hovering around $USD 1.70/gallon and the cost for diesel fuel based on Singapore benchmark (Gasoil)–the […]. Blog Transportation Uncategorized Chainalytics Freight Carriers Fuel Surcharge Levies Logistics Richard Koch

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

The logistics industry in ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) is thriving in recent years, making it a huge logistics hub for both domestic and foreign investors. What are the challenges facing ASEAN logistics managers?

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China’s first commercial self-driving trucks begin operations

EFT

Deppon Express is a leading logistics company in China, with operations in Korea, Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam.

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Maersk-IBM blockchain shipping solution makes major strides

EFT

Customs authorities in the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Australia and Peru are participating, along with customs brokers Ransa and Güler & Dinamik. . Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Technology Supply Chain Hi-Tech Logistics Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

The Dispatch Report + Full Product Launch | January 2019, Issue No. 10

Shipchain

Dear Community, If you care about our company and/or the freight and logistics industry (which we really hope you do!), Our community of passionate freight and logistics leaders is the backbone of our company – and the reason why we are so excited about this news.

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3 Things Good, Lean Visuals Have In Common & Mieruka: The Four Different Types of Visuals with Examples

Cerasis

He has significant international experience, and has been based in Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, Japan and Australia, with experience in managing multicultural cross-border teams throughout the region.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 29 – March 4, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Before diving into this week’s supply chain and logistics news, I want to share a couple of quick news items of our own. First, for all of you who have asked for podcast versions of our Talking Logistics episodes , they are now available on our iTunes Podcast channel !