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.

Logistics M&A Activity Picks Up

Logistics Trends and Insights

and European logistics provider, Bollore Logistics which acquired Global Freight Solutions to further expand its reach into the Scandinavian countries. The parent company, CMA CGM will also see that three of its Inland Services facilities join CEVA’s network in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Ivory Coast. According to the American Journal of Transportation , these intermodal sites will provide a launch platform for CEVA’s freight management strategies.

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Consolidation in shipping continues as DP World acquires Unifeeder


Unifeeeder serves both deep-sea container hubs and the intra-Europe container freight market. Based in Aarhus (Denmark), Unifeeder operates the largest and most densely connected common user container feeder and an important and growing shortsea network in Europe, serving both deep-sea container hubs and the intra-Europe container freight market. In July 2018 it announced plans to build a logistics hub in Mali.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

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

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. 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.

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