Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?

QAD

The advantage of a ‘pull’ system, over more traditional push based manufacturing, is that we only produce what is needed when it’s needed. Millennials are not as keen to join the profession since it pays marginally less than farming and manufacturing jobs. Trucking Challenges in North America. But why just in North America? Automotive retail sales models in North America are also disparate compared to places like Europe.

April Class 8 truck orders: Too much of a good thing?

The Supply Chain Journal

The situation is practically a repeat of 2018, when manufacturers produced 325,000 trucks for the year. Daimler Trucks North America is taking rolling downtime at plants in North Carolina and Mexico. 2 steel manufacturer after China.

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Truck Talk: Marriage and divorce edition

The Supply Chain Journal

Over at Daimler AG, the separation of Daimler Truck AG from its parent is proceeding toward a separate listing for the world’s leading truck manufacturer on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange later this year. Neither manufacturer was particularly fond of hydrogen fuel cells before then.

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

TBSx3 Launches Consortium With Freight Industry Giants to Fight Trade in Fake Goods with Blockchain (BlockchainNews). CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. E-commerce coupled with more demanding delivery expectations from retailers — such as Walmart’s On-Time In-Full (OTIF) requirements — are forcing manufacturers to redesign their supply chain networks. Manufacturers like P&G are having to do the same too.

What Freight Brokers Should Expect in 2015

GlobalTranz

As a freight broker , you know the importance of staying ahead of trends in your business. 2014 was a dynamic year for shipping and freight, and 2015 might present us with some surprising changes as well. One month in, here are our predictions for freight brokers in 2015: Manufacturing Comes Home. Companies have shifted manufacturing outside of North America , and shipping has been consolidated to large, central import locations.

Can Kodiak Robotics compete with the big boys of autonomous trucking?

The Supply Chain Journal

It also lacks the fundraising and manufacturer partnerships that competitors have. Kodiak is building the data backup to prove its case with revenue-generating freight loads in Texas where 15 of its 75 employees work. Just like the trucking, shipping and freight industry today.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

GlobalTranz

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication. Conferences and expos are a chance for you to hear from the industry’s top players, and most importantly, build relationships with other freight shipping professionals. Freight freight shipping

The Freight Industry is Uberized in North America!

Freightera

Freightera Logistics is the first market place that connects manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers to road transport companies of all sizes who still have space in their trucks. The solution proposed by Freightera optimizes, makes travel more efficient, contributes to the reduction of CO2 emissions and offers an alternative to FreightCenter, Freightquote and CargoChief, which are also the 3 other market players in North America.

How AEI Tags Are Changing the Way Freight Moves!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Do you have a Freight Management Strategy or are you Spinning your Wheels? Railyards and trucking companies place the AEI tags on their freight cars and tractors to help track shipping all over North America. The post How AEI Tags Are Changing the Way Freight Moves!

Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America

Freightera

Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Frost & Sullivan, the top 25 global market research and analysis firm, just placed Canadian startup Freightera among the leading global freight digitization startups in their new report “Global Digital Freight Brokerage Market Opportunities, Forecast to 2025.”

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace

Freightera

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. has partnered with Natural Resources Canada’s SmartWay program in an initiative to reduce fuel costs and emissions from freight transportation. Freightera’s Go Green option now allows shippers to choose freight quotes by lower emission, in addition to price and shipping time.

Bringing It All Back Home – OTR TMS Supports Reversion to Regional Manufacturing

Supply Chain Collaborator

Will the trend toward a return to “regional manufacturing” boost volumes in over the road transportation in North America as manufacturers move away from Asian overseas operations?

Bonus: Top 11 thru 20 Most Popular Manufacturing Blog Posts

GlobalTranz

However, with most of our customer base in the manufacturing field, with the remaining in distribution and other industries, we thought it was vital that we featured some of the other manufacturing blog posts that were also popular in 2014. We featured out of our 200 plus blog posts in 2014, over 50 blog posts in the manufacturing category. You might ask yourself, “Why does a third party logistics company create Manufacturing content?

What’s Next for a Bubbling Freight Market?

Zipline Logistics

Despite a pandemic that has disrupted many parts of the global supply chain, the freight market has been on a recent tear. Simply put, there is more freight than available trucks, which has severely tightened capacity and driven up rates. What’s Causing Upward Freight Market Trends?

Do you have a Freight Management Strategy or are you Spinning your Wheels?

Supply Chain Game Changer

In going door to door trying to sell a Freight Management service, as well as in my experience working in companies, I have had the opportunity to see a variety of ways in which companies, large and small, were managing their Freight and Logistics spend. But I’ve seen instances where Freight is one of the top 5 largest expenses within a company. Aside from the cost impact the service implications of a poor Freight management system are enormous.

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2nd, 2019

Transplace

and the CVSA’s current roadcheck inspections across North America. For three days in June, enforcement officials will be conducting International Roadcheck at more than 1,500 roadside locations across North America. Spot Van, Reefer Rates Show Signs of Life : Spot truckload freight volumes continued to build during the week ending May 26 and improving van and refrigerated load-to-truck ratios contributed to higher rates on major lanes, according to DAT Solutions.

Railcar lessors and rail manufacturers eye recovering market in 2021

The Supply Chain Journal

The market for freight railcars is showing signs of improvement but data for railcar orders, deliveries and backlogs still reflects current market softness. RSI’s comments about market conditions are reflected in the observations of the railcar lessors and rail equipment manufacturers below.

The Toilet Paper Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Manufacturers make toilet paper based on those demand signals in a very predictive manner. The majority of toilet paper sold in North America is manufactured in North America. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

Airfreight Forwarders and Carriers Prepare for Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

Robinson, air freight pricing has increased between China and the U.S. Panalpina, DHL Global Forwarding and Flexport are among forwarders that have added additional air freight capacity this year. imposed tariffs on China, the EU and other countries resulted in high demand for ocean freight beginning this past spring. In its latest report, IATA notes that available freight ton kilometers (AFTKs) grew by 3.8% Furthermore, North America capacity increased 4.0%

Greg Lehmkuhl Named President of Con-Way Freight

Supply Chain Network

Gregory (Greg) Lehmkuhl has been named President of Con-way Freight Inc., president and CEO, who has served as interim President of Con-way Freight since August 2010. Greg Lehmkuhl’s team-building experience and management skills have been instrumental in returning operating stability and profitability to Con-way Freight,” said Stotlar. “He These strengths will serve him well as he assumes the leadership reins at Con-way Freight.”. Con-way Inc.

Freight Forwarding Outlook for the U.S. Market May Not Be Rosy in 2020

Logistics Trends and Insights

manufacturing activity does not bode well for the logistics market. A reading below 50 indicates the manufacturing sector is contracting. As manufacturing activity falters, the impact on trade tensions with China and other countries can be seen in U.S. The latest U.S.

Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

As China was slowly reopening its manufacturing facilities in March, the rest of the world was shutting down. An optimistic estimate of 95% of automotive assembly plants in Europe and North America remain close. Automobile manufacturing will be slow in ramping up.

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2nd, 2019

Transplace

and the CVSA’s current roadcheck inspections across North America. For three days in June, enforcement officials will be conducting International Roadcheck at more than 1,500 roadside locations across North America. Spot Van, Reefer Rates Show Signs of Life : Spot truckload freight volumes continued to build during the week ending May 26 and improving van and refrigerated load-to-truck ratios contributed to higher rates on major lanes, according to DAT Solutions.

The Daily Dash: No more money for PPP

The Supply Chain Journal

The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem. The situation is practically a repeat of 2018, when manufacturers produced 325,000 trucks for the year. ArcBest’s capital spending plan signals confidence in prolonged freight cycle.

Made In USA Sweepstakes: Logistics Company & Documentary Filmmaker Join Forces to Spread Manufacturing Awareness

GlobalTranz

in a blog post ahead of his visit to Made in USA manufacturer, UCAN Zippers USA. Since Cerasis supports manufacturing in general, and due to the fact our company was "Made in the USA" and that we service companies who ship freight in North America, we were drawn to this documentary and more importantly to the resurgence of American Manufacturing and “Made In USA.”. What is Manufacturing Day 2015? Manufacturing made in usa

9 logistics companies named to Inc.’s Best Workplaces

The Supply Chain Journal

Haversack Holdings (Huntersville, North Carolina) — A logistics firm that empowers clients’ customized solutions through live analytics and a team of logistics professions. Nine logistics companies were recognized on Inc. magazine’s sixth annual list of Best Workplaces.

BluJay to Acquire Raven Logistics, Strengthening its Multi-modal Transportation Solution Offerings

BluJay Solutions

Raven provides rail TMS and managed services solutions for shippers in North America. Raven is a leading logistics management company focused on rail transportation, offering a railroad SaaS solution and managed services for the North American shipper market. “As

Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?

GlobalTranz

and North America. In North America, associations such as the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP) have incorporated COR in their education program. As explained in the International Transport Forum’s report titled “ Moving Freight with Better Trucks ”, ‘’For many breaches of road transport law, the party directly responsible is the driver. THE CURRENT STATE OF AFFAIRS IN NORTH AMERICA.

From Exports to Delivery: Simplifying PPE Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

So, it’s important you’re up to date on the latest regulations to avoid your freight being held up. Policy 12 created a white and blacklist of manufacturers and suppliers. Metered freight solutions. As ocean freight catches up, it can significantly reduce your freight spend.

The Great Maersk Shift

Freightos

As a disclaimer, WebCargo , a Freightos Group company, does offers digital services to global forwarders and carriers, including online sales portals, digital eBooking, multimodal rate management and the Freightos.com freight marketplace. . The Freight Game of Thrones.

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State of Logistics Outsourcing: Plenty of Room for Growth as Shipper Dissatisfaction & Technology Expectations Increase

GlobalTranz

After China, other regions that have growth potential, according to 3PL and supply chain executives, are North America, Asia (not including China and India) and Western Europe, in that order. Other emerging markets include South America (not including Mexico), India, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Mexico. Even North America and Europe, which are well-established markets, have plenty of room for growth.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

For centuries the expense, risk, and frustration with ocean freight held back expansion of the international economy, despite the invention of the steam invention. First use of a modern container for ocean freight. Did You Know That … It wasn’t just about freight. Export manufacturing starts moving away from ports. Asia, South Africa, Australia/NZ, North America and South America are all largely containerized. Freight Insights General

BluJay and Uber Freight Partner to Optimize Global Shipping

BluJay Solutions

Early adopters of API integration include food manufacturers, essential product providers. HOLLAND, MI, and CHICAGO – April 23, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of global supply chain software and services, and Uber Freight today announced a partnership furthering their shared commitment to help businesses build resilient global supply chains, with cutting-edge freight technology. The partnership comes within a growth year for Uber Freight.

Q4 2020 Freight Market Update: Preparing for 2020 Peak Season

Zipline Logistics

The past three quarters have been anything but typical for the freight market and the domestic economy at-large. The arrival of COVID-19 sent freight volumes skyrocketing to keep up with panic buying at retailers nationwide. What Is Driving the 2020 Freight Market?

Fully electric refrigerated delivery vehicles move to testing in the US

EFT

Trackloop Analytics Corp and BYD Company Ltd, in collaboration with Volta Air Technologies have deployed Trackloop's proprietary temperature monitoring software in two BYD all-electric refrigeration delivery vehicles, which are being demonstrated for commercial use in North America. BYD Motors is the largest electric vehicle manufacturer in the world, with plans to offer all-electric refrigeration delivery vehicles throughout North America - Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

This Week in Logistics News (July 15-19, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Freight Raises the Bar on Mexico Service, Adds Door-to-Door Tracking, 24-Hour Customer Resource Center, Enhanced Web Tools. XPO Logistics to Acquire 3PD, the Largest Provider of Heavy Goods, Last-Mile Logistics in North America. Overcapacity in the global air freight market, increasing customer preference for lower-yielding shipping solutions, and a slowing U.S.

Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

Shipping demand is high across the board, from manufacturing and pharmaceuticals to e-commerce, electronics and food products. before ticking down last week, showing the steepest expansion for the manufacturing sector since 2007. In North America, demand increased 17.5%

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