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. In its latest report, IATA notes that available freight ton kilometers (AFTKs) grew by 3.8%

How Does Procurement Create Value? Insights from CPO Speakers at Zycus Horizons Conference

Supply Chain View from the Field

In addition to the procurement executives, I also got to meet Captain Dick Phillips, the captain of note in the film “Captain Phillips” We had a chance to talk about his experience, and he also presented to the group about the incredible experience he went through. Chris Sawchuck from the Hackett Group interviewed three heads of procurement from three large companies, and asked an important question. Does procurement add to top line revenue.

Why Now is the Perfect Time to Benchmark and Bid Your Carrier Rates

Talking Logistics

In today’s highly competitive marketplace, understanding how your company’s procurement strategy and results compare with industry peers is critical. Whether you need to inform management that your performance is superior or has improved, or identify opportunities in the procurement process to drive additional economic value – there is no better time to benchmark and bid your carrier rates than now.

Time to Squeeze Carriers for Better Rates?

Talking Logistics

There was a deceleration in freight volumes during the second half of 2015 which continued into the first month of 2016. So, that tells me that the inventory situation continues to weigh on truck freight volumes. The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, dropped 0.4 percent in December from November , with December 2015 freight shipments down 2.0

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Bronwen Hann, President at Argentus

Supply Chain Game Changer

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This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Ryder Expands Last-Mile Delivery Network in 11 North American Markets. This week, Uber Freight announced a similar solution called Powerloop. How cold does it have to get inside your house before you accept reality and turn on the heat?

When EU and U.S. Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Local drivers tend to transport freight across short distances, sometimes with multiple deliveries. Economic factors in the EU combine with cabotage to impact truckload procurement professionals: Cabotage makes drivers and equipment more readily available throughout Europe.

How to Capture Full Divestiture Value with a 3PL

Talking Logistics

This assessment identifies the most important capabilities for which the newly divested company needs to account, which may include functions such as Procurement, Purchasing, Accounting and Supply Chain Operations itself. Made between a buyer and seller, a TSA sees that the ‘mother-ship’ provides support to the divested company over a defined period of time, with services such as accounting, IT, procurement and human resources, among others.

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Writing: Working on My Book

Supply Chain Shaman

He is responsible for manufacturing, procurement, supply chain planning, logistics, quality, social responsibility and final product engineering. . “When I ask my team about customer service, I get high-five reviews. When I meet with my customers, I get thumbs-down feedback.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America. One month ago, we communicated to you regarding the acquisition of LeanLogistics by Kewill.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America. One month ago, we communicated to you regarding the acquisition of LeanLogistics by Kewill.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal Join Forces to Launch New Intermodal Service for North America. CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America.

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Research from APQC’s Open Standards Benchmarking in procurement shows that organizations without formal SRM programs report 121 percent longer supplier lead times.

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Kewill Announces Acquisition of LeanLogistics

BluJay Solutions

Their cloud-based platform reliably manages and optimizes over $10 billion of annualized freight spend for their customers. “We Kewill MOVE® is a comprehensive supply chain platform that enables shippers, carriers, freight forwarders and customs brokers to move product around the globe. “We New components, like LeanDex for freight rate indexing, have applicability across many of our 7,500 customers.

Lean Transportation: Are you Using Lean Thinking for Transportation Management? If not, Why?

Cerasis

According to Brian Daniels, the powertrain products manager for Daimler Trucks of North America, drivers are directly responsible for 30 percent of the factors that affect fuel economy. According to Michael Roeth of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency, the difference in fuel economy between the best and the worst driver can be up to 25 percent. “ The most dangerous kind of waste is the waste we do not recognize ”: Shigeo Shingo.

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A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America. Through services like Managed Transportation, Transportation Procurement, and Supply Chain Optimization, we are able to support our clients with greater adoption, better execution, and greater intelligence regarding their Supply Chain.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America. Through services like Managed Transportation, Transportation Procurement, and Supply Chain Optimization, we are able to support our clients with greater adoption, better execution, and greater intelligence regarding their Supply Chain.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America. Through services like Managed Transportation, Transportation Procurement, and Supply Chain Optimization, we are able to support our clients with greater adoption, better execution, and greater intelligence regarding their Supply Chain.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America. Through services like Managed Transportation, Transportation Procurement, and Supply Chain Optimization, we are able to support our clients with greater adoption, better execution, and greater intelligence regarding their Supply Chain.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America. Through services like Managed Transportation, Transportation Procurement, and Supply Chain Optimization, we are able to support our clients with greater adoption, better execution, and greater intelligence regarding their Supply Chain.

Purolator wins Third-Party Logistics Sustainability Award for its work with Echo Global Logistics

Supply Chain Network

Purolator, Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded Logistics Quarterly’s 2011 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Sustainability Award for demonstrating leadership in sustainable supply chain practices. From freight consolidation services to electronic invoicing, Purolator’s efforts in driving sustainable solutions across the supply chain have been instrumental in Echo’s continued focus to reduce its carbon footprint.

Kewill completes the integration of LeanLogistics ahead of schedule

BluJay Solutions

Kewill has one of the largest carrier networks in the world which has increased to over 20,000 carriers across North America and Europe offering shippers unsurpassed shipment execution capabilities. Kewill TMS customers have access to procurement processes for increased visibility into freight costs resulting in savings on shipping. Company sees record revenue growth of 30% in the first half of the year.

Kewill Completes the Integration of LeanLogistics Ahead of Schedule

BluJay Solutions

Kewill has one of the largest carrier networks in the world which has increased to over 20,000 carriers across North America and Europe offering shippers unsurpassed shipment execution capabilities. Kewill TMS customers have access to procurement processes for increased visibility into freight costs resulting in savings on shipping. Company Sees Record Revenue Growth of 30% in the First Half of the Year. Manchester, UK and Holland, Mich.

Kewill completes the integration of LeanLogistics ahead of schedule

BluJay Solutions

Kewill has one of the largest carrier networks in the world which has increased to over 20,000 carriers across North America and Europe offering shippers unsurpassed shipment execution capabilities. Kewill TMS customers have access to procurement processes for increased visibility into freight costs resulting in savings on shipping. Company sees record revenue growth of 30% in the first half of the year.

More Challenges for the Transportation Network: Day 2 of the SCRC Meeting

Supply Chain View from the Field

For example, the widening of the Panama Canal will change the conditions here in North Carolina, as enormous container ships will be circumnavigating the globe. And in Panama a huge transshipment area will grow where they will will do break bulk, put cargo onto smaller ships and send to North America. The railroads had lost most passenger business, and freight business was regulated and operating at a loss.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

In 2014, Deere & Company was listed 80th in the Fortune 500 America’s ranking and was 307th in the 2013 Fortune Global 500 ranking. The North Bend facility is always full of lifting equipment. Procurement analysis.

Transpacific Air and Ocean Shipping Space Is Already Tight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Unfortunately, it’s the best way to describe what is happening right now in the air and ocean freight markets. Usually, this is roughly how a typical busy season goes: Air freight. Ocean freight. Ocean volumes gathered momentum starting the last week in June, and air freight volumes started increasing in mid-July. The situation is especially serious in the Transpacific (Asia-North America) lane because of the sheer volumes that are moving.

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Ryder Places First Medium-Duty Electric Vehicle Order with Chanje Energy and Begins to Roll Out Charging Stations

Supply Chain Network

NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management , dedicated transportation , and supply chain solutions , announced today it has started to take delivery of 125 medium-duty electric panel vans, the first of their kind in North America, now available for lease or rent.