2020 Trends in Freight Transportation, and the COVID-19 Impact

Logistics Bureau

Now the entire freight transportation industry, across air, ocean, road, and rail sectors, is awash with disrupted expectations and has retreated into survival mode. Let’s take a look then, at each sector in turn, starting with air freight. Air Freight Transportation Trends 2020. The Freight Rate Roller Coaster. In the two years or so before 2020, capacity growth had been outstripping the rate at which demand was rising, keeping air freight rates down.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

Since the island economies of Indonesia and Philippines are not participating in the TPPA, the volumes of goods moving by air may eke out only small gains. Even as both economic blocs continue to recover at a decent pace, more and more of the demand for air freight will shift to sea and rail. That leaves the trans-Pacific air freight lane as the key engine of growth, both in volume and revenue.

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Additional FedEx Surcharges Announced for APAC

Intelligent Audit

According to FedEx: Beginning May 25, the surcharge amount for most FedEx Express international parcel and freight shipments originating in Hong Kong SAR, China will increase, as will the amount for most FedEx Express international freight shipments originating in China. China (Freight). Philippines (US Payers). Freight Min. China (Freight). Philippines (US Payers). Freight Min.

L.A. freight gets a tailwind from hurricanes and typhoons

DAT Solutions

West Coast van freight heated up last week, especially in the Los Angeles market. In mid-September, we were focused on evacuating the Carolinas and diverting trucks and freight away from Hurricane Florence. During the same week, Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall in the Philippines as a Category 5 storm, destroying lives and property in its path. Changes in the ratio often signal impending changes in freight rates.

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. Philippines.

BEST Inc. expands its express delivery services in Southeast Asia

EFT

BEST also said in a press release that it is looking to put in place additional services in the region, including supply chain management, freight delivery, and truckload capacity brokerage. Integrated supply chain solutions and logistics services provider BEST Inc.,

How to Be a Successful Importer! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

In case you’re from the Philippines, below are some examples of items that are either prohibited or restricted for importation as mandated by the Philippine law according to the International Trade Administration: Toy guns Used motorcycle parts, except engine Specific narcotics, or synthetic drugs (i.e., From your supplier, freight forwarder, customs broker, carrier company and even the customs authority, you must treat them with utmost professionalism and respect.

BluJay Solutions Report Highlights Changing Consumer Expectations and Delivery Preferences

BluJay Solutions

Melbourne, AU – 26 August 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a global provider of supply chain applications, networks and data solutions, today launched a new report ‘The Delivery Experience,’ which surveyed more than 7,000 consumers across APAC, including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery

Abivin

The Philippines is also witnessing a similar growth, driven by its rapid outburst of E-logistics, 3PLs and domestic express deliveries. While Malaysia seeks to strengthen technology and human capital and boost freight demand, Indonesia simplifies logistics regulations to encourage businesses to immerse in e-commerce.

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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. They’ve also named themselves as a cross-border logistics service and an ocean freight company, with ports in Japan, Europe, and the United States.

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Doing Business in Malaysia

QAD

The fledgling country was troubled by an insurgency, confrontations with Indonesia, the Philippine’s claim on Sabah and then Singapore’s withdrawal in 1965. The country moves over 2 billion mt-km of freight per year. .

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Philippines. 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

Philippines. 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.

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

Logistics Bureau

Depending on the scale of your business and the demand for your products, these might include: A freight forwarder. For another, in comparison with some Asian countries like Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines, Thai consumers are less inclined to interact commercially with cultures and languages that differ from their own. The ecommerce market in Thailand has never been healthier and all the signs indicate huge potential for growth in the next few years.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 2, 2020

Transplace

Many receiving facilities are experiencing a high volume of inbound freight. Multiple countries are under “stay in place” nationwide mandates including India, South Africa Philippines, and multiple countries in Europe. Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 2, 2020. By: Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace. We are pleased to provide another transportation market update for you this week.

Asia Supply Chain Excellence Report: Issue, January 2013

Tompkins Blog

China does not have the coastal exposure that countries such as Japan and the Philippines have, so the impacts of typhoons are generally limited to delays in ocean and air freight. January 2014. Subscribe. Supply Chain Risk in China: Focus on. Key Areas to Gain Greater Peace of Mind. Supply chain executives in the US and Europe nervously listen to news out of Asia about factory fires, typhoons and labor disputes. And as they wait to hear about possible.

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Malaysia a Key Link in Asia’s Disaster Resilience Plan

Supply Chain @ MIT

Each center is also engaged in practical training, such as a program this fall at MISI for UN logistics staff members from Cambodia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, and Pakistan. Titled Chartering vs Commercial Air-Freight from UNHRD Subang in Response to Disaster in South East Asia, the research was conducted by student Song Yang and supervised by MISI Assistant Professor Dr. Ioannis Lagoudis.

My Logistics Job Hunt

The Logistics of Logistics

For the past few years, I did wholesale import/export in Korea and Philippines so I figured getting a logistics job back home would be a snap. Operations people are responsible for all the tasks related to moving the freight (tracking, trucking, warehouses, customs compliance, auditing, billing, customer support, etc.). Call center people typically are responsible for the routine tasks of moving freight for clients. This is the story of my logistics job hunt.

Thailand Courts Foreign Investment, While Leadership Questions Remain

Supply Chain Brain

GDP growth lags that of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Projects to improve physical networks include substantial investments in electric and high-speed trains, double-tracking of railways, and the development of multiple airports, all intended to support both tourism and the movement of freight. “Stop and go.” Sway and swing.” Those were among the phrases that officials voiced at a recent seminar in Bangkok organized by the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI).

5 Ways To Improve Your Import-Export Business Now

EMERGE App

Or, if you’re lucky to deal with tropical islands like Indonesia , Thailand and the Philippines , do remember the concept of island time. Finally, you can reduce some of the shipping costs by using your own freight forwarder. Introduction. As an importer and exporter, your business is subject to the ebb and flow of global consumer sentiment and geo-national politics.