TransRussia 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: IEC Crocus Expo, Moscow, Russia. The TransRussia exhibition annually attracts the leading transportation experts from Russia, the CIS and the Baltic states. Primarily oriented toward freight transportation services, the TransRussia exhibition demonstrates the full range of solutions in the field – from transportation dispatch services, to software and freight-handling equipment. TransRussia 2016. Date: 19-22 April 2016.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the next three decades while the value of the freight will almost double, increasing by 92 percent, according to the latest projections by the U.S. Not surprising, considering the ongoing growth of e-commerce, freight moves in tons by “Multiple Modes and Mail” — which includes shipments by parcel delivery services, U.S.

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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. This blog examines the “red” times, like the roughly three-month period we have just entered that is historically one of the regular disruptors in the ocean freight market. The 9 th annual BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) summit is being held in Xiamen September 3-5, 2017 (the summit location rotates between its member countries). All of this will cause a tightening of space for ocean freight shipping.

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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. This blog examines the “red” times, like the roughly three-month period we have just entered that is historically one of the regular disruptors in the ocean freight market. The 9 th annual BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) summit is being held in Xiamen September 3-5, 2017 (the summit location rotates between its member countries). All of this will cause a tightening of space for ocean freight shipping.

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The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

suppliers of frozen chicken to Kazakhstan began shipping product via the Black Sea and onward through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and across the Caspian Sea, to bypass trade restrictions imposed by Russia. It’s also important to have access to local expertise when evaluating ways to shift freight to the new Silk Road. The post The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

suppliers of frozen chicken to Kazakhstan began shipping product via the Black Sea and onward through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and across the Caspian Sea, to bypass trade restrictions imposed by Russia. It’s also important to have access to local expertise when evaluating ways to shift freight to the new Silk Road. The post The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

The Silk Railway: freight train from China pulls up in Madrid

Global Trade Management

En route it passed through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany and France before arriving at the Abroñigal freight terminal in Madrid. [link] The longest rail link in the world and the first direct link between China and Spain is up and running after a train from Yiwu in coastal China completed its maiden journey of 8,111 miles to Madrid.

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SCM Map Europe 2013-2014

Supply Chain Movement

As two rapidly expanding economies, Russia and Turkey are large enough to warrant local production activities. The growth in intercontinental freight flows into Europe is primarily coming from the Far East, and particularly from China, although these freight flows are increasingly heading for eastern Mediterranean and Baltic Sea ports.

Year Ends On A High – Air Freights Stay High, Ocean Rates Rise: Freight Rate Update W51

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Year Ends On A High – Air Freights Stay High, Ocean Rates Rise: Freight Rate Update Wk 51. growth in world cargo volumes for 2017, air freight rates have been dramatically up this peak season. Russia’s AirBridgeCargo and China Southern Airlines have also posted flight schedule cancellations on the China-US route. Across in Europe, intermittent bad weather has taken a toll, increasing backlogs and contributing to high air freight rates.

Supply Chain Goals: Gracefully Overcoming the Hurdles of Global Sports Events

BluJay Solutions

The 2018 FIFA World Cup soccer championship has drawn millions of sports enthusiasts to Russia. million shipped items and 60 metric tons of air freight.*. Many of the deliveries to Russia span thousands of kilometers from origin to destination.

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Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste

Talking Logistics

trailed both Saudi Arabia and Russia in oil production, and it trailed Russia in natural gas production. Execution (Tendering, Dock Scheduling, Track & Trace, Freight Audit & Pay). “Past performance is no guarantee of future results.”. For the past few years I’ve been using that phrase, which you typically find in investment literature, when making the case for innovation in supply chain management.

The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As reported by OSW studies , China determined that rail service between western China, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Europe would best serve the unique needs of these manufacturers. Are you looking to decrease air freight costs? Rail freight is an environmentally friendly way to move goods.

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The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

Meanwhile, Brazil, Russia and India will become major suppliers as companies access the remaining untapped resources of the world. Meanwhile, the use of Big Data will empower new fleets and freight optimization and consolidation measures, and the IoT will provide new insights. The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers. Although rate volatility is expected to stabilize in 2017, organizations must do more with fewer resources to survive.

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6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

This means that the world has opened up to countries like China, India, Brazil and Russia open for business. Stagnation of Air Cargo and Sea Freight Rates. Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . Supply chains, both international and domestic, are under constant pressure to reduce their costs and enhance performance at the same time.

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Doing Business in Poland

QAD

Poland’s bordering countries include Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine. With 87 airports that have paved runways, Poland’s air infrastructure is more than adequate for freight shipments.

The Potential Impact on Shipping of a Global Recession

Intelligent Audit

Truck, Rail, Freight, Air: While the potential recession will likely be global, it will also have a significant impact on domestic shipping. drop in air, rail, freight, truck volume from the same time the previous year. The report projected that the industry will suffer from supply chain disruptions that will affect freight, trucking, and other modes.

Supply Chain Movement Q4: Cross-border

Supply Chain Movement

Partly thanks to emerging economies such as Russia, Brazil and South Africa, companies will increasingly be trading with partners outside of the European Union, which means that local customs and tax legislation and regulations will have an ever greater influence on business operations. As two rapidly expanding economies, Russia and Turkey are large enough to warrant local production activities. Theme: Cross-border. 6 | News & Background. 8 | Profile Allison Thomas, PepsiCo.

The need to know

EFT

German startup sennder acquires Uber's European freight business. German freight startup sennder said on Wednesday it had acquired Uber’s European freight business in an all-stock deal that will see the U.S. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

There appears to be considerable upheaval in Europe as a result of the political unrest between Russia and Ukraine. However, the main growth in freight flows lies on the periphery of Europe and the Middle East is also continuing to develop, both for domestic supply and for distribution to Africa. The level of job creation in the automotive industry in this region was less extreme due to new factories or expansions in the UK, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Turkey and above all Russia.

The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing

Unleashed

This strategy involves a country from a high-cost country area — typically US, UK, Canada, Australia, and West European nations — purchasing materials from resource-rich low-cost countries; think China, India, Indonesia, Bolivia, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, and East European nations.

UPS Remains Positive on Asia Opportunities

Logistics Trends and Insights

The time-definite, guaranteed service, UPS Worldwide Express, also expanded its reach into Xi An, China and new provinces in Vietnam, allowing customers to utilize UPS Worldwide Express Freight, guaranteed, door-to-door service for palletized shipments over 70 kilograms. In addition, UPS Worldwide Express Freight and UPS Worldwide Express Freight Midday recently expanded into Russia that expanded coverage to almost 2,300 postal codes in the Moscow, St.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors. Russia climbs three spots to No. Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%).

Global Logistics—June 2014

Inbound Logistics

Turkey and China working on major transport infrastructure projects; Eurotunnel reduces freight rates to increase rail traffic; Port Metro Vancouver debuts GPS truck tracking program; French protectionism threatens foreign investment; First standardized emissions calculation methodology comes to Australia; Obama Administration weighs changes to Russia’s preferential trade status

A Green Future For Freight: Eric Beckwitt at COP22

Freightera

As many of you may be aware, freight shipping, international shipping and also aviation are not included in the COP21 agreement. Currently international freight transport is about 10% of the total greenhouse gas emissions but it’s going to grow based on the recent projections of the European parliament to between 20 and 50% of the total global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 under business as usual scenario. Full transcript of the video: My name is Eric Beckwitt.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Various Transportation Procurement Approaches

CHAINalytics

By Olga Rissin | Product Manager, FMIC Europe & Russia Regardless of operational size or geographic scope, most shippers around the world are grappling with how to ensure they’re procuring the best freight rates, in all given markets, while maintaining current levels of service, from a network of core hauliers, efficiently.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

In 2015, registered air carriers moved more than 5 billion kmt of air freight. and Russia. The Netherlands is a modern and highly industrialized country located in Western Europe. It is bordered by Belgium, Germany and the North Sea. The Netherlands was one of the founding countries of both the EU and NATO, showing that it is a nation of progressive and forward-thinking people. With a total area of 41,543 sq. km, the country is just slightly less than twice the size of the U.S.

The need to know

EFT

Slumping oil and gas prices as a result of the pandemic and the volume war earlier in the year between Saudi Arabia and Russia have slashed employment in the U.S. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. UPS shares hit new high as pandemic drives healthcare, e-commerce shipments.

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey

Global Trade Management

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey. Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey by Staff Writers Hamburg, Germany (AFP) Jan 24, 2008 A goods train from Beijing arrived in Hamburg on Thursday after having crossed six countries in a journey organisers said could ring in a new era of rail transport between Asia and Europe. At the same time, we are considerably cheaper than air freight for many types of cargo."

Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I also worked with a team of leading thinkers in developing the Future of Procurement Report (published by KPMG) , as well as publish the BVL International Global Logistics Trends and Strategies report with a team of leading academics and executives in Europe, China, North and South America, Russia, and India. The globalization of organizational supply chains will continue to expand, as organizations seek growth markets in the BRIC countries of Brazil, Russia, India, and China.

Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

Instead, those films merely served as an excuse to feature freight trucks travelling at high speed and the widespread destruction of police cars and houses. From Memphis, America, to Nikolia in Russia in eighty seven hours. Hollywood as inspiration for managers. A growing number of scenes in films and television programmes – and even entire films and TV series – are about logistics and supply chain management, and media productions are going ever deeper into those business roles.

The World Bank Cares About Logistics

Supply Chain View from the Field

Jomini for military logistics, which was at the heart of ending Napoleon’s campaign in Russia where the government was the supply chain operator. This is due to the high cost of transferring freight, the cost of cars stuck in traffic, and damage and waste of goods in the channel. One measure is also the LPI Index which shows how transport costs down and freight costs go up as the index goes up.

How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The oil and gas industry impacts freight transportation in four significant areas: Diesel Prices. Libya, Iraq, Russia, and Venezuela have all seen incredible political turmoil as significant oil producers, yet diesel prices have stayed in a tight range for the last 12 months and are currently $0.065 per gallon cheaper than this time last year. My brother-in-law lives within a half a mile of the main freight rail track in the Twin Cities.

The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

Today, we kick off our annual year end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 7 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , 3PL , Business , Transportation , Freight. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014 appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. As each year comes to a close, we all look back on the year that was in reflection.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Shipping Overseas Anyone who has shipped freight by air or sea can attest to the fact that international shipping is complex — in no small part because of the rules and regulations around certain goods. Ali’s unique experiences in onshore and offshore supply chain management in the United States, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Bahrain, and Yemen have produced results for customers’ ongoing work, which is now featured at some of the world’s most recognized brands

Shipping by Road or Rail: Pros & Cons

Freightera

In the normal day to day business of freight transportation, there are several modes of transport such as road, rail, air, and sea. Many day to day items such as groceries, flowers, fruits, and dry goods are moved all across countries and continents using road freight. Road freight is widely used for the distribution and delivery of retail and other forms of cargo from and to various DCs (Distribution Centre). Freight can be delivered quickly as per a set schedule.

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