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.

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.

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.

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 New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?


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

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


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. About The Freightos International Freight Index.

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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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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SCM Map Europe 2013-2014

Supply Chain Movement

As two rapidly expanding economies, Russia and Turkey are large enough to warrant local production activities. Despite the economic malaise in Western Europe, multinationals are investing heavily in manufacturing and distribution in the eastern part of the continent.

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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.”.

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017


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.

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


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.

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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.

The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014


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. As each year comes to a close, we all look back on the year that was in reflection.

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. Haex concedes that the EU’s economic boycott of Russia has definite consequences for the supply chain sector. Slight shift in European networks.

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Global Logistics—June 2014

Inbound Logistics

Doing Business in the Netherlands


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.

A Green Future For Freight: Eric Beckwitt at COP22


As many of you may be aware, freight shipping, international shipping and also aviation are not included in the COP21 agreement. As I mentioned before, freight transport is currently seven percent of freight emissions. Full transcript of the video: My name is Eric Beckwitt.

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey

Global Trade Management

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey. At the same time, we are considerably cheaper than air freight for many types of cargo." The "Container Express" made its way from China to Germany through Mongolia, Russia, Belarus and Poland.

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Doing Business in the United States


For comparison, this makes the country about half the size of Russia or South America, and more than twice the size of the European Union. Annual freight traffic equaled about 37.22 In 1776, 13 British colonies declared their independence and formed the United States.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Various Transportation Procurement Approaches


Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

Talking Logistics

And you can’t forget about the other Unpredictables: Iran, Russia, China, and ISIS; all of these entities could have a destabilizing effect on world peace and prosperity. For related commentary, see: On-Time In-Full (OTIF) and the Growing Demand for Real-Time Freight Visibility.

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.

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. My brother-in-law lives within a half a mile of the main freight rail track in the Twin Cities.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

The emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China that make up the ‘BRIC’ acronym continue to forge ahead. In particular China and India, with annual economic growth rates many multiples ahead of North America and Europe.


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.

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.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & 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.

Shipping by Road or Rail: Pros & Cons


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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[INFOGRAPHIC] The End of Made In China Manufacturing


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6 Supply Chain Trends That Could Truly Shake You Up (2018 Update)

Logistics Bureau

Offshoring cost advantages were often a delicate matter in any case: lower worker wages had to be balanced against increased freight charges, duties, taxes, and damages during transit. Now differentials in workers’ pay are disappearing as countries like Brazil, Russia, India, and China (the BRIC countries) grow richer and develop into consumer giants. Trend identification is a tricky business.


Panalpina’s Fate and the M&A Outlook for 2019

Logistics Trends and Insights

Panalpina, along with five oil service companies, were fined for bribing officials in such countries as Angola, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Russia and Turkmenistan from 2002-2007. During this time period, the company, as well as the rest of the freight forwarding and the logistics community, were also in the midst of emerging from the global financial crisis of 2007-2008. Like many companies, Panalpina has had its ups and downs. Remember the oil scandal back in 2010?

Growing Pains: What’s Stopping India from Overtaking China?


The IMF said that India’s GDP will surpass Russia’s this year and nearly equal Brazil’s by 2016. Roads, railways, and waterways were not designed to meet today’s freight traffic, which is expected to increase significantly.

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Birds of a Feather…


In the midst of a sunny and warm day last month, I looked out over the bay to see, once again, thousands and thousands of snow geese returning from their summering in Wrangel Island, Russia.

For Your Eyes Only


There is that guy Vladimir, he came to the country escaping with his lovely new wife, ‘from Russia with my love’ he says. Do I have the freight brokerage software in place, the vendors, the ‘brain time’ to handle this deal?