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.

The Potential Impact on Shipping of a Global Recession

Intelligent Audit

The question now is what will the impact of such a recession be, particularly on shipping. What Happens to Shipping. Shipping, especially global shipping, is uniquely vulnerable to recessions and the effects of the downturn of 2008-2009 are still being felt today. Truck, Rail, Freight, Air: While the potential recession will likely be global, it will also have a significant impact on domestic shipping. Which, in turn, will drastically impact shipping.

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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Here’s an easy way to think about the regular and potential future disruptions that could impact your ocean shipping strategy, and what you can do to prepare for what comes next. At these times of the year, you should see less risk to your standard ocean shipping strategy. If you fail to book in time, you may miss your delivery deadlines, or will have to use an expedited shipping method to meet them.

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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Here’s an easy way to think about the regular and potential future disruptors that could impact your ocean shipping strategy, and what you can do to prepare for what comes next. At these times of the year, you should see less risk to your standard ocean shipping strategy. If you fail to book in time, you may miss your delivery deadlines, or will have to use an expedited shipping method to meet them.

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” And considering that our international tariff laws have been more dynamic in the past three years, shipping U.S.

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

TMC

This shows that shippers are capitalizing on new mode/route combinations that will help them save cost, reduce lead time, and mitigate supply chain disruptions and risks (such as labor disputes in the ocean shipping industry). 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 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. Shipping costs. While shipping is a fairly economical method, the overall cost analysis of low-cost country sourcing and domestic sourcing is critical to the overall cost equation.

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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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. To meet this increased demands, more manufacturing and logistics partners are looking for ways to shorten product lifecycles through improving inventory management systems, changing shipping strategies and altering the fundamental ways products move from point A to point B. The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers.

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Doing Business in Turkey

QAD

Shipping. Twenty heliports can help with the speedy delivery of air freight when necessary. Turkey’s merchant marine boasts 1,234 vessels, including 57 bulk carriers, 54 container ships, 363 general cargo ships, 124 oil tankers and 636 other vessels.

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.*. If supply chain is the ultimate team sport, the world championship in Russia and other large events are mega-examples of how logistics teams up and down the supply chain must all play a role and work efficiently to deliver the goal.

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. EU parliament votes to make ships pay for their pollution.

The need to know

EFT

Commodities trader Trafigura on Friday proposed a carbon levy of $250-$300 (£195-236) per tonne of carbon-dioxide (CO2) equivalent on shipping fuels to make zero and low carbon fuels more economically viable and competitive. Shipping giant Sovcomflot to sell up to 17% stake in Moscow IPO.

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. Even though there have been concerted efforts to reverse the downturn experienced in the year 2015, most shipping lines have not succeeded in reversing the trends in supply chain.

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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? Air freight service is a perfect option for your just in time deliveries, but those that can wait in inventory for additional time may make more sense to move via rail service. Rail freight is an environmentally friendly way to move goods.

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Doing Business in Poland

QAD

Poland’s bordering countries include Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine. Shipping. With 87 airports that have paved runways, Poland’s air infrastructure is more than adequate for freight shipments. Its prime location in Europe makes it an ideal location for shipping across Europe or Asia. Primary import partners were Germany, China, Russia, Netherlands, Italy, France and the Czech Republic.

The need to know

EFT

Shipping’s share of global carbon emissions increases. Carbon emissions from shipping rose in the six-year period to 2018 and accounted for 2.89% of the world’s CO2, a study released on Tuesday showed, amid growing pressure on the industry to bring levels down.

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%).

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. How many of you have seen these solar-powered air ships?

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

Shipping. 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.

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 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. Although we are a 3PL who supports manufacturers who ship, the more information we provide, the better off we all are. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014 appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

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."

Alibaba versus Amazon in Europe

Logistics Trends and Insights

Spain is Alibaba’s fourth market by turnover volume, after China, the United States, and Russia and is the focus of this article. According to SF Express’s announcement, Europe’s outbound expansion will focus on general freight for the automotive, spare parts, heavy machinery, chemicals, 3C and the Express markets to China. As part of the agreement, Correos will work with Alibaba’s Cainiao Smart Logistics Network to better facilitate goods shipped between China and Spain.

Doing Business in the United States

QAD

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. Shipping. Annual freight traffic equaled about 37.22 to easily import and export goods anywhere in the world, and its open borders between states make it simple to ship goods across the country. In 1776, 13 British colonies declared their independence and formed the United States.

Birds of a Feather…

Tailwind

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. We get these from Russia, and then we send another group of snow birds in their RVs down to Arizona, California and Florida to ‘winter’ there. Nearby, tankers and container ships travel along the Georgia Strait to our local container port.