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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. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Simply put, I believe the way freight will actually move in 2045 will be different than how it moves today.

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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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.

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

According to The World Economic Forum (WEF), China hopes that the numerous transportation projects that fall under the new Silk Road umbrella will increase the value of the country’s cross-border trade by $2.5 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).

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

Cerasis

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. . This means that the world has opened up to countries like China, India, Brazil and Russia open for business. This is the value of having a transportation network. Stagnation of Air Cargo and Sea Freight Rates. Supply Chain Transportation Management Trends

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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. The 2 modes of transport used for the movement of goods overland and across continents is Road and Rail transport. Road transport is the most commonly used mode of transport for the movement of goods connecting customers to cargo and vice versa. But both modes of transport have its own pros and cons. .

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Have you ever considered changing your traditional mode of transportation? Now is the time to utilize all modes of transportation in the most efficient way possible. 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. Every mode of transportation comes with pros and cons. Are you looking to decrease air freight costs?

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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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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. All these goods have to be transported on time from their supplier or manufacturing location — often at the other end of the world — to the stadium or the athletes’ lodgings. million shipped items and 60 metric tons of air freight.*. Multimodal transport: A multi-layered, connected carrier network is essential.

Doing Business in Turkey

QAD

Turkey also has 24,082 km of paved roads, so transportation by truck is easy. Shipping. Twenty heliports can help with the speedy delivery of air freight when necessary. Transportation of goods by rail is also feasible, with 12,710 km of railroad track within Turkey.

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. Such providers understand domestic transportation issues, and can plan to develop long-term solutions to complex local distribution challenges.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

The survey of more than 500 global logistics executives is part of the 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, an annual snapshot of industry sentiment and ranking of the world’s 50 leading emerging markets by size, infrastructure, transport connections and business climate. . 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.

Doing Business in Poland

QAD

Poland’s bordering countries include Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine. Poland continues to have issues with rail and road infrastructure, but it does have about 291,000 km of paved roads to support truck transport. 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.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

Shipping. In 2015, registered air carriers moved more than 5 billion kmt of air freight. Transportation of goods inside the country is also smooth and easy. Export commodities include machinery and transportation equipment, other manufactured goods, chemicals, mineral fuels, food and livestock. The primary commodities included machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, fuels, food and clothing. and Russia.

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. Transport uses 64% of the oil globally.

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. From Liege, goods are transported by either road or air carriers.

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 Cargo transportation in the U.S. 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.