Plan for greater success: What experts said at Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015

Quintiq

At the Singapore stop of the Quintiq World Tour this year, our panel of industry influencers delved into these topics and more. Freight Exchange is a software platform for excess freight capacity. It creates a two-sided marketplace for those in the freight transport industries.

Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX)

Freightos

Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX). The underlying premise dates back further, even for freight. By 1985, the Baltic Exchange published its first daily dry bulk freight index. A New Freight Index.

The State of Digital Freight: The 4×4 Blueprint for Freight 2020

Freightos

The journey to digitize freight, while initially off to a slow start, has gained momentum in the last two or three years. They’re licensed to be an ocean freight forwarder, and they’ve bought some aircraft and an airport; and of course they are a huge warehousing player.

Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? Short Term Medium Term Special Feature Carriers & Cargo Innovation Freightos focus November 2015 freight and logistics trends that rate.

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

Quintiq

It all depends on the price differences, delivery time, and cost of shipping. This would mean that a consumer in Malaysia buying from Amazon in the US would not experience significant differences in pricing of the same product bought from an online store in Malaysia or neighboring Singapore.

Maersk-IBM blockchain shipping solution makes major strides

EFT

Maersk and IBM have pushed ahead with their blockchain-enabled shipping solution, which was announced on 9 th August under the name of TradeLens. Modern Terminals is pleased to participate as a Network Member in testing this exciting shipping industry innovation.". "As

OPEC Or The Chinese New Year? Freight Prices Going Forward

Freightos

Freight Prices Going Forward. But even though this is effectively limiting production of 1% of the world’s global oil supply , it won’t impact freight prices. The Year of the Rooster: Early Freight Pricing. What does this have to do with price of freight in China?

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Not even B2B is spared from these changing expectations (which is why we at Freightos launched an online freight marketplace ). In other words, if your shipping your own goods, you’re competition. Let’s Talk About Boats, Ships, and Trucks. And As For Global Freight….

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Automating Arrival Notifications with AIS & Artificial Intelligence

Supply Chain Network

But this may need to be rethought now that Satellites and AIS technology are being applied, and are capturing the “truth” about these activities, by monitoring actual ship movements and by comparing this to the related EDI arrival transactions for those same activities.

Top 20: The Ultimate Logistics Technology Roundup

Freightos

We’ve rounded up the top 20 logistics technology innovations changing the way over $18 trillion dollars of goods are shipped annually. Faster service, great capacity usage and direct connectivity with freight companies means better access to service providers.

The automated container terminal and the odd (mis)adventure of the Google car

Quintiq

I want to go straight into the heart of the fully automated container shipping terminal. Can I say that my prophecy means the end of Singapore PSA as the largest container transshipment hub in the world?

Hanjin Bankruptcy Demonstrates Fragility of Ocean Freight Market Prior to “Black November”

NC State SCRC

The recent bankruptcy announcement of Hanjin, a major shipping line, on the Friday before the last Labor Day long weekend, was a shock to everyone working in the global logistics shipping industry. Many ship builders and ocean carriers overextended themselves while the economy was growing, and these expectations resulted in a huge amount of investment that has resulted in too many ships and carriers competing for too little cargo.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

Shipping Gazette Daily News. One of the most comprehensive daily summaries, and by far the leading Asian-based summary, China’s Shipping Gazette provides daily information about carriers, forwarders and technology. Ocean freight is split into 14! Freight Dawg.

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

The Texas manufacturing facility will be managed by Motorola’s Singapore-based global manufacturing partner and is located less than four hours by road from the Port of Houston, which is a key US freight forwarding hub, ranking first in the United States in international waterborne tonnage handled.

Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

Logistics Trends and Insights

According to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, September international air cargo demand as measured in freight ton kilometers increased 4.4% year-on-year increase in terms of freight demand. By all accounts, it looks as if the airfreight market from Asia has cooled a bit.

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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.

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Hanjin's Insolvency Leaves Few Options

Elementum

Hanjin Shipping’s financial limbo has taken a turn for the worst as its creditors have ruled out any further funding. Seoul Central District Court is determining whether to dissolve Hanjin Shipping—a process that usually takes one or two months—but Hanjin’s case may need to be hastened.

This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Finds a Faulty Shipping Safety Net for Brexit (WSJ – sub. This week, for example, MercuryGate (a Talking Logistics sponsor) announced “the availability of a new Customer Portal that offers greater visibility on freight movements to all users.”

This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Here are the ones that caught my attention: Maersk and IBM Introduce TradeLens Blockchain Shipping Solution. This is self-contradictory,” said Jansen at the [Global Liner Shipping Conference]. I’m back from vacation. Well, back physically.

This Week in Logistics News (December 9-13, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Same-day delivery (or is it shipping?) Freight Shipments Fell 0.7% German shipping banks face $22 billion in losses: Moody’s ( Reuters ). According to the article: UPS and FedEx…are now eager to help traditional retailers deal with [ship-from-store].

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This Week in Logistics News (June 24-28, 2013)

Talking Logistics

ATA Releases Latest Freight Forecast, Projecting Strong Trucking Growth. Freight Forecast to 2024 , which projects an overall increase in freight volumes for all modes of more than 20 percent and an increase in the amount of freight moved by trucks.

This Week in Logistics News (April 18-22, 2016)

Talking Logistics

These futuristic driverless pods will run on Singapore’s roads by end of the year ( Mashable ). Agile Network & Manhattan Associates Collaborate to Develop a New Shipping Solution. Radial’s scalable fulfillment and freight services enable orders to be fulfilled faster and delivered where and when desired while optimizing costs. “Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life.” — Prince.

“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

This should keep prices low and shipping lanes open. The fires are causing high levels of haze in Singapore and other countries, where pollution levels are almost unprecedented. Typhoons can disrupt air and ship travel in Southeast Asia.

Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

Supply Chain @ MIT

But the implications of this standoff between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association go beyond idle ships and stranded freight containers. First, over the next several years, new shipping options will become available to US companies.

The Dispatch Report + Full Product Launch | January 2019, Issue No. 10

Shipchain

Dear Community, If you care about our company and/or the freight and logistics industry (which we really hope you do!), Our community of passionate freight and logistics leaders is the backbone of our company – and the reason why we are so excited about this news.

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Logistics Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017

Techgistics

China, Singapore, and Sweden. Making predictions in technology, even just one year out, are generally an exercise in futility, so this really isn't a forecast for 2017, but more a list of trends that I am interested in and keeping my eye on.

This Week in Logistics News (February 29 – March 4, 2016)

Talking Logistics

GameStop expects fewer price markdowns with ship from store service ( Dallas Business Journal ). MNX Global Logistics Acquires Specialty Aviation 3PL Aero Express Logistics in Singapore. DOT Releases 30-Year Freight Projections. Now, we’re shipping from stores.

This Week in Logistics News (February 15-19, 2016)

Talking Logistics

OHL Launches Freight Consolidation Services Offering. According to the press release: OHL’s network of more than 120 fulfillment centers, collectively known as campuses, are located in optimal locations for freight consolidation and serve as OHL’s consolidation centers.