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

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At the Singapore stop of the Quintiq World Tour this year, our panel of industry influencers delved into these topics and more. Charlie Macdonald (Industry Executive for Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Telstra): We’re on this journey of transformation towards customer centricity.

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


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.

Complex costs of transportation

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10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Checklist Freight Spend Management.

Ground services for air freight: Opportunities & obstacles in e-commerce

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Or so I thought until I ran into some old and new friends at the recent Payload Asia Conference in Singapore. I decided to attend because one of the topics on the agenda was the impact of e-commerce on the air freight business. and freight forwarders very busy in the foreseeable future.

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

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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. Planet Planning Transport & Logistics

Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

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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. air freight Asia Pacific airfreight Asia-Pacific

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This Week in Logistics News (September 17-21, 2018)

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In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Volvo Trucks presents future transport solution with autonomous electric vehicles. Digital Freight Startup Convoy Raises $185 Million, Surpasses $1 Billion in Value (WSJ – sub.

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

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The big efficiencies come from machine learning,” Bradley Jacobs, XPO’s chief executive, said in an interview last year when the company announced it was deploying AI-equipped robots from Singapore-based robotics company GreyOrange Ltd. New in Transportation Management Systems (TMS).

Automating Arrival Notifications with AIS & Artificial Intelligence

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See below aerial shot of the Port of Pasir Panjang, Singapore where the red dots indicate a vessel stop at berth. Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology New Ideas News & Info

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play


Not even B2B is spared from these changing expectations (which is why we at Freightos launched an online freight marketplace ). There’s been less progress though with ocean freight, since Amazon registered as a freight forwarder several years ago. And As For Global Freight….

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Top 20: The Ultimate Logistics Technology Roundup


Faster service, great capacity usage and direct connectivity with freight companies means better access to service providers. Companies like GoGoVan or EasyVan in Singapore are leading the charge. Robots : Robotics have the power to change the entire freight industry.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources


Transport Intelligence, the well-respected U.K. So much so that it is split into seven topics – aircrafts, airports, capacity and demand, carriers, freight trends, traffic and viewpoints. Transport Topics. American Journal of Transportation. Air Transport World.

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


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. However, the announcement should not have come as a surprise, as the ocean cargo market has been suffering for some time by a condition of overcapacity, low rates, and a flat global market.

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

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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.

Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

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But these same disruptions are also causing serious challenges to the transportation industry in China and Asia at large. . Unfortunately, moving factories west also creates extra expenses for inland freight as well as added transit time from the port terminal.

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Asian Airfreight Volumes Expected to Jump

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

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ATA Releases Latest Freight Forecast, Projecting Strong Trucking Growth. Trucks Transported 60.6% 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)

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These futuristic driverless pods will run on Singapore’s roads by end of the year ( Mashable ). As the folks on Sesame Street would say, the future of transporting goods and people is brought to you by the letter ‘D’ — as in droids, drones, and driverless. Radial’s scalable fulfillment and freight services enable orders to be fulfilled faster and delivered where and when desired while optimizing costs.

Who Wins and Who Loses in Australia’s Fuel Shell Game?


Transport Topics reports oil prices have plummeted 45 percent over the past year. diesel prices are hovering around $USD 1.70/gallon and the cost for diesel fuel based on Singapore benchmark (Gasoil)–the […]. Blog Transportation Uncategorized Chainalytics Freight Carriers Fuel Surcharge Levies Logistics Richard Koch

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

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Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Singapore. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas.

[Infographic] Driverless Trucks Filling the Gap of the Driver Shortage


The trucking industry has been serving America for many decades, and even today it is the main method by which freight is transferred all over the country. roads, traveling more miles and transporting more good than ever before. Technology Transportation

What you should know about ASEAN Last Mile Delivery


Due to these diversifying characteristics, the movement of goods and services around ASEAN countries requires multi-modal transportation development. Thailand government aims to expand on rail transport and cross-border infrastructure planning.

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Lack of commercial property development during global downturn hampers logistics service providers’ expansion plans

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More effective transport management systems and freight forwarding systems could actually reduce the number of physical locations needed, reducing costs overall.

China’s first commercial self-driving trucks begin operations


The service operates over 39,000 transport vehicles, which travel over a delivery network with 1,926,250 miles of streets and highways. Deppon Express is a leading logistics company in China, with operations in Korea, Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam.

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

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New Transportation Solutions from project44 and Kuebix. With parcel becoming a growing part of virtually every company’s transportation operations, gaining more real-time visibility to delivery status and other metrics is critically important. I’m back from vacation.

Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

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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. Limited options on the West Coast without new thinking?

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


The fires are causing high levels of haze in Singapore and other countries, where pollution levels are almost unprecedented. This could be a record-setting year for typhoons, meaning heavy disruptions of air and sea freight.

This Week in Logistics News (February 16-20, 2015)

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Transport for London to accelerate workforce planning with Quintiq. This was a busy week for supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it. Kintetsu to Buy Neptune’s APL Logistics for $1.2 Billion ( BloombergBusiness ). Pressure mounts on shippers, union to settle U.S.

Maersk-IBM blockchain shipping solution makes major strides


Customs authorities in the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Australia and Peru are participating, along with customs brokers Ransa and Güler & Dinamik. .

Thailand Ecommerce Logistics for ASEAN Enterprises: Should You Go Local?

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initiative set to encourage commercial investment and an upgrade to the transport infrastructure imminent, there may be no time like the present for enterprises in the ASEAN region to expand ecommerce operations into this fast-developing nation. Depending on the scale of your business and the demand for your products, these might include: A freight forwarder. ” – Mitch Bittermann, CEO Singapore & Malaysia, aCommerce.

The India supply chain revolution

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Reddy estimates that this increased transit time by about 50% on a high volume transport lane like Mumbai-Delhi. Past estimates from Mumbai-Calcutta have been as high as a seven-fold delay for freight as compared to a passenger vehicle. These long delays for transport run straight into the very localized and demand distribution market. For example, Singapore has become a prominent hub due to its trade agreements in the region. ADJUSTING TO A NEW TAX REGIME.

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Logistics Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017


China, Singapore, and Sweden. On-Demand Delivery Uber’s success in disrupting transportation has led to enormous VC funding of “Uber-for-X” businesses where smartphones are used to connect customers with nearby workers on demand.

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies


In 2015, the Asian-Pacific region dominated the industry with significant impact from China, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, and Malaysia. Hunt Transport Services, C.H. Cheaper than both air and ocean freight, it takes around 18 days of train travel from China to Europe.

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

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Second, we just released our second Talking Logistics YOUniversity course, Building a Strong Transportation Management Foundation. MNX Global Logistics Acquires Specialty Aviation 3PL Aero Express Logistics in Singapore. DOT Releases 30-Year Freight Projections.

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

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OHL Launches Freight Consolidation Services Offering. Speaking of technology, Elemica introduced Elemica Track this week, “a mobile application that provides visibility into shipments transacting through Elemica’s Enhanced Transport Visibility solution.”