Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update W2


Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update Wk 2. Weekly update article on the Freightos International Freight Index exploring rate trends and their driving forces. Air Freight Pricing. There are currently no air freight capacity issues on any routes.

Air Freight Rates Peak, Ocean Rates Slowly Sink: Freight Rate Update W50


Air Freight Rates Peak, Ocean Rates Slowly Sink: Freight Rate Update Wk 50. According to Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos, “The air freight spot market is playing an increasingly prominent role in holiday supply chains. Europe-South America Atlantic.

Supply Chains (And Freight Rates) Crank Up Again: Freight Rate Update W1


Supply Chains (And Freight Rates) Crank Up Again: Freight Rate Update Wk 1. As supply chains crank back into action following the vacation, the January ocean freight GRI (General Rate Increase) stuck, with China-US rates increasing by 27%. The situation is better for air freight.

Putting Infrastructure on Colombia’s Public Policy Map

Supply Chain @ MIT

If Colombia is to realize its vast economic potential, the country must improve the efficiency of its freight transportation systems. Featured Transportation Colombia investing in infrastructure logistics in Colombia MIT CTL President Juan Santos South America transportationBut the national and regional government agencies responsible for infrastructure planning and construction lack the knowledge required to achieve the required improvements.

Air Freight Still the Best Option for Smaller Shipments

BluJay Solutions

After a turbulent few years, news of global air freight volumes is hotly anticipated and feared in equal measure. In reality, the most recent figures announced by IATA in October 2013 prove there is continued growth in air freight, but that significant regional variances are in play (e.g.

Air Freight Frenzy: Freight Rate Update W49


Air Freight Frenzy: Freight Rate Update Wk 49. Last week saw yet more congestion for air freight, along with more sky-high air rates around the globe. I’ve seen forwarders paying more than 18€ per kg (over $20/kg) for Europe to South America, and even one offer around 30€ per kg.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Less than ten days after Hurricane Harvey, trucks are already moving freight out of Houston, with almost the same volume as before the storm. Outbound freight has picked up by now, and rates have declined in both directions after the initial, post-storm peak.

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. Europe-South America Atlantic. Europe-South America Pacific.

How Far Will Ocean Freight Rates Fall?: Freight Rate Update W9


How Far Will Ocean Freight Rates Fall? Freight Rate Update Wk9. Weekly update article on the Freightos International Freight Index exploring rate trends and their driving forces. Ocean Freight Pricing. Europe-South America Atlantic.

Air Freight Hits Capacity. Ocean Rates Still Falling: Freight Rate Update W48


Air Freight Hits Capacity. Freight Rate Update Wk 48. Air Freight Hits Capacity. According to Manel Galindo, CEO of Freightos WebCargo, “While ocean freight rates are still tanking, air freight is at peak capacity. Europe-South America Atlantic.

This Week in Logistics News (December 3-7, 2018)

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In mid October, project44 (a Talking Logistics sponsor) and GateHouse Logistics announced that they had entered “into an exclusive, multinational agreement which will provide secure and authorized access to the largest visibility network across North America and Europe.”

Chinese New Year Is On The Radar: Freight Rate Update W3


Chinese New Year Is On The Radar: Freight Rate Update Wk 3. Weekly update article on the Freightos International Freight Index exploring rate trends and their driving forces. Capacity is getting tighter for ocean freight, especially for China-US East Coast, but still manageable.

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Ocean Rates Down 42% From Nov. 2016: Freight Rate Update W47


Freight Rate Update Wk 47. Fittingly, while ocean rates are taking a deep dive, air freight rates are still soaring, bolstered by strong e-commerce and limited capacity. Ocean freight rates are down on last week on all China export lanes. Europe-South America Atlantic.

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Stable Prices In Advance Of CNY Shutdown: Freight Rate Update W6


Freight Rate Update Wk6. Weekly update article on the Freightos International Freight Index exploring rate trends and their driving forces. Air Freight Pricing. That said, China-US air freight rates barely moved from last week, currently at $3.25-$5.00 (USD/kg).

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The History of the Shipping Container


For centuries the expense, risk, and frustration with ocean freight held back expansion of the international economy, despite the invention of the steam invention. First use of a modern container for ocean freight. Did You Know That … It wasn’t just about freight.

Doing Business in Brazil


Brazil is the largest country in South America and the fifth largest country in the world. Brazil also has the third largest manufacturing sector in the Americas. Brazil belongs to Mercosur, the Common Market of the South.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers


The Freightos System is SaaS for freight contract management, automatic price quotations, and business intelligence. Although our core focus is not on freight forwarding services, we still love to connect the community to providers and technology of value to shippers who are in the pursuit of efficiencies and resource reduction in order to remain competitive. First use of a modern container for ocean freight. It wasn’t just about freight.

Are You Prepared for the On-Shoring Migration to the U.S.?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Larger international companies, many of which are China-based, but some also from South America, are looking at market expansion in the U.S. Change Management Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Insourcing supplychain supplychainmanagement tradewars

A great leap forward: Quintiq joins Dassault Systèmes

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We count among our loyal customers top companies in more than 30 industries, including express delivery, steel production, energy, freight rail and retail. We will have offices in Japan, South Korea, India and South America, and more.

4 Questions to Ask to Take Your Supply Chain to the Next Level

Talking Logistics

Often shippers that have the most issues in this area serve customers in rural locations or have highly volatile freight volumes. His leadership responsibilities include marketing strategy, execution, and operations oversight for North America, South America, Europe, Asia, India and Australia. Businesses go through many stages. At inception, business might be simple and consist of serving only a few local customers.

State of Logistics Outsourcing: Plenty of Room for Growth as Shipper Dissatisfaction & Technology Expectations Increase


After China, other regions that have growth potential, according to 3PL and supply chain executives, are North America, Asia (not including China and India) and Western Europe, in that order. Other emerging markets include South America (not including Mexico), India, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Mexico. Even North America and Europe, which are well-established markets, have plenty of room for growth.

Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America


Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy. Frost & Sullivan estimates that despite massive investment in the digital freight space, with more than $2.3

This Week in Logistics News (February 9-13, 2015)

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Robinson’s TMC Division Enters South American Marketplace. December 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). billion of freight under management.” With six feet of it on the ground, it’s hard not to talk about snow around here.

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What Could Stop Lithium from Revolutionizing Transportation?


Still, lithium batteries and similar goods are categorized as dangerous goods, which imposes restrictions and compliance requirements among airlines, ground handlers, freight forwarders and shippers across the supply chain. The answer is… transportation.

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. It is bordered by Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. Annual freight traffic equaled about 37.22

Few hot spots remain for reefers

DAT Solutions

Rates are cooling off for refrigerated freight across most of the country, but a few hot spots still remain. In the Northeast, there's a lot of action in the Philadelphia market, where produce arrives from South America.

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Logistics Industry’s Slow Economic Comeback Continues in Spite of Challenges

Supply Chain Network

With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to major industrial and consumer companies throughout the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing, and international freight forwarding and carrier management.

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies


North America shows promising growth in trade activities thanks to deals between the US and China, South America, and Europe. Within South America, Brazil and Argentina were the most notable markets for logistics in RoW. Forecast to grow by a CAGR of 7.5%

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

Among recent logistics providers’ investment announcements are: Road: Mid America Logistics opened an office in Guadalajara, Mexico, its first international location. With the Laredo facility, Ryder will manage more than 11,250 cross-border freight movements per month between the U.S.

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. 2013 has certainly been an interesting year!

Harvey and Irma’s Effect on the Logistics Industry

GTG Technology Group

Here’s why Houston is so significant to transportation: Most goods transported from Mexico and South America go through Houston before being routed to their end destinations. Large amounts of rail freight had to be diverted to trucks, further tightening availability.

LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion

The Logistics of Logistics

Old Dominion also provide ocean freight service including full container load (FCL) and less-than-container load (LCL) service offerings. Today, in addition to domestic less-than-truckload services, the company offers assembly and distribution services and LCL and FCL delivery services to and from all of North America, Central America, South America and the Far East. LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion.

Guest Commentary: Is Your TMS Pulling Its Weight?

Talking Logistics

You probably started your TMS project to manage shipping costs for your high-value freight, inbound or outbound. If you’re outsourcing Freight Audit & Payment, have you integrated your freight pay partner with your TMS so they have access to the most current rates and carrier information? He is responsible for MercuryGate’s domestic and international partner ecosystem that is expanding the company’s reach into Europe, Asia and South America.

5 OTR Trends – 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

Re-Shoring/Nearshoring and changes in global demand will begin to move OTR freight patterns and density from certain entry points into the U.S. Nearshoring is also expected to occur, as less-specialized manufacturing is likely to end up in Mexican and South American manufacturing sites. Freight patterns are expected to flow more upwards through Texas from Mexico and Atlantic-Coast ports servicing South America (e.g.,

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What is Seasonal Inventory and How to Deal With It


Customs, insurance and freight costs can add up! Introduction. When you’re a wholesaler and distributor of physical goods, you might notice a seasonal effect on the sale of your goods throughout the year.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

That was the message of a panel of experts on perishables shipping Wednesday at the AirCargo Americas Conference in Miami. Speakers from supply chain management, freight forwarding, air carrier and inland distribution companies addressed the problems with perishables, which include major product groups ranging from foodstuffs and medicines to flowers. There are generally imbalances in the Americas between northbound and southbound movements.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 2-6, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Uber Freight Just Launched and Trucking Will Never Be the Same (Inverse). October 2016 North American Freight Numbers. Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a fun and relaxing holiday. 2017 started right where 2016 left off: with plenty of supply chain and logistics news.