Bringing Freight Online with WebCargoNet and Freightos

Freightos

Bringing Freight Online With WebCargoNet And Freightos. But this story is more about a vision for a better future of freight, than just another acquisition. WebCargoNet’s focus has been more on the carrier-forwarder relationship and has also placed more focus on air freight.

How to Harness the Economic Power of Logistics Clusters

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Zaragoza Logistics Center, Zaragoza, Spain, is based in PLAZA, Europe’s largest logistics park, and both organizations benefit from the relationship. The Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), Zaragoza, Spain, is celebrating its 10 th anniversary this week. Mutual benefits.

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As Europe Rebounds Supply Chain Continues to Shine

Supply Chain @ MIT

Zaragoza, Spain, where the Zaragoza Logistics Center is based, an employment bright spot in Europe. The demand is expected to increase as both Europe and Spain show signs of economic recovery. The Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC) in Spain is part of the MIT Global SCALE Network.

The Silk Railway: freight train from China pulls up in Madrid

Global Trade Management

[link] The longest rail link in the world and the first direct link between China and Spain is up and running after a train from Yiwu in coastal China completed its maiden journey of 8,111 miles to Madrid. En route it passed through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany and France before arriving at the Abroñigal freight terminal in Madrid. The first train was met by the mayor of Madrid, Ana Botella, and Spain’s minister of public works, Ana Pastor.

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Maersk’s Transformation Embraces Digital Forwarding

Logistics Trends and Insights

A bit simplistic perhaps but if one is keeping score, digital forwarders seem to be taking the lead in the evolution of freight forwarding thanks to the recent announcements from Maersk. According to the press release, Damco’s freight forwarding business, which serves customers requiring air freight or multi-carrier options in ocean freight, will continue to be run as a separate and independent business under the Damco brand. Traditional Forwarder – 0.

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 ). 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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Logistics Hubs as Drivers of Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

Pictured is the Grupo Carreras facility in the PLAZA logistics park near Zaragoza, Spain. In Spain, however, there are relatively fewer rail options, and the challenge is to persuade rail operators to expand the number of services for shippers.

XPO Logistics (XPO) to Acquire Con-way (CNW)

Supply Chain Network

XPO will also capitalize on synergies from the combination with Con-way’s managed transportation, truckload and freight brokerage businesses. In Europe, XPO has leading LTL positions in the United Kingdom, France, Spain and Portugal. • GREENWICH, Conn. and ANN ARBOR, Mich.

Collaboration the Key to Unblocking Megacity Streets?

Supply Chain @ MIT

How do companies overcome regulatory speed bumps in sprawling urban areas where government is highly fragmented and the movement of passenger vehicles often takes precedence over freight flows? Can city governments help to improve megacity logistics?

Improving Logistics Efficiency: How Cities Can Join Forces to Combat Traffic Congestion

TMC

The Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC) focused on city logistics solutions including the use of bicycles in urban delivery services, promoting freight movements during off-peak periods, and establishing networks of pick-up points in urban areas.

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Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival

Freightos

Supply and demand on US-China exports, combined with historically low freight prices, meant that, shipping a 40′ foot container from the Port of Long Beach to the Port of Shenzhen costs less than the price of a mid-range MacBook. Freight Insights LogTech

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network

E2open

E2open with INTTRA and Avantida, will offer deep integrations with logistics service providers, from third-party, fourth-party, freight forwarders and NVOCCs, and carriers servicing all modes of transportation – air, road, rail and ocean. The combination provides value to all stakeholders – manufacturers, logistics service providers, freight forwarders and ocean carriers,” said Michael Farlekas, chief executive officer of E2open. “We MONDAY 22 OCTOBER 2018.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and Hamburg port to explore hyperloop possibilities in new joint venture

EFT

Initially, the construction of a transfer station for testing purposes at a HHLA terminal in Hamburg is planned, including an initial 100 meter cargo route along with a special freight capsule and loading dock.

Transport collaboration starts with regional partners

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics service providers can of course play an important role in the consolidation of freight flows, but the most successful collaborative projects are initiated by shippers themselves.

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

UPS Freight Adds LNG Tractors. Norbert Dentressangle offers services that strongly mirror XPO’s portfolio: contract logistics, including e-fulfillment; freight brokerage; an asset-light palletized network; freight management; dedicated and owned truckload; and global freight forwarding.

What Impact Could Ebola Have on the Global Supply Chain?

BluJay Solutions

and in Spain – grow, it is likely that anti-Ebola precautions will become more widespread, and the global supply chain looks more and more likely to be impacted.

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LSPs to Benefit from Toll Cost Cuts

BluJay Solutions

But with the global downturn compounding the under-use of toll roads into what is now a serious financial problem for operators, it seems the tide is turning in favor of the supply chain with a series of localized trial measures announced to encourage road freight use by removing or reducing costs.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Spain. Third, it is essential the system generate pre-invoices to reduce carrier invoice uncertainties, eliminate fraud, and manage freight spend. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

However, the main growth in freight flows lies on the periphery of Europe and the Middle East is also continuing to develop, both for domestic supply and for distribution to Africa. Slight shift in European networks.

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Spain. The Japanese freight mover Kintetsu World Express has expanded recently outside its home market with the acquisition of APL Logistics, which has a strong base in America and Europe.

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Guest Post: Collaboration the Key to Unblocking Megacity Streets?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

How do companies overcome regulatory speed bumps in sprawling urban areas where government is highly fragmented and the movement of passenger vehicles often takes precedence over freight flows? Editor’s Note: Last week, Dr. Edgar Blanco contributed a blog post for Connect®.

YARD MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Questionnaire

The Lean Supply Chain

Actual Systems has successfully expanded beyond North America and penetrated Australia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Ireland and Spain.  Who are the top vendors ( called “Best of breed” ) on the market?

Living on a Prayer

Tailwind

Being a business owner and entrepreneur in the trucking & freight brokerage industry is all about defying the odds. Living on a Prayer A reporter once asked golfing great Lee Trevino if the pressure ever got to him when he was standing over a short putt to win a $40,000 golf tournament.

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This Week in Logistics News (June 26-30, 2017)

Talking Logistics

FourKites Partners with HaulFox to Provide Freight Brokers with Next Generation Supply Chain Visibility. Last call for riders and sponsors!

This Week in Logistics News (February 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

December 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).

This Week in Logistics News (August 29 -September 2, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Online freight marketplace Freightos acquires Spain’s WebCargoNet (TechCrunch). ports and beyond, said shippers, importers and freight forwarders. China, Canada, Spain and elsewhere.