Doing Business in Germany

QAD

Germany is the largest economy in the EU, and it’s the second most populous country. After WWII, Germany was divided into two sectors, the FRG (West Germany) and the GDR (East Germany). In 1990, after the end of the Cold War, Germany was reunified, and the country has invested heavily in improving infrastructure, productivity and wages. Germany adopted the Euro in 1999. Manufacturing in Germany. Shipping. Germany’s labor force is about 45.9

Germany Is Re-Engineering Europe’s Most Important River

Supply Chain Brain

In an "Olympics of water engineering," the German government wants to change the current of the Rhine so that ships can load an extra 200 or more tons

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Germany's Hapag-Lloyd is about to join mega ship club

Logistics Middle East

Hapag-Lloyd is reportedly close to signing a deal to significantly expand its fleet with 20,000-teu ships

15th Annual Cool Chain & Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH, Frankfurt am Main – Germany. Exclusive insight from a shipping line (OOCL) – discuss liability, risk management and communication pathsto set you up for ocean freight success. Events Cool Chain Europe FMCG Frankfurt am Main GDP Germany iqpc Life sciences logistics messe frankfurt temperature controlled logistics15th Annual Cool Chain & Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe. Date: 25-28 January 2016.

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 to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network. AUSTIN, Texas, October 22, 2018 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of INTTRA, the leading ocean shipping network, software and information provider. Today, one out of every four ocean containers shipped globally is booked through the INTTRA platform.

This Week in Logistics News (April 11-15, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Robots set to aid postal workers with deliveries in Germany ( Reuters ). If the rumors are true, the next piece in Amazon’s logistics puzzle is buying an airport, specifically Hahn airport in Germany. How long before Amazon announces that it is buying its own 18,000 TEU container ship? Speaking of container ships, there continues to be a lot of confusion and uncertainty surrounding the new SOLAS requirements, which go into effect on July 1, 2016.

Supply Chain Management in the Cloud

Talking Logistics

Especially when considering the growth and trends within the parcel market: Parcel growth is increasing : Parcel shipping volume is predicted to grow two percent (from five to seven percent) through 2018. In 2015, the United States shipped 11.8 billion parcels followed by Japan (9.4B), Germany (3.0B), UK (2.2B) and France (1.5B) – so the growth of the number of parcels is huge. Is the cloud in your future?

Takko Fashion chooses logistics partner for new online shop

Supply Chain Movement

The company currently operates 1,850 stores, 1,100 of which are in Germany. For instance, an item ordered online from the Takko Fashion website can be shipped free of charge to any of the company’s German stores and paid for when it is picked up. Hermes Fulfilment has just finished turning this facility into one of the most modern in Germany specifically designed to serve the needs of the logistics processes associated with fashion items.

Raise Your Glasses: Oktoberfest is Here!

Freight Center

Oktoberfest is in full swing and Germany is having a ball. In the eyes of logistics, Germany’s Oktoberfest is a tradeshow. For Germany’s Oktoberfest alone, it requires hundreds of individual trucks to transport all the supplies and materials to and from the event. This is where freight shipping comes in handy. Need help with specialty shipping? To better, faster, smarter shipping with FreightCenter.

Global Logistics—August 2015

Inbound Logistics

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Alliances in the Shipping Industry: A Dance among Top Global Container Lines

Elementum

The game of musical chairs in the container shipping industry continues: Several players have agreed to form shipping alliances to combat the confluence of a 30% oversupply of ships and weaker consumer demand amid a faltering global economy. This dance among global container-ship operators is now heating up with three main partnerships projected to dominate the industry. Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd, South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping, Taiwan’s Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp.,

LTL Rates, Capacity, and Fuel: The General Outlook for 2017

Cerasis

Since 2014, the shipping industry has suffered numerous setbacks. Too Much Inventory Will Make Restoring Shipping Profits Difficult. Unfortunately, slight contractions in the global economy in 2015 and 2016, reflecting the unrest seen in China and Germany, resulted in the scale back of purchasing by consumers. Carriers are not shipping as much freight, alluding to pressure relief on the LTL sector. Shipping LTL Rates Will Improve.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery. billion (December 2019) Headquarters: Bonn, Germany CEO: Frank Appel 3. billion (2018) Headquarters: Essen, Germany CEO: Jochen Thewes 7.

Doing Business in Turkey

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Shipping. Turkey’s merchant marine boasts 1,234 vessels, including 57 bulk carriers, 54 container ships, 363 general cargo ships, 124 oil tankers and 636 other vessels. Regardless of the shipping mode required, it is easy to move goods to and from Turkey.

Outlook on the Logistics & Supply Chain Industry 2012

SCM Research

The report, Outlook on the Logistics & Supply Chain Industry 2012 , contains a series of articles on some of the key issues facing the logistics & supply chain industry, e.g., the role of logistics in the facilitation of international trade, the expansion of the Panama Canal, logistics clusters , the container shipping industry, sustainability, skills shortages, and supply chain risk. McKinnon , Kühne Logistics University, Germany.

World Cup fever: Scoring the goal

DELMIA Quintiq

The post on the logistical challenge of Christmas deliveries, the supply chain commentary on Valentine’s Day flower forecasting, harvesting and shipping, and the production processing post on chocolate Easter bunnies. If we take Germany as an example, we see that even Joachim Löw has a manager, DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach. During holidays and special events, we tend see the same themes in supply chain blog posts.

How Does the Holiday Season Affect Small Package Shipping?

3PL Insights

How Does the Holiday Season Affect Small Package Shipping? For shipping businesses, the holiday season is, by far, the busiest time of year. But just how much of an affect does this busy time of year have on package shipping? Let’s take a closer look at how the holiday season affects key aspects of the shipping industry: Number of Packages Shipped. DHL Express was started in Germany but has outposts all around the world.

The need to know

EFT

Roche ships supplies from Germany to plug UK tests shortfall. Swiss drugs and diagnostics group Roche is shipping supplies from Germany to help Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) fill gaps caused by a logistics glitch at a Roche warehouse in southern England, it said on Thursday.

Global Logistics—August 2015

Inbound Logistics

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The need to know

EFT

At this time of the year, Deng Jinling would normally be welcoming foreign buyers to her vacuum flask showroom or cramming her goods into containers to be shipped to customers in the United States. Sugar shipping rush in Brazil amid COVID surge causes huge vessel logjam. Factbox: Germany paints hydrogen energy future in green, grey, blue and turquoise. sanctions imposed on Iranian shipping network over proliferation take effect.

The Great Maersk Shift

Freightos

Demand for ocean freight was lower than anticipated, and Hanjin Shipping, another top ten ocean liner, was already teetering on the verge of bankruptcy. The Post-2016 Strategy: End-to-end Shipping. million TEUs of ship capacity. Maersk was an energy and shipping company.

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Doing Business in Italy

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Italy is the second largest manufacturing country in Europe, behind Germany. Shipping. Primary export partners were Germany, France, US, Spain, UK and Switzerland. Italy is a beautiful country full of golden sunshine and rolling hills that support vineyards and olive groves.

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Doing Business in Poland

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Located east of Germany in Central Europe, Poland is about 312,685 sq. Poland’s bordering countries include Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine. Shipping. Its prime location in Europe makes it an ideal location for shipping across Europe or Asia. Poland has almost 20,000 km of railways and 3,997 km of navigable inland waterways, so it is relatively simple and convenient to ship goods by air or water.

Procurement Leading Pharmaceutical Companies Through the Pandemic

Jaggaer

A nd a pproximately 70% of APIs from China are shipped to India to produce generics, of which around 40% are then shipped to the United States.

Doing Business in South Africa

QAD

Commercial ship repair is also significant. Shipping. billion worth of goods to China, the US, Germany, Japan, India, Botswana and Namibia. Primary import partners included China, Germany, the US, Saudi Arabia and India. Judging by the fossils found there, South Africa was home to some of the earliest of modern humans, many years ago. Dutch traders established the coastal city of Cape Town as a stopping point for the spice trade on South Africa’s southern tip.

Doing Business in South Africa

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Commercial ship repair is also significant. Shipping. billion worth of goods to China, the US, Germany, Japan, India, Botswana and Namibia. Primary import partners included China, Germany, the US, Saudi Arabia and India. Judging by the fossils found there, South Africa was home to some of the earliest of modern humans, many years ago. Dutch traders established the coastal city of Cape Town as a stopping point for the spice trade on South Africa’s southern tip.

DHL Introduces Peak Season Surcharge in Europe Due to Driver Shortage

Intelligent Audit

While it’s still only running in limited locations in Germany, it’s already recruited more than 50 new drivers and helped increase the supply of high-tech trucks. Freight ShippingEurope, like the United States, is feeling the effects of a hot economy. Even with all the uncertainty around the stability of the European Union, especially in light of Brexit , it seems that demand is outpacing supply.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

Today, trucking, shipping, air shipping, and other logistics services are all experiencing disruption: As consumer expectations evolve, businesses are constantly pressured to deliver high-quality goods in the shortest amount of time. Price quotes are just as important as the shipping process. To address this, Hapag-Lloyd, a global shipping company based in Germany, launched Quick Quotes just last month.

The need to know

EFT

Ships wait to unload at Port of Los Angeles as imports boom. Container shipping group CMA CGM resumes online services after cyber attack. Amazon workers in Germany strike on 'Prime Day'. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

3 Ways Crowdsourcing Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

Kinaxis

In 1714, the British government offered the public a monetary prize to the person who created the best solution for measuring a ship’s longitude. The “last-mile” phase of the traditional fulfillment process is often the most expensive (accounting for as much as 50 percent of a company’s logistics costs), but crowdsourced transportation can sometimes enable same-day delivery at the cost of standard shipping.

International Ecommerce Selling: 6 Factors to Consider Before You Get Started

ShipBob

As long as your international shipping strategy is set up to ensure you’re profitable and keep logistics costs down, there’s a lot of unmet potential in expanding across the globe. . It’s important to know what products can be imported, if expansion will lead to profit, and if you’ll need to find fulfillment resources that can help you navigate each country’s local laws, taxes, and shipping regulations. Pre-calculate shipping costs. International shipping discounts.

Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Elementum

Today, trucking, shipping, air shipping, and other logistics services are all experiencing disruption: As consumer expectations evolve, businesses are constantly pressured to deliver high-quality goods in the shortest amount of time. Price quotes are just as important as the shipping process. To address this, Hapag-Lloyd, a global shipping company based in Germany, launched Quick Quotes just last month.

Doing Business in the Czech Republic

QAD

The Czech Republic is a land-locked country in central Europe between Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Austria. Shipping. Its major export partners are Germany, Poland, Slovakia, France, the U.K., Import partners include Germany, Poland, China, Slovakia, Netherlands and Italy. . After World War I, Czechoslovakia had a tumultuous history, but with the Velvet Revolution of 1989, the country was able to return to democracy.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

In the shipping and manufacturing industries, that same “worldwide web” is now being deployed to encourage more energy-efficient operational and communication strategies for a low-carbon economy, thanks to IoT Tech. The shipping and manufacturing sectors can hope to achieve both ecological and financial gains by adding IoT tech functionality to existing supply chains and logistical frameworks.

Air Freight Explained: Calculating Costs and Price Trends

Freightos

International Air Freight Shipping: Definition. While 90% of everything is shipped by ocean, air connects the world faster, cutting China-US freight shipping time from 20-30 days by ocean to only 3 days by air cargo. Express freight is typically handled by one company (like DHL, UPS or FedEx) that handles the entire shipment lifecycle, with shipping from door to door in under five days. Why Ship Cargo by Air? Why Not to Ship Cargo by Air?