A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

As shippers of all sizes expand their global sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution operations, they have to navigate the complexities involved with global transportation management. What are the main challenges global shippers face today? “It Ten years ago they might have had $1 billion in global revenues and today they’re at $10 billion after multiple acquisitions in different regions, [which creates its own set of challenges].

4 Challenges in Global Transportation Management

3rdwave

There are 4 fundamental areas where global transportation is challenged. Three of these challenges are variants on traditional transportation challenges and the last is relatively new but growing in importance. Transportation Cost Management. 3rdwave Transportation

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5 Global Transportation Themes to Look Out for in 2015

Talking Logistics

Two major shifts are changing the face of global transportation management as we know it: Supply chains are becoming increasingly complex, relying on partners and data beyond the four walls of the enterprise; The very definition of global transportation management is broadening and expanding well beyond the traditional TMS scope. Transport optimization typically reduces spend by 5-15%.

7 Core Competencies for Optimizing Global Transportation and Freight Spend

3rdwave

Managing a global supply chain network requires the ability to manage and control both global transportation execution and the associated freight spend. The 7 Core Competencies for Optimal Global Transportation and Freight Spend Management.

7 Core Competencies for Optimizing Global Transportation and Freight Spend

3rdwave

Managing a global supply chain network requires the ability to manage and control both global transportation execution and the associated freight spend. The 7 Core Competencies for Optimal Global Transportation and Freight Spend Management.

13 Reasons Why You Need a Global Transportation Management System (TMS)

3rdwave

In today’s turbulent trading environment, strong global transportation management capabilities deliver exceptional benefits and value. In 2014, a Supply Chain Council survey found that managing global supply chain complexity was among the top 5 major issues.

Finding Global Transportation Optimization Opportunities

Talking Logistics

When considering your global transportation network, do you have the infrastructure needed to effectively and efficiently optimize it? Does the same apply in the global arena? The optimization software you choose is critical for global optimization. Software that was truly designed for multimodal, multi-leg transportation optimization can uncover new ways of moving freight around the world.

Case Study: How Generac Power Systems Cut Millions from Its Global Transportation Spend

CH Robinson Transportfolio

How Generac Power Systems Cut Millions from Its Global Transportation Spend | Transportfolio. Our team provided North American transportation to Generac at the time. Integrating global freight services was only one challenge.

A New Model for Managing Global Transportation

Talking Logistics

When it comes to managing global transportation, having end-to-end visibility of orders, shipments, and other transactions (down to the item level) is a foundational requirement. If you’re a transportation or logistics executive looking for insights and advice about managing global transportation, sign up and join the conversation! The post A New Model for Managing Global Transportation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

13 Reasons Why You Need a Global Transportation Management System (TMS)

3rdwave

In today’s turbulent trading environment, strong global transportation management capabilities deliver exceptional benefits and value. From optimizing freight movements and controlling freight costs, to supply chain SKU transparency and optimal inventory management, the value proposition for global transportation management is substantial and significant. Complexity in the global supply chain has increased dramatically since that time.

Industry Commentary: American Shipper Global Transportation Benchmark Study

Supply Chain Nation

American Shipper recently released its annual benchmark report entitled “ Global Transportation Management Benchmark Study: Climbing the Visibility Sophistication Ladder.” It is an excellent report covering a number of pertinent industry aspects and challenges around developing visibility sophistication globally. When looking at other aspects of transportation process such as consolidation and routing opportunities, the measurement is quite simple.

Global Transportation Trends Overheard at Chainalytics Freight Market Intelligence Summit

CHAINalytics

The post Global Transportation Trends Overheard at Chainalytics Freight Market Intelligence Summit appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Transportation What's New FMIC FMIC Summit Keynote

What are the best ways to optimise for cross-border expansion?

BluJay Solutions

In The News dropshipping e-commerce global supply chain Global Trade Global transportation Parcel Shipping

Keeping Your Business on Track During the Coronavirus Outbreak

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The coronavirus outbreak has prompted an official global health emergency that is severely affecting business operations not only in China but also around the globe. Connecting with a global supply chain expert to vet reliable options is important to ensure success.

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Improving Global Freight Process Management

Talking Logistics

Many companies operating in the United States have achieved an inclusive look into their transportation spend, but unfortunately many companies that do business on a global level have struggled to achieve full freight process management. Tracking global commerce activity across the entire transportation lifecycle – beginning with planning, including execution, and through settlement—is key for businesses to thrive on a global level.

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The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Have you ever considered changing your traditional mode of transportation? Now is the time to utilize all modes of transportation in the most efficient way possible. Chongqing-Duisburg, and Zhengzhou-Hamburg to serve global electronic and automotive companies.

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7 reasons platforms are the future of supply chain

BluJay Solutions

In The News global supply chain Global transportation Innovation multimodal transportation software Supply Chain Software Transport Management Software

Navigating Through the Disruption – An Oceania Perspective

CH Robinson Transportfolio

COVID-19 has caused disruption globally to all business, in one way or another, and navigating this unprecedented time has highlighted many challenges. The Port of Tauranga has announced it is prioritising the unpacking of essential goods so that the cargo can be handled and transported first.

Three supply chain lessons for businesses coping with COVID-19

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Current supply chain designs have predominantly followed a one-size-fits-all philosophy, on the assumption that raw materials are readily available for sourcing and production globally. Global Transportation Supply Chain Transportation Market COVID-19

How Technology is Reshaping Logistics

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Globalization is rapidly adding complexity to the supply chain and changing customer expectations. Ultimately, the future will be defined by tech plus: tech plus global expertise, tech plus local knowledge and tech plus industry-leading service.

Leveraging a TMS for Domestic and Global Transportation

Inbound Logistics

To support global initiatives, shippers should consider leveraging a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) TMS with domestic and global functionality

Use Air Freight to Meet Consumer Demands as Supply Chains Accelerate

CH Robinson Transportfolio

According to IATA, global demand for air freight service is decreasing and capacity is growing: As air freight capacity becomes more available and at lower costs, it’s possible to move your freight faster and for less than was possible in the past. Air Global Forwarding Global Transportation

Keep Your Cargo Out of Danger: Best Practices for Transportation Risk Management

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Omnichannel business models often lead to more complicated global supply chains. Due to the global outbreak of the coronavirus, many global shippers are recognizing the value in a risk management plan to best prepare themselves for the current situation and others like it in the future.

Global shipping trends: What to expect in 2020

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Now that the fireworks are over and New Year’s resolutions are set, it’s time to prepare for global shipping in 2020. Recapping 2019’s top global shipping disruptors. Significant investment in technology and transportation platforms continue to accelerate across the industry.

Important Steps to Achieving Global Freight Management Success

Talking Logistics

Many companies operating in the United States have achieved an inclusive look into their transportation spend, but unfortunately many companies that do business on a global level have struggled to achieve full freight process management. Doug Kahl and Joanne Chan from enVista will explore that question and share insights and advice on how to achieve global freight management success in this timely and informative episode.

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How BluJay Solutions can turbocharge customer experience in transport management

BluJay Solutions

The post How BluJay Solutions can turbocharge customer experience in transport management appeared first on BluJay Solutions. In The News customer experience Global transportation Innovation Transport Management Software VisibilityIntegrating innovative technologies has helped supply chain leaders optimize operations while reducing inefficiencies, but is digital transformation the only way forward for organizations aiming to deliver a successful customer experience?

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How BluJay Solutions can turbocharge customer experience in transport management

BluJay Solutions

The post How BluJay Solutions can turbocharge customer experience in transport management appeared first on BluJay Solutions. In The News customer experience Global transportation Innovation Transport Management Software VisibilityIntegrating innovative technologies has helped supply chain leaders optimize operations while reducing inefficiencies, but is digital transformation the only way forward for organizations aiming to deliver a successful customer experience?

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Brexit: China and the changing world of trade

BluJay Solutions

The development of global trade networks, supported by real-time data exchange and cloud-based software, allow potential partners worldwide to develop closer relationships than ever. For this reason, rail must exist as part of a global multimodal ecosystem.

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Smoke and Mirrors – What is the Actual Discount?

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

For years now the transportation industry has been using the “Retail Sell” to attract customers. Creating Supply Chain Excellence Blog by Jim Tompkins Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Benchmarks Transportation

Global Trends Podcast Discusses Today’s Challenges

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Tariffs are the hot topic today, but there are a few other conditions causing challenges for today’s global supply chain professionals. The post Global Trends Podcast Discusses Today’s Challenges appeared first on Transportfolio.

The Influence of IoT: How it’s Transforming Global Logistics

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The Influence of IoT: How it’s Transforming Global Logistics|Transportfolio. More specifically, it’s impacting the logistics world and global supply chains. The post The Influence of IoT: How it’s Transforming Global Logistics appeared first on Transportfolio.

Use Air Freight to Meet Consumer Demands as Supply Chains Accelerate

CH Robinson Transportfolio

According to IATA, global demand for air freight service is decreasing and capacity is growing: As air freight capacity becomes more available and at lower costs, it’s possible to move your freight faster and for less than was possible in the past.

Rethink your Business Strategy by Rethinking Your Supply Chain

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Global supply chain management through technology. Stripping away those information barriers, unified global technology platforms—like C.H. Whether you realize it or not, your global supply chain is at the heart of everything your business does.

Is Your TMS Technology Ready to Drive Supply Chain Excellence?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

And the right technology, specifically a transportation management system (TMS) is the connective thread that makes the highest level of supply chain success possible. Over the past few months, I’ve posted about what you need for transportation success: 1.

NAFTA, Tariffs, and a Border Adjustment Tax: Alphabet Soup or a Real Concern?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

We’re hearing lots of questions from shippers, contract carriers, and employees about what changes might be on the horizon for global trade and how to consider what might be next. Global trade drives the world’s economies and will continue to do so—under current or future agreements.

3 Questions to Ask Your Global Logistics Provider

CH Robinson Transportfolio

3 Questions to Ask Your Global Logistics Provider | C.H. Today, your supply chain is probably global–whether you buy product from overseas or sell in other markets. But how well positioned is your global logistics provider to help you maximize your business opportunities?

Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload

CH Robinson Transportfolio

A provider with large freight volumes can put a plan into place that puts your freight on a truck and on the road, better utilizing truck space and a swifter transportation delivery model. Global Transportation Supply Chain Freight Consolidation LTL Truckload