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%.

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? Will you need to procure equipment and bookings using forecasts, then re-plan again with the actual orders? The optimization software you choose is critical for global optimization. Jim parlayed this unique experience into a successful career implementing transportation management.

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Transport Procurement: 5 Tips to Make Your Next Tender a Success

CHAINalytics

Every year at Chainalytics, our global transportation practice supports anywhere from 30 to 50 transportation procurement events – depending on the state of the freight market. While much of our time is spent on the execution of the actual bid event, we’ve come to realize that the pre-bid work is what really has the most … The post Transport Procurement: 5 Tips to Make Your Next Tender a Success appeared first on Chainalytics.

Differences Matter in EU and U.S. Transportation Procurement

TMC

As companies expand globally through mergers or organic growth, many are faced with the decision whether to combine logistics teams and apply a universal truckload procurement strategy across multiple regions. To obtain the most effective results, best practice requires adaptations to truckload procurement strategies. In this post, I’ll shed some light on the chief differences between Europe’s truckload procurement practices and those in the United States—and why it matters.

5 Differences Between Europe and U.S. Transportation Procurement

TMC

As companies expand globally through mergers or organic growth, many are faced with the decision of whether or not to combine logistics teams and apply a universal truckload procurement strategy across multiple regions. To obtain the most effective results, best practice requires adaptations to truckload procurement strategies. Truckload Procurement. But for starters, here are a few highlights to consider as you think about your procurement strategies.

How to Differentiate a Global TMS

TMC

What does a global transportation management system (TMS) look like? TMS technology that supports the global marketplace has certain attributes that distinguish it from domestic-oriented systems. As a wider range of shippers globalize their logistics networks, TMS solutions capable of managing international freight transportation have become a key part of supply chain management strategies. How to Differentiate a Globe-Spanning TMS.Connect.

The Pros and Cons of Air Charter Service

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This is especially true when the transportation industry faces disruptions, whether they be natural catastrophes, strikes, or shortages. Although not well known, it is possible to procure a partial air charter. Global Trade Resources Global Transportation air charter service air charters Air Freight global freightOn a personal level we’ve all thought about chartering an entire plane to some far off, exotic locale at some point or another.

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Unrest in India and the Impact on Global Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Procurement and sourcing have stretched supply chains globally, and they will remain prone to disruptions such as strikes, political unrest, and even natural disasters like the flash flood in South India a few months back that crippled Chennai and the surrounding areas for weeks. The post Unrest in India and the Impact on Global Supply Chains appeared first on Transportfolio. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Disruption India Natural Disaster

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6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In my opinion, there will be more than one way to procure capacity, rates, and services for the 2016-2017 season. Freight Services Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Supply Chain ConsultingThe start of a new year means budget planning is likely back on your agenda. You probably have questions about what the 2016-2017 ocean contract season will bring. Let’s look at six key topics to watch in the coming year that could impact your budget planning now. Consolidations.

The Top 5 Reasons You Need a Transportation Sourcing Solution

Talking Logistics

If you are buying widgets, there are many ways to make your purchase, from going to a retail location, ordering online or using a standard procurement software tool that allows you to order lots of widgets and receive them over a specified period of time. Here are the top five reasons you need a transportation sourcing solution: 1. Freight sourcing is as unique and complex as the transportation industry itself.

Embracing the rules: Incoterms® 2020

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Incoterms® are used to allocate transport costs, show where risk passes from a seller to a buyer, as well as clearly define the responsibilities for export and customs clearance, not to mention identify who must purchase insurance if required (and at what level), from origin through destination. . Education and training can be a very successful method for helping employees understand the intricacies of global trade today.

What’s Looming for Transpacific Ocean Shipments this Peak Season?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In 2018, due to new vessel orders entering the global fleet, carriers announced an eight percent increase in capacity to the TPEB trade lane in January and early February. Look for a market leader in global trade lanes, like C.H. Procure enough capacity. Review your existing capacity procurement levels with service provider(s) to ensure you have enough.

Global TMS: An Always-Evolving Roadmap

Talking Logistics

This complexity is certainly evident in global logistics and ocean shipping, where shippers encounter many barriers to enabling a streamlined process, including: Inefficient Processes : A lot of shippers resort to manual processes to procure capacity and communicate shipment details with the many parties involved in ocean movements. A Global TMS must have the functionality to help shippers improve productivity and reduce the bottom line.

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Transpacific Air and Ocean Shipping Space Is Already Tight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

If you’ve heard the term “perfect storm” applied more to transportation lately than you have since the book by Sebastian Junger came out in 1997, you’re not alone. million TEUs were to be injected into the global marketplace. In terms of options, ensure you have procured enough capacity with your service provider(s), and that if you have been showing up with your cargo each week, as per your MQC, that you will continue to be protected on your MQC.

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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2015)

Talking Logistics

Here Are 4 Reasons to Outsource Your Transportation Management. The Rebirth of Transportation Marketplaces (UberCARGO, Cargomatic, and Freight Friend). Procuring Logistics Services is Not the Same as Buying Paper Clips. 5 Global Transportation Themes to Look Out for in 2015. It’s hard to believe that the first quarter of 2015 is already behind us.

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

Before we get into blockchain’s potential entry points into the supply chain ecosystem, let’s take a look at the two current trends in SCM *(Supply Chain Management): Dynamism SCM has evolved to become a huge, global ecosystem. These complexities, layered with globalization, shorter product life cycles , and associated volatility in demand planning, has produced the most dynamic supply chain landscape we have ever experienced. from the global economy by 2022.

ABB’s Daniel Helmig: “We are moving to virtual centres of expertise”

Supply Chain Movement

One year ago global technology company ABB launched the second stage of its Next Level Strategy. Daniel Helmig, head of ABB’s Supply Chain management, is currently busy implementing supply chain transformation throughout the company’s 450 plants and many project sites as the company consolidates back end processes and establishes ten global transportation management centres. “It Daniel Helmig explains how the supply chain will strengthen the company’s global position.

Twitter Insights from GT Nexus Bridges 2015 Conference

Talking Logistics

One area in particular, which both Sean Feeney and Kurt Cavano (Vice Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer at GT Nexus) highlighted in their keynote presentations, is Transportation Management Systems (TMS). On top of this platform, GT Nexus has provided various transportation management applications, such as transportation sourcing, which has been a strength for the company, especially in facilitating ocean transportation bids. Transportation Analytics.

Global Logistics and the Transportation Management Center: The Next Phase in Network Agility

Supply Chain Nation

In my previous article on the evolution of transportation management, Driving Value from a Transportation Management Center: Think Global, Act Local , I discussed how transportation best practices were evolving from more rigid, centralized control towers to more flexible and collaborative Transportation Management Centers (TMC). To answer these questions, shippers must examine both global process issues and the application of technology.

5 Features that Differentiate a Global TMS

TMC

What does a global transportation management system (TMS) look like? TMS technology that supports the global marketplace has certain attributes that distinguish it from domestic-oriented systems. As a wider range of shippers globalize their logistics networks, TMS solutions capable of managing international freight transportation have become a key part of supply chain management strategies. Global TMS Technology

5 Features that Differentiate a Global TMS

TMC

What does a global transportation management system (TMS) look like? TMS technology that supports the global marketplace has certain attributes that distinguish it from domestic-oriented systems. As a wider range of shippers globalize their logistics networks, TMS solutions capable of managing international freight transportation have become a key part of supply chain management strategies. Global TMS Technology

Kewill Announces Acquisition of LeanLogistics

BluJay Solutions

Leading logistics solutions provider strengthens offering with global SaaS transportation platform. LeanLogistics is a global leader in transportation solutions for shippers, with hundreds of TMS customers across the US and Europe, and a supporting network of over 14,000 carriers. We believe our global platform will help accelerate LeanLogistics already impressive growth through leveraging our extensive European and Asian networks.”,

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

Every day we strive to empower organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain. We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

Every day we strive to empower organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain. We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

Every day we strive to empower organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain. We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

Every day we strive to empower organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain. We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

Every day we strive to empower organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain. We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

Every day we strive to empower organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain. We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

Every day we strive to empower organizations to efficiently MOVE goods and information across the global supply chain. We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America.

Intelleflex Announces Cellular, GPS-equipped RFID Reader & Cloud-based ZEST™ Data Services Platform

Supply Chain Network

With the availability of the CMR-6100 and ZEST Data Services, Intelleflex continues to develop new solutions that can help reduce staggering losses in global supply chains totaling over $35 billion in perishable foods1 and $5.4 In the majority of today’s cold-chain operations, data from condition monitoring is either nonexistent or requires hours or days to procure – making it inactionable.

The Top Logistics and Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders to Know for 2020

Shipchain

His expertise in supply chain compliance and policies continues in his posts at American Shipper, making his voice a go-to resource for those involved in the global supply chain. . His works commonly include an analysis of global logistics trends, distribution strategies, best practices, logistics outsourcing, integrating systems and more. His works remain expansive—from procurement through reverse logistics and even facilities management for the supply chain itself. .