Largest cargo ever transported across 600km in Iraq

Logistics Middle East

Global heavy-lifting specialist sALE announced this is the largest cargo that has ever been transported over such a distance in Iraq

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ALE completes record oil&gas transport contract in Iraq

Logistics Middle East

ALE has completed the year-long operations for the Badra heavy transportation contract in Iraq

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management.

Rail line connecting Iran & Iraq to launch soon

Logistics Middle East

Per year, 200 million tonnes of cargo is expected to be transported

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Transportation Funding vs. Immigration Reform (60 Minutes vs. Saturday Night Live)

Talking Logistics

If it’s not one thing, it’s another…that keeps transportation infrastructure funding down the priority list for Congress. A few years ago, it was the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. For related commentary, see my post from February 2014, Enough Talk: Time to Fix Transportation Infrastructure Funding ). If it’s not one thing, it’s another that keeps transportation infrastructure funding at the bottom of the priority list.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

more near-shoring and larger, less frequent shipments to minimize transportation costs). How will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in light of this cheap oil environment? Terrorism : The recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, coupled with the ongoing instability in Syria and Iraq and the spread of ISIS, have raised the risk for terrorism-related supply chain disruptions in 2016. Drones – The Birth of a New Transportation Mode.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas.

The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward

Cerasis

With the rise in global crude oil production and relative political stability in the major oil producing nations, particularly Iraq and Libya, the price of crude oil has fallen from above $100 a barrel to around $50 a barrel in just a year.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities.

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The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

Kinaxis

According to a recent UNHCR report , nearly 60 million people were forcibly displaced in 2014 from countries such as Iraq, Eritrea, and Afghanistan. For example, in 2013, the organization provided Syrian refugees with in-kind transportation of 394 metric tons of food and supplies.

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Managing for Daily Improvement: Bridging the Gap Across Teams and KPIs

Talking Logistics

Keith Richard is Vice President, Operations, Transportation Management, at Transplace. He then led the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) for Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) in Iraq and Kuwait.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Skilled employees apply deep knowledge of market conditions and proven processes to solve transportation problems. From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H.

Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

While the push in the back office was for efficiency–larger batch sizes, transactional processing, lower costs of transportation, and labor arbitrage strategies (Many companies outsourced the back office to India.)–the

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling.

How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The oil and gas industry impacts freight transportation in four significant areas: Diesel Prices. For those of you on the coasts (all three of them—East, West, and Gulf) you may be vaguely aware of the Bakken oil boom in North Dakota.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Transportation. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

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Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Tarik Toprak: “Growth brings its own challenges.”

Supply Chain Movement

We are seeking the best solutions while using the best raw materials and paying high attention to hygiene and sanitation in the warehouses and transportation. Manisa is not the optimum place in terms of supply chain logistics, such as for man power and transportation.

The Weight of Memory

Tailwind

In our industry, there are a significant number of people who have served in the military – many of whom served in the more recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In the logistics industry, we work to pick up things, transport things, and deliver things.

Barbie & Ken Trucking

Tailwind

” “He fought in WW II, the Korean War, Viet Nam, Iraq, Afghanistan and a backyard in Wheeling, West Virginia. Pratt VP Marketing & Sales Tailwind Transportation SoftwareBarbie & Ken Trucking “Hi Ken” “Hi Barbie” “Good to see you Ken.”