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. The location of any package that is part of an order can be traced; status information about time, quality, and relevant financial aspects all need to be recorded and monitored during transportation execution. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately.

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.

Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

Transportation against the clock. In Sorcerer (1977), drivers are tasked with transporting creates of explosive nitroglycerin through the South American jungle in two old trucks. Transport can be dangerous. The comedy film Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987) presents a very amusing view of how much can go wrong during a trip for Thanksgiving and just how many alternative modes of transport there are – right down to a refrigerated milk truck.

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. Visuals agility erp flexibility globalisation IT mindmap MP Objects order management performance risks software Supply Chain Movement TMS Transport management WMSGlobal 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 main challenge in logistics is an increasing complexity of trade-offs in transport planning. To maintain control of transportation budget consumption, the entire logistics process must be evaluated: Check.

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. by Kirsten Watson The Syrian refugee crisis has produced some staggering statistics.

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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. While this is bad news for oil producers, it is good news for US manufacturers who will see a significant fall in the cost of manufacturing and transportation.

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. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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

Talking Logistics

Keith Richard is Vice President, Operations, Transportation Management, at Transplace. Mr. Richard’s tenure in the logistics and transportation sector extends 30 years and he has proven leadership skills in managing and leading various aspects of logistics and transportation operations involving trucking, shipping, intermodal, 3PL operations, and overseeing department of defense contracts.

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. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This 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 While we all need to thank-you for helping us to remain free and safe within our borders, for the supply chain leader, it is great to see that something good came out of the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan.

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. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

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. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

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. Libya, Iraq, Russia, and Venezuela have all seen incredible political turmoil as significant oil producers, yet diesel prices have stayed in a tight range for the last 12 months and are currently $0.065 per gallon cheaper than this time last year. 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? Sadly it’s not such an easy question to answer. Of course they need to be SMART. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time phased.

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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. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

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. In order to optimise the situation we are trying to work closer with our distributors, suppliers and the retailers to make optimum production schedules and better run transportation to the benefit of us all.

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How the Coronavirus is underscoring the relevance of Global Supply Chain throughput: From the Frontlines of Yokohama, Milan, and Southern Florida

ThroughPut

There was a flood of large 18 wheelers in the city of Milan, apparently triggered by all the stock-outs going out and building issues with cross-border transportation leaving the region again. From the frontlines, travelling during this period, has reminded me of the commitment and humanity of people that I hadn’t witnessed firsthand since running Yemen operations and visiting Iraq a few years back.

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.” ” “Good to see you Barbie.” ” “Ken, did you bring in the paperwork from your last trip?” ” “No Barbie, I forgot.