Norway “Underground” Short Cut for Shipping

The Network Effect

Norway has unveiled plans to build the world’s first ship tunnel by blasting through 7.5 The post Norway “Underground” Short Cut for Shipping appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Transportation infrastructure shippingmillion tons of rock on.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Overcapacity, Fuel Costs Hit Shipping Industry ( Fox Business ). Descartes opened up its wallet and made another acquisition, this time KSD Software Norway AS , a Scandinavia-based provider of electronic customs filing solutions for the European Union. Here is an excerpt from the press release: KSD brings more than 1,300 customers to Descartes’ Global Logistic Network, with the majority of these companies based in Scandinavia.

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How are Christmas Trees Shipped?

Freight Center

Fun fact: The Christmas tree variety selected for the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in New York City is a Norway Spruce from the village of Florida in Orange County, New York. Best Practices for Christmas Tree Shipping. Truckload (TL) shipping is your best bet for successfully shipping healthy trees for two big reasons. TL offers multiple specialty shipping options that would best suit the needs of Christmas trees during transit.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

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. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Norway.

Autonomous Ships: The Future of Logistics

20Cube Logistics

We have heard of pilotless planes, driverless cars and unmanned trains, but have you ever heard of autonomous ships? Well, the shipping industry is evolving with new technologies and innovations and the most exciting discovery has been the use of autonomous navigation systems. The automation navigation is clearly becoming a reality with SmartDock that allows a ship to sail, navigate and arrive from one port to another without any help from a human.

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The Great Maersk Shift


The following is a 5,000 word exploration of Maersk’s strategic shift to end-to-end logistics services, based on open sources. Demand for ocean freight was lower than anticipated, and Hanjin Shipping, another top ten ocean liner, was already teetering on the verge of bankruptcy.

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China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

The huge build-up of containers at China’s docks has created a major ocean freight imbalance, with a shortage of cargo in US and European ports and a shortfall in boxes needed by Western exporters to ship products to other parts of the world. To gain a better insight into the shipping imbalance and the extent of air freight disruption, we need first to look at the situation as it now exists in China and then refocus the telescope on markets in other parts of the world.

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The need to know


Ship owners struggle to bring home crews amid coronavirus chaos. Shipping companies are still struggling to get hundreds of thousands of crew members back home after many months at sea despite pledges by countries to ease transit restrictions for seafarers, industry officials say.

9 Apps in 2 Days: Business App Development Acceleration


I recently had the pleasure of meeting Christian Olsen, Head of Business Development at Höegh, a leading global shipping company specializing in vehicle transportation services. I have been with Höegh for 12 years and in the shipping industry for close to 20 years. In 2003 I moved from the United States to Norway and started to work for Höegh Autoliners. We leveraged input from Gartner for companies specializing in optimization and specifically logistics and supply chain.

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Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables


This is not an isolated phenomenon: Norway has been divesting a number of funds of oil and gas investments, especially from high-carbon emission sources like Canadian oil sands. In this article: Market factors that are prompting investment in renewables by upstream energy.

BluJay Solutions Extends Supply Chain Capabilities for Customers with Latest Release of Global Trade Network Platform

BluJay Solutions

We continually enhance the BluJay solution suite not only to help customers easily adapt to the complexities of global trade, but also to bring logistics closer to people. Highlights include New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) support for Norway and Switzerland; Canada ACI for marine, air, and rail; Ireland Import and Export Amendment; and Netherlands Declaration Drug Precursors to customs.

Rising costs to challenge supply chain in 2019


Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) said in the survey conducted for the report that the most important logistical challenge by far for their customers was in reducing costs, at 61.7%. This comes as the logistical burden, especially in the last mile, is expected to rise as the share of e-commerce as a percentage of sales is predicted to soar 15 percentage points in the next 15 years according to retailers in the survey.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

GEODIS, a third-party logistics provider (3PL), is using exoskeletons to support and protect employees’ backs at its warehouse in Venlo, the Netherlands. A project called ILIAD (Intra-Logistics with Integrated Automatic Deployment) is developing new fleets of autonomous self-optimizing forklift trucks which can operate safely and efficiently in warehouses alongside human co-workers. Content Summary: First Self-Sailing Electric Cargo Ship Set to Launch.

List of Top 65 Marketplaces Across the Globe in 2019


Ease of shopping, product variety, secure payments and free shipping are some of the reasons that have made online shopping a huge success. It makes it easier for sellers to store, pack and ship their products. The fulfillment service of eBay – Global Shipping Program makes your items available to over 180 million buyers worldwide. Walmart Free 2-Day Shipping program, guarantees fast and free shipping with no membership needed. In 2021, over 2.14

This Week in Logistics News (July 24-28, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Revenues increased 25 percent to $38 billion in the quarter compared to Q2 2016, but profits fell by 77 percent as the company continues to invest heavily in its various businesses, including its logistics and fulfillment network. Shipping expenses increased 36 percent in the quarter to over $4.5 Moving on, here’s the rest of this week’s supply chain and logistics news: Freight-Booking Startup Convoy Raises $62 Million (WSJ – sub. Shipping — how hard can it be?