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The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

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The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers. From Amazon to hyper-local retailers, 2017 will be a year of intense scrutiny and pressure on logistics providers. Fortunately, your organization can get ahead of the learning curve by knowing what trends in logistics to watch for this year. The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2016. Autonomous Trucks Will Drive Logistics Forward. Logistics

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” And considering that our international tariff laws have been more dynamic in the past three years, shipping U.S.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

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Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%). Executives in a new survey, “ 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index ”, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%). Russia climbs three spots to No.

TransRussia 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: IEC Crocus Expo, Moscow, Russia. The TransRussia exhibition is a major marketplace for transport services, each year attracting leading professionals from Russia, the CIS and Baltics. Being focused primarily on cargo transportation services, the TransRussia exhibition demonstrates the full range of industry solutions – from transport and forwarding services to software and equipment for cargo handling. TransRussia 2015. Date: 21-24 April 2015.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the next three decades while the value of the freight will almost double, increasing by 92 percent, according to the latest projections by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The post Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . This means that the world has opened up to countries like China, India, Brazil and Russia open for business. This is the value of having a transportation network. Supply Chain Transportation Management Trends

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The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

Silk Road increases global logistics options. According to The World Economic Forum (WEF), China hopes that the numerous transportation projects that fall under the new Silk Road umbrella will increase the value of the country’s cross-border trade by $2.5 Many shippers are already taking advantage of the new global logistics options. Global Transportation Management asia logistics Europe Global Trade

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

Silk Road increases global logistics options. According to The World Economic Forum (WEF), China hopes that the numerous transportation projects that fall under the new Silk Road umbrella will increase the value of the country’s cross-border trade by $2.5 Many shippers are already taking advantage of the new global logistics options. Global Transportation Management asia logistics Europe Global Trade

Nearshoring & Reshoring Will Continue to Increase Thanks to these Main Benefits

Cerasis

This may include research and development, product manufacturing, product packaging, and shipping processes. Since one of the key benefits of reshoring and nearshoring focuses on lower shipping costs and increased quality, those companies who keep chasing the lower labor cost will hurt. But many US companies are redoubling their efforts in this venture of nearshoring and reshoring so they can get the benefits of lower shipping costs and increased quality.

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. Accordingly, they developed new logistic strategies to decrease those labor costs. As reported by OSW studies , China determined that rail service between western China, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Europe would best serve the unique needs of these manufacturers. Global Transportation Intermodal

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Supply Chain Goals: Gracefully Overcoming the Hurdles of Global Sports Events

BluJay Solutions

The 2018 FIFA World Cup soccer championship has drawn millions of sports enthusiasts to Russia. All these goods have to be transported on time from their supplier or manufacturing location — often at the other end of the world — to the stadium or the athletes’ lodgings. million shipped items and 60 metric tons of air freight.*. Multimodal transport: A multi-layered, connected carrier network is essential.

I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

This is not only true for financial investments, but also for supply chain and logistics predictions. Like I said last year, making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target: sometimes you get lucky and hit the mark; other times you miss the bullseye by a mile. The answer depends largely on whether OPEC, Russia, and other oil producers adhere to the supply cuts they pledged to on December 10th.

Nike’s Global E-Commerce Distribution Center in Leuven Belgium

NC State SCRC

Containers arrive at the port of Antwerp, and are transported by truck to a nearby inland terminal (BCTN) which is next door. In turn, these containers sit for about 5 days before being transported to the Nike distribution center next door and stocked inside the DC. The DC serves as the hub for Nike’s global e-commerce business, and orders taken from Nike.com are shipped to consumers all over the world from this DC, including North America.

4 unstoppable forces that WILL change your end-to-end supply chain

Kinaxis

Buy online, ship direct to consumer, return to brick and mortar store. Buy via mobile, ship to a third party location (like work or a hotel). Emerging economies, those classed as part of the E7 (Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, Turkey), are hitting the leaderboard of the top 10 countries with the most purchasing power. Or changing your logistics channels? The explosion of this sharing economy is also creating the uberization of logistics networks.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

Because of its strategic location and strong infrastructure, the Netherlands plays a key role in the global logistics industry. The Netherlands is a logistical center for Europe, and the entire world, because of its advantageous location and proximity to the sea, making it one of the easiest countries in the world for moving manufactured goods and raw materials. Shipping. Transportation of goods inside the country is also smooth and easy. and Russia.

Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables

Requis

The rise in remote work has led to a drop in demand, not to mention the small matter of a price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia. If the progress continues, electric vehicles will be within reach not only for consumers, but for commercial logistics as well.

Outlook on U.S. Exports: Forecasting the “Perfect Storm” or Something Else?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This can be illustrated by the recent drop in fuel prices, which essentially took a large toll on countries heavily reliant on oil exports, like Russia. As carriers grapple with capacity adjustments, exporters can benefit from the surplus space available on export ships to Asia and Europe. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Logistics Exports Shipping SOLASOutlook on U.S. Exports – Forecasting the “perfect storm” or something else? Transportfolio.

The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

Today, we kick off our annual year end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 7 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , 3PL , Business , Transportation , Freight. Although we are a 3PL who supports manufacturers who ship, the more information we provide, the better off we all are. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014 appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Made in America: What it Means to the Country

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Even more, that 12 million figure doesn’t include the jobs created in the transportation of components and finished goods. Just the shipping by boat contributes five percent of world pollution. Our good friends at Morai Logistics wrote an article discussing the 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index (GMCI) that discusses this further and offers up the following key points on why American manufacturing will continue to dominate. .

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

Today it operates in 67 countries with 143,000 employees and has 76 business units on six platforms that cover animal feed, food production, energy and transportation, financial services and pharmaceuticals. Cargill Animal Nutrition (CAN) is clustered around five major regions: North America; Latin America; EMEAR, including Russia; South Asia and East Asia. Nine questions about the topics on the supply chain agenda of a supply chain professional.

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Using Warehouse Automation to Combat Tariff Spikes

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Additional tariffs have been enacted against China and Russia as well. As explained by Bob Trebilcock of Logistics Management , warehouse automation has driven double-digit growth in warehousing over recent years. Automation increases warehouse space utilization, breaks barriers, eliminates organizational data silos, increases the speed of order fulfillment and shipping, and increases visibility.

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Cyber Security 101: Understanding Ransomware

Elementum

Last May, a ransomware named WannaCry infected over 230,000 computer systems worldwide, and just recently an updated variant called NotPetya managed to hit over 2,000 users in Russia, Ukraine, Poland, France, Italy, the UK, Germany and the US. The attack has hit global logistics hard, as A.P. A number of cyber attacks have been reported lately using ransomware to disrupt business operations of multiple industries.

Alibaba versus Amazon in Europe

Logistics Trends and Insights

Spain is Alibaba’s fourth market by turnover volume, after China, the United States, and Russia and is the focus of this article. To support the necessary logistics in its European network, Alibaba’s logistics subsidiary, Cainiao, is building out a European network connecting Asia to Europe to the final mile. From Liege, goods are transported by either road or air carriers.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

Elementum

Massive changes in technology, transportation, and power dynamics over the centuries, led to the eventual abandonment of the road. This will include a rail route stretching from Chongqing, China, through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, and Poland to Duisburg in Germany. China is leading an initiative to revive one of the largest feats of trade infrastructure the world has ever known.

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Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey

Global Trade Management

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey by Staff Writers Hamburg, Germany (AFP) Jan 24, 2008 A goods train from Beijing arrived in Hamburg on Thursday after having crossed six countries in a journey organisers said could ring in a new era of rail transport between Asia and Europe. We have demonstrated that we can transport goods by rail between China and Germany safely, reliably and yet twice as fast as compared with ships," Bensel said. "At