Global Supply Chain News on Port Delays at LA and Long Beach, Across the World Cause Logistics Headaches

Supply Chain Digest

Delays at Ports of LA and Long Beach Getting Severe, with Chassis Issues Continuing to Be Key Source of Problems. Cannot Keep Doing This, Sears Exac Says

Not the Jetsons: 10 Use Cases for Cognitive Learning in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

While the solutions are sourced from the same provider, each has a different data definition. Unloading a container in Long Beach varies by the season; yet the planning systems have a fixed value. Remember the Jetsons? While the Flintstones chronicled a stone age family with work powered by birds and dinosaurs, the Jetsons symbolized the future. The show aired with catchy music during the period of 1962 to 1987.

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How Global Pandemics Impact Shipping

Intelligent Audit

In the first quarter of 2020, containership operators have already canceled 60+ trans-pacific sailings to the ports of LA and Long Beach. While these viruses had significantly higher mortality rates than what we are seeing in in the current epidemic, they were not nearly as widespread in such a short period of time: Source: nbcnews.com. Sourcing.

What Role Does Global Trade Data Play in Today’s Supply Chains?

Talking Logistics

Fifteen years ago, you would have an idea when your container was going to hit Long Beach. As long as you knew within a day or two when it was going to come in, it was probably going to be okay. That includes trade agreements and sourcing (i.e., Global Trade Data (aka “trade content”) is one of the “3Cs” of Global Trade Management , but its value extends well beyond facilitating import and export processes.

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Port of Los Angeles: Disintermediation and Other Risks

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

  The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are vital to the LA economy, not only because they provide a significant number of jobs in the shipping and logistics industries, but also because they give the city itself a competitive edge with regard to shipping times and transportation costs when it comes to operating a global businesses here. Jaimie Conley, Jeremy Fuller, Tucker Herbert, and Felipe Caro.

The Importance of International Transportation Visibility in a Global Pandemic

3rdwave

I just got off a call from the Director of Supply Chain with a retailer who is experiencing major angst because many of their products are directly or indirectly sourced overseas. The vast majority of these supply-side shipments come in through the port of Long Beach/LA. His indirect supply chain is sourced through 3rd party importers who sell them on a DDP basis. However, the impact on the supply side is more long-term.

A Gloomy Future for the Port of Los Angeles?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Considered jointly, the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach are the 9 th largest port in the world, handling most goods transiting between China and the United States. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panama_Canal. [link] /. Guillaume Roels.

Port Problems Punish Retailers – 3 Ways to Find Relief

Supply Chain Collaborator

Compounding the problem is the emergence of megaships which are taxing the aging infrastructure of US ports leading to long back-ups for trucking. However, it is not easy to quickly transition from distribution strategies built around receiving at ports in Long Beach and New York. Shippers may also consider sourcing more of their products domestically instead of from overseas.

China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

Although the situation on the ground is changing day by day, some trends can be identified which are likely to continue, or in some cases be exacerbated, for as long as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll. This decline follows a bleak performance in February, when container volumes into the Californian ports of Los Angeles, Oakland, and Long Beach from were down 35.2

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Whether you''re a manufacturing company in China, a sourcing agent in London or a world''s leading company in Silicon Valley, we''re all in a global supply chain networks. Flexibility, in particular in manufacturing, is an important skill that when implemented well can produce long term efficiencies and robustness to the supply chain. That might mean diverting from Los Angeles/Long Beach to Canada or Mexico.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Labor and management work out deal at Port of LA/Long Beach ( Logistics Management ). According to the press release: Transplace leverages the CombineNet ASAP® advanced e-sourcing technology as part of its expert solutions, helping customers develop and optimize their carrier strategy for procurement events involving truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), and intermodal needs.

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Lessons from CMA CGM, Maersk and K+N on Transparency and Digitalization

Freightos

Report from TPM Long Beach. It’s the freshly appointed CEO of CMA CGM, Rodolphe Saadé, speaking about the new opportunities that lie online during a session at Journal of Commerce’s TPM 2017 in Long Beach. Long workflows, extensive decision making structures and long-term relationships play an important role in how businesses procure. This is a long haul. Lessons from CMA CGM, Maersk and K+N on Transparency and Digitalization.

Climate Change and the Supply Chain

Elementum

Economists have cited how Irma and Harvey could have long-term repercussions on the American economy , while scientists have expressed concern about the rampant formation of Category 5 storms across the world. Meanwhile, several ports in the USA, such as the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles, have also enacted similar measures through building zero-emissions terminals and using alternative sources of energy for cargo handling.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Los Angeles / Long Beach and Oakland have severe congestion due to lack of space for empty containers that are awaiting backhaul vessels to China / Asia. Long lead time for U.S. Cast a wider net to source capacity for a “better safe than sorry” approach due to unknown surge volumes. Once capacity is sourced and goes live, measure carrier performance to commitment daily and contact carriers with feedback – both meeting and falling short on commitments.

Takeaways from TPM 2019

3rdwave

Sitting at the airport awaiting my flight back home provides an opportunity to reflect back on my experience at the TPM 2019 conference in Long Beach, California. It is clear that carriers looking to solve this IMO regulation with scrubbers are in for a long duration for execution. For those that are not familiar with the TPM conference, or Trans-Pacific Maritime, it is the premier conference for the container shipping industry.

Takeaways from TPM 2019

3rdwave

Sitting at the airport awaiting my flight back home provides an opportunity to reflect back on my experience at the TPM 2019 conference in Long Beach, California. It is clear that carriers looking to solve this IMO regulation with scrubbers are in for a long duration for execution. For those that are not familiar with the TPM conference, or Trans-Pacific Maritime, it is the premier conference for the container shipping industry.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

Strategies include sourcing more items directly from manufacturers to improve margins, SKU rationalization and space reduction, “show more carry less” and assisted-store ordering. In 2015, Hollar established its headquarters outside of Los Angeles, California, choosing a strategic location for its first warehouse — in close proximity to the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach. The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day.

East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Disadvantaged: Los Angeles-Long Beach. Source: Boston Consulting Group. You might think that shippers along the East Coast will be the biggest beneficiaries of fierce competition between the East and West Coast ports. In fact, the battleground on which ports compete for customers will likely expand and move several hundred miles west, toward Chicago and Memphis.

Learn, Network, and Problem Solve: Gearing Up for the 2016 TPM Annual Conference

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Over the last 15 years, TPM has become a well-known source for information and networking within the global container shipping and logistics community. This hour-long session is also taking place on Monday, starting at 3:30. Looking forward to seeing you in Long Beach! There are a lot of things happening in our industry right now, and there are many anticipated changes on the horizon.

Freight In The Year Of The Monkey

Freightos

Image Source: Brics-Info.org. We may live to see the day that Amazon-branded carrier ships make the Shenzhen-Long Beach run every week. This would be good for long-term Chinese growth, but the benefits may not be apparent for some time. Source: Trading Economics. Freight In The Year Of The Monkey. The world’s second-largest national economy has settled into the Year of the Fire Monkey, an ambitious but devious primate.

East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Disadvantaged: Los Angeles-Long Beach. Source: Boston Consulting Group. East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion.Transportfolio. Editor’s note: This post originally ran in October 2015. Since the Panama Canal is scheduled to open this Sunday, June 26, we wanted to share it with you again.

Supply Chain Management:Indicators from the 2012 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. west coast ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach occurred in early December, after the bulk of holiday goods had already arrived. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services.

Global Point Saves Thousands Through Re-Engineered Distribution

FLEXE

<p>New York-based Global Point Technology has been a leader in sourcing components and assemblies for OEM manufacturers from Asia for over 30 years. </p> <p>Global Point has deep relationships with automotive, telecom, defense, medical and office automation customers across the US, providing a wide range of services beyond sourcing.

A Green Future For Freight: Eric Beckwitt at COP22

Freightera

The very first thing – and this is obvious – is that we have to avoid shipping freight long distances whenever we can. So you really need to be sourcing whenever possible, as industries, we need to be sourcing stuff locally. Once we recognize that we must ship these long distances, we need to be shifting the freight by mode. We also need to concentrate strategically on the largest greenhouse gas freight emission sources first. Now let’s talk about long term.

This Week in Logistics News (April 17-21, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Long Beach ports emits only water from tailpipe (OCR). Source: Amazon patent. In case you’re wondering, my daughter did pass her driving test a couple of weeks ago. And the garage door company is coming this morning to replace the crumpled door. So all is good in my little slice of the world. Now, moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon won a patent for an on-demand clothing manufacturing warehouse (Recode).