Who said supply chains are boring?: Mission Impossible

Supply Chains Rock

Last week I was in my home town of New York to surprise my mom for her birthday. New Watch. After going downtown I found a shop that produced t-shirts right in New York City. Not only does buying local help the local economy you are also reducing your carbon footprint, since Made in China means it needs to be shipped to you. Who said supply chains are boring?

A Look at Some of the Biggest Trends in Shipping and Logistics

Shipchain

Trends in shipping and logistics like the rising popularity of e-commerce and blockchain technology are already changing the fabric of the industry as we know it. Read on for a more in-depth look at some of the biggest trends in shipping and logistics taking place this year. . 1) Shorter Shipping Windows and More Efficient Last Mile Deliveries. Expect to see these automation trends in shipping and logistics continue to grow in popularity in the coming years.

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5 Peak Season Shipping Survival Tips: The Holiday Package Capacity Crunch Comes Early

Intelligent Audit

Throughout 2020, disruption took center-stage, leaving companies and shippers scrambling to find resources and strategies that will enable the survival of the coming peak season shipping capacity crunch. New, local, and regional carriers may have available space too.

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.

Blank Sailings Due to Corona Virus-Increasing Shipping Costs

Shipsy

With container exports from China reduced drastically, Shipping lines were losing millions of dollars sailing as per committed schedule but with ships partially filled. The only way to sail with good volume so that the journey is profitable for the shipping line is to reduce the total sailings between a pair of ports. This will mean that containers pile up at the port for every missed sailing and thus when the ship does sail, it sees a good volume.

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Will NYSHEX Lift Container Shipping Service Levels?

Supply Chain @ MIT

The New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX), due to be piloted in January 2016, aims to overcome the chronic inefficiencies that afflict ocean transportation and add cost to global supply chains. Gordon Downes, Founder and CEO of NYSHEX, explained the rationale behind the new market in a presentation at MIT CTL’s Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2015, […].

Blank Sailings Due to Corona Virus-Increasing Shipping Costs

Shipsy

With container exports from China reduced drastically, Shipping lines were losing millions of dollars sailing as per committed schedule but with ships partially filled. JNPT handled 141 ship calls last month, about 15% less than in January. What is Blank Sailing?

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Shipping Steel: I.C.E. Transport Operation Moves 132-Foot Rails

I.C.E. Transport

A major rail line in the New York Metro area was able to source the steel rail it needed in the UK. The company arranged ocean transport to the Port of NY/NJ, but transporting the steel rail from New Jersey to Connecticut was going to be a challenge since some of the rail sections were 132 feet long.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. New Hampshire.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. New Hampshire.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. New Hampshire.

Quick Crash Course in Freight Shipping Classifications

4WL Consulting

Freight shipping classifications are notations provided by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association, or NMFTA, as a way of helping carriers and shippers understand the standards by which products are classified for rating purposes. Understanding these classifications will help you ensure that all of your packages are shipped safely, quickly, and at the most affordable price. It is always a good idea to ask your customers prior to shipping if they need these extra services.

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The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Peak produce shipping season refers to the time period when the largest volume of fruits and vegetables are harvested and subsequently shipped to markets across the US, impacting truck capacity. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. New Hampshire. New Jersey.

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

Here are just a few pain points that are increasing transportation costs: Container shipping headaches. The ocean shipping industry might finally be righting itself, but shippers are still aggravated with issues. For instance, while transpacific rates have dropped from 12 to 25 percent for shipments from Shanghai to Los Angeles or New York respectively, the cost of moving goods from Asia to Europe are uncomfortably up 16 percent over last year.

Don’t Get Caught Off-Guard: Preparing for July 2016 SOLAS Shipper Mandates

Talking Logistics

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new requirements go into effect on July 1, 2016, stating that all packed containers must have verified gross mass weights reported to the carrier and terminal before loading. Shippers are required to communicate verified weights in a shipping document. As often occurs with new requirements, questions continue to swirl and some companies are going to feel ill-prepared as the deadline arises.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Even New York has taken steps to reopen portions of the state that have been less affected by the virus than N YC. . Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 10-20 days and we expect to see an increase in outbound volume as a result. . Shipping in or out of Alabama should be?back When shipping to or from California, check to ensure that facilities are online and operational. shipping to or from Kentucky,?you

5 Tricks for Getting the Best Shipping Rates in 2019

Freight Center

FreightCenter is dedicated to helping people get the best shipping rates for their freight hauls. When you work with FreightCenter , you take advantage of our low rates with top shipping carriers. When FreightCenter reviews a new client’s freight bills, we often uncover multiple shipments to and from the same location within a short period of time. Not only will it save on shipping costs, it will also save headaches from trying to track 10 shipments rather than one.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Produce shipping is showing signs of strengthening and should begin building activity for the remainder of the month before leveling off in June. Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. Rates will likely fluctuate week to week for outbound New Jersey and New York depending on capacity and demand. Outbound freight to New Jersey is almost non-existent. Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. We expect outbound rates from New Jersey and New York to fluctuate in response to these reopenings. . Shipping in or out of Alabama should be close to normal. . However, the new order has a few modifications and allows for retail and other non-essential businesses to begin reopening on May 4. . Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted. .

Working with freight forwarding companies in New Jersey

I.C.E. Transport

The Port of New York and New Jersey is the third-busiest port in the US, and the busiest on the East Coast. When you ship through a facility of that size, access to local knowledge and connections could save you time and money. What do you gain when you work with a New Jersey-based freight forwarder? ocean shipping freight brokers

Bring Out the Best in Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

The Port of New York and New Jersey was hit hard, and they “had about 24 hours’ notice before Sandy hit,” she said. A few examples of how all these people helped each other: The small port in Norfolk, Virginia, took on 57 vessels and 10,000 containers that were diverted from New York (and Norfolk was not used to that kind of volume). International Motor Freight (a drayage carrier) lost 130 brand new trucks, and couldn’t ship anything out.

5 Tricks for Getting the Best Shipping Rates in 2019

Freight Center

FreightCenter is dedicated to helping people get the best shipping rates for their freight hauls. When you work with FreightCenter , you take advantage of our low rates with top shipping carriers. When FreightCenter reviews a new client’s freight bills, we often uncover multiple shipments to and from the same location within a short period of time. Not only will it save on shipping costs, it will also save headaches from trying to track 10 shipments rather than one.

5 Tricks for Getting the Best Shipping Rates in 2019

Freight Center

FreightCenter is dedicated to helping people get the best shipping rates for their freight hauls. When you work with FreightCenter , you take advantage of our low rates with top shipping carriers. When FreightCenter reviews a new client’s freight bills, we often uncover multiple shipments to and from the same location within a short period of time. Not only will it save on shipping costs, it will also save headaches from trying to track 10 shipments rather than one.

Who said supply chains are boring?: How would you ship 500 trees.

Supply Chains Rock

How would you ship 500 trees to Iraq? Basically, her organization worked with a nursery and collected 400 trees from Long Island, New York and 100 from California and had them shipped via DHL to the US troops in Iraq. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Now Cow rests in peace in a New Balance shoe box in our family room. Shipping with Amazon. Here are some more details from the article: Dubbed “Shipping with Amazon,” or SWA, the new service will entail the tech giant picking up packages from businesses and shipping them to consumers, according to people familiar with the matter. Once complete, P&G said its new supply chain will enable 80% of U.S. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning.

The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt

Talking Logistics

“FedEx and UPS have ground to a complete standstill today due to what they say is a virus in their logistics shipping software…blaming the hacking group Anonymous after they declared their intention to punish shipping companies for halting shipments of flu vaccines into China. Cyber risk and security is getting more attention from the ocean shipping community too. This brings the greater risk of unauthorised access or malicious attacks to ships’ systems and networks.

How Big is the Same-Day Delivery Market?

Talking Logistics

Outlines New Developments in Omnichannel Strategy and Technology. Amazon Same-Day Delivery Selection Grows in New York (Re/Code). The folks at BI Intelligence published a report this week, and they estimate that about $100 million of merchandise will be ordered via same-day delivery in 2014, generating about $20 million in shipping fees (the analysis covers just 20 U.S. Same-day delivery continues to generate a lot of buzz in the industry.

Pfizer steams ahead with vaccine supply chain plans

EFT

New York-based pharmaceutical company Pfizer is making plans for its Covid-19 supply chain. Pfizer has developed its own container in which to ship the vaccines to ensure they arrive at designated locations still frozen and potent.

Touchless Black Friday

Enterra Insights

Supply chains will be strained like never before as businesses try to keep up with record e-commerce purchases, with distribution centers hiring tens of thousands more workers to package and ship orders.” ” They add, “Inventory problems are expected to affect shipping as distribution centers, already pressured by record online purchases during the pandemic, will be stressed during the busy shopping season. This Black Friday will be like no other.

Understand How ‘Blank Sailings’ Due to Corona Virus are Increasing Port Congestion

Shipsy

The spread of the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19 is affecting the shipping industry in unprecedented ways. As all countries are taking measures to restrict the outbreak, the shipping industry has been majorly impacted. To sail with good volume and ensure profitability, shipping lines are reducing the total sailings between a pair of ports. Blank Sailings Due to Corona Virus-Increasing Shipping Costs.

Agriculture in the City

Enterra Insights

Readers old enough to remember the 1960s, might recall the television show “Green Acres” starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City to a country farm. ”[4] They go to note, “Growing food in cities is not a new concept.” Growing crops indoors is not a new concept; however, new technologies are being brought to bear to make indoor, urban agriculture more efficient and affordable.

Podcast: VC Brian Aoaeh on the Future of Supply Chain Investment

Requis

Venture capital (VC) investor, columnist and educator Brian Aoaeh is part of the new generation of investors who are unlocking the opportunities in supply chain. Brian describes himself as “obsessively enthusiastic” about supply chain, and has helped many supply chain professionals connect and find synergies as the co-founder and organizer of the New York Supply Chain Meet Up and the Worldwide Supply Chain Federation.

5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

Tactical has locations in New Jersey and California, and I’m based in New Jersey. I grew up in a Monsey, New York, a small town in Rockland County. My first job was working as a customer service representative for a bulk candy company that had an online store and 4 retail locations in New York. open a new service offering, Fulfillment by Amazon within Tactical. [06:41] [00:52] Please introduce yourself.

Omnichannel Focus on BOPIS

Enterra Insights

”[1] The Parcel Pending staff continues, “For retailers that have both an online and physical storefront, BOPIS is simply an additional shipping option that appears at online checkout. Individuals can add items to their cart online and complete the checkout process normally, choosing the shipping option to pick up their order in-store. When items are shipped to physical stores for pickup, there is no delivery charge. ” The New York Times , 2 December 2019.

This Week in Logistics News (October 6-10, 2014)

Talking Logistics

across from the Empire State Building in Midtown [and on the same busy street as Macy’s flagship store], would function as a mini warehouse, with limited inventory for same-day delivery within New York, product returns and exchanges, and pickups of online orders. If it is successful, however, the New York location could presage a rollout to other U.S.