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

Talking Logistics

CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. Shipping with Amazon. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born. He was a tiny little thing when he was born, smaller than the palm of your hand.

How Lot Traceability Can Help Your Business

Unleashed

You can trace items being shipped into your manufacturing facility and all the way through its journey, making suppliers more accountable than ever. Business Tips batch tracking CA Canada inventory tracking NA North America traceability track and traceIf you’re the manager of a manufacturing business , you’ll do whatever it takes to keep a factory running without a hitch. Factories are complex, busy places with a lot of systems, machinery and processes in place.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication. 7 of the Best Freight Shipping Events to Attend in 2015. Freight freight shipping

Understanding What’s Behind the High Demand for Flatbed Shipping

Logistics Viewpoints

High demand for flatbed shipping is rolling mightily into the peak periods of summer, continuing to drive historic supply issues across North America. While it’s difficult to predict how long it will last, what is predictable is that unprecedented demand of flatbed shipping will disrupt the typical cycles and seasonal trends we’ve come to expect, and make securing supply even more difficult as the market and carrier demographics remain fragmented.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. There are two ways to view the History of Shipping Containers. Below, you can also view the history of shipping containers in one infographic. Shipping between Europe, S.E.

The Lowdown on Shipping: Parcel, LTL, and FTL

SupplyPike

Freight and parcel shipping. In 2017 alone, over $1 trillion in goods were moved by freight across North America, with truck continuing to be the most heavily utilized mode at $721 billion. Freight shipping includes larger goods that exceed parcel specifications.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

The History of the Shipping Container. 26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. The Shipping Container: Before 1956.

Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership

Cerasis

(Eagan, MN) – North American third-party logistics (3PL) company, Cerasis, in partnership with Pierbridge , a leading transportation management software development company, announces the addition of multi-parcel carrier shipping management to the Cerasis Rater, a web-based transportation management system (TMS). Full features of the multi-parcel carrier shipping solution: Choose from multiple parcel carriers by price and transit time.

Trade Wars Put U.S. Small Business on the Front Line

Supply Chain Brain

It requires substantially less documentation and processing cost to ship a $700 product from Canada to the U.S. than is required to ship a $7 product from the U.S. North AmericaThe U.S.-China China trade war is escalating by the day and the U.S. relationship with NAFTA countries Canada and Mexico is increasingly tense. trade is heating up with imminent E.U. tariffs on the horizon.

Why More Businesses Are Shipping Intermodal

Supply Chain Link

Intermodal shipping has been on the rise throughout the supply chain industry. With over 145,383 miles of rail throughout North America, intermodal offers capabilities to successfully move freight throughout the span of three countries, encompassing Canada, the United States and Mexico.

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace

Freightera

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. Freightera’s Go Green option now allows shippers to choose freight quotes by lower emission, in addition to price and shipping time.

Why More Businesses Are Shipping Intermodal

Supply Chain Link

Intermodal shipping has been on the rise throughout the supply chain industry. With over 145,383 miles of rail throughout North America, intermodal offers capabilities to. Read more. 08/11/2015. Intermodal. Supply Chain. Transportation. Supply Chain, Intermodal, Transportation.

Winter Shipping Guide for Refrigerated Goods

Supply Chain Link

Winter came early this year for many parts of North America. With record snow falls. Read more. 12/30/2014. Intermodal. Supply Chain. Intermodal, Supply Chain, Cold Chain. Cold Chain Intermodal Intermodal Supply Chain Supply Chain

Achieving Agility When Shipping Food Around the World

Supply Chain Link

Guest Post: Shubh Mann, VP of Sales Food is shipped from all over the world. In 2015, North America exported a total of over $2 trillion dollars worth of products to other countries 1 , which consisted of mostly ingredients and food.

CMA CGM and Mediterranean Shipping Company join blockchain platform

EFT

IBM and Maersk have been joined by CMA CGM Group and MSC on the TradeLens, a blockchain-based shipping platform. Together CMA, MSC and Maersk, along with other carriers already on TradeLens, represent nearly half of the world’s container shipping volume.

Intermodal Shipping is Growing and the Railroads are Ready

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Intermodal Shipping is Growing and the Railroads are Ready | Transportfolio. Tight truckload capacity usually means more intermodal shipping. Railroads across North America are heavily investing capital in their intermodal offerings—and have been for the past five years.

Southwest Airlines Cargo Now Shipping Internationally, Beginning With Mexico

EFT

Cargo is expanding internationally in its shipping operations, with Mexico City the first port of call and further routes planned shortly. Southwest is going to focus on building up international shipping capabilities and experience in the Mexican market first. The suite of products and Customer-facing solutions laid the foundation for this month's start of the carrier's international shipping program. Southwest Airlines Co.

When EU and U.S. Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons | C.H. In North America, cabotage is more restrictive. The bottom line is, there is no one-size-fits-all, when it comes to truckload procurement between North America and the European Union. When EU and U.S.

Ship From Store: An Omni-Channel Journey

Logistics Viewpoints

I had the pleasure of catching Tom Barone, VP of North America Operations at eBay Enterprise present on the changing nature of commerce.

Did Brake Safety Week Create a Rate Surge?

PLS Logistics

During the 7-day period, law enforcement agencies across North America conduct inspections on large trucks and buses to identify out-of-adjustment brakes, and brake-system and anti-lock braking system violations as part of CVSA’s Brake Safety Week. Shipping Regulations Carriers

How Supply Chain Planning Can Create Profit in a Declining Market

ToolsGroup

It bought its main rivals to become North America’s largest fine paper manufacturer. [1] When a business finds itself in a declining market, failing to stay in lock step with customer demand poses an existential threat.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. Russia has also demonstrated its resolve to capitalize on newly-liberated shipping lanes.

ParcelPal begins integration on Shopify platform for cannabis delivery

EFT

It provides services manly for merchants in North America in retail and also caters to cannabis sales within Canada. Canadian Licenced producers on the Shopify platform, can use this technology to enable shipping to medical or recreational users across the country ( [link] ). Primary Event: 21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: ParcelPal Technology Inc. Shopify is an e-commerce platform provider that provides an online storefront to retailers.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. As global warming has conjured up hotter summers and milder winters, one area in which its impact has been particularly visible is the Arctic, where shrinking ice caps may give way to new shipping lanes in the future. Russia has also demonstrated its resolve to capitalize on newly-liberated shipping lanes.

How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Only one of them is outside North America: China. If projections and recent rhetoric are to be believed, India will join China as the only non-North American countries in the $500 billion club by 2025. How is Global Shipping Growing in India?

Trending Transportation Updates: June 2019

PLS Logistics

There were many new and exciting updates in the shipping industry last month. Transportation Updates: June Roadcheck 2019 Reveals Violations The International Roadcheck 2019 is the largest inspection on the commercial motor vehicles in North America.

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What’s Driving Flatbed Shipping Demand and Is It Here to Stay?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

After a strong finish in 2017, flatbed demand has continued to soar in 2018 resulting in historic supply and demand imbalances across North America. However, if you’re shipping material on open deck trailers, these topics aren’t the primary drivers of flatbed demand.

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

Talking Logistics

Shippers are required to communicate verified weights in a shipping document. According to the World Shipping Council’s guidelines on the law, “In order to address safety problems at sea and on shore arising from container shipments that have incorrect weight declarations, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention, Chapter VI Regulation 2 – Cargo information regarding a mandatory container gross weight verification.”.

As Fuel Prices Rise, Here's How Supply Chains Can Cut Transportation Costs

Elementum

Around a 26 percent increase is expected for this trend, significantly in Europe, while onshoring will increase in North America. Shippers pay attention to what they call shipment consolidation, examining their own shipping patterns to find opportunities to consolidate shipments, potential leverage to be gained from using a third-party logistics provider (3PL), and optimizing better vehicle utilization. Logistics economics transportation shipping

As Fuel Prices Rise, Here's How Supply Chains Can Cut Transportation Costs

Elementum

Around a 26 percent increase is expected for this trend, significantly in Europe, while onshoring will increase in North America. Shippers pay attention to what they call shipment consolidation, examining their own shipping patterns to find opportunities to consolidate shipments, potential leverage to be gained from using a third-party logistics provider (3PL), and optimizing better vehicle utilization. Logistics economics transportation shipping

This Week in Logistics News (December 3-7, 2018)

Talking Logistics

3Gtms Releases Quick Ship Portal. CMA CGM and Freightos sign landmark agreement advancing digitization in the shipping industry. Maersk wants to slash carbon emissions from shipping to zero. 3Gtms Releases Quick Ship Portal. Which candy is mentioned the most in songs?

[Infographic] 21st Third Party Logistics Study Shows Increased Use of 3PLs & Shippers

Cerasis

Global Growth and Use of 3PLs Outpaces Partnerships in North America. and the remainder of North America rose 4 percent over the past year, but the global use of 3PLs rose 4.8

This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Passport, a customer service company focused on shipping, has raised $3 million in seed funding (TechCrunch). Ryder Expands Last-Mile Delivery Network in 11 North American Markets. Intel partners with Rolls-Royce to develop autonomous cargo ships (VentureBeat).

Kroger launching reusable packaging partnership for grocery e-commerce

EFT

Products available on the Loop platform are packaged in reusable glass or metal containers and shipped directly to consumers in a specially designed tote. The Kroger Co.

Top Supply Chain and Logistics Automation Trends to Watch for in 2019

Cerasis

The Move to LTL Digital Shipping. How New LTL Technologies & Processes are Changing the Shipping Game. In the age of Amazon, the slightest change in logistics costs or shipping information could result in consumers abandoning their purchases in favor of Amazon or even Walmart.

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Top 12 logistics influencers on Twitter

DELMIA Quintiq

Morai Logistics is a renowned 3PL in North America and Mexico that tweets eye-catching infographics, enlightening blog posts and the latest news in logistics and supply chain. Cerasis, a 3PL servicing North America, is no stranger to the transportation and shipping industry.

Freightera in Trucks.com Article about Expected Fast Adoption of Digital Freight Brokerage Solutions

Freightera

The installation of telematics devices in trucks has jumped exponentially and will cover nearly half the trucks in operation in North America by 2025. In an era of smartphones, smart cities and smart mobility, the North American trucking industry is headed toward its “smart” future.