The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations

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When the Panama Canal expansion is completed in early 2016, it will effectively double the capacity of the canal and allow post-Panamax vessels to cross it. How will the Panama Canal expansion impact the decision-making process of shippers in terms of port selection? The post The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Live Episode: June 30, 2015 at 12:00 ET.

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Panama Canal: One Year Later

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billion Panama Canal expansion project was completed. This time last year, the $5.25 The canal reopened with a new set of locks on both the Atlantic and Pacific sides for ships to easily flow through the canal without risk of delay due to accident or various water levels.

The Panama Canal: Expansion Predictions

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Since the establishment of the Panama. The point where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Pacific Ocean has provided trade routes between the East and West for over a century. Read more. 03/31/2015. Global. Supply Chain. Supply Chain, Global. Global Global Supply Chain Supply Chain

Research: How the Panama Canal Expansion Will Impact U.S. Logistics

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What will happen when the Panama Canal expansion is completed in 2016? The Panama Canal is over a century old. And the canal was too small for the Post-Panamax vessels, which carry two to three times as much cargo as the ships that currently squeeze through the Panama Canal.

An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Uncharted Waters

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An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Uncharted Waters.Connect. Since the Panama Canal opened this past Sunday, we wanted to share it with you again. The enlargement of the Panama Canal was recently completed, enabling mammoth-sized container vessels to transit the waterway.

New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS

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New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS.Connect by TMC. When the expanded Panama Canal opened this June, a new set of routes became available for shippers and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs). Global TMS Technology Global Transportation Panama Canal

The Panama Canal – Testing The Waters of Expansion

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The 50-mile span of the Panama Canal connects the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, which has shortened shipping duration between countries and continents 1.

The Panama Canal Expansion: Time Versus Cost Trade-Off

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The Panama Canal expands in 2016, allowing for more and larger (post-Panamax) ships to make the passage from East Asia to the United States. Our paper looked at the question of how much traffic the expanded Panama Canal would divert to East Coast ports from a number of angles.

An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Unchartered Waters

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The enlargement of the Panama Canal is scheduled for completion this year, enabling mammoth-sized container vessels to transit the waterway. A white paper titled Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map , published by the Boston Consulting Group and C. Trying to navigate a route through these possible changes might seem daunting, but it’s important that shippers and carriers confront the choices that an enlarged Panama Canal brings.

Panama Canal Expansion Boosts Freight in an Unexpected Place

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The Panama Canal opened a new lane for larger ships this week, and East Coast ports have been expanding efforts to attract Asian imports that would otherwise arrive on the West Coast. Expansion at the Panama Canal, pictured above, has led to a business boom in South Carolina.

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Top Connect Blog Posts of 2016: Panama Canal, Analysis Paralysis, and Innovation

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From the Panama Canal expansion to the continuous advancement of disruptive technologies, 2016 was another eventful year in the global logistics and supply chain industry.

Drought Forces Panama Canal Draught Restrictions and Pushes Up Rates

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The Loadstar – El Niño is having a major impact on container traffic through the Panama Canal this year. The post Drought Forces Panama Canal Draught Restrictions and Pushes Up Rates appeared first on AGL.

Panama: Leveraging Opportunities Beyond the Canal

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Leverage Panama’s developments into your distribution hub for a more streamlined, efficient, and profitable bottom line

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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2015)

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The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations (1,410 views). Just for Fun Amazon labor management Netflix Panama Canal supplier relationship management supply chain design supply chain execution convergence Talking Logistics TMS transportation spend diagramAs the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. We’re more than halfway through 2015 and many companies are already planning for 2016.

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This Week in Logistics News (June 15-19, 2015)

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East Coast Ports Could Gain 10 Percent Additional Share Following Panama Canal Expansion. Download the report — Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Is Redrawing the Logistics Map — for all the details.

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Panama Papers Are A Reminder Of Ethical Risks Lurking In The Supply Chain

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The mind-boggling number of names and companies ensnared in the Panama Papers scandal leaves many people wondering if they might know or work with any of the entities on the list, and whether it means they are doing anything unethical, or breaking any laws. Given the nature of the anonymous accounts in the Panama Papers, this naturally gives rise to questions as to what unethical or illegal things are being done with those accounts.

Chasing The Horizon: Countdown to Panama Canal Expansion

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As the Panama Canal expansion nears completion, several trends and trade dynamics will determine the impact on U.S. shippers and consignees

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Panama Canal Expansion: Changing the Channel

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The Panama Canal expansion, opening in 2015, may alter shippers' sourcing and routing decisions

Panama’s SEA Change Boosts Access to Global Markets

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Due to the Panama Canal expansion, the country is quickly being crowned the business capital of Latin America

DP World expands Panama container terminal

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DP World is expanding its container terminal at Caucedo following the expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate larger container ships

Panama Canal Expansion: Everything You Need to Know

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History of the Panama Canal. The British proposed a canal through Nicaragua that was never built and the French attempted to build a canal through Panama but evacuated the project due to fatal diseases. In 1914, the United States began to build a canal in Panama. In 2006, the Panamanian government authorized the first major expansion of the Panama Canal since it opened in 1917.

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Panama Canal Expansion: Four Keys to Unlocking its Potential

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The Panama Canal expansion is finally complete. How will the increased capacity of this global maritime crossroads play out in your shipping and logistics strategy

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

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Panama Canal Expansion. The Panama Canal expansion, slated for completion this spring, will impact logistics in a big way. You can read more on the topic in our recent white paper, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion Is Redrawing the Logistics Map [DK1] , which was written collaboratively with Boston Consulting Group. Robinson ocean transportation Panama Canal Safety of Life at Sea SOLASThe start of a new year means budget planning is likely back on your agenda.

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Panama Canal Expansion

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The Panama Canal was originally constructed as a way to increase maritime trade in the Americas, and it is the largest American engineering feat undertaken in history. And now, over a century after its original completion, the Panama Canal has once again been expanded.

Start Now to Leverage the Benefits of the Panama Canal Expansion

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The Panama Canal expansion will provide many businesses with opportunities for growth on a global scale

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

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They stand to see the greatest advantage from the Panama Canal expansion. Robinson, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map. Region After Panama Canal Expansion appeared first on Transportfolio.

Panama Expansion

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WILL THE PANAMA EXPANSION AFFECT YOU? by Derek Byrd – Marketing Manager, Evans Distribution Systems In 2014, the Panama Canal will complete a $5.3 billion expansion that will double the waterway’s capacity, and allow... The post Panama Expansion appeared first on 3PL Insights - Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics.

Panama Canal Expansion Equals Trade Expansion

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According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Panama Canal is one of those wonders. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World include The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus in Turkey, and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon in Iraq.

Global Supply Chain News on Expanded Panama Canal Reaches First Anniversary, Having Expected Impact

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Majority of Ships Through the Canal have been 13,000 TEU or More in First Year of Operation, as Volumes Way Up

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

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Region After Panama Canal Expansion.Transportfolio. Since the Panama Canal is scheduled to open this Sunday, June 26, we wanted to share it with you again. They stand to see the greatest advantage from the Panama Canal expansion. East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S.

Everything You Need to Know About El Niño and the Panama Canal Restrictions

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What’s Happening in Panama? On August 7th, Panama’s government declared a state of emergency due to an extreme drought. As a result of the drought, Panama’s busy canal has seen its water level sinking. The Panama Canal is a hugely important passage for global trade routes.

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Panama Canal Expansion: Changing the Channel

Inbound Logistics

The Panama Canal expansion, opening in 2015, may alter shippers' sourcing and routing decisions

Suez and Panama Canal will battle for market in 2016

Logistics Middle East

The expanded Suez Canal and Panama Canal are expected to see intense rivalrly for market share in 2016 as route networks are re-arranged

Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

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These include a wider Panama Canal and possibly the construction of a Nicaragua Canal; Mexican port capacity expansions; port capacity expansions on the US East Coast that will reduce the costs of using the Suez Canal; and even the opening up of Arctic sea routes.

Panama Canal to Launch State-of-the-art Vessel Scheduling and Maritime Resources Management System

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New Software will help how the Panama Canal plans and schedules transit operations

Start Now to Leverage the Benefits of the Panama Canal Expansion

Inbound Logistics

The Panama Canal expansion will provide many businesses with opportunities for growth on a global scale

Panama Canal Has a Problem with No Easy Fix

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The Panama Canal Authority promised a dozen daily slots for ships of all stripes to pass through the new lane -- ultimately. Just as the Panama Canal was unveiling a new, fatter set of locks, U.S.