Breaking News: Panama Canal Authority Announces Expansion Inauguration Date

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One of the components of that prediction was whether the long-awaited expansion of the Panama Canal would actually occur in 2016 because of a litany of construction delays and setbacks. Today, the Panama Canal Authority eased some of […]. Procurement and Sourcing Transportation and Logistics Panama canal expansion Panama Canal widening Supply chain Matters blog

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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.

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.

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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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.

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

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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Quantified Impact of the Expanded Panama Canal for U.S. Bound Container Shipping

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Robinson have just released a new joint study, How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map, (sign-up required for complimentary report) which we feel should be essential reading for multi-industry sourcing, procurement, logistics and transportation teams. Robinson global transportation trends impact of expanded Panama Canal on U.S. The Boston Consulting Group (BSC) and C.H.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Two Contrasting Events: Brexit and the Expanded Panama Canal Add New Dimensions for Active Planning- Part One

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It’s the last Monday in June and as we pen this advisory commentary two major developments over these past few days are going to have a definitive long-term impact on various industry supply chains. One is the unexpected results of the referendum by voters in the United Kingdom endorsing an exit from the European Union. […].

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.

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

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.

Panama Canal Expansion: Changing the Channel

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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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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.

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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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 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

Panama Canal Problem That's Got 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.

Panama Canal Expansion: Changing the Channel

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

Will the New Panama Canal Save the Shipping Industry?

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The expansion of the Panama Canal, which handles about a third of Asia-to-US trade, is poised to boost trade and shipping services by shortening the one-way journey by sea from Asia to the U.S. While ship transits through the Panama Canal rose 3.7%

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.