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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7 Reasons Panama is the Latin American Supply Chain Capital with Demo Perez

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00:51] Tell us about yourself and what you do in Panama. I was born and raised in Panama and manage a 3PL. My main role is to promote the hub that Panama offers to the world. [02:19] 03:52] You’re the General Manager of Logistics Services Panama. Panama understands how to work with those markets, which is why the country is so important. Panama is becoming more interesting, and not only for the US. [10:40] 10:40] Tell us a little more about Panama.

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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. When the Panama Canal expansion is completed in 2016, it will have new locks and wider, deeper channels that can accommodate Post-Panamax vessels and more traffic.

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. During the expansion, there was also an. Read More. Global Supply Chain Transportation Freight Forwarding Ocean Transportation

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. A white paper titled Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map , published by the Boston Consulting Group and C.

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). As described in my previous blog post , the enlarged Panama Canal can handle container ships up to 13,000 TEUs in size. The expanded Panama Canal has added many variables to freight transportation equations. Global TMS Technology Global Transportation Panama Cana

What to Do Now Before the Panama Canal Expands

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The Panama Canal expands in 2016. If costs were all that mattered, these shippers would route their products through the expanded Panama Canal to reach Columbus via rail from the New York-New Jersey port. For other products, the cost savings of shipping through the Panama Canal will likely outweigh the extra time in transit. Robinson, entitled Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map. What will it mean for U.S. logistics?

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: 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. We also looked at other scenarios: potential shifts in manufacturing to Southeast Asia, some shipping through the Suez Canal rather than the Panama Canal, a weak U.S.

The Panama Canal is thirsty. That’s a problem for ocean carriers.

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The Panama Canal, and Central America more broadly, is experiencing one of the worst droughts in its recorded history. The post The Panama Canal is thirsty. Supply Chain Dive –With one of the worst droughts in history, the canal is forced to place restrictions on the amount of cargo ships can carry. With less water, the canal is forced to place restrictions […]. That’s a problem for ocean carriers. appeared first on AGL.

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. Since its opening in 1914, the canal has undergone many improvements, ranging from installation of mooring systems to the upgrading of the canal’s navigation and vessel tracking system. One of the largest improvements. Read More. Global Supply Chain Transportation Uncategorized 3pl Ocean Transportation

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. The expanded Panama Canal “is going to drive industry and create even more businesses there,” said Joel Sutherland, director of the Supply Chain Management Institute at the University of San Diego.

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. An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Unchartered Waters One of the biggest stories in the logistics industry for 2016 was the completion of the expanded Panama Canal, which enables a new generation of mammoth-sized container vessels to transit the waterway.

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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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 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.

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. Robinson announced findings from a joint research project they conducted that looked at how “the Panama Canal’s expansion will likely change the way cargo moves, by both water and land, into and within the United States.” Download the report — Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Is Redrawing the Logistics Map — for all the details.

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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

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: 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 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

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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. The Panama Canal has hugely exceeded the original expectations for the amount of trade vessels that would cross it. The Panama Canal expansion was designed to double the shipping capacity of the canal.

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. From May 28, the canal operator is going to reduce the draught at its Neopanamax locks to 43 feet, the latest in a series of depth reductions that have brought the permitted level down from 50ft […].

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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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. But isn’t Panama Undergoing expansion? As global trade increases, key routes like the Panama Canal are nearing capacity.

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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

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. Global Transportation Logistics Panama Canal Ports ShippersYou might think that shippers along the East Coast will be the biggest beneficiaries of fierce competition between the East and West Coast ports.

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

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

Suez and Panama Canal will battle for market in 2016

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

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. Robinson, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map. Region After Panama Canal Expansion appeared first on Transportfolio. Global Transportation Logistics Panama Canal Ports Shippers

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% While ship transits through the Panama Canal rose 3.7% In addition, a growing number of panamax ships, with capacities of about 4,500 TEU to 5,000 TEU, are now idle following the opening of the expanded Panama Canal.

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: Changing the Channel

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