6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

Talking Logistics

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. In my opinion, there will be more than one way to procure capacity, rates, and services for the 2016-2017 season.

Panama 105

More Challenges for the Transportation Network: Day 2 of the SCRC Meeting

Supply Chain View from the Field

Speakers are the SCRC meeting yesterday and today continued to speak more on the topic of transportation strategy given increasing challenges in the transportation sector, and the need for an effective transportation management strategy. For example, the widening of the Panama Canal will change the conditions here in North Carolina, as enormous container ships will be circumnavigating the globe.

Supply Chain Trends in 2016: A Year of Defining Change

CH Robinson Transportfolio

It’s been a big year for the transportation industry. From the Panama Canal opening to a record year in ecommerce, the happenings of 2016 have kept everyone on their toes. They continue to span beyond an organization’s transportation professionals.

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Panama Canal Expansion. The Panama Canal expansion, slated for completion this spring, will impact logistics in a big way. In my opinion, there will be more than one way to procure capacity, rates, and services for the 2016-2017 season.

Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy

3PL Insights

Many workers and businesses, including trucking firms, railroad companies and port terminal operators, contract with Hanjin to transport and deliver cargo containers, and now they are in serious danger of not getting paid. 3PL Global Logistics Supply Chain Transportation

El Niño May Have Your Supply Chain Partying Like It’s 1997

Kinaxis

Identify Alternative Transportation Routes. For example, the Panama Canal has already restricted the size of ships permitted to pass through it due to drought conditions created by El Niño.