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: One Year Later

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billion Panama Canal expansion project was completed. Global Supply Chain Transportation Freight Forwarding Ocean TransportationThis time last year, the $5.25

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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.

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

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. What will it mean for U.S. logistics?

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. Global Supply Chain Transportation Uncategorized 3pl Ocean Transportation

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2015)

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Find the Money – How a Transportation Spend Diagram Can Help. Guess Who Announced New Transportation Management Software (TMS) Functionality Yesterday. The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations (1,410 views). Executing Your Transportation Strategy: The Essential Role of Transportation Management Technology (1,233 views). As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun.

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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. Goods shipped from East Asia through West Coast ports are currently transported by rail and truck as far east as the Ohio River Valley.

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Panama Canal Expansion: Everything You Need to Know

PLS Logistics

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. Transportation Rates Ports transportation news

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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. Sri is responsible for the global strategy, volumes and revenue for the ocean transportation.

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Complex costs of transportation

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To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. Panama.

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.

Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

In this article, leading experts from various sectors in transportation industry will discuss transportation trends you should take a closer look. James Winebrake, Dean of College of Liberal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology There are a number of important trends happening in the freight industry, spanning all modes of transportation: trucking, shipping, rail, pipeline, and air. Are there other transportation trends to watch and why

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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.

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.

Will the New Panama Canal Save the Shipping Industry?

Elementum

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%

A Model for Transporting Goods in Brazil

Supply Chain @ MIT

Distributing product in Brazil involves endless transportation choices. When shipping product into a country as large and complex as Brazil, the choice of transportation routes has a critical impact on supply chain costs. Spoilt for choice.

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 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.

Are Sea Ports Ready For Future Freight?

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The Panama Canal expansion has ignited many sea ports to update their infrastructure to accommodate an expected increase in freight volumes. As of September 2015, the Panama Canal was 93% complete and is still expected. Distribution Global Supply Chain Transportation

Panama Canal Problem That's Got No Easy Fix

Material Handling & Logistics

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.

Are Sea Ports Ready For Future Freight?

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The Panama Canal expansion has ignited. Transportation. Distribution, Transportation, Supply Chain, Global. Distribution Distribution Global Global Supply Chain Supply Chain Transportation Transportation

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.

Transportation Strategy in a Constrained Infrastructure: 30th SCRC Meeting Kicks Off Today

Supply Chain View from the Field

The 30 th SCRC meeting kicked off today with a theme on “Transportation Strategy in an Infrastructure Constrained Environment”. This is a theme that was discussed a year ago at a conference in DC on Transportation Infrastructure, over coffee with William Lucas from Caterpillar. We talked about focusing on transportation as an issue that needs to be specifically addressed. Depending on weight and velocity needs, decisions and optimal transportation strategies are impacted.

This Week in Logistics News (July 13-17, 2015)

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Now, this week’s supply chain and logistics news, which was dominated by transportation-related items: Are Imports Moving to the East Coast? When it comes to transportation infrastructure funding, it’s the same old story. My 15 year old Subaru has a parasite.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 9-13, 2017)

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The Panama Canal’s Big Bet Is Paying Off (WSJ – sub. If you’re a transportation executive, you already know what’s happening in the market today: capacity is tightening and rates are climbing. Are you communicating what’s happening in the transportation market to upper management?

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Supply Chain Trends in 2016: A Year of Defining Change

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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.

March Market Update: Transportation Industry News

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We welcome your thoughts on them and others that impact the transportation industry and your business. With mega ships in the trans-Pacific, carrier mergers, and the continued expansion of the Panama Canal , East and West Coast ports are expecting a large influx in shipments.

How time and money is wasted in the congested sea and airspace

DELMIA Quintiq

Once again, my recent trip from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore reminded me why congestion is a major enemy in the business of transporting goods and people, whether by air, sea or land. Take the example of the crossing of Panama Canal.

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Giants in the tank. Has liner shipping lost its mojo?

DELMIA Quintiq

The Panama papers were still hogging the headlines and competing hard against dissections of mishaps in the private lives of British politicians. Transport & Logistics

Mega Ships: A Look at the Effect of Larger Ocean Vessels at Port

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Putting production and labor costs overseas aside, transportation becomes the prime target to help drive down costs. The expanded Panama Canal is expected to officially open this June. Read the white paper, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map.

Six Logistics “Facts” That Are Wrong

Freightos

As Transport Intelligence’s latest report, Global Freight Forwarding 2016 , puts it: “New, exciting technologies are being developed which have the potential to transform forwarding and trade processes. Construction work to widen the Panama Canal. The New Panama Canal Means Larger Ships Docking In New York. But regardless of the Panama Canal’s size, the Bayonne Bridge now stands in the way of the larger ships getting to the New Jersey container terminals.

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Mega Ships: A Look at the Effect of Larger Ocean Vessels at Port

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Putting production and labor costs overseas aside, transportation becomes the prime target to help drive down costs. The expanded Panama Canal is expected to officially open this June. Read the white paper, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Panama. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.