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

Panama Canal Expansion Boosts Freight in an Unexpected Place

DAT Solutions

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 Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2015)

Talking Logistics

Amazon Tests Robots for Warehouse Item Picking. 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

Talking Logistics

Panama Canal Expansion. The Panama Canal expansion, slated for completion this spring, will impact logistics in a big way. ports will compete for customers, especially in 2018 and 2019 when the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) contracts will be renegotiated. Robinson ocean transportation Panama Canal Safety of Life at Sea SOLAS

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Panama Expansion

3PL Insights

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.

Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

Supply Chain @ MIT

But the implications of this standoff between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association go beyond idle ships and stranded freight containers. Limited options on the West Coast without new thinking?

Ocean Freight Routing Terms Explained

Material Handling & Logistics

For example, a shipment from China to the East Coast would go through the Panama Canal to reach its destination and vice versa. . The same shipment via RIPI would go through the Panama Canal and arrive at the East Coast.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Warehousing. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

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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. The start of a new year means budget planning is likely back on your agenda. You probably have questions about what the 2016-2017 ocean contract season will bring.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

To get from the factory to a retail shelf you have ports, terminals, rail, trucks, warehouses, and much more to consider. 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.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

To get from the factory to a retail shelf you have ports, terminals, rail, trucks, warehouses, and much more to consider. 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.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Managing factories and warehouses with a lot of employees demands leadership skills focused on routine, whereas connecting departments and supply chain partners actually requires creativity. Panama. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2015

Talking Logistics

The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations (2,057 views). Amazon Tests Robots for Warehouse Item Picking.

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What’s Your Plan if There’s a West Coast Port Strike?

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Case in point: the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) began contract talks on May 12, with lots of contentious issues on the agenda. What’s Your Plan if There’s a West Coast Port Strike?

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Panama. directly from their suppliers, from their own warehouse or even from a retail store). The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

Warehousing: SEKO Logistics opened the first of 20 warehouses that it plans to open across Mexico in a bid to capture a share of the country’s automotive, retail and aerospace business.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Panama. Globally, warehousing is outsourced by 67%. In comparison, according to Fraunhofer Institute, warehousing is outsourced by 54% in Germany, which is the largest logistics market in Europe.

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Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Panama. Integration with warehouse mechanisation and production equipment guarantees that the optimal plan will be executed in practice. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

Trending: Effects of West Coast Ports Labor Dispute

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

They are anxiously awaiting (and hoping for) a successful dock worker agreement between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA). Blog Post: Who Will Win the Race for Freight in the Panama Canal Expansion? By Chris Ferrell.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

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The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said on December 21st that the expansion of the canal is 96% complete. WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION: . . Warehouse Rent Rates: In Q3 2015, warehouse and distribution rental rates in the U.S MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

Book Review: Logistics Clusters-Delivering Value and Driving Growth

Supply Chain Opz

A couple of months ago, I asked one question on Quora about how 3pl companies select a warehouse or facility location. Chapter 3: Dr. Sheffi describes the characteristics of the successful Logistics Clusters, namely Port of Rotterdam, Singapore, Panama Canal and Memphis. NAVIGATE.

How to Change the Freight Industry

Freightos

To be sure, many are great companies and offer value added services such as warehousing and contract logistics. By Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos .

This Week in Logistics News (February 1-5, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Panama Canal expansion to be complete by end of June ( Reuters ). The phone rang this morning at 6:00 am. School is closed today due to the snowstorm heading our way.