[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. There are two ways to view the History of Shipping Containers. Below, you can also view the history of shipping containers in one infographic. Shipping between Europe, S.E.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

The History of the Shipping Container. 26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. The Shipping Container: Before 1956.

This Week in Logistics News (April 22-26, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Swipe, click, this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Google Spinoff’s Drone Delivery Business First to Get FAA Approval (Bloomberg) Amazon to invest $800 million to make one-day free shipping the standard for Prime members (WSJ – sub.

On-Demand Webcast – Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

Kinaxis

More specifically, Avaya saw their on-time ship rate jump from 86% to 94%, their past due revenue decrease from $42M to $10M and their employee engagement scores increase by 57%. He lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife and two children.

E-commerce Surge Requires Flexible, Customer-driven Fulfillment Centers

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC, November 6, 2013 — When is a fulfillment center like a traditional distribution center in this age of e-commerce? Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, USA, Tompkins has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia.

Post-mortem on Christmas Logistics Chaos: On Customer Commitments and Transparency

NC State SCRC

Customers want to know where the product was shipping from! I spoke with a colleague who operates a large third party logistics forwarding and shipping company for consumer products, and handles major accounts for all the big box retailer. We had a huge snow and ice storm in Raleigh last week. As we look back on the chaos that erupted during the pre-Christmas rush, discussions with executives suggest that there is still a long way to go.

Early winter storms could cause freight schedules to slip

DAT Solutions

Over the weekend, Winter Storm Diego blanketed Charlotte, Raleigh and many miles of highway in North Carolina, extending east to Tennessee and north to Virginia. Major e-commerce providers have promised free shipping on all orders, and some of their delivery commitments are pretty aggressive.

Omni-Channel Supply Chains Are Changing Everything You Ever Learned in School…

Supply Chain View from the Field

His insights and presence were most appreciated by everyone, especially given the snowfall we were experiencing in Raleigh last night! But the sales person tells you, “I can find you a small at the store in Phoenix Arizona, and will have them ship it to you free of charge…you should get it in two days.” Sales people like to be working with customers, not shipping stuff in boxes.

Post-Hurricane Floods Boost Rates in Southeast for Vans, Not Flatbeds

DAT Solutions

That could be related to the arrival of ships at the Port of Savannah. On the other hand, freight volume dropped by two-thirds on the lane from Atlanta to Raleigh , as flatbed freight couldn’t make it into those flooded areas.

Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

DAT Solutions

Miami continued to ship lots of reefer roads, while Lakeland in the central part of the state joined the Florida parade. We expect load counts to pick up there and in the border market of McAllen, TX , with avocados shipping ahead of Cinco de Mayo.

Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

DAT Solutions

Miami continued to ship lots of reefer roads, while Lakeland in the central part of the state joined the Florida parade. We expect load counts to pick up there and in the border market of McAllen, TX , with avocados shipping ahead of Cinco de Mayo.