How Would a Hard Brexit Impact UK/EU Trade?


On 23 June 2016, the citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. This is formally named the “United Kingdom European Union membership referendum,” but is more commonly referred to as Brexit, a portmanteau of “British” and “exit”.

Ireland—the Answer to your Post-Brexit Supply Chain

ModusLink Corporation

When the United Kingdom voted to part ways with the European Union (EU) two years ago, it opened doors for change, possibility and above all else, uncertainty. Global Market Expansion logistics supply chain shipping Brexit

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Is Globalization Causing an Increase in Illegal Shipping Container Activity?


The United Kingdom carried out its largest-ever heroin bust at the Port of Felixstowe last week on August 30. Officers from the Border Force as well as the National Crime Agency (NCA) discovered a shipping container loaded with 1.3

Global Trade Networks Create a Single Version of the Truth for Retailers

Talking Logistics

Drop shipping is becoming more and more popular among retailers as the “Amazon effect” creates intense pressure from customers for quick delivery. Retailers that are connected to a global trade network, software that connects all supply chain participants, have increased visibility to ensure customer satisfaction is being maintained whilst utilizing the drop ship model. So what are some of the benefits of drop ship as a method of fulfilment? .

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Record 1.3 Tons of Heroin Seized at UK Port


The United Kingdom carried out its largest-ever heroin bust at the Port of Felixstowe last week on August 30. Officers from the Border Force as well as the National Crime Agency (NCA) discovered a shipping container loaded with 1.3

Giants of the seas: Planning for the world’s largest container ships

DELMIA Quintiq

The CSCL Globe on her maiden voyage, arriving at Felixstowe, United Kingdom. It is the CSCL Globe and it was, for a short while, the world’s largest container ship with a capacity of 19,100 TEUs. Container ships seem to be getting larger and larger.

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When it Comes to Direct-to-Consumer Shipping, Warehouse Size Matters

Supply Chain Nation

This week: Big warehouses get even bigger thanks to direct-to-consumer shipping trends, and Trader Joe’s gets some new competition. Ship-to-consumer means bigger warehouses. As e-commerce has become the preferred shopping method, warehouses have increased in size to accommodate the larger volume needed to ship directly to consumers. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

This Week in Logistics News (December 3-7, 2018)

Talking Logistics

3Gtms Releases Quick Ship Portal. CMA CGM and Freightos sign landmark agreement advancing digitization in the shipping industry. Maersk wants to slash carbon emissions from shipping to zero. 3Gtms Releases Quick Ship Portal. Which candy is mentioned the most in songs?

Checklist: Logistics challenges in China

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain in China was once an afterthought or was only thought of in terms of the ‘Make’ and ‘Ship’ processes included in manufacturing in China. trillion economy that was the world’s sixth largest, trailing the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom and France.

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Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S. to Impose Punitive Duties on The European Union


On October 2nd, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced , “The U.S. These products are subject to a 10% duty rate increase: Section 1: New airplanes or other aircrafts from France, Germany, Spain or the United Kingdom. Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S.

Deal or no deal: The impact of Brexit on automotive supply chains

DELMIA Quintiq

The United Kingdom (UK) imports the most goods by far compared to other European countries, not just final products but also parts and components for further production and assembly. Every year, tens of thousands of containers carrying goods are shipped back and forth to the UK.

Manufacturing and Covid-19: 11 Major Reports Summarised


United Kingdom reports. United States reports. Coastal areas with shipping ports may be prone to labor shortages; even when products arrive, containers may be quarantined or delayed prior to drayage.”.

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis


Probably the most notable outcome from a logistics standpoint has occurred in Calais, France, where trucks headed for the Channel Tunnel to the United Kingdom were being boarded by migrants. million trucks in both directions between France and the United Kingdom last year.

How COVID-19 is Battering Australia’s Imports and Exports

Logistics Bureau

percent of the total, followed by the United States, at 8.8 The effects include: Severe disruption to shipping, with many Chinese ports operating at drastically reduced capacity and around 200 sailings cancelled. United States, $21.774 billion – partner share 19.92

This Week in Logistics News (May 4-8, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Growing Shipping Alliances Are Straining Major U.S. On Wednesday, Daimler Trucks North America unveiled the Freightliner Inspiration Truck, “the first licensed autonomous commercial truck to operate on an open public highway in the United States.”. Ever get a song stuck in your head?

What does Brexit mean for eCommerce?

Savant Events

Let’s start with a short definition: Brexit is the process of removing the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU), following a popular referendum in June 2016.

Coronavirus Highlights Fragility of Global Supply Networks


The ease with which the virus can be spread, even by people who have never been to China, let alone Wuhan, was highlighted by a case in the United Kingdom. million units.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Ports See Costly Delays as Cargo Ships, Volumes Grow (WSJ – sub. US Navy to accompany US-flagged ships in Persian Gulf after Iran seizes vessel (Fox News). It serves both B2B and B2C customers in the United Kingdom, Spain and France.

China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

The huge build-up of containers at China’s docks has created a major ocean freight imbalance, with a shortage of cargo in US and European ports and a shortfall in boxes needed by Western exporters to ship products to other parts of the world. In the United States, the Pandemic has yet to Peak.

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The Online Retail Landscape in 2019: A Review of the Highs and Lows

Logistics Bureau

More specifically, though, it has laboured under the expense of transitioning from two-day to one-day shipping as standard for members of its subscription offering, Amazon Prime. Is One-Day Shipping a Step Too Far?

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

This Week in Logistics News (July 14-18, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to 3PL news, FedEx was indicted by the Justice Department for shipping packages from illegal online pharmacies despite being warned from U.S. I am going paddleboarding with my wife this afternoon, a rare break from work to enjoy the outdoors with my best friend.

BluJay Solutions Accelerates Supply Chain Efficiency for Customers with Updates to its Global Trade Network Platform

BluJay Solutions

The new release includes air mode support for booking creation and shipping assignment. The new release adds New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) support for Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, and the United Kingdom. Parcel –BluJay’s Parcel solution is an enterprise class multi-carrier shipping management system that supports complex, high-volume, multi-location, international, and domestic shipping.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

CEO Survey Says Revenues are Growing. Profitability….Not So Much

Supply Chain Nation

The CEO survey received responses from 410 retail and consumer goods companies across Australia, China, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Nursing Hospital and Healthcare Supply Into a New Age

Logistics Bureau

Vendors’ own employees take responsibility for checking inventory levels, ordering materials as necessary, and directly replenishing inventories within individual care units. This was the experience of the Mercy Health System, one of the largest healthcare providers in the United States.

Brexit: How One Word Just Upended Your Supply Chain Logistics

Aera Technology

With close to 52 of percent of voters in the United Kingdom voting “Leave,” Brexit is now breaking the Internet (and world markets and political careers). will likely have to negotiate new trade terms with each EU country, and that may mean more tariffs, taxes, and other barriers when shipping goods and services to and from the U.K. How many words and Xs does it take to kick out a sitting head of state and cause global market turmoil?

Emerging Markets are Leapfrogging Mature Retail Markets by Investing More in Omni-Channel

Supply Chain Nation

In a survey of 300+ CEOs from China, Germany, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States, PwC found trends in omni-channel adoption and investment that varied across the five countries.

enVista Opens EMEA Office, Expands Global Services Footprint


September 3, 2014— enVista, a leading supply chain consulting and IT services provider, announced today that it has opened an office in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, United Kingdom that will serve as its EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) headquarters. enVista has long provided industry-leading transportation spend management solutions to its North American-based clients with global shipping operations.

ShipChain and GTX Corp Launch Global NFC Blockchain Shipment Tracking Solution


GTX Corp United Kingdom. New partnership will track temperature-sensitive shipments using energy-efficient NFC smart tags.

This Week in Logistics News (September 2-5, 2014)

Talking Logistics

When it comes to same-day / local delivery, Amazon is placing its bets on multiple models, including building out its own delivery fleet , experimenting with drones , and as reported in the Wall Street Journal this week, partnering with the United States Postal Service (USPS) to deliver groceries.

The Challenges of Buy Online, Pickup In Store


Did I mention, how picking up in-store saves on shipping costs, too – and consumers always like finding ways to save money. Studies show that in 2017 just 47%, fewer than half of all retailers in the United States and the United Kingdom offered a buy online pick-up in-store service.

7 Things That Matter Most To Fresh Supply Chain Leaders

Logistics Bureau

However, the greatest and most technical packaging innovations have been those designed to control the life-cycle of fruit during shipping. Tesco for example, buys lettuce from Spain for its store in the United Kingdom.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The 7 Benefits of Made in USA Driven by Reshoring Movement, Technology, and Better Transportation Costs


But first, you may need to remind your customers about the benefits of “Made in USA” and of using domestic manufacturers, including: Cheaper, More Reliable Shipping. Tariffs and high shipping costs can also make overseas production cost-prohibitive.

Top 5 Subscription Box Companies

3PL Insights

They have their headquarters in New York City, though they also have operations in Spain, the United Kingdom, France, and Belgium. Bestowed only ships within the United States. The company is based in the United States and is shipped all throughout the United States and Canada. They ship to customers around the world, though they are based in the United States. Currently, Graze boxes can only be shipped within the United States.