When Parcel Demand Exceeds Capacity: What Should Shippers Do?

Talking Logistics

Simply put, the surging growth of e-commerce, driven in large part by the pandemic, has created a capacity crunch in the market. Read more When Parcel Demand Exceeds Capacity: What Should Shippers Do? The post When Parcel Demand Exceeds Capacity: What Should Shippers Do?

Where Has All the Ocean Capacity Gone and How Will We Get It Back?

Talking Logistics

million TEUs in 2020, and the cargo capacity problem is obvious. Read more Where Has All the Ocean Capacity Gone and How Will We Get It Back? The post Where Has All the Ocean Capacity Gone and How Will We Get It Back?

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DFB Tech Stack: Capacity Management

Parade

In this post, we explore Capacity Management as one core piece of every digital freight brokerage’s operations. Why “Capacity Management”? The answer is a major paradigm shift that natively-digital freight brokers have embraced: a digital-first approach towards managing capacity.

2020 Projected to be the Busiest Peak Capacity Season Yet

Kuebix

As the holiday season begins in full force, the transportation industry is realizing that online shopping is creating what may be the busiest peak capacity season yet. The post 2020 Projected to be the Busiest Peak Capacity Season Yet appeared first on Kuebix.

Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?

Mexico trucking capacity crunch

Supply Chain and Logistics

The USMCA replacement for NAFTA has not improved anything regarding trucking between the US and Mexico. COVID-19, movement of production from the Far East to Mexico, and no change in regulations, has put demands on trucking firms and on drivers … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Trucking international trade Mexico trucking USMCA

ISO Tank Capacity Guide

CLX Logistics

To help our customers, we have created an ISO Tank Capacity Guide to help with your Intermodal needs. This ISO Tank Capacity Guide describes the formula and procedures we use to identify optimal ISO tank sizes for given quantities of liquid chemical products.

Prepare Your Supply Chain to Overcome Capacity Challenges

Logistics Viewpoints

This was especially difficult in 2018 as capacity constraints caused freight rates to skyrocket. And with the number of factors that could affect capacity in the short-term and long-term, including legislation, the driver shortage, supplier requirements from large […]. Transportation capacityIncreased demand and customer expectations continue to put pressure on shippers to deliver on-time-and-in-full without comprising their bottom line.

As air cargo capacity tightens, DSV steps up with new charter services

The LoadStar

DSV has expanded its air charter network again in a bid to secure capacity for customers. The post As air cargo capacity tightens, DSV steps up with new charter services appeared first on The Loadstar.

2021 radar: Next year’s headlines? Capacity, Capacity and Capacity

The LoadStar

Capacity, Capacity and Capacity appeared first on The Loadstar. Many moons ago, yours truly edited a rival freight publication and was regularly asked by the publisher for a list of the top three stories driving web traffic.

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Navigating the Global Air Freight Capacity Crunch

Now, That's Logistics

Securing capacity for global air shipments has become more difficult this year as total freight volumes receded and as carriers reduced their flights as a way to offset that drop in volume. IATA says demand for cargo capacity in Asia fell 18.3%

HMM’s newbuild box ships set to boost capacity on Asia-Europe FE4

The LoadStar

The post HMM’s newbuild box ships set to boost capacity on Asia-Europe FE4 appeared first on The Loadstar. Loadstar posts News Sea Asia-North Europe Calculating Capacity HMM THE Alliance

Equipment and capacity squeeze sees South China cargo bookings suspended

The LoadStar

Shipping lines have announced the temporary suspension of cargo bookings into South China next month, blaming reduced capacity from local feeder operators. Last week, OOCL reported a “sharp” drop in available feeder capacity, due to Covid quarantine rules affecting ship.

Reduced trucking capacity – the shortage of drivers and its impact

Transporeon

Shippers are feeling the effects of scarce carrier capacity. The driver shortage is affecting available trucking capacity. With luck, the shipper may find and contract with another carrier that has available space despite the driver shortage and scarce capacity. What can be done to deliver on time to customers despite the driver shortage and bottlenecks in trucking capacity? Scarce available trucking capacity leads to higher shipping costs.

Tapping Into Private Fleet Backhaul Capacity

Talking Logistics

In today’s challenging transportation environment, the more avenues shippers have to find and secure capacity, the better. While there is currently considerable investment and effort to add capacity to the market, there’s also a lot of wasted capacity such as empty private fleet backhauls. Anyone involved with the trucking industry, whether as a shipper, broker or carrier, knows that finding capacity is a key issue. Underutilization of capacity.

Parade unlocks capacity with KeepTruckin drivers

Parade

,, Parade is continuously working to drive innovation in capacity management for our freight broker customers. Brokerages powered by Parade can now expand their capacity reach by accessing the over 1 million registered drivers in KeepTruckin’s network to move more loads.

Keeping Supply Chains Moving During Covid-19 Requires Digital Collaboration and Access to Capacity

Kuebix

The post Keeping Supply Chains Moving During Covid-19 Requires Digital Collaboration and Access to Capacity appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Collaboration Covid-19 Digital Supply Chain Load Match Capacity Community Load Match Coronavirus Freight Pandemic technology transportation truckingAs the crisis from the Covid-19 pandemic continues to unfold, the complex workings of the United States’ supply chain have been thrust into the general public’s view.

European road freight capacity falls dramatically post-Brexit, pushing up rates

The LoadStar

Today’s TMM, recording pricing and capacity levels for December, shows a Europe-wide decline in capacity of some 164% on November and 16% year on year. This was led by huge capacity decreases on routes to and from the UK, which has subsequently pushed up road freight rates on the.

LTL Capacity Best Practices in Times of Tight Freight Capacity

Cerasis

The capacity crunch has been a core concern of shippers for several years, but as 2018 draws closer to the holiday shopping season, it will become a bigger problem. LTL capacity has routinely been used as a source of added capacity when full truckload becomes unavailable. LTL capacity is quickly becoming harder to find, and full truckload carriers have already started to turn away freight. Capacity Crunch Freight LTL

India’s ocean capacity crunch ‘nightmare’ continues – Maersk’s rail solution

The LoadStar

As the ocean freight capacity crunch rolls on, Maersk has launched a cross-country rail service in India. The post India’s ocean capacity crunch ‘nightmare’ continues – Maersk’s rail solution appeared first on The Loadstar.

Strong air freight demand fighting tight capacity, pushing rates higher

The LoadStar

The post Strong air freight demand fighting tight capacity, pushing rates higher appeared first on The Loadstar. European forwarders are reporting air freight rates hitting $10 per kg, and still climbing, as the peak season – boosted by distressed sea freight – continues.

Skinning the tight-capacity cat

DC Velocity

It's getting rough on the roads for truck shippers. But is a rate hosing foreordained? Transportation

Direct Access to Instant Capacity

Logistics Management

Get started, and go-live, in as little as 24 hours. Learn more

New services take off to balance transatlantic capacity shortfall

The LoadStar

A continued dearth of capacity on the transatlantic has seen Delta launch daily cargo-only flights, while Geodis has announced an extension to its charter programme on the route. The post New services take off to balance transatlantic capacity shortfall appeared first on The Loadstar.

Capacity Crunch Factors: What Causes a Capacity Crunch?

Cerasis

Unbelievably, the capacity crunch is back the shipping headlines. Cassidy of the Journal of commerce (JOC) noted shippers were expecting a forthcoming slight capacity pinch, but that was before hurricane season arrived. Now, the shipping and transportation industry faces unprecedented capacity problems, and the upcoming ELD implementation deadline will exacerbate the issue. Capacity Crunch Factors Include Increased Deadhead. Fewer Drivers Reduce Available Capacity.

Shippers must forecast their freight capacity needs better, say forwarders

The LoadStar

You don’t have the luxury of air cargo capacity sitting on the sidelines, you have to get it right. The post Shippers must forecast their freight capacity needs better, say forwarders appeared first on The Loadstar.

Freight Capacity Trends During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Freightquote

Meta description Freightquote addresses current shipping capacity trends during the coronavirus, including trends for LTL and TL freight shipping

6,600-lb Capacity Pallet Truck

Material Handling and Logistics

TVH has introduced the TSP6630, a pallet truck with a maximum capacity of 6,600 lbs

Transportation Capacity Matching

Material Handling and Logistics

Descartes MacroPoint Capacity Matching provides freight brokers with greater visibility to the transportation capacity available within their network of carriers and cooperating brokers

Using data-driven products to tackle carrier capacity fluctuations

Transporeon

Carrier capacity fluctuations: What’s being done to help shippers? Imagine you could see which carriers have empty capacity close by on your day of loading. Shippers will have to wait at least until next year for this new, highly effective method of tackling the carrier capacity crisis. These shippers share the same challenge – they’re finding it increasingly difficult to secure carrier capacity at reasonable rates.

DSV sails into the charter market in a ‘one-off deal’ to beat the capacity crunch

The LoadStar

DSV has taken the “extraordinary” step of chartering its own vessels to beat the China-Europe capacity crunch. The post DSV sails into the charter market in a ‘one-off deal’ to beat the capacity crunch appeared first on The Loadstar.

Backhaul Capacity Match

Material Handling and Logistics

Kuebix has introduced FleetMAX, a program designed to fill the empty backhauls of private fleets and offer truckload capacity to the marketplace

Cargo capacity stays tight as some passenger flights are back on the runway

The LoadStar

Passenger aircraft are coming back into the market – in some regions – but capacity in Europe remains tight. However, widebody passenger capacity between Asia and Europe rose 16% in weeks 44 and.

Capacity shortages on Asia-Europe directly due to transpacific trade boom

The LoadStar

There is growing evidence that capacity restrictions on the Asia-Europe ocean trades, in terms of both vessels and equipment, are a direct result of the transpacific demand boom. Sea-Intelligence’s latest Trade Capacity Outlook data suggest planned capacity growth on.