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.

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

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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%

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

UPS capacity restrictions may provide some longer-term logistics takeaways

Logistics Management

The reason for that, as we all know, is that with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic leading to a major increase in online shopping, parcel networks have been constrained and restricted, in terms of the amount of available capacity they have, like never before.

MSC on ‘massive buying spree of second-hand tonnage’ to build capacity

The LoadStar

It is thereby closing the capacity gap on its 2M partner, Maersk. The post MSC on ‘massive buying spree of second-hand tonnage’ to build capacity appeared first on The Loadstar.

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

Skinning the tight-capacity cat

DC Velocity

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

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

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.

SONAR Indices & Insights: Plan and Measure Refrigerated Shipping Capacity & Rates

FreightWaves SONAR

The reasons for a carrier to reject the load tender are: 1) lack of trucking capacity; and 2) the rate is too low. A change in reefer trailer capacity can also help explain why capacity, in general, has changed, as those reefer trailers are not available for other types of freight.

Air cargo capacity creeps up as carriers bring in more freighters

The LoadStar

Air freight capacity is inching up, with several more freighters now in operation. According to Accenture Seabury capacity data, the first half of September saw capacity 23% below the same period of last year, up from 26% lower the previous fortnight.

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

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.

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

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

Carriers boost capacity on the transatlantic to keep pace with demand

The LoadStar

Transatlantic shippers can look forward to an increase in capacity on the trade, as both the 2M and THE alliances introduce larger ships. The post Carriers boost capacity on the transatlantic to keep pace with demand appeared first on The Loadstar.

2M restores transpacific capacity, pleads for return of empty containers

Supply Chain and Logistics

Ocean carriers are suddenly waking up to the fact that supply chain disruptions for their customers are bad for relations. Now they’ve decided that they blanked too many voyages. And thehoarding of containers by customers who usethem to store goods … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Strategy Supply Chains blankings Chassis containers intermodal ocean shipping supply chains

Navigating the Transportation Capacity Crunch

Logistics Viewpoints

Shippers know all too well that the strain on truck capacity and supply chain resources continues to have an impact, and the overall capacity issue will remain for the long-haul. The post Navigating the Transportation Capacity Crunch appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Just this week, forecasters warned that the 2018 hurricane season could be more active than usual, unfortunately as busy as the stormy 2017 season that brought unprecedented damage to many areas.

Dachser Rheine expands capacity

247 Customs Broker

Construction is underway close to the company’s site on a new distribution… The post Dachser Rheine expands capacity appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Dachser’s Rheine logistics centre is creating more space for storage and value-added services.

Parade unlocks capacity with CloudTrucks virtual carrier network

Parade

Our integration with CloudTrucks enables the following for Parade brokerage customers: Digital access to owner-operators: securing capacity is done instantly through the driver’s mobile phone. Parade partners with the most innovative leaders reshaping the trucking landscape.

Tight Capacity Ahead

Blue Grace Logistics

According to the latest earning reports from FTL carriers, shippers haven’t secured peak season capacity on notice. As it stands, there is no indication of freight demand slowing or contractual truck capacity lightening up any time soon. While more revenue is being generated from shippers being willing to pay for capacity, the overall capacity is being diminished. It’s a good time to be a carrier.

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.

Dwindling airfreight capacity forces perishables shippers to try a dip in the ocean

The LoadStar

The post Dwindling airfreight capacity forces perishables shippers to try a dip in the ocean appeared first on The Loadstar.

2M restores transpacific capacity and pleads for return of empty containers

The LoadStar

The 2M is the latest container shipping alliance to return more capacity to the transpacific trades. The post 2M restores transpacific capacity and pleads for return of empty containers appeared first on The Loadstar.