Wed.Jan 22, 2020

Navigating the Road Ahead: Transportation Planning for 2020

Talking Logistics

We all know that the transportation market is cyclical, with various factors impacting rates, capacity, and service levels across different modes. The market in 2019 was certainly different than in 2018, and the market will likely change again this year. What lessons from the past two years can shippers apply as we begin 2020? Read more Navigating the Road Ahead: Transportation Planning for 2020.

Freight Analytics That Will Enhance Productivity

Cerasis

Freight analytics refers to a set of algorithms that meticulously comb through the mountain of freight data to unlock its potential. According to Research & Markets, their value is further evidenced by their growth.

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E-Commerce Fulfillment: The Retailer Survival Kit

Logistics Viewpoints

Returnless refunds is only one of many ways in which Amazon is taking e-commerce fulfillment and customer service to the next level.

Can Cargo Transport Capacity in the Danube River Be Increased?

MTS Logistics

Logistic pathways have played a crucial role in improving economic activity along them. Humans saw the importance of them and searched for the most feasible and cost-effective ones. Today, water transport of cargoes is considered to be the cheapest and cleanest transportation method.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Auditor General reports confirm gaps in safety enforcement

Truck News

Auditor general reports in Manitoba and Ontario, released last fall, uncovered some major shortcomings when it comes to enforcement of regulations governing commercial motor vehicle carriers and drivers. Not to mention the monitoring of the programs and people who are …

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National diesel average falls for second straight week, reports EIA

Logistics Management

This week’s average—at $3.037—fell 2.7 cents, following a 1.5-cent decline to $3.064 for the week ending January 13

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OpenADR Recognizes Enthusiastic Reception of Standard

NGT News

The OpenADR Alliance, a nonprofit corporation created to foster the development, adoption and compliance of the OpenADR communications standard, says significant progress has been made in global market adoption of the OpenADR standard for use in managing distributed energy resources (DERs) and electric vehicle support equipment (EVSE) in electric grids. Alliance membership over the last […]. The post OpenADR Recognizes Enthusiastic Reception of Standard appeared first on NGT News. Electric distributed energy resources electric grid electric vehicle support equipment ELECTRIC-VEHICLE EV EVSE OpenADR Rolf Bienert The OpenADR Alliance

Tips for Making the Most of LinkedIn

PLS Logistics

Everyone nowadays uses social media, and one of the most important social media platforms for job searching and your career is LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a great way to build your professional network, nurture leads and connections, and potentially find a job.

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2020 Forecast: Port of Long Beach “sees better times ahead”

Logistics Management

Port of Long Beach to announce its statistics along with a forecast in its annual “State of the Port” address yesterday. And much of the news was good

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How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Home is…wherever you feel safe

World Food Programme Logistics

A community of refugees becomes a community of entrepreneurs in Lovua Refugee Settlement, Angola Lovua Refugee Settlement in northern Angola feels like any other city centre?—?except,

FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index sees mild increase

Logistics Management

For November, the most recent month for which data is available, the SCI edged up 0.6% to a 7.0 reading on the heels of three consecutive readings at 6.4 from August through October

Truck tonnage up 3.3% in 2019 – DC Velocity

247 Customs Broker

Transportation January 22, 2020 ATA’s truck tonnage index increases for 10th straight year; gains mask “choppy” freight environment, officials say. By DC Velocity Staff The… The post Truck tonnage up 3.3% in 2019 – DC Velocity appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

With U.S.-China ‘Phase One’ deal done, there are lots of moving parts going forward

Logistics Management

While the ink may now be dry from the United States-China Phase One trade deal coming to fruition on January 15, there are more than a few things to watch out for and keep in mind going forward

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5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Mark-It Express Grows With Acquisition

247 Customs Broker

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Mark-It Express Logistics is expanding operations with the acquisition of the operating assets of… The post Mark-It Express Grows With Acquisition appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

“This is like a dream. I can now provide nutritious meals to my family.”

World Food Programme Logistics

A promising harvest from the thirsty plains of Northern Kenya WFP has been supporting the production of vegetables in Lodwar in the arid Turkana county using hydroponics on a trial basis.

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Return Like A Jedi: Process Returns with ShipStation

247 Customs Broker

Some e-commerce merchants find the idea of returns super annoying. Oftentimes, the biggest concerns are: It’s complicated It’s expensive I don’t have time to figure… The post Return Like A Jedi: Process Returns with ShipStation appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Freight market reality check: ‘It’s just terrible’

Overdrive Online

What it feels like right now for a couple readers where the 22.5s (or 24.5s) meet the pavement, and underscored by long-range analysis in the newly released quarterly U.S. Bank Freight Index report, showing the decline in volume and overall freight spending in the last quarter. Uncategorized debbie desiderato Economy freight Monte Wiederhold spot market u.s. bank freight index

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Port of Oakland container volume dipped 1.8 percent in 2019

247 Customs Broker

By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor · January 21, 2020 With the start of the Lunar New Year approaching this week, West Coast ports are focused… The post Port of Oakland container volume dipped 1.8 percent in 2019 appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Konecranes Automated RTGs to Three European Container Terminals

Logistics Business Magazine

Konecranes has signed contracts with Yilport for the delivery of Automated RTG systems to three of Yilport’s European container terminals, two in Portugal and one in Sweden. Yilport has global ambitions to become a top-ten global operator of container terminals.

Digital Transformation in Transportation and Logistics Market Report, History & Forecast 2019-2025, Breakdown Data by Companies, Key Regions, Types and Application

247 Customs Broker

Wearable Injectors Market Strategies to Increase Productivity by 2025 include major applications are Infectious diseases, Diabetes, Oncology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Autoimmune Disorders. Wearable injectors market is… The post Digital Transformation in Transportation and Logistics Market Report, History & Forecast 2019-2025, Breakdown Data by Companies, Key Regions, Types and Application appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Downward Trend Continues for Logistics Property in Frankfurt Region

Logistics Business Magazine

The latest analysis by the property consulting company Realogis on the letting volume of storage, logistics and production space in the Greater Frankfurt/Rhine-Main region* confirms the downward trend that started at the beginning of the year.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

KANE 2019 – Year in Review

247 Customs Broker

Usually, this is the time of year when we can take a few moments, breathe deeply, assess the past year’s performance, and plan for the… The post KANE 2019 – Year in Review appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Features KANE Company customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Pharma Specialist EHDH Moves for Movianto Acquisition

Logistics Business Magazine

France-based pharma logistics specialist EHDH says it wishes to acquire Movianto from Owens & Minor (NYSE: OMI). This transaction would create the European leader in transport and logistics services dedicated to the pharmaceutical sector, it says.

Swissport assumes hub management for Air Tanzania at Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro airports – AIR CARGO WEEK

247 Customs Broker

Kilimanjaro airport Air Tanzania has commissioned Swissport to handle its entire hub operation at the airports of Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro. The agreement… The post Swissport assumes hub management for Air Tanzania at Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro airports – AIR CARGO WEEK appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Cargosprint stole our tech to set up as a competitor, claims software developer

The LoadStar

A Lufthansa employee, working on behalf of payment company Cargosprint, stole technical information, including algorithms, from the carrier’s technology partner, Turret Labs, a lawsuit claims.

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Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.