Mon.Jan 13, 2020

Carriers to Increase Demurrage and Detention Fees This Year

ShipLilly

Multiple ocean carriers have recently informed their customers that 2020 is going to bring a lot of changes, and the most significant change is going to be the increase in demurrage and detention penalties, some of which run from $10 per day to nearly $100 per day, including a new $75 fee per container for a customs inspection.

Spot Versus Contract Freight Rates: Why You Need Them Both

Cerasis

Effective logistics management involves a delicate balance between spot and contract freight use and rates. Various misconceptions surround the use of spot and contract rates, and failure to operate with only one shipping option will contribute to higher freight spend.

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Optimise your storage facility with Warehousing Management System

20Cube Logistics

Warehousing and distribution plays a pivotal role in logistics and is capable of delivering a higher return on investment. For most, it’s just a storage facility but it is actually a CPU or a nerve system of the supply chain management.

Apply for the 2020 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers Award

Food Logistics

Food Logistics is accepting submissions for our annual Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers. Awards

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Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

The Value of Supply Chain Quality Management in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

Talking Logistics

Quality is one of the pillars of supply chain management, along with cost, service, and risk. Managing quality across the supply chain is critically important for all industries, but especially in Aerospace and Defense. What have been some of the obstacles? How is technology helping Aerospace and Defense companies to streamline and automate this process? Read more The Value of Supply Chain Quality Management in the Aerospace and Defense Industry.

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Long-awaited doublestack rail tunnel under Baltimore receives funding OK

Logistics Management

Rail shippers in the Northeast will soon be able to enjoy more efficient movements now that more than $100 million in final funding has been secured to enlarge the 125-year-old Howard Street tunnel under Baltimore

A Supply Chain Planning Model is a Digital Twin: Is This Just Hype?

Logistics Viewpoints

Isn't any model not based on paper and pencil a digital twin? What value does it add to call a supply planning model a digital twin? I thought it was hype. Supply chain planning executives disagree. The post A Supply Chain Planning Model is a Digital Twin: Is This Just Hype?

Supply chain faces speed bumps in 2020

Truck News

My favorite quote from The Irishman is when legendary Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa, played by Al Pacino, bellows to a group of truck drivers at an organizing meeting, “If you got it, a truck brought it!”

Case Study: How to Build An Inclusive Workplace

Women in Trucking

Workplace diversity is critical to maintaining a competitive edge in business today. The varied perspectives of employees fuels greater idea generation, problem solving and innovation, which overall strengthens the company.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Q&A: Ben Bidwell, Director of U.S. Customs, C.H. Robinson

Logistics Management

With “Phase One” of the United States-China trade agreement expected to be inked on January 15, there are more than a few moving parts for supply chain stakeholders to keep a close eye one. Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Ben Bidwell, Director of U.S.

Ocean Alliance Announces Day 4 Product

Logistics Manager

The CMA CGM Group recently announced that their Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Rodolphe Saadé along with the executives of COSCO SHIPPING, Evergreen and OOCL had joined together to sign the launch of Ocean Alliance Day 4 Product, which will start in April 2020.

It Takes More Than a Village to Manage a Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

IBM is bringing artificial intelligence and blockchain technology to bear on supply-chain management — with a twist

Reverse Logistics Association restates its mission

Logistics Management

In this exclusive interview, Tony Sciarrotta, Executive Director of the RLA, share his views

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

Boeing and SunExpress Sign Order for 10 Additional 737 MAX Airplanes

Airfreight Logistics

Boeing together with SunExpress, a Turkish airline recently announced at the Dubai Airshow, that the airline is exercising options for 10 additional Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes to continue renewing its fleet and growing its position in the leisure travel industry.

Boeing and SunExpress Sign Order for 10 Additional 737 MAX Airplanes

247 Customs Broker

Boeing together with SunExpress, a Turkish airline recently announced at the Dubai Airshow, that the airline is exercising options for 10 additional Boeing 737 MAX… The post Boeing and SunExpress Sign Order for 10 Additional 737 MAX Airplanes appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

THAI Cancels Flights Due to Eruption of Taal Volcano, Luzon Island

Airfreight Logistics

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) recently announced cancellation of Bangkok – Manila flights as the Taal Volcano on Luzon Island, located in the south of Manila, erupted causing ash and smoke in both airspace and ground.

Ocean Alliance Announces Day 4 Product

247 Customs Broker

The CMA CGM Group recently announced that their Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Rodolphe Saadé along with the executives of COSCO SHIPPING, Evergreen and OOCL… The post Ocean Alliance Announces Day 4 Product appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

NAIA TO RESUME PARTIAL OPERATIONS BY 10 AM FOR DEPARTURE AND NOON FOR ARRIVAL

Airfreight Logistics

Following a joint inspection of the NAIA runways, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) and Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), recently announced the partial resumption of operations beginning 10:00 AM for departures, and arrivals by noon of January 13 th.

Explosives detector approved by US authorities

247 Customs Broker

An explosive detection system that can scan up to 2,500 parcels an hour has become the first of its kind… The post Explosives detector approved by US authorities appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

More anger in Melbourne docks as Patrick cuts night shifts at short notice

The LoadStar

Australia’s Patrick Terminals has announced a cut in night shift operations at Melbourne, prompting a backlash from landside operators already furious at spiralling “infrastructure fees” From today, Patrick East Swanson Dock Terminal (ESD) will reduce the number of night shifts from six to four a week. According to the Container Transport Alliance Australia (CTAA), this means a night shift vehicle booking slots for local truckers will be cut by a third. Patrick said.

THAI Cancels Flights Due to Eruption of Taal Volcano, Luzon Island

247 Customs Broker

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) recently announced cancellation of Bangkok – Manila flights as the Taal Volcano on Luzon Island, located in the… The post THAI Cancels Flights Due to Eruption of Taal Volcano, Luzon Island appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Yet another ‘challenging’ year for box carriers balancing demand and capacity

The LoadStar

2020 will prove another challenging year for ocean carriers in terms of capacity management, according to Drewry. Although the consultant claimed the industry would be able to cope. Drewry calculates that 1.2m teu of capacity will be added to the fleet this year, of which almost half comprises 23 20,000-plus teu ULCVs for HMM, CMA CGM and MSC. According to Alphaliner data, the containership fleet grew by 4% in 2019, to 23.2m

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Yodel MD targets change in customer perceptions

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] Yodel has said that it used Christmas peak 2019 as an opportunity to change perceptions around the business, both from a retailer and end-customer… The post Yodel MD targets change in customer perceptions appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

New record due Jan. 20 from Jason Lee Wilson & James County: Pre-order proceeds to benefit Australian firefighting, recovery efforts

Overdrive Online

Scenes from the Friday evening packed house in Monteagle, Tenn., for former Trucker Talent Search winner (2016) Jason Lee Wilson's performance with his James County group. Wilson and company are donating preorder proceeds from a new record to benefit Australian wildfire relief efforts through Jan.

What are the top supply chain trends of 2020? 4 experts weigh in

247 Customs Broker

Q&A Photo by Matthew T Rader on Unsplash Faster logistics and operations, technology integration and supply chain shifts due to global trade wars were some… The post What are the top supply chain trends of 2020? 4 experts weigh in appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.