Mon.Jan 13, 2020

Carriers to Increase Demurrage and Detention Fees This Year

ShipLilly

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.

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.

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.

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?

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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

Returnable Packaging and IoT: Keys to a More Sustainable Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

As consumers become more eco-conscious, they push brands to adopt more sustainable practices. Many have responded by increasing their reliance on returnable industrial packaging

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.

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

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.

Reverse Logistics Association restates its mission

Logistics Management

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Boeing and SunExpress Sign Order for 10 Additional 737 MAX Airplanes

247 Customs Broker

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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The Beyond Belief Impacts of VUCA on Supply Chains and Commerce

Speaker: Jim Tompkins, Chairman and CEO at Tompkins International

We are fortunate to have Dr. James A. Tompkins, one of the world’s leading supply chain thought leaders, to address the impacts of VUCA on today’s supply chains and commerce. Jim recently stated that “the impacts of digital commerce on supply chains and commerce are far greater than the ending of the Cold War in 1991. The lifting of the Iron Curtain was minuscule when compared to the impacts of VUCA on how business works and how people live.”

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.

Retail Margins Boosted by Omnichannel Maturity, Says Survey

Logistics Business Magazine

A recent survey by Manhattan Associates and IHL Group has uncovered a strong correlation between omnichannel fulfilment maturity and margins.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.