Fri.Jul 10, 2020

Understanding the Role of Analytics in Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Analytics can be used to improve operations throughout the entire supply chain, but the role of analytics is often applied to warehouse operations and forward logistics. In other words, analytics are associated with today’s warehouses and supply chains in the direction of a supplier to customer.

Port of Long Beach reports disappointing container throughput numbers

Logistics Management

The COVID-19 pandemic continued to drive down demand for goods in the second quarter of 2020, leading to an increase in canceled sailings and a decline in cargo containers shipped through the Port of Long Beach in June

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UGI Energy Services Acquires RNG Company

NGT News

UGI Corp., a distributor and marketer of energy products and services, says its subsidiary, UGI Energy Services LLC, has acquired GHI Energy LLC, a Houston-based renewable natural gas company.

2020 State of Logistics: Third Party Logistics (3PL)

Logistics Management

Third Party Logistics providers turn to more automation post-pandemic

Capacity Management and Blank Sailings

MTS Logistics

Capacity management and blank sailings have become one of the most important tools for ocean carriers – and their importance has grown over the years. That is especially true so far this year considering the unprecedented times the ocean shipping industry is going through.

2020 State of Logistics: Ocean Cargo

Logistics Management

Global shippers disappointed in the ocean cargo fleet performance

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2020 State of Logistics: Truckload

Logistics Management

Truckload supply and demand all jumbled up

ZIM and Maersk Grow their Business Collaboration

Logistics Manager

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services has expanded its reefer fleet with an additional 500 Star Cool reefers, this time upgraded with Controlled Atmosphere (CA), supporting ZIM’s growth in new markets for perishable cargo.

JLL research points to further COVID-19-industrial real estate gains

Logistics Management

Driven largely by the combination of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and sheltering-in-place policies, which have, in turn, spurred on increased e-commerce activity and the subsequent need for additional industrial real estate space, JLL said it is pegging e-commerce sales to hit $1.5

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Time is but a vapor — make the most of it

Overdrive Online

Clifford Petersen on the tragic passing of his wife, Nancy, with a word for his fellow drivers: "Take full advantage of the time you have at home with those you love. Never fail to express that love, for it is a choice we make, and one that never fails when we make it.".

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31st Annual State of Logistics: Resilience put to the test

Logistics Management

As we roll through 2020, logistics managers are fending off COVID-19 worries and adapting to the new realities. However, a new report warns against single-sourced supply chains and cites the need for more flexibility in adjustments to economic upheavals

Realizing the Benefits of the ‘New EDI’

Supply Chain Brain

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the acute vulnerability of hitherto reliable business practices to profound economic shocks

2020 State of Logistics: Less Than Truckload (LTL)

Logistics Management

Plenty of truckload capacity

Australian supply chains threatened by containership crew-change crisis

The LoadStar

As the crew-change crisis inexplicably drags on, Shipping Australia has warned that vessels will soon be detained, blocking the country’s ports and disrupting supply chains. Commercial mariners, Australia and international shipping are now at crisis point,” said the carrier lobby group.

U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes are mixed for the week ending July 4, reports AAR

Logistics Management

Rail carloads, at 192,767, fell 12.7%, and Intermodal containers and trailers, at 245,222, saw a 7.7.% annual gain

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Italian Packaging Machinery Sales Top €8 Billion

Logistics Business Magazine

Italian packaging machinery manufacturers have recorded their fourth consecutive growth year with a 2.2% increase in turnover in 2019. It is the only capital goods sector to see an upturn, according to national trade body UCIMA.

2020 State of Logistics: Airfreight Transportation

Logistics Management

Air Cargo Carrier debt to balloon, expense levels will weigh down recovery

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New UK Hyundai Importer Wins Midlands Deal

Logistics Business Magazine

UK Midlands-based forklift truck sales and service provider Compact Fork Trucks is now the official Hyundai Material Handling importer for the West Midlands area.

2020 State of Logistics: Rail Freight and Intermodal

Logistics Management

Rail Freight and Intermodal volumes bearing the brunt of COVID-19 pandemic

DHL Supply Chain Japan successfully delivered Supercomputer “Fugaku”

Logistics Manager

DHL Supply Chain provided end-to-end logistics services, focusing on storage and transportation and carry-in of computer units for the “Fugaku” – which is ranked as the world’s No.1

State of Logistics: Professionalism, resilience win the day

Logistics Management

However, most economists surveyed in the report expect a U, so we’ll just keep our eyes on freight volumes and consumer confidence over the next few months

ZIM and Maersk Grow their Business Collaboration – Logistics Manager

247 Customs Broker

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services has expanded its reefer fleet with an additional 500 Star Cool reefers, this time upgraded with Controlled Atmosphere (CA), supporting ZIM’s… The post ZIM and Maersk Grow their Business Collaboration – Logistics Manager appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Coalition for the energy of the future: 11 major international companies join forces to accelerate

Logistics Management

At the Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-en-Provence, an economic forum attended by many organizations from around the world, 11 international groups have announced they have joined forces to form an international coalition open to new members

DSV sponsors Warning System that predicts Natural Disasters

247 Customs Broker

DSV is among the sponsors of the Danish Red Cross’ Forecast-based Action, a warning system created to predict natural disasters and save lives. People from… The post DSV sponsors Warning System that predicts Natural Disasters appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Traders flourish with a new roof over their heads

World Food Programme Logistics

A simple solution that has increased incomes of pastoralists in Ethiopia Dollo Ado Livestock Market. Photo: Mercy Corps Story by Edward Johnson Getting by as a pastoralist in Somali Region is hard-going. There is potential and appetite for a flourishing agro-pastoral sector.

Cargotec completes Ownership Change of Joint Venture in China

247 Customs Broker

Cargotec has completed the sale of its share of the joint venture Rainbow-Cargotec Industries Co., Ltd (RCI) in China. As part of the agreement, Cargotec… The post Cargotec completes Ownership Change of Joint Venture in China appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Manston Airport owner gets green light to develop a new air freight hub

The LoadStar

The industry has cautiously welcomed news that the UK’s Manston Airport has been given the go-ahead to become an international air freight hub, with cargo services set to begin in the first quarter of 2023.

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Konecranes to deliver third mobile harbor crane to South Australia

247 Customs Broker

In March 2020, Flinders Port Holdings (Flinders) ordered an eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 Mobile Harbor Crane for their subsidiary Flinders Logistics at Port Adelaide… The post Konecranes to deliver third mobile harbor crane to South Australia appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Analysis: DSV & CMA CGM ahead – pick the jockey dumped by the horse

The LoadStar

Gone are days like at the end of the last summer when too many, me included, were slightly worried about the financial health of French carrier CMA CGM whose rally on the bond market of late has been one of the most remarkable, let alone impressive and memorable, in recent times.

DSV Panalpina unveils ambitious targets for reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

247 Customs Broker

As one of the first companies in the logistics industry, DSV Panalpina is now specifying how much and how quickly it needs to reduce greenhouse… The post DSV Panalpina unveils ambitious targets for reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Konstantin Vekshin and Nadeem Sultan take new roles at Volga-Dnepr Group

The LoadStar

Volga-Dnepr Group has appointed Konstantin Vekshin as chief commercial officer. Since 2018, he has been executive president, cargo charter operations for Volga-Dnepr Airlines, and has headed CargologicManagement.