Tandem Global Logistics Network Expand their Middle East Coverage

Logistics Manager

Tandem Global Logistics the comprehensive international network of independent logistics operators, recently announced that they are further expanding their coverage in the middle east. Tandem Global Logistics welcome Al-Rashed International Shipping Co.’s

Global Logistics: Control what you can

Logistics Management

The editorial staff of Logistics Management has focused much of this issue on helping global shippers better manage what they can control. And, we shed some light on the technology and partnership options that savvy shippers are putting to work to help mitigate risk and dull some of the headaches

MNX Global Logistics acquires acquires express division of NGL

The LoadStar

MNX Global Logistics has acquired the express division of Network Global Logistics (NGL) for an undisclosed sum. The post MNX Global Logistics acquires acquires express division of NGL appeared first on The Loadstar.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Interesting Facts & Financial Breakdown of the Global Logistics Market

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Almost 14 months ago we wrote one of our most popular posts entitled, “ The History of Supply Chain and Logistics Management ” contained a bit of history, definitions, and a great infographic visually going through the history of supply chain and logistics management. In this infographic you will learn, for example, that the global market value for logistics has surpassed $4trillion. What is a Logistics Framework?

State of Global Logistics: Time for a reality check

Logistics Management

A combination of rising global interest rates and ongoing trade protectionism will continue to create unexpected turbulence for logistics managers over the course of 2019, say analysts. Meanwhile emerging markets will provide opportunities for faster growth—yet each faces its own set of operational challenges

State of Global Logistics: Time for a reality check

247 Customs Broker

Priorities for global logistics managers are likely to be subject to significant change in 2019, say industry experts and prominent economists. Over the near term, we expect to see global inflation and inflation in developed economies to remain close to 3% and 2%, respectively.”.

Q&A: Doug Waggoner, Echo Global Logistics CEO

Logistics Management

Logistics Managment's Jeff Berman recently talked to Echo Global Logistics CEO Doug Waggoner on a wide range of industry topics, including the freight economy, technology, last-mile logistics, and ELD, among others

Echo Global Logistics links its TMS with project44

DC Velocity

Freight broker will automate its management of LTL shipments by integrating software with APIs, IT firm says. Technology

State of Global Logistics: Delivering above and beyond

Logistics Management

And, the right technology will play an increasingly vital role in driving efficiencies across the global logistics network Industry experts agree that costs across all sectors worldwide will continue to rise in 2018, and the most successful shippers will be those that are able to mitigate their impact on profitability.

Global Logistics: Control what you can

247 Customs Broker

Setting up a global logistics network has always been a puzzle for logistics management professionals, no matter the size of the organization. Constantly changing trade agreements, complicated Customs regulations , and service disruptions caused by uncontrollable factors—extreme weather, political unrest—have long positioned global logistics management as a bit of a gamble. Fast-forward to 2019 and many Logistics Management readers are scratching their heads.

Finance expert Virginia Henkels joins Echo Global Logistics board

The LoadStar

US 3PL and truck brokerage Echo Global Logistics has appointed Virginia “Ginnie” Henkels (pictured above) to its board of directors. The post Finance expert Virginia Henkels joins Echo Global Logistics board appeared first on The Loadstar.

Higher revenue, but tighter net margins at Echo Global Logistics

The LoadStar

Chicago-based freight broker and 3PL Echo Global Logistics has grown steeply in the past few quarters as its many acquisitions turned accretive, and yesterday the firm reported a 35% growth in revenues year-on-year. Land Loadstar leads Recommends Echo Global Logistics The Purse String

Three factors that have made Singapore a global logistics hub

The Logistics Academy

Singapore has become one of Asia’s wealthiest nations, due in large part to its emergence as the highest-performing logistics hub in the region (see World Bank Logistics Performance Index ). ?. Over time, Singapore’s logistics sector has built world-class infrastructure and processes.

Q&A: Doug Waggoner, Echo Global Logistics CEO

247 Customs Broker

Logistics Managment’s Jeff Berman recently talked to Echo Global Logistics CEO Doug Waggoner on a wide range of industry topics, including the freight economy, technology, last-mile logistics, and ELD, among others. Logistics Management (LM): How do you view the current state of the freight economy and the macro-economy? LM: The last-mile logistics market continues to gain traction.

Echo Global Logistics revenues surge 34.6% as it looks ahead to a strong year

The LoadStar

In yet more results, Echo Global Logistics announced a “breathtaking” fourth quarter, with revenues up 34.6%. The post Echo Global Logistics revenues surge 34.6% Air Land Loadstar leads Recommends Sea Supply chain Echo Global Logistics financial results

Global Logistics: Trade taking shippers for a ride

247 Customs Broker

As we continue to cover in our LM pages, the cloud of uncertainly will always hang over the heads of logistics professionals tasked with navigating global trade. Global GDP has been revised upward to 3.7% With that in mind, the editorial staff of Logistics Man­agement has focused much of this issue on the growing complexities in the global arena. Global trade is set to go on a tear this year, and it’s going to take shippers along for the ride,” says McCrea.

Imperial Integrates Global Logistics Business Under Single Banner

Logistics Business Magazine

Imperial Holdings Limited is integrating the business operations of its logistics divisions, which had previously operated largely independently of one another, under a single ‘Imperial Logistics’ brand. Carsten Taucke, CEO of Imperial Logistics International B.V. &

Global Logistics: Trade taking shippers for a ride

Logistics Management

Global GDP has been revised upward to 3.7% in 2018, and this news of expanding economies will surely open new opportunities for U.S.-based. based. organizations in areas of the world where many have never done business, yet alone established carriers and service networks

Tech titans JD and Google team up to expand global logistics operations

The LoadStar

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com is set to expand overseas logistics operations, following a $550m cash investment from Google. JD said this would be achieved by combining its supply chain and logistics expertise with Google’s technology strengths.

Echo Global Logistics partners up with project44 to automate LTL-based shipments

Logistics Management

Earlier this week, Chicago-based project44, a technology services provider offering standardized, secure Web service API (application programming interfaces) integrations enabling 3PLs and shippers to connect with carriers in real time said another Chicago-based player, Echo Global Logistics, intregrated project44’s SaaS services to fully automate end-to-end management of its less-than-truckload (LTL) and Volume LTL (VLTL) shipments.

State of Global Logistics: Delivering above and beyond

247 Customs Broker

A recent series of surveys conducted by a prominent industry think tank indicates that the current state of global logistics is characterized by extreme urgency and the pressure to deliver above and beyond—regardless of mode. Technology key to logistics evolution.

Six strategic challenges – global logistics integration and the state of professional discourse

Logistics in War

In part one of ‘Six strategic challenges for Defence logistics’ Air Commodore Hayden Marshall describes how digital disruption and cyber threats are likely to change Defence logistics in the future. In part two, the challenges of globally integrated logistics and improving professional discourse are raised. Globally integrated logistics. Our key alliance partner (USA) published a Joint Concept for Logistics (JCL) in Sep 15. By Hayden Marshall.

Global logistics solutions group, WiseTech Global, acquires Belgian logistics solutions provider, Intris

247 Customs Broker

WiseTech Global today announced the acquisition of Intris, the leading Belgian provider of freight forwarding, customs and warehousing management solutions. Their solutions provide process efficiency, productivity and improve risk mitigation for logistics services providers.

As the US shutdown drags on, the threat to supply chains grows

The LoadStar

Initial repercussions for logistics from the US government shutdown have been slight so far, but the prospect of lingering paralysis is raising fears of severe supply chain disruption that may take a long time to mend.

IT: driving new trends in trucking and brokerage

Damco

T he size of the Third-Party Logistics (3PL) market is expected to exceed $1.1 In international logistics, the value brought from outsourcing to 3PL companies will continue to stem from providing: Economies of scale (flexibility and synergy). Trucking by app? Yes, it’s a trend.

As global spend on IT rockets, so will its disruptive impact on logistics, says report

The LoadStar

Disruption to logistics from technology is only beginning – its impact will increase as more investment pours into the industry. The study’s authors say at least 3% of logistics IT investment in 2017 was funnelled into disruptive technologies, like artificial intelligence, robotics.

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Are Foreign-Trade Zones Right for Your Business? 3 Questions to Help You Decide.

Damco

That’s why it is important to partner with an expert in global supply chain and logistics, who can perform an initial (and often free of charge) cost-benefit analysis. This may also be a job for your industry supply chain and logistics partner; particularly if they have an understanding of your needs, goals, and what you can gain from an FTZ in the short and long-term. appeared first on Damco Blog - Logistics News, Stories and Opinion.

E-commerce boom driving demand and investment in Asian warehousing

The LoadStar

Asia’s online retail revolution is driving major increases in logistics real estate investment, but a shortage of suitable e-commerce warehousing remains.

Scan Global to purchase IQS Group

Automotive Logistics

Copenhagen, Denmark-based supply chain management company Scan Global Logistics is acquiring 100% of German niche automotive logistics provider, International Quality Service Group (IQS). The post Scan Global to purchase IQS Group appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Harnessing Supply Chain Reliability by Reducing Lead Time Variability

Damco

Today’s global companies operate within complex supply chains that require a coordinated flow of information, services, goods and payments within and across international boundaries. The post Harnessing Supply Chain Reliability by Reducing Lead Time Variability appeared first on Damco Blog - Logistics News, Stories and Opinion.

Sixth successive quarter of record revenue for buoyant EGL

The LoadStar

Echo Global Logistics has set new quarterly records for revenue and profitability, driven by strong rate growth amid constrained capacity and heightening demand. Land Loadstar posts News Sea Supply chain Echo Global Logistics financial results

Pressure mounts on forwarders with uncertainties over US-China trade conflict

The LoadStar

Air Automotive Loadstar posts News Sea Supply chain American Global Logistics China-US trade dispute Flying Fresh tariff hikes Trade tariffs

AirBridgeCargo Airlines Delivers MOTUL FIM Superbikes

Airfreight Logistics

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) transported and delivered 66 motorcycles on behalf of Universal Global Logistics S.A.U. We look forward to developing our cooperation with Universal Global Logistics S.A.U. Universal Global Logistics S.A.U.

How logistics can help win the e-commerce race in the Middle East

Damco

A shift in consumer buying behaviours coupled with the need for strong, reliable logistics expertise are likely to play a key role in the success of e-commerce in the region. Logistics – A key factors for e-commerce success.

WiseTech continues acquisition spree with takeover of Swedish customs tech vendor

DC Velocity

Australian company will add CargoIT to its global logistics platform, CargoWise One. Technology