Volvo Cars: Outbound evolutions

Automotive Logistics

This has been implemented across global outbound and inbound logistics, including for China and the US. In outbound, the team’s ability to analyse and engineer logistics flows has been an important way to mitigate a growing shortage of trucks and drivers, helping to ensure the capacity Volvo needs to keep up with its vehicle launches. For outbound, I don’t think we need to see where every car is all of the time.

Russian tax hike to fund higher outbound subsidies

Automotive Logistics

Russia’s Industry and Trade Ministry has estimated that from 2018 to 2025, the government will allocate 136 billion roubles to outbound logistics subsidies in the automotive industry. So far, however, such outbound logistics subsidies have not led to an increase in finished vehicle exports from Russia. The post Russian tax hike to fund higher outbound subsidies appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

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Outbound TMS: The search for a system that can’t be beat

Automotive Logistics

Such software and planning systems are also highly relevant for a wide range of purposes in outbound automotive logistics systems, including for the execution of transport activities and the creation of transparency in relation to distribution flows, increasing transport load rates and auditing freight invoice and payments. Some say a transport management system is now a ‘must-have’ tool for third-party logistics operators engaged in outbound supply chains.

2021 Truck industry disruption factors: how to continue with operational excellence and profitability (part 2)

FreightWaves SONAR

Yet, truck industry analyses and insight into existing conditions can help safeguard against uncertainty. Therefore, the pressures placed on last mile delivery may have a compounding effect, forcing truck industry participants to grapple with inefficiencies and grow more strategic.

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Why You Can’t Ignore the Inbound Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Considering that customers are at the tail end of the outbound supply chain, and companies across all industries are competing on customer experience, it’s not surprising that the outbound supply chain gets a bit more love and attention than the inbound side.

7 Things to Know About Transportation Management Heading Into 2020

Learncor

Those were just some of the trends we saw mark the transportation industry in 2019. In a recent webinar, industry experts Tom Valentine from Valentine Solutions , Derek Browning from LeanCor Supply Chain Group, along with Steve Prince from LeanCor Supply Chain Group dove into what to expect and how shippers are hedging their bets by executing a clear strategy and best practices. Driver and capacity shortages, technology advances, and tariff increases.

Why CSR-centric Brokerages are Leading the Industry

Parade

To be a successful CSR, they must balance the following activities: Relationship-building + customer success: sales reps bring shipper customers in, but CSRs keep them and build the brokerage's industry reputation. A typical carrier sales rep’s metrics are: 60 outbound calls per day and 10 loads booked each day (spot freight). Meet Everett Johnson, founder and owner of Credence Logistics (CL).

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2020: The Great Inbound Rebound

Talking Logistics

Customer experience once demanded extensive outbound optimization—often leaving inbound as an afterthought. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Elemica Industry Trends COVID-19 Elemica inbound supply chain

Why CSR-centric Brokerages are Leading the Industry

Parade

To be a successful CSR, they must balance the following activities: Relationship-building + customer success: sales reps bring shipper customers in, but CSRs keep them and build the brokerage's industry reputation. A typical carrier sales rep’s metrics are: 60 outbound calls per day and 10 loads booked each day (spot freight). Meet Everett Johnson, founder and owner of Credence Logistics (CL).

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US car market stable amid changes to trade and technology

247 Customs Broker

The bad news is that the market is saturated, there is limited room for growth and the industry faces a proliferation of nameplates […]. autonomous vehicles Dealerships finished vehicle logistics government and regulation Home Page hybrid vehicles Intelligence News OEMs outbound Regular story vehicle sales customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shippingThe US economy is in good health, consumer confidence is high and vehicle sales are expected to total 16.6m

US car market stable amid changes to trade and technology – Automotive Logistics

247 Customs Broker

The bad news is that the market is saturated, there is limited room for growth and the industry faces a proliferation of nameplates […]. autonomous vehicles Dealerships finished vehicle logistics government and regulation Home Page hybrid vehicles Intelligence News OEMs outbound Regular story vehicle sales customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shippingThe US economy is in good health, consumer confidence is high and vehicle sales are expected to total 16.6m

Logistics Industry at the Forefront of Robotic Technology

Airfreight Logistics

The Industrial Revolution opened the door for robotic technology to become a pivotal part of everyday business, as it helped to facilitate business owners and optimized their operations. The post Logistics Industry at the Forefront of Robotic Technology appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

Gefco reports gains in automotive beyond core PSA contracts

Automotive Logistics

Gefco’s Industrial Services division also established a contract last year for modular sub-assembly of dashboards for an unnamed automotive customer. “ News Home Page Regular story OEMs IT finished vehicle logistics outbound Gefco inbound logistics Freight forwarding Carmakers InnovationGefco has reported annual revenue gains of 5.1% in its full-year results for 2017, earning €4.4 billion ($5.4 billion). Sales were supported by a 8.1%

Inbound Industrial Marketing: Why Manufacturers, Distributors, & B2Bs Should Leverage Content Marketing to Keep Customers

Cerasis

It is the mindset that buyer behavior has not changed and that digital disruption isn’t impacting your inbound industrial marketing the way it is all of the other markets because: No one would trust search to help make these decisions about our products. The information online is all self-serving inbound industrial marketing stuff and no one trusts it. So what should manufacturing , distribution, and other B2B industrial companies do about it?

2020: The Great Inbound Rebound

247 Customs Broker

Customer experience once demanded extensive outbound optimization—often leaving inbound as an afterthought. COVID-19 Elemica Features Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Elemica inbound supply chain Industry Trends Logistics customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Challenging times

Automotive Logistics

The capacity squeeze in car-carrying equipment began in the early 2000s when the US government’s Environmental Protection Agency enforced a multi-stage mandate calling on the trucking industry to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by 90% over roughly a decade. Sarah Amico, executive chair of Jack Cooper Holdings and an ACC board member, observes that car hauling is a really brutal industry that is facing downward price pressure. “We

Anfac study downgrades port logistics in Spain

Automotive Logistics

The study also set out to give a series of recommendations as to how ports could improve their logistics capabilities for the automotive industry. Additionally, they are asking for more training of front line personnel, the adaptation of ports to meet the needs of new alternative vehicles; and moves to improve connectivity of ports vis-a-vis the main rail truck routes used by the industry. Figures compiled by Anfac show that the Spanish automotive industry produced 1.6m

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MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA AUTOMOTIVE LOGISTICS MARKET INDUSTRY GROWTH BY KEY VENDORS, DRIVERS AND FORECAST 2026| DHL INTERNATIONAL GMBH, XPO LOGISTICS, INC., SNCF, KUEHNE + NAGEL, PENSKE AUTOMOTIVE GROUP

247 Customs Broker

Middle East and Africa Automotive Logistics Market Middle East and Africa Automotive Logistics Market By Logistics Service (Inbound Logistics, Outbound Logistics, Aftermarket Logistics, Reverse Logistics),… The post MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA AUTOMOTIVE LOGISTICS MARKET INDUSTRY GROWTH BY KEY VENDORS, DRIVERS AND FORECAST 2026| DHL INTERNATIONAL GMBH, XPO LOGISTICS, INC.,

2020: The Great Inbound Rebound – Talking Logistics

247 Customs Broker

Customer experience once demanded extensive outbound optimization—often leaving inbound as an afterthought. COVID-19 Elemica Features Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Elemica inbound supply chain Industry Trends Logistics customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Industry View: DCs Rise to Meet Unprecedented Challenges

Logistics Business Magazine

Pressing needs and panic buying have created the equivalent to peak season demand in many industries. Today, new employees are being brought in on the fly, with many coming from service industries or distribution centres that have seen a downturn in demand. Customers are reporting that now even greater amounts of inventory are going from inbound trailers to outbound trailers with minimal rehandling.

Mexican car industry calls for action on fuel shortage

Automotive Logistics

Last week, Eduardo Solis, the president of the Mexican Auto Industry Association (AMIA), called for “urgent attention” from the government to avoid a bigger crisis. More specifically, Solis referred to the fact the automotive industry operates on a just-in-time basis (when not relying on inventories), indicating that logistics needed to flow smoothly; any disruption to that threatened production. “We

Transportation in the Time of a Pandemic

Logistics Viewpoints

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the long-haul transportation industry has been tested daily. Spot loads quadrupled in the last month with outbound tender volumes at their highest since 2018. The biggest issue? Fluctuations in supply and demand. In April, freight volumes increased from 100,000 loads per weekday to 150,000 loads at its peak, loads remained consistently above 130,000 each day early in the month.

[WHITE PAPER] Carrier asset utilization and allocation best practices to reduce operating costs

FreightWaves SONAR

The freight transportation industry has always been slow to adopt new advances in tools, software and automation. However, 2020 helped shed light on just how behind the industry is compared to others. Prioritizing moves based on inbound and outbound data trends.

DHL Global Forwarding adds air cargo capacity to serve Transpacific supply chains

Logistics Management

The division is responding to strong growth in demand for air cargo, chiefly for outbound services out of Asia and on the conventional transpacific route, fueled by almost all industries

Dock Appointment Scheduling (Insights from Indago)

Talking Logistics

How would you characterize your dock appointment scheduling process in terms of being able to plan and execute inbound and outbound shipments through your distribution centers as efficiently as possible? Industry Trends dock appointment scheduling Indago logistics transportation management

CBRE research makes the case for continued U.S. industrial real estate growth in 2018

247 Customs Broker

When sizing up the state of the industrial real estate market, which has been moving in the right direction for an extended period and spurred on in large due to e-commerce activity, the sector’s future continues to look bright in 2018, according to research issued today by industrial real estate firm CBRE. industrial real estate growth. industrial real estate growth in 2018 appeared first on 247 Customs Broker.

FreightTech for Fortune 500 Shippers with Brad Forester and Mike Mulqueen

The Logistics of Logistics

JBF Consulting is a supply chain execution strategy and systems integrator for logistics-intensive companies of every size and any industry. JBF’s background and deep experience in the field of commercial logistics technology implementation position them as industry leaders whose craftsmanship exceeds client expectations. Transportation services required including inbound, outbound, TL, LTL, small parcel, etc.

E-commerce and 3PLs sit at top of list of top 100 largest U.S. industrial leases, says CBRE

247 Customs Broker

An ongoing state of heightened demand for e-commerce distribution space continues to serve as a driver for several of the largest United States Industrial & Logistics (I&L) leases the were completed in the first half of 2018, according to research recently published by Los Angeles-based industrial real estate firm CBRE. industrial leases, says CBRE appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

3PL Basics: The 11 Transportation Services with Jeremy Thone

The Logistics of Logistics

The individual shipment is loaded onto an outbound vehicle which contains shipments from other customers bound for the same geographic area. The outbound shipments are trucked to appropriate regional terminals, where they are unloaded.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

Transplace

Chinese industrial activity is also increasing. According to Alphaliner, 30 to 60 % of the weekly outbound capacity has been withdrawn from the Asia-Europe and Trans-Pacific trades over the past three weeks, as well as from the intra-Asia routes. Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update. With the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), vulnerabilities in supply chains continue to be exposed.

US car market stable as trade and tech change

Automotive Logistics

The bad news is that the market is saturated, there is limited room for growth and the industry faces a proliferation of nameplates that is squeezing manufacturers’ profits. However, he added that the outlook for the automotive industry was uncertain in light of changes to demographics, vehicle technology and market structure. An industry with too many names. The US economy is in good health, consumer confidence is high and vehicle sales are expected to total 16.6m

Maersk and IB Cargo to offer tailored logistics solutions for IKEA in Romania

The LoadStar

Maersk and IB Cargo, a Romanian freight forwarding and logistics provider, announce their partnership for the operation of a 75.000sq-metre regional distribution centre for IKEA Supply AG, located in CTPark Bucharest West industrial park.

CEOs Should Be Focusing on Their Supply Chain

Blue Grace Logistics

There are no shortages of concerns for the manufacturing industry and all of these issues will have some effect on the supply chain for most industries. Simply put, there are no shortages of concerns for the manufacturing industry and all of these issues will have some effect on the supply chain for most industries. It’s not all doom and gloom on the horizon, and that’s part of what is keeping the levels of optimism high in the manufacturing industry.

Navigating an uncertain future

Automotive Logistics

The finished vehicle logistics industry may be facing a shortage of drivers and rail cars but it has plenty of platforms on which to communicate… and one of the main messages at this year’s FVL North America conference in Huntington Beach, California, was that people in this sector need to communicate more. Our industry is guilty of putting huge spikes in the pipeline. That meant volatility for a tightly managed outbound supply chain, she suggested.

Opus9 delivers better service by applying SONAR data to stay competitive

FreightWaves SONAR

As a result of increases in ecommerce due to COVID-related shutdowns, the industry struggles to keep up with huge increases in outbound volumes and carrier scarcities. View the Full Case Study.