Carrier reliability reaches new nadir in Q1

Supply Chain and Logistics

If they cannot fix the reliability problem they will soon be pre-empted by those who do. Intra-Asia specialist MCC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Maersk Group, achieved a highly commendable monthly average on-time … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains ocean shipping reliabilityOcean carriers need to worry big time.

5 characteristics of reliable freight shipping services.

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Reliable freight shipping services are hard to come by. We’re sharing the top 5 characteristics of freight shippers you can rely on. Learn more

5 characteristics of reliable freight shipping services.

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Reliable freight shipping services are hard to come by. We’re sharing the top 5 characteristics of freight shippers you can rely on. Learn more

Aerial Lift Maintenance to Improve Machine Reliability

Conger

To increase your equipment’s reliability and productivity in the field, follow these best practices when it comes to aerial lift maintenance. Potential reliability issues are cheaper and easier to fix the earlier they’re spotted.

UP re-shuffles executive suite amid Fritz's call for better service reliability

DC Velocity

28; company re-aligns reporting structure; Chairman and CEO says railroad `must deliver a more consistent, reliable service' TransportationCOO leaves position and will retire Feb.

The Most Reliable Supply Chain…Without Technology?

Cerasis

If you’re ready to go back to basics and create a more reliable supply chain through increased communication, collaboration and trust, contact GO Productivity and ask about our Supply Chain Collaboration Simulation. Twitter The post The Most Reliable Supply Chain…Without Technology?

Shippers welcome plan for new index to improve liner reliability

The LoadStar

Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE) and software solutions provider Cargosmart have teamed up to tackle vessel reliability concerns among shippers. . The post Shippers welcome plan for new index to improve liner reliability appeared first on The Loadstar.

Aerial Lift Maintenance to Improve Machine Reliability

Conger

To increase your equipment’s reliability and productivity in the field, follow these best practices when it comes to aerial lift maintenance. Potential reliability issues are cheaper and easier to fix the earlier they’re spotted.

Miles Transport returns to MaxiTRANS for reliable reefers

Refrigerated Transporter

Miles Transport, a refrigerated carrier in Australia, leans on MaxiTRANS for trailers that keep fragile goods like fresh-cut flowers and produce cool and safe. The company owns 12 prime movers and 13 trailers, 12 of which are Maxi-CUBE reefer traile

Hapag-Lloyd signs up with Portchain in a bid to improve schedule reliability

The LoadStar

Portchain has signed up Hapag-Lloyd for its AI-powered advanced fleet planning solutions, a further sign carriers are getting serious about improving schedule reliability. The post Hapag-Lloyd signs up with Portchain in a bid to improve schedule reliability appeared first on The Loadstar.

New index to improve liner reliability

Supply Chain and Logistics

Alexander Whiteman mentions that the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE) and Cargosmart are defining a new index of carrier reliability. Current reliability is around 80%. A good reliability index should prove … Continue reading → Logistics Service Management Shipping Supply Chains container shipping customer serviceThat means 1 in 5 ships are not arriving on time.

The Micro-Carrier Challenge: Building a Reliable and Sustainable Trucking Capacity Network

Talking Logistics

And what’s the role of technology in enabling a better way to build a sustainable and reliable capacity network? The post The Micro-Carrier Challenge: Building a Reliable and Sustainable Trucking Capacity Network appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Guide to make business only with reliable freight forwarder

247 Customs Broker

How to choose a reliable freight forwarder? We… The post Guide to make business only with reliable freight forwarder appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Check out everything you need to know to make sure you will find a good logistics partner.

Supply Chain Management Best Practices: Reliability

PLS Logistics

Supply chain reliability refers to the degree to which a supply chain yields consistent performance. Increasing reliability, reducing inventory and preparing for demand are top priorities for supply chain professionals.

Shippers seeking reliability are eyeing sea/air services to avoid congestion

The LoadStar

Poor ocean reliability and high air freight rates are leading to a new focus on sea/air combinations – especially in the run-up to the peak season. The post Shippers seeking reliability are eyeing sea/air services to avoid congestion appeared first on The Loadstar.

Container Drayage Companies: Securing Reliable Capacity Despite the Driver Shortage

West Coast and California Logistics

As container volumes at West Coast ports continue to increase year after year, it’s becoming more difficult to move those containers inland. The problem? Container drayage companies simply don’t have enough drivers to meet demand. And, when you are fortunate enough to secure dray capacity, you can expect to pay 10 to 15% more than you were just a few years ago. Port Logistics Drayage

Carrier reliability reaches new nadir in Q1 as premium services gain ground

The LoadStar

Ocean carrier schedule reliability is heading towards a new two-year low point, opening the way for the launch of more niche express premium services. The post Carrier reliability reaches new nadir in Q1 as premium services gain ground appeared first on The Loadstar.

Versatility and Reliability Claimed for Sleeve Pack

Logistics Business Magazine

The post Versatility and Reliability Claimed for Sleeve Pack appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Shippers push carriers toward bespoke container services to boost reliability

The LoadStar

The post Shippers push carriers toward bespoke container services to boost reliability appeared first on The Loadstar.

JIT shipping could cut surging fuel costs and boost schedule reliability

The LoadStar

Just-in-time (JIT) vessel arrivals could answer two of container shipping’s most pressing problems: surging fuel costs and poor schedule reliability. The post JIT shipping could cut surging fuel costs and boost schedule reliability appeared first on The Loadstar.

Intermodal providers tout reliability for shippers | Full Stories – Caption as the Content | Full

247 Customs Broker

There is an unreliability based on shipping patterns that intermodal does not have.” “Intermodal does not have to rely on a certain amount of freight landing in a certain area in order to provide reliability on an outbound basis.” Achten was one of the speakers this week in Long Beach, Calif.,

Intermodal services in a dip as CSX ‘rationalises’ its network to regain reliability

The LoadStar

The post Intermodal services in a dip as CSX ‘rationalises’ its network to regain reliability appeared first on The Loadstar. US rail operator CSX’s intermodal division may have closed 2018 on the up, but this year has begun with “leaves on the line” Its first-quarter earnings statement reveals a 5% dip in revenue ($428m) and volumes, and points the finger of blame at the “rationalisation” of its domestic network.

Building Safe & Reliable Autonomous Trucks with Stefan Seltz-Axmacher

Tradewinds

With this new technology, Starsky believes it can change supply chains, reduce the price of goods, and lead a safer and more reliable trucking industry. Safety and reliability a focus from the very beginning.

Building Safe & Reliable Autonomous Trucks with Stefan Seltz-Axmacher

Tradewinds

With this new technology, Starsky believes it can change supply chains, reduce the price of goods, and lead a safer and more reliable trucking industry. Safety and reliability a focus from the very beginning.

Increasing Trust with Your Customers – 8 Steps to a Reliable Consistent Operation

Triskele Logistics

Increasing Trust with Your Customers – 8 Steps to a Reliable Consistent Operation Reliability is the quality of being trustworthy or of performing consistently well. Shippers and Manufacturers demand and need consistent, reliable service from their service providers. In other words, supply chain reliability is a core metric for performance, quality and price. At Triskele Logistics, we have tried and true processes to improve your reliability.

Can transit time be guaranteed in shipping.??

Shipping and Freight Resource

Opinion Shipping Vessel Operation schedule reliability transit time"My container didn't reach the destination as per the transit time you indicated.!!!!". This is one of the common disputes/complaints that shippers have with carriers. What is transit time and can transit time be guaranteed in shipping.?? Read more >>>. The post Can transit time be guaranteed in shipping.?? appeared first on Shipping and Freight Resource.

Shippers increasingly unhappy with the performance of shipping lines

The LoadStar

Lack of clarity on container line charges, transit times and reliability scored the lowest on the satisfaction survey, carried out by Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council.

2M drops eight port calls, adds six ULCVs and returns to slow-steaming in network revamp

The LoadStar

The 2M alliance is to phase in six more ultra large container vessels (ULCVs) into its 10 Asia-Europe service strings from next March in an endeavour to improve schedule reliability, which it said had been blighted by bad weather and terminal congestion.

Cosco chief slams rivals’ plans to be ‘end-to-end’ supply chain providers

The LoadStar

Land Loadstar posts News Sea China Cosco container shipping industry integrated logistics Schedule reliability shippers TPM Asia 2019China Cosco Shipping executive vice president Wang Haimin has rubbished the idea that carriers can be sole service providers of end-to-end container supply chains.

Visibility and agility will become more important to supply chains than speed

The LoadStar

Land Loadstar posts News Sea Kuehne + Nagel Schedule reliability Supply chain visibility The era of slow steaming TOC Americas 2019

Justin Newall joins Inform as COO

Automotive Logistics

He moves to Inform from his role as general manager at finished vehicle transport provider, Reliable Carriers. News Home Page People Inform Reliable Carriers

4 Things to Know About Propane Forklifts

Material Handling and Logistics

No matter the job or location, propane forklifts provide safe, reliable performance

Route Optimization and Strategic Investments: The Keys to Controlling Freight Costs

Material Handling and Logistics

Learn how to create a reliable, cost-effective network with visibility for your customers and your team

Carriers making heavy weather of punctuality – but it’s not all their fault

The LoadStar

Typhoons and other adverse weather events are playing havoc with carrier schedules, presenting a “major challenge” to the industry as it aims to recover from the record low levels of schedule reliability. Loadstar posts News Sea A storm warning Ningbo Ocean Network Express Schedule reliability Shanghai THE Alliance The weather report TOC Asia 2019 Transpacific Trade

Schneider launches intermodal service in Indianapolis

Fleet Owner

New ramp service provides Indiana, Louisville, Cincinnati markets with reliable, cost-competitive option

North American rail operators put profits before customers, claim shippers

The LoadStar

Land Loadstar posts News Supply chain Canada Canadian National Canadian Pacific CSX Norfolk Southern Schedule reliability shippers Union Pacific US US railroadsNorth American rail operators have been accused by shipper organisations of putting Wall Street analysts before customers.

K+N unveils ‘unique’ Sea Explorer service to broaden customer choice

The LoadStar

Loadstar posts News Sea Clean Cargo Working Group Kuehne + Nagel Schedule reliability Sea ExplorerShipper demand for visibility has seen Kuehne + Nagel launch the Sea Explorer service – a “comprehensive” overview of direct sea freight operations. It gives customers an overview of 3,000 vessels and 750 direct weekly sailings, acting as an extension to its quote, booking and tracking capabilities.

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