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.

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

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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.

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Shippers push carriers toward bespoke container services to boost reliability

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

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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TRAC Intermodal gears up for export growth in Gulf

Fleet Owner

TRAC has refurbished over 20% of its TGRP fleet to ensure that customers have access to the highest quality and most reliable chassis in the Gulf port complex

Ocean Carrier Trends: Will global shipping alliances restore stability?

Logistics Management

The big players have only gotten bigger, but that’s no guarantee that service and reliability will improve Hedging your bets on securing capacity may be an ongoing gambit this year, say ocean shipping industry experts.

Maersk Line Implements Change to their Asia-Europe Network

Logistics Manager

Denmark based Maersk Line recently announced several changes to their services connecting Europe with Asia, the changes are necessary to allow the company to focus on increasing the reliability of the world’s biggest and most extensive Asia-Europe network.

Finding the Right 3PL for Chemical Warehousing Solutions

West Coast and California Logistics

In this post, we identify 5 tips to help you find the right 3PL provider for safe and reliable chemical warehousing solutions. There is no shortage of third-party logistics providers (3PLs) that claim chemical logistics expertise and have space for your hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals. But, separating the seasoned pros from the less qualified operations can be difficult.

Kuehne + Nagel Launch New Digital Platform – Sea Explorer

Logistics Manager

Based on reliability, sustainability and transit time Sea Explorer provides a digital insight into the biggest service network for sea freight. One of the biggest challenges customers face is the volatile reliability of shipping lead times with an average of 75% arriving on time.

DoKaSch Appoints New Global Sales Director

Airfreight Logistics

Headquartered in Staudt, in south-west Germany, DoKaSch Temperature Solutions is a provider of the Opticooler, state-of-the-art climate-control solution for Air Cargo with unequaled efficiency and reliability.

BASF Uses Real-time Visibility to Drive Supply Chain Excellence

Logistics Viewpoints

They implemented a solution from MacroPoint, a Descartes company, to improve their delivery reliability as well as improve the productivity of the transportation providers they use to service the North American market. According to Bill Wehrle, the Director of Supply Chain for isocyanates and inorganics in BASF’s Monomers strategic business unit, the journey that BASF has been on to improve their supply chain’s reliability started eight years ago.

How to travel like a plane on earth?

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

His aim was to develop a faster, more reliable, durable and safer means of transport that should be able to transport people and goods at a speed of 1,200 km/h along a pipe under low air pressure. The Delft Hyperloop pod is safe, fast, reliable and efficient.

APL launches premium shipping service as air cargo capacity stays tight

The LoadStar

Air freight shippers on the transpacific trade are increasingly turning to express ocean freight services in response to tight air cargo capacity.

Lufthansa Group Sign Order With Boeing for Four 777 Aircraft

Airfreight Logistics

The Swiss airline currently has ten 777-300ERs in operation, these aircraft are lauded as the most efficient, capable and reliable twin-aisle passenger airplanes in the aviation industry.

DoKaSch Americas, Inc. Appoint New CEO

Airfreight Logistics

The Opticooler is an air cargo container with climate control and renowned for their unmatched reliability. Our technical features, extraordinary reliability, and availability policy provide us with a unique opportunity to offer something special.

Autonomous Ground Vehicles (AGVs) with Lockers

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Therefore, it is important for a company to invest on good and reliable transportation facilities which incur less expense and provide good experience to the customer.

IAM, IoT and the Connected Supply Chain

Logistics Management

While each leverages IAM and the IoT as core components only an “Outside-in” approach truly connects people, systems and things reliably and securely across the supply chain There are three primary models of Identity and Access Management (IAM) technology that CTOs, CSOs, and Supply Chain executives are using to enhance their trading partner communities.

THE Alliance announces further 2018 network enhancements

The LoadStar

Several services will see additional enhancements to improve transit times, boost reliability, and deliver more choice to the marketplace.

MOL, KHI working together on steering gear project

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The companies are jointly developing technologies to enhance vessel reliability and save energy. . for the joint development of technologies that enhance vessel reliability and energy-saving operation by vessel steering gear with new sensing capability and big data analysis. The project focuses on control of the steering gear, which is one of the most critical elements in handling a ship. Related Articles.

GE Transportation and project44 partner up for platform integration

Logistics Management

Through this collaboration, the companies said GE Transportation is working towards utilizing a more predictable and reliable port-to-door supply chain ecosystem by connecting transportation data from railroad networks, yards, intermodal terminals and maritime ports into a single transportation management workflow

DHL Launches Second Around-The-World Schedule Connecting Asia with Europe and the US

Airfreight Logistics

The bi-weekly scheduled flights will have a capacity of more than 100 tons and will provide reliable and significant capacity on the popular transpacific route from Shanghai, China to Cincinnati, the USA from where it continues to Incheon, South Korea.

Special Service Freight Full Truckload Freight and LTL Freight Explained

Brighter Logistics

The trucking industry is a diverse, reliable and a great mode of personalized business transportation resource. Special Service Freight Trucking Industry Stats America runs on trucking. In fact, 80% of all cargo materials in America are transported through the trucking industry. This is far above any other mode of freight transportation in the country. For … Continue reading "Special Service Freight Full Truckload Freight and LTL Freight Explained".

New Technologies in Apparel Retail Distribution

Apparel Logistics

Taking advantage of the cloud, it's possible for these software systems to be more reliable and accessible than ever before Apparel retail distribution methods are constantly changing and evolving to meet the increasingly stringent demands of the consumer.

Brussels Airlines Cargo Awarded CEIV Certification

Airfreight Logistics

Over the last few months, Brussels Airlines Cargo has been assessed by the Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) who reviewed the airline’s processes and found the company to provide a high standard of quality, reliability and expertise in their processing of pharma goods.

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Etihad Cargo Receives Opticooler from DoKaSch Temperature Solutions

Airfreight Logistics

All leading airlines of the Middle East are now our partners as they want to offer their clients the most reliable packaging solution to transport highly temperature-sensitive air cargo shipments.”.

dnata Renews License at Zurich Airport for Cargo and Ground Handling Services

Airfreight Logistics

Dnata Europe CEO, Mark Bradley said, “We are very pleased that Zurich Airport has found in us a reliable partner and has entrusted us to provide ground handling and cargo needs to our airline customers at the airport for another seven years,”.

Rugged Mobile All-Rounder Offers Unique RFID Reading Capability

Logistics Business Magazine

The Data Connectivity for different environments and application scenarios (Fast and reliable cellular & Wi-Fi Connections) makes working in changing locations easy to handle. A new handheld offers an exclusive capability to read two RFID frequencies on one device (such as HF and UHF).


Crowdsourcing for Last Mile Success

Logistics Viewpoints

A lot of this is due to consumers constantly evolving and tough to meet demands of fast, reliable, and cheap (or free) service. The Key Last Mile Markets Last mile deliveries continue to be costly and headache-inducing for retailers. Many retailers have turned to crowdsourced delivery options to alleviate the stress of last mile deliveries, and in turn, have turned their stores into mini-warehouses. However, the problems associated with last mile deliveries are not just […].

Warehouse Inventory Using Drones

Logistics Business Magazine

The main advantages of this solution are the productivity gains generated by performing the inventories outside warehouse operating hours, greater safety at work for the site’s employees, who no longer have to carry out this tedious and sometimes risky task and a greater reliability of the inventory.

Tight-Space Compact Stackers Now Available from Hyster

Logistics Business Magazine

The stackers offer reliability, while keeping costs under control and using less energy.”. Sealed connectors and high levels of ingress protection on electrical components contribute to overall reliability, as expected from all Hyster® equipment, and the models are easy to service.

Citizen CL-E321 Aims for Ease of Use and Performance

Logistics Business Magazine

Citizen Systems Europe has launched a new label printer, which combines a unique and stylish design, in white or black colours, with outstanding performance and reliability.

Global Rental Agreement Signed by Cathay Pacific and va-Q-tec

Airfreight Logistics

This new service will be a welcome addition to the Cathay Pacific Cargo Pharma LIFT portfolio offering their customers around the globe an effective and reliable solution for the movement of life-saving pharmaceuticals.

AirBridgeCargo Delivers Chinese Project Cargo with Ease

Airfreight Logistics

Neele-Vat Air General Manager, Ed Roest acknowledged the expertise shown, “AirBridgeCargo is our reliable partner for oversized airfreight shipments.”.

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Turkish Cargo Receive Accolade at Schiphol Aviation Awards

Airfreight Logistics

Turkish Cargo was chosen as the second best air cargo brand in Europe by the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) authority, one of the busiest airports in Europe and in the world in terms of passenger and cargo traffic.

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Kuehne + Nagel introduces new seafreight digital platform

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The platform has been developed to offer digitally enabled insights into the largest seafreight service network based on reliability, sustainability and transit time. Within Sea Explorer, services are rated by smart indicators, based on big data technology, including a dynamic reliability indicator (DRI), emission score, nominal carrying capacity insights and realistic transit times for every service. LBR Staff Writer. Published 02 March 2018.

New Project Planning Tool Removes Need to Merge Data Manually

Logistics Business Magazine

Inform says this results in a much higher reliability and validity of the data. This way, companies improve their delivery reliability and plan their orders easily and realistically across different departments. Inform, which describes itself as an intelligent decision-making software provider, will present FELIOS | PM, a new platform for project management in machine and systems engineering, at LogiMAT 2018.

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Motor carrier provisions, reforms hearing Tuesday

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Related Articles. Old Dominion moves up a gear in Q1. The less-than-truckload motor carrier posted an on-time delivery rate of 99 percent during the quarter as well as higher net income and revenues. Georgia trucking line imminent hazard to public safety.

DHL Expands Global e-commerce Fulfillment

Logistics Manager

CEO of e-commerce – Parcel division at Deutsche Post DHL Group, Jürgen Gerdes said, “Without seamless and reliable logistics processes, the current e-commerce boom would be inconceivable.

AirBridgeCargo Airlines Sign MOU with PACTL for Chinese Pharma Solutions

Airfreight Logistics

Meanwhile, PACTL provides integrated, qualified, and reliable cool center solutions, and advocate eco-friendly concepts to improve the customer values.