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.

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?

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

Talking Logistics

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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.

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.

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

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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.

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

Shippers push carriers toward bespoke container services to boost reliability

The LoadStar

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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.

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.,

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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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Oracle updates transportation management and global trade management platforms

DC Velocity

Changes can help shippers provide more reliable fulfillment despite strains of tight capacity market, firm says. Technology

Fulfillment from a Phoenix Warehouse? The Numbers Just Add Up.

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Over the years, the city has become one of the country’s most reliable and reasonably priced logistics venues thanks to advantages such as extensive transportation connectivity, easy delivery access, and the low cost of doing business there.

Another challenge: Manufacturers, step up efficiency

Fleet Owner

Fleets we speak to are looking for products that are dependable, reliable and that have a decent payback. A two-year return on investment is what most of them are looking for

Trucking Organization Hails Hair Resting Requirement for Opioid Use

Material Handling and Logistics

"Our fleets need to depend on – and need the government to recognize – the most accurate, reliable and failsafe drug testing methods available,” said American Trucking Associations

UPS and Inxeption collaborate to make B2B e-commerce easier

Fleet Owner

Platform aims to streamline transactions and logistics from a secure dashboard, managing all aspects of selling and shipping from one place, and offering reliable shipping and tracking services from UPS

Twigs quality control: A truth process to only get the best of the market

247 Customs Broker

Reliability is a crucial aspect when choosing a freight forwarding partner. And in Twig we value our members’ experience and reliability above all other things.…

Blockchain for Visibility in the Food Supply Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

With this, we are also expected to demand on the food supply chain to evolve and become more efficient, more accurate and more reliable. Growing world populations are expected to reach 10billion by the year 2050.

Supply Chain Visibility

Material Handling and Logistics

Infor has introduced Control Center, a next-generation supply chain visibility and intelligence solution that enables supply chains to be data-driven, self-learning and consistently reliable

Maintenance Bay: Towing to extremes

Fleet Owner

If you want to know about maintenance, ask a tow truck fleet — they’re the guys who need to get out reliably to clear away and recover others that have broken down

New partnership delivers tracking solutions for fleets

Fleet Owner

Honeywell and AT&T are partnering to offer fleets methods to improve reliability, productivity and evaluate performance, the companies recently announced.