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.

Harnessing Supply Chain Reliability by Reducing Lead Time Variability


Closely tied to On Time Shipments is the idea of supply chain reliability; i.e., predicting the outcome of a process. The post Harnessing Supply Chain Reliability by Reducing Lead Time Variability appeared first on Damco Blog - Logistics News, Stories and Opinion. Global Logistics Supply Chain Development Sustainability Warehousing Complex Shipment Global Supply Chain Inventory management reliable logistics sustainable logistics warehouse

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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.

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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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.

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

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.

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.

Maersk and MSC unveil new 2M Asia-Europe network, with 17 fewer port calls

The LoadStar

Maersk Line announced this morning it had taken the step of reducing the number of calls as a way of maintaining better schedule reliability. Port congestion and weather conditions have, among other factors, traditionally impacted reliability on Asia-Europe services,” said Maersk.

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.

Problem: What Does Maintenance Cost?

The Lean Thinker

” If the line requires 20 hours of maintenance to run reliably and avoid repairs, then this time must be planned into the expected monthly production.

Guide to Ensuring Your Multi-carrier API is Ready for Prime Time

Logistics Viewpoints

The driver shortage and carrier capacity crunch are creating reliability issues. If your job is to develop a connector from your business systems to a multi-carrier API, there are some important considerations you should keep in mind. It’s a multi-carrier world. The days of picking a carrier or two to handle all your transportation needs are long gone. Customers are demanding more delivery options. As a result, costs are only going up with no […].

2018 Supply Chain Top 25 Rankings released by Gartner

Logistics Management

Rankings of the top 25 supply chain, companies with the strongest supply chain, supply chain reliability rankings, Top 25 Supply Chain Companies 2018, Gartner Supply Chain RankingsGartner, Inc.’s s annual Supply Chain Executive Conference held last week in Phoenix, AZ provided the platform for the release of its Supply Chain Top 25, which identifies industry “best practices.”

How should Logisticians deal with Transporter Strikes


Cautious & Reliable Driver: If the driver sees or senses any trouble ahead, it is wise for him to park the truck on the side of the road. A reliable driver is always worth the extra freight.

NYSHEX expands carrier member network with addition of Hyundai Merchant Marine

The LoadStar

The New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX), the innovator of the first reliable digital forward freight contract for global container shipping, today announces the addition of Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) as the newest carrier member to join the exchange.

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.

Crown Equipment Launch GX Plus Series

Logistics Manager

The original GX Series was renowned for its strength, reliability and performance and the new upgrades add even more to this series of forklifts. The same reliable 3.3-litre Yanmar ‘Tier 3’ diesel engine is used for the new GX Plus series as is the 2.5-litre Mitsubishi LPG engine.

DHL Double their Fleet of Boeing 777 Freighters with New Order

Airfreight Logistics

The 777 has quickly become the most reliable large freighter in the air cargo industry connecting the major markets around the world along with strengthening DHL’s service quality to their customers.

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.

Emirates SkyCargo Delivers Lifesaving Medical Products to Africa

Airfreight Logistics

Emirates SkyCargo was recently awarded the prestigious 2018 Carrier Award for Reliability and Excellence (CARE) from DHL Global Forwarding for the transportation of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals, this is the second year in a row the air cargo carrier has been bestowed this honor.

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".

Transpacific Stabilization Agreement carriers announce September 1 rate hike

3PL Wire

In most route segments they are operating at or near full capacity with little room for error in managing assets, so this increase is needed as a cushion to cover costs and assure service choice and reliability.”. Member container shipping companies in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement have announced an across the board general rate increase (GRI) of $600 per FEU to all destinations.

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.

4 Ways to Create an Efficient Transportation Budget in 2019

Carter Logistics

Find a reliable, timely, competitive company that will meet all of your logistic needs. Blog Topics. The Shared Milkrun Mexico & Border Logistics. 4 Ways to Create an Efficient Transportation Budget in 2019. What will the price of oil be during the rest of 2019?

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.

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.

Freightzen Logistics Launches New Website

Logistics Manager

Along with a network of reliable partners we can offer full-service customized freight solutions to clients worldwide. Freightzen Logistics has officially unveiled their new website at

Delta Air Lines Cargo and Korean Air form Joint Venture

Airfreight Logistics

US-based air cargo carrier, Delta Air Lines Cargo has launched a new cargo cooperation with Korean Air Cargo in connection with the implementation of their Joint Venture partnership.

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Emirates SkyCargo Receives Pharma CARE Award for Second Year Running

Airfreight Logistics

Dubai-based Emirates SkyCargo has once again received the prestigious DHL Global Forwarding Carrier Award for Reliability and Excellence (CARE) for the transportation of temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals.

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.

Crowley Opens New Shipping Route between Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and USVI

Logistics Manager

New service promises to be fast and reliable and will provide customers with time-sensitive cargo the advantage of end-of-week departures with early-week arrivals in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Crowley Maritime Corp.

DKV Toll Box Open Trials Start in Belgium

Logistics Business Magazine

The purpose of all this is to x-ray the complete process that ranges from registration to invoicing and of course the reliability and accuracy of the online connection in the market before official delivery is launched in November.

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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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.

Volga-Dnepr Group launches AOG to Meet Aerospace Demand

Airfreight Logistics

Russian-based Volga-Dnepr Group , a world leader in the global market for the movement of oversize, unique and heavy air cargo has recently launched AOG, a new service that manages the delivery of critical spare parts to aircraft that have been grounded across the globe.

CMA CGM to upgrade its Indian Ocean Feeder Network

The LoadStar

To support the positive commercial exchanges in the dynamic Indian Ocean market and Intra Africa with more space and increased reliability of our.