3PLs & 4PLs

Rio de Janeiro Experiences Triple Digit Cargo Theft Increase

FreightWatch recommends extreme vigilance for logistics operations in the area.
May 28, 2014
The city of Rio de Janeiro experienced a 142 percent increase in recorded cargo theft incidents in the first quarter of 2014.
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UPS Expands Contract Logistics Reach in China

New distribution center in Beijing adds to Chengdu and Shanghai facilities to reach B2B and B2C customers.
May 27, 2014
The 6,500-square-meters of non-bonded warehouse space located 19 kilometers from Beijing Capital International Airport serves growing demand in China and is capable of servicing contract logistics orders with four-hour delivery within the metropolitan Beijing area and next-business-day orders for major cities throughout China.
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The Quest for Consistent and Comparable Data

Process automation can help rationalize supply chain management.
May 27, 2014

Every business runs on its repeatable processes. Successful supply chain management depends on coordinating every step.


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ILWU Works on Negotiations, Preparations, Anticipates Fees

Shippers should consider the impact of West Coast port disruptions to their supply chain.
May 14, 2014
Industry sources report that negotiations started on a good note with both sides stating they expect cargo to continue moving throughout the negotiation process.
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March 2014 Freight Up 23.2 Percent Since April 2009 Low

The March 2014 index level was 23.2 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.
May 14, 2014
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 1.6 percent in March from February, rising for the second consecutive month.
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A. Duie Pyle Launches Customized Solutions Group

Specializing in hazmat transportation, the business unit will provide enhanced service offerings through four new service arms.
May 13, 2014
Pyle’s new CSG Strategic Business Unit comprises the following four business segments: Custom Dedicated, Truckload, Brokerage, and Warehousing & Distribution.
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Painting the Supply Chain Green

Corporate culture is a big part of environmental stewardship when it comes to supply chains.
May 12, 2014

There is no doubt about it: sustainability and green initiatives are hard at work in extended supply chains.


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ImportGenius.com., Alibaba.com Partner for Trade Research, Product Sourcing Services

This collaboration combines research and commerce seamlessly for the first time.
May 9, 2014
ImportGenius.com, a provider of business intelligence for the import-export industry, has partnered with Alibaba.com, a platform for cross-border wholesale trade to launch a ground-breaking research and commerce service.
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Retail Imports Expected to Increase 3.5 Percent in May

The increase is expected as negotiators prepare to begin talks on a new contract for West Coast dockworkers.
May 7, 2014
West Coast ports handle more than two-thirds of U.S. retail container cargo each year, including the bulk of cargo from Asia.
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Parts Distribution Influenced by NAFTA

Mexico is playing a bigger role in automotive manufacturing and parts distribution to the U.S. market.
May 1, 2014

Mexico’s ascendance in automotive production is having a profound effect on parts inventory planning within the industry, and it is predicted the accompanying shifts in sourcing and supply chain strategies will soon extend to other high-value manufacturing sectors.


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Kansas City SmartPort Momentum 2013 focused on 3PLs, the issues facing the industry, and the role or logistics in economic development

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Calculating a true landed cost for global sourcing directly correlates with the profitability of purchased goods. However, few companies can command real-time visibility in to all the costs involved for cross border movements. In this podcast, World Trade 100 and Amber Road highlight how a comprehensive global trade platform that converges both logistics and compliance costs can deliver true landed cost visibility.

 

Speaker: Hung Lee, Senior Product Manager, Amber Road

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