project44 data points to heavy congestion at Chinese ports

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While much attention has been paid to the backlog of container ships waiting to berth at the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach (there were 73 anchored there in September), the United States West Coast is far from the only place dealing with these challenges. That was made clear in data […]

Red Cross set to launch a Humanitarian Logistics Hub in the Southern Cone of the Americas

Red Cross set to launch a Humanitarian Logistics Hub in the Southern Cone of the Americas

The Humanitarian Hub in Buenos Aire joins IFRC’s global network of logistics centres located in Panama City, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, and Las Palmas – Canary Islands. Buenos Aires, 8 October, 2021 – The Argentine Red Cross (ARC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) will launch a Humanitarian Logistics Hub […]

Fact: Current Supply Chain Logistics No Longer Work, Yet Why Then Is Tesla Thriving? And How To Fix It; Intelligently.

Fact: Current Supply Chain Logistics No Longer Work, Yet Why Then Is Tesla Thriving? And How To Fix It; Intelligently.

It is tough to wiggle away from this simple fact. The world is facing shortages on hundreds of fronts. Yes, it is true; we didn’t prepare very well or even see this coming; add in the hurdles and pitfalls experienced from the Covid-19 pandemic. Semi-conductors might be the most obvious, but here is a broader […]

Industrial, logistics space leasing clocks 13% rise to 14 mn sq ft in January-June: CBRE report

Industrial, logistics space leasing clocks 13% rise to 14 mn sq ft in January-June: CBRE report

Orthodox Jewish yeshiva (religious school) students study separated by plastic cells set up amid the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, on August 25, 2020 in the southern Israeli city of Sdreot. Israel has over 92,000 COVID-19 cases to its nine million population, with fewer than 700 deaths. (Image: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP) Leasing of industrial and logistics […]

Making Indonesia 4.0 by Building a Smart Logistics Ecosystem

Making Indonesia 4.0 by Building a Smart Logistics Ecosystem

A worker unloads a shipping container at the Batuampar Port, Batam, Riau Islands on February 3, 2021. (Antara Photo /Teguh Prihatna) Logistics forms the lifeblood of Indonesia’s value chains. Without it, trade and commerce would be at a standstill as businesses depend heavily on logistics infrastructure to ensure their products reach their customers. However, the […]

Japan’s logistics crisis

Japan's logistics crisis

Demand for home delivery in Japan has skyrocketed during the coronavirus pandemic. But it comes just as the country’s logistics industry grapples with a growing labor shortage. There were more than one million truck drivers in Japan in 2000, but by 2030, that number is forecast to halve. Grueling hours and low pay have made […]

5 Best Logistics Practices for E-commerce Apparel Companies

5 Best Logistics Practices for E-commerce Apparel Companies

Online shopping has taken over the world in the past few years and has become a staple for nearly every industry. From pharmaceuticals to machinery, nearly all sectors of retail and wholesale offer virtual storefronts suited for cross-country purchases. The fashion and apparel industry was among the first to make this shift and lead the […]

In the New Logistics Landscape, There’s No Going Back to Old Ways

In the New Logistics Landscape, There’s No Going Back to Old Ways

Do you know what one of the biggest productivity enhancements of the past 25 years has been for freight and logistics? Dual computer monitors. When we went into lockdown, many businesses were distressed by having to manage their PDF paperwork, Excel spreadsheets and freight software on the single screen of a laptop or home PC. […]

Plans underway for development of I-485 Logistics Center near CLT Airport

Plans underway for development of I-485 Logistics Center near CLT Airport

Johnson Development Associates Inc., intends to develop an industrial park called the I-485 Logistics Center near CLT Airport. The investor nabbed this opportunity when the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in North Carolina opened up the industrial real estate market domiciled around it. Johnson Development Associates Inc. , acquired a 92.5-acre land at $5.5 million […]

How to Reduce Costs in the Current Logistical Climate

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The adage, “Don’t worry about the things you can’t control, rather worry about the things you can control”, could not be truer, given the challenges faced today by any company involved in the supply chain. The Current Climate With rising container costs and shortages in labor, storage and other resources, all companies are in the […]

Air Cargo 2021: PANDEMIC leaves residual mark on sector

Air Cargo 2021: PANDEMIC leaves residual mark on sector

LM Viewpoint: The State of Logistics 2021

LM Viewpoint: The State of Logistics 2021

Transportation in the News State of Logistics 2021: Air Cargo State of Logistics 2021: Ocean Cargo State of Logistics 2021: Rail/Intermodal State of Logistics 2021: Less than Truckload (LTL) LM Viewpoint: The State of Logistics 2021 More Transportation News Establishing the warehouse of the future through cloud-based warehouse and yard management Join us to discuss […]