Thursday, December 1, 2022

Supply Chain

Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) data provides benefits to many types of businesses, from maritime and shipping to commodity trading and investment analysis. While there are several options for AIS tracking data for most applications, here are...
In a recent webinar hosted by C3 Solutions, podcast extraordinaire and award-winning host Timothy Dooner sat down to have a conversation with freight tech companies TMX Global and C3 Solutions about innovation and how it impacts...

What to expect from Manifest 2023 in Las Vegas – view the agenda

After months of research and planning, Manifest has officially released its agenda for the 2023 event. The best of the best in the logistics and...

How AI is impacting shipping and logistics in a post-pandemic world

The pandemic caused many changes and hiccups within the U.S. economy, including several supply chain issues. While things are slowly getting back to normal,...

Cold chain management solutions for pharma and biologicals now available – Tive

Cold chain is a highly sensitive area of supply chain, which in itself is a complex system, widely used in the pharmaceutical, biological, and...

7 challenges in last-mile delivery and steps to address them

Regardless of how well you manage all the major supply chain issues, if any problems occur during last-mile delivery, your order will be unfulfilled. It...

A new low in US container freight rates set to ease inflation

Spot freight rates drop to lowest levels since April 2021 China/US West Coast rates down 72% Y-O-Y China/US East Coast rates down 54%...

Understanding the current state of Electronic Trade Document Transfer

The concept of electronic documentation in global trade has been around for decades, but despite millions of dollars invested in the latest technology and...

The importance of supply chain stakeholder relationship in achieving real-time visibility

Whether it is chickens or chainsaws, the movement of a shipment involves many entities or stakeholders such as warehouse operators, truckers, railroad operators, ocean...

Can US ports handle the privileges that American Port Access Privileges Act may bring with it..??

"Foreign exporters’ access to the American market and our consumers is a privilege, not a right. Cargo vessels looking to offload foreign-made products and...

How the Ocean Shipping Reform Act 2022 will address US supply chain disruptions – or not..

The Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA22), was passed by Congress on the 13th of June 2022.. Naturally, there have been bouquets and...

Ooops, China did it again.. Fresh partial lockdown in Shanghai and Beijing

The country from where the COVID-19 reportedly originated, is fighting hard to control it on all fronts consistently. China follows a Zero-COVID policy much...

Mutually enforceable contracts are key to overcoming future supply chain crunch – Fact Finding 29

- Drastic ocean freight rate increase due to market forces of supply and demand - A dozen recommendations made to alleviate US supply chains disruptions -...

Webinar: Importance of real-time visibility in pharmaceutical logistics and headwinds facing the industry

As per UN statistics, medicinal and pharmaceutical products were among the top exported commodities in 2020 increasing by 13.2% in value to reach US$271.1...

Supply Chain and Logistics visibility leader Tive raises $54M in Series B Funding

300%+ revenue growth, 200+ new global customers, and hired 100+ employees in 2021, six new investors in the B round, and thousands of shipments...

China/US spot freight rates set to fall even further warns Shifl

Trans-Pacific container spot freight rates between China and the US West Coast and US East Coast have been on a steady decline since peaking...

China reports normal trade and shipping activities – Shanghai lockdown update

"Shanghai Customs has taken special measures to ensure that customs clearance at the world's largest port for imports and exports will not be affected...

Supply chain disruptions expected as parts of Shanghai goes on lockdown

If anyone thought that the COVID-19 pandemic was a thing of the past, they are sadly mistaken.. It seems it is here to stay...

Are US exporters really being shunned by the carriers?

The Port of Los Angeles posted another record performance in February 2022 breaking its own record, handling 857,764 TEUs which is an increase of...

White House wants freight information to FLOW (Freight Logistics Optimization Works)

It took queues and queues of ships stuck outside global ports driven by surging consumer demand in the US, driven by a global pandemic...

Federal Maritime Commission extends deadline for Demurrage & Detention ANPRM Comments

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM), seeking comments from the trade (public) whether they should require common...

How does your supply chain visibility and transparency measure up?

Supply chain disruptions have severely impacted global trade, causing port congestion, drastically increasing delivery delays and costs for businesses and consumers alike. We are conducting...

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