TMS: the starting point for effective transport management Overseas shipping has always been challenging to coordinate, but today manufacturers want components/parts ‘just in time’ and consumers want their orders delivered in one or two days. Whether transporting...read more
How can I improve my container shipping visibility and productivity? This is the question Logistics Managers always ask themselves. Here is some advice about how to answer it: Container shipping outdated practices These days, Supply Chain leaders mostly work with...read more
Consolidation in Shipping: next phase will be driven by the mandatory usage of low sulfur fuel in 2020.
Let’s step back a little bit. What happened in the last 10 years in shipping business The 2008-2009 crisis had no effect on shipping consolidation: same players shoot again before and after the crisis. 2010-2014: major shipping lines grew more than market due to their...read more
According to a Geodis survey, published in 2017, for supply chain leaders "visibility in shipping" is a priority for their company, moving from 6th to third place in the top priorities ranking. Nevertheless, only 6% of global companies say they have real visibility on...read more