Crane Worldwide Logistics has invested in a 34,000 sq ft warehouse adjacent to Heathrow airport, which provides increased warehouse space and improved capabilities such as e-commerce support, and pick and pack operations. “Having outgrown our current premises, the new facility at Heathrow enables us to build upon our existing capabilities and allows the team to […]
Seko Logistics has chosen Michael Christensen to lead a new division as president SaaS & CPO international supply chain solutions. He joins from his former role as global head of forwarding for Damco International. Software-as-a-Service is one of the fastest-growing parts of Seko’s business. Its SaaS offering incorporates transport management system, warehouse management system, and […]
The number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Europe was 5.3 million in Q4-2015, according to a study by the M2M/IoT analyst firm Berg Insight. Growing at a compound annual growth rate of 14.9 per cent, this number is expected to reach 10.6 million by 2020. All the top-10 vendors […]
Peter McLean has been appointed head of the Asia-Pacific region in Kalmar, part of Cargotec. He succeeds Ken Loh, who is leaving to pursue other interests. McLean has more than 20 years of experience in senior leadership roles in industrial organisations in the mining, heavy construction, power systems and container handling industry. Before his most […]
Secretary General of TIACA Doug Brittin will be retiring at the end of this year. “TIACA is the only association representing the entire air cargo community and the role of Secretary General is a vital one,” said Brittin. “I continue to be dedicated to attaining our goals on behalf of all segments of our industry, […]
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It is always the question whether to transact directly with carriers or leverage a Third party logistics provider (3PL). A 3PL, in addition to managing a carrier base, specializes in integrated operations, warehousing and transportation services which can be scaled and customized to customers' needs; market conditions, such as the demands and delivery service requirements for a customers' products and materials would be another reason - with a 3PL you are getting a partner. With direct, shipping you are managing carriers and dealing with the time and effort required to maintain service and pricing. It is imperative to research a carrier's capabilities to meet your services requirements.
Have you ever heard the term Scrum? I did not hear of it until now. The official meaning comes from a formation of rugby, which is used to restart the game after an event that causes play to stop, such as an infringement. But for the sake of supply chain, the meaning is a little different. This method is used primarily to develop Software rapidly; using small teams working in an intensive and interdependent manner to fix problems in software efficiently and quickly.
Deutsche Post DHL Group is to invest $137 million in US e-commerce infrastructure and services. The Group's objective is to exploit the global B2C e-commerce market for shipments crossing borders which is expected to grow from $400 billion today to a total global volume of $1 trillion in 2020. DHL will build eight fulfillment centers and upgrade two existing warehouses.