The Essential Guide to Transportation and Logistics

Vol XVIII No. 417, Apr 22 - May 5, 2019
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Apr 22 - May 5, 2019
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In March 2019 there was inflation of 0.11 percent with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) of 135.87. Of the 82 CPI cities, 51 cities experienced inflation and 31 cities experienced deflation.
Shpping
Overall container trade volume growth will remain tepid in the summer months, according to Maritime Strategies International.
Shipping
The container shipping industry is facing an exceptionally high level of uncertainty, ranging from the extra cost associated with IMO 2020 and how much carriers will recover from shippers....
Economies - Regulations
The Executive Directors of the World Bank today unanimously selected David R. Malpass as President of the World Bank Group for a five-year term beginning on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The Board expressed its deep gratitude to Interim President Kristalina Georgieva for her dedication and leadership in recent months.
Economies - Regulations
The volume of U.S. ocean cargo imports arranged by Deutsche Post’s DHL Group, United Parcel Service Inc, FedEx Corp and other freight forwarders fell sharply in February, sending a warning on global trade, a key barometer for the world economy.
Logistics & Forwarding
China Cosco Shipping Group is to establish a joint venture with its compatriot e-commerce giant JD, as the state conglomerate strives to extend its reach into the wider logistics chain.
Port - Terminal
The organisation behind an ambitious global initiative to implement major environmental changes to achieve sustainability in port cities by 2030 faces one of its biggest challenges this year in co-ordinating how its many diverse participants can achieve change.
Air - Express
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased 4.7% in February 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This was the fourth consecutive month of negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in the last three years.
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Turkish Cargo is to begin cargo handling operations at a temporary satellite facility at the new Istanbul Airport from 6 April, when the remainder of Turkish Airlines’ passenger flights move to there from Ataturk Airport later this week.
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Transportation
NileDutch Connects Indonesia to West Africa and the World
NileDutch and Samudera Indonesia came to an agreement in December 2015 for a Principal – Agent Agreement. As spelled out in NileDutch’s slogan: The Africa Connection, as agent, Samudera Indonesia is expected to achieve sizable market share on all exports to West Africa from Indonesia.
Logistics & Supply Chain
Schaefer - Scalability As An Important Deciding Factor
SSI SCHAEFER implemented another fleet of WEASEL automated guided vehicles for the fashion logistics service provider NextLevel Logistik® GmbH. They are used in the picking environment of a hanging goods warehouse.
Craft
PT. Global Advindo Pratama Group Makes Various Acrylic Products Specifically Designed for Advertising in Indonesia
The company can produce almost anything made from acrylic for promotional needs, including advertisements and hobby materials, such as tool boxes and neon boxes and even motor vehicle accessories, like number plates, but its main focus is on promotional items, which includes all types of customized school awards, among others.
Viewpoint
Tenaka Budiman - Supply Chain Management for Modern Electronic Retailer
Businesses involved in retail are known as being part of a downstream industry as they maintain contact directly with end customers. Retail businesses operate much like those in many other industries where sales and profit are the main focuses. They also characteristically strive to maintain a careful balance between supply and demand by keeping enough back stock to minimize lost sales opportunities but not so much that storage costs start eating into profits.
Packaging
Etracopack Creates Unique and Durable Packaging Machines to Help Local Businesses Save Time and Increase Efficiency
The company is able to make a wide variety of different machines for diverse industries, including food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and chemical companies. They can also manufacture specialized packaging machines designed for automatic charging, pharmaceutical syrups and tablet packs, among others.
Craft
Terampil Creates Fiber Based Dolls and Handicrafts of Unique Artistic Value
P.T. Terampil first started in 2011 when the owner decided to take the plunge into the world of fashion but did not know exactly how. At the time, there was a demand for mannequin style dolls.
Transportation
KMTC: On the Way to Becoming the Leading Shipping Line in Asia and Beyond
KMTC is committed to providing the best services as its mission and vision, KMTC’s service coverage areas in 2016 includes Korea, Japan, China, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Thailand, the Philippines, Taiwan, India, the Middle East, Russia, Sri Lanka, the UAE, Malaysia, Singapore and Bangladesh. Meanwhile, the most common commodities handled by KMTC in Indonesia are textiles, palm oil products, rubber, wooden products, automotive and spare parts, foodstuff and chemicals.
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Mr. Tenaka Budiman

Supply Chain Management for Modern Electronic Retailer (Part 1)

Businesses involved in retail are known as being part of a downstream industry as they maintain contact directly with end customers. Retail businesses operate much like those in many other industries where sales and profit are the main focuses. They also characteristically strive to maintain a careful balance between supply and demand by keeping enough back stock to minimize lost sales opportunities but not so much that storage costs start eating into profits.

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