We anticipate substantial new investment in India following the introduction of the single tax GST, due to come into force next year, and expect this to help us in growing our business further in the region. August 24, Tamara Chapman.
Some of our valued customers:
Under a prudent and careful consideration together with your kind support, Dimerco has adopted the following measures in Hanjin Case effective immediately: Being a Beneficial Cargo Owner, you may rest assured that Dimerco, as the Carrier to issue House Bill of Lading for the shipment, will not prejudice to your rights.
Dimerco undertakes all obligations and responsibilities under the governing House Bill of Lading terms and conditions will remain binding. Dimerco Express Group commits to offer you a reliable service as always. Sincerely yours, Dimerco Express Group. Taiwan based global logistics group Dimerco is growing strongly in India and has secured recognition in the sub-continent with another industry award this month.
We anticipate substantial new investment in India following the introduction of the single tax GST, due to come into force next year, and expect this to help us in growing our business further in the region.
We will also be focusing on attracting new business in Hyderabad, particularly in the electronic and pharmaceutical sectors, where we see enormous potential. Dimerco Express Group is devoted in cultivating new talents in international logistics professions via providing international internship opportunities to the students from Taiwanese higher education institutions, where Dimerco is gladly involved in the International Internship Abroad Program, sponsored by The Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs R.
In this program, students participated in the training sections planned by Dimerco, including local market information, logistics related knowledge, and hands-on practice, etc.
The program provided students the opportunity not only to learn about the logistics related know-hows and practical operation processes, but also through team building and other business activities to help students experience local culture and life-style. Dimerco Express Group upholds the spirit of Academia-Industry Collaboration, and continuously offers various internship opportunities to Taiwanese education institutions.
The company has also demonstrated incredible financial resilience in June despite the Brexit and global economic unpredictability, which proves to be a consistent strength for the company and will allow for superb business prosperity for years to come. Dimerco continues to create business opportunities with strong efforts and determination in both air and ocean freight in many regions around the world with a steady financial growth, the company reported.
Its financial performances had a Picked and ranked by total containers measured in foot equivalent units worldwide, Dimerco performed at an exceptional , TEU equivalents in container volume in , the company has plans to run its own Diversified Freight System DFS Corporation branch offices in Guangzhou and Qingdao respectively in the second half of to further assist its customers. Established in , CIFA, a reputable national organization of the international logistics industry.
The award event held in Dalian on the 28th presented rankings based on company revenues from year in RMB in descending order. The selected speakers included Mr. To meet the latest development strategy of the Taiwanese government on Southbound policy, one section of the forum was specially organized for Mr. The professional experiences which were shared during this celebrity forum allows customers to better understand financial investment as well as future economic trends, thereby also allowing customers to understand Dimerco is not only providing logistics services but also acting as the information provider of the industry and the market.
Group photo of Mr. Paul Chien, founder and chairman of Dimerco Express Group with management team. The nomination recognized Dimerco as an outstanding leading 3PL provider in the logistics industry that continuously provides quality services to its customers throughout the Asia Pacific region. Through implementing proper security measures throughout its supply chain, Dimerco has earned its entitlement to speedier customs clearance procedures and advantages in becoming globally competitive in the logistics industry.
The certification, awarded recently, allows Dimerco to offer customers with speedier and safer transit through customs. The AEO also helps logistics service providers become more globally competitive as they proceed with expanding their global network.
Dimerco announces the grand opening of its Ahmedabad office in India on June 1, India latest GDP grew 7. Ahmedabad is one of the hundred Indian cities selected to develop as a smart city under Modi's flagship Smart Cities Mission.
We are expanding our sales and operation teams for trading and exporting to the U. Dimerco thanks Armstrong for their loyalty and support throughout the years. Dimerco is pleased and honored to present Armstrong with this award based on their customer loyalty over the years as well for their support in We appreciate the confidence and the support given over the years and we value Armstrong as one of our VIP customers who is vital to our success. Dimerco is very proud to have had a lasting partnership with Armstrong which has sustained through fluctuating markets and hardship.
Dimerco is privileged and grateful to be given this ongoing opportunity to work with Armstrong and partner with them for a mutually beneficial relationship in which both companies can cultivate healthy growth while controlling costs without sacrificing service. We look forward to the years ahead in which we will continue to learn and grow with one another and to another successful year.
We strive to offer the best service at all times and are pleased to be able to work with Armstrong for many years to come. First of all, on behalf of the Board of Directors, Chairman and the company management team, thank you for your continued support and concern for the Dimerco Express Group.
We sincerely hope that by taking this opportunity all of you can support, and assist us by continuing to construct brand advantages, strengthen organization and emphasize the value of innovation.. Dimerco has been continuously accelerating its global development plan.
The company has two brands. In , although the US market economy was still gradually recovering, the main markets such as China, due to structural adjustment, continued to be impacted by a slowdown in economic development and growth.
The global economy, trade, and the fluctuations of currency exchange were becoming more unstable and unpredictable. Dimerco continued to optimize operations and with the powerful Information system operating margin increased from Since Dimerco continued to invest in human resources and strengthen the company's competitiveness, thus operating expenses increased by 5. Even though it caused a decline in profits compared with the previous year, however it also strengthened the foundation for future growth.
Dimerco announced full year results with a consolidated turnover of NTD Looking forward to , global economic growth concerns and obstacles are still prevalent. The overall turnover will be able to continue to grow steadily in the near future. Furthermore, Dimerco will create a substantial data base to improve the safety of cargo freight and maximize operational efficiency and quality of service. Dimerco will continue to expand its business with the concept of globalization, i.
The Value Plus 3. Taiwan and US Patent: This method can effectively combine all data uploaded to a server system from all Dimerco branches worldwide and store the data in a central database. A leader in China, Dimerco entered the market in and has since steadily expanded our service network. To successfully manage a global marketing service network and have the ability to manage information and data while providing B2B cross-border logistics services, Dimerco has taken a leadership position in tapping the wealth of data made available in the Internet era and through rapid developments in the Internet of Things IoT.
The Dimerco Value Plus System has allowed the company to successfully compete with much larger service providers for business opportunities.
Relying on the Internet and IoT to form an integrated strategic platform, Dimerco can provide global, diversified, and highly efficient international logistics services.
Thank you very much for the support of all shareholders, we remain committed to construct mechanisms for generations, and constantly improve the structure and sound management, to elevate the interests of our shareholders! Dimerco Hosts Annual Shareholders' Meeting. Lin interacted and shared over year experience in logistics industry with graduate students.
On May 18, , both Mr. The Summit brought together senior executives from third-party logistics providers and industry investors to network, learn, discuss trends, and share ideas for achieving growth globally and across Asia. Who are the major logistics players and regions? What are the global paradigms for success?
Edward Lin shared 3PL global view and regional variations at the beginning of the summit. Greg Spudic talked about the E-commerce emerging in Asian consumer markets and what will be the change for future supply chains.
It was a perfect IT solution and valuable tool foreseen by the company to syndicate multiple processes such as sales, airfreight, ocean freight, warehousing, accounting, as well as financial management. Last year, related e-commerce service includes providing air and ocean freight distribution and warehousing functions covering its logistics network in Europe, America, and Asia.
This was a successful milestone to mark its global operational convenience, safety and efficiency assurance. Apart from its In-house Logistics Support, the following capabilities show the company has been strategizing and revolutionizing logistics and transportation on a global scale. Steadily and proactively, Dimerco continues its expanded outlook from China, Europe and N.
America to the rest of the world. In recent years, the company has focused on emerging markets in Southeast Asia and the Pacific, too. With the offer of high-quality customer services as a base, we are not only shaping the foundation of a truly globalized logistics and transportation landscape, but also bringing our corporate vision into concrete reality.
Dimerco has not only assisted refugees in Northern Thailand, victims of the earthquake in Taiwan, and participated in the development of educational facilities in China's Anhui province but also donated books, educational material, clothes and sponsorship for clubs and associations around the world. Dimerco is among the active forwarders in Chennai. With this first honor received in India, the company aims to win further recognitions from the Delhi and Mumbai cargo terminals along with its development plan in India.
In , Dimerco plans to open 3 more offices in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and Hyderabad. It also implies that increased incoming shipment volume via Chennai Air Cargo, ensures security of cargo-handling processes, as well as more regulated operational management at the terminals. It speaks to our focus on the continuous improvement throughout our optimized solutions.
Tony Qiu-Sales Supervisor E-mail: Dimerco International Transportation Shanghai Co. Criss Liu- Sales Executive E-mail: Dimerco is the highest ranked for air support covering the entire Asia Pacific region and ocean lanes that almost spread across worldwide routes, totaled to 15, tons of transported goods in shipments; Dimerco has also began its air freight services with JD across Europe and Asia, that the close business cooperation started since this June.
Dimerco entered the Chinese market in and actively promoted its local business there. While being selected as one of the main forwarding services providers for the Double 11 global shopping festival, helps marking a new milestone in Dimerco business history. Dimerco will help picking up shipments from suppliers and transporting them to air and ocean freight terminals, handling customs brokerage, as well as delivering to 5 bonded warehousing where the company got branch offices and located in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Zhengzhou, and Ningbo.
The company has established an inter-region project committee across Europe, America, and Asia for this annual global shopping celebratory occasion in view to enhance convenient and high efficiency results.
During the past 24 years in China, Dimerco has seen how the China economic region developed and experience significant growth. In addition, Dimerco started working with JD, the second largest Chinese leading e-commerce platform since this June. JD, operating with self-built logistics systems and self-operating mode through canvassing from suppliers, has successfully begun comprehensive development throughout its total of 4, delivery stations and pickup stations in 2, counties and districts across China.
We hope the international products added to the sale this year would create a new record, in both revenues and joy. Room , Building No.
China Address Zip Code: The event is to be held in Taipei for the first time from September , The company will also be present with international experts in logistics and freight forwarding at the distinguished logistics congress to exchange insight on the development of the global logistics business.
Dimerco's Brand New Facility Opens in Rotterdam, Netherlands Dimerco has established another office in the Netherlands on September 1, , following the opening of its office in Amsterdam. The new location offers comprehensive services in ocean freight forwarding and trucking, plus bonded warehousing which will allowing imported goods to be stored and handled without payment of duty while undergo manufacturing operations.
Establishing a new facility in Rotterdam, Netherlands, allows Dimerco to easily reach its customers within the continent, but many other areas of the world. This will provide our company a competitive advantage in expanding logistics services from Europe globally. Edward Lin, CEO of Dimerco, "the new site marks another great milestone for the company, and indicates that we are committed to providing our customers with the best international logistics services possible.
It is also the country's first and largest international logistics event in history. Dimerco, founded in Taiwan in , has spared no effort in supporting international logistics and the supply chain congress; The company has become the only Golden Sponsor of the FIATA World Congress which is considered one of the leading benchmarking international events in the industry. Dimerco CEO, Edward Lin, will also be one of the Keynote Speakers to discuss "revolutionizing logistics," and share how the company lays down the groundwork for its global logistics, as well as its future prospects as an international expert in logistics and freight forwarding.
M, Moerdijk Zip Code: One and Only Taiwanese Company: This prestigious industry event held in Xi-An on the 21st of this month was based on company revenue from the previous year in RMB in descending order. They are more than significant to our subsidiaries and we are looking forward to continuously improving our logistics service and staying competitive in China. By providing its global customers with secure and convenient logistics services and successfully connecting the supply chain, Dimerco maintained financial stability, while treating employees as valuable assets.
The company never ceases to demonstrate both immediate and continuous business and industrial success, and therefore is respected by its customers and the industry as a whole. Dimerco received awards for two of its subsidiaries in China at prestigious industry event held in Xi-An on August 21th Asia Cargo News is the only newspaper directly managing logistics and cargo supply chains in the Asia Pacific region.
After stringent competition, Dimerco was nominated as top 3 among other globally renowned logistics service providers for the Best Logistics Provider in Airfreight. For more information, please visit http: Currently, the company's global network includes 17 countries covering Asia, North America, Europe, and Australia with more than locations worldwide.
The meeting passed a cash dividend of NTD 1. It was evaluated by business performance and Dimerco's ranking has grown from th last year to be listed on Top this year.
On other words, it is recognized its business strategy focusing on Greater China as home market. In , Dimerco continued to strengthen regional marketing, develop the multinational customer, built up the combat team to provide the integrated logistics services based on customer-oriented demand. Due to the growth of the customer base, improve service, and enhance operational efficiency. The platform's real-time centralized information system optimizes internal management and external integration capabilities to further enhance the value offered to customers' supply chain management.
Dimerco will continue to expand its business with the globalization concept, i. Driven by the FTA policies, the economy in the emerging markets of China, Southeast Asia, and India are expected to grow significantly.
Demonstrates Exceptional Air Freight Service Performance Dimerco Express Group was named as the 21st of the Top 25 Power 25 of 's Largest Forwarders by Air Freight Metric Tonnes after rigorous competition among the top competitors worldwide, as the company managed a total of , metric tons in airfreight tonnage last year. The results was published by Air Cargo World http: Dimerco entered China logistics market 24 years ago, with a stable and successful business operation around the world.
The revenue results represented a remarkable We are excited to share these honors for the overwhelming support from our supply chain and customers, too, throughout the years. Being honorably named in two of the most globally-recognized logistics rankings will encourage us to moving forward, we promise to work even harder to provide customers with the topmost service standards. These awards indicated the company's strong long-term partnership with Lenovo and logistics excellence, especially for the integration between Lenovo MBG and Motorola Mobility.
Sold in more than countries worldwide, Lenovo is the leading brand for consumer electronics, including computers and smartphones. The honors not only brought exciting news to the industry, but also demonstrated Dimerco's commitment in maintaining service quality and reputation as the company moves forward to reaching its next business milestone by promoting more corporate opportunities and future success.
Mapping the Global Market with Internationally Performance Excellence in Logistics Services Dimerco has been developing and expanding its global network successfully since With numerous certifications awarded, the company eagerly implements professionalism into the logistics industry to provide quality services beyond high security standards to its customers.
According to the interview from ACW magazine, Andy Hsu, corporate vice president of Dimerco said "The company is advantaged in its various integrated logistics services which diverse range of services, as well as all-encompassing logistics and warehousing. Recognized by the high level of security, Dimerco is currently an established global frontrunner in the logistics industry.
Its strategic location in the heart of Southeast Asia and at the nexus of major shipping lanes has made it an important logistics hub and conduit for world trade. Coupled with pro-business environment, world-class infrastructure and excellent global connectivity, Singapore is the preferred logistics and supply chain management hub for leading manufacturers across industries. Dimerco Singapore is strategically located in the free trade zone, which makes it the perfect transshipment hub for cargos going to South East Asia Region as it allows easy access and connectivity for both Air and Ocean.
TAPA is a unique forum that unites global manufacturers, logistics providers, freight carriers, law enforcement agencies and other stakeholders with the common aim of fighting against cargo crime to reduce losses from international supply chain. Version has more stringent security standards than version Headquartered in Taiwan, Dimerco has expanded to a complete global network structure.
With more than 43 years of experience, it is moving forward to set new milestones ahead. With numerous certifications awarded, the company executes its professionalism in the logistics industry, aiming to provide its worldwide customers with quality services and high security standards.
Dimerco Express Group, the Taipei based global logistics and transportation provider, has announced its full year financial results at its annual management conference last week in Hong Kong. Turnover has grown by They are a credit to our motivated and inspired teams around the World. All were recognised for their contributions towards the continuing success of the business and a number were awarded for their exceptional performance.
Edward Lin and other members of the Executive Board also used the occasion to outline their ambitious plans and expectations for These will complement our extensive traditional services and strengthen the newer services introduced over the last few years, such as the China — Europe block train.
NETGEAR is a global networking company that delivers advanced and innovative products to consumers, businesses, as well as service providers. The company strives to make it become a best partner for its global customers. As matter of fact, the company was first AEO certified in Dec.
Dimerco submitted another application with supporting docs and that were reviewed by the AEO team to go through rigorous verification process in November last year before another AEO certificate was granted.
Huang expressed thanks to Lu for onsite professional counseling and assistance provided by the Kaohsiung Customs Office; he also affirmed the friendly and positive working attitudes. With AEO becoming a global trend for all companies, Dimerco has been a strong advocate since June With the authorization, the company was entitled to enjoy advantages including a speedy and secure customs clearance which results with commercial goodwill as well as becoming globally competitive in general.
This second AEO has confirmed that Dimerco is eligible as an optimized enterprise to provide security and efficient services with its supply chains, and is also committed to offer quality services to its customers worldwide. Diverse Services and Operations with steady and healthy financial growth Dimerco, established for over 43 years, continues to provide consistent operations and with a focus to developing global growth.
According to the financial results released recently, the group had an increase of Whereas full year results with NTD Entering into , Dimerco has developed strategic plans for the new year. Daniel Gong -Sales Executive eMail: Dimerco becomes the first Taiwan-based logistics company to be honored and they anticipate this will bring a higher level of confidence to the industry.
According to the financial report, the turnover from January to November totals to NT Particularly, the business in Hong Kong and China increased In general, it provides benefits to customers including widening the protection on products including dissimilar products and lower possibilities of being diluted or raising confusion. According to the latest report from the Trademark Office, only 30 Taiwan enterprises were honored, among which Dimerco takes the lead in the logistics industry.
Dimerco has provided customers with high-quality and reliable services while also strengthening its position in the Asia Pacific area.
The company is dedicated to the China market with its prominent competitiveness and brand value. Recognized with highest credit ranking and becomes the iconic logistics brand in industry This year, Dimerco Zhongjing Int'l Express Co.
Following the AAA credit ranking by CIFA in , Dimerco was once again named in the top ranking, which is only issued to a few registered enterprises in the campaign. CIFA, authorized by the relevant authority of the Chinese government, is a national agent organization of the international freight forwarding industry and has been entrusted as the third-party credit rating service provider.
Since , the association has carried out enterprise credit rating appraisal on over 6, member enterprises and group member enterprises recently based in China. The results depend on the comprehensive rating of an enterprise's credit based on the following aspects: As Dimerco was graded AAA, the highest credit level, the company looks forward to escalating its brand image from the up- and down-stream vendors, governmental agencies, and to financial institutions.
Particularly, business in Hong Kong and China accounts with an increase of In fact, for November alone, the business contributes up to NT million, with a growth of Dimerco accredited China Well-Known Trademark and becomes the first Taiwan-based logistics company to be honored.
Last month Dimerco received two awards in a row: The Association authorized Shanghai Transportation Trade Association STTA to review the stipulation of the campaign standards, and supervise the determining qualifications.
Through its fair, just and transparent selection process, it is considered one of the most authoritative certification in the local logistics industry. After Dimerco received the award previously in both and , it has proven itself again in marking a new level of achievement for this year.
Since it was first established in China in , the company never ceased to boost the development in the China logistics market, and its achievement along with its support has been widely recognized by all China customers and logistics partners. The purpose of the campaign was to promote: As the only air freight forwarder that stood out from all awarded companies, Dimerco not only brings exciting news to the industry but also delivers its commitment in elevating business operation quality and its enterprise reputation.
With the certification, the company moves forward to the next milestone in terms of its management and logistics services.
Dimerco has been devoted to improving itself and providing comprehensive services for customers. It has continually endeavored to earn a reputation for excellent and by receiving two types of recognitions in a row confirming its commitment.
Dimerco Express Group insists on solid and steady growth and the awards not only have a long-term impact on the company, but represent its vigorous performance in the cross-straits area. In the future, Dimerco will continue to extend its logistics network in China and worldwide. In addition to fortifying its own strength, Dimerco expects to build up an international logistics brand that takes the market into the global arena.
These services mark not only an extension to international freight forwarding business with a one-stop shop service, but enabling global customers to make business transactions and procurement in China from end to end and vice versa. It will also extend into the future international logistics and freight management development capabilities. Furthermore, Dimerco has launched recently its new corporate image video http: This new video release incorporates our concepts to explore the new silk roads, and focuses more of our direction in future developments.
It also features our worldwide office locations. Since its establishment, Dimerco has continually expanded its marketing network to over business units in 17 countries covering Asia, North America, Europe and Australia. The company continues to develop emerging logistics markets such as Cambodia and India , and aims to link Asia Pacific regions to the world. Its aim is to be the most trustworthy and competitive multinational partner for all customers. Dimerco Corporate Image Video.
Dimerco strives for perfection in both management and operations to deliver quality services to its customers. They demonstrated the company's commitment to share critical management and service requirements with their customers.
Also the company has actively been involved in many regional events to demonstrate their proactive direction of globalization. Apart from the China zone, Dimerco has been eyeing Southeastern Asia which has shown economic growth progressively for five consecutive years. Receives highest credit levels - a recognition for corporate quality Dimerco invests its efforts to reinforce service quality plus laying rigorous standards for itself to constantly show improvement.
Ltd were graded AAA, the highest credit levels for the freight forwarding' industry. The credit rating is recognized according to the integrated credit index including 1 management quality, 2 business credit history, 3 professional analysis and 4 financial status. Intense participation in regional events have added value to the corporate image Regional events have served as good opportunities to expand relationships with many organizations. Dimerco has also endeavored to contribute to Asian supply chain management by helping it upgrade the industries processes.
The company has maintained a healthy financial status and provided a strong base as an international company and at the same time strived to obtain the highest credit level. Dimerco has added value and strengthen their corporate quality and image which it believes is a win-win strategy. This is a joint venture with its partner Straits International Pte.
The operation became effective July 8th. Dimerco also revealed its full ownership of the three subsidiaries in Australia located in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Good news continues to flock in. The company continues to demonstrate its commitment for expansion in its globalization strategy in the Southeast Asia and Pacific markets, as well as to enhance more convenient and secured services for its global customers.
Optimistism in Southeastern Asian and Pacific markets and the strengthening of local services While rapid formation of the ASEAN free trade zone can be seen, Dimerco also sees potential growth in the Southeastern Asian market. With the company's long term strategic plan to cultivate emerging markets in Southeast Asia and the Pacific countries, Dimerco has foreseen related market trends including Cambodia.
Dimerco is optimistic with the Cambodia market and invested The company anticipates to provide more integrated and complete logistics solutions for local customers including but not limited to: Through strategic alliance partnerships with airlines, shipping companies, and the integrated supply chains, Dimerco can improve its services and could bring mutual benefits with growth in the future. Furthermore, with an opportunity from its Australian partner, Dimerco has preceded to buyback all outstanding shares to gain full ownership of the existing operations in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, with eyes on future expansion within the marketplace.
According to a Dimerco spokesman said, "We offer diversified services externally, whereas the internal study to get breakthroughs on information technologies never sleeps. The latest Data Synchronization Method can couple with "Business Intelligence Tool with Reporting" to provide zero time difference for our worldwide customers to get their required information.
Perseverance in service quality improvement and steadily expands operational footprints Dimerco shows its continued perseverance in both services and innovative breakthroughs by obtaining various strict international certificates. Following the networks built in the ASEAN markets, Dimerco is taking one step further to connect its global roadmap with emerging countries in Southeast Asia and the Pacific countries, such as Cambodia.
With these added markets, Dimerco continues to show confidences to strive its mission as to "become the world's most competitive transportation and logistics service provider".
Dimerco announced its full year results with a consolidated turnover of NTD The meeting passed a cash dividend of NTD 0. Dimerco announced staying with its operation policies that will lead the company forward in its international growth. Compared with the year-over-year loss of NTD These breakthroughs resulted in overall performance growth since the fourth quater of are reflected in the first quarter of These strategies are helpful to provide quicker and more convenient services for its global customers.
Global expanding and the next business peak Dimerco has been continuously accelerating its global development plan. Looking forward, Dimerco sees narrower gaps and uncertainties in global economic development. Dimerco continues to take "China economic regions as a base" while continuing to actively connect with ASEAN countries, targeting China and Asia Pacific regions as its axis. Through its strategic alliance partnerships with airlines, shipping companies, and integrating supply chains, Dimerco will continue to expand its business with the globalization concept, i.
From top to bottom Dimerco is expanding its multinational customer base by introducing more innovative services to move to new heights in the second half of the year. Hefei Sales office start operation from May 30, By adopting Web 2. The network structure of Dimerco CYM is comprised of hub and skirt servers.
The decision to build consolidation at skirt or hub will be made through Dimerco CYM for maximum efficiency. Recently, Dimerco awarded another patent successfully in Taiwan for its "Data Synchronization Method". This method serves to collate Dimerco world-wide data includes CYM from all locations into one central site. With its "Business Intelligence Reporting Tool" which is capable to provide accurate reports to its global customers on a real time basis, this is demonstrates Dimerco not only offering efficient services to its customers, but also its determination to strengthen its IT capability through successful patent applications.
Three major advantages of the Dimerco CYM include: According to Edward Lin, Dimerco CEO expressed, "With current corporations aligning its management control with sales and production, adjusting its procurement policy by multi-nations, multi-products and low quantity, our consolidation capability further guarantees our low cargo loss ratio and long term space arrangements with carriers, which in turn benefits our global customers with quality and reliable services.
Thru CYM, Dimerco has effectively managed all transportation systems and resources to reduce number of packaging and optimize space utilization. On one hand, this helps to protect our environment by avoiding resources wastage and lower our carbon footprint. On the other hand, it demonstrates the company's professionalism in the global logistics network. Dimerco makes efforts to strengthen and support green environment measures comprehensively from internal to all global offices, and from supply chains, partners to global customers.
The award itself once again demonstrated Dimerco continuous to commit its corporate social responsibility in sustainability, and provide overall secured, convenient and diversified services to its global clients.
Support "Mankind is responsible to love the earth" concept Founded in , Dimerco is the first approved OTC listed global logistics company in Taiwan. We are grateful to this honor and will continuous comply with local regulations on security and safety in each and every country we operate; and committed to our citizenship responsibility whenever Corporate Social Responsibility is concerned, in particular, environmental protection issues;" Edward Lin, CEO of Dimerco said.
According to Edward, the company supports the concept that "mankind is responsible to love the earth", that on March 29, Dimerco and its worldwide subsidiaries engaged also in the "Earth Hour" event, organized by World Wildlife Fund, with lights-off for an hour simultaneously. The company has joined the "Million Trees Project" for three consecutive years to plant over 30, trees together with supporters and effectively reducing carbon emissions and was honored the "Green Sustainability Award" in last January; Via innovations and technologies, Dimerco joint forces with global airlines, transportation alliances, supply chains, affiliates and global customers to support environmental protection from different aspects.
And not forgetting green workplaces, the company had implemented the 3R reduce, reuse, recycle concept, to include double-sided printing on papers in offices, and working via the "Dimerco Value Plus System" worldwide to reduce loads of papers and bills, and increase productivity.
Dimerco anticipates global partners, customers and logistics network can join hands to make tomorrow a better world via cooperation and participation with a more economic green solution.
As one of the global logistic providers, Dimerco has showed commitment to a good corporate citizenship for sustainability in the long run. For more information and green policies, please visit: This change represents "Inheritance by Generation".
Dimerco Express Group has been under the leadership of Paul Chien for over 40 years. With his pursuit of excellence, Paul Chien ran the company with business ethical values and the corporate heritage culture. He had continuously strived to build Dimerco as the most competitive global transportation and logistics service provider, including diversified services, global marketing network, high efficient management system and its WEB 2.
Overall he had helped the company to develop successfully as it is today: With the transferal of his functional role and responsibilities of CEO to Edward Lin, founder Paul Chien will at the same time remain and focus on his Chairman position for the company. Prior to joining Dimerco, Edward Lin, the new CEO, has been engaged in related sea freight, air freight and road freight services fields for over 25 years. From this he was the best candidate for the inheritance by generation and professional heritage.
Edward expresses that following the instructions from the Corporate Board, he will continue to strengthen core business ethics and the corporate heritage culture. Through inheritance and transformation he will set directions and strategies of the corporate management with innovation and change.
Furthermore professional resources will be fully applied to improve the company's accomplishments for continuous growth and sustainability in the global logistics market. Dimerco adheres to develop global operations and business plans for future years. With "China economic regions as a base", and the active connections with ASEAN, the company also makes its efforts in strengthening the organization capabilities and regional marketing abilities. Forming regional "combat teams" comprised of staff that specialize and target regional marketing, local sales and customer services to help support new customers development.
The company offers diversified "customer-oriented" logistics service to enhance global business growth as well. In addition, Dimerco enhances to build corporate competitiveness by improving its core competencies via four major marketing strategies, 'Network Diversification, Product Diversification, Operation Optimization and Data Integration'.
With its "Global Vision, Local Touch" policy - viewing from a global perspective and processing localized management - to form diversified professional teams, and leveraging of technology to reach its goals. Dimerco anticipates becoming one of the world's most competitive transportation and logistics service providers. Ltd also delivered good news becoming one of the top-ranked customs supervised warehouses.
With a bright outlook and confidence in the future, Dimerco will continue to strengthen its four major marketing strategies and will strive to enhance its sea freight business. This will provide quicker and more convenient services for its global customers. Dimerco are now prepared and activated in five of their major branches Beijing, Tianjin, Qingdao, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. The system will help reduce time consumed on data entry, eliminate errors during manual operation and simplify redundant procedures such as the scanning of documents.
The end result is a significant rise in work efficiency and a greener solution regarding the environment. This allows the company to enjoy four convenient priorities regarding Customs Transfer, Cargo Release, Customs Inspection, and subject to conditions, Customs Release.
May 18, Inbound Logistics Staff. May 18, Christina O'Handley. May 17, Scott McDevitt. May 17, Inbound Logistics Staff. May 16, Inbound Logistics Staff. May 16, Sarah Engel. May 15, Tim Jennings. May 15, Andrew Gurney. May 15, Inbound Logistics Staff. May 12, Scott Stone.
May 12, SalSon Logistics. May 12, Inbound Logistics Staff. May 11, Matthew Elliott. May 11, Dr. Nagesh Kadaba and John Cronin. May 11, Inbound Logistics Staff. May 10, Colliers International.
May 10, Evolution Time Critical. May 10, Inbound Logistics Staff. May 9, Jay Hicks. May 9, Kyle Field. May 9, Inbound Logistics Staff. May 8, Christian Nebergall. May 8, John Ramsey Mabe. May 5, Derek J. May 5, Michael D. May 5, Inbound Logistics Staff. May 4, Inbound Logistics Staff.
May 4, iContainers. May 3, Inbound Logistics Staff. May 3, Tisha Danehl. May 2, Inbound Logistics Staff. May 2, Cyndi Brant and Wes Mays. May 2, Mike Pagel. May 1, Tom Reddon. May 1, Inbound Logistics Staff. May 1, Henry Ye. April 28, Inbound Logistics Staff. April 27, Inbound Logistics Staff.
April 27, Stan Krawitz. April 26, Inbound Logistics Staff. April 26, Jason McDowell. April 25, Inbound Logistics Staff. April 25, Jason McDowell. Facing the Crowd October 20, Sandra Beckwith Companies use crowdsourcing throughout the supply chain—from product design to final-mile delivery—to become the leader of the pack.
Thanks to the Amazon Effect, fast and free delivery is the new normal, forcing other online sellers to keep up. However, there's one area of e-commerce where online sellers can still compete logistically with Amazon and big box players: But every opportunity comes with certain hurdles. More than half of U. China's railway freight volume, an indicator of broad economic activity, expanded at a faster pace in the first seven months of , notes a Xinhua report.
A new class of drones can speed inventory counts, administer life-saving medicine, anticipate your caffeine needs, and keep golfers on course. Here are six supply chain optimization strategies for success. News and trends impacting the high-tech and consumer electronics supply chain.
As shippers puzzle their way through a record truckload capacity shortage, they have to change how they do business to find the right truck at the right time for the right price. Advances in technology, increasing globalization, and the growth of e-commerce are upending the traditional freight bill audit and payment industry. Readers take sides in the debate on whether to lower the minimum age for getting a CDL to 18 as a way to address the truck driver shortage.
Executing against the wrong e-commerce strategy — or not having a strategy at all — is a recipe for higher costs and lower customer satisfaction levels and can have a major negative impact on your business.
Driver wellness programs are relatively easy to implement, don't cost money, and are the right thing to. Wellness programs keep drivers healthy, and carriers wealthy and wise.
New York City Department of Transportation is collaborating with shippers, transporters, and receivers to rethink their delivery schedule and shift to off-hour deliveries OHD with the goal of targeting business establishments by the end of The trends affecting supply chains require an agile approach. Celadon Logistics helps shippers in time-sensitive industries avoid production disruptions while complying with the ELD mandate.
Electronics company Celestica plugs into a TMS solution to cut costs, increase visibility, and power continuous improvements. A home goods retailer turned to Hub Group to secure capacity in the face of a hectic peak season. The fulfillment part of multi-channel e-commerce is tricky; store delivery is one possible last-mile option. In selecting a specialized carrier, a shipper should evaluate people, processes and performance.
After Carter's implements a cloud-based platform, inventory management and supply chain visibility become child's play. Up to 30 percent of e-commerce orders shipped to customers wind up coming back. Here's how smart retailers box up their reverse logistics strategies. As your suppliers and customers become more geographically diverse, more of your supply chain and customer experience depends on moving shipments through Customs accurately and without delay.
Using technology to gain a clear view into your supply chain can both wipe out costs and pour revenue to your bottom line. The second-busiest shopping season after the holidays gets ports bustling, retailers scrambling, and consumers wallet-busting. Economic development partners collaborate to create incentive packages tailored to each company's needs. That trend plagues e-commerce players and retailers, both large and small. Walker Sands' Future of Retail report offers the home improvement retailer some advice: Companies that have started to develop these strategies are best positioned to leverage the technologies.
Large shipping losses declined by 38 percent globally over the past decade, but losses in Asia rose year-on-year, with incidents in the South China, Indochina, Indonesia, and Philippine maritime regions rising 25 percent. No supply chain is immune from risk, and the farther a company's supply chain traverses the globe, the more opportunity for things to go awry.
New York City plans to overhaul its aging freight distribution systems through strategic investments to modernize maritime and rail assets and create new distribution facilities. Jim Barnes did not have a mentor at the start of his career. Drone technology company Flytrex, in partnership with Aha. Readers tell us the best ways to manage time with a busy schedule.
On-demand services are becoming so much a part of our daily lives that millennials can't imagine a world before Uber or Postmates. Now, on-demand service is becoming a reality in the logistics real estate sector. Erik Snyder, president of North America supply and procurement with Diageo, oversees Diageo's end-to-end supply chain and procurement operation in North America, including sourcing raw materials, distillation, manufacturing, packaging, planning, and customer service.
The Internet of Things is set to help transportation and logistics providers significantly reduce emissions, enabling compliance with clean air targets. In recent years, a rise in e-commerce sales has led to an increase in the amount of items returned. This increase in returns creates a challenging situation for retailers and an opportunity for their 3PL providers.
Through blockchain, companies can use smart contracts to evaluate statistics for a wide range of predetermined criteria, including storage temperature, travel times, and final point of sale. Organizations must have the right processes and strategies in place in order to access that data, analyze it, and then make it actionable. Cross-brand collaborations seem to be everywhere right now. But why the sudden explosion in collaborations?
And why do brands do it? When faced with the logistical dilemma created by the truck driver shortage, increased traffic, and the increase from retail to e-commerce, challenges can't be fixed by doing what's always been done. Supply chains should allocate product across today's complex omni-channel networks to fulfill customer demand. Do you sometimes feel like cushioning your facilities and workers with bubble wrap to keep them safe?
Here are five ways to pop that problem. The United States and its northern neighbor remain trading partners with staying power. To help shippers understand UPS's recent surcharge increases, Spend Management Experts, a supply chain spend management consultancy, outlines the carrier's new fees and their potential impact. Ensuring summer foods make it to consumers fresh and intact ain't no picnic. Independent footwear chain Browns Shoes reduced order lead time and more quickly filled e-commerce orders with an order management system.
With driver shortage and capacity issues affecting trucking, once wary shippers are taking a different view of rail intermodal. Supply chain managers can maximize their value by upgrading their competencies and business acumen. Here are a few ways to vet your freight broker to ensure you are getting what you pay for while keeping your bottom line in mind.
Logistics service providers reveal how they treat their customers like VIPs. Here's what shippers can do to understand the proposed tariffs on imports from China. Businesses are increasingly realizing that user experience UX correlates closely to user engagement. The implications of a successful UX make it way more than just a satisfaction ranking. Shippers can take several steps to rein in airfreight costs. Baxter International, one of the major suppliers, manufactures the products in the U.
As a result, many hospitals in the United States suffered an acute shortage of the critical resource. There is so much effort and capital being directed at wanting to make trucks driverless, but if you don't need the driver, why do you need the truck? When efficiency is the primary focus in integrated supply chain management, every little bit that helps to tighten both front- and back-end processes helps.
Increasingly, companies in a variety of verticals are achieving such efficiencies by leaning on disruptive technologies. As electric and autonomous vehicles, and new business models shift into gear, automakers and their suppliers will need more than GPS to navigate the bumpy terrain. Internal audits are the cornerstone of your compliance program. Thirty women have become small business owners in the trucking industry thanks to the efforts of Expediter Services ES , in conjunction with the Women in Trucking Association.
As e-commerce continues to grow, footwear brands and retailers benefit from continually increasing sales. Humanitarian supply chains have an opportunity to employ best practices in performance management to make their donor dollars go far further than they do today. If you lead a humanitarian supply chain, what can you do? Ritrama, an Italian multinational self-adhesive materials producer, chose Ferretto Group's technological solutions for its new automated warehouse located in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Pharmaceuticals typically require special attention and handling throughout the supply chain. Consider the following attributes in a potential transportation provider.
While many challenges arise from an omnichannel retail strategy, supply chain professionals must rise to the occasion and stay ahead of these changes.
After nine years of regulatory changes almost every year, we are looking at no new regulation until or The sharp change in the regulatory environment will change the market direction: Slightly fewer than half of fleet operators responding to a Coretex Electronic Logging Device ELD satisfaction survey say the mandate is good for the transportation industry.
Coretex surveyed U. Led by a new crop of innovative executives, modern Class 1 railroads, along with real estate professionals, are responding to new logistics demands and spearheading substantial rail-oriented industrial development projects across the nation.
There are value points in managing information gathered from a strong TMS system that can also provide a solid pre-audit program to double check accuracy of bills before payment. We are evolving to the point where we can share information between members of the supply chain, automate processes such as ordering, quotation and route optimization, and collaboratively work together to manage the exceptions. The world's only approved airfreight oxygen delivery system will revolutionize live seafood transportation throughout continental Europe and the UK through an agreement between FloatPac, the owner of FishPac live seafood oxygen transport systems, and LipFish AS, based in Troms, Norway.
For shippers, importing to and exporting from Mexico can present a unique set of challenges. In response to the "Amazon effect" and today's consumer demands, manufacturers are reprioritizing and focusing their technology investments on inventory optimization solutions 43 percent and integrated planning and execution technologies 41 percent , according to findings from JDA Software's Intelligent Manufacturing Survey.
Logistics professionals called on to execute an outside-the-box project need to think across dimensions and time zones while planning for every eventuality. When a customer needed help with an inefficient consolidation process, Celadon Logistics created a solution.
Use these tips to keep your cargo safe. Here are five tips for refocusing your approach to solution design with an end-to-end mindset. The recent massive recall of romaine lettuce teaches some lessons that will be helpful to anyone facing a future recall.
Use this advice to navigate the process of selecting and deploying a TMS solution in a fraction of the time and cost of traditional solutions. Hollingsworth assisted a leading automotive manufacturer with an unexpected surge with strategic negotiations and savvy adjustments to inventory management. Warehouses should use these techniques to maintain service level agreements—the guaranteed turnaround time for an order to go out—during peak demand periods.
Here are the main factors impacting the current freight market and strategies for driving overall cost savings during this historic time. While technology is helpful in executing specific tasks, it cannot alone replace quality human interaction. Shippers should make sure their 3PL provider is working with them in an efficient, friendly, and attentive manner.
Consumer expectations are becoming increasingly demanding, and matching supply to demand is crucial for any successful supply chain. Here are the best of the best. Transplace's technology and expertise help Brenntag streamline operations and realize greater visibility.
By there could be million digital shoppers in the United States, and according to research by McKinsey, about 70 percent of those shoppers will choose the cheapest form of home delivery.
Because of increased consumer preferences and the evolution of warehouse-to-home delivery systems. An electronics store faced with consistent freight forwarding damage claims turned to SEKO Logistics for an unconventional solution. With proper planning and forecasting, businesses across the manufacturing and logistics sectors may reap substantial benefits under the new tax law.
Inefficiencies at the dock can cause long lines of trucks outside a warehouse, congestion on access roads, delayed deliveries, and long driver wait times, all with the potential of accruing steep detention fees. European logistics managers deal with these inefficiencies—resulting from space constraints and too few docks for trucks—on a regular basis.
In an increasingly competitive marketplace, advanced analytics is the key to gaining access to hidden insights about your business that can drive growth and improve performance. The supply chain is broken because there are too many people who are doing too many things wrong.
The result is human suffering. While identifying symptoms is easy, finding root causes is difficult when the problem behaviors are taken for granted. Inbound Logistics features its annual G75—a carefully curated list of 75 companies that go above and beyond to ensure their global supply chains are sustainable, and their operations are socially and environmentally friendly.
The driver shortage is projected to only get worse. Find out the latest in logistics news. Small and mid-size enterprises SMEs struggling for equal footing in the global economy increasingly look to cross-border trade for growth, seeing technology as a way past obstacles in shipping and compliance, according to new research from Shipa Freight.
Tracking shipments independent of the carrier or mode of transport provides you with analytics that help you cut through the noise and make sense of the data to improve operational efficiencies. Small and mid-size enterprises SMEs face numerous international trade obstacles, finds a Shipa Freight study. Brace yourself for some mechanical marvels that could punch up DC and factory productivity.
Is more always better? When it comes to a shipper's supply chain and big data, more data doesn't necessarily equate to better productivity. How you leverage and utilize the influx of data is what's key. Use these tips to utilize big data to drive performance in their supply chains. Transport and logistics businesses are investing in Internet of Things IoT -based smart technologies to help them take advantage of the wealth of opportunities the Fourth Industrial Revolution offers.
Microsoft has entered a partnership with ocean carrier OOCL to develop artificial intelligence AI in shipping, with the goal of helping Microsoft better understand and predict shipping patterns and variables. The current expansion phase for U. The future looks bright for warehousing.
This is especially true when it comes to taking a green approach to procurement and manufacturing. Read our latest update on consumer packaged goods. As next-gen supply chain professionals set their career goals, mentoring by seasoned professionals can help them up their game. Readers reveal the technologies they would rev up to boost supply chain efficiency. These are good times for chemical manufacturing in the United States.
But an active market creates special challenges for companies that need to transport chemical products. Combined Company Trax Group creates a single global technology platform across all shipping modes and a suite of transportation spend management analytics. American Airlines becomes the first U. For most companies, sustainability is not a simple case of "profits vs.
Here's how your supply chain can satisfy these conflicting motivations to achieve both economic growth and environmental sustainability. But what exactly is this regulation and how might it impact future supply chain technological innovation?
Transplace helped a frozen pizza business expand its transportation network to increase operational efficiency and maximize financial savings. There are a lot of moving parts in the production of a product. The key is to value stream your supply chain to make sure everyone understands the risks and rewards in the process. These are the latest supply chain solutions and services you should know about. Without great delivery route planning and scheduling, all the smart, powerful technology invested in grinds to a halt at the final hurdle.
Blockchain will allow for better capacity utilization. To help combat it, many universities and educational institutions are working to attract new students to the sector, and provide appropriate training.
As technology and innovation continue to enable new options, supply chains will be sure to keep pace and take us to new heights.
Think you're a project cargo master? If you really want to be all you can be, try moving difficult cargo into an area with terrible infrastructure and hostile combatants, something military logisticians do every day. Blockchain technology creates a global and trustworthy history of a product—from transaction to production to consumption. It has the potential to revolutionize workflows across international borders, empowering an automated, connected supply chain with simplicity and traceability.
When an industrial manufacturer needed to reduce supply chain costs they teamed up with Crane Worldwide Logistics for an innovative solution. With so many choices available, shippers must truly understand what they want a Transportation Management System to accomplish in order to make the right selection.
With a combination of compelling traits, some places are particularly well suited to supply chain operations. Here are 8 characteristics that define a logistics hot spot. Saddle Creek helped allheart get orders out quickly, control costs, and keep up with demand spikes.
The aftermath of the overhaul of U. Find out how it misses the mark in this key area. Thanks to its strong global and fast-growing market, the St.
Louis region is a leader in freight, setting records and gaining national and global significance. Whatever your operations need, there's a pallet provider ready to supply it. It is exactly the wrong time to abandon a demand-driven approach to the supply chain.
Time will tell if subscription retail is a viably long-term innovation for the retail industry as a whole, or merely the next iteration of online shopping. Retailers and manufacturers are beginning to seek a solution to eliminate supply chain silos and transcend the restrictions of traditional TMS static rules and rates that lead to customer disruptions and cost inefficiencies. Despite its criticality, most companies are very poor at supply chain planning. The key to supply chain visibility is a common system that all stakeholders can use to plan their moves, be alerted to changes as they occur, and make real time adjustments to keep the supply chain moving smoothly.
When sales of cast-iron cookware heat up, a well-known brand prepares a solution to expand manufacturing capacity and warehouse space. Carriers, shippers and logistic service providers are facing new challenges today. With digitalization, all players in the supply chain will require instant and efficient response time to their questions or concerns. Warehouse improvements in layout and organization, docking, picking and receiving, fulfillment, and packaging can boost your bottom line and improve customer satisfaction.
These three technological innovations are already enhancing effectiveness, lowering operational costs, and increasing customer satisfaction in supply chain management. Warehouses who use this philosophy to create disciplined, rigorous strategies were able to achieve superior results.
Use these 10 tips to get the most out of big data. To find additional capacity, strategic, proactive sourcing methods based on technology specifically created for transportation procurement can uncover hidden carrier capacity by connecting shippers to logistics service providers. It can be easy to ignore the efficiency of administrative activities in the supply chain but office activities can constitute approximately 50 percent of the order to shipment lead time.
This second-annual report is designed to help warehouses increase both their market share and profitability by addressing the most dramatic change of all—The Rising Demand for a Superior Customer Experience. Recruiting Generation Z members is one solution for the truck driver shortage, but companies should gear their recruitment tactics toward this tech-savvy set.
When Lindsey Graves joined Sunset Transportation in , the founder and CEO—who happens to be her father—asked her to learn the business by spending some time in every possible role. As the years progressed, that didn't mean dealing just with the company's freight operations.
Supporting a multi-channel delivery model requires an agile supply chain and exceptional planning and execution processes and technology to make it work. For supply chains dependent upon Microsoft mobile platforms, time is running out to transition to new operating systems and avoid business disruptions. If you haven't already made a switch, here are some potential next steps. Unyson helped its customer gain improved order predictability and better service at a lower cost.
Direct Relief turns to Newcastle Systems to speed the handling of crucial medicines to people in dire need. A warning to shippers was sounded during the current UPS earnings report.
Before implementing supply chain visibility software, consider these four actions: Creating an ongoing logistics technology investment strategy can radically advance supply chain efficiency. Social media is no longer just for likes and shares. Using AI and extensive datasets, supply chain managers can stay ahead of breaking events to make the most informed decisions to help keep their products and people safe and secure.
Blockchain allows shippers and other supply chain participants to collaborate in new ways, removing significant costs—both hard and soft—out of the supply chain. These vending machines bring unexpected supply to the point of demand.
The International Air Transport Association IATA has launched an innovative new solution that will enhance safety and improve efficiency in the transport of dangerous goods by air and support the industry's goal of a fully digitized supply chain.
The Internet of Things IoT will play a pivotal role in enabling the transport and logistics sector to reduce its carbon footprint and minimize any negative impact on the environment.
According to research from Inmarsat, a provider of global mobile satellite communications, 95 percent of companies in the sector are actively implementing IoT technologies to improve their environmental sustainability.
A radical new charging technology that overcomes the challenge of simultaneously recharging an entire fleet of electric vehicles EVs without the need for an expensive upgrade to the power supply grid has been deployed in London by a UPS-led consortium.
Thailand and Alibaba have signed a letter of intent to cooperate on initiatives to develop e-commerce in the country—from providing training to small and mid-sized companies and individuals to exploring ways to enhance the country's logistics capabilities to support Thailand 4. For most organizations, it is not a matter of if but when a supply disruption will occur. Yet few have invested in the systems and programs needed to respond.
Spotlight on efficiency-boosting products for warehouses and distribution centers. XPO Logistics, a global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, will expand its Drive XPO mobile technology to Europe in spring , following a successful launch in North America.
The app, designed for carriers, supports real-time visibility across transportation modes, and integrates carrier operations with daily productivity tools in one technology.
Speed and reliability play a major role in transportation even when cargo is not in transit. For instance, during the booking request, sometimes every second counts. To address this need, Lufthansa Cargo now offers shippers two new programming apps: GetCapacity and GetRates, which provide direct access to capacity and rate data.
Seventy-six percent of transportation industry professionals responding to HireRight's Annual Employment Screening Benchmark survey expect to grow their workforce this year, despite the challenges of recruiting and retaining qualified candidates.
The survey also reveals planned strategies to overcome these challenges. Driver pay has climbed as rising demand for freight transportation services raises competition for increasingly scarce drivers, according to data gathered from more than , drivers in the American Trucking Associations' ATA latest Driver Compensation study. To establish and grow an alliance designed to generate new business by promoting international and inland trade routes at strategic locations along the Mississippi River is the intent of a Memorandum of Understanding MOU recently signed by The St.
Still struggling to get your logistics technology up to speed? See why companies are increasingly outsourcing IT to their third-party logistics providers. While the Trump administration introduced tariffs of 25 percent on the import of steel and 10 percent on aluminum, many of the United States' most important steel trading partners were granted exemptions, at least temporarily.
It's no secret that data is the foundation for a world class logistics strategy. The disconnect between shippers, carriers, and customers is not allowing blockchain and deep analytics to be applied. A better platform for collaboration throughout the industry will drive growth and the overall success of the logistics sector. The super-sized crane is tall enough to lift containers feet above the dock. Robotics systems help distribution facilities gain speed, increase accuracy, cut costs, and handle the grunt work so employees can focus on more productive tasks.
And no resume or job interview required. The shortage of drivers and ripple effect from the ELD mandate have caused trucking delays and pricing increases across the country, and are now affecting global supply chains. Indianapolis-based logistics solutions provider TOC Logistics has been monitoring these industry changes closely.
Here's what they find. A global economic rebound, the passage of U. Retailers and branded manufacturers can differentiate themselves in a crowded marketplace by showcasing their most unique assets, according to Kibo's annual Consumer Trends report.
There is no magic bullet to overcome the challenges associated with the capacity crunch, but the supply chain has proven to be the competitive battleground of the future. While most owner-operators are ready for the ELD mandate, many are unhappy with the electronic logs, and blame them for a loss of productivity and a resulting decline in income, finds a recent DAT survey of carriers and owner-operators.
The industry giants leading the blockchain charge are backing closed, permission-based blockchain initiatives, which are bound to limit their effectiveness in the long run. As closer supply chain ties are forged with vendors, logistics managers must increasingly collaborate with procurement. A leading industrial manufacturer with multiple warehouses across the globe needed to know when shipments were being delivered so they could adequately staff warehouses to meet volume demands.
Investing in new and improved information technology and robotic process automation RPA , talent shortages, and trade protectionism are predicted to be the top trends in service delivery for and the next several years, according to the latest quarterly KPMG Global Insights Pulse survey.
Robotic process automation is redrawing the logistics landscape, bringing productivity gains that are compounded across thousands of transactions in supply chains. Find out what it means for buyers of 3PL services.
Here is an update on the aerospace industry supply chain. It just takes creativity, a strong, optimized supply chain and, of course, excellent customer service. Readers share the most fun or interesting part about their work in the supply chain. Doug Mueller, CEO of Breakthrough Fuel, talked with us about his leadership style and the industry changes he foresees. Less-than-truckload unit FedEx Freight will operate the fully electric trucks, which are scheduled to begin production in Are last-mile deliveries being left to ununiformed, lightly skilled, newly hired Uberesque drivers, despite technology upgrades and changing consumer demands.
New and noteworthy in the supply chain. Inbound Logistics surveys the supply chain technology market to evaluate the latest trends and uncover the most innovative providers in their respective fields. Here are the six most important elements to consider when creating an item-specific supply chain strategy.
Having tools such as predictive analytics technology integrated with artificial intelligence while still enthusiastically embracing the craft of logistics will be how our industry truly innovates for our clients.
Rates will continue to increase for two reasons. A mix of experienced logistics service providers, resilient infrastructure, flexible transportation options, and a seasoned workforce combine to make Alaska a land of promise for companies doing business with the state.
Greater adoption of GS1 standards could transform the way we work with barcodes and help warehouse managers achieve maximum efficiency. RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, an intermodal, distribution, and logistics service company, acquired Jarvis Trans, an intermodal transportation company serving the greater New England region including Boston. IoT is creating amazing opportunities for supply chain stakeholders to process data and automate environmental interactions in new ways.
A look at news and trends impacting the global automobile industry. Readers reveal what they would tell their younger selves about supply chain management.
Industrial logistics developer CT started building the 1. Every two years, the Olympics bring together some of the best athletes in the world. But in between the games, supply chain professionals, logistics experts, and manufacturers work to bring the event itself together.
Logistics solutions provider Sonwil Distribution Center deployed an Orange EV T-Series pure-electric terminal truck at the company's ,square-foot warehouse and distribution center in Buffalo, New York. Inbound Logistics' 14th annual Global Logistics Guide presents a transportation and logistics world atlas to help you stay on top of shifting global dynamics and identify and map out continents and countries that require further exploration.
Participating beneficial cargo owners can benefit from enhanced purchasing power, service monitoring, and cost transparency as a result of a new partnership between supply chain consulting company Chainalytics and global shipping consultancy Drewry. Dedicated truckload fleets fill up on technology solutions that pump crucial data from power units and trailers and deliver it to shippers ready to give their supply chains the gas. Freightos conducted a survey to reveal how cumbersome logistics remains to American companies importing goods.
Seaports are a vital economic engine for the United States and a huge driver of demand for industrial real estate. Imports represented 63 percent of the total loaded cargo volume in for the top 13 ports in the United States. Today, software underpins many warehouse functions, giving leaders a new source of productivity and efficiency insights—and a new concern for corporate security. A Patterson, California, high school has an answer to the commercial truck driver shortage: To gauge shipper perspectives on trade in today's world, and particularly about the shift in free trade agreement FTA focus, global logistics and transportation solutions company BDP polled U.
The rise of e-commerce, coupled with manufacturing and logistics facilities implementing robotics and other emerging technologies in the production process, has caused demand for digitally savvy workers with trade skills to skyrocket. The ideal trade function for large, global companies is a pyramid-shaped hierarchy of needs: Shippers express concern about finding capacity, but how do carriers see the situation? To find out, Transporeon Group, a cloud-based supply chain execution platform provider, surveyed its base of more than 3, North American logistics service providers.
In the logistics sphere, Georgia offers every important road—as well as air and sea route—to success. E-commerce is an increasingly powerful engine for growth, and offers the best opportunities for small and mid-sized businesses, according to research conducted by DHL.
Here are some of the advantages to using a niche 3PL over a traditional provider. E-commerce continues to mow down traditional business practices. To adapt, companies serving manufacturing, industrial, and retail customers are seeding their portfolios with new services, and not letting any grass grow under their feet. With a digital model of the global supply chain, companies can realize collaboration, automation, analytics and flexibility.
The result is a transformed global supply chain with improved margins, greater agility, and reduced risk. As cargo volumes and the complexity of port operations continue to increase, the Port of Long Beach and GE Transportation are collaborating on a pilot project to improve cargo flow, increase visibility, and enhance real-time decision-making.
Partnering with a 3PL could be the best solution to improved visibility and lower costs over the long haul. Companies concerned with cost control, competitive differentiation, and innovation are more than ever seeking professionals who can drive substantive change. The business case for capitalizing on record freight volumes is clear. Shortly after the Trump administration announced the United States would impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, Harley-Davidson was among the companies expressing concern.
The Internet of Things offers greater differentiation and innovation of the supply chain, which can let to a competitive advantage. Use these tips to obtain end-to-end visibility, and ultimately, ensure a more efficient supply chain.
MIT and JDA Software will team up to advance research on intelligent supply chains, including machine learning, optimization, and consumer behavior modeling. The collaboration leverages both parties' business domain expertise and customer base. A Georgia senate committee has named Savannah and Augusta as locations for new logistics technology innovation and information technology corridors.
Demand-driven logistics can help manage supply chain disruption caused by trade uncertainty, tariffs, protectionism, and retaliation. Is outsourcing your fulfillment the best option for your business? Here are 15 important questions to ask a potential partner. Latest recognition for supply chain services providers.
Port of Rotterdam and IBM develop the model port of the future. These are the latest deals between companies. Here are the latest products you should know about. Artificial intelligence is poised to transform supply chains with breakthrough capabilities to process real-time data and make intelligent recommendations.
So where should you start? Here are the latest supply chain and logistics mergers and acquisitions. Georgia Ports Authority outlines ambitious growth plans. Intermodal freight volumes posted a fourth-quarter growth rate of 5. The hurricane season serves as a risk management wake-up call. Amazon receives patents for wristband systems to monitor warehouse workers.
Three main ways that managed security services can save a business from the disaster of data loss. Business leaders are divided in their vision of the future of human-machine partnerships. Supply chain professionals need more accurate and effective cost information to help their decision-making.
Truckload shipping costs are skyrocketing. Here are some strategies to help you contain increasing prices. Supply chain high school founder Howie Mann delivers lessons about logistics. Check out the latest supply chain technology solutions. Readers tell us what they would buy for their supply chain if budget were not a consideration. What does have in store? Inbound Logistics asked industry watchers what tops their list of terms that will dominate conversations this year.
The consensus is that the supply chain community will see these six terms continue to emerge and gain traction in the market. In the rush to satisfy ever-increasing demands for speed and efficiency, and the clarion calls to deliver your best customer experience, supply chain managers need to consider that impact on the worker experience. Check out the newstest transportation services. Here's a look at some companies that sell custom products and the strategies they employ.
A provider with these 10 qualities will put your logistics outsourcing on the path for success. These can't-events dive into the latest innovations and top-of-mind challenges facing supply chain professionals. Come for the insightful perspectives and stay for the thought-provoking discussions. These are the new services you need to know about. As its main distribution center neared capacity, fashion company Michael Kors redesigned operations without cramping its style by fashioning a digital model of its supply chain.
As more people order meals delivered, foodservice supply chains chow down on speed, quality, and safety. A leaked Trump administration draft of the Comprehensive Infrastructure Plan provides funds to states for roads, ports, bridges, and more.
But will it become a reality? Shipper demands, customer expectations, and 3PL capabilities increase, pushing supply chain to the forefront, according to the 22nd Annual Third-Party Logistics Study. When moving high-value items, proper packaging and labeling, efficient scheduling, discretion, and a bit of extra effort are key to minimizing the risk of theft or damage.
Shippers gain powerful insight from end-to-end supply chain visibility, where execution and technology converge right before your eyes. The days of shippers posting loads on a bulletin board at a truck stop are long gone, and the art and science of matching freight and carriers has moved to the internet.
The Amazon Effect continues to weigh heavily on the supply chain. Consumers expect to receive packages within a few days—or within one day—of placing an order. The demand for lightning-quick fulfillment, coupled with myriad small-order additions, has led to a complex operating environment. The driver shortage has been an issue in the transportation industry for well over a decade. Carriers need to develop successful tactics and strategies for recruiting and retaining drivers in order to remain competitive.
Supply chain financing solutions that allow both buyers and suppliers to optimize cash flow are becoming increasingly popular as more options become available. Here are five trends that are on the money. Transportation management, warehouse management, and yard management systems sew together high-velocity supply chains.
Global trade disruptions come in all shapes and sizes, and can wreak havoc on supply chains. Find out what proactive strategies and tactics leading companies use to tackle the escalating challenge of supply chain risk management.
Supply chains are adapting to serve today's "hurry up" world of impatient consumers. Meet delivery expectations or customers go elsewhere—faster than a mouse click. Vendor-managed inventory programs rely on strong working relationships, collaboration, and mutual trust between supply chain partners to make things happen.
E-commerce is redrawing the landscape for freight transportation. Do truckload carriers have a place in this new world of high-velocity supply chains, especially as shipments get smaller and delivery windows shrink? Blockchain, the technology that underpins digital currencies such as bitcoin, offers substantive benefits to supply chains disrupted by natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods.
Although serial numbers were initially created to track production, they are invaluable tools for reverse logistics. Here's how they can streamline supply chains. Cloud-based employee time and attendance systems enable administrators to view and manage employee timesheets in real time, monitor overtime, track when and where workers are on the job, and get a better handle on overall labor costs.
With one in every six jobs now tied to manufacturing, American-made products are making a profound comeback. Readers reveal the term that will loom large in Shippers seek 3PLs to provide transportation, distribution, fulfillment, and warehousing solutions. The right 3PL partner, however, offers continuous improvement in ways that some shippers couldn't hope to expect.
India's trucking system has long been inefficient. In fact, up to 60 percent of a typical Indian truck move consisted of time spent stationary. Singapore-based investment company, Temasek and Kuehne Nagel International AG, a global logistics group, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a joint venture to invest globally in early stage companies developing cutting-edge technology for logistics and supply chains.
The collapse of Venezuela's economy has reached historic proportions, equal to or surpassing the and U. FTN , beginning March 1, The goal is to create an organization focused on serving the unique needs of this important growth driver.
Crane Worldwide Logistics has expanded in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, opening a fully operational office based in Dammam. There is a great opportunity for growth in many business sectors, and the role of supply chain excellence is fundamentally important in that economic environment.
Here are the highlights. Global air freight is on track to achieve its strongest operational and financial performance since the post-global financial crisis rebound in The perfect storm is here: These variables have forced a drastic increase in freight rates.
The port's total container volume in surpassed the previous record of 2 million TEUs achieved in Overall shopper satisfaction has significantly improved over the past decade, although shoppers are still not thrilled with retail staff availability and customer service.
These primary techniques help achieve supply chain optimization. Armed with certification programs and a collaboration platform, the Global Food Safety Initiative is battling to defend the global food supply chain from contamination. Target recently acquired Shipt to leverage the same-day delivery company's proprietary technology platform and community of shoppers, and quickly and efficiently bring same-day delivery to customers across the country. E-commerce has driven a more than doubling of the average footprint of warehouses built in the United States since the early s.
The pace of supply chain and logistics transformation shows no signs of stopping in , and changes in commerce, technology, demographics, and regulation will have huge implications for the sector. Here are three trends to keep top of mind. Partnering with a third-party logistics company enabled to Velour Imports to sell regional products on a global scale. What does the digital supply chain mean for your company? More integration, better visibility, a single version of the truth, a clearer view of the future—and maybe a few flying robots.
For the supply chain and warehousing sector, the burgeoning millennial workforce means an increased need for providing more sophisticated and functional mobile solutions. The widening of the Panama Canal ushers in an era of big ships and big opportunities. Companies with a New Jersey location are well-positioned to capitalize on this exciting new era.
Here is a snapshot into the top pain-points and how to deal with these challenges. Today more businesses rely on leases, loans, and equipment lines of credit to finance increased spending on new equipment.
Businesses have increased their capital equipment spending for the seventh consecutive year, with overall new business volume growing by 2. While machine learning and predictive intelligence will shape this era, creative companies which value collaboration, human expertise and servant leadership can change the game.
As the Industrial Internet of Things evolves into an Internet of Everything, new solutions are creating benefits all along the supply chain. DG compliance means more than avoiding fines. It can ultimately impact whether an organization experiences delayed shipments that negatively impact customer service and brand equity.
Shippers with solid TMS platforms in place can save money not only in terms of freight rates, but also in terms of cost avoidance and labor expenses. A 3PL could offer benefits worth exploring to help you accommodate e-commerce growth. Here are 10 threats and trends to look out for across business, governmental, and personal arenas. As more consumers choose e-commerce for a variety of goods, how are less-than-truckload carriers being impacted? Trucking companies are developing new strategies to serve retailers and manufacturers creating the goods that impatient consumers expect fast and free.
This year, you may want to start your holiday planning earlier with a more structured methodology. Use this advice to implement a leadership training and development program that can pay long term dividends.
Steve Ahern, manager of supply chain operational design with BASF, puts his team in a position to succeed. During a supply chain check-up, focusing on a few of the right diagnostics results in healthy cost savings. Transplace established an LTL consolidation program to increase load capacity and reduce freight costs for a Canadian hardware wholesaler.
High-performing supply chain organizations are differentiated on how well they respond to the unexpected.
The use of analytics to mitigate third-party supply chain fraud, waste, and abuse risk jumped to 35 percent in from Ryan Wall reveals how he grew into his leadership role. Use these tips to create a demand-driven supply chain.
Status quo will not be the norm in as major and minor changes are brewing in business operations. Nurturing and maintaining delicate flowers throughout the supply chain is not for the faint-hearted. Here are a few stats showing logistics savvy in full blossom. Data scientists at fleet management solutions provider Omnitracs recently conducted some research into what the trucking industry looked like in vs.
Maturing systems, implementation expertise, and newly enacted tax incentives bode well for significant leaps in supply chain efficiency.
Supply chain collaboration SCC is vital for companies to make critical decisions quickly and outpace the competition. But, are the key concepts of collaboration a current reality or a myth? This article breaks them down. Many companies handle supply chain anomalies with reactive planning systems, but this approach leaves them vulnerable to disruption.
One new way to deal with supply chain uncertainty is to use machine learning to predict what might go wrong. Use these four simple key performance indicators that focus on maintaining a healthy network by reducing unnecessary and often avoidable fees. In clinical trials, supply managers reduce the risk of stock outs by supplying a surplus of medicine.
But this leads to wastage. A recent Pharma Logistics IQ report finds the key trouble areas, from sourcing, planning and forecasting, to temperature-controlled logistics, and recommends solutions. Managing transportation has become increasingly challenging as customers grow more demanding and the driver shortage constrains capacity. Consider these three innovations, which can deliver short-term return on investment: Today, shippers need to employ innovative solutions year-round, both digitally and with a physical presence in the supply chain.
Cloud technologies can support innovative supply chain solutions that deliver the right goods to the right place at the right time—as quickly and cost effectively as possible.
Artificial intelligence AI use is accelerating as more businesses look to make the digital transformation leap. Here are three areas in global logistics where AI will be the most impactful. If your company has a business continuity plan in place in the event of a supply chain disruption, you are not alone. Nearly 75 percent of organizations have made business continuity arrangements related to supply chain management.
The fashion supply chain is moving toward a human-centered model, which shifts from a sequenced approach of siloed operations to a flexible network of participants and partnerships that will enable agile and adaptable supply chain operations. The clarion call to digitize the supply chain is louder than ever before.
In order to meet consumer demands and gain competitive advantage, shippers are retooling their supply chains to be more agile, efficient, and transparent. But where do you start? What steps can you take today? In a workforce being transformed by the rise of the gig economy and industry restructuring, what attitudes and behaviors do procurement professionals need to climb the career ladder? The first global survey from Procurious.
These 10 predictions and underlying drivers are expected to impact technology investments in and beyond. Supply chains face a conundrum when it comes to speed: Understanding their motivators is key to solving the supply chain talent gap. Santa is adding 15 million excess miles and 5 extra hours to his hour trip.
By following these steps, e-tailers can lower return rates, increasing profits and creating happier customers. At its core, a TMS is charged with moving an order through your system and settling it in the most efficient and cost-effective way. Highlighting the latest forklift innovations. Manufacturers — especially those with dealer networks — need to consider a shift in thinking that reflects the shift their customers are making. To leverage rising automotive import traffic in Latin America, particularly in Chile, multinational logistics agency Agunsa has partnered with Japanese shipping firm "K" Line to create a dedicated automotive logistics company.
Technology advances are having a profound impact on the art of supply chain management. Are you prepared to keep up? E-commerce is booming and everyone wants a piece of the pie, including Dubai. Amazon and other large retailers set customer expectations by offering expedited delivery at low or no cost.
Retailers of all sizes must compete on the same turf, yet lack the negotiating power that could net meaningful discounts with commercial carriers.
The holiday sales rush presents both an opportunity and a challenge for shippers as they navigate high-volume orders and expectations for next-day shipping. A tighter truck market, increase in national shipments, and accelerated factory output are among the highlights of the Q3 U. Bank Freight Payment Index, which measures quantitative changes in shipment and spend activity see chart based on data from transactions the company processes.
Eighty-four percent of industrial companies face a disconnect between data from connected devices and strategic decision making and operations, limiting the Internet of Thing's IoT digital transformation potential, according to a research study conducted by IFS, a global enterprise applications company.
In light of a strengthening economy, business owners, controllers, and chief financial officers CFOs at companies in need of shipping solutions should evaluate their fleet needs and understand their equipment and financing options. Young professionals find happiness in supply chain careers.
Shippers are watching Cuba closely, and analyzing market and product gaps waiting to be filled. There are, however, many unanswered questions and misconceptions around sanctions.
RFP season is upon us. Here are 6 tips to help you through your next round of RFPs. In September , Amazon announced plans to open another headquarters in North America. Locations are going the extra mile to win the bid for HQ2.
You may see a product name, a PO , and select dates, but the ASN does not contain the details that receiving or warehouse management needs. Here's a better way. Two leading express companies are joining forces to leverage their complementary networks, service portfolios, technologies, and logistics expertise.
Every holiday season, warehouses significantly expand their workforces to handle peak retail demand that can make or break the entire year. More pharmaceutical shippers are looking to ocean freight as an alternative to the more expensive air freight. Supply chain managers face many types of risk on a daily basis—cargo theft, natural disasters, long lead times, and unpredictable demand.
But none is currently at an inflection point quite like debt. With the pre-holiday freight push starting earlier than usual, trepidation remaining about the implications of the ELD mandate, and rates at multi-year highs, now is the time for shippers to take a strategic approach to control costs and service issues.
New Logistics / Supply Chain Jobs in Singapore available today on JobStreet - Quality Candidates, Quality Employers, vacancies. CEVA Logistics Singapore Pte Ltd West Singapore This position requires operational and technical expertise and knowledge of Transport/Freight Management Systems (TMS/FMS) supporting the about 1 month ago - save job saved to my jobs - remove - more. Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) 1d Duties To maintain a comprehensive database of members, relevant government agencies, trade associations, overseas national logistics associations, international organisations and other companies or individuals in the network.