Why is collaboration still a dirty word in logistics?

Supply chain leaders can be reluctant to collaborate due to a variety of factors. For shippers, there’s a balance between openness that improves operations and safeguarding their flexibility to pivot across logistics service providers (LSPs) as market conditions change. Meanwhile, LSPs and freight forwarders want to validate patterns and trends without revealing their strategic approach. […]

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The Logistics Point February ’24

FEATURE Navigating the Warehouse Evolution: Automation, Workforce Shortages & increased flexibility;VIDEO UK’s Economic Engine: The Crucial Role of Express Couriers in the UK Economy;Would 2024 instability bring down logistics & supply chain?;Why is collaboration still a dirty word in logistics?;Understanding the Workplace Charging Scheme;EU’s Emission Trading Scheme: How does it impact logistics?;Couriers take on the […]

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Tips for the Red Sea Crisis

By Mike DeAngelis, Head of International Solutions, FourKites The recent attacks in the Red Sea have created waves across the global shipping industry, with implications for international trade, the economy and consumers worldwide. Here’s an overview of the situation and potential impacts on global shipping in the first half of 2024. What You Can Do […]

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How the Red Sea crisis is affecting logistics & supply chain operations

The impacts from the Red Sea situation can range from delays in affected goods reaching store shelves (or front doors) to increases in costs due to transportation-related increases being passed along to consumers. “Contingency plans like increasing use of air freight may be necessary for suppliers who now face being weeks behind schedule. Suppliers will […]

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FourKites Unveils Supply Chain Training Platform to Help Customers Maximise Value and Increase ROI

Leading supply chain visibility provider FourKites today announces the availability of FourKites Academy, a comprehensive training platform designed to help supply chain professionals advance in their careers and business goals with high-quality, industry-recognised training resources. In addition to offering a Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)-accredited course, the Academy helps FourKites customers and their […]

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There’s Data and There’s Data-Driven Insights

By Marc Boileau, Senior Vice President Sales and Network Operations at FourKites Today, supply chain data is the compass that guides shippers through the complex maze of global commerce. For shippers, embracing this data is not just a choice; it’s an imperative for sustained success. Those who are able to turn their supply chain data […]

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Teva Leverages Temperature & Theft Tracking from FourKites to Deliver Critical Medicines Around the World

 FourKites today announces that Teva, a global leader in generic and innovative medicines has achieved a 0.005% incident rate by leveraging FourKites’ global carrier visibility solution, NIC-Place. With NIC-Place, Teva has instant access to and can react to high-quality temperature and theft data, which saves time and avoids loss of goods. Teva has a portfolio […]

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Embracing the Green Revolution in Logistics and Supply Chain

The green revolution is everywhere but how ready is the logistics and supply chain industry? There are many things that need to be done and one of them will include supporting suppliers. The task is not easy and in this feature we are exploring how companies can help their suppliers understand the costs and benefits […]

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