Shipping Containers: How Containerization Supercharged Global Trade

May 13, 2019

The Illinois Soybean Association created a series of infographics demonstrating the ways in which containers are used efficiently and create opportunities for many industries. Many aren’t aware of the numerous ways in which shipping containers made transportation easier, thereby supercharging global trade.

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Building A Green Supply Chain In 2020

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With visibility across the supply chain, Procurement is perfectly equipped to implement and enforce sustainable practices. How can the function promote responsible, ethical, green practices in the new decade? Check out the infographic below to learn more.

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DHL eCommerce Solutions hasidentified the following trendsthat it expects will continue or intensify in 2022 in the U.S.

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Is a 3PL right for your business?

Infographic | April 20, 2021

Third-party logistics providers typically specialize in integrated operations of warehousing and transportation services that can be scaled and customized to customers needs, based on market conditions, to meet the demands and delivery service requirements for their products. A provider of such integrated services is referenced as a third-party supply chain management provider (3PSCM), or as a supply chain management service provider (SCMSP). 3PL targets particular functions within supply management, such as warehousing, transportation, or raw material provision. Services often extend beyond logistics to include value-added services related to the production or procurement of goods, such as services that integrate parts of the supply chain.

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International Shipping Maritime, Air and Rail Industries Proactively Address Environmental Impacts

Infographic | April 10, 2020

International regulations for moving freight by ship and air are aligned to the goal of limiting sulfur and carbon emissions. International shippers need to be aware of new and upcoming regulations to make appropriate decisions for their businesses — or get the expert help they need. Meanwhile, railways have partnered with ports to promote emission-reducing intermodal rail.

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The shipping & receiving process

Infographic | December 12, 2019

Within the supply chain process, there is a much smaller piece of the puzzle that is arguably the most critical component in maintaining accurate inventory: The Shipping and Receiving Logistics Process. Inventory is not Initially rec.. and reported accurately during these processes

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TOP ISSUES FACING 3PL'S AND COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Infographic | January 6, 2020

Power consumption: Energy cost have increased 33% over the past decade. Consumption rose from 5.25 c/KWH to over 7.01 c/KWH this accounting for nearly 15 percent of the facilities operating cost. Next to energy, labor costs are the second largest concern for a 3PL warehouse. The demand for skilled labor is at an all time high with manufactures, repack operators and other warehouses and retailers all competing for the same worker.

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Linfox is Asia Pacific’s largest privately-owned logistics company with operations employing more than 24,000 people spanning 12 countries. We are a family company, founded in 1956 by Lindsay Fox.

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