IAM Logistics Network (ILN)
Do You Do More Than Moving?
Tell your fellow IAM members!
Have you already diversified into logistics, providing office moving, project forwarding, warehousing and distribution or cargo moving? Or, are you considering expanding into new business areas?
Then it’s time to join the IAM Logistics Network (ILN), a group founded by IAM members devoted to helping one another develop and market non-traditional logistics-type services. There are other logistics networks, but only the IAM Logistics Network is made up of companies and people whom you already know and trust as fellow IAM members.
This member-driven group facilitates networking among IAM colleague companies seeking to expand already-thriving logistics businesses or that are ready to diversify into new business sectors. Use the links at the top of this page to reach out to ILN members and find out more about ILN and how it can benefit your company today.
Placing a Premium on Cargo Insurance
In 2015, losses due to cargo theft hit $22.6 billion, according to BSI Group's Global Supply Chain Intelligence report. And, in November 2016 alone, the Transportation Asset Protection Association recorded 231 freight thefts in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. The average loss topped 60,000 euros, or about $64,000. Cargo insurance, which covers products in transit, can protect against these risks.
More freighters for Amazon?
Amazon is in talks to acquire more freighter aircraft. None of the parties involved would comment on the rumors, and Cargo Facts has not been able to verify them independently, but here is what we have been told. We’ll start with the smaller, easier-to-swallow version, which is that Amazon is negotiating with Boeing for the purchase of one hundred 767-300Fs.
How to Use Transportation Management to Generate Value
It’s important for companies to consider how they’ll build global supply chain visibility, especially when third party service providers own the execution data around shipment status, carrier performance, and freight costs within their own systems.
Determining Eastern Indonesia’s hub ports
The logistics and sea transportation sectors in Indonesia are now confused by government officials’ indistinct statements and the issuance of different regulations related to the appointment of international hub ports in Indonesia.
Container Shipping Lines Sign up With Alibaba to Offer Online Direct Booking
Two container shipping lines, France’s CMA CGM and Israel’s Zim, have signed up with Alibaba to allow customers to book space on their vessels through the Chinese e-commerce giant, in a bid to boost sales as the sector battles a severe downturn.