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.
Why forwarders have the algorithm & blues
Internet start-ups using algorithms to offer airfreight bookings are seen as disruptors for traditional ‘bricks and mortar’ freight forwarders. Air Cargo News decided to seek out a virtual forwarder, to see what it can offer.
China Sparks World Container Traffic Boom
Preliminary data from Drewry’s Container Trades Statistics (CTS) indicates that world container traffic surged by 10% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017, fuelled mainly by spikes in imports and exports from China. The CTS numbers point to intra-regional trade as the primary driver of growth with volumes up by 17%, versus 7% for deep-sea traffic.
Dubai’s DP World Confirms 10 Injured when Ship Hits Cranes at Jebel Ali Port
Dubai ports operator DP World has confirmed that 10 people were injured in an accident involving a container vessel at the Jebel Ali port last week. The incident occurred when the vessel collided with the harbour wall at the port’s Terminal 1 on Thursday, May 4.
5 Ways to Cut the Risk of Cargo Theft
While risk modeling is an important part of the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT), few companies use the information to identify threats within their supply chain by trade lane, and their vulnerability against those threats. Part of threat analysis includes how the shipment is routed, the number of stops it makes, and identifying each player in the supply chain.
Amazon’s on-demand manufacturing sends tremors through supply chain
If Amazon’s latest clothing manufacturing plans become a reality, air cargo companies stand to lose billions in revenues. This week, the e-commerce giant was awarded a patent for a localized manufacturing setup that eliminates much of the traditional supply chain, bringing manufacturing closer to consumers than ever before.