August 9th in SCM, Shipping by .

Chennai Port Attracts Congestion Fees

Its not been too long since the congestion issues still being resolved at Nhava Sheva (Jawaharlal Nehru), India’s biggest container port. Here comes the Chennai Port with a major congestion.

August 9th in SCM, Shipping by .

First Half of 2011 Is No Good For OOCL

Hong Kong-based carrier Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) fell 39 percent in the first half of 2011 on falling freight rates and OOIL forecast “difficult” conditions for the rest of the year because of excess capacity on major trade lanes.

April 7th in 3PL, Aviation, Logistics, SCM by .

BA was fined US$1.2 million, Judgment from High Court at Auckland Last Tuesday

Finally the long awaited case against British Airways and Cargolux International Airlines was disposed last Tuesday. The High Court at Auckland Tuesday fined BA and Cargolux after they admitted to colluding with several other airlines to raise the price of air freight, the New Zealand Herald reported Wednesday, without citing direct sources.

January 27th in Logistics, News, SCM by .

ProLogis And AMD Announced Their Plans Of Merger

US industrial real estate company AMB Property is said to be in advanced merger negotiations with bigger domestic rival Prologis  to create a global leader in the logistics and distribution business.

January 16th in Logistics, News, SCM by .

Toll Group acquired Poultry Logistics Business in Australia

Toll Group the Asian region’s leading provider of integrated logistics solutions has divested the majority of its 16.6 per cent interest in Shenzhen Chiwan Petroleum Supply Base (SCP) and acquired the business assets of McLaughlin Freightlines (MFL) a specialist transport provider to the Australian poultry industry for A$25 million.

April 3rd in SCM by .

Best Supply Chain Management Video

This is the best supply chain management video I’ve seen. A nice introduction, environment oriented, well put together. Highlights finer points of SCM in a concise three and a half minute video.