A mandated “container available” data element related to demurrage fees is largely not being complied with yet as the shipping industry grapples with the immediate implications of OSRA-22.
On Friday, the Association of American Railroads (AAR), which includes the six Class I freight railroads, issued a statement that they would begin to take steps to manage and secure the shipments of hazardous and security-sensitive materials.
A container changes hands 20 times during its journey. The common misconception in supply chain and logistics industry is that pure “visibility”, which everyone defines differently, solves the inherent problems in the supply chain we have all become familiar with.
The partners didn't know when containers were ready to be picked up or when they needed to be returned, which was resulting in millions of dollars per month of demurrage and detention charges.
The Gnosis Drayage Optimizer works by giving Sauer and his supply chain team visibility into inventory on the water and facilitating the allocation of the subsequent inventory to respective distribution centers.
Guest post by Austin McCombs, Founder and CEO, Gnosis Freight and Michele Sancricca, Worldwide Head of Technology for Transportation and Logistics, AWS
A logistics technology provider for US importers is taking a counterintuitive approach to driving adoption of software by making its system function similarly to Microsoft Excel while gradually driving customized modernization in the background.