MSC COOPERATES WITH ALGERIAN AUTHORITIES FOR CONTAINER INSPECTION

June 11, 2018

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. confirms that it is cooperating with Algerian authorities regarding the inspection of a single MSC container at the port of Oran, the company press release said. The container was subject to all the usual customs checking procedures on its journey from the port of Santos, Brazil, via transshipment at the port of Valencia, Spain, prior to its arrival in Algeria on 3 June.…See Details...

Pelindo I to Build Terminals at Several Regions

June 11, 2018

State-owned port operator Pelindo I is building cargo terminal ports in a number of regions as a strategy to support local industrial development. “We are developing cargo terminal ports to support local industry such as what we are developing in Bintang to support investors in the Lobam Industrial Zone,” Pelindo I President Director Bambang Eka Cahyana said as quoted by Antara.…See Details...

UPS Doing Expansion to Its Ocean LCL Service

June 10, 2018

United Parcel Service (UPS)  recently (June 7) anounced a major expansion to its ocean Less-Than-Container Load (LCL) service with the addition of direct sailings in 130 lanes. The origin and destination countries cover most of the globe, including ports in Asia, Latin America, Africa, Europe, U.S. the Carribean and the Middle East, the company press release said. …See Details...

IKT Cooperates with World-Class Ro-Ro Operator Wallenius Wilhemsen

June 10, 2018

IKT manages to sign MoU with Wallenius Wilhemsen Solution in dealing with the development and operation of vehicle processing facility service center (VPC), Equipment Processing Center (EPC) and Logistics services…See Details...

Jasa Armada Indonesia (JAI) Books Rp 120.4 Billion Net Profit

June 09, 2018

The General Meeting of Shareholder (RUPS) on last Wednesday (06/06/2018), has drawn an agreement of profit usage as dividend for about Rp 35.6 billion. About Rp 2.4 billion of the profit was declared as reserved fund and Rp 82.3 billion as retained profit.…See Details...

Tanjung Priok Throughput Keeps Growing

June 08, 2018

Based on our record for year to date (YTD) May 2018, volume for the Port of Tanjung Priok kept showing high positive growth by 17 % yoy (year on year) for combined international and domestic volume, to more than 2,384,000 TEUs, from 2,384,000 TEUs in the same period last year…See Details...

CMA CGM’s Ze Box and PSA UnboXed sign MoU to Drive Digitalization and Innovation

June 06, 2018

CMA CGM’s Ze Box and PSA unboXed have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive digitalization and innovation in the shipping and supply chain ecosystem.…See Details...

MTI Strategies toward Total Logistics Provider

May 29, 2018

The service of IPC Logistics Services covers international freight forwarding service both export and import, domestic logistics, custom clearance, cargo distribution, project cargo, special handling, Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) with agencies spreading all around Indonesia and in other countries, such as in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, China, Australia and other countries.…See Details...

Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Crane to handle bulk materials in Rotterdam

May 28, 2018

​Konecranes has won an order from the Netherlands for a Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 Mobile Harbor Crane, scheduled to be commissioned in the summer.…See Details...

The Kaizen Paradox: How Incremental Improvements Can Impede Innovation in Automation of Warehousing and Distribution

May 24, 2018

Kaizen. It is a word synonymous with improvement in organisations around the world. While the Japanese word literally means ‘improvement’, in industry and business the focus is on small, continuous steps to better processes. It is embedded in the management thinking of many organisations. Japanese businesses developed Kaizen practices around the 1950s, most notably Toyota as part of their Toyota Production System. After studying why the company was so successful at high-volume production of high-quality vehicles in the 1960s, Masaaki Imai wrote several books on Kaizen and formed the Kaizen Institute, spreading the knowledge and practice around the globe. However, there are times when Kaizen is not enough. Worse still, a small improvement can often hold an organisation back, perhaps even stifling significant development.…See Details...