Inbound Logistics | September 2022


> The CW 800 packaging machine from ACMA wraps consumer goods such as spherical chocolates and is equipped with OptiMate Premium, a proprietary programmable logic controller from Coesia. OptiMate lets users control the machine as well as optimize production and the consumption of material and energy.

> EDRAY , a logistics platform for global

> The Suddath Companies launched NXTPoint Final Mile, a new business line specializing in the delivery of over-dimensional, heavy goods. NXTPoint Final Mile provides customized options for the delivery of items such as furniture/ case goods, mattresses, exercise equipment, and electronics. Service options range from to-the-door delivery to white-glove- level assistance, as well as reverse logistics solutions for managing removals and returns. > Drayage provider CDL 1000 now offers a 24-hour turnaround guarantee to pull containers out of yards, or it will pay shippers demurrage late fees and storage costs. CDL 1000 created an escrow account that will pay demurrage and storage fees on behalf of customers, if CDL 1000 does not meet its promise of moving containers on time.

Store and on Google Play, the app lets shippers and carriers better manage loads and their time, giving the latter control over load scheduling, tracking, and billing on their own schedule. > American Express introduced American Express Global Pay, a digital solution that enables U.S. businesses to securely make domestic and international business-to-business payments. Through this new solution, enterprises can send payments funded from their business bank account to their suppliers in more than 40 countries, across a range of currencies. > Shippers can improve real-time transportation visibility and supply chain execution management in a global platform with the partnership between supply chain SaaS platform e2open and Shippeo , a real-time

multimodal transportation visibility provider. The platform enables users to see inside the truck or container to understand the specific goods being moved, how transportation performance impacts the customer experience, and proactively take corrective action. > Extensiv , which provides omnichannel software solutions, introduced Parcel API, a new application programming interface for Extensiv 3PL Warehouse Manager customers that allows virtually any small parcel shipping provider to integrate to 3PL Warehouse Manager and make their services available to its more than 1,100 3PLs. Third- party logistics providers can now quickly add the most efficient and economical shipping option to support the shipping provider their customers demand.

importers and exporters, launched a new service, Street Turns, for U.S. exporters, leveraging its visibility, volume, and destination management services. Its end-to- end capabilities provide a container equipment solution for U.S. exporters designed to resolve equipment problems as well as administrative challenges.


> Loadsmith , a third-party capacity-as-a-service logistics platform for shippers and carriers, launched Loadsmith Driver App, a mobile app for truck drivers that provides 24/7 access to view available loads in the Loadsmith Freight Network and book loads with a tap. Available now in the Apple App

> GT USA Wilmington received its first shipment of summer fruit into the Port of Wilmington, Delaware, from the West Coast of South America via a new, fortnightly service that will operate through October 2022. The citrus fruits were delivered from Valparaiso, Chile, to the port on the M/V Everest Bay , a refrigerated cargo ship. The 2,200 pallets of cargo were transported by Seatrade and Global Reefers and are heading to U.S. supermarket shelves.

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