Recent efforts to transport lions, critical medical aid, and a massive rocket stage demonstrate the steep challenges and keen ingenuity required to tackle extreme project logistics.
The professionals behind special logistics projects need to attend to details, focus on the big picture and always prepare for problems.
Leaning on 30 years of experience shipping in Mexico, CFI delivered concert equipment for a well-known pop music group tour in North America.
Whether they are supporting ventures in embargoed countries or first-ever projects in remote locations, logistics teams must be prepared to think quickly and clearly when unanticipated challenges arise
When logistics professionals are tasked with a special project, no matter how enormous, no matter how infeasible, they’re expected to go the distance.
When it comes to transporting the oversized, the awkward, the exotic, and the endangered, the secret to success is planning, planning, and more planning.
Project logistics requires specialized knowledge, experience, and equipment. Shippers of oversized loads, heavy equipment, and other unusual items rely on service providers to move their project cargo.
Project cargo logistics requires shippers and service providers become more sophisticated in how they plan and partner for success when transporting oversized and heavy-weight shipments.
Moving wind energy components requires considerable planning efforts and expense. Wind equipment manufacturer enXco Inc. tackles the challenge of transporting turbines and towers via truck and barge.
Major sports events require intensive logistics planning. Here, a behind-the-scenes looks at the preparations for the 2012 Super Bowl XVLI in Indianapolis and 2011 PGA Championship near Atlanta, Georgia.
Project logistics presents unique transportation challenges. Moving project cargo requires collaborative partnership, attention to detail, and constant communication across the supply chain.
Handling oversized cargo requires a special touch. Here's how to find a project logistics provider with the know-how to get the job done right.
Ike Ortiz-Luis of DGX-Dependable Global Express explains how to navigate oversized cargo's specialized needs, from transportation requirements to project financing.
Supply chain leaders share the most unexpected logistics scenarios they've ever encountered.
When Landstar had to move oversized freight through five states, it developed and executed a plan for a safe and on time delivery.