Freight Brokers: Disintermediated or Growth Opportunity by Incorporating Technology?

Descartes

What will be the impact of digital freight on freight brokers? Back in 2003, when RFID commercialization was accelerating out of MIT, major retailers announced an initiative that required all suppliers to tag pallet deliveries with RFID.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B UPS Freight has 6.9% UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight Services. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight History.

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Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the next three decades while the value of the freight will almost double, increasing by 92 percent, according to the latest projections by the U.S. Not surprising, considering the ongoing growth of e-commerce, freight moves in tons by “Multiple Modes and Mail” — which includes shipments by parcel delivery services, U.S.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B YRC Freight has 9.2% YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. purchased Roadway in 2003. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Equipment & People. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Service Area. YRC Freight’s service area includes the continental United States, Alaska, and Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

Freightera CEO wins sustainability award for freight-based digital transformation efforts

Freightera

“Eric Beckwitt and Zhenya Beck, founders of the company, moved their family from California to Vancouver in 2003 and found that their son’s severe asthma relented in response to the significantly cleaner air, though the firm’s press release states that the couple’s dedication to sustainability pre-dates this revelation in their son’s health. The post Freightera CEO wins sustainability award for freight-based digital transformation efforts appeared first on Freightera Blog.

Early ‘Internet of Things’ Pilots Proved Supply Chain Benefits of RFID Pallets

Supply Chain Network

Two early pilots were facilitated by Supply Chain Network and carried out in 2003 and 2006 with both representing successful demonstrations of the potential supply chain benefits available through end to end ‘Internet of Things’ supply chain implementations. Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Grocery Logistics Information Technology Matrix Commerce New Ideas

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Raymon Krishnan!

Supply Chain Game Changer

I started my career working in 3PL’s – one of which was the largest freight forwarder in the world in the 1990’s. Provider in ASIA in 2003 & 2004, In 2008, the Society won the Supply Chain Asia Education. Freight and Logistics Interview Supply Chain Management Cargonow Leadership logistics management LogisymSubscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

Three supply chain lessons for businesses coping with COVID-19

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Despite past lessons from 2003’s SARS outbreak and 2011’s Fukushima tsunami about the hidden weaknesses in their supply chains, companies are challenged to manage logistics concerns stemming from sourcing strategies and risk management. Freight and Transportation Services Transportation Market Global shipping International shipping

Early ‘Internet of Things’ Pilots Proved Supply Chain Benefits of RFID Pallets

Supply Chain Network

Two early pilots were facilitated by Supply Chain Network and carried out in 2003 and 2006 with both representing successful demonstrations of the potential supply chain benefits available through ‘Internet of Things’ implementations. Key to both of these pilots were RFID enabled pallets and the first project was the SCN Grocery Pilot which was carried out utilizing RFID at the pallet level for automated Distribution Centre (DC) receiving.

The Network Effect in Supply Chain and Logistics

Talking Logistics

For UPS, “networked for growth” involves migrating its existing networks (Small Package, Freight, Logistics, Forwarding, and Technology) toward a single interoperable network, which would enable the company to provide more integrated and enhanced customer solutions and drive greater process efficiencies and innovation powered by analytics. . Supply Chain Operating Network Model (as depicted in 2003).

Supply chain in control with coronavirus

Supply Chain Movement

It also impacts freight flows by air, sea and rail. During the outbreak of the SARS epidemic in 2003, I was an expat in Taiwan. Slowly but surely, everyone is realizing that supplies from China are stagnating as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Containers are stuck at the ports in Hong Kong and Shanghai. And factories have temporarily shut down. So how is coronavirus impacting on business life and supply chain in particular?

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

Cerasis

Author information Jennie Dannecker Marketing Coordinator at Stanley Vidmar Jennie Dannecker serves as Marketing Coordinator for Stanley Vidmar, where she has also held roles such as Government Marketing Manager and others since 2003. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post 10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. According to the U.S.

COVID-19 crisis may push up trade costs, WTO report finds

EFT

The report finds that travel restrictions and border closures have disrupted freight transport, business travel and the supply of services that rely on the presence of individuals abroad.

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The COVID-19 Supply Chain Hit Could Trigger Recession in Australia

Logistics Bureau

McKibbin, who did ground-breaking work when he examined the impact of the 2003 SARS epidemic, says if COVID-19 goes global it could carve about 2 percent from Australian growth, but if it becomes more lethal, Australia’s GDP would plunge 7.9 He was referring to the 2003 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome which was estimated to have wiped US$40 billion off the global economy. Inbound and outbound air freight capacity is still under pressure.

Here Comes the Chief Network Effects Officer

Talking Logistics

Supply Chain Operating Network Model (as depicted in 2003). Enabling Labor, Freight, and Cash-to-Cash Savings with Supply Chain Operating Networks. Is it time for supply chain executives to step into a new leadership role, that of Chief Network Effects Officer (CNEO)?

The rapid reorientation of supply chains

EFT

Transport links that ran like clockwork suddenly melted away, most notably air freight, and products were stranded in overstretched ports. In an age of lean supply chains and highly-specialised production, a sudden disruption can mean disaster.

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Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Receives Sustainability Award at Clean50 Summit in Toronto

Freightera

1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Canadian freight digitization startup Freightera is honored to announce that CEO Eric Beckwitt has just won the 2019 Clean50 Award for his outstanding contribution to advance the cause of sustainability and clean capitalism in Canada over the past two years. This means a lot to everyone at Freightera, an online marketplace that brings together businesses that need to ship freight and transport companies that move it.

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

At the trough of the recessions in 2003 and 2009, only $100 million worth of equipment was being purchased. According to our USMTO data the 2003 recession really started in 2001 and didn’t really end until 2005 or even 2006. Twitter The post Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. How Can USMTO Reports Help Drive Manufacturing Sales and your Bottom Line?

Life before load boards

DAT Solutions

When his company had overflow freight, he would drive down to Exit 5 on the Ohio Turnpike where there was a concentration of truck stops. Boyer tried other DAT products at various trucking and logistics companies, including Conway headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he worked from 2003 to 2016. Mark Boyer has spent his whole career in the trucking and logistics industry, with a front row seat for all kinds of new technologies, including many products from DAT.

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The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Kiva Robotic Picking System: The idea for the orange AGV-like robots that bring inventory to order pickers was first conceived in 2003 by CEO Mick Mountz, and with the help of some MIT professors Kiva brought the technology to market less than two-years later. The result was terribly inefficient handling on both sides of the equation, poor space utilization on the cargo ships, freight damage, and high logistics costs. First Thoughts. By Dan Gilmore – Editor-in-Chief.

What Carriers Want: Lessons from a 5-Star Broker

DAT Solutions

If you’re a freight broker or 3PL without trucks, you know that your biggest asset is the carriers you use. But how can you attract and retain the best carriers—the ones that deliver on time, with freight intact, and exuding the same kind of professionalism that you require of your staff? For the answer to that question, we turned to AFN, a large freight brokerage and 3PL in suburban Chicago.