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.

Teamsters and UPS Freight Union Members Move to Strike, UPS Freight to Shut Down in the Interim

Cerasis

UPS Freight, has started to empty its network of freight and is refusing inbound shipments with delivery dates after November 8, 2018, reports William B. The actions taken by UPS will place a considerable burden on LTL shippers, and it is essential to understand what this move means for the shipper that routinely uses UPS Freight. What Happened With UPS Freight and the Teamsters Union? What’s Happening With UPS Freight Between Now and November 7?

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Digital Freight Marketplaces Are Not a New Phenomenon

Logistics Trends and Insights

Managing orders and assets in a transparent, real-time and predictive manner are the basics of a number of digital freight marketplaces that have emerged in the past few years. The birth of today’s digital freight marketplaces dates back to 2004, to a patent application that became a patent in 2010 – U.S. Digital Digitization Freight Freight Brokerage Brokerage

Freight Driver Shortage Update: Will 2017 Come to a Head & Cause Issues for Shippers?

Cerasis

But, the capacity crunch may have a major impact on the freight driver shortage and vice versa. The Freight Driver Shortage IS BAD and Getting Worse. Since 2005, the freight driver shortage has grown from 20,000 unfilled positions to 70,000, and some reports suggest the shortage may worsen to more than 170,000 vacancies by 2025. In 2004, 2011 and 2014, capacity reached a critical point. However, shippers need to continue working to help the freight driver shortage.

Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership

Cerasis

Shippers may then choose to move freight with either option depending on what is best for the shipper at that time. The TMS allows the shipper to then book the freight no matter what mode, ensuring that transportation management goals are met. In addition to offering all over-the-road modes with the addition of enterprise ground parcel management, Transtream provides access to intercontinental and international air freight services in the Cerasis Rater.

2020 Freight Shipping Outlook: More Capacity Could Heat Competition

Freight Center

2020 Freight Shipping Outlook. Freight Shipping Factors Changing. We’ve been pointing to a number of issues that have elevated freight shipping rates over the last few years. Number one among them has been a lack of freight shipping capacity caused by a lack of vehicles, a shortage of drivers and the use of Electronic Logging Devices that restrict how many hours and miles a driver can work each week. Blog Freight Shipping LTL Shipping Truckload Shipping

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The damage from the overly active storms damaged both freight containers and trucks, and in Houston, the trucking industry is barely back to life. factory activity has risen to the highest levels since 2004, in response to the active hurricane season as well. Similarly, construction spending is increasing, and overall demand on the existing logistics network will increase, says Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. Logistics #SupplyChain #SCM #Freight #Business.

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.

Upgrading to One Integrated Suite for all Logistics Operations with Naval Sabharwal

The Logistics of Logistics

He served the Logistics stream of the Indian Air Force for 20 years before taking pre-mature retirement in September 2004 as a Wing Commander. Ramco’s Logistics Software is a unified cloud-based software covering the end to end needs of third-party logistics, freight forwarders, and parcel/courier service providers who are seeking a high-performance logistics software.

Brewers Supply Group Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management to Deliver Best-in-class Service for Customers

BluJay Solutions

has selected BluJay’s Transportation Management technology and Managed Transportation Services to manage freight for its multiple divisions across North America. BSG estimates savings of about $3 million following implementation, along with efficiency gains due to freight consolidation and dock scheduling in the warehouse. BSG to eliminate manual processes, improve visibility, and better leverage data with BluJay’s tech and MTS. Holland, MI – Sept.

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

The damage from the overly active storms damaged both freight containers and trucks, and in Houston, the trucking industry is barely back to life. factory activity has risen to the highest levels since 2004, in response to the active hurricane season as well. Similarly, construction spending is increasing, and overall demand on the existing logistics network will increase, says Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.

The World’s Largest Brands Are Using Inventory Accuracy and Yard Automation to Fight COVID-19 Chaos

PINC

businesses, lead times have doubled, and that shortage is compounded by the shortage of air and ocean freight options to move product to the United States — even if they can get orders filled.” Founded in 2004, PINC is a pioneer in digital yard and digital inventory solutions.

Smart Cities Need Smart Logistics Policies

Enterra Insights

Eugene Mulero ( @eugenemulero ) reports a study by the National Association of City Transportation Officials concludes, “Officials aiming to facilitate the flow of freight amid advancements in autonomous vehicle technologies need policies designed to reduce the frequency of freight trips while enhancing safety.”[3] ”[5] Unfortunately he notes, “There’s a pervading view that ‘freight’ and ‘active transportation’ can’t go hand in hand.

CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

Held again in Philadelphia, this year’s event brought back memories of 2004, the year the old CLM: Council of Logistics Management became today’s CSCMP: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals! Associations Conferences Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology New Ideas Social SC Synergy Supply Chain Management Support Services & Industry Initiatives Third Party Logistics

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace

Freightera

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. has partnered with Natural Resources Canada’s SmartWay program in an initiative to reduce fuel costs and emissions from freight transportation. Freightera’s Go Green option now allows shippers to choose freight quotes by lower emission, in addition to price and shipping time.

Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?

Cerasis

Industry data for 2004 - 2013 shows an annual loss of at least $17 billion due to vacant positions, with shocking losses of around $45 billion in both 2012 and 2013. Top success in transportation services, logistics, the transport components of reverse logistics systems , and reaching financial goals set for transportation management demands a complete commitment of professionals passionate exclusively about excelling in the freight transportation field.

Doing Business in the Czech Republic

QAD

The Czech Republic has 41 airports with paved runways, most of which can handle large freight planes. Despite joining NATO in 1999 and the European Union in 2004, the Czech Republic has not adopted the Euro and still uses the Czech koruna as its official currency. . After World War I, Czechoslovakia had a tumultuous history, but with the Velvet Revolution of 1989, the country was able to return to democracy.

Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2019

Talking Logistics

I remember speaking a few years ago with Art Mesher, Descartes’ CEO from November 2004 through November 2013, and he attributed the turnaround to Descartes’ shift from a “culture of selling” to a “culture of serving.” Real-time freight visibility is quickly becoming a “must have” capability for transportation managers. Simply put, real-time freight visibility is hot right now, with both customers and investors.

Stories of Supply Chain Leadership: An Interview with Joan Motsinger of Seagate

Supply Chain Shaman

We were an early adopter of the E2Open technology and we experimented on building B2B networks early in 2004. What suppliers need help with cost (LEAN, labor, freight,…)? Our factors spans all those prior priorities, but expands into a much higher level of analytics on design cost (simplicity, leverage, supplier input), manufacturing cost (sites, labor, automation,… ) ,service costs (freight,…).

Not Your Father’s TMS [Episode Highlights]

Talking Logistics

Today, if the TMS is part of an overall supply chain execution platform and allows the company to do the order fulfillment, access a broader set of carriers and freight matching, the likelihood is that the organization will achieve a broader and greater set of benefits including increased visibility, collaboration, and expanded partner integration.

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Doing Business in Poland

QAD

The country joined NATO in 1999 and later became a member of the EU in 2004. With 87 airports that have paved runways, Poland’s air infrastructure is more than adequate for freight shipments. Poland has become a democratic, market-oriented country after many years of communism and the lingering effects of invasion during World War ll. Located east of Germany in Central Europe, Poland is about 312,685 sq. km, about twice the size of the U.S. state of Georgia.

The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

Today, we kick off our annual year end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 7 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , 3PL , Business , Transportation , Freight. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014 appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. As each year comes to a close, we all look back on the year that was in reflection.

An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The concept has come a long way since the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) raised the starter flag in 2004 with its first Urban Challenge, which was part of a program to develop an unmanned combat vehicle. The logistics industry offers a number of promising applications in freight yards and distribution centers. An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles.Connect. Editor’s note: This blog post originally ran on Connect.

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Between 2004 and 2014, China imported $13.52 Most rely on an agency network relationship to move the freight to China only. To choose suitable freight forwarding companies in China, be sure they have these 5 capabilities: Deep knowledge about the import/export procedure. While larger, professional global freight forwarders should have these capabilities, it does not mean their logistics services will be more expensive.

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5 Absolutely Effective Ways to Maximize Cross-docking Performance

Abivin

If you can shorten the distance of your product travels after being cross-docked, the costs of short-haul delivery miles and freight will be greatly reduced too. For example, with vRoute – a live fleet tracking tool, you know how many labor needed for the arriving freight. Reference: [1] 2011 Cross-Docking Trends Report by Saddle Creek Corporation, page 5 [2] Transportation Science, John Bartholdi and Kevin Gue, 2004

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4 Logistics Technologies That Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want

FLEXE

In 2004, only 38% of Amazon’s fulfillment capacity was within 200 miles of a major metropolitan area. Like on-demand storage, on-demand transportation allows companies to add flexibility to their existing freight strategy by crowdsourcing their costly and disruptive last mile deliveries. Traditional supply chains have survived a long time without requiring too much deviation. Today’s consumers are changing all that.

Managing End-to-End Supply Chain Security Like A Pro

Supply Chain Opz

In order to achieve this objective, Ive gathered more information from the paper " Enhancing Security Throughout the Supply Chain " by Closs and McGarrell 2004 and turn it into easy-to-understand infographic as below, Special Attention. 6) Freight forwarder is used as a "consignee" or receiver. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. Managing End-to-End Supply Chain Security Like A Pro.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

Bed Bath & Beyond @BedBathBeyond Bed Bath & Beyond has discovered a way to save millions of dollars on freight over the next few years, thanks to a new 755,000 square-foot distribution facility slated to open in the fall of 2019. The company is also focusing on freight savings, expanding its TMS to include more destinations and vendors, shipping more volume through a consolidated network (instead of direct to store) and working with suppliers on various savings strategies.

Prattman & Robin!

Tailwind

And they will be writing all this great trucking softwar e and freight brokerage software and we will keep all the bad guys at bay! Then we will jump into the Pratt-Mobile (my 2004 Silver Odyssey with a dent in the back bumper) and head out to fight off Egghead and Mr. Freeze, to see customers and have them login to Tailwind trucking software (no need for downloads!) – and go on crime fighting sprees against inefficiency and disorganization. Blog Freight Broker Humor Trucking

4 Ideas To Make Your Supply Chain More Agile and Give Consumers Flexible Shopping Options

FLEXE

In 2004, only 38% of Amazon’s fulfillment capacity was within 200 miles of a major metropolitan area. Like on-demand storage, on-demand transportation allows companies to add flexibility to their existing freight strategy by crowdsourcing their costly and disruptive last mile deliveries. Traditional supply chains have survived a long time without requiring too much deviation. Today’s consumers are changing all that.

Stuck in Traffic: Dealing With The High Cost of Congestion

Talking Logistics

All of this follows research published in February 2004 by the Brookings Institution and RAND Corporation on behalf of the U.S. Although truck traffic represents roughly 5 percent of all vehicle traffic, shippers’ share of the total cost of congestion is considerably greater than 5 percent because freight shipments are exposed to more sources of delay than most auto traffic and because the cost of delay for some shipments may be extremely high.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

2004=100). MULTIMODAL: Cass Freight Index: The February shipments index increased 8.3% Freight Rail Traffic: Originations of carloads in February 2016 totaled 979,042, a decrease of 10.1% Source: AAR.org) (Average monthly price for gallons purchased by freight railroads; Includes federal excise taxes, transportation, and handling expenses). TRUCKING: Truckload Freight: The spot market for truckload freight in February decreased 2.4%

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

2004=100). Cass Freight Index: The December shipments index decreased 4.9% Freight Rail: Traffic Originations of carloads in December 2015 totaled 1,219,443, a decrease of 15.6% Source: AAR.org) (Average monthly price for gallons purchased by freight railroads; Includes federal excise taxes, transportation, and handling expenses). . AIR FREIGHT: . Air Freight News Clips: Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $28.9 OCEAN FREIGHT: . .

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

2004=100). Cass Freight Index: The December shipments index decreased 4.9% Freight Rail: Traffic Originations of carloads in December 2015 totaled 1,219,443, a decrease of 15.6% Source: AAR.org) (Average monthly price for gallons purchased by freight railroads; Includes federal excise taxes, transportation, and handling expenses). . AIR FREIGHT: . Air Freight News Clips: Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $28.9 OCEAN FREIGHT: . .

4 Supply Chain Technologies that Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want

FLEXE

In 2004, only 38% of Amazon’s fulfillment capacity was within 200 miles of a major metropolitan area. Like on-demand storage, on-demand transportation allows companies to add flexibility to their existing freight strategy by crowdsourcing their costly and disruptive last mile deliveries. Traditional supply chains have survived a long time without requiring too much deviation. Today’s consumers are changing all that.