The Future of Freight and How Brokers Fit In

Cerasis

Cerasis is by legal definition a freight broker. As a shipper, you must understand how changes to the freight broker world might affect your rates and understand the transparency of the freight broker you use to see how it impacts them. Autonomous Technology and Freight Brokers.

7 Tips to Collect Your Freight Brokerage, Manufacturing, & Supply Chain Accounts Receivables

Cerasis

Freight brokers , manufacturers, and those in the supply chain know as well as anyone that problems with accounts receivable can lead to anything from simple annoyance to a serious business-killing disaster. Business Advice Freight Broker Info Manufacturing Supply Chain freight brokerage

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.

Top 5 Free Online Resources for Freight Brokers

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Even the freight transportation industry can't avoid this problem. That's why we've put together 5 free resources for freight brokers like you can't afford to miss out on. Are you ready to change the way your freight brokerage operates? JW Surety Bond's Free E-Book: How To Become A Freight Broker. If you're looking to become a freight broker, this is your best guide to getting started. Study.com's Best Freight Broker Training Programs List.

How Do Freight Brokers Find Great Work-Life Balance?

Cerasis

Frankly, one of the best fields currently out there is freight brokering. With new technology firmly on their side, and freight broker bonds ensuring high industry standards, today’s freight brokers are showing the rest of us how it’s done. How do freight brokers avoid this?

Become an Independent Freight Broker Today with JW’s Free Comprehensive Guide

Cerasis

With fast growth and low competition, the freight brokering industry these days is a great place to be. Being a freight broker offers flexibility, independence, and higher-than-average life satisfaction. JW Is Here to Help You Become a Freight Broker. Freight Broker Info

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

For centuries the expense, risk, and frustration with ocean freight held back expansion of the international economy, despite the invention of the steam invention. First use of a modern container for ocean freight. Did You Know That … It wasn’t just about freight.

Successful Cargo Space Delivery

Freightos

Check out how you might have booked this shipment as a freight quote on Freightos. NASA awarded the company a commercial orbital transportation services contract in 2006, to design and demonstrate a launch system to resupply cargo to the ISS. COMPARE INT’L FREIGHT QUOTES NOW.

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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

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

The Freightos System is SaaS for freight contract management, automatic price quotations, and business intelligence. Although our core focus is not on freight forwarding services, we still love to connect the community to providers and technology of value to shippers who are in the pursuit of efficiencies and resource reduction in order to remain competitive. First use of a modern container for ocean freight. It wasn’t just about freight.

This Week in Logistics News (October 13-17, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Spot Market Stays Strong: September DAT Freight Index. Teamsters Make History With First Ever Organizing Victory at FedEx Freight. economy boosts freight (Reuters). As you read this, I’ll be 30,000+ feet over the Atlantic, heading home from Frankfurt.

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.

Freightera’s New Redesign Takes Instant Online Freight Quotes to the Next Level

Freightera

Shippers can now get instant freight quotes without creating accounts. 7, 2017 – Just in time for the busy fall shipping season, the Canadian startup serving businesses with instant freight quotes and online bookings unveiled its break-through redesign. Freightera also opened the first lanes automating refrigerated less than truckload and full truckload freight. Freightera is creating a unified global marketplace for freight transportation.

Brokers Have Until Feb 6th to Contact the FMCSA & Influence Proposed Carrier Liability Insurance Increase

Cerasis

The frustrating feeling, that government regulators aren’t listening to you, is a common one within the freight industry. This is a familiar story for those who have been keeping close track of the aforementioned freight broker bond increase.

Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2019

Talking Logistics

A lot of this growth has been fueled by 41 acquisitions since 2006, across a broad spectrum of solutions: Global Logistics Network; Routing, Mobile, & Telematics; Transportation Management; Customs & Regulatory Compliance; Broker & Forwarder Enterprise Systems; and Global Trade Content.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

In our work on the Supply Chains to Admire report , we tracked the progress of manufacturing, retailing and distribution companies for the period of 2006 to 2013 and 2009-2013. What suppliers need help with cost (LEAN, labor, freight,…)?

Accellos Names Bill Ashburn General Manager of Transportation Software Solutions

Supply Chain Network

Since its founding in 2006, Accellos has successfully completed six acquisitions, enabling an end-to-end supply-chain product offering. Freight & Transportation Information Technology News & Info Third Party Logistics freight management scm suite supply chain TMS transport Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, has named Bill Ashburn General Manager of its line of transportation software solutions.

How to Create a Truckload Strategy That Works in Any Market

Talking Logistics

The key to a great truckload strategy is aligning capacity communities with attribute segments of your freight portfolio. Your first objective is to segment your freight by some primary attributes. We have been studying truck freight attributes and strategies since 2006.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Evolution and History of Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

By the 1960s, a clear trend had developed in shifting more time-dependent freight transportation to truck rather than rail. This led to the need for joint consideration of warehousing, material handling, and freight transportation, which emerged under the label of “Physical Distribution.”

How Shipping Overcapacity Could Be Maersk’s Salvation

Freightos

The first Maersk E Class ship was delivered in 2006 and was able to carry 14,700 TEU, a world record at the time. And on the shipping side, despite a brief respite caused by the Hanjin bankruptcy , it also appears that ocean freight shipping rates will continue to fall.

Intelleflex Announces Cellular, GPS-equipped RFID Reader & Cloud-based ZEST™ Data Services Platform

Supply Chain Network

1 “Shelf Life,” Forbes, Suzanne Hoppough, May 12, 2006.

Transforming Tribes

EFT

From a cautious toe in the water in 2006 when they achieved £1 million in online sales, they had, by 2012 achieved £1 billion. Image: Column 3PL/Logistics Freight Transport General Supply Chain Technology/IT Retail/CPG/Fashion

Combat Rising Transportation Costs and Driver Shortage With Supply Chain Analytics

Savi

Supply Chain Challenges: Freight Volume Rising, Driver Shortage Growing The shipping industry plays a critical role in world economics. Most notably, earlier this year when freight volumes hit records levels while at the same time, the number of available drivers fell by more than 50,000.

Beroe Founder Vel Dhinagaravel speaks at NC State on Origins of Company

NC State SCRC

At any rate, we started Beroe in 2006 and the company gave us a single category for a pilot study, and it went well. In 2006 – we had a simple outsourcing model. You name it: eggs and milk, chemicals, freight in Eastern Europe, craft labor in Canada, you name it! But inflation was catching up with us in India – between 2006 – 2013, our wage bill had gone up 200%, but the billing rate had stayed flat.

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The History of Supply Chain Management! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

By the 1960s, a clear trend had developed in shifting more time-dependent freight transportation to truck rather than rail. This led to the need for joint consideration of warehousing, material handling, and freight transportation, which emerged under the label of “Physical Distribution.”.

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

CEVA Logistics provides both freight management and contract logistics services for a range of customers across all sectors. Coyote became a UPS company in August 2015, adding UPS asset utilization, air freight, ocean freight and customs brokerage to its portfolio of services.

This Week in Logistics News (September 29 – October 3, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Announces Enhancements to Driver Pay Package at Con-way Freight. North American Freight Numbers July 2014. We had friends over for dinner last Friday, and the kids ran off to play hide-and-seek after eating.

FMCSA Grants $1 Million to Veterans Who Want to Be Trained as Truck Drivers

Cerasis

Author information Eric Halsey Eric Halsey is a historian by training and disposition who’s been interested in US small businesses since working at the House Committee on Small Business in 2006.

Amazon, FedEx and Adjacent Innovation

Techgistics

In 2006, Amazon leveraged their expertise in eCommerce fulfillment to create another adjacent business, Fulfillment by Amazon, which provides fulfillment services to small and mid-size merchants.

The India supply chain revolution

Supply Chain Movement

Past estimates from Mumbai-Calcutta have been as high as a seven-fold delay for freight as compared to a passenger vehicle. According to a government official who participated in forming the new tax policy, the topic of reform has been formally on the table since 1996, with several failed attempts to enact a tax harmonization into law since then, starting with the first formal announced in 2006 and subsequent efforts. ADJUSTING TO A NEW TAX REGIME.

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Capacity + Higher Contract Rates = Opportunities in Disguise

DAT Solutions

Spot market freight volume is soft, and capacity is loose. There are more freight brokers entering the market than there were last year. Freight availability declined on the spot market in July. That means there is less "exception freight" available for the spot market.

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

Cerasis

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.

Tesla and the Future of the Trucking Industry

Elementum

CEO Elon Musk, whose original “Master Plan” was unveiled ten years ago in 2006, initially mapped out blueprints for autonomous electric cars and energy storage. Trucking is the main means for freight transportation in the United States.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

EMERGE App

They’ve come into their own in the past decade when Amazon started “Fulfilled by Amazon” back in 2006. Remember that landed costs — custom duties, insurance and freight — add to the total cost of your products and thus affect your profit margin.

Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B

Talking Logistics

As reported in the New York Times : Factoring in June’s increase and upward revisions for estimated hiring in April and May, employers added an average of 231,000 workers a month in the first half of 2014, the best six-month run since the spring of 2006. “We’re If freight demand grows as it is projected to, the driver shortage could balloon to nearly 240,000 drivers by 2022.” Last week, the U.S.