The Future of Freight and How Brokers Fit In


Cerasis is by legal definition a freight broker. Although our claim to fame is our web based TMS freight rating technology, the Cerasis Rater , which includes a technology suite of products and integrated managed transportation services , it is in our interest to understand the future of freight and how we as freight brokers fit in. The future of freight and how brokers fit in looks quite bright. . Autonomous Technology and Freight Brokers.

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


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. Any legal claims against you resulting from a conflict with a customer can put your ability to get your freight broker bond or any other type of bond in jeopardy, risking your entire business. Business Advice Freight Broker Info Manufacturing Supply Chain freight brokerage

Top 5 Free Online Resources for Freight Brokers


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.'s Best Freight Broker Training Programs List.

How Do Freight Brokers Find Great Work-Life Balance?


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. But why are freight brokers particularly good at this? Freight Brokers Can Define Success for Themselves. How do freight brokers avoid this? Freight Brokers Know When They Need a Team.

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


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. If all that’s stopping you from getting licensed as a freight broker are the complex legal requirements, don’t fret. JW Surety has created a comprehensive free e-boo k to walk you through every step, so you can get your freight broker license without a sweat.

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

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read


Why this book rocks: Whether you focus on ocean, air, truck, barge or rail freight, it’s probably a steam engine that’s making it all work. 2006). Read this if you’re interested in: What the important freight shipping origins and destinations of the future will be. Freight moved around the world moves so much more efficiently when data moves between supply chain components better. Freight Insights

The History of the Shipping Container


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. Two books on McLean are published in 2006, marking the 50th anniversary of the first commercial intermodal container service. Get instant freight quotes for container shipping.

Successful Cargo Space Delivery


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. Dragon is the name of the space cargo ship that just delivered 7,000 pounds of freight, including the inflatable room. COMPARE INT’L FREIGHT QUOTES NOW. We’re huge fans of innovation in the logistics space.

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


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.

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.

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


The frustrating feeling, that government regulators aren’t listening to you, is a common one within the freight industry. The higher the minimums go, the more difficult it may be for small and medium sized carriers to survive, especially since the industry was already hit hard by last year’s freight broker bond increase. This is a familiar story for those who have been keeping close track of the aforementioned freight broker bond increase.

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.

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. In 2006, with increasing price and commodity pressures, to remain competitive, we needed to prioritized simplifying our supply chain through less SKUs, less complexity, levered components. What suppliers need help with cost (LEAN, labor, freight,…)?

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. Create continuous moves by combining multiple shippers’ freight. Capture backhaul freight that aligns with their needs.

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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. Conferences Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology Inventory Materials Handling & Distribution Matrix Commerce New Ideas News & Info RFID RFID Information Security Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Support Services & Industry Initiatives

How Shipping Overcapacity Could Be Maersk’s Salvation


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. ON THE ONLINE FREIGHT MARKETPLACE. Freight InsightsOvercapacity Could Be Maersk’s Salvation … and Strategy.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers


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.

Doing Business in Thailand


Thailand’s 63 paved airports moved 2,134,149,001 mt-km of freight in 2015. In addition to its well-developed air freight infrastructure, Thailand also has a modern and robust transportation infrastructure of paved roads, rail and waterways. In the years since 2005, Thailand has endured much political unrest including a military coup in 2006. Once known as Siam, Thailand became a constitutional monarchy in 1932.

Transforming Tribes


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 Many retail organisations are essentially tribal. They are all too often made up of separate and often competing groups. These tribes worship different gods.

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. Real-time freight visibility is quickly becoming a “must have” capability for transportation managers.

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


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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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. One of the early pioneers of software-as-a-service (SaaS) transportation management systems (TMS) was Nistevo, which was acquired by Sterling Commerce in May 2006 (Sterling Commerce had become an AT&T company in late 2005). We had friends over for dinner last Friday, and the kids ran off to play hide-and-seek after eating.

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. The company provides comprehensive freight forwarding services across all modes, domestic and international, including customs house brokerage and door-to-door ground services. Coyote became a UPS company in August 2015, adding UPS asset utilization, air freight, ocean freight and customs brokerage to its portfolio of services.

Combat Rising Transportation Costs and Driver Shortage With Supply Chain Analytics


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. To put this in perspective, 2018 is the first year since 2006 in which driver shortage is the primary concern of the industry.

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


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. Coming from a family with a history of working on industry policy, he has a particular interest in the Surety Bonding and Freight Industries and Professional Certification; he loves sharing his knowledge of the industry for JW Surety Bonds.

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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Amazon, FedEx and Adjacent Innovation


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. In 2006 Amazon launched Amazon Web Services (AWS) — yet another adjacent business — for cloud-computing services that has evolved into an enormously profitable product on its own. Bloomberg Businessweek recently released a report by Devin Leonard, entitled “Will Amazon Kill FedEx?”.

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


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?

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. Freight transportation is a leading economic indicator, and the latest reports support the trends we see in our industry: factory production is down, new oil and gas drilling is stalled, coal and steel are declining.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA


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. Introduction. When you’re in the e-commerce industry or entrepreneurship space, buzzwords like “drop shipping” and “Amazon FBA” just roll off your tongue.

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.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Evolution and History of Supply Chain Management


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.” imports from China grew from about $45 billion per year in 1995 to more than $280 billion per year in 2006. History of Supply Chain Management.

Tesla and the Future of the Trucking Industry


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. The company states that “The truckload freight environment thus far in 2016 has been challenging (due to) excess industry capacity, excess customer inventories, and sluggish demand.”