What Freight Brokers Should Expect in 2015

Cerasis

2014 was a dynamic year for shipping and freight, and 2015 might present us with some surprising changes as well. One month in, here are our predictions for freight brokers in 2015: Manufacturing Comes Home. After some high-profile accidents in the past year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is looking for ways to minimize fatalities, and keep roads safer, in 2015. However, that’s exactly what’s in the forecast for 2015.

Announcing the Supply Chains to Admire 2015

Supply Chain Shaman

Tomorrow, I present the Supply Chains To Admire 2015 Analysis at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit in Scottsdale, AZ. At the event, we will also announce the winners of the Supply Chains to Admire methodology for 2015. In our analysis of the 2015 Supply Chains to Admire work, we analyzed 320 companies in 23 industries on growth, operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) for the time period of 2006-2014.

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TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The post TMS Study 2015 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Technology Transportation how to buy TMS TMS 2015 TMS buyers research TMS purchasing decisions TMS research TMS study 2014 TMS study 2015 transportation management software study transportation management systems (TMS) transportation management systems study why buy a TMS

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TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The post TMS Study 2015 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Technology Transportation how to buy TMS TMS 2015 TMS buyers research TMS purchasing decisions TMS research TMS research firm TMS software study TMS study 2014 TMS study 2015 transportation management software study transportation management systems (TMS) transportation management systems study why buy a TMS

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Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

3 “Here’s how long it really takes to get a job,” October 22, 2015. The next. wave of. AI-led. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3. From manual to automation 4. How did talent acquisition end up here? A new wave of solutions 7. Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts hire smarter The evolving role of the modern recruiter 12.

TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The post TMS Study 2015 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Technology Transportation how to buy TMS TMS 2015 TMS buyers research TMS purchasing decisions TMS research TMS research firm TMS software study TMS study 2014 TMS study 2015 transportation management software study transportation management systems (TMS) transportation management systems study why buy a TMS

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Twitter Insights from GT Nexus Bridges 2015 Conference

Talking Logistics

Nonetheless, my takeaways below from the recent GT Nexus Bridges 2015 conference provides some insight about the company, it’s success to date, and where it’s heading (assuming Infor doesn’t make any significant changes). The GT Nexus Bridges 2015 conference marked a first for me: it was the first conference where I tweeted soundbites and insights from the sessions I attended. Adrian Gonzalez (@talkinlogistics) June 9, 2015. Adrian Gonzalez (@talkinlogistics) June 10, 2015.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

7 of the Best Freight Shipping Events to Attend in 2015. Check out some of the country’s top freight shipping conferences and events for the rest of 2015: Can innovative technology, new business models and eCommerce re-boot the business of logistics? In 2015, safe practices are taking center stage as Congress considers the FMCSA’s recent strategy proposal for improving road safety. FTR Transportation Conference 2015 Indianapolis, Indiana; September 15-17.

The New JDA: Focused on the 3PL Industry (Takeaways from FOCUS 2015 Conference)

Talking Logistics

That’s how JDA Software’s CEO, Baljit Dail, summarized the feedback he was getting from customers and partners at FOCUS 2015 , the company’s user conference held last month in Orlando, FL, which had more than 2,000 attendees from 30 countries. The post The New JDA: Focused on the 3PL Industry (Takeaways from FOCUS 2015 Conference) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. “It feels like a new JDA.”.

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5 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2015…So Far

Cerasis

So with all of that said, the most popular freight blog posts written in 2015 and that have received the most views so far echo what we saw with the previous blog posts: trends and changes in the industry we all must be aware of in order to maximize our shipping practices. Concealed Freight Damage: NMFTA Changes Reporting Window Effective April 18, 2015. Shippers using LTL freight options will want to prepare their 2015 budgets with DIM pricing in mind.

Supply Chain 2015

SCM Research

Last week, a well-made special report by Raconteur, titled Supply Chain 2015 (pdf), was distributed in The Times of London. More information can be found on the homepage of Raconteur’s Supply Chain 2015 report. I very much enjoyed reading it.

“1+1=3? Opportunities in Logistics (Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2015 Conference)

Talking Logistics

The theme of this year’s Descartes Evolution 2015 Global User & Partner Conference , held in May in Miami, Florida, was “Logistics Integration — What’s Next?” The post “1+1=3″ Opportunities in Logistics (Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2015 Conference) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2015)

Talking Logistics

We’re more than halfway through 2015 and many companies are already planning for 2016. In case you missed them the first time around or want to read/view them again, check out the top posts and episodes below from Q2 2015 (see HERE for the top posts and episodes from Q1). The post Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2015) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun.

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2015 New Year’s Resolutions for the Supply Chain Industry

Kinaxis

by CJ Wehlage 2015 will be my 25 th year in the supply chain industry, mostly as a practitioner. Which brings me to today… I was planning out my 2015 supply chain conference schedule, and noticed the conference themes: Digital, Green, Internet of Things and Social. So, I decided that 2015 needs to be a re-focus on the hard core fundamentals of supply chain success. My 2015 Resolutions for the Supply Chain Industry. You can make small, incremental improvements in 2015.

Regional & global perspectives: Highlights from Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015

DELMIA Quintiq

in Singapore marked the halfway point for World Tour events in 2015 – six down, six to go. Dassault Systèmes SG (@3DS_ASEAN) August 24, 2015. View: Tweets from the Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015. ” #QuintiqWT — Amy de Kanter (@akdekanter) August 24, 2015. Amy de Kanter (@akdekanter) August 24, 2015. Quintiq World Tour: Remember when we asked whether the presentations and panel sessions were worth the time away from your desk ?

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

Logistics Summit & Expo , March 18-19, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico. Happy learning and networking in 2015! Descartes Systems Group : Evolution 2015 , May 19-21, Miami, FL. Elemica : Reveal 2015 , TBA (last year in Philadelphia and Frankfurt). GT Nexus : Bridges 2015 , June 8-11, Miami, FL. HighJump Software : Innovation 2015 , TBA (last year in May in Las Vegas, NV). Infor : Inforum 2015 , TBA (last year in September in New Orleans, LA).

6 Questions To Ask 3rd Party Logistics Companies for 2015 and Beyond

Cerasis

Fortunately, selecting a 3PL for 2015 and beyond can be broken down into six specific questions. This is your personal guide for 2015, but it easily applies to all of the forthcoming negotiations between businesses and 3rd Party Logistics Companies in the future. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post 6 Questions To Ask 3rd Party Logistics Companies for 2015 and Beyond appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2015

Talking Logistics

Adrian Gonzalez will discuss in more detail his top six supply chain and logistics predictions for 2015, which he wrote about in Google Will Acquire a 3PL – And Other Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2015. The post Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2015 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Live Episode: Tuesday, December 16 at 12:00 p.m.

Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2015

SCM Research

Some time ago, the winners of the annual Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2015 have been presented. Here comes a selection of this year’s outstanding papers related to supply chain management: First of all, it is noteworthy that several award-winning papers deal with sustainability; this includes papers written by Eng-Larsson & Norrman , Fabbe-Costes et al. Griffin et al. Schaltegger & Burritt and Varsei et al.

Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015

Cerasis

We continue our series on the most read articles from the Cerasis blog for 2015 today by featuring any of the blogs in the transportation management or transportation categories. . We will then conclude the 5 main categories by featuring the top 10 freight articles of 2015. Then on the last day of 2015, we will feature the top 50 most read blogs of ALL time from the 653 Cerasis blogs as a special treat!

Your Favorite Posts of 2015

The Network Effect

The post Your Favorite Posts of 2015 appeared first on The Network Effect. Image Credit: Flickr User bayasaa. Another year at Supply Chain Beyond! We’ve covered a lot of interesting supply chain topics. Listed below were our most read posts of the year. Enjoy! Logistics vs. Procurement in Your Supply Chain. Push vs. Pull in Your Supply Chain…What’s the Difference? 6 Maps that Explain Global Supply Chains.

The Global PSCM 2015

Supply Chain Movement

The Global PSCM 2015. Date: 30 – 31 March 2015. Events Berlin Category management Conference contracts Global pcsm 2015 materials management mavgoy energy Procurement Radisson Blu sourcing supply chain Venue: Radisson Blu Berlin 5*, Germany. Organizer: Magvoy Energy – MagVoyages ltd. Url: [link].

Freight Rates News October 2015

Freightos

Freight Rates News that rates for freight and logistics trends – October 2015. The post Freight Rates News October 2015 appeared first on Freightos. Since we live and breath freight, we constantly come across information that’s critical for our customers – logistic providers, shippers and carriers. And as freight innovators ourselves, we love seeing more innovation. So we’ve decided to share.

5 Third Party Logistics Trends in 2015

PLS Logistics

New technologies and new demands made 2015 a year of change for 3PLs. Here’s an overview of the top trends we saw from 3PLs in 2015: Implementing New Services. In 2015, 3PLs helped shippers prepare for the demands of an omni-channel supply chain. Challenges like the driver shortage and demanding consumer expectations require shippers to provide superior service. 3PLs have adapted to the new normal so that shippers can overcome these challenges.

5 Global Transportation Themes to Look Out for in 2015

Talking Logistics

Here are five to look for in 2015. In 2015, if a shipper has 16 business units integrating with the same carrier, they should no longer operate as separate units but as one pooled resource to improve overall buying power and leverage. The post 5 Global Transportation Themes to Look Out for in 2015 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Insights from Kenco Customer Summit 2015

Talking Logistics

This reminded me of what Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, said at the 2015 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference: “Contrary to what many people believe, investing in employees is not dilutive to a company’s financial results and shareholder value — it’s actually accretive.”. The post Insights from Kenco Customer Summit 2015 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Thanksgiving 2015

Enterra Insights

The post Thanksgiving 2015 appeared first on Enterra Solutions. A majority of Thanksgiving tables this year are likely to find turkey being served as the main protein; but, the … Continued. Miscellaneous Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis Supply Chain Thanksgiving

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Logitrans 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Logitrans 2015. Date: 18-20 November 2015. Join Logitrans International Transport Logistics Exhibition that will be organized in Istanbul for the 9th time from 18th to 20th November 2015 and take the opportunity of meeting executives from the logistics and supply chain management sectors. Venue: Istanbul Expo Center 9 -10 Hall. Organisation: EKO MMI FAIR LTD. URL: www.logitrans.com.tr/english english .

Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

Short Term Medium Term Special Feature Carriers & Cargo Innovation Freightos focus November 2015 freight and logistics trends that rate. The post Freight Rate News November 2015 appeared first on Freightos. Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? Thought you’d never ask. That’s exactly what Freightos has been doing. We’ve split the trends into the sections on the right.

This Week in Logistics News (July 13-17, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Driver Turnover Falls in First Quarter of 2015. Cass Freight Index June 2015 Report. With a July 31 deadline to extend highway funding, the House approved this week an $8 billion bill to extend federal transportation funding through December 2015 — the 34th highway funding patch since 2005. The post This Week in Logistics News (July 13-17, 2015) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. My 15 year old Subaru has a parasite.

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Omnichannel Retail Q&A from the 2015 Supply Chain Leadership Forum

The Network Effect

I addressed these four topics during his keynote speech at the 2015 Tompkins Supply Chain Leadership Forum. The post Omnichannel Retail Q&A from the 2015 Supply Chain Leadership Forum appeared first on The Network Effect. Allen Tran/Flickr. Many people regard choices as a good thing. However, one must realize that few choices can beget discomfort or unhappiness and too many choices leads to confusion, regret of alternatives not taken, and second guessing.

This Week in Logistics News (August 3-7, 2015)

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results. The post This Week in Logistics News (August 3-7, 2015) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. This was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, which is typical for August, so let’s go straight to it: Macy’s expands same day delivery to 17 cities as it challenges Amazon ( Reuters ). New Capabilities in JDA Flowcasting Attack the Toughest Retail Forecasting Challenges.

EXCHAiNGE 2015

Supply Chain Movement

EXCHAiNGE 2015. Date: 25-26 June 2015. The elements of EXCHAiNGE 2015. >> Learn more about the formats of EXCHAiNGE 2015…. The six themes of EXCHAiNGE 2015. Venue: House of Logistics & Mobility (HOLM), Frankfurt am Main (DE). Organiser: Huss-Verlag. URL: www.exchainge.de. A genuine exchange among genuine experts: EXCHAiNGE.

Best 10 Blogs Posts From 2015

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater As you enjoy your downtime over the holidays, here are a few of our best blogs from 2015 to check off your reading list. The post Best 10 Blogs Posts From 2015 appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. So grab your favorite holiday drink of choice and read on! We look forward to continuing to bring you interesting and engaging content in the New Year! Technology and the Supply Chain: What Does the Future Hold?

This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Based on XPO’s share price (down 40% from their May 2015 high, including an 11% drop on Thursday) and news that Moody’s Investor Service might downgrade the company’s credit rating (which is already classified as high risk), it seems like investors are concerned not only about the size and pace of these large acquisitions, but also in the company’s strategy shift from an asset-light model to an “asset heavier” one. Today is September 11. I never forget.