What Freight Brokers Should Expect in 2015

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As a freight broker , you know the importance of staying ahead of trends in your business. 2014 was a dynamic year for shipping and freight, and 2015 might present us with some surprising changes as well. What does this mean for freight?

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

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Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication.

Top Freight Articles of 2015

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Today we finalize our most viewed articles from the Cerasis blog by featuring the most read freight articles published in 2015. As a recap, and for easy to access link, we have showcased the following: Most Read Manufacturing Articles of 2015. Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015. Top Logistics Articles of 2015. Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015. Top Freight Articles of 2015. Freight is something that you ship.

Freight Rates News October 2015

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. Freight index jitters.

5 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2015…So Far

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As we round out the 5 categories, we come to the place of our expertise: Freight and Transportation Management. As a third party logistics provider squarely focused on freight and transportation management, we also understand that if we only talk about those two categories, we are not thinking well rounded enough. You can view all of the freight blog posts in the Freight category here. . 5 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2015.So Freight freight blog posts

Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? Short Term Medium Term Special Feature Carriers & Cargo Innovation Freightos focus November 2015 freight and logistics trends that rate.

The Future of Freight and How Brokers Fit In

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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.

Freight Rates News December 2015

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Freight Rates News. Freight and logistics trends that rate in the news. DECEMBER 2015. OUR TAKE There is a lot more flexibility with parcel delivery, but some aspects of this change also applies to freight. A great way to close Freight Rates News!

Freight Bill Post Audit Vs. Freight Bill Pre Audit: Benefits, The Difference, and Why They’re Both Important

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Freight payment and audit services have evolved considerably beyond their one-time scope of correcting errors and recouping spending for already-paid freight bills, particularly in the United States. Freight Audit Benefits. of the freight invoices. Freight Bill Post Audit.

The 12 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2014

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We first featured the most popular manufacturing blog posts followed by the top Supply Chain blog posts, then logistics, transportation, business, 3PL, and then finally we round out our series today featuring the most popular blog posts focused on freight and freight management.

TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

Common TMS functions include: route planning and optimization, load optimization, execution, freight audit and payment, yard management, advanced shipping, order visibility, and carrier management. The post TMS Study 2015 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. The smart folks at TMS software research firm Software Advice have published an insightful new transportation management software study titled Transportation Management Software – Small Business BuyerView.

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TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

Common TMS functions include: route planning and optimization, load optimization, execution, freight audit and payment, yard management, advanced shipping, order visibility, and carrier management. The post TMS Study 2015 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. The smart folks at TMS software research firm Software Advice have published an insightful new transportation management software study titled Transportation Management Software – Small Business BuyerView.

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The iPhone 6s Freight Shipping Costs

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Yesterday Freightos announced a private beta version of its online instant freight quote marketplace. So obviously, being freight rate nerds, we got to wondering: How much would the logistics of shipping the iPhone 6s from China to the U.S. Freight Insights General News

Value-adding Features of a Great Freight Rating System Within a TMS

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Freight rating software is a necessity for shippers and 3PLs. There is more at stake in the choice of a freight rating system. When shopping for a Freight Rating Software System with TMS, look for key points that will add value and provide additional benefits for shippers.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 9-13, 2015)

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Here’s the news that caught my attention this week: January 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Truckload Freight and Rates Dip Seasonally in February: DAT Freight Index. Cass Freight Index – February 2015.

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Top Logistics Articles of 2015

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We continue our top articles from each of our main 5 categories today by covering the top 10 logistics articles that were the most viewed in 2015. We write to five main categories on the Cerasis blog: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. Top Logistics Articles of 2015. Here are the top 10 logistics articles from the Cerasis blog with the 10th most read to the most read published in 2015.

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.

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

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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

4 Air Freight Packaging Pointers from Securing Drums to Pallets

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The focus of this blog post is about air freight packaging pointers. 4 Air Freight Packaging Guidelines to Follow. Being knowledgeable about these 4 best practices around air freight packaging will make simpler jobs out of your other shipping tasks. Freight air freight packagin

Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015

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As we head into 2016, we are featuring our most read articles of 2015 in our five main categories: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. Yesterday we published the top 10 most read manufacturing articles of 2015. . We hope you have been able to learn a few things from the 232 blogs published in 2015. Top 10 Supply Chain Articles from 2015. We hope you enjoyed the supply chain articles from 2015.

Improving Global Freight Process Management

Talking Logistics

Many companies operating in the United States have achieved an inclusive look into their transportation spend, but unfortunately many companies that do business on a global level have struggled to achieve full freight process management. State-of-the-art transportation management systems (TMS) certainly help with planning and execution, but advanced freight audit and payment processes are also vital toward obtaining complete process management results.

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How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

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When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important. Identify factors that impact your freight shipping costs.

Most Read Manufacturing Articles of 2015

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It is that time of year again where we feature the most viewed articles on the Cerasis blog in each of the six main categories we write about: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. . We will list the articles based on the number of views, featuring the top 10 from each of these 6 categories that were published in 2015. In 2015, we have already published 232 articles in several different categories.

5 Most Popular Manufacturing Blog Posts of 2015…So Far

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Those 5 key categories are: Logistics, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Freight, and Transportation. The manufacturing blog posts you read today are just the tip of the iceberg of what is to come, so we hope you enjoy these top 5, which all were written in 2015, and are the most popular from #5 to #1: 1. 10 Issues Keeping Manufacturers and Distributors Up At Night for 2015.

This Week in Logistics News (October 5-9, 2015)

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MercuryGate Offers Leading TMS Solution to Freight Forwarders. Con-way Freight Announces Fall 2015 General Rate Increase. The post This Week in Logistics News (October 5-9, 2015) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Managing Freight Spend and LTL Shipping Process to Attain “Best In Class” Shipper Status

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We continue our series on what makes up a "Best in Class" shipper by taking a deeper dive into #4 and #5 of the 10 areas that "Best in Class" Shippers must master : Freight Spend Management and a focus on LTL Shipping Process. Managing Freight Spend and LTL Shipping Process. Let’s take a look at how freight spending management and managed processes can prevent these issues from occurring. What Is Freight Spend Management? Management of Incoming Freight.

Shipping Freight Isn’t Tactical Anymore: 3 Areas That Require Strategic, Collaborative, & Innovative Thinking

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In today's ever more complex supply chain riddled with thousands upon thousands of processes, shipping freight has moved beyond tactical prowess for those who execute well and has evolved to now include strategic, innovative, and collaborative efforts to maintain not only a competitive edge but reduce overall transportation cost footprint. This series' goal is to empower those shipping freight with more confidence. Knowledge of Best Practices in Shipping Freight.

7 Ways to Strategically Elevate Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

Transportation has followed the same evolutionary pattern, moving upstream from day-to-day freight transactions to an integral component of top-level corporate planning and procurement strategy. Smaller companies have lean shipping departments and are often focused on moving product with little time and energy remaining to negotiate contracts and analyze freight spend. Disaggregate freight spend data. When analyzing freight spend, the devil is in the details.

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

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Driver Turnover Falls in First Quarter of 2015. Cass Freight Index June 2015 Report. Or is it due to a temporary slowdown in freight movements in the quarter? The post This Week in Logistics News (July 13-17, 2015) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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

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Freight Startups Attract Silicon Valley’s Attention ( WSJ – sub. XPO Logistics Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results. Finally, the list of startups looking to disrupt the freight brokerage and freight forwarding markets continues to grow.

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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. Freight transport and logistics services. Freight transport systems. Venue: Istanbul Expo Center 9 -10 Hall. Organisation: EKO MMI FAIR LTD. URL: www.logitrans.com.tr/english

5 Most Popular Transportation Blogs of 2015…So Far

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We've already featured all the other popular blog posts from logistics , manufacturing , supply chain , and freight over this week. As with all of the other series, the transportation blog posts below are all written in 2015 and are the most viewed by page view in 2015. We feature the below starting with the fifth most popular leading up to the most popular transportation blog post of 2015 so far. And we have done it!

The Rebirth of Transportation Marketplaces (UberCARGO, Cargomatic, and Freight Friend)

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It is a relationship-based business where trusted relationships matter — because it impacts customer service and satisfaction, and by extension, the shipper’s brand and reputation — which is why the vast majority of freight is moved via contracted carriers, not the spot market.

This Week in Logistics News (May 25-29, 2015)

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March 2015 North American Freight Numbers. NAFTA freight totaled $96.1 billion in March 2015…Year-over-year, the value of U.S.-NAFTA NAFTA freight flows by all modes decreased by 5.3 Mexico freight totaled $45.2 Mexico freight than in March 2014.

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The 5 Most Popular Logistics Blog Posts for 2015….So Far

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We are a bit past the halfway mark for 2015, but since this marketing manager's vacation is this week, we have decided to make sure we still have our usual "Top Posts for the first half of the year" annual event (read, these are easier to schedule while we are out!). . We will feature our 5 main categories all week: Logistics, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Transportation, and Freight.