The Top 9 Freight Blogs of 2018

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That then allows us to create more of that kind of content for our award-winning blog This year we will feature the top blog posts by page views in the following categories: Manufacturing , Logistics , Freight , and the Supply Chain. and top episodes from “ The Freight Project Podcast.”

The Current State of LTL Freight in 2018

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Less-than-truckload (LTL) freight is in the midst of a boom. The state of LTL freight offers a grand opportunity to overcome the significant obstacles created through economic growth, e-commerce, and global markets. Expected increases in LTL freight costs.

The Top 10 Logistics Blogs of 2018

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That then allows us to create more of that kind of content so our award-winning blog This year we will feature the top blog posts by page views in the following categories: Manufacturing , Logistics , Freight , and the Supply Chain. and top episodes from “ The Freight Project Podcast.”

How Shippers Can Navigate the 2018 Capacity Crunch

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As an update, in this post, we’ll address a more updated way that shippers can navigate the 2018 Capacity Crunch many shippers are currently facing. Greater versatility, closer partnership with freight brokers , and new technologies are some of the many steps you can take to secure the capacity you need. Read on for an overview of the ways you can tackle the 2018 capacity crunch, and why working with a broker may be essential in the process.

A Crash Course on Navigating Trends in Trucking and Freight for 2018

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Although this sounds great for most industries, it represents a major problem for the freight trucking industry. Freight Forwarding Will Undergo Digital Transformation. Freight forwarders will have great opportunities in 2018 to take advantage of the increased demand on shippers.

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Less Than Truckload Shipping Trends to Wrap Up 2018

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In anticipation of the 2018 holiday shopping season , transportation trucking, including Less-Than-Truckload (LTL), Full Truckload (FT), Parcel, and intermodal, will increase in value. Consumers and shippers both want lower freight rates.

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The Top 5 Manufacturing Blogs of the 2018

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That then allows us to create more of that kind of content so our award winning blog This year we will feature the top blog posts by page views in the following categories: Manufacturing , Logistics , Freight , and the Supply Chain. We will also feature our top white papers of the year, Talking Freight. and top episodes from “ The Freight Project Podcast.” ” Today’s post will cover the top 5 manufacturing blogs from 2018.

3 Air Freight Trends to Watch for in 2018

Logistics Viewpoints

The air freight landscape has experienced some dramatic shifts in recent years. In fact, those events seem likely to produce some headwinds for air freight shippers in 2018 in locating available air capacity, especially during peak seasons. The post 3 Air Freight Trends to Watch for in 2018 appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary air freight supply chain

Actionable Ways to Plan for LTL Peak Season 2018

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LTL peak season takes place during the holiday shopping season each year, and if last year’s shoppers are any indicator, the LTL peak season for 2018 will excel past all records. Freight rates are up in anticipation of the 2018 peak shipping season.

LTL Capacity Best Practices in Times of Tight Freight Capacity

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The capacity crunch has been a core concern of shippers for several years, but as 2018 draws closer to the holiday shopping season, it will become a bigger problem. LTL capacity is quickly becoming harder to find, and full truckload carriers have already started to turn away freight.

[PODCAST] Increasing Parcel Volumes Requiring Shippers to Implement Technology for Parcel Freight Optimization Yielding Reduced Costs

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Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” We’ll publish every Tuesday right on the Cerasis blog and Freight Institute.

Eight Key Takeaways From FreighTech 2018:TLV

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This week, Freightos hosted over forty logistics and innovation executives for FreighTech 2018, a symposium dedicated to discussing challenges and opportunities in the industry. Freight used to start with a golf game or a phone call. Freight is cool again.

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LTL to Intermodal Shipping: How to Find and Eliminate Freight Spend Black Swans

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For freight, managing black swan events, like risk mitigation , means finding problems that are on the verge of causing disruption and taking advantage of resources to minimize their impact. How To Determine Freight Class: Density Calculator & Printable Resource. Freight LTL

These Top Manufacturing Technology Trends will Fuel a Focus on Customer Experience in 2018

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billion in 2018 alone, reports Michael Kotelec of Manufacturing.net , and this will bring a strong, robust boost to efficiency and productivity in manufacturing. Going back to the Industrial Internet of things (IIoT), the use of Internet-connected technology increases risk in manufacturing.

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What Are the Challenges in Full Truckload Freight Management?

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Small and mid-sized shippers face many challenges in full truckload freight management. Different carriers charge different rates, which reflect the relative trucking activity of a destination, and freight management requires navigating a complex system of drivers, trucks, and trailer types, while trying to get the best deal possible. Fortunately, shippers who take the time to understanding such contributing factors and best practices can proactively manage full truckload freight.

This Week in Logistics News (December 3-7, 2018)

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Simply put, the real-time freight visibility market is moving beyond domestic, truck-based transportation and going multi-modal and global. The post This Week in Logistics News (December 3-7, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Shipping Less-Than-Truckload Freight in E-Commerce: Shipping Online Is More Than Just Parcel Shipments

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According to Logistics Management, more parcel carriers are moving heavier parcel shipments to less-than-truckload freight in e-commerce because they’re overwhelmed. Why Are Shippers Looking to Less-Than-Truckload Freight in E-Commerce? E-Commerce Logistics Freight LTL Small Package

This Week in Logistics News (October 1-5, 2018)

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HighJump Launches Warehouse Control System at CSCMP Edge 2018. Two “on the edge” solutions that are getting the most attention today, and where project44 is focusing its R&D and money on, are real-time freight visibility and carrier connectivity.

Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update W2

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Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update Wk 2. Weekly update article on the Freightos International Freight Index exploring rate trends and their driving forces. Air Freight Pricing. There are currently no air freight capacity issues on any routes.

Start Managing Your Inbound Freight More Effectively Today

Talking Logistics

It’s time to make inbound freight a priority and begin reaping the benefits of a program that creates win-win rewards for all supply chain partners. Unfortunately, few shippers make inbound freight a priority, and even fewer consider it a strategic supply chain initiative.

This Week in Logistics News (April 30 – May 4, 2018)

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Freight Railroads Get Boost from Tight Trucking Markets (WSJ – sub. It will expand freight transportation capacity by connecting with existing modes of road, rail, port and air transport. Real-Time Visibility Evolves to Freight Capacity Matching.

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5 Top Transportation Management Trends to Expect in 2018

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Transportation management will evolve dramatically in 2018. In addition, the continued rise of freight trucking rates, as explained by James Jaillet of Overdrive Online , will demand newer, faster and more efficient transportation management systems (TMS). The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018. At the end of the day, a customer who is not receiving freight on time isn’t going to blame the carrier, but the shipper.

Top Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2018

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As 2018 comes to an end, a quick thank you to all of our readers, followers, and sponsors for another great year of learning and conversation on Talking Logistics. Top 10 Talking Logistics Posts in 2018. 2018 Parcel Oversize Changes: Tightening of the Vise.

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The Top 10 Podcasts of 2018

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This year we will feature the top blog posts by page views in the following categories: Manufacturing , Logistics , Freight , and the Supply Chain. We will also feature our top white papers of the year, Talking Freight. and top episodes from “ The Freight Project Podcast.”

This Week in Logistics News (June 4-8, 2018)

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Uber Freight’s New Fleet Mode Tool Targets Small Trucking Companies (Trucks.com). UPS Expands Ocean Freight Service In 130 New Trade Lanes. The post This Week in Logistics News (June 4-8, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Top Blog Posts of 2018

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For the final year of 2018, we are presenting a 2-part blog post listing the top 10 posts for the year. Those providers, regardless of forwarder, 3PL or ocean freight provider, with access to capacity, the best rates and the right technology in place will be the winners.

[WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018

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Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018” white paper! This white paper, “The Top Supply Chain Trends that will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018” is the second in our overall industry trends white paper series.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 20-24, 2018)

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Uber Freight expands business to shippers (Fox Business). The post This Week in Logistics News (August 20-24, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 9-13, 2018)

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Simply put, while it’s impossible to predict what will happen with oil and diesel prices in the future, the current trend is certainly not favorable to freight spend budgets. The post This Week in Logistics News (July 9-13, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX)

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Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX). The underlying premise dates back further, even for freight. By 1985, the Baltic Exchange published its first daily dry bulk freight index. A New Freight Index.

This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

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Cass Truckload Linehaul Index – September 2018. This week, Uber Freight announced a similar solution called Powerloop. The post This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

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So, while I count the days and hours and minutes until she gets back, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Activates For Latest Major Hurricane Of 2018.

The Role of Final or Last Mile in E-Commerce to Effectively Deliver Freight to Your Customer

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As explained by Cassandra Gaines of TruckingInfo.com , shippers need to take a few steps to improve last-mile in e-commerce to get freight to B2B customers and end-users, regardless of the break-neck growth of the industry. E-Commerce Logistics Freight Last Mile

This Week in Logistics News (December 10-14, 2018)

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DAT Freight Index: Spot Market Volumes and Rates Slip Lower in November. The post This Week in Logistics News (December 10-14, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Why can’t I be you?

What You Need to Know About Full Truckload Freight Allocation

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Poor visibility in freight allocation is a leading reason shippers experience difficulty in managing freight, and this problem is evidence of a disconnect between the person managing freight and company stakeholders. Goodwill notes shipment data granularity and analysis are linked with better freight allocation , which means making use of the full spectrum of available shipping options, including full truckloads. Yesteryear, freight allocation was simpler.

Full Truckload Technology: The Various Technology Involved in Full Truckload Freight Shipping Management

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In full truckload freight management, technology will make or break plans for keeping freight spend in check. Demand for record-breaking speed of delivery and free shipping are only making the case for greater use of technology in full truckload freight shipping management, and shippers need to understand why. Amazon continues to push its own fleet forward, and the Big Box giants are willing to pay premium prices to get freight to market.

This Week in Logistics News (November 26-30, 2018)

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Integration with 10-4 carrier tracking system provides real-time location of freight, arrivals, departures, and geofencing. Hunt 360, customers can view and manage multi-carrier freight from a single platform, helping them streamline operations and meet their supply chain goals.”.

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