These 7 Industrial Procurement Trends will Impact Supply Chain & Logistics in 2018

Cerasis

Procurement must never be an afterthought in any enterprise. Supply chain professionals must also know how they will be shipping freight. The answers to these questions lie in understanding a few of the top industrial procurement trends to expect in 2018. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Companies Will Seek New Ways to Use Technology in Procurement. Logistics Procurement Supply Chain Trends

The Top 5 Manufacturing Blogs of the 2018

Cerasis

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.

6 More Logistics Technology Trends Enabling Success in 2018

Cerasis

In today’s blog post we continue our look at the logistics technology trends that will shape 2018. The Logistics Robots Market Will Dominate in 2018 & Beyond. As a result, stores as a distribution center will become more popular throughout 2018.

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Ocean Freight Procurement and Going with the Stream

Freightos

The annual fixed-price contract is the current go-to for ocean freight procurement. Fixing a price is almost futile in a volatile market, and ocean freight now has much more volatility (both frequency and magnitude) than most other commodities. Remember iPods?

How to Procure Full Truckloads in Tight Capacity

Cerasis

These rates will have natural implications for smaller shippers seeking to lower overall transportation and freight spend, and paired with a “blurred lines between peak shipping and shopping seasons,” shippers will experience increasing trouble when trying to procure full truckload capacity. Decreasing capacity and increasing full truckload rates are expected to increase throughout 2018, reports Freight Waves. Conducting annual procurement exercises.

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

Cerasis

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

Freightos

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 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

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.

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

Talking Logistics

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.

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

Cerasis

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.

Our 2018 Top 10 List (Part 2)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Our 2018 Top 10 List! As 2018 comes to a close we offer a list of the Top 10 most viewed articles that we have published over the last half of the year. So here it is, our Top 10 list for the second half of 2018! What Exactly is Procurement? What Exactly Is Procurement?

Our 2018 Top 10 List!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In the first half of 2018 our readership continued to grow substantially over our first year, 2017. And we were selected as one of the Top 25 Procurement blogs in the world. In 2018 we added video content and introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action” Interview series.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Hunt Locked in Freight Revenue Dispute (WSJ – sub. Shipping Rates to Increase for FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight Services. The post This Week in Logistics News (November 5-9, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Procurement – How to Enable Spend Aggregation!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out Procurement: The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course! Aggregating your procurement spend for the purpose of delivering greater value is a sound objective. We discussed these in greater detail in our post Procurement (Part 1!) – The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course!

These 5 Top Logistics Trends for 2018 are a Response to the Growing Customer Experience Movement

Cerasis

The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018. Even the best shipping options do not necessarily work for each customer, and customers will demand variable shipping options more frequently in 2018, reports Kushal Nahata of FarEye. As we continue in this logistics trends series, in the next few posts we’ll focus on the logistics technology trends shaping 2018. With the rise of e-commerce, the value of logistics has grown.

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

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018” white paper! Logistics professionals will have to consider a reevaluation of logistics strategy in 2018, but understanding a bit more about the top things to expect can help them plan for success.

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Freight Procurement Solutions Are Transforming Supply Chains

Jaggaer

Why You Should Consider Freight Procurement Sourcing Solution. Procuring raw materials or finished goods is one thing, but the processing of moving those goods from one place to another brings its own set of challenges. Whether you’re in charge of ordering the “things” or managing how and where those things get from A to B, both sides of the procurement equation stand to benefit from freight procurement automation. The Challenges of Freight.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2018)

Talking Logistics

So, while I’m off the grid and recharging my batteries, you can check out the top posts and new episodes from Q2 2018 (if you missed the top posts and the new episodes from Q1, you can link to them here ). Top Talking Logistics Posts in Q2 2018. Start Managing Your Inbound Freight More Effectively Today. Delivery is the Product: Takeaways from Transplace’s Shipper Symposium 2018. Highlights from 3Gtms Innovate 2018 User Conference. New Episodes in Q2 2018.

Indirect Procurement – It’s Time to Rise and Shine!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Yet the lack of attention and focus that Indirect Procurement is often given is inconsistent with the true importance of this area. Indirect Procurement takes a back seat to Direct Procurement unfortunately. But it is time for Indirect Procurement to stand up and be counted!

Seasoned Leadership In Action™ – Our 2018 All-Star Leaders!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In 2018 Supply Chain Game Changer introduced our Seasoned Leadership in Action interview series. So we thought that it would be great to recap all of the Interviews we published in 2018. Here are our 2018 Seasoned Leadership in Action Interviews: 1. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Freight Operators Dismiss Threat of Digital Startups (WSJ – sub. Robinson launching a trans-Eurasian rail freight service between China and Europe. The post This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

5 More Transformative Supply Chain Technologies Supply Chains Will Focus on in 2018 to Move to the Next Level

Cerasis

We expand upon the supply chain technology trends we spoke about in the first part of this blog series, but let’s take a look at 5 more supply chain tech trends that will shape 2018. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Supply Chains Will Develop and Take Advantage of Transformative Supply Chain Technologies, like Freight Sharing Apps. Supply chain technology is a difficult, exhilarating topic to cover in detail.

2018 Supply Chain Trends: Omnichannel, Customer Experience, & Regulations to Shape the Industry

Cerasis

Change will flow throughout all supply chains in 2018, regardless of products or services offered. Supply chain managers and executives should be mindful of these additional (read our first post of the top supply chain trends for this year) 2018 supply chain trends as the year progresses if they hope to stay competitive. . Omnichannel is perhaps the biggest of the 2018 supply chain trends. The long tail supply chain will also see big changes throughout 2018.

This Week in Logistics News (February 19-23, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Procuring logistics services is not the same as buying paper clips, yet that’s how many procurement organizations approach it. Increased Demand for Real-Time Freight Visibility.

Overcoming Ocean Freight Procurement Hurdles in 2019

CHAINalytics

Many organizations are consistently missing the mark with their transportation spend due to contract rate increases and fluctuating spot rates on ocean freight lanes.

Gartner’s 2018 Top 25 Supply Chains List! Is it Still Relevant?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Gartner recently announced their 2018 Top 25 Supply Chains List. The 2018 Gartner Top 25 Supply Chain List. But overall most of the list was the same as 2017. In fact if you go back 5 years to 2013 you will find that most of the names are the same as on the 2018 list.

Advanced Strategies for Successful Ocean Freight Procurement

CHAINalytics

When it comes to ocean freight transport, shippers have benefited from almost a decade long “down-cycle” as far as rates are concerned. Blog Feature Transportation best practices bid strategies Ocean Freight ocean procurement sourcing strategies transport procurement

Top Logistics & Supply Chain Blogs We Followed in 2018 & Suggest You Follow in 2019

Shipchain

The blog reports on recent changes to policies, best practices in supply chain management, whitepapers detailing procurement through reverse logistics and much more. Freight Hub. Freight Hub is a German freight forwarder, specializing in the use of benchmarking tools to ensure companies pay competitive rates for ocean transport, and its blog is dedicated to helping companies keep freight spend under control.

Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

Talking Logistics

What will happen in 2018? Mexico and Canada are heading into 2018 with no clear plan for saving the North American Free Trade Agreement,” states a Bloomberg article published on December 15. Will prices continue to increase in 2018? What are your predictions for 2018?

Risk Management: Is 2018 the Year of Living Dangerously?

Enterra Insights

If supply chain complexity, global competition, information collection challenges, climate change, natural disasters, and protectionism aren’t enough to worry about, Benjamin Roussey insists five IT security risks are going to make 2018 a nightmare for risk managers. He writes, “2018 will bring unprecedented IT security threats and challenges for all businesses.”[2] As we step into 2018, enterprises must realize the risks associated with their IoT ecosystem.”

Key Points for You to Consider in the TMS Procurement Process

TMC

Common supply chain challenges that lead to a TMS purchase include procurement and transportation operations living as two separate functions, lack of visibility to freight movement, and limited control of freight from inbound suppliers.

Key Points for You to Consider in the TMS Procurement Process

TMC

Common supply chain challenges that lead to a TMS purchase include procurement and transportation operations living as two separate functions, lack of visibility to freight movement, and limited control of freight from inbound suppliers.

The Invaluable Role of a TMS in Managing Full Truckload Shipments

Cerasis

Shippers face more challenges than ever before when it comes to managing freight spend and allocation. While many other questions exist, freight management in today’s world is built on the internet, speed, use of data, and staying attractive to drivers. Yes, your freight must be attractive to drivers to get the best deals, and a TMS provides an invaluable means of creating attractive freight. The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018.

[WHITE PAPER] The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018” white paper! This is a must read for those in the transportation & freight industries to stay on top of their games! Although this sounds great for most industries, it represents a major problem for the freight trucking industry.

For What It’s Worth: My Take on Last Week’s Supply Chain & Logistics News (May 30, 2018)

Talking Logistics

And just last week, the Blockchain in Supply Chain Alliance (BiSCA) was announced , with a focus on procurement, planning, warehousing, and transportation processes. Take a look at what’s happening in the ocean freight industry. The post For What It’s Worth: My Take on Last Week’s Supply Chain & Logistics News (May 30, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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