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. The combination between the capacity crunch, the ELD mandate , rising rates, and last year’s hurricanes has been called the perfect storm of the transportation industry. 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.

2018: What Will It Look Like?

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Here are my predictions for 2018: Supply Chain Excellence as We Know It Is Redefined. Cryptocurrency is adopted for bifurcated trade (price and promotion) and transportation in emerging markets. Big data supply chains Digital Innovation Supply chain excellence 2018 predictions cognitive computing digital supply chain ecommerce supply chain system of recordI hate prediction articles. However, this morning over coffee, my fingers hunger to write this post. I am not sure why.

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The Top 10 Logistics Blogs of 2018

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” Today’s post will cover the top 10 logistics blogs from 2018. The Top 10 Logistics Blogs from 2018 The logistics blogs category most top viewed blog posts from 2018 included several elements of logistics. These 5 Top Logistics Trends for 2018 are a Response to the Growing Customer Experience Movement. 6 More Logistics Technology Trends Enabling Success in 2018. 6 More Logistics Technology Trends Enabling Success in 2018.

Less Than Truckload Shipping Trends to Wrap Up 2018

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Transportation is the largest sector of the economy, making up 8.9 percent gross domestic product (GDP), reports the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. 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. The future of LTL is bright and glowing with eagerness for the peak season for 2018.

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The Top 9 Freight Blogs of 2018

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” Today’s post will cover the top 9 freight blogs from 2018. The Top 9 Freight Blogs from 2018 The freight blogs category most top viewed blog posts from 2018 included several elements of freight. From trends, union strikes, and technology to the integration of different modes of transportation. 6 Future Transportation Technologies That Will Change Transportation (and the Trucking Industry) Forever.

The Top 5 Manufacturing Blogs of the 2018

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” Today’s post will cover the top 5 manufacturing blogs from 2018. The Top 5 Manufacturing Blogs from 2018 The manufacturing blogs category most top viewed blog posts from 2018 included several elements of manufacturing. The Top 5 Manufacturing Challenges in 2018. These 7 Industrial Procurement Trends will Impact Supply Chain & Logistics in 2018. These are the 2018 Manufacturing Trends That will Drive 2.1%

The Current State of LTL Freight in 2018

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The driving forces are contributing to higher LTL use in the remnants of 2018 and into 2019. LTL transportation networks and new technologies. Since LTL’s value lies in understanding how it can be useful in reducing freight spend, shippers should know how to plan for LTL peak season 2018. The post The Current State of LTL Freight in 2018 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

[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.

These are the 2018 Manufacturing Trends That will Drive 2.1% Growth In American Manufacturing

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Manufacturing is on the cusp of an explosion in growth and innovation in 2018. These facts set the stage for exponential manufacturing growth in 2018. Supply chain executives need to take a few moments to learn more about the top 2018 manufacturing trends that will make it possible. Check Out the Top 2018 Manufacturing Trends. Reshoring is expected to be a major driving force and one of the most important of the 2018 manufacturing trends.

6 Applications and Implications of Blockchain Technology in Transportation Management

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Let’s talk about Blockchain technology in transportation management. Blockchain technology in transportation management improves effectiveness because of the technology’s capability and chronological elements. 3 Applications of Blockchain Technology in Transportation Management. The blockchain isn’t wildly popular in transportation management yet. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018.

Tips for Safely Transporting Pharmaceuticals

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Transporting pharmaceuticals is arguably more important than manufacturing them, because it enables these lifesaving medications to make it to where they are needed most. When transporting pharmaceuticals, how can logistics workers do it safely , and what precautions are necessary for things like temperature control and to guard against theft? Guarding Against Cargo Theft Cargo theft is one of the largest risks associated with pharmaceutical manufacture and transport.

Utilizing a 3PL to Apply Transportation Management Best Practices For E-Commerce

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In the age of e-commerce, maintaining the status quo will result in failure, disgruntled customers and added expenses, but shippers that leverage 3PL resources to apply transportation management best practices for e-commerce , as listed below, can navigate the issues that arise in e-commerce and achieve sustained profitability. As a result, shippers must understand the transportation management challenges in e-commerce. 3PL E-Commerce Logistics Transportation Management

Dedicated Transportation Outlook: 2018

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Although the surge from the holidays has since subsided, the capacity challenges will continue well into 2018. This coming year, the dedicated transportation market across North America will. Supply Chain Transportation Truck DriversAs the holidays approached this past year, consumer spending hit a three-year high and truckload capacity neared 100 percent, which many shippers considered to be uncharted territory 1.

5 Automated Logistics Technologies Predictions for Success in 2018

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Logistics technology is expanding to keep up with increased demand, and shippers need to know which technologies can make or break success rates in 2018. The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018. Big data is among the most important automated logistics technologies to affect logistics in 2018. Back to big data; it is going to get a makeover in 2018.

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. Artificial intelligence (AI) tools will reduce delays and simplify customer service across all changes in manufacturing throughout 2018. However, the total capacity of existing supply chains limits these possibilities, so we will now move toward the top trends to watch for in supply chain in general throughout 2018.

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Shippers Turn to Intermodal Transport for 2018 Capacity

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As we begin 2018, capacity remains the most pressing logistics issue across the supply chain. This is especially true within the transportation sector, where the driver shortage, ELD mandate, and other factors have severely impacted the trucking industry’s ability to handle increasing freight volumes. Because of this, more shippers are looking to intermodal transport for capacity. Freight Transportation

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

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As a result, shippers across the globe are looking for ways to keep up with the Amazon’s unrelenting approach, and these trends in trucking and freight reflect a few of the key ways shippers, third-party logistics providers and truckers will respond 2018. Freight forwarders will have great opportunities in 2018 to take advantage of the increased demand on shippers. Speaking of Uber and other sharing apps, mobile technology will be central for trends in trucking and freight in 2018.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

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After a year full of more scandals, indictments, political contentiousness, workplace violence, school shootings and natural disasters, maybe it’s time we all took a collective breath and focused on some of the positives that came out of 2018. We hope you enjoy this salute to the best of 2018, and we look forward to even more innovations in 2019. Content Summary: Personal Mover Transports Employees around BMW Plant.

The Future is Now: Why these 5 Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Trends will Dominate 2018

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Let us take a closer look at some the advanced manufacturing technologies set to define the state of manufacturing throughout 2018. in manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and transportation management. Global spending on robotics will climb to more than $67 billion by 2025, and 2018 is expected to be the year of the first big-break returns on robotics.

10 Reasons to Consider a Transportation Management System (TMS)

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The post 10 Reasons to Consider a Transportation Management System (TMS) appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Supply Chain Management Transportation Visibility logistics TMS transportationby Nilam Oswal, Software Analyst, SoftwareSuggest.com If your company functions in retail, distribution, manufacturing, e-commerce or third party logistics, chances.

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

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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. As with many other topics affecting industry trends in the transportation, trucking and manufacturing industries, companies are looking for ways to increase the use of technology in procurement, explains Melissa Deleen of LinkedIn.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2018

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A look at the supply chain trends and technology that will come into play in 2018. These concerns will extend into 2018, as companies work on a regulatory standard – though nothing has emerged yet. Strong players in the market will emerge as platform providers to aggregate the IoT data and provide key insights into that data that drive better business decisions in 2018. Turney Thompson, vice president, Kenco Transportation Management.

[PODCAST] How Shippers Can Compete Against Rising Transportation Costs & Competition Using Data

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“The Freight Project Podcast” – Episode 5 – Hannah Testani, Intelligent Audit, COO – How Shippers Can Compete Against Rising Transportation Costs & Competition Using Data In this episode, Hannah and I will talk about how she got involved in the logistics industry and how she, as COO, is positioning Intelligent Audit for the future aiding her father who founded the company over 20 years ago.

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

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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

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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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These Advanced Supply Chain Technologies will Solidify the Digital Supply Chain in 2018

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The type and capabilities of supply chain technology is expanding, and technology will only grow more important in effective supply chain management in 2018. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. According to Greg Kefer of Supply Chain Digital , blockchain technology will be another driving force in supply chain management throughout 2018.

[WHITE PAPER] Why Blockchain is Set to Transform Transportation Management

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Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Trends that Will Forever Shape Manufacturing in 2018 & Beyond” white paper! Blockchain set to Transform Transportation Management & Trucking Blockchain’s use in logistics and transportation management is an exciting area of study. In the age of software-as-a-service and cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS).

[WHITE PAPER] The Trends that Will Forever Shape Manufacturing in 2018 & Beyond

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Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Trends that Will Forever Shape Manufacturing in 2018 & Beyond” white paper! Manufacturing is on the cusp of an explosion in growth and innovation in 2018. These facts set the stage for exponential manufacturing growth in 2018.

[PODCAST] Why Using Logistics & Transportation Technology is Vital to Gain “Shipper of Choice” in Any Capacity Crunch

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The Freight Project Podcast – Episode 2 – Greg Braun – C3 Solutions – Why Using Logistics & Transportation Technology is Vital to Gain “Shipper of Choice” On today’s episode we welcome Greg Braun, Senior Vice President of C3 Solutions a Yard Management & Dock Scheduling software platform. Listen to “Why Using Logistics & Transportation Technology is Vital to Gain “Shipper of Choice”” on Spreaker.

[PODCAST] Transportation Tech & Data is Bringing Shippers & Truckers Together in the Quest for “Shipper of Choice”

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“The Freight Project Podcast” – Episode 9 – Transportation Tech & Data is Bringing Shippers & Truckers Together in the Quest for “Shipper of Choice” On this episode, Dock411 and Cerasis Marketing Manager, Adam Robinson, will discuss how technology is aiding collaboration and bringing information to carrier, shipper, and logistics service providers, which in an ever-decreasing capacity world. Transportation Tech Resources for Download.

Blockchain & Transportation Management: How Will the Ledger Technology Impact Shippers?

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The promise of an incorruptible ledger for use in transportation management will reduce inefficiencies and create opportunities in supply chains. With the potential blockchain growing with the interest of software giants, more supply chains are turning to blockchain & transportation management with open arms. This results in higher costs of implementation and delays in effective transportation management using new technologies. Blockchain Transportation Management

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

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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. How companies interact with consumers will evolve throughout 2018 thanks to these transformative supply chain technologies. Supply chain technology is a difficult, exhilarating topic to cover in detail.

 Elementum Lists 3 Trends That Will Impact Supply Chain in 2018 

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We predict that 2018 will be a year of discovery — brands will discover that achieving supply chain visibility is not an end-game, but a step in the journey to achieving greater availability of their product for impatient customers. Below we list the top three developments we believe will drive product availability in 2018. The same thinking applies to those in transport, particularly given the unpredictable weather and other factors that transport operators work in.

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. As Toby notes in the article, “Whether you are an ordinary individual seller of small items on eBay or a large-scale exporter, you are dependent on the global transportation network that include airplanes, merchant ships, trucks and delivery vans. It’s been a wonderful year for us at Logistics Trends & Insights. Thank you!

The Top 10 Podcasts of 2018

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” Today’s post will cover the top 10 podcasts from 2018. The Cerasis marketing team had a fun idea to launch a podcast series featuring the thought leaders from our industry and 2018 was the perfect time to start. The Top 10 Podcasts from 2018 Without further ado, here are the top 10 podcasts from this year by views, with the most listed first. How Shippers Can Compete Against Rising Transportation Costs & Competition Using Data.