Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2019)

Talking Logistics

Based on the top Talking Logistics posts and videos this quarter, it’s clear that transportation management remains a hot topic of interest — everything from how to navigate the twists and turns of the market to how to leverage transportation management systems (TMS) and emerging technologies to drive continuous improvement. Even our most popular post, which dealt with excess inventory and yard management, had a transportation bent to it.

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The Top 2019 Logistics Trends Shippers Should Know

Cerasis

The state of the logistics industry is evolving. 2019 is shaping up to be a year in which warehouses and distribution centers continue the development and implementation of technology-based processes. The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018?.

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Which Industries Will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019

Cerasis

economy, regardless of the slight shakeup at the end of 2018, alludes to a year in which logistics capabilities will expand. Consider these industries and areas of the economy where logistics capabilities will expand throughout 2019. Strong growth in the U.S.

Trends in Blockchain in Supply Chain and Logistics for 2019

Cerasis

The trends in blockchain in supply chain and logistics circles are becoming synonymous with transparency and visibility, and the trends in blockchain and supply chain and logistics will revolutionize how companies maintain compliance and expand. Blockchain Logistics Supply Chain Trend

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Keeping Transportation Costs Down With Packaging

Cerasis

The fact is that transportation makes up about 60% of the supply chain dollar. A lot of shippers blame the high cost of transportation on the carriers, but a lot of carriers agree, if things were packaged differently costs would not be a concern. Logistics Supply Chain Transportation

Top Supply Chain and Logistics Automation Trends to Watch for in 2019

Cerasis

The concept of automating processes and activities is a major sticking point for supply chain and logistics. Shippers need to understand the top supply chain and logistics automation trends to watch for in 2019. Automation Logistics Supply Chain Trends

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This Week in Logistics News (January 28 – February 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

I was in Orlando, Florida this week moderating workshops for a logistics service provider client. Uber Freight: Transportation Facility Brand Managers. In short, this trend could give rise to a new transportation role: “Transportation Facility Brand Manager.”.

This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019? Then how about joining our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure cycling team and help us raise money for JDRF in our quest to create a world without type 1 diabetes! Here are some excerpts from the article: XPO Logistics Inc.

This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Speaking of learning, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Will Truckers Trade Futures? But as history has shown in the transportation industry, overcoming “the way we’ve always done things” is always the biggest obstacle.

[WHITE PAPER] How Effective Operations Management & Technology will Enhance Shipping in 2019

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “How Effective Operations Management & Technology will Enhance Shipping in 2019” white paper! What You’ll Learn in this Shipping in 2019 White Paper Top Supply Chain and Logistics Automation Trends to Watch for in 2019 Which Industries Will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019?

Transportation Market Update Outlook – Where Are We Headed?

Talking Logistics

This softening and improved truckload and intermodal capacity has continued into 2019, and the outlook for a steadier market has remained. Spot rates in 2019 continue to move lower and are now consistently below contract rates in many lanes. Current Capacity Outlook.

This Week in Logistics News (March 11-15, 2019)

Talking Logistics

The post This Week in Logistics News (March 11-15, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. This Week in News Alibaba Brexit dangerous goods labeling Elemica Navis Quiet LogisticsOn Wednesday morning I flew down to Miami for a client meeting.

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How More Effective Inbound Logistics Management Improves Procurement in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

Making changes that promote effective inbound logistics management can have a significant impact on your organization’s procurement department and team members. Inbound Freight Effective inbound logistics management

This Week in Logistics News (April 1-5, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Truckers gridlocked at U.S.-Mexico We see this all the time with weather storms and the havoc they create on transportation and distribution operations. “I’m worst at what I do best.”.

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2019 Transportation Industry Trends

GTG Technology Group

6 Transportation Industry Trends to Look for in 2019. 2018 has ended and 2019 is here! New opportunities in the transportation industry are thriving. Transportation professionals seeking to stay on top of trends in the industry look to implementing these trends.

This Week in Logistics News (February 25 – March 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

So, while I plot my next move, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. Transplace, 3Gtms, Kuebix, FourKites: Innovating Transportation. While we wait for the bots to take over, there’s plenty of innovation going on with traditional transportation.

This Week in Logistics News (January 14-18, 2019)

Talking Logistics

As reported by The Loadstar this week, “Blockchain logistics start-up OpenPort has notified shareholders it is out of funds and intends to proceed with liquidation.” In the meantime, here’s the rest of this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: U.S.

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What Are the Trends in LTL for 2019?

Cerasis

For 2019, the trends in LTL will focus primarily on demand, rates, carrier and trucker expectations, the needs of shippers and more. E-Commerce Demand Will Drive Trends in LTL for 2019 E-commerce growth is a double-edged sword in modern freight transportation.

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Trucking & Freight Management Trends to Know in 2019

Cerasis

Shippers that wish to succeed in 2019 need to know the top trucking and freight management trends for 2019 and how they will affect shipping practices, global trade, last-mile , and even drivers. Strategy Redevelopment to Meet Global Trade Challenges Will Be Among Top Supply Chain 2019 Trends According to Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez , companies are looking for ways to redefine strategies to address global trade challenges.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Walmart Toughens Delivery Demands for Suppliers (WSJ – sub. Simply put, OTIF spells OPPORTUNITY for transportation technology providers.

This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. req’d) Walmart taking over operations at Inland distribution centers [operated by Schneider Logistics] (The Press-Enterprise). Stating the Obvious: Amazon Competes in Transportation and Logistics Services.

Blockchain is Coming to Transportation – Here’s How

Talking Logistics

The transportation industry has long discussed blockchain with a healthy dose of skepticism or has taken a wait-and-see approach to its adoption. Even though most have little-to-no IT support or technology, they dominate a mode of transportation that can’t be ignored.

Transportation in 2019 and Beyond: Key Factors Impacting Supply and Demand

Talking Logistics

As we begin 2019, what are the key lessons learned from last year, and what trends and factors should shippers keep an eye on to make sure they’re able to respond effectively to whatever happens in the transportation market in the weeks and months ahead? Robinson , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. A “new normal” in transportation? Economic factors impacting 2019 transportation. What to watch for in 2019.

Logistics Consolidation: Trends Arising From Consolidation of the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

Logistics consolidation will have a resounding effect on the industry in 2019. Logistics consolidation is a fancy way of describing the transition of shipping modes to accommodate available capacity. As a result of logistics consolidation.

5 Use Cases of Blockchain for Inbound Logistics Management

Cerasis

Blockchain technology represents one of the most significant advantages that supply chain leaders can utilize to improve logistics and reduce freight spend. Shippers need to understand the use of blockchain for inbound logistics management, including where.read More.

How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Talking Logistics

On September 21, 2018, after President Trump signed a bill funding energy and water related portions of the federal government, the Department of Energy received funding for 2019. Department of Transportation and future rulemaking. Department of Transportation (U.S.

Why Shippers Are Focusing on Inbound Logistics Visibility to Become Shipper of Choice

Cerasis

The post Why Shippers Are Focusing on Inbound Logistics Visibility to Become Shipper of Choice appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Inbound Freight Inbound Logistics Visibility

Freight Data Trends for 2019 and How a TMS Will Grow in Value

Cerasis

The application of data can help shippers gain control of shipping costs and make informed decisions, and the top freight data trends for 2019 exemplify how the use of a transportation management system (TMS) can further this cause.

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The $4,000 Transportation Question

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is part of a new series we’re launching called “Practitioner Perspectives” — commentaries written by supply chain and logistics practitioners from manufacturing and retail companies who want to share their insights and advice on industry trends and topics. If you’re a supply chain and logistics practitioner interested in contributing a blog post, please contact us for details. The $4,000 Transportation Question.

TMS for Inbound Logistics: The Top 10 Benefits

Cerasis

Using a TMS for inbound logistics is an excellent way to restore confidence within inbound supply chains and gain visibility into their associated processes and actions. Deploying a TMS for inbound logistics offers 10 unique benefits that shippers need to understand.

3PL Sales Success in 2019 – Crushing Your Sales Goal

The Logistics of Logistics

“3PL Sales Success in 2019 – Crushing Your Sales Goal” was a webinar conducted in late January 2019 by Joe Lynch and Ann Holm. 3PL Sales Success in 2019 – Crushing Your Sales Goal.

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[PODCAST] Transportation Management System Adoption & ROI Improved thru Effective Change Management

Cerasis

Transportation Management System Adoption & Supply Chain Technology Resources to Download The Uses and Substantial Benefits of Transportation Management Systems Download a Copy of the E-Book The Future Of Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing: How Technology Is Transforming Industries Download a Copy.read More. Podcast TMS Transportation Management System Adoption

Why Transportation Procurement is More than an Event

Talking Logistics

Sometime in the last half of 2018, the transportation market began to soften. The shift began, and in procurement we saw an increase in bid activity that has continued into 2019. Transportation Procurement: Things to Keep in Mind.

Have You Missed the Most Valuable Aspect of Your Transportation Management Solution?

Descartes

Adrian Gonzalez , industry expert and host of an online video talk show and blog Talking Logistics, connects with Chris Jones, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Services at Descartes for insights from benchmarking studies Descartes conducted about getting the most value from transportation management systems. Overview: Whether you run a fleet or purchase transportation, the value of transportation management extends well beyond the transportation department.

Logistics Experts Wanted with Joe Lynch

The Logistics of Logistics

Hello everybody, this is Joe Lynch and welcome to The Logistics of Logistics podcast. • Our format will be a little different today, because it’s just me – usually I interview somebody from the logistics or supply chain space, but not today. 02:00] Logistics Experts Wanted. •

Redefining Logistics Management in a Digital World

Talking Logistics

In today’s global, fast-paced world it’s no longer a question of whether an organization should be using technology to manage its supply chain and transportation processes. At the core of just about every efficient transportation process is data. Blockchain in transport.

Have You Missed the Most Valuable Aspect of Your Transportation Management System (TMS)?

Talking Logistics

Transportation cost savings is usually cited as the number one reason companies invest in a transportation management system (TMS), but does the value go beyond that? Those are the main questions I discussed with Chris Jones, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Services at Descartes Systems Group , during a recent episode of Talking Logistics. Transportation benchmark studies. and “What is your management’s attitude toward transportation management?”