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

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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Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

in Predictive Logistics ClearMetal Inc. ability to harness this data and efficiently execute global logistics remains challenging. logistics has remained elusive. in logistics planning: more analysts spending more of their days manually. Predictive Logistics is.

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.

[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?

February 2019 Global PMI Indices Point to Discernable Slowdown in Demand and Supply Activity Levels

Supply Chain Matters

With the bulk of global manufacturing PMI indices now reported for February 2019, what is becoming very apparent is that China’s economic slowdown is having a discernable impact on other regions, perhaps far more accelerated that originally anticipated.

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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.”.

Another Optimistic Forecast for 2019 U.S. Retail Sales

Supply Chain Matters

retail sales for 2019 will increase between 3.9 percent, the 2019 forecast bandwidth of between 3.9 For the industry’s S&OP and supply chain management teams, planning for 2019 is already underway. Planning for 2019, from our lens, takes on a similar perspective.

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

stock, and the ability to transport goods on. the transportation space, you see a. ClearMet al | Solving the Data Problem in Supply Chain Transformation ClearMetal is a predictive logistics company that uses AI to enable supply.

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 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 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.

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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The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

Again and again, the quality of supply chain and logistics. An example, when the transport team says a shipment has arrived at port, the. chain design, procurement, and transportation with greater precision and will. Supply Chain Data Maturity A Guide to Transformation.

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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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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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.

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.

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

activities involved in the transport of that inventory. Supply chain and logistics people spend. Today when supply chain and logistics teams are tasked.

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.

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.

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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March 8, 2019 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Technology

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our March 8, 2019 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech , a brief synopsis of noteworthy supply chain management focused technology news which we believe would be of specific interest to our global-based readership. . Copyright 2019.

The Implications of U.S. Justice Department Dismissal of Alleged Ocean Container Shipping Cartels Has Multiple Consequences

Supply Chain Matters

Alliance networks allow carriers to leverage multiple carrier ship capacity, thus a single vessel can transport containers tendered in any alliance carrier. Copyright 2019, The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group and the Supply Chain Matters® blog. A U.S.

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.

Amazon’s Assault on Direct Logistics and Transportation Services Becoming Far More Evident

Supply Chain Matters

More evidence surfaces indicating that Amazon is phasing-in integrated logistics and last-mile fulfillment capabilities that will challenge current industry practices. Make no mistake that Amazon will indeed serve as a continued logistics and transportation industry disruptor.

Valentine’s Day 2019

Enterra Insights

Logistics providers must transport them quickly, under controlled conditions, to ensure your significant other doesn’t receive a wilted surprise. 2] Staff, “ History of Valentine’s Day ,” History.com, 22 Dec 2009 (updated 23 January 2019). [3] 6] Cathy Siegner, “ Survey: 80% of Americans are sharing candy for Valentine’s Day ,” Food Dive , 4 February 2019

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.

Amazon’s Assault on Direct Logistics and Transportation Services Far More Visible

Supply Chain Matters

More evidence surfaces indicating that Amazon is phasing-in integrated logistics and last-mile fulfillment capabilities that will challenge current industry practices. Make no mistake that Amazon will indeed serve as a continued logistics and transportation industry disruptor.

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.

February 22, 2019 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Tech

Supply Chain Matters

This week’s highlights again reflect a theme of a lot of money flowing into logistics and supply chain management process innovation. . Vandegrift’s focus is on customs brokerage, trade compliance and global logistics among 11 locations in the US, Canada and Hong Kong. Copyright 2019.

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Chinese Branded Subway Cars in U.S. Transit Systems- 2019 Provides Changing Perspectives

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides our initial 2019 update on Chinese branded subway cars appearing in U.S. At the time, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation had awarded a contract to China’s state-owned rail equipment manufacturer CNR Corp.

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. •

February 8 2019 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Tech

Supply Chain Matters

Logistics technology and services provider Descartes Systems announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the businesses run by the Management Systems Resources and its associated group of companies operating under the names of Visual Compliance , eCustoms and MSR.