[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?

Trucking & Freight Management Trends to Know in 2019

Cerasis

Effective freight management reduces delays for consumers, helps companies offer Amazonesque shipping benefits and much more. 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. The post Trucking & Freight Management Trends to Know in 2019 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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[PODCAST] Blockchain in Shipping & Freight: A Pragmatic & Frank Discussion

Cerasis

Listen to “The Application of Blockchain in Shipping & Freight: A Pragmatic & Frank Discussion” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] Blockchain in Shipping & Freight: A Pragmatic & Frank Discussion appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Blockchain Freight Podcast Blockchain in Shipping

How Shipping Containers are Helping the Homeless

Kuebix

When most people think of shipping containers, they think of exactly what’s in the name: shipping. Formally known as an integral part of virtually any product moving across a supply chain, shipping containers keep products safe from external forces like weather and theft. However, recent advancements have been made to use shipping containers to solve […]. The post How Shipping Containers are Helping the Homeless appeared first on Kuebix.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

The Top 2019 Logistics Trends Shippers Should Know

Cerasis

2019 is shaping up to be a year in which warehouses and distribution centers continue the development and implementation of technology-based processes. Unfortunately, companies that fail to stay in line with the top 2019 logistics trends could face uncertainty and lost competitive advantage, so let’s look at some of the top trends shippers should know to stay successful. It is important to note that a difference exists between dropshipping and shipping direct-to-consumer.

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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. That effectively means a doubling of e-commerce size by the end of 2019. More drivers will retire, and the vacuum left in their wake will claw away at shipping profitability.

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The 3 Main Oil and Gas Trends In 2019

PLS Logistics

The industry should expect to see even more transformation in 2019 and beyond. Blog energy energy services oil and gas oil and gas logistics oil and gas shipping oil and gas supply chainOver the last few years, the oil and gas industry has faced numerous shifts and fluctuations, along with extreme price volatility. Technology, new energy policies, and trade agreements continue to affect the industry. We have collected some valuable insights from the energy […].

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Trends in Blockchain in Supply Chain and Logistics for 2019

Cerasis

With the growth in the global supply chain expected to continue, shippers need to understand the trends in blockchain for 2019 and how they will shape the future of the industry. Transparency Concerns Will Be the Primary Force in the Use of New Systems and Technology in 2019 Transparency will be a significant force for all new systems and processes implemented in 2019. The Move to LTL Digital Shipping.

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[WHITE PAPER] The Ultimate Guide to 2019 Parcel Shipping Trends

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Ultimate Guide to 2019 Parcel Shipping Trends” white paper! The post [WHITE PAPER] The Ultimate Guide to 2019 Parcel Shipping Trends appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Small Package Trends White Papers 2019 parcel shipping trendsFill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox!

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Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head. If we're going to offer the speed of shipping and variety of inventory that today's customers have come to expect, there are a lot of different questions that need to be asked. January 30, 2019 12:30 PM PST, 3:30 PM EST, 8:30 PM GMT

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

Cerasis

Shippers need to understand the top supply chain and logistics automation trends to watch for in 2019. However, 2019 will see more companies develop like freight tendering and scheduling systems that will allow companies to streamline logistics management. The Move to LTL Digital Shipping. How New LTL Technologies & Processes are Changing the Shipping Game. This is augmented reality, and it will become more commonplace throughout 2019.

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Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As such, there are several trends to keep an eye on as 2019 progresses. Below, we explore 9 trends that will influence the truckload marke t in 2019. With slower growth forecasted for 2019, we could expect a more historically normal level of market balance than we had last year. We can expect Washington’s influence on the trucking industry to continue in 2019. The post Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019 appeared first on Transportfolio.

Which Industries Will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019

Cerasis

Consider these industries and areas of the economy where logistics capabilities will expand throughout 2019. The Move to LTL Digital Shipping. How New LTL Technologies & Processes are Changing the Shipping Game. Changing Last Mile Delivery Options Will Lead to Consideration of the Use of Drones Consumer delivery options will play a defining role in the future of logistics capabilities throughout 2019. Strong growth in the U.S.

Peak Shipping Season: A Review of Trends from the 2018 Holiday Peak Season

Cerasis

We will turn over each stone and consider how innovative technology will shape the future of shipping and logistics. So, let us reflect on the peak shipping season trends we saw at the close of 2018 and how those trends will affect the industry now and throughout 2019. The Uberization of Trucking Continued Another defining factor in the peak shipping season goes back to the Uberization of trucking. Shipping technology integration, and more.

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Consumer Packaged Goods: How Does CPG Shipping Work?

PLS Logistics

Blog consumer packaged goods cpg cpg shippingConsumer packaged goods (CPG) are a large part of the retail industry. These products support our daily lives, and proper transportation strategy is crucial for CPG companies to have goods delivered on-time. Shippers struggle with numerous challenges to meet the retailers’ compliances and often suffer supply chain disruptions. It is critical to have a properly […].

Shipping Tech Integration Trends for 2019

Cerasis

Shipping tech integration is the future. However, shippers must first understand the shipping technology trends affecting the industry and.read More. The post Shipping Tech Integration Trends for 2019 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. It brings together disparate systems, connects IoT-enabled sensors to tracking platforms, and gives shippers more visibility into their operations.

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The Main Challenges of Food and Beverage Shipping

PLS Logistics

Especially, food and beverage shipping. Blog food and beverage food shipping logistics challengesWorking in the food industry is incredibly exciting and diverse, however, it can be a very complex sector. Food supply chains involve an endless number of processes, and unraveling them is quite a challenge. The food and beverage sector is tightly connected with logistics and transportation. People are constantly searching […].

Top Winter Freight Shipping Tips

Freight Center

Winter freight shipping always tests the strength of the logistics industry and e-commerce. Below is a quick list of the top winter freight shipping tips to help guide you and keep your supply chain hot during the trickiest time for shipping. And you don’t need to be a rocket scientist to know the effects a snowstorm has on highways and freight shipping. If you need to get your shipment somewhere at a specific time, consider expedited shipping options.

Do More Shipping with Less Work

Shipchain

Since documentation and paperwork make up a considerable portion of time lost in transport, shipping on the blockchain will revolutionize the industry and allow you to do more with less. Challenges of Current Shipping Practices. The challenges of current shipping processes can be attributed to fundamental flaws in the way world trade operates. Shippers have a tendency to view shipping as a standalone process, but it is much more than that. Blockchain Industry Shippin

QAD Explore 2019: Vertical Market Round-up

QAD

Of course, Explore must inevitably come to a close, but I made sure to connect with QAD’s vertical market leads to learn about their take on the event, as well as some of the session favorites at QAD Explore 2019. An impressive sight, especially when you add the tremendous amount of ship traffic moving up and down the river. The post QAD Explore 2019: Vertical Market Round-up appeared first on QAD Blog.

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. Shippers need to consider how the freight data trends will affect dropshipping, omnichannel shipping, reporting capabilities, and much more. The Move to LTL Digital Shipping.

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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2019)

Talking Logistics

Overall, the first quarter of 2019 proves yet again that there’s never a dull moment in this industry. In case you missed them the first time around or want to read/view them again, check out the top posts and new episodes from Q1 2019. The post Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Top Trends in Parcel Shipping for 2019

Cerasis

The post Top Trends in Parcel Shipping for 2019 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. The U.S. parcel market is the largest sector of the logistics industry. In 2017, the U.S. parcel market was worth $84 billion and 12.7 billion shipments, reports the Journal of Commerce, and the vast majority of those shipments weighed less than 5 pounds. With the rise of e-commerce, demand for parcel has skyrocketed, and shippers.read More.

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Valentine’s Day 2019

Enterra Insights

Cocoa needs to be turned into all kinds of chocolates, get boxed, shipped, and placed on shelves. 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 There are several different stories about the origins of Valentine’s Day (or St.

What is Drop Shipping? How does Drop Shipping work?

EMERGE App

If you’re that kind of person, then drop shipping is the thing for you. What is Drop Shipping? Drop shipping is a business method where you (store owner/ retailer) ship products directly from manufacturers or wholesalers to the customer. selling the goods on your own store (can be marketplace listings as well) and when you receive an order, you pass that order to the drop shipping company for them to pick, pack and fulfill. How does Drop Shipping work?

Welcome to 2019: 5 Retail Trends You Need to Know Now

JDA software

According to Retail Dive , last year, direct-to-consumer brands captured more market share based on those essential differentiators – product quality, convenience and fast and free shipping. Expect to see that market share increase in 2019. What are your retail predictions for 2019? Customer Experience Innovation Retail AI artificial intelligence automation customer experience machine learning ML retail Retail trends for 2019 supply chain

4 Best Transportation Methods for Oil and Gas Shipping

PLS Logistics

It is hard to imagine our lives without fuel. Every day, we rely on the oil and gas industry to supply us with energy to keep multiple processes running. In order to provide us with necessary materials like oil and gas, companies must ensure they transport it in a convenient and reliable way. Choosing the […]. Blog 3pl logistics energy services oil and gas oil and gas logistics oil and gas supply chain

Top Trends in Parcel Shipping for 2019

Cerasis

The post Top Trends in Parcel Shipping for 2019 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. The U.S. parcel market is the largest sector of the logistics industry. In 2017, the U.S. parcel market was worth $84 billion and 12.7 billion shipments, reports the Journal of Commerce, and the vast majority of those shipments weighed less than 5 pounds. With the rise of e-commerce, demand for parcel has skyrocketed, and shippers.read More.

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5 Truckload Shipping Trends to Watch for in Today’s Freight Market

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Here are the five key freight trends worth watching in late 2019. growth in freight volume in 2019. . Market changes prompt new freight shipping strategies. The freight market for the remainder of 2019 depends on demand growth rates and supply strategies by the carrier communities. The post 5 Truckload Shipping Trends to Watch for in Today’s Freight Market appeared first on Transportfolio.

Navigate Shipping Landscape with Proactive Analytics

Talking Logistics

While we live in an age where same-day delivery and free shipping have become customer expectations, we also live in an age where dimensional weighting and quarterly accessorial increases have become a reality from the carrier. Relying on proactive rather than reactive analytics, and the ability to make specific actionable callouts from these data sets, will be key to navigating the ever-changing shipping landscape both now and in the future.

The Aftermath of a Capsized Cargo Ship

All Things Supply Chain

On September 8th, the cargo ship Golden Ray capsized off the coast of the state of Georgia. At the time, the ship was carrying 24 people and 4,000 vehicles. Shortly… General Supply Chain Management

3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep on Your 2019 Radar

Logistics Bureau

3 Supply Chain Trends to Track in 2019. However, this year hasn’t quite closed out yet (at the time of writing), so in the true spirit of just-in-time delivery, here’s a quick appraisal of three current trends that I believe will come on stronger, and perhaps become some of the most important to supply chain operators in 2019. The need for fast, low-cost shipping is driving the placement of inventories , meaning more, but smaller fulfillment centres are necessary.

How to Select the Best Shipping Method for Your Freight

Freight Center

With so many different ways to ship freight, how do you know which method is the best? Look no further, we’ve simplified the search for the right shipping method for your cargo. or more), but you don’t need an entire freight truck, LTL shipping is the way to go. It’s the most popular shipping method and for good reason; it’s the most economical way to transport freight. TL shipping is ideal for getting your oversized or overweight cargo (5,000-10,000 lbs.)

3 Easy Ways to Waste Money When Shipping Freight

Freight Center

But logistics is a tricky industry and there are easy ways to waste money when shipping freight. We’ve put together the 3 most common ways to waste money when it comes to freight shipping and what your business can do to stay ahead of the game. Even the smallest additional shipping service that is not added when obtaining a quote can result in a costly billing adjustment. Shipping to or from limited access locations.