Donate to Feeding America with iTradeMarketplace and Uber Freight

ITradeNetwork

As an extension of our recent partnership with Uber Freight , iTradeMarketplace users can now donate produce to Feeding America food banks using Uber Freight via our site with zero shipping charges. We are happy to announce that our new Donations forum is live on iTradeMarketplace.

From Exports to Delivery: Simplifying PPE Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For a closer look at how China’s regulations impact PPE shipping, check out our recent PPE exporting video featuring our director of product development, Vincent Wong. And due to the nature of the shipping industry, these regulations can change quickly—especially for medical grade equipment.

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The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication. 7 of the Best Freight Shipping Events to Attend in 2015. Freight freight shipping

Balancing Demand Planning & Same-Day Shipping

IQMS

To help ensure the on-time delivery of its high-quality sensors—almost always with same-day shipping—CTI relies on its DELMIAworks manufacturing ERP system. Our standard philosophy is: you place an order before noon; it ships the same day.

Toys R Bust: The Downfall of America's Favorite Toy Store

Elementum

It also struggled to compete with big-box retailers such as Target and Walmart, which were able to offer toys priced at low margins with aggressive online shipping options—sometimes even at a loss—since, unlike Toys "R" Us, their business models do not rely exclusively on toys for profit.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

The History of the Shipping Container. 26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. The Shipping Container: Before 1956.

The FAST Act: America’s Infrastructure Promoting the Transportation Industry

Cerasis

America’s infrastructure , which ranges from bridges to potholes, has an average rating of a “D+.” The problems with America’s infrastructure are not specific to any one state. https://www.whitehouse.gov/campaign/rebuild-america. What’s Next for America's Infrastructure?

Made in America: What it Means to the Country

Cerasis

But are they really cheaper than products that are made in America? . Just the shipping by boat contributes five percent of world pollution. Made In America is Something to Brag About. Many companies insist on Made in America. Some consumers insist on Made in America, too.

The Lowdown on Shipping: Parcel, LTL, and FTL

SupplyPike

Freight and parcel shipping. In 2017 alone, over $1 trillion in goods were moved by freight across North America, with truck continuing to be the most heavily utilized mode at $721 billion. Freight shipping includes larger goods that exceed parcel specifications.

Understanding What’s Behind the High Demand for Flatbed Shipping

Logistics Viewpoints

High demand for flatbed shipping is rolling mightily into the peak periods of summer, continuing to drive historic supply issues across North America. While it’s difficult to predict how long it will last, what is predictable is that unprecedented demand of flatbed shipping will disrupt the typical cycles and seasonal trends we’ve come to expect, and make securing supply even more difficult as the market and carrier demographics remain fragmented.

How Driver Shortages Threaten the Shipping Industry

Freight Center

And with the current generation of drivers set to retire soon, this could spell trouble for the shipping industry. And how will it impact your supply chain and how you ship? Frankly, Millennials and the younger generations flat-out are not as interested in carrying the torch of the trucking across America role. A lack of drivers threatens a capacity crunch in the shipping industry. Discover Your Shipping Potential.

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

Talking Logistics

CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. Shipping with Amazon. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born. He was a tiny little thing when he was born, smaller than the palm of your hand.

Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership

Cerasis

(Eagan, MN) – North American third-party logistics (3PL) company, Cerasis, in partnership with Pierbridge , a leading transportation management software development company, announces the addition of multi-parcel carrier shipping management to the Cerasis Rater, a web-based transportation management system (TMS). Full features of the multi-parcel carrier shipping solution: Choose from multiple parcel carriers by price and transit time.

America's Trucker Shortage Is Hitting Home

Supply Chain Brain

And now this compression point is sending waves of pain through the supply chain from distributors and wholesalers to retailers and consumers in the form of fast-rising shipping costs. Even Amazon and its Prime members are feeling the pinch. This predicament was a long time coming. An aging driver population that continues to dwindle owing to retirement — combined with a lack of younger workers coming into the industry — is a problem that has been festering for 15 years.

Shipping Technology: Non-Tech Savvy Shippers Lose Advantage Over Time?

Cerasis

What happens when shippers simply forgo implementing shipping technology, and how can shape their future demise? Shippers Must Weigh In-House Versus Off-the-Shelf Shipping Technology Solutions. The first struggle with implementing shipping technology in an enterprise goes back to considering in-house versus outsourced tech solutions. In modern shipping, there are numerous off-the-shelf tech solutions and platforms that can enhance a company’s productivity.

FreightCenter Customer Spotlight: Human Solutions of North America

Freight Center

That’s the machine Human Solutions of North America has been selling and shipping for years. Learn more about Human Solutions of North America in today’s FreightCenter customer spotlight. You know those 3D body scanners you go through at the airport?

What’s Happening in the Transatlantic’s Ocean Shipping Lane

CH Robinson Transportfolio

What’s Happening in the Transatlantic’s Ocean Shipping Lane | Transportfolio. Certain trends in capacity, rates, and tariff activity have conspired to create an especially dynamic holiday season for ocean shipping in the Transatlantic lane.

Why More Businesses Are Shipping Intermodal

Supply Chain Link

Intermodal shipping has been on the rise throughout the supply chain industry. With over 145,383 miles of rail throughout North America, intermodal offers capabilities to successfully move freight throughout the span of three countries, encompassing Canada, the United States and Mexico.

America’s Haunted Highways and Byways

Freight Center

America is full of spooky places. Men awoke onboard ships, where they were pressed into service as sailors for years at a time. While all of these stories are local legends, and FreightCenter can’t guarantee that you’ll encounter otherworldly characters on your Halloween adventure, we do guarantee that we will do our best to make all of your shipping experiences with us a treat. The post America’s Haunted Highways and Byways appeared first on FreightCenter.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.”

Why More Businesses Are Shipping Intermodal

Supply Chain Link

Intermodal shipping has been on the rise throughout the supply chain industry. With over 145,383 miles of rail throughout North America, intermodal offers capabilities to. Read more. 08/11/2015. Intermodal. Supply Chain. Transportation. Supply Chain, Intermodal, Transportation.

Cross Border eCommerce – Key to Successful Entry in North America

Vinculum

When seller brands dream of penetrating the international e-commerce markets, they usually picture North America – and they have justifiable reasons for this: As of 2018, the average revenue per online shopper is the highest for the United States.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter.

How Manufacturers Can Benefit From The Theory Of Constraints

IQMS

Being able to provide CTP and ATP on a quote immediately provides customers with the most valuable data to them, which is when an order will ship and arrive at their facility. There are many valuable lessons in Dr. Eliyahu M.

How To Keep Medical Supplies Moving With ERP Remote Access

IQMS

GII was ready to have most of its US-based employees quickly shift to working from home while maintaining a very small group in the warehouse for shipping and receiving. Global Interconnect Inc.

New Tariffs and Their Effect on International Shipping

GTG Technology Group

How Are the New Tariffs Affecting International Shipping? Here are a few things to keep in mind about the new international trade policies and their effect on the shipping industry. The regulations are estimated to reduce the total economic output through the Port of Louisiana – America’s largest port – by a minimum of 7 percent. The post New Tariffs and Their Effect on International Shipping appeared first on GTG Technology Group.

Achieving Agility When Shipping Food Around the World

Supply Chain Link

Guest Post: Shubh Mann, VP of Sales Food is shipped from all over the world. In 2015, North America exported a total of over $2 trillion dollars worth of products to other countries 1 , which consisted of mostly ingredients and food.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. There are two ways to view the History of Shipping Containers. Below, you can also view the history of shipping containers in one infographic. Shipping between Europe, S.E.

Running 24/7 to Meet Medical Industry Demands

IQMS

Using their DELMIAworks manufacturing execution functionality, engineering is able to connect with production remotely, and quality control can monitor output and logistics to know immediately when the product is available and ready to ship.

Winter Shipping Guide for Refrigerated Goods

Supply Chain Link

Winter came early this year for many parts of North America. With record snow falls. Read more. 12/30/2014. Intermodal. Supply Chain. Intermodal, Supply Chain, Cold Chain. Cold Chain Intermodal Intermodal Supply Chain Supply Chain

A Grocery Store You’ve Never Heard of is About to be one of the Biggest in America

Supply Chain Nation

A Grocery Store You’ve Never Head of is About to be one of the Biggest in America. Inventory is often delivered to warehouses in shipping containers. The post A Grocery Store You’ve Never Heard of is About to be one of the Biggest in America appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog.

CMA CGM and Mediterranean Shipping Company join blockchain platform

EFT

IBM and Maersk have been joined by CMA CGM Group and MSC on the TradeLens, a blockchain-based shipping platform. Together CMA, MSC and Maersk, along with other carriers already on TradeLens, represent nearly half of the world’s container shipping volume.

How Machine Learning Is Redefining Supply Chain Management

IQMS

The machine learning algorithms in IBM’s Watson platform were able to determine if a shipping container and.or

Intermodal Shipping is Growing and the Railroads are Ready

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Intermodal Shipping is Growing and the Railroads are Ready | Transportfolio. Tight truckload capacity usually means more intermodal shipping. Railroads across North America are heavily investing capital in their intermodal offerings—and have been for the past five years.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Meanwhile, the 2013 American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Report Card for America’s Infrastructure gives roads a D grade — with other transportation infrastructure not doing much better (bridges earned a C+, ports a C, inland waterways a D-, and rail a C+).

Made in America Gifts For the Holidays

Material Handling & Logistics

A study done in 2015 by Moneycrashers.com found that consumers preferred made in America for other reasons including: Jobs -- The most common reason shoppers give for buying American is to help save or create jobs in the United States.

Six Ways Warehouse Inventory Management Software Optimizes Efficiency

IQMS

The advantage of having a tightly integrated Order Management and Warehouse Inventory Management Software system is that orders can be quickly processed, fulfilled, and often shipped with the entire process handled electronically within the warehouse.