LTL Market Analysis and Insight for Q4 and Into 2019

Cerasis

Consistent growth and higher rates are two common factors in any LTL market analysis today. To conduct a full LTL market analysis, let’s take a closer look at what to expect in the coming months. Where Does the Analysis Take Us? Data Freight LTL

Managing E-Commerce Fulfillment Spikes With Data Analysis

Cerasis

This creates a major problem for managing e-commerce fulfillment when orders spike and shippers need to understand how data analysis may help. Lackluster insight into freight spend and poor freight management controls.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the next three decades while the value of the freight will almost double, increasing by 92 percent, according to the latest projections by the U.S.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication.

Five Causes of Analysis Paralysis You Can Avoid

TMC

Either way, a surfeit of data can gum up the decision-making process and make it more difficult to pinpoint the root causes of problems that are undermining the efficiency of your freight network. Performance Management Technology Analysis Data Performance

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. Data Freight Omnichannel Transportation Management Trends

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Do You Have Hidden Freight Costs?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Having come from a company wherein we were selling Freight management services I was curious about Freight spend at this new company. “How much were we spending on Freight?” Hidden Freight Costs. Hidden Freight Costs In The Piece Price. Subscribe Here!

Managing E-Commerce Fulfillment Spikes With Data Analysis

Veridian Solutions

This creates a major problem for managing e-commerce fulfillment when orders spike and shippers need to understand how data analysis may help. Lackluster insight into freight spend and poor freight management controls. Data Analysis Enhances E-Commerce Forecasts and More Take a moment to consider what goes into managing e-commerce fulfillment. According to Conveyco , KPIs should be established through data analysis to measure these key areas: Warehouse capacity.

Why Benchmarking Alone Isn’t Enough for Proper Transportation Cost Analysis

Cerasis

Carriers in the trucking industry and also shippers today are actively looking for ways to combat the rising costs of operating their businesses, but they often do not fully understand proper benchmarking, transportation cost analysis, and profit management are intertwined.

Five Causes of Analysis Paralysis You Can Avoid

TMC

Either way, a surfeit of data can gum up the decision-making process and make it more difficult to pinpoint the root causes of problems that are undermining the efficiency of your freight network. How often do you feel like you’re drowning in data?

6 Trends Affecting Inbound Freight Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Successful inbound freight management depends on a strong logistics management program. Shippers need to have a robust set of controls in place, a high-quality inbound freight routing guide , automated tracking technology, reporting capabilities, and much more. Shippers need to understand the trends throughout the industry affecting inbound freight management and how to plan accordingly. Congress Will Affect Successful Inbound Freight Management. Subscribe Here!

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

Cerasis

When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important. What Kind of Reports Can I Create with My Transportation Data for Analysis?

50 Most Read Articles of All Time in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight

Cerasis

Since today is the last day of the year before we all get ramped up towards a productive 2016 and after finishing out top 10 most read articles in each of our five main categories ( Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation , & Freight ) we wanted to give you all a treat and list the top 50 most read articles of all time from the Cerasis blog. 8 Most Common Reasons Why You May Receive a Freight Claim Declination Letter. What are The Elements of a SWOT Analysis?

Supply Chain Analysis: Your Profitability and the Cost of Oil

AFFLINK

Aside from causing unrest in the money markets, this volatility in oil prices is also affecting the entire dynamic of supply chain analysis and execution. A supply chain analysis on frequent oil price changes shows that this phenomenon is forcing businesses to re-evaluate many of their strategies that have been implemented in the last few decades. As oil prices go up, eco-friendly supply chain analysis and strategies agree with economically effective business policies.

Cerasis Co-Hosts “The Growth of E-Commerce and Its Freight Transportation Impacts” Webinar for U.S. Department of Transportation

Cerasis

The webinar was titled “The Growth of E-Commerce and Its Freight Transportation Impacts” and was held on January 21, 2015 as part of the DOT/FHA’s monthly webinar series titled, “Talking Freight”. Department of Transportation appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

A Prescription to Reduce Freight Costs

4WL Consulting

Sometimes I think I’m Going Crazy Shipping freight is critical to your business and you should not be surprised that freight and logistics costs could be one of the largest expenses for your business, as they are for most companies.

Revenue Management for Rail Freight Profitability

Talking Logistics

The current outlook for the rail freight industry is, at best, mixed. Where rail freight once was the price-competitive transport mode of choice, low fuel prices and increased availability of trucks in the spot market have resulted in low freight rates that are expected to remain low¹.

JP24 to Complicate Imports for Freight Forwarders

BluJay Solutions

And with Japan being the world’s third-largest importer, the new ‘JP24’ rule will impact on a significant percentage of freight forwarders. The post JP24 to Complicate Imports for Freight Forwarders appeared first on Kewill Corporate.

Can the Cloud Solve Your Freight Forwarding Challenges?

BluJay Solutions

In a business as dynamic and complex as freight forwarding, technology is crucial to maintaining efficient, flexible operations. The right solution can also help freight forwarders accelerate integration of new and existing supply chain partners and carriers.

Freight Market Intelligence Consortium

CHAINalytics

Chainalytics’ Freight Market Intelligence Consortium (FMIC) can help answer … The post Freight Market Intelligence Consortium appeared first on Chainalytics. Are you paying a fair price for transportation with respect to your peers and competitor companies?

Manufacturer Conducts Distribution Network Analysis

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Developed and validated a customized software model to simulate freight cost for existing sites and determine the impact on inventory levels. The post Manufacturer Conducts Distribution Network Analysis appeared first on Tompkins International. Company.

EU Directive Simplifies Inter-Region Customs Processes for Ocean Freight

BluJay Solutions

This is in direct contrast to the stated aims of the EU and other major trading nations, of improving environmental performance by enhancing the attractiveness of sea (in particular short sea) and air freight to reduce the reliance on the congested road network and avoid over-reliance on air freight.

An Overview of the Freight Brokering Business in 2015

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a blog post about the state of the freight brokering business in 2015. Cerasis is a freight broker and holds a $250,000 TIA Broker Bond. If you are a shipper, this post will bring light to you on how the freight brokering business works.

Chainalytics Helps Fortune 500 Company Save Millions with Supply Chain Network Design Project

CHAINalytics

Supply Chain Design Freight Consolidation Home construction Planning Transformation Supply Chain Network Analysis Supply Chain Network Redesign Supply Chain Network Review Truckload Consolidation

Introductory Guide to Spend Analysis - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Introductory Guide to Spend Analysis. The process to reduce the overall corporate spending is called "Spend Analysis". Despite the importance, spend analysis is not widely discussed in the academic literature. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright.

This Week in Logistics News (October 7-11, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Freight Shipments Rose 0.4% UPS Expands Expedited Ocean Freight Service To Mexico. The Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) reached its second highest level in history in August, rising 0.4

7 Core Competencies for Optimizing Global Transportation and Freight Spend

3rdwave

Managing a global supply chain network requires the ability to manage and control both global transportation execution and the associated freight spend. The 7 Core Competencies for Optimal Global Transportation and Freight Spend Management.

7 Core Competencies for Optimizing Global Transportation and Freight Spend

3rdwave

Managing a global supply chain network requires the ability to manage and control both global transportation execution and the associated freight spend. The 7 Core Competencies for Optimal Global Transportation and Freight Spend Management.

Logistics in 2020: The Future of Air & Sea Freight

BluJay Solutions

Globalization has meant that air and sea freight play a major role in getting consumer goods on the shelves in stores (online and virtual). In a recent white paper , Kewill has looked at the issues facing the global supply chain , especially logistics services providers and freight forwarders , and how it may look in 2020, including the future picture for air and sea freight. The post Logistics in 2020: The Future of Air & Sea Freight appeared first on Kewill Corporate.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Mastering Carrier Invoice Freight Auditing for a Healthy Bottom Line

Cerasis

There are a lot of different components to consider when it comes to maximizing your results in transportation management as it pertains to all of the functions of involved in the pre and post activities of shipping freight. Freight Auditing Mastery Improves with Experience.

Eco-Responsible Rail-Freight

Global Trade Management

In one of our previous blog articles, we already mentioned the arviem capability of carbon-foot print analysis based on real-time cargo monitoring data. On this subject, only rail freight can claim to have a low environmental footprint. However, slightly resting on its “CO2” laurels, rail freight has never really brought forward all of its other societal and environmental assets. Rail freight is, in this sense, one of the biggest winners of eco-responsible transport

Moving Up The Corporate Ladder, Does Your Freight Spend Have A Seat At The Table?

4WL Consulting

There’s been a shift from executing daily freight transactions to integrating top-level corporate planning and procurement strategies. Seperate Your Freight Spend Data When running an analysis on freight spend, ensure no hidden charges are left out.

US Spending Cuts to Create Issues for Freight Forwarders Through Cargo Processing Delays

BluJay Solutions

As the US Federal Government begins to implement a Sequestration program of mandatory spending cuts to address its budget deficit, effective March 1, the Department of Homeland Security is warning of potential delays to the processing of inbound air and sea freight shipments.

Evaluating Shipper Needs & Carrier Options: LTL Freight Shipping vs. Parcel Hundredweight Programs

Cerasis

An effective logistics management program takes all factors into account to make the best freight shipping decision. Shippers may consider dimensional pricing models versus freight weight package rates before choosing parcel shipping. Shippers Must Increase Packaging to Protect Freight.

[INFOGRAPHIC] How to Become a Freight Broker: Your Ultimate Guide

Cerasis

It’s a great time to be in the freight brokering business, and there are plenty of reasons to consider starting your own brokerage now. What you need to know before you become a freight broker. Essentially, freight brokers keep the economy running. What does a freight broker do?

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