Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015

Cerasis

We continue our series on the most read articles from the Cerasis blog for 2015 today by featuring any of the blogs in the transportation management or transportation categories. . We've already listed the top 10 manufacturing articles, the top 10 supply chain articles, and yesterday, the top 10 logistics articles. We will then conclude the 5 main categories by featuring the top 10 freight articles of 2015. Read the full article here. .

Top Freight Articles of 2015

Cerasis

Today we finalize our most viewed articles from the Cerasis blog by featuring the most read freight articles published in 2015. As a recap, and for easy to access link, we have showcased the following: Most Read Manufacturing Articles of 2015. Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015. Top Logistics Articles of 2015. Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015. Top Freight Articles of 2015. Freight is something that you ship.

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Top Logistics Articles of 2015

Cerasis

We continue our top articles from each of our main 5 categories today by covering the top 10 logistics articles that were the most viewed in 2015. Each of these five include several sub categories for more specific articles, such as the TMS category under Transportation Management. In our series, we first created the top manufacturing articles list, followed by the top supply chain articles list. Top Logistics Articles of 2015.

Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015

Cerasis

As we head into 2016, we are featuring our most read articles of 2015 in our five main categories: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. Yesterday we published the top 10 most read manufacturing articles of 2015. . Top 10 Supply Chain Articles from 2015. The following 10 supply chain articles are listed in order from the 10th most read blog post to the top most read post. Read the full article here. .

Article: How Spot Quote Automation Savings Pay for Your Entire TMS

Supply Chain Collaborator

What if I told you that you could save enough money in one month on your spot market shipping to pay for an entire year of TMS platform subscription fees? Read the Article. The post Article: How Spot Quote Automation Savings Pay for Your Entire TMS appeared first on UltraShipTMS. I know it sounds crazy, but it’s true. Here’s the proof. Case Studies automation spot bid spot market Spot quote supply chain automation

Using Shipping Data for Peak Season Preparedness Relies on Actionability

Intelligent Audit

Shippers should expect a surge in shipping volumes and tight capacity due to a historic rise in e-commerce transactions. These factors are driving shipping costs higher and shippers need to prepare. According to Supply Chain Dive , shipping “prices have fluctuated wildly.

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Touchless Fulfillment and Shipping!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Touchless fulfillment and shipping article, and permission to publish here, provided by Jenis Sheth. Supply chains all across the planet are discovering and rediscovering various solutions to make shipping and fulfilment touchless. Touchless Fulfillment and Shipping (New Normal).

How to Reduce Product Damage During Shipping

Cerasis

If you are a product manufacturer, you know all too well the perils of shipping products from your factory or warehouse to a DC or retailer. Packaging and product damage during shipping is extremely common. In this article, we have highlighted the most common, but often overlooked elements to consider. Many shipping companies will stack pallets on top of one another to maximize their load, so you need to know this important piece of logistical information as well. .

Drop Shipping: A Perfect Fit for Supply Chain Operating Networks

Talking Logistics

As reported last month by Jennifer Smith in the Wall Street Journal , “A growing number of retailers are relying on suppliers to ship online orders directly to customers, a strategy they hope will help them compete with e-commerce rivals without spending more on inventory. The practice, known as drop shipping, lets retailers offer more products for sale on their websites—such as multiple colors of the same sweater—without having to keep those items in stock.

What are Ecommerce Shipping Zones?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Shipping Zones article originally published by, and permission to publish here provide by Jake Rheude at redstagfulfillment.com. Carriers such as FedEx, UPS, and USPS use shipping zones to determine the shipping cost of a package. In the continental US, most carriers break down the country into seven shipping zones, (numbered 2-8). ECommerce businesses need to pay attention to shipping zones. Shipping Zone Definition. Shipping zones aren’t fixed.

Best Pick and Pack Shipping Systems for 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

Best Pick and Pack Shipping Systems for 2014. With software plugged into your warehouse management system, picking and shipping orders has become a lot more accurate. Chirag Patel from Fairway Fulfillment & Logistics explores three popular pick and pack shipping systems in 2014. Also the benefits of each of the shipping system and potential suppliers to advance your warehousing operation.

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. 50 Most Read Articles of All Time From the Cerasis Blog. Happy New Year!

Shipping industry hit by multiple cyber attacks

EFT

The shipping industry is facing increased threat from cyber attacks, as it faces the reality of two major attacks in the space of a week. CMA CGM, which is the world’s fourth-largest container shipping company, that access did occur and that there has been a data breach. “We

5 Best Practices For Drop Shipping Success

Convey

The post 5 Best Practices For Drop Shipping Success appeared first on Convey. Blog Article Engage Resources Retail Supply ChainForrester predicts online retail sales will double over the next five years, with a […].

Featuring Our 10 Best Warehouse Order Fulfillment Articles!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Featuring Our 10 Best Inventory Management Articles! Our latest “Featuring” series article covers the topic of Warehouse and Distribution Centre order fulfillment. So take some time and check out our very best Warehouse and Distribution Centre fulfillment articles! From Click to Ship in 4 Minutes – Principles for World Class Order Fulfillment! From Click to Ship in 4 Minutes! E-Commerce/Last Mile Delivery: Stop Shipping Air and Empty Boxes!

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WordPress Ecommerce Shipping: Scaling Your Online Store Through Shipping

ShipBob

Even more, WooCommerce offers flexible shipping options and settings, including the opportunity to work with tech-driven order fulfillment companies and other platforms that can help you grow your business. In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about shipping for your WooCommerce store, including WooCommerce shipping setup, available plugins, and ecommerce fulfillment options. Shipping on WordPress: your top 3 options. Table Rate Shipping Pro.

Fast, Free Shipping: The Cornerstone Of Customer Delivery Expectations

Convey

The post Fast, Free Shipping: The Cornerstone Of Customer Delivery Expectations appeared first on Convey. Blog Article Customer Experience Engage Products Research Resources Retail Supply Chain[This blog is part of a four-part series. Using SurveyMonkey, we surveyed 2,000 shoppers […].

Powerful Data Analytics Of Shipped Volumes

Gravity Supply Chain

High-quality data has the following characteristics… The post Powerful Data Analytics Of Shipped Volumes appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain. Articles Automation & Digitization Retailer Supply Chain Visibility Gavin WebberThe ability to make intelligent supply chain business decisions is contingent on having high-quality data on your supply network.

Guest Article ? The Shipping Rush Boosts Profits Among Freight Brokers

Logistics Trends and Insights

The surge in profits among freight brokers has a lot to do with the tightened capacity in the shipping space generally. Working an intermediary in the freight brokerage business can be a lucrative career over time, so long as the right opportunities are maximized and challenges at kept at bay. However, maintaining a successful business in freight brokering has become more interesting in the last decade given the increase in digital tools and competition saturating the marketplace.

Top 10 FLEXE Articles of 2017

FLEXE

</p> <p>Here's a look at some of our most viewed articles from 2017, and keep an eye out for more industry news and thought leadership on the blog in the coming year! <p>2017 was a big year for the retail and supply chain industries. We saw a lot of growth and change as more businesses focused on innovating their delivery promises and eCommerce operations.</p>

Retail Shipping Perfection is a Costly Reality

Zipline Logistics

According to an article published in Retail Dive , “Today’s shoppers experience out-of-stocks during one of three store visits, costing retailers nearly $1 trillion in annual sales as consumers shift to online alternatives. What Does that Mean for Your Retail Shipping Efforts? There are many moving parts in retail shipping. What Does the Demand for Perfection in Retail Shipping Equate to? Simple Truck Issue Equals Retail Shipping Headache for Snack Company.

Top 10 FLEXE Articles of 2017

FLEXE

Here’s a look at some of our most viewed articles from 2017, and keep an eye out for more industry news and thought leadership on the blog in the coming year! The opportunity to innovate and survive lives in the supply chain and how businesses are meeting customer demands for fast, affordable shipping. From population density to proximity to ports, this infographic depicts the best places to add locations to meet customer demands for fast, affordable shipping.

Freightera in Trucks.com Article about Expected Fast Adoption of Digital Freight Brokerage Solutions

Freightera

Silpa Paul, Frost & Sullivan commercial vehicles industry analyst, mentions Freightera among key automated-on-demand solutions in her article in trucks.com earlier this week and states that we are entering the era of fast adaption of brokerage digitization. See the original Trucks.com article here. The post Freightera in Trucks.com Article about Expected Fast Adoption of Digital Freight Brokerage Solutions appeared first on Freightera Blog.

International Shipping: Requirements of Documents

20Cube Logistics

Documents start from the parties responsible for import and export, companies that are handling shipping and movement will look at another set of documents to move the consignment in international waters. International movement of consignment defines two activities: Import and Export.

The Potential Impact on Shipping of a Global Recession

Intelligent Audit

The question now is what will the impact of such a recession be, particularly on shipping. What Happens to Shipping. Shipping, especially global shipping, is uniquely vulnerable to recessions and the effects of the downturn of 2008-2009 are still being felt today. Truck, Rail, Freight, Air: While the potential recession will likely be global, it will also have a significant impact on domestic shipping. Which, in turn, will drastically impact shipping.

Current State of International Transportation Industry – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Key features include the tracking of concise milestones to bring supply chain transparency, a completely digital document repository to facilitate real time sharing and confirmation of shipping documents, exception management, and many other collaboration tool-kits. What TRAMES Aims to Tackle.

A Look at Some of the Biggest Trends in Shipping and Logistics

Shipchain

Trends in shipping and logistics like the rising popularity of e-commerce and blockchain technology are already changing the fabric of the industry as we know it. Read on for a more in-depth look at some of the biggest trends in shipping and logistics taking place this year. . 1) Shorter Shipping Windows and More Efficient Last Mile Deliveries. Expect to see these automation trends in shipping and logistics continue to grow in popularity in the coming years.

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3 Ways a TMS Platform Offsets Inflated Shipping Costs

Supply Chain Collaborator

TRILLION on Shipping Costs in 2017” blares the headline from the Wall Street Journal Logistics Report article. The visibility and control afforded by having freight data well-organized and accessible within a robust TMS platform allows a shipper to better align their shipping needs with the most appropriate carrier in any given lane and for any given freight class. The post 3 Ways a TMS Platform Offsets Inflated Shipping Costs appeared first on UltraShipTMS.

5 Peak Season Shipping Survival Tips: The Holiday Package Capacity Crunch Comes Early

Intelligent Audit

Throughout 2020, disruption took center-stage, leaving companies and shippers scrambling to find resources and strategies that will enable the survival of the coming peak season shipping capacity crunch.

This is the world’s largest container ship….and it’s massive

The Network Effect

Last month the world’s largest container ship, the MSC Oscar , set sail from a South Korean shipyard. It’s hard to comprehend just how large the ship is… here are some examples of what it can carry: 19,000 shipping containers. Over at vox.com there’s a great article that describes the MSC Oscar , along with an interesting discussion about how and why shipping containers got so huge. David Hecker/Getty Images.

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Technology Is The Key To Supply Chain Orchestration

Gravity Supply Chain

It’s not just the supply chain! Entire logistics networks, manufacturing bases, and workers face a multitude of unprecedented disruption challenges.

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Information Sharing Communities for Digitally Enabled Supply Chain Visibility – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

As a result of increasing digital data sharing activity, the maritime sector is now establishing a new discipline of maritime informatics that unites practitioners and academics to jointly contribute to making shipping more efficient, sustainable and resilient, empowered by digital data sharing.

Giants in the tank. Has liner shipping lost its mojo?

DELMIA Quintiq

As world affairs go, the most recent Global Liner Shipping conference in London did not stir up much interest in the global news cycle. Yet carriers are still talking up their new ships and cheering every uptick in container rates (already below cost levels), noisily celebrating this as a prelude to an economic spring. Expect further reductions in capacities and workforces across mining, metals production, heavy industrial equipment, ship building, and many others.

Avoid These Parcel Shipping Mistakes to Reap Big Benefits

BluJay Solutions

What if I told you I could help your company save thousands of dollars in parcel shipping costs? In the webcast we covered five of Rob’s top 10 mistakes, which were based on Rob’s recent article in PARCEL Magazine , “Top 10 Mistakes Parcel Shippers Continue to Make in 2014.” In a single carrier environment, you limit your ability to find the best shipping option. Having a multi-carrier shipping solution solves this first mistake.

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

A recent article on Heavy Duty Trucking featured some interesting information from The American Transportation Research Institute. The post Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019 appeared first on Transportfolio. Our industry’s cyclical pattern of tension and slack has become familiar to many of us. Freight volumes (demand) and active supply (trucks, drivers, trains, and containers) seek balance, but often fall somewhere across the balance spectrum.