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The 12 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We conclude our “Most Popular” Blog posts series, where we have been giving you the most viewed blog posts in 2014 from our main content categories. We first featured the most popular manufacturing blog posts followed by the top Supply Chain blog posts, then logistics, transportation, business, 3PL, and then finally we round out our series today featuring the most popular blog posts focused on freight and freight management.

5 Podcasts for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

These podcasts bring the latest news and thought leadership in the supply chain and logistics industries right to your earbuds. If you’re looking to increase your podcast listening , here are five that highlight topics of interest to supply chain and logistics professionals. 5 supply chain and logistics podcasts. Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights. Supply Chain Brain. Supply Chain and Logistics Management.

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The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

And it’s about to get hit by a freight train of innovation. How much do we love freight innovation? Enough to go through every single article published in the top tech blogs – Techcrunch, Verge, Mashable and Recode – since 2007 to count how often articles about logistics startups, freight or cargo were published. And we found that freight innovation is hot. Freight cloud-based marketplace matching shippers and freight forwarders.

Amazon supply chain management pushes retail to the limit

Kinaxis

When it comes to supply chain excellence, particularly in the retail sector, there is one behemoth dominating the landscape: Amazon. Amazon supply chain management is driving innovation and change at a pace that’s putting the pressure on other businesses to find a way to keep up, or fold. It has leased 20 Boeing 767 aircraft to shuttle goods around the US, and helped ship at least 150 cargo containers from China since October 2016.

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How Air Cargo has kept Supply Chain moving during the Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! Air cargo article and permission to publish here provided by Ed at eleven-tenths.com. The unfolding covid-19 pandemic has impacted global supply chains in myriad ways. International travel has been brought to a halt, which has dire implications for the air cargo industry. Certain planes are more suited to certain sorts of cargo. Subscribe Here!

7 Benefits Realized Utilizing Big Data to Optimize Supply Chains

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog post from end-to- end global supply chain services company, Flash Global. The company focuses on high tech industries such as telecome , data storage, data centers, bio-medicine, and any company who needs supply chain visibility and proactive supply chain services for replacement parts and more. Planning and Scheduling – planning and scheduling are perhaps the most important part of any supply chain.

Fuelling Supply Chains with Cargo Vessel GPS Tracking

EV Cargo Technology

But, in a world of real time supply chain management, the lack of proactive approaches to timely decision making when it comes to transporting goods is startling, particularly when dealing with sea freight cargo. Retailers should use cargo vessel GPS tracking to support intelligent decision making. For retailers, an unexpected delay can have a massive – and expensive – knock on effect on the rest of the supply chain.

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2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

Cerasis

We kick off today a month-long focus on trends in the following categories: Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management. 2016 Supply Chain Trends: The First 7 of 12. Today we will begin our two part series covering the 2016 supply chain trends we expect to see come to fruition in the next year. What 2016 Supply Chain Trends to you expect to see? But, Wait.What is the Digital Supply Chain?

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Top 4 Reasons Why Package Optimization Also Benefits Your Supply Chain

Cerasis

When you’re looking for ways to benefit your company’s supply chain, you probably look for ways to reduce time or costs in various departments. Product packaging isn’t typically something you think about in supply chain and logistics, but it actually plays a major role in shipping and producing your products. Package optimization of your products for supply chain management can actually save your companies both time and money.

Digital Procurement Improves Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Preparing Business for the Digital Supply Chain! Digital supply chain procurement comes in the ability to outpace and outperform companies that aren’t taking advantage of the technology. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Fuelling Supply Chains with Cargo Vessel GPS Tracking

EV Cargo Technology

But, in a world of real time supply chain management, the lack of proactive approaches to timely decision making when it comes to transporting goods is startling, particularly when dealing with sea freight cargo. Retailers should use cargo vessel GPS tracking to support intelligent decision making. For retailers, an unexpected delay can have a massive – and expensive – knock on effect on the rest of the supply chain.

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Get the Best Freight Forwarder Rates!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What’s the Difference Between a Freight Forwarder and a Customs Broker? Freight forwarder rates article and permission to publish here provided by Victor at excelsior.ph. The post Get the Best Freight Forwarder Rates!

The Future of Freight Is All About Customer Experience

MercuryGate

Creating a positive customer experience is widely believed to be the best way for companies to secure more customers, move more freight, and deliver on higher expectations. The post The Future of Freight Is All About Customer Experience appeared first on MercuryGate International.

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Top Logistics & Supply Chain Blogs We Followed in 2018 & Suggest You Follow in 2019

Shipchain

Blockchain technology is a major disruptor in the supply chain. It stands to change the game as we know it by giving companies a better way to ensure traceability throughout vast supply chain networks. In order to properly disrupt the supply chain of today, you need to know everything there is to know about it. At ShipChain, we make it a priority to stay up to date on all of the latest and greatest in supply chain innovation. Freight Hub.

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . Supply chains, both international and domestic, are under constant pressure to reduce their costs and enhance performance at the same time. It is a challenge that is giving supply chain executives headaches and all the while squeezing their profit margins.

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4 Fascinating Freight Facts

Freight Center

The freight industry is a key component to the success of modern commerce. After all, almost everything we use or consume is part of or passes through a logistics chain in one way or another. Check out these fascinating freight facts that perhaps you never knew. Freight Fact #4: Trucks are King. of the nation’s freight by weight.” You’ve probably been stuck behind a freight trailer once or twice on the highways, but it’s for a good reason.

Supply Chain Management Success – What You Need To Know But No One Told You

Gravity Supply Chain

How can end-to-end visibility and container tracking prevent supply chain disruptions? Find out in Gravity Supply Chain Solutions’ latest blog post.

Guest Blog: 13 things you need to know about freight forwarding

NC State SCRC

Today’s guest blog is from John Stuart of the International Logistics Center. He shares some interesting information about freight forwarding, that anyone in logistics should be aware of. Freight forwarding is one of the most widely used methods of international transport for both business and personal use. What is a freight forwarder? A freight forwarder is responsible for the transportation of goods between one destination and another.

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The Cannabis Supply Chain and Logistics Map!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Challenges in the Cannabis Supply Chain! If you are ready to step to the next level and enter the industry which you have been passionate about, this is the best time for you to learn the supply chain of cannabis industry. There are even blogs and vlogs dedicated to marijuana products. The supply chain of this industry is made up of five stages in the processing of marijuana. Subscribe Here!

How to Lower Your Ocean Freight Costs!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Do You Have Hidden Freight Costs? Ocean freight article and permission to publish here provided by Katherine Barrios at xeneta.com. Freight forwarders and shippers/BCO s are on a constant quest to have a better understanding of their ocean freight costs and ultimately have larger margins. Freight costs are considered by many forwarders and shippers to be a major part of their total shipment cost.

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4 Air Freight Packaging Pointers from Securing Drums to Pallets

Cerasis

The focus of this blog post is about air freight packaging pointers. Getting cargo from one place to another is big business. Nationally and internationally, whether the shipper transports the cargo in plastic storage boxes by truck, crates by train, or cases by ship, the keys to success in proper air freight packaging lie in doing the job rapidly, efficiently and safely. 4 Air Freight Packaging Guidelines to Follow. Freight air freight packaging

Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

Change is inevitable in modern supply chain management, and risk management is essential to success. Risks exist in land, air and ocean freight. Poor grasp of hazards in your supply chain will increase freight spend and diminish brand value. Understanding the top 10 global supply chain risks can work to reduce their impact. As explained by Lucy Dixon of Supply Chain Digital , economic instability represents another threat to global trade.

Mobile Technology in Transportation Management & The Future Impact on the Supply Chain

Cerasis

We encourage our audience to visit The Catavolt Blog for more relevant posts about mobility in manufacturing for best practices, tips, and great industry insights. So, fleet managers need to ask a fundamental question, “What does it mean if my drivers, assets and cargo are continuously connected to the enterprise and how can I leverage this fact to create value for my organization?”. Mobile Technology in Transportation Management Impacts all Points Along the Supply Chain.

Trucking Market Q1 Update and 2021 Freight Outlook

Zipline Logistics

It was a tale of two freight markets during the past year due to the global pandemic that reshuffled consumption and commerce. We saw historic freight lows in the winter and early spring, followed by landmark highs in the summer and the remainder of the year.

How Freight Billing Works

Freight Center

If you have shipped before, then you know how important it is to understand how freight billing works. Freight billing is an unavoidable part of the process for every shipper. Without the knowledge of best practices for freight billing, it can be easy for small businesses to get caught up in freight billing mayhem. Knowing how freight billing works helps avoid costly shipping mistakes and gives you more time to spend running your business.

The State of Uncertainty in the Freight Market!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic! Freight market article and permission to publish here provided by Kevin Jessop at cerasis.com. Truckers and shippers have real fears over the effects and long-term impact of the supply chain coronavirus disruption. The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, continues to change basic supply chain functions. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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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. If your cargo is too big to be parcel (150 lbs. 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. Is your cargo oversized or pretty heavy?

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. And the resulting delays in processing cargo imports are set to impact heavily on the logistics industry, with logistics services providers of all types affected, in particular freight forwarders.

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Air Cargo Industry Flying Toward Change

BluJay Solutions

Switch to Cargo-XML messaging standard to streamline processes, cut costs. The clock is ticking for the air freight industry to adopt a new, improved electronic messaging standard, but thus far many freight forwarders and ground handlers have responded with a yawn. The Cargo-XML message set was developed by the International Air Transport Association [IATA] as part of the push toward “e-freight,” its vision of a paper-free air cargo supply chain.

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3 Easy Ways to Waste Money When Shipping Freight

Freight Center

Supply chains everywhere need to be aware of how to save money while still running smoothly. 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. Costly adjustments post-shipment can wreak havoc on your freight budget.

What Impact Could Ebola Have on the Global Supply Chain?

BluJay Solutions

and in Spain – grow, it is likely that anti-Ebola precautions will become more widespread, and the global supply chain looks more and more likely to be impacted. Potential measures impacting on the global supply chain as the threat of Ebola continues include: • New restrictions and regulations on goods originating from the region (e.g. It also demonstrates why supply chain visibility is so essential to managing risk that is beyond our control.

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The Logistics of Logistics

There is also a list of great logistics blogs and supply chain websites. Air Cargo World - aircargoworld.com. Air Cargo – How it Works - air-cargo-how-it-works.blogspot.com/. Logistics Blogs . Freight Saving Tips – freightsavingstips.com. Freight Dawg – freightdawg.com. Smart Freightware Blog – smartfreightware.com/blog/. Supply Chain Websites.

The Role of the Internet of Things in Managing Supply Chain Risk

BluJay Solutions

Gartner believes it will “impact the information available to supply chain leaders and how the supply chain operates, depending on industry.” . Of course IoT is already in widespread use within the supply chain, for example through the use of telematics in road forwarding to drive efficiency in route management and vehicle handling. FreightWatch recorded 946 cargo theft incidents across the U.S.

Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

What is Supply chain costs? Supply chain costs are defined as costs that constitute a considerable percentage of the total sales price of a product or service. Manufacturers usually define supply chain costs using the total cost of ownership. Applying the total cost of ownership analysis to the supply chain implies identifying all direct, indirect, and other associated costs. Supply chain costs analysis. Supply chain strategy.

Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

What is Supply chain costs? Supply chain costs are defined as costs that constitute a considerable percentage of the total sales price of a product or service. Manufacturers usually define supply chain costs using the total cost of ownership. Applying the total cost of ownership analysis to the supply chain implies identifying all direct, indirect, and other associated costs. Supply chain costs analysis. Supply chain strategy.