[e-Book] The Essential Guide to Inbound Freight Management


How Big Is the Problem Of Inbound Freight Management? Inbound freight management is receiving a lot of attention as businesses continue to look for ways to manage shipping costs. Depending on the industry and size of the company, a business can spend more than 40% of its annual freight budget on inbound shipping, according to the Aberdeen Group, a research firm in Boston. A more efficient inbound freight program can minimize delays, save money and even reduce confusion.

[e-Book] The Ultimate Guide to Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight Metrics & KPIs


Download the KPIs E-Book by Filling out the Form Below! Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post [e-Book] The Ultimate Guide to Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight Metrics & KPIs appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Business Intelligence Data e-Books Key Performance Indicators Logistics kpis ebook


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[e-Book] The Most Impactful Supply Chain & Logistics Trends in 2017


“The problem with trends is that they are like a freight train gaining speed; everyone can see the train, but at what point do you say the train is really moving at speed?” – Steve Banker from a recent Forbes article. Download the all new Cerasis e-book "The Most Impactful Supply Chain & Logistics Trends in 2017" by Filling out the Form Below. We hope you enjoy this new e-Book. Download all of our educational e-books here. e-Books Logistics Supply Chain

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10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read


There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books. All those books would weigh 49,000 kilograms – half the cargo mass of a Boeing 747-200F. Stacked, those books would be as tall as 10.7 But we got it down to ten logistics and supply chain books you’ll actually want to read. Freight Insights

[e-Book] How To Shift From Tactical To Strategic Logistics and Transportation Management To Create A Competitive Advantage


We release our second e-book today by focusing on strategic logistics and transportation management creates a competitive business advantage for shippers. You can download our first e-Book, "The Future Of Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing: How Technology Is Transforming Industries" here. Transportation management is no longer a tactical approach to simply moving freight and doing it at the lowest possible cost.

:o9 Solutions Doubles Its Annual Revenue Bookings in 2020

o9 Solutions

a leading provider of Integrated Business Planning platforms for the digital transformation of enterprise-wide planning and decision-making capabilities, announced significant bookings growth during 2020 today. This article has also been published on Business Wire.

[e-Book] The Ultimate Guide to Last Mile & White Glove Logistics


In this e-book, "The Ulitmate Guide To Last Mile & White Glove Logistics", these top lessons that shippers need to know about last-mile logistics in the modern era. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post [e-Book] The Ultimate Guide to Last Mile & White Glove Logistics appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Last Mile Logistics Transportation Management last mile and white glove

Are Ocean Freight Prices Absolutely Broken?


And the lack of demand visibility is a big contributor to China-US ocean freight rates doubling to the West Coast since June, and passing $4,000/FEU to the East Coast – which was surprising as most analysts thought that rates and profits would freefall. Is ocean freight pricing broken?

[E-Book] Best Practices to Manage Large Parcel Freight Spends


Are you a large shipper of small package or most often called, parcel freight? In this e-book we will outline best practices, talk about the importance of auditing, show you the benefits of leaning on outsourced companies for auditing and contract negotiation, when LTL might be a better option to save, and, as always from us here at Cerasis, a technology first company, we show you how technology is your friend to better process parcel shipments.

Freight Forwarding Basics with Miles Varghese

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Forwarding Basics with Miles Varghese. Miles Varghese and Joe Lynch review and discuss freight forwarding basics. Miles Varghese is the co-founder and CEO of Cargologik , an all-in-one transportation logistics collaboration software developed for freight forwarders.

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A Load Planner's Perspective: Data Behind Booking Freight

Aborn and Co.

In this week’s episode, Aborn's Director of Logistics, Donna Paton joins the show to provide her perspective on data and load planning. Donna has almost 20 years of working in the supply chain and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the show.

The Current State of LTL Freight in 2018


Less-than-truckload (LTL) freight is in the midst of a boom. The state of LTL freight offers a grand opportunity to overcome the significant obstacles created through economic growth, e-commerce, and global markets. Average weight per shipment is up for the sixth consecutive quarter, reports Jeff Berman of Logistics Management , and economic growth indicates continued diversion of freight to LTL from full truckload and even parcels to maintain capacity.

[e-Book] The Essential Guide to Freight Claims Management: Laws, Fundamentals, Management, & Staying Proactive


At Cerasis, we provide comprehensive freight claims management. We provided this service, as a value add service in addition to many other services because as shippers used our transportation management system, we found that one area that most shippers are the least knowledgeable in is that of claims for freight loss and damage. Download the Essential Guide to Freight Claims Management By Filling out the Form Below. e-Books Freight Claims

Freight Classification Errors, Re-Weighs, & Other Common Freight Adjustments Are Eating Your Bottom Line’s Lunch


Shippers are often challenged when dealing with the freight classification system from the National Motor Freight Classifications (NMFC) book, the code numbers assigned to all products that determine the correct freight class for shipments. As we said in our freight claims series, knowledge is power in avoiding errors that may drive up your transportation costs unnecessarily. A Brief on Freight Classification.

Freight Forwarding e-book

Supply Chain Movement

Selecting a flexible freight forwarding software platform is of paramount importance to any global freight forwarder. E-book Kewill Freight Forwarding. Reports competitive advantage download e-book efficiency freight forwarding growth Kewill Learn how you can achieve global efficiency, growth and competitive advantage faster with Kewill MOVE. >>Please

Top Freight Blogs of 2016… So Far


We will feature our 5 main categories all week: Logistics , Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Transportation , and Freight. Our goal is and will always be with the Cerasis blog to provide as much value through informative and education blog posts in several categories that are pertinent to those in the manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and freight industries. 5 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2016.So 9 KPIs to Track for Proper Freight Management.

FedEx and Freightos – Improving Digital Freight Together


In addition to express courier shipping, Fedex added road freight, air and ocean freight forwarding, and customs brokering. This addition now enables our 150,000+ registered importers and exporters who search and instantly book multimodal freight on the Freightos.com platform to benefit from FedEx’s world-class US imports customs brokerage expertise as well. . The digital transformation of the freight industry marches forward with each year.

Get the Best Freight Forwarder Rates!

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. Transit time is an important factor that directly affects a freight forwarding service. Subscribe Here!

A Load Planner's Perspective: Data Behind Booking Freight

Aborn and Co.

In this week’s episode, Aborn's Director of Logistics, Donna Paton joins the show to provide her perspective on data and load planning. Donna has almost 20 years of working in the supply chain and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the show. Kyle and Donna chat about the role data takes in her day-to-day and examine how the modern supply chain is still a human endeavor. Audio only version. Donna can be reached on. LinkedIn. Email. Kyle can be reached on. LinkedIn. .

A Free Compliance Guide E-book For Your Freight Brokering Business


As the freight industry keeps growing, more than ever before, carriers and brokers are needed to keep things rolling. To satisfy market demand and make use of the big opportunities the industry offers, freight broker numbers have also risen steadily over the last few years. The Complete Compliance Guide For Freight Brokers provides guidance in all of these areas and more. The e-book includes information on: Registering your business. Freight Freight Broker Info

Value-adding Features of a Great Freight Rating System Within a TMS


Freight rating software is a necessity for shippers and 3PLs. There is more at stake in the choice of a freight rating system. When shopping for a Freight Rating Software System with TMS, look for key points that will add value and provide additional benefits for shippers. The Basic Functionality of a Freight Rating System. The fundamentals of a Freight Rating System match a user’s shipping and freight characteristics and a carrier’s service and price options.

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The Importance of LTL Freight Management in your Supply Chain

CH Robinson Transportfolio

You need a less than truckload freight management strategy. Why is LTL freight management important to your supply chain? Leveraging a suite of solutions for less than truckload (LTL) freight has become the cornerstone of successful supply chain strategies.

12 Smart Ways to Reduce Your Freight Costs

Logistics Bureau

A common conundrum for companies is how to reduce their freight costs, which due to a recovery in demand following the Covid-19 pandemic have skyrocketed. Putting a lid on escalating freight costs has now become more important than ever. A Dozen Possibilities to Cut Freight Costs.

e-Freight Solutions for Air Cargo


Julie Calcunovitch is Vice President, Air Product Management at Descartes The highly demanding and competitive nature of the supply chain industry demands proactive collaboration amongst trading partners in the air freight community. With the right solution, organizations can realize significant gains in internal efficiencies and processes, as well as have the foundations in place to adapt to newindustry initiatives such as the IATA e-freight program.

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Freight Rates News October 2015


Since we live and breath freight, we constantly come across information that’s critical for our customers – logistic providers, shippers and carriers. And as freight innovators ourselves, we love seeing more innovation. Freight Rates News that rates for freight and logistics trends – October 2015. Freight index jitters. Seemingly all international freight indices are down. This is good news for international freight forwarders.

Bringing Freight Online with WebCargoNet and Freightos


Bringing Freight Online With WebCargoNet And Freightos. But this story is more about a vision for a better future of freight, than just another acquisition. Notable examples include K+N’s partnership with a tech accelerator, DB Schenker’s exclusive agreement with uShip, and here at Freightos, automating freight rate management for several enterprise forwarders. A forwarder who loved their tracking software brought up a bigger problem – managing air freight rates.

LTL to Intermodal Shipping: How to Find and Eliminate Freight Spend Black Swans


For freight, managing black swan events, like risk mitigation , means finding problems that are on the verge of causing disruption and taking advantage of resources to minimize their impact. Shippers need to know why freight black swans are increasing, how using LTL to intermodal shipping options can reduce their incidence, and a few best practices to keep the use of intermodal from becoming a black swan itself. Understand freight classes and bands. Freight LTL

[e-Book] The Great Capacity Crunch: The Current State, Future Outlook, and How Shippers Can Thrive in Any Capacity Crunch


We introduce our latest educational e-book ( we have several more here ): The Great Capacity Crunch: The Current State, Future Outlook, and How Shippers Can Thrive in Any Capacity Crunch. Fill out the form on the right to have the e-Book emailed to your inbox. You can download this e-book & learn the following information: The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch. Capacity Crunch e-Books Freight Logistics Transportation Management The Great Capacity Crunch

Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update W2


Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update Wk 2. Weekly update article on the Freightos International Freight Index exploring rate trends and their driving forces. 2018 started with China-US ocean freight prices increasing by 27% as supply chains came back into full swing. Following brief dips last week, ocean and air freight prices will likely rise in the run-up to the Chinese New Year closedown. Air Freight Pricing. Ocean Freight Pricing.

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A Crash Course on Navigating Trends in Trucking and Freight for 2018


Although this sounds great for most industries, it represents a major problem for the freight trucking industry. As a result, shippers across the globe are looking for ways to keep up with the Amazon’s unrelenting approach, and these trends in trucking and freight reflect a few of the key ways shippers, third-party logistics providers and truckers will respond 2018. Freight Forwarding Will Undergo Digital Transformation. Freight and Trucking Rates Will Evolve.

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The State of Digital Freight: The 4×4 Blueprint for Freight 2020


The journey to digitize freight, while initially off to a slow start, has gained momentum in the last two or three years. They’re licensed to be an ocean freight forwarder, and they’ve bought some aircraft and an airport; and of course they are a huge warehousing player. Online freight booking. See the 2018 State of Online Freight Sales. There is at least 100 times more manual work per shipment in freight forwarding than in Express.

How AEI Tags Are Changing the Way Freight Moves!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Do you have a Freight Management Strategy or are you Spinning your Wheels? Railyards and trucking companies place the AEI tags on their freight cars and tractors to help track shipping all over North America. Employees had to record the dates and car numbers in a book, manually.

Freight Rate News November 2015


Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? Short Term Medium Term Special Feature Carriers & Cargo Innovation Freightos focus November 2015 freight and logistics trends that rate. China’s slowing economy is generally bad news for the freight industry. The underlying trends in freight industry are often interconnected, as this (paywalled) article on West Coast ports’ prospects shows.

Digital Transformation in Freight


I had the privilege to co-present a CSCMP webinar recently called “The First Steps Toward Digital Transformation In Freight” with Hunter Yaw, VP, Product and Business Development, at Loadsmart. The post Digital Transformation in Freight appeared first on Supply Chain Nation.

[e-Book] 8 Big Factors to Consider for Efficient LTL Shipping


Download the 8 Big Factors to Consider for Efficient LTL Shipping e-Book! When have you chosen to go with a lower priced LTL carrier only to find out every time they have your freight it gets damaged? Now you have to spend time on working on a freight claim. In this all new e-book, we will discuss 8 core areas that LTL shippers can focus on in order to have more efficient LTL shipping practices. e-Books Freight Logistics LTL TMS efficient ltl shipping