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

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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. Download the Inbound Freight Management E-Book: Fill out the Form Below.

This Week in Logistics News (April 11-15, 2016)

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Today marks the three-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, a sad and scary day, especially those of us living in the Boston area. February 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Finally, if you’re keeping a pulse on freight activity in the U.S.,

How IoT Improves Consumer Packaged Goods Value Chain

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Agile supply chain operations, especially in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, are using IoT and end-to-end shipment visibility software to outperform competitors with better service while keeping lower inventory levels. Given that most freight is transported over the road, this is a serious concern. By investing in technologies, on-time Requested Arrival Dates (RAD) have rebounded from their fall in 2014, up 4.5%, according to a Boston Consulting Group study. .

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

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You can read more on the topic in our recent white paper, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion Is Redrawing the Logistics Map , which was written collaboratively with Boston Consulting Group. Freight Services Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Supply Chain Consulting

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

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Boston Consulting Group research shows 1.2 Automated storage and retrieval systems can, for example, increase picking accuracy while yielding better inventory control. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post 10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, tripping, falling, and slipping account for the majority of “general industry accidents.”

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

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And, according to a Boston Consulting Group (BCG) study, 54% of companies with above one billion in revenues are now considering reshoring. Transportation and freight costs are reduced. Obsolete and excess inventory carriage are more preventable.

Next-Gen Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Then, and only then, as a category manager or merchant buyer, will a supply chain professional and his or her internal customers be able to get a comprehensive picture of the inventory of the products they are responsible for, including what’s on the shipper’s dock, at the consolidator, on the ocean vessel or stack train or truck, in the DC and on the store shelf.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

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MercuryGate Launches Global, Omni-modal Freight Procurement Solution. The orders are being fulfilled from about 160 Best Buy stores in markets that include Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington.

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Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

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Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that freight volumes in the United States will increase by more than 40% over the next 30 years. The state will test a new communications system in the busy I-80 freight corridor.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that freight volumes in the United States will increase by more than 40% over the next 30 years. The state will test a new communications system in the busy I-80 freight corridor.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

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Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company. Maxim has a Master’s degree from HULT Business School (Boston, USA) and Master’s from Plekhanov Russian State Economy Academy.

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

Talking Logistics

You can read more on the topic in our recent white paper, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion Is Redrawing the Logistics Map [DK1] , which was written collaboratively with Boston Consulting Group. It becomes imperative that your service provider has the ability to effectively load every import container with domestic freight or exports to help ensure efficiencies, reduce carbon footprint, and create collaborative value to the ocean carriers.

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Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

Content Summary: Chicago ranks number 1 among the seven metro areas in projected supply chain management and technology employment growth; in net job creation for supply chain-related industries; in freight flow; and in inventory holding.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

But some Class 1 railroads, CSX in particular, are cutting back on intermodal service to favor more profitable freight. Whether the cause is e-commerce growth, the tight labor market, or changing distribution models, inventories and carrying costs are rising.

Guest Blog Part 2: Start Your eKanban Implementation with Value-stream Mapping and Engaging Your Suppliers

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With eKanban implementations, this can be any number of problems including excess materials on hand, slow inventory turns, too much scrap and more. If you’re not using a manual Kanban system, map the current inventory replenishment process.) Freight costs. by Jim Shore.

Five Tips on Sourcing Products From China

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Finally, whether you’re purchasing products locally or from overseas, be sure to use an order, purchase and inventory management system that’s written from the ground up to support international and domestic trade. Introduction.

This Week in Logistics News (February 27 – March 3, 2017)

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Boston startup raises $10M for retail software that predicts inventory needs (Boston Business Journal). Freightos unveils beta launch of international freight price index (American Shipper). 2016 North American Freight Numbers.

This Week in Logistics News (May 16-20, 2016)

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I’m at Heathrow airport waiting to board my flight back to Boston, which is delayed by over an hour so far. Amazon Looking to License or Acquire Freight-Management Technology (WSJ-sub. Kewill Introduces SOLAS-Compliant Freight Forwarding Solution by Integrating INTTRA eVGM Service.