How working with our remarkable customer, Lufthansa Cargo, got us named to the 2015 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100

BluJay Solutions

Sometimes, though, we are lucky enough to get to share these customer stories – this is the case with Lufthansa Cargo. The project was so successful that Lufthansa Cargo wanted to share their supply chain success story. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

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Air Cargo Industry Flying Toward Change

BluJay Solutions

Switch to Cargo-XML messaging standard to streamline processes, cut costs. 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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How to Thwart the Growing Menace of Cargo Theft

BluJay Solutions

While piracy on the high seas regularly makes headlines, the inland version – cargo theft – has quietly been on the rise for years. One needs to look no further than the FBI, which began tracking cargo theft statistics a few years ago after recognizing its impact on the economy – and realizing it also posed a threat to national security. Only 29 states submitted data, and 12 of those reported no incidents of cargo theft. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

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DAT's Tami Hart Awarded for Combating Cargo Theft

DAT Solutions

In the overall effort to combat cargo theft, every single player is either part of the solution or part of the problem, even if by indifference. The special award recognizes Tami's support on more than 500 cases of false payments, cargo theft, and other transportation fraud.

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9 Apps in 2 Days: Business App Development Acceleration

AIMMS

Höegh specializes in rolling cargo and some non-rolling cargo that we carry with roll-trailers. “So From the moment we saw it demoed we felt – that’s what we want, that’s where we want to go. We did 9 demos yesterday.

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Eight Key Takeaways From FreighTech 2018:TLV

Freightos

In a conversation beginning at the tail-end of a lecture and concluding on a patio overlooking the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, I spoke to Celine Hourcade, IATA’s Head of Cargo Transformation. Cargo automation is limited to local implementation.

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Questions to Ask When Evaluating TMS Solutions

BluJay Solutions

Consider the integration of value added capabilities including yard management, cargo, freight, storage, break bulk, cross docking and other capabilities into a TMS. Contact Us or Request a Demo. Evaluating TMS solutions is no easy feat.

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Ready? Set? No! – The ACE Race Gets Underway for Real

BluJay Solutions

And that’s much better than the numbers for ACE Cargo Release. While ACE Cargo Release is expected to undergo additional changes over the next few months, the base processing is not changing and filers can use it today. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

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How to Tell if You Are Ready for ACE

BluJay Solutions

Failure to get on board could mean cargo not being released and importers not getting their goods. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

The Future of IoT in Manufacturing

BluJay Solutions

IoT to Protect Against Cargo Theft. Stolen cargo remains to be an issue in the United States. Additionally, cargo theft still has organized criminals that are known to target large, well-known ports and rest areas around the world, making theft a global issue.

New SOLAS Container Weight Requirements a Hefty Concern

BluJay Solutions

In just six weeks, new maritime regulations aimed at making cargo ships safer are going to also make major waves for global shippers. Contact Us or Request a Demo. To pile on the puns, it’s going to be a sea change for the industry.

New SOLAS Container Weight Requirements a Hefty Concern

BluJay Solutions

In just six weeks, new maritime regulations aimed at making cargo ships safer are going to also make major waves for global shippers. Contact Us or Request a Demo. To pile on the puns, it’s going to be a sea change for the industry.

This Week in Logistics News (April 3-7, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Cargo Owners Complain of ‘Total Mess’ Shipping Goods to Asia (WSJ – sub. My garage door is crumpled. How did it happen? Rapid temperature cycling due to crazy Boston weather. Mini-earthquake right underneath garage door.

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How to Become a Supply Chain Jedi

BluJay Solutions

The integration capabilities they require, including yard management, cargo, freight, storage, break bulk, etc. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

How to Become a Supply Chain Jedi

BluJay Solutions

The integration capabilities they require, including yard management, cargo, freight, storage, break bulk, etc. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

Is It Time to Bring Your TMS Back to the Future?

BluJay Solutions

If making the move to a TMS, Kewill can help you consider the integration of value-added capabilities such as yard management, cargo freight solutions, break bulk and cross-docking. Contact Us or Request a Demo. Remember the 1980s?

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Discover, Disrupt, and Deliver (Takeaways from LeanLogistics ClientConnect 2016)

Talking Logistics

Over the past few months, I’ve seen the fruits of this strategy in demos of the company’s newest solutions, LeanGlobal and LeanFleet. Later this year, the company will formally roll out LeanParcel, with rail and air cargo capabilities on the roadmap too. “There are no sacred cows here,” said Chris Timmer, Chief Commercial Officer at LeanLogistics (a Talking Logistics sponsor) in his opening remarks at the company’s ClientConnect 2016 conference last week.

Volta Logistics: To Grow Quickly, You Need the Right Tools

DAT Solutions

Although Volta will move any type of freight, the company specializes in overweight and over-dimensional cargo types that require flatbeds, open decks and step decks. Vinnie Schleper and Ben Nadeau launched Volta Logistics in May of 2015 as two-person team.

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ICYMI: Getting Ready for The Release of the FDA Guide for ACE Implementation

BluJay Solutions

In 2005, Australia implemented similar regulations, which resulted in a disastrous rollout of new IT systems, where trade completely stopped as cargo piled up at ports that were awaiting government clearance. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

MacroPoint and FMCSA Look-up features now available in Tailwind

Tailwind

This allows you to easily check the insurance coverage, inspection records, cargo certifications, and safety rating for a carrier before hiring them — or compare the same information across several carriers who might be bidding on the same load.

Three Biggest Mistakes Made by Small Trucking Companies

Tailwind

Once you add in your customer’s cargo, you can quickly see how much responsibility you’re putting into your driver’s hands. Brad Zaytsoff Director of Marketing Tailwind Transportation Software Sign Up for a Demo

Keeping Your Trucking Company in Suspension

Tailwind

After all, you wouldn’t want to have a ‘cargo damage’ incident because your trailer ran into some rough road it just couldn’t handle. Pratt President & CEO Tailwind Transportation Software Sign Up For a Demo

The Ants Have it Figured Out

Tailwind

Get a demo of Tailwind’s Trucking Software or Fright Broker software ​ That conjures up the idea of some new Disney Movie, ‘A Bugs Life’ starring ‘Tow-Mater’ from Cars!

  "Bills & bills," "Skids & skids" & "Scales n scale"

Tailwind

And you want software that will track any damage that has occurred to the cargo – to the skids that may have occurred in transit or occurred during the offloading process so you can follow-up with your driver.

And the Oscar Goes to.

Tailwind

‘Ben Affleck… in CARGO!’ ” Murray Pratt CEO & President Tailwind Transportation Software Sign Up For a Demo And the Oscar Goes to. And the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor goes to. ’ I knew he’d get it.

Avoiding the Five Most Common Risks in the Risky Business of Freight Transportation

Tailwind

It also allows you to track on driver performance and behaviour – from traffic violations and accidents, and beyond that, to also include any cargo claims. You can get a demo, or a free 30-day trial (or both) to see how it can work in your business. Start 30 Day Trial or Request a Demo. Blog post based on the Tailwind Transportation Software Webinar: Risky Business – Avoiding the Five Most Common Freight Business Risks (30 mins; Now Available On-Demand). Life is risky.

Tailwind launches new web-based application for small to mid-sized trucking companies and freight brokers

Tailwind

Tailwind’s newest application was built for the growing number of small-to-mid sized operations that make up 97%* of the over 1.4-million trucking companies* responsible for moving approximately 70%* of all cargo weight in the US alone (*US Department of Transportation).

The ‘Wear ‘n Tear’ and The ‘Where’ an?d ‘Tare’

Tailwind

Knowing the ‘Tare’—the unladen weight—of a vehicle is important so that you can determine the net weight of your cargo after subtracting it from the gross weight of the entire load. You know it can really ‘take a toll’ ;-) Murray Pratt President & CEO Tailwind Transportation Software Sign Up for a Demo When you run a trucking business, or a freight brokerage business, there can be a lot of ‘wear and tear’ on you personally.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 27 – December 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

For the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, October’s total cargo volume broke the all-time record for the month. I haven’t seen a full demo of it yet, but BluJay provided a preview of some of the features announced this week at its user conference back in April.