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Tips for Safely Transporting Pharmaceuticals

Cerasis

Transporting pharmaceuticals is arguably more important than manufacturing them, because it enables these lifesaving medications to make it to where they are needed most. When transporting pharmaceuticals, how can logistics workers do it safely , and what precautions are necessary for things like temperature control and to guard against theft? Guarding Against Cargo Theft Cargo theft is one of the largest risks associated with pharmaceutical manufacture and transport.

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. Top 10 Most Read Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015. What does the Future of Transport Management Systems Look Like?

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

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is the first post in a series produced in partnership with Catavolt, who helps manufacturing organizations drive operational excellence with mobile apps. 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. However, mobile technology is not new to the transportation world. The Summary of Mobile Technology in Transportation Management.

How to Improve Freight Labeling for Transport and Logistics Management

Cerasis

To combat the problem here’s a way to improve freight labeling for transport and logistics management. Goods in’ depots are unlikely to receive mislabelled freight, while incorrect shipping details could result in cargo ending up at the wrong delivery address. However, if the information on labels or paperwork is incorrect, putting them inside the cargo makes no difference. Equipping transport fleets with computers and printers can improve freight labeling.

Top 5 Tips To Optimize Your Warehouse Storage System

Cerasis

We know that you are also the victim of the ‘ Warehouse Disease’ , i.e. even after regularly organizing your warehouse, it turns messy the minute you receive or ship some cargos. Download white paper. Use Automatic Data Collection and Cargo Handling. If data collection is automated, the possibility of everything going haywire is minimized, and same is the case with cargo handling. To organize your warehouse efficiently , you can bin locate your cargos.

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How Disruptions like Coronavirus Test The Resilience Of Supply Chain Planning

AIMMS

Manufacturers like Hyundai are experiencing a shortage of components that threaten s to halt production. Avenues of transport are declining as major cargo airlines, like Cathay Pacific , drastically reduce flights to mainland China and Hong Kong. A recent online survey conducted b y MIT’s Center for Transportation & Logistics aimed to understand how companies are reacting to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Questions to Ask When Evaluating TMS Solutions

BluJay Solutions

What are the current and future transportation mode requirements? Consider the integration of value added capabilities including yard management, cargo, freight, storage, break bulk, cross docking and other capabilities into a TMS. Download our eBook – Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Execution in the Cloud. Evaluating TMS solutions is no easy feat. There are many vendors, options and solutions available.

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The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

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. It’s no coincidence that Transport Intelligence just emailed me an invitation to The Future of Logistics conference. Download an Excel version of the list here for free ! Improved cargo capacity by innovative 40 foot container design (fold).

23 logistics professionals share the #1 way to reduce logistics costs

6 River Systems

trillion on logistics and transportation services in the United States in 2018, an increase of 11.4% billion, while transportation costs increased by 10.4% transportation network and other logistics challenges. Synchronization and timing of transports are also essential.

Technology Helping Truckers & City Planners Reduce Traffic

Cerasis

The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018. Download White Paper. The benefits extend beyond daily commuters and will certainly make life easier for road crews and infrastructure workers — not to mention trucking companies and others who transport time-sensitive goods or for whom arrival time is of particularly vital importance. Autonomous cars drop their passengers off at the curb by day, trucks drop off cargo at night. Transportation

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

Cerasis

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. However, this does not mean that an understanding of claims isn’t vital to running an efficient transportation and logistics department. At Cerasis, we provide comprehensive freight claims management.

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. We have already covered the top 6 trends for 2016 in manufacturing. Freight/Container Loading: Augmented reality could replace the need for a physical cargo list and load instructions. The weak link in our whole manufacturing process remains the supply chain,” UTC’s chief executive says.

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Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Instead, it continues, to include the entire lifecycle of a product, from sourcing of raw materials, to the return and recycling of the product, and reintroduction of recycled materials into the manufacturing or production process. Lawmakers are placing obligations on manufacturers to own the future of the materials they process. No longer do the large, beneficial cargo owners have an overwhelming advantage in global supply chain operations.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

So today and yesterday, there was not enough capacity, cargo was rolled, prices spiked. So I wanted to tell you, why does your cargo get bumped. Why does your cargo get rolled? It was mainly because most of your cargo today is moving on standby. Until the last minute, your cargo is not confirmed. The reason that cargo is booked today? And then, during peak, your cargo is getting rolled. The cargo shouldn’t be rolled.

[WHITE PAPER] The Complete Guide for Shippers to Process & Master Freight Claims

Cerasis

However, this does not mean that an understanding of freight claims isn’t vital to running an efficient transportation and logistics department. As depicted in the accompanying chart, if your company operates at a 5 percent profit margin, to recoup the net revenues that would be lost by failing to recover a $1,000 cargo claim, it would have to generate $20,000 in sales! Download “Complete Guide for Shippers to Process & Master Freight Claims” White Paper.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

Many manufacturers are seeking alternatives to BRIC countries, in particular China, as part of their future sourcing strategies. They have good transport and trade links not only with the BRIC countries, but with North America and the EU. Source: The Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index , sponsored by Agility and compiled by Transport Intelligence (Ti), the leading provider of expert research and analysis to the global logistics industry.

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Visibility the Key to Keeping Pace with Increasing Supply Chain Complexity

BluJay Solutions

At the same time as mega-container ships were being introduced, motorcycle deliveries took on a key role in ensuring continuous supplies during travel restrictions applied for the London Olympics, with large municipalities including New York actively exploring the expansion of bike cargo. Download our eBook – Omni-Channel Retail – Top 3 Logistics Challenges.

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The Tesla Semi Truck Will Change Freight

Freightos

Many major truck manufacturers are now investing in electric rigs, with one projection having them reaching a 25% market share by 2025. It’s tangible evidence of Elon Musk, the brains behind PayPal, Tesla, SpaceX, and more, transportation infrastructure play, with the power to disrupt both domestic trucking and international freight. Standing in the way of Musk’s vision of tomorrow’s transportation infrastructure has been congestion and delayed transit time on long-haul trucking.

Can the Cloud Solve Your Freight Forwarding Challenges?

BluJay Solutions

For example, how quickly could you add a new route or designated cargo area or accommodate different compliance requirements? From manufacturers and retailers, to freight forwarders and logistics service providers, to ocean, air and road carriers; the various parties involved at all stages of the global supply chain benefit from visibility of goods being moved. Download our eBook – A Freight Forwarder’s Guide to Increasing Revenue & Profit.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

“The logistics industry is one of the biggest industries that will profit most from the digital revolution in 2019…” From quicker deliveries to more sustainable ways of transportation, harmonizing big data and automation efforts will ensure exponential growth in the industry. This de-risks and de-stresses the supply chain and reduces costs for the transport operator and their customer.

Visibility the Key to Keeping Pace with Increasing Supply Chain Complexity

BluJay Solutions

At the same time as mega-container ships were being introduced, motorcycle deliveries took on a key role in ensuring continuous supplies during travel restrictions applied for the London Olympics, with large municipalities including New York actively exploring the expansion of bike cargo. Download our eBook - Omni-Channel Retail – Top 3 Logistics Challenges.

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

Talking Logistics

If transportation and logistics are an indicator of economic health, things are looking very good at the moment. For the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, October’s total cargo volume broke the all-time record for the month. Now, it has outlined more broadly its strategy, in which self-driving Bolts could be manufactured at scale at GM’s existing plants, driving down costs, and rapidly deployed in major metropolitan markets through a ride service to disrupt incumbents.