How to Improve Freight Labeling for Transport and Logistics Management

Cerasis

Incorrect or missing labels are a source of frustration for packers, handlers, freight forwarders, customs officers, haulers and those receiving the goods. 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.

242
242

New Freight Broker Resource Guides Available from TIA

DAT Solutions

Information contained in the guides is often not available from any other source. Carrier Selection Framework - This 80-page guide provides best practices to help freight brokers reduce risk of cargo loss, liability and/or potential fraud when selecting motor carriers. TIA Factoring Guidelines - Provides a broad overview of freight factoring and includes guidelines for brokers when working with factoring companies. Cargo Claims Framework.

71
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Is The Freight Industry Ready For SOLAS?

Freightos

The IMO’s recent recommendation to relax enforcement for three months, to allow time for new processes to bed down, will be well received – because Freightos research reinforces concerns from other sources that many forwarders, importers, and exporters are not yet ready. That is, for shippers that already weigh cargo, the only direct change will be paperwork. IMO guidelines need to be broken down at the national level. Is The Freight Industry Ready For SOLAS?

163
163

Guest Commentary: P.O. Management Programs – Know Pain, Know Gain!

Talking Logistics

Besides providing fast, thorough answers to customers, today’s ERP, cloud-based SaaS, or 3PL-operated systems enable companies to manage the order lifecycle, control information and cargo flows, and reduce the total cost of goods. Your stakeholders can: Align sourcing, purchasing, logistics, and I.T. Sourcing uses P.O. performance metrics to influence vendor behavior and impact sourcing choices.

146
146

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

Talking Logistics

May their memory continue to be a source of strength and comfort to their families and friends and us all. Accenture Releases Enhanced Ocean Cargo Pricing Software to Provide Greater Pricing Visibility for Carriers. Considering that there are multiple ports, countries and carriers each developing their own guidelines, the need for a global process standard is critical.

109
109

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving for Truckers

GTG Technology Group

While a regular driver can pull off the road and nap until it’s safe to drive, a truck driver on a strict deadline to deliver cargo may not have this luxury. The hours of service rule requires all commercial motor vehicle drivers carrying property cargo have an 11-hour maximum driving limit, only after 10 consecutive hours of being off duty. Trucking companies may offer incentives such as bonuses for drivers who deliver cargo ahead of schedule.

36

Keeping Your Trucking Company in Suspension

Tailwind

One source for getting the definition of a ‘suspension system’ is Wikipedia. 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. Getting all the information and details in place (mostly paperwork) so that you can prove that you are operating in accordance with the regulatory guidelines.

38

[INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics

Cerasis

Using AI driven product nature of being and smart attributes, data can be structured to support the needs of ERP applications as well as strategic sourcing and Value Analysis activities , all from one data set. The data from this global virtual item master takes another step in its evolutionary journey and is refined using an online, cloud-based platform with user tools that automatically present the normalized data obtained from all sources, both internal and external, in natural English.

185
185

The need to know

EFT

Zebra Technologies Corp, which sells barcode scanners and other computers used in warehouses globally, introduced a feature on Thursday that sounds an alert when workers breach physical distancing guidelines over the novel coronavirus. France nears 1-billion-euro crisis fund for aero suppliers: sources. Aggressive' blanking brings capacity crunch, cargo rolling and rocketing rates. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

8

Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020

Transplace

Trucks are sourced, loaded, dispatched and then cannot find a retail delivery appointment for days beyond the scheduled pickup date. passenger airlines such as American and United are using passenger planes to move cargo only between U.S. The European Commission released guidelines for EU member states to ensure free border crossings for trucks, so that there are no unnecessary delays for trucks carrying ‘essential goods.’. Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020.

8