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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. We call this the transportation supply chain.

Top 5 features to look for in a Transportation Management System (TMS)

Abivin

Selecting the correct software system for the business helps to attain process efficiency, gain visibility into the supply chain, and decrease general transport costs. TMS has become an indispensable tool in a growingly competitive and complex transportation landscape.

5 Things to Know About U.S.-Mexico Logistics

Talking Logistics

It has been further spurred by the trend of nearshoring over the last decade, as American companies have relocated their manufacturing facilities to Mexico to take advantage of a skilled workforce, improving infrastructure, and proximity to the United States.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

New Capabilities from JDA Create Transportation Resiliency – Enabling Shippers to Balance Service and Cost Pressures. Latest Versions of SAP® Transportation Management, SAP Extended Warehouse Management and SAP Event Management Now Available.

Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. It is this ability to present the entire freight transport and logistics supply chain under one roof that makes Multimodal the go-to event for shippers, importers, exporters, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers – all seeking ways to run a slicker supply chain. Manufacturers. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014.

Near-Shoring Trend a Cause for Celebration and Concern for Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) & Air Carriers

BluJay Solutions

Indeed for many IATA members whose operations largely center around air cargo, near-shoring is cause for concern, with manufacturing shifting closed to ‘home’ a risk to the sustainability of air freight volumes longer term. .

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Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

Third Trend: Regionalization, Near-sourcing and Emerging Markets. . Also in terms of changing patterns of goods flows, it seems that manufacturing and retailing is making a return from globalization to regionalization of supply chains.

Logistics Trends Part 2

BluJay Solutions

Global manufacturers have found ways in which to flex their supply chains to utilize lower cost sea freight rather than more expensive air cargo. Even higher value producers, such as consumer electronics companies, have adopted sea freight strategies, although air cargo uplift is often employed to meet the global demands of new product releases. Blog Logistics Service Providers Supply Chain (software) Transportation Management (TMS) Visibility

This Week in Logistics News (January 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Exclusive: GM, DHL use a Chinese plant to lead manufacturing change (Reuters). LTL rates seen zooming in excess of 5 percent this year (Logistics Management). Exclusive: China’s JD.com targets $2 billion fundraising at logistics unit – sources (Reuters).

Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

Manufacturing in Belgium. Typical manufacturing products made in Belgium include engineering and metal products, automobile assemblies, transportation equipment, scientific and precision instruments, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, textiles, glass, petroleum and food and beverages.

[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.

5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have

Abivin

For instance, platforms such as Uber Carriage and Cargomatic enable real-time, cost-effective, on-demand transport arrangements to the other business logistics services, which brings great competitiveness to this industry. Industrial Management & Data Systems.

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How to Reduce Product Damage During Shipping

Cerasis

If you are a product manufacturer, you know all too well the perils of shipping products from your factory or warehouse to a DC or retailer. Warehousing eats up about 25% and transportation 60%. As an alternative, you may want to find a company with smaller cargo style trucks or use a logistics company to find the right trucking solution for you. Partitions made from durable corrugated material can be reused over and over for intra-plant transport and sub-assembly projects.

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

The cloud-based solutions and applications are quickly conquering the markets all over the world; they deemed to be highly scalable, easy to manage and cost-effective. The transition from an on-site data handling to the cloud one opens the new opportunities in the overall company management.

AMI Selects BluJay as Strategic Partner for Supply Chain Execution Technology

BluJay Solutions

The new platform, comprised of BluJay’s Transportation Management, Customs Management, and Control Tower applications, will replace AMI’s current operating systems. AMI have strong carrier relationships, that provide their customers with a competitive and single-source of capacity for all their needs. The combined offering of Cargo and Click2Ship Express services provides the right solution for any forwarder.

This Week in Logistics News (July 6-10, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Wal-Mart taps manufacturer database to aid U.S. UPS Tests Electric Cargo Bike in Basel. May 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Friday, July 10, 2015. The day is finally here — the premiere of The Minions movie.

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

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

And this global trip isn’t just for sightseeing – leading companies find that a diversified sourcing base and far-flung manufacturing can help cut production costs, increasing the bottom line. However, the biggest pain point for these global supply chains is the one that seems inescapable – transportation costs. Pain Points Increasing Transportation Costs. Here are just a few pain points that are increasing transportation costs: Container shipping headaches.

Supply Chain Goals: Gracefully Overcoming the Hurdles of Global Sports Events

BluJay Solutions

All these goods have to be transported on time from their supplier or manufacturing location — often at the other end of the world — to the stadium or the athletes’ lodgings. Multimodal transport: A multi-layered, connected carrier network is essential. Source: [link].

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Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a major global hub of manufacturing and trade, as well as one of the fastest-growing markets in the world with a consumer base of more than 600 million, an expanding labor force and a soaring E-commerce industry.

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.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Interesting Facts & Financial Breakdown of the Global Logistics Market

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Almost 14 months ago we wrote one of our most popular posts entitled, “ The History of Supply Chain and Logistics Management ” contained a bit of history, definitions, and a great infographic visually going through the history of supply chain and logistics management. The financial and economic outlook of each mode of transportation. Why Logistics management efficiency is important to companies.

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Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

The service most frequently outsourced to a 3PL is transportation management (24%), followed by warehouse management (19%). Source ID. CEVA Logistics provides both freight management and contract logistics services for a range of customers across all sectors.

Technology Fuels Freight Logistics: Jeff Tucker in Wall Street Journal

DAT Solutions

Jeff also highlighted the contribution of freight brokers to the efficient movement of cargo. Jeff has been a leader in freight logistics since 1992; he is president and CEO of Tucker Company Worldwide and Chairman of the Transportation Intermediaries Association.

New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS

TMC

When the expanded Panama Canal opened this June, a new set of routes became available for shippers and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs). A transportation management system (TMS) can help shippers weigh the pros and cons of each option.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

According to a recent study with particular focus on logistics, logistics services providers are beginning to expand their strategic geographic focus (source: Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2013).

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. Supply chain management through AI will continue to refine.

4 Long Term Ways to Save with Less Than Truckload Freight Shipping

Cerasis

You may have to learn how to navigate a new software, or your organization may simply need additional training on a new transportation management system (TMS). It's also important for shippers to understand the different types of liability insurance, according to Trucker's Report , which includes the following: General liability insurance covers a truck, occupants, and cargo when the truck is not moving.

This Week in Logistics News (August 28 – September 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

LevaData to Transform Strategic Sourcing for Global Procurement and Supply Chain Leaders. Manhattan Transportation Management Enhancements Enable the Acquisition and Supervision of Additional Shipment Capacity.

This Week in Logistics News (January 23-27, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Brings Advanced Freight Collaboration Solutions to the Transportation Industry. warehouses from Chinese merchants selling on its site—taking on a role it previously left to global freight-transportation companies.” companies that move manufacturing operations overseas?

This Week in Logistics News (September 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

JDA Powers the Always-on Supply Chain with Latest JDA Manufacturing Planning Release. The intelligent cargo space management system automatically transfers packages for manual delivery to the deliverer at the delivery destination by means of a package dispenser on board the vehicle.

This Week in Logistics News (December 14-18, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon in talks to lease 20 jets to launch air-cargo business (The Seattle Times). Conceptually, other retailers could store goods in Amazon’s warehouses, then have Amazon manage the entire delivery operation. It’s warm outside.