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

Cerasis

However, mobile technology is not new to the transportation world. For mobile technology and transport, the theoretical tipping point is in our rearview mirror. Mobile Technology in Transportation Management Impacts all Points Along the Supply Chain.

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. . Top 10 Most Read Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015. However, we also saw a large portion which were the popular transportation articles, focus on better process and staying strategic. We call this the transportation supply chain.

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Is Cargo iQ Enough to Monitor Your Air Shipment?

Roambee

As simple as it may seem, air cargo isn’t just about moving boxes in planes. In short, your air cargo does more waiting than flying. Let’s see what Cargo iQ can and cannot do, and how you can fill this gap.

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How to Protect Your Freight From Cargo Thieves

GTG Technology Group

5 Tips for Protecting Your Freight Against Cargo Thieves. In 2018, motor carriers reported almost 600 incidents of cargo theft nationwide. Cargo thieves can take advantage of opportunities for crime, such as low security at a cargo hold, to steal thousands of dollars worth of cargo.

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The State of Transportation Management Systems in 2015

Cerasis

A Transportation Management System is a vital tool for shipping professionals. It helps to coordinate all of the available data points in a transport network, including rates, route options, warehouse supply, and distribution. The Potential of Transportation Management Systems.

6 Costly Transportation Management Software Mistakes Technology Can Correct

GTG Technology Group

It has grown nearly impossible to maintain a business while managing each factor manually. The result has been a push toward high-tech Transportation Management Software (TMS) and cloud-based IT. Human error accounts for a large amount of loss in transportation.

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.

Freight Claims and TMS: How Does a Transportation Management System Streamline Freight Claims?

Cerasis

Freight claims processes derive from a mountain of risks to cargo. Today, transportation and logistics companies face considerable uncertainty when moving freight. The post Freight Claims and TMS: How Does a Transportation Management System Streamline Freight Claims?

Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

GTG Technology Group

Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face. Transportation companies have a history of defending themselves against physical attacks. Transportation disruptions affect security, the economy, and public health. Managing Supply Chain Risks.

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

Talking Logistics

Assuming current trends hold, and NAFTA remains largely intact, here are five things to consider when managing cross-border logistics between the United States and Mexico: 1. Maintain Visibility with a Transportation Management System.

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Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

One of the fastest growing forms of cargo theft is deceptive pick-ups (aka fictitious pick-ups). Here’s how the scheme works, as described in an AP article published last October ( Thieves Pose as Truckers to Steal Huge Cargo Loads ): Thieves assume the identity of a trucking company, often by reactivating a dormant Department of Transportation carrier number from a government website for as little as $300. Keep the cargo moving.

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Global Logistics and the Transportation Management Center: The Next Phase in Network Agility

Supply Chain Nation

I said that the next phase in this evolution would be to expand the scope of the TMC from a largely domestic view to the complexity of global transportation operations. Domestic transportation management systems have sometimes been extended to support global movements as well.

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.

Cargo Insurance: What is it, What are the Types, & Do I Need it for My Shipment?

Cerasis

Following up our announcement that we have negotiated lower cargo insurance costs and now offer a zero deductible for that cargo insurance, we thought we’d take a deeper look at freight insurance (also known as cargo insurance). Specifically, what is cargo insurance, and should shippers even request it. What Is Cargo Insurance? Therefore, shippers can request cargo insurance to protect their goods from loss, damage, or theft while in transit.

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

Talking Logistics

Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters). More data points this week confirming what we already know: demand for freight transportation is weak, which is leading carriers to cut back on capacity.

Still Think Dangerous Goods is Just Paperwork and Labels?

Talking Logistics

It outlines how dangerous goods must be handled when transported by air. Various regulatory bodies around the world play a role in defining and enforcing the rules for transporting dangerous goods, including the U.S. But that’s exactly what we do to manage our global trade operations.

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . This is the value of having a transportation network. Managing Risk.

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Bahri Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Forwarders Solution

BluJay Solutions

Manchester, UK – February 6, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network , today announced that Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has expanded its use of BluJay technology to include the Transportation Management for Forwarders solution. Bahri has been a BluJay customer since 2014, utilising the technology to track multipurpose vessels for its cargo business unit.

5 Ways a TMS Can Help You “Go Green”

Talking Logistics

One of the easiest ways to get started is by investing in a Transportation Management System (TMS). Transportation optimization is another option offered by some TMS providers. She comes to MercuryGate most recently from the spend management solution provider, SciQuest.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Are you attending the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference later this month (September 25-28 in Orlando, FL)? New Transport Mode to Redefine Freight Movement. oTMS Raises $25M in Series B Funding Round to Build China’s Open Transport Platform.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Kuebix Surpasses 10,000 Companies Using Its Transportation Management System (TMS). to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in populated areas.”

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

The major impact will be to hazardous cargo (majority of classes), with a hold on Xiamen port from August 1st to September 7th, including imports to Xiamen, exports from Xiamen, and transfers via Xiamen. Vince Santinello is Ocean Business Development and Route Manager at C.H.

Air Menzies International Selects New Supply Chain Software

BluJay Solutions

Their new platform will be comprised of BluJay’s Transportation Management, Customs Management, and Control Tower applications, replacing AMI’s current operating systems. Read the full article at Air Cargo News. In The News Air Cargo News

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

Talking Logistics

Going International, Onfleet Platform Manages Last Mile Logistics Delivery Operations for Companies in 50 Countries. IBM Patents Cognitive System to Manage Self-Driving Vehicles. Cargo Owners Complain of ‘Total Mess’ Shipping Goods to Asia (WSJ – sub.

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11 Best Practices to Ship Parcel Like a Pro

Cerasis

Most shippers overpay carriers up to 3 percent, but instead of trying to manage the process, look for the low-hanging fruit. Things go wrong, but freight or cargo insurance , often reserved for less-than-truckload and full truckload shipments, is available for parcels as well.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Transplace is closely monitoring the outbreak and the impact the reaction is having on the transportation market. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

Top 4 Challenges You Need to Master for International Shipping

Talking Logistics

To avoid significant delays or additional costs to your transportation spend as a result of overlooked logistics, be sure to collaborate with customs at origin and destination to ensure all information is compliant with regulations and procedures.

How to Mitigate Risk of Full Truckload Shipping: Freight/Cargo Insurance!

Cerasis

The Problem: Full Truckload Carries Less Risk, So Shippers Forgo Cargo Insurance Risk exists in all transportation modes, and failure to consider risk in full truckload shipping is a poor strategy that will result in loses. As explained by Lisa Terry via Inbound Logistics , transportation liability grew more complex with economic growth and an increasing number of contracted drivers and carriers. This includes purchasing freight or cargo insurance.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

It’s clear from this week’s long list of news that the pace of change and innovation in supply chain management continues to accelerate. SAP Ushers in New Era of Collaborative Supply Chain Management. Infor Aligns With MercuryGate To Strengthen Transportation Management.

This Week in Logistics News (October 9-13, 2017)

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation executive, you already know what’s happening in the market today: capacity is tightening and rates are climbing. Are you communicating what’s happening in the transportation market to upper management?

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The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management

Talking Logistics

The Regulation’s Impact on Ocean Shipping and Data Management. The revised Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) container weight verification requirement is a significant change in the ocean cargo supply chain. The Regulation and Data Management.

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

Talking Logistics

Echoing the theme of the conference were several keynote speakers, including Josh Linkner , Founder and Chairman of EPrize on Harnessing Innovation – Turning Raw Ideas into Powerful Results ; Larry Burns , Professor of Engineering Practice at The University of Michigan on The Future of Transportation ; and Seth Mattison , Founder and Chief Movement Officer at FutureSight Labs on The Future of Work Today – Insights from the New World of Work. Unified Workflow for All Transportation.

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. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham. Organiser: Clarion Events.

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

Talking Logistics

Intel partners with Rolls-Royce to develop autonomous cargo ships (VentureBeat). How cold does it have to get inside your house before you accept reality and turn on the heat? Is wearing a jacket and hat while watching the Red Sox game in your family room a visual cue that the time has come?