What is Multimodal Shipping?

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Multimodal shipping represents how companies can find new value within their supply chains and augment efficiency without dramatically increasing landed costs. The post What is Multimodal Shipping? appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Challenges in Multimodal Shipping Management

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And more companies are turning to multimodal shipping management as an alternative to sticking with a single-mode. The post Challenges in Multimodal Shipping Management appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight multimodal shipping management

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10 Multimodal Metrics to Track for Transportation and Shipping

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Complexity and precision data within the transportation and shipping industry require refinement in measuring and recording metrics. The post 10 Multimodal Metrics to Track for Transportation and Shipping appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

5 Steps to Start Planning Your Peak Season Shipping Strategy | Fast Freight Five VIDEO

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The post 5 Steps to Start Planning Your Peak Season Shipping Strategy | Fast Freight Five VIDEO appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Peak Season Videos Peak Season Shipping Strategy

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Drop Shipping Teddy Bears!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The company was new to the general merchandising business. All goods would be shipped from anywhere around the world into a single Distribution Centre. But with these huge items the costs to ship them back out to consumers would be huge. This is drop shipping in action.

Omnichannel & Multi-Modal Shipping Trends for 2020: The Year of Every Channel Shipper | Talking Freight VIDEO

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[link] Lets Talk – Omnichannel and Multimodal Shipping Trends The global supply chain is sick. The post Omnichannel & Multi-Modal Shipping Trends for 2020: The Year of Every Channel Shipper | Talking Freight VIDEO appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

5 Ways to Go Green with Carbon-Neutral Shipping

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Editor’s Note: Today’s blog comes from a guest author, Michael Gorman, who shares five different ways of going green with carbon-neutral shipping. The post 5 Ways to Go Green with Carbon-Neutral Shipping appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Logistics Supply Chain Carbon-Neutral Shipping

E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?

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The trend has been evident in recent years, but heavier freight remained on the fringe of e-commerce shipping. The post E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates? appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. E-Commerce Logistics Freight Logistics Transportation Supply Chain E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020

Logistics Companies

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Does Your Logistics Company PFEP? Creating standard ordering processes is crucial for a logistics company to provide value to its customer. When a logistics company sets new standards for ordering, it requires major changes in the way the customer’s team members work and how suppliers receive orders. Building a PFEP (Plan for Every Part) file is one of the most effective ways for a logistics company to create standardization in an ordering process.

[PODCAST] Blockchain in Shipping & Freight: A Pragmatic & Frank Discussion

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Listen to “The Application of Blockchain in Shipping & Freight: A Pragmatic & Frank Discussion” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] Blockchain in Shipping & Freight: A Pragmatic & Frank Discussion appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Blockchain Freight Podcast Blockchain in Shipping

Freight Data Sharing Across the Supply Chain and Its Role in Multimodal Shipping

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Companies were turning to managed multimodal and new peak season technology to unlock new revenue streams. The post Freight Data Sharing Across the Supply Chain and Its Role in Multimodal Shipping appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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What is LTL Shipping?

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Learn about: Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping Advantages of LTL Factors determining shipping rates. Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping is a system of transporting a smaller shipment than a typical truck filled with one order. LTL freight carriers normally transport small shipments of freight from many companies. When companies opt for LTL shipping, they are charged for the section of the semi-truck that their freight takes up. Get better shipping rates.

6 Multimodal Shipping Myths Debunked

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In the world of shipping and transportation, many multimodal shipping myths are still surprisingly prevalent today. Today, the most pervasive of these will be addressed in terms of how this shipping method works with an LTL to intermodal transportation approach.

How Oil And Gas Companies Can Save On Logistics

PLS Logistics

Despite all of the new technologies and advanced practices entering the sector, oil and gas companies still struggle with optimizing logistics and saving on transportation costs. Blog energy services oil and gas oil and gas logistics oil and gas shipping oil and gas supply chainJust like every other industry, oil and gas supply chains are changing. However, these changes do not necessarily mean that energy supply chains are getting simpler.

Shipping Analytics Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Intelligent Audit

Advancements within shipping analytics platforms, including artificial intelligence, parcel and freight analytics , data management, and machine learning, are reshaping the supply chain. A leading shipping analytics challenge rests within disparate systems.

Omnichannel & Multi-Modal Shipping Trends for 2020: The Year of Every Channel Shipper

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The post Omnichannel & Multi-Modal Shipping Trends for 2020: The Year of Every Channel Shipper appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Omnichannel Trends Multi-Modal Shipping TrendsThe global supply chain is sick.

6 Questions To Ask 3rd Party Logistics Companies for 2015 and Beyond

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With an ever-increasing pool of third-party logistics (3PL) providers to outsource shipping needs to, understanding how to select the best 3PL is the difference between reaching your existing customers and gaining a new market share. Many different factors have been previously discussed on specific details of selecting a 3PL , but have you truly learned how to identify the top-notch 3rd Party Logistics Companies from the fly-by-night, intermediary 3rd Party Logistics Companies?

Top 3PL Companies Florida

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These 3PLs offer services to manage order management, warehouse services, fulfillment management, packing, shipping and more. Third-party logistics providers, or 3PLs, provide outsourced services to help a business manage all or parts of its supply chain and logistics operations. Logistics

Using Shipping Data for Peak Season Preparedness Relies on Actionability

Intelligent Audit

Shippers should expect a surge in shipping volumes and tight capacity due to a historic rise in e-commerce transactions. These factors are driving shipping costs higher and shippers need to prepare. According to Supply Chain Dive , shipping “prices have fluctuated wildly.

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11 Best Practices to Ship Parcel Like a Pro

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These giants have deep pockets, capable of offering low-cost, if not free, parcel shipping. However, that does not mean all shippers must face the challenges to ship parcel at their expense. Rather than giving up, shippers need to consider what Amazon and the big box giants have done right and apply these concepts as part of a robust parcel shipping strategy. If shippers charge to ship parcel, customers will simply go to Amazon. Negotiate Shipping Rates Like a Pro.

Editor’s Pick: 9 Ways to Save Money on Truckload Shipping

Talking Logistics

This post from Kuebix’s blog highlights nine ways companies can save money on truckload shipping. Read more Editor’s Pick: 9 Ways to Save Money on Truckload Shipping.

Holiday Shipping Tips: Shippers Turn to Freight Analytics to Optimize In Busy Shipping Times

Intelligent Audit

The upcoming holiday shipping season is rapidly approaching. However, companies must tackle the issue from the ground up, applying technology and freight analytics to optimize operations wherever possible. Enable Success With These Analytics-Driven Holiday Shipping Tips.

Employing this S.M.A.R.T. Technique with a Logistics Company to Create Total Stakeholder Satisfaction

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Today we continue our series on successfully working with a logistics company, often called a third party logistics company by focusing on how to properly understand the success of the engagement by knowing all the key performance indicators that a shipper could put in place. Before we fully get to establishing a framework effective KPIs when engaging with a logistics company, we must take a step back and understand how to apply the creation of stakeholder value.

Top Winter Freight Shipping Tips

Freight Center

Winter freight shipping always tests the strength of the logistics industry and e-commerce. Below is a quick list of the top winter freight shipping tips to help guide you and keep your supply chain hot during the trickiest time for shipping. And you don’t need to be a rocket scientist to know the effects a snowstorm has on highways and freight shipping. If you need to get your shipment somewhere at a specific time, consider expedited shipping options.

Less Than Truckload Shipping Trends to Wrap Up 2018

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Shipping rates will continue to soar, and demand for more capacity will push the stretched industry to its breaking point, says Michael Angell of Freight Waves. Less than truckload shipping trends for the remainder of the year point to higher freight spend, stress for drivers and carriers, higher carrying costs for shippers, demand for integrated e-commerce shipping platforms, better last-mile service, that also provide white glove services, and much more.

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The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

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Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication. Conferences and expos are a chance for you to hear from the industry’s top players, and most importantly, build relationships with other freight shipping professionals. 7 of the Best Freight Shipping Events to Attend in 2015. Freight freight shipping

How to Successfully Integrate an E-Commerce Shipping Plan Into Your Traditional Shipping Practices

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E-commerce value will exceed $4 trillion by 2025, and demand for e-commerce requires seamless integration between traditional shipping practices and an e-commerce shipping plan. Its global nature makes conventional shipping strategies inefficient and utterly unworkable. Challenges in Integrating an E-Commerce Shipping Plan A primary issue in integrating e-commerce shipping goes back to the extent of current shipping practices.

LTL Shipping Through Proactive Supply Chain Risk Management Software

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The post LTL Shipping Through Proactive Supply Chain Risk Management Software appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. The topic of supply chain risk management has taken on a new persona as the global supply chain endures the COVID-19 crisis. As explained by Aarian Marshall via Wired, the once-gridlocked cities across the country are rapidly draining stores of reserve stock and putting a renewed demand on truckers.

Tips & Best Practices for E-Commerce Shipping in Each Over-the-Road Shipping Mode

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When it comes to over-the-road (OTR) shipping, e-commerce becomes even more difficult, requiring advanced knowledge of various carriers, rates, HOS regulations, the ELD mandate and more. Even for companies barely entering the notion of e-commerce sales, its effect can be felt. So, implementing the best practices for e-commerce shipping must go beyond the simplistic views of standard OTR transportation. Maximize shipping lane use by reducing deadhead.

Parcel Shipping: 3 Steps to a More Accurate E-Commerce Network Model

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If your company has navigated through the initial supply and demand fires and is looking to get ahead of this here-to-stay trend, now is the time to check how well you are modeling parcel costs in your supply chain network.

Touchless Fulfillment and Shipping!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Touchless fulfillment and shipping article, and permission to publish here, provided by Jenis Sheth. Supply chains all across the planet are discovering and rediscovering various solutions to make shipping and fulfilment touchless. Touchless Fulfillment and Shipping (New Normal).

How to Reduce Product Damage During Shipping

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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. Packaging and product damage during shipping is extremely common. Many shipping companies will stack pallets on top of one another to maximize their load, so you need to know this important piece of logistical information as well. . Remember that many trucking companies are LTL (Less Than a Full Load) carriers.

Emergency Shipping Amid Uncertainty Through Data Driven TMS

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The post Emergency Shipping Amid Uncertainty Through Data Driven TMS appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Control over the end-to-end supply chain lies in careful planning of both inbound and outbound activities, and without doubt, disasters and emergencies will eventually arise.

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[WEBINAR] Major Factors to Consider for Efficient LTL Shipping

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If you are a shipper who regularly ships via the over-the-road mode of Less Than Truckload, also known as LTL, you understand there are a lot of moving parts to have efficient LTL Shipping. of sales for a shipper, and with the myriad of factors involved in LTL shipping, shippers often forget about the core factors and fundamentals of LTL shipping. What will you Learn in the Efficient LTL Shipping Webinar? LTL Freight Shipping Rates.

The Coronavirus Pandemic Rewarded Companies with Foresight

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Companies that had the foresight to embrace online (omnichannel) operations prior to the pandemic have been richly rewarded. These big companies had already invested to build their online businesses and had cash on hand to adjust to the pandemic. ” In other words, companies with the foresight to see consumers were increasingly taking the digital path to purchase were much better situated to serve customers when the pandemic forced almost everyone to become an online shopper.