The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication.

3PL Executive Insights from MercuryGate User Conference 2013

Talking Logistics

That was the main theme of a panel session I led at last month’s MercuryGate User Conference 2013 , which included the following 3PL executives: Shelli Austin , VP at Integrated Distribution Services (IDS). What is the path to building successful and lasting 3PL-customer relationships?

What I Learned at the CSCMP Annual Global Conference 2014

Talking Logistics

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Global Conference is among the best events to learn and network in the industry. As evident at the CSCMP conference, new technologies, business models, competitors, legislation, economic issues, and so on are constantly emerging. The post What I Learned at the CSCMP Annual Global Conference 2014 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Top Freight Articles of 2015

Cerasis

Today we finalize our most viewed articles from the Cerasis blog by featuring the most read freight articles published in 2015. We have published now over 650 articles, and so you should almost find anything related to manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, transportation, and freight. . Top Freight Articles of 2015. However, this is expected as freight is much more tactical than say a broad look at manufacturing or even transportation management.

Insights from MercuryGate User Conference 2014

Talking Logistics

Lots of interesting conversations, insights, and networking opportunities, which is exactly what took place earlier this month at the MercuryGate User Conference 2014 (MercuryGate is a Talking Logistics sponsor). Hope provided several examples, including MercuryGate’s tight integration with Freight Friend , which the company helped to launch in 2011. On the surface, Freight Friend has similar features to other online load boards.

The State of Digital Freight: The 4×4 Blueprint for Freight 2020

Freightos

The journey to digitize freight, while initially off to a slow start, has gained momentum in the last two or three years. They’re licensed to be an ocean freight forwarder, and they’ve bought some aircraft and an airport; and of course they are a huge warehousing player.

Carriers, You’re in the Information-Handling Business Too (Takeaways from McLeod Software User Conference 2015)

Talking Logistics

I speak at many industry conferences throughout the year, where the majority of the audience are shippers — that is, supply chain and logistics executives from manufacturing and retail companies.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

Freightos

COP21, the Paris Climate change conference taking place this week got us thinking what the carbon cost was for shipping the TV. The broader climate issue.and freight’s role. Finding freight’s contribution to GHG took a lot of digging. . and Green Freight Europe.

Shoveling Snow with a Dustpan (Takeaways from BluJay Solutions’ SOAR 2017 Conference)

Talking Logistics

As I prepared my keynote presentation for the BluJay Solutions’ SOAR 2017 conference , I recalled this experience and saw it as a good metaphor for the difficulties many companies are having today responding effectively to the blizzard of supply chain management.

Ready For The Future Of Freight?

Freightos

But What About The Future of Freight? Last year, we wrote about how 2016 is the year the freight industry goes online. It turns out the preconception of freight being old-fashioned is changing. Brave New Freight World. Freight’s core business is facing eroding margins.

Twitter Insights from GT Nexus Bridges 2015 Conference

Talking Logistics

Nonetheless, my takeaways below from the recent GT Nexus Bridges 2015 conference provides some insight about the company, it’s success to date, and where it’s heading (assuming Infor doesn’t make any significant changes). The GT Nexus Bridges 2015 conference marked a first for me: it was the first conference where I tweeted soundbites and insights from the sessions I attended. In the 12 months prior to the conference… $156 billion in value of goods on orders managed. $21

Visit DAT at the TIA Conference, April 8-11

DAT Solutions

DAT will be at the 2018 TIA Capital Ideas Conference and Exhibition on April 8-11 in Palm Desert, California. DAT booth at last year's TIA conference and expo. Do you plan to attend? Stop by the DAT booth and check out the educational sessions that feature DAT staff.

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. This blog examines the “red” times, like the roughly three-month period we have just entered that is historically one of the regular disruptors in the ocean freight market.

Ground services for air freight: Opportunities & obstacles in e-commerce

DELMIA Quintiq

Or so I thought until I ran into some old and new friends at the recent Payload Asia Conference in Singapore. I decided to attend because one of the topics on the agenda was the impact of e-commerce on the air freight business. and freight forwarders very busy in the foreseeable future.

BASF Video Case Study: The Value of Real-Time Freight Visibility

Talking Logistics

A few weeks ago at the Descartes Evolution 2018 User Conference , I had the opportunity to interview William Wehrle, Director of Supply Chain at BASF, and David Bazzetta, Business Advisor – Process Optimization at BASF, about the importance and value of having real-time freight visibility. What were some of the key capabilities BASF was looking for in a real-time freight visibility solution? Benefits of Real-Time Freight Visibility.

Takeaways from Manhattan Associates’ Momentum 2017 Conference

Talking Logistics

Addressing this problem is at the heart of Manhattan Associates’ Active Solutions, which the company introduced a couple of weeks ago at its Momentum 2017 conference.

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)? I hope to see you at the conference! New Transport Mode to Redefine Freight Movement.

[Video] How to Be Creative with Freight Capacity as a 3PL

Talking Logistics

Interview with Shelli Austin, president of InTek Freight and Logistics, Inc, conducted at MercuryGate Velocity 2019 User Conference. Shelli shares highlights from her presentation at the conference titled, “How to Be Creative with Capacity as a 3PL.”.

Prepare to Master Supply Chain Challenges in 2019!

Supply Chain Network

Bill Digeret, Director, Uber Freight. Conferences Education Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology New Ideas News & Info Professional Communications

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Highlights from 3Gtms Innovate 2018 User Conference

Talking Logistics

Last week, I attended Innovate 2018 , the company’s first user conference, and as I stood on stage to deliver my keynote presentation in front of 140+ attendees, the answer was clear: Yes. Last week’s user conference, which was well attended and featured a couple of client presentations ( Crowley Logistics and Dynamic Logistix ), was another milestone for the company. One of the new capabilities highlighted at the conference was Continuous Pool Optimization.

Kewill & LeanLogistics Customer Conference to Unveil a Revolutionary Global Trade Management Model

BluJay Solutions

February 16, 2017 – Kewill , a leading global provider of innovative supply chain execution software, announced today that its global customer conference with LeanLogistics, CONVERGE ’17, will unveil a revolutionary global trade management model. The conference, scheduled May 1-3, 2017, at the Lowes Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, is designed to engage customers and provide valuable information to transform their supply chain economics.

Kewill & LeanLogistics Customer Conference to Unveil a Revolutionary Global Trade Management Model

BluJay Solutions

February 16, 2017 – Kewill , a leading global provider of innovative supply chain execution software, announced today that its global customer conference with LeanLogistics, CONVERGE ’17, will unveil a revolutionary global trade management model. The conference, scheduled May 1-3, 2017, at the Lowes Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, is designed to engage customers and provide valuable information to transform their supply chain economics.

Is TPPA going to ground e-commerce or let it fly (ideally, as air freight)?

DELMIA Quintiq

Even as both economic blocs continue to recover at a decent pace, more and more of the demand for air freight will shift to sea and rail. That leaves the trans-Pacific air freight lane as the key engine of growth, both in volume and revenue.

How Does Procurement Create Value? Insights from CPO Speakers at Zycus Horizons Conference

Supply Chain View from the Field

I was attending the Zycus Horizons 2014 conference at Amelia Island today, listening to speakers. I can see the light that will maybe be a freight train someday. In addition to the procurement executives, I also got to meet Captain Dick Phillips, the captain of note in the film “Captain Phillips” We had a chance to talk about his experience, and he also presented to the group about the incredible experience he went through.

Transportation Management Technology and Trends Enabling Growth in Freight Brokerage

Descartes

As part of the Purchased Transportation track this past March at Evolution 2019, Descartes’ annual global user and partner conference, I moderated an interesting panel discussion comprised of industry experts and practitioners from Nolan Transportation, Echo Global Logistics and Redwood Logistics.

Green Freight, Freight Electrification—Freightera’s notes from COP23

Freightera

When we first shared our green freight vision two years ago, we had a few concerns. How quickly can green freight technology catch up? Perhaps the most exciting and meaningful contributor to Green Freight that we see emerging in the industry is the Deutsche Post DHL Group.

E-Commerce Disrupts Freight Seasons, Boosts Spot Market Volume

DAT Solutions

At the second annual DAT User Conference, Montague presented a summary of his research on "Retail and E-tail, and You" to more than 165 of the company’s customers. In recent years, however, as e-commerce volume has doubled, holiday freight continues to move throughout the fourth quarter.

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. This blog examines the “red” times, like the roughly three-month period we have just entered that is historically one of the regular disruptors in the ocean freight market.

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What Freight Brokers Need to Know About the New National Carrier Hiring Standard

Cerasis

Freight professionals can expect a new national carrier hiring standard in the coming months. This may lead to fewer problematic situations for intermediaries, including fewer occasions that can lead to claims on freight brokers’ surety bonds. How To Determine Freight Class: Density Calculator & Printable Resource. For freight brokers , it would be certainly beneficial to have a nationally applicable way to handle issues such as liability after accidents.

Who's Looking Out For the Interests of Freight Brokers?

DAT Solutions

There are many trade associations and organizations that represent carriers, but what about about freight brokers and 3PLs? TIA members also include freight forwarders, intermodal marketing companies, Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers, and warehousing.

Highlights and surprises from the 2019 TIA Conference

DAT Solutions

Did you miss out on this year’s TIA Capital Ideas Conference and Expo ? As usual, this year’s event was packed with expert insights and educational sessions for freight brokers and 3PLs. Attend DATCON19, our fourth annual user conference.

Episode 025 - Freight Accruals, Vendor Chargebacks, Thinking Green, and More Listener Mail

Aborn and Co.

Consulting Logistics is back from Thanksgiving break and ready to answer a whole new series of questions on freight accruals, vendor chargebacks, and green supply chains! Also, in this episode we announce TRANSTECH2020: A Supply Chain Vision & Innovation Conference

The New Dimensional Weight Pricing Mechanism and Its Implications on Freight Shipping Costs

Cerasis

Freight companies have adopted (or are in the process of adopting) a new method of calculating package shipping and it’s going to have significant implications on your shipping costs, especially if you happen to use LTL (less-than-truckload) and ground parcel service regularly.

This Week in Logistics News (September 21-25, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Looking ahead, Costello is concerned “about the high level of inventories throughout the supply chain [that] could have a negative impact on truck freight volumes over the next few months.”. The Pope addressed the U.S.

Taking a look into supply chain’s crystal ball

Supply Chain Network

Associations Conferences Education Emerging Trends Environment Freight & Transportation Information Technology RFID RFID InformationThe supply chain industry is drastically changing. The rise of “digital supply chain” has created many opportunities and challenges for the industry. A whole host of new technologies have emerged and frankly it’s hard to keep up.

Welcome to the Supply Chain Singularity!

Supply Chain Network

Really enjoyed my time at this year’s RILA Supply Chain conference and as I highlighted in my pre-conference blogpost several transformative technologies are all now moving into their early implementation phases at the same time. Associations Conferences Definitions Emerging Trends Environment Freight & Transportation Information Technology Materials Handling & Distribution New Ideas Retail Retail E-Commerce

DAT User Conference: Combining Outside Experts with Inside Expertise

DAT Solutions

Attendees at last year's DAT User Conference. A DAT customer called me recently on my cell phone, as he was trying to decide whether to attend the 2017 DAT User Conference (DUC) in Portland from October 23-25. I explained that the conference was organized around three themes: 1.