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

Cerasis

Listen to “The Application of Blockchain in Shipping & Freight: A Pragmatic & Frank Discussion” on Spreaker. Blockchain and The Digital Supply Chain Resources to Download Learn more about ShipChain Request a Demo of ShipChain’s Platform Why Blockchain will Create Extreme Supply Chain Management Optimization Download White Paper Looking for a TMS for your OTR.read More. Blockchain Freight Podcast Blockchain in Shipping

Value-adding Features of a Great Freight Rating System Within a TMS

Cerasis

Freight rating software is a necessity for shippers and 3PLs. There is more at stake in the choice of a freight rating system. When shopping for a Freight Rating Software System with TMS, look for key points that will add value and provide additional benefits for shippers.

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How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

Cerasis

When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Accurate freight and transportation data is particularly important. Identify factors that impact your freight shipping costs.

Top 5 Practical Freight & Logistics Applications of Blockchain-Based Systems

Shipchain

Payment Management Forms Another Key Freight-Use for Blockchain-Based Systems. Scheduling Through Blockchain Increases Freight Planning and Accuracy in Recordkeeping. Increased visibility of freight scheduling through blockchain is one of the ways blockchain may impact and benefit logistics, especially as it relates to wasted capacity. Freight shipped sooner for shippers and carriers. Lower freight rates charged by carriers.

No Crystal Ball Required: The Future of Freight Forwarding

BluJay Solutions

Recently Kewill worked with Transport Intelligence to examine the state of the global freight forwarding industry. The resulting report, “ The Future of Logistics – What Does the Future Hold for Freight Forwarders? Contact Us or Request a Demo.

Freight Forwarders Need to Tech Up – or Risk Shutting Down

BluJay Solutions

As consolidation among freight forwarders continues at a fever pitch, companies are being forced to expand their range of services to remain competitive – and avoid being gobbled up by larger competitors. Today’s freight forwarders are expected to deliver more than just the goods.

This Week in Logistics News (April 30 – May 4, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Freight Railroads Get Boost from Tight Trucking Markets (WSJ – sub. It will expand freight transportation capacity by connecting with existing modes of road, rail, port and air transport. Real-Time Visibility Evolves to Freight Capacity Matching.

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Top 10 Freight Markets for Contract and Spot Freight

DAT Solutions

Current trends in freight can be explained by looking at the top ten contract markets by percentage of contract-spot mix. Top markets for van freight. For van freight, the top two contract markets are in southern California. England depend on longhaul freight out of the West.

Eight Key Takeaways From FreighTech 2018:TLV

Freightos

The catalyst was fairly simple – there are freight conferences and tech conferences, but few that really mesh both very well. There was also some startling consensus on some core ideas: Freight is complex and transformation won’t happen overnight. Freight is cool again.

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Supply Chain Scope: New Study Shows Rise in US Inventories; California Estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030

Arkieva

Sustainable Freight Action Plan for California is estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030. Targets for 2030 Include: Improve freight system efficiency 25 percent by 2030. Foster future economic growth within the freight and goods movement industry.

Delivery is the Product: Takeaways from Transplace’s Shipper Symposium 2018

Talking Logistics

The comment caught my attention because later that morning I was going to moderate a discussion with Dan Dershem , General Partner at Supply Chain Ventures, about emerging technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning, autonomous trucks, and digital freight.

Brief Survey: Delivering Supply Chain Know-How That Matters to YOU

BluJay Solutions

And we value you, our readers, who visit regularly for company updates, industry trends, and advice on streamlining global supply chain execution, whether you’re evaluating a new TMS system or want to better understand how the cloud can solve your freight forwarding challenges.

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Analyst Develops Barometer to Assess Freight Capacity and Demand

DAT Solutions

Broughton Capital, LLC, an independent financial research firm, has developed a set of tools for the truckload industry called "DAT Freight Barometers." Freight barometers based on DAT data have been developed for the three major equipment types, van, flatbed and refrigerated vans.

New SOLAS Container Weight Requirements a Hefty Concern

BluJay Solutions

To that end, Kewill and INTTRA have teamed up to deliver the first VGM-ready freight forwarding solution by integrating Kewill Global Forwarding with INTTRA’s eVGM Solution. Learn more about Kewill’s solutions for freight forwarders. Contact Us or Request a Demo. Blog Carriers Freight Forwarders Logistics Service Providers freight forwarder freight forwarding freight forwarding software global supply chain ocean shipping SOLAS

New SOLAS Container Weight Requirements a Hefty Concern

BluJay Solutions

To that end, Kewill and INTTRA have teamed up to deliver the first VGM-ready freight forwarding solution by integrating Kewill Global Forwarding with INTTRA’s eVGM Solution. Learn more about Kewill’s solutions for freight forwarders. Contact Us or Request a Demo. Blog Carriers Freight Forwarders Logistics Service Providers freight forwarder freight forwarding freight forwarding software global supply chain ocean shipping SOLAS

Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership

Cerasis

Shippers may then choose to move freight with either option depending on what is best for the shipper at that time. The TMS allows the shipper to then book the freight no matter what mode, ensuring that transportation management goals are met. In addition to offering all over-the-road modes with the addition of enterprise ground parcel management, Transtream provides access to intercontinental and international air freight services in the Cerasis Rater.

How To Choose the Best TMS Software for Freight Brokers

DAT Solutions

What's the best transportation management software (TMS) for freight brokers? The software company may have adapted it for use by freight brokers, but that means you'll be paying for functionality you'll never use. You need freight broker software that solves your problems right now.

Freight Brokers Achieve Record Volume and Revenue in January

DAT Solutions

Freight brokers achieved record load volume and revenue in January, resulting in a slim, but positive net operating profit that is unusual for the season. Request a demo.

Freight Brokers Moved 16% More Loads in 2017

DAT Solutions

Revenue rose steadily throughout 2017 for freight brokers in the DAT Keypoint benchmark project. Rapid increases in spot market freight rates led to margin compression for many freight brokers in 2017. Request a demo.

Freight Brokers Boost Revenue 67% in February, on 29% More Loads

DAT Solutions

Freight brokers moved 29% more loads in February, at 13% higher revenue per load, compared to February 2017. Request a demo. DAT Keypoint is the transportation management system designed exclusively for freight brokers. Request a demo.

Freight Brokers Earn $62 Per Load in October, a 2-Year High

DAT Solutions

A net profit of $62 per load is the highest result achieved by mid-sized freight brokers for at least two years. More than 100 freight brokers contributed data to this report. Request a demo or call 800.728.7305.

How Blockchain in the Supply Chain will Empower Supply Chain Management

Shipchain

Faster processing applies to payment management, securing available freight capacity, load planning and more. To learn more about how you could benefit from adding blockchain to your organization, request a demo of our Track and Trace platform today! What is Supply Chain?

A Five-Step Blueprint for 3PL Success

BluJay Solutions

But 3PLs, in particular, face the unique challenge of regularly improving how they work with shippers, and, in the face of regular rate increases, finding new ways to reduce freight costs to keep prices down for customers. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

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A Baker’s Dozen of Killer Blog Posts

BluJay Solutions

No Crystal Ball Required: The Future of Freight Forwarding. Last summer Kewill worked with Transport Intelligence to examine the state of the global freight forwarding industry. The resulting report, “The Future of Logistics – What Does the Future Hold for Freight Forwarders?”

Air Cargo Industry Flying Toward Change

BluJay Solutions

The clock is ticking for the air freight industry to adopt a new, improved electronic messaging standard, but thus far many freight forwarders and ground handlers have responded with a yawn. Contact Us or Request a Demo. Blog air freight customs customs compliance

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How a Blockchain Platform Will Help Truckers Be More Efficient and Earn More Money

Shipchain

The trucking industry moves more than 70% of America’s freight, and gross freight revenues from trucking exceeded $726.4 Happy truckers amount to having freight picked up or delivered on time, as well as more enthusiastic operations.

Tailwind Transportation Software Launches Fully Web-Based Enterprise TMS

Tailwind

Our new Enterprise application enables freight transportation companies who want to challenge the conventions and norms of the industry – those who want to compete through information sharing, accessibility and collaboration with all the stakeholders in the supply chain.”.

16½ Supply Chain Predictions for 2016

BluJay Solutions

Gerry Daalhuisen [Cloud and Freight Forwarding Expert]: Cloud technology will continue to enable mid-sized forwarders to leverage the same innovative software as the larger market leaders – and be competitive with them in the marketplace. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

Avoiding the Five Most Common Risks in the Risky Business of Freight Transportation

Tailwind

Blog post based on the Tailwind Transportation Software Webinar: Risky Business – Avoiding the Five Most Common Freight Business Risks (30 mins; Now Available On-Demand). That said, a TMS (such as Tailwind Transportation Software …) can help you manage the five most common faced in freight transportation, namely: Losing Your Customers. Freight Business Risk #1 – Losing Customers. Tailwind TMS can help you run a combination of trucking company and freight brokerage.

Plenty to be Thankful for in the Supply Chain Universe

BluJay Solutions

Contact Us or Request a Demo. Blog Cloud customs freight forwarding logistics omni-channel Parcel Shipping supply chain supply chain execution TMS Transport Management Software VisibilityLet’s face it: the supply chain world often gives off a glass-half-empty vibe.

Now Is A Great Time To Be A Smaller Forwarder

Freightos

With over 160 logistics technology professionals at Freightos, we’re happy to share some thoughts from our digital freight pioneers. Bigger has always meant better for international freight … but that’s changed. REQUEST A FREIGHTOS DEMO. Freight Insights General

Five Reasons SMBs Suddenly Make Sense For Forwarders

Freightos

Researchers, like Drewry, see freight digitalization hitting the sales process first , reducing the cost of sale. The same digital sales model that does so much for Amazon is now (slowly) reaching freight, changing market dynamics. Freight’s Expanding Market.

Tailwind launches new web-based application for small to mid-sized trucking companies and freight brokers

Tailwind

November 16, 2016, Vancouver BC – Building on their expertise creating enterprise-grade transportation management systems (TMS), Tailwind is pleased to announce the launch of their new, web-based Trucking Software and Freight Broker Software , available in SaaS (Software as a Service) form.

Recalls and Blockchain: How Blockchain Can Aid in and Ultimately Prevent Recalls

Shipchain

Blockchain Applies to Trucking Regardless of Average Freight Volume. If you are thinking about adding blockchain to your supply chain, be sure to get in touch with us to get a demo of our Full Visibility platform today! There is a problem with food and drug supply chains.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group. Freight trucking startup Shipwell gets a $10 million boost (TechCrunch). Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group.