[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. The Basic Functionality of a Freight Rating System. The fundamentals of a Freight Rating System match a user’s shipping and freight characteristics and a carrier’s service and price options.

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Is Freight Broker TMS Accurate? No. It's More a Freight Broker Operating Business Ecosystem

Turvo

Freight brokers face a perilous future of uncertain profitability. According to TruckingInfo , “gross margins and revenues were down for freight brokers in the third quarter of 2019, but cost reductions allowed brokers to stay profitable.” In response, more companies want a freight broker TMS. Describing a system of use as a freight broker TMS is not the most accurate description. Among freight brokers, gross margins fell to 16.1% Get a Demo of Turvo.

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. Seizing control of freight and transportation spend can improve operating income by five to 10 percent, and boost stock prices by 10 to 20 percent, according to an Accenture study, From a Shipper’s Market to a Carrier’s Market. Freight Invoicing Reports.

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.

BluJay Helps Freight Forwarders Accelerate Digital Transformation with 21.0 Software Releases

BluJay Solutions

New Customer Portal launched with the latest release of BluJay’s web-based Transportation Management for Forwarders, purpose-built to meet the needs of today’s freight forwarders. a web-based global, multimodal freight forwarding software application. We listen to our customers and understand that process automation, visibility, and providing an excellent customer experience are keys to any freight forwarder’s success.

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? As such, the importance of technology to freight forwarders cannot be overstated. Our report looks at the challenges freight forwarders face in overcoming these deep-rooted issues. 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. In short, SMBs can hire a freight forwarder to provide what amounts to TMS-as-a-service. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

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. For the markets with the highest ratio of contract freight to spot market freight you will find Albuquerque, NM, Flagstaff, AZ, and San Diego, CA. England depend on longhaul freight out of the West. Top markets for flatbed freight.

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. The Sustainable Freight Action plan released by California governor Jerry Brown outlines a long-term 2050 vision and guiding principles for California’s future freight transportation system. Targets for 2030 Include: Improve freight system efficiency 25 percent by 2030. Foster future economic growth within the freight and goods movement industry.

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.

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 used to start with a golf game or a phone call. Freight is cool again. Events Freight Insights LogTech

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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

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." These barometers were developed using proprietary econometric algorithms and are based on data from DAT's truckload freight marketplace and the DAT RateView database. Freight barometers based on DAT data have been developed for the three major equipment types, van, flatbed and refrigerated vans.

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. Contact Us or Request a Demo. Our key goal here on the Kewill blog is to deliver you the most relevant information on multimodal transportation.

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. That’s why many freight brokers prefer to use a TMS that’s designed specifically for their business. You need freight broker software that solves your problems right now. What if you start moving LTL freight in the future?

Container Tracking live into your ERP through APIs

Shipsy

Help us with your details “here” and get a demo of our system now! Logistic Post Uncategorized Container Tracking software Freight procurement softwareShipsy TRACK solution is designed to automate the day to day tracking of container movements. Our integrations with 40+ shipping lines enables you to get 35+ status updates in real time across all shipments. The platform is now enabled to add shipments and send updates through APIs!

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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. Costs rose faster than revenues, however, adding 70% to labor expense and 24% to non-labor expense, as freight brokers invested in personnel and technology to prepare for business growth. Request a demo.

Improving OTIF Performance

SupplyPike

Go to our SupplyPike OTIF page to sign up for a demo or free trial today! Freight Shipping Retail + Analytics Supply Chain otif Walmart OTIFHow Can I Improve My OTIF Performance? Making sure you are compliant with OTIF requirements can be tricky. You’ll need to do in-depth analysis into potential issues, such as choosing a carrier, planning around things like weather delays, and making sure your warehouses are fulfilling the orders as expected.

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. The DAT Broker Benchmark project analyzes revenues, expenses and profits, based on more than 25 key performance indicators available in DAT Keypoint , the transportation management system developed exclusively for freight brokers. Request a demo.

Avoid Hidden Charges on International Shipments

Shipsy

Help us with your details “here” and get a demo of our system now! Logistic Post Uncategorized Container Tracking software Freight procurement softwareWe at Shipsy are always striving to improve our platform by learning from and responding to the Industry needs!

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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. Digital Freight. I think I have personally looked at no less than 50 digital freight companies. “Consumers are the disruptive force today, not technology.”.

The State of Technology in Controlled Substances and High-Value Supply Chains: Part 2, Pharma

Shipchain

Freight Carrier. REQUEST A DEMO. Please enjoy Part 2 of our two-part webinar series focusing on high-value and controlled substances supply chains. This webinar will cover the pharma supply chain. We will delve into understanding the supply chains for any goods or substances that are high-risk and high-security. We will explore the unique challenges that these supply chain managers face, and discuss how Blockchain may be able to help.

How to Dispute Walmart OTIF Chargebacks

SupplyPike

One of two situations need to occur: Walmart didn’t pick the shipment up on time Walmart Freight didn’t drop the shipment off on time. Go to our SupplyPike OTIF page to sign up for a demo or free trial today! Freight Shipping chargebacks disputes high radius otif Walmart OTIFWant in on a little secret? You can dispute Walmart On Time In Full (OTIF) chargebacks. Here’s some information on what you’ll need to do. Beware – it’s an uphill battle all the way.

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. DAT Keypoint manages freight brokerage operations and back office functions in a single, integrated system, to streamline business processes and enable ongoing benchmark analysis. Request a demo or call 800.728.7305.

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. The DAT Broker Benchmark project analyzes revenues, expenses and profits, based on more than 25 key performance indicators available in DAT Keypoint , the transportation management system developed exclusively for freight brokers. Request a demo. DAT Keypoint is the transportation management system designed exclusively for freight brokers. Request a demo.

Avoid Hidden Charges on International Shipments

Shipsy

Help us with your details “here” and get a demo of our system now! Logistic Post Uncategorized Container Tracking software Freight procurement softwareWe at Shipsy are always striving to improve our platform by learning from and responding to the Industry needs! Shipsy’s rate procurement software comes powered with intelligence around local charges, intelligent reference rates and multiple dashboards around cost saving and vendor participation.

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Nucleus Digital Supply Chain Hub Advances Contactless Supply Chain Efforts

Supply Chain Collaborator

The Nucleus hub allows the logistics platform to accept supply chain data of all sorts – including ERP order data, digitized shipping documentation like BOLs and PODs, warehouse instructions to/from WMS, financial data like freight invoicing and many others – to be ingested by TMS, processed and fed back to integrated downstream systems easily and effectively.

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.

Tailwind Transportation Software Launches Fully Web-Based Enterprise TMS

Tailwind

We are excited to launch Tailwind Enterprise for agile trucking companies and freight brokerages that need a system robust and flexible enough to manage their entire business, and allow for adjustments to their business model in the months and years ahead,” said Murray Pratt, President & CEO of Tailwind Transportation Software. We provide award winning, web-based Trucking & Freight Broker Software on a month-to-month subscription.

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. Despite advances in technology, many freight forwarders continue to rely on costly manpower to re-key information for each shipment. In a business as dynamic and complex as freight forwarding, technology is crucial to maintaining efficient, flexible operations.

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Seeing Supply Chain Visibility through Different Lenses

Bristlecone

based freight forwarder, who moved goods like tiles, he emphasized how important it is for his business to be able to predict delivery of goods from the port to the factory warehouse. Reach out to us at info@bcone.com to book a demo.

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. With these benefits, they get invited to tender for big customer freight contracts. Over the past couple of years at Freightos, I’ve gotten a front-row seat to the freight industry going online. REQUEST A FREIGHTOS DEMO. Freight Insights General

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?” Nine Questions to Ask When Buying Freight Forwarding Software. So the right freight forwarding software can make all the difference – if you know what to look for.