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[e-Book] The Ultimate Guide to Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight Metrics & KPIs

Cerasis

Furthermore, some data may be of minimal use without comparison to and identification of trends and collaborations between data from other transactions within a given warehouse or transportation system. Take a look at how a business can use technology, metrics, and services to improve transportation processes, which range from supplier shipping to route optimization. Download the KPIs E-Book by Filling out the Form Below!

[PODCAST] How Shippers Can Compete Against Rising Transportation Costs & Competition Using Data

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s episode we welcome Hannah Testani, Chief Operating Officer of Intelligent Audit , a global logistics and freight audit company. We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” We’ll publish every Tuesday right on the Cerasis blog and Freight Institute. We hope you enjoy this very first episode of The Freight project podcast! Download eBook.

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[PODCAST] Why Transportation Management Data Has Carriers & Shippers Forging Collaborative Relationships to Beat the Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” We’ll publish every Tuesday right on the Cerasis blog and Freight Institute. With the amount of transportation management data each has access to now, along the coming tsunami of data that will be hitting the market over the next few years both shippers and carriers realize transparency is good. Download E-Book.

[PODCAST] Why Logistics Execs Who Glean Insights from Transportation Management Data Collaborate More & Reduce Shipping Costs

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” We’ll publish every Tuesday right on the Cerasis blog and Freight Institute. Why collaboration between all entities in the shipping process is really the key to success in effective transportation management. We hope you enjoy this very first episode of The Freight project podcast! Download the E-Book.

[PODCAST] Why Shippers Looking for Capacity & High Service Levels Need the Right Carrier Mix & Logistics Fundamentals Focus

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s episode we welcome Andrew Lynch, Co-Founder & President of Zipline Logistics, an award-winning logistics service provider that specializes exclusively in the transportation of retail consumer goods and food and beverage products. We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” We’ll publish every Tuesday right on the Cerasis blog and Freight Institute.

The Most Popular 16 Transportation Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

We trudge on with our top posts from our main blog categories by page view for all of 2014 from the Cerasis blog by featuring another area Cerasis is an expert in: Transportation. In fact, transportation management is our specialty as we’ve been providing our shipper customers with a web-based transportation management system and managed transportation services since 1998. Top 16 Most Popular Transportation Blog Posts of 2014.

[PODCAST] Tips for Shippers to Reduce Missed Pickups & In-Transit Freight Problems

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s Podcast episode Cerasis welcomes our very own Freight Desk Manager, Chris Longner. The Cerasis Freight Desk takes care of all of shipper customers’ inbound and outbound routing services. We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” We’ll publish every Tuesday right on the Cerasis blog and Freight Institute. Download eBook. Download eBook.

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Inbound Parcel Freight: What Are the Top Considerations for a Shipper?

Cerasis

Managing inbound parcel freight has increased in complexity with the global rise of e-commerce. Amazon has mastered inbound parcel freight management as part of its third-party marketplace, and small and mid-sized shippers are struggling to keep up. While part of the larger scheme for global economic growth, inbound parcel freight has become a top priority for shippers. What’s Causing Problems With Inbound Parcel Freight Management? Download white paper.

[PODCAST] Shippers Who Excel at Recruiting Talent Improve Innovation, Culture, & Service

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s The Freight Project Podcast episode Cerasis welcomes Teresa Obinger, the Cerasis Human Resources Manager. Teresa spends a bulk of her time recruiting the top talent in the transportation technology & solutions world, and as you’ll hear, a whole lot more. We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” Download E-Book. Download E-Book.

Putting Community in TMS: Enabling the Network Effect in Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from “ Putting Community in TMS: Enabling the Network Effect in Transportation Management ,” a research e-book produced by Adelante SCM and published by Kuebix (a Talking Logistics sponsor). Transportation management is inherently a network-based business process. This transportation community is analogous to the connections and relationships enabled by social networks like Facebook and LinkedIn.

Integrating ERP and TMS: Why Your Business Needs Both Systems

Cerasis

While ERP systems provide excellent tools to manage accounting, human resources, customer relationships and more, they considerably lack the tools needed to properly manage transportation. TMS is most important for increased capability When asked what features were needed to increase SCM capability, 92 percent of respondents named transportation management as either critical or important. Download White Paper. Technology Transportation Management

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Managing E-Commerce Fulfillment Spikes With Data Analysis

Cerasis

Lackluster insight into freight spend and poor freight management controls. Download Here. Fortunately, data analysis allows Warehouse Managers to gain the insights necessary to create metrics to track performance, which are also known as key performance indicators (KPIs). Modes of transportation used in terms of costs and delays associated with each.

New Freight Broker Resource Guides Available from TIA

DAT Solutions

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has released three new resource guides this year and has updated several of its sample contracts. These guides are one of the benefits of TIA membership , as they cover a variety of legal and regulatory topics and are written specifically for freight brokers. The guide includes key points to consider when negotiating food transportation contracts with shippers and carriers. Government Freight Framework.

The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts from 2017

Cerasis

Today, is day two of our annual year-end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 5 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation Management , Freight. Download: The Impact of Big Data in the Supply Chain & Transportation Management Industry Webinar Replay, Transcript & Presentation. Omnichannel Supply Chain Metrics: What Should Supply Chain Leaders Measure?

Tips for Maximizing Warehouse Space

Cerasis

Download White Paper. Manage inbound and outbound freight vendors with a robust, precise inbound freight routing guide. Use metrics and Big Data analytics for performance measurement and improvement, explains Inbound Logistics. Integrate ALL SYSTEMS, including last-mile delivery and the transportation management system. The post Tips for Maximizing Warehouse Space appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

How to Build a Business Case for Cloud-based Supply Chain Execution

BluJay Solutions

In addition, they now cover several critical areas of supply chain execution, including transportation management, warehousing and logistics – providing a single solution for greater efficiency, agility and overall visibility. Businesses of all sizes are making the move to cloud-based transportation management and logistics management technology for several reasons, including lower costs, faster implementation times, easier integration, less maintenance and lower risk.

10 Tips Shippers Can Use to Reduce Costs in LTL Procurement with Better Request for Pricing Bidding

Cerasis

As a third-party logistics company focused on over the road transportation management, and having an LTL rating engine and web-based TMS for nearly 20 years (web-based even before Google!), BONUS : Download the Guide To LTL Freight Mangement White Paper. Routing guides optimize freight lanes and remove excess shipping costs.

What Warehouse Management Technology Is Necessary to Create a Best-in-Class Distribution Center?

Cerasis

Download white paper. Implementing new technology is a complicated process, but it can be simplified as follows: Integrate systems that control both inbound and outbound freight. A seamless flow of inbound and outbound freight is essential to creating a best-in-class distribution center, reports Consumers are more likely to boycott a seller if a product is suddenly out-of-stock after placing an order in the store or online.

Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

Some logistics involves transportation or warehouses or both. To that end, every warehouse manager’s role is to manage the physical environment, loadshifting equipment and people, to decrease the chances of collision and accidents, and often, to help the flow of freight via outbound and inbound freight management; an entire process known as warehouse traffic management. Download the Webinar Replay.

Countdown to Black Friday: It’s the Final Countdown, So Get Your Shipments Up in the Air

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Understand the metrics of air cargo: time and money. When you’re evaluating the costs of air cargo , freight is only one component of the equation. Inventory carrying costs and the opportunity to capture market share—especially relevant during Black Friday, when consumers are ready to spend and expect to get their hands on the products on their shopping lists—can offset freight costs. Global Transportation Air Black Friday Shipping

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Managing E-Commerce Fulfillment Spikes With Data Analysis

Veridian Solutions

Lackluster insight into freight spend and poor freight management controls. Fortunately, data analysis allows Warehouse Managers to gain the insights necessary to create metrics to track performance, which are also known as key performance indicators (KPIs). Modes of transportation used in terms of costs and delays associated with each. A Guide to the Warehouse Metrics Supply Chain Execs Should Track. Download WhitePaper.

Logistics Services Providers Make Progress against Green Targets

BluJay Solutions

For road freight, the mileage tax or ecotax is due to come into effect in France in July 2013, with trucks incurring a surcharge based on the average fuel economies they achieve, with the higher or better the average, the lower the surcharge/tax. This will be impossible for LSPs, particularly freight forwarders, without effective logistics software and freight forwarding software in place. Download Kewill’s White Paper: Fighting Back Against Rising Fuel Costs.

Key Ingredients to Formulating a Winning Supply Chain Strategy in the Process Chemical Industry

Logility

Aligning and integrating key performance metrics across the extended supply chain can be difficult. So, although inventory tends to be a symptom of other supply chain factors; forecast accuracy, customer service objectives, supply chain network design, transportation mode selected, etc. Another value-added tool that should be looked at is multi-mode freight optimization. It is not unusual to reduce transportation costs by as much as 30%.

Sam’s Club Updates Appointment Scheduler and OTIF Standards

Zipline Logistics

It currently just uses on-time metrics to grade suppliers and the store’s retail buyers can base purchasing decisions on a brand’s delivery performance. Download: Using Data to Drive OTIF and Retail Compliance Success. Download the free white paper to learn more about how data can be used to reduce logistics spend while improving supply chain performance. It is critical to leverage transportation analytics to get the most out of your operation.

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The 5 Most Popular Logistics Blog Posts for 2015….So Far

Cerasis

We will feature our 5 main categories all week: Logistics, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Transportation, and Freight. Our goal is and will always be with the Cerasis blog to provide as much value through informative and education blog posts in several categories that are pertinent to those in the manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and freight industries. WHITE PAPER] The Ultimate Guide to Transportation Reverse Logistics.

The Top 5 Supply Chain Blogs of 2016 …So Far

Cerasis

We continue our series on the top 5 blogs in our 4 main categories ( Freight , Manufacturing , Logistics , and Supply Chain ). We kick off today a month-long focus on trends in the following categories: Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management. 3 Core Metrics & 10 Soft Metrics for Measuring Supply Chain Performance. Read More About the Metrics for Supply Chain Here.

This Week in Logistics News (May 27-31, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Department of Transportation Releases Policy on Automated Vehicle Development. Trucks Transported 60% of U.S.-NAFTA Under CI Capital Partners, Transplace made several acquisitions to grow its business and service footprint, including Celtic International, SCO Logistics, and Torus Freight Systems (now Transplace Canada). Click here to download a copy of the NHTSA’s statement of policy on automated vehicles.

Tips for Maximizing Warehouse Space

Veridian Solutions

Download WhitePaper. Manage inbound and outbound freight vendors with a robust, precise inbound freight routing guide. Use metrics and Big Data analytics for performance measurement and improvement, explains Inbound Logistics. Integrate ALL SYSTEMS, including last-mile delivery and the transportation management system. The 2018 State of Logistics Report , sponsored by 3PL Central , indicates warehousing models are evolving at a phenomenal rate.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

The speakers cover everything from air and ocean freight to trucking and warehousing. Basically, responsible for ocean freight carriers, ocean ships that rely on truck companies. Nerijus: Flexport is a technology-enabled freight forwarder. It’s important to mention that our company is the first freight forward to invent a platform that allows our clients to make better decisions. Flexport is a freight forwarder that allows clients to make better decisions.

Like A Green Lump of Clay….

Supply Chain Shaman

To see the what I built, check it out on SlideShare or view/download it in the SCI Community ). These can be shift in the channel, issues in manufacturing, increasing variability in transportation, or a shift in commodity prices. Agile Transportation and Distribution Networks: The use of alternate routing and mode, cross-docking, yard management and warehouse management to absorb changes in volume and the shifts in tasks. My iphone buzzed on my nightstand. I groaned.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. The Navisphere customer app can be downloaded for free at the Apple App Store on iTunes , Google Play and Amazon Marketplace. transport companies are cashing in on the Mexico trade boom, if you are a 3PL or transportation company and you’re not involved in cross-border shipping with Mexico, then you are missing out on a growing business.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

“The logistics industry is one of the biggest industries that will profit most from the digital revolution in 2019…” From quicker deliveries to more sustainable ways of transportation, harmonizing big data and automation efforts will ensure exponential growth in the industry. Mobile apps can generate reports and monitor performance metrics. This de-risks and de-stresses the supply chain and reduces costs for the transport operator and their customer.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company. For example, if my contract manufacturer is late with an order it can cause me to incur excess costs with the freighting and warehousing companies, respectively. As if this wasn’t enough, transportation costs are rising and forcing companies to constantly adjust and optimize. Freight capacity — how long will equilibrium last?

2013 Third-Party Logistics Study

Supply Chain Movement

Outsourcing accounts for 54% of shippers’ transportation spend and 39% of warehouse operations spend. As found in past Annual 3PL Study surveys, transactional, operational, and repetitive activities such as transportation, warehousing, and freight forwarding tend to be the most frequently outsourced. They are tactical rather than strategic, offer insufficient visibility and are limited by metrics, contract terms, and risk mitigation strategies.

Highlights and surprises from the 2019 TIA Conference

DAT Solutions

As usual, this year’s event was packed with expert insights and educational sessions for freight brokers and 3PLs. You can download the presentation slides for each one below. Freight Economy We analyzed data from the transportation sector and the economy at large to deliver new insights about the capacity trends that matter to your business. We break it down and discuss the influence of market forces on your most important metrics.