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Full Truckload Technology: The Various Technology Involved in Full Truckload Freight Shipping Management

Cerasis

In full truckload freight management, technology will make or break plans for keeping freight spend in check. Demand for record-breaking speed of delivery and free shipping are only making the case for greater use of technology in full truckload freight shipping management, and shippers need to understand why. Amazon continues to push its own fleet forward, and the Big Box giants are willing to pay premium prices to get freight to market. Download Here.

The Challenges & Steps in Procuring a Full Truckload as a Shipper

Cerasis

As a shipper, it can be hard to procure full truckloads, and small and mid-sized shippers suffer from an exacerbated version of this problem. Shippers face tightening capacity, higher rates, and demanding consumers, and procuring a full truckload may be the last thing on their minds. In reality, procuring a full truckload as a small or mid-sized shipper comes with unique challenges. Will the freight be competitive? Download Whitepaper.

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Flying Warehouses! And Mobile Fulfillment Centers that Exist Today

FLEXE

Illustrations in the filing show a flying warehouse, which would remain at high altitudes as drones fly back and forth between the warehouse and nearby shipping destinations. The flying warehouse is designed to do things like hover over stadiums and restock concession stands in real-time. Leading e-retailers are using pop-up fulfillment centers to augment their supply chain to do similar things as the flying warehouse might do. The post Flying Warehouses!

21 logistics experts share the most important ingredients in developing an effective logistics strategy

6 River Systems

Statista found that 73 percent of buyers and users of freight transportation and logistics services say the COVID-19 pandemic had an impact on their logistics and supply chain operations. The number and locations of required warehouses, distributors, etc. Warehouse Operations

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. This initially necessitated the expansion of our warehousing provision, revision of our stock rotation and warehousing policies and associated costs, which we had to bear.

ThankX Delivery Services!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Next, Leto connected Colon to an app developer (Divine Digital Agency), which created an effective, engaging, and interactive app – now available on the itunes, Apple, and Google stores (“ThankX”) for download! Visit www.gothankx.com for additional information and app download link!

Automation in the supply chain to get major boost in 2019

EFT

A new report and industry survey from eyefortransport finds that automation is the top investment priority for retailers and manufacturers in 2019, particularly within the warehouse. The drive to get goods to customers at speed and to achieve operational efficiencies in what is currently a very tight labour market is pushing the investment environment to strongly focus on making more efficient warehousing operations that incorporate automation throughout.

5 More Transformative Supply Chain Technologies Supply Chains Will Focus on in 2018 to Move to the Next Level

Cerasis

Download white paper. 2018 will be the year in which more companies choose to leverage the power of 3PL-based technologies, including transportation management systems (TMS) but also other transformative supply chain technologies like a Warehouse Management System, a Yard Management System, a Labor Management System, all integrated together via APIs connected to the cloud with added extensions to handle automated cycle-counting or network optimization.

Where Is the ROI in a WMS Implementation?

Veridian Solutions

Assessing the return on investment (ROI) of a warehouse management system (WMS) implementation is an essential step in building the business case for investment. According to Chris Barnes , solution consultant for the Accellos platform, Warehouse Managers face many challenges in understanding the ROI in a WMS implementation. Let’s take a closer look at where Warehouse Managers may find the highest ROI in a WMS implementation. Download WhitePaper.

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. We want to make sure that supply chain practitioners, as well as manufacturers, understand how all of these technologies are affecting the entire supply chain, including the supply chain & procurement side of a manufacturing operation.

[e-Book] How To Shift From Tactical To Strategic Logistics and Transportation Management To Create A Competitive Advantage

Cerasis

You can download our first e-Book, "The Future Of Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing: How Technology Is Transforming Industries" here. Transportation management is no longer a tactical approach to simply moving freight and doing it at the lowest possible cost. Strategic Logistics: 8 Steps to Controlling Inventory Flow & Driving Warehouse Efficiency.

Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

Some logistics involves transportation or warehouses or both. It is evident, the two most popular themes around logistics in 2014 based on these page views have to deal with Reverse Logistics , e-commerce , and information around the warehouse. The Warehouse Manager’s Complete Warehouse Traffic Management Checklist : A warehouse manager is responsible for ensuring the health and safety of their employees and others who visit your workplace.

3D Printing Set to Streamline the Retail Supply Chain Through Reduced Lead Times and Inventory

BluJay Solutions

Anyone involved in retail procurement is acutely aware of the importance of correctly predicting consumer/end-user requirements and ordering the right goods at the right time, in the right quantities. In reality, retailers routinely pass the inventory risk to their suppliers, particularly since the phenomenal growth of multi-channel retailing, with direct dispatch (or drop ship) suppliers bulking up retailers’ online offerings without requiring a financial commitment or warehousing space.

2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

Cerasis

By the end of the series, we will have ample content to then turn it into a downloadable e-book that should serve any professional well as they look to continually improve themselves and, if they are a worker or manager within these categorical industries, can help keep an eye out for how you may apply a trend into your everyday workplace to stay competitive and efficient. . Freight/Container Loading: Augmented reality could replace the need for a physical cargo list and load instructions.

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7 Ways Transportation Companies Can Improve Customer Experience

MercuryGate

Limit Unnecessary Check Calls for Freight. The use of technology allows customers to see where their freight is always located through GPS tracking and real-time updates. Streamline Freight Tendering by Sharing Customer Data From the Moment of Ordering. search. close.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

As detailed in a 2017 report by Agility Logistics subsidiary Shipa Freight, businesses in the SME category—which comprises 95% of all the world’s companies and generates more than 50% of the gross domestic product in many countries—face considerable difficulties when trying to compete globally with their larger counterparts. A new generation of tech-enabled freight forwarders is competing with incumbent shipping giants to capture the hearts and minds of smaller enterprises.

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 ). Alternate Bill of Materials and Alternate Sourcing: The more alternatives that exist through the manufacturing and procurement processes, the easier it is to design the supply chain to absorb cost and supplier variability. Additionally, through network strategies, be sure to design your warehouses for flows. My iphone buzzed on my nightstand. I groaned. I had gotten to bed late.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

The speakers cover everything from air and ocean freight to trucking and warehousing. I’m Nerijus Poskus — Director of Pricing and Procurement at Flexport. Basically, responsible for ocean freight carriers, ocean ships that rely on truck companies. Nerijus: Flexport is a technology-enabled freight forwarder. Flexport is a freight forwarder that allows clients to make better decisions. We are a marketplace for warehousing services.

2018 Supply Chain Trends: Omnichannel, Customer Experience, & Regulations to Shape the Industry

Cerasis

Download ebook. In addition, greater use of 3PLs, which usually offer better benefits, pay and freight rates than national carriers, may help actively reduce spikes in freight rates. Warehouse Managers Will Work More on Attracting New Talent. Change will flow throughout all supply chains in 2018, regardless of products or services offered. Meanwhile, the push toward e-commerce is growing, with more than $100 billion in growth expected over the next seven years.

The Million Dollar Transportation Strategy Question – When Do You Need A Multi-Carrier Parcel Solution?

BluJay Solutions

Whether you want to admit it or not a carrier knows if they are the only game in town and therefore when a company commits to moving most, to all parcel freight with a single carrier they are signing away their freedom to be flexible, and to negotiate. . The dependence on one carrier often starts in the early stages, as you’re building up your business or have reached critical mass where shipping costs are looked at centrally, perhaps via an organized procurement process.

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Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR): Where to Find Them Now and in the Future

Veridian Solutions

The applications of AMR in the warehouse are limitless, capable of replacing human labor for demanding, repetitive tasks. Warehouses will be able to fill more orders, replenish inventory faster, and reap significant savings and return on the investment in AMR on labor costs and through risk reductions. AMRs are already breathing new life into warehouse operations through four, distinct types of robots, reports Craig Guillot of Supply Chain Dive. Download WhitePaper.

Ocean Ports Lead the Way in Logistics Technology Advancements

Material Handling and Logistics

The Port of Virginia realized the need for information systems capable of scheduling and tracking the anticipated arrival of motor and rail freight carriers in the port area. The drivers can download the necessary information from the website confirming their reservation. Similar to the scenario of companies needing additional warehouse storage space but unable to build new warehouses, storage density has to be increased.

This Week in Logistics News (February 29 – March 4, 2016)

Talking Logistics

You can also download the.MP3 file for each episode directly from its Talking Logistics page. This self-service 4-session course provides an overview of how to build a strong transportation management foundation, with a focus on strategy development, procurement, the role of technology, and the importance of enabling a continuous improvement culture and processes. DOT Releases 30-Year Freight Projections.