The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015


The 3PL Summit is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives and their manufacturer and retailer supply chain counterparts. Download the Brochure. FTR Transportation Conference 2015 Indianapolis, Indiana; September 15-17.

Business intelligence critical for logistics firms as IT investment environment improves


Transport and logistics companies are investing into four key areas above all others: Business intelligence; transportation management; warehouse management; and supply chain visibility. Transportation management goes hand in hand with the push towards increased visibility.

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Top Supply Chain and Logistics Automation Trends to Watch for in 2019


In reality, this is similar to what a third-party logistics provider does, and it is the same capabilities that exist within a transportation management system, such as the Cerasis Rater. Download WhitePaper.

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Prescriptive Analytics is Going Mainstream. Is your Organization Ready?


Companies like ELIX Polymers and Fresenius Medical Care North America have chosen SC Navigator because it makes powerful prescriptive analytics accessible and allows them to quickly answer very specific questions about their business.

Kewill Transport TMS Gets Cozy with Trucking Industry Titans

BluJay Solutions

One of the things that sets Kewill Transport apart in the transportation management system [TMS] space is its built-in carrier network – the largest in the United States with 16,000+ carriers and growing. That includes most of the biggest carriers in North America.

Transplace’s Q2 2020 Logistics Market Quarterly Update


Supply chain, transportation, and logistics professionals can use the quarterly reports to streamline their operations and prepare for what’s ahead in the second half of 2020. For more details, download Transplace’s Logistics Market Quarterly Update and Outlook Report.

IoT and AI expected to be most disruptive technologies for logistics in 2020


AI is also seen as the most transformative technology for the logistics and transportation sector over the coming half decade, much more so than IoT. Download the complete report here. .

Good Safety is Good Business at the LogiChem 2015 Conference

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The capacity crunch in North America has led to rising transportation costs, while new tank car regulations will bring significant challenges in the years to come.

IoT and AI expected to be most disruptive technologies for logistics in 2020


AI is also seen as the most transformative technology for the logistics and transportation sector over the coming half decade, much more so than IoT. Download the complete report here. .

Building Resilience in Supply Chains

Supply Chain Movement

Global supply chains and transport networks form the backbone of the global economy, fuelling trade, consumption and economic growth. The World Economic Forum’s Supply Chain Risk Initiative first started exploring systemic risks and vulnerabilities to global supply chains and transport networks in 2011. However, the top risk concerns in Europe, North America and Asia in 2012 showed little change from the previous year apart from a sharp rise in concern about extreme weather.

Do You Have a Proactive Supply Chain Design or a Reactive One?

Talking Logistics

While civil unrest could slow down production or shipments in a foreign country, natural disasters can accomplish just as much shipping disruption in North America. While the Greenfield optimization approach doesn’t consider aspects like building capacities, inbound costs, transportation, or sourcing policies, it does offer a smart recommendation for the optimal amount and placement of your distribution centers.

Retail Distribution Center Automation: 6 Factors to Consider

C3 Solutions

Download for later. 7] As warehousing requirements have increased , the most desirable lands just outside city cores that are close to transport arteries have been snapped up. This article is part of our Retail Program.

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

Talking Logistics

Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal Join Forces to Launch New Intermodal Service for North America. CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America.

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LSPs and Freight Forwarders optimistic on market recovery

BluJay Solutions

With over two thirds of companies surveyed expecting growth in the next 12 months and the majority of smaller firms feeling more optimistic, including 90% of 4PLs and over 80% of freight forwarders and 3PL’s, the outlook for the logistics and transport industry seems to be looking up.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

In particular China and India, with annual economic growth rates many multiples ahead of North America and Europe. They have good transport and trade links not only with the BRIC countries, but with North America and the EU.


Shippers Caused the Truck Driver Shortage


40 percent of butter is sold in November and December and needs to be transported in refrigerated trucks. Land O’Lakes has implemented a real-time transportation visibility solution from FourKites. Land O’ Lakes is a member-owned cooperative with revenues of $15 billion.

4 Use Cases of the IoT in Retail: Operations Transformed for Greater Efficiency and Profitability


Download The Evolution of Intelligent Buildings in Retail by Navigant Research White Paper Here. Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The post 4 Use Cases of the IoT in Retail: Operations Transformed for Greater Efficiency and Profitability appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

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Leibman is a partner at the law firm McCarter & English , where he focuses on the supply chain management, transportation and logistical needs of manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, carriers and third-party logistics providers.

Lull Case Study: Order Fulfillment that Doesn’t Keep You Up at Night


Since working with FLEXE, Lull has been able to invest in and grow their product line, save on transportation costs, and reallocate resources to marketing and product development—a continual improvement cycle designed to grow their business.

TIA adds VPs to enhance membership and government affairs

DAT Solutions

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has appointed three new vice presidents to enhance its new membership and government affairs efforts. TIA is North America's leading association for freight brokers and 3PLs, with more than 1,700 members.

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

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University of North Texas. Charlie Wilgus @Lucas_Group Charlie Wilgus is the General Manager of the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Executive Search Division at Lucas , North America’s premier executive search firm.

New online insight hub revealed to increase intelligence resources for supply chain decision makers


Historically, we’ve done this through free to download whitepapers and reports but have increasingly looked to webinars where key decision makers and influential stakeholders can share best practice in their industry directly with the market between events as well. .

Three High-impact Areas and Easy Wins in Grocery Retail Supply Chains

RELEX Solutions

Getting batch sizes right can also be tricky – large batch sizes generally require more shelf space and can increase the size of the back-room inventory as well as your average inventory levels but on the other hand, reduce store shelf replenishment and transportation costs. RELEX has worked with grocers across Europe and North America and we’ve collected much of what we’ve learned into an e-book. It’s free to download if you’d like to find out more.

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Logistics Technology and Startup Roundup: Q1 2016


DOWNLOAD THE FULL STUDY HERE Logistics Technology Updates. Amazon leased 20 Boeing 767s for North America fulfillment in an effort to reduce shipping costs, which hit $8.7 Logistics Technology Updates: Q1 2016.

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.