The Current State of LTL Freight in 2018

Cerasis

Less-than-truckload (LTL) freight is in the midst of a boom. The state of LTL freight offers a grand opportunity to overcome the significant obstacles created through economic growth, e-commerce, and global markets. Expected increases in LTL freight costs. Download eBook.

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

Cerasis

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post [e-Book] The Ultimate Guide to Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight Metrics & KPIs appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Business Intelligence Data e-Books Key Performance Indicators Logistics kpis ebookBusiness practices have become synonymous with the application and collection of data for continuous improvement.

Start Managing Your Inbound Freight More Effectively Today

Talking Logistics

It’s time to make inbound freight a priority and begin reaping the benefits of a program that creates win-win rewards for all supply chain partners. Unfortunately, few shippers make inbound freight a priority, and even fewer consider it a strategic supply chain initiative.

[PODCAST] Why Shippers Who Embrace Change Management are More Effective at Managing Freight

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. Download eBook. Download eBook.

Freightos Raises $25 Million Round Solidifying Position As Digital Global Freight Leader

Freightos

Round extension led by GE Ventures, after 600% order growth in six months following the Freightos Marketplace launch and adoption of Freightos software by 1,000 freight forwarders. Check out the online freight marketplace that’s changing global shipping.

Freight Forwarders’ Ongoing Quest to Increase Revenue & Profit

BluJay Solutions

Despite economic recovery, these continue to be challenging times for freight forwarders. Very few organizations experience more complexity in their business than a global freight forwarder. Download our eBook – A Freight Forwarder’s Guide to Increasing Revenue & Profit.

CLX Logistics Turns to Kewill for Freight Forwarding Solution

BluJay Solutions

So we considered it something of a feather in our cap when CLX Logistics – a leader in global logistics services that specializes in helping companies worldwide transport chemicals – recently chose Kewill Forwarding for its freight forwarding services.

How Will ELD Adoption Affect Freight Brokers?

Cerasis

Download eBook. The opinions about ELD adoption in the freight community are heavily divided. Besides carriers, ELD adoption will also affect freight brokers in a number of ways. The number of licensed and bonded freight brokers may thus increase as well.

Can the Cloud Solve Your Freight Forwarding Challenges?

BluJay Solutions

In a business as dynamic and complex as freight forwarding, technology is crucial to maintaining efficient, flexible operations. The right solution can also help freight forwarders accelerate integration of new and existing supply chain partners and carriers.

Nine Questions to Ask When Buying Freight Forwarding Software

BluJay Solutions

The freight forwarding business is rife with challenges, from narrow profit margins to staying abreast of the latest regulatory and statutory requirements. So the right freight forwarding software can make all the difference – if you know what to look for.

How to Use a TMS to Manage Inbound Transportation (And Gain Visibility)

PLS Logistics

Inbound freight management is multifaceted and can eat up more than 40% of the average organization’s annual freight budget, according to Aberdeen Group. Download Inbound Freight Cost Management ebook. Visibility TMS Inbound Freight

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[PODCAST] Why Do Missed Freight Pick Ups Occur & What Can Shippers Do About Them?

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s The Freight Project Podcast episode I welcome back the Cerasis Freight Desk Manager, Chris Longner. As you may remember, Chris is responsible for managing the Cerasis team who is responsible for arranging freight pick ups with our shipper customer’s vendors. We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” Freight & LTL Resources.

LTL Freight Rate Outlook: What to Expect in Less Than Truckload Shipping Rates in 2019

Cerasis

The LTL freight rate market is on the cusp of expansion. Meanwhile, inbound LTL freight costs are accelerating in advance of the peak shipping season, reports Freight Waves , creating a perfect brew for higher rates overall in the LTL marketplace in the coming year. Freight LTL

[PODCAST] Transportation Tech & Data is Bringing Shippers & Truckers Together in the Quest for “Shipper of Choice”

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. In this “The Freight Project Podcast” episode you’ll hear : Why using transportation tech to get data allows shippers to treat drivers better & become “Shipper of Choice.” Download eBook. Download eBook.

Moving Up The Corporate Ladder, Does Your Freight Spend Have A Seat At The Table?

4WL Consulting

There’s been a shift from executing daily freight transactions to integrating top-level corporate planning and procurement strategies. Seperate Your Freight Spend Data When running an analysis on freight spend, ensure no hidden charges are left out.

The Tesla Semi Truck Will Change Freight

Freightos

The Tesla Semi Truck Will Change Freight. Freight innovation frequently focuses on moving data better – like visibility, eBookings , and the new generation of forwarders and brokers. What The Tesla Semi Means For Domestic and International Freight.

[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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Capacity Crisis: Four Mistakes Shippers Make Regarding Density-Based Freight

Cerasis

The freight & transportation landscape is reaching critical mass. Capacity is a very real problem impacting companies in all verticals, especially those who ship density-based freight that present further challenges. Not Properly Dimming Your Density-Based Freight. It’s no secret that the growth in the economy coupled with shortage of drivers and the ELD mandate has led to a serious capacity crisis in Less than Truckload and Full Truckload freight. Download eBook.

LTL Market Analysis and Insight for Q4 and Into 2019

Cerasis

LTL carriers function like a freight consolidator and de-consolidator at all times, while still taking on the role of FT to move shipments at a lower rate than parcels. Download eBook. Data Freight LTL

How High Driver Turnover in Less Than Truckload Carriers Impacts Shippers’ Freight Spend

Cerasis

Understanding industrywide turnover rates for trucking is essential to reducing freight spend for shippers. Download eBook. How to Reduce Impact of High Driver Turnover for Less Than Truckload Carriers While freight rate hikes are expected in the coming year, the best way to address driver turnover is through changing how drivers are perceived. Freight should be ready when scheduled, packaged appropriately and with the right, accurate documentation.

[PODCAST] The Value of Carrier and Shipper Collaboration to Beat Capacity Crunches & Mitigate Freight Rate Hikes

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” You’ll get to learn about Amy’s background and how she has had the pleasure of seeing Cerasis and the freight industry evolved over the last 2 decades, including how back in 1998 when Cerasis released the market’s first web-based Transportation Management System. We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” Capacity Crunch & Freight Management Resources.

[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 Digital Tools to Optimize Inventory Management Allows Supply Chain Execs to Stay More Strategic at Every Link in the Supply Chain

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. DOWNLOAD EBOOK.

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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Less Than Truckload Shipping Trends to Wrap Up 2018

Cerasis

Shipping rates will continue to soar, and demand for more capacity will push the stretched industry to its breaking point, says Michael Angell of Freight Waves. Download eBook. Consumers and shippers both want lower freight rates.

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LTL DIM Pricing: Why LTL Is Moving to Dimensional Based Pricing

Cerasis

As a result, shippers need to understand a few things about the problems leading to this switch, how it can fix a broken rating system and how to leverage DIM pricing knowledge to maintain control over freight spend. The Problem With Traditional Freight Classification Rates Freight classes have been primarily defined by an era that is far out of touch to today’s marketplace. This system rated freight based on the product itself, not necessarily packaging.

Delivery in the Age of Amazon!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Download the full eBook, Delivery in the Age of Amazon. E-Commerce Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management ECommerce Freight Management Last Mile Delivery logistics managementSubscribe Here! Email Address.

Junk Mail is Clogging the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The advent of ebooks had an impact on that market but still the vast majority of books purchased and read are physical. Freight and Logistics Supply Chain Management Distribution Environment Junk mail logistics managementSubscribe Here! Email Address.

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Actionable Ways to Plan for LTL Peak Season 2018

Cerasis

This is even more likely thanks to tight capacity , fewer drivers on the road and even refusals to ship freight from full truckload carriers. Shippers need to understand what’s contributing to a higher-than-usual LTL peak season and how to prepare for it to keep freight spend in check.

Is a Lack of Integration Holding the Supply Chain Back?

BluJay Solutions

Download our eBook – A Freight Forwarder’s Guide to Increasing Revenue & Profit.

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[PODCAST] What are the Full Cost Savings of a Transportation Management System

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. Download the eBook. Download the eBook.

Countdown to ACE. What do U.S. Customs changes mean for customs brokers and the supply chain as a whole?

BluJay Solutions

Download our eBook – 5 Commandments of Moving Goods Across Borders. The Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) comes into effect for all goods transported into and out of the U.S.

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Why Carriers Are Getting Their APIs Together

Freightos

Said nearly every airline executives I’d speak to about instant eBooking. Since then, every large airline is rushing to deliver cargo eBooking to customers. Air freight got stuck. And that’s a big step toward eBooking. Freight Insights General Logistics Technology

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Compliance Domain Expertise Critical to Keeping Global Supply Chain Moving

BluJay Solutions

Download our eBook – 5 Commandments of Moving Goods Across Borders. Experienced supply chain professionals can usually speak authoritatively on issues surrounding transportation and warehousing, yet frequently fall silent on the mysterious world of compliance.

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What are the main 3PL Services?

The Logistics of Logistics

Among the services which they provide are transportation, warehousing, cross-docking, inventory management, packaging, and freight forwarding. I wrote an ebook with definitions for each of these services a few years back. Admiral E.

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6 More Logistics Technology Trends Enabling Success in 2018

Cerasis

download ebook. There are apps for trucking miles driven, freight sent, freight waiting to be sent, inbound orders, marketing leads, customer service interactions and more. Freight sharing apps are one of the major app categories that will see a significant boost throughout 2018.

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How to Procure Full Truckloads in Tight Capacity

Cerasis

These rates will have natural implications for smaller shippers seeking to lower overall transportation and freight spend, and paired with a “blurred lines between peak shipping and shopping seasons,” shippers will experience increasing trouble when trying to procure full truckload capacity. Download eBook. Decreasing capacity and increasing full truckload rates are expected to increase throughout 2018, reports Freight Waves.