Transportation Education: Gaining Confidence with Social Media

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation industry confidence and being new to transportation is almost an oxymoron at first. Two months ago I had gone from being an Assistant Athletic Director/Strength Coach to a sales rep in the transportation world. For those of you who are just starting out in transportation or for those who remember, this industry can be very overwhelming. It takes time to understand how the transportation regulations we have today came about.

Top Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015

Cerasis

We continue our series on the most read articles from the Cerasis blog for 2015 today by featuring any of the blogs in the transportation management or transportation categories. . Top 10 Most Read Transportation Management and Transportation Articles of 2015. In these most read 10 transportation management or transportation articles this year we saw, as with the other categories, a large portion focus on technology, such as transportation management systems.

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UltraShipTMS Kicks Off 2020 With 90-Day Food Logistics Education and Information Sharing Campaign for Food Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

January 6, 2020 – Fair Lawn, NJ – UltraShipTMS is kicking off a 90-day campaign of education and information sharing on the latest innovations and best practices for superior food logistics operations in the new decade. We urge forward-leaning supply chain management professionals to attend these events for continuing education, networking and information exchange.”. ###.

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The Next Frontier in LTL Education

Inbound Logistics

SMC³, the transportation industry’s leading authority for LTL data, technology and supply chain education, is developing the industry’s only LTL certification program

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Modern Supply Chain Training: How Educational Opportunities Have Shifted

AFFLINK

In 2016, the University of Washington launched a Master of Supply Chain Management degree at their Foster School of Business, and UW Civil and Environmental engineering department began a partially online master’s degree program in Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics. Supply chain training has exponentially grown in demand, and educational opportunities have shifted to meet this need. Changing Education Opportunities.

Supply Chain Conferences Complement Logistics Job Training and Education

Inbound Logistics

The optimal way to understand the intricacies of today's supply chain environment is to participate in an educationally focused transportation conference

Building a Strong Transportation Management Foundation

Talking Logistics

Building a strong transportation management foundation is a critical pre-requisite for companies to execute their supply chain strategies and achieve their growth and financial objectives. In this first episode of an educational series focused on the link between transportation management and supply chain excellence, Chris Timmer from LeanLogistics outlines the attributes of a strong transportation management foundation and how to build it.

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends of 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends. These trends stand to impact the transportation and logistics industry, with some already taking hold and others unfolding gradually. Trend #7 : Transportation & Logistics Training and Education Will Grow. . Alex has over 25 years of experience in transportation and logistics operational and business development positions.

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Executing Your Transportation Strategy: The Essential Role of Transportation Management Technology

Talking Logistics

The first two episodes of this educational series focused on the link between transportation management and supply chain excellence , and how to define and implement an effective transportation strategy. In this episode, led by Chris Johnson, VP Research and Development at LeanLogistics , we will discuss the important role technology plays in helping companies successfully execute their transportation strategy. Live Episode: April 2, 2015 at 12:00 ET.

[WHITE PAPER] Why Blockchain is Set to Transform Transportation Management

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Trends that Will Forever Shape Manufacturing in 2018 & Beyond” white paper! Blockchain set to Transform Transportation Management & Trucking Blockchain’s use in logistics and transportation management is an exciting area of study. In the age of software-as-a-service and cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS).

Supply Chain Education: Complementing Theory with Pragmatism

Logistics Bureau

He or she has spent perhaps four to five years gaining a supply chain education, starting even before leaving high school, because he or she is passionate about working in the space. Schools Out: Let the Supply Chain Education Begin. For most young people entering a logistics or supply chain management role, the real education begins on the first day at work. Transitioning from Theoretical to Pragmatic Supply Chain Education.

The $4,000 Transportation Question

Talking Logistics

The $4,000 Transportation Question. Which brings me to the title of this post, the $4,000 transportation question. My transportation team was asked to ship a large number of bulky visual displays via air freight so that they could be shipped to stores that were already finding ways to display product without those specific items. Julio Bolger is the Transportation Manager for a mid-sized retailer responsible for all product moving internationally and domestically.

Supply Chain Education: What Skills Do Your Staff Need?

Logistics Bureau

We’d like to know what you believe your managers and staff need from a supply chain education program. … Well… As you may know, we have an education division in our group called Supply Chain Leaders Academy, and every so often we like to make sure our program is still up-to-date and relevant. General Supply Chain Education. Transportation management (including specialised types of transportation).

Defining and Implementing an Effective Transportation Strategy

Talking Logistics

In the first episode of this educational series focused on the link between transportation management and supply chain excellence, Chris Timmer of LeanLogistics (a Talking Logistics sponsor) outlined the attributes of a strong transportation management foundation and how to build it. Transportation strategy is the second component, and that’s focused on positioning transportation to support your supply chain strategy (i.e.,

Celebrities and STEM Education

Enterra Insights

Some of the worthiest causes are associated with education. ” Another celebrity who believes in a hands-on approach to STEM education is pop star will.i.am. as the frontman of the Grammy Award-winning group the Black Eyed Peas, but the singer is also passionate about education. The ‘Scream and Shout’ singer is specifically committed to STEM education, helping students as young as elementary school age learn science, technology, engineering and math.”[2]

Transportation is the Great Enabler of Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

I believe transportation is the least complex, yet most critical component of the supply chain. And if that isn’t enough to create a bias, maybe these well-known facts will: transportation costs represent the biggest slice of the supply chain cost pie (nearly 60 percent of every supply chain dollar is spent on transportation), and transportation costs can represent 3-12 percent of revenue or more depending on the product type and industry.

[PODCAST] Why Using Logistics & Transportation Technology is Vital to Gain “Shipper of Choice” in Any Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

The Freight Project Podcast – Episode 2 – Greg Braun – C3 Solutions – Why Using Logistics & Transportation Technology is Vital to Gain “Shipper of Choice” On today’s episode we welcome Greg Braun, Senior Vice President of C3 Solutions a Yard Management & Dock Scheduling software platform. Listen to “Why Using Logistics & Transportation Technology is Vital to Gain “Shipper of Choice”” on Spreaker.

Electronic Data Interchange or EDI in Transportation: Breaking Down What it is and How It Works

Cerasis

Today begins our series about electronic data interchange or EDI in transportation. We take pride at Cerasis, as a third party logistics company who has developed a proprietary web-based transportation management system , to offer technology solutions to our shippers so they may remain as efficient as possible and have access to information at their fingertips. Let’s back up a bit before we specifically address EDI in transportation. EDI In Transportation.

Building a Strong Transportation Management Foundation [Episode Highlights]

Talking Logistics

Building a strong transportation management foundation is a critical prerequisite for companies to execute their supply chain strategies and achieve their growth and financial objectives. Chris discussed the components of an effective transportation management strategy, how to develop and manage successful carrier relationships, and the need for well-defined Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and business processes.

What Kind of Shipper Are You? The Path to Building an Effective Transportation Strategy

Talking Logistics

In the first episode of this educational series focused on the link between transportation management and supply chain excellence, Chris Timmer from LeanLogistics outlined the attributes of a strong transportation management foundation and how to build it. An important component of that foundation is defining and implementing an effective transportation strategy, which is the focus of this episode led by Eric Meister, COO at LeanLogistics.

Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?

Cerasis

Although we have much in common, the transportation laws in Australia and New Zealand have a distinct difference with those in Europe, the U.K. In North America, associations such as the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP) have incorporated COR in their education program. As explained in the International Transport Forum’s report titled “ Moving Freight with Better Trucks ”, ‘’For many breaches of road transport law, the party directly responsible is the driver.

What’s Driving the Increase in Transportation Management Technology Spend?

Talking Logistics

DC Velocity and Descartes have conducted a transportation benchmark study for the last two years to help transportation professionals understand what is driving the market, and how the strategy and tactics of top performers differ from the rest of the pack. This year’s study again showed that IT spend in transportation management is expected to increase. Figure 1: Transportation IT Spend Change Next 2 Years (Source: Descartes).

3 Components to a Complete Lean Transportation Management System

LeanCor

When we hear “transportation management system” at LeanCor, we don’t just think of software. Lean thinking can help organizations develop and maintain a fast, stable, efficient transportation management system. When shippers apply lean thinking to people, process, and technology in transportation, the results are significant. Are these practices part of your organization’s transportation management system?

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Why Transportation Procurement is More than an Event

Talking Logistics

Sometime in the last half of 2018, the transportation market began to soften. Transportation Procurement: Things to Keep in Mind. With the opportunity we are currently seeing in the marketplace, there is opportunity to save money on transportation. Educate the organization on market conditions: Keep the conversation open, and alert leaders when issues are on the horizon rather than waiting until they happen, or until the impact is seen in quarterly financials.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Going to Market with Your Transportation RFP

Talking Logistics

This time of year, many shippers are reviewing and updating their transportation plan for the back half of the year and many will be considering issuing RFPs for new or changed capacity needs. I am often asked what shippers should consider (beyond the obvious of reducing cost) when deciding whether to go to market with a transportation RFP and what the associated best practices are. Listen to analysts/economists and educate yourself.

5 Most Popular Transportation Blogs of 2015…So Far

Cerasis

We don't know which category we love more than the Transportation Category. Our goal is to provide, on a daily basis, education around these 5 main categories. Naturally, talking about transportation and transportation management is the Cerasis wheel house. We've been providing transportation management technology, by way of our TMS , the Cerasis Rater, and transportation management services to shippers since 1997. Top Transportation Blog Posts from 2014.

[Infographic] 5 Ways STEM Education is Leading the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

Here are the five ways STEM education has helped shape the future of logistics. STEM Education Help Increase Accuracy. Thanks to STEM education, accuracy of the supply chain flow has improved. A thorough STEM education prepares students to work in senior level positions, such as chief logistics officer, and take charge of the changing industry landscape. Infographics Logistics STEM Technology STEM Education

How AI and the IoT Can Change Transportation Management

Cerasis

The percentage increase describes consumer applications, but the idea of connected vehicles should garner interest from other sectors such as shipping, logistics, and transportation. Leaders in these industries would be wise to plan for a future where AI and the IoT transform transportation management. As applied to transportation management, that automated decision-making ability is critical. Internet of Things Technology Transportation Management

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.

Prepare to Master Supply Chain Challenges in 2019!

Supply Chain Network

Wolfgang Lehmacher, Head of Supply Chain and Transportation Industries, World Economic Forum. • Conferences Education Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology New Ideas News & Info Professional Communications

The Transportation Revolution: Takeaways from CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference

Talking Logistics

The theme of this year’s conference was “The Transportation Revolution: In It Together” — an appropriate theme considering all of the forces impacting the transportation industry today (everything from new technologies to new regulations to ever-present challenges such as driver shortage) and how shippers, logistics service providers, and consignees need to work more collaboratively together to succeed.

Looking For a Job? Here’s The Top 10 Transportation Jobs

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog comes from our friend Michael Stoddard who shares the top 10 transportation jobs in the industry. If you happen to find yourself searching for careers in logistics, transportation and supply chains, you'll be happy to know that there's no shortage of positions. Getting into transportation is a different topic entirely, one that demands a separate, more intricate look. Transportation Manager. Transportation Director. Transportation

[WHITE PAPER] The 2019 Transportation Management Trends for all Shippers to Know

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The 2019 Transportation Management Trends for all Shippers to Know” white paper! The post [WHITE PAPER] The 2019 Transportation Management Trends for all Shippers to Know appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Transportation Management White Papers 2019 Transportation Management Trends

Logistics Education a Remedy for Improving Healthcare

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Healthcare Logistics Education and Learning Pathway (HELP) project aims […]. Featured Strategy Talent Mgmt Transportation can logistics fix healthcare? healthcare logistics improving hospital performance logistics education in healthcare Zaragoza Logistics CenterHealthcare organizations around the world are under intense pressure to improve productivity while maintaining high safety standards.