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. What is Electronic Data Interchange? First we must understand and get on the same page of what is Electronic Data Interchange, or EDI, as it is not only used in the transportation industry.

What is EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) and ASN (Advanced Shipping Notification)?

3PL Insights

EDI stands for Electronic Data Interchange. This refers to the electronic interchange of documents between companies. Electronic interchange of documents is far more efficient and less expensive than exchanging paper documents, as EDI costs less than a dollar.

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New Lithium-Ion Battery Shipping Regulations Can Impact Electronics Supply Chains (Part 1)

Resilinc

Due to long-standing concerns from pilots and plane makers that lithium-ion battery (LIB) consignments present a critical fire risk aboard aircraft, the ICAO’s 36-state governing council declared the prohibition along with other LIB battery shipping regulations, effective April 1 st , 2016.

New Lithium-Ion Battery Shipping Regulations Can Impact Electronics Supply Chains (Part 2)

Resilinc

In part 1 of this blog, we examined lithium-ion batteries in the supply chain context and examined the recent ban's stipulations.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

The History of the Shipping Container. 26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. The Shipping Container: Before 1956.

How Driver Shortages Threaten the Shipping Industry

Freight Center

And with the current generation of drivers set to retire soon, this could spell trouble for the shipping industry. And how will it impact your supply chain and how you ship? With the introduction of Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) there are now regulations on drivers and trucks, more specifically, how many hours they can drive before taking a break, how fast they can drive, etc. A lack of drivers threatens a capacity crunch in the shipping industry.

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. The Shipping Capacity Crunch Is Back After an Active Storm Season.

8 Freight Shipping Trends Shippers Must Know for 2017

Cerasis

It is no longer bound by the traditional constraints of the economy, and Amazon is gearing up to begin expanding to be the best of the global freight shipping providers. As a result, your company needs to think about these freight shipping trends and how you can prepare to respond to them as soon as possible. 8 Freight Shipping Trends Shippers Must Know for 2017. Freight Shipping Providers Will Focus on ELD Implementation.

Capacity Crunch Strategies: How Does a 3PL Aid a Shipper in a Shipping Capacity Crunch?

Cerasis

A shipping capacity crunch is a necessary evil. Unfortunately, a shipping capacity crunch tends to occur during already stressed periods, like winter, after tropical storms and during peak shopping seasons. Part of the problem with a shipping capacity crunch is lackluster networking.

Less-Than-Truckload Technology: Will Machine Learning, AI & Automation Solve Shipping Problems?

Cerasis

Freight shipping has relied on the same systems for years, ranging from manual entries to a constant struggle in balancing delivery windows with costs. What Are the Major LTL Shipping Challenges? Automation Will Reduce Errors and Enhance Existing Shipping Practices, Reducing Problems.

Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2017

Talking Logistics

Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2017. Drop Shipping: A Perfect Fit for Supply Chain Operating Networks. The Impact of Electronic Logging Devices: Separating Hype from Reality.

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Private Blockchains Could Hurt the Shipping and Logistics Industry

Shipchain

In the shipping and logistics industry, enterprises are already beginning to realize that private blockchains are simply not the solution they’ve been sold. Private blockchains further entrench the fractures plaguing the shipping and logistics industry today.

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

Cerasis

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. Access our complete Full Truckload Shipping White Paper Series. In addition, new legislation is on the horizon, and the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is about to seriously affect available capacity.

What You Need to Know About Shipping to Puerto Rico

AFFLINK

Shipping to Puerto Rico is more complex than it might seem. On top of that, as an island nation, shipping to Puerto Rico is also naturally more expensive and limited. Here's what you need to know about shipping to Puerto Rico. An Overview of Shipping to Puerto Rico.

EDI 856: Ship Notice/Manifest

SupplyPike

An EDI 856 is known as an Advance Shipping Notice (ASN). If the CPG does not use a warehouse, then once they have shipped the product, they will generate an EDI 856 directly to the retailer with the required details. Check out our post: What is EDI (Electronic Data Interchange)?

The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management

Talking Logistics

The Regulation’s Impact on Ocean Shipping and Data Management. They are also ensuring that a VGM is received from forwarders/NVOCCs and shippers as part of a shipping document.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

bound ship is being held ‘hostage’ (Reuters). According to a Reuters report: As of Wednesday, of Hanjin’s 97 container ships, 36 were waiting outside of overseas ports, according to South Korea’s finance ministry.

Managing the Complexities of Parcel Shipping

BluJay Solutions

In case you weren’t able to listen in, I got together last week for a webcast with Talking Logistics’ Adrian Gonzalez to discuss how to deal with the complexities of parcel shipping as part of a broader supply chain strategy.

Supply chain risks in the spotlight: Effects of Hanjin Shipping filing bankruptcy protection

Kinaxis

by Dr. Madhav Durbha Supply chain risks in the spotlight: Effects of Hanjin Shipping filing bankruptcy protection. A few days ago, the world’s seventh largest container shipping company by volume, Hanjin Shipping, filed for bankruptcy protection.

UPS Executive Shares Insights on Total Cost of Ownership in the Electronics Supply Chain

Supply Chain View from the Field

In this case, the context was an annual bid and quote negotiation they had to do with electronic manufacturers who wanted to ship products from the factories in Asia to the US. We happened to use the example of a high end consumer electronics manufacturer, but in truth, any one of the manufacturers operated the same way. ” “Security is one of the tightest with electronics.

EDI Integration For Shippers: 6 Myths Busted with the Real Truths

Cerasis

Today we pick up our series on all things Electronic Data Interchange or EDI by busting the common myths around implementing an EDI Integration program. Read the top 6 myths surrounding electronic data interchange or EDI integration, and how we debunk each one of them.

Analyzing the Impact of the ELD Mandate on Truckload Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

It’s been nearly a year since the electronic logging device (ELDs) mandate went into effect. Instead, thanks to the strongest truckload shipping market since deregulation in 1980, the ELD mandate’s effect on the market is playing out in other ways.

E-Commerce Freight Consolidation & Desconsolidation: Understanding the Role of Intermodal Freight Shipping for Successful E-Commerce Logistics

Cerasis

E-Commerce Growth Is Incompatible With Stagnate Freight Shipping Strategies E-commerce growth can boggle the mind. Unfortunately, shippers using traditional freight shipping strategies, including limited use of Intermodal freight shipping, will result in added expenses and delays in moving e-commerce freight. Obviously, time is of the essence for all e-commerce shipments, but customers that are willing to pay a premium for faster shipping should take priority.

The Industrial Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis

Logistics Bureau

European automakers have also been impacted by the closure of an electronics factory in northern Italy, another hotbed of COVID-19 activity. Shipping. Electronics.

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Ocean Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This has been an interesting year for the ocean shipping industry. 2019 Ocean Shipping Trends. We saw tariffs and retaliatory tariffs enacted, leading many importers to ship earlier than normal to avoid paying higher tariffs. Ocean Shipping Technology.

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Setting up a Walmart EDI Connection

SupplyPike

Retailers more and more are requiring their suppliers to set up EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) connections so as to reduce paper waste and increase standardization. EDI + Data Exchange as2 data exchange edi electronic data interchange walmart

The Importance of Temperature Controlled Shipping for Electronics

BluJay Solutions

Writing in EBN, Kewill’s Jim Holmes explains how food isn’t the only product that requires climate-controlled shipping. The post The Importance of Temperature Controlled Shipping for Electronics appeared first on Kewill Inc. Blog In The News TMS Visibility

INTTRA CEO John Fay: Trading Stocks for Ships

Inbound Logistics

Profile of John Fay, CEO of the electronic supply chain platform, INTTRA

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. There are two ways to view the History of Shipping Containers. Below, you can also view the history of shipping containers in one infographic. Shipping between Europe, S.E.

Combating Intermodal Market Challenges & Costs

Talking Logistics

The electronic logging devices (ELD) mandate is in full effect, and there have been some widespread market changes as a result. For example, can you ship on different, cheaper days of the week? It’s both an interesting and rather chaotic time in the intermodal market.

Analyzing the Impact of the ELD Mandate on Truckload Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

It’s been nearly a year since the electronic logging device (ELDs) mandate went into effect. Instead, thanks to the strongest truckload shipping market since deregulation in 1980, the ELD mandate’s effect on the market is playing out in other ways.

Managing the Complexities of Parcel Shipping

BluJay Solutions

In case you weren’t able to listen in, I got together last week for a webcast with Talking Logistics’ Adrian Gonzalez to discuss how to deal with the complexities of parcel shipping as part of a broader supply chain strategy.

VTech: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

To understand the results, follow the year-over-year pattern in the orbit chart in Figure 1 and then look at the results of the consumer electronics industry in Table 1. Table 1: Results of the Consumer Electronics Industry for Performance, Improvement and Value.

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. An active hurricane season, the forthcoming implementation deadline for electronic logging devices (ELD) and record-shattering projections for the upcoming holiday shipping season reflect some of the top factors affecting the current state shipping capacity crunch. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Digital Ship Announces The Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam With A Special Focus On The Digital Supply Chain And Logistics Market

The Logistics of Logistics

Revolutionary concepts plus the evolution and advancement of existing platforms are providing unparalleled growth opportunities for shipping and related transport and supply chain infrastructure. Digital Ship’s 4th Annual Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam will investigate how we can harness all these opportunities and will debate which are going to stick and make a difference. ABOUT DIGITAL SHIP. CONTACT: Cathy Hodge, Event Director, Digital Ship. +