The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication. Conferences and expos are a chance for you to hear from the industry’s top players, and most importantly, build relationships with other freight shipping professionals. Freight freight shipping

5 Steps to Start Planning Your Peak Season Shipping Strategy | Fast Freight Five VIDEO

Cerasis

However, 2020 has been extremely eventful and wrought with risk in the supply chain. The post 5 Steps to Start Planning Your Peak Season Shipping Strategy | Fast Freight Five VIDEO appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Should the State DOT Be the One to Mandate Commercial Vehicle Bans During Weather Events?

Kane is Able

Thankfully, the severity of the storm fell short of predictions and roads remained safely drivable for the duration of the weather event. Truck Drivers Freight Transportation Logistics Safety Supply Chain ChallengesOn February 11, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced plans for a commercial vehicle ban on all major highways in Eastern Pennsylvania in anticipation of a predicted snow-ice mix the following day.

What Is Free or Freight on Board (FOB), and Why Should Shippers Understand This Term?

Cerasis

One of these terms, free or freight on board, also has irony within its name. If the responsible party does not accept liability , should damage or another event occur that could result in the filing of a claim. What Exactly Is Freight on Board? Freight on board, also known as free on board, refers to a set of Incoterms that govern who owns and pays for a shipment when traveling overseas. Who Pays the Freight Cost for FOB? Freight prepaid.

Top Freight Blogs of 2016… So Far

Cerasis

Today marks the official halfway point of 2016 and that means it's time for our "Top Posts for the first half of the year" annual event. We will feature our 5 main categories all week: Logistics , Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Transportation , and Freight. 5 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2016.So We display the most popular freight blog posts in the order of #5 to #1. 9 KPIs to Track for Proper Freight Management. Freight freight blogs

The 12 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We first featured the most popular manufacturing blog posts followed by the top Supply Chain blog posts, then logistics, transportation, business, 3PL, and then finally we round out our series today featuring the most popular blog posts focused on freight and freight management. The 12 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts from 2014. Freight is something very near and dear to us at Cerasis. Now you must take the first 6 steps of filing a freight claim.

Winds of change in freight transportation supply chain: Platooning technology

Kinaxis

by Carmen Humplik Every year, the city of Ottawa hosts an event called Doors Open Ottawa. This year, my family and I decided to take advantage of the event and visit National Research Council (NRC) , Canada’s 9 m wind tunnel testing facility. I found it interesting to discover that one of their current projects has direct impact on supply chains; more specifically, on freight transportation. tons of freight in 2015, accounting for 70.1% of domestic freight tonnage.

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

Cerasis

For shippers, the best way to handle the e-commerce logistics surge lies in e-commerce freight consolidation and deconsolidation. 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.

Get the Biggest Bang for Your Freight Budget Dollar!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Do You Have Hidden Freight Costs? Freight Budget article and permission to publish here provided by Adam Robinson at Freightwaves. Freight costs and budget adherence are among the most important and often overlooked aspects of transportation management. Subscribe Here!

LTL to Intermodal Shipping: How to Find and Eliminate Freight Spend Black Swans

Cerasis

For example, a black swan event may include both the physical damage and ongoing disruption caused by a hurricane and subsequent bottlenecks, so shippers that know how to isolate the causes of poor visibility and areas that are likely to contribute to worsening of black swan events can effectively reduce their chances of coming to fruition. More importantly, the ever-growing need for visibility will have a dramatic effect on preventing black swan events from occurring.

Managing Freight Spend and LTL Shipping Process to Attain “Best In Class” Shipper Status

Cerasis

We continue our series on what makes up a "Best in Class" shipper by taking a deeper dive into #4 and #5 of the 10 areas that "Best in Class" Shippers must master : Freight Spend Management and a focus on LTL Shipping Process. Managing Freight Spend and LTL Shipping Process. Let’s take a look at how freight spending management and managed processes can prevent these issues from occurring. What Is Freight Spend Management? Management of Incoming Freight.

Shipping Freight Isn’t Tactical Anymore: 3 Areas That Require Strategic, Collaborative, & Innovative Thinking

Cerasis

In today's ever more complex supply chain riddled with thousands upon thousands of processes, shipping freight has moved beyond tactical prowess for those who execute well and has evolved to now include strategic, innovative, and collaborative efforts to maintain not only a competitive edge but reduce overall transportation cost footprint. This series' goal is to empower those shipping freight with more confidence. Knowledge of Best Practices in Shipping Freight.

2020 Trends in Freight Transportation, and the COVID-19 Impact

Logistics Bureau

Now the entire freight transportation industry, across air, ocean, road, and rail sectors, is awash with disrupted expectations and has retreated into survival mode. Let’s take a look then, at each sector in turn, starting with air freight. Air Freight Transportation Trends 2020. The Freight Rate Roller Coaster. In the two years or so before 2020, capacity growth had been outstripping the rate at which demand was rising, keeping air freight rates down.

How is COVID-19 affecting capacity and freight rates?

DAT Solutions

COVID-19 has become one of the most disruptive events to hit supply chains in our lifetime, and the DAT Analytics team is publishing regular reports to track its impact on freight markets. Trucking Industry Trends

The State of Digital Freight: The 4×4 Blueprint for Freight 2020

Freightos

The journey to digitize freight, while initially off to a slow start, has gained momentum in the last two or three years. They’re licensed to be an ocean freight forwarder, and they’ve bought some aircraft and an airport; and of course they are a huge warehousing player. Online freight booking. See the 2018 State of Online Freight Sales. There is at least 100 times more manual work per shipment in freight forwarding than in Express.

3 Air Freight Trends to Watch for in 2018

Logistics Viewpoints

The air freight landscape has experienced some dramatic shifts in recent years. In fact, those events seem likely to produce some headwinds for air freight shippers in 2018 in locating available air capacity, especially during peak seasons. As in most industries, big data obtained in real time, from real events, combined with flexible management, is helping air carriers take a more […]. Guest Commentary air freight supply chain

Five Technology Trends That Will Change Global Freight

Freightos

Five Tech Trends That Will Change Freight. VC ❤️ Freight Startups. In a decade’s time, freight will likely still be moved in containers and boxes on airplanes and ships. The real potential for change lies in better movement of the data that moves the freight, a sentiment echoed by DHL Supply Chain’s Head of Innovation. Moving data better means moving freight better. Events Freight Insights General Logistics and Supply Chain Technology Series

Top Freight Articles of 2015

Cerasis

Today we finalize our most viewed articles from the Cerasis blog by featuring the most read freight articles published in 2015. We have published now over 650 articles, and so you should almost find anything related to manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, transportation, and freight. . Top Freight Articles of 2015. However, this is expected as freight is much more tactical than say a broad look at manufacturing or even transportation management.

Peak Freight Preparedness: Creating New Value Through Performance Management

Intelligent Audit

To maintain efficiency, supply chain leaders need to understand a few things about how peak freight preparedness always goes back to leveraging shipping data and creating new value through performance management. Peak Freight Preparedness Hinges on Efficient Management.

Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events

TMC

When these events happen, shippers are forced to execute emergency contingency plans and decisions, or manage as best they can if they don’t have a plan or have opted for a wait-and-see strategy. The responses can be very expensive since, in many cases, the last recourse is to expedite via air freight. In these cases, it is critically important that the shipper has accurate, timely information on the status of their freight and the nature of the disruption.

10 Tips To Be A Successful Freight Broker!

Supply Chain Game Changer

3 Most Common Freight Forwarding Scams (and How to Avoid Them)! Licensed freight brokers operate around the country in various markets, helping make the transport of goods a reality for their customers. Currently, more than 17,000 freight brokers work in the United States, either as independent businesses or as part of a team. However, not all freight brokers experience the same degree of success in their profession. The post 10 Tips To Be A Successful Freight Broker!

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. Data savvy shippers are collaborating with other shippers to reduce spend, crunching big data to benchmark freight rates to make the right freight decisions. Freight Industry Is Finally Online. Data savvy shippers are collaborating with other shippers to reduce spend, crunching big data to benchmark freight rates to make the right freight decisions. We Start Thinking Of Freight As Big Parcels.

Supply Chain Goals: Gracefully Overcoming the Hurdles of Global Sports Events

BluJay Solutions

If supply chain is the ultimate team sport, nothing tests the game strategy and teamwork like a worldwide event. Preparations for this athletic mega event have been at full throttle for a long time. With 32 countries facing off in 64 soccer matches, everything must be perfectly coordinated so as not to mar the magic of the event. Massive sports events, such as the World Cup, involve Herculean tasks that few people see.

Freight Rates News December 2015

Freightos

Freight Rates News. Freight and logistics trends that rate in the news. OUR TAKE There is a lot more flexibility with parcel delivery, but some aspects of this change also applies to freight. Big data won’t end the industry’s cyclical nature or remove all the uncertainty that comes with geopolitical forces … But it will allow players to look with more confidence into future events and act proactively. A great way to close Freight Rates News!

Keep Your Truckload Freight Moving

Talking Logistics

From monitoring carrier capacity and driver shortages to tracking the increasing government regulations, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions that drive growth and improve efficiency. The post Keep Your Truckload Freight Moving appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Live Episode: Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 12:00 ET.

How is COVID-19 affecting capacity and freight rates?

MercuryGate

Guest Blog Article by Pat Pitz, DAT Solutions (Pat Pitz is the editor of the freight broker newsletter at DAT Solutions. The new coronavirus, COVID-19, has become one of the most disruptive events to hit supply chains in our lifetime. […]. The post How is COVID-19 affecting capacity and freight rates? Freight Blog PostsMercuryGate integrates seamlessly with several DAT products including DAT load boards, RateView, CarrierWatch and OnBoard.)

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. Frequently overlooked and often pushed to the bottom of a shipper’s supply chain agenda, good inbound freight management can help companies improve shipment visibility, save money, and enhance customer service—all of which add to the bottom line and boost profitability. Three Steps to Effective Inbound Freight Management.

The State of Uncertainty in the Freight Market!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Freight market article and permission to publish here provided by Kevin Jessop at cerasis.com. Meanwhile, the global air cargo volume has dropped significantly, explains Greg Knowler, JOC Senior Editor , “up to 5,000 tons of cargo in air freight from China to the U.S. It is a grand irony that this black swan event has stimulated a run on grocers and retail that’s reminiscent of the bank run during the Great Depression. The post The State of Uncertainty in the Freight Market!

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10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. Data savvy shippers are collaborating with other shippers to reduce spend, crunching big data to benchmark freight rates to make the right freight decisions. Freight Industry Is Finally Online. Data savvy shippers are collaborating with other shippers to reduce spend, crunching big data to benchmark freight rates to make the right freight decisions. We Start Thinking Of Freight As Big Parcels.

Begin Prepping for Peak Season to Offset Freight Disruption

Zipline Logistics

Peak season is in full swing, in what was an already challenging year for the world of freight. The period is marked by tighter than typical capacity and higher rates as freight volume increases.

The Truth About LTL Freight Transit Time Estimates

Freight Center

When it comes to LTL freight shipping, there are many factors that can change your estimated freight transit time. Nobody likes booking a shipment and the estimated LTL freight transit time they were given ultimately turns out to be off by a day or two. Understanding some of the most common reasons why your LTL freight transit time estimate might increase keeps your supply chain running smoothly. Saturday and Sunday – freight does not move on the weekend.

How Quickly Things Change: April Freight Market Index Commentary

BluJay Solutions

Guest commentary by Mike Mulqueen, JBF Consulting – as provided for the April 2020 Freight Market Index report. The impact of COVID-19 was not felt until March and initially, the result was a surge in freight volumes as consumers stocked up in preparation for quarantine. The consensus opinion was that after two very tumultuous years, 2020 would be rather unremarkable with freight volumes and carrier capacity relatively well aligned.

The Benefits of “Off-Cycle” Transportation Sourcing Events

CHAINalytics

A large percentage of North American companies hold their annual transportation sourcing event during the first quarter or last quarter of each year. However, there is … The post The Benefits of “Off-Cycle” Transportation Sourcing Events appeared first on Chainalytics. One of the primary factors driving this decision is the need to have solid insight into transportation costs to feed into the budget cycle for the next fiscal year.

Tips for Maintaining a Successful Ocean Transportation Procurement Event

CHAINalytics

| By John Westwood | Senior Manager, Transportation | Chainalytics | With mergers and alliance formations limiting carrier options for ocean freight procurement, shippers now have to adjust their bid strategies to achieve the best possible rates and service levels. Blog Transportation Minimum Container Quantity MQC Ocean Freight Ocean Transit Variability Ocean Transportation Procurement Vessel Sharing

The iPhone 6s Freight Shipping Costs

Freightos

Yesterday Freightos announced a private beta version of its online instant freight quote marketplace. At the same time, Apple tried to steal the show by showcasing its new products at the Hey Siri event. So obviously, being freight rate nerds, we got to wondering: How much would the logistics of shipping the iPhone 6s from China to the U.S. From some rough calculations, we believe that Apple’s freight costs for supplying U.S Freight Insights General News