The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

GlobalTranz

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

What is Reverse Logistics?

GlobalTranz

What is reverse Logistics? Before we dive in the nuances of reverse logistics, otherwise known as return logistics, integration, let's briefly recap what reverse logistics is. Reverse logistics refers to all operations related to the reuse of products and materials.

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Collaborative Logistics is the Only Way Forward for the Industry

GlobalTranz

Collaborative logistics is the future (and the now) of successful, risk-managed logistics and supply chain management. There is no greater demand than what market forces, competitors, and Black Swan supply chain events 3PLs and freight brokers have to meet the challenges shippers face.

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

GlobalTranz

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.

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.

Top Freight Blogs of 2016… So Far

GlobalTranz

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

GlobalTranz

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. In part, we do it to gain business, build our SEO equity, and show our thought leadership and expertise in transportation management and logistics. Freight 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 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. Subscribe Here!

Reuters Events: Supply Chain in conversation with XPO CIO Mario Harik

EFT

Alex HadwickEditor-in-Chief for Supply Chains, Reuters Events, sat down with the Chief Information Officer of logistics giant XPO, Mario Harik, to see how the company is evolving its technology platform and responding to COVID-19.

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

GlobalTranz

Black swans in the supply chain refer to unexpected, unusual disruptions within the supply chain, reports Melanie Nuce of Inbound Logistics. 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.

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!

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!

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. It should come as no surprise that we are running out the clock until Amazon competes with more aspects of the logistics industry. 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. Four Core Themes Shaping Logistics.

Five Technology Trends That Will Change Global Freight

Freightos

Five Tech Trends That Will Change Freight. And with daily headlines on new Ubers for X, new tech acquisitions, and the continuing crawl of technology into our everyday life, we’re focussing on five emerging tech trends that have the potential to reshape logistics. They even recently filed as a 3PL, in the process labelling their current logistics suppliers as competition. Increasingly they are running procurement and logistics departments.

Tips for Effectively Managing E-Commerce Logistics

GlobalTranz

Yet, as few as 33 percent of shippers have taken advantage of a transportation management system (TMS), reports Michael of Levans of Logistics Management. In order to manage e-commerce logistics and maintain cost efficiency, shippers need to know the challenges in managing e-commerce logistics, how a TMS can help, and a few tips to streamline the process. What Are the Challenges in Managing E-Commerce Logistics? E-Commerce Logistics

Best Logistics Websites 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

I have listed the best logistics websites for 2013. Below is a link to the specific logistics website, along with a brief summary. Logistics Management is wonderful resource for logistics professionals. Logistics management provides their top notch content in online and print versions. Logistics Viewpoints is great logistics website run by logistics professionals, Adrian Gonzalez and Steve Banker. What are your favorite logistics websites?

Predict and Prevent Freight Damage with Ilya Preston

The Logistics of Logistics

Predict and Prevent Freight Damage with Ilya Preston. Ilya Preston and Joe Lynch discuss ways to predict and prevent freight damage. Freight damage is not only expensive and upsetting to customers, but it is also ridiculously hard to figure out where, when, and how it occurred.

The Logistics of Moving Freight on Mount Everest

CH Robinson Logistics

The Logistics of Moving Freight on Mount Everest | Transportfolio. As I learned during my recent journey to tackle two of the tallest peaks in the world, the logistics of it all is a primary and critical challenge. No matter how much we prepared and planned for every phase of our Everest expedition, events happened that required us to make adjustments along the way. Learn more about supply chain logistics consulting services.

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

BluJay Partners with Raven Logistics to Deliver Single TMS Access for Rail, Truck, and Ocean Freight

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI – June 18, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of global supply chain software and services, announces a partnership with Raven Logistics , a railroad logistics management company specializing in strategic transportation planning, advanced railroad SaaS, and operational excellence over the last 25 years. Dynamic ETAs and key movement event logic for proactive exception management. About Raven Logistics.

Predictability in a Time of Uncertainty: Machine Learning in Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Large swings in supply and demand for different product categories and changes in distribution patterns left logistics managers grappling with the biggest challenge of their careers. How machine learning is transforming logistics. How machine learning benefits your logistics network.

Top Freight Articles of 2015

GlobalTranz

Today we finalize our most viewed articles from the Cerasis blog by featuring the most read freight articles published in 2015. Top Logistics Articles of 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. Freight is something that you ship. The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015.

Soaking rain for truckers in South

The Supply Chain Journal

Impact on freight. This will not turn into a large-scale aerial flooding event across the South. It will mainly be a nuisance for drivers moving through the region, but major impacts on freight flows and supply chains are unlikely.

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.

Flood threat keeps trucking across South

The Supply Chain Journal

This won’t be a widespread flooding event that would virtually shut down freight flows and supply chains for days or weeks, but temporary delays are likely. Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season.

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.

In Search of Alternatives to Truckload’s Fragile Freight Contracts

MIT Supply Chain

But they do add costs and reduce the efficiency of freight networks. MIT CTL’s FreightLab believes so and is developing alternative contract formats that solidify full truckload agreements and give shippers and carriers more certainty about future freight movements.

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. There’s been several great predictions for logistics in 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. Tech giants thrive on opportunity, and more are exploring logistics opportunities. 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.

Flood threat keeps trucking across South

The Supply Chain Journal

This won’t be a widespread flooding event that would virtually shut down freight flows and supply chains for days or weeks, but temporary delays are likely. Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season.

Freight Rates News December 2015

Freightos

Freight Rates News. Freight and logistics trends that rate in the news. Check out our roundup of nearly 100 digital logistics/supply chain sources. OUR TAKE There is a lot more flexibility with parcel delivery, but some aspects of this change also applies to freight. Overcapacity has plunged freight rates, profit, and prompted mergers. We researched Thanksgiving and the role freight shipping plays in holiday shipping, especially Black Friday.

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.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. Experts’ Choice: Supply Chain and Logistics Email Newsletters. This is the experts’ selection – but if we had to choose just one, our go-to read is the fast-rising WSJ Daily Logistics Report. Ti Logistics Briefing.

Why the Truck Market’s Latest Turn Caught the Freight Industry by Surprise

MIT Supply Chain

Why the Truck Market’s Sharp Turn Caught the Freight Industry by Surprise The MIT FreightLab’s latest industry roundtable explored the drivers behind today’s extremely tight market for truck capacity and the broader implications for supply chains.

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.

6 Major Delivery Logistics Trends!

Supply Chain Game Changer

2017 was an important year for delivery logistics. From restaurant chains to supermarkets to pharmacies to service providers, the world of logistics is experiencing unprecedented change. These are some of the key industry trends in delivery logistics and supply chain management which will take center stage in the upcoming year: 1. Sharing economy solutions will soon begin disrupting logistics services. SCM #SupplyChain #Logistics #Freight #ECommerce #Business.