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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

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

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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. 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

The 3 Myths & Current State of American Manufacturing

Cerasis

manufacturers, supply chain, logistics, transportation, and freight management. Today we focus on the realities that we face with American manufacturing. The argument for American manufacturing is clear, and the topic has graced the stages of all political candidates. closely follows China’s lead in manufacturing, and in fact, the U.S. is on track to surpass Chinese manufacturers by 2020, reports Chris Mathews of Fortune magazine. Manufacturers.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Organiser: Clarion Events. Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. Exhibitors at Multimodal represent every logistics sector – road, rail, aviation, maritime, warehousing, storage services. Manufacturers. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham. URL: www.multimodal.org.uk.

10 Key Logistics & Procurement Supply Chain Practices to Know and Master to Reduce Spend.

Cerasis

Many suppliers and manufacturers may have existing, internal analytics tools, but using these tools for benchmarking processes may be ill-fated. This is comparable to the Holy Trinity of Manufacturing and Shipping discussed earlier this year in previous blog posts. Manufacturers must work to consolidate incoming supplies and outgoing shipments to make their incoming and outgoing freight more attractive to major carriers.

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

In the below article I propose to have a look at the main benefits and advantages of the cloud-based logistics management. Each industry has its peculiarities, among the others, in the logistics, manufacturing, and supply. The cloud-based supply chain software can be customized to suit your industry, your transportation , freight-forwarding and warehousing specialty, import-export regulations. The cloud-based logistics is a “pay-per-use” model. Logistics

3 Logistics Technology Trends in 2016: Automation Leads the Way

Cerasis

Innovations in technology are changing how the world does business, and technology is dramatically changing how entities in the logistics industry function in nearly every aspect. Now, it's easy to think of technology as being a manufacturer-only realm. Let's take a look at what logistics technology trends will become the dominant factors of the logistics industry for 2016. Ultimately, this logistics technology is not yet ready for roll out on a massive scale.

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Bringing It All Back Home – OTR TMS Supports Reversion to Regional Manufacturing

Supply Chain Collaborator

Will the trend toward a return to “regional manufacturing” boost volumes in over the road transportation in North America as manufacturers move away from Asian overseas operations? American manufacturers are adapting to significant modulation in the nature of their supply chains as market forces and current global events promote operating “closer to home”. Transportation logistics software solutions play a key role in effectuating this change.

How Freight Disrupted Itself: The View From Within A Changing Industry

Freightos

How Freight Disrupted Itself. In the last year, a new dynamic has begun to reshape the freight industry. Phil knows his (freight) stuff. In his PhD thesis he developed a product to secure ocean freight rates with financial derivatives. Prior to that, Phil held a variety of other logistics roles in both Germany and the United States. Declining Freight Rates. Phil adds that something else has contributed to declining freight rates.

Today’s Freight Capacity Crisis: Where Do We Go from Here?

Talking Logistics

More than a year into a freight capacity crisis that shows little sign of weakening, it’s time for all parties involved in logistics and freight transportation to meet this issue head on. Freight Capacity Crisis: How Did We Get Here So Quickly? It took years for freight volumes to build back up and fleets were far more cautious in adding capacity to manage it. And then freight volumes took off, which has left everyone struggling to keep up.

Blockchain in freight forwarding – Is it the next big thing?

20Cube Logistics

This is where Blockchain is ready to transform the way the supply chain and logistics industry works. Blockchain is a distributed database that contains records of events in continuity which can be assessed and inspected by users. How will blockchain impact freight forwarding? The sharing of information on the manufacturing process, assembly, delivery with vendors and suppliers becomes transparent and efficient. appeared first on 20Cube Logistics.

Inbound logistics requirements for the new automotive supply chain

The Network Effect

Today I want to discuss inbound logistics requirements. Earlier we discussed the fact that the “procure to pay” business transaction cycle includes transportation events such as tendering, pick up, in transit, dock scheduling and deliver along with full track and trace. Thus similar to EDI, logistics needs to be considered part of the transactional flow, not a separate set of functions to be integrated. Automobile Auto automotive demand-driven logisticsSMMT/Ltd Flickr.

Made In USA Sweepstakes: Logistics Company & Documentary Filmmaker Join Forces to Spread Manufacturing Awareness

Cerasis

in a blog post ahead of his visit to Made in USA manufacturer, UCAN Zippers USA. Since Cerasis supports manufacturing in general, and due to the fact our company was "Made in the USA" and that we service companies who ship freight in North America, we were drawn to this documentary and more importantly to the resurgence of American Manufacturing and “Made In USA.”. What is Manufacturing Day 2015? Manufacturing made in usa

Overcoming complex logistics in building better cities

DELMIA Quintiq

We talked about production planning in building better cities , but what about logistics? Whether it is shipping pipes to Egypt for irrigation projects or support trusses to build bridges in Italy, the logistics puzzles of the materials industry are varied and complex. And not all heavy building materials can be transported in trucks, trailers or freight cars. Distance and diverse weather also impact logistics costs and overall profitability. Transport & Logistic

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Is TPPA going to ground e-commerce or let it fly (ideally, as air freight)?

DELMIA Quintiq

One of the strategies manufacturers and online stores will take is to price their products uniformly across the participating economies. If manufactures and e-stores across any TPPA economy offer similar prices, then the growth will predominantly occur in the ground segment, leaving the airlines wanting. Even as both economic blocs continue to recover at a decent pace, more and more of the demand for air freight will shift to sea and rail.

Applying Blockchain in Logistics & Supply Chain Management: 5 Reasons Why Supply Chain Execs Need to Know More

Cerasis

Intermediaries may include financial experts, data analysts, freight auditors, and more. Although it may seem counterintuitive for a third-party logistics provider (3PL), like Cerasis, to trumpet such prospects, the resounding impact will drive greater efficiencies in supply chains. According to McKendrick , blockchain automates the invoicing process, eliminating errors that affect up to 10 percent of all freight invoices. Blockchain Logistics Supply Chain

Logistics property update: December 2020

EFT

sq ft of warehousing and manufacturing space covering 511 acres and 10 miles of private rail, with a direct switch onto the CSX rail network. Nice-Pak increases manufacturing and distribution space in Morgan County, Indiana. Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site.

This Week in Logistics News (August 19-23, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Manufacturing, SmartTruck Systems and Kevin Rutherford Unveil State-of-the-Art Trailer. UPS Expands Logistics Reach To Meet Emerging Demand In China. Freight Shipments Fell 0.2% UK logistics companies optimistic about recovery ( Financial Times ). New innovations include inline analytics, process-driven workflows, packaged event-response levers, consolidated demand signals and in-memory technologies. Note: Ryder is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ – 24 juni 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Introduction – Guillaume Burette, General Manager Logistics – DSV China. 12:00 China as a Global Distribution Centre – Manufacturing and bonded warehousing. What service levels can be realistically expected and how to manage reliability in such a fragment road freight market? Freight forwarding specifics to China. Is the trade imbalance between China and Europe going to keep freight costs towards Asia low for the foreseeable future? Events 3PL A.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week… XPO Logistics to Acquire Norbert Dentressangle SA. Latest Versions of SAP® Transportation Management, SAP Extended Warehouse Management and SAP Event Management Now Available. Fetch Robotics Unveils Robotics System for Logistics Industry. UPS Freight Adds LNG Tractors. Norbert Dentressangle has leading capabilities in high-growth reverse logistics.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. In the digital transformation age, logistics is once again undergoing a major shift. These technologies also contribute to a rise in big data and analytics in the logistics field. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

The Great Maersk Shift

Freightos

The following is a 5,000 word exploration of Maersk’s strategic shift to end-to-end logistics services, based on open sources. Demand for ocean freight was lower than anticipated, and Hanjin Shipping, another top ten ocean liner, was already teetering on the verge of bankruptcy.

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Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. His observations include trends in first and last-mile logistics, and the increase in SMEs entering global markets. 2020 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends: What’s Around the Corner? Lawmakers are placing obligations on manufacturers to own the future of the materials they process. The Digital-First Logistics Effect.

Concealed Freight Damage: NMFTA Changes Reporting Window Effective April 18, 2015

Cerasis

As the world becomes hyperconnected , the demand for rapid response for concealed freight damage, general freight damage or missing items from shipments has changed. On April 18, 2015, the National Motor Freight Traffic Assocation® has amended the NMFC rules regarding the required time frames for reporting concealed freight damage. What Causes Concealed Freight Damage or Loss During Transport? Full Concealed Freight Damage Legalese Below.

XPO Logistics (XPO) to Acquire Con-way (CNW)

Supply Chain Network

– September 9, 2015 – XPO Logistics, Inc. (“XPO Logistics” or “XPO”) (NYSE: XPO) and Con-way Inc. (“Con-way”) (NYSE: CNW) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for XPO Logistics to acquire Con-way. XPO will also capitalize on synergies from the combination with Con-way’s managed transportation, truckload and freight brokerage businesses. About XPO Logistics, Inc. GREENWICH, Conn.

How The Carmack Amendment Applies to Freight Claims When Partnered with a 3PL

Cerasis

However, the surge in manufacturing and increasing presence of international shipping have changed the way shippers look at the Amendment. In today’s competitive market, filled with customers’ scrutiny and expectation for quality products, more shippers need to understand what the Amendment does and does not cover, including how it impacts freight claims and third-party logistics providers. How Does the Carmack Amendment Impact Freight Claims?

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Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn. Nicole Glenn and Joe Lynch discuss the topic, freight moves on relationships and trucks. Key Takeaways: Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks). Learn More About Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks).

This Week in Logistics News (July 6-10, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, for this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: JDA Unleashes Powerful New Capabilities to Enable the Seamless Supply Chain. Flextronics Unveils Flex Pulse™ — A Software-Based, Real Time, Comprehensive Mobile View Into Supply Chain Events. Wal-Mart taps manufacturer database to aid U.S. May 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Note: JDA Software is a Talking Logistics sponsor. Friday, July 10, 2015.

Black Friday: An Impossible Feat without Logistics

CH Robinson Transportfolio

So as we embark on Black Friday and the ensuing holiday shopping season, let’s take a moment to look at what really makes it all possible: Logistics. Poor planning, last minute replenishments, and breakdowns on the road can cause companies to expedite shipments via faster modes of shipping, such as air freight, in order to meet the consumer’s needs. I’m sure you’ll hear about delays at a port, a manufacturing line that abruptly shut down, or how Mother Nature ruined everything.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Less than ten days after Hurricane Harvey, trucks are already moving freight out of Houston, with almost the same volume as before the storm. Houston is home to a number critical industries, including energy exploration, oil and gas refineries, and related manufacturing of petrochemicals and plastic resins, among others. Outbound freight has picked up by now, and rates have declined in both directions after the initial, post-storm peak.