Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Global provider of Intelligent Sourcing Automation, Keelvar, has launched its new AI-powered ocean freight sourcing automation solution

What Is an Automated Freight Settlement?

GlobalTranz

Unfortunately, there remain opportunities to recapture freight spend within the freight settlement process that automated freight settlement could solve. According to Inbound Logistics, the costs of failure to consider automation in logistics and freight settlement is.read More.

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Why Strategic Partnerships Enable OTR Freight Management

GlobalTranz

OTR freight represents a long-standing aspect of supply chain operations and transportation management. Th is blog post covers the critical ways strategic partnerships can help supply chain managers achieve optimal OTR management for their freight. Carrier Vetting for OTR Freight .

Technologies That Power Automated Freight Management

GlobalTranz

One of which is converting to automated freight management. The post Technologies That Power Automated Freight Management appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Automation Freight automated freight management

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Container Freight Costs and Forecasting: Intrinsically Linked & Frustratingly Challenging

Logistics Bureau

Does your supply chain depend on container freight shipping? At Logistics Bureau, we have supply chain consultants available to help you improve volume forecasting and attain the most favourable container freight rates possible, even during this period of pandemic-induced turmoil.

[WHITE PAPER] Freight Management Amid Uncertainty

GlobalTranz

The post [WHITE PAPER] Freight Management Amid Uncertainty appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight White Papers Freight Management Amid UncertaintyFill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox!

[PODCAST] Case Study: How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs

GlobalTranz

Listen to “Case Study_How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs” on Spreaker. Case Study Freight Technology Podcast Freight Tech Innovation

9 of the Most Useful Tips on How to Negotiate Freight Rates

GlobalTranz

Editor’s Note: This is a guest article from Laura Jelen with negotiations.com who discusses some useful tips on how companies can negotiate freight rates a bit better. Freight Logistics Negotiate Freight Rates

E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?

GlobalTranz

The trend has been evident in recent years, but heavier freight remained on the fringe of e-commerce shipping. The post E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?

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.

Spot freight shipping: What is market rate and how can you achieve it?

CH Robinson Logistics

As the transportation market continues to be undersupplied, many freight shippers are delving deeper into their route guides and going to the spot market to gain tender acceptance. Shipper Transportation Market Featured freight market Freight transportation spot freight

Are Ocean Freight Prices Absolutely Broken?

Freightos

And the lack of demand visibility is a big contributor to China-US ocean freight rates doubling to the West Coast since June, and passing $4,000/FEU to the East Coast – which was surprising as most analysts thought that rates and profits would freefall. Is ocean freight pricing broken?

Freight Economy 2020: Are We Headed for a Recession in Freight or a Boom?

GlobalTranz

Shippers around the globe continue to express concerns for the state of the freight economy 2020 industry. The post Freight Economy 2020: Are We Headed for a Recession in Freight or a Boom? Freight Trends Freight Economy 2020

A Guide to Ocean Freight

3PL Insights

Amidst all of these stories of shortages and bottlenecks, we thought it would be helpful to explain the basics of shipping ocean freight. In this article, we will explain the shipping process, identify the different types of cargo, and show the benefits of ocean freight shipping.

Using Freight Data to Increase Negotiating Power

GlobalTranz

The application of freight data holds immense potential. Logistics data is valuable to shippers, freight forwarders, logistics brokers, supply chain partners, third-party logistics providers, customers, and everyone else in the supply chain. Data Freight

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The Road to Freight Management Hell: Why Poor Freight Data Visibility and Outdated Systems Hold Shippers in Purgatory

GlobalTranz

The road to freight management Hell is laden with poor freight visibility and outdated systems. Failures within freight data visibility contribute to compounding consequences throughout downstream supply chain operations, and the problem only grows worse from there.

Freight Invoice Auditing Trends: Shippers Now Leaning on Technology Providers

GlobalTranz

There was a time when freight invoice auditing was just an opportunity. The post Freight Invoice Auditing Trends: Shippers Now Leaning on Technology Providers appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Is your freight invoice accurate? A new study claims it might not be.

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Shipping freight across the world is a complex matter. But what is even more complicated is freight billing and handling freight payments: what a cargo owner is initially quoted is often different from what he later is asked to pay. Is your freight invoice accurate?

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Hot Freight Opinions: Reaction to Uber Freight acquiring Transplace

The Supply Chain Journal

On Thursday, Uber Freight announced the acquisition of Transplace for $2.25 We asked FreightWaves experts to provide us their Hot Freight Opinions (HFOs) on the deal: Craig Fuller, founder and CEO. Uber Freight’s growth strategy has transitioned from build to buy with this acquisition.

FedEx and Freightos – Improving Digital Freight Together

Freightos

In addition to express courier shipping, Fedex added road freight, air and ocean freight forwarding, and customs brokering. FedEx is helping to automate customs brokerage on Freightos.com, and we want to help FedEx automate their air and ocean freight forwarding. .

Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know

GlobalTranz

The post Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Transportation Management Trends Transportation Management Trends for 2020

Freight Pricing 2020 Trends: What Should Shippers Know?

GlobalTranz

Freight pricing continues to change across the globe. According to Darren Dodson of Material Handling & Logistics, the state of e-commerce will drive the majority of freight rate changes as more than 8.6 The post Freight Pricing 2020 Trends: What Should Shippers Know?

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Effective Freight Management 2020: What Do Shipper’s Need to Compete?

GlobalTranz

Effective freight management 2020 initiatives will help supply chains stay relevant and competitive with Amazon and the big box retailers. As the world watches the coronavirus’ epidemic spread, the time for rethinking existing freight management 2020 strategies has arrived.

Rethinking the Freight RFP Process

The Logistics of Logistics

Rethinking the Freight RFP Process. Once a year, shippers and carriers begin the arduous freight RFP process, when shippers send out request for pricing (or proposal) for contract rates to their list of trucking companies. It is why many companies are rethinking the freight RFP process.

TMS and Digital Freight: The Experts Speak

Logistics Viewpoints

When it comes to TMS and digital freight, there is a lot of interest. The post TMS and Digital Freight: The Experts Speak appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation Transportation Management Systems digital brokerage Digital Freight Matching TMS

What Are the Most Important 2020 Freight Metrics to Know?

GlobalTranz

In early 2020, the market forecast for freight looked bright. The post What Are the Most Important 2020 Freight Metrics to Know? Data Freight 2020 freight metricsThe turmoil of the U.S.-China

In a Turbulent Freight Shipping Market, our Experts Answer your 7 Top Questions

CH Robinson Logistics

webinar of 2021, my colleagues and I provided analysis on today’s leading freight shipping topics, including the potential impact of the U.S. We answered questions live, but there were many great freight shipping questions submitted that we didn’t have time to address.

Freight Mode Optimization

Supply Chain Game Changer

What’s the Difference Between Freight Management and Logistics Management? Freight mode optimization article and permission to publish here provided by Adam Robinson at FreightWaves.com. LEADING MISCONCEPTIONS AND CHALLENGES OF FREIGHT OPTIMIZATION. Subscribe Here!

De-Carbonising Road Freight Operations: Bridging the Know-Do Gap

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Also in road freight vehicles, battery-electric or hydrogen-powered drivetrains are close to market launch. First, we take the carrier perspective and analyze which fuel efficiency measures are known about and implemented in the road freight sector.

Freight Procurement in a Pandemic: Preparing for the Bid

CHAINalytics

If your company has decided to tender its freight to secure new contract rates for 2021, you’ve got your work cut out for you. This is especially true when it comes to figuring out the lanes and volumes to include in the bid.

Inbound Freight Trends for 2020: A Commitment to Improving Vendor Relations

GlobalTranz

The leading inbound freight trends for 2020 reveal a stronger push to improve inbound logistics efficiency and lower barriers to inventory management stress. Inbound Freight Trends Inbound Freight Trends

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Consider freight consolidation for food service needs

The Supply Chain Journal

Freight consolidation is a specialty of temperature-controlled food logistics leader Trademark Transportation. Trademark’s freight consolidation program serves food service companies across the Midwest and beyond, with an inbound footprint covering 23 states plus the District of Columbia.

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Today’s Freight Transportation Market: Answers to 9 Common Questions

CH Robinson Logistics

Robinson experts provided in-depth analysis of current supply and demand trends, our updated forecast, and the impact of global import volumes on North American freight transportation. Is the shortfall in drivers going to advance the push to self-driving, long-haul freight operations?

High-Tech Inbound Freight Management: Managing a Cybersecurity Crisis

GlobalTranz

Cybersecurity is not a new topic in today’s world of supply chain management, but shippers often overlook the cybersecurity issues that exist with high-tech inbound freight management. The post High-Tech Inbound Freight Management: Managing a Cybersecurity Crisis appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Technology Inbound Freight high-tech inbound freight management