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?


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 More.


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Technologies That Power Automated Freight Management


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

Great freight debates — Freightonomics

The Supply Chain Journal

nVision Global, is a leading Global Freight Audit, Supply Chain Management Services company offering enterprise-wide supply chain solutions. They debate the top freight news of the day and use SONAR data to explain how the job market is faring right now.

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.

[WHITE PAPER] Freight Management Amid Uncertainty


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!

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


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?

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


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

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.

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


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

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.

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.

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?

Freight storm rages on

The Supply Chain Journal

On today’s episode Dooner and The Dude are talking to WeatherOptics founder and CEO Scott Pecoriello about the data behind the storm. What are the numbers showing us about Hurricane Ida?

Using Freight Data to Increase Negotiating Power


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


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


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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Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know


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 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 LEADING MISCONCEPTIONS AND CHALLENGES OF FREIGHT OPTIMIZATION. Subscribe Here!

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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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

Freight Pricing 2020 Trends: What Should Shippers Know?


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?


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.

What Are the Most Important 2020 Freight Metrics to Know?


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

Freight costs high again in July; ‘bottlenecks’ hamper shipments

The Supply Chain Journal

Labor challenges and equipment “bottlenecks” throughout the supply chain limited freight shipments in July but costs surged again, largely due to those capacity headwinds, according to data released by Cass Information Systems Thursday. However, freight costs remain historically high.

Freight railroads set green goals

The Supply Chain Journal

CP ’s ( NYSE: CP ) Climate Strategy , published in July, reflects many of the initiatives that the broader freight rail industry is pursuing. Subscribe to FreightWaves’ e-newsletters and get the latest insights on freight right in your inbox.

Freight Procurement in a Pandemic: Preparing for the Bid


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.

Are Ocean Freight Prices Absolutely Broken?


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?

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


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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Viewpoint: 2021 is the year of the freight service embargo

The Supply Chain Journal

FedEx Freight caught a lot of flak when it suspended service to hundreds of accounts without notice in June, leaving shipments stranded and customers scrambling to find alternative transport in an extremely tight market. The same thing is happening in ocean freight.

Digital Freight Brokerage vs. Traditional Freight Brokerage: Pros & Cons


Many carriers and shippers have a choice between a digital freight brokerage and a traditional freight brokerage. However, there are pros and cons that need to be considered when selecting which type of freight brokerage is right for your […].

What is freight?

The Supply Chain Journal

A term that gets used quite often in the shipping and transportati o n industry is freight , says ThomasNet. But what is freight, and what does it represent within the supply chain network? What makes freight shipping unique? The need for people to move freight will always exist.

Freight Tech Trends with Mike Mulqueen

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Tech Trends with Mike Mulqueen. Mike Mulqueen and Joe Lynch discuss freight tech trends. Mike is a leading expert in logistics technology solutions with over 30 years of managing, designing, and implementing freight transport systems. Key Takeaways: Freight Tech Trends.

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What Are the Potential Savings From Freight Invoice Audits?

Intelligent Audit

Discovering billing mistakes through leveraged data from freight audits helps shippers identify cost-cutting opportunities through accurate invoicing and payment processing. Most importantly, a freight audit can keep carriers in compliance with the guarantee of service.

Uber Freight launches Shipper Platform in Canada

The Supply Chain Journal

Digital freight brokerage Uber Freight ( NYSE:UBER ) on Tuesday launched its self-service platform for shippers within Canada. The continued growth of our Shipper Platform is a key area for Uber Freight,” he said. “We Uber Freight’s Q4 numbers up from 2019 and from third quarter.