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?

Cerasis

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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Technologies That Power Automated Freight Management

Cerasis

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

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

Cerasis

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? E-Commerce Logistics Freight Logistics Transportation Supply Chain E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020The state of e-commerce continues to move more toward heavier, non-traditional online purchases.

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.

[WHITE PAPER] Freight Management Amid Uncertainty

Cerasis

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! The novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, poured over global supply chains and brought untold disruption. The age of maintaining efficiency in place of responsiveness is now over.

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

Cerasis

Listen to “Case Study_How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs” on Spreaker. Freight & Logistics Technology Resources 2020 Strategic Freight Management Trends Download White Paper An Introduction to Blockchain and Its Potential Benefits and Drawbacks in Supply Chain Management Download White Paper Revenue Growth At The Hand Of Improved Digital Supply Chains.read More.

Using Freight Data to Increase Negotiating Power

Cerasis

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. The post Using Freight Data to Increase Negotiating Power appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data Freight

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Freight Invoice Auditing Trends: Shippers Now Leaning on Technology Providers

Cerasis

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. Freight Freight Accounting Trends Freight Invoice Auditing TrendsIt was an option for companies with the biggest revenues and shipping volumes.

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

Cerasis

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 2020Experts disagree on whether we are heading for a recession or a boom. The reality is simple; organizations that can roll with the changes and adapt supply chain processes will evolve and experience productive years.

Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know

Cerasis

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 2020The transportation management trends for 2020 reflect a growing consensus that new technology and visibility will define the successes of the future supply chain.

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

Cerasis

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. The post The Road to Freight Management Hell: Why Poor Freight Data Visibility and Outdated Systems Hold Shippers in Purgatory appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

What are Freight Management Services?

Supply Chain Game Changer

What’s the Difference Between Freight Management and Logistics Management? Freight Management services article and permission to publish here provided by Saheer Gurjot. Why is freight management important? Types of Transport Companies Used in Freight Management Services.

Freight Pricing 2020 Trends: What Should Shippers Know?

Cerasis

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? Freight Trends Freight Pricing 2020 Trends

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High-Tech Inbound Freight Management: Managing a Cybersecurity Crisis

Cerasis

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

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

Cerasis

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. The post 9 of the Most Useful Tips on How to Negotiate Freight Rates appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Logistics Negotiate Freight Rates

Freight Data Sharing Across the Supply Chain and Its Role in Multimodal Shipping

Cerasis

The post Freight Data Sharing Across the Supply Chain and Its Role in Multimodal Shipping appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Uncategorized freight data sharing

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Using Data to Shorten Freight Payment Process With Digital Freight Management

Intelligent Audit

And it relates to a range of issues within the freight payment process. On top of that, there’s a need for tracking information and accurate freight billing. Freight bill payment is a separate and distinct transaction usually still done by matching of documents.”.

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.

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

Cerasis

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. The post Effective Freight Management 2020: What Do Shipper’s Need to Compete? Freight Trends Freight Management 2020

Reweigh & Reclassify: How Freight Bill Auditing Saves Money

Cerasis

The post Reweigh & Reclassify: How Freight Bill Auditing Saves Money appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Freight Accounting TMS Freight Bill AuditingModern supply chains are under increasing pressure to cut costs and improve customer service levels. Traditional linear supply chains were relatively simple in execution: moving products from the manufacturer to end-user.

Chainalytics Wins Award for Delivering Sustainability-Minded Freight Procurement Strategy

CHAINalytics

On a journey … The post Chainalytics Wins Award for Delivering Sustainability-Minded Freight Procurement Strategy appeared first on Chainalytics.

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?

What Are the Most Important 2020 Freight Metrics to Know?

Cerasis

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 China trade war appeared at an end, and few disruptions were believed to cause issues in 2020. Then, coronavirus happened to spread, and now, it will impact global supply chains. It is only a matter of time. Fortunately, understanding the facts.read More.

[PODCAST] The Digitization of Freight: Where are We?

Cerasis

Listen to “The Digitization of Freight: Where are We?” Articles Referenced in Podcast to Read Why digital freight brokers might fail to disrupt the freight brokerage industry, By Brian Aoaeh on FreightWaves Digital freight brokerage: a crowded field that could have many winners, by Emma Cosgrove on Supply Chain Dive The Key to.read More. The post [PODCAST] The Digitization of Freight: Where are We? Freight Podcast Digitization of Freight

The Top 9 Freight Blogs of 2018

Cerasis

That then allows us to create more of that kind of content for our award-winning blog This year we will feature the top blog posts by page views in the following categories: Manufacturing , Logistics , Freight , and the Supply Chain. We will also feature our top white papers of the year, Talking Freight. and top episodes from “ The Freight Project Podcast.” ” Today’s post will cover the top 9 freight blogs from 2018. Freight

Transportation 101: Understanding How to Manage Your Freight Spend

Logistics Viewpoints

When it comes to managing your freight spend, there are a few options to consider. Ultimately it comes down to whether shippers want to manage their freight spend in-house or outsource it.

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 TMSMore and more TMS suppliers are integrating digital marketplaces into their core TMS offering.

Trucking & Freight Management Trends to Know in 2019

Cerasis

Freight management is crucial for companies around the globe. Effective freight management reduces delays for consumers, helps companies offer Amazonesque shipping benefits and much more. Shippers that wish to succeed in 2019 need to know the top trucking and freight management trends for 2019 and how they will affect shipping practices, global trade, last-mile , and even drivers. How To Determine Freight Class: Density Calculator & Printable Resource.

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Top 10 freight markets of 2020

DAT Solutions

The complications COVID-19 created for supply chains could be felt across all aspects of life in 2020, whether you were in the freight industry or shopping for groceries in a store with bare shelves.

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

Cerasis

The leading inbound freight trends for 2020 reveal a stronger push to improve inbound logistics efficiency and lower barriers to inventory management stress. The post Inbound Freight Trends for 2020: A Commitment to Improving Vendor Relations appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Inbound Freight Trends Inbound Freight Trends

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The Future of Freight and How Brokers Fit In

Cerasis

Cerasis is by legal definition a freight broker. Although our claim to fame is our web based TMS freight rating technology, the Cerasis Rater , which includes a technology suite of products and integrated managed transportation services , it is in our interest to understand the future of freight and how we as freight brokers fit in. The future of freight and how brokers fit in looks quite bright. . Autonomous Technology and Freight Brokers.

What Freight Brokers Should Expect in 2015

Cerasis

As a freight broker , you know the importance of staying ahead of trends in your business. 2014 was a dynamic year for shipping and freight, and 2015 might present us with some surprising changes as well. One month in, here are our predictions for freight brokers in 2015: Manufacturing Comes Home. What does this mean for freight? With the cutthroat competition that freight brokers already face, it’s hard to imagine the industry becoming even more competitive.

The State of the Tactical Freight Market and What You Need to Know About It

Cerasis

The current freight market continues to ramp up in anticipation of the most active returns season of the year. The strong demand for more freight continues to grow, and consumers have divine expectations for the performance of supply chains. There was a time when tactical freight management referred solely to the day-to-day operations that occurred.read More. Freight freight market

LTL Freight Shipments Are on the Rise…And Here’s Why

Cerasis

Shippers need to understand why LTL freight shipments spikes will affect their operations and how the right partner can mean the difference between success and failure. The post LTL Freight Shipments Are on the Rise…And Here’s Why appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight LTL LTL Freight ShipmentsRegardless of the current political climate, e-commerce expansion continues, and the global supply chain has grown more interdependent than ever.